The US president accused the media of a ‘sick partnership’ with his Democratic opponents.
Over half of Japan’s freshwater fish and more than a third of Mexico’s are threatened with extinction due to the loss of free-flowing rivers and increasing pollution.
Wild buffaloes running in floodwaters, exhausted rhinos resting on patches of land and elephants crossing a road were some of the unusual sights.
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe took to Twitter to express his horror: ‘It’s so dreadful that I’m lost for words.’
More than 50 wild animals have died so far, including some in traffic accidents, as they tried to cross a busy highway outside the park and reach the nearby Karbi hills, local media reported.
Bruni, 42, said the appointment was ‘an honour’ and he was ‘grateful for the trust of the Holy Father’.

Australian police discover R1.4bn cocaine hidden in excavator allegedly shipped from SA

The two suspects, aged 33 and 34, appeared in the Queanbeyan Magistrates’ Court on Monday. 

Drug kingpin El Chapo sentenced to life in US prison

‘The sentence separates the myth of El Chapo from the man Joaquin Guzman,’ a special agent said.

Trump attacking four lawmakers – all women of colour – for votes

Incendiary attacks this week on four left-leaning Democratic congresswomen are part of his electoral strategy.

Hong Kong’s ‘grey hairs’ march to support youth protesters

Long lines of older demonstrators snaked through the city’s streets in tropical heat, a powerful display in a culture where respect for one’s elders remains paramount.

Pirates storm cargo ship off Nigerian coast, kidnap Turkish sailors

It is suspected that ransom may be behind the abductions, however, the attackers have yet to contact the company demanding such.

US House votes to condemn Trump’s ‘racist comments’

One of the congresswomen agrees that the president doesn’t have a racist bone in his body, rather saying that he has a ‘racist mind’ and a ‘racist heart’.

Tourists can now buy alcohol at registered liquor stores in Dubai

The new policy only applies to non-Muslim visitors over the age of 21.

Two dead, more than 40 trapped in Mumbai building collapse

Five others, including two children, were rescued and taken to hospital.

Trump under fire for attacks on Democratic congresswomen

His comments appear to be aimed at galvanising his mostly white electoral base ahead of the 2020 presidential vote.

Trump’s congresswomen tweets ‘completely unacceptable’ – Theresa May

He accused the women of ‘viciously telling the people of the United States, the greatest and most powerful Nation on earth, how our government is to be run’.

As China locks up Muslims in Xinjiang, it opens its doors to tourists

Xinjiang, a fraught region where flare-ups of interethnic violence have led to unprecedented levels of surveillance, is one of the fastest growing areas for tourism in China.

Key questions as flight MH17 remembered five years on

The JIT on June 19 charged four people — Russians Igor Girkin, Sergei Dubinskiy and Oleg Pulatov, and Ukrainian Leonid Kharchenko — with murder.

DR Congo urges calm after Ebola case in key city

The outbreak is the 10th in the country in 40 years, putting all countries in the region on alert.

Trump tells Congresswomen to ‘go back’ where they’re from

These include Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan.




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