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Merkel seeks EU immigration talks as German coalition crisis weapon: paper

BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who struggles to ward off a crisis in his immigration coalition, tries to set up a meeting between some EU states to discuss the issue before a summit on 28-29 June, a German newspaper reported on Sunday. PHIL PHOTO: German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during the anniversary of the Federal Ministry of Economy …

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Thousands of evacuations like combat intensify near Yemen airport

Thousands of civilians have evacuated districts surrounding Hodeidah Airport Saturday, as a Saudi party coalition closes into the Houthi-city of Yemen, according to two sources. CNN can not independently check the exact number of people fleeing Hodeidah, but hundreds of vehicles looked up in the morning as they led to the northern part of the city, said local activist Nofel …

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The car bomb tears through the joyful Eid fire in Afghanistan and kills at least 20 years

Get breaking news and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE CABUL, Afghanistan – A car bomb hit an unprecedented ceasefire between Afghan forces and Taliban militants on Saturday, officials said that he killed at least 20 in the eastern province of Nangarhar. The bomb hit a collection of Taliban and Afghan security officers held …

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British lawmaker blocks "upskirting" bill

June 16 (UPI) – A British legislature has blocked a bill that would make it criminal to take a picture of a women's skirt without her consent. Sir Christopher Chope, 71, a conservative lawmaker protested against the bill to make the non-conservative practice called upskirting illegal Friday as read in the House of Commons, TIME reported. The postponement bill would …

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Italy's populist government does not allow boats transporting migrants to the port, despite the EU's pressure

Italy disappeared the French non-governmental organization "SOS Mediterranee" Waterman last week. (AP) Italy continues to block rescue boats carrying migrants who want to brew their ports, announced their home minister on Saturday. The scene escalates the struggle of the new populist government with other European countries on migration and asylum, turbulent issues that have fueled intense debate in the United …

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Taxi plows into the Moscow audience including football fans, injured eight

MOSCOW (Reuters) – A taxi drove in a pedestrian near Moscow's Red Square on Saturday and injured eight people, including two Mexicans in the city of the World Cup as Russia host officials and eyewitnesses said. A damaged taxi, which ran into a crowd, evacuated in central Moscow, Russia, June 16, 2018. REUTERS / Jack Stubbs The event took place …

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The iconic Glasgow School of Art building has been destroyed again with a fire – perhaps irreparable this time – Quartz

The creator of the iconic 1899 Glasgow School of Art building in Scotland, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, graduated from school before designing the famous structure. As a student, he was in a club called Immortals. This sincere name proved to be a prediction. The Mackintosh was immortalized by its design, but now it seems that the building itself is not intended …

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Taxi plows into the Moscow audience including football fans, hurts eight

MOSCOW (Reuters) – A taxi drove in a pedestrian near Moscow's Red Square on Saturday and injured eight people, including two Mexicans in the city of the World Cup as Russia host officials and eyewitnesses said. A damaged taxi, which ran into a crowd, evacuated in central Moscow, Russia on June 16, 2018. REUTERS / Jack Stubbs The event took …

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