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  • Virginia Muslim girl found dead after leaving mosque

    June 19, 2017 7:05 AM 12

    Police in the US state of Virginia have found the remains believed to be of a 17-year-old Muslim girl who was assaulted near a mosque before disappearing. The teenager, identified by relatives only as Nabra, was walking with friends when they got into a dispute with a driver in Herndon, police said. The man left the car and assaulted the girl, they said. She then disappeared

  • US fighter jet shoots down a pro-Assad military plane after the Syrian government bombed American-backed fighters

    June 19, 2017 12:52 AM 8

    A US warplane shot down a pro-Assad military aircraft that dropped bombs near American-backed fighters in Syria, the Pentagon said. The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces shot down the regime's aircraft flying over Ja'Din, south of Tabqa, Syria, on Sunday afternoon - making it the first time that a US-led coalition has shot down a pro-Assad aircraft

  • Gunmen storm resort in Malian capital Bamako

    June 18, 2017 11:23 PM 30

    Attack on popular resort outside Bamako leaves two people dead, but dozens of guests are rescued, officials say. At least two people have been killed after an attack on a popular tourist resort on the outskirts of Mali's capital, Bamako, according to officials, but dozens of guests were rescued. Gunmen stormed the luxury Le Campement Kangaba complex

  • Two dead as suspected jihadists attack Mali tourist resort

    June 18, 2017 6:54 PM 12

    Suspected jihadists crying "Allahu Akbar" stormed a tourist resort popular with foreigners on the edge of the Malian capital Bamako on Sunday, briefly seizing hostages and leaving at least two people dead. The assault on the Kangaba Le Campement resort comes after a similar strike less than two years ago on a luxury hotel in Bamako, which lies in the south

  • Trump's lawyer: The president is not under investigation, despite what he tweeted

    June 18, 2017 6:50 PM 15

    On Sunday, however, Jay Sekulow, one of Trump's lawyers, insisted that the president’s statement did not amount to an acknowledgment that he was under investigation. Trump’s tweet was “in response” to a Washington Post story last Wednesday indicating that the special counsel’s probe now included the president, Sekulow said in television interviews. Trump

  • Man arrested over murder of Wigan student Ellen Higginbottom

    June 18, 2017 6:45 PM 30

    Police are questioning a 47-year-old man in connection with the murder of Ellen Higginbottom, an 18-year-old college student. Ellen Higginbottom died after being brutally attacked near Winstanley College, and her body was discovered at Orrell Water Park in the early hours of Saturday morning. A post-mortem examination has concluded that the 18-year-old

  • Terror gunmen take hostages at luxury resort in Mali

    June 18, 2017 6:24 PM 6

    A UN official said suspected jihadists took hostages at Le Campement Kangaba in Dougourakoro, adding there were casualties reported. Residents living near the resort said shots were fired while smoke could be seen in the air. Security ministry spokesman Baba Cisse said: "Security forces are in place. Campement Kangaba is blocked off and an operation

  • Seven die as cargo ship hits US destroyer USS Fitzgerald

    June 18, 2017 5:58 PM 24

    A US Navy recruit who volunteered as a firefighter was among the seven people who died when their warship was hit near the Japanese coast. Dakota Rigsby is the first sailor to be named as a victim of the disaster, which happened 56 miles south west of Yokosuka in the early hours of Saturday. He and six other sailors were found dead in their sleeping

  • Swinson rules herself out of Lib Dem leadership race

    June 18, 2017 5:36 PM 15

    Ms Swinson admitted that most men in her position would "run for leader like a shot", but said that that did not in itself make it the right decision. The MP, who won back her East Dunbartonshire seat from the SNP at the General Election, said that she had been "overwhelmed by so many lovely messages from people I know, and from many members I have not yet met, encouraging

  • Portugal forest fires claim at least 57 lives with 18 people 'incinerated' as they are trapped in their cars

    June 18, 2017 8:52 AM 9

    At least 57 people are now known to have died and 59 people are injured in the devastating forest fire in Portugal. At least 18 people died in their cars when the fire took them by surprise. It is believed that some of them may have been trying to flee. Of the 59 people injured, four are in a serious condition, and four firefighters and a child are all injured