Category : World news

WORLD / World news - 11 hours ago

Intense fighting in Mosul as IS gets desperate

Dramatic footage has emerged of Iraqi forces battling with Islamic State fighters in the Old City of Mosul. Officers are seen moving under heavy gunfire in the video as jihadists defend their remaining stronghold. Loud bursts of gunfire echoed throu...

WORLD / World news - 11 hours ago

Trump says he did not tape Comey meetings

Donald Trump has admitted that he did not make secret recordings of his meetings with former FBI director James Comey, but left open the idea that someone else might have done. In a series of tweets the President wrote: "With all of the recently rep...

WORLD / World news - 11 hours ago

Trump : I did not tape Comey meetings

Donald Trump has admitted that he did not make secret recordings of his meetings with former FBI director James Comey, but left open the possibility that someone else might have done. In a series of tweets, the President wrote: "With all of the rece...

WORLD / World news - 12 hours ago

Briton dies on mountain hike in 45C desert heat

A British man has died while hiking down a mountain in the United Arab Emirates in 45C desert heat. Alex Underhill was walking with a friend at the Jebel Jais mountain in the Ras Al Khaimah region when he fell and hit his head. The 25-year-old, who...

WORLD / World news - 12 hours ago

Ron Howard steps in as Han Solo director

Ron Howard has been announced as the replacement director to take over Lucasfilm's new Star Wars spin-off Han Solo. The news comes from Disney Studios, the company which owns Lucasfilm, amid assurances the film will resume shooting in July and maint...

WORLD / World news - 14 hours ago

Floating fire ants warning as Storm Cindy hits

People in the southern US have been warned to avoid rafts of potentially deadly fire ants in floodwaters after a tropical storm swept in. Entire colonies of stinging insects could become dislodged by flooding, threatening the safety of both humans a...