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British PM May unveils offer on EU citizens after Brexit: BBC

British Prime Minister Theresa May has told European Union (EU) leaders the EU citizens living in Britain for five years will be given "settled EU status," the BBC reported on Thursday.
 

EU leaders agree on measures to counter terrorism

The European Union (EU) leaders on Thursday agreed on measures to counter terrorism, European Council President Donald Tusk said at a press conference.
 

Egypt extends emergency state by 3 months

Egyptian cabinet decided on Thursday to extend the state of emergency in the country for three more months, state-owned Ahram newspaper reported. 
 

Gang busted for UK/China drugs trade

A gang that smuggled over £100 million of Cocaine, using legitimately purchased chemicals from China, has been jailed.

FBI says investigating Michigan airport stabbing as act of terrorism

The stabbing of a police officer at an airport in the midwestern U.S. state of Michigan on Wednesday is being investigated by the FBI as a possible terror attack, officials said. 

UK PM apologizes for Grenfell Tower tragedy

Prime Minister Theresa May issued a public apology Wednesday to the victims of the horrific fire that swept through Grenfell Tower, the 24-floor residential block in west London.
 

Cheering 1st day of summer? Not in Phoenix as temps hit 119

​The first day of summer brought some of the worst heat the Southwest U.S. has seen in years.

Saudi king names his son as crown prince to replace Nayef

​Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud declared on Wednesday his son Prince Mohammed bin Salman as the monarchy's new Crown Prince, to replace Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, Al Arabiya local news reported.
 

Brussels central station evacuated after small explosion

The Brussels Central Station was evacuated Tuesday evening after a small explosion occurred within the station, local authorities confirmed.

Portuguese official denies earlier report of plane crash

The Portuguese Civil Protection Operational Commander Vaz Pinto denied that a Canadair plane crashed while battling forest fire in central Portugal on Tuesday.

Portuguese official says cannot confirm plane crash

Portugal's National Civil Protection Authority (ANPC) said on Tuesday that they cannot confirm the earlier report that a Canadair plane from Spain crashed in Louriceira, Pedrogao Grande.

Russia says U.S. plane provokes its jet over Baltic Sea

A U.S. reconnaissance plane performed a provocative maneuver against a Russian fighter over the Baltic Sea during an encounter on Monday, the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement Tuesday.

U.S. imposes new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

The U.S. on Tuesday imposed additional sanctions on Russia over its actions in Ukraine, blacklisting 38 individuals and entities, the U.S. Treasury Department said.

Spain's firefighter plane crashes in central Portugal

A Canadair firefighter plane crashed on Tuesday in Pedrogao Grande of central Portugal in operation battling forest fire there, Portugal's National Civil Protection Authority said.

World Refugee Day: 65.6 million people displaced worldwide

The amount of people displaced by conflicts, violence, and persecution around the world has reached 65.6 million, marking a jump of 300,000 compared with last year, according to a report published a day ahead of World Refugee Day on June 20 by the UN refugee agency. 

US student freed by North Korea in a coma has died at 22

Otto Warmbier, an American college student who was released by North Korea in a coma last week, died Monday afternoon. He was 22.

Madagascar receives over 4,000 tonnes of emergency food aid from China

More than 4,000 tonnes of emergency food aid from the Chinese government was received by Madagascar's president Hery Rajaonarimampianina on Monday at the port of Tamatave.

EU, Britain possible to strike "fair deal": EU chief negotiator

It's possible for the European Union (EU) and Britain to strike a fair Brexit deal which is "far better than no deal", EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier told reporters on Monday. 

Suspect in London van attack identified

The man suspected of driving a van into a crowd of worshippers outside a mosque is 47-year-old Darren Osborne, Sky News reported on Monday.

Two trains collide at Moscow station, 2 injured

Two trains slightly collided at a railway station in Moscow Monday, with two people slightly injured, Moscow Railway said in a statement.

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