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Local elections: Tories call for unity after election drubbing – BBC News

Local elections: Tories call for unity after election drubbing – BBC News

Senior Conservatives have called for the party to pull together after it suffered its worst results in English local elections since 1995. The Conservatives lost 1,334 councillors in Thursday’s votes. Home Secretary Sajid Javid admitted voters had “issues of trust” over Brexit, and said the European elections would “be even more challenging”. But, in a […]

Vietnamese woman in Kim Jong Nam murder case freed – Al Jazeera English

Vietnamese woman in Kim Jong Nam murder case freed – Al Jazeera English

A Vietnamese woman who spent more than two years in a Malaysian prison on suspicion of killing the half-brother of North Korea’s leader has been freed. Doan Thi Huong, 30, was charged along with an Indonesian woman of poisoning Kim Jong Nam by smearing his face with liquid VX, a banned chemical weapon, at Kuala Lumpur […]

Ella Kissi-Debrah's inquest after asthma death offers hope for mother – The Times

Ella Kissi-Debrah's inquest after asthma death offers hope for mother – The Times

Ella Kissi-Debrah dreamt of becoming an air ambulance pilot and was determined not to let her frequent asthma attacks deter her. She wrote to the RAF Air Cadets when she was eight, asking them to lower the age restriction so she could start training early. The RAF wrote back promising to look into it, and […]

Ben Stiller Shares Stories Of Syrian Refugees At Senate Committee | NBC News – NBC News

Ben Stiller Shares Stories Of Syrian Refugees At Senate Committee | NBC News – NBC News

Actor Ben Stiller testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday during a hearing on the war in Syria. As a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations High Commission for Refugees, Stiller shared personal stories of meeting refugee families and spoke on the humanitarian impact of the Syrian war.» Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC» […]

Japan's new Emperor Naruhito ascends throne as Reiwa era begins – CNN

Japan's new Emperor Naruhito ascends throne as Reiwa era begins – CNN

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North Korea warns of 'undesired' outcome if no change in US nuclear stance – CNBC

North Korea warns of 'undesired' outcome if no change in US nuclear stance – CNBC

U.S. President Donald Trump walks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a break in talks at the U.S.-North Korea summit in Hanoi on February 28, 2019. Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty Images North Korea’s vice foreign minister said on Tuesday that the United States will face undesired consequences if it fails to […]

Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi seen in new video for first time in five years – The Independent

Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi seen in new video for first time in five years – The Independent

The leader of Isis, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, has appeared on video for the first time in nearly five years. The group’s media arm released a speech by the elusive leader on Monday, in which he addresses the territorial defeat of Isis in Syria and praises recent terror attacks around the world. It is the first time he […]

Radio ads offer to 'help out' migrants trying to enter US, Border Patrol official says – Fox News

Radio ads offer to 'help out' migrants trying to enter US, Border Patrol official says – Fox News

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has claimed that radio advertisements in Central America are encouraging a wave of migrants to come to the U.S. for the “American dream.” During a ride-along tour of the southern border in El Paso, Texas, Assistant Chief Patrol Jose Martinez told Fox Business’ Maria Bartiromo that “the word is definitely out” among would-be immigrants. […]

ISIS Claims 3 Of Its Terrorists Blew Themselves In Sri Lankan Raids – NDTV News

ISIS Claims 3 Of Its Terrorists Blew Themselves In Sri Lankan Raids – NDTV News

Sri Lankan Blast: 15 people died in the clashes, police said, including three women and six children. Colombo, Sri Lanka:  The ISIS group has claimed responsibility for three men who blew themselves up in clashes with Sri Lankan police, the militant group said in a statement. The men set off explosives after an hour-long gun […]

Sri Lankan forces discover over a dozen bodies, including children, at ISIS safe house – Fox News

Sri Lankan forces discover over a dozen bodies, including children, at ISIS safe house – Fox News

Sri Lankan police and army soldiers secure the site after an explosion and a gunbattle in Kalmunai, eastern Sri Lanka Saturday, April 27, 2019. (Associated Press) As Sri Lankan security forces raided an ISIS safe house late Friday into Saturday morning, militants open fired and detonated at least three suicide bombs, killing 15 people, including […]