SAN ANTONIO: As many as 40 people were injured after walking on hot coals as part of a self-help seminar hosted by motivational speaker Tony Robbins in Texas, fire officials said on Friday.
MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday said the British government was “overconfident” and “superficial” in the EU referendum, and denied taking a position on Brexit.
SAINT-OMER: A woman who claimed that witchcraft caused her to leave her baby to drown on a beach in northern France was on Friday sentenced to 20 years in jail.
BRUSSELS: Britons voted in a referendum on Thursday to leave the European Union. Following are answers to key questions on what will happen next in Britain’s relations with the bloc:
OTTAWA: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reached out to Britain and the European Union after Britons voted to split from the bloc, saying Canada would “continue to build relationships with both parties.”
ROME: Britain’s vote to leave the European Union has triggered a battle among other member states to take over the hosting of the European Medicines Agency.
CANBERRA: Aircraft wreckage potentially from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has been found on an island off the east African coast, an Australian official said Friday.
LONDON: Whether they live at home or abroad, here are some of the consequences facing British nationals once Britain leaves the European Union following the shock referendum result.
UNITED NATIONS: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said Friday he expects the European Union to remain a solid partner for the United Nations after Britain’s decision to leave the bloc.
BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday warned EU member states against drawing hasty conclusions about Britain’s decision to quit the bloc, as that risked further splitting Europe.
LONDON: The Latest on Britain’s historic vote to leave the European Union :
PARIS: French President Francois Hollande said Friday that Britain’s vote to leave the EU was a “grave test for Europe” in view of the economic and financial consequences.
EDINBURGH: Scotland sees its future in the European Union despite Britain’s vote to leave, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Friday, raising the spectre of a new Scottish independence vote and the possible dissolution of the United Kingdom.
ANKARA: An employee of a hos pital in the Turkish capital Ankara on Friday killed three colleagues after turning a gun on them in a personal dispute, reports said.
LOS ANGELES: A fast-spreading fire in central California has destroyed at least 80 buildings and is threatening 1,500 more, prompting the evacuation of 10 neighborhoods, the authorities said Thursday night.
YANCHENG: Survivors scrabbled through the rubble of their homes Friday after hurricane-force winds and a tornado left at least 98 dead in China, with hundreds more injured.
KATHMANDU: Nepal has barred its citizens from working in Afghanistan after a suicide bomb attack killed 13 Nepali guards in Kabul this week, an official said Friday.
TAIPEI: A strike by staff from Taiwan’s largest carrier China Airlines left 20,000 passengers without flights Friday in the first industrial action by cabin crew in the island’s aviation history.
HANOI: Vietnamese state media say four bodies believed to be crew members of a search plane that crashed last week while looking for a missing fighter jet have been recovered.
LONDON: David Cameron said he would resign as Prime Minister by October after Britons ignored his pleas to stay in the European Union and voted in a referendum to leave.
MANILA: A Filipina held hostage by a notorious kidnapping-for-ransom gang in the strife-torn southern Philippines was released from captivity Friday, police said, a week after her Canadian boyfriend was beheaded by the gunmen.
SAN FRANCISCO: US President Barack Obama was briefed by his advisers late on Thursday on Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, a result that he had argued passionately against during an April visit to London.
FRANKFURT: The European Parliament’s chief expressed hopes Friday that Britain’s decision to leave the EU would not lead to contagion, as Germany’s finance minister said clear procedures for an exit from the bloc provided “reliability.”
JAKARTA: Suspected militants in the southern Philippines boarded an Indonesian tugboat and abducted seven of 13 crew members in a third such attack in the volatile region, the Indonesian foreign minister said Friday.
LONDON: Instantly recognisable with his mop of golden hair, Brexit figurehead Boris Johnson once again proved he has the golden touch after claiming a stunning referendum victory, a knack that could propel him to Downing Street.
PARIS: French far-right leader Marine Le Pen on Friday hailed Britain’s decision to leave the European Union and called for a similar referendum in France.
PHNOM PENH: Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen on Friday paid a fine to traffic police for not wearing a helmet during his motorcycle ride last week in southwestern Koh Kong province, reports China’s Xinhua news agency.
THE HAGUE: Dutch anti-Islam MP Geert Wilders on Friday called for the Netherlands to hold a referendum on whether to leave the EU, shortly after Britain voted for a Brexit.
BRUSSELS: After Britain voted to leave the European Union, according to national media, the next hours, days and weeks will be crucial for the future of the bloc.
LONDON: Prime Minister David Cameron may go down in history as the man who led Britain out of the European Union, with a strong chance that he will not survive the country’s political earthquake.
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