LONDON: ‘I’m still alive,” quipped the British monarch Queen Elizabeth on Monday when asked about her health, in her first round of public engagements since Britain voted to leave the European Union.
BOGOTA: All 17 people aboard a military helicopter that crashed in a mountainous area over the weekend were found dead when searchers reached the site in western Colombia, the army said Monday.
CAIRO: One of the two black box flight recorders from the EgyptAir plane that plunged into the Mediterranean last month has been repaired, Egypt’s investigation commission said Tuesday, prompting hopes it could provide clues on why the aircraft went down.
BERLIN: The leaders of Germany, France and Italy agree there can be no informal negotiations on Britain leaving the European Union before London triggers the formal application process to leave the bloc, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday.
WASHINGTON: The Supreme Court struck down Texas’ widely replicated regulation of abortion clinics Monday in the court’s biggest abortion case in nearly a quarter century.
PARIS: The Paris prosecutor’s office has opened a manslaughter inquiry into the May crash of an EgyptAir plane that killed 66 people, saying there is no evidence so far to link it to terrorism.
Texas: The small Texas city of Katy was left shaken after a woman fatally shot her two grown daughters and was then killed by a police officer, according to the authorities.
London: Prime Minister David Cameron’s replacement as Conservative Party head and British leader should be in place by September 2, the party’s committee in charge of the leadership election said Monday.
NEW YORK: They wear orange robes and carry shiny medallions, stopping people in New York City to offer greetings of peace. The men identify themselves as Buddhist monks and solicit donations for a temple in Thailand.
ATLANTIC BEACH: Officials say an 11-year-old boy was bit by a shark off the coast of North Carolina, the second incident in as many weeks.
ANTANANARIVO: Two people were killed and more than 80 wounded in a grenade attack in Madagascar’s capital Sunday during the country’s national day celebrations, in what the president called “an act of terrorism.”
SINGAPORE: A Singapore Airlines Ltd (SIA) flight to Milan caught fire early on Monday after returning to Singapore’s Changi airport following an engine oil warning message but all passengers were safe, the airline and airport officials said.
LONDON: Premature deaths from air pollution will continue to rise to 2040 unless changes are made to the way the world uses and produces energy, the International Energy Agency said on Monday.
SAN FRANCISCO: Seven people were hospitalized with at least two in critical condition after a stabbing spree broke out during a neo-Nazi rally Saturday at California’s state capitol building, officials said.
ROME: Pope Francis said Sunday that Christians and the Roman Catholic Church should apologise to gay people and seek their forgiveness for the way they have been treated.
PERRIS: Every weekday, year-round, Esteban Yanez rises at the crack of dawn and heads to his job as a construction worker near the largely Hispanic desert town of Perris, south of Los Angeles.
GUNWI: It’s lunch break at Seoksan Elementary School and the entire student body has taken to the vast playground for a game of football – with just three players on each side.
London: Eleven people including nine children were injured Sunday when a rollercoaster crashed at a theme park in Scotland, police and media reports said.
BERLIN: An independent Scotland would be welcome to join the European Union, a senior German lawmaker and ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel has said after Britain’s vote to leave the bloc.
LONDON: Scotland’s parliament would consider blocking legislation on Britain’s exit from the European Union if that were necessary to protect Scottish interests, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Sunday.
Dun-les-Places: France and Germany should “take the initiative” after British voters decided their country should quit the EU, French President Francois Hollande said Sunday.
BERLIN: The European Parliament’s chief called Sunday for British Prime Minister David Cameron to begin formal proceedings to leave the EU at a summit this week.
LONDON: As the markets crashed, sterling hit a 31-year low and Prime Minister David Cameron resigned, it dawned on some of those who voted for Britain to leave the EU that they may have got it wrong.
BEIJING: At least 30 people were killed when a large bus burst into flames after crashing into the side of a road in central China on Sunday, state media said.
SYDNEY: One man was killed and several buildings torched in violence at a university in Papua New Guinea, its vice-chancellor said Sunday, some two weeks after police opened fire on students in the capital.
CANBERRA: Australia’s prime minister used his official campaign launch on Sunday to warn against a change of government during the economic fallout from Britain’s decision to leave the European Union.
FORT LAUDERDALE: Authorities have charged a South Florida man and his girlfriend in the death of his 2-year-old daughter in November.
SANFORD: Police say a central Florida mayor was carjacked early Saturday while standing outside his home.
The U.S. Coast Guard on Saturday said it had suspended its search for a family whose sailboat disappeared off the Florida coast six days ago.
WASHINGTON: Th e death toll from flooding in the US state of West Virginia rose to 24 Saturday, as President Barack Obama declared a major disaster, releasing federal aid for some of the hardest-hit areas.
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