Mohammed Morsi’s death was ‘full fledged murder’ supporters say as its revealed ousted Egypt leader died moments after threat to reveal ‘many secrets’

THE shock death of ousted President Mohammed Morsi in an Egyptian courtroom has been branded “full fledged murder” by his die-hard supporters. A leading figure in the banned Muslim Brotherhood claimed the former leader died after he was stopped from receiving vital medicine while held in Cairo’s Tura Prison. 7 The former president pictured before […]

ECB's Mario Draghi raises prospect of rate cuts – business live

11.44am BST11:44 Bart Hordijk, a currency analyst at Monex Europe, says that markets are now firmly expecting a rate cut after Mario Draghi’s comments this morning in Sintra: The rate cutting genie is out of the bottle for the European Central Bank after Mario Draghi this morning mentioned that further cuts in the policy rate […]

Man jailed for sharing sickening footage of Christchurch terror attack

Neo-Nazi businessman, 44, is jailed for almost two years for sharing sickening footage of the Christchurch terror attack – saying that he wanted to add a ‘kill count’Philip Neville Arps jailed for sharing footage of Christchurch terror attackThe businessman requested that the footage be modified with a ‘kill count’Also requested crosshairs be added as if the viewer […]

Iranian president: Iran isn't seeking war against any nation

TEHRAN, Iran – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says his country is not seeking to wage war against any nation while at the same time stressing that it will withstand mounting U.S. pressure and emerge victorious.Rouhani’s remarks on Tuesday came as Tehran and Washington are edging toward a flashpoint after Tehran announced it was breaking compliance […]

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam sorry for extradition controversy

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMrs Lam said she personally had to shoulder much of the blame for the rowHong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam has apologised for an extradition bill that sparked mass protests, acknowledging it is now “unlikely” it will pass.Millions have taken to the streets against the proposals, which would […]

MH370 pilot was 'in a bad marriage' and 'had been sleeping with flight attendants'

Zaharie Ahmad Shah (pictured) was the pilot of the doomed flightDID THE PILOT HIJACK HIS OWN PLANE? Pilot Zaharie Ahmad Shah planned mass murder because of personal problems, locking his co-pilot out of the cockpit, closing down all communications, depressurising the main cabin and then disabling the aircraft so that it continued flying on auto-pilot until […]

Teen survives after 10-inch knife lodged in his face narrowly misses his brain

A TEEN who survived after a 10-inch knife became lodged in his face missing his brain by millimetres admits “it could have been the end of me.” Jimmy Russell said her son Eli Gregg was playing outside their family home, south of Kansas City, when she heard a chilling scream. 4 The 10-inch blade become […]

Hong Kong chief Carrie Lam to address protesters in person

Hong Kong’s embattled chief executive is expected to offer an apology to protesters in person, local media have reported, the day after she said in private that the extradition law that sparked mass demonstrations was effectively dead. Carrie Lam is expected to hold a press conference on Tuesday afternoon, the South China Morning Post said, […]

Seoul: 2 North Korean fishermen defect to South Korea

SEOUL, South Korea – South Korea says two of four North Korean fishermen who were rescued off a boat drifting in South Korean waters will remain in the country after expressing their desire to defect.Seoul’s Unification Ministry on Tuesday said the two other fishermen were sent back to North Korea through an inter-Korean village.The defections […]

Mohammed Morsi: Egyptian ex-leader is buried after court death

Image copyright EPA Image caption Morsi (photographed in 2016) was reportedly kept in solitary confinement 23 hours a day Former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has been buried hours after he collapsed in court and died on Monday.His lawyer told the AFP news agency the former leader had been buried in eastern Cairo early on Tuesday […]

Biden spars with Warren and Sanders at first event facing rival Democrats

Joe Biden, the Democratic frontrunner, clashed with his primary rivals on Monday over whether it is “naive” to try and work with and win over Republicans in a post-Donald Trump era. Appearing at an event with other Democratic candidates for the first time in the 2020 race, Biden spoke at a forum in Washington organised […]

Expert: UN failed before Rohingya crackdown in Myanmar

UNITED NATIONS – An independent review of United Nations operations in the years before hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims fled a violent crackdown by Myanmar’s military has concluded that the organization’s many bodies failed to act together resulting in “systemic and structural failures.”The 36-page review by Guatemala’s former foreign minister Gert Rosenthal released Monday […]

Teen ‘killed her best friend after man she met online offered her £7.2MILLION for Snapchat vids of a murder’

A TEEN allegedly killed her “best friend” after a man she met online offered to pay her $9million (£7.2million) to murder someone. Cynthia ‘CeeCee’ Hoffman, 19, was shot in the back of the head and her body was dumped in a river in Alaska. 4 Cynthia ‘CeeCee’ Hoffman, 19, was shot in the back of […]

Gulf of Oman: US sends more troops amid tanker tension with Iran

Image copyright US Department of Defense Image caption The US released new images on Monday it says provide more evidence Iran was behind recent Gulf of Oman attacks The US military will send an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East as tensions build with Iran.Acting Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan said the deployment was in […]

Xi Jinping to meet Kim Jong-un in first state visit to North Korea

Chinese president Xi Jinping will make his first state visit to North Korea this week, state media have announced, amid stalling US talks with the regime on its nuclear program. Xi will meet Kim Jong-un during the visit on Thursday and Friday, Chinese state broadcaster CCTV said. It said the trip will be the first […]

ISIS Beatles ‘Ringo’ reveals how he saved Jihadi John’s life on battlefield – and wept when he was killed by US drone

THE ISIS “Beatle” known as “Ringo” has told how he saved Jihadi John’s life on a battlefield – then wept when the fanatic was killed by an American drone. Alexanda Kotey said he saved fellow Brit Mohammed Emwazi when he was shot by anti-terror rebel group the Free Syrian Army. 9 ISIS Beatles member Jihadi […]

The gondola-making sisters taking on Venetian tradition

Venice is a city that runs on ancient, unwritten rules – including that gondolas are made and steered by men. But two young women are challenging that tradition.After their father died last year, sisters Elena and Elisabetta Tramontin inherited his workshop making the flat-bottomed boats that navigate the city’s famed canals.The women are determined to […]

US deploys 1,000 more troops to Middle East as Pentagon releases new photos of Iran tanker attacks

THE US is to deploy more than 1000 more troops to the Middle East as tensions mount over attacks on two oil tankers it blames on Iran. The Pentagon has released new photos officials said show that members of Tehran’s Revolutionary Guard were responsible for attacks. 8 Images the Pentagon says are Iranian forces beside […]

Cracked up: how can apartment buyers guard against a defective purchase?

With faults and cracks discovered over the weekend in Sydney’s Mascot Towers apartment complex – and similar cracks in Opal Tower six months ago – the spotlight is back on the quality of New South Wales apartment buildings. Research from the University of NSW in 2015 found that 85% of new apartment buildings had defects […]

Pentagon approves sending 1,000 more troops to Mideast as US releases new photos of tanker attack linked to Iran

U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) released new images Monday showing the aftermath of mine attacks against two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, including some images purporting to show Iranian forces removing an unexploded device from the hull of one of the vessels.Hours later, Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said he had approved a […]

Teacher killed himself over crippling anxiety while trekking in the Himalayas

A teacher killed himself months after suffering a bout of crippling altitude sickness during a trekking trip to the Himalayas with his wife, an inquest heard.Paul Connell, 33, was found dead at the bottom of cliffs near his home in Ramsgate, Kent, after struggling with anxiety following the incident, leaving his family a note reading […]

Harvard rescinds admission for Parkland student 'over racist slurs'

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Kyle Kashuv has become a gun rights activist since the attack on his Florida high school A teenager who survived a gun massacre at his Florida high school has said he lost his spot at Harvard University over past racist remarks. Kyle Kashuv, 18, said the online comments were […]

Mohamed Morsi death – how did the former Egyptian president die?

MOHAMED Morsi has died aged 67. But who was he, how did he die, and what did people say about him? Here’s our lowdown… 4 The former president pictured when he was in powerCredit: AP:Associated PressWho was Mohamed Morsi Mohamed Morsi was the first democratically-elected President of Egypt. He rose through the ranks of the […]

Hong Kong protests show first dent in armour of Xi Jinping

The most obvious casualty of Hong Kong’s extraordinary uprising against chief executive, Carrie Lam, and her campaign to tie the city more closely to China, will be the bureaucrat-turned-politician’s own career. If she stays on, it will only be as a lame duck leader. But the city’s turmoil is also a major challenge to her […]

Pakistani politician dons Facebook 'cat' filter during press conference

That’s paw-litics.An official livestream in Pakistan was mocked Friday after a regional minister appeared to be wearing kitty ears after a mishap involving part of Facebook’s “cat filter.”Shaukat Yousafzai was speaking with reporters after a cabinet meeting when the purr-fect filter — with whiskers and bright pink ears — appeared.Users quickly noticed the mishap on the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party’s […]

Egypt's ousted president Mohammed Morsi dies during trial

Image copyright AFP Image caption Morsi was detained after being ousted by the army in 2013 Egypt’s former President Mohammed Morsi, who was ousted by the military in 2013, has died after fainting in a courtroom, officials say.A top figure in the now-banned Islamist movement Muslim Brotherhood, Morsi collapsed in a cage after speaking at […]

40,000 police to protect tourist hotspots in Spain amid fears of a summer terror attack

40,000 police officers will be sent to protect tourist hotspots in Spain amid fears of a summer terror attack’Operation Summer’ designed to protect airports, ports, hotels and beaches40,000 additional officers will be deployed from July 1 until at least August 31 One of their main tasks will be protecting areas from a terrorist attackISIS has vowed […]

Quebec law banning hijab at work creates ‘politics of fear', say critics

Civil liberties and Muslim groups have vowed to challenge a new law in the Canadian province of Quebec that bans some public sector employees from wearing religious symbols during work hours, arguing it triggered the “politics of fear”. Critics said the long-expected Bill 21 that was passed by the predominately French-speaking province’s legislature on Sunday […]

Mohammed Morsi death – Ousted Egyptian president, 67, collapses and dies in court while facing spying charges

EGYPT’S ousted President Mohammed Morsi has collapsed and died during a court session, the country’s state TV has said. According to reports, the 67-year-old Morsi was attending court on Monday in his trial on espionage charges when he blacked out. 2 The former president pictured when he was in powerCredit: AP:Associated PressHis body was taken […]