Missing Florida woman found after she bottled her scent

Missing Florida woman found after she bottled her scent

Image copyright PA A woman with dementia who went missing in Florida was found by a police dog in a matter of minutes, having bottled her scent in advance. Citrus County Sheriff’s Office said the anonymous woman had used a specialist scent preservation kit. It can hold a person’s scent for up to seven years. […]

Scaramucci challenges Priebus over leaks to the press

Scaramucci challenges Priebus over leaks to the press

Media captionEmily Maitlis talks Trump, Russia… and chicken with Anthony Scaramucci The newly-hired communications director for US President Donald Trump says he has a “very good idea” who the “senior leakers” are at the White House. In a quickly-deleted tweet, and in interviews on Thursday, Anthony Scaramucci appeared to point the finger at Chief of […]

Russia sanctions: EU vows to retaliate over US measures

Russia sanctions: EU vows to retaliate over US measures

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The bill would mean US sanctions for European firms involved in Nord Stream 2 – a Baltic gas pipeline The European Union has expressed concern about US plans to impose fresh sanctions on Russia, amid concern they could hurt energy companies. The EU Commission sounded the alarm after the […]

Trump: Transgender people ‘can’t serve’ in US military

Trump: Transgender people ‘can’t serve’ in US military

Image copyright EPA US President Donald Trump says transgender people cannot serve in “any capacity” in the military. He tweeted that he had consulted with military experts and cited “tremendous medical costs and disruption”. The Obama administration decided last year to allow transgender people to serve openly in the military. But in June, Defence Secretary […]

Donald Trump attacks ‘illegal’ report on Sessions Russian meeting

Donald Trump attacks ‘illegal’ report on Sessions Russian meeting

Image copyright EPA US President Donald Trump has attacked “illegal leaks” following reports his attorney general discussed campaign-related matters with a Russian envoy. The Washington Post gave an account of meetings Attorney General Jeff Sessions held with the Russian ambassador to the US, Sergey Kislyak. Mr Sessions has previously denied discussing the election campaign. US […]

Philippines Duterte: Martial law extended in Mindanao

Philippines Duterte: Martial law extended in Mindanao

Image copyright EPA Image caption There were protests outside congress on Saturday against the law Legislators in the Philippines have voted overwhelmingly to extend martial law to deal with an Islamist insurgency in the restive island of Mindanao. Militants linked to so-called Islamic State have been occupying parts of Marawi, a city in the south, […]

Afghanistan: MSF opens first clinic in Kunduz since US strike

Afghanistan: MSF opens first clinic in Kunduz since US strike

Image copyright MSF Image caption The clinic will treat patients with minor or chronic injuries Médecins Sans Frontières has reopened a small medical clinic in the Afghan city of Kunduz – its first facility there since US air strikes destroyed a hospital it ran in 2015. An MSF official said the clinic would only provide […]

Trump and Putin had another, undisclosed conversation at G20

Trump and Putin had another, undisclosed conversation at G20

Media captionWhat Trump said of his first, formal meeting with Putin US President Donald Trump and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin had another, previously undisclosed conversation at this month’s G20, the White House has confirmed. They spoke towards the end of a formal dinner but the White House has not revealed what was discussed. President Trump […]

Saudi-led bloc modifies demands to end Qatar crisis

Saudi-led bloc modifies demands to end Qatar crisis

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Qatar has rejected any demands that threaten its sovereignty or violate international law The four Arab nations leading a boycott of Qatar are no longer insisting it comply with a list of 13 specific demands they tabled last month. Diplomats from Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt […]

Zimbabwe: Lion kills 10-year-old girl in Chiredzi

Zimbabwe: Lion kills 10-year-old girl in Chiredzi

Image copyright AFP Image caption The attack is believed to have happened near a game reserve A young girl has been killed by a lion while relieving herself at night at the back of a hut in a rural part of Zimbabwe, a police spokesman told the state-linked Chronicle newspaper. The aunt of the little […]

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