Israel shut down its only cargo crossing with the Gaza Strip on Tuesday in response to continued Hamas hostilities, even after it agreed to a cease-fire ending 24 hours of intense fighting. Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said Israel will cease transferring gas and fuel through the Kerem Shalom crossing until next Sunday but will allow food and essential medication to cross.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are to visit a major exhibition about the life of Nelson Mandela being staged in the centenary year of his birth. Harry and Meghan will tour the exhibition, at the Southbank Centre's Queen Elizabeth Hall, which traces Mr Mandela's career from activist to president through six themes: character, comrade, leader, prisoner, negotiator and statesman.
Federal authorities have arrested a Russian woman accused of conspiring to infiltrate American political organisations, including a gun-rights group, at the direction of a senior Kremlin official. According to court papers in Washington, Maria Butina was arrested on Sunday on a charge of conspiracy to act as an unregistered agent of the Russian government.
The Prince of Wales has revealed that on a Sunday night he likes nothing better than sitting down and watching the latest episode of hit TV drama Poldark. Charles' admission came when he visited a Cornish bookshop as he started his annual visit to the West Country and stumbled across some of the novels of Poldark writer Winston Graham.
Activists used Monday's summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin to hold two days of high-profile protests in the Finnish capital over a variety of grievances. Abortion-rights activists dressed up Monday in bulging bellies and Trump masks.
The European Union has created fear and uncertainty among farmers in Northern Ireland by treating the region as a political football in Brexit negotiations, MPs have been told. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/republic-of-ireland/farmers-accuse-eu-of-playing-political-football-over-crossborder-trade-37123335.html The European Union has created fear and uncertainty among farmers in Northern Ireland by treating the region as a political football in Brexit negotiations, MPs have been told.
Net migration from the EU to the UK has fallen to its lowest level in nearly five years, official figures show. An estimated 101,000 more people from the bloc arrived than left in 2017, according to the first data for a full calendar year since the Brexit vote.
Pakistani police say a trailer truck has hit a parked passenger bus carrying wedding guests on a busy highway near the southern city of Hyderabad, killing at least 15 people.
The attack took place the previous night in the district of Ghani Kahil, said the provincial police chief, Ghulam Sanayee Stanikzai. Mr Stanikzai also said that in Khogyani district, also in Nangarhar province, a government air strike on Sunday night left 20 Taliban fighters dead.
With rattled world capitals watching, President Donald Trump and Russia's Vladimir Putin are ready to go one-on-one in a summit that plays out against a backdrop of fraying Western alliances, a new peak in the investigation into Russian election meddling and fears that Moscow's aggression may go unpunished. Monday's meeting was condemned in advance by an assortment of members of Congress from both parties after the U.S. indictment last week of 12 Russian military intelligence officers accused of hacking Democrats in the 2016 election to help Trump's presidential campaign.
This Monday, July 9, 2018, photo provided by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge shows the official photograph to mark the christening of Prince Louis at Clarence House, following Prince Louis' baptism, in London. Seated, left to right: Prince George, Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge; Prince Louis; Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge; and Princess Charlotte.
Vertical rocket and satellite launches are planned from the A'Mhoine peninsula in Sutherland which the UK Space Agency said would pave the way for spaceflights. The agency said the site, between Tongue and Durness, was chosen as it is the best place in the UK to reach highly sought-after satellite orbits with vertically launched rockets.
The US president departed Glasgow Prestwick Airport just after 4pm on Sunday after four days in the UK during which he met Theresa May and the Queen and played golf at one of his Scottish resorts, all against the backdrop of mass protests against his visit. Earlier on Sunday, Mr Trump played a round of golf at Turnberry in South Ayrshire where he had been staying with wife Melania for two nights during the private leg of his visit.
DUP MP Gregory Campbell has criticised Catholic bishop Donal McKeown, claiming he gave a "rationale" for the people behind recent disorder in Londonderry. Two, a 22-year-old man and a 17-year-old man, are set to appear before Omagh Magistrates' Court on Monday morning charged with offences relating to the disorder.
A plasterer from Co Down has spoken of his devastation after his work van was set on fire, destroying equipment worth tens of thousands of pounds. Jonny Beattie, 32, from Bangor, says he is having to restart from nothing, after only two trowels survived the blaze.
Former U.S. President Barack Obama has arrived in Kenya, the country of his father's birth, for a private visit, his first to this country since leaving office. Obama is in Kenya to help launch his half-sister's, Auma Obama, sports, vocational training and resource center through her foundation Sauti Kuu.
In this Dec. 17, 2016 file photo, protesters shout slogans during a rally against the impeached South Korean President Park Geun-hye in downtown Seoul, South Korea. The letters read "Arrest, Park Geun-hye."