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Colombia struggles with growing Venezuelan migrant influx

Colombia is struggling to help the growing number of Venezuelan migrants who fled hunger and violence back home. Tens of thousands have left Venezuela because of an economic crisis that has caused severe shortages of food and basic needs. Clashes between anti-government protesters and police in the last two months have claimed the lives of at least 58 people. Al …

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Southern rock music pioneer Gregg Allman dies

Southern rock music pioneer Gregg Allman dies Gregg Allman, considered an American rock music pioneer by many, has died aged 69. Allman and his brother Duane founded the Allman Brothers band and inspired the southern rock scene. Allman’s chaotic personal life was almost as famous as his music. Al Jazeera’s Diane Eastabrook reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – …

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Sri Lanka calls for international aid as floods kill 122

Sri Lanka calls for international aid as floods kill 122 Sri Lanka has called for international humanitarian assistance following floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains that have killed at least 122 people. At least 97 more are reported to be missing. A number of flooded areas and places hit by mudslides have been completely cut off. Unconfirmed reports say …

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UK urges public to remain vigilant after Manchester attack

UK urges public to remain vigilant after Manchester attack The British government is urging the public to remain vigilant after Monday’s blast at the Manchester Arena that killed 22 people and injured dozens of others. The national threat level has been downgraded and major sporting events went ahead on Saturday, with tight security. Al Jazeera’s Nadim Baba reports from Wembley, …

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Trump wraps up first foreign trip as US president

Donald Trump is concluding his first international trip as a US president, during which he signed a major arms deal with Saudi Arabia. He held talks with Palestinian and Israeli leaders on resolving their conflicts, before meeting Pope Francis at the Vatican. Trump also took part in a G7 summit in Italy, where world leaders tried to persuade him to …

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White House shrugs off concerns over Kushner’s ‘secret line’ with Russia

White House shrugs off concerns over Kushner’s ‘secret line’ with Russia HR McMaster, the US national security adviser, says he is not worried by reports that US President Donald Trump’s son-in-law had tried to set up a secret communication line with Russia. The Washington Post says Jared Kushner, who is currently a senior adviser to Trump, was hoping to shield …

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G7 summit ends deadlocked on climate change

G7 summit ends deadlocked on climate change German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called the debate at a G7 summit in Italy “very unsatisfactory”, saying that US President Donald Trump’s G7 partners remained in the dark about his intentions on climate change. Her comments came on the final day of the Sicily event, where international leaders were trying to persuade Trump …

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Penta… gone? $2bn of equipment sent to Iraq failed to be accounted – report

A U.S. government report has revealed its military cannot account for two-billion dollars’ worth of arms and equipment it sent to Iraq, to bolster the country’s security forces in the fight against ISIS. READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/8cmk RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=RussiaToday Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow us on Instagram http://instagram.com/rt Follow us …

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Thousands of football fans honor Manchester attack victims at FA Cup final

Soccer fans observed a minute of silence at the beginning of the FA Cup Final at London’s Wembley Stadium on Saturday to honour the victims of Monday’s attack in Manchester in which 22 people died. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=RussiaToday Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow us on Instagram http://instagram.com/rt Follow us on …

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‘Stop offending Christ’: Poles scuffle outside performance of Catholic themed sex play

Scuffles broke out as hundreds of nationalists blocked entrance to the Theatre Powszechny over a controversial performance of the play ‘The Curse’, Warsaw, on Saturday. The play sparks controversy as it depicts, among others, village girl having children with catholic priest and sex scenes with the statue of Pope John Paul II. Protesters chanting ‘Jesus exists’ and ‘Stop offending Christ’ …

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