A 12-year-old girl has died after the beach buggy she was in collided with a car in Newry. Police said the child and a 14-year-old girl were travelling in the buggy when it collided with a black Toyota Hilux on the Flagstaff Road in the town at around 2.50pm on Saturday.
The top officer at U.S. Strategic Command said Saturday an order from President Donald Trump or any of his successors to launch nuclear weapons can be refused if that order is determined to be illegal. Air Force Gen.
A tragic development in the disappearance of Gaia Pope, demonstrations in Zimbabwe against Robert Mugabe and the upcoming Budget feature on the front pages of Sunday's papers. The Daily Mirror carries poignant tributes from the family of Gaia Pope, after police found a body in the hunt for the missing teenager.
The Prince of Wales has seen the hurricane-damaged British Virgin Islands - as its most famous resident Sir Richard Branson said the disaster had pulled the islanders together. Charles was taken to see battered and crushed high school buildings on the main island of Tortola during a day spent witnessing for himself the destructive power of Hurricane Irma in the region.
Jubilant Zimbabweans have told of their hopes for their country as they await the expected fall of long-time leader Robert Mugabe. Scores of people sang and danced in the rain outside Zimbabwe House on The Strand in central London in Saturday as they celebrated what they termed "our Independence Day".
Euphoric crowds of several thousand people gathered in Zimbabwe's capital on Saturday to demand the departure of President Robert Mugabe, one of Africa's last remaining liberation leaders, after nearly four decades in power. In a colorful gathering that even days ago would have drawn an immediate police crackdown, Zimbabweans giddy with joy raced through intersections, raising their arms in triumph.
Song Tao, left, head of the International Liaison Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, is greeted by Ri Chang Gun, vice department director of the CC Workers' Party of Korea after arriving with his delegation in Pyongyang, The highest-level Chinese envoy to North Korea in two years has held meetings in the country's capital to try to improve relations that have soured over Beijing's tightening of sanctions. Song Tao's official mission starting on Friday is to brief North Korean officials on the outcome of China's ruling Communist Party congress held last month.
Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri arrived in France on Saturday from Saudi Arabia, seeking to dismiss fears that he had been held against his will and forced to resign by Saudi authorities. Hariri is scheduled to meet at midday with French President Emmanuel Macron, who is trying to mediate in the region to avert a proxy conflict in Lebanon between Iranian-backed and Saudi-backed camps.
The UK ambassador to the UN has said he is "astounded" that Russia has again vetoed a resolution to renew the mandate for experts investigating the use of chemical weapons in Syria. It is the second no vote from the country in 24 hours to extend the Joint Investigative Mechanism - and the 11th Russian veto on Syria resolutions at the United Nations Security Council.
The Trump administration put the Palestinians on notice Friday that it will shutter their office in Washington unless they've entered serious peace talks with Israel, U.S. officials said, potentially giving President Donald Trump more leverage as he seeks an elusive Mideast peace deal. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has determined that the Palestinians ran afoul of an obscure provision in a U.S. law that says the Palestine Liberation Organization's mission must close if the Palestinians try to get the International Criminal Court to prosecute Israelis for crimes against Palestinians.
The condition of a North Korean soldier severely wounded by gunfire while escaping to South Korea is gradually improving after two surgeries but it's too early to tell whether he makes a recovery, hospital officials said Saturday While the soldier's vital signs are stabilizing, he continues to remain unconscious and relying on a breathing machine. After consecutive surgeries to repair internal organ damage and other injuries, no further surgeries are planned as of yet, said Shin Mi-jeong, an official at the Ajou University Medical Center near Seoul.
The Prince of Wales was welcomed with pomp and ceremony to Antigua and Barbuda as his tour of hurricane-ravaged Caribbean islands began. His visit started as the UK Government reaffirmed its commitment to "stand by" the islands devastated by the natural disasters and announced a further A 15 million in support.
Both of the aircraft are understood to have come from Wycombe Air Park and collided near Waddesdon, in Buckinghamshire, shortly after midday. Air crash investigators have been called to the crash site, in a dense woodland, alongside paramedics, firefighters and Thames Valley Police, who said the first priority was "preservation of life".
Theresa May has been urged by European Union leaders to spell out how much the UK will pay Brussels in a so-called divorce bill in order to secure progress on trade talks. The Prime Minister repeated her promise that the UK will "honour our commitments" to the European Union as it leaves the bloc but came under pressure to go further.
Iraqi forces backed by the US-led coalition have retaken the last town in the country held by the Islamic State group, more than three years after the militants stormed nearly a third of Iraqi territory, officials said. At dawn, Iraqi military units and local tribal fighters pushed into the western neighbourhoods of Rawah in western Anbar province, and after just five hours of fighting they retook the town, according to Brigadier General Yahya Rasool.
Soldiers sit on a military vehicle parked on a street in Harare, Zimbabwe, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. People across the country are starting another day of uncertainty amid quiet talks to resolve the country's political turmoil and the likely end of President Robert Mugabe's decades-long rule.
A beehive-like structure built deep underground in Jerusalem is providing an innovative solution for the holy city's chronic shortage of burial space. Tunnels stretching more than half mile in length beneath Jerusalem's main cemetery have been carefully excavated over the past two years to make room for some 22,000 graves - enough space to meet the city's needs for the next decade.