Further protests planned after Trump arrives in Scotland

Donald Trump is set to play golf at his resort in Ayrshire as further protests against his UK visit take place. Aides say that the US President will also be preparing for his meeting with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki on Monday. There was embarrassment as the White House was forced to delete a tweet which claimed Trump was “leaving the UK” as he flew from England to Scotland.

Explosive device hurled at home of Gerry Adams

An explosive device has been thrown at the West Belfast house of former Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams. Two devices were thrown on Friday night, causing damage to a car, but no one was hurt. The party says that activist Bobby Storey’s house was also attacked. Commentators have speculated that dissident Republicans were responsible.

Rescued Thai boys can go home on Thursday

Twelve boys recovering after they were rescued from a flooded Thai cave will be discharged from hospital on Thursday, says Thailand’s health minister. Piyasakol Sakolsatayadorn said: “We need to prepare both the children and their families for the attention they will receive when they come out.” The children and their 25-year-old football coach were saved during a risky three-day operation earlier this week.

UN demands access to 250,000 stranded Syrians

The United Nations has called for access to Syrians stranded in the desert after the fall of Deraa. Up to 250,000 people are in a “dire” situation after fleeing the birthplace of the uprising. They have no shelter from desert heat and …read more

Source:: The Week – All news


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