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Electrical failure cuts power to all of Argentina and Uruguay, supplier says By BBC | Last Updated: 16th June, 2019, 21:39

Argentine media said the power cut occurred shortly after 07:00 (11:00 BST), causing trains to be halted and failures with traffic signalling

Electrical failure cuts power to all of Argentina and Uruguay, supplier says

Hong Kong protest: 'Nearly two million' join demonstration Hong Kong protest 'largest in 30 years

The masses turned out despite the suspension of the bill - which would allow extradition from Hong Kong to mainland China - on Saturday


G20 agrees marine plastic pollution deal G20 agrees marine plastic pollution deal

The Japanese government hopes to hold the first meeting in November, said newspaper Yomiuri Shimbun


Benjamin Netanyahu's wife Sara admits misusing public funds Netanyahu's wife admits misusing public funds

Sara Netanyahu was accused of spending $99,300 on outside catering while falsely declaring there were no cooks available at the PM's residence


7th round of US-Taliban peace talks next week in Doha 7th round of US-Taliban peace talks next week

The sources says that another meeting on Afghan peace will be held in Norway after the US-Taliban talks in Doha


Pakistan warns India of Pulwama-style IED attack in Awantipora Pakistan warns India of IED attack in Awantipora

The input warns against a possible terror attack by the militants using an improvised explosive device (IED) mounted on a vehicle in Awantipora town of Pulwama, J&K


Cyclone Vayu weakens as it moves again towards Gujarat Cyclone Vayu weakens as it moves again towards Gujarat

The cyclone did not make a landfall in Gujarat on Thursday, as predicted earlier, after it changed its trajectory


London needs a new mayor, Khan is a disaster: Trump London needs a new mayor, Khan is a disaster: Trump

Trump said the mayor should "focus on crime in London, not me," and made a derisive reference to Khan's height


Heatwave claims 44 lives in India's Bihar Heatwave claims 44 lives in India

The officials at the Disaster Management Control Room say 22 people died in Aurangabad, 20 in Gaya and two in Nawada districts due to the heatwave


Israeli PM Netanyahu's wife sentenced for misusing state funds Netanyahu's wife sentenced for misusing state funds

Sara Netanyahu was indicted on charges of fraud and breach of trust last year


6-year-old Indian boy dies after being left behind in Dubai bus: Report Indian boy dies after being left behind in Dubai bus

The child, identified as Mohamed Farhan Faisal from the south Indian state of Kerala, was a student at an Islamic centre in Al Quoz


Two dead after light planes collide mid-air in New Zealand Two dead after light planes collide mid-air in NZ

There is no immediate information about a potential cause of the crash and the police would not release the names of the victims


Saudi crown prince warns against 'exploiting' Khashoggi murder Prince Salman warns against 'exploiting' Khashoggi murder

Turkey's ties with Saudi Arabia have come under strain since the brutal murder last October of Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul


New Zealand cancels tsunami alert after powerful quake NZ cancels tsunami alert after powerful quake

The earthquake was given a preliminary magnitude of 7.4, but later downgraded to 7.2 by the US Geological Survey


Plane landing at Newark airport blows tires, skids on runway Plane landing at Newark airport blows tires, skids on runway

The airport reported resuming flights shortly before 3 pm but said to expect delays


Donald Trump hits out again at Sadiq Khan over London violence Trump hits out again at Sadiq Khan over violence

President Trump and Mr Khan have clashed many times in the past


Powerful 7.4 magnitude earthquake strikes New Zealand Powerful 7.4 magnitude earthquake strikes NZ

The islands are the peaks of volcanoes, some of them active, that rise above sea level and are often rocked by earthquakes above magnitude 7.0


Gulf of Oman: Saudi Arabia blames tanker attacks on rival Iran

Saudi Arabia blames Iran for tanker attacks

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman says his country "won't hesitate" to tackle any threats, as tensions continue to rise in the region


Saudi Arabia seeks energy supply protection amid US, Iran ace off over oil tanker Saudi Arabia seeks energy supply protection amid US, Iran ace off over oil tanker

Iran has denied any role in the strikes on the tankers south of the Strait of Hormuz, a major transit route for oil from Saudi Arabia, the world's biggest crude exporter, and other Gulf producers


Terror, chaos inside California Costco amid deadly shooting Terror, chaos inside California Costco amid deadly shooting

Terrified shoppers ran outside the store and tried to hide during the shootout Friday night in the city of Corona east of Los Angeles 


14 militants killed in airstrike in S. Afghanistan 14 militants killed in airstrike in S. Afghanistan

 Taliban militants who are active in parts of Zabul province have yet to make comment


Saudi minister urges ‘decisive’ response to threats against energy supplies Saudi minister urges ‘decisive’ response to threats against energy supplies

Saudi Arabia’s energy minister called for a “swift and decisive” response to threats against energy supplies


9 civilians killed in Somalia revenge attack 9 civilians killed in Somalia revenge attack

Nine civilians were executed by a local militia in war-torn Somalia after the killing of a policeman by the Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab


Trump blames Iran in tanker blasts, says sea lane not at risk

Trump blames Iran in tanker blasts

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for an independent investigation


Saudi Arabia extradites Sri Lankans linked to Easter attacks

S Arabia extradites Sri Lankans linked to Easter attacks

Sri Lankan police had said earlier that the five suspects were taken into custody in the Saudi city of Jeddah and then extradited back to Sri Lanka


Hong Kong extradition protests: Government suspends bill HK suspends controversial extradition bill

Protesters expressed concern at increased Chinese influence


Mortar attack on Iraqi base home to US troops; no casualties Mortar attack on Iraqi base home to US troops

The military statement says the attack on Balad air base occurred early Saturday


7 die of suffocation while cleaning Gujarat hotel septic tank 7 die of suffocation while cleaning Gujarat hotel septic tank

The police is investigating to determine what kind of gas the victims had inhaled


German doctors fined over abortion ads German doctors fined over abortion ads

Two anti-abortion campaigners had reported the gynaecologists' website ad to prosecutors


Marlen Ochoa-Lopez murder: Baby cut from womb dies Baby cut from womb in US murder case dies

Clarisa and Desiree Figueroa have both been charged with murder. Clarisa Figueroa's partner, Piotr Bobak, 40, was charged with concealment of a homicide


Cyclone Vayu likely to return and hit Gujarat's Kutch next week Cyclone Vayu likely to return and hit Gujarat's Kutch

The very severe cyclonic storm will also reduce in intensity and turn into a severe cyclonic storm by Saturday morning


Jair Bolsonaro: Man who stabbed Brazil's leader acquitted Man who stabbed Brazil's leader acquitted

The acquittal comes several weeks after a judge ruled that Mr de Oliveira should be referred to a mental health institution


AN-32 crash: Bodies to be brought ‘in stages’ AN-32 crash: Bodies to be brought ‘in stages’

Rescue teams on Thursday recovered the Soviet-origin aircraft’s all-important cockpit voice recorder (CVR)


Five policemen killed in Maoist ambush in Jharkhand Five policemen killed in Maoist ambush in Jharkhand

The five policemen -- two assistant sub-inspectors and three constables -- came under attack while patrolling the Tiruldih police station area of the district along the Jharkhand-Bengal border


Venezuela crisis: Migrants dash to cross Peru border Venezuelans rush to cross Peru border

The new requirements prompted a dash to the border from those fleeing Venezuela's years-long economic crisis


Ornella Muti faces jail threat after attending Putin gala Jail threat for actress who attended Putin gala

The Supreme Court of Cassation confirmed on Thursday her six-month suspended jail term as well as a €500 (£445; $560) fine and €30,000 in compensation to the Verdi theatre in Pordenone, in north-eastern Italy


PM Modi, Imran Khan briefly exchange pleasantries at SCO Summit
PM Modi, Imran Khan briefly exchange pleasantries at SCO Summit

Ahead of the SCO Summit, Indian officials had insisted that there would be no formal meeting between Modi and Khan at Bishkek


Encephalitis death toll in Bihar reaches 63 Encephalitis death toll in Bihar reaches 63

All the victims have fallen prey to hypoglycemia, a condition caused by a very low level of blood sugar and electrolyte imbalance


Hong Kong extradition protests: Government to delay bill, reports say HK 'to delay' controversial extradition bill

Hundreds of thousands of people have protested against the bill and further demonstrations are planned for Sunday


Speak Bengali in Bengal, says Mamata in 'fight against outsiders' Mamata tells outsiders to speak Bengali in Bengal

Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee warns that I will not tolerate criminals who stay in Bengal and roam around on motorbikes  

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