More than half of France, including the capital of Paris, is in the midst of an extreme heatwave this week, which has prompted the city to open extra swimming pools and set up mist machines, among other precautions.
Social justice group CodePink recently announced that it will be proudly flying the Trump baby blimp in Washington, DC, when US President Donald Trump gives his speech at the Lincoln Memorial for this year’s July 4 festivities.
As the future of a new US-China trade deal remains uncertain ahead of the G20 meeting in Osaka, Beijing is expanding the use of national currencies in bilateral trade with Russia. The US-China trade war was resumed by Washington on 10 May after the Sino-American negotiations stalled.
Tensions between Iran and the US have intensified since Tehran downed an American drone, which as Iran said, had violated the country's borders. Washington, meanwhile, has accused Tehran of allegedly attacking oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, something that the Islamic Republic denies doing.
The Royal Air Force (RAF) intends to obtain some 138 expensive fifth-generation jets in the coming years, despite the problems, both minor and major that continue to haunt the aircraft and which the manufacturer, Lockheed Martin promises to fix along with introducing improvements to the fighter.
On 15th June, the New York Times reported that Washington was “stepping up digital incursions into Russia’s electric power grid in a warning to President Vladimir Putin”. The article enraged President Donald Trump, who took to Twitter to attack the outlet, calling the “not true” story “a virtual act of treason by a once great paper”.
Tensions between the US and Iran have spiked dramatically following Thursday's downing of a US spy drone that Iran claimed was operating in its airspace.
Kim Kardashian has officially announced hew new lingerie line and confirmed her pick for the name – the suggestive “Kimono” – on her Instagram Tuesday morning, a little over a year after the new label was first revealed to be in the making, in a TMZ report.