1 July 2019 News

Diplomacy, Police, Hong Kong, Afghanistan, China were the most important topics in the news of the Monday 1 July 2019, but also: United States, Nuclear, Germany, North Korea, Donald Trump.

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News from 01/07/2019

OPEC extends oil output cuts after Moscow-Riyadh pact

OPEC agreed Monday to extend by nine months daily oil output cuts aimed at supporting prices and soaking up excess supplies, following last weekend's...

Antarctic sea ice in dizzying decline since 2014 : study

After mysteriously expanding for decades, Antarctica's sea ice cover melted by an area four times greater than France in just a few years and...

Fresh bid set to bring Afghans to table for peace deal

Rival Afghans will meet starting Sunday in Qatar, officials said, in a fresh attempt to make political headway as the United States seeks a peace...

Off with their heels! Dior leads footwear revolution

Off with their heels! Dior had fashionistas rocking back on their stilettos Monday by taking footwear down to earth with a bump in its Paris...

Chaos as Hong Kong protesters take over parliament

It started with an attempt Monday by hundreds of protesters to force a street vendor's trolley through the glass frontage of Hong Kong's parliament...

Hong Kong police retake parliament from anti-government protesters

Hong Kong police fired tear gas early Tuesday to regain control of the city's parliament after thousands of protesters occupied and ransacked...

Hong Kong police fire tear gas, baton-charge protesters outside parliament

Hong Kong riot police launched an operation in the early hours of Tuesday morning to seize back the city's parliament after it was stormed by...

Game, set and match for Miss and Mrs at Wimbledon

Wimbledon umpires are no longer using women's marital status at the end of each game and match, bringing the use of prefixes in line with the...

Trump returns to critics after historic N.Korea stop

US President Donald Trump has returned from a historic, impromptu stop on North Korean soil to attacks from Democrats and suggestions of a rift...

Police chief faces crimes against humanity charge over S.Lanka attacks

Sri Lanka's police chief and a top defence official should be tried for "grave crimes against humanity" over failure to prevent Easter bombings...

Clear parliament or expect ‘appropriate force’, Hong Kong police warn protesters

Hong Kong police gave an ultimatum to protesters who seized the city's parliament late Monday, warning that they would soon move to clear the...

Trump says Iran ‘playing with fire’ after nuclear deal limit breached

US President Donald Trump warned Monday that Iran is "playing with fire" after Tehran said it exceeded a limit on enriched uranium reserves under...

British PM hopeful Hunt unveils no-deal Brexit plans

British prime ministerial contender Jeremy Hunt on Monday pledged billions of pounds to mitigate the effects of a possible no-deal Brexit, but...

Eurozone jobless rate hits 11-year low of 7.5% in May : Eurostat

The unemployment rate in the eurozone dropped to 7.5 percent in May, its lowest level since July 2008, data showed Monday, despite mounting concerns...

Oil jumps on Riyadh-Moscow output deal, as OPEC gathers

Oil prices jumped Monday after OPEC kingpin Saudi Arabia and non-member Russia agreed to keep daily oil output caps, but Iran warned the move...

Six dead, 50 children wounded in Taliban car bomb attack on Kabul

At least six people were killed and dozens, including 50 children, wounded Monday when the Taliban detonated a powerful car bomb in Kabul, officials...

Dozens wounded as powerful blast rocks Kabul : AFP

Dozens of people were wounded with fatalities feared as a powerful explosion rocked Kabul early Monday, targeting an area of the Afghan capital...

OPEC set to prolong oil output cuts after Moscow-Riyadh deal

OPEC and its allies are set this week to prolong oil output cuts to further boost prices, after the two biggest players Russia and Saudi Arabia...

Tutankhamun sculpture’s London auction sparks Egyptian outcry

A 3,000-year-old head sculpture of an eternally-young Tutankhamun -- the Egyptian pharaoh known as King Tut -- goes under the hammer this week...

Whaling ships set sail as Japan resumes commercial hunts

Japan began its first commercial whale hunts in more than three decades on Monday, brushing aside outrage over its resumption of a practice that...

Thousands protest in Brazil in support of justice minister

Thousands protested in Brazil on Sunday in support of Justice Minister Sergio Moro, who is battling claims he conspired with prosecutors on his...

Black LGBTQ community celebrates, but says fight is far from over

Like the broader movement of which it is a part, the black LGBTQ community is celebrating advances since the historic Stonewall riots in New...

England look to usurp USA as women’s World Cup grande finale looms

England are aiming to make history as they prepare to take on the USA with a first ever women's World Cup final squarely in their sights, as...

Whaling ships set sail as Japan resumes commercial hunts

Whaling ships set sail on Monday from Japan as the country resumed commercial hunts for the first time in decades after withdrawing from the...

Djokovic, Osaka share centre stage on Wimbledon opening day

Defending champion Novak Djokovic shares centre stage on Centre Court with Naomi Osaka on Monday as Wimbledon gets underway.Top seed and world...

Ruiz, Olmo fire Spain past Germany to fifth European U21 title

Spain dominated holders Germany 2-1 to win the European under-21 championship title for a record-equalling fifth time in Udine on Sunday as Fabian...

No 800m, no worlds says defiant Semenya

Caster Semenya said Sunday she will not take part in this year's World Championships if she loses her legal battle with the IAAF over new rules...

Roads seized as Hong Kong braces for rally on handover anniversary

Police in Hong Kong used pepper spray and batons against anti-government protesters who had seized highways early Monday ahead of what is expected...

North Korea hails ‘historic’ Kim-Trump summit

North Korea on Monday hailed the weekend meeting between leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump in the Demilitarized Zone as "historic",...