SEOUL, South Korea — One American who was held captive in North Korea said he was interrogated up to 15 hours a day by officials who wanted him to confess to plotting to overthrow their government.
Britain’s rising star Cameron Norrie has been awarded a wild card to the Aegon Championships at Queen’s Club, which begins next week.
A returning Roger Federer admitted he was “not so shocked” to have suffered a surprise defeat to 39-year-old Tommy Haas in Stuttgart on Wednesday.
MOSCOW President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday Russia was ready for a constructive dialogue with the United States. “We do not view USA as our enemy,” Putin said during his annual question-and-answer session with Russian citizens.
The tongue-in-cheek comments, made at Parliament House’s annual Mid Winter Ball, were broadcast by Australian TV channel 9 News, despite usual protocol that the prime minister’s address is off limits to the press.
Three other servicemen were injured in the incident. The soldier, who has not been named, was involved in a live firing training exercise. It appears that he was wounded in the incident on Wednesday, but later succumbed to his injuries.
Fires in France, Australia, South Korea, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and the US have been linked to the aluminum composite panels used on the outside of the building. Eyewitnesses of the west London tragedy have suggested that the fire spread quickly through the facade of the building because the cladding contained flammable polyethylene or a plastic core.
FOLLOW LIVE UPDATES: Russian president holds annual Q&A Putin mentioned that the two countries were allies in two world wars. Putin reiterated his assentation that the anti-Russian sentiment in the US come from internal political strife in America.
Chinese police have yet to confirm the number of casualties, but the South China Morning Post is reporting that dozens of people have been left injured. BREAKING: Blast occurs near kindergarten in Fengxian County, east China, casualties unclear pic.twitter.com/ZhZs1qZGma— China Xinhua News (@XHNews) June 15, 2017
While some of the victims begged for help, others simply accepted their fate and said their goodbyes. Khadija Saye, 24, who was in a flat on the 20th floor with her 54-year-old mother Mary Mendy, sent out a Facebook message reading “please pray for me” as smoke filled her flat.