France seeks sanctions over chemical attacks in Syria

France seeks sanctions over chemical attacks in Syria

French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault on Saturday asked the UN Security Council to condemn the use of chemical weapons in Syria, and urged that those behind the attacks be placed under sanctions. “I want… a clear condemnation of these crimes in a resolution from the UN Security Council… that places the perpetrators under sanctions,” Ayrault […]

Post-coup, Turkey’s Erdogan seeks to tighten grip on country

Post-coup, Turkey’s Erdogan seeks to tighten grip on country

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday said he wanted to introduce constitutional changes to bring the Turkish spy agency and military chief of staff directly under his control as he seeks to tighten his grip on the country after the failed coup. Turkey meanwhile pressed ahead with a crackdown on the alleged accomplices of the […]

Lionel Messi could make shock move to Manchester United as Argentine forward seeks assurances over future at Barcelona

Lionel Messi could make shock move to Manchester United as Argentine forward seeks assurances over future at Barcelona

Manchester United are exploring the potential of a sensational move to bring Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi to Old Trafford. Sportsmail can reveal that United have made two approaches in the last three weeks in an attempt to gauge whether a move for the Argentine might be possible. Any move is more likely to be with […]

US seeks death penalty in South Carolina church shooting

US seeks death penalty in South Carolina church shooting

Federal prosecutors will seek the death penalty for a white man accused of killing nine black parishioners at a historic church in Charleston, South Carolina, last June, the US Justice Department said on Tuesday. “The nature of the alleged crime and the resulting harm compelled this decision,” Attorney General Loretta Lynch said in a statement. […]