• BBC News

    Ofcom: Love Island not in breach of rules

    Media watchdog Ofcom will not investigate more than 2,600 complaints about the treatment of Love Island contestant Dani Dyer. The complaints related to a scene where Dyer was shown a misleading video of boyfriend Jack Fincham after his ex-girlfriend was brought into his villa. An Ofcom spokesperson said they "understood" Dyer's distress was upsetting for viewers. But it considered "viewers are likely to expect emotionally charged scenes." The spokesperson said that the viewers' concerns were "carefully considered" and that the audience was aware "scenes... have been engineered to test contestants' relationships." Dyer, who has been paired up with Fincham since the beginning of the series, burst

  • Al Jazeera

    As Trump engages Putin, his deal with Kim collapses

    As US President Donald Trump sits down for talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, he doesn't seem to have much to show for a month and a half of international high-level meetings and diplomatic effort. Basking in his self-proclaimed "art of the deal" acumen, the US president has upended the international system by alienating allies and reaching out directly to foes.  In the span of just a few weeks, Trump managed to anger US allies in Europe and North America, calling Canadian PM Justin Trudeau "weak", identifying the EU as a "foe" and putting a US-UK trade deal in doubt. Yet, there is little evidence to suggest his "fire and fury" diplomacy is working. Trump's self-proclaimed success

  • english.alarabiya.net

    Soaked but smiling, Croatian president wins admirers at World Cup final

    Croatian President Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic has won many admirers for own performance at the World Cup final in Moscow, where she stood in driving rain at the closing ceremony, smiled and hugged every player from both teams. Croatia lost to France 4-2 in a thrilling final on Sunday. Grabar Kitarovic, clad in a red-and white Croatia soccer shirt, stood on the podium with Russian President Vladimir Putin and French President Emmanuel Macron when the medals were given to the players.

  • english.alarabiya.net

    Saudi aviation academy to train first women pilots

    A flight school in Saudi Arabia is opening its doors for women, following the end of a decades-long driving ban. Oxford Aviation Academy, a leading trainer and crew recruiter, has already received applications from hundreds of women hoping to start lessons in September at a new branch in the eastern city of Dammam. “People used to travel abroad (to study aviation), which was difficult for women more than men,” said applicant Dalal Yashar, who aspires to work as a civil pilot. “We are no longer living in the era were women were allowed (to work) in limited arenas. All avenues are now opened for women. If you have the appetite, you have the ability,” she said. The academy is part of a $300 million

  • CNN

    Mob in Indonesia slaughters 300 crocodiles in revenge killing

    (CNN)Nearly 300 crocodiles were slaughtered in revenge killings by a mob in Indonesia over the weekend. The incident happened shortly after the funeral of a man in his 40s who himself was killed by a crocodile in the Indonesian state of West Papua. The man was on a crocodile farm, probably looking for grass to feed his livestock, when he was attacked by one of the animals Friday, according to a statement from the head of Indonesia's Natural Resources Conservation Agency in West Papua, Basar Manullang, Reuters reported.

  • CNN

    Photos of Prince Louis's christening released

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  • Al Jazeera

    Unprecedented security at Kashmir's annual Hindu pilgrimage

    Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir - The Srinagar-Jammu highway in Indian-administered Kashmir is lined with bunkers and checkpoints. Security arrangements for the annual Amarnath Yatra, which takes place in the lap of Himalayas every summer, are high this year. Hundreds and thousands of devotees will make the days-long pilgrimage to the Amarnath cave, one of Hinduism's holiest sites, at 12,700 feet above sea level. Festivities last for two months, ending late August. As temperatures rise in the cave, an ice stalagmite forms. It is known as Shiv Linga, an iconic representation of Hindu deity Shiva. The 350km route passes jagged mountains, pastures, and forests.  The shrine is located in the