R. Kelly has today (June 29) been sentenced to 30 years in prison, following his conviction last year on charges of sex trafficking and racketeering ... He was found guilty on nine accounts. Prosecutors initially sought a 25 year sentence for the singer while lawyers for Kelly said he should receive no more than 10 years ... She continued.
A fireman sits among the rubble of the shopping mall targeted by a Russian missile strike in Kremenchuk, Ukraine. Ukraine is winning the war and Russia has lost 25,000 troops since the invasion began, the defence secretary has insisted ... Speaking to LBC, Wallace said. “I would still say the Ukrainians are winning ... He told Sky News ... Wallace added ... .
A French court has found 19 men guilty of terrorism-related charges for the Islamic State terrorist attacks on the Bataclan theatre, Paris cafes and France’s national stadium in 2015. The deadliest peacetime attacks in French history killed 130 people ... He faces up to life in prison without parole, the toughest sentence in France ... What happened? ... AP ... AP.
Nato secretary general Jens Stoltenberg said. “Today, Nato leaders decided a fundamental shift in our defence and deterrence to respond to a new security reality.” ... Speaking via video link from Kyiv he said Ukraine’s resistance was protecting the Nato members. He asked ... But Mr Stoltenberg said ... .
Desperate families of migrants from Mexico and Central America frantically sought a word of their loved ones as authorities began the grim task of identifying 51 people who died after being abandoned in a tractor-trailer without air conditioning in the sweltering Texas heat ... Forty-six people were found dead at the scene, authorities said ... .
Group of Seven democracies have had positive and productive discussions with China and India about a plan to cap the price of Russian oil, a source familiar with the G7 discussions said on Tuesday ... .
In the past few weeks multiple reports have emerged of Afghan elites and several former officials from the West-backed Kabul government escaping to luxury condos in Dubai and beachside villas in California during the Taliban takeover of the country last August ... He now lives in the UAE ... Corruption and misappropriation of funds ... Struggling to survive ... .
A spokeswoman for Olaf Scholz says the German Chancellor doesn’t feel the need to apologize to a reporter for curtly dismissing her question at the end of the Group of Seven summit he hosted this week, prompting widespread criticism ... .
QUITO, June 29 (Xinhua) -- Ecuadoran President Guillermo Lasso on Wednesday declared a 30-day state of emergency in four provinces of Azuay, Imbabura, Sucumbios and Orellana, citing an escalation of violence in the indigenous protest ... Enditem .