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Genoa bridge to be ‘rebuilt in just eight months’

Genoa bridge to be ‘rebuilt in just eight months’The collapsed Genoa bridge that left 43 people dead will take just eight months to rebuild, its operator has said.

Aretha Franklin funeral date and details revealed

Aretha Franklin funeral date and details revealedAretha Franklin’s funeral will be held on 31 August in her hometown of Detroit, her publicist has said.

Kofi Annan dies: Tributes mourn ‘great leader’

Kofi Annan dies: Tributes mourn ‘great leader’Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan has died, an official UN organisation has confirmed.

Pakistan and China: Will Imran Khan stick or twist?

Pakistan and China: Will Imran Khan stick or twist?It is a relationship “sweeter than honey”. One is an “irreplaceable all-weather friend” and together, they are “iron brothers”.

Putin seeks friends as he attends Austrian minister’s wedding

Putin seeks friends as he attends Austrian minister’s weddingVladimir Putin doesn’t make a habit of dropping in on foreign politicians’ weddings.

Cricket legend Imran Khan sworn in as Pakistan PM

Cricket legend Imran Khan sworn in as Pakistan PMCricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan has been sworn in as Pakistan’s prime minister.

324 dead as worst flooding in 100 years hits India

324 dead as worst flooding in 100 years hits IndiaHundreds of people have been killed and thousands left homeless after the worst floods in a century hit Kerala in India.

Rebels’ last stand as Assad forces close in

Rebels’ last stand as Assad forces close inSyria’s defeated rebels have for years been allowed to escape to the northern territory of Idlib under a deal with the government – but now this too is under threat of attack from President Assad.

Judge in trial of ex-Trump aide receives threats

Judge in trial of ex-Trump aide receives threatsThe judge in the fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort says he has received threats.

Genoa: ‘Daughter stroked my hand so I knew she was alive’

Genoa: ‘Daughter stroked my hand so I knew she was alive’In an Italian chapel this lunchtime, four friends were remembered together; mourned together.