First Line News Articles for Thursday, June 29 2017
Gunfire echoes through the pockmarked streets as Maj. Ihab Jalil al-Aboudi’s soldiers fight block by block for the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, occasionally pausing to help terrified families flee to safety across the rubble.
China National Petroleum Corp has suspended sales of fuel to North Korea over concerns the state-owned oil company won’t get paid, as pressure mounts on Pyongyang to rein in its nuclear and missile programmes, three sources told Reuters.
President Trump will address areas of disagreement on foreign policy and trade with newly elected South Korean President Moon Jae-in when the two leaders meet for the first time at the White House on Thursday.
Britain’s Conservative minority government passed its first test in Parliament since an election wiped out its majority, with lawmakers Wednesday narrowly rejecting an opposition demand for an end to public spending cuts.
The Venezuelan military is hunting for a rogue elite police officer suspected of carrying out a helicopter attack on the country’s Supreme Court.
President Emmanuel Macron’s government has launched an effort to redesign French labor rules, one of the most important and divisive promises of his presidency.