Archive photo In the Pakistani city of Quetta (Balochistan province) a suicide bomber on the mined car attacked a building of the police Department. About it reports Reuters. A terrorist detonated an explosive device at a moment when law enforcement stopped the car for inspection. As a result of explosion seven people were killed, 15 were injured, five of them are in critical condition. According to the head of the police Department of the region of Abdul Razzaq Cheema, among the victims were four employees of law enforcement bodies. May 12, in the same region in the attack of a suicide bomber killed 25 people. Baluchistan province in southwest Pakistan, bordering Iran and Afghanistan. It is home to a large number of Afghan refugees and the attacks occur regularly. Mostly they are satisfied militants of the Pakistani Taliban based in the Pashtun populated area in the North of the province,
A fire in a London skyscraper Grenfell Tower, killing 79 people, has become faulty fridge. On Friday, June 23, citing a police report, reports BBC News. The fire started in the freezer. It is also noted that outer skin of the building has not passed the required tests. That it can be made of combustible materials, mentioned before. The police will consider the issue on initiation of proceedings under article “Causing death on imprudence”. The guards confirmed that we are not talking about deliberate arson. Earlier residents of the area, which was Grenfell Tower, was troubled by the behavior of tourists doing selfies against the backdrop of charred skeleton of a building. They surrounded the fire with posters, urging to refrain from such behavior and a reminder that this place of tragedy, and not an attraction. The 24-storey building located in the West of the British capital, caught fire on
Psychologist Bruce Jessen, the author of the techniques used by the CIA for “enhanced questioning techniques” sometimes classified as torture, told about how cooperating with the authorities. Its words transfers Associated Press. “Every day I was told that in the US explode a nuclear bomb. I demanded from them, that they’re behind me, and they said that it would be on my conscience,” he explained, giving testimony in the case against him that was filed by a non-governmental organization “the American Union of protection of civil liberties” on behalf of the victims of CIA interrogation. Jessen agreed, and it combines with psychologist James Mitchell, the company received from the government $ 81 million on the development of methods of legal torture. According to doctors, Washington decided to go with them to cooperate, because they had previously taught the us military to withstand torture. And Jessen, and Mitchell went on overseas
Events of the week in photos Revision of the “news Mail.Ru” presents a digest of the most important and bright events from 17 to 23 June 2017 in the photographs of the leading news agencies of Russia and the world. June 17. Football Confederations Cup, which is traditionally held before the world Cup, has opened in St. Petersburg. In the first match played by the national teams of Russia and New Zealand. The victory was won by Russians with the score 2:00. June 17. American Jeremy Mix, which is nicknamed the most beautiful criminal of the USA, took part in the fashion week in Milan. About future star of the fashion business began in 2014 when the network appeared the picture of him after the arrest for illegal possession of weapons. June 18. In Portugal raging one of the largest in recent years wildfires. The situation remains extremely difficult in
Photo: RIA Novosti The ability of the telephone conversation in “channel format” is discussed, reported RIA Novosti on Thursday, press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov. “Discussed the possibility of a telephone conversation in this format,” said Sands. Earlier the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that the telephone negotiations of leaders of “Norman Quartet” (France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine) will be held next week. As the press-Secretary of Ukrainian President Svyatoslav Tsegolko, the negotiations in “Norman format” scheduled after the meeting Poroshenko with President of France Emmanuel Macron, which is scheduled for June 26.
Sergei Kiriyenko The main program of the XIX world festival of youth and students (WFMS) have been agreed. This was announced by the Chairman of the organizing Committee, first Deputy head of administration of the Russian President Sergei Kiriyenko on Friday, June 24, reports TASS. According to him, the key part of the program of the world Federation of democratic youth has already approved. “We expect the meeting of the international organizing Committee (held on Friday in Moscow — approx. “Of the tape.ru”) in recommendations and suggestions, we still have some time,” — said Kiriyenko. He stressed that the organization has engaged primarily representatives of youth organizations, the task of government is to coordinate all efforts. The festival will befriend young people from all over the world, said the first Deputy head of the AP. According to him, subsequently, such events determine the future of the world: “Twenty thousand young
Leonid Slutsky The state Duma intends to resume working contacts with the European Parliament (EP). This was announced by the Chairman of the Committee of the lower house’s international Affairs Leonid Slutsky after the meeting with the delegation of the EP faction “Europe of Nations and freedoms”, which visited Moscow on the eve. This is stated in the statement, received by the editors”.ru” on Friday, June 23. According to Slutsky, during the visit to Russia MEPs met with representatives of civil society held talks in the foreign Ministry and the state Duma. In particular, there has been “meaningful discussion” at the meeting headed by the first Vice-speaker of the Duma Ivan Melnikov. “Our vision for the future of Europe largely coincide. We welcome the constructive attitude of the faction “Europe of Nations and freedom” in interaction and cooperation with Russia”, — said the head of the Committee. He also expressed
57 percent of citizens have not heard about took place all over Russia on June 12 protests against corruption, aware of them 43 percent of Russians say the results of a survey of Fund “Public opinion” (FOM). Knowledgeable citizens as the main reasons for the protests called dissatisfaction with government (8 percent), corruption and declining living standards (6 percent). 11 percent of them could not name any reasons. A large part of learned about the protests through TV (24%), through social networks and news sources — 11 and 9 percent, respectively. Approved 8 percent of Russians, 14% condemned them, 18 percent reacted neutrally. 15 per cent seen in the actions of the organizers of the meetings want to change the country for the better, the same desire for power. However, 10 percent believe that vyvedshie to the street people policy aimed solely at undermining the authority of the Kremlin and
A man on a dare jumped from the ship into the river in the center of Moscow MOSCOW, June 23 — RIA Novosti. Rescuers pulled out of the Moscow river near the Crimean bridge on a dare jumped from the ship a man, said to RIA Novosti in the press service of the Moscow Department for civil defense, emergencies and fire safety of the capital (Gossip). “CAO, the fall of men from the ship. He was raised from the surface of the water 300 metres away from the search and rescue station Krymskiy most, 50 metres from the shore in the area of responsibility MGPS”, — said a press-service. According to the information provided, the man was vacationing on the ship in a condition of alcoholic intoxication and “on a dare jumped from the ship”. At present, it is passed to the ambulance staff.
The state Duma requested information on the investigation of the accident in Balashikha Moscow. June 23. INTERFAX.RU — the state Duma on Friday endorsed a draft resolution on receipt of the relevant ministries and departments information about the investigation of the criminal case in connection with the deaths of six children in an accident in Balashikha. The document was prepared on behalf of the Vice-speaker of the state Duma Irina Yarovaya, Igor Lebedev and the Deputy from LDPR Yaroslav Nilov and the Deputy from “United Russia” Olga Okuneva. They pay attention “to contradictory information about the circumstances of the death of a child in a traffic accident on April 23 in the town of Balashikha, Moscow region, which caused a public outcry”. In particular, public discussion has caused the results of a forensic medical examination of the deceased child. In this regard, the deputies find it necessary to conduct exhaustive