7 presumed dead as migrant boat sinks off Lesbos
Athens: At least seven people died on Tuesday when a boat carrying migrants sank near the Greek island of Lesbos, the coastguard said. Assisted by an EU border patrol boat, the coastguard said it had rescued 57 people and is continuing to search for survivors. No information was given on the nationalities of the migrants.
‘New PM won’t change Brexit’
Brussels: The election of a new British prime minister will not change the accord on Britain’s departure from the bloc agreed between the EU and the outgoing premier in London, a European Commission spokesman said Tuesday.
6 Afghan civilians killed in bomb blast
Kabul: Six civilians have been killed in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar after a roadside bomb ripped through the vehicle they were travelling in. The explosion occurred in Dand district on June 11, killing all passengers inside the vehicle. No group has claimed responsibility, but offiicals said the bomb was placed by the Taliban on a road frequently used by foreign security forces.