CBC 5 London tower blocks evacuated over fire safety concerns 2017-06-24T08:58:58.000000000-04:00 Thousands of residents in a northwest London housing estate have been forced to leave their apartments after fire checks found the buildings to be unsafe. South Korean president calls for North Korean Olympic participation 2017-06-24T08:44:07.000000000-04:00 South Korea President Moon Jae-in says he hopes to see North Korean athletes at next year's Winter Olympics in South Korea to ease tensions over the North's nuclear program. Suicide bomber blows himself up as Saudis foil Mecca plot 2017-06-24T07:48:05.000000000-04:00 Security forces in Saudi Arabia say they've disrupted a plot to attack the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Mecca. Sand sculpture festival brings movie characters to Belgian beach 2017-06-24T07:02:54.000000000-04:00 A beach in Belgium has been transformed into a giant sandy gallery, featuring larger-than-life super heroes, cartoon characters and Cinderella's castle, for one of the world's biggest sand-sculpture festivals. Death toll from Pakistan attacks climbs to 73 2017-06-24T05:44:41.000000000-04:00 A Pakistani official says the death toll from twin blasts claimed 55 lives overnight. That brings the overall death toll from three separate attacks on Friday to 73. 120 people feared buried in China landslide 2017-06-23T22:31:28.000000000-04:00 It's believed more than 120 people have been buried in a massive landslide triggered by heavy rain in southwestern China. U.S. senators ask military to clarify role in Yemen torture 2017-06-23T20:53:11.000000000-04:00 Pressure mounted on the U.S. Defence Department Friday after multiple senators called for investigations into reports that U.S. military interrogators worked with forces from the United Arab Emirates who are accused of torturing detainees in Yemen. Highrises evacuated in London amid safety concerns about cladding 2017-06-23T18:10:27.000000000-04:00 Camden Council has decided to evacuate some 800 units in apartment buildings it owns because of safety concerns, following the devastating fire that killed 79 people in London. Mistrial declared again in fatal shooting committed by Cincinnati police officer 2017-06-23T14:25:56.000000000-04:00 A mistrial was declared Friday in the murder retrial of a white University of Cincinnati police officer after the jury said it was hopelessly deadlocked on charges in the fatal traffic stop shooting of an unarmed black motorist. 5 people die after being electrocuted at water park in Turkey 2017-06-23T13:25:50.000000000-04:00 Five people, including two teenagers and a 12-year-old, died Friday after being electrocuted at a water park pool in northwest Turkey, according to local media reports.