Breaking News EU flexes muscles with new defence plan 2017-06-22T20:11:02.360000000+00:00 European Union leaders have launched their most ambitious defence plan for decades, agreeing a multi-billion-euro weapons fund, shared financing for battle groups and allowing a coalition of the willing to conduct missions abroad. EU confirms rollover of Russia sanctions 2017-06-22T19:26:56.051000000+00:00 European Union leaders have agreed to extend sanctions imposed on Russia for its intervention in Ukraine by another six months, European Council President Donald Tusk says. Paris attack jihadist had gun permit 2017-06-22T19:26:56.048000000+00:00 A man who died when he rammed his car into a police van in Paris this week told people he joined a gun sports club to prepare as a jihadi fighter, France's top public prosecutor says. Trump says he made no Comey tapes 2017-06-22T18:02:28.164000000+00:00 US President Donald Trump says he did not make and does not possess any tapes of his conversations with former FBI Director James Comey. US Senate health bill to hobble Obama law 2017-06-22T16:34:17.050000000+00:00 US Senate leaders have unveiled a draft of legislation to replace Obamacare, proposing to kill a tax on the wealthy that pays for it and reduce aid to the poor to cut costs. Bomb kills seven at Somali police station 2017-06-22T16:34:17.047000000+00:00 A car bomb targeting a police station has killed at least seven people in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, police say, and al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab says it's behind the attack, the second this week. Dozens killed in Afghanistan car bombing 2017-06-22T16:34:17.044000000+00:00 A car bomb has exploded outside a bank in Lashkar Gah, capital of the southern Afghan province of Helmand, killing and wounding dozens of civilians and members of the security forces waiting to collect their pay, officials say. Anger in Mosul after mosque felled 2017-06-22T16:34:17.040000000+00:00 The leaning al-Hadba minaret that has towered over Mosul for 850 years now lies in ruins, demolished by retreating Islamic State militants, but Iraq's prime minister says the act marks their final defeat in the country's second city. Man’s death linked to London mosque attack 2017-06-22T14:16:30.594000000+00:00 London police have linked the death of a 51-year-old man to a suspected terror attack, saying he died of "multiple injuries" after a van ploughed into worshippers near a mosque in north London. Anti-Mafia official urges legal cannabis 2017-06-22T14:16:30.588000000+00:00 Cannabis should be legalised across Europe to allow law-enforcement authorities to concentrate on more serious crimes than the trafficking of soft drugs, Italy's top anti-Mafia prosecutor says.