EU Exit
EU Exit

LONDON — First counting venue Gibraltar declared its result as 19,322 voted to stay in and 823 voted to leave, Gibraltar local authority said late Thursday as the counting is under way across Britain in the historic EU membership referendum.

EU Exit
EU Exit
The estimated turnout for EU referendum is 83.7 percent, while the last general election was 66 percent, Sky News said. (Britain-EU-Vote)
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HAVANA — The Colombian government and FARC guerrilla group on Thursday signed a historic ceasefire deal, bringing the country’s half-century civil war closer to a definitive end.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and top FARC commander Timoleon “Timochenko” Jimenez presided over the signing ceremony in Havana, Cuba, which was attended by world dignitaries, including Latin American heads of state and the secretary general of the United Nations. (Colombia-FARC-Ceasefire deal)
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FRANKFURT — A gunman has been shot dead by the police on Thursday in a southwestern German town after he launched an attack in a cinema.
A spokesman with the police called Hochstaedter told Xinhua that the incident occurred at around 2:30 p.m. local time (1230 GMT). (Germany-Cinema-Attack)
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CAIRO — The black box recorders of crashed EgyptAir flight MS804 that have recently been picked up from the Mediterranean will be sent next week to France for repairs due to their damage, the Egyptian Aircraft Accident Investigation Committee said in a statement Thursday.
The committee said that due to the damage of the cockpit voice recorder (CVR) and the flight data recorder (FDR), it will take them to France next week “to repair them and remove the salt sediment from the two devices at the labs of the French investigation office and then take them back to Cairo to perform data analysis at the labs of the Egyptian Ministry of Civil Aviation,” according to the statement. (Egypt-France-EgyptAir) Enditem

Source: Xinhua /NewsGhana.com.gh

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