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by | May 13, 2017 | 15:21

Haniyeh takes charge of Hamas as it seeks to ease its worldwide isolation, while not marginalizing hardliners within the movement. The paper offered to drop Hamas' longstanding call for Israel's destruction but maintained that it still rejected the Jewish state's right to exist.

by | May 13, 2017 | 14:40

Following an outbreak of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy - or mad cow disease - in the early 2000s, China - which imported more than $60 million of beef at that time - closed its borders to American red meat. Yet Ross told reporters the North Korean situation was not mentioned during the trade negotiations. The agreement announced late Thursday encourages Chinese firms to make long-term supply contracts with USA firms.

by | May 13, 2017 | 14:00

An official statement issued after the meetings said the two sides agreed to enhance border security coordination, including deployment of additional Pakistani troops to prevent illegal crossings. Killings of eight Iranian border guards in April 2015 and 14 in October 2013, have previously been claimed by the group. We would also urge Pakistani authorities to take up with Tehran the longstanding issue of Iranian involvement in fanning sectarian divide in the country that also distracts ...

by | May 13, 2017 | 14:21

In addition to posting the Lavrov-Trump picture, the foreign ministry also posted video of Lavrov joking about Comey's firing. Exit question: Who is more likely to plant a listening device in the Oval Office, a Russian photographer or a Washington Post reporter? U.S.

by | May 13, 2017 | 14:46

That was it. Besides that I haven't talked to her", Williams told Dish Nation on Tuesday. She makes me feel so young and vibrant, and we just have a good time playing off each other. "Some people you're just like, 'I'm going to let that stay where it's at.' So I'm not really looking for a friendship with her". "I have to talk to my attorneys and see how they feel I should handle the situation", Kandi said on V-103's Ryan Cameron Morning Show with Wanda Smith.

by | May 13, 2017 | 14:55

The Israel Broadcasting Authority were notified on Tuesday that, after 49 years, they were going to be shut down. " This was my professional home for many years ", Even said, noticeably upset at breaking the news without prior warning. Some called the way it was handled "disrespectful and dishonourable", local media reported. He did not support the move and it was not done with his knowledge.

by | May 13, 2017 | 15:34

Police officials said that Bhardwaj, who was caught by Mishra's supporters after the attack, had been detained and kept at Civil Lines Police Station. His photos are there with BJP's Pawan Sharma, Satish Upadhyay. Before being taken away by police, the man claimed he is of the AAP, but party leader Sanjay Singh, however, said they had received information that Ankit Bharadwaj "is an executive member of the BJYM".

by | May 13, 2017 | 14:32

Security Council resolutions. "The resolution of the North Korean nuclear issue must be comprehensive and sequential, with pressure and sanctions used in parallel with negotiations", Moon's spokesman, Yoon Young-chan, quoted Moon as telling Xi.

by | May 13, 2017 | 14:33

Special Judge L L Yenkar awarded death sentence to the trio - Yogesh Raut, Mahesh Thakur and Vishwas Kadam, a day after convicting them in the eight-year-old sensational gang- rape-cum-murder case. On Sept. 17, 2011, Raut escaped from police custody while being taken to a hospital and was caught only in May 2013 after the shocking New Delhi Nirbhaya gangrape case.

by | May 13, 2017 | 15:04

Throughout the day, relieved Israelis welcomed Macron's election to the French Presidency as a victory for democracy and a defeat for antisemitism and racism. The 34% that Le Pen won is double the support her father attracted when he campaigned on an ultraright National Front ticket in 2002. Reflecting on Macron's victory over far-right leader Marine Le Pen in the presidential runoff on Sunday, Valls said it was a blow to populism in Europe that gave a "terrific" image of France overseas.

by | May 13, 2017 | 14:37

Five Boko Haram commanders were released in exchange for the girls' freedom, a Nigerian government official said Sunday. The teenagers, who had been taken to a medical facility for checks after arriving in Abuja by military helicopter, met with the president for about 45 minutes, said an AFP reporter at the scene.

by | May 13, 2017 | 14:43

The Turkish army is bracing to enter Syria's northwestern province of Idlib as part of the "de-escalation zone" deal reached recently between Russia , Iran and Turkey, pan-Arab Mayadeen TV reported on Saturday, citing "activists". Most armed rebel groups are considered terrorists by the regime. The reality, however, is that the zones are now being used in service of a ceasefire the USA never really supported to begin with, and with the US-backed rebels also objecting about the ceasefire ...

by | May 13, 2017 | 14:20

In a tweet , Mr Trump appeared to issue a thinly veiled threat to Mr Comey, saying he had "better hope there are no tapes" of their conversations. Mr Comey has not publicly discussed any conversations he had with Trump. Some senior officials have discussed nominating Rep. Trey Gowdy, the South Carolina Republican who ran the House committee that investigated Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's actions in connection with the 2012 attack on a USA compound in Benghazi, Libya.

by | May 13, 2017 | 14:59

Trump told NBC on Thursday: "I've given the letter to Senator Lindsey Graham, he has the letter, and I think frankly". The letter, from lawyers Sheri Dillon and William Nelson, also asserted that Trump holds no debt from Russian lenders and holds no equity in Russian entities.

by | May 13, 2017 | 14:33

Former president Leonel Fernández (Dominican Republic), Martín Torrijos (Panama), and Ernesto Samper (Colombia) along with former head of the Spanish government José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, are attempting to relaunch talks between the government and the opposition, after the latter the withdrew from the talks in October, accusing the Government of breaking the agreements reached.

by | May 13, 2017 | 13:52

More generally, the French election has been viewed through the prism of Brexit and the election of Trump, and Le Pen garnering the bulk of U.S. television coverage. "German support can't replace French policies", she said . Asked whether the party's name would change, as Ms Le Pen has hinted, he suggested that such a move was likely.

by | May 13, 2017 | 13:58

Choe Son-Hui, head of the foreign ministry's North America bureau, told reporters at Beijing's global airport that her country "will hold dialogue under right conditions" with President Donald Trump's administration. The diplomat's comments seemed to mirror that of President Trump's from an interview earlier this month with Bloomberg News . It was described as the latest in a series of such meetings.

by | May 13, 2017 | 14:28

North Korea is approaching the capability to threaten America with a nuclear-tipped missile. Mr Moon acknowledged Chinese concerns about the system but said that Beijing should address the "restraints and restrictions" punitively imposed on South Korean companies operating in China .

by | May 13, 2017 | 14:03

In other words, it asks you for a "ransom" before it will let you access your files again. Wanna Decryptor, the apparent malware variant hitting NHS computers, was first discovered in the wild in February of this year. Once it was publicly disclosed, anyone could have leveraged it against computers that haven't been patched since before March. Windows 10 users are unaffected by the attack, and numerous operating systems affected are no longer supported.

by | May 13, 2017 | 13:31

She said "I am happy where I am. I have found a husband'". Alhassan, revealed that although the 21 girls freed by the insurgents in October past year, have been under the custody of the federal government and undergoing rehabilitation, Governor Kashim Shettima has been making financial contributions to the Federal Ministry of Women Affairs to co-fund the rehabilitation and skills acquisition programmes.

by | May 13, 2017 | 14:38

Before the incident in Bohol, the US Embassy in Manila and other countries issued travel advisories for their citizens against travelling to Western Visayas, including Bohol and Cebu, due to threats of kidnapping and terrorism, but the government treated such warnings with a caution, saying the issuance of travel advisories were normal for foreign governments as part of their efforts to protect their citizens.

by | May 13, 2017 | 13:01

Jared Kushner has stepped away from the business since taking a key role in Trump's White House. He has indicated that he would recuse himself if any conflicts arose. Its continued existence is partly in the hands of the administration. And the sell in Beijing involved a controversial visa program known as EB-5. The company website says that it has 20,000 multifamily residential buildings and 13 million square feet of office, industrial and retail space.

by | May 13, 2017 | 13:24

Burr and Warner have said they considered their committee's subpoena power as an available recourse. The Senate intelligence committee said the subpoena was for documents relevant to its inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S.

by | May 13, 2017 | 13:11

China retaliated against the decision to allow the system by suspending Korean retail giant Lotte Mart's stores in its territory, banning package tours and imposing stricter rules for sales of Korean cosmetics products. Moon Jae-in takes part in the presidential inauguration ceremony in Seoul , capital of South Korea, on May 10, 2017. Those talks collapsed in 2008.

by | May 13, 2017 | 12:29

The lawyers who wrote the letter about his finances are with the firm Morgan Lewis & Bockius, which was named " Russia Law Firm of the Year " for 2016 by Chambers & Partners, which ranks lawyers. Trump said he'd sent a certified letter Graham confirming that information. The move came after Graham, who chairs a Senate panel investigating Russian involvement in the 2016 presidential election, said he might want to look into Trump's business ties.

by | May 13, 2017 | 13:06

Clark, whose background as a radio broadcaster made her adept at confrontational politics, ran her campaign primarily on job creation, assaulting U.S. During a speech before supporters, he told them that he had already reached out to Clark and Horgan to "start the conversation about the next step for our province in the days ahead".

by | May 13, 2017 | 13:52

While methane vented from oil and gas wells accounts for only a small portion of the nation's greenhouse gas pollution, environmental advocates urged Obama to tackle the emissions, because methane is over 25 times more potent than carbon dioxide in trapping heat in the earth's atmosphere.

by | May 13, 2017 | 12:59

A bitcoin wallet reportedly used by the ransomers shows numerous incoming transactions of between 0.15 and 0.3 BTC, worth around $250-$500 today, so at least a few of those infected have opted to pay rather than attempt to extricate their data safely or do a full wipe and rollback.

by | May 13, 2017 | 13:07

Modi said he believes that India and Sri Lanka were at a moment of great opportunity in their relationship. Prime Minister Narendra Modi today assured Sri Lanka of Indias support in its nation-building efforts, saying New Delhi will be a friend and a partner, amid Chinas forays into the important Indian Ocean country.

by | May 13, 2017 | 12:48

Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has confirmed that a Labour government would scrap university tuition fees across England "once and for all", it emerged on Wednesday 10 May. But it insists an annual £20bn will eventually be raised by increasing corporation tax from its current 19 per cent rate to 26 per cent by 2021-22.

by | May 13, 2017 | 12:23

NHS Barts Health, which operates four major hospitals in London , including The Royal London , issued a statement indicating it was canceling routine appointments, diverting ambulances to other hospitals and requested the public "use other NHS services whenever possible".

by | May 13, 2017 | 12:52

Mishra was first removed as a Delhi minister and later suspended from the AAP after he levelled corruption allegations against Chief Minister Kejriwal. Earlier in the day, the AAP legislator wrote an open letter to his former "guru" Kejriwal to seek his blessings before filing the complaint against him.

by | May 13, 2017 | 12:47

After months of fighting, conditions for civilians in the Old City of west Mosul are dire, but the Islamic State group is deliberately preventing residents from fleeing. The campaign to recapture the city, Iraq's second largest, began last October. Defeat in Mosul would leave ISIS without a major stronghold in Iraq.

by | May 13, 2017 | 13:28

The smaller, centrist Liberal Democrats, who had been hoping to soak up anti-Brexit votes with their pro-EU stance, failed to make their hoped-for gains, losing 37 seats to end up with 441. Ian Lavery, Labour's joint campaigns co-ordinator, went further than his leader in admitting Thursday had produced "disappointing results", in town hall and mayoral races.

by | May 13, 2017 | 12:23

Earlier this year, Flynn had resigned after it turned out he had lied to Vice President Pence about conversations with a Russian ambassador. The subpoena also comes as Senate investigators have aggressively moved on their probe after months of groundwork, and just a few days after now-former FBI Director James Comey alerted the leaders of the intelligence panel the FBI was ramping up its own investigation.