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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.

by | May 13, 2017 | 13:08

Despite the organization recognizing that the city is holy to adherents of the three Abrahamaic religions, Christianity, Islam and Judaism, the resolution slammed Israel for conducting archaeological projects in east Jerusalem and in the Old City, saying that "it is illegal under worldwide law".

by | May 13, 2017 | 12:40

But as the endgame in Syria looms, President Trump's decision to openly arm YPG elements in Syria is an acknowledgement that the YPG, underneath the SDF umbrella, are the only force that as a chance to retake Raqqa and defeat ISIS in Syria.

by | May 13, 2017 | 11:54

Turkey, though, considers the YPG fighters to be terrorist comrades in arms of separatist Kurds across the border in Turkey, and tensions have been growing over the YPG's role in the looming battle for Raqaa, capital of Islamic State's self-declared caliphate.

by | May 13, 2017 | 12:46

In March, Politico called him "Washington's most risky diplomat". "Yesterday, on the same day - I had meetings with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and the FM of Ukraine, Pavlo Klimkin". "Our official photographer and their official photographer were present, that's it", said one aide shortly after the meeting. "They made sure everybody saw that picture".

by | May 13, 2017 | 12:56

The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Senator Aisha Alhassan on Thursday said negotiations are going on to exchange the remaining Chibok girls with Boko Haram detainees. "Those saying we are not allowing them access are not the direct parents of the girls; we can not bring anybody to see them apart from their biological parents, allowing visitors everyday will not allow them to heal fast".

by | May 13, 2017 | 12:06

Protesters also entered parliament's plenary hall, where they sang patriotic songs and chanted for fresh elections, a demand in line with the stance of the VMRO DPMNE party. "Such a reaction, coordinated with lightning-speed, is undoubtedly evidence that the incident was planned in advance, with the tacit consent of the "external curators" of the Macedonian opposition", the Russian Foreign Ministry said.

by | May 13, 2017 | 12:06

Protesters also entered parliament's plenary hall, where they sang patriotic songs and chanted for fresh elections, a demand in line with the stance of the VMRO DPMNE party. "Such a reaction, coordinated with lightning-speed, is undoubtedly evidence that the incident was planned in advance, with the tacit consent of the "external curators" of the Macedonian opposition", the Russian Foreign Ministry said.