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by | May 27, 2017 | 04:46

The group was travelling in two buses and a small truck on Friday in Minya province, which is home to a sizeable Christian minority , medical sources and eyewitnesses said . In a statementexternal link on Friday evening, the Swiss foreign ministry said it "condemned with the strongest terms this bloody attack once again targeting the Egyptian Coptic community".

by | May 27, 2017 | 03:09

Although the Trump administration and some media outlets have been drumming up fear of a potential North Korean nuclear attack, little evidence exists that America is in any imminent danger. Beijing has also done "a number of other things on companies" that have dealings with North Korea , Thornton said, without giving details. The KSM said it will discuss the shipment of malaria prevention goods with its North Korean counterparts via fax and email .

by | May 27, 2017 | 04:06

Melania Trump, right, wife of US President Donald Trump speaks with Brigitte Macron, wife of French President Emmanuel Macron as they visit the Magritte Museum in Brussels on Thursday, May 25, 2017 . Viewing the paintings, Mrs. Trump chatted with Brigitte Macron, whose husband won the French presidency this month. "Did you warn [Macron] about Trump's handshakes?" my philanthropist friend asked.

by | May 27, 2017 | 02:54

The force said it was too early to say whether the alert is linked to its investigation into the Manchester bomb attack. Fifteen-year-old Millie Robson, wearing an Ariana Grande T-shirt, told the queen she had won VIP tickets to the pop star's concert.

by | May 27, 2017 | 03:12

Gunmen attacked a group of Coptic Christians travelling to a monastery in central Egypt on Friday, killing 28 people and wounding 24, with many children among the victims, Health Ministry officials said . ISIL vowed to escalate attacks against Christians after Pope Francis visited Egypt last month, and urged Muslims to steer clear of Christian gatherings and western embassies.

by | May 27, 2017 | 03:51

It will be dedicated to the singer. Listing out the achievements of the Modi government, Gadkari said the kind of work the BJP has done in the last three years in the northeast was "not done" even in last 10 years. "It will bring economic revolution in Assam". He said the bridge would contribute to the development of the northeastern region. "We have endavoured to take development to new heights", he claimed.

by | May 27, 2017 | 03:10

Katyal replied that some of Trump's comments came even after his election and that a written campaign statement calling for a Muslim ban had remained on the Trump site until the administration removed it on the eve of another federal circuit court hearing earlier this month.

by | May 27, 2017 | 02:40

Israel occupied east Jerusalem in 1967 and later annexed it in a move never recognised by the global community. David Friedman, the newly minted U.S. Reported remarks by a Trump administration official rejecting Israel's claim to the Western Wall were "unauthorized" and do not represent the position of President Donald Trump, the White House said .

by | May 27, 2017 | 03:56

In the process, over 100 civilians were killed as the building collapsed. It is likely to be the largest single incident of civilian deaths since the U.S. Gen Saad Maan , says the newspaper report identifies an elite unit that answers to the Interior Ministry as the perpetrator of the abuses. The deadly aerial assault caused the building to collapse.

by | May 27, 2017 | 04:06

The suspected bomber was preparing to travel to Saudi Arabia to spend the Islamic month of Ramadan with his family, his father said. Libyan security forces said Wednesday that they had arrested a brother, 18, and the father of Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi .

by | May 27, 2017 | 02:51

Donald Trump sparked a war of words with Iran on Monday, as the U.S. president used two speeches in Saudi Arabia and Israel to accuse Tehran of funding terrorism and fuelling "the fires of sectarian conflict and terror". in which almost 3,000 people died. "The people know. that without competition on the basis of quality, not on the basis of political or security power, that our economy can not progress", he said.

by | May 27, 2017 | 03:40

A protester in Brussels ahead of Mr Trump's visit. Officials in Jerusalem and the Vatican have been discussing the possibility of Pope Francis visiting Israel this coming autumn, Channel 10 reported on Thursday. Trump has also appointed Scott Pruitt, a known climate denier, as the head of the Environmental Protection Agency. He was granted a short private audience with the head of the Catholic Church on the latest leg of his overseas trip.

by | May 27, 2017 | 02:05

Israel's Channel 2 news reported Monday that the Israeli authorities had asked whether Mr Netanyahu could accompany the president and whether Israeli news would be allowed to film there, but were rudely told by a member of the U.S. This has made reaching a lasting peace accord between the two interests a contentious affair, with both claiming historical dominion and both claiming the city of Jerusalem to be their capital.

by | May 27, 2017 | 03:13

Labour says it would abandon plans to reintroduce baseline assessments and review national curriculum tests (known as Sats) for Key Stage 1 and 2 pupils, to discourage "teaching by test". A manifesto is when a party sets out its stall, but the policies can also come to define it for years to come - whether it was the first minimum wage in 1997 or the "longest suicide note in history" back in 1983.

by | May 27, 2017 | 02:26

Trump, on his first visit to Brussels , also said Germany was selling too many cars, had a visibly awkward handshake with the new French president, and pushed aside the Montenegrin leader at a joint photo. President Trump adjusts his jacket after allegedly shoving Montenegro Prime Minister Dusko Markovic (right). Trump announced a review of "deeply troubling" USA intelligence leaks over the Manchester bombing, in which 22 people died, and warned that those responsible could face ...

by | May 27, 2017 | 02:05

Britain's intelligence links with the United States are among the closest in the world, and information is routinely shared by security and intelligence agencies as part of the special relationship between the transatlantic allies. USA channel ABC News reported that police had found a kind of bomb-making workshop in Abedi's home and he had apparently stockpiled enough chemicals to make additional bombs.

by | May 27, 2017 | 02:02

US President Donald Trump has punctured any illusions that he was on a fence-mending tour of Europe, declining to explicitly endorse Nato's mutual defence pledge and lashing out at fellow members for what he called their "chronic underpayments" to the alliance.

by | May 27, 2017 | 02:52

Trump offered his comments during the G-7 summit it Sicily Friday. G7 leaders were expected to issue a separate statement on terrorism on Friday, before issuing their formal communique on Saturday. This is the final stop of President Trump's first overseas trip in office. "It is a suitable profile for us to engage directly with the world and the President will be taking that opportunity also to engage on Kenyan and African issues", Esipisu says.

by | May 27, 2017 | 03:36

NAFTA has been a lightning rod for criticism, especially from those in upstate NY who believe the trade deal is one of the reasons for business closures and manufacturing job losses over the years. "We do have a preference: The agreement is trilateral and should continue to be a trilateral platform", Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray told reporters at a briefing with U.S.

by | May 27, 2017 | 03:25

Venezuelan government officials dispute the notion that the country's justice system is politicised. "We haven't really seen a problem like that ... The court dissolved the democratically elected National Assembly, allowing Maduro to rule by executive authority, a move it later reversed. Venezuela's Supreme Court has always been filled with government loyalists.

by | May 27, 2017 | 02:14

But an altercation with a reporter the night before the election, which led to misdemeanor assault charges being levied against the GOP candidate, threw a monkey wrench into the works late. Jacobs previously authored a piece on Gianforte exposing his business ties to Russian companies that have been sanctioned by the United States.

by | May 27, 2017 | 02:16

Samuel's Monastery west of the town of Al-Adwa", it added. This is a developing story. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack, but the BBC reports that ISIS has targeted Coptic Christians before and promised to do so again.

by | May 27, 2017 | 01:48

After their handover with the Obamas scenes at the White House where Melania trailed up the stairs clutching a gift while her husband took all the honour, we saw the huge contrast between that behaviour and Barack's displays of charm with both Melania and Michelle.

by | May 27, 2017 | 02:51

With this in mind, some have called for the money to be strictly vetted and transparent including Norm Eisen, former ethics official for the Obama Administration who told NP: "In my view foreign government donations to a fund run by a reputable worldwide organization like the World Bank for a good cause are generally acceptable".

by | May 27, 2017 | 01:52

News media report that the FBI is investigating meetings Kushner had in December with Russian officials. The FBI and the oversight committee as well as several other congressional panels are looking into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election and possible connections between Russia and the Trump campaign.

by | May 27, 2017 | 01:46

While Melania Trump has been living in NY while their son, Barron, finishes school, she announced that she would be joining the global trip just before it began. When they are seen together, the two Trumps never appear overly close to one another, nor do we ever see any signs of affection between them. For skeptical Trump apologists, I suggest shutting up about frivolous " fake news " claims related to the clip in question.

by | May 27, 2017 | 02:36

A White House official blamed Trump's fatigue for the switch. Trump's disclosure came as an embarrassing misstep for an administration trying desperately to establish that it has even the foggiest goddamn idea of what it's doing, and unfortunately for the bleary-eyed West Wingers charged with putting out the President's myriad forest fires, Trump opened his big mouth in Israel today and promptly demonstrated that he learned exactly nothing from the experience.

by | May 27, 2017 | 01:48

This is the first time in three years that such a high-profile meeting has been hosted by Gandhi and attended by top regional leaders. Interestingly, Nitish will be in Delhi on Saturday to take part in a luncheon hosted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the honour of Mauritian Prime Minister Anerood Jugnauth.

by | May 27, 2017 | 02:30

Trump had supported Macron's fa. "This is not fair to the people and the taxpayers of the United States". All 28 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation parties are asked to spend 2 percent of their gross domestic product on their own defense - a measure meant to ensure all members can defend themselves, and therefore are less likely to rely on the alliance for aid.

by | May 27, 2017 | 01:25

The school said Olivia, reportedly 15, had been with a friend who has since undergone surgery to treat injuries sustained in the explosion. Abedi was first revealed as the attacker on Tuesday by CBS in the US, prompting United Kingdom police to put out a statement saying speculation was "unhelpful and potentially damaging" to the investigation.

by | May 27, 2017 | 01:50

Embarking on their first trip overseas as President and First Lady, the Trumps have both had smiles on their faces, but as we all know, smiles can be deceiving. In a way, Melania Trump's countenance embodies the burden of being first lady-a ceremonial role, based largely on appearances, that is hoisted on a woman only because of her relationship to a powerful man.

by | May 27, 2017 | 01:12

Trump arrived late Thursday night in Sicily for meetings today with leaders from the Group of 7 wealthy nations. Video footage of world leaders at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels on Thursday shows President Trump appearing to push his way past the Montenegrin prime minister, Dusko Markovic , as he made his way to the front of the group.

by | May 27, 2017 | 02:08

South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff in a statement said the military broadcast a warning to North Korea in response to the object before firing the warning shots, and also that the military bolstered its air surveillance. According to Australian foreign minister Julie Bishop, if North Korea was recognised as a nuclear weapons state, "then Japan and [South] Korea would have little option than to develop their own nuclear weapons capability".

by | May 27, 2017 | 02:32

The summit marks Trump's final stop on a maiden worldwide trip that began in Saudi Arabia and Israel, where the president was warmly embraced by the countries' leaders. In his opinion, it is natural for the U.S. president to take the front row for a group photo. The event will discuss climate change and Russian Federation sanctions in what could prove to be more stumbling blocks.

by | May 27, 2017 | 02:04

You can bet on that", Trump added . The leaders of Tunisia, Ethiopia, Niger, Nigeria and Kenya will join the discussions on Saturday to say what should be done to encourage investment and innovation on their continent. British Prime Minister Theresa May , who attends only the first-day summit, is expected to lead such talks on security on Friday. Tusk spoke at the start of a meeting of the Group of Seven democracies in Taormina , Sicily .