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by | May 27, 2017 | 18:10

After making many warm remarks about Israel , which earned him standing ovations, he said he believed that the Palestinian President , Mahmoud Abbas , was serious about making peace. "You know in Israel all the people like us, the media hate us but the people love us", she said to Melania, according to Newsweek. Clashes broke out near a checkpoint between Jerusalem and Ramallah involving several hundred stone-throwing youths and Israeli soldiers who responded with rubber bullets ...

by | May 27, 2017 | 18:32

The day following the declaration, Duterte told the media, " Martial law is martial law". Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has sought to reassure soldiers who might be accused of committing abuses under martial law and jokingly said that if any of them were to rape three women, he would personally claim responsibility for it.

by | May 27, 2017 | 18:28

In the meeting Cohn reportedly spoke about striking separate trade deals with Germany and Belgium, which wouldn't be possible since European Union nations negotiating trade deals as a group. President Donald Trump is seen with leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel , sitting at his right. "We've got countries in the G7 with GDP as low as sort of a half a percent", Cohn told reporters.

by | May 27, 2017 | 17:59

The ICJ's decision to hold Jadhav's execution came as a relief to the Indian government, which is now readying for the next set of hearings in the case. But at this stage, if Pakistan decides to transfer Jadhav's case to a civilian court that itself would be a victory. "It is irresponsible to do point scoring on the Kulbhushan Jadhav case", he said.

by | May 27, 2017 | 16:48

Reformist candidates swept municipal elections in Iran's capital, taking all 21 seats in Tehran as moderate President Hassan Rouhani won a second term, state media reported Monday. "The problem is that the Americans do not know our region and those who advise USA officials are misleading them". After his victory, Rouhani stated that his country seeks peace and friendship as it pursues a "path of coexistence and interaction with the world".

by | May 27, 2017 | 16:49

It noted that "Israelis can travel freely on these roads". According to the source , " Hamas , whose prisoners are not part of the prisoners' strike, wants to portray the Palestinian Authority, the security forces and the efforts they are making in a negative light during the visit".

by | May 27, 2017 | 16:59

Emmanuel Macron is the new French president, and the latest victim of Donald Trump's ruthless handshake. "They shook hands for an extended period of time", the Washington Post's Philip Rucker wrote in a pool report . During the French presidential election campaign, Putin granted an audience in Moscow to Macron's far-right opponent, Marine Le Pen , while Macron's campaign manager accused Russian Federation of deploying "fake news" to discredit him.

by | May 27, 2017 | 18:21

For Rouhani's administration to realize its policies and for the country to contribute to stability in the Middle East, as a regional power, it is essential for the nation to be supported both by public opinion at home and by the global community.

by | May 27, 2017 | 16:53

Eleven soldiers, two policemen and 31 militants have died in the three days of fighting, according to authorities. It is not clear if any civilians are among the dead. "We want to finish this problem as soon as possible". "We suspect that but we're still validating", he said. Much of Marawi was still a no-go zone.

by | May 27, 2017 | 17:34

Amber Rudd, the interior minister, rejected suggestions cuts had hindered the authorities' ability to prevent Monday's attack. Hospitals have been warned to be ready. British police working on the case have resumed intelligence sharing with USA counterparts after a brief halt because of anger over leaks to US media thought by the U.K.to be coming from USA officials.

by | May 27, 2017 | 18:16

The Mirwaiz, who met the delegation at his Srinagar residence, expressed his concern over "vicious media propaganda aimed at poisoning the minds of Indians and misleading them regarding the Kashmir dispute". Shah, Kapil Kak, Vinod Sharma and I D Khajuria. JD (U) leader Sharad Yadav said senior Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar meeting the Hurriyat leaders is not surprising, adding that even veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.

by | May 27, 2017 | 17:16

Trucks continued to be the most commonly utilized mode for transporting goods to and from both Canada and Mexico in March, accounting for 60 percent ($32.6 billion) of the $54.3 billion in US imports from Canada and Mexico during the month and 68.1 percent ($31.3 billion) of the $45.9 billion in exports.

by | May 27, 2017 | 18:21

Home secretary RK Goyal confirmed that the ban stands revoked. On April 26, the Mehbooba Mufti government in J&K banned 22 social networking sites and applications, including Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter. Also banned for a month were WeChat, QQ, Ozone, Tumblr, Google+, Baidu, Skype, Viber, Line, Snapchat, Pinterest, Telegram, Reddit, Snapfish, Youtube (Upload), Vine, Xanga, Buzznet and Flickr.

by | May 27, 2017 | 18:15

The stock of Web.com Group Inc (NASDAQ:WEB) hit a new 52-week high and has $24.78 target or 9.00% above today's $22.73 share price. With these kinds of figures it is worthy to note that Regal Entertainment Group (RGC ) has been put into a neutral territory, but there are few other spots to consider.

by | May 27, 2017 | 16:32

Lodging what's known as a Batson challenge , McMonagle said it would be a "potential frightful problem" if the jury sitting in judgment of the black comedian accused of drugging and molesting a white woman was racially one-sided. Cosby has pleaded not guilty to three charges of aggravated indecent assault, claiming any sexual contact or drug consumption was consensual. Dozens of other women have come forward in recent years to accuse Cosby of similar sexual abuse, but Constand's ...

by | May 27, 2017 | 18:11

Gorelick says he will do the same if he is contacted in connection with any other inquiry. He writes that he has no desire to "impede or interfere" with Mueller's investigation and that his investigation will focus on "the independence of the FBI , including conversations between the President and Comey and the process by which Comey was removed from his role as director".

by | May 27, 2017 | 16:29

The FBI and the oversight committee - as well as several other congressional panels - are looking into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election and possible connections between Russia and the Trump campaign. "Since the firing of Comey, that really exposed the fact that the White House in its current structure.is not prepared for really a one-front war, let alone a two-front war", he said.

by | May 27, 2017 | 16:46

Once it does, it is downright embarrassing. And in any case, Markovic said, "it is natural that the president of the United States is in the front row". Trump said the bombing of a pop concert in the British city of Manchester on Monday, claimed by the Islamic State group, showed that " terrorism must be stopped in its tracks".

by | May 27, 2017 | 17:59

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. At least 28 were killed and 22 were wounded, according to officials. "As we did following the attacks in Manchester and Jakarta, Labor stands once more with all people of goodwill, of all faiths who utterly reject those who would seek to divide us through terror and violence", a Labor statement said.

by | May 27, 2017 | 17:24

Abe met Trump in Sicily and the USA leader bullishly promised the problem posed by North Korea's missile and nuclear programs " will be solved ". In the evening, the leaders will attend a concert at the theatre by Milan's La Scala Philharmonic Orchestra and then dine with Italian President Sergio Mattarella at the Timeo hotel.

by | May 27, 2017 | 17:02

Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, considered setting up a secret line of communications between the incoming administration and the Russian government, primarily to discuss a resolution to the crisis in Syria, according to a person familiar with the matter.

by | May 27, 2017 | 16:46

Trump's failure to commit to honoring Article 5 if a USA ally is attacked has come as Russian Federation has become more militarily assertive. "And we will never waver in our determination to defeat terrorism and to achieve lasting prosperity and peace", Trump said.

by | May 27, 2017 | 16:24

Video circulated online also showed that at one point, Mr Trump used his hand to push aside Montenegro's prime minster, Dusko Markovic , as leaders milled about during the meeting. President Trump has also criticized the European Union , the other big institution headquartered in Brussels , applauding Britain's decision to exit the bloc.

by | May 27, 2017 | 17:29

The Philippines Government has declared martial law on the entire island of Mindanao , 23 May, following clashes between government forces and a terrorist group in Marawi City. Eduardo Ano told The Associated Press . "We can not just pinpoint the particular spot". In January, the Philippine military tried to kill him in an airstrike, but he was only wounded.

by | May 27, 2017 | 16:32

Congressional investigators on Tuesday issued a fresh warning to Michael Flynn to turn over documents pertaining to the investigation of Russian interference in the United States election, escalating pressure on Donald Trump's former national security adviser to either comply or risk being held in contempt.

by | May 27, 2017 | 17:08

Mr Tusk, a Polish national, insisted on the need to "reconfirm" G7 leaders' previous commitment to the full implementation of the Minsk ceasefire accord between Russian Federation and Ukraine that will determine whether to lift economic sanctions on Russian Federation.

by | May 27, 2017 | 16:40

He also laughed at Trump's unprompted revelation that he had never mentioned Israel to the Russians during a meeting with Russian diplomats. US President Donald Trump , in several speeches throughout his two-day visit to Israel , notably did not endorse an independent Palestinian state.

by | May 27, 2017 | 16:26

Trump has a long history of aggressive handshakes, and the strength displayed by Marcon likely came as a surprise to the president. Macron had to place his other hand on Trump's arm to help leverage himself from Trump's grip. On Friday, their power games appeared to continue when Macron swerved past Trump to warmly greet German Chancellor Angela Merkel instead. But perhaps at no other point in recent history have a president's handshakes been such a point of derision.

by | May 27, 2017 | 17:11

When asked whether he would still be at United next season, the forward said: "Honestly, I've said before, I don't know". Rooney, who says he has no end of offers both in England and overseas with China often being mooted as a possible destination, says ultimately the decision could come down to whether he is satisfied with a bit part role at United or having regular first team football.

by | May 27, 2017 | 16:57

Emphasising the need for a durable peace deal between Israel an Palestine the stability of the region, Trump promised all help to renew the long-stalled talks. Noting how Trump did not mention Palestinian statehood or a two-state solution in his public remarks with Abbas, Knesset member Ofir Akunis (Likud) said, "This is a huge achievement, on a historic scale, and a big win for anyone opposed to the mistaken and risky idea of a Palestinian terror state in the heart of Israel ".

by | May 27, 2017 | 17:10

Analysts say more attacks in Indonesia could be in the works in the wake of deadly twin bombings in East Jakarta which police have linked to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group. Eight people were killed, including four attackers, in a terror attack in Jakarta in January 2016 . The legislation adds offenses such as taking part in military training at home or overseas, communicating about conducting terrorist acts and joining or recruiting for a declared terrorist ...

by | May 27, 2017 | 16:41

A South Korean Defense Ministry official says a South Korean fishing vessel has apparently been hijacked in the waters off of Somalia. While officials were still gathering details on what happened, they were sure that the vessel wasn't hijacked, according to a ministry official, who didn't want to be named, citing office rules.

by | May 27, 2017 | 16:35

Reports also said the US-led coalition purportedly fighting militants in Syria unsuccessfully tried to contact Russian Federation to ask the pro-government convoy to stop advancing further south. "Such actions that were carried out against the Syrian armed forces... this is completely unacceptable, this is a breach of Syrian sovereignty", deputy foreign minister Gennady Gatilov was quoted as saying by state-run RIA Novosti in Geneva.

by | May 27, 2017 | 16:13

Promising a "new India" by 2022, Modi said he being a small man from a modest background would continue to strive for doing big things to the common people of the country surmounting all the hurdles. This new, three-lane, 9.15 km bridge, built over river Lohit, a tributary of the Brahmaputra, linking Dhola to Sadiya in Assam, will fill a huge connectivity gap that has existed in the region.

by | May 27, 2017 | 16:24

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte , right, addresses troops during his visit to the 2nd Mechanized Brigade Friday, May 26, 2017 on the outskirts of Iligan city in southern Philippines . On Friday, Duterte ordered his troops to crush the militants, warning that the country is at a grave risk of "contamination" by the Islamic State group.