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by | May 27, 2017 | 23:24

Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said it was a "brutal attack on young people everywhere" in remarks to parliament. Grande, who is popular with teens and pre-teens, expressed her anguish following the Manchester attack. French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday expressed compassion and solidarity with Britain after the attack. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said he "strongly condemned" the attack during a speech at Istanbul University.

by | May 27, 2017 | 22:14

Trump met with world leaders this week at the G7 Summit in Sicily where many set out to lobby the United States president over staying committed to the climate agreement. While those comments were remarkable given Trump's fierce criticism of the Paris deal as a candidate, they were also in keeping with his emerging pattern as president.

by | May 27, 2017 | 23:08

Passengers, including an off duty police officer helps subdue the man, using duct tape to secure him to his seat for the remainder of the flight. Halfway through the six-hour flight, the couple saw the same man again holding his laptop with something over his head that they thought was a towel or a blanket.

by | May 27, 2017 | 23:57

Protesters took to the streets because they're fed up with corruption at the top of Brazil's government, and want President Michael Temer to step down. If that happens, Congress would have 30 days to pick a successor to lead Brazil until elections late next year. The deployment of soldiers sent a psychological shockwave through a capital already shaking from the day's violence and frantic debate over the corruption scandal threatening to bring down the president.

by | May 27, 2017 | 23:49

Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner has hit headlines recently as a newly appointed special council is beginning its investigation into links between the Trump campaign and Russian officials, with Kushner a focus of the probe - according to the Washington Post .

by | May 27, 2017 | 22:29

East Libyan forces said they helped with the air assault and claimed this would be followed by a ground offensive. He also repeated calls that countries which finance, train or arm extremists be punished. "The Minya incident is unacceptable to Muslims and Christians and it targets Egypt's stability", Al-Azhar's Grand Imam Ahmed Al-Tayeb said in a statement.

by | May 27, 2017 | 22:42

The party promises option to remain in the bloc if British voters reject final Brexit deal. But an undeterred Mr Farron urged Britons to follow the lead of French voters who rejected the "two exhausted old parties" to choose Emmanuel Macron as their new president.

by | May 27, 2017 | 22:31

Russian ambassador to the U.S. Sergei Kislyak told his superiors that Kushner floated the idea during a meeting at Trump Tower on December 1 or 2, according to the Post , which cited intercepts of Russian communications reviewed by U.S. Before the election, Kislyak's undisclosed discussions with Kushner and Flynn focused on fighting terrorism and improving U.S. Another potential line of inquiry could concern Kushner's failure to disclose some of his contacts with Russian government ...

by | May 27, 2017 | 22:33

The counsels of Advani and others today moved application of the six accused praying permission for their absence. It may be recalled that two separate cases were registered after the demolition of Babri Masjid . While passing the order, the court fixed May 30 for framing of charges and directed the accused persons to remain present on that day without fail. The apex court also said there will be no "de novo" (fresh) trial.

by | May 27, 2017 | 23:23

The act was being widely denounced online. The other leaders are divided over his spending demands, as well as over how much intelligence to share with Trump's troubled administration. "This is not fair to the people and taxpayers of the United States", Trump declared , but the networks didn't want to have it. During the meeting, Trump did not restate commitment to NATO Article 5 - a provision of membership that says an attack on one member state is an attack on all member states.

by | May 27, 2017 | 22:27

His Treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin, has said the United States reserves the right to be protectionist if trade arrangements are unfair to US companies and workers. British Prime Minister Theresa May is to lead a discussion on terrorism and issue a call for G7 countries to put more pressure on internet companies to ensure extremist content is quickly taken off line and notified to authorities.

by | May 27, 2017 | 21:54

At a huge military parade that Kim presided over last month, North Korea displayed two of its newest model missiles, including the submarine-launched ballistic type it successfully fired past year and the land-based version it launched last month.

by | May 27, 2017 | 23:35

Speaking to reporters before the president arrived, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg acknowledged that the alliance had a "long way to go" to meet its goals. The allies hoped that it would prompt Trump to reassure them of USA commitment to uphold the aliance's collective defence pact, known as Article 5 , which enshrines NATO's founding principle that an attack against one ally is considered as an attack against all allies.

by | May 27, 2017 | 21:51

Attending his first summit , he told his fellow G7 leaders from Britain, Canada, France , Germany , Italy and Japan on Friday that he had not yet decided whether or not to endorse the Paris agreement on reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

by | May 27, 2017 | 21:55

Trump, who was elected in November, ran a campaign in which he rejected numerous tenants that the group has stood for, such as free trade, multilateralism, and climate change. "He digested that", Cohn said. "But then you get into the whole discussion on Paris, is it non-binding, is it not non-binding, can you change your levels, how easy is it to change your levels".

by | May 27, 2017 | 23:12

Some wore t-shirts saying "Make Humanity Great Again" and "Donald Back to USSR" - referring to a probe into allegations of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. This Slovenian cake, whose name is pronounced " potizza ", would in fact be one of the cute sins of the Argentine. First Lady Trump's spokeswoman told CNN a black dress with long, flowing sleeves she wore in Saudi Arabia was chosen to resemble the country's abayas.

by | May 27, 2017 | 22:25

Their conversation lasted around 40 minutes, Yoon said, adding it marked the first time for a Chinese leader to call his or her South Korean president to congratulate the latter on his or her election. While taking the oath of office Wednesday, Moon said he's open to visiting North Korea under the right conditions. Moon, 64, is expected to have his first conversation with Trump in a phone call Wednesday, Yonhap news agency said, citing unnamed Seoul diplomats.

by | May 27, 2017 | 22:22

President Donald Trump's support on Paris agreement on climate change. Macron seemingly heads straight for the United States president, walking directly in front of him, but then ducks to the right and shares a warm embrace with Angela Merkel, leaving Trump to lower his hands awkwardly.

by | May 27, 2017 | 22:16

Their condition is unknown. "I saw two jets swoop down and fire at rebel positions repeatedly", Alexander Mangundatu, a security guard, told The Associated Press in Marawi as a plume of black smoke billowed in the distance. Duterte , who is notoriously foul-mouthed, also attracted controversy while campaigning previous year when he joked about wanting to rape a "beautiful" Australian missionary who had been murdered in a Philippine prison riot.

by | May 27, 2017 | 23:06

The Philippine military said on Friday it would censor the press and social media to protect "national security" across Mindanao and warned violators would be arrested. He is at the nexus of several militant groups that are trying to merge into a more powerful force. Maute terrorists beheaded the police chief of Marawi city, freed over 100 terrorists from local prisons, and have raised the Islamic State flag over Marawi .

by | May 27, 2017 | 22:14

In the early hours of Thursday, counter-terror police carried out a controlled explosion at a property in the Moss Side area of Manchester , although no arrests were reported by police. Mrs May will chair a fourth meeting of the Government's Cobra emergency committee since the Manchester attack, on Thursday morning, Downing Street said.

by | May 27, 2017 | 23:22

Arsenal have been substandard for the majority of this season , substandard will not be acceptable on Saturday. He has since won the trophy four times - 2007, 2009, 2010 and 2012. Therefore, whether or not they can flip the proverbial switch and match Arsenal's level of intensity will be a deciding factor in the match . They finished 18 points clear of Arsenal and the Blues have been picked as favourites to win the game by a lot of people.

by | May 27, 2017 | 23:01

Kailash Nagdev, managing director for YouGov in the Middle East and North Africa, said the presidential visit clearly had an impact on the results . U.S. President Donald Trump has visited the Middle East during his first overseas trip since he took office in January. JOHN YANG: On the last day of his Israel stop, Mr.

by | May 27, 2017 | 22:59

First developed during the Cold War as part of former US President Ronald Reagan's multi-billion dollar "Star Wars" effort to counter Soviet ballistic missiles, the US missile interceptor has only had nine successful tests among the 17 conducted since 1999.

by | May 27, 2017 | 23:08

Milan Knezevic, leader of Montenegro's opposition and anti-NATO Democratic People's Party, said by phone that Trump's behavior "is clear proof that there's no such thing as equality in NATO ", showing that the country is just a "smudge" on the alliance's map.

by | May 27, 2017 | 22:28

Antonio Conte's Blues could complete the domestic double by winning Chelsea's eighth FA Cup (and first since 2012). Chelsea have only 7 wins in the FA Cup final , the last in 2012. Rob Holding is the improved version of John Stones and you don't get anyone more reliable than Nacho Monreal. "For sure I don't trust that tomorrow will be the last game for Arsene".

by | May 27, 2017 | 21:40

But in contrast to the collaborative and at times even playful demeanor leaders would assume during the eight years President Barack Obama was in office, Trump's emergence so far on the diplomatic circuit has shown his willingness to use the meetings to confront world leaders and openly express his grievances.

by | May 27, 2017 | 22:18

Mr Duterte cut short a trip to Russian Federation this week to oversee the military operation and declared martial law in Mindanao . Thousands of people have since fled the mainly Muslim city in Lanao del Sur province on the southern island of Mindanao .

by | May 27, 2017 | 22:21

Mantashe, briefing journalists on the sidelines of the meeting at the St George's Hotel in Irene outside Pretoria, admitted that the gathering was going to be "quite hectic and quite heavy". "We talk to them in as far as they relate to us". "We will be dealing with the question of femicide as a standalone item so that we come up with a programme on it".

by | May 27, 2017 | 22:31

On the opening day of a two-day summit, the leaders endorsed on Friday a call by the United Kingdom urging internet service providers and social media companies to crack down on the dissemination of content that inspires violence in the name of religion.

by | May 27, 2017 | 22:45

Trump and his counterparts at the G-7 - an alliance of Britain, Canada , France , Germany , Italy , Japan and the United States - are planning to discuss a broad range of issues, including terrorism, trade, migration, cybersecurity and energy.

by | May 27, 2017 | 21:46

Trump has continuously expressed his commitment to "making a deal", but never specified any concrete plans or stances on various flashpoint issues, such as the relocation of the U.S. President Donald Trump visited the Western Wall in Jerusalem , becoming the first sitting USA president to go to the holy site. His remarks to the press alongside Trump in Bethlehem focused more on Palestinian prisoners in Israeli detention centers than they did on any preconditions or meetings necessary to ...

by | May 27, 2017 | 21:55

As well as the concessions, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's security cabinet - a forum of senior ministers - voted to establish a committee to examine legalising outposts built without formal approval in the occupied West Bank. Trump has called on Israel to hold back on settlement construction, but his ambassador to Israel David Friedman has said "we have no demand for a settlement freeze".

by | May 27, 2017 | 21:26

Trump's pending review of US climate policies and decision not to make up his mind before the Taormina summit has braced environmentalists for the possibility of bland language that says little after years of increasingly stronger commitments to reduce reliance on fossil fuels and emissions under the Paris Agreement.

by | May 27, 2017 | 22:08

Under the agreement, which was reached by almost 200 countries, the Obama administration pledged to cut US greenhouse gas emissions 26 percent to 28 percent below 2005 levels by 2025, though it is not legally binding. The Paris Agreement provides such a framework. The actual US legal foundation for the national control of greenhouse gas emissions is the obscure but powerful "endangerment finding" made by the Environmental Protection Agency in December 2009.