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by | May 28, 2017 | 08:24

A third person who cared for the first case also became ill and has subsequently died. In a television address, Health Minister Oly Ilunga confirmed the outbreak while urging the population "not to panic". The DRC outbreak was near the Ebola River, from which the disease takes its name. "The vaccine has shown high efficacy in clinical trials and could play a vital role in protecting the most vulnerable", he added.

by | May 28, 2017 | 09:04

They could yet finish third, although a poor finish could see them miss out on the Champions League . " I don't understand how the managers speak for the other clubs ", Guardiola said. Guardiola has regularly asked Aguero to improve his all-round contribution to the City cause this season and the top scorer lost his first-team place to Jesus earlier this year.

by | May 28, 2017 | 10:02

Wenger was full of admiration for the way his players took the fight to Chelsea , saying: "We had an outstanding performance from the first minute onwards". "The season was incredible for us". Every single player performed at 120 or 130 per cent in every game. Removing the record seventh FA Cup winner's medal from his pocket, Arsene Wenger was gratified and yet apprehensive.

by | May 28, 2017 | 09:03

At the time, a White House official dismissed it as a brief courtesy meeting. During the meeting at Trump Tower in New York City, Kushner proposed using Russian diplomatic facilities for the discussions, apparently to make them more hard to monitor, according to The Washington Post , citing anonymous USA officials who were briefed on intelligence reports on intercepted Russian communications.

by | May 28, 2017 | 08:38

In addition to stymying action on fossil fuels, Trump also reportedly "forced the Italian prime minister Paulo Gentiloni-the summit host-to shred plans for an ambitious statement stressing the plight of migrants was a global rather than regional responsibility", the Guardian reported.

by | May 28, 2017 | 08:19

The document suggests the leaked highly confidential document was from the Philippine side. In the call, however, Trump "wanted to congratulate Duterte" as "I am hearing of the unbelievable job on the drug problem". Trump earlier displayed unusual sympathy for Kim and his "tough" role as a young dictator, adding he would be "honored" to meet him. One diplomatic source in Washington said, "It appears that Trump wants to resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis through dialogue, but thinks ...

by | May 28, 2017 | 09:05

Some fractures between the USA and its allies are visible on Mr. Trump's final stop, in sharp contrast to the warm reception he got in the Mideast, reports CBS News' Margaret Brennan. "We remember and mourn those almost 3,000 innocent people who were brutally murdered by terrorists on September 11th, 2001", he said. Trump's foreign tour ends in Italy on Friday and Saturday with a summit of the G7 wealthy countries - Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United States, and the UK.

by | May 28, 2017 | 09:47

In an accord reached in December, OPEC and 11 non-members agreed to cut oil output by about 1.8 million barrels per day in the first half of 2017. The upshot is that the price of oil - and derived products like fuel - is unlikely to increase much in coming months.

by | May 28, 2017 | 09:03

But first Trump has one more day in Sicily, which will include discussions of global economy and climate, a meeting with small African nations - Trump will be seated between the leaders of Niger and Tunisia - and migration issues. James Comey, the former FBI director who led the Russian probe until Trump abruptly fired him, is still expected to testify before Congress about memos he kept on conversations with the president that involved the investigation.

by | May 28, 2017 | 09:48

British Prime Minister Theresa May was 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 offline and notified to authorities. The European Union and the United States imposed sanctions on Russia after Moscow annexed Crimea from Ukraine in 2014 and pledged to up the penalties if Russian interference in Ukraine intensified.

by | May 28, 2017 | 09:36

The 6 other member nations are planning to push Trump to change his policies on free trade and combatting climate change . Climate change promises to be the most problematic issue for this summit after Trump's decision to review USA policies related to the Paris Agreement on fighting global warming.

by | May 28, 2017 | 08:58

Last week, 22 Republican senators, including Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, sent a letter to Trump urging him to exit the Paris accord . Many suspect President Trump-who previously called global warming a hoax, is trying to use the climate change issue as leverage in other debates but his decision left a sour taste with leaders and diplomats who are having to revisit an issue they hoped they had sorted.

by | May 28, 2017 | 08:45

Throughout Saturday's speech, the president recounted the highlights from his nine-day trip, which began with meeting Arab leaders in Saudi Arabia a week ago, a trip to see Pope Francis at the Vatican and concluded at the G7 Summit on Saturday.

by | May 28, 2017 | 08:32

The two figures, Mir Hossein Mousavi and Mahdi Karroubi, both endorsed Raisi, as did Mohammad Khatami, another reformist who served as Iran's president from 1997 to 2005. Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif also congratulated Hassan Rouhani on his re-election for the second term. Mr Rouhani, 68, supports the landmark deal to curb Iran's nuclear programme.

by | May 28, 2017 | 08:05

The Washington Post said Kushner's secret communications proposal was made December 1 or 2 at Trump Tower in NY, according to intercepts of Russian communications that were reviewed by USA officials. Senior staffers, including Priebus, are anxious that the Federal Bureau of Investigation director - fired May 9 by the president over what he has said were concerns over the Russian Federation probe - could leak or produce even more damning memos about White House officials.

by | May 28, 2017 | 08:20

Former Secretary of State John Kerry, who fought the renewal of Iran sanctions legislation during the Obama administration, warned against the sanctions package in a tweet storm Wednesday. Another point of contention is a provision to have Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps ( IRGC ) designated for terrorism under executive order 13224, a post-9/11 tool created to disrupt funding to terrorists.

by | May 28, 2017 | 08:23

Saudi Arabia , where Trump also stopped, specifically fears Iran, which, thanks to the nuclear deal it negotiated with Obama is growing in influence in the region. President Trump delivered a speech to leaders of Muslim nations the next day. It is unclear if the "pressure" exerted by Trump would resonate with Israeli leaders.

by | May 28, 2017 | 09:46

A French presidential source said substantial progress had been made on the question of trade, particularly in the area of multilateralism, suggesting Trump may have bowed to pressure for a more collaborative approach to worldwide commerce.

by | May 28, 2017 | 09:13

Police have arrested two more persons and are searching a new site in Manchester which is suspected of links to the bombing that killed 22 people at a pop concert . 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 28, 2017 | 09:14

At a gathering in Washington, DC, the French ambassador to the USA told the Post's Jonathan Capehart that he had advised French President Emmanuel Macron in a memo how to react to Trump when they met at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit on Thursday.

by | May 28, 2017 | 08:27

The rented apartment in central Manchester is less than 2 miles (3.2km) from Manchester Arena . The leak came after the name of the alleged attacker, 22-year-old Salman Abedi , was reported by USA media on Tuesday, quoting United States officials, before British police had released it publicly.

by | May 28, 2017 | 08:05

On Saturday, Trump said in a Twitter post he would make a decision on whether to support the Paris climate deal next week. Compounding the diplomatic damage, Trump upstaged Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni's closing press conference by tweeting that he would next week make his long-anticipated decision on USA observance, or not, of the Paris climate accords.

by | May 28, 2017 | 08:09

Kushner is Donald Trump's son-in-law and a trusted adviser to the president. The most recent reports - which cited U.S. officials as sources - said Mr Kushner had spoken with Moscow's ambassador, Sergei Kisylak, about setting up a backchannel using Russian diplomatic facilities in America.

by | May 28, 2017 | 07:54

Abe adds, "there is a danger it can spread like a contagious disease". The gathering of leaders from the wealthiest democracies in the world ended without a unanimous agreement on climate change , as the US said it wanted to take more time to decide whether to stay on with the Paris accord - or back out, as Trump had promised to do on the campaign trail.

by | May 28, 2017 | 09:35

The Ground-based Midcourse Defense System being tested Tuesday has a mixed track record, counting a successful intercept only four of the last seven attempts, according to Pentagon statistics. The test is created to test the effectiveness of ground-based missile defense system. It has yet to test an ICBM. The target is not a mock-up of an actual North Korean ICBM.

by | May 28, 2017 | 07:48

The information, which Kislyak relayed to Moscow after their meeting on December 1 or 2, was intercepted by the U.S. intelligence agencies, the daily said quoting an unnamed United States official briefed on intelligence reports. According to Reuters, Kushner held at least two phone calls between April and November of a year ago with Kislyak, who's represented Russian President Vladimir Putin in Washington since 2008.

by | May 28, 2017 | 08:48

Having not started a game for Arsenal in 392 days, Per Mertesacker was called upon by Wenger after injury and suspension decimated his defence. I believe that I just want to do well for this club. The Nigeria worldwide has enjoyed a fantastic season but, having stopped Danny Welbeck as he looked to burst forward, he picked up a second yellow for an obvious dive inside the penalty box.

by | May 28, 2017 | 08:58

President Trump is also set to meet with British Prime Minister Theresa May .That meeting is expected to be tense. "Three G7 countries-the UK, France, and Canada-announced past year dates to phase out coal, while Italy is considering a phase-out by 2025 or 2030".

by | May 28, 2017 | 09:08

Understanding this process, the Heads of State and of Government of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, and the United Kingdom and the Presidents of the European Council and of the European Commission reaffirm their strong commitment to swiftly implement the Paris Agreement, as previously stated at the Ise-Shima Summit.

by | May 28, 2017 | 09:18

If any of this claim holds up under scrutiny and testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, it could bolster the other yet to be confirmed claim of cozy relations between Trump surrogates and Russian officials, including the ambassador to the U.S.

by | May 28, 2017 | 08:55

The Egyptian president said the Egyptians will stand united and steadfast, urging the global community to unite and back the battle against terror that Egypt leads on behalf of the whole world. The head of the Coptic Christian church, Pope Tawadros, who spoke with Sisi after the attack, said it was "not directed at the Copts, but at Egypt and the heart of the Egyptians".

by | May 28, 2017 | 08:00

Egyptian media says the country's air force is continuing to hit terrorist bases - less than a day after carrying out strikes in Libya in response to a deadly attack on Coptic Christians near Cairo . Islamic State , in turn, vowed to increase its attacks on Christians and urged Muslims to avoid Christian gatherings and western embassies. Relatives of victims of an attack that killed at least 28 Coptic Christians react at the funeral in Minya, Egypt May 26, 2017.

by | May 28, 2017 | 09:16

Who "owns" Jerusalem is caught up in a diplomatic controversy almost 70 years old in which the United States has remained faithful to the United Nations view that Jerusalem is a corpus seperatum, even though the street sweepers are paid by the Jewish state.

by | May 28, 2017 | 08:55

Egypt's foreign ministry said it had delivered a letter on Saturday to the United Nations Security Council informing it that the strikes were conducted as an act of legitimate self-defence, according to a ministry statement . Sisi, in his address, asserted that "if Egypt falls, the whole world will be in chaos". Sisi, who has presented himself as a bulwark against Islamist militants in the region, said Egypt would not hesitate to carry out additional strikes inside and outside the country ...

by | May 28, 2017 | 08:31

The paper said the proposal was made December 1 or 2 at Trump Tower in NY, according to intercepts of Russian communications that were reviewed by U.S. Trump has called the Russian Federation inquiry a "witch hunt" and the talk of a collusion "a total hoax", although he also has hedged his denials when it comes to those around him.