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by | May 29, 2017 | 13:13

Five people are dead after two suspected suicide bombers detonated separate explosions near a bus terminal in East Jakarta on Wednesday night. Indonesian National Police spokesperson Setyo Wasisto has said that 2 people were killed and 9 wounded in an explosion that occurred near a bus terminal in the Kampung Melayu neighborhood of East Jakarta on Wednesday, May 24, around 9:00 PM local time.

by | May 29, 2017 | 11:59

The former president's friendship with Ms. Choi stretches back four decades, when Ms. Choi's father, a six-times-married Buddhist monk turned quasi-Christian mystic, became close to Ms. "President Park is not a person who could be lured by any bribes". The first day of the trial comes two weeks after the election of President Moon Jae-in, who has promised to get tough on chaebol bosses who commit crimes.

by | May 29, 2017 | 12:23

Trump's National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster refused to talk about the allegations, but said that generally speaking, "we have back-channel communication with a number of countries..." "You consider it in terms of its reliability", Kelly said.

by | May 29, 2017 | 13:34

The statement issued by the Turkish Embassy trying to justify the actions of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's bodyguards at a protest outside the ambassador's residence is nearly as outrageous as the violence that occurred last week. The two Turkish security personnel taken into custody in D.C. were released the same evening, without charge. "The State Department has raised its concerns about these events at the highest levels, and a thorough investigation that will allow us to hold the ...

by | May 29, 2017 | 13:42

Mostafa Hashemitaba, a candidate in Iran's May 19 presidential election, has called on Iranians to cast votes in the favor of incumbent President Hassan Rouhani , ISNA news agency reported . sanctions on Iran, whether in regard to Iran's missiles program or human rights, will need Khamenei's permission to proceed. Although many issues have been resolved, explained the ex-president, bigger issues remain, which all Iranians must help to solve.

by | May 29, 2017 | 13:04

Spies can't get consular access. 4/ India hasn't been able to prove that Jadhav is an Indian national or he is not a terrorist. Pakistani counsel Khawar Qureshi said in his 45-minute reply: "India's plea for invoking provisions of Article 36 of the Vienna Convention is not relevant in this case".

by | May 29, 2017 | 13:36

The source said the aim was to connect Mr Trump's chief national security adviser at the time, Michael Flynn , with Russian military leaders. Establishing so-called "back channels" with foreign governments is not the big deal the major media is making it out to be, Trump administration officials and analysts say.

by | May 29, 2017 | 13:37

Merkel continued, saying, "We need to know we must fight for our own future as Europeans for our destiny". During the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting, Trump berated most other members for not paying their dues, and G7 leaders were unable to reach unanimous agreement on climate change after the USA president said he needed more time to decide whether to back the landmark Paris climate accord.

by | May 29, 2017 | 12:23

French president Emmanuel Macron was standing next to UK Prime Minister Theresa May, as a smiling Mr Trudeau stood on the circle's outer. Police say several electronics were seized from a home in Borden, about 55 kilometres northwest of Saskatoon.

by | May 29, 2017 | 12:23

It later annexed East Jerusalem and declared it as part of its "eternal and indivisible capital", a move that has never been recognized by the worldwide community. He's also backed away from his campaign pledge to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem , bending to the same security risks as other presidents who have made that promise.

by | May 29, 2017 | 13:03

I mean the British police have been very clear that they want to control the flow of information in order to protect operational integrity, the element of surprise, so it is irritating if it gets released from other sources and I have been very clear with our friends that should not happen again".

by | May 29, 2017 | 12:49

The deaths occured on March 17, when a US precision-guided bomb struck a building believed to be housing two Islamic State group snipers, in a neighborhood called al-Jadida. Gen. Matthew Isler told reporters via teleconference at the Pentagon Thursday that it appeared that ISIS had deliberately created a situation to draw US airpower, knowing that the airstrike would trigger a secondary explosion.

by | May 29, 2017 | 12:22

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, the lone administration official to speak out publicly about reports that Jared Kushner sought a back channel to communicate with the Russian government, defended the move, saying it was a "good thing" for the US government.

by | May 29, 2017 | 13:00

British Prime Minister Theresa May said "a significant amount of police activity" and several arrests had led to the level being lowered. Also Saturday, police released surveillance-camera images of the bomber, Salman Abedi, on the night of the attack.

by | May 29, 2017 | 12:02

First rewind nearly eight years to the day and John Terry had stood confronted by massed ranks of dictaphone wielding media, deep in the bowels of Wembley stadium, contemplating what Chelsea must do next. I am sure the club will do the same and the manager has stressed that himself. Starting with enormous individual performances from everyone, which I'll cover in a moment, I want to highlight how Arsenal felt a whole thing again.

by | May 29, 2017 | 13:10

Back from a nine-day trip to the Middle East and Europe, Trump on Sunday immediately sought to dismiss recent news reports as " fake news ". Kushner was a trusted Trump adviser previous year, overseeing the campaign's digital strategy.

by | May 29, 2017 | 12:05

He did not weigh in Israeli settlements, the status of Jerusalem or even whether the U.S. would continue to insist on a two-state solution giving the Palestinians sovereign territory. does not recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. "I look forward to working with these leaders toward a lasting peace". "We're in a new era", he said.

by | May 29, 2017 | 11:58

Perhaps they see a man who is not only willing to just be thought of as a leader, but stands ready as a leader of the free world. "I also firmly believe that if Israel and the Palestinians can make peace, it will begin a process of peace all throughout the Middle East ", he said.

by | May 29, 2017 | 11:35

Of those polled 69 per cent said they "like" or "strongly like" Jeremy Corbyn, bucking the national trend. "What the Conservatives are doing is to put a £100,000 cap on social care which actually goes nowhere near meeting the needs of somebody with extreme conditions can easily spend £50,000 a year on their care".

by | May 29, 2017 | 12:25

North Korea on Monday fired an unidentified projectile off its east coast, South Korea's military said , in what is likely the latest test-launch of a ballistic missile as the North seeks to build nuclear-tipped ICBMs that can reach the USA mainland.

by | May 29, 2017 | 13:12

In Manchester , northwest England, feelings were still raw following Abedi's attack on a concert by U.S. pop star Ariana Grande - especially so as the bomber was born in the city. Greater Manchester chief constable Ian Hopkins said today "distress and upset" had been caused to families of the Manchester attack victims by the leak to the United States media of evidence.

by | May 29, 2017 | 11:20

When Comey announced the conclusion of the email server probe, he scolded Clinton for exhibiting "extreme carelessness" for setting up her own private email server while working at the State Department, but said he nonetheless would not charge her with any crime.

by | May 29, 2017 | 12:26

Monday. Sponsored by the Brown Mountain Boys Camp 1340 of the Sons of Confederate Veterans, it will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday in the meeting room of the Stokes County Board of Education in the Old Courthouse in Danbury. "Memorial Day is a purely American holiday that began after the Civil War to honor those soldiers who were killed in that war, both North and South", he said.

by | May 29, 2017 | 12:10

Remember, Mr. Moon Jae-in is a president who has pledged that he's pro-engagement, pro-dialogue with North Korea. South Korea said recently that it will allow a civic group to contact North Korea about potentially offering help in treating malaria, the first government approval on cross-border civilian exchanges since January 2016.

by | May 29, 2017 | 11:41

Kushner, 36, even suggested using Russian diplomatic facilities in the United States to protect such a channel from monitoring, The Post said, quoting USA officials briefed on intelligence reports. Contacts between Trump associates and Russian officials during the campaign coincided with what USA intelligence agencies concluded was a Kremlin effort through computer hacking, fake news and propaganda to boost Trump's chances of winning the White House .

by | May 29, 2017 | 11:27

The congressman noted that his committee would eventually insist that Kushner testify. Controversy has grown in recent days around Kushner's December meetings with Ambassador Sergey Kislyak and Russian banking executive Sergey Gorkov, and reports that he had discussed with Kislyak the possibility of setting up a secret communications channel with Moscow.

by | May 29, 2017 | 11:50

After finishing fifth in the EPL, Wenger and Arsenal missed out on Champions League football for the first time in 20 seasons. Chelsea couldn't cope with him, either. However, while I hate to be the bearer of bad news when the atmosphere is so uplifting and bright, but despite the present being a delight, there is still a worryingly uncertain future ahead for this club, a future that is fraught with danger and lacking hope and optimism.

by | May 29, 2017 | 10:54

The ADF's commitment to Afghanistan is due to expire in 2018, unless renewed by the government. Australia will increase its troop presence in Afghanistan following a formal request from the US, Canberra has said. In February, the commander of USA troops in Afghanistan said he needed more troops to break a "stalemate". 'Since late 2013 the Defence Force has contributed eight personnel to the Academy to assist in building the capacity of the Afghan National Army.

by | May 29, 2017 | 11:00

The issue of the USA participation in the Paris Agreement has been repeatedly raised by Trump during his presidential campaign in 2016 when he expressed readiness to withdraw from the global climate accord. In Brussels, Trump told French leader Emmanuel Macron that he is under "heavy" pressure regarding the climate deal, reports CNN . Mattis said that as defense secretary, such negotiations were "not inside my portfolio", but added: "Obviously we deal with the aspects of a warming climate ...

by | May 29, 2017 | 11:23

Experts say the North appears to be gaining meaningful data that is fed into its effort to build an intercontinental ballistic missile . A US defense official also said the missile appeared to be a short range SCUD missile. Trump has said he would consider military action against North Korea. The head of South Korea's National Security Council (NSC) was set to visit the National Assembly on Monday to brief ruling and opposition party leaders about the latest missile provocation by ...

by | May 29, 2017 | 12:31

He added: "Whenever you see the words "sources say " in the fake news media, and they don't mention is very possible that those sources don't exist". "If it's true that somebody did ask for some kind of private line, some kind of mode of communication that was secure, that was unusual, boy does that raise a whole bunch of questions", he said.

by | May 29, 2017 | 10:53

Donald Trump claims his first foreign trip has been a success. "If not, there's no way he can maintain that kind of a clearance". The expected revamp comes at a key juncture in Mr Trump's presidency, as his job-approval ratings continue to sag.

by | May 29, 2017 | 11:25

Trump called on the Gulf monarchs to do more to combat terrorist groups and cut off their source of financing, and that was the ostensible central theme, but United States support was not made conditional on that effort. "You are a unique personality that is capable of doing the impossible", Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi told Trump at their meeting Sunday.

by | May 29, 2017 | 12:08

The plan could reportedly include building a "war room" within the White House to combat the scandal and feature the return of some of Mr Trump's more combative campaign aides, including Corey Lewandowski, who was sacked as campaign manager almost a year ago, and David N.

by | May 29, 2017 | 12:25

Following another week of negative stories about the widening investigation into top Trump advisers' communications with Russian Federation, the president accused the media broadly of creating fake sources within the White House, a charge made without specificity or evidence.