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by | May 29, 2017 | 21:28

Merkel sat down with Obama, the man she calls a friend and with whom she shares the same political wavelength and then met with Donald Trump . "I can only say transatlantic cooperation is, especially in the security domain, of paramount significance for our country", Thomas de Maiziere said.

by | May 29, 2017 | 21:36

President Trump supported the U.K.'s decision to leave the European Union, while also stating that other countries should do the same. "It was a good, cordial and friendly discussion ", a spokesperson from the European Commission told CNBC on Thursday regarding Trump's meeting with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and European Council President Donald Tusk.

by | May 29, 2017 | 20:18

Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said he planned to meet Yang today and that Beijing had a "very important" role in applying pressure on Pyongyang, which continues to develop nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles in defiance of United Nations Security Council resolutions.

by | May 29, 2017 | 19:49

And now, in the last week, Trump had made clear he meant it when he said that he was not willing to commit the the Paris climate accords. Ms Merkel said that as the traditional western alliance is threatened by the new U.S. President Donald Trump came under pressure from the other leaders to honor the 2015 Paris Agreement on curbing carbon emissions. Trump tweeted later that he would make a final decision next week, and the U.S.

by | May 29, 2017 | 21:29

Military operations on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao targeting militants aligned with the Islamic State group have approached their second week amid rising numbers of casualties. "Have mercy on us, we don't have any more water to drink", read one of the messages, sent to a hotline set up for trapped residents. Hapilon, a senior member of the Abu Sayyaf kidnap-for-ransom gang, is on the USA government's list of most-wanted terrorists.

by | May 29, 2017 | 21:27

The bridge , created to facilitate the movement of battle tanks, is expected to help movement of troops to the border with China in the Wallong-Kibithu sector in southern Arunachal Pradesh . The prime minister said that in 2003, an Assam MLA, Jagdish Bhuyan, had written to the then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee requesting a bridge in the region.

by | May 29, 2017 | 20:16

Mr Kumar had raised objections after he saw two men urinating on the road near his e-rickshaw stand, his family said. "He was promoting " Swachh Bharat " and was suggesting others to follow the same". "The two, however, abused him and told him that they would teach him a lesson", Kumar's brother Vijendra said. Kumar was waiting for passengers after parking his e-rickshaw near the metro station when the incident occurred.

by | May 29, 2017 | 20:00

Gaur told IANS. In September 2016, the apex court had sent notices to Tej Pratap Yadav and gangster-turned-politician Shahabuddin in connection with the murder of Ranjan. Shahabuddin is now lodged in Tihar Jail of Delhi as his presence in Bihar was considered as influential for fair investigation of several cases pending against him.

by | May 29, 2017 | 20:14

The paper adds that Kushner is reportedly so unhappy he's telling friends neither he nor Ivanka have made long-term commitments to the White House , despite serving as White House Innovations Director and special adviser to the President respectively.

by | May 29, 2017 | 21:23

Abedi, a 22-year-old Briton of Libyan descent, killed 22 people and himself on May 22 at an Ariana Grande concert. He was arrested on suspicion of terror offences. His comments drew immediate criticism from the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats, with Defence Secretary Michael Fallon accusing Corbyn of "very muddled and unsafe thinking" that implied blame on Britain for somehow bringing upon itself the Manchester terror attack.

by | May 29, 2017 | 20:14

North Korea has now conducted nine missile launches this year, three in just the past three weeks. It has a strong arsenal of short- and medium-range missiles that could hit Japan and South Korea as well as US forces in the region, and it is working to ideal its longer-range missiles.

by | May 29, 2017 | 21:09

I mean, yesterday she slapped his hand away in Israel; today it was different, though. It was no doubt a nerve-racking moment for the 70-year-old grandfather, who is rumoured to harbour a fear of stairs. Again, we don't know if Donald was reaching for her hand or if Trump knew it was happening and moved her hand because of that. Melania was walking a half-step behind her husband at the time and managed to rebuff his advance without showing any clear emotion or breaking her stride, while ...

by | May 29, 2017 | 20:02

Locals have also complained about the unbearable stink coming from the froth. He said the foam was disrupting traffic, making it hard for commuters. The formation of the toxic foam has been in the news since 2015, according to media reports.

by | May 29, 2017 | 20:56

China has criticised the US Navy's decision to sail "without permission" close to an artificial island Beijing claims in the South China Sea, labelling the move "provocative", once again ratcheting up tensions in the disputed waterway.

by | May 29, 2017 | 19:56

Other G7 leaders are concerned the USA president might promote a protectionist agenda. While at the G7 summit, Trump was heavily lobbied to endorse the Paris Climate Agreement, but he declined to do so. The G7, urged on by Japan, will also adopt common language against North Korea after a series of missile tests by the nuclear-armed nation. Why doesn't Donald Trump like the agreement? German Chancellor Angela Merkel criticised what she called "a very hard, not to say very ...

by | May 29, 2017 | 21:17

We are aware of it and we will tackle it". In an interview to India Today television channel, he asserted that the centre would come out with a "permanent solution" keeping in mind Kashmir, Kashmiris and Kashmiriyat. He acknowledged the contribution of the youth in making India a vishwa guru and called upon them to draw inspiration from the rich heritage and feel proud of belonging to a great nation.

by | May 29, 2017 | 21:06

House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz had asked for the material by Wednesday. In a responding letter , Chaffetz said he still wanted any related documents that would be outside the scope of the special counsel's investigation, and a list of documents found to be within the scope of the probe, by June 8.

by | May 29, 2017 | 19:54

It was the first comment by a senior Israeli official on the matter. "I refuse to see the visit just as a gesture - there must be something behind it", he said . "Our fundamental problem is with the occupation and settlements , and failure of Israel to recognise the state of Palestine in the same way we recognise it, which undermines the realisation of the two-state solution", Abbas said.

by | May 29, 2017 | 21:11

She said that the Centre is disturbing the Federal structure. "So we are not bound to follow the other instructions", Arup Biswas, PWD Minister in the WB government, said. The notified rules will remove the scope of illegal sale and smuggling of the cattle which is a major concern. "This will increase the government's expenditure", the Chief Minister said.

by | May 29, 2017 | 20:26

But I think President Trump has the ability and he indicated during the campaign that he wanted to get rid of and get out of the Paris accord so we hope we will. Trump's treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin, earlier said that the United States reserves the right to be protectionist if trade arrangements are "unfair" to American workers and companies.

by | May 29, 2017 | 20:26

Kushner, 36, a real estate developer with no previous government experience, had at least three previously undisclosed contacts with the Russian ambassador to the United States during and after the 2016 presidential campaign, seven current and former USA officials have told Reuters.

by | May 29, 2017 | 20:35

Manchester Police are now holding eight men in custody and further searches were continuing on Friday as officers sought to determine if the bomber, 22-year-old Salman Abedi , was supported by a wider network. Manchester-born Abedi, of Libyan origin, injured more than 100 people when he detonated his explosive as concertgoers left a show by United States teen idol Ariana Grande .

by | May 29, 2017 | 21:05

A rally planned Thursday in Iowa was postponed because of "an unforeseen change" in Trump's schedule. Kushner discussed setting up a secret and secure communications channel between Trump's transition team and Russian diplomats to shield pre-inaugural discussion from monitoring, according to a report published Friday by The Washington Post and later confirmed by the Associated Press .

by | May 29, 2017 | 20:56

The ministers and the International Monetary Fund agreed Greece would keep a primary surplus - the budget balance before debt servicing - at 3.5% of GDP for five years after the end of the bailout in 2018, before the surplus can fall. Participation in this so-called quantitative easing is a key policy aim for Greece's Syriza government, as it would boost investor confidence and prepare the country's return to debt markets.

by | May 29, 2017 | 19:42

According to the records , Woods was booked at 7:18 a.m. and released at 10:50 a.m. The athlete, who lives on Jupiter Island, was arrested on Military Trail South of Indian Creek Parkway and held by police at 3am local time. Woods has not won a PGA tournament since 2013 and has not won a major since 2008. Last month, Woods announced he underwent a spinal fusion surgery that "went well" and usually takes about six months to recover from.

by | May 29, 2017 | 20:19

Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House intelligence committee, said Sunday on ABC that USA officials need to get to the bottom of the allegations against Kushner, including if Kushner was not honest about his Russian Federation contacts during the security clearance process.

by | May 29, 2017 | 20:37

Northbound motorists travelling between Moree and Boggabilla can use the Canarvon Highway from Moree to Garah, Boonangar Road to Boomi, the Mungindi-Goondiwindi Bridge Road to Goondiwindi. Marina was due to turn 18 on Tuesday, according to the page. Mr Pavier said the show community was small and everyone was in deep shock. The man driving the fuel tanker was treated at the scene by paramedics before being taken to Goondiwindi Hospital.

by | May 29, 2017 | 20:41

Oren was Israel's ambassador to the USA during the Obama administration. Netanyahu was among the fiercest critics of the nuclear deal, arguing that it would not prevent Iran from developing a nuclear weapons capability and ignored Tehran's other provocative behavior.

by | May 29, 2017 | 20:40

The sister of Manchester bomber Salman Abedi said she believes her brother carried out the terror attack because he "wanted revenge" for children dying in Syria. "Whilst some of what we are doing will be obvious to the public there is a huge amount of work happening day and night that the public will never know about", Commander Jane Connors, leading the London policing operation, said.

by | May 29, 2017 | 20:40

After Lavery's speech, the Labour leader took to the stage in a speech which was in equal parts an attack on the Conservatives , and a rallying cry to Labour activists to persuade their friends, family, and colleagues to vote for the party next month.

by | May 29, 2017 | 19:11

The report, if confirmed, would raise new questions about the Trump team's relationship with the Russians, who U.S. intelligence agencies say tried to sway the November election in Trump's favor. James Clapper , the former national intelligence director, described the general nature of communications between Kushner and Russian Federation as a red flag.

by | May 29, 2017 | 20:15

On Friday, the White House published a one-minute video promoting Trump's trip to the Middle East, which includes a map of Israel minus Judea, Samaria, the Golan Heights and eastern Jerusalem , i.e., the pre-1967 armistice lines. Those who deemed the administration to be neutral doubled to 21 percent, compared to 10 percent in January. Another poll is due to be carried out after Trump's visit to see if his words and actions in the country shift Israeli opinion.

by | May 29, 2017 | 20:23

Once MacKay and Kenney made it clear their interests lay elsewhere, potential supporters saw a path to victory for the dimple-cheeked father of five. He was fluently bilingual, an asset the party needed to capitalize on its 2015 success in Quebec.

by | May 29, 2017 | 18:54

Now in his second term, Ouattara has struggled to heal the divisions between former rebels and loyalist factions making up the country's army. A spokesman for the mutiny denied that clashes had occurred and said renegade soldiers were firing in the air to dissuade any military advance on the city.

by | May 29, 2017 | 19:15

Clinton worked as a young staffer on the House Judiciary Committee that investigated his actions during Watergate and drew up articles of impeachment against him. "You may have heard that things didn't exactly go the way I planned", she told the graduates, who couldn't help laughing. "Make defending truth and a free society a core value of your life every single day", she advised.