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by | May 30, 2017 | 09:59

Additionally, Saudi Arabia signed individual multi-billion deals with United States companies including Boeing and Blackstone. "Trump became the first sitting president to visit the Western Wall". Coogle said anyone who engages in public protest can be jailed for up to 15 years. He also criticized the Iranian regime as a "government that speaks openly about mass murder".

by | May 30, 2017 | 09:39

Attorney General Jeff Sessions quickly vowed to appeal to the Supreme Court . The judges ruled 10-3 on Thursday to "affirm in substantial part" the earlier decisions that have kept the controversial ban from going into effect. A second appeals court, the 9th U.S. Circuit based in San Francisco, is also weighing the revised travel ban after a federal judge in Hawaii blocked it.

by | May 30, 2017 | 09:28

Merkel sent shockwaves through Washington and London by saying on Sunday that Europe must take its fate into its own hands, implying that the United States under President Donald Trump and Britain after its Brexit vote were no longer reliable partners.

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:20

After chairing a meeting of the Cobra emergency committee, Prime Minister Theresa May said the terror threat level will remain at critical - meaning another attack is expected imminently. "Very few people in the community here were close to him, and therefore, Salman's fanaticism wasn't something the community was aware of", he told the AP.

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:40

Wenger has been barracked by his own fans and failed to secure Champions League qualification for the first time in 20 years, but he ends the season by surpassing Aston Villa's George Ramsey as the FA Cup's greatest manager. "You can not be in this job (if you are not forgiving)". Arsenal players have given their backing to Wenger, with defender Per Mertesacker claiming that the FA Cup victory showed what they are still capable of under the Frenchman.

by | May 30, 2017 | 09:43

A key goal of Russian Federation is to weaken US ties with European partners, but experts say Russian Federation is among the least of the U.S.' worries as European allies begin pulling away after Trump's brusque North Atlantic Treaty Organisation address, when he scolded allies for failing to pay enough on defense spending while ignoring the mutual benefits of a strong Western alliance.

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:10

But in his public remarks, Trump steered clear of any such language, and did not mention what has been the goal of U.S. diplomacy for two decades: a state of Israel and an independent Palestinian state co-existing side-by-side. While shaking Trump's hands at the welcome ceremony, the right-wing education minister reportedly asked the US president to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's undivided capital.

by | May 30, 2017 | 09:13

In 2010, Corbyn said about Hamas during a television interview: "'You have to recognize that the reality is they have a great deal of support, they have a great deal of respect from a lot of Palestinians who wouldn't necessarily politically agree with them but recognize they are serious, hard-working and they are not corrupt".

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:42

The MeT department said that rains were likely to begin in Kerala by May 30-31, marking the onset of monsoon in the country. Thanks to the presence of a cyclonic circulation in the Bay of Bengal , called Cyclone Mora , which is now hovering over the east central Bay of Bengal, the conditions are favourable for southwest monsoon to advance onto the west central Bay of Bengal over the next 24 hours, said Met experts.

by | May 30, 2017 | 09:46

Trump made the comments in a statement to the New York Times on Sunday evening, a day after returning from a multicountry overseas trip. Kushner, then 36 and the scion of a wealthy family, is well educated and acquainted with the hardball ways of the NY real-estate business and newspaper publishing.

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:09

Eight bodies were found on Sunday morning dumped off a bridge on the outskirts of Marawi, which is normally a bustling city of 200,000 people known as a centre of Islamic culture and education. "Compared to the initial days, there has been increasingly less resistance from the militants within Marawi", he said , speaking by phone from the capital, Manila .

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:59

The Maute group's ability to fight off the military for so long will add to fears that Islamic State's radical ideology is spreading in the southern Philippines and it could become a haven for militants from Indonesia, Malaysia and beyond.

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:45

Mrs Merkel has just returned from a G7 summit which wound up on Saturday without a deal between the United States and the other six major advanced nations on upholding the Paris climate change agreement. Where Europe's relationship with the US during the Cold War and in its immediate aftermath had a strong emotional component, Merkel's comments suggest she now sees them as more "pragmatic and transactional", said Sylke Tempel, an expert with the German Council on Foreign Relations.

by | May 30, 2017 | 09:17

He has presented the move as a response to a popular desire for votes and not bullets, claiming its the opposition which has delayed regional elections. Regional gubernatorial elections, meant to have been held a year ago, would take place on December 10, he said. There was an worldwide outcry against the court's de facto annulment of the National Assembly, which the opposition won in late 2015 during an unprecedented economic and social crisis.

by | May 30, 2017 | 09:27

Flynn, a top adviser to candidate Trump before becoming national security adviser, was paid more than $33,000 in 2015 to speak at a Moscow gala where he was seated next to Russian President Vladimir Putin . ABC News said Page himself told it about the scheduled testimony . The report also said, however, that it is not clear whether Russian officials had directly tried to influence Manafort or Flynn.

by | May 30, 2017 | 09:54

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly is defending an alleged effort by top White House adviser Jared Kushner to create back-channel communications with Russian Federation, describing it as a " good thing " as the Trump administration sought to quell mounting questions over secret ties to the Kremlin.

by | May 30, 2017 | 09:07

Appearing on ABC's "This Week", Schiff was asked about recent reports that Jared Kushner , a senior adviser to President Trump and his son-in-law, considered setting up a communications line between the White House and Russian Federation during the transition.

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:38

Under Putin, a former KGB officer with a strongman image, Russian Federation had supported far-right leader Marine Le Pen in France's presidential election this year. Macron, who took office two weeks ago, has said dialogue with Russian Federation is vital in tackling a number of worldwide disputes. Nevertheless, relations have been beset by mistrust, with Paris and Moscow backing opposing sides in the Syrian civil war and at odds over the Ukraine conflict.

by | May 30, 2017 | 09:41

The Daily Mail also reports that NATO's official seating chart puts the United States in the front row and Montenegro, which is in the process of formally joining the military alliance, in the corner. "We will never waver in our determination to defeat terrorism and achieve lasting security, prosperity and peace", Mr Trump said in the speech before a dinner with leaders.

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:16

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she remains a "committed trans-Atlanticist" who wants strong ties with the US, even as she renewed her warning that reliable relations with her country's closest post-World War II ally may be a thing of the past .

by | May 30, 2017 | 09:08

And while the news media spouted headlines that Trump aides said his thoughts on climate change were "evolving", he was not swayed by the arguments from Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany, France's President Emmanuel Macron and others who are anxious about the USA pulling out of the worldwide agreement signed by almost 200 nations.

by | May 30, 2017 | 09:11

The relations between France and Russian Federation have been strained in past over Syria and Ukraine. Putin also received Macron's main opponent, far right leader Marine Le Pen , at the Kremlin. Putin, 64, cancelled his last planned visit in October after Hollande said he would see him only for talks on Syria. Later Monday, Putin is to visit the center near the Seine River that includes the Holy Trinity Cathedral.

by | May 30, 2017 | 08:59

After the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and G7 summits , Merkel said at an election rally in southern Germany that "the times in which we could completely depend on others are on the way out". "We Europeans must really take our destiny into our own hands, of course in friendship with the United States , in friendship with Great Britain, with other neighbours wherever possible, also with Russian Federation", she continued.

by | May 30, 2017 | 09:42

Officials from the US and the European Union are scheduled to meet this week to talk about plans to expand a USA ban on laptops and tablets to include flights from Europe . Numerous passengers are business travellers who rely on their computers to work during flights. Discussions over keeping laptops and large electronics out of more US-bound flight cabins ended yesterday without an agreement to widen the ban.

by | May 30, 2017 | 09:39

A replica of the suitcase Salman Abedi was seen pulling through Manchester. The image was released as officers in protective suits began sifting through rubbish using takes and spades at a landfill site in Bury, near Manchester, in connection with the investigation.

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:21

Bierling said there was broad consensus among Germany's political parties that the country can no longer rely on the USA as a reliable partner. "I've experienced that in the last few days", Merkel said at a CDU election rally in Munich .

by | May 30, 2017 | 09:29

She posted a letter on Twitter to express her remorse over terror attack at her concert earlier this week in Manchester , England, reports the CNN. Always", Fadl said. "Very few people in the community here were close to him and therefore Salman's fanaticism wasn't something the community was aware of".

by | May 30, 2017 | 08:59

A senior Palestinian official has said Israel's convening a cabinet meeting in the tunnels under the al-Aqsa compound is a "provocation." . After capturing the Old City and East Jerusalem, Israel annexed them, declaring all of Jerusalem the undivided, eternal capital of Israel and notes that only under Israeli rule have the Holy Sites been open to all religions.

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:06

Evacuees have confirmed that some Marawi City residents whom Maute and Abu Sayyaf gunmen prevented from leaving were asked to recite random verses in the Quran to determine whether they are Muslims or non-Muslims. The rebels did so after a failed attempt by the military to arrest Isnilon Hapilon , who is believed to be a pivotal man for ISIS in the Philippines, reports said.

by | May 30, 2017 | 09:20

She said: "I'm not prepared to sign up to a bad deal to the UK". Ten days before the snap polls on June 8, the two rivals separately faced wide-ranging questions from members of the public before interrogations by veteran bulldog broadcaster Jeremy Paxman.

by | May 30, 2017 | 09:26

The Yomiuri ShimbunThe government will adopt a sterner stance against North Korea , which has launched ballistic missiles three weeks in a row. "Pacific Command stands behind our ironclad commitment to the security of our allies in the Republic of Korea and Japan ", the statement said.

by | May 30, 2017 | 09:06

Europeans and environmentalists may continue to pressure the administration to sign on to some other global warming deal, and activists will nearly certainly continue to stop Trump's rolling back of Obama-era climate policies. Trump last Saturday refused to participate with his Group of 7 (G7) counterparts in a pledge of support for the 195-nation Paris climate deal . The actual process of withdrawal would then take one year.

by | May 30, 2017 | 09:35

In his letter to congressional leaders, Lighthizer said Nafta needs modernisation for provisions on digital trade, intellectual property rights, labour and environmental standards, regulatory practices, rules for state-owned enterprises and food-safety standards.

by | May 30, 2017 | 08:31

When questioned about the incident by RT France head Xenia Fedorova, Macron, with President Vladimir Putin at his side in the sumptuous Palace of Versailles , uttered an explanation so dripping in irony that even the Mona Lisa was reported to have cracked a toothy smile.

by | May 30, 2017 | 08:27

Trump told USA military personnel in an address at Naval Air Station Sigonella in Sicily that "you are protecting us and we will always remember that". She says it's because of their "selfless commitment" and the sacrifices their families make that Americans are able to enjoy many freedoms. The trip has largely gone off without a major misstep, with the administration touting the president's efforts to birth a new coalition to fight terrorism, while admonishing partners in an old ...