Global News

by | May 31, 2017 | 00:00

The German foreign minister referred to the G7 meeting and the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit last week, noting that Trump's performance were unsatisfactory since he refused to endorse NATO's collective defense principles or the Paris agreement on climate change.

by | May 31, 2017 | 00:12

Donald Trump has said intelligence leaks related to the Manchester attack in the U.S. was "deeply troubling". Theresa May will make plain her unhappiness about the numerous leaks to American media outlets that have taken place when she holds face-to-face talks with the USA president at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels this afternoon.

by | May 31, 2017 | 00:05

President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Tuesday (May 30) to complain about a United States trade deficit with Germany and his belief that the country must pay more for the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation military alliance. Germany also backed India's bid for the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG). Modi said a comprehensive review of bilateral relations was undertaken during the talks with Merkel.

by | May 30, 2017 | 23:19

The Indian Navy has sent ships, supplies and aid to Sri Lanka after monsoon rains brought devastating flooding to the southwest corner of the island nation. Some 412 houses were fully damaged with over 4,200 houses suffering partial damage. Sri Lanka's Ministry of Foreign Affairs activated its Emergency Response Unit and called on the United Nations' International Search and Rescue Advisory Group, as well as neighboring countries, to help in the recovery effort.

by | May 30, 2017 | 23:40

This is the fourth Inter-Governmental Consultations. "This is a new situation - we lived for decades in the certainty that we could rely on each other as partners in an alliance, and this certainty no longer exists today". The prime minister then introduced the chancellor to his accompanying Indian ministerial delegation. Calling it a "lovely coincidence", " Berlin bound" Priyanka Chopra met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday morning.

by | May 31, 2017 | 00:10

Meyer said many US states, cities, and companies are moving forward on climate action while the Trump administration is "waffling" on the Paris Agreement. The Paris Agreement entered into force on November 4, 2016 and has been signed by 197 countries, of which 147 have now formally ratified it. He has rolled back a number of Obama-era climate change measures, which will hamper US efforts to fulfill its Paris pledges.

by | May 30, 2017 | 23:55

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker "supports building bridges", spokesman Margaritis Schinas said , while the EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said on Twitter he "agreed" with Merkel that " Europe's destiny is in our own hands".

by | May 30, 2017 | 22:51

The gunmen flew black IS flags during their rampage across the city. It was unclear whether those eight were included in the military's count of civilian deaths. But now they have subscribed to the ideology of ISIS (Islamic State). "But if he fights back we have to do what is necessary", he told reporters. "They have not been successful and we are committed not to make them succeed", he said.

by | May 30, 2017 | 23:23

Dr. Yogendra Modi, Superintendent at the municipal corporation-run Shardaben Hospital as well as President of Indian Medical Association, said: "We were not informed about the presence of Zika virus in the city, though usually, they notify us (in all such vector-borne viruses)".

by | May 31, 2017 | 00:16

The video - aired by Kuwati telecom company Zain - shows a man building a suicide bomb belt as a young girl is heard telling him of how he had filled cemeteries with children. The man boards a bus wearing a vest strapped with explosives. Seeking to reclaim the Muslim phrase "God is Great" ("Allahu Akbar") - which has come to be associated with those committing terrorist acts - the ad's lyrics say: "God is Greater than those who obey without contemplation; God is greater than those lurking ...

by | May 30, 2017 | 23:31

Mr Corbyn replied: "We got along absolutely fine". "There's nothing in there because we're not going to do it", he said . Speaking in Wolverhampton , Mrs May said that, with Brexit talks due to begin 11 days after the June 8 election, a "revealing" TV broadcast had shown "I am ready to go".

by | May 30, 2017 | 22:28

There are more than 100,000 pilot whales living around the Faroe Islands. Unknown perpetrators have doused the iconic sculpture with red paint overnight. The Little Mermaid was created by Danish sculptor Edvard Eriksen in tribute to the Danish storyteller Hans Christian Andersen. " The Little Mermaid was targeted by vandalism".

by | May 30, 2017 | 22:23

The believers is hard to accept a blessing from the vehicle, while people far from religion, it has attracted considerable interest. They are really taken with it, and are very positive. The robot has a metal "body", which is integrated touch screen, head and hands. People can also get a printout of the dictum once their blessing has been granted by the robot priest.

by | May 30, 2017 | 23:21

Additional charges are pending, according to police. State Police Superintendent Col. Steven Flaherty stated that Walter had served as a police officer with the Virginia State Police for 18 years. The Richmond officer was in uniform and driving a marked Richmond Police SUV. The driver of the auto was immediately taken into custody. A handgun was recovered near the Cobalt, and an investigation is still on-going.

by | May 30, 2017 | 22:20

The report, published by The Washington Post late Friday, originated during a previously reported meeting between Kushner and Russian ambassador Sergei Kislyak in December, before Trump became president. National security adviser HR McMaster, speaking generally, said: "We have back channel communications with a number of countries". U.S. President Donald Trump, defending his son-in-law and senior White House advisor Jared Kushner, said that he has?total confidence in him?.

by | May 30, 2017 | 22:23

Trump's posts attempted to discredit which sourced anonymous USA officials, calling them "fake news". "I think the key thing here is you had Jared Kushner, who is a private citizen, this is just a month after the election, who's setting up communications with the Russians", Jacobs said .

by | May 30, 2017 | 23:14

Notably, he has pushed back on long-standing USA demands for Germany to spend 2 percent of its gross domestic product on defense - something Trump pushed during last week's meeting of the leaders of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

by | May 30, 2017 | 22:50

The latest developments focus on Jared Kushner , his senior adviser and husband of his eldest daughter, Ivanka Trump. "I have total confidence in him". "I do think there ought to be a review of his security clearance to find out whether he was truthful, whether he was candid, " Schiff said. - Rep.

by | May 30, 2017 | 22:39

The Gunners were fifth in the Premier League this season, the first time they have finished outside the top four since the Frenchman joined in 1996. I've played until the end of my contract, which is today basically. An FA Cup a year later proved to be the last piece of silverware preceding a drought that lasted nine years. Arsene Wenger reaffirms his loyalty to Arsenal after winning the FA Cup for the seventh time.

by | May 30, 2017 | 23:18

Left-handed Verdasco, playing his 14th Roland Garros and 56th consecutive major, had lost to Zverev in the first round on clay in Madrid earlier this year. The Argentinian is playing at Roland Garros for the first time since 2012 and had been an injury doubt for the tournament but eased past compatriot Guido Pella 6-2 6-1 6-4.

by | May 30, 2017 | 23:15

The Tory leader also attacked Jeremy Corbyn as having "no plan for Brexit". Ms Rudd added on Labour leader Mr Corbyn: "When he was asked to actually say for sure would he take action against Jihadi John, let alone Osama bin Laden, his answers were really worrying for security".

by | May 30, 2017 | 22:59

With Putin alongside him, Macron repeated the accusation in a reply to a journalist's question, saying: "During the campaign, Russia Today and Sputnik were agents of influence which on several occasions spread fake news about me personally and my campaign".

by | May 30, 2017 | 22:51

This will change", Trump tweeted on Tuesday. Mr. Hussein Obama's participation in a forum with Ms. Merkel last Thursday came hours before her meeting with Trump in Brussels at the NATO Summit, a big political mistake. "India-Germany partnership will help our nations & also help the world", Modi explained. Following NATO and G7 summits in Europe last week, on Sunday Merkel attended an election campaign event in Munich along with Hors Seehofer , the leader of the Christian Social ...

by | May 30, 2017 | 22:55

Six of the seven G7 nations agreed to stick with their commitment to implement the 2015 Paris Agreement aimed at slowing global warming, but Mr Trump said he needed more time to decide if the United States would abandon the accord. Sarah Ladislaw, who heads the energy and national program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, said any diplomatic blowback to the U.S.

by | May 30, 2017 | 23:26

Kushner initially had come to the attention of FBI investigators past year as they began scrutinising former national security advisor Michael Flynn's connections with Russian officials, the two sources told Reuters . The most aggressive take came from Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, which is investigating Russia's meddling in November's presidential election, including the possibility of collusion with the Trump campaign.

by | May 30, 2017 | 23:50

The training is expected to last only a few days, the official said. In response to Pyongyang's actions, the United States first deployed the USS Carl Vinson in the region, which was joined by the USS Ronald Reagan earlier in May. It is unclear when and where the USS Nimitz will meet up with one of the other carriers. It is expected to pass through the Pacific region on its way to the Persian Gulf.

by | May 30, 2017 | 22:17

Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 28, 2017 It is my opinion that numerous leaks coming out of the White House are fabricated lies made up by the #FakeNews media. It is unclear what this "secret and secure" communications channel was meant to shield. National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster refused to talk about the allegations.

by | May 30, 2017 | 22:49

Two men in the canoe made it to the shore safely. She was in a canoe with Wayne Demers, 62, and Brian Day, 54. Two Fryeburg police officers raced to help. "There's a lot of current, and a lot of debris in the river", said Place. The Warden Service's dive team, K9 team and aviation division are being assisted by several other agencies in the search.

by | May 30, 2017 | 23:12

He said back-channel talks, even by an incoming administration with a foreign adversary, are good. "Any information flow into the government and then considered by the government, I won't criticise that", Mr Kelly said. "Sadly, I think this is an administration that takes in people with good credibility and chews them out and spits out their credibility at the same time ", Schiff said.

by | May 30, 2017 | 22:54

Instead they wanted to set a "floor" in England - hence guaranteeing everyone in England would be able to keep £100,000. The cap now acts as a maximum. But in briefings and press releases the party explicitly rejected it, arguing that the system was "fairer and more equitable" than such a system, which was proposed in the Dilnot report that the new plans are based on.

by | May 30, 2017 | 22:19

Labour Friends of Israel - which represents 100 Labour peers and former MPs condemned the news, saying it was part of a "a very disturbing pattern of behaviour". On May's watch - she was Home Secretary for six years before becoming prime minister a year ago - the number of police officers in England and Wales fell about 15 percent.

by | May 30, 2017 | 22:52

But the administration so far hasn't said what changes it is proposing to bring those jobs back, and Thursday's letter provided no clues. "Many chapters are outdated and do not reflect modern standards", the letter states. Lighthizer, during his March 15 confirmation hearing before the Senate Finance Committee, said he would do his best to protect what farmers have gained under NAFTA under any renegotiation.

by | May 30, 2017 | 23:27

One of his last tweets, sent in February, dryly noted: "Do we even have a foreign policy right now?" Brzezinski, the national security adviser to President Carter, has died at age 89.Born in Warsaw and educated in Canada and the US, Mr Brzezinski was an acknowledged expert in Communism when he attracted the attention of US policymakers.Brzezinski was an advocate of arming Mujahideen fighters against the Afghan government, convincing Carter that it was going to "induce a Soviet military ...

by | May 30, 2017 | 22:13

On Sunday, an image of Abedi carrying a blue suitcase in Manchester on May 22 was released in a bid to trace the luggage and it emerged that police are searching a waste tip beside the M66 motorway between Bury and Heywood. MI5 has launched two urgent inquiries into how it missed the danger posed by bomber Salman Abedi , the Guardian newspaper reported. Earlier the BBC reported that the MI5 had been alerted about Abedi's extremist views at least three times before he brought a home-made ...

by | May 30, 2017 | 22:58

The suitcase was not used in the attack, which was carried out when Abedi detonated an improvised bomb minutes after the concert ended, Greater Manchester Police Detective Chief Superintendent Russ Jackson said . One will be into how Abedi, 22, was overlooked and another evaluating MI5's systems will be sent to ministers. The BBC also said that Abedi had taken part in the armed uprising against Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi's regime as a teenager during school holidays.