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by | May 31, 2017 | 05:50

Kelly Conway, White House counsellor, has told The Associated Press that Dubke handed in his resignation before U.S. President Donald Trump left for his global trip earlier this month. At the summit, Modi highlighted FDI regime in India and spoke about the "growing ease of doing business". "The short-sighted policies of the American government stand against the interests of the European Union", he said, adding that, "The West has become smaller; at least it has become weaker".

by | May 31, 2017 | 07:32

India's prime minister says it would be a "crime" to spoil the environment for future generations as the world awaits a decision on USA climate policy. "Our relations have regional and global perspective.We discussed new and upcoming opportunities and challenges in Asia, Europe and the world", Modi said.

by | May 31, 2017 | 06:28

Second, the idea of using only Russian communications equipment for the proposed dialogue suggests the Trump administration had something to hide from US intelligence agencies. They have built a thick skin over the past few months in the White House, and they recognize that a certain level of attention comes with the high-profile opportunities they have been given, per the official.

by | May 31, 2017 | 06:55

Others who spoke included U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist and U.S. Sen. In Arlington National Cemetery, President Trump laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and honored gold star moms. "Especially, those who have made the ultimate sacrifice and died, so we can continue our freedom and our way of life". At 10 a.m., a ceremony has held at the Durango Vietnam Memorial at Iris Park, where Chris Meyer with the Vietnam Era Veterans Association reminded the crowd why many people have ...

by | May 31, 2017 | 06:41

In December an IS suicide bomber attacked another church in Cairo, killing 29 people. "There was enough information and evidence of the terrorist elements involved in the ( attack ) having trained in these camps", a foreign ministry statement said.

by | May 31, 2017 | 06:28

Debris of houses is seen after a flood affected a village in Matara, Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan army trucks carried drinking water and food to those in need. There were no casualties and Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena telephoned Squadron Leader Bhanuka Delgoda, the pilot of the MI-17, to congratulate him for his bravery.

by | May 31, 2017 | 05:57

Speaking to reporters in Berlin , Schulz said Trump was "the destroyer of all Western values", adding that the us president was undermining the peaceful cooperation of nations based on mutual respect and tolerance. Trump's chief economic adviser, Gary Cohn, on Friday morning confirmed to a pool reporter that Trump was critical of Germany. India and Germany emphasised their commitment to a stable, united, prosperous, pluralistic and peaceful Afghanistan , the statement said.

by | May 31, 2017 | 05:21

Trump also wrote that "many of the leaks coming out of the White House are fabricated lies". But the New York Times has divulged an interesting piece of information in its latest salacious story on the Kushner-Russia story that indicates Kushner, as part of the Trump transition team, reached out to the Russians after the election to discuss Syria.

by | May 31, 2017 | 06:20

North Korea on Monday test-fired a ballistic missile, the latest in a series of launches that have ratcheted up tensions over its quest to develop weapons capable of hitting the United States. "Based on its testing record, we can not rely upon this missile defense program to protect the United States from a North Korean long-range missile".

by | May 31, 2017 | 05:37

His death brings to at least 49 the number killed in almost two months of anti-government protests demanding new elections. Venezuela's National Electoral Council President Tibisay Lucena announced Tuesday that the country will hold elections for state governors and regional parliaments on December 10, 2017.

by | May 31, 2017 | 05:11

The meeting was the latest of Netanyahu's provocations against Palestinian sensitivites around Jerusalem , which have increased under pressure from Israeli hardliners who wish to assert their country's authority over the holy city. Christians outside of the Levant remain divided on the issue, as biblical end times prophecy states: "I did not see a temple in the city, because the Lord God Almighty and the Lamb are its temple".

by | May 31, 2017 | 05:13

Police and security services have said very little about the network believed to be behind suicide bomber Salman Abedi , a Manchester native whose parents had moved to Britain from Libya. The Islamic State terror organization (IS, banned in Russia) has claimed responsibility for the attack. Manchester bomber Salman Abedi had a "relatively minor" criminal record as a teenager but he was not known to police for holding extremist views .

by | May 31, 2017 | 05:23

Manuel Noriega is one of the few dictators in Latin America who died in prison . "Noriega, who ruled Panama from 1983 to 1989, was a longtime collaborator of the Central Intelligence Agency and a useful USA ally in a region that was prone to leftist insurgencies", Reuters reports.

by | May 31, 2017 | 05:14

Regarding the crisis in Syria, he reiterated that Tehran believes that it must be solved by peaceful means, and cited as an example that along with with Russian Federation and Turkey they are cooperating to re-establish the cease-fire in order to create a quiet situation for the Syrian people.

by | May 31, 2017 | 06:08

Official statistics over the past decades show that moderate candidates, including former president Muhammad Khatami and Green Movement leader Mir Hussein Mosavi enjoyed wider support in both Kurdish and Sunni regions in Iran. Iran's presidential elections are typically tumultuous affairs. The nuclear deal between Iran and the six world powers ended a decadeslong crisis that removed sanctions on almost 80 million Iranians and potentially averted another military confrontation in the Middle ...

by | May 31, 2017 | 06:22

Macron made no mention of Western sanctions on Russian Federation over Ukraine , though Putin repeated Moscow's view that their continued enforcement would not help stabilize the situation in Ukraine's east. The secretary-general of Le Pen's National Front party, Nicolas Bay, said Monday that "of course" Le Pen's contacts with Russian Federation continue and "there is no reason these contact wouldn't continue long-term".

by | May 31, 2017 | 06:37

President Jacob Zuma has survived his ninth scandal in an eight-year administration - but his victory is Pyrrhic as it has inflicted great damage on the African National Congress . As the news of the move broke, Johannesburg's City Press newspaper published what it said were emails revealing the indebtedness of Mr. Zuma and his allies to the controversial Gupta family of Johannesburg.

by | May 31, 2017 | 05:35

Conversely, it ended the careers of several icons of New Zealand rugby, not least "Pinetree" Meads, but the All Blacks quickly learned their lessons and have been "bouncing back" ever since. The Maori team have an impressive record against worldwide sides and will be determined to continue that. A hard-fought series ended with the Lions losing the Tests 2-1.

by | May 31, 2017 | 06:28

In a vaguely worded statement issued Saturday following their meeting, the Prime Minister's Office said Trudeau and Trump also discussed how important it is for leaders to work together when it comes to confronting challenges facing the world.

by | May 31, 2017 | 05:10

She was withering about the Labour veteran's abilities. A new Survation poll for ITV television put Labour up three points in a week on 37 percent, while the Conservatives were unchanged on 43 percent. Around 11,130 tweets were sent per minute as she told the presenter: "What I'll be doing is being a difficult woman and ensuring that we're negotiating hard".

by | May 31, 2017 | 05:07

Gabriel's remarks came a day after a stern rebuke by Chancellor Angela Merkel , who said European Union member states can no longer fully rely on the US and so should take their fate into their own hands. "What I said was simply to indicate that, here are even more reasons beyond those we already have that Europe needs to take its destiny into its own hands", she said.

by | May 31, 2017 | 05:25

We, the Europeans, will have to take our fate into our own hands. "Transatlantic ties are of paramount importance to us... but the current situation gives more reasons for... On Monday, Modi and Merkel held a private meeting in the latter's country resort of Schloss Meseberg, 65 km from Berlin , in which a range of issues, including terrorism, climate change were discussed.

by | May 31, 2017 | 06:05

The U.S. military action to remove Noriega from power twenty-eight years ago ended a saga of American support for a former ally and dictator, CBS News' Pamela Falk reports, and ten years later, the U.S. Noriega had the surgery in March, which led to brain hemorrhaging . Many people in Panama are reacting with indifference to the death of ex-dictator Manuel Noriega , who long ago lost essentially all his power and political influence.

by | May 31, 2017 | 06:02

Jo-Ar Herrera, a military spokesman, said 41 militants had been killed, with 10 more deaths after heavy fighting on Friday. "One of the most troubling aspect of the aftermath of the Marawi siege is the rapid proliferation of fake news and deliberate disinformation", said Richard Javad Heydarian, an assistant professor of political science at Manila's De La Salle University.

by | May 31, 2017 | 04:50

The official said tough restrictions also remained in place in Anantnag town of south Kashmir. Following their killing, spontaneous shutdown was observed and clashes broke out in major towns including Srinagar . The minister also ruled out inviting groups opposed to Indian sovereignty over Kashmir for talks and claimed whoever wanted to talk "development and peace" was welcome.

by | May 31, 2017 | 04:36

WESH reported that a man threatened police with a gun, but did not fire shots. Fennell said at 8:40 p.m. that the man is surrounded, but not in custody. Police on scene, area contained. The area was contained and should have minimal impact to the airport's operations, officials said. There has been no opening of this scene.

by | May 31, 2017 | 05:02

Additionally, he accused Berlin of exploiting the benefits of American markets and overriding United States carmakers. He said the two countries share the values of innovation and democracy and these values were "a blessing for mankind". German Chancellor Angela Merkel earlier this week said the days in which Europe could rely on other nations were over. Modi and Merkel also underlined their determination to ease bilateral trade and investment.

by | May 31, 2017 | 05:28

Cesc Fabregas feels he was unlucky to be left out of Chelsea's starting XI for the FA Cup final defeat by his former side Arsenal on Saturday. "I was nearly forgotten and that makes me stronger", Mertesacker said after the game. The experienced centre-back had suffered a serious knee injury in a pre-season match at Lens. The Spaniard, who helped Arsenal win the FA Cup in 2005, said he would "never say never" about leaving Chelsea.

by | May 31, 2017 | 06:14

The CNN report, quoting "two former intelligence officials and a congressional source", said the derogatory information was "financial in nature". More attorneys with deep experience in Washington investigations are expected to be added, along with crisis communication experts, to help the White House in the weeks ahead.

by | May 31, 2017 | 05:46

Kushner made his secret communications proposal on December 1 or 2 at Trump Tower in NY, according to intercepts of Russian communications reviewed by U.S. Washington is waiting with bated breath for Senate testimony by former FBI director James Comey, who was sacked by Trump as he oversaw an investigation into possible collusion between the Republican's campaign and Moscow .

by | May 31, 2017 | 05:06

Chandigarh's Bhoomi Sawant, a science student at DAV School, came in second, securing 497 marks (99.4 %). A total of 6,38,865 boys and 4,60,026 girls took the exams held between March 9 and April 29. In a major shift from the trend over decades, boys in the national capital have outperformed girls by a margin of almost six per cent in this year's class XII CBSE results.

by | May 31, 2017 | 04:44

U.S. President Donald Trump's communications director, Mike Dubke , is set to leave after three months in his White House post, White House adviser Kellyanne Conway said on Tuesday. Dubke reportedly tendered his resignation May 18 , nearly three months after taking on the role. Dubke was then hired to fulfill the communications director responsibilities.

by | May 31, 2017 | 04:30

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's indication Sunday that Europe can no longer fully rely on the USA and United Kingdom may have been a blunder, Financial Times chief foreign affairs columnist declared Tuesday. She said that in the year 2000, India and Germany had agreed to have a strategic partnership and in 2011both sides had enhanced their strength and partnership by agreeing to have inter-governmental consultations.

by | May 31, 2017 | 06:03

U.S. Sen. John McCain has a discussion after delivering a speech at the invitation of the United States Studies Centre in Sydney , Tuesday, May 30, 2017. McCain, who is chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, also said that while he and Trump differed on some things, they were aligned in their support for a boost in military funding.

by | May 31, 2017 | 05:59

Fighting terrorism is the main priority for both nations, Macron said at a joint news conference on Monday, though he warned that Russian-led efforts to broker a cease-fire in Syria wouldn't succeed without a political process. He also said there was "nothing to discuss" when asked by journalists about allegations Russian Federation has tried to meddle in foreign elections.