Global News

by | May 14, 2017 | 22:14

Chinese President Xi Jinping opened today the Belt and Road Forum for the International Cooperation and called for unity to reach economic growth and balanced development of all nations. A multi-tiered Belt and Road financial cooperation network has taken an initial shape, Xi said in the speech. Japan has given billions of dollars in grants and low-priced loans to Southeast Asian nations to build ports and other facilities, and governments including South Korea have launched trade initiatives.

by | May 14, 2017 | 22:21

The statements came as officers from Russia's Defense Ministry and General Staff briefed reporters on Friday on the details of the agreement. "As officials from the three countries that back rival sides in the conflict signed the agreement at talks in the Kazakh capital of Astana on Thursday, some members of the Syrian opposition delegation shouted in protest and walked out of the conference room", CBS News and the Associated Press report .

by | May 14, 2017 | 22:03

Macron is the first president of modern France elected as an independent. His party is changing its name to La Republique En Marche (Republic on the Move) as it prepares a list of candidates. Le Pen says she will lead the opposition to Macron. Final results showed Macron won a higher-than-expected 66.1 percent of the vote against 33.9 percent for Le Pen, which many of her allies view as a disappointment.

by | May 14, 2017 | 21:27

The Rodong Sinmun, the official newspaper of the ruling Workers' Party, said the regime will continue building up its military for stronger self-defense as "the imperialist U.S. North Korea is believed to be developing two types of ICBM, but neither has so far been flight tested. The missile flew about 500 km with an altitude of 550 km.

by | May 14, 2017 | 20:34

President Donald Trump is prioritizing strategic interests over human rights by inviting a pair of internationally criticized leaders from Southeast Asia, where the U.S.is vying with China for influence. Murphy, Democrat of CT and a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Duterte, however, seems hesitant on accepting the invitation of Trump to the White House as he still has scheduled trips to Russian Federation and Israel.

by | May 14, 2017 | 20:50

He blazed into the box most times he got on the ball and was the most unsafe in a home shirt in the first half, setting up the first and drawing a foul for the penalty that led to the second. Premier League club Manchester City have confirmed that their long time right-back Pablo Zabaleta will leave the club at the end of the season. It's the first or second time I've seen that in my life.

by | May 14, 2017 | 20:39

Trump. "It's why we proudly proclaim that we are one nation, under God, every time we say the Pledge of Allegiance". It is not surprising, therefore, the President of the Liberty University Jerry Falwell Jr. The search takes place amid an ongoing firestorm over Trump's dismissal of Comey and new questions over whether he taped conversations with the now-former Federal Bureau of Investigation director.

by | May 14, 2017 | 21:55

The 30th ASEAN Summit held in the Philippines last week ended on a high note for relations with Beijing, as the chairman's statement left out mention of China's activities in the South China Sea. Patron said there have been proposals from Asean leaders to make sure that the framework on COC would be "very substantive". But the arbitral [ruling], it's only between China and the Philippines.

by | May 14, 2017 | 21:42

As of around 11:10 PM Pacific Time, incumbent Premier Christy Clark and the governing Liberals (who, despite their name, are actually a right wing party) were tied with the opposition New Democrats at forty-two seats apiece, with the BC Greens leading or elected in three ridings.

by | May 14, 2017 | 20:55

Israel has rejected the 1967 lines as a possible border, saying it would impose security risks. The Netanyahu government, like those before it, has expanded settlements on war-won lands, despite United States appeals to curb construction.

by | May 14, 2017 | 20:58

The Chinese President released a statement yesterday congratulating Moon on his victory, Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang told media in a press conference yesterday. Moon was part of the liberal Roh Moo-hyun administration involved in the last inter-Korean summit of 2007, although almost a decade of conservative rule in Seoul has seen ties sour to the point of zero cooperation amid persistent North Korean nuclear and missile tests.

by | May 14, 2017 | 20:02

Those exceptions add up to tens of millions of dollars, however. First, Trump raked in some cash from the 2013 Miss Universe Pageant, held near Moscow. " ZEMBLA is investigating another explosive dossier concerning Trump's involvement with the Russians: Trump's business and personal ties to oligarchs from the former Soviet Union".

by | May 14, 2017 | 20:07

The only negative for Arsenal at St. Mary's Stadium was right wing back Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain limping off injured in the 36th minute. Gunners boss Arsene Wenger is out of contract this summer and has also not announced what he will do beyond this campaign.

by | May 14, 2017 | 21:14

Meeting on the sidelines of a summit about China's new Silk Road plan, Xi told Erdoğan that developing strategic cooperation was in the interests of both countries, China's foreign ministry said late on May 13. Washington is being represented by a junior delegation led by Matt Pottinger, special assistant to the president and senior director for East Asia at the National Security Council.

by | May 14, 2017 | 21:49

The US Geological Survey put its strength at 5.8, and said it occurred at a depth of 12.5 kilometres. The natural disaster led to a power outage, but there have been no reports on casualties yet. The region is on a fault line stretching from the capital of Turkmenistan, Ashgabat, into Iran's three provinces of north, central (Razavi) and south Khorasan, according to state news agency IRNA .

by | May 14, 2017 | 21:38

Australia has condemned North Korea for its "reckless and provocative" move. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told reporters Sunday that the launch, which is banned by the United Nations, is "absolutely unacceptable" and that Japan will respond resolutely.

by | May 14, 2017 | 20:17

Kohler, a 44-year old graduate of France's elite ENA administrative school, was Macron's chief of staff when the incoming president was economy minister and has worked for the Treasury. A source close to Mr Macron earlier said the country's next prime minister would be appointed on Monday and the new government on Tuesday. Their average age is 46, compared to 60 for the outgoing assembly, and half of them are women.

by | May 14, 2017 | 21:10

In an interview with The Guardian newspaper published on Saturday, Watson said Labour had "a mountain to climb" before election day. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May addresses supporters and members of the media in front of the Conservative party's election campaign bus at an airfield north of Newcastle, May 12, 2017.

by | May 14, 2017 | 21:27

In his gold medal bout, the 23-year-old Indian conceded two points in the opening half to lag behind 0-2 at the break. Having gauged the opponent, Bajrang was more purposeful in the second session as he quickly picked up three points to be ahead after a minute and a half.

by | May 14, 2017 | 19:54

The attack was notable because it took advantage of a security flaw in Microsoft software found by the National Security Agency for its surveillance tool kit. Since Friday's breach more than 200,000 victims - including the NHS - across 150 countries have been infected by the Wanna Decryptor ransomware, also known as WannaCry.

by | May 14, 2017 | 19:29

The Arctic has become a bellwether region for the impacts of climate change. Tillerson signed the document . "We hope that this declaration is a meaningful step in the evolution of the Trump administration's approach to climate change issue", LeVine said, according to the Los Angeles Times .

by | May 14, 2017 | 19:48

Mishra's letter comes a day after he was suspended from the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) following his allegation that Jain had also settled a Rs 50 crore land deal in favour of Kejriwal's brother-in-law. "He (Mishra) has not levelled an allegation". Mishra's allegations were made after he was sacked as Delhi's Water Minister on Saturday. He said that Ankit Bharadwaj has pictures with several BJP leaders like its former Delhi chief Satish Upadhyay and Union Minister Vijay Sampla.

by | May 14, 2017 | 19:41

Bernie Sanders, who challenged Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination. They didn't vote for me. "The work of this commission will be to assist all state elections officials in the country in understanding, and addressing, the problem of voter fraud", Mr.

by | May 14, 2017 | 19:51

But Trump's team recognises that they've been forced on the defensive. It has frequently been observed that Donald Trump acts like a child: He has exceptionally poor impulse control, can not reliably distinguish fantasy from reality and appears not to grasp that human actions are not isolated events but exist in a chain of causes and consequences.

by | May 14, 2017 | 20:15

Pope Francis in his popemobile leaves at the end of a Mass where he canonized shepherd children Jacinta and Francisco Marto at the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fatima, Saturday, Friday, May 13, 2017, in Fatima, Portugal . Lucia is on track for possible beatification, but her process couldn't start until after her 2005 death. In his homily during an outdoor Mass, Francis prayed that the Madonna would protect the most vulnerable members of society, "especially the sick and the disabled, ...

by | May 14, 2017 | 19:15

Religious leader Molavi Abdol Hamid said "the atmosphere for Sunnis has been a little more relaxed" since Rouhani took power in 2013, and that most would support him in Friday's election. In recent weeks on the campaign trail Rouhani has also taken aim at the country's Revolutionary Guards claiming that the military institution had attempted to scupper a landmark nuclear deal signed by Tehran in late 2015 with the United States, and five other world powers.

by | May 14, 2017 | 19:35

Mr Moon was part of the South's last liberal government, which pursued a "Sunshine policy" of reconciliation and dialogue with the North, and is widely expected to shift away Ms Park's hardline approach. Moon said he would send a special envoy to Russian Federation soon and Putin said he would welcome the envoy. "President Trump said he looks forward to working with President Moon", the White House reported.

by | May 14, 2017 | 19:10

The ousted director himself is said to be confident that his own version of events will come out, possibly in an appearance before Congress, according to an associate who has been in touch with him since his firing Tuesday. McCabe told the intelligence committee's ranking member, Virginia Sen. For example, White House press secretary Sean Spicer has said the president fired Comey because he was advised to do so.

by | May 14, 2017 | 19:59

Pompeo's visit to South Korea included "detailed security discussions" with Seoul intelligence officials and a visit to an island near the border with the North, according to the U.S. North Korean leader Kim Jon Un oversees a combat drill of the Korean People's Army in this undated photo released by North Korea's Central News Agency, Dec.

by | May 14, 2017 | 20:36

A security guard in the University was killed by the explosions along with the suicide bombers. Two of the bombers detonated their explosives as they faced interrogation by the security men at the gate, killing one of them and injuring another.

by | May 14, 2017 | 19:22

The missile was sacked early on Sunday from a region named Kusong located northwest of Pyongyang, where the North previously test-launched an intermediate-range missile it is believed to be developing, the last time in February. The White House said the USA maintains its "ironclad commitment" to stand with its allies in the face of the serious threat posed by North Korea, and added that the latest "provocation" should serve as a call for all nations to implement far stronger sanctions ...

by | May 14, 2017 | 19:57

Bid organisers are hopeful that Macron's internationalist outlook will be a boost to their campaign, and he had signalled his intent to meet with the IOC's evaluation commission on Sunday. Under the LA 2024 bid, Long Beach would host Olympic events for the third time in its history, having hosted events during the 1936 and 1984 L.A. Games.

by | May 14, 2017 | 19:35

Total authorized natural gas exports from the United States to countries that don't have a USA free-trade deal was19.2 billion cubic feet per day as of April 25. Ross did not say when the agreement would take effect and added the agreement would also be dependent on China complying with all U.S. standards.

by | May 14, 2017 | 19:28

China has placed economic sanctions on North Korea and Donald Trump has sent an "armada" to the peninsula, as well as activating the THAAD anti-missile programme. David Wright, co-director of the Global Security Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists, said the flight indicates that the missile could have a range of 4,500 kilometers (about 2,800 miles) if flown on a standard, instead of a lofted, trajectory; that would be considerably longer than Pyongyang's current missiles.

by | May 14, 2017 | 19:48

The head of the Defense Intelligence Agency Vincent Stewart, warned that the North is developing miniaturized nuclear devices to mount on its ballistic missiles. The North, however, defends its right to develop nuclear and ballistic technology as a deterrent against the U.S. and its regional allies. "It is the only way to protect the peace of the Korean Peninsula and the region".