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by | June 04, 2017 | 13:18

Goldman's purchase of securities, also known as " Hunger Bonds " because of the country's extreme poverty, were for $2.8 billion in bonds from the state-run oil company PDVSA for only $ 865 million . Although the opposition has claimed that the economic recession, which was triggered by stagnant oil prices and has resulted in shortages of certain imports, is largely the fault of the current Bolivarian government and uses it to justify the protests, this is not the first time they have ...

by | June 04, 2017 | 12:10

Indeed, the resolve of the 190-some countries that signed onto it is more steely than ever. There was a mix of dismay and anger across the world. The Paris Agreement was absolutely in the best interest of the world and climate , but it was also in the best interest of Musk's businesses, and that automatically makes him an extremely flawed representative of the movement.

by | June 04, 2017 | 12:51

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto, a Democrat, was not thrilled with his city's reference in Trump's remarks. "Thank you, everybody", Trump said . In a 2016 paper, Climate Change and Health , published in the Annals of Internal Medicine , ACP outlined the negative consequences that climate change will have on public and individual health.

by | June 04, 2017 | 13:30

London Metropolitan Police said Sunday morning that six civilians were killed in the London terror attacks , adding that police shot three of the male suspects dead. Police say they're responding to an incident there and another at Borough Market , a busy area of pubs and restaurants nearby. Incident 3 - London police say they are now responding to incident in Vauxhall area.

by | June 04, 2017 | 11:56

The Russian president added that this "attempt to solve internal political issues using instruments of foreign policy" was damaging worldwide relations. Russian President Vladimir Putin denied Friday that his government had anything to do with hacking operations aimed at disrupting the USA election past year.

by | June 04, 2017 | 12:44

They both appeared on Fox News' "Fox & Friends". "The world can not wait - and neither will we", said the climate mayors' statement . Hendricks said the absence of $500 million contributions from the United States to the Green Climate Fund will be felt from 2018, but suggested the gap could be filled with "other financing mechanisms, for example through the World Bank".

by | June 04, 2017 | 12:10

Police say a gunman stormed the c. Shortly afterward, he dons a black mask, slips on an ammunition vest and pulls an M4 carbine assault rifle out of his backpack. The attack at the casino hotel complex, which is close to an airport terminal and air force base, lasted more than six hours. "He could have shot everybody there", Albayalde said.

by | June 04, 2017 | 12:15

Specifically, it requires countries to set their own targets for reducing emissions by 2020. The Trump administration's "America First" mantra contrasts with Barack Obama's commitment to multilateralism; Trump invariably depicts China as a threat and takes it as given that any costs to the US stemming from the Paris Agreement are "unfair", while the Obama administration sought to partner with China, reaching a bilateral accord that laid the foundation for the global Paris ...

by | June 04, 2017 | 12:54

In linking his grievances over North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members' military spending to his grievances over the US trade deficit with Germany - as he did broadly on the campaign trail and as he did again last week bluntly to Merkel - the president casts USA relationships with other nations as zero-sum games in which there are only winners and losers.

by | June 04, 2017 | 13:04

U.S. President Donald Trump's tweets on the co-ordinated terror attacks across London drew sharp criticism across the social media as he used the incident to seek the help of courts to support his agenda of travel ban . After ramming the auto into a barrier outside the Houses of Parliament, the driver, 52-year-old Khalid Masood , got out and stabbed a police officer to death before being gunned down by responding officers.

by | June 04, 2017 | 12:17

Iniitial reports had come in reporting trouble at a third site, in the Vauxhall area, but police later said it was unrelated to the first two attacks. "Someone said, 'What is going on?' and one of the people running said, 'There is a man with a knife up there and he is coming this way.' There was complete panic as everyone ran to the back of the restaurant and crouched down trying to hide themselves from view", the witness said.

by | June 04, 2017 | 13:14

London-based Gabriele Sciotto told the BBC he took the photo of the man, who is believed to have been a suspect behind at least one of the terrorist attacks on central London today, after becoming caught up in the chaos. There were at least 20 wounded in the attacks. British Transport Police said the bridge will remain closed throughout the night. At the London bridge , witnesses said the van was reported to have swerved onto the pavement and there have been unconfirmed reports ...

by | June 04, 2017 | 12:04

Streets in the area would have been busy with people on a Saturday night out. The police force earlier declared the attacks as "terrorist incidents". Reports of multiple stabbing attacks at Borough Market. Pedestrians near the bridge said they were ordered by police to run. As a documentary filmmaker, though, his instincts were to keep going.

by | June 04, 2017 | 11:45

Those who attack the BJP will be punished by law, he said. A Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report had previous year pointed out that Rs 20,000 crore of black money was given to GSPC, he claimed. "His (Ayyankali's) mammoth efforts to eradicate the caste apartheid through innovation and resistance inspire us even today", he later wrote on Twitter .

by | June 04, 2017 | 12:36

Speaking at a news briefing on Tuesday after Trump intensified a dispute with Germany by calling Berlin's trade and spending policies " very bad ", White House spokesman Sean Spicer looked to cool rising tensions. In a major boost to Merkel, who has been fighting against secessionist tendencies within the economic bloc since the Brexit vote in June a year ago, the prime minister praised her "strong leadership".

by | June 04, 2017 | 11:48

Trump unsettled Merkel and other European allies in a speech at NATO's ostentatious new $1.23 billion headquarters in Brussels. For millions that is a euphemism for German paws and claws - and they still find that sort of 20th century scary.

by | June 04, 2017 | 12:17

US President Donald Trump's trip to Israel and the Palestinian territories saw the unpredictable leader tightly following protocol, but a few moments provided low-scale scandal and humour. "So many young, lovely innocent people living and enjoying their lives, murdered by evil losers in life", Trump said, echoing the theme he presented during his meetings with Arab leaders in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia .

by | June 04, 2017 | 13:06

However, the nature of this cricketing fixture has become "too boring" for him to hype the contest any further. Woakes did not feature in the second and third one-day internationals against South Africa last month because of a thigh problem and despite a Test series against the Proteas set for next month, he says he isn't going to put a timescale on his recovery.

by | June 04, 2017 | 12:03

The London Ambulance Service treated a number of people at the London Bridge in addition to the injured taken to the hospital. Witnesses speaking to the BBC said the van collided with a guardrail, and three occupants got out. "The suspects had been confronted and shot by the police within eight minutes of the first call ", he said. An armed Police officer looks through his weapon on London Bridge in London , Saturday, June 3, 2017.

by | June 04, 2017 | 13:22

Five other people, including a woman, have been questioned and released without charge. Fourteen men remain in custody after being arrested in connection with the probe. Although detectives have no reason to believe the luggage contains anything risky, they are warning the public not to approach it and instead call 999 immediately.

by | June 04, 2017 | 13:01

Cast into the political wilderness by Donald Trump's election and a run of of congressional cycles dominated by Republicans, US Democrats are locked in a contentious search for a defining message - and revamped slate of policies - to lead them back to power.

by | June 04, 2017 | 12:03

Anticipating a possible US pullout, officials from China and the European Union - two of the world's major polluters - had prepared a declaration reaffirming their commitment to the 2015 Paris Agreement , which is widely considered a landmark deal for bringing together nearly all countries under a common goal.

by | June 04, 2017 | 12:41

And opinion polls, showing the gap between the Conservatives and Labour narrowing, seem to provide evidence that Mrs May has failed. The findings echo other recent polls which show May's once commanding lead of more than 20 points when she called the campaign being whittled away, meaning she might no longer win the landslide she hoped.

by | June 04, 2017 | 12:16

The BBC cited police as saying there had been more than one fatality. London Ambulance Service Assistant Director of Operations Peter Rhodes said: "We took 48 patients to five hospitals across London and treated a number of others at the scene for minor injuries".

by | June 04, 2017 | 11:47

But he indicated that was hardly a priority. Under the pact, the United States - the world's second biggest carbon emitter behind China - had committed to reduce its emissions by 26 percent to 28 percent from 2005 levels by 2025. "Regardless of President Trump's decision, the great cities of the world, in particular the twelve American C40 cities, remain resolutely committed to doing what needs to be done to implement the Paris agreement", she said referring to 91 global cities that are have ...

by | June 04, 2017 | 11:53

Kumble's contract ends this month but the decision to advertise his job ahead of the Champions Trophy, a tournament featuring the world's top eight one-day global sides, led historian Ramachnadra Guha to resign in protest from a a Supreme Court-appointed committee overseeing the Board of Control for Cricket in India .

by | June 04, 2017 | 12:00

My opinion: By withdrawing from the Paris climate accord, Trump is defending a dying industry that is poisoning the earth instead of supporting clean energy industries that are at the forefront of the world's innovation revolution and that produce many more U.S.jobs than coal mines or oil fields.

by | June 04, 2017 | 12:05

According to reports, the armed officers confronted and shot three male suspects within eight minutes. "They were running, a police officer was trying to put himself between them and the crowd", Gabriele Sciotto, a photographer who took pictures of the suspects after they were shot, told the BBC .

by | June 04, 2017 | 12:32

Still, the fighters have turned out to be remarkably well-armed and resilient. He was the target of Tuesday's failed raid by troops on Maute hideout in Marawi and Calida said Islamic State had declared Hapilon its "emir" in the Philippines.

by | June 04, 2017 | 11:22

In all, restrictions were in place in four out of the 10 districts in the valley. Sabzar Ahmad Bhat who replaced Burhan Wani as the Hizbul Mujahideen's operational chief in Kashmir was killed by the security forces on Saturday morning in an encounter in Saimu sector of Tral.

by | June 04, 2017 | 12:21

There were also reports of a third incident, a stabbing in the Vauxhall area of London . He said he followed the attackers and threw items at them in a bid to stop them. She said - this is her description - he swerved right around me and then hit about five or six people. We understand from Holly Jones that four pedestrians appear to be severely injured on London Bridge and that the van was going about 50 miles an hour, which is very odd.

by | June 04, 2017 | 12:25

Another witness, Will Heaven, said he saw people who appeared to have been hit, and one being put into an ambulance. BBC reporter Holly Jones says the van was probably traveling around 50 miles an hour when it mounted the curb and crashed directly into pedestrians.

by | June 04, 2017 | 12:31

A LEAST 12 people have reportedly been killed and 90 wounded in bombings at the funeral of a protester killed in Kabul . The Taliban claimed responsibility at the start of the holy period for a vehicle bombing that killed at least 18 people May 27 in eastern Afghanistan .

by | June 04, 2017 | 12:36

On May 22, a British suicide bomber killed 22 people and injured dozens at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester. According to some unconfirmed reports, ISIS has taken responsibility for the attack . He said they saw a metal chair being thrown towards the man. Social media giant Facebook has activated its safety check feature for what it is calling "The Attack in London , United Kingdom".

by | June 04, 2017 | 12:43

I want to express my huge gratitude to the police and emergency services who are on the scene. The incident comes days ahead of a June 8 election, with polls suggesting the lead of Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party has dropped sharply.