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by | May 12, 2017 | 14:56

A number of Western countries classify Hamas as a terrorist organization because it has not recognized Israel's right to exist or accepted peace agreements between Israel and the Palestinians. It stresses however that its struggle is not against Jews due to their religion but against Israel as an occupier. "Rebranding" in particular needs to show Hamas as an Islamic national liberation movement, not a branch of the fundamentalist organization "Muslim brotherhood".

by | May 12, 2017 | 15:51

Uzma became friendly with Ali in Malaysia, where he worked as a taxi driver. He added that the Indian Ministry of External Affairs had also requested the FO for details pertaining to her marriage to Ali, a Pakistani national. She requested this after coming to know that the person whom she has married had already tied the knot before. On May 1, he said, she arrived at the Wagah border, where the petitioner received her and took her to his hometown.

by | May 12, 2017 | 14:23

The CIA has established a Korea Mission Centre to address "the nuclear and ballistic missile threat posed by" North Korea and its "unpredictable" leader Kim Jong-un, the U.S. The new office will "work closely with the intelligence community and the entire U.S. national security community", the CIA statement said. According to The Daily Beast, North Korea is able to afford all those nuclear tests thanks to the efforts of a crack team of online bank robbers.

by | May 12, 2017 | 14:21

Bush and Barack Obama followed, citing the possibility that recognizing Jerusalem as being part of Israel would interfere with the United States' ability to be an honest broker in the Middle East peace process. The leader of the world's Anglicans on Wednesday backed US President Donald Trump's bid for fresh peace talks between Israel and Palestinians, saying "determined leadership" could tip the balance towards a resolution.

by | May 12, 2017 | 14:23

Trump - who spent months saying he hoped to "get along" with Putin - declared that relations between America and Russian Federation "may be at an all-time low". The White House said the two also talked about the "very unsafe situation" in North Korea - and that a USA representative will be sent to cease-fire talks in Kazakhstan on Wednesday and Thursday.

by | May 12, 2017 | 14:38

Senior police officer Abdul Razzaq Cheema said that 30-40 people were injured. Later speaking to ARY News via telephone, Maulana Haideri said that around 20 to 25 people had been martyred while many others were injured. Mr. Haideri belongs to Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazal (JUI-F) of Maulana Fazlur Rehman. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack so far. Emergency has been declared at hospitals in Mastung and Quetta.

by | May 12, 2017 | 14:20

Tamara Williams, 25, who grew up in the area and knew Sterling, said that she was not surprised at the outcome of the Justice Department investigation but that she still holds out hope that the officers who shot Sterling will face consequences.

by | May 12, 2017 | 14:43

At 39, Macron will be France's youngest president and the first leader in modern French history who doesn't belong to a major political party. It remains to be seen whether Macron's newly renamed "Republique en Marche" (the Republic on the Move) movement will accept Valls as a candidate.

by | May 12, 2017 | 15:25

A lot of people, I'm sure, tried to take that power away, whether it was his uncle or anybody else. And he was able to do it. "He's working with (National Security Adviser) general (retd) H R McMaster and his team and making determinations of how to move forward in a pretty delicate, complicated matter", he said.

by | May 12, 2017 | 14:02

Trump is the first president since Richard Nixon to fire a law enforcement official overseeing an investigation with ties to the White House. "I have the highest respect for his considerable abilities and his integrity". "I'll tell you this", Trump said, repeating, "if Russian Federation or anybody else is trying to interfere with our elections I think it's a frightful thing and I want to get to the bottom of it and I want to make sure it will never ever happen".

by | May 12, 2017 | 15:11

Putin on Wednesday said he and U.S. President Donald Trump had a "very good" telephone conversation, adding that Trump agreed on Russia's safe zone proposal - though the White House only confirmed the two leaders discussed the zones. "[Russia] did mention that, if there is any military activity, there could be repercussions". "The President's expressed a desire to achieve peace in Syria ...

by | May 12, 2017 | 15:43

A detailed letter released by the ministry says a North Korean citizen by the name of Kim had been bribed $20,000 dollars to commit "state-sponsored terrorism against the supreme use of bio-chemical substance" and "bomb terrorism".

by | May 12, 2017 | 14:59

Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Rodrigo Duterte spoke over the phone on Wednesday after the Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit, chaired by the Philippine leader. "No, because I'm tied up". Duterte alarmed the global community in September past year by comparing himself favorably to Hitler , noting, "Hitler massacred three million Jews", as a vow to kill the three million so-called drug offenders estimated to live in the Philippines.

by | May 12, 2017 | 13:48

The admission came after Senator Lindsey Graham, who ran against Mr Trump for the Republican presidential nomination, said he wanted to investigate whether the U.S. The FBI as well as the US Senate and House intelligence committees have been investigating Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 US presidential election and any possible ties between Trump's associates and Moscow.

by | May 12, 2017 | 15:16

The retaking of Tabqa comes shortly after the United States announced that it would arm Syrian Kurdish fighters as they pushed to recapture Raqqa despite boisterous opposition from North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally Turkey, the AP reported.

by | May 12, 2017 | 14:55

The deputy president of the FCU-UCV, Alfredo Garcia, said at that meeting that "students have already been on the streets for more than 35 days", assuring "we will not abandon them". Lopez's father and sister also said they doubt the veracity of the video released Thursday by the leader of the ruling socialist party in Venezuela , Diosdado Cabello, in response to rumours spreading online about Lopez's health.

by | May 12, 2017 | 14:43

President Donald Trump meets with Russian Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in the White House in Washington , Wednesday, May 10, 2017 . The White House official insisted it is standard practice to keep more of a lid on presidential meetings with lower-level foreign officials, as opposed to visits from heads of state, which typically come with greater press coverage.

by | May 12, 2017 | 13:57

White House spokesman Sean Spicer initially denied on Tuesday night that Trump had any involvement in Rosenstein's decision to lay out the case for Comey's firing. I'll most likely sue her for making those false statements - and it'll be fun. Why axe Comey on a Tuesday evening in May, without any warning or windup, when he was thousands of miles away in California, months after the offending incident? "If Russia did anything, I want to know that", Trump said.

by | May 12, 2017 | 13:54

With Cortana, you can Pick Up Where You Left Off across Windows, iOS and Android devices. Microsoft will try to make Windows 10 more versatile with a wave of new features for creating memories, exploring virtual scenery and hopscotching from personal computers to mobile devices.

by | May 12, 2017 | 14:35

In his earlier meeting with Lavrov, Tillerson emphasized the USA wouldn't lift sanctions on Russian Federation related to Ukraine until Moscow reverses the actions that triggered the punishment - namely, its Crimea annexation. it needs to be prepared thoroughly". Diplomatically, Lavrov said he would keep the button on his desk. Speaking at a news conference in the Russian embassy in Washington , Lavrov said that his talks with USA officials had not covered the US sanctions imposed on ...

by | May 12, 2017 | 14:48

Justice Karnan's lawyer MJ Nedumpara mentioned the plea before a bench, the media reported. When the Chief Justice of India asked about the whereabouts of Justice Karnan, the advocate said he was "very much in Chennai". The CJI looked at the application and said, "We will consider it". "The allegations contained in the said letter are against the judges named therein and not against any court, neither the Madras High Court nor the Supreme Court".

by | May 12, 2017 | 14:00

Benoit Hamon, who as the Socialist presidential candidate finished fifth in the first round of the election, said he planned to launch a new leftwing movement. She said she would seek to rename her National Front party, a measure of the extent to which her defeat rattled supporters who just weeks ago harboured hopes of capturing the Elysee Palace.

by | May 12, 2017 | 14:40

Le Pen and Macron will face off Wednesday in what promises to be a fiery TV debate when the far-right leader is likely to sharpen her attacks on a candidate she says embodies "the world of finance, of arrogance, of money as king". Le Pen has worked hard to cleanse the FN of xenophobic and anti-semitic associations and make it more appealing to a wider electorate. "Macron=Louis XVI, Le Pen=Le Pen", read another.

by | May 12, 2017 | 14:06

She met with the girls in Abuja, accompanied by the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, and the Minister of Women's Affairs, Jummai Alhassan. The Nigeria Labour Congress President, Comrade Ayuba Waba has warned Nigerians to stop playing politics with the release of Chibok School girls that were abducted last three years ago.

by | May 12, 2017 | 14:42

Maine Republican Sen. Susan Collins serves on the Senate intelligence committee. Susan Collins, R-Maine, that it was not standard FBI practice to notify someone if they are not under investigation. When Holt asked the president if he would send a message to the new FBI director to "lay off" the investigation into Russian collusion, Trump responded, "no".

by | May 12, 2017 | 13:50

Despite allegations of war crimes being committed by the Saudi military in its Yemen campaign, Fallon refused to criticise the country, saying it was an "enormously important trading partner" to the UK. In April 2017, two human rights groups - Save the Children and Watchlist - called on the United Nations to put Saudi Arabia back on a list of violators of children's rights.

by | May 12, 2017 | 13:45

President Barack Obama warned then-President-elect Donald Trump not to give the post of national security adviser in his administration to Michael Flynn who was eventually fired in a controversy about ties to Russian Federation, a former Obama aide said".

by | May 12, 2017 | 12:51

The United Nations Climate Change Conference kicked off Monday in the western German city of Bonn. "But it won't happen without clear, stable policy signals from countries worldwide - in particular, the United States government whose waffling on the Paris Climate Agreement is hugely troubling", she said in a statement.

by | May 12, 2017 | 13:15

Further, Cummings said there is no evidence Flynn did seek permission to receive payment from a foreign government, which contradicts what Flynn's lawyer has said. The letter was addressed to Rep. Jason Chaffetz , chairman of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. And in addition to the payments and dealings with Russia, Flynn also failed to disclose $530,000 his company received at the height of the Trump campaign for work benefiting the government of Turkey, which he ...

by | May 12, 2017 | 14:02

Pool B - New Zealand, South Africa, Italy, Africa 1, repechage victor. "Any pool that we were going to get put in was going to be a big challenge", said Japan coach Jamie Joseph, whose side will face the Irish in a Test next month. The 1991 champions and two-time finalists face another arduous pool in Japan . Fiji is most likely to gain the Oceania spot in the pool. "There are some very tough pools, Pool C is also very tough and eventually if you're going to win the thing you've got ...

by | May 12, 2017 | 12:39

Investigators found shortly after that some nerve agent was used during the attack against the civilians. These government employees are "highly educated" chemical specialists who are likely to be able to travel outside of Syria and use the global financial system, Trump Administration officials said.

by | May 12, 2017 | 13:02

With the US attorney general self-sidelined, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation director freshly fired, a makeshift lineup of law-enforcement officials now oversees an inquiry that has implications for American foreign policy, American politics and the Trump presidency.

by | May 12, 2017 | 13:12

The increased intermingling of Jabhat al-Nusra with other rebel groups means that those groups will be regarded as legitimate targets for Russian Federation and Iran under the signed agreement. Russia , prime mover of the deal, and Iran are allied militarily and politically with the Syrian government, while Turkey sponsors several insurgent factions and the expatriate opposition.

by | May 12, 2017 | 12:49

In a discussion hosted by the Brookings Institution Tuesday, Jonathan Pollack, a senior fellow there, stressed that the USA deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile system in South Korea could also create a possibility of cleavage between Washington and Seoul.

by | May 12, 2017 | 14:00

Former FBI agents said such a statement by the director would be all but unthinkable. Justice Department spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores denied that Comey had asked Rosenstein for more resources for the Russian Federation investigation. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida said: "I do have questions about why he was dismissed at this time given his service and performance". He said there was no need for a special prosecutor.