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by | May 16, 2017 | 22:32

China's grand globalisation strategy will not exclude any party or target anyone, Chinese President Xi Jinping told world leaders said on the second day of a forum in Beijing to promote his idea of connecting the world's economies and boosting growth.

by | May 16, 2017 | 21:08

According to earlier reports, 14 crew members, including the pilot of the PIA flight were detained at Heathrow Airport on Monday over security concerns and were later released after a "thorough search" of the aircraft for over two hours. Tajwar claimed that nothing was found on the plane during investigation, saying they plan to take up the case with the authorities concerned. However, Geo News reported that the PIA spokesperson said, on Tuesday, that the crew was taken into custody for ...

by | May 16, 2017 | 21:19

North Korea yesterday celebrated the launch of what appeared to be its longest-range ballistic missile yet tested in a bid to bring the U.S. mainland within reach. Tokyo says the flight pattern could indicate a new type of missile. When it comes to North Korea's rapidly accelerating nuclear missile program, the US would like other countries to step up to the plate more.

by | May 16, 2017 | 21:31

Trump spoke with reporters traveling with him on his way to give a commencement address at a Virginia college. Critics have assailed Trump for abruptly dismissing Comey, who was leading the agency's investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US election, and possible ties between Moscow and the Trump campaign.

by | May 16, 2017 | 21:56

Experts say the US decision to arm Kurdish forces in Syria will strengthen USA -backed forces fighting ISIS and result in possible tacit agreements between the US and unlikely partners. "The United States and Turkey have plenty to discuss, including the fight against ISIS and the global refugee crisis". "I want to believe that Turkey's allies will side with us, not with terrorist organizations", Erdogan said last week.

by | May 16, 2017 | 21:17

The talks with Merkel are likely to focus on how Europe's power couple can drive reforms of the bloc, with Macron pushing for deeper European Union ties to help it overcome the imminent departure of Britain. Philippe quit that cause when the financial scandal over fake jobs for Fillon's family hit his campaign. Paris - At around 10 AM, the new French President Emmanuel Macron, arrived at the 18th century Elysee palace in a Renault armored auto and walked up the red carpet to the Elysee ...

by | May 16, 2017 | 21:28

In addition to any potential tapes, Graham said Trump should turn over his tax returns. Some Republicans are upset with Trump for admitting he had the FBI's Russian Federation probe in mind when he fired Comey. Trump contradicted this carefully presented story by later stating that not only was the firing his personal decision, not influenced by the Deputy Attorney General or anyone else, but was linked to the investigation of Trump's possible ties with the Russians which has been under ...

by | May 16, 2017 | 22:51

Last month however, President Donald Trump's administration announced that it would for the first time directly arm the YPG elements of the alliance. McMaster. "America is going through a transitional period now", Erdogan said, and Turkey "must be more careful and sensitive". The absence of credible evidence to back up Ankara's charge that Gulen was involved in the coup meant that the extradition process could not start, said Adem Yavuz Arslan, a Turkish journalist who fled to the United ...

by | May 16, 2017 | 22:01

Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia, the senior Democrat on the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, which is investigating Russian Federation meddling in last year's election, flayed Trump over the report on Twitter. President Donald Trump boasted about highly classified intelligence in a meeting with the Russian foreign minister and ambassador last week, providing details that could expose the source of the information and the manner in which it was collected, a current and a former us ...

by | May 16, 2017 | 22:29

Despite the lack of regular support, Microsoft has released a few patches for the outdated Windows XP and even Windows Vista. But he aimed his sharpest criticisms at the US and other nations. Nissan Motor Co. confirmed Monday some units had been targeted, but there was no major impact on its business. Block executable files from being transmitted via eMails.

by | May 16, 2017 | 20:56

Putin and Trump "also discussed at length working together to eradicate terrorism throughout the Middle East" as well as the "very unsafe situation in North Korea ", the White House said. Russia supports the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad, and senior US officials have stopped just short of suggesting Russian complicity in a deadly sarin gas attack on civilians in northwestern Syria .

by | May 16, 2017 | 21:28

The threat was related to the use of laptop computers on aircraft. But he also noted that the president talked about "common threats to our two countries, including threats to civil aviation. His tweets came minutes after a spokeswoman for Russia's foreign ministry described the reports in a post on Facebook as " yet another fake ". Anthony Cordesman, a national security expert at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, said allies will be trying to size up Trump's "actual ...

by | May 16, 2017 | 22:28

President Trump is responding to the backlash against the allegations that he shared "highly classified" information with the Russians by saying he had "the absolute right to do" so. Attorney General Jeff Sessions was forced to recuse himself from any involvement in the FBI's investigations into Russia after it was revealed that he twice met with Kislyak, despite testifying during his confirmation hearing that he had had no contact with Russian officials.

by | May 16, 2017 | 20:54

But New Orleans was also America's largest slave market: a port where hundreds of thousands of souls were brought, sold and shipped up the Mississippi River to lives of misery and torture. He attributed the strong police presence at the site to "consistent threats, harassments and intimidation tactics" that have greeted the plans to remove the monuments.

by | May 16, 2017 | 22:10

The council urged North Korea to show "sincere commitment to denuclearization through concrete action" and stressed the importance of "working to reduce tensions". Asked if North Korea's missile programme was developing faster than the South had expected, Mr Han said: "Yes". North Korea, which regularly threatens to destroy the United States in a sea of flames, has accused Washington of pushing the Korean peninsula to the brink of nuclear war with recent military drills with South Korea ...

by | May 16, 2017 | 22:03

The new U.S. ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, stepped out of the diplomatic protocol by visiting the Western Wall on Monday. Friedman presented his credentials to President Rivlin on Tuesday. The Palestinians want east Jerusalem as a capital of a future state. The status of Jerusalem remains one of the core issues in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

by | May 16, 2017 | 21:38

PM arrives in Hong Kong on a three day visit to address One Belt One Road Pakistan Investment Forum. China's national news agency Xinhua reported the initiative was first envisioned by Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2013 to create a new platform for worldwide cooperation.

by | May 16, 2017 | 21:07

Raisi and Qalibaf have both criticised the president's economic record - amid rising unemployment - and policy of detente with the West. Rouhani, who is seeking a second term, has told supporters he needs a stronger mandate to free up Iranian society.

by | May 16, 2017 | 21:22

The fight against terrorism should not be led with another terror organization. Last week, Mr Trump did something even more unforgivable in Turkey's eyes by authorising a plan to provide weapons to the YPG. "There are some documents and information we have prepared, which we will present to him". Yet analysts warn that Trump - even if he wanted to - can not simply promise Erdogan that Gulen will be extradited as the process depends on the independent American judicial system.

by | May 16, 2017 | 21:47

President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shakes hands during a joint news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington , Wednesday, Feb. "We want to see our country established on our sovereign territories with East Jerusalem as our state's capital", Abu Rudeineh said. Israel's Channel Two reported that Israeli officials offering to help plan the event were told by American counterparts it was not their remit.

by | May 16, 2017 | 21:59

Police say that as officers dispersed the party they heard gunshots outside. A few hours after giving initial statements and reviewing body-cam footage, Balch Springs Police Chief Jonathan Haber said that while Edwards' brother was at first backing down the street, he was actually driving away from the chaotic scene when police fired into the vehicle.

by | May 16, 2017 | 21:26

Ms Meyer mentioned her brother on Saturday and Sunday while urging investors to put $500,000 (£386,500) into a New Jersey real estate project in exchange for investor visas and residency cards in the U.S. Meyer's relationship to her brother was mentioned as part of the presentation. President Trump has taken a tough stance on immigration and vowed to severely tighten the use of work visas.

by | May 16, 2017 | 21:33

According to CBCPNews, hundreds of devotees gathered at the UST for the celebration of the Fatima miracle, in which three young shepherds namely Lucia Dos Santos and her cousins Francisco and Jacinta Marto claimed to have seen the Virgin Mary from May to October 1917.

by | May 16, 2017 | 21:04

Richard Spencer - noted white nationalist and leader of the so-called alt-right - was among the torch-carrying protesters. "We will not be replaced from this park", Spencer told the crowd at a different rally held hours earlier in Charlottesville on Saturday.

by | May 16, 2017 | 20:56

Pakistan claimed the plane was brought down in its air space and sought 60 million United States dollars in damages from India for the incident. A Pakistani military court awarded death sentence to Jadhav last month for alleged espionage and subversive activities.

by | May 16, 2017 | 21:23

Department of Commerce said. In return, among other things, China gets to send us its cooked poultry. Only one more round of technical consultations between the US and China stand in the way of restored access. "We have some very big news", Ross told reporters last week. "U.S". Now, the Trump Administration has agreed to allow Chinese chicken to be imported to the US and on to the plates of American families.

by | May 16, 2017 | 21:12

It was east of the island of Eleuthera, an island which forms part of the Bahamas archipelago, which is inside the infamous Bermuda Triangle. Four people from NY who were on the plane are also missing. It was at about 24,000 feet when air traffic control lost contact. The Coast Guard is now searching for evidence of a crash. Coast Guard crews are searching for a Delray Beach woman, who was with her husband, when the Catamaran they were on took on water near the Bahamas.

by | May 16, 2017 | 20:34

Forty-eight percent of respondents said they would support Trump's impeachment, while only 41 percent would oppose such charges. "I'm not saying we should impeach him now, I'm calling for an impeachment investigation". "A good many people assume that impeachment means that the President will be found guilty". In a statement released Monday, Green said Trump is not "above the law".

by | May 16, 2017 | 21:25

As Trump prepares for his first foreign trip for the Middle East and Europe, lawmakers from both parties demanded a full accounting of the conversation with the Russian diplomats that some feared could lead to exposure of confidential informants helping USA intelligence officials counter the Islamic State.

by | May 16, 2017 | 21:43

The EVMs used for polling are with the EC. Some political parties have some also demanded access to the machines used in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls. Conducting a mock poll on an EVM machine, AAP leader Saurabh Bharadwaj demonstrated how despite giving two votes each to various parties; the final count showed that votes of some parties had been transferred to one party.

by | May 16, 2017 | 21:56

The western state, which includes Cologne, Duesseldorf and the Ruhr industrial region, has been led by the Social Democrats for all but five years since 1966. The issue of internal security has without a doubt become one of the most decisive factors behind the victory of the CDU in the election in North Rhine-Westphalia, given the large number of security incidents that took place over the last several months.

by | May 16, 2017 | 20:34

Palestinian officials had also expressed concern about remarks by Trump that the USA would move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem . President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shakes hands during a joint news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Feb.

by | May 16, 2017 | 20:52

In presenting the photographs, Jones said that Syrian President Bashar Assad's government "has sunk to a new level of depravity" with the support of Russian Federation and Iran. And Russia must bear responsibility to ensure regime compliance". Taken over the course of several years, beginning in 2013, the photographs do not offer definitive proof that the regime is using a crematorium to dispose of bodies.

by | May 16, 2017 | 20:54

The operation to retake Mosul from ISIS was formally launched in October and while the initial weeks of the fight were marked with a string of swift territorial gains, combat in the city's west has devastated infrastructure and inflicted high civilian casualties.

by | May 16, 2017 | 21:34

Philippe is part of the center-right Republicans and not yet a member of Macron's new party La République En Marche . Paris - At around 10 AM, the new French President Emmanuel Macron, arrived at the 18th century Elysee palace in a Renault armored auto and walked up the red carpet to the Elysee steps where outgoing President Francois Hollande waited to welcome him.