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by | May 23, 2017 | 19:24

The draft framework for the CoC came as the Philippines, which chairs this year's ASEAN meetings, started a bilateral consultation with Beijing on Friday over their competing claims in the resource-rich sea. Romana said the Philippines side and the China delegation headed by Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin , have found ways to discuss maritime cooperation in the South China Sea .

by | May 23, 2017 | 18:32

A policeman was arrested for his alleged role in the killing of a 33-year-old taxi driver, shot in the thorax, in the border state of Tachira. "Nothing is going to change unless we force them", added Rojas, surrounded by banners saying "Resistance!" and "Maduro, Your Time Is Up!" "Unfortunately, we are up against a dictatorship".

by | May 23, 2017 | 19:06

When Trump said on Monday, "We're going to get there... eventually". Yousef Munayyer, a resident scholar at the Middle East Institute and executive director of the U.S. Trump's takeaway from his time here are that both Abbas and his friend "Benjamin" are "ready for peace". Robert Danin, a former U.S. official with decades of experience in Israeli-Palestinian negotiations, said that while both leaders are eager not to get on Trump's "bad side", the dynamics of reaching a deal remain ...

by | May 23, 2017 | 17:49

The operation follows a Sunday court decision giving Sheikh Isa Qassim a year's suspended prison sentence and seizing assets belonging to him and his ministry. A sit-in has been held in front of the cleric's home in the northern village of Duraz since June previous year after Bahraini authorities revoked his citizenship.

by | May 23, 2017 | 18:50

Trump's visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories is part of his first trip overseas as president, and follows an initial leg in Saudi Arabia , where he urged Islamic leaders to confront extremism. "They're losers, and we'll have more of them, but they're losers, just remember that", he added. U.S. President Donald Trump and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas review the honor guard during a reception ceremony at the presidential headquarters in the West Bank town of ...

by | May 23, 2017 | 18:16

I don't have words", she said on Twitter. Hopkins added that emergency services received more than 240 calls in the aftermath of the incident and that 400 extra police officers, including armed officers, had been mobilized as part of the operation.

by | May 23, 2017 | 19:19

Social media users posted updates saying they had heard loud bangs after a performance by American pop star Ariana Grande . The police department have confirmed the number of casualties to be 19 in the explosions and said that the incident is being treated as terrorist attacks until further investigation.

by | May 23, 2017 | 17:37

British counter-terrorism police have said they are making on average an arrest every day in connection with suspected terrorism. Several people have died following reports of an explosion Monday night at the concert in northern England, police said.

by | May 23, 2017 | 19:23

Hotels and homes in Manchester opened their doors to people who could not get home due to an area lockdown. Prime Minister Theresa May is to chair an emergency Cobra meeting in London today after the suspected terror attack . Charlotte Campbell told CNN that her 15-year-old daughter Olivia had not been in contact since the explosion. Grande's role as Cat Valentine on Nickelodeon's high-school sitcom Victorious propelled her to teen idol status, starting in 2010.

by | May 23, 2017 | 19:15

With Congressional investigations going on in both houses and the FBI investigation getting warmer, Trump , seeking to cool things down, does a very stupid thing, firing the FBI Director, James Comey. The initial reaction out of White House was decidedly muted. At the time we all just brushed it off as just another crazy Trump Tweet from the Twitter-in-Chief but now, and about a thousand crazy Trump tweets later followed by equally crazy actions far greater than just shooting someone, ...

by | May 23, 2017 | 17:41

Mr. Trump added, "I'm not under investigation". This was obviously a sham , which Trump revealed the next day when he told Lester Holt he would've fired Comey regardless of what Rosenstein had to say. Mark Warner, announced Friday that Comey will testify in an open setting before the committee. The White House received a heads-up less than an hour before the news broke at 6 p.m.

by | May 23, 2017 | 18:28

Food stamp cuts would drive millions from the program. Mulvaney said that part of the savings, listed in the budget as $1.4 trillion over 10 years, would come from a "two-penny plan" which will cut non-defense discretionary spending by 2 percent each year over the next decade.

by | May 23, 2017 | 19:21

Nottinghamshire Chief Constable Craig Guildford also said security plans for Notts would be assessed in light of the attack. "We continue to liaise with the United Kingdom authorities in response to this incident". As is normal practice, we are in touch with national anti-terrorism coordinators. Detective Superintendent Glen Channer, head of the Eastern Counter Terrorism Intelligence Unit, said: "We have close policing partnerships across the United Kingdom and we will all be working ...

by | May 23, 2017 | 18:04

The US, therefore, did not want Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to accompany Trump. President Donald Trump arrived in Bethlehem Tuesday morning for a meeting with Mahmoud Abbas, president of the Palestinian Authority. "King Salman feels very strongly and, I can tell you, would love to see peace with Israel and the Palestinians", he said after meeting with President Rivlin.

by | May 23, 2017 | 17:56

Still, Trump's unconventional approach to diplomacy has raised hopes that he may be well positioned to jump-start talks bogged down by entrenched interests and ancient enmity. Despite pledging during the campaign to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and move the USA embassy to the city, which both Israelis and Palestinians claim as their own, Trump last week backed off tentative plans to announce the bold move during Trump's visit to the city amid a wave of warnings from U.S.

by | May 23, 2017 | 18:17

We communicate regularly, but I am not among his close intimates or advisers", he wrote. "We learned nothing except things created to make [Rosenstein] look good", according to Politico . And I would - if he knew what I knew - applaud this. Last night, The New York Times released yet another set of extremely detailed stories about the brief, fraught relationship between the two men, detailing the president's awkward, inept flattery and the Federal Bureau of Investigation director's ...

by | May 23, 2017 | 18:29

Donald Trump makes the short trip from Jerusalem to Bethlehem Tuesday to meet Mahmud Abbas, who hopes to convince the unpredictable USA president to remain committed to an independent Palestinian state. While analysis in the Times of Israel noted the visit appeared heavier on symbolism rather than substance, Cohen said it was a significant step. In Jerusalem's walled Old City, Trump toured the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and became the first sitting president to visit the Western Wall, ...

by | May 23, 2017 | 17:40

We believe you're willing. Analysts fear tensions are growing out of control. "And young Muslim men and women should have the chance to build a new era of prosperity for themselves and their peoples". He accusing the kingdom of wanting "women as slaves and to kill gays" in a Facebook post and suggested they were being behind the September 11 terror attacks.

by | May 23, 2017 | 18:50

The president and first lady Melania Trump visited the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, traditional site of Jesus' crucifixion, burial and resurrection, and the Western Wall, part of the Jewish temple complex destroyed by Rome in 70 C.E. He was not accompanied by any Israeli leaders during the hugely symbolic visit. After Israel and the Palestinian territories, Trump will head to the Vatican, and to Brussels and Italy for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and G7 meetings.

by | May 23, 2017 | 18:52

Analysts say that Sunday's speech will present a softer image of Trump in the Muslim world. In his Saudi speech, Trump condemned "Islamic extremism", "Islamists", and "Islamic terror", but not once uttered the precise phrase he pressed Obama on.

by | May 23, 2017 | 19:02

Deadly blast at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester , U.K. More than 200 people were injured, though no one was killed. The service could also be used by people trying to get to local hospitals to look for loved ones. "The Scottish Government is working with Police Scotland and the UK Government to ensure that we have a full understanding of the developing situation".

by | May 23, 2017 | 18:47

The reality is far more prosaic. US President Donald Trump has said that shared concern about Iran was driving Israel and many Arab states closer and demanded that Tehran immediately cease military and financial backing of "terrorists and militias".

by | May 23, 2017 | 18:43

The announcement will be made very soon and new appointment of the Federal Bureau of Investigation director will take place. As the apparent front-runner for FBI Director, Lieberman seems to enjoy more support from Republicans than Democrats .

by | May 23, 2017 | 19:02

In April, a Pakistan military court awarded the death sentence to Jadhav for allegedly carrying out espionage and subversive activities in the court. India claims that the Jadhav case is violation of Vienna conventions. While the Pakistan Army had claimed Jadhav had been arrested in Saravan at the Iran-Pakistan border, Baloch leader Sarfaraz Bugti said he was picked up from Chaman in Balochistan.

by | May 23, 2017 | 18:07

A banner hung in the city said "the city of peace welcomes the man of peace", along with photos of Abbas and Trump. Trump stressed that all the Arab leaders who were at the Riyadh summit , and especially Saudi King Salman, raised the Palestinian issue with him, the official said.

by | May 23, 2017 | 19:01

Washington has labeled Iran as a "state sponsor of terrorism" and accuses it of sowing instability in the region through its backing of Syrian President Bashar Assad 's regime, Hezbollah militia in Lebanon and Houthi rebels in Yemen's civil war.

by | May 23, 2017 | 18:45

A falling price, on the other hand, should be good for consumer spending as it keeps more money in drivers' pockets and lowers the cost of goods sold for companies far and wide - but particularly for those in the transportation or more energy-intensive sectors.

by | May 23, 2017 | 18:41

The governing body has requested any relevant information. Terry, who leaves Chelsea at the end of this season after 22 years, exited to a standing ovation from the fans who despite some off-pitch scandals is revered by them. Antonio Conte has capped off a superb debut season in England by being named the Premier League Manager of the Year following his title capture with Chelsea .

by | May 23, 2017 | 17:39

North Korea has vowed more missile tests in the face of global sanctions and satellite imagery has shown that it may be preparing for a sixth nuclear missile test. Japanese Prime Minister Shinto Abe said that he will bring up the matter in next week's G8 Summit in Italy. The closed discussion will take place Tuesday.

by | May 23, 2017 | 17:40

US President Donald Trump visits Jerusalem Monday to seek ways to achieve Israeli-Palestinian peace, a goal that has eluded his predecessors but that he says could be easier than "people have thought". Trump visited the Western Wall in a private capacity and was not accompanied by any Israeli leaders. As part of his approach, the president has expressed interest in forging a regional perspective involving Israel and the broader Arab world to help resolve the decades-long conflict.

by | May 23, 2017 | 17:40

The explosion did not occur inside the arena. Witnesses said they saw bolts and other bits of metal, indicating the bomb may have contained shrapnel meant to maximize injury and death. United Kingdom police say there have been fatalities, although the number has not been confirmed. "This is clearly a very concerning time for everyone", Ian Hopkins, chief constable of the Greater Manchester police , said in a press briefing.

by | May 23, 2017 | 17:38

Donald Trump (referring to Yair Netanyahu) "And look how he turns out". "There is no other way". But Trump's unconventional approach to diplomacy has raised hopes that he may be well positioned to jump-start talks bogged down by entrenched interests and ancient enmity.

by | May 23, 2017 | 18:04

U.S. President Donald Trump and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas shake hands as they conclude their remarks after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in the West Bank city of Bethlehem on May 23, 2017. "If Netanyahu wants to create a Palestinian state he can do it with Yitzchak Herzog of Zionist Camp". Netanyahu must deal with opposition from rightist elements within his coalition who oppose any steps towards a two-state solution to the decades-long conflict.

by | May 23, 2017 | 18:22

Talking to media persons outside the top court, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) spokesperson Fawad Chaudhry lamented that the party leadership could not get a copy of the report while underlining that the report should have been made public since the case is being contested on behalf of entire nation.

by | May 23, 2017 | 18:46

It comes as he contends with a raft of problems back home , including a special counsel investigating whether his associates colluded with Russian Federation. The administration has been confronted with thorny diplomatic realities during Trump's whirlwind overseas tour, specifically his decision to visit the Western Wall.