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Author: 0 U.S. air strike targets Pakistan Taliban chief in Afghanistan

Defense Ministry spokesman Mohammad Radmanish told CBS News and other media outlets on Friday that Fazlullah was traveling in a vehicle along with an unknown number of his fighters when it was struck by a missile on Thursday morning. Mullah Fazlullah was elected Taliban leader in 2013. Fazlullah known as Mullah Radio, a hardliner who broadcast fiery sermons and hard-line ideology via an extremist radio station.

Global Media North Korean leader emerges clear victor as Trump reverts to type
Author: 0 North Korean leader emerges clear victor as Trump reverts to type

The five-member South Korean delegation was led by Maj. The US secretary of state Mike Pompeo has said since the summit there will be no sanctions relief for North Korea until it denuclearises . "They were providing economic and financial relief before the complete denuclearization had taken place", Pompeo said. Speaking to reporters after talks with Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Beijing, Pompeo said, "China has reaffirmed its commitment to honouring the UN Security Council ...

Global Media Italy and France try to patch up migrant row, draw papal rebuke
Author: 0 Italy and France try to patch up migrant row, draw papal rebuke

The NGO said on Twitter the move was to "protect itself from the otherwise unbearable bad weather for the people on board, who are exhausted, suffering from shock and seasickness". Italy demanded an apology after the French president accused the new Italian government of irresponsible behavior for refusing entry to a rescue ship with 629 migrants aboard.

Global Media Prof John Stremlau on the Trump-Kim Summit
Author: 0 Prof John Stremlau on the Trump-Kim Summit

Speaking in an interview with ABC's George Stephanopoulos after a sit-down with Kim, Trump said you could see "the fervor" felt by people in North Korea for Kim. He pointed out that the Trump-Kim agreement does not define what denuclearization would mean. (Doubts among allies about US reliability will be harder to fix.) Given how quickly the summit was thrown together, no one should have expected a credible, comprehensive deal.

Global Media Eid-ul-Fitr likely to be celebrated on Saturday: Pakistan's Met dept
Author: 0 Eid-ul-Fitr likely to be celebrated on Saturday: Pakistan's Met dept

This came in a statement issued by the committee after its meeting on Thursday evening at the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs, chaired by Dr. Sheikh Thaqeel Al Shammari. The date of Eid al-Fitr typically varies from country to country. Donations and gifts to charities are common on the day of Eid. In India too, at certain places, it was reported that Moon was sighted and hence Kerala, Mangalore, Bhatkal, Udipi, Kozhikode are celebrating Eid on Friday.

Global Media 2 people fall to ground after Daytona Beach roller coaster derails
Author: 0 2 people fall to ground after Daytona Beach roller coaster derails

Two riders were ejected from the front auto and fell 34 feet to the ground, fire officials said. Ten people were rescued from the ride, six of who were hospitalised following the incident. The four passengers in the middle auto and the two in the rear vehicle were unaffected. They should take the rides out. "I'm not riding on that thing again", he said.

Global Media Comey 'Respects' Report About Clinton Investigation
Author: 0 Comey 'Respects' Report About Clinton Investigation

President Trump is likely to seize on the report to argue he was right to fire the former FBI director , who had been leading an investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. It represents the culmination of an 18-month review into one of the most consequential FBI investigations in recent history. She did not formally recuse herself from the investigation after criticism arose over the encounter, but rather said she would accept the recommendations of career Justice ...

Global Media China hails its 'indisputable' role in outcome of Trump-Kim summit
Author: 0 China hails its 'indisputable' role in outcome of Trump-Kim summit

Now, as one of four key points President Trump and Kim Jong Un agreed to during their historic summit , those remains could be coming home, NPR reports. "Kim Jong Un got what he wanted at the Singapore Summit: the global prestige and respect of a one-on-one meeting with the American president, the legitimacy of North Korean flags hanging next to American flags in the background", said Paul Haenle, director of the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center.

Global Media U.S. upsets China with new de facto embassy in Taiwan
Author: 0 U.S. upsets China with new de facto embassy in Taiwan

The sides split amid civil war in 1949, and Beijing insists they eventually unify under its rule. Tensions between Beijing and Taipei are also on the rise; over the last few months, China has reprimanded airlines and other businesses for referring to Taiwan as a nation and pressuring countries around the world to cut diplomatic ties.

Author: 0 Host nation Russian Federation thrash Saudi Arabia in World Cup opener

Putin then reached over to shake the prince's hand. Two-goal hero Denis Cheryshev celebrates victory with teammates after Russia's 5-0 rout of Saudi Arabia . Saudi Arabia's next Group A encounter is against Uruguay in Rostov on June 20. Egypt and Uruguay play Friday in Yekaterinburg. However, there was a blow for Russian Federation mid-way through the first half as star playmaker Alan Dzagoev limped off.

Global Media Bukhari killing an act of cowardice: Rajnath
Author: 0 Bukhari killing an act of cowardice: Rajnath

Home Minister Rajnath Singh said, "The killing of @RisingKashmir editor, Shujaat Bukhari is an act of cowardice". As the news of the editor-in-chief of Rising Kashmir being shot dead spread, an outpouring of grief was seen on social media.

Global Media NWS: Tornado with 130 miles per hour winds hit W-B Twp. shopping area
Author: 0 NWS: Tornado with 130 miles per hour winds hit W-B Twp. shopping area

Authorities say the stores will remain closed indefinitely. The area was under a tornado warning at the time, and National Weather Service assessed the damage Thursday morning and confirmed a tornado occurred. First responders removed the guns and ammunition from Dick's Sporting Goods as a safeguard, and pets were also evacuated from the Petco and PetSmart stores for their safety, Smith said.

Author: 0 Sarah Sanders, Raj Shah preparing to leave White House, CBS reports

She said she was at her daughter's year-end kindergarten event when the story ran and expressed her love for her job. However, Sanders disputed the story and said CBS never asked her if she was planning on leaving. Others have departed the White House recently including Hope Hicks, Josh Raffel, Tom Bossert, Michael Anton, John McEntee, Cliff Simms, Steven Cheung, Kaelan Dorr, Natalie Strom, and Tyler Ross.

Global Media Trump’s top economic adviser accuses Trudeau of ‘backstabbing’
Author: 0 Trump’s top economic adviser accuses Trudeau of ‘backstabbing’

Trudeau used a media conference on Saturday to reject a United States demand for a sunset clause in the North American trade agreement, Nafta, that Trump has at different times pressed to abolish or renegotiate. He warned that the USA will take any action necessary to defend Americans from unfair trade practices. Hayden added that Trump's actions left him with "a mixture of sadness and, frankly, anger because no country deserves to be treated that way".

Global Media DExEU denies Parliament will be given final say over Brexit deal
Author: 0 DExEU denies Parliament will be given final say over Brexit deal

He said he would vote against the prime minister. Lawmakers supported the government's position to reject amendments to the EU withdrawal bill that challenged May's commitment to leave the bloc's customs union and the single market, leaving the overall shape of her Brexit strategy intact that will transform Britain's trading relationships for decades.

Global Media Explosive eruption reported from Hawaii's Kilauea
Author: 0 Explosive eruption reported from Hawaii's Kilauea

Kilauea, the most active of Hawaii's five volcanoes, is feared to be on the brink of another major eruption after being rattled by more than 500 earthquakes over the weekend. At the adjacent Kapoho Beach lots to the north, "just a few homes" are left standing, she added. "So if you combine the three of them (Kapoho, Vacationland and Leilani), we're talking about 600 homes", he told reporters.

Author: 0 Ivanka Trump's "Chinese proverb" tweet mystifies China

But criticism was more muted, with many people appearing more interested in helpfully trying to guess which actual Chinese idiom she might have meant to use. The quote Ivanka invoked on Tuesday has also been attributed to non-Chinese sages like George Bernard Shaw , the Irish playwright. Unfortunately for Ivanka, the proverb is apparently not Chinese.

Global Media NY sues Trump Foundation for 'illegal conduct'
Author: 0 NY sues Trump Foundation for 'illegal conduct'

Underwood is seeking $2.8 million in restitution plus additional penalties, as well as the dissolving of the Trump Foundation under court supervision. Trump slammed the suit in series of tweets made nearly immediately after knowledge of it became public. The board, though, had not met since 1999, and Underwood asked that the Trump children be banned from serving as director of any NY nonprofits for a year.

Global Media Scottish Labour MP resigns from frontbench to back Brexit rebellion
Author: 0 Scottish Labour MP resigns from frontbench to back Brexit rebellion

May's officials begin work on Wednesday, drafting a new clause in her key piece of Brexit legislation after she narrowly avoided a defeat in Parliament by offering last-minute concessions to pro-EU lawmakers. 'For me, this is about the important principle of Parliamentary sovereignty'. Around 15 to 20 Tory rebels were given a personal assurance by the Prime Minister in her Commons office just minutes before voting started on the amendment.

Global Media Merkel coalition at risk as talks on refugee policy falter
Author: 0 Merkel coalition at risk as talks on refugee policy falter

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called President Donald Trump's choice to break ranks with US allies-by backing out of a joint statement on social media and then deride foreign leaders-"a little depressing". Other G-7 countries lobbied unsuccessfully at the summit for the USA to reverse its tariffs on imported steel and aluminium imports. The G7 group of industrialized nations, which was created in 1976, lists the United Kingdom , Germany, Italy, Canada, the United States, France ...

Global Media Furious Scots walk out of United Kingdom parliament over Brexit
Author: 0 Furious Scots walk out of United Kingdom parliament over Brexit

He said: "Due to the legislation we passed this week 120 extra powers will be going to Holyrood - this is going to enhance the devolution settlement, not in any way restrict it". 'That's undemocratic, that is a slight to the Scottish Parliament and to the people of Scotland'. The party's Westminster leader was then followed by all other SNP MPs.

Author: 0 Pompeo: US hopes for 'major' North Korea nuclear disarmament by 2020

If Abe's visit to Pyongyang proves hard, Japan is eyeing another scenario for Abe to meet Kim on the sidelines of the Eastern Economic Forum to be held in September in Vladivostok, if the North Korean leader attends, the paper said . South Korean President Moon Jae-in recently promised to push for this amid improving ties with North Korea. On the eve of the summit, Pompeo emphasized that sanctions would remain until North Korea delivered "CVID", and acronym for complete, verifiable, ...

Global Media United Nations condemns excessive Israeli force against Palestinians
Author: 0 United Nations condemns excessive Israeli force against Palestinians

The United Nations General Assembly votes to adopt a draft resolution to deplore the use of excessive force by Israeli troops against Palestinian civilians at U.N. It also seeks recommendations to protect Palestinian civilians. "Our amendment takes a biased and unbalanced resolution and pushes the resolution in the right direction", she said.

Author: 0 Italy still waiting for apology from France's Macron: deputy PM

France claims it has received no formal request from Italy for an apology, believing the planned meeting between Macron and Conte would go ahead. Italy's new populist government came under fire Tuesday from its European Union neighbours after refusing to let a foreign NGO boat carrying 629 mostly African migrants dock in Italy.

Global Media Trudeau: We support Trump's North Korea efforts, won't engage on comments
Author: 0 Trudeau: We support Trump's North Korea efforts, won't engage on comments

U.S. President Donald Trump answers questions about the summit with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un during a press conference at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island Tuesday, June 12, 2018 in Singapore. Over the weekend, President Trump suddenly retracted his endorsement of the final joint statement by the G-7 summit of world leaders, tweeting afterward he had instructed representatives "not to endorse" it.

Global Media Yemeni Forces Destroy UAE Warship in Hudaydah
Author: 0 Yemeni Forces Destroy UAE Warship in Hudaydah

The officials said government forces have headed to the eastern coast aiming at cutting off a rebel supply line between Hodeida and Sanaa. United Nations resident and humanitarian co-ordinator for Yemen Lise Grande, speaking by telephone from Sanaa, said that her office was drawing up options to ensure aid delivery to millions of Yemenis "in case of a possible siege of Hodeidah", including a humanitarian airlift.

Global Media US warns UAE aid must flow through Yemen port
Author: 0 US warns UAE aid must flow through Yemen port

The UN Security Council met behind closed doors on Monday at the request of the United Kingdom to be briefed on the situation after heavy clashes were reported in Yemen's third largest city on Friday and Saturday. United Nations aid chief Mark Lowcock, who also briefed the council, said an attack on Hodeida would be "catastrophic" and that aid agencies were hoping to "stay and deliver" in Yemen, which the United Nations describes as the world's worst humanitarian crisis.

Global Media US Slaps More Sanctions on Russians Over Hacking
Author: 0 US Slaps More Sanctions on Russians Over Hacking

The department said the sanctions were a response to a number of cyberattacks, including last year's NotPetya attack , as well as intrusions into the USA energy grid and global network infrastructure. The companies and individuals sanctioned are banned from the US financial system, according to The Hill . Mr Mnuchin said Digital Security provided material and support to Russia's Federal Security Services (FSB), and that Divetechnoservices supplied underwater equipment and diving systems, ...

Global Media The 2026 World Cup will be played in North America
Author: 0 The 2026 World Cup will be played in North America

The total attendance of 3.6 million spectators remains a record for a World Cup, despite the later expansion in size of the tournament from 24 teams to 32 in 1998. "We still need to upgrade the press box, with or without FIFA", Roger Jevne, branch manager for the city's recreation facilities, said Wednesday. It would likely open the door to Canada finally returning to the men's world stage - a widely expected scenario as co-host that has yet to be officially confirmed.

Global Media Trump lashes out at U.S. allies in Twitter rant
Author: 0 Trump lashes out at U.S. allies in Twitter rant

Freeland said of the U.S. tariffs, "The national security pretext is absurd and frankly insulting to Canadians, the closest and strongest ally the United States has had". Canadian officials, including Trudeau, have fanned across America as part of a months-long charm offensive to appeal to pro-trade Republicans at every level.

Global Media Iran ‘highly sceptical’ on US-N Korea nuclear talks
Author: 0 Iran ‘highly sceptical’ on US-N Korea nuclear talks

Trump has enjoyed all the attention attached to his unprecedented sit-down with Kim, basking in suggestions that he might be a candidate for a Nobel Peace Prize. "The main question is Kim Jong-un's level of seriousness", Mazarr said. "The fact that I am having a meeting is a major loss for the US, say the haters & losers".

Global Media Singapore: Security tight ahead of Trump-Kim summit
Author: 0 Singapore: Security tight ahead of Trump-Kim summit

Trump and Kim landed in a city teeming with media and onlookers of all stripes, from foreign policy analysts like Kelly and Enos to former basketball star Dennis Rodman , who claims to be a friend of the two leaders. -North Korea summit has shelled out $20 million Singapore dollars, or about $15 million USA dollars, on the historic event, according to Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.

Global Media Trump upbeat ahead of N.Korean summit:The Asahi Shimbun
Author: 0 Trump upbeat ahead of N.Korean summit:The Asahi Shimbun

Kim and Trump are staying in hotels that are less than 600 meters apart, but each leader spent about 20 minutes by vehicle to reach their destination in Sentosa Island. Trump mostly remained inside his Shangri-la hotel on the day before the summit, emerging only to meet with his Singaporean counterpart at the presidential palace.

Global Media Trump says North Korea 'no longer a nuclear threat'
Author: 0 Trump says North Korea 'no longer a nuclear threat'

Trump's tweets followed a high-profile summit which yielded a renewed promise by Kim to "denuclearize" the Korean Peninsula but was scant on details. "No longer - sleep well tonight!" the president wrote. Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera said Japan saw "US-South Korean joint exercises and the US military presence in South Korea as vital to security in East Asia".

Author: 0 North Korea Summit: Best Donald Trump & Kim Jong-un Memes

Tweeting from the presidential plane, which just landed in Hawaii to refuel on the trip back from Singapore, Trump wrote, "There is no limit to what NoKo can achieve when it gives up its nuclear weapons and embraces commerce & engagement w/ the world".

Global Media Activists protest as Italy prepares to ship migrants to Spain
Author: 0 Activists protest as Italy prepares to ship migrants to Spain

On Tuesday, France's president and prime minister took the newly-elected government of Italy to task for refusing to grant a migrant rescue vessel permission to dock. Salvini pointed to Malta's unwillingness in accusing Europe as a whole of leaving Italy on its own to deal with the refugee crisis. But Italy's new anti-establishment government, looking to put pressure on the European Union to re-write its immigration rules, showed no signs of relenting despite warnings of an approaching ...

Global Media Canada's PM is back-stabber unworthy of Trump's time, trade adviser says
Author: 0 Canada's PM is back-stabber unworthy of Trump's time, trade adviser says

Ramsey said in a statement. That was when Trudeau said Canada would take retaliatory steps in response to steel and aluminum tariffs imposed by Trump on Canada and other allies. Canada is the U.S.'s largest trading partner, and the USA economy would struggle to make up for Canada's absence, Heyman noted. Over the weekend , President Trump suddenly retracted his endorsement of the final joint statement by the G-7 summit of world leaders, tweeting afterward he had instructed ...

Global Media Meaningful vote rejected: how key MPs voted on the Brexit amendment
Author: 0 Meaningful vote rejected: how key MPs voted on the Brexit amendment

Following a meeting with May, the conservative MPs said they had been promised input into the terms of a new Brexit deal if the first is rejected, while one minister said he would only commit to further discussions. "If it were to turn out there was a problem, we will deal with it". Her fellow Conservative backbencher Stephen Hammond said: "Parliament must be able to have its say in a " no deal " situation".

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