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Global Media Turkey bombs Kurdish fighters in Iraq and Syria, killing more than 20
Author: 0 Turkey bombs Kurdish fighters in Iraq and Syria, killing more than 20

Turkish military jets carried out airstrikes against Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) fighters in northern Iraq and northeast Syria , killing at least 24 people, Turkey's state-run Anadolu News said . "We have expressed our concern to the government of Turkey ", spokesman Maj. Iraqi government spokesman Saad al-Hadithi said: "The Iraqi government condemns and rejects the strikes carried out by Turkish aircraft on Iraqi territory".

Global Media Yates on Trump's travel ban: 'Arguments have to be based on truth'
Author: 0 Yates on Trump's travel ban: 'Arguments have to be based on truth'

Yates said she doesn't know what the White House did with this information. Her account came on a dramatic day where Russian meddling in USA politics returned to centre stage with a public hearing, the president tweeting about it, and the revelation Barack Obama warned Trump in their first meeting not to hire Michael Flynn.

Author: 0 Unbowed Le Pen looks ahead to French parliamentary elections

We are relieved at the result of the French elections with pro-European centrist Emmanuel Macron winning the battle with the far right leader Marine Le Pen who sent chills across Europe and the rest of the world with her anti-immigration, racist rhetoric.

Author: 0 Blast followed by fire reported near Damascus airport

A massive explosion struck near Damascus International Airport early today setting off large fires, a monitoring group said, without specifying the cause. But the minister refused to directly confirm Israel was responsible for the attack but said that Israel reserves the right to operate when required.

Global Media Labour loses out as SNP and Tories snap up seats
Author: 0 Labour loses out as SNP and Tories snap up seats

However, Corbyn's very loyal fan base would reject the idea that his approach is the wrong one; many say that he is taking Labour back to where it should be - a genuinely left-wing position rather than the centrist position the party has occupied since the Blair years - and that Corbyn's popularity amongst his closest supporters (and his winning of the leadership election twice) show that he is in fact very electable.

Author: 0 Kushners use controversial EB-5 visa program to finance their developments

The visa program touted in China by the family of White House senior adviser Jared Kushner has always been targeted for reform in Washington, accused by its critics of being a way for wealthy foreigners to essentially buy U.S. While Trump wasn't mentioned by name, his photo was featured at the event as a "key decision maker" on visas. GreenTech Automotive, the electric auto manufacturer co-founded by Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe - funded in-part by EB-5 visas granted to Chinese ...

Author: 0 Pope Francis warns North Korea situation 'too hot'

Trump is expected to make a visit to see Francis next month when he is in Sicily for the G7 gathering of global leaders taking place on 26-27 May. "I receive every head of state who asks for an audience", Francis said. Hours after their meeting, North Korea filed another missile - early Saturday local time - which exploded within seconds of being launched, American and South Korean defense officials said.

Global Media 'Obama warned Trump about hiring Flynn'
Author: 0 'Obama warned Trump about hiring Flynn'

Yates confirmed reports that she had told the White House, six days into Trump's administration, that Flynn, a former military intelligence chief, had not been honest with Vice President Mike Pence about his discussions with the Russian ambassador to Washington , leaving him vulnerable to leverage from Moscow.

Author: 0 People share why they're celebrating Cinco de Mayo

Thumbs up to celebrating Cinco de Mayo . Cinco de Mayo is held on the anniversary of the Mexican army's victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. The day is commemorated with celebrations of Mexican cuisine, culture and music. Although the fighting continued after the battle and the French remained for another five years, the victory at Puebla became symbolic.

Author: 0 Asean heads worry over fallout from war in Korean peninsula

Herman Joseph S. Kraft, associate professor at the UP political science department, said separately that the latest ASEAN statement "continues the soft position taken by ASEAN towards Chinese activities that have contributed to making the issue a source of continuing tensions in the region".

Author: 0 Ex-Gaza chief Ismail Haniya elected leader of Hamas

Haniyeh's election came days after Hamas published a new political manifesto, rebranding itself as a Palestinian national movement and distancing itself from the Brotherhood, which has been outlawed by Egypt. The Palestinian Committee of Prisoners' Affairs likewise described the release of the video as part of an Israeli "war of lies" to discredit Barghouti and other hunger strikers.

Global Media Erdogan seeks to send Trump stern message with attack on Syrian Kurds
Author: 0 Erdogan seeks to send Trump stern message with attack on Syrian Kurds

The Turkish military said the strikes, which local governments as well as the US and Russian Federation were notified about in advance, were meant to prevent the PKK from sending terrorists, arms, ammunition, and explosives to Turkey. Turkey's military has relocated a convoy of armoured vehicles and personnel carriers to a base near the Syrian border as tensions with USA -backed Syrian Kurdish militants escalate, local media and activists reported Saturday.

Author: 0 Kensington Palace releases new photo of Princess Charlotte

In a statement Kensington Palace said: "The Duke and Duchess are very pleased to share this photograph as they celebrate Princess Charlotte's second birthday". Princess Charlotte may be just a toddler, but she has the power to win over the world with a simple flash of her smile. Growing up before our eyes, Charlotte's first two years have been jam-packed with family outings and royally sweet moments.

Author: 0 Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin talk Syria, North Korea in phone call

The White House said in a statement that Trump and Putin discussed the need to "end the violence" in Syria and discussed Trump's proposal to create safe zones. "So we are and will continue to be in contact with our American partners, and I hope that we will attain understanding there regarding joint steps in this very important and sensitive area of worldwide relations today".

Author: 0 Nepal wants to limit age for Everest after 85-year-old dies

An 85-year-old former Gurkha is making a bid to reclaim his title as the world's oldest person to summit Mount Everest. While the cause of death now remains unclear, the incident has once again brought to light ongoing concerns over allowing elderly climbers to enter such extreme and unsafe conditions.

Author: 0 PA Says Israel Faked Footage of Barghouti Eating

Barghouti, in prison since 2002, is serving five life terms after an Israeli court convicted him of directing attacks that killed five people during a Palestinian uprising against Israel. The prison service says Barghouti has twice been filmed eating since the strike began. The hunger strike follow-up committee also warned that if any hunger striker was force-fed, all prisons would turn into confrontation zones and would clashes would erupt.

Global Media As Afghan stalemate grinds on, Trump mulls additional troops
Author: 0 As Afghan stalemate grinds on, Trump mulls additional troops

The U.S. military says it will send a revised war plan for Afghanistan to President Donald Trump as early as next week, with experts saying it likely will include a request for more troops. Similar measures proposed past year by the outgoing US military commander for Afghanistan provoked a backlash among top Pentagon leaders, but this time military leaders including Defense Secretary Jim Mattis are supportive.

Author: 0 5 things to know about French president-elect Emmanuel Macron

I want Emmanuel Macron, his government and his majority to succeed, for France. His movement, En Marche , has to transform itself into a political party for the parliamentary elections due in June, just a month from now. If another party wins a majority, Macron could be pressured to choose a prime minister from that party, a situation the French call "cohabitation".

Author: 0 Somali forces kill al-Shabaab leader

US forces were conducting a partnered operation with members of the Somalia National Army, Davis said, noting this was an operation targeting an al-Shabaab group that had been associated with attacks against the United States, Somalia and African Union Mission in Somalia forces.

Author: 0 UNESCO adopts resolution calling Jerusalem 'occupied'

The original draft sought to reaffirm 18 previous UNESCO resolutions against Israel on the matter of Jerusalem , including resolutions denying Israeli sovereignty over the city as well as any Jewish link to the Temple Mount and the Western Wall.

Global Media Turkey may come to PKK-held Sinjar overnight, President Erdoğan says
Author: 0 Turkey may come to PKK-held Sinjar overnight, President Erdoğan says

Turkey and the United States can join forces to turn the Islamic State jihadist group's de-facto capital of Raqa in Syria into a "graveyard" for the extremists, the Turkish president said on Saturday. "I believe that we will open a fresh page with Trump", Erdogan argued. The monitoring had not yet begun, but the forces would report to senior US commanders, Sharvan Kobani told Reuters after meeting USA military officials in the town of Darbasiya next to the Turkish border.

Author: 0 Pakistan claims 50 killed, Kabul disputes toll

But Samim Khpalwak, a spokesman for the governor of Kandahar province, said the Pakistani team had strayed across the border. The gunfight prompted authorities to shut the Chaman border crossing, one of the two major crossing points along the disputed frontier.

Author: 0 Trump Denies Telling North Korea Not to Test Missiles After Pence Did

Hours after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson addressed the UN Security Council and urged them to "act before North Korea does", Kim Jong-un reacted by launching a missile. The blitz of television coverage comes amid weeks of escalating tensions over the actions of North Korea, with the Trump administration never decisively saying that military action would be forthcoming.

Global Media North Korea accuses Central Intelligence Agency of plotting to kill Kim Jong
Author: 0 North Korea accuses Central Intelligence Agency of plotting to kill Kim Jong

North Korea on Friday accused the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency and South Korea's intelligence service of a plot to attack its "supreme leadership" with a bio-chemical weapon and said such a "pipe-dream" could never succeed. The North Korean leader has been pictured inspecting military detachments on the islets of Jangje and Mu, which are close to the South Korean island of Yeonpyeong.

Author: 0 General Election: 'Two party race helps Conservatives'

As Ukip shed 107 councillors while holding a solitary seat in Lancashire, leader Paul Nuttall said the party was "a victim of its own success" over Brexit. The number of councillors was reduced during this election from 62 to 57 but this did not stop the Conservatives from gaining 10 extra seats at the expense of Labour, who lost 12.

Global Media Penguins overwhelm Penguins 5-2 to force Game 7
Author: 0 Penguins overwhelm Penguins 5-2 to force Game 7

Here's the good, the bad and the ugly going into the game as the Penguins struggle to hold onto a tenuous 3-2 series lead . The Capitals shocked everyone by moving Alex Ovechkin to the third line for a must-win Game 5, but it worked. John Gibson was pulled after giving up three goals on six shots less than 8 1/2 minutes into the game. Burakovsky has had exceptional possession numbers in the playoffs, his 65.7 CF% is best among skaters that have played at least three games.

Author: 0 Trump approaches 100 days in power

Trump, who regularly talks about possibly running for re-election, has more than 1,300 days ahead of him until his first term ends. The new poll shows his job approval down to 41.6 percent, with 50.5 percent disapproving. Donald Trump was really proud of himself and adamant in assembling a strong and efficient team inside the White House same as he has done in his own territory.

Author: 0 Trump 100 days, ridiculous landmark or bad start?

But the bad news wasn't Trump's alone. The Pulitzer Prize-winning PolitiFact is keeping a scorecard on Trump following through on the promises he made on the campaign trail. Ivanka Trump drew groans and hisses from an audience in Berlin while defending her father's attitude toward women, but she brushed it aside as "politics" during her first overseas trip as a White House adviser.

Global Media USA working on citizen's North Korea release
Author: 0 USA working on citizen's North Korea release

A similar round of talks, also involving Choe, had been due to take place in the United States in March, but the North Korean delegation was denied US visas at the last moment after the killing of the half-brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un at the global airport in Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia, an assassination USA officials blamed squarely on Pyongyang.

Author: 0 Malaysia to take on North Korea in Pyongyang

A Reuters team that was in the capital Pyongyang last month was allowed to go to a grocery store, accompanied by government minders, where shelves were filled with locally made drinks, biscuits and other basic food items. North Korea has claimed it has an invincible army and has warned it is waiting for an order to wage what it calls a final sacred war. In this April 13, 2017 photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, waves during the opening ceremony of the Ryomyong residential area, ...

Author: 0 Israel says video shows Palestinian hunger-strike leader eating

Israel says 890 prisoners are participating. The Israel Prison Service reportedly planted food in Palestinian hunger strike leader Marwan Barghouti's prison cell in order to obtain, and then release, footage of him eating. Fadwa has insisted that the demands of the strike are all humanitarian ones and they are just and in accordance with global law. Some 6,500 Palestinians remain in Israeli prisons.

Global Media Trump in-laws promote thorny visa-for-sale program in China
Author: 0 Trump in-laws promote thorny visa-for-sale program in China

Networking, connecting, pitching - it's all routine in the business world. One potential investor, Sophie Xing, said a "very important" factor in her decision to attend Sunday's event was the fact the project was a Kushner Companies investment and that Trump's son-in-law's sister would be in Shanghai.

Author: 0 Israel cuts funding to UNESCO

UNESCO delegates prior to the opening of the organization's 2013 General Conference in Paris, France. Israel's work near and around the site often increases tensions in Jerusalem . The resolution is reportedly drafted with the help of Germany, which also led efforts for the vote's timing. The motion is expected to be approved despite Israel's intense attempts to exert pressure on the members of the United Nations body to vote against it.

Global Media What Does Retirement Mean for Prince Philip?
Author: 0 What Does Retirement Mean for Prince Philip?

Palace officials say Philip could still choose to attend a public event every once in a while after that time. It was announced at a top secret emergency meeting called by Buckingham Palace and attended by other royals including his daughter Princess Anne.

Global Media Flynn lawyer says client told DIA about trip
Author: 0 Flynn lawyer says client told DIA about trip

Flynn, who headed the military's top intelligence agency, is a retired lieutenant general and was Trump's national security adviser until he was sacked. Cummings said the White House has not complied with a request for documents related to what Flynn reported about his foreign payments. Chaffetz also said Flynn, a former military officer who headed the Defense Intelligence Agency between 2012 and 2014, did not appear to obtain permission from his superiors before he traveled to Moscow.

Author: 0 Venezuela: Trump administration calls for quick, peaceful conclusion to unrest

While President Nicolás Maduro has set the gears in motion for a new Venezuelan constitution, the confusion and violence that has engulfed city streets for more than a month only appears to be deepening. Eighty-five Venezuelan military officers have been arrested for criticizing the government of embattled leader Nicolas Maduro, the Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles said Friday.

Global Media Princess Charlotte's new portrait released to celebrate 2nd birthday
Author: 0 Princess Charlotte's new portrait released to celebrate 2nd birthday

In the image, Charlotte is wearing a knitted yellow cardigan with a sheep on it and a navy-blue clip in her hair. Better still the image was captured by her mother, Duchess Kate - a budding amateur photographer. Big brother Prince George will join her as a page boy. And in an exclusive interview with HELLO! at the time, a representative for the brand opened up the demand of the royal children.

Global Media Supreme Court holds Vijay Mallya guilty of contempt of court
Author: 0 Supreme Court holds Vijay Mallya guilty of contempt of court

Vijay Mallya, arrested and released after a few hours in London a few days ago, now faces fresh trouble, with the Supreme Court directing him to be present on July 10. "There is no violation of court's order as I was asked to give details of my assets and I provided all the information about assets I was holding on that day".

Author: 0 Post Sukma attack, government asks security forces to target Naxal leaders

Singh said a meeting of all Maoist-affected states will be held on 8 May to look at ways to root out left-wing extremism. "We are confident that we killed at least 15 Maoists", Mr. The NHRC hoped the State will take note of the sacrifices made by the CRPF personnel in maintaining the rule of law and creating an environment of peace and security in the country, and the aggrieved families would be suitably compensated.

Global Media WH highlights Clapper testimony on Trump-Russia collusion
Author: 0 WH highlights Clapper testimony on Trump-Russia collusion

Barack Obama's former Director of National Intelligence, James Clapper, testified Monday before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism that the intelligence community "unmasked" 1,934 USA persons in 2016. Trump's predecessor, Barack Obama, ordered the intelligence community to fully review Russia's cyber operations. Clapper also asserted that Russian Federation was now "emboldened" to interfere in elections in the US and around the world.

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