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Author: 0 Want to Make Peace in the Middle East? First Stop Terror

The goal of Trump's trip, the official said , was "to do a lot of listening, build very strong relationships with all the different people, not just the parties involved. Trump initially expressed openness to alternatives to a two-state solution in February, during a meeting with Netanyahu at the White House. Every American president has tried it and there is a reason it doesn't happen.

Author: 0 Talks under way to secure release of more kidnapped schoolgirls

Nigerians and the world at large breathed a sigh of relief last Saturday when the Nigerian government announced it had secured the release of 82 more Chibok girls. Boko Haram , which past year pledged loyalty to the Islamic State group, has kidnapped hundreds of men, women, and children in its campaign to carve out a medieval Islamist caliphate.

Author: 0 Donald Trump made history with his flight from Saudi Arabia to Israel

When meeting Netanyahu, Trump said Iran should have thanked the United States for the 2015 nuclear accord between Tehran and world powers because it led to the lifting of sanctions. president to visit the site in the east of the disputed city. Trump again signaled a desire to re-launch peace talks between Israel and Palestine, though didn't provide concrete details of how or when.

Global Media French president seeks to extend state of emergency
Author: 0 French president seeks to extend state of emergency

The French defense minister, Sylvie Goulard, on Tuesday spoke with her British counterpart, Michael Fallon, regarding the deadly bomb attack on the evening of May 22 at Manchester, England, the French Ministry of Defence said. With Germany's economy - Europe's largest - outperforming that of France, the traditional Franco-German engine at the heart of the European Union that has often misfired in recent years.

Global Media 'I Never Mentioned Israel' to the Russians
Author: 0 'I Never Mentioned Israel' to the Russians

Upon landing at the Ben-Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv , Trump was greeted by both Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Israeli President Reuven Rivlin. "I am encouraged that they [Saudi Arabia] pledged cooperation to confront terrorism and the hateful ideology that drives it so hard", Trump stated.

Author: 0 Trump, Francis: After clashing, a search for common ground

Trump looked uncomfortable as he entered a small elevator taking him to the third floor of the Apostolic Palace, where he was accompanied by Ganswein and other officials along a frescoed corridor to the pope's private study. "Yes, I think he is very much looking forward to (coming to Ireland) if it is possible", the President said. In her visit, Trump is expected to meet female victims of human trafficking as well as members of the organizations who deal with this and other human rights ...

Author: 0 U.S. top court tosses Republican-drawn districts in North Carolina

Both districts have since been redrawn. Marc Elias, who argued the North Carolina case and is a senior adviser to Holder's group, said the ruling "will serve as a warning to Republicans not just in North Carolina but throughout the country that their cynical efforts to use race will not go unchallenged".

Author: 0 Experts see instability in the legislature after B.C. election

Weaver, a climate scientist who became the first Green elected to the B.C. legislature four years ago, said if the party only won one seat this time he would not run again. We saw that in our polling where Green and NDP supporters were excited about their party's outlook and the Liberal supporters didn't share the same level of enthusiasm for their party.

Global Media Pakistan jets fly over Siachen, media says all forward bases activated
Author: 0 Pakistan jets fly over Siachen, media says all forward bases activated

Jet fighters of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) made flights near Siachen Glacier on Wednesday morning, Samaa reported. The Air Chief was also reported to have taken part in the exercises by flying the Mirage jet himself. The letter also talked about various issues in the Army including favouritism and sexual harassment. The letter was written to the officers by BS Dhanoa three months after becoming the Air Chief Marshal.

Global Media Flynn 'pleads fifth' in Senate's 'Russian meddling' probe
Author: 0 Flynn 'pleads fifth' in Senate's 'Russian meddling' probe

The committee is investigating the possibility of collusion by President Donald Trump's campaign with the Russian election-meddling. "General Flynn's claims directly contradict documents the Committee has obtained showing that RT paid more than US$45,000 for General Flynn's participation in the 2015 gala in Moscow", Mr Cummings said in the letter .

Author: 0 Trump dubs those responsible for Manchester attackn as 'evil losers'

The president continued: "I won't call them monsters because they'd like that term". Relying on one of his preferred insults, Trump said he would call the perpetrators "losers, because that's what they are". We can not stand a moment longer for the slaughter of innocent people. "We can not stand a moment longer for the slaughter of innocent people and in today's attack it was mostly innocent children", Trump said.

Author: 0 Palestinian President Reiterates Commitment to Peace Process

In a joint statement with Trump, Abbas said Palestinians "are committed to working with you to reach a historic peace deal between us and Israel". He began the journey in Saudi Arabia, telling a gathering of 50 leaders form Muslim countries that they must root out extremism within their countries.

Global Media Chinese, S. Korean officials meet in attempt to repair ties
Author: 0 Chinese, S. Korean officials meet in attempt to repair ties

The agreement came after North Korea conducted its latest ballistic missile test Sunday, claiming the US was within its sights and it had the capability to fire a large nuclear warhead. He also said that Japan strongly protests against the DPRK's latest missile launch and is now gathering information about the launch. The golf course, which the Lotte Group, the country's fifth-biggest conglomerate, had owned, was designated as a site for THAAD that Seoul and Washington agreed in July ...

Global Media Trump, Pope Francis: Search for common ground
Author: 0 Trump, Pope Francis: Search for common ground

On Wednesday, President Trump is set to continue his first global trip overseas by meeting with Catholic Pope Francis , the first meeting between two men who have historically not gotten along. Though the two are deeply at odds in many subjects, we likely won't see the pope acting in any way other than gracious toward the American president, at the very least because of his strict religious beliefs.

Author: 0 Trump pledges to help end Palestinian-Israeli conflict

US President Donald Trump called on Israelis and Palestinians to make compromises that could lead to peace as he wrapped up a visit with a speech in Jerusalem yesterday. The route took the president past the "Walled Off Hotel", a guesthouse run by the British graffiti artist Banksy that is created to draw attention to the security infrastructure, which Israel says is there to protect against Palestinian attacks.

Author: 0 Trump sends Congress $4.1T spending plan

Projected spending cuts across virtually all federal government health programs would be dramatic. Subsidies for commercial air travel in rural areas would be cut by more than half. $610 billion - How much the president proposes to save over the coming decade in Medicaid , the program that pays the health care and nursing home bills for millions of low-income Americans.

Global Media United Nations calls on North Korea to stop missile tests
Author: 0 United Nations calls on North Korea to stop missile tests

South Korea's foreign ministry said the launch was "reckless and irresponsible". Later on Sunday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told Fox News that North Korea nuclear testing was "disappointing, disturbing". "Many more "Juche weapons" capable of striking the US will be launched from this land". The appeal followed the launch on Sunday of a missile - the latest in a series this year as Pyongyang steps up its efforts to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of hitting ...

Author: 0 Turkey arrests academic, teacher on hunger strike

On Monday, authorities raided the homes of academic Nuriye Gulmen and teacher Semih Ozakca in Ankara and detained them. Kanter is now back in the US and says he wants to become a USA citizen. "I want them sentenced to death in a fair trial, I want the traitors of this country to be punished". In addition to the sackings, more than 47,000 people have been arrested over alleged links to the Gulen movement under the state of emergency, which was imposed a few days after the failed putsch bid ...

Author: 0 Rouhani says hopeful Europe won't follow Trump's lead on Iran

Rouhani won another four-year term Friday in a vote that many saw as a referendum on his push for worldwide outreach that led to the nuclear deal, as well as a vote of confidence that his government will be able to help the country's sputtering economy.

Global Media Indians stun Indonesia 4-1 at Sudirman Cup
Author: 0 Indians stun Indonesia 4-1 at Sudirman Cup

Prospects of a comeback were ended when Olympic silver medallist Pusarla V Sindhu beat Fitriani Fitriani 21-8, 21-19 in the women's singles. The Indian pair put their opponents under vast pressure after winning the opening game but then they fought back to push the match into a decider.

Global Media Senate Intelligence Committee issues two new Flynn subpoenas
Author: 0 Senate Intelligence Committee issues two new Flynn subpoenas

Flynn's lawyers did not respond to multiple requests for comment. This time, they are targeting his businesses , Flynn Intel LLC and Flynn Intel Inc., Committee Chairman Senator Richard Burr (R-North Carolina) said on Tuesday. Then it issued a subpoena. They're also threatening to hold Flynn in contempt. The committee sought a list of all meetings, as well all records of communications between Flynn and any Russian official or representative of Russian business interests between June 16, ...

Author: 0 Trump wants Mideast peace 'compromise' but says won't be easy

On the one hand, Trump called for renewed peace efforts between Israelis and Palestinians, but failed to mention how and on what basis such efforts should be made, uttering a vague "we want Israel to have peace. They even produced a video showing the lengths to which they went in preparation for the Trumps' visit. Less pleasing to Netanyahu, however, was Trump's failure to mention one of his oft-repeated campaign promises: moving the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem .

Global Media Trump congratulates Macron on winning French presidential election
Author: 0 Trump congratulates Macron on winning French presidential election

His election campaign was fearless and pro-Europe. Macron has already spoken by telephone with US President Donald Trump , German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister Theresa May among other leaders. Macron addressed thousands of supporters outside the Louvre in Paris late Sunday night, making a call for unity in the country that has seen deep divisions with the rise of the far right.

Author: 0 Hassan Rouhani sweeps polls to second term

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani won a resounding re-election victory on Saturday as voters overwhelmingly backed his efforts to reach out to the world and rebuild the struggling economy. The two figures, Mir Hossein Mousavi and Mahdi Karroubi, both endorsed Rouhani, as did Mohammad Khatami, another reformist who served as Iran's president from 1997 to 2005.

Author: 0 Donald Trump condemns 'evil losers' behind Manchester terror attack

Trump said he wouldn't use the term "monsters" since the suspects would like it. They'd think that's a great name. He said he will continue to call terrorists "losers.in life". "I didn't feel that was presidential enough to respond to this kind of." said Hostin, before getting cut off by Joy Behar. "Our thoughts go out to the victims of the Manchester attack and their families".

Author: 0 New questions arise about possible Trump campaign, Russian Federation collusion

Coats spoke at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee. Trump made separate appeals to the director of national intelligence, Daniel Coats , and to Adm. He said the Trump administration has not directed the Office of the Director of National Intelligence to withhold information from members of Congress conducting oversight.

Author: 0 TPP trade deal members agree to seek way forward without US

New U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer has held one-on-one meetings with key partners, reflecting Trump's emphasis on bilateral trade deals that he argues will give America a better deal. He noted that multi-lateral deals were always a "fruit salad" and there would be hurdles as each country would need to recalibrate their expectations for the U.S.'s absence from the deal.

Global Media Trump arrives in Rome for Pope talks
Author: 0 Trump arrives in Rome for Pope talks

He spent the night at the US ambassador to Italy's residence. They've been doing it for centuries. (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Wednesday morning meets with USA leader Donald Trump , the third leg of a presidential tour that has already taken him to Saudi Arabia , Israel and Palestine.

Global Media South Korea fires warning shots at North after 'drone' crosses border
Author: 0 South Korea fires warning shots at North after 'drone' crosses border

South Korea's Yonhap news agency , without citing a source, reported that the South fired about 90 machine gun rounds into the air and toward North Korea . Security Council members. "The [U.N.] Panel of Experts [on North Korea] have set out a range of specific measures which the United Kingdom would support, for instance: sanctioning key individuals, updating the record of sanctioned vessels, tightening restrictions on DPRK shipping services and clamping down further on financial ...

Global Media Korea on U.S. missile defence system
Author: 0 Korea on U.S. missile defence system

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met Thursday with a special envoy sent by new South Korean President Moon Jae-in as the two countries attempted to mend a rift in ties over the deployment of a high-tech American missile defense system in South Korea to guard against North Korean threats.

Global Media Trump 'hopeful' of brokering Middle-east peace deal
Author: 0 Trump 'hopeful' of brokering Middle-east peace deal

Trump also said he believes it is possible for the Israelis and the Palestinians to reach a peace deal and that he would continue to work with both sides. Abbas also spoke of Palestinian insistence that all "final status issues" be resolved "based on worldwide law" and United Nations resolutions, as well as the Arab Peace Initiative first offered more than a decade ago.

Author: 0 Trump budget proposal cuts programs used by hundreds of thousands in Utah

Trump administration officials defend the cuts by saying the rest of the world must do its "fair share" as the United States retreats from its traditional spending overseas. "How on earth are those farmers supposed to stay in business without crop insurance?" "And I support the efforts in this budget to reduce the deficit and debt".

Author: 0 Manchester bomber was local man of Libyan descent

Prince William has expressed his condolences to the victims and their families after Monday night's suicide attack following an Ariana Grande concert, saying he is "shocked and saddened" by the deadly bombing. The Manchester Arena, which has more than 20,000 seats, is one of the largest indoor venues in Europe, according to its website . "I've called all the places, the hotels where people said that children have been taken and I've called the police", Charlotte Campbell tearfully told ITV ...

Author: 0 Iran slams United States for urging policy shift in second Rouhani term

Having reformists take control signals a groundswell of support for slowly changing the way government works in Iran, and reflects growing discontent with the country's hard-liners. The election victory will see President Rouhani serve a second presidential term, having ascended to the office for the first time in 2013. During the visit, Dr Rouhani paid tribute to the martyrs of Tir 7th, Shahrivar 8th, and the martyrs of the Islamic Revolution.

Global Media Trump promotes his goal of Middle East peace, offers no details
Author: 0 Trump promotes his goal of Middle East peace, offers no details

Trump prayed at the Western Wall, visited the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and at Yad Vashem - Israel's national Holocaust memorial - he paid respects to the 6 million Jews who were killed by the Nazis and their collaborators. Conflict, he said, "cannot continue forever". "Making peace, however, will not be easy". The visit raised questions about whether the US would indicate the site is Israeli territory.

Global Media Melania provides internet fodder with Trump hand swat
Author: 0 Melania provides internet fodder with Trump hand swat

The pose echoed a weird viral photo that emerged from Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia, where while opening an anti-extremism centre, the U.S. president, King Salman bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia and President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi of Egypt were photographed touching a glowing orb .

Author: 0 Everything we know about the Manchester attack suspect so far

That effort so far includes the arrest of a 23-year-old man in connection with the attack and two warrants - one in Whalley Range and the other in Fallowfield - Hopkins said. Britain's national terror threat level has been "severe", the second-highest of five levels meaning an attack is highly likely, since August 2014, and May said this would remain unchanged, but under review.

Global Media Israelis, Palestinans ready 'to reach for peace'
Author: 0 Israelis, Palestinans ready 'to reach for peace'

Trump said in a speech in Jerusalem Tuesday that both Israeli and Palestinian leaders "are ready to reach for peace". I know you've heard it before. A hunger strike of Palestinian security prisoners led by imprisoned Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti entered it's 37th day on the second day of Trump's visit to Israel and the Palestinian Territories.

Author: 0 Trump Journeys To 'Palestine' For Talks With Mahmoud Abbas

The short visit in Bethlehem came a day after Trump met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , as Palestinians held a general strike in support of hundreds of hunger-striking prisoners held in Israeli jails. The families said in a letter to Trump, who is visiting Bethlehem , that the life of their children is in danger after 37 days of fast because they demand their basic rights.

Author: 0 Ariana Grande suspends tour following Manchester terror attack

Greater Manchester Police said in a statement: "With regards to the ongoing investigation into last night's horrific attack at the Manchester Arena , we can confirm we have arrested a 23-year-old man in south Manchester ". "We believe the attacker was carrying an improvised explosive device, which he detonated, causing this atrocity", Hopkins said according to CNN . "My thoughts and prayers are with everyone in Manchester tonight.

Global Media Some musicians cancel concerts after Manchester blast
Author: 0 Some musicians cancel concerts after Manchester blast

The killer waited until the end of the concert and as people started streaming out to the foyer, he activated the bomb which some reports say was filled with metal parts. Police also carried out searches at two homes, including the house in the leafy suburban neighbourhood where Abedi's was registered as having lived.

Global Media Uttarkashi accident: PM announces Rs 2L for kin of deceased
Author: 0 Uttarkashi accident: PM announces Rs 2L for kin of deceased

The injured were admitted to district hospitals in Uttarkashi and Chinyalisaur, said Uttarkashi district magistrate Ashish Shrivastava, adding that there were 29 pilgrims, mostly from Indore, in the bus at the time of the accident . Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat too, announced a compensation of Rs. 1 lakh to the deceased's kin and Rs. 50,000 to those injured. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed grief over the tragic incident.

Author: 0 Search for loved ones continues after Manchester bombing

Greater Manchester Police's Chief Constable Ian Hopkins echoed those words and added the stories of those who came together in the aftermath; of the doctors who came in when they were off shift, the communities who opened their doors to the displaced and the emergency crews who worked tirelessly through the night.

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