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Author: 0 French President Macron meets Russian President Putin

Mr Putin agreed that uniting against terrorism would achieve "positive results" and said it was impossible to "combat the terrorist threat by destroying statehood". The Kremlin appeared to favour Macron's far-right opponent Marine Le Pen for the presidency during the campaign and Putin offered her a publicity coup when he granted her an audience a month before the election's first round.

Global Media Pak's refusal to abide by ICJ shows disrespect: International Expert
Author: 0 Pak's refusal to abide by ICJ shows disrespect: International Expert

On Saturday, media reports said that Pakistani Attorney General Ashtar Ausaf Ali would represent the country from now instead of Quereshi in the case. "It was a consensus decision to appoint Khawar Qureshi as our lawyer". He even cried foul over the time allotted to Pakistan for preparations, Aziz said: "There was paucity of time earlier, we will strengthen our legal team for the next time".

Global Media Philippine military says it regained most of Marawi from militants
Author: 0 Philippine military says it regained most of Marawi from militants

Eduardo Ano, the military chief of staff, told the Associated Press while speaking at a hospital where injured soldiers were being treated. The militants released a video in which they threatened to kill the hostages , according to a report by the SITE Intelligence Group on Monday that could not be verified.

Global Media Trump on foreign trip 'We hit a home run'
Author: 0 Trump on foreign trip 'We hit a home run'

The President and First Lady Melania were then taken by helicopter to the White House, where they arrived at 9.22 p.m. During the Monica Lewinsky investigation, the Clinton White House brought on a dedicated group of lawyers and a created a separate media operation to handle investigation-related inquiries so they didn't completely subsume the president's agenda.

Author: 0 Trump defends Kushner, administration against what he calls 'fake news'

Trump's National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster refused to talk about the allegations, but said that generally speaking, "we have back-channel communication with a number of countries..." Trump, who had been uncharacteristically quiet on Twitter during his nine-day trip overseas, resumed his favorite pastime with fury on Sunday, dismissing allegations of Russian Federation ties as "fake news" and "fabricated lies".

Author: 0 White House communications director Mike Dubke resigns

Trump senior adviser Kellyanne Conway suggested on Fox & Friends Tuesday morning that it was Dubke's decision to leave. Asked about the White House's communications performance so far during the administration, Spicer said he and Trump both got frustrated by stories that are "patently false" or examples of " fake news ".

Author: 0 Narendra Modi congratulates Iranian President Hassan Rouhani over election victory

Russian Federation is a key ally for Iran, with Russian Federation supplying Tehran with weapons including the S-300 mobile long-range missile system. Election officials said "requests" and the "enthusiastic participation of people" were responsible for the extensions. Raisi - who got 38% of the vote - had been widely seen as Khamenei's preferred candidate.

Author: 0 Putin and Macron have frank talks

It is President Macron's latest diplomatic test after the G7 talks in Sicily and the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels where he turned the tables on US President Donald Trump by holding him in a clenched handshakeuntil their knuckles went white.

Author: 0 White House says Trump, Merkel 'get along very well'

This will change", Mr Trump tweeted . In a sign of Berlin's shifting focus towards Asia, Merkel is also due to meet Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday. Ignore all that, Spicer said. During his election campaign, he consistently said Washington's allies must shoulder the burden and financially support the U.S.

Author: 0 Trump pleased with results of 1st overseas trip

The Senate intelligence committee, which is investigating Russia's meddling in the 2016 US presidential election, has requested information and documents from Trump's campaign dating back to July 2015, the AP and other news outlets confirmed.

Global Media Man convicted in Switzerland for 'liking' defamatory Facebook post
Author: 0 Man convicted in Switzerland for 'liking' defamatory Facebook post

The offending "likes" date from 2015 when the defendant, not identified by the courts, endorsed several Facebook posts produced by animal rights groups. The Zurich court ruled that the defendant had not been able to prove that the comments he liked were truthful. An unnamed Swiss man has been handed a suspended fine for "liking" a post on Facebook .

Global Media Indian woman 'sets new Everest dual ascent record'
Author: 0 Indian woman 'sets new Everest dual ascent record'

He had reached the so-called "death zone" above the 8,000-meter mark, a part of the mountain notorious for its hard terrain and thin air . The deceased individuals are Roland Yearwood from the US, Vladimir Strba from Slovakia, Francesco Enrico Marchetti from Australia and Ravi Kumar from India .

Author: 0 Kellyanne Conway: Jared Kushner's foreign contacts helped make Trump's trip successful

Among their inquiries: Did Trump's guests try to bug the Oval Office? They want to know if Trump consulted with government information security experts. According to the " Times ", current and former officials say it may have been part of an effort by Kushner to establish a direct line to Putin outside of USA intelligence channels.

Author: 0 Death toll in Sri Lanka mudslides, floods exceeds 200

INS "Shardul", together with 4 small boats arrived to the island with 27 officers, 100 crew members, 3 doctors, 6 medical assistances, 12 divers and several rescue teams. Another 96 people were listed as still missing. The floods and landslides, triggered by torrential rains in recent days, have killed some 200 people and disrupted the lives of over half million others.

Author: 0 Covfefe: Donald Trump Coins New Word On Twitter

Except he didn't finish his thought. "Despite the constant negative press covfefe", were the six mysterious words that appeared on the President's latest tweet at midnight on Wednesday (May 31, 12pm Singapore time). A dictionary (or the person running its social media handle) took to Twitter to settle this. Of course, covfefe might really mean "Twitter finally adds an editing feature", but that seems like a long shot.

Global Media Memorial Day Pride & A Flyover in Ridgefield
Author: 0 Memorial Day Pride & A Flyover in Ridgefield

In the past three years, a ceremony to place flags at the graves of veterans buried in Meadowlawn Memorial Park has grown exponentially. With the United States' participation in World War II , the holiday became known as "Memorial Day" and began to encompass fallen soldiers from all wars America was involved.

Author: 0 Flynn to provide some documents under subpoena to Senate intelligence panel

Donald Trump's personal lawyer has rejected a request for documents as part of Congress's investigation into Russia's election meddling and contacts with the Trump campaign. The House intelligence committee's request for information from Mr Cohen came as investigators continue to scrutinise members of Mr Trump's inner circle.

Author: 0 Trump has fairly 'unbelievable relationship' with Merkel: WH

Modi's comments contrasted with Trump's meeting with European Union leaders in Brussels last week, when he said that Germany is " very bad " for flooding the U.S. Merkel today repeated that Europe must " take our fate into our own hands " and went on to say that it should step up as a diplomatic player on the worldwide stage.

Author: 0 Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick threatens to force special session over 'bathroom bill'

On May 21, the Senate voted to approve a bill that would simplify funding formulas for public schools and let parents use state money to send their kids with disabilities to private schools or pay for homeschooling. Although the Republican-lead American Health Care Act passed the House of Representatives, its chances in the Senate are rather slim. The Texas Legislature appears to be at a stalemate on a "bathroom bill" that could push the legislative session into overtime.

Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn flounders in Woman's Hour interview over policy cost

Others, however, praised Barnett's interview, with Times Literary Supplement publisher Stig Abell saying it showed she was a "much better" interviewer than Jeremy Paxman, who had grilled Corbyn on television last night. "I'll give you the figure in a moment". "Can I give you the exact figure in a moment please?" The CCHQ has released excerpts of the Brexit speech.

Author: 0 Trump Slams Germany's Trade Surplus As 'Very Bad' For The US

Trump voiced his disapproval of German trade and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation contributions during the Group of Seven (G-7) North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels and Taormina, Italy. and increased self-reliance within the EU. "But anyone who puts on national blinkers and has no view of the world around him will ultimately get lost".

Author: 0 British police release new photo of Manchester attacker

We believe Abedi was in possession of this case in the days before the attack at Manchester Arena on Monday 22 May. The public are being asked to contact the police immediately if they see the piece of luggage, which officers have no reason to believe contains anything risky but are asking people to be cautious.

Author: 0 Jason Chaffetz to Announce Plans to Leave Congress by End of June

Politico first reported the news of Chaffetz's June 30th resignation. An early favorite for the post emerged Thursday: Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., who led the contentious House investigation into the 2012 terrorist attacks on a U.S. The Republican says he hasn't yet spoken to fired FBI Director James Comey about his invitation for Comey to testify next week at an oversight committee hearing.

Author: 0 Putin: Russian meddling in US election 'fiction' invented by Democrats

This did not indicate an attempt to influence the outcome of election, though, Putin said . France and Russian Federation back different sides in the Syrian conflict, with Putin supporting President Bashar al-Assad and Macron part of a western coalition that supports rebel groups and has accused Assad of using chemical weapons in the past.

Global Media Modi backs 'strong leadership' of Merkel while Trump, EU drifts apart
Author: 0 Modi backs 'strong leadership' of Merkel while Trump, EU drifts apart

In a closed-door meeting with European leaders last Thursday, Trump called Germany " bad, very bad " for running a trade surplus with the United States . "Prime Minister's visit to Spain will add further strength to the existing warm and friendly India-Spain bilateral ties", the Ministry of External Affairs had said in a statement.

Author: 0 Men probing Ivanka Trump supplier in China arrested, missing

In a letter sent to Ivanka Trump in April, the group alleged a number of labour violations at two unnamed factories that supplies the Ivanka Trump brand, including that employees were forced to work at least 12-1/2 hours a day for wages below China's legal minimum - a monthly salary equivalent to about one United States dollar an hour.

Author: 0 GST makes economy class air travel cheaper from July 1

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley , who is presiding the two-day meeting of GST Council comprising state representatives, said that the new tax regime's impact will not be inflationary and in some instances, prices are even likely to drop. All capital goods and all industrial intermediaries would attract 18 per cent tax instead of 28 per cent. After GST, the item will attract a GST rate of 5%.

Global Media Korea says ballistic missile test successful
Author: 0 Korea says ballistic missile test successful

North Korea has a large stockpile of the short-range missiles, originally developed by the Soviet Union. "This is the first test event against an ICBM-class target for the ground-based mid-course defense system", Davis said. Experts say that a combination of that "left of launch" sabotage, so called because it comes before or just as a missile launches , and "right of launch" interception of airborne missiles, the kind practiced on Tuesday, represent the best chance of protecting the United ...

Author: 0 US shoots down mock warhead over Pacific

The $244 million test will not confirm that the U.S.is capable of defending itself against an intercontinental-range missile fired by North Korea . This was the first live-fire test event against an ICBM-class target for GMD and the US ballistic missile defense system, according to an MDA spokesperson.

Author: 0 Massive vehicle bomb blast rocks Afghan capital, leaving casualties

The blast, according to news agency ANI, reportedly happened near the Iranian Embassy. Reports are coming that the glass panes of the windows and doors of the Indian embassy are damaged. There are several pictures on social media of shattered glass on floors after windows broke from the force of the blast. There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but the attack came as the resurgent Taliban are stepping up their annual "spring offensive".

Author: 0 United Nations chief calls on world to back Paris climate deal

Trump , who for months has delayed a decision on the climate agreement, told his nearly 31 million Twitter followers to expect his final verdict this week, and the signs are pointing toward a withdrawal. The White House has apparently told Pruitt to keep a lower public profile regarding the Paris Agreement until Trump announces his decision. "Ireland? He said it took him two-and-a-half years to get a license and that did not give him a very good image of the European Union".

Global Media SJSU student abducted at knifepoint by stranger escapes in Oregon
Author: 0 SJSU student abducted at knifepoint by stranger escapes in Oregon

She told authorities that she had run out of gas, and when her auto stopped, she ran away into high grass and stayed hidden for an hour or two. She told investigators that she knew someone was home because all of the lights were on, but when she frantically knocked, the residents turned out the lights and refused to open the door.

Author: 0 'Ungrateful Traitor' Chelsea Manning Released From Prison Early By Obama

Chelsea Manning , the transgender army private jailed for one of the largest leaks of classified documents in USA history, was released from a military prison Wednesday after seven years behind bars. She clearly looked forward to what life might hold for her outside the military prison walls. On the day of Chelsea Manning's release from prison , Pulse Films announced at the Cannes Film Festival that a documentary about the whistleblower and her adjustment into post-incarceration life is ...

Author: 0 Angela Merkel hosts Indian leader as Germany looks to broaden global ties

During his trip, Trump also echoed his past criticism of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies for failing to meet the defensive alliance's military spending commitment of two percent of GDP. "And the statement I made, or what I said recently, is due to the fact that, in the face of the present circumstances we have additional reasons for us to realize that we have to take our fate in our own hands in Europe".

Global Media Trump Shouted at Abbas: 'You Lied to Me!'
Author: 0 Trump Shouted at Abbas: 'You Lied to Me!'

The story, carried on Israel's Channel 2 Sunday evening, attributed the quote to Israeli and USA sources. He met with Netanyahu in Jerusalem and Abbas in Bethlehem, and spoke with spirited optimism about his capacity to mediate a deal between the two.

Author: 0 Carter adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies at 89

We are remembering my father tonight with the love of his life who inspired him and shared in his wonderful life over six decades. "You always knew where Zbig stood, and his ideas and advocacy helped shape decades of American national security policy".

Author: 0 General Election 2017 Latest Poll Shows Labour Racing Ahead With Welsh Voters

A u-turn would be "extremely welcome because I want this country to face up to its responsibilities for those that need care", Corbyn said, in comments reported by the BBC. The prime minister is also disingenuous about claiming the detail of the "dementia tax" was clearly subject to a green paper consultation in the manifesto.

Global Media Trump stands by Kushner as Russian Federation crisis deepens
Author: 0 Trump stands by Kushner as Russian Federation crisis deepens

He is respected by virtually everyone and is working on programmes that will save our country billions of dollars. "I think it's very important to recognize that the president has expressed full confidence in Jared Kushner and also went on to note the considerable progress and very large important portfolio that Jared oversees here at the White House".

Author: 0 Putin in Versailles: Macron pays Russian president highest honor

During a press conference with the Russian leader, Macron said that he had emphasised to Putin "how important it is for France to respect all people, all minorities". Not least of those is its demand for lifting European economic sanctions against Russian Federation that were put in place after the annexation of Crimea and meddling in Ukraine.

Author: 0 Indian PM kicks off Europe tour in powerhouse Germany

Horst says it's important that the rest of the global community ensures its credibility doesn't get further undermined, suggesting they use Trump's "disruptiveness" to "do things differently moving forward". The SPD have made clear they will resist pressure from Trump for Germany to ramp up defence spending, another issue that resonates well with German voters.

Author: 0 Zbigniew Brzezinski, Carter's National Security Adviser, Dies

He also helped the Carter White House navigate through the Iran hostage crisis and Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. According to The New York Times , Brzezinski rejected a U.S. The senior Democratic Party member was best recognised for his stand on important foreign policies and is credited with influencing worldwide ties that, even today, are considered landmarks in the United States' relations with other countries.

Global Media Cuba Rollback Could Cost Trump On Jobs Front
Author: 0 Cuba Rollback Could Cost Trump On Jobs Front

Kavulich told the publication he believes the president will look at an "increased enforcement relating to travel ", and "a focus upon discouraging transactions with entities controlled by the Revolutionary Armed Forces (FAR) of the Republic of Cuba".

Author: 0 French president flexes diplomatic muscles in Putin meeting

Against the gilded backdrop of the Palace of Versailles , Macron and Putin pledged to work with each other to fight terrorism. Macron said after meeting with Putin Monday that fighting terrorism is the main priority for the two nations but said Russian-led efforts to broker a cease-fire in Syria won't succeed without a political process.

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