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Turkey, US demand investigations into protest brawl


Turkey has blamed U.S. officials for "aggressive and unprofessional actions" and "security lapses" during President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's visit last week. presidential envoy to the global coalition against IS. The spiraling argument appeared to sour what by all accounts had been a friendly meeting between Erdogan and President Trump before the protest. Read More »

Iran's conservative candidate leaves presidential race

Karroubi, 80, and fellow reformist Mirhossein Mousavi ran for election in June 2009 and became figureheads for Iranians who staged mass protests after the vote they believed was rigged to bring back hardline President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad . Read More »

Kulbhushan Jadhav death sentence: Pakistan refuses to follow through ICJ's orders

India, in its petition to the United Nations body, also said that Pakistan, despite repeated efforts, had denied India its right of consular access to Jadhav. The next day, ICJ stayed the sentence. "India has a strong case and we should succeed", Sorabjee added. He further said that Indian lawyer Harish Salve had categorically quoted various instances as to how Pakistan has violated human rights, how it has deliberately committed the breach of the Vienna Convention and how it is ... Read More »

Trump attacks news reports on son-in-law, Russia

Schiff also said that even if the topic of Kushner's secret communication was about how best to resolve the years-long conflict in Syria , that doesn't mitigate the situation because Russia's objectives are different from those of the US - especially given the intelligence on Russia's interference in the election. Read More »

Following Donald Trump's trip, Angela Merkel says Europe can't rely on US

Then, at the Group of Seven summit of leaders of major world economies on Friday and Saturday, he refused to endorse the Paris agreements on combating climate change, punting a decision until next week. "Europe is the answer", he said. But many European leaders emerged from their meetings with Trump filled with fresh worry. On the heels of last week's G7 summit, German Chancellor Angela Merkel issued a wake-up call for European Union nations on Sunday. Read More »

Lindsey Graham: Comey's decision to act on possibly fake Russian document 'incompetent'

A gunman on a rampage during a domestic dispute in rural MS fatally shot eight people, including a sheriff's deputy, United States news reports said on Sunday (May 28). The Kremlin, according to US intelligence officials, actively interfered in the November presidential election on Trump's behalf, and appears to have believed the US-Russia relationship would be warmer under the new administration. Read More »

Armed police vigilant at Great Manchester Run after atrocity at arena

Hopkins and Basu said they had gathered significant information about Abedi, a 22-year-old Briton born to Libyan parents, how his bomb was built, his associates, finances, the places he had been and the wider conspiracy. During a joint appearance with British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson in London on Friday, Tillerson said that "the thirst for justice burns very hot" and promised to drive terrorists and extremists "out of our communities" and off the face of the earth. Read More »

Trump's 'Historic' Visit to the Middle East: Much Ado about Nothing


The U.S. president arrived in Israel on Monday after a two-day visit to Saudi Arabia , where Trump said King Salman assured him Riyadh wants peace between the Israelis and Palestinians. US President Donald Trump visited Israel's national Holocaust memorial and said that the only way to prevent another genocide of its nature was to never be silent in the face of evil. Read More »

United States admits over 100 civilians died in Mosul strike in March

Isler said the US -led coalition had adjusted its tactics and procedures to prevent a repeat of the episode. Initially, residents say they were inundated with journalists and Iraqi government officials, but within a week the neighborhood was "abandoned", said Ali Idriss, 30, whose home is within eyesight of the house hit by the US bomb on March 17. Read More »

United States grants Israel extra defence aid: Netanyahu


Rounding out a 28-hour stay in Jerusalem , Trump praised Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas alike, saying both were ready for peace. "Three days ago, the U.S. added another $75 million to the aid package for the missile defence programme", Netanyahu said at a memorial ceremony for Israel's dead in the 1967 Six-Day War. Read More »

Qld police officer shot in Lockyer Valley


A gunman is believed to have shot dead a police officer after he opened fire when he was pulled over in a vehicle in Queensland on Monday afternoon. QLD Police confirmed an officer was injured in the Lockyer Valley, at Seventeen Mile, just outside Toowoomba. Local residents should remain inside. Read More »

Slight decline in Polls for Tories Says ICM

Challenged about the social care U-turn, Mrs May said: "What I've done today is I've seen the scaremongering , frankly, that we've seen over the weekend". "This plan addresses the worry people have when they have a loved one with a long-term condition, and they don't know how they're going to afford to care for them". Read More »

Manchester Bombing Suspect Salman Abedi Called Mom Before Attack: 'Forgive Me'

Theresa May has said she will make clear to Donald Trump that intelligence shared between America and Britain "must remain secure" after Greater Manchester Police stopped passing details to their United States colleagues. Dagdoug said a network was involved in planning the attack. He added, however, that his son did not disclose he was heading for Manchester when he left Libya last week. Read More »

2 more arrested in Manchester bombing attack

The UK Foreign Office, Metropolitan Police and Greater Manchester Police had no immediate comment on the reported arrest in Libya . Government officials said almost 1,000 soldiers were deployed to Buckingham Palace, Parliament and other high-profile sites across the country. Read More »

Memorial Day Ceremonies to be Held in Springfield and Other Area Communities


The Franklin parade will start at the Legion Post (behind ShopRite Plaza) at 10:30 a.m. and will proceed up Rutherford Avenue to Main Street to the war memorial across from the borough hall, where a memorial service will be held. This is event is free and open to the public. The commemoration begins with a service Monday at 9 the bandstand at Central Square. Becket: Parade assembles at 10 a.m. Read More »

NKorea fires short-range ballistic missile off western Japan

South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff confirmed Pyongyang launched at least one Scud type ballistic missile from its eastern coast Monday morning, its ninth ballistic missile test and third provocation since Moon took office on May 10. Kim Hong-kyun, special representative for Korean Peninsula peace and security affairs at the foreign ministry, discussed the North's missile test conducted early in the day in separate telephone conversations with his USA and Japanese counterparts - Joseph Yun ... Read More »

Chelsea ace aims cheeky dig at Arsenal after losing FA Cup clash


Both Wenger and the club have attempted to steer clear of the topic throughout a campaign in which the position of a man with 21 years of loyal service under his belt has regularly been called into question. It might be Mertesacker's final match in an Arsenal jersey after six years in north London . Terry made 717 appearances for Chelsea throughout his career, scoring 67 goals. Read More »

Australian to send 30 more military advisers to Afghanistan


This contribution is part of United Kingdom-led work at the Academy, and NATO's Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan , ' the NZDF says on its website. 'Since late 2013 the Defence Force has contributed eight personnel to the Academy to assist in building the capacity of the Afghan National Army. The Australian government has been working to bolster its defence capabilities, announcing in the Federal Budget that the Australian Federal Police will receive $321 million over the next four ... Read More »

Trump's son-in-law 'proposed secret channel between Kremlin and transition team'

Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump headed home early from President Donald Trump's global trip, and the official line was that Kushner had worked on the first three stops and wasn't an integral player as the agenda moved on. The wider investigation into Russian Federation s alleged election meddling is being led by Robert Mueller , a respected former FBI director who was given broad powers to pursue the case as a special counsel after Trump abruptly fired Comey on May 9. Read More »

Trump Calls for Middle East to 'Take the Lead' in Fighting Terrorism


The president's call for Muslim leaders to help America fight terrorism came as a surprise to many. "We have enuf enemies", Trump said in a tweet on January 29, 2015. "They have borne the brunt of the killings and the worst of the destruction in this wave of fanatical violence". The donation raised some eyebrows, since candidate Trump regularly excoriated the Clinton Foundation for accepting donations from repressive Middle East regimes such as Saudi Arabia. Read More »

NKorea fires apparent Scud-type missile into eastern waters

Sky News reported Kim said the system will stop attackers from " boasting of air supremacy and weapon almighty ". Because Monday's test - the North's ninth ballistic missile launch this year - was apparently of a short-range variety of which Pyongyang has a surplus of reliable missiles, it may have been meant more as a political and military message to outsiders than as a crucial test of not-yet-perfected technology. Read More »