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Bloomberg says US does not need Washington to fulfil Paris agreement

Jerry Brown said, blasting the decision as "deviant behavior from the highest office in the land". "Nothing can and will stop us from doing so", she said in a brief statement to reporters. The landmark agreement succeeded where past attempts failed because it allowed each country to set its own emission reduction targets and adopt its own strategies for reaching them. Read More »

Macron, tweaking Trump, says 'Make our planet great again'

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson downplayed the significance of the us pullout from the Paris climate pact saying that the USA has a "terrific record" of reducing its own greenhouse gas emissions . Mr Tusk heralded co-operation between China and Europe, adding that the fight against climate change will continue "with or without the United States". Read More »

England vs Bangladesh : Turning points from the Champions Trophy match

I am sure the warm-up games would have given India the confidence and the right mindset to take on Pakistan . Yet for all that players on both sides have tried to label Sunday's clash as "just another game", the fact is someone always has something to lose in an India-Pakistan match, a fixture that commands the attention of billions round the world let alone in the two cricket insane sub-continent. Read More »

Iranian Foreign Minister Denies Trump Accusations from Saudi Kingdom

Unlike Barack Obama , who exhorted Saudi Arabia "to share the neighbourhood with Iran ", Mr Trump accepts... Only one tenth of the world's Muslims are Shia. Most notable was Trump's open condemnation of Iran as a nation that funds and harbors terrorists. The policy is a big departure from the Obama administration which had hoped to bring Iran back into the worldwide community with the nuclear deal. Read More »

Merkel Vows 'More Decisive Action Than Ever' on Climate

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As reported by Deutsche Welle (DW), Germany's global broadcaster, his comments echo several previous remarks of the same kind he has made, notably during recent meetings with European leaders in Brussels , where he called the Germans " bad, very bad " because of the trade deficit they had allegedly inflicted on the US. Read More »

Lawmaker says several killed in Kabul protest

Pope Francis, he said, "commends the souls of the deceased to the mercy of the Almighty, and assures the people of Afghanistan of his continued prayers for peace". This morning, two days after the deadly attack which killed at least 90 people and injured more than 500, people took to the streets of Kabul to protest against the deteriorating security scenario in the country. Read More »

Ariana Grande announced Manchester benefit concert

Jomana Abedi said the 22-year-old called his mother moments before detonating a nail bomb in the foyer of Manchester Arena following an Ariana Grande concert, killing 22 people and injuring scores more. The bombing at a concert by US pop idol Ariana Grande was the latest in a series of IS-claimed attacks in Europe that have coincided with an offensive on the militant group in Syria and Iraq by US, British and other Western forces. Read More »

Philippines army battles IS-linked group in southern city

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Female Daesh terrorists are fighting against Philippine army that is now using its air force to target Daesh terrorists. It was unclear whether those eight were included in the military's count of civilian deaths. Solicitor General Jose Calida said Friday that former President Fidel Ramos may have been wrong in suggesting that President Rodrigo Duterte's declaration of martial law should have been limited to certain parts of Mindanao. Read More »

Putin accuses U.S. of hysteria over election hacking inquiry

At the St Petersburg International Economic Forum, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin took turns answering questions from well-known USA news anchor Megyn Kelly . As Kelly noted that lawyers are certainly not welcome most of the time, Putin made another observation on Modi's neutral remarks. "Now we can dump it all on him and American imperialism ", Putin said. Read More »

Former FBI Director James Comey to testify on June 8

Spectators at the Senate hearing will probably be treated to a gossipy inside look at the quirky interactions between these two unpredictable men. Privilege also can't be used to to block a crime such as obstruction of justice. The special counsel overseeing the government's investigation into Trump campaign ties to Russian Federation authorized Comey to testify before the committee, a Comey associated told AP on Wednesday. Read More »

Most of US economic might keeps faith with Paris

He is a member of the business advisory group, known as the President's Strategic and Policy Forum. Trump now wants to reverse this under the garb of protecting American jobs. The economic argument has been that a global climate regime would create wealth and jobs in America; the moral argument has been that America is one of the world's biggest polluters per capita; and the political argument has been that a withdrawal would amount to an American surrender of global leadership which could go ... Read More »

Trump poised to pull US from Paris Climate deal

U.N. Environment chief Erik Solheim says Trump's decision "in no way brings an end to this unstoppable effort". Trump himself tweeted that "I will be announcing my decision on the Paris Accord over the next few days". According to the Associated Press's findings, calculations show that up to 3 billion tonnes of extra carbon dioxide could be in the air within a year - enough to melt Arctic ice faster, raise sea levels, and trigger more severe weather. Read More »

Ariana Grande 'traumatised' by Manchester attack

Investigators continue to work around the clock to track down associates of Abedi, a 22-year-old Briton of Libyan descent, amid fears he is part of a network plotting further mayhem. It proved a headache for British security circles, and came hours after the Government issued a warning to USA officials not to leak details of the terror investigation. Read More »

Pride and prejudice as India, Pakistan clash

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India are placed in Group B along with Pakistan , South Africa and Sri Lanka, and will start their campaign on June 4 against arch-rivals Pakistan at Edgbaston. Now, it is quite right for Morgan to back his man, but I was surprised by the shot Roy played - a scoop off the pace bowler Mashrafe Mortaza to be caught at short fine leg. Read More »

After Sri Lanka, Cyclone Mora wreaks havoc in Bangladesh

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He said 20,000 houses in refugee camps were damaged. As many as 2.5 million people risk falling in the way of the severe cyclonic storm, according to PTI. Bangladeshi authorities reportedly evacuated around 350,000 people to safety from the local area, which borders Myanmar. Alam said most of the thatched huts, under which the majority of refugees were living in the Balukhali and Kutupalong camps, had been destroyed. Read More »

Contrasting views of health care report

The association's report concludes that children's Medicaid would be slashed between $43 billion and $78 billion over the next decade, depending on the exact way the American Health Care Act is implemented. These waivers would make it possible for states to disregard essential health benefit standards - which require that certain kinds of care be covered by insurers participating in in state marketplaces - and community rating, which makes health care more affordable for people with ... Read More »

Islamic state claims responsibility for World Manila attack

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Philippine authorities have said they suspect the man was trying to rob the casino and that there was no evidence it was a terrorist attack. The lone gunman attack at the plush Resorts World Manila near the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) may have sealed the deal for President Rodrigo Duterte's declaration of martial law throughout the country. Read More »

Cuomo announces $1.5 billion for renewable energy projects

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The Clean Climate Careers effort could be responsible for the creation of 40,000 good-paying jobs by 2020, Cuomo said - a slightly better pace than, say, the roughly 70 jobs expected to be created when the Acosta Coal Mine opens June 8 in western Pennsylvania. Read More »

Corbyn vows to meet Merkel 'straight away' if he becomes PM

She has taken a massive gamble in calling this election and with just days to go, she knows the outcome is far from certain. Betting on this year's General Election as a whole has been a lot more popular compared to what we saw in 2015 and Oddschecker have witnessed nearly twice as more people coming to the site this time round compared to a couple of years ago. Read More »

With wind in sails, Corbyn wins hearts in Brexit town

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The Opposition Labour party , which was against Brexit but has accepted the June 2016 referendum result, has said its Brexit focus would be to fight to protect workers' rights, environmental protections and access to the single market for United Kingdom business in Brexit talks. Read More »