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Afghan police fire into air to disperse demonstrators in Kabul

More than 1,000 people demonstrated as Afghans mourned the victims of a massive truck bomb that also wounded more than 450 on Wednesday. Police used batons and dogs, and three officers were injured, but they eventually managed to detain the student, reported public broadcaster BR, adding that the student speaks German and had been offered a job. Read More »

Families reflect on military service at Phoenix National Cemetery


Though they were here only a brief time before God called them home, their legacy will endure forever", Trump added. Byers, 30, was killed on November 3, 2016, in a battle with the Taliban in northern Afghanistan. In all, 624 names were read as a bell rang in remembrance during the Memorial Day event at the Wilmington National Cemetery. At the same time, amid reports that the President is planning a major shake-up inside the White House, there is said to be mounting talk that Mr Kushner ... Read More »

Putin to Megyn Kelly: US Hackers Could Have Framed Russia


Ambassador Sergei Kislyak's meetings with members of Trump's team have been a focus of the congressional investigation. Nicaragua refused to sign because of the voluntary nature of the agreement, with Nicaragua's climate negotiator at the time saying, "We're not going to submit because voluntary responsibility is a path to failure". Read More »

For President Trump, decisions accompanied by drama


Former presidential adviser David Gergen said Friday he believes top Donald Trump aide Jared Kushner should seriously consider taking a "leave of absence" in the wake of the investigation into possible ties between Trump's associates and Russian Federation. Read More »

Unlike others, Putin doesn't criticize Trump over decision

At the event, Putin also said that Trump had run a more effective presidential campaign than Hillary Clinton and that United States of America intelligence agencies may have faked evidence of campaign hacking . Petersburg International Economic Forum. He blamed the Democrats for the failure to acknowledge their mistakes in the campaign, and "taking internal USA political squabbles into the worldwide arena". Read More »

UK Conservatives' lead over Labour seen narrowing: Panelbase

Asked how he would react if Britain was under imminent threat from nuclear weapons, Mr Corbyn said: "I would do everything I can to ensure that any threat is actually dealt with earlier on by negotiations and by talks, so that we do adhere to our obligations under the nuclear non-proliferation treaty". Read More »

Spicer: WH Referring 'All Matters' on Russia to Outside Counsel

The White House says President Donald Trump will welcome the president of Romania to the White House next week. So instead of taking the sensible, easy way out, they're digging waaay in. Those records are preserved and archived. The Trump White House has announced nominees for just 117 of the 559 positions requiring Senate confirmation. Read More »

Fraudsters cash in on Manchester attack benefit concert

The singer's been seen getting off a plane in London less than two weeks after 22 people were killed when a bomb went off after her show. Grande announced Tuesday that she and other top stars - including. Jaden Farrell-Mann, from Denton, suffered fractures to both of her legs and shrapnel wounds during the explosion that killed 22 people in Manchester Arena on May 22. Read More »

United States withdrawal from Paris agreement to have limited impact on global emissions

Emmanuel Macron called on signatory countries "to stay within the framework of the Paris agreement and cede nothing". "Moreover, China has taken concrete moves to positively deal with climate change and made obvious progress, demonstrating the global responsibility shouldered by China and conforming with China's choice of sustainable growth", a state media report said Friday. Read More »

Ethiopian Tedros elected as World Health Organisation chief

In addition to outbreaks, non-communicable diseases like heart disease and diabetes have become huge health problems globally. "It's not only a question of symbolism", he said, referring to Tedros' status as the first African to run WHO. Prior to his election as WHO's next Director-General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus served as Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ethiopia from 2012-2016 and as Minister of Health, Ethiopia from 2005-2012. Read More »

Egypt Strikes Libya Camps After Minya Attack


Egypt's air force struck Derna in February 2015 and March 2016, killing women and children. The IS claimed responsibility and vowed more attacks in the future. The Coptic Christians were on their way to pray at the remote monastery of Saint Samuel the Confessor, about 140 miles south of Cairo . Coptic Christians have been targeted by ISIS militants several times in recent years and ongoing violence has triggered a mass exodus of Coptic Christians from some towns. Read More »

Merkel: 'We have to protect Mother Earth' after Trump Quits Paris Accord


Most seriously, diplomats, experts and former officials say European allies may be potentially less willing or less able to fulfill their decades-long role of having Washington's back in the world arena. And her challenger - Martin Schulz , a Social Democrat, now a member of her grand coalition - is clearly gearing up to make American foreign policy and the relationship with America and defense spending and arms exports a key element of his campaign. Read More »

Trump waives law requiring US to move its embassy to Jerusalem

Hussam Zomlot, the Palestinian envoy in Washington , said the move "gives peace a chance". Zomlot says: "We are ready to start the consultation process with the USA administration". He said leaving foreign embassies in Tel Aviv is "a surrender to unfair Arab and Muslim pressure". President Donald Trump is expected to renew the waiver that keeps the U.S. Read More »

Ronaldo? Zidane? Real Madrid boss names the ultimate Galactico

At the age of 39 Buffon, a 2006 World Cup victor with Italy for whom he still is the first-choice keeper, will want to end his club's 21-year wait for the elusive title. "In that sense we're motivated and excited about being the first team to win two Champions Leagues in a row". "[Gianluigi] Buffon has never won the trophy so it will be a romantic tie". Read More »

Ariana Grande announces benefit concert to raise money for Manchester victims


The Labour Party under Corbyn has consistently trailed Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives in the polls, but has begun to make gains in the last week. On Friday evening, the city hosted an athletics contest, the Great City Games, in which the likes of former world 100 metres champion Kim Collins competed amid robust security. Read More »

UN Security Council Expands North Korean Sanctions


North Korea is one area where the United States and the rest of the world need Chinese help to rein in North Korea's Kim Jong Un. U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis delivers a speech at a regional security forum in Singapore on June. Read More »

Under Armour's Kevin Plank rips decision to exit Paris climate agreement


In 2015, the United States , produced more than double the carbon dioxide emissions of China , and eight times as much as India . He said his presence on the advisory council didn't imply an endorsement of Trump or his policies. The the world's second largest greenhouse gas emitter after China , so Mr. Trump's decision could hamper efforts to cut emissions and limit global temperature increases. Read More »

Bloomberg pledges $15M to United Nations to cover U.S. climate share


On Thursday, President Donald Trump announced his plans to withdraw the USA from the Paris Climate Agreement , leading numerous politicians and stars to criticize his latest decision . Trump announced his decision to leave the accord Thursday. "The U.S. should lead the global fight against climate change, not withdraw from it", the brand said in a statement . Read More »

Theresa May's election lead halves after 'dementia tax': surveys

It was inevitable that the Prime Minister would have to step in to stem the flow of bad headlines, confirming this morning that she. "After the delivery of the party manifestos , polling over the weekend has indicated a resurgent, if still rather distant Labour Party", ICM director Martin Boon said. Read More »

In victory for moderates, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani wins re-election


Mostafa Aqa-Mirsalim, another presidential candidate, stood 3rd with 1.16 percent of the ballots after winning 478,215 votes. The election was seen by many as a verdict on Rouhani's policy of opening up Iran to the outside world, including the 2015 nuclear deal that won the country relief from worldwide sanctions in exchange for limits on its contested nuclear programme. Read More »

Putin on Trump's withdrawal from Paris Agreement: 'Don't worry, be happy'

He must be meeting people, discussing pending issues, making agreements. It's easier for them to say that they are not guilty, that the Russians are the guilty ones for interfering in our election. Give them a pill, really, honestly. " Look at your colleagues, what they are doing here ", Putin told NBC journalist Megyn Kelly , who was asking questions at the forum. Read More »

Horgan, Weaver deliver political agreement documents to government house

However, unless NDP and Greens fail to enforce party discipline, Clark is nearly certain to lose the crucial vote. Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver said his party will support the NDP for four years in a "stable minority government". He spoke to The Star Wednesday about the Green Party's recent success in British Columbia and what it could mean for the rest of Canada. "We have a duty to meet the house and test its confidence", Clark told reporters. Read More »

EU's Juncker opens China summit vowing 'no backsliding' on


Chinese Premier Li Keqiang says fighting climate change is a "global consensus" and an "international responsibility". "Please don't change the (political) climate for the worse", European Council President Donald Tusk tweeted. Without mentioning the U.S. specifically, amid reports President Donald Trump is poised to announce his country will withdraw from the agreement, he said China has been "actively promoting the Paris agreement and we were one of the first countries to ratify ... Read More »

New England states join Paris climate goal alliance

The U.S. accounts for more than 15 percent of global emissions and is the world's second largest emitter of greenhouse gases, exceeded only by China. The flurry of statements came after U.S. White House officials on Friday refused to confirm if President Donald Trump thought climate change was a hoax. He said his administration could try to renegotiate the existing agreement or try to create a new one that is more favorable to the U.S. Read More »