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Donald Trump extends support to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation charter's demand after weeks of speculation

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During a visit to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation headquarters in May in Brussels , Trump had pointedly not mentioned United States support for the critical portion of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation charter. paying the kind of money necessary to have that force", Benitez said on Twitter". Iohannis said NATO's mutual defense commitment was a crucial part of a defense against an aggressive Russian Federation. Read More »

New video shows tense moments of London attack; 3 arrested

Nathalie Cros Brohan, sister of Mr Thomas's girlfriend Christine Delcros, posted on Facebook on Wednesday morning that the family "fear the worst". His girlfriend, who was hit by the vehicle, is seriously injured in hospital. A third French citizen has died following last week's terror attack on London Bridge , President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday, taking the overall death toll to eight. Read More »

Have LeBron's NBA Finals opponents been better than MJ's?

Gilbert apologized, and the Cavs have since won an NBA Championship . Now, nearly a year later, comes a moment in a Game 3 that felt a little bit like a Game 7 for the Cavs. "I think it was we played a desperate team on their home floor, a great team, with great players, and they came out and handed it to us". Durant led all scorers in Game One and Game Two with 38 and 33 points respectively, and hit the game-winning three-pointer in the closing stages of Game Three on Wednesday. Read More »

Krauthammer: Comey's testimony was 'Trump-ian'

Trump insists that Comey lied in some parts of the testimony he gave Thursday to the Senate intelligence committee . When asked if the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director was lying then, the president said, "Well, I didn't say that". Read More »

No. 3 Halep faces unseeded Ostapenko in French Open final

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The third seed was made to work incredibly hard for the first set as the Latvian continues to surprise seeded stars at Roland Garros . Romania's Simona Halep clenches her fist as she plays Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko during their final match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Saturday, June 10, 2017 in Paris . Read More »

EU fears Brexit delay, uncertainty after shock UK vote

Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn casting his vote at a polling station at Pakeman Primary School in London , England, June 8, 2017. How unexpected was that? And I will now forma government . And I think he's proved me wrong and lots of people wrong and I take my hat off [to him]. May had hoped to build a stronger majority to help her in Brexit negotiations. Read More »

DUP to support minority government after deal reached

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Theresa May has said she will form an administration to govern Britain for the next five years, despite disastrous results in a snap election which left her short of the MPs she needs to command an overall majority in the House of Commons. Read More »

Theresa May announces partnership with Democratic Unionist Party

This government will guide the country through the crucial Brexit talks that begin in just 10 days, and deliver on the will of the British people by taking the United Kingdom out of the European Union . The final day of campaigning has seen the party leaders travel the length and breadth of the land trying to drum up votes. Mr Farage said he did not believe Ukip "has been seen to be relevant" in the election, adding on Sky News: "The party itself in terms of any campaigning machine, any ... Read More »

Maute matriarch also arrested

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Reuben Theodore Sindac, regional police director of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM). ( UPDATE - 9:08 a.m.) Okinta Romato Maute, also known as Farhana, the mother of the brothers who organized the extremist group that continues to battle government forces in Marawai City, has been captured. Read More »

UK leader May strikes tentative deal with N Ireland party

May's party fell short of an overall majority following Thursday's vote, and plans to work with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party . "What the country needs more than ever is certainty, and having secured the largest number of votes and the greatest number of seats in the general election, it is clear that only the Conservative and Unionist party has the legitimacy and ability to provide that certainty by commanding a majority in the House of Commons", she said. Read More »

Saudi Arabia and Bahrain welcome Donald Trump's scolding of Qatar

The UAE has blocked access to the website of Qatar Airways and Qatari Arabic media websites, including those of Al Jazeera media network. Numerous others added to the list are figures associated with the Muslim Brotherhood who have made Qatar a base, including Brotherhood spiritual leader Yousef al-Qaradawi. Read More »

USA spy chiefs refuse to disclose talks with Trump

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USA intelligence chiefs refused on Wednesday to publicly discuss their conversation with President Donald Trump as the Senate Intelligence Committee probed the circumstances surrounding former FBI Director James Comey's firing. Trump fired Comey in May. Rogers refused to say whether the president had ever asked him to intervene in the FBI investigation into Trump's associates, including former national security adviser Michael Flynn. Read More »

Israel advances plans for 1500 West Bank settler homes: Peace Now

The Six-Day War had immensely affected Israel's relationship with the Arab World as well as increase the amount of territory under the control of the Jewish State. It was unclear if Netanyahu was suggesting no settlements would be dismantled in any peace deal with the Palestinians , which would mark a significant change and raise further doubts over future possibilities of a two-state solution. Read More »

Arrest over London terror attack

The death toll from the London Bridge terrorist attacks rose to eight after police yesterday found the body of a missing French national in the River Thames. The other attacker who has been named was 30-year-old Rachid Redouane, who also went by the alias Rachid Elkhdar and claimed to be Moroccan or Libyan, police said. Read More »

May to form minority government after election debacle

Former first minister Peter Robinson's wife Iris, who was an MP at the time , once described homosexuality as an "abomination", while the MP son of Dr Paisley, Ian Paisley Jr, said he felt "repulsed" by homosexual acts. The main opposition Labour Party took 262. The nursery worker said he was "angry" that Mrs May had done a deal with the DUP, although he admitted he did not initially know who they were. Read More »

Arab powers adds Qatar-linked people, groups to blacklists

Qatar, a tiny country with a population of about 300,000 citizens and more than 2 million foreign workers, is both the host to the largest US air base in the region and a major exporter of natural gas. "Our expectation is that these countries will immediately take steps to de-escalate the situation and put forth a good faith effort to resolve their grievances they have with each other", Tillerson said, reading from a statement. Read More »

Ferraris (Vettel, Raikkonen) fastest in Canadian GP practice

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We do all our best for the Constructors' Championship and to be able to do well you need two drivers. He inspired me to be where I am today. "To receive this and match him is a great honour". Hamilton laid down the gauntlet with a super-quick opener in the final phase of qualifying before Vettel bit back to move to within just four thousandths of the Briton's time . Read More »

Hung parliament confirmed in United Kingdom election

The analysis will be dominated by a comparison with 2015, in which the SNP came close to winning all 59 seats (they managed 56, after securing just six in the previous election in 2010). The election results in Scotland have delivered a number of surprises. Sturgeon, who is also first minister of Scotland, recently called for such a renewed vote on Scottish independence and has still not ruled out pursuing it. Read More »

Election results 2017: May played high-risk political game

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Conservative seats are now more heavily concentrated in Brexit-supporting areas and most of the party's new English MPs will represent voters who want to leave the European Union as quickly and cleanly as possible. Mrs May's move to reach out to the Democratic Unionists could have a profound impact on her approach to the European Union talks as they favour a "soft Brexit " and the maintenance of an open border between Northern Ireland and the Republic. Read More »

Scottish Tory leader 'given gay rights pledge from PM over DUP tie-up'

Mr Corbyn said his party was ready to form a minority government of its own, but stressed he would not enter into any "pacts or deals" with other parties. "The DUP's obstruction to legal abortion in Northern Ireland has left many women in dire circumstances, forced to travel to England where they are not entitled to NHS-funded terminations or face prosecution for seeking help at home". Read More »

Brazilian President Michel Temer acquitted of illegal campaign funding

According to Xinhua news agency, President of the Supreme Electoral Court Gilmar Mendes broke a three-three tie between the other six judges on the panel to absolve Temer of illegal campaign financing charges. Those witnesses told investigators they funneled millions of dollars in illegal funds into the 2014 Rousseff-Temer ticket. In addition, most assessed that the allegations of former Odebrecht executives cannot be included in the trial because they were not in the original petition for ... Read More »