by | May 21, 2017 | 08:40

At a national security meeting on Sunday, Moon said dialogue is possible only in case of North Korea changing its attitude. Jiro Ishimaru of Asia Press noted that "North Korea seems to be very aware of the USA attack on Syria". China's Foreign Ministry, in a later statement on its website, said Wang "fully explained" China's position on THAAD and asked South Korea to handle China's reasonable concerns appropriately.

by | May 21, 2017 | 08:35

Under Secretary of State Thomas Shannon hours after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's guards violently entered a crowd of protesters, U.S. officials said Thursday. Particular scrutiny needs to be paid to the actions of Mr. Erdogan's security guards, who, a state-owned Turkish news service confirmed, were involved in the fighting because - can you believe the gall? - they didn't think police were doing enough to quiet the protest.

by | May 21, 2017 | 08:31

White House Correspondents' Association President Jeff Mason said Friday that "doing away with briefings would reduce accountability, transparency, and the opportunity for Americans to see that, in the USA system, no political figure is above being questioned".

by | May 21, 2017 | 08:29

Barts Health, which runs five hospitals in London, said Sunday it was still experiencing disruption to its computer systems and it asked for the public to use other NHS services wherever possible. Governments can act to enforce cybersecurity protective measures on companies, especially those that provide critical services or infrastructure. To ensure the safety of computers, IT experts recommend making sure your Windows platform is current and that all files are backed up regularly.

by | May 21, 2017 | 08:32

The New York Times reported that Trump called Comey "a real nut job" while discussing the ongoing investigation with two Russian officials in the Oval Office earlier this month. The avalanche of revelations in the run-up to his departure has eroded Trump's standing at home - where the parallels with Richard Nixon's ill-fated presidency are now being openly drawn.

by | May 21, 2017 | 08:30

Sources said a suspicious movement was observed by the army along the LoC in Nowgam sector, 90 km from here, and an operation was launched. "While on routine patrolling last evening in Mendhar Sector of Poonch, a soldier stepped accidentally on a drifted mine", the spokesman said.

by | May 21, 2017 | 08:28

Meanwhile, speaking on the overall well-being of the 21 girls who had been rescued earlier, Yesufu stated that although the government had denied them access to the girls, they have continued to push for their proper rehabilitation and most importantly, their return to school.

by | May 21, 2017 | 08:27

Sorry to be a Debbie Downer during a week in which we all watched with semi-horrified delight at the increasingly speedy political suicide of Trump and his people. The President, Vice President and all civil Officers of the United States, shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors.

by | May 21, 2017 | 08:24

McDonnell claimed the Tory manifesto contained 60 uncosted commitments, leaving the public facing an uncertain future under the Tories. "That enabled us to be honest with people to say this is what we are going to do, here's how much it is going to cost, and here's how I'm going to raise the funds".

by | May 21, 2017 | 08:21

North Korea conducted its latest ballistic missile test on Sunday in defiance of U.N. Security Council resolutions, saying it was a test of its capability to carry a "large-size heavy nuclear warhead". Moon's envoy to the United States, South Korean media mogul Hong Seok-hyun, left for Washington on Wednesday. The strategy seems to be having an effect, as North Korea this week complained to the US Congress about the sanctions it had imposed, and pleaded with other countries to ignore United ...

by | May 21, 2017 | 08:20

Chaffetz is the chairman of the House Oversight Committee, one of the U.S. government bodies looking into Trump's decision to fire James Comeyas the head of Federal Bureau of Investigation as well as into claims about links between Trump's former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn and Moscow.

by | May 21, 2017 | 08:16

The disappearance of so many spies damaged a network it had taken years to build up, the New York Times report said, and hampered operations for years afterwards. United States intelligence placed the responsibility for a cyber attack on a database of personnel management associated with the Beijing hackers. Western espionage services have traditionally found it exceptionally hard to develop spy networks in China and Russian Federation.

by | May 21, 2017 | 08:17

Clark continues to push for liquefied natural gas development, which Weaver derides as a "pipe dream" where the global energy market has passed Richard Johnston, a political scientist at the University of British Columbia, said he doesn't expect negotiations on the possible framework of a minority government to start until after the final results are known.

by | May 21, 2017 | 08:02

He'll serve another four years in the post. Rouhani also remembered fondly the late statesman, Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani , as a man of "reconstruction and progress". "Our people in these elections, having understood the differing viewpoints, chose their path, and everyone must respect the wishes and will of the people".

by | May 21, 2017 | 08:02

The police have also asked people not to "pay a ransomware ransom" as doing so will fuel the ransomware economy. Anyone who regularly deals with public services in person will probably have seen government employees struggling with outdated computer systems.

by | May 21, 2017 | 08:03

Khmel said the vessel will make the return journey on May 19. "Chinese travel agencies are already introducing tourist itineraries that use our passenger service", Khmel said. In April, a representative of Russia's InvestStroiTrest company told Sputnik that the Mangyongbong-92 ferry would run between Vladivostok and Rason since May with approximately six trips a month.

by | May 21, 2017 | 07:51

Lockheed Martin President Marillyn Hewson praised the deal as one that will bolster the relationship between the US and Saudi Arabia and "strengthen the cause of peace in the region". Trump and King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud oversaw the signing on Saturday afternoon during an extended ceremony in a large gilded reception hall at the Royal Court.

by | May 21, 2017 | 07:48

The troops are part of Operation Barkhane, the counter-terror operation whose mission is to target jihadist groups operating in the Sahel region south of the Sahara. Stationed there since July 2013, it has just over 12,000 military and police personnel working on what is considered the UN's most unsafe active peacekeeping deployment.

by | May 21, 2017 | 07:42

The statement released by the office included a transcript from Netanyahu's meeting with Trump in Washington which took place this February, acting as proof that the report provided by Powell was false. Tillerson said Sunday that Trump would seek further guidance on the embassy relocation to determine "whether Israel views it as helpful to a peace initiative or perhaps a distraction".

by | May 21, 2017 | 07:19

But Comey has declined to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee, which also extended him an invitation to testify, according to that committee's chairman and ranking member. He was also said to have told Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Russian Ambassador to the US Sergey Kislyak that "I'm not under investigation".

by | May 21, 2017 | 06:54

The initiative - a modern Silk Road of trade, investment and infrastructure development - is China's biggest foreign initiative to date. Jonathan Hillman, an analyst with the Center for Strategic and International Studies, told me that China may be seriously over-extending itself - it may be financing transportation projects with no economic viability.

by | May 21, 2017 | 06:49

That figure is down from 79% on January 11. "We know the Israelis do not want to give on Jerusalem at all and we have to see how strong the Palestinians stand on that". In 1995, the U.S. Congress signed the Jerusalem Embassy Relocation Act that recognized the city as the capital of Israel. It will be the second time Trump sits down with the Palestinian leader in a period of three days.

by | May 21, 2017 | 06:35

The statement said a Turkish-American was "seriously injured" in self-defense. The State Department and politicians condemned the attack. "We are communicating our concern to the Turkish government in the strongest possible terms", said Heather Nauert, a State Department spokeswoman told the New York Times .

by | May 21, 2017 | 06:14

Reading the court's decision, presiding judge Ronny Abraham said, 'the Government of Pakistan shall inform it of all measures taken in implementation of that Order'. India's case had no substance, the Pakistani government said. Mr. Salve also said, India's fight for Jadhav rested on the argument of restitution which basically meant that the verdict of the Pakistani military court which found Jadhav guilty needed to be annulled and the trial started afresh.

by | May 21, 2017 | 06:15

Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz has said Pakistan's counsel had courageously presented Pakistan's stance in International Court of Justice on Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav. Despite several requests, the Indian government has also not been provided the first information report (FIR), charge-sheet, or a copy of the Pakistani military court's verdict against 46-year-old Jadhav.

by | May 21, 2017 | 06:09

The normally austere kingdom has put on a major display for the visit, with the streets of Riyadh lined with United States and Saudi flags and billboards featuring Trump and King Salman. A senior adviser to the president said Ivanka Trump would hold a roundtable discussion with Saudi women about women's economic issues during the President's first global trip.

by | May 21, 2017 | 06:06

A man is assisted by Surete du Quebec police officers after being evacuated from his home in the town of Rigaud, Quebec, west of Montreal, Monday, May 8, 2017, following flooding in the region. "Engineers are inspecting", he said, adding that "we have control of them". "We are here to serve the civilian power", Lavoie said. "It's been there for 15 years, and it's my home." said another resident.

by | May 21, 2017 | 05:35

Comey has come under intense scrutiny in recent months for his public comments on an investigation into Democrat Hillary Clinton's email practices, including a pair of letters he sent to Congress on the matter in the closing days of last year's campaign.

by | May 21, 2017 | 05:15

Not at the ceremony was Prince Harry's girlfriend, American actress Meghan Markle . Middleton took the spotlight by surprise when she acted as maid of honor at the 2011 wedding of her sister to William mainly due to her svelte figure, the back of which was captured by many a camera.

by | May 21, 2017 | 05:00

Despite the absence of confirmation or a solid plan for the potential embassy move, Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) has toured several sites in Jerusalem to decide which is best for the relocation. This is not as complex a decision as some argue. There is no real impediment precluding Trump's recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Officially, the United Nations, the United States and others consider the Old City and East Jerusalem occupied territory and do not recognize Israel's claim ...

by | May 21, 2017 | 05:04

But he made it clear it was not his intention for Mr Trump or other White House officials to use the document to justify firing Mr Comey, and he drafted it only after Mr Trump told him of his plans to dismiss the Federal Bureau of Investigation director.

by | May 21, 2017 | 05:03

He then told the pair, "I'm not under investigation". The reports top off a chaotic couple of weeks in Washington . The paper reported the federal probe into possible collusion between Trump's campaign team and Russian Federation has identified a current White House official as a significant "person of interest ".

by | May 21, 2017 | 04:56

He suggested that lawsuits should be filed if the responsible bodyguards can be identified. McCain also sent a letter to Erdogan along with his Democratic colleague, Sen. Last week, the Trump administration announced that it would arm the YPG as a delegation of high-level Turkish officials was visiting Washington in advance of Erdogan's meeting with Trump.

by | May 21, 2017 | 04:38

Mueller", Democratic Representative Elijah Cummings of Maryland told reporters after the House briefing. The Washington Post reported Friday that someone close to Trump is. Like so many things coming out of the White House lately, this seems both sinister and utterly moronic. "If the election had been on October 27th, I would be your president", Clinton said earlier this month, referring to Mr Comey's statement on October 28th that a fresh investigation involving emails sent to the ...

by | May 21, 2017 | 04:20

Even before the vote, hard-line elements routinely detained dual nationals, likely seeking concessions from the West. Artists, journalists, models and others have been targeted in crackdowns on expression. The two other candidates left in the race, Mostafa Mirsalim, a former culture minister, and Mostafa Hashemitaba, a pro-reform figure who previously ran for president in 2001, respectively have 297,000 and 139,000 votes each.