by | May 22, 2017 | 22:57

The U.N.'s most powerful body says that North Korea is "greatly increasing tension in the region and beyond" and that it is vitally important the country immediately show "sincere commitment to denuclearization through concrete action". Japan also lodged protest to North Korea over the missile launch through the Japanese Embassy in Beijing. Ji also repeated an assertion by North Korean officials that Pyongyang has successfully foiled a CIA-backed plot to kill leader Kim Jong Un last month ...

by | May 22, 2017 | 22:46

As the Times points out, the Mulvaney memo is not just questioning Shaub's ability to request these documents from the White House, but from the entire executive branch, even though federal regulations give OGE the authority to conduct "reviews of agency ethics programs in order to ensure their compliance with program requirements and to ensure their effectiveness in advancing the mission of the executive branch-wide ethics program".

by | May 22, 2017 | 22:20

He called it a "great honor" to be the first sitting president to visit the holy site. "The annexation of East Jerusalem is illegal as stipulated by all global laws and resolutions", he said, adding that East Jerusalem is an occupied territory.

by | May 22, 2017 | 22:16

However, a reporter for Huffington Post said later that Burr may have spoken too soon and that the committee did not have a " definitive answer " on the matter from Flynn's lawyers. Comey was sacked by Trump earlier this month. "This was a five-alarm fire from early on", one former Obama administration official said, "the way the Russians were talking about him".

by | May 22, 2017 | 22:14

The suspected terrorists are believed to have undergone training at ISIS camps in Libya and Syria. Those accused face charges of establishing two terrorist cells in Cairo and Qena affiliated with the Islamic State that bombed the St. Daesh claimed responsibility for all three of the attacks and threatened to carry out more attacks against Egypt's Christians, who make up around 10 percent of the country's population of about 90 million.

by | May 22, 2017 | 21:59

India reacted strongly to the case and said that it would to go to any extent to save Jadhav. Katju, who is also a former Press Council of India Chairman, in a Facebook post said that India had made a serious mistake by going to the ICJ.

by | May 22, 2017 | 21:27

Speaking to ANI here, the driver, who said he was not allowed to disclose his name due to legal proceedings, narrated his horrific ordeal. The incident took place in the Sandy Bay of Tasmania, following which he was admitted to hospital. The passengers started abusing Singh over this and refused to pay the cleaning fee or even the said fare. "(They said) "You.Indians deserve this". He was admitted to the Royal Hobart Hospital and the passengers were charged with assaulting him.

by | May 22, 2017 | 21:25

Asked about the 45p rate for £80,000 earners by Jeremy Vine on BBC Radio 2, he said: "I'm not saying how much they are going to actually have to pay straight away, we will put it up during the parliament". "The reality is in the vast majority of seats across Scotland's central belt, it is the Labour Party that stands a very strong second to the SNP". Shadow chancellor John McDonnell has rejected suggestions that Labour MPs are distancing themselves from Jeremy Corbyn as he challenged a ...

by | May 22, 2017 | 21:01

On Tuesday, the New York Times reported that Comey wrote in a memo that Trump had asked him to shut down an FBI investigation into ousted national security adviser Michael Flynn. Capitol Hill hasn't come to any consensus about whether to give Rosenstein the benefit of the doubt. Numerous leaks, Blumenthal noted, were " related to Trump's conversations about his Russia policy and foreign policy in general ", in order to stimulate " opposition " not just to a US-Russia detente, but to ...

by | May 22, 2017 | 20:56

The Meteorological Service this morning discontinued the Flash Flood Watch that was issued for low-lying and flood-prone areas in all parishes. We are confident that heavy rainfall will affect the area today and Tuesday , but are less confident in exactly where the heaviest rain will fall.

by | May 22, 2017 | 20:52

The visit will be closely watched, after the administration previously indicated it may relocate its embassy to the city from Tel Aviv, a controversial move given that many countries do not recognize Israeli sovereignty over the whole of Jerusalem.

by | May 22, 2017 | 20:47

Jeremy Corbyn will be outlining the Labour Party's defence and foreign policy priorities in the lead up to the 2017 general election at 11:30 today in a Chatham House speech. "It's an extraordinary question when you think about it - would you order the indiscriminate killing of millions of people? It would mean world leaders had already triggered a spiral of catastrophe for humankind".

by | May 22, 2017 | 20:46

Sources said technicians at the dam had fled as fighting intensified in recent days, and on Thursday a fix team was on standby to enter and assess any damage to the structure after the SDF finished clearing mines laid by ISIL. The SDF, which also includes Arab fighters, has captured large swathes of land in northern Syria from IS with the help of USA -led airstrikes. Concerns were raised earlier this year that the dam could be damaged in the fighting or degraded by lack of maintenance, or that ...

by | May 22, 2017 | 20:35

The former presidential candidate met with Trump Wednesday and the Associated Press reported that he said it was a "good meeting". Lieberman now works at Trump's longtime law firm, Kasowitz, Benson, Torres and Friedman - a link prompting assertions that he would have an inappropriate conflict of interest for someone who would lead a law enforcement agency amid an investigation into the Trump administration's contacts with foreign governments.

by | May 22, 2017 | 20:26

On the day of the inauguration, which took place on May 14, the pontiff sent his good wishes for Macron's presidency and expressed hope that he will use his office to be "at the service" of France, to show "respect for life" and to embrace peace and the common good.

by | May 22, 2017 | 20:24

The North has bragged that the missile test was aimed at verifying its capability of carrying "a large-size heavy nuclear warhead". Listen to the latest news on our 5 radio stations Legend FM, Viti FM, Radio Sargam, FM96 and Navtarang. Seoul's foreign ministry slammed the "reckless and irresponsible" firing as "throwing cold water on the hope and longing of the new government and the worldwide community" for denuclearization and peace on the Korean peninsula.

by | May 22, 2017 | 20:24

This "flagrant aggression launched by the global coalition exposes the falsity of its allegation about fighting terrorism and undoubtedly demonstrates the reality of the Zionist-American project in the region", the Syrian official said. A Western intelligence official, speaking on condition of anonymity, has said the strike sent a strong message to Iranian-backed militias that they would not be allowed to reach the Iraq border from Syria.

by | May 22, 2017 | 20:16

The closing communique and a separate list of 270 concrete results from the summit covered everything from vague references to human rights and democracy - not subjects China gets much praise for internationally - to an oceanic observation station with Cambodia and free trade deal with Georgia.

by | May 22, 2017 | 20:13

Rep. Maxine Waters (D- Calif.) and other radical Democrats will be satisfied with nothing less than Trump's head on a platter, but Nancy Pelosi has wisely steered clear: "You're talking about impeachment", she said . Only two presidents in USA history have been impeached. There was also the hiring of a special prosecutor to look into the Trump-Russia allegations - outside of the FBI investigation that has been put on hold following Comey's firing.

by | May 22, 2017 | 20:05

Speaking to a crowd of reporters and supporters from the balcony of the Ecuadorean embassy in London, Assange said "today is an important victory" for him and for the United Nations human rights system, while noting that his battle is "far form over".

by | May 22, 2017 | 19:52

The Jammu and Kashmir Government has made a decision to impose restrictions in areas under five Police Stations of old Srinagar . "The restrictions in these areas were imposed to maintain law and order", a senior police officer said. To mention, Mirwaiz Farooq was killed inside his Nigeen residence by gunmen on May 21, 1990 while Lone was killed on the same date over a decade later at the Eidgah ground by gunmen on May 21, 2002.

by | May 22, 2017 | 19:47

Nicole Kushner Meyer, sister of Ivanka's husband, Jared Kushner, promoted the USD500,000 visas - which grant United States permanent residency - at one of the events in a Beijing hotel ballroom this past weekend, reports the Washington Post .

by | May 22, 2017 | 19:42

BEIJING (AP) — A framework agreement between China and the Association of Southeast Asia Nations on a code of conduct in the South China Sea marks a potentially significant step toward cooling tensions in the strategic waterway, analysts said Friday.

by | May 22, 2017 | 19:11

The official added that the State Department found the conduct of Turkish security personnel "deeply disturbing", and a thorough investigation that will allow the United States to hold the responsible individuals accountable is of "upmost importance".

by | May 22, 2017 | 19:01

Among 11 analysts covering GlaxoSmithKline ( NYSE:GSK ), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. Experian PLC had 143 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Monday, December 5 report. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, December 8 by Beaufort Securities.

by | May 22, 2017 | 18:52

With this death toll, 45 people have lost their lives on Mt Everest in the last four years. American climber dies near summit of Mount Everest; Indian climber missing following successful ascent pic. His Nepali guide was also feeling sick and made a decision to descend to call for rescue, leaving Kumar with a supply of supplemental oxygen. "The weather has been pretty bad, especially with high winds, but there were some little keyholes which climbers have been lucky ...

by | May 22, 2017 | 18:42

Early Tuesday morning, Mr. Trump tweeted: "As president I wanted to share with Russian Federation (at an openly scheduled White House meeting) which I have the absolute right to do, facts pertaining to terrorism and airline flight safety". "I don't know how to read it except that, I'm nearly speechless because I don't know why someone would say something like that", McCain said, adding that the president should never have met with the Russian officials.

by | May 22, 2017 | 18:36

Israeli media reported the package includes economic concessions and opening the border crossing between the West Bank and Jordan 24 hours a day. Trump's national security adviser, H. Trump was in Saudi Arabia on Saturday, the first stop of the president's first worldwide trip, at a time when his young administration is engulfed in controversy.

by | May 22, 2017 | 18:37

However, valedictorian CJ Pine, who majored in Arabic and Peace studies, gave a speech which appeared to rally against US President Donald Trump while his right-hand man graced the stage. Earlier this month, students staged a similar protest of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos at Bethune-Cookman University , a historically black university in Daytona, Florida.

by | May 22, 2017 | 18:16

The West Midlands is described as an important election battleground because of the high number of marginal seats where Conservatives and Labour Party candidates both have a chance of winning, in places like Warwickshire, Dudley and Birmingham.

by | May 22, 2017 | 18:13

Ms Cherry, who is standing for re-election next month in the Edinburgh South West constituency, later apologised directly to the nurse. She later tweeted an apology, after it emerged that Ms Austin is unmarried. Speaking at a visit to Strathmore Centre for Youth Development and Wellmeadow community cafe in Blairgowrie, the SNP leader said: "In terms of Jo Cherry, of course I have confidence".

by | May 22, 2017 | 18:09

Extending his thanks to Prime Minister Phuc for his significant contributions to boosting trade cooperation between the two countries, Lighthizer believed that the Vietnamese leader's upcoming official visit to the U.S. "They are concerned that major tariff elimination will cut revenue and their competitive position, especially against China", said one official who did not want to be identified as the talks were private.

by | May 22, 2017 | 18:08

North Korea repeatedly flaunts that it intends to develop a missile capable of striking the USA mainland. North Korea launched Sunday what appeared to be its longest-range ballistic missile yet, saying it was capable of carrying a "heavy nuclear warhead" in a test aimed at bringing the U.S.

by | May 22, 2017 | 18:06

Speaking to leaders from more than 50 Muslim-majority countries in Saudi Arabia , the President attacked militants as "barbaric criminals who seek to obliterate human life". In an op-ed , Iran's foreign minister Javad Zarif cheekily warned Trump about his new business partners. "Without actually defining the term or outlining what criteria are used when applying that label to individuals, groups or nations, the linkage of the term "Islamist" to violence and extremism unjustifiably ...

by | May 22, 2017 | 18:04

South Korea said on Monday it will send special envoys to the United States, China, Japan, Russia, and Germany to establish firmer ties as tensions mount on the Korean Peninsula in the wake of a missile launch by North Korea over the weekend, according to Reuters.