by | May 23, 2017 | 16:05

South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who took office on May 9, has campaigned on a more moderate approach towards the North but he has said it must change its attitude of insisting on arms development before dialogue can be possible. Also on the table is the deployment of the US missile defense system THAAD to South Korea which has placed great strain in Seoul-Beijing ties in recent months.

by | May 23, 2017 | 16:02

The game was 1-1 after three periods and overtime. Sweden got off to a great start when Nicklas Backstrom set up Alexander Edler inside the first two minutes before Joonas Kemppainen equalized for Finland . "I want to congratulate Sweden , they are an exceptional team and it was a lot of fun to play them", said Cooper. "I told our guys 'hang your head high.' We knew the rules going in, it was part of the format, and they bested us".

by | May 23, 2017 | 16:00

Andy Burnham has condemned the suicide bombing in Manchester as an "evil act". "This was an evil act". "We are grieving today but we are strong". The vigil will be held from 6.00 p.m. local time on Tuesday evening and will take place in Albert Square, one of the city's main public spaces. "I can't think of anything that matches the horror of what happened last night".

by | May 23, 2017 | 15:49

The letter says that the current context of the Senate's investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election threatens that "any testimony he provides could be used against him". Mr. Trump asked at a rally in Iowa last September. According to the letter from Flynn's attorneys, the subpoena demanded "all communication records with any Russian official" and "a list of all meetings with any Russian official", among other documents.

by | May 23, 2017 | 15:49

Trump toured two iconic sites in Jerusalem , a city holy to Muslims, Christians and Jews. Sara Netanyahu, wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , gave President Donald Trump and his wife Melania a message of support Monday, saying that they both endure the ire of the press despite having the support of the public.

by | May 23, 2017 | 15:47

That figure is down from 79% on January 11. Analysts agree that her choice of words reflected her personal opinions on the issue and not necessarily an official trump administration stance. Trump will then go to Belgium, where he will meet with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members in Brussels before ending his trip in the Sicilian town of Taormina for a G-7 summit.

by | May 23, 2017 | 15:44

Sergey Kislyak - to a special Oval Office meeting May 10, just a day after firing Comey, and that he excluded the American press while including the Russian press, including a photographer. "The Democratic party should not become the McCarthy-ide party of perpetual wars, financial bailouts and covert surveillance", Joe Jennings said. Green said he wants his supporters to remain focused on taking steps toward the impeachment process in spite of the threats.

by | May 23, 2017 | 15:39

At present, the entertainment tax rates charged to movie-goers are as high as 100% in some of the States. The rate of entertainment tax on cable TV and Direct-To-Home (DTH) service levied by the states is in the range of 10 to 30 percent.

by | May 23, 2017 | 15:36

He feared Sweden would hand him over to the United States to face prosecution for information leaks as thousands of classified military and diplomatic documents were published by WikiLeaks . London police say he will still be arrested if he leaves the embassy building. A lawyer for the woman who alleged she was raped by Assange said "it's a scandal that a suspected rapist can avoid the judicial system and thus avoid a trial in court".

by | May 23, 2017 | 15:30

That request was similar to ones received by other Trump associates, including former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, Trump associate Roger Stone and former Trump foreign policy adviser Carter Page, a person familiar with the Senate investigation said .

by | May 23, 2017 | 15:29

President Trump's official visit to Saudi Arabia over the weekend wasn't all billion-dollar arms deals and eye of Sauron cosplay . Finally, how can I reconcile this man's signing an incredibly generous $110 billion sophisticated weapons deal, slated to grow into an unimaginable $350 billion package with previous statements in which "Trump bluntly accused [Saudi Arabia] of masterminding 9/11, of loving to kill gays and enslaving women, the same country that Trump said , after his ...

by | May 23, 2017 | 15:29

Under the leadership of third-generation dictator Kim Jong Un , North Korea has been speeding up its pursuit of a decades-long goal of developing nuclear-armed missiles capable of reaching the USA mainland. The two countries agreed earlier this week to hold a summit between Moon and Trump in Washington in late June. "The state of the alliance is strong and I am fully confident that it will only grow stronger between our two administrations", Pottinger said.

by | May 23, 2017 | 15:21

During a grand welcome ceremony, to which Israeli media reported that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made attendance mandatory for all government ministers, Trump said he hoped to "reaffirm the unbreakable bond" between the US and Israel .

by | May 23, 2017 | 15:19

The President will later head to Jerusalem for a series of meetings, speeches and symbolic visits. Saudi Arabia doesn't recognize Israel and the two states don't have diplomatic relations. He also announced $110 billion in US arms sales to Saudi Arabia. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu did not accompany the president to the Old City.

by | May 23, 2017 | 15:15

The suspected terror attack, which killed over 19 people and injured over 50 took place during pop singer Ariana Grande's concert. 19 were killed in a bomb blast at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester . She said the arena was packed full of young children. " I seen people running and screaming towards one direction and then many were turning around to run back the other way ".

by | May 23, 2017 | 15:13

Some 59 people were also injured in the blast when the attacker detonated an improvised explosive device at the Manchester Arena. Police said at least 19 people were killed and around 50 were wounded in the attack just as Grande left the stage.

by | May 23, 2017 | 15:11

The number killed in the attack now stands at 22 with more than 50 others injured. "The other emergency services, including the North West Ambulance Service, were in attendance at the Manchester Arena, where they provided emergency treatment to the dying and those injured during the explosion".

by | May 23, 2017 | 15:10

All three of the country's leading political parties have suspended campaigning for the upcoming general election on June 8. "This was a barbaric attack, deliberately targeting some of the most vulnerable in our society - young people and children out at a pop concert".

by | May 23, 2017 | 15:09

Britain's third biggest city was hit in 1996 by a massive vehicle bomb planted at a shopping centre by the Irish Liberation Army (IRA) which wounded more than 200 people. "Our priority is to work with the National Counter Terrorist Policing Network and United Kingdom intelligence services to establish more details about the individual who carried out this attack".

by | May 23, 2017 | 15:12

Many more injured were treated at the scene. Officers from the Greater Manchester police force carried out a controlled explosion on a suspicious item in Cathedral gardens, near the arena, but have since confirmed that it was just abandoned clothing and not a threat.

by | May 23, 2017 | 15:11

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn during a community visit to Pagoda Arts in Liverpool, as general election campaigning is paused for the day to honour murdered MP Jo Cox by focusing on what politicians have in common. But until this point, the campaign has been noticeably slim on policy detail. "It needed more preparation, rather than trying to do it in the middle of an election campaign".

by | May 23, 2017 | 15:10

How much could be expected from a notorious exploiter of Islamophobia speaking to a gathering of leaders of majority Muslim countries? Many of the Muslims nations in question are under serious duress and have a stake in cooperating with the U.S.

by | May 23, 2017 | 15:09

Cheryl McDonald, who went with her nine-year-old daughter, told Sky: "I've never been so scared in my life". "It's not fair, it's not right". "Tonight, our hearts are broken". As concertgoers - many of them adolescent fans of the singer - were beginning to leave the arena following Grande's closing set, an explosion rocked the area.

by | May 23, 2017 | 15:08

Eastern Time. Her manager, Scooter Braun, shared a longer message , tweeted about twenty minutes before Ariana's . In the US, the Department of Homeland Security said it was closely monitoring the situation in Manchester , and was "working with our foreign counterparts to obtain additional information about the cause of the reported explosion as well as the extent of injuries and fatalities".

by | May 23, 2017 | 15:09

Next up is a two-day visit to Israel , which begins on Monday. He will take in visits to Israel, the Vatican City, Belgium and Italy where he will sit in on the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and G7 summits. Over the next week, Trump will visit Saudi Arabia, Israel, Italy, and more. "If we can change the conversation in the USA and in the West from enmity toward the Islamic world to one of partnership we will have truly changed our world", he said .

by | May 23, 2017 | 15:10

The Italian champions confirmed the news on their website on Monday evening, with the deal for the 28-year-old being paid in three installments. Chelsea splashed out £26.8 million for Colombian worldwide Juan Cuadrado back in February 2015 when the winger moved from Fiorentina .

by | May 23, 2017 | 15:04

If confirmed as a terrorism incident, it would be the deadliest attack in Britain by militants since four British Muslims killed 52 people in suicide bombings on London's transport system in July 2005. Frantic loved ones of young people missing after an explosion at the Ariana Grande concert have taken to Twitter and Instagram with their photos and pleas for help.

by | May 23, 2017 | 15:07

However, obstacles have emerged that may complicate the relationship between the White House and Israel. USA intelligence then asked NBC not to report specifics about the equipment that ISIS stole, where it stole it, and the name of the Syrian city where the intel was gathered.

by | May 23, 2017 | 15:06

Multiple senior USA intelligence officials who are monitoring British authorities told NBC News that preliminary reports indicate that a single explosion took place outside the arena on the southwest side opposite the train station. citizens to "maintain security awareness" and seek guidance from local authorities. Police say they are treating as a terrorist attack. A report from CBS News said there were two explosions that contained nails.

by | May 23, 2017 | 15:05

Some U.S. lawmakers, including Arizona Sen. Eleven people, including a police officer, were injured during the melee. Two Turkish bodyguards were briefly detained after the incident but later set free and returned to Turkey . Erdogan's announcement and his return as party chief came four weeks after Turkish voters narrowly approved a national referendum greatly expanding presidential powers.

by | May 23, 2017 | 15:02

A suspected suicide bomber killed at least 19 people and injured at least 60 people at the packed pop concert at Manchester Arena on Monday evening. She took to Twitter to convery her thoughts and prayers to the victims and expressed disgust at the attacks. "Our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by this tragedy".

by | May 23, 2017 | 15:05

Former aviation authority head Avner Yarkoni said that while Israel would see no problem in a direct flight from Saudi Arabia , there was no reason Trump's precedent would open the way for a new route between Israel and the Gulf region. Earlier, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told reporters aboard Air Force One that Trump did not plan to apologize to Netanyahu during their private meeting.

by | May 23, 2017 | 14:59

Parents of children who attended Ariana Grande's concert in Manchester have been left stunned by the deadly explosion. Confusion followed as people fled in search of safety, and the sound of wailing sirens soon cut through the smoky air outside the arena.

by | May 23, 2017 | 14:59

Donald Trump sparked a war of words with Iran on Monday, as the U.S. president used two speeches in Saudi Arabia and Israel to accuse Tehran of funding terrorism and fuelling "the fires of sectarian conflict and terror". "Our missiles are for peace, not for attack", he added. Trump has threatened to try to renegotiate the deal, which saw Iran accept curbs on its contested nuclear program in exchange for the lifting of some global economic sanctions.

by | May 23, 2017 | 14:59

Dozens of Palestinian youths clashed with Israeli troops, and Palestinian shopkeepers shuttered their stores across the West Bank and east Jerusalem in solidarity with the prisoners on Monday. It later annexed east Jerusalem and claims the entire city as its capital. "And if you both are willing, we're going to make a deal". What is the mood in the territories? .