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by | May 27, 2017 | 02:17

A surprise controversy erupted Tuesday over U.S. policy towards Israel days ahead of a visit by President Donald Trump , with the potential move of the American embassy to Jerusalem again making waves. During the campaign, Trump said he would move the embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem , Israel's capital, a proposal that Palestinian leaders would complicate any chances of working out a peace deal.

by | May 27, 2017 | 02:18

If the discussion goes smoothly, the group would again seek the ministry's approval in order to ship relief goods to North Korea , the head of the group, Kang Young-sik, said. Asked about Thornton's comments, Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said China supports the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula through talks and strictly implements U.N.

by | May 27, 2017 | 02:15

A survey by the state-affiliated Iranian Students Polling Agency published last week showed support for Rouhani at 42 percent, Raisi on 27 percent, while Qalibaf was at 25 percent. In his first term, Rouhani pushed through a landmark agreement with global powers to limit Iran's nuclear programme in return for the lifting of worldwide financial sanctions.

by | May 27, 2017 | 02:14

USA -backed Iraqi forces are closing in on the last IS held neighborhoods in western Mosul nearly three years after the extremists overran almost a third of Iraq in 2014. The terrorists purposely brought explosives into the building and placed them in areas that would ensure a catastrophic collapse if the structure was bombed.

by | May 27, 2017 | 02:15

A man arrested on Tuesday was reported by British and United States media to be Abedi's other brother. British police and intelligence agencies worked Wednesday to piece together the allegiances of the Manchester suicide bomber and foil any new potential threats, as the country's law-and-order chief said it's " likely " he did not act alone.

by | May 27, 2017 | 02:13

Iran's struggle to emerge economically since the late 2015 nuclear deal was signed by the major powers in return for a curbing of Tehran's nuclear development programme has been undercut by Washington sanctions which keep the country shut out of the world financial system when it comes to dollar trades and financing.

by | May 27, 2017 | 02:09

MALCOLM BRABANT: The president arrived in Brussels this evening for meetings with European Union and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation officials, and was greeted by the Belgian prime minister and royal family. Memorial's "Stone of Hope" statue in Washington, DC, and a bronze sculpture named, " Rising Above ", which the White House said represents "hope for a peaceful tomorrow".

by | May 27, 2017 | 02:07

As U.S. President Donald Trump prepares to enter the G7 Summit on Friday, details are emerging about a comment the president is said to have made bashing Germany for their trade policies. Germans have extra dollars and they decide to invest them here. The United States had a $64.9 billion trade deficit with Germany in 2016, according to US government data, down from a $74.8 billion deficit the year before.

by | May 27, 2017 | 02:05

Many at the concert were young girls and teens enthralled by Grande's pop power. ISIS said on its Telegram channel Tuesday that a "soldier of the caliphate" was able to "plant explosive devices" at the arena, a United States counterterrorism source told CNN.

by | May 27, 2017 | 02:03

The reunification anniversary is "the right time for the United States to correct this historic injustice", said Susan Michael, the director of ICEJ's U.S. Israeli officials have been especially unnerved by Trump. How can Trump expect to satisfy a Palestinian demand that the "right of return" be granted to the descendants of Palestinians who once lived in Israel? The Palestinians see it as the capital of a future independent state.

by | May 27, 2017 | 02:00

Its other plans, unveiled by Corbyn in Bradford today, include the renationalisation of England's water companies and Britain's railways and a review looking at reforms to council tax and business rates. "It will lead us through Brexit while putting the preservation of jobs first", he said of the manifesto , appearing in front of Labour's election slogan: " For the many, not the few ".

by | May 27, 2017 | 02:01

US President Donald Trump (R) and Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May (C) attend a working dinner meeting at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation headquarters during a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit of heads of state and government in Brussels , Belgium, May 25, 2017.

by | May 27, 2017 | 01:56

But a possible motive why Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi killed 22 people has emerged - he wanted to avenge the killing of a friend in the British city previous year, a source close to his family told AFP yesterday. The report said that British police informed their German counterparts that Abedi had received paramilitary training in Syria beforehand. BERLIN (AP) - The suspected bomber in the concert attack in Britain passed through Germany and Turkey before the ...

by | May 27, 2017 | 01:49

President Donald Trump, Montenegro's Prime Minister Dusko Markovic , Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaite, Croatia's President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic and Dutch Prime Minster Mark Rutte walk together inside the new NATO headquarters in Brussels , Belgium, May 25, 2017 .

by | May 27, 2017 | 01:48

Charles de Gaulle and Francois Mitterrand", Orlov said. With images of First Lady Melania appearing to brush him off as he tried to hold her hand at an airport in Tel Aviv fresh in the memory, Trump locked palms with French President Emmanuel Macron - for a really long time.

by | May 27, 2017 | 01:49

Trump's revised order , which temporarily barred new visas from Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Iran, Yemen and Syria, as well as suspending the United States refugee resettlement program, was a streamlined version of a ban issued in January that was chaotically ruled out and blocked by federal courts across the country.

by | May 27, 2017 | 01:43

But trade and climate , to be discussed on Friday afternoon, are the most contentious issues. As the leaders of seven wealthy democracies gathered for hard talks on trade and climate change , Germany's Der Spiegel reported that Trump had told European Union leaders the day before that the Germans were "bad, very bad ".

by | May 26, 2017 | 11:15

CBO said states adopting those waivers could destabilize coverage for people with medical problems. The CBO projection also suggested that the budget deficit would be reduced by $119 billion over the next decade under the reform. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan said Wednesday that he recognizes Republicans will face blow back if they fail to repeal and replace Obamacare.

by | May 26, 2017 | 11:12

The minister added that he expected the nine-months scenario to be adopted. Even after last year's cuts, oil prices have risen less than the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries hoped for. US light crude was up 34 cents at $51.47. Yet, White House policy on promoting USA shale oil production should matter much more to the Saudis, and OPEC , than any sell-off of United States reserves.

by | May 26, 2017 | 11:11

Nearly a month ago Washington began discussions with North Korea ally China on strengthening United Nations sanctions on Pyongyang following repeated missile tests. The North also said that it has the capability to deliver a strong "retaliatory strike", and that all U.S. targets in the Pacific were "in its sights".

by | May 26, 2017 | 11:13

Both he and Trump wore black kippahs, the skull caps worn by religious Jews and by others as a mark of respect. Abbas also spoke of Palestinian insistence that all "final status issues" be resolved "based on worldwide law" and United Nations resolutions , as well as the Arab Peace Initiative first offered more than a decade ago.

by | May 26, 2017 | 11:11

The government was willing to bend over backwards to make the abductors of the girls release them, the Nigerian leader said in a message to mark the coming 3rd anniversary of the abduction of the schoolgirls on April 14. The 82 Chibok schoolgirls were released on May 5, 2017 by Boko Haram insurgents. The list was published early today after Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari met with the young women before announcing he was leaving for London immediately for medical checkups as ...

by | May 26, 2017 | 11:12

Al-Shabab past year became the deadliest Islamic extremist group in Africa, with more than 4,200 people killed in 2016, according to the Washington-based Africa Center for Strategic Studies. In Kenya, meanwhile, witnesses and local authorities said eight security officers were killed in two separate roadside explosions in the country's northeast, near the border with Somalia.

by | May 26, 2017 | 11:11

But in his public remarks, Trump steered clear of any such language, and did not mention what has been the goal of USA diplomacy for two decades: a state of Israel and an independent Palestinian state co-existing side-by-side. During a meeting with Abbas at the White House earlier this month, Trump vowed to work as a "mediator, an arbitrator or a facilitator" to help forge the "toughest deal" between Israelis and Palestinians, but failed to put forward any new proposals.

by | May 26, 2017 | 11:06

Stoltenberg's remarks came following harsh criticism from Trump, who has slammed allies of the organisation for falling short of paying their spending share on the fourth leg of his first oversea trip in Brussels . Arriving at NATO, May said she would "make clear to President Trump that intelligence which is shared between our law enforcement agencies must remain secure".

by | May 26, 2017 | 11:09

President Donald Trump poses for photos with King Salman and others at the Arab Islamic American Summit , at the King Abdulaziz Conference Center, Sunday, May 21, 2017 , in Riyadh , Saudi Arabia . And then they gave me two big bushels of dates as a present, as a thank you for the trip that we had had. On ISIS' al-Minbar forum, a user named al-Muhajir said "the Saudi family has no religion but their throne".

by | May 26, 2017 | 11:07

The Karawal Nagar MLA, who was yesterday suspended from the primary membership of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), also threatened to launch a hunger strike tomorrow if the party did not make public financial details of five AAP leaders' foreign trips.

by | May 26, 2017 | 11:08

Wei-Ling Hsu caught Lewis in the afternoon and both share the first round lead, one ahead of Nelly Korda at six-under par and a group of five players at five-under par. "And then beginning of my round, it was a slow start and I saved a couple of long par putts on 2 and 4", Korda told the media. Korda finished her round with a par on the par-5 18th - after hitting her second shot out of the dirt in a hazard.

by | May 26, 2017 | 11:09

Palestinian sources told i24NEWS that Greenblatt proposed a face-to-face meeting between Netanyahu and Abbas, which would take place in July, in order to revive the stalled peace talks. In effect, it would offer Israel recognition by the Arab world and the "normalisation" of relations in exchange for a full withdrawal from the territory Israel has occupied since the June 1967 Middle East war, including East Jerusalem.

by | May 26, 2017 | 11:01

Responding to the leak in the New York Times of crime scene photos showing bomb fragments and the backpack used by Abedi to hide his device, the National Police Chiefs' Council said it "undermines our investigations and the confidence of victims, witnesses and their families".

by | May 26, 2017 | 11:04

M. V. Gadgil, GBSHSE secretary, yesterday on May 24, had wrote to the Directorate of Information and Publicity saying that the board plans to declare the results of SSC board March 2017 examination results on May 25. Reportedly, last year, over 20 thousand students had appeared for the SSC exams and this year has seen a decline. Now as the announced date and time is here, students are trying to access the official website gbshse.gov.in to obtain their result.

by | May 26, 2017 | 11:01

Here's a list of the most tweetable faux pas from Trump's Israel visit. Let's start by conceding that the White House achieved all of its short-term objectives. Taken against the backdrop of a roiling investigation back home into possible collusion between Mr. Trump's campaign and Russian Federation, this opportunity for him to appear statesmanlike must be a welcome reprieve from America's domestic politics.

by | May 26, 2017 | 11:03

First exit polls predict significant gains for Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic party. Earlier this year, the CDU also won the elections in the state of Saarland. He said that "NATO will continue to provide support, we will continue to focus on training". "This was a committed election, but it wasn't enough".

by | May 26, 2017 | 11:02

Constitution's bar on favoring one religion over another. The ruling means the Trump administration still can not enforce its travel ban which affects six Muslim-majority countries: Iran , Syria , Yemen , Somalia , Libya and Sudan .

by | May 26, 2017 | 10:57

Rouhani says that Iranians are "waiting for this government to become stable intellectually" and that "hopefully, things will settle down.so we could pass more accurate judgments". has used numerous measures against Iran in the past 40 years, all leading to failure, Rouhani said . "Our goal is a coalition of nations who share the aim of stamping out extremism and providing our children a hopeful future that does honor to God", Trump said.