by | May 27, 2017 | 10:44

He said he was "waiting for this government to become stable intellectually" before making a judgment. "The issue of terrorism can not be solved through giving money to superpowers", Rouhani said. "They should have polling stations in place for the people and let the rulers not be on a hereditary basis". The elections remain tightly controlled, however, and many candidates are excluded during a pre-election vetting process.

by | May 27, 2017 | 10:44

Brennan also said Trump's reported sharing of classified intelligence with Russian Federation officials in the White House on May 10 violated "protocols". Brennan's testimony came the day after Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, invoked his constitutional right against self-incrimination in response to a subpoena from the Senate intelligence committee, which, like the House committee, is investigating the Russian interference and possible coordination with the Trump ...

by | May 27, 2017 | 10:43

The leaking of information and photographs about the Manchester bombing to United States media is calling into question the security of the UK's intelligence sharing arrangements with its American counterparts. Daesh is another term for the Islamic State jihadist group, which has claimed responsibility for the attack on the concert by USA pop star Ariana Grande in which numerous victims were children.

by | May 27, 2017 | 10:37

His death was announced on Friday by his daughter, Mika Brzezinski , a co-host of the MSNBC program " Morning Joe ". She described him as "the most inspiring, loving and devoted father any girl could ever have". Former National Security Adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski arrives to testify before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington , February 1, 2007.

by | May 27, 2017 | 10:38

Police in OR say several people died and another was hurt in a stabbing on a Portland light-rail train after a man yelled racial slurs at two young Muslim women. "Two people are dead and one person is injured after a disturbance and stabbing on a MAX train at the Hollywood Transit Station". Portland police said one man was found suffering from traumatic injuries and first responders attempted to save his life, but he died at the scene.

by | May 27, 2017 | 10:34

Sessions' policy, however, is broader than that of the Bush administration, and will be more reliant on the judgments of United States attorneys and assistant attorneys general. Prosecutors must now "charge and pursue the most serious, readily provable offense". "Mandatory minimum sentences have unfairly and disproportionately incarcerated too many minorities for too long", Paul said in a statement .

by | May 27, 2017 | 10:38

A USA official said pro-Assad "forces must now withdraw outside of the established de-confliction zone to avert further Coalition action and remove the threat to our forces". The US-backed forces in that area are fighting against Daesh militants. The Syrian Observervatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said eight fighters non-Syrian fighters were killed in the United States attack.

by | May 27, 2017 | 10:32

The statement from attorney Jamie Gorelick was issued amid reports the FBI was investigating meetings Mr Kushner had in December with Russian officials. Mr Kushner offered in March to be interviewed by the Senate Intelligence Committee , which is also investigating Russia'€™s attempts to interfere in last year'€™s election.

by | May 27, 2017 | 10:34

Jared Kushner and Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak a year ago discussed creating a possible secret communications system between Donald Trump's transition team and Moscow that could not be monitored, according to news reports quoting USA officials briefed on intelligence data.

by | May 27, 2017 | 10:36

Rich worked for DNC, and Fox and Hannity have been reporting, without evidence, that an unidentified source at the Federal Bureau of Investigation found that Rich's laptop somehow showed that he'd had contact with Wikileaks and could have been the source of the internal emails Wikileaks ended up publishing.

by | May 27, 2017 | 10:29

In support of this, the Army also issued a video, showing Indian troops destroying the Pakistani posts in Nowshera sector of Jammu and Kashmir, which is said to have been conducted on May 9. The Pakistan Army had claimed the vehicle was carrying UNMOGIP officers major Emmanual of the Philippines and major Mirko of Croatia. There was no official word on the casualty on the Pakistani side.

by | May 27, 2017 | 10:31

The Washington Post reported last week that Trump revealed what it said was highly classified information on the Islamic State group during a recent meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Moscow 's Washington ambassador Sergey Kislyak .

by | May 27, 2017 | 10:26

NAN reports that U.S. President Donald Trump has warned that a "major, major conflict" with North Korea is possible over its weapons programmes, although U.S. In March, a North Korean defector filled balloons with information about the murder of Kim Jong Un's half-brother, Kim Jong Nam, before floating them into the rogue state.

by | May 27, 2017 | 10:29

Some European Union countries which withdrew their ambassadors from Syria as the conflict worsened in the country have indicated a willingness for more communication with Damascus given the ongoing fight against Islamic State militants even though France and Britain have staunchly opposed it.

by | May 27, 2017 | 10:25

But Arthur, who maintained innocence, had told The Associated Press by phone Monday he knew chances of an eighth reprieve were diminished. Arthur's lawyers argued they should have access to a telephone to access the courts if the execution went awry.

by | May 27, 2017 | 10:22

Kislyak was taken aback by Kushner's proposal to use Russian equipment, according to the Washington Post , and reported it to his superiors in Moscow in intercepted communications that US officials later reviewed. The FBI and the White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment. The banker, Sergei Gorkov, is chairman of VneshEconomBank, a state bank under USA sanctions since July 2014.

by | May 27, 2017 | 10:23

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu acknowledged the flight in remarks on Trump's arrival. Just yesterday, Mrs Trump swatted him away on a red carpet in Tel Aviv, Israel. "So we tell them how you are great, and they love you". "We have very much in common". The expert points out that if one notices this distance, measured at about forty centimeters, Doldand Trump does not even have to turn and look back to find the hand of Melania, like the parent trying to keep his child close And ...

by | May 27, 2017 | 10:21

Police have identified the bombers as Ichwan Nurul Salam , 40, and Ahmad Sukri, 32, both from West Java province. The terror attack was the worst since January 2016, when bombers and gunmen launched an attack in the capital. The president said he had ordered the chief security minister to get the revisions done as soon as possible. The government has carried out a sustained crackdown on militants since the 2002 Bali bombings by al-Qaeda-affiliated radicals that killed 202 people .

by | May 27, 2017 | 10:21

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte warned on Wednesday he would deal harshly with militants, after declaring martial law on Mindanao island following a failed raid on a hideout of Islamic State-linked rebels. "To my countrymen who have experienced martial law". It was not clear what exactly Duterte planned to do to achieve that once the Marawi siege ends.

by | May 27, 2017 | 10:10

It wasn't clear when the diplomats would be deported. Earlier in May, an Estonian court sentenced a Russian citizen to five years in prison after finding him guilty of spying for Russia. Estonia and Russian Federation have had frosty relations since the former Soviet republic gained its independence in 1991. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation is now deploying four battalions to the three Baltic states - Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania - and Poland to reassure its allies spooked by Russia's ...

by | May 27, 2017 | 10:13

In a stunning repudiation, the indigenous convention rejected the idea of acknowledging Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in the constitution. "I think the Australian people are the easy part, if we have the requisite political leadership who will be able to capitalise on that willingness", Mr Pearson said.

by | May 27, 2017 | 09:59

Theresa May has said she will tell Donald Trump that intelligence shared with the U.S. "must remain secure" as police hunting the terror network behind the Manchester Arena bombing stopped passing information to counterparts across the Atlantic because of repeated leaks.

by | May 27, 2017 | 09:55

Stephen Merchant has also hosted for a one-off celebrity episode last October. "At the time, Tom Beck, Head of Live & Events at Channel 4 , said: "'The Stand Up to Cancer" special was so brilliant and so successful that commissioning a series of " The Crystal Maze' was nearly a no-brainer.

by | May 27, 2017 | 09:51

An official statement by the PA's foreign ministry described Netanyahu as "racist denying the occupation's existence". "I had a meeting this morning with president Abbas and can tell you that the Palestinians are ready to reach for peace", Trump said .

by | May 27, 2017 | 09:42

A woman who was arrested last night has since been released without charge. As the probe into the possible network continues, the father and brother of suicide bomber Salman Abedi were arrested in Libya . Interior minister Amber Rudd had described the leaks as "irritating" early on Thursday, after details about bomber Salman Abedi, including his name, first appeared in US media, adding that Britain's allies were perfectly clear that it "shouldn't happen again".

by | May 27, 2017 | 09:45

Asked what the current administration position is, economic adviser Gary Cohn said: "Right now, we don't have a position ". At a ceremony in March, Trump was flanked on stage by more than a dozen coal miners as he signed an executive order that eliminated a host of Obama-era restrictions on fossil fuels, breaking with leaders across the globe who have embraced cleaner energy sources.

by | May 27, 2017 | 09:43

John Hoeven (R-ND), Bill Cassidy (R-LA), and Sen. The report said that under Obama's law, the nation's health insurance market is expected to remain "stable in most areas" because federal subsidies to millions of consumers largely rise with premiums.

by | May 27, 2017 | 09:41

In talks before a summit of NATO leaders at the Atlantic military alliance's headquarters across town, an European Union source said Trump had also voiced fears that Brexit could cost - a possible sign of second thoughts on support for the British vote to leave which stunned the bloc.

by | May 27, 2017 | 09:35

After deriding climate change as a hoax and pledging to pull out of the Paris deal during his election campaign, Trump has sidestepped the issue and passed up an number of opportunities to outline his worldwide stance toward global warming.

by | May 27, 2017 | 09:37

A close-up of the Trump-Macron handshake before a working lunch ahead of NATO Summit in Brussels , Belgium, May 25, 2017 . In an earlier meeting, the pair also shook hands in an equally awkward encounter - each refusing to let go first during an unusually-long grasp.

by | May 27, 2017 | 09:33

Amber Rudd told Sky News that USA officials provided information to the news media that Britain preferred to keep confidential for reasons of operational security. Five others have been arrested in connection with the attack. It is understood the scale of the threat being dealt with by counter-terror agencies is "unprecedented" and intelligence officers faced "difficult professional judgments" about where to focus their investigations.

by | May 27, 2017 | 09:32

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the discussions with Mr Trump had been "intensive". White House advisor Gary Cohn told reporters that the president professed to the other six leaders that the environment was very important to him, and claimed the president's views of the Paris climate deal were "evolving".

by | May 27, 2017 | 09:33

The possibility that Washington was open to softening the sanctions caused unease among some European allies. "The President has made clear how Russian Federation may achieve the lifting of sanctions", - said the representative of the administration of the American President.

by | May 27, 2017 | 09:29

Back home in D.C. things are getting complicated as Jared Kushner is thought to be the next " person of interest " in the Trump-Russia investigation. Trump ad libbed less in his joint press conference with Netanyahu. Shortly after the war, Israel annexed East Jerusalem . And he'll probably talk about the ultimate peace deal he wants to achieve.

by | May 27, 2017 | 09:23

President Donald Trump might have once supported the British decision to leave the European Union , but he is now seemingly anxious about the impact of Brexit for USA workers. "And I am not 100 percent sure that we can say today - we mean Mr. President and myself - that we have a common position, common opinions about Russian Federation", said Tusk, who said unity needed to be found around values like freedom and human rights and dignity.