by | May 31, 2017 | 04:49

This will change", he tweeted . She also suggested in the wake of the Trump visit that Europe's relationship with Washington had shifted significantly and reiterated her position that "we in Europe have to take our fate into our own hands".

by | May 31, 2017 | 04:49

North Korea said "the U.S. and its followers are seriously mistaken" if they think North Korea will back down. The goal of having a reliable defense against long-range missiles has taken on added urgency with North Korea's vow to threaten the USA with a nuclear-armed missile.

by | May 31, 2017 | 04:44

He is standing for a second term against five other candidates, mostly prominent hardliners, on May 19, with a run-off a week later if no candidate wins more than 50 percent of votes cast in the first round. Both snubbed Rouhani, who himself is a cleric. A leading figure of Iran's minority Sunnis endorsed moderate President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday ahead of this week's election, despite the government's "shortcomings".

by | May 31, 2017 | 04:44

Trump, arriving from Saudi Arabia, declared he saw the possibility of new alignment of Muslim nations and Israel against a shared foe - Iran . They were joined by Netanyahu and his wife, Sara, as well as daughter Ivanka Trump and Kushner.

by | May 31, 2017 | 04:46

Police descended upon Florida's Orlando International Airport Tuesday night in response to a man with a weapon in one of the airport's rental vehicle lots - but police quickly "contained" the suspect. This is still an active scene with police activity. Earlier this year, authorities say an Alaska man killed five people inside a baggage claim area at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.

by | May 31, 2017 | 04:42

Fresh from talks with his Western counterparts at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting in Brussels and a Group of Seven summit in Sicily, Mr Macron was hosting the Russian President at the sumptuous 17th century palace of Versailles outside Paris yesterday.

by | May 31, 2017 | 04:44

With Putin standing beside him, he publicly warned the Russian leader that the use of chemical weapons was a "red line" for France. The increasingly obvious tensions between the major European capitals and Washington, as Trump threatens Germany and France with trade war, is itself a warning that tensions inside the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation alliance are taking on explosive dimensions.

by | May 31, 2017 | 04:42

Colin Meads, who said his new captaincy responsibilities reluctantly prevented him dishing out the "enforcement" he was famed for, said in the book that the retirement of a host of players following a bruising series defeat in South Africa in 1970 had left New Zealand more vulnerable than they realised against an opponent they had clearly under-estimated.

by | May 31, 2017 | 04:41

That attack on a Christmas market by Anis Amri, a Tunisian, put security services under intense scrutiny because of the way in which the attacker, who was later shot dead by police in Italy, evaded their surveillance and crossed European borders undetected.

by | May 31, 2017 | 04:36

His comments echo several previous remarks of the same kind he has made, notably during recent meetings with European leaders in Brussels, where he called the Germans " bad, very bad " because of the trade deficit they had allegedly inflicted on the US.

by | May 30, 2017 | 11:07

While Djokovic , seeded second, went on to see off Granollers in straight sets, the 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 scoreline didn't say the whole story, with Granollers making it quite hard for Djokovic , particularly in the second set. "Last year, I won here for the first time ". Rafa will now face Robin Haase in the second round. The 31st-seeded Vinci, who ended Serena Williams's hopes of a calendar year Grand Slam by beating her in the semi-finals at Flushing Meadows in 2015, lost 6-3, 3-6, 6-2 ...

by | May 30, 2017 | 11:08

It's a member of the Lost Battalion, a group of young National Guardsmen mostly from North Texas imprisoned by the Japanese in World War II. Bob Dole and his wife, former Sen. "Ordinary people leading ordinary lives, asked to make extraordinary sacrifices for their country". "They were people who embodied the most important values and traditions of our nation".

by | May 30, 2017 | 11:06

Seven other men are in custody in connection with Monday's blast, all are being held on suspicion of offenses violating the Terrorism Act. Details are to come for the concert, Grande said , ending her note with this: "Music is something that everyone on Earth can share".

by | May 30, 2017 | 11:08

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is telling troops fighting Muslim militants for the control of southern Marawi city to use martial law powers to defeat the Islamic State group-linked extremists. Meanwhile, 2,000 civilians were trapped yesterday in Marawi, AFP reported . ISIS launched their most recent attacks after Filipino authorities arrested the leader of the terror group in the country Isnilon Hapilon who had a $5 million bounty on his head.

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:59

The announcement of his death was made by government communications secretary Manuel Dominguez. He served 17 years in prison in the US, then returned to Panama in 2011 to serve sentences after being convicted on murder, corruption and embezzlement charges in France and Panama.

by | May 30, 2017 | 11:00

On that point, first lady Melania Trump praised the "empowerment of women" in remarks to about 200 workers at an all-female General Electric service center in Riyadh , reported Reuters. "We thought that when Trump said 'America First, ' he meant we would be neglected and left to our misery". The jubilation within Habayit Hayehudi and Likud at his election was premised on this assumption, and some within the rightwing camp maintain their belief that Trump's refusal to endorse two states is a ...

by | May 30, 2017 | 11:00

On Wednesday, British police arrested a man near Manchester in connection with the terror attack, the deadliest in Britain since 2005, bringing the total number of people detained in the investigation to five. "These leaks have been going on for a long time and my administration will get to the bottom of this", Trump said in a statement released by the White House as he arrived at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation headquarters in Brussels.

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:57

In public remarks in the West Bank town of Bethlehem and in Jerusalem , Trump avoided mention of a two-state solution to the Palestinian conflict, and made no references to controversial Jewish settlements or to recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:56

Duterte on Tuesday imposed martial law in the Mindanao region, home to 20 million people, following deadly clashes in a mostly Muslim-populated city involving militants he said are trying to establish a caliphate for the Islamic State group.

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:57

Fresh arrests have been made connected to the Manchester suicide attack, as police continue to hunt down Salman Abedi's suspected accomplices. The Greater Manchester Police have released a new image of bombing suspect Salman Abedi days before the attack on an Ariana Grande concert last week.

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:56

Tearfund's Head of Advocacy, Paul Cook, said: "While Tearfund welcomes the continued strong commitment from six of the Heads of State, to tackle climate change , we are disappointed that the United States could not reach a consensus". The G7 meeting followed a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels on Thursday that left Merkel and other European leaders similarly irked.

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:50

And Vice Chancellor and Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, also a Social Democrat, said Monday that if the Trump administration "finds pushing through national interests more important than an global order. Britain said on Monday it would be a "strong partner" to Germany in response to comments by German Chancellor Angela Merkel about the United Kingdom and the U.S.

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:46

They began a new offensive to recapture Mosul's Old City from three directions. But the Joint Operations Command did not mention any attack on IS-held areas of the Old City on Saturday. In an area in western Mosul , a region taken over by Iraqi forces not long ago, there are signs of what it costs to get rid of ISIS: The destruction is everywhere, staggering and it stretches on for miles.

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:42

What's important now isn't to worry about what could have been but instead to make the most of the existing situation: Iran, under the rule of expansionist, anti-Western Shia leaders, is doing all it can to undermine the rest of the Middle East and reassert the pre-eminence it enjoyed during the Persian Empire.

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:43

Counter-protesters on the other side of the road waved Turkish flags before fighting broke out between the groups as police attempted to stop the violence. The meetings which took place in Kobane and Ain Issa focused on "the plan of attack on Raqa and providing support for people fleeing the fighting", the source said.

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:39

Flying objects that prompted South Korean forces to fire warning shots this week appeared to be balloons carrying propaganda leaflets from the North, Seoul's military said Wednesday. The council has imposed additional and harsher targeted sanctions on Pyongyang since then in response to repeated nuclear tests. It also welcomed efforts by council members and others to facilitate "a peaceful and comprehensive solution through dialogue" with North Korea .

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:38

His latest tweets came amid reports Trump is weighing an overhaul of his White House staff, bringing back top campaign strategists and recruiting an expanded team of outside lawyers and PR pros. Gorkov's bank, Vnesheconombank (VEB), was placed under sanction in 2014 by the American government for their role as a government-owned financial institution in Russia's annexation of Crimea.

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:41

Police are trying to identify who put together the bomb that was used in the attack. Meanwhile, Senior police chiefs in Britain reacted with anger Wednesday night after sensitive details of the Manchester Arena suicide bombing were leaked to media in the US.

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:40

The disclosures dogged Trump during his first trip overseas since taking office and threaten to overwhelm and stall his administration's agenda. President Donald Trump returned home yesterday to confront a growing political and legal threat, as his top aides tried to contain the fallout from reports that his son-in-law, Jared Kushner , is a focus of investigations into possible collusion between Russian Federation and the President's campaign and transition teams .

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:37

Just before Trump's trip, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tried to ease down tensions with Palestinians for a while; while the president of the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) Mahmoud Abbas intensified his pressures on the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip for more than a month in a bid to court the American president.

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:39

Flynn, who was sacked as national security adviser in February after he misled administration officials about his conversations with the Russian ambassador to the US, earlier this week rejected a Senate Intelligence Committee subpoena for records of his communications with Russian officials, asserting his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination.

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:36

U.S. Representative Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, said such secret channels may be used in situations including peace talks with the Taliban in Afghanistan or for the release of American hostages. Graham, who is leading a Senate Judiciary Committee inquiry into Russian cyberattacks on the 2016 presidential election, said it was "stunning" and not something that had been relayed to congressional investigators.

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:31

President Donald Trump scrambled yesterday to contain the fallout from U.S. leaks of intelligence about the Manchester bombing, threatening prosecutions, and dispatching his top diplomat to London to show solidarity with America's closest ally.

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:30

And, there is no sign that Trump has sidelined him, as the president told The New York Times , "Jared is doing a great job for the country". "I have total confidence in him", he continued. "Any way that you can communicate with people, particularly organisations that are maybe not particularly friendly to us, is a good thing and, again, it comes back to whatever the communication is, comes back into the government and shared across the government".

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:29

Police said eight men remain in custody following the attack Monday night. The flap came after the USA media published the suspected bomber's name and other details of the probe even as British agencies moved to question his family and contacts.