by | June 09, 2017 | 11:16

President Trump urged Gulf unity in a call to Saudi Arabia's King Salman, US officials said on Wednesday. "We have repeatedly explained that Russian government structures do not have any relationship with hacking", Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Wednesday in comments carried by the Interfax news agency.

by | June 09, 2017 | 11:11

Trump, in a later call with Abu Dhabi's crown prince, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahayan, called for unity among Gulf Arabs "but never at the expense of eliminating funding for radical extremism or defeating terrorism", the White House said .

by | June 09, 2017 | 11:12

The intelligence ministry issued a statement on its website suggesting there were only five attackers rather than the six originally reported. State television reported the increase, citing Ahmad Shojaei, the head of the country's forensic center.

by | June 09, 2017 | 11:08

Scotland's voice "could be decisive" in the result she told activists at the The Shore in Leith. Ms Dugdale said: "By voting Labour today, people across Scotland can send Nicola Sturgeon a message to drop her plans for a divisive second independence referendum".

by | June 09, 2017 | 11:09

The SNP leader also made a personal attack on Theresa May , saying the PM is a "very hard person to establish rapport with". Shortly after the debate on STV, Ms Dugdale wrote on Twitter: "Any suggestion that I ever said to Sturgeon that I'd change Labour's position on #indyref2 is a categoric lie and shows how desperate she is".

by | June 09, 2017 | 11:02

Reality Leigh Winner , 25, has been charged with sending to the news media a classified government report about Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election . Assistant U.S. Attorney Jennifer Solari told the judge victor had written in a notebook: "I want to burn the White House Down. find somewhere in Kurdistan to live".

by | June 09, 2017 | 11:04

The expression comes from the term "hung jury", when jurors can not decide on a verdict and a retrial is needed. But in United Kingdom elections this result does not automatically trigger another election. May had promised a "hard Brexit " if Britain did not like the terms of the divorce negotiated with the EU. Individual results are now being declared and the full outcome should become clear in the the early hours of Friday morning, local time.

by | June 09, 2017 | 11:03

Trump's call to Qatari ruler Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, a key U.S. ally, came as a senior Emirati official said that Gulf Arab states were not seeking regime change in Doha . Russia's state RIA Novosti news agency says the Qatari foreign minister will visit Moscow for talks with his Russian counterpart amid a diplomatic crisis between the Gulf nation and other Arab countries.

by | June 09, 2017 | 11:02

The US president has called on Netanyahu to hold back on settlement building as he seeks ways to relaunch peace efforts with the Palestinians , but the Israeli leader also faces political pressure from the powerful settler movement. APN's mission is to educate and persuade the American public and its leadership to support and adopt policies that will lead to comprehensive, durable, Israeli-Palestinian and Israeli-Arab peace, based on a two-state solution, guaranteeing both peoples security, ...

by | June 09, 2017 | 10:56

Police say Khayre arranged to meet an escort at the apartments and shot Hao after she arrived, then held the 36-year-old woman hostage for two hours. He then took an escort girl hostage, calling police to say he would hurt her if they intervened.

by | June 09, 2017 | 10:57

The states, most led by Democrats , represent $7 trillion of the USA gross domestic product, or 38 percent. Ige said Hawaii is the first state to enact legislation implementing parts of the Paris climate agreement . "The U.S. solar industry alone creates one in 50 new jobs". Recently, Cllr David Smith, portfolio holder for planning and environment, said he was "extremely disappointed" Mr Trump had chose to withdraw from the Paris Agreement , adding the council would "continue with ...

by | June 09, 2017 | 10:45

Daily NK reported this week a North Korean state security agent was stabbed in North Hamgyong Province while on duty. The North's state media said South Korea must first implement hasty promises made during the years of an uneasy thaw. "The UN Security Council resolution has clear rules on (North Korea's) use of ballistic missiles technologies", she said. It marked the fifth missile test-fire by the North since liberal South Korean President Moon Jae-in took office May 10.

by | June 09, 2017 | 10:48

Discussing the Oval Office meeting where Comey says Trump asked him to back off Flynn, Feinstein asked: "Why didn't you stop and say, 'Mr". "I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go", Trump said, according to Comey .

by | June 09, 2017 | 10:36

President Rodrigo Duterte subsequently declared martial rule for 60 days in the entire Mindanao region - which is home to 22 million people and the size of South Korea - and vowed to be "harsh". "That is true. That is one of the objects of recovery of the PNP". "We will patrol the sea around [Sangir Island], and we will have troops on the ground too", Wiranto said in Jakarta.

by | June 09, 2017 | 10:29

A police officer who was stabbed in the eye trying to stop the attackers with his baton said Thursday he was sorry he couldn't do more. "I'm so sorry I couldn't do more and I want you to know I did everything I could". He was stabbed while working on the terrace of the restaurant at Borough Market where he had been an employee for nine months. Eight people died in addition to the attackers, and almost 50 others were hospitalized.

by | June 09, 2017 | 10:25

The bill became a law after members of the approval of the Upper House earlier on Friday. In a vote televised live on local television, the upper house of parliament passed the bill with a handful of lawmakers sitting out the vote. Media reports have said officials are considering Akihito's abdication at the end of 2018, when Akihito turns 85 and marks 30 years on the throne, but no official date has been announced yet.

by | June 09, 2017 | 10:24

Trump's Tuesday tweet - in which he said "all reference was pointing to Qatar" as a financer of extremism - was especially surprising given Qatar's role as host of the largest U.S. Turkey has meanwhile brought forward a planned troop deployment to Qatar and pledged to provide food and water supplies to its Arab ally, which hosts a Turkish military base.

by | June 09, 2017 | 10:23

An exit poll released at the close of voting indicated the SNP were set to lose 22 seats at the election. BuzzFeed's Scotland reporter Jamie Ross has quoted an SNP source saying there will be " questions " tomorrow over the leadership of the party.

by | June 09, 2017 | 10:19

It is against fundamental rights. Through such actions, the government is adding fuel to the incumbent situation. When journalists sought his reaction over the killing of the farmers , Radha Mohan Singh advised them not to bother but to practise yoga.

by | June 09, 2017 | 10:14

Although Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has officially said that "there will be no negotiations with the terrorists", the arrest of Cayamora Maute could be useful for informal negotiations aimed at the release of hostages who are now being used as human shields.

by | June 09, 2017 | 10:16

There were some close wins and shrinking majorities for the Conservatives, with Home Secretary Amber Rudd holding onto her Hastings & Rye seat by the skin of her teeth, with her majority shrinking to only around 300 seats. "But I have, of course, encountered this evening something that many people have encountered before me tonight... you live by the sword, you die by the sword".

by | June 09, 2017 | 10:14

Sheikh Sabah aims resolving a diplomatic crisis between Qatar and other Arab nations. Qatari investigators have said that a cyber attack which caused the publication of fake news last month that helped trigger a crisis with Gulf neighbours was prepared in April.

by | June 09, 2017 | 10:13

The women's final will be Halep vs. Ostapenko. Halep broke early in the third set and threatened to break again in the fifth game but Pliskova saved with an ace and went on to hold. Wawrinka improved to 12-2 career against Cilic. The most recent match was in this years Rome Masters, a match Thiem won in straight sets. "Hopefully you've enjoyed that final, there were lots of efforts on both sides", Dabrowski said in an on-court interview.

by | June 09, 2017 | 10:12

The events unfolded after police received a telephone call from Tonette Mahon , a woman identified as the family babysitter this past Tuesday. In January, police responded to the home over a verbal dispute between Neil White and Michelle Hord-White.

by | June 09, 2017 | 10:07

Qatar's ruler Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani spoke by telephone overnight with his counterpart in Kuwait , which has maintained ties with Qatar, and made a decision to postpone a speech addressing the country on the crisis, Qatar's Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al Thani told Al Jazeera television.

by | June 09, 2017 | 10:06

Under Secretary of State Tom Shannon "affirmed the strength of the U.S. -Republic of Korea alliance" and "the need to sustain close coordination in addressing the threat from North Korea ", during his meeting with South Korea's national security adviser Chung Eui-yong on June 1, a spokesperson told VOA.

by | June 09, 2017 | 10:04

He insisted that despite a partial blockade by its neighbours, Qatar could survive "forever", and ruled out "a military solution as an option" to end the most serious rift in the GCC's history. The Qatari Foreign Ministry said in a statement the two held talks on how "restore the normal relations" of the Gulf as the 2022 FIFA World Cup host and worldwide air travel hub now finds itself isolated by land, sea and air.

by | June 09, 2017 | 10:01

In conversation with Putin stone remembered about the Russian law that prohibits the promotion of homosexuality. On the question whether gays can serve in the military in Russia , Putin said , "If you're taking a shower in a submarine with a man and you know he's gay, do they have a problem with that?" "But you know, I'm a judo master".

by | June 09, 2017 | 09:56

Polls are open from 7 10 p.m. (0600GMT to 2100GMT) Thursday as voters choose 650 lawmakers for the House of Commons. The pound lost more than 2 cents against the dollar within seconds of the announcement. A delay in forming a government could push back the start of Brexit talks, now scheduled for June 19, and reduce the time available for what are expected to be the most complex negotiations in post-World War Two European history.

by | June 09, 2017 | 09:55

Iran and Syria both cast the conflict as a struggle against Sunni Islamist terrorism. Meanwhile, President Trump's statement on the attack has prompted criticism in Iran. Another group of attackers, including a second suicide bomber, struck the shrine. Five of the attackers died and, Reuters reports , more than half a dozen suspects have been arrested in connection with the assault - the first major attack Iran has experienced in years.

by | June 09, 2017 | 09:52

Presently, the Board is holding the examinations and preparing the results of almost 64 lakh students. Uttar Pradesh Secondary Education Board had conducted the 12th class board examination for over 26 lakh students in March/ April this year.

by | June 09, 2017 | 09:51

Past presidents, including Barack Obama and Bill Clinton, asserted executive privilege in some encounters with Congress . The White House is reviewing whether to invoke executive privilege to prevent former FBI Director James Comey from testifying before a congressional panel, an effort that may be an uphill legal battle for President Donald Trump .

by | June 09, 2017 | 09:44

After a lull of more than half a decade, violence returned to Darjeeling hills on Thursday as Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) supporters clashed with the police and set several vehicles on fire. Our correspondent cited that the entire hill is in unrest as Police opened Lathi Charge & Tear Gas at the agitating crowd and in turn Morcha Supporters set Police Cars on fire.

by | June 09, 2017 | 09:41

Trump claimed separately in a television interview that the Federal Bureau of Investigation was "in turmoil" and hadn't recovered. Providing a useful framework for the hearing, Comey issued a written opening statement a day before his testimony, laying out the facts of his meetings with President Trump and a timeline of those events.

by | June 09, 2017 | 09:38

The recommendation also includes seeking government's permission to relocate beer and wine parlours and other liquor outlets on National Highways in accordance with the Supreme Court verdict. The minimum age to drink liquor is raised from 21 years to 23. "During elections we had made it clear that the LDF's policy will not be the same as that of the UDF".