by | June 10, 2017 | 12:43

His remarks assume significance as they come weeks after India boycotted the high-profile Belt and Road Forum held in Beijing in which 29 world leaders took part. Modi, in his address, also thanked the SCO countries for granting membership to India. "We spoke about India-China relations and how to further improve ties", Modi tweeted after his meeting with Xi, who is also the general secretary of the ruling Communist Party of China .

by | June 10, 2017 | 12:41

We believe these are unintended consequences, especially during this Holy Month of Ramadan, but they can be addressed immediately. Kuwait's emir is working to mediate the Gulf crisis around Qatar, which is home to a major US military base and the host of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

by | June 10, 2017 | 12:39

Asked if he would be willing to give his version of events under oath, Trump replied: "100 percent". "You're going to be very disappointed when you hear the answer, don't worry", Trump said seconds after insisting he was "not hinting at anything".

by | June 10, 2017 | 12:37

Comey says he wanted the information leaked to the media that involved Trump suggesting Comey drop an investigation into Flynn. Meanwhile, lawmakers are asking the White House to turn over any taped conversations between Trump and Comey.

by | June 10, 2017 | 12:36

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, tweeted in response: "Repugnant WH (White House) statement and Senate sanctions as Iranians counter terror backed by U.S. The hours-long siege ended with four attackers dead, at least one of whom blew himself up. Fars news agency issued a report saying that ISIS claimed responsibility for the terror attacks in Tehran .

by | June 10, 2017 | 12:35

Echeverria's sister Isabel, an account operations manager with WEX Virtual Payments who also lives in London , previously launched a social media appeal for help in tracking her brother down. But, in a statement on Tuesday, the British authorities said Zaghba was "not a police or MI5 subject of interest", referring to the British intelligence service.

by | June 10, 2017 | 12:33

Raja Chari , 39, Lt. Col., US Air Force, hails from Waterloo, Iowa. He has overseen developmental testing of the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter for the past couple of years while simultaneously serving as director of the F-35 Integrated Test Force.

by | June 10, 2017 | 12:25

Records of Comey's private discussions with Trump took on renewed interest this week after Comey testified that Trump asked him to drop an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn and implied Trump may have become the subject of investigation himself for interfering in the FBI's work.

by | June 10, 2017 | 12:22

In an aggressive attempt to push back against Comey's testimony before the Senate intelligence committee , Marc Kasowitz accused Comey of "unilaterally and surreptitiously" making "unauthorized disclosures to the press of privileged communications" with the president.

by | June 10, 2017 | 12:15

Roh Jae-cheon, spokesman of Seouls military, said the latest launch would have meant to show off its widening arrange of missiles and also its “precision strike capabilities” on ships in response to the joint drills. Cruise missile tests do not contravene United Nations regulations, Korea Defence Network analyst Lee Il-Woo told AFP, adding they were "much slower than ballistic missiles and can be shot down by anti-aircraft guns".

by | June 10, 2017 | 12:12

With Brexit talks due to start in just 10 days' time , Brussels appeared to be braced for them to be pushed back. "We are willing to serve the country", said John McDonnell, a senior Labour politician. Sterling plunged against the dollar and the euro on Friday as the election result created even more uncertainty over the whole Brexit process.

by | June 10, 2017 | 12:09

The ministry said that historically, the USA had contributed significantly to global emissions, and therefore had a moral obligation not only to lead in reducing emissions, but to support poorer economies in contributing to the global effort.

by | June 10, 2017 | 12:08

After Trump fired Comey , the Justice Department appointed Mueller, also a former FBI director, to oversee the investigation into whether Russian Federation coordinated with Trump campaign associates during the 2016 election . Trump asked, though he went on to say such a request wouldn't have been inappropriate. Trump stopped short of saying that Comey lied under oath at the hearing, which occurred a month after Trump fired him on May 9.

by | June 10, 2017 | 12:08

There was no trace of humility and no recognition that she is clinging to power by a thread after her disastrous gamble on an early election left the Conservatives eight seats short of a parliamentary majority. "Our two parties have enjoyed a strong relationship over many years, and this gives me the confidence to believe that we will be able to work together in the interests of the whole United Kingdom".

by | June 10, 2017 | 12:07

Talk in Britain that a different ruling coalition could seek a "softer" Brexit than May has proposed, possibly seeking to remain in the single market, is also problematic for the EU. That has now all gone up in smoke. Liberal Democrat equalities spokeswoman Lorely Burt also wrote May off as the figure to lead negotiations. S&P Global said the election won't immediately affect the country's credit ratings but warned it could create further uncertainty by potentially delaying Brexit ...

by | June 10, 2017 | 12:09

It said the list shows that Qatar " announces fighting terrorism on one hand and finances and supports and hosts different terrorist organisations on the other hand". The announcement came after Trump met with Tillerson and Defence Secretary Jim Mattis at the White House earlier on Thursday to discuss the crisis.

by | June 10, 2017 | 12:07

The announcement came a day after London's Metropolitan Police Service named two other men as attackers: 27-year-old Khuram Sharzad Butt, a British citizen born in Pakistan , and 30-year-old Rachid Redouane, who " claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan".

by | June 10, 2017 | 12:06

May leads the Tory party which came up eight seats short of getting the 326 required to make up a majority of the British Parliament, creating a "hung parliament ". Conducted for a consortium of United Kingdom broadcasters by interviewing voters leaving polling stations, it is regarded as a directional, but not exact, indicator of the result.

by | June 10, 2017 | 12:04

The newly issued list came hours after Qatar said it would not "surrender" and rejected any interference in its foreign policy. After speaking with leaders in the region, Tillerson said Friday in Washington that he believes the countries involved in the dispute - all USA allies - are stronger together, and "the elements of a solution are available".

by | June 10, 2017 | 12:01

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister is calling for Qatar to end "its support for extremist groups" and its "interference" in other countries in the region. While Trump was quick to claim credit for Saudi's isolation of Qatar with hopes that such a move would become "the beginning of the end to the horror of terrorism", the USA taking Saudi's side in the brewing Qatar-Saudi conflict could potentially cut the Pentagon off using its Qatari military base to actually "end the horror of terrorism" ...

by | June 10, 2017 | 11:59

Trump has consistently said that the nation's coal, iron, and steel industries need help. We're just going to throw it up against the wall and see if it sticks. "President Trump will spur growth and investment in infrastructure by dramatically reducing permitting time for projects from 10 years to 2 years and slashing regulations to speed up the decision making process", the White House statement said.

by | June 10, 2017 | 12:01

Irving didn't let that happen in Game 3 . "I don't want to get too far off of the goal at hand and the task at hand". "I didn't envision anything but just being around good people and getting better every single day", Durant said. The Warriors aren't just looking for another championship. "I've played against some great teams, but I don't think any team has had this type of firepower", James said.

by | June 10, 2017 | 11:55

The MWL said the sanctions confirm the commitment of the Kingdom and its sisterly countries to fight terrorism and block its sources, funding and supporting, pointing out that the worldwide community should intensify its efforts to counter the activities of terrorist organizations as well as supporters and incubators of terrorism.

by | June 10, 2017 | 11:58

On Thursday, two infiltration bids were foiled in Uri and Machil sectors, in which three terrorists and a jawan were killed. Srinagar :A militant was killed in a gunfight as the Army foiled an infiltration bid in Gurez sector of Bandipora district in Kashmir.

by | June 10, 2017 | 11:59

To be fair, numerous monsters are quite sympathetic in the original canon, including the Phantom of the Opera , Quasimodo, the Creature from the Black Lagoon , and most especially Boris Karloff's Frankenstein's Monster and Lon Chaney Jr.'s the Wolf Man.

by | June 10, 2017 | 11:57

Butt was a British citizen, born in Pakistan , who "was known to the police and MI5", according to authorities. Three suspects were shot and killed as police responded to the attack . British officials haven't been able to confirm whether the three attackers acted alone in Saturday's attack, but the Islamic State claims it was involved.

by | June 10, 2017 | 11:55

May, who met the Queen at the Buckingham Palace before making her statement at Downing Street, said Britain needed "certainty" more than ever in order to sign a successful Brexit deal. Predictions of Conservative success became more modest as the party's campaign faltered following a series of missteps. But her tone was sombre and downbeat - a clear sign that she was chastened by the election's outcome, and by her party's steep slide in popularity over the past two months.

by | June 10, 2017 | 11:57

Kerber, who only had a personal best record of a last 16 in this clay season, failed to withstand the strong forehand and backhand attacks from her opponent as she lost the first set 6-2 in 38 minutes. Makarova dictated play for the bulk of the match and overcame an apparent bout of nerves late on, which saw her twice drop serve with the winning line in sight only to immediately restore her two-break advantage.

by | June 10, 2017 | 11:56

Thursday April 14: Edwards and Markham are reported missing to the police by their school and his aunt. Then he realised I wasn't joking. Kim Edwards and Lucas Markham were originally given 20 year minimum custodial sentences but these were reduced by the Court of Appeal judges to 17 and a half years each.

by | June 10, 2017 | 11:56

Clinton , Romney said, encouraged him to take the job if it was offered. The former MA governor and Republican Presidential nominee said that he was " shocked " to receive the invitation to be considered in the first place. Zwick said the group of about 230 largely GOP power players attending seemed hopeful that Republican priorities like overhauling the tax code and health care will get done, despite the cloud of Russian Federation investigations and Comey that the White House was wrestling ...

by | June 10, 2017 | 11:53

There are 650 seats in the United Kingdom parliament, and to govern with a full majority, a party needs to win 326 seats. The UK Prime Minister's Conservative Party lost its parliamentary majority after May's decision for a snap election backfired disastrously.

by | June 10, 2017 | 11:51

He said Qatar , as an independent nation, also had the right to support groups like the Muslim Brotherhood , despite the fact that its neighbors outlawed the Sunni Islamist organization. But at the Pentagon, a spokesman, Navy Capt. Jeff Davis, said only long-term military planning was affected. It wasn't immediately clear how Trump's sharp condemnation might affect USA cooperation with Qatar , which hosts some 10,000 US troops and a major USA air base that serves as a staging ground for ...

by | June 10, 2017 | 11:55

Comey gave a public testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee on June 8, stating that the US President had asked him to drop an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn , as part of the broader Russian Federation investigation.

by | June 10, 2017 | 11:53

Under his leadership the party has improved on the vote share achieved by Ed Miliband in 2015, Gordon Brown in 2010, and Tony Blair in 2005. As the party with the most seats and votes " it will be incumbent on us to ensure that we have that period of stability and that is exactly what we will do".

by | June 10, 2017 | 11:50

Earlier yesterday, a 30-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of terrorism-related offences after a raid in Ilford , in east London , which has emerged as the apparent hub for the attack plot. Authorities also carried out two additional search warrants in east London, police said. Butt was known to police and was "openly fundamentalist", NPR's Eleanor Beardsley reports from London .