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by | May 14, 2017 | 02:11

The remarks came as China gets ready to host Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wicikramasinghe for the high-profile silk road summit on May 14-15. At the event, PM Modi remembered the journey of people who started their journey from India to Ceylon.

by | May 14, 2017 | 02:10

Koh Yu-hwan, a North Korea expert at Seoul's Dongguk University, said it's not unprecedented for the North to directly contact the US legislature or government. In the letter from North Korea addressed to the U.S. House of Representatives, they consider the sanctions placed upon them "the most heinous act against humanity that not only infringes upon the sacred sovereignty of ( North Korea ) but also arbitrarily violates universal principles of sovereign equality and non-interference in the ...

by | May 14, 2017 | 02:07

South Korea has denied any involvement in a plot. The law is another example of the United States using domestic laws to "meddle in other's internal affairs and bring pressure to bear on another country", it said. "The U.S. -South Korea alliance is the foundation of our foreign policy, and will continue to be so". It's also notable that the letter was sent by the Foreign Affairs Committee, which was abolished in the late 1990s and revived last month.

by | May 14, 2017 | 02:05

Mr Juncker has since admitted that it was a "serious mistake" to leak details of the dinner, but denied he was behind the information getting out. Brussels could be forced to pay the United Kingdom a Brexit divorce bill, rather than the other way round, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has claimed.

by | May 14, 2017 | 02:03

The funerary site, uncovered eight meters below ground in Minya, a province about 250 km (150 miles) south of Cairo, contained limestone and clay sarcophagi, animal coffins, and papyrus inscribed with Demotic script. In recent months, Egypt has announced a string of ancient discoveries. The 18th dynasty tomb, discovered in the Draa Abul Nagaa necropolis near the famed Valley of the Kings, belonged to a nobleman named Userhat who worked as the city judge.

by | May 14, 2017 | 02:01

Hernandez was arrested on murder charges on June 25, 2013, in connection with the death of Odin Lloyd. Do you support or oppose them? State prosecutors are hoping to use the letter to argue that Hernandez's murder conviction should not be vacated in the wake of his suicide, as it would "reward the defendant's conscious, deliberate and voluntary act", according to a court filing.

by | May 14, 2017 | 02:00

Choe Son Hui, North Korea's foreign ministry director general for US affairs, made the comment to reporters in Beijing as she was travelling home from Norway, Yonhap said . In Norway, Choi met with former US officials and scholars for what are known as "track 2" talks. Choe Son-hui, a foreign ministry official for the reclusive country, has said bilateral talks between Pyongyang and Washington would be considered.

by | May 14, 2017 | 01:44

The senators said the documents are the same as those first requested from Flynn on April 28. "He didn't turn those documents over, so we have subpoenaed those documents", Lankford said. The FBI interviewed Flynn about the December calls with Kislyak and determined that he wasn't intentionally trying to be deceptive about the nature of what was discussed, according to USA officials briefed on the investigation.

by | May 14, 2017 | 01:43

At first, Trump's staffers said Trump dismissed Comey at the recommendation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his deputy, Rod Rosenstein. Those associates felt comfortable going public with the story following Trump's decision to fire Comey on Tuesday evening, amid an escalating FBI investigation into his campaign's contacts with Russian Federation.

by | May 14, 2017 | 01:41

For a president whose tweets frequently rattle Washington - and foreign capitals - Trump's message early Friday morning was particularly jarring: "James Comey better hope that there are no " tapes " of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" the president wrote.

by | May 14, 2017 | 01:34

Commissioned by the Jefferson Davis Memorial Association, the Jefferson Davis statue was erected in 1911. The remaining two monuments of Confederate generals Robert E. Multiple protesters were arrested and charged with disturbing the peace on Sunday after a fight broke out at an event held to celebrate the removal of the Liberty Place monument.

by | May 14, 2017 | 01:29

New South Korean President Moon Jae-in and his wife, Kim Jung-suk, wave to supporters in Seoul , Wednesday, May 10, 2017. The South's president additionally dove straight into Beijing's disapproval of Seoul and Washington's move to deploy an American anti-missile system, THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense), on South Korean soil.

by | May 14, 2017 | 01:28

He said the disease was confirmed when blood tests of five people suspected to have the disease were done at National Institute for Biomedical Research or INRBR. Six people remain hospitalised with the unsafe virus, which can cause hemorrhagic fever . The disease had ravaged Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone, and was only recently contained in these countries.

by | May 14, 2017 | 01:21

Pointing out that some opposition politicians had said the government was selling the country's sovereignty by agreeing to develop some projects with China, Najib stressed that such projects open up huge swathes of the country. It would stimulate inclusive socioeconomic development, help in eradicating poverty, and promote peace and prosperity in the region and beyond. "Pakistan fully supports China's vision of the Belt and Road Forum", Sharif said at a separate meeting with Premier Li.

by | May 14, 2017 | 01:13

All the labourers were shot at close range, reports quoting officials said. The levies are a paramilitary force that oversees security in Baluchistan where police jurisdiction is limited to major urban centres. The government has deployed a Maritime Security Force (MSF) and Special Security Division (SSD) to protect projects under CPEC, including Gwadar and other coastal areas.

by | May 14, 2017 | 01:16

Their average age is 46, compared to 60 for the outgoing assembly. In accordance with campaign pledges Macron made, half were women, and just over half come from outside politics. Their shared goal: to deliver President-elect Emmanuel Macron the parliamentary majority he needs to be effective. He may show Mr Macron around the Elysée, although the president-elect is familiar with the palace layout from his time as Mr Hollande's advisor and later his economy minister.

by | May 14, 2017 | 01:09

Affected by the onslaught were computer networks at hospitals in Britain, Russia's interior ministry, Russian banks, the carmaker Renault, the Spanish telecom giant Telefonica and the U.S. The Spanish government said several companies had been targeted in ransomware cyberattack that affected the Windows operating system of employees' computers.

by | May 14, 2017 | 01:00

In recent years, the United States military has been supporting Somalia with a small number of special operations forces along with a number of airstrikes against al-Shabab, which has stepped up its deadly bombings in Mogadishu since the new president took office in February.

by | May 14, 2017 | 00:57

It was an unprecedented bombardment of groups linked to the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), which is fighting an insurgency against Ankara in Turkey's southeast. The SDF's rapid advance against IS last year prompted Turkey to send ground forces across the border for the first time in the more than 6-year-old Syrian civil war to help allied Syrian forces battle IS and halt the Kurds' progress.

by | May 14, 2017 | 00:59

Politicians from the traditional parties in France have taken on the air of survivors from a ship-wreck following Macron's triumph which in particular dealt a death blow to the Socialists. As a pro-business prime minister under outgoing President Francois Hollande, Valls is a kindred spirit of Macron who worked in his government as economy minister.

by | May 14, 2017 | 00:56

China and some European Union countries have signed inter-governmental cooperation agreements and launched a Belt and Road working group mechanism to jointly advance the initiative. In his remarks, Najib said he believed the "One Belt One Road" Initiative was a game changer for the entire region, stretching to Europe and Africa.

by | May 14, 2017 | 00:51

Defending Prime Minister Theresa May, who on Wednesday accused Brussels of meddling in the United Kingdom general election, Brexit Minister David Davis told the BBC Question Time audience: "Clearly what was happening was the Commission was trying to bully the British people - and the British people will not be bullied, and the Government will not allow them to be bullied".

by | May 14, 2017 | 00:44

The accident occurred on a hilly road and the bus plunged into a precipice after smashing through the crash barrier. At least 20 people were killed and 11 were injured after a midibus veered off a cliff in the town of Marmaris, located in Turkey's southwestern province of Mugla, on Saturday, a local governor said.

by | May 14, 2017 | 00:48

It came days after Comey requested more resources to expand the probe. "My decision", Trump told NBC News on May 11. He also reportedly said he wanted it to move ahead without pressure from the White House. Gonzales criticized Comey in the lead-up to the November 8 election after the former FBI chief informed lawmakers that the agency was looking at emails potentially related to its investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server as secretary of state.

by | May 14, 2017 | 00:41

Calling the US and South Korean intelligence services a "hotbed of evils in the world", the report accused the agencies of having "hatched a vicious plot to hurt the supreme leadership of the DPRK". The statement did not make clear the timing of the alleged plot, but North Korea conducted an annual military parade in Pyongyang , featuring a display of missiles overseen by top leader Kim Jong Un and his right-hand men, on April 15.

by | May 14, 2017 | 00:30

Weaver in the past and he's a smart and thoughtful guy". Liberal Leader Christy Clark campaigned on her party's record of a strong economy while NDP Leader John Horgan called for a change at the legislature after 16 years in Opposition. A potential minority government is not something anyone could have prepared for, Krog added. Weaver said he's prepared to negotiate with both the Liberals and NDP to see which has the most in common with the Green platform.

by | May 14, 2017 | 00:27

James Bowden, 42, of Dardanelle will appear in court at the circuit courthouse in Dardanelle on May 25, Conway County jail administrator Shane West said. She has since been taken in for questioning. Sadler said Bowden released a female hostage before he surrendered about five hours after the standoff began.

by | May 14, 2017 | 00:28

Sarah's parents say they will hug her like a baby when they see her again. "From what we know of other young women who've returned, the relationships with their captors is very complex and at times quite ambiguous", she told AFP in an email exchange.

by | May 14, 2017 | 00:27

It has conducted its fifth nuclear test and a series of missile launches since the start of past year, ratcheting up tension.Washington wants to increase pressure on Pyongyang through further isolation and sanctions, in contrast to Moon's advocacy for greater engagement with the reclusive North.In one of his first acts as president, Moon spoke by telephone with Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Lee Sun-jin.

by | May 14, 2017 | 00:28

China today said it has successfully tested a new guided missile in the Bohai Sea near the tense Korean peninsula to raise the operational capability of its armed forces and "effectively respond to threats" to national security. "The missiles might be launched from the northeast to the east by the Rocket Force, with a range of 2,000km or above". Meanwhile, Macau-based military observer Antony Wong Dong said the test might also be aimed at Washington, which has sent two aircraft carrier ...

by | May 14, 2017 | 00:27

At least 30 health service organisations in England and Scotland were infiltrated by the malicious software, while many others shut down servers as a precautionary measure, bringing added disruption. Cybersecurity firm Avast identified more than 75,000 ransomware attacks in 99 countries. Speaking in Northern Ireland on Saturday afternoon, the Prime Minister said no records had been compromised and thanked NHS staff for working through the night.

by | May 13, 2017 | 12:38

And he dismissed questions on whether Trump was threatening Comey . The president tweeted, "Again, the story that there was collusion between the Russians & Trump campaign was fabricated by Dems as an excuse for losing the election". and China on beef and poultry products? At least, that's what Mr Trump may hope. Former FBI Director James Comey will not testify before the Senate intelligence committee next week, according to the panel's vice chairman, Democratic Sen.

by | May 13, 2017 | 12:35

Unfortunately, this play was always built on sand. According to a transcript of his interview with America's NBC News released on Thursday (local time), Trump said "He's (Moon) more open to discussion". "Denuclearization in Pyongyang [North Korea], and also across the peninsula, is our common goal", according to the statement . Aside from humanitarian aid, North Korea should not get something for nothing.

by | May 13, 2017 | 12:26

Moon, a former human-rights lawyer, also stressed the importance of the decades-old alliance between the two countries amid concerns that they may face friction over how to deal with North Korea. It said Moon told Abe that it was emotionally hard for South Koreans to accept the agreement. North Korea on Thursday urged Moon's government to end what it considers confrontational policies, including joint drills with the USA military.

by | May 13, 2017 | 12:21

In the termination letter to Comey, Trump thanked him for telling the president "three times" that he personally is not under investigation for collusion with Russian Federation during his 2016 campaign. nobody cares about my tax return except for the reporters. The lawyers who drafted a letter for President Trump declaring that he no significant financial ties to Russia work for a company that received an award for " Russia Law Firm of the Year " in 2016.