In Geneva, Bashar al-Ja'afari, the head of the Syrian government delegation to the peace talks under way in the Swiss city aimed at ending Syria's six-year civil war, told reporters he had discussed the air strike during a meeting with United Nations special envoy Staffan de Mistura, describing the attack as "state terrorism".
G7 leaders were unable to reach unanimous agreement on climate change after US President Donald Trump said he needed more time to decide whether to back a key climate accord. Trump's firm refusal to commit to the Paris climate deal at the G7 summit in Italy on Saturday - along with his description of Germany as "very bad on trade " - may also have contributed to Merkel switching the rhetoric up a notch.
Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem . On the eve of President Trump's Mideast visit, a new poll shows a sharp drop in the number of Jewish Israelis who believe the president is pro-Israel. Trump said as a candidate he would move the embassy to Jerusalem , but now says he's studying the issue. Moving the American embassy there would be a de facto recognition of Israel's sovereignty in the area and would rebuff Palestinian claims.
Tiger Woods . Photo via Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office . "I can't twist for another two and a half to three months". The 14-time major victor had been recovering from surgery after back spasms forced his withdrawal from the Dubai Desert Classic at the start of February.
NBC News has cited unidentified investigators who believe Mr Kushner has "significant information" relevant to the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Instead, Chaffetz said, his committee work "will complement the work of the Special Counsel" and shed light on matters of "high public interest". Chaffetz announced earlier this month that he will leave the House at the end of June.
Earlier this month, U.S. President Donald Trump said that "under the right circumstances", he would meet with North Korean President Kim Jong Un, who continues to increase his nation's nuclear arsenal . South Korean activists regularly send propaganda balloons into North Korea , carrying leaflets or videos. The UN Security Council has condemned Sunday's launch and again expressed its concern over the North's behaviour.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects the long-range strategic ballistic rocket Hwasong-12 (Mars-12) in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency. In case that happens, the U.S. Army, Air Force, Marines and Navy will be ready to help South Korea with 28,500 troops already in the country. Michael O'Hanlon, a senior defense expert at the Brookings Institution, a Washington think tank, also said he thought North Korea was trying to "establish the terms of ...
South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff claimed the missile was launched near the town of Wonsan, which is located on the eastern shore of North Korea. Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe swiftly condemned the test and vowed concerted action along with its United States ally. 'Working with the United States, we will take specific action to deter North Korea'.
The Gandhi scion was on his way to visit the violence hit region to meet members of the Dalit community. There is a long way to go before Uttar Pradesh can become Uttam Pradesh, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised after his party's massive victory in the assembly elections.
Amber Rudd , the home secretary, who appeared on Marr's show following Abbott said her previous views were unacceptable. Diane Abbott today shrugged off her past support for the IRA - saying simply that like her afro hairstyle she has changed her mind on it.
Seven children were among those who died when the Manchester-born 22-year-old detonated the bomb on Monday night, at the end of a concert by USA singer Ariana Grande . Since Monday night Greater Manchester Police and Counter Terrorism Policing North West have been working closely with the national counter terrorism policing network on what continues to be a large scale and fast-moving investigation.
Abedi, a 22-year-old Briton of Libyan descent, killed 22 people on May 22 at an Ariana Grande concert. British officials have confirmed he had recently returned from Libya and the officers said that police needed information about his movements since his return to Britain on May 18.
Photos showed an army bomb-disposal unit at the property. Grande, meanwhile, promised to return to "the incredibly courageous city of Manchester " to hold a benefit concert for the victims. The straps of a backpack are visible on his shoulders. They say he returned to Britain from Libya on May 18, and likely completed assembling his bomb at a rented apartment in central Manchester .
Until it was raised Tuesday, it had stayed at severe since mid-2014. Greater Manchester Police said two men - one 25 years old and the other 19 - were arrested in the city on suspicion of terrorist offenses. Britain's health service said Saturday that 63 people wounded in the bombing remain hospitalized, 20 of them in critical condition. Yet minutes after these freshly released photographs were taken, he would detonate the nail bomb in his backpack, killing 22 people, many of them ...
Violent protests against his successor, Nicolas Maduro , have wracked Venezuela since early April, when opposition demonstrators took to the streets to denounce rampant crime, severe food shortages and soaring inflation. Maduro says he is facing an "armed insurrection" and the constituent assembly, a super body that will supersede all other public powers, is the way to restore peace to Venezuela.
Kellie Leitch, whose insistence on "Canadian values" screening for immigrants led Bernier to dismiss her as a "karaoke version of Donald Trump", took seven per cent of the vote in the first round. Last year, he supported party members who voted to remove a clause opposing same-sex marriage from the Conservative handbook, because he believes Canadians have moved on from the issue.
Ron Johnson, R-Wisconsin, said . Meanwhile, Republican senators admit the Congressional Budget Office score makes their job tougher and health groups respond to the analysis. Sen. Dean Heller, Nevada Republican, faulted the House plan as "not the solution", while Sen. "In reality, Americans are paying more for fewer healthcare choices because of Obamacare - and that's why the Trump administration is committed to reforming healthcare".
But Trump, breaking with tradition, avoided getting pinned down by a question-and-answer format in which he would face questions either about investigations at home or the nuances of US foreign policy positions. In the final days of the trip, it was reported that the Federal Bureau of Investigation was looking at senior adviser Kushner over his contacts with the Russians.
A bus was also stormed to detain a 44-year-old man in Rusholme. Most of the searches and arrests since Monday night's bombing have been in multi-ethnic south Manchester , where Abedi - the son of Libyan parents - was born and raised. There were prayers for the victims at church services across Manchester on Sunday. Britain reduced its terrorism threat level a notch, from "critical" to "severe," as authorities said major progress has been made in unravelling the plot behind the ...
Trump has drunk the Kool-Aid. Washington announced a $110-billion USA sale of ships, tanks and the latest anti-missile systems to Saudi Arabia on Saturday as Trump began a two-day visit to the Gulf state before travelling on to Israel.
Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly suggested Sunday such a back channel could be positive. Yes, that's true in the abstract what General McMaster said. The Russian ambassador, Sergei Kislyak , was surprised by Mr Kushner's idea of the secret channel and passed it on to the Kremlin, The Post said.
Meche was a Reed College graduate. The stabbing occurred on a Metropolitan Area Express (MAX) light-rail train, Portland police said. The living victim of the MAX train stabbing Friday, Micah David-Cole Fletcher, 21, is a former Madison high school student who won a 2013 poetry competition with a poem condemning prejudices faced by muslims.
Strict laws against homosexuality were passed in 2014 and came into effect the following year. In some cases, the caning was suspended briefly if the offender signaled they were in too much pain. Rights groups have strongly criticised prosecutions of people involved in same-sex relationships, and the use of caning. New York-based Human Rights Watch said the caning was torture under worldwide law and had called on Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to intervene.
The California Democrat says it's a serious allegation to have a key Trump campaign figure seeking secret communications with a country that intelligence experts say intervened in a US election. That's probably not going to happen, though. Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, who resigned amidst controversy over his own contact with Kislyak, also attended that meeting, according to the Post .
Trump and the pope met privately in a one-on-one conversation in a Vatican study on Wednesday. Trump then introduced his daughter, Ivanka , who also wore a black dress and veil; his son-in-law, Jared Kushner; and other members of the US delegation, including Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and the national security adviser, Lt.
After the pomp of presidential travel overseas, Trump will return to Washington to find the same problems that have dogged him. Kushner's lawyer said he would co-operate with investigators. McMaster, chimed in to say that the president's decision about whether to remain in the agreement would ultimately be based on what's best for the United States, to which Cohn concurred.
Adiong said local officials were seeking clearance from the military to send rescue teams to 25 districts where the trapped residents were located. Duterte promised to back up his men in a rambling speech delivered Friday on the island of Mindanao , where he imposed martial law last Tuesday to battle militants linked to the Islamic State .
In this still image taken from video provided by the Egyptian military, an Egyptian fighter jet takes off from an undisclosed location in Egypt to strike militant hideouts in the Libyan city of Darna, Friday, May 26, 2017. Sisi's remarks came as Trump denounced the attack as "merciless slaughter". Trump said in his statement that the USA "makes clear to its friends, allies and partners that the treasured and historic Christian communities of the Middle East must be defended and protected.
Supreme leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong-Un has ordered the mass production and deployment of a "next-gen air defence system" to bolster its air supremacy as he personally inspected the test-fire of a new-type anti-aircraft guided weapon system.
Macron, who became France's president earlier this month, added: "We need to show that we won't make small concessions, even symbolic ones, while not overdoing things either". " Donald Trump , the Turkish president or the Russian president are in a logic of balance of power, which does not bother me". In a bitter irony Trump's rebuke to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation came as he unveiled a memorial to 9/11, the only time that the Article Five defense guarantee has been triggered.
The other six members reaffirmed their commitment to swiftly implement the 2015 accord to limit greenhouse gas emissions . The group was also discussing whether to stay with its previous position that it could increase sanctions against Russia over its conflict with Ukraine if Russian actions make that necessary.
Noida Girl Raksha Gopal emerged nation-wide topper in the exams with a whopping 99.6 per cent, while the second position was bagged by Chandigarhs Bhumi Sawant who scored 99.4 per cent mark. Around 2,497 candidates were registered for the exam this year under the disability category. However, what she had not expected was a phone call from the Union Human Resource Development (HRD) minister Prakash Javadekar's office, five minutes after the results were announced.
Britons will find armed troops at vital locations after the official threat level was raised to its highest point following a suicide bombing that killed 22. Prime Minister Theresa May will chair a meeting of the Government's Cobra emergency committee in Whitehall on Thursday morning, said Downing Street.
On Tuesday, Chaffetz asked the Federal Bureau of Investigation for documents regarding Comey's communications with Trump. The 50-year-old lawmaker officially announced his resignation on Thursday, but he said last month he would not seek re-election in 2018.
During the unveiling of a 9/11 memorial, which marked the POTUS' first North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit alongside the 27 other members of the military alliance, Trump delivered a rebuke to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and European leaders as he argued that the security alliance would be fight terrorism better if members paied their fair share for the common defence.