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Author: 0 Social SectorDr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus To Be Next Director-General Of WHO

He was the chief architect of that country's very successful health extension programme, which Namibia has been privileged to learn and draw lessons from. Geneva-based African experts told the South Sudan News Agency ( SSNA ) that "Dr. Ghebreyesus is simply the person the entire Africa needs". While running as a candidate for the position, he recounted a story from his childhood in which his brother died from a common, preventable disease.

Global Broome County Salutes Fallen With 150th Memorial Day Parade
Author: 0 Broome County Salutes Fallen With 150th Memorial Day Parade

There was also an earlier parade through Harmar Village that concluded at the Harmar Cemetery with a short ceremony. The family came out not only to celebrate him but four generations of veterans. Tilton's Pamela Nichols, a member of the American Legion Riders and Patriot Guard Riders, lost son Kenneth in 2009 while he was fighting in Afghanistan.

Author: 0 'Time to bring Jared Kushner home. In handcuffs.'

Contacts between Trump associates and Russian officials during the campaign coincided with what USA intelligence agencies concluded was a Kremlin effort through computer hacking, fake news and propaganda to boost Trump's chances of winning the White House.

Global US weapons sale to Saudi to jeopardize regional security: Iran
Author: 0 US weapons sale to Saudi to jeopardize regional security: Iran

Trump will seek to bridge those divides as he meets with Netanyahu on Monday and heads to the West Bank on Tuesday to meet with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas . One point of contention in the talks: the fate of east Jerusalem , which Israel captured in the 1967 Mideast war. He solemnly placed a note in the ancient stones of Jerusalem's Western Wall on Monday.

Author: 0 Showdown at the Capitol over bathroom bill

The news conference came moments after Straus adjourned his chamber. A Conference Committee will be appointed when the Legislature reconvenes in Extraordinary Session June 5. Mark Jones, a Rice University political science professor, said that support from Patrick, "the most powerful man in the Texas legislature", was the key to giving the bill traction in Texas.

Author: 0 'Convinced Atlanticist' Merkel being honest with US, spokesman says

Speaking at a campaign rally in a packed Bavarian beer hall, Merkel told the crowd, "This is what I have experienced in the last few days", The Washington Post reported . In the wake of Trump's trip to visit leaders in the European Union , NATO and the Group of Seven, Merkel said the days when Europe could rely on others was "over to a certain extent".

Author: 0 Floods and landslides in Sri Lanka kill at least 150 people

The deaths in floods and landslides caused by the heavy rainfall that began last week in Sri Lanka have mounted to 146 while 112 other people have been reported missing, the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) said on Sunday. Sri Lanka has reported 53234 suspected dengue cases through the first five months of 2017, approximately a 150 percent increase compared to the same period in 2016 and one global non-governmental organization says the numbers could rise even further.

Author: 0 Justices side with Mexican immigrant in deportation case

Hans von Spakovsky, senior legal fellow at the Heritage Foundation, said this ruling won't have much of an impact on immigration law because the justices focused on the difference between California's age for a minor, which was under 18, and the federal age for a minor, which is under 16 - similar to most states.

Author: 0 Notorious Moors Murderer Ian Brady dies

Sefton Coroner Christopher Sumner said he also wants assurances that a funeral director and crematorium will be willing to cremate Brady, who died at Ashworth High Security Hospital in Merseyside on Monday. In 1987 they confessed to two more child killings - Pauline Reade, 16, and Keith Bennett, 12. Brady repeatedly refused to say where on Saddleworth Moor he buried Keith.

Global #NoMuslimBanEver trends after court upholds block on Trump's travel ban
Author: 0 #NoMuslimBanEver trends after court upholds block on Trump's travel ban

But that argument, the court said , "is belied by evidence in the record that President Trump issued the first executive order without consulting with the relevant security agencies". Chief Judge Gregory, who wrote the majority opinion, was first installed in a recess appointment by Democratic President Bill Clinton and then nominated to the same post by Republican former president George W.

Global Memorial Day: Pres. Trump places wreath at Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Author: 0 Memorial Day: Pres. Trump places wreath at Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Before joining the Trump administration, Secretary Kelly served as the top Marine commander in Iraq. He greeted a few women who told him they had lost their sons. WASHINGTON ( CNN ) - President Donald Trump will honor U.S. service members who made the ultimate sacrifice when he visits Arlington National Cemetery in recognition of Memorial Day Monday morning.

Author: 0 B.C. NDP caucus meets to ratify deal to govern

Telford said he expects Clark to test her luck in the legislature with a throne speech rather than admit defeat, given the NDP and Greens only have one more seat between them than the Liberals. All eyes are on Premier Christy Clark after Monday's announcement that British Columbia's New Democrats reached an agreement with the Green party to form a minority government, experts say.

Author: 0 Merkel says can develop India ties and keep up US relationship

A senior German lawmaker from the Social Democrats, the junior partner in Merkel's ruling coalition, has since responded, saying that Trump's tweet makes clear that he views Germany as a political opponent. Merkel, trying to fix damage after shocking Washington on Sunday by declaring the era in which Europe could rely on its partners was somewhat over, repeatedly stressed the importance of trans-Atlantic ties.

Global US Senate panel requests Trump campaign documents
Author: 0 US Senate panel requests Trump campaign documents

That investigation is separate from the federal probe being led by the Justice Department's special counsel, former FBI director Robert Mueller III. Manafort. Separately, Carter Page, a former foreign policy adviser to Trump's presidential campaign, told Reuters via text message that he would testify before the House Intelligence Committee but was 'still working out details'.

Global Shut-down for 50th anniversary of Biafra declaration
Author: 0 Shut-down for 50th anniversary of Biafra declaration

The Nation in Umuahia after going round the city saw most of the schools closed as the classrooms were under lock and key while the premises were totally empty as there were no pupils in the school. The statement advised citizens to go about their lawful business and not to fall prey to the propaganda and directives of individuals or group of persons whose identity remains largely unknown.

Global Turkey summons U.S. ambassador over Washington clash
Author: 0 Turkey summons U.S. ambassador over Washington clash

This summon is the latest development of the incident between protesters and Turkish security personnel during Erdogan's visit. Turkey has summoned the American ambassador to complain about the behaviour of U.S. Because the altercation took place in broad daylight, many wonder if the United States will charge the security personnel and other Erdogan supporters involved in the attack - all of whom could potentially claim diplomatic immunity.

Global Kathy Griffin Holds Bloody, Decapitated Trump Head In Photo
Author: 0 Kathy Griffin Holds Bloody, Decapitated Trump Head In Photo

We got the pic before the release. The photo drew an immediate backlash on social media, with many criticizing the celebration the beheading the president of the United States. Comedian Kathy Griffin says a new "art" project featuring a beheaded model of President Trump will "make noise" upon its completion. She told MSNBC's Chris Matthews in March: "I'm a big resister and I don't believe in compromise with this president".

Author: 0 Theresa May vs Jeremy Corbyn: who won? Our writers give their verdict

May and Corbyn faced tough questions and a sceptical audience in the live TV event which aired policy and stylistic differences between the two foes. However, another audience member wasn't as polite about May's views. She said she wanted a "deep and special" partnership with the EU. She had the audience laughing at her seven times during that interchange. "It hardly inspires the voters", said the presenter, Emma Barnett , before giving the Labour leader the correct figure of £4.8 billion ...

Global Zverev loses on day of upsets on French Open showcourt
Author: 0 Zverev loses on day of upsets on French Open showcourt

Then at 8:30 PM they took the decision with the supervisor to suspend the match. Zverev had proved an emphatic point in his win over Novak Djokovic just the other week. The Swiss will play Ukraine's Alexandr Dolgopolov in the second round. Because not since 1957, when Elvis Presley's hit of that name was the most played tune on US jukeboxes, had an Italian Open champion been brought to his knees just days later in the first round at Roland Garros.

Global Merkel hosts Indian leader Modi, looks to broaden world ties
Author: 0 Merkel hosts Indian leader Modi, looks to broaden world ties

During a press conference Tuesday with Canadian Premier Justin Trudeau, Gentiloni affirmed the importance of ties with the United States, but said: "We have fundamentally different goals which we can not renounce, such as climate". German Chancellor Merkel in her statement to 'Handelsblatt said that Germany sees possibility of a partnership with India and China that will help promote free trade.

Author: 0 Ben Stokes urges England to carry form against SA into Champions Trophy

England has revealed all-rounders Ben Stokes , Moeen Ali and Chris Woakes will all be rested for Monday's final one-day worldwide with South Africa , as the trio contend with injury issues ahead of the ICC Champions Trophy. "He's good to play as a batsman if need be but obviously we want Ben Stokes the all-rounder". Seam bowler Roland-Jones will make his worldwide debut if he features at Lord's, his home ground in county cricket with Middlesex.

Global Five things to watch as China's belt and road plan unfolds
Author: 0 Five things to watch as China's belt and road plan unfolds

The US should be "a stakeholder in the initiative", read a column in the Global Times, as joining it would "deliver benefits to American companies and help increase job opportunities within the country". The Pakistan Prime Minister will attend the inaugural session of the One Belt One Road Summit, a plenary meeting of high-level dialogue and the state banquet.

Global Czech court to open hearing on Russian hacker extradition
Author: 0 Czech court to open hearing on Russian hacker extradition

The session in Nikulin's case was held not in a court but in the Prague Pankrac Prison, where the suspect is being held, due to " security reasons ", TASS reports. It then issued a separate arrest warrant for him over alleged theft from the WebMoney settlement system. Nikulin's defense lawyers have said the USA charges were based on one FBI agent, and suggested the US was seeking him for political reasons — to use him as a pawn in the investigation into alleged Russian hacking in the US ...

Author: 0 Suspected Manchester bomber's father, brother held in Libya

The police, Downing Street and the Home Office refused to comment on the BBC report, but Theresa May will confront Donald Trump about the leaks - including crime scene photographs - when she meets him at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels on Thursday.

Author: 0 Trump keeps up criticism of Germany

Nonetheless, Merkel's plans to meet Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang this week reflect Berlin's willingness to work with other countries if Washington proves problematic on climate and trade policy. Modi said economic collaboration between Germany and India was still "below full potential". On Tuesday, Trump hit back against Berlin with an early morning tweet: "We have a MASSIVE trade deficit with Germany, plus they pay FAR LESS than they should on ...

Author: 0 US President Donald Trump Says Intelligence Leaks 'Deeply Troubling'

The EU has had strained relationship with Mr. Trump who supported Brexit and at one point expressed doubts about the EU and said countries would follow Britain in leaving the union. Administration officials such as Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson have publicly tempered some of those views since Trump's inauguration.

Author: 0 Gentiloni backs Merkel: Europe must forge its own future

Merkel praised India for implementing that climate pact very "intensively and in a very committed way" and Modi said people had no right to ruin the environment for future generations. Germany also backed India's bid for the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG). The statement said both sides underlined the importance of freedom of navigation in worldwide waters, the right of passage and other maritime rights in accordance with the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea and other principles of global ...

Global Sri Lanka floods claim at least 151 lives
Author: 0 Sri Lanka floods claim at least 151 lives

Indian Navy personnel unload supplies to be used in relief operations from INS Jalashwa in Colombo , Sri Lanka , on Tuesday. Indian Naval personnel of INS "Kirch" that arrived in the island on Saturday are now engaging in flood relief operations at Udugama and Galapatha in the Kalutara District in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Navy.

Author: 0 Trump Tweets Criticism of Germany After Merkel Questioned US Reliability

Prime Minister Modi, arrived in Berlin on Monday for the fourth India-Germany Intergovernmental Consultations. Prime Minister Narendra Modi , who is in Germany as part of his four-nation tour, signed eight agreements on Tuesday with Germany, after a meeting with its Chancellor Angela Merkel .

Author: 0 Tense discussions dominate G7 summit in Italy

Trump , who has previously called global warming a hoax, tweeted that he would make a decision next week on whether to back the 2015 Paris Agreement on curbing carbon emissions following lengthy discussions with G7 partners. He has rolled back a number of Obama-era climate change measures, which will hamper USA efforts to fulfill its Paris pledges. "On the campaign trail, Trump said he would "cancel" the Paris deal".

Author: 0 Merkel spokesman: Germany still seeking stronger USA ties

Both Modi and Merkel held informal talks while walking in the gardens of Schloss Meseberg - a Baroque castle of the 18th century in Germany's Brandenburg district, which happens to be the official state guest house of the German Chancellor, the Press Trust of India ( PTI ) reported .

Author: 0 Trump tells North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members to pay their share

Critics say this implied that the USA won't come to Europe's defense until all of NATO's members spend at least 2 percent of their national GDP on the military, as NATO's guidelines demand. During a speech at NATO's new headquarters, Trump went on an off-script tangent in which he criticized North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies who he felt were not paying enough into the organization, despite the payments being set based on the individual country's domestic spending.

Global Duterte to troops: Crush foe
Author: 0 Duterte to troops: Crush foe

Only small areas of Marawi remain under militants' control after six days of fighting, said Brig. He said Malaysians, Indonesians, Singaporeans and "other foreign jihadists" were fighting in Marawi, one of the biggest Muslim cities in the mainly-Catholic Philippines with about 200,000 residents.

Global Arrival Of Summer Brings Reminder Of Zika Virus Dangers
Author: 0 Arrival Of Summer Brings Reminder Of Zika Virus Dangers

So far this year, three cases of the virus acquired outside OH during travel have been reported statewide. While countries in the Caribbean are worst hit by the disease, a large number of cases have been reported from South and Central America.

Author: 0 General election debate with Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn

Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn attempted to convince a live studio audience they should be the next prime minister in a special general election programme. The prime minister called the snap election in a bid to strengthen her hand in Brexit negotiations, to win more time to deal with the impact of the divorce and to strengthen her grip on the Conservative Party .

Global Copenhagen's Little Mermaid statue doused with paint _ again
Author: 0 Copenhagen's Little Mermaid statue doused with paint _ again

According to the American Cetacean Society , pilot whales are not endangered and there are likely to be more than a million pilot whales now alive worldwide. The Little Mermaid statue was created by Danish sculptor Edvard Eriksen as a tribute to Danish author Hans Christian Andersen, who wrote a number of popular fairy tales that have been adapted into films, including The Ugly Duckling and Thumbelina .

Global A Robot Priest Called 'BlessU-2' Grants Automated Blessings In Germany
Author: 0 A Robot Priest Called 'BlessU-2' Grants Automated Blessings In Germany

Despite BlessU-2's obvious skills, we shouldn't expect a disruption of the priesthood anytime soon, said Krebs. The blessing is available in German, Polish, Spanish, French, or English. When you approach BlessU-2, it first offers a series of choices. While there is a shortage of priests in Europe , Krebs and his colleagues do not think robots are the solution for human parishioners.

Author: 0 Slain Virginia drug enforcement officer called "Superman"

Police said additional charges are pending. Travis A. Ball, 27, was arrested early Saturday in the shooting of Special Agent Michael Walter in Mosby Court. The Philadelphia native was promoted to special agent in 2010 and was working in drug enforcement in the state police's Bureau of Criminal Investigation's Richmond field office.

Author: 0 Homeland Security Sec John Kelly gives KUDOS to Kushner for backchannels

Trump added in the statement that Kushner was "respected by virtually everyone", and was busy working to help save the country "billions of dollars". Kelly said he did not know if the reports were true, but added that he supports attempts to foster communication with Russian Federation. "But for people associated with the campaign after that campaign has ended and where the Russians during that campaign were helping you, to try to establish a back channel and hide it from your own ...

Author: 0 PM Modi meets German Chancelor Angela Merkel at Schloss Meseberg

Trump's response came in the early hours of Tuesday when he took to Twitter to once again demand that Germany renegotiate the terms of transatlantic trade and boost its defense spending. "The short-sighted policy of the American government is against the interests of the European Union". It was the latest in a diplomatic spat between the two allies following what German Chancellor Angela Merkel said were "very unsatisfactory" talks with the United States at the G7 Summit in Sicily ...

Author: 0 Prof. Larry Jacobs: 'Clearly, The White House Is In Crisis'

Mr Kelly, the homeland security secretary, carried the same message on Sunday. The person, like others, spoke on condition of anonymity in order to discuss private conversations. The FBI is now investigating links between Russian Federation and Trump's transition team, and Democrats say the Kushner reports implicate one of Trump's closest advisers.

Author: 0 Wenger Agrees To Stay For Two More Seasons

It remains to be seen if Wenger and Arsenal will sever ties just days after the Gunners beat Chelsea at Wembley claim a record 13th FA Cup success, but Wright believes that could well be the case. The unsettled Arsenal stars are holding out for weekly wages of around 300,000 ($385,000) per week with their present deals due to expire at the end of next season.

Author: 0 May and Corbyn trade barbs in run-up to British election

Jeremy Corbyn , the leader of the Labour Party in the United Kingdom, denied reports that in 2014 he honored a Palestinian perpetrator of the 1972 massacre of Israelis at the Munich Olympics. Challenged over whether he would "soften" the UK's foreign policy, Mr Corbyn said: "It's not about softening our foreign policy". But there was one man in the studio audience who thought Mrs May did so well that she deserved a standing ovation.

Global Putin, Macron talk Syria, LGBT rights at their first face-to-face meet
Author: 0 Putin, Macron talk Syria, LGBT rights at their first face-to-face meet

Macron further said that France and Russian Federation could work together towards a settlement in Syria noting that "it is necessary to seek an inclusive political solution". Syria has been accused of using chemical weapons, including chlorine gas and much deadlier nerve agents, during the conflict. Last month, USA missiles targeted the Shayrat airfield in western Syria.

Global Indian PM kicks off Europe tour in powerhouse Germany
Author: 0 Indian PM kicks off Europe tour in powerhouse Germany

Obama's participation in a forum with Merkel last week came hours before her meeting with Trump in Brussels at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit. President Donald Trump still refuses to back the 2015 Paris agreement to fight climate change, blocking efforts by world leaders meeting in Sicily to get the new USA leader to endorse the treaty, Italy's prime minister said today (26 May).

Author: 0 US Isolates Itself on Climate Change at G7 Summit

Six of the seven G7 nations agreed to stick with their commitment to implement the 2015 Paris Agreement aimed at slowing global warming, but Mr Trump said he needed more time to decide if the U.S. Trump betrayed no awkwardness at relishing the warm embrace of one of the world's most oppressive governments. "So what President Trump is doing is consistent with both prior Republican and Democrat administrations".

Global Tiger kills female zookeeper at zoo in England
Author: 0 Tiger kills female zookeeper at zoo in England

She was the absolute central point of it, the focal point of it. Photographer Hollie Gordon, who said she became friends with Ms King through visits to the zoo, said: 'Her passion for the animals, the zoo and conservation really shone through.

Author: 0 Trump stands by Kushner as Russian Federation crisis deepens

News reports said the White House , reeling from the developments in the Russian Federation saga, is creating a new rapid-fire communications unit to respond to the controversy, led by Mr Kushner, senior presidential adviser Steve Bannon and White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus.

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