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Global 18 killed in bombings at funeral in Kabul
Author: 0 18 killed in bombings at funeral in Kabul

Yesterday, Ezadyar's son was killed in the mass rally in Kabul after security forces opened fire on demonstrators. According tot he reports presented by the officials, nearly three explosions rocked the funeral ceremony of an Afghan man killed during protests over the worsening security situation in the capital Kabul , on Saturday.

Global White House map of Israel nixes post-67 lines
Author: 0 White House map of Israel nixes post-67 lines

Hagee also noted that Trump will soon need to decide whether to postpone the embassy's transfer to Jerusalem by at least half a year. The two sides expressed optimism about US President Donald Trump's efforts to strike a peace deal and stressed the importance of the upcoming American-Islamic summit in Riyadh for this issue.

Author: 0 Vladimir Putin claims 'patriotic hackers' framed Russian Federation for USA election interference

Putin asked NBC's Kelly . Putin also said he was personally convinced that hackers could not materially alter election campaigns in Europe , America or elsewhere. The host also asked if Putin has any damaging information on President Trump, which will be part of the exclusive interview to air on Sunday. He added that IP addresses allegedly belonging to Russian hackers could have been easily rigged and couldn't stand as evidence.

Author: 0 French Ministry takes on Trump with its own climate change video

But Britain did not sign a joint statement by the leaders of Germany, France and Italy, who said they regretted Trump's decision and insisted that the accord can not be renegotiated. "You shouldn't make a noise about this, but should create the conditions for joint work", he said . "The decision is based on last century's economics and will turn the USA into last century's economy", Andrew Steer, president of the World Resources Institute (WRI) think-tank, predicted.

Author: 0 Macron tells Putin Syrian chemical weapons are a 'red line'

Macron's aides also claimed that Russian groups launched hacking attacks on his presidential campaign. The Versailles exhibition commemorates a visit to France 300 years ago by Peter the Great, known for his European tastes. The presidents of France and Russian Federation met at Versailles yesterday (29 May) in an attempt to inject some life into bilateral relations. On his part, Putin warned that sanctions against Russian Federation over Ukraine would "in no way" resolve the crisis.

Global Vladimir Putin Suggests American Hackers Framed Russia
Author: 0 Vladimir Putin Suggests American Hackers Framed Russia

Speaking at an economic forum in St. Petersburg , Putin said Friday that it is Ambassador Sergei Kislyak's duty to maintain contacts with various people in Washington. Kelly later asked Putin about the U.S. intelligence community's assessment that Russian hackers were responsible for the cyberattacks on the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman, John Podesta, during the 2016 election.

Global #EndorseThis: Donald Trump Flips Off The Entire Planet
Author: 0 #EndorseThis: Donald Trump Flips Off The Entire Planet

Noah noted that the US joined Nicaragua and Syria as the three countries in the world that do not recognize the Paris climate agreement. "Telling nature to go fuck itself while standing in a garden is a pretty gangsta move"-more gangsta than North Korea or Trump's friends in Russia, Noah points out , who are both in the Paris Accord".

Global Unidentified DPRK flying object crosses border with S. Korea
Author: 0 Unidentified DPRK flying object crosses border with S. Korea

As recently as January a year ago, South Korean soldiers fired warning shots at a suspected North Korean drone that crossed the western part of the border, the most sensitive part of the demilitarized zone. One diplomatic source in Washington said, "It appears that Trump wants to resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis through dialogue, but thinks that might be hard considering Kim Jong-un's style".

Global New polls send Pound rising past $1.29
Author: 0 New polls send Pound rising past $1.29

Against the dollar sterling fell by half a cent to below $1.28. But if she fails to beat the 12-seat majority her predecessor David Cameron won in 2015, her electoral gamble will have failed and her authority will be seriously undermined.

Global Novak Djokovic struggles at French Open but advances along with Rafael Nadal
Author: 0 Novak Djokovic struggles at French Open but advances along with Rafael Nadal

As the calendar turned to 2016, Djokovic retained this necessary capacity to absorb less-than-perfect performances yet advance in a bracket. "He told me he had dealt with this in his first rounds". RAFAEL Nadal has added further lustre to a phenomenal claycourt record, surging closer to a 10th French Open crown with victory in his 100th five-set claycourt match .

Author: 0 Donald Tusk: EU and China believe Trump climate move a mistake

We in Germany, Europe and the world will combine our forces more resolutely than ever to address and successfully tackle challenges for humanity such as climate change". Seated in the front row were aides who had advocated for the withdrawal, including EPA administrator Scott Pruitt and chief strategist Steve Bannon. "As someone who cares deeply about the environment, which I do, I can not in good conscience support a deal that punishes the United States, which is what it does".

Author: 0 Jeremy Paxman returns to pugilistic style in May v Corbyn battle

Ms Sturgeon's and Ms Dugdale's comments followed Mr Corbyn saying on Friday that there was a link between "wars our government has supported or fought in other countries and terrorism here at home", and that the war on terrorism "is simply not working".

Author: 0 Most of US economic might keeps faith with Paris

During Trump's speech Thursday , he claimed that USA contributions to the Green Climate Fund - a pool of money the United Nations uses to help countries implement clean energy tech - and other environmental initiatives have placed a "draconian" burden on the United States .

Global Theresa May's snap election gamble looking like a bad bet
Author: 0 Theresa May's snap election gamble looking like a bad bet

A YouGov opinion poll on Wednesday showed the Conservatives' lead for the June 8 election had fallen to a fresh low of 3 percent. The claims have been made by Castle Point Labour candidate Joe Cooke, which come as a seat projection by pollster YouGov suggested that the United Kingdom could be heading for a hung parliament, with Labour making gains and Theresa May's Tories suffering losses.

Author: 0 Trump pulls United States out of Paris climate agreement

That said, Nicaragua actually refused to sign on because its diplomats believe that the Paris Agreement is too tepid in its ambitions to curb climate change , not because they are in denial that the problem exists. With Mr Trump's action, the United States will walk away from almost every other nation in the world on one of the pressing global issues of the 21st century.

Global US Still Will Cut Emissions Despite Paris Pullout: Tillerson
Author: 0 US Still Will Cut Emissions Despite Paris Pullout: Tillerson

The governors of three states, California, Washington and NY, on Thursday announced the creation of an alliance aimed at connecting states "committed to taking aggressive action on climate change ". "I deeply disagree with the decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement and, as a matter of principle, I've resigned from the President's advisory council".

Global Why Trump should sign Paris accord
Author: 0 Why Trump should sign Paris accord

Trump needs to keep this one real. After taking office, however, Trump faced pressure to stay in the deal from investors, global powers and business leaders, including some in the coal industry. A senior European Union official said the EU and China would reaffirm their commitment to the pact regardless of what Trump did, and would spell out, during talks Friday in Brussels, how they would meet their obligations.

Author: 0 Pakistan plans to challenge ICJ's jurisdiction using declaration

The speaker also said Pakistan would not take any dictation on the issue and will take a decision as per its interests. "This court unanimously decides that Pakistan shall take all measures at its disposal so that Kulbushan Jadhav is not executed pending a final decision of this court in the matter".

Global Sterling Edges Higher Despite Polls May 30 2017
Author: 0 Sterling Edges Higher Despite Polls May 30 2017

YouGov's model puts the Tories on course to... British Prime Minister Theresa May's lead over the opposition Labour Party dropped to 6 percentage points in a poll published on Tuesday, the latest to show a tightening race since the Manchester bombing and a U-turn over social care plans.

Author: 0 United Kingdom election: Brexit is back

In particular, opinion polls don't demonstrate that Mrs May is a flop. They believe it is normal, between elections when there is nothing at stake, for polls to show wide gaps between the parties. "Under the Conservatives , the richest have got richer, while most people's incomes have fallen or stagnated". Germany, Italy and France reacted quickly, firmly and in coordination to express "regret" at Donald Trump's decision to pull the USA out of the Paris climate change agreement.

Global General election 2017 quiz: which party should I vote for?
Author: 0 General election 2017 quiz: which party should I vote for?

But critics said this would unfairly penalise people who suffer a slow decline from illnesses like dementia, over people who die suddenly and can then leave their estate to their children. "I don't approve of any terrorism of any sort, any terrorist act of any sort", he said. "People who voted Labour last time , to give an example, behave differently according to what kind of constituency they are in."WHY IS IT SO COMPLICATED? You were talking to them".

Author: 0 Mattis: THAAD is to address 'real' N. Korea problem

The Korean People's Army (KPA), Ministry of People's Armed Forces (MPAF) and the State Affairs Commission (SAC) were also included in the latest round of sanctions for being controlled entities of the North Korean Government and for their involvement in the DPRK's military, nuclear and WMD programs.

Author: 0 Trump's decision harming him, US, poor countries, says daily

Trump's rash decision creates the opportunity for India to lead the world in climate reduction. "And if we can, that's great", he said from Rose Garden at the White House . As USA Today explains, the UNFCCC's fund is set up such that industrialized nations contribute more to efforts aimed at reducing carbon emissions in developing countries because such nations spew more pollutants into the atmosphere on a per capita basis than their poorer counterparts.

Author: 0 Nike Issues Statement on Donald Trump's Withdrawal from Paris Climate Deal

France is the namesake of the 2015 climate deal and was one of the first countries to light up one of its landmarks in protest at Trump's decision. "The actions of China and India is sufficient action to significantly slow the global growth of carbon dioxide emissions, quite significantly, and the USA actions are not going to offset all of those measures being taken".

Global The World Reacts to Trump's Exit from the Paris Climate Agreement
Author: 0 The World Reacts to Trump's Exit from the Paris Climate Agreement

Tapping into the "America First" message he used on the election trail, Trump announced the withdrawal on Thursday, saying that participating in the pact would undermine the US economy, wipe out U.S.jobs, weaken national sovereignty and put his country at a permanent disadvantage.

Author: 0 Eurozone fails to reach Greece debt deal amid International Monetary Fund row

The eurozone's leading official Jeroen Dijsselbloem said a broad settlement involving the next payout and the outlines of a debt relief deal is close, and could be reached in three weeks when finance ministers from the 19 countries from the single currency bloc meet in Luxembourg on June 15.

Global Russia Investigation Elevates Jared Kushner's Previously Low Profile
Author: 0 Russia Investigation Elevates Jared Kushner's Previously Low Profile

The question Spicer declined to take on Tuesday was direct: Did Trump obstruct justice in his conversations with James B. Comey , the Federal Bureau of Investigation director he fired on May 9? President Trump, who is supported by the GOP, was assailed by a number of questions related to Russian Federation.

Author: 0 Former Penn State Administrators Sentenced in Sandusky Scandal

Upon Spanier's release, he must serve another four months on house arrest, 2 years probation, and he must pay a $7,500 fine. Former vice president Gary Schultz , 67, who oversaw the university's police force, was sentenced to six to 23 months, with two months to be served in jail and four months under house arrest.

Global Trump declines to move US Embassy to Jerusalem, for now
Author: 0 Trump declines to move US Embassy to Jerusalem, for now

Trump, in his long campaign for the presidency, vowed to move the USA embassy to Jerusalem to concur with the Israeli government's long-standing preference. The Jewish state has long urged the US and others to build embassies in Jerusalem, to reflect Israel's claim to the holy city as its capital. Jerusalem is an obstacle in the peace process, as it has the Western Wall, one of Israel's holiest sites.

Global Missing person found dead after explosion at Wis. mill
Author: 0 Missing person found dead after explosion at Wis. mill

The blast leveled most of the plant. The first victim was found a short time after the May 31 explosion. Eleven were taken to hospitals by ambulance, Med Flight and Flight for Life. Several people were being treated at a local hospital, WISC-TV says. Brunker called the violation "ancient history". The good news was that of the two dozen or so Didion employees Ramirez knows, most work day shifts.

Author: 0 Gergen: Kushner should take 'leave of absence'

It then left from Newark, New Jersey at 5:01 p.m. on December 14 and headed to Japan, where putin was scheduled to be on December 15 and 16. Senator Patrick Leahy and Representatives John Conyers and Zoe Lofgren, in the nine-page letter dated Thursday and sent to Kushner Companies President Laurent Morali, asked for details about the company's controversial May road show in China, where the developer offered investors a chance to get USA visas under the EB-5 program if they put money in a ...

Global Afghan protesters, angry over truck bomb, clash with police; four dead
Author: 0 Afghan protesters, angry over truck bomb, clash with police; four dead

Protesters carried banners calling for Mr Ghani to resign and pictures of some of the bomb victims. "I strongly discourage any actor from seeking opportunistically to use these very emotional and fragile moments to destabilise the situation and risk further harm to civilians", he said in a statement.

Global President Trump lays wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns
Author: 0 President Trump lays wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns

The ceremony was also attended by Vice President Mike Pence along with Defense Secretary Gen. James Mattis, and Homeland Security Secretary Gen. John Kelly , and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff , Gen. Trump hailed heroes in his first Memorial Day remarks as president on Monday. "Here at this hallowed shrine, we honor the noblest among us, the men and women who paid the ultimate price for victory and for freedom.

Global Putin to Megyn Kelly: US Hackers Could Have Framed Russia
Author: 0 Putin to Megyn Kelly: US Hackers Could Have Framed Russia

EST on NBC. For Putin, leader of the world's biggest crude oil producer and fifth-largest emitter of greenhouse gases, there was plenty to cheer in Trump's rejection of the agreement painstakingly negotiated by the Obama administration and signed by 195 countries.

Author: 0 Donald Trump is isolated, stressed out and gaining weight

But the law contains "blind spots" - namely, record-keeping for direct cellphone communications, said Jonathan Turley, a professor at George Washington University Law School, who specializes in public interest and national security law. Many have wondered if that shake up will mean Spicer's ouster as well, as Trump has complained publicly that his spokespeople aren't accurately representing him.

Author: 0 Putin: US hackers could have framed Russian Federation

Petersburg that the cyber disrupters might have awakened in " high spirits " and chose to meddle simply on behalf of their country. Kelly's repeated questions about the investigations into Trump's ties with Russian Federation provoked one of Putin's most fiery performances in years, laced with numerous jokes at the Americans' expense.

Author: 0 Who Will Be Best To Negotiate Brexit: May Or Corbyn?

He was also asked to rule out a deal with the SNP, and: "Why have you never regarded the IRA as terrorists?" Home Secretary Amber Rudd repeatedly accused Mr Corbyn of having a " magic money tree " during the seven-way debate on Wednesday, and Mrs May carried on the baton, repeating the mantra on a number of occasions.

Author: 0 For President Trump, drama often accompanies decisions

When Press Secretary Sean Spicer took the podium, it became clear why. The Prime Minister's Office says it is not aware of any telephone conversation between Justin Trudeau and Donald Trump on the US president's private cellphone. For two days in a row, since returning from President Trump's trip overseas, the White House press secretary has held uncharacteristically short press briefings in which he claimed not to know the answer to questions, outsourced questions to other officials ...

Author: 0 BBC to broadcast One Love Manchester concert

They want to piece together Salman Abedi's preparations for the attack at the Ariana Grande concert that killed 22 people — and to learn whether others helped him. The public is being urged to help police piece together the Manchester bomber's final movements as his cousins claimed he plotted "secretly to himself".

Author: 0 May's Brexit approach risks 'jobs meltdown', Corbyn says

The tough questions kept coming. On Brexit , Mr Corbyn defended his team's ability to handle the negotiations, with immediate legislation to protect the rights of EU nationals in the United Kingdom and work to "guarantee trade access to the European markets and protection for the conditions we have achieved through EU membership".

Author: 0 Leaders pledge to boost climate efforts

In December 2015, after years of negotiations, 195 nations made a new commitment to work together to address global climate change . German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who met with Li on Thursday in Berlin, pledged " more decisive action than ever" to protect the climate after Mr.

Global Putin Dismisses Russian Election Interference, Calls it
Author: 0 Putin Dismisses Russian Election Interference, Calls it "Useless & Harmful Gossip"

Speaking on a panel at the 2017 St Petersburg International Economic Forum on Friday, the Russian president told NBC News anchor Megyn Kelly that the USA election hack could have been accomplished by anyone-including her daughter. "They came to the polls and voted for him, and the other team miscalculated". Julia Ioffe of The Atlantic is essential reading on all things Putin and Russian Federation, not least because she was born there and still speaks the language.

Global Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, an Ethiopian is New Who Director
Author: 0 Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, an Ethiopian is New Who Director

Tedros is a public-health expert who has formerly been both a health minister and a foreign minister in Ethiopia's government, and he will lead the WHO for a 5-year term. He oversaw a drive to expand basic healthcare by building thousands of new clinics and boosting community-based health services. WHO Director-General's election process was run in the new spirit of transparency sweeping global organisations.

Author: 0 World erupts in resounding criticism over Trump climate pact exit

Is this true? How will Washington quitting the 196-nation Paris club affect the fight against climate change? The Paris Agreement commits signatories to efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that cause global warming, which is blamed for melting ice caps and glaciers, rising sea levels and an increase in extreme weather events.

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