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by | June 20, 2017 | 00:34

A media note of the meeting said the ministers deplored the continued terrorist attacks, including in some BRICS countries. Together the BRICS countries account for roughly 40 percent of the world population and 20 percent of the global economy.

by | June 20, 2017 | 00:31

Chancellor Kohl was a friend to the United States during a transformative period for Germany and Europe as a whole. Former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl looks on during his official birthday reception at the Pfalzbau in Ludwigshafen, Germany, on May 5, 2010.

by | June 20, 2017 | 00:28

A statement issued by U.S. Central Command said the plane was downed "in collective self-defense of Coalition-partnered forces". "Iran's missile capability protects its citizens in lawful self-defence and advances common global fight to eradicate ISIS and extremist terror", Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said in a tweet, using another acronym for IS.

by | June 20, 2017 | 00:24

Trump has faced numerous allegations of the offence since his inauguration in January, and calls for him to be investigated increased following testimony to the Senate intelligence committee last week by sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey .

by | June 19, 2017 | 00:07

There was huge focus on Ronaldo after news broke on Friday of his desire to leave Real Madrid and quit Spain for good because of his unhappiness at a tax investigation against him, but he frequently cut an isolated figure up front due to Portugal coach Fernando Santos' cautious tactics.

by | June 19, 2017 | 00:02

Brussels insists that those living in Britain now should be able to keep those rights after Brexit. The EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier and the UK's Brexit minister David Davis will meet on Monday (19 June) for the first round of negotiations on the United Kingdom leaving the EU, nearly a year after a majority of British voters decided in a referendum to quit the club.

by | June 18, 2017 | 00:07

The morning missive appeared to refer to Rod Rosenstein , the deputy attorney general. Mr. Trump did receive assurances that he wasn't personally under investigation , as fired FBI Director James Comey reiterated in testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee last week.

by | June 18, 2017 | 00:05

Based on what we know there is nothing to suggest that the fire was started deliberately ", Cundy said . Activists held up posters with pictures of people still missing after the deadly inferno. The first victim to be formally identified was Mohammed Alhajali, a 23-year-old Syrian refugee, who came to Britain in 2014 with his brother. "Mohammed undertook a risky journey to flee war and death in Syria, only to meet it here in the United Kingdom, in his own home", the Syrian Solidarity ...

by | June 18, 2017 | 00:04

Government sources suggested that the Conservatives do not necessarily need an agreement with the DUP before Wednesday, because the DUP would be unlikely to support the opposition Labour Party and its leader Jeremy Corbyn. The first round of talks are likely to focus on the UK's so-called divorce bill, estimated to be as much as €100bn (£88bn), as well as the rights of European Union citizens now living in Britain and United Kingdom nationals living on the continent.

by | June 16, 2017 | 03:58

Two Canadians are among more than a dozen people sought in connection with a violent attack on protesters during an official visit by Turkey's president to the USA capital last month. Holman told the judge that Yildirim has received death threats because of the case. But President Donald Trump declined to say anything about the attack , and the State Department was careful in its public statements.

by | June 15, 2017 | 01:22

Trump said the agreement places too many financial and economic burdens on the country. Mayors across the country, including in St. Louis and Chicago, have shown support for the Paris Agreement despite Trump's move to exit the accord.

by | June 14, 2017 | 03:59

U.S. forces remain near the Korean Peninsula with an "armada" led by the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson. President Trump has vowed that North Korea will never be allowed to field a nuclear capable ICBM , but there has been little action to enforce this statement.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:02

A record number of Britons became German citizens a year ago after Britain voted to quit the European Union , Germanys federal statistics office said. The largest group of people taking up German citizenship came from Turkey, although the total of 16,290 was down 17.3% from a year ago. The second largest national group, Poles, recorded an increase of 11.3 per cent to reach 6,632.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:02

The agreement, which passed through the Senate's Banking and Foreign Relations Committees , would add new and tougher sanctions against the Russian government for the invasion of Crimea in 2014, its cyber warfare campaign during the presidential campaign a year ago, and its support for Syrian president Bashar al-Assad.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:35

The Opposition Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn , has also said that his party is waiting in the wings to take charge after he defied pollsters' predictions by gaining 30 seats in Thursday's election , leaving a hung Parliament . A latest YouGov poll for "The Sunday Times" revealed that voters, by a margin of 48 per cent to 38 per cent, believe the Prime Minister should resign and for the first time Corbyn has drawn level with May on the question of who would be the best Prime Minister.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:31

Amid reports that senior Tories were sounding out potential replacements for Mrs May, prominent Conservative MP Heidi Allen said the Prime Minister had six months at most left in Downing Street. May said she meant to stay as the Prime Minister and sought support from the Democratic Unionists to form a government. "The prime minister called the election because she wanted a mandate", Corbyn told The Guardian.

by | June 12, 2017 | 10:51

Eight seats shy of a majority, the Conservative Party is now in negotiations with the Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party, who won 10 seats in Parliament, on a " confidence and supply " deal which would see the DUP support the Conservatives on key votes.

by | June 12, 2017 | 10:52

A United Nations aid agency that helps Palestinians in Gaza condemned the territory's Hamas rulers on Friday after discovering a tunnel running under two of its schools for boys. Also, the soldiers, stationed in the Nahal Oz military base, across the fence, fired gas bombs into Palestinian lands, causing dozens of residents to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation.

by | June 11, 2017 | 09:05

Iranian authorities have arrested seven people it suspects of helping militants involved in this week's attacks in the capital Tehran , a judiciary official said on Saturday. "Some terrorist cells also have been dismantled", it added. The ISIS Takfiri terrorist group claimed responsibility for the near-simultaneous assaults.

by | June 11, 2017 | 09:02

Two U.S. soldiers were killed and two others wounded in an attack by an Afghan soldier, a spokesperson for an Afghan governor said. Its spokesman Zabihullah Kujahid said online that the solider had been an "infiltrator" who had killed four American soldiers.

by | June 11, 2017 | 09:01

United Kingdom police announced the arrest of 28-year-old man on investigation of the terrorist attack on London bridge. The trio behind the London Bridge attack filled their van with petroleum bombs, used mysterious ceramic pink knives and originally planned to rent a 7.5-tonne truck, suggesting that they intended more carnage before officers shot them dead, police said.

by | June 10, 2017 | 09:48

Macron wants to nab American climate scientists who disagree with Trump's budget proposal, which cuts global warming programs. Trump's rationale for pulling the USA out of the nearly-200 nation deal was to save American jobs, something he claimed the deal hindered.

by | June 10, 2017 | 09:49

They appeared to trust Trump's version of events as much as those from Comey, who testified under oath at the Senate Intelligence Committee. Comey noticed the way that the President asked the Vice-President, the Attorney General, and his own son-in-law to leave the room before talking to him about the Flynn investigation.

by | June 10, 2017 | 09:49

The U.S. House Intelligence Committee leaders sent a letter to the White House today, asking if any tape recordings exist of conversations between ousted FBI Director James Comey and President Donald Trump . Mr Trump wrote in an early morning tweet on Friday, the day after the Senate hearing. The tweet broke a mysterious period of silence on social media for the President, who until then had not tweeted since June 7.

by | June 09, 2017 | 04:30

He was addressing a small gathering called at the birthday celebrations of VHP leader Mahant Nritya Gopal Das , president of the Ram Janambhoomi Nyas Trust, an organisation formed to promote the construction of a Ram temple at the disputed site.

by | June 09, 2017 | 04:29

His government has claimed that the suicide bombers who attacked a funeral attended by high-level government officials Saturday were financed and trained in Pakistan, charges that Pakistan has denied. "What will it take to convince Pakistan that a stable Afghanistan helps them and helps our region", Ghani said. Ashraf Ghani provided the updated toll on Tuesday in remarks to the Kabul Process, an worldwide gathering focused on security and political issues.

by | June 08, 2017 | 01:26

LONDON (AP) - Police searching for a French man who has been missing since the London Bridge attack say they have recovered a body from the River Thames. - Barking resident Erica Gasperri said she had reported Butt to police after she saw him teaching local children about Islam and showing them how to pray.

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:02

It is not impossible that this could make the high court more reluctant to grant Trump the broad latitude his administration is demanding - suggesting, once again, that Trump's own impulsive words and tweets are badly sapping credibility and could undermine his own agenda.

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:00

Following the London Bridge terror attack, Prime Minister Theresa May said that technology companies must stop being a "safe space" for terror suspects . CEO Tim Cook kicked off the event, saying the developer community "has never been more vibrant", noting Apple now has more than 16 million registered developers, including 3 million added in the past year.

by | June 07, 2017 | 11:58

Task & Purpose reports victor, who reportedly served as a linguist in the Air Force and is fluent in Pashto, Farsi and Dari, enlisted in 2013. Victor remained locked up Tuesday on federal charges that she made copies of classified documents containing top-secret material and mailed them to an online news organisation.