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Daesh Militants Leave Raqqa, Cross Euphrates - Russian Military

The last time Russian Federation fired Kalibr cruise missiles from its ships at militant targets in Syria was in November a year ago, the RIA news agency said. The precision attacks come as US-backed Syrian rebel fighters are engaged in intense clashes with Islamist forces on the northern and eastern edges of Raqqa in an attempt to encircle the city. [Full Article...]

Explosion in diplomatic area of Kabul kills 9, wounds dozens

Basir Mujahid, a spokesman for city police, said the explosives were hidden in a sewage truck. The blast meanwhile displaced many T-walls which were erected to protect the entrance to the Green Zone in Street 17 of Wazir Akbar Khan . Germany has had troops in Afghanistan for 15 years, primarily in the north in and around Mazar-e-Sharif. Frantic relatives scanned casualty lists and questioned ho... [Full Article...]

Malaysia Airlines flight forced to land over bomb scare

Malaysian media has reported the country's Deputy Transport Minister Datuk Seri Aziz Ab Kaprawi told the Australian Federal Police, the " disruptive passenger " was "drunk". Police Superintendent Tony Langdon credited the flight crew with also playing a part in tackling the man. A man who was arrested for trying to enter the cockpit of a Malaysia Airlines flight is driven to the M... [Full Article...]

Afghan president condemns Kabul terror attack

Afghan president condemns Kabul terror attack Germany's foreign minister said embassy staff had been evacuated. Along with their Afghan driver, four people from BBC staff were stuck in a suicide bombing taking place in Kabul outside the German Embassy on Wednesday. "When we had more than 100,000 foreign soldiers, they were not even able to secure Helmand province" in southern Afghanistan, where the Taliban controls roughly 80 perce... [Full Article...]

Trump Still Undecided on US Embassy Move One Day Before Waiver Expires

Trump Still Undecided on US Embassy Move One Day Before Waiver Expires Israel captured eastern Jerusalem during the 1967 Six Day War, ending 19 years of Jordanian occupation. By contrast, during his confirmation hearings for the post of Defense Secretary, Gen. A 35 acre hilltop in Jerusalem's Old City is home both to the holiest site in Judaism and Islam's third most-revered mosque. Signing the waiver this week would forestall any move for another six months. [Full Article...]

Watch Sean Spicer's Greatest Hits at the Daily Press Briefing

Dubke, who worked closely with White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, served as a behind-the-scenes player helping manage communications strategy, responses to crises such as the firing of James B. "He was frustrated at the situation. Dubke was a Spicer guy". "It is never as bad as folks think it is on the outside", one official said. On Sunday, Trump tweeted, "Whenever you see the words "so... [Full Article...]

USA president Donald Trump's communications director Mike Dubke resigns, says White House

USA president Donald Trump's communications director Mike Dubke resigns, says White House His departure comes amid a "reshuffle" of the White House communications unit - including proposals to conduct fewer open and on-camera press briefings. The Trump administration also plans to set up a "war room" to combat mounting questions and multiple probes. The bad news is that Kushner has been involved in those discussions - when instead he should have been cleaning out his office. [Full Article...]

Manchester bomber passed through Germany and Turkey before attack, officials say

Medics, who battled to save the lives of children caught up in the atrocity, told the queen as she toured the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital how they worked tirelessly through the night. The New York Times published pictures which appeared to show parts of the bomb as well as torn fabric from the attacker's rucksack. Britain's terror threat assessment has been hiked to "critical", the hig... [Full Article...]

Afghans mourn a day after massive truck bombing kills 90

Afghans mourn a day after massive truck bombing kills 90 The bomb, one of the deadliest in Kabul and coming at the start of the holy month of Ramadan, exploded close to the entrance to the German embassy, wounding some staff, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said. The German Embassy, the Foreign Ministry and the Presidential Palace are all in the area. The powerful explosion also blew out windows of nearby shops. [Full Article...]

New balance of terror: Why North Korea clings to its nukes

New balance of terror: Why North Korea clings to its nukes Syring, however, said that the test was based on intelligence projections of where the missile threat to the United States would be in 2020. Since the system was declared ready for potential combat use in 2004, only four of nine intercept attempts have been successful. [Full Article...]

White House says Trump expected to pull United States from Paris climate agreement

White House says Trump expected to pull United States from Paris climate agreement Canada on Wednesday greeted reports that U.S. President Donald Trump was leaning toward withdrawal from a pact on climate change by saying it would "keep marching on" with the rest of the world to combat global warming. The agreement was signed by former Secretary of State John Kerry on Earth Day, April 22, 2016 on the US behalf. Musk's tweets come amid discussions that Trump was looking... [Full Article...]

Trump expected to pull out of Paris climate deal

Trump tweeted early Wednesday that he'll announce his decision "over the next few days". However, under the terms of the Paris deal, withdrawal can't begin until November 2019, three years after the agreement took effect . "That's not how it works", Juncker said in response to the news . It would also reflect a major reversal of the Obama administration's efforts on climate change and could... [Full Article...]

Wolfsburg complete signing of John Brooks for £14.8million

Wolfsburg complete signing of John Brooks for £14.8million Brooks was keen to take the next step in his career, though, and will now move to Wolfsburg after becoming the most expensive US player in history. "We wish John all the best for the future". The USA worldwide was under contract at Hertha until 2019 but will now remain in the Bundesliga with Wolfsburg. "But after talks with (sporting director) Olaf Rebbe and (coach) Andries Jonker I really wante... [Full Article...]

Labour leader challenges under-pressure UK PM to TV debate

Labour leader challenges under-pressure UK PM to TV debate Farron said. "Take a look out your window". YouGov's analysis puts the Tories on 310 seats, down from the 330 they went into the election with, and 16 short of a majority. "Support for Labour among younger voters has gone up and gone up dramatically but then the crucial question is whether these young people will come out to vote", Curtice said. [Full Article...]

Pakistan says Indian troops fire across border in Kashmir

He said it was unfortunate that Union ministers Arun Jaitley and M Venkaiah Naidu were "giving sanctions" to the statements of the Army Chief. During the searches, the two militants opened fire on the forces, triggering the gun-battle, he said. [Full Article...]

UK PM May's election lead narrowing, sixth poll since Manchester attack shows

At one point, Mr Corbyn asked "where is Theresa May , what happened to her" as he defended his own leadership abilities. However Conservative leader Theresa May won't be taking part, instead Home Secretary Amber Rudd will represent the Tories. [Full Article...]

Trump pulling US out of Paris climate deal

The White House declined to confirm the reports , and President Trump tweeted Wednesday morning that he would announce his decision "over the next few days". Energy Information Administration. "Climate solutions provide opportunities that are unmatchable". The Pruitt team is deciding on whether to initiate a full, formal withdrawal - which could take three years - or exit the underlying Unite... [Full Article...]

PMLN's Nehal Hashmi's full speech threatening SC judges, JIT

PMLN's Nehal Hashmi's full speech threatening SC judges, JIT A day after the event, Hashmi's address went viral on social media and condemnation of his speech started pouring in from all quarters, especially the opposition parties. Hashmi's party membership was suspended as soon as the PM house came to know of this statement and he was directed to tender his resignation from the Senate, according to Minister of State for Information Marriyum Aurangzeb. [Full Article...]

Marty Walsh Speaks Out on Trump's Paris Climate Deal Decision

Marty Walsh Speaks Out on Trump's Paris Climate Deal Decision President Trump however, has sided with the 22 Republican senators who reportedly urged him May 25 via a letter to leave the Paris Climate Change Accord. Nancy Pelosi of California, referred to it as "a stunning abdication of American leadership and a grave threat to our planet's future". The CEO of SpaceX , Musk has said further delay in adopting policies to mitigate climate change woul... [Full Article...]

Trump finds tumult on first work day back at the White House

Plus, they pay far less than they should on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and military. "As Trump and his entourage prepared to return to the USA from Italy on Saturday, National Security Advisor H.R. The White House has said the Trump administration's national security team is putting together a "holistic solution" to defeat Islamic State. Dubke founded Crossroads Media, a GOP firm that ... [Full Article...]


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