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German envoy to United States downplays Trump-Merkel tensions

Trump did not take it lying down and used his favorite platform of Twitter to lash out at Germany and ifs insufficient defense spending and trade imbalances with the United States promising that he would change all that. "Through Chancellor Merkel, we will be able to work with the European Union ". After an unsatisfactory G7 summit, German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday made a camp... [Full Article...]

Former assistant USA attorney reminds Trump haters: 'Pressure is not obstruction'

The president could possibly invoke some form of executive privilege - which is created to keep sensitive decision-making processes involving the president secret - to stop Comey from testifying. Both the House and Senate Intelligence committees have issued subpoenas for Flynn's testimony and documents from his businesses. That account has been confirmed by Trump himself, who said that he wo... [Full Article...]

Goldman Sachs condemned for buoying Venezuela with $2.8bn bond purchase

Goldman Sachs condemned for buoying Venezuela with $2.8bn bond purchase Maduro opponents say he aims to keep himself in power by stacking the planned "constitutional assembly" with allies. And the death toll has mounted. Their path, however, is blocked by the armored vehicles and officers of the security forces. [Full Article...]

Leaders pledge to boost climate efforts

Leaders pledge to boost climate efforts Merkel had already begun finessing her message on Monday, stressing that she was a "convinced trans-Atlanticist", a message she repeated after a meeting with visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Berlin . Trump's " announcement has galvanised us rather than weakened us, and this vacuum will be filled by new broad committed leadership", Canete said. [Full Article...]

US Supreme Court strikes down NC congressional districts

US Supreme Court strikes down NC congressional districts In Congressional District 12, the black voting age population increased from 43.8 percent to 50.7 percent. A three-judge federal court had previously struck down the two districts. However, the North Carolina GOP's new, allegedly "partisan-only" map is still in place at the moment, and there's still a long way to go before it, too, might come undone at the hands of the courts. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump angered by White House leaks

Donald Trump angered by White House leaks Lieu, a Democrat from California, last week called for Kushner to be prosecuted for not disclosing at least three contacts with Russia's ambassador to the US during and after the 2016 presidential campaign. Russian officials, including President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, have repeatedly said that Russia had not interfered in the internal affairs of foreign states. [Full Article...]

UK bomber said to have pleaded 'Forgive me' before blast

UK bomber said to have pleaded 'Forgive me' before blast The new arrests bring to eight the total number of men being held in the probe. In 2007, Al-Qaeda said the now-disbanded faction had joined its rranks, but this was denied by the LIFG, who said they had no ties with worldwide organisations. [Full Article...]

Draft UN resolution would add 15 North Koreans to blacklist

Draft UN resolution would add 15 North Koreans to blacklist Mattis outlined the Trump administration's approach in remarks to reporters traveling with him to Singapore , where he will deliver a policy speech at an worldwide security conference Saturday and meet with several Asian counterparts. He criticized China's attempt to assert its claims to more than 80 percent of the South China Sea through artificial island building. Russia's Interfax news a... [Full Article...]

BBC says driver killed, four journalists injured in Kabul attack

The explosion took place at a sensitive area which houses foreign embassies and houses of diplomats. Also in the area is Afghanistan's foreign ministry, the Presidential Palace and its intelligence and security headquarters, which are guarded by soldiers trained by the USA and its coalition partners. [Full Article...]

PM Modi arrives in France on last leg of 4-nation tour

He said that the best course of action is to create circumstances where world leaders can work together to redefine the accord, and that the world needs to take the Paris agreement as a starting point and work from there. That's precisely what Russian Federation is - a point that Mitt Romney made in 2012 to much derision, only to be vindicated over the next several years. [Full Article...]

Sarfraz says Champions Trophy is an important tournament for him as skipper

Sarfraz says Champions Trophy is an important tournament for him as skipper With the Bangladesh-England encounter on June 1, Champions Trophy started with a bang! England enter the competition as one of the favourites with perhaps the most powerful batting line-up of all the eight teams on show. Titled "CrickHIT for Six", users can share their high scores and can keep going all day, as the high scores are saved even if your browser tab is closed and reopened aga... [Full Article...]

India, Russia to set up JVs to build aircraft, automobiles

Sources told ET that with the waiver made for the submarine overhaul, similar arrangements are expected to ensure that the inter-governmental agreement with India in October 2016 for the sale of four Project 1135.6 class stealth frigates also goes through. [Full Article...]

Bill Maher Drops the N-Word on 'Real Time'

Bill Maher Drops the N-Word on 'Real Time' Sasse was on Maher's HBO program, Real Time , to promote his new book, and engaged in a bit in which he encouraged Maher to come visit his state and work in its fields. Nearly certainly. But here's a not-so-new rule: given it's historical significance, if you are a white dude, it's a good idea to never say the n-word, in any circumstance, comedic or otherwise. [Full Article...]

Australian PM urges China to stop 'reckless' North Korea

While terrorism is a key item on the agenda, the region will also be listening closely to Mr Turnbull's address as it grapples with the "fickle nature" of American foreign policy and whether they can arely on the United States to engage in ongoing security challenges, Australian National University defence and strategic expert John Blaxland told AAP this week. [Full Article...]

India issues 4-month medical visa to Pak baby for treatment

India issues 4-month medical visa to Pak baby for treatment Swaraj's reply was highly appreciated in both India and Pakistan. "He does not even know what is happening between India and Pakistan", Ken tweeted to drive home the point that an innocent child should not be deprived of treatment. I'm a lawyer from Pakistan, my father needs urgent visa for liver transplant in India. Numerous unwell needed a liver transplant, which costs between Rs 2-3 million. [Full Article...]

Climate change may affect food, water security, warns United Nations chief

Climate change may affect food, water security, warns United Nations chief Though he regularly criticized the climate deal on the campaign trail, President Trump has been mulling a decision on whether to withdraw or remain in the Paris climate deal for some time. Global leaders began reacting to the reports of Trump's plans. The Paris agreement was reached in December 2015 to reduce emissions, adapt to climate change and pay for mitigation measures. [Full Article...]

Trump misstated our climate change data, MIT researchers say

Trump misstated our climate change data, MIT researchers say Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said, "We are also ready to cooperate with worldwide community members, including the U.S., to push for low carbon generation globally". Mayors across the nation today are pledging to stand up on the worldwide stage to keep the goals of the historic Paris climate agreement alive, marking an unusual shift in traditional boundaries perhaps but... [Full Article...]

Russia won't veto UNSC's resolution on North Korea

It expresses "gravest concern" that the North's nuclear and missile activities are generating "increased tension in the region and beyond" and continue to threaten global peace and security. The Russian Deputy Foreign Minister, Sergei Ryabkov , indicated that the measures would only further damage the already rapidly deteriorating relations between the US and Russia and that diplomatic measures... [Full Article...]

Paris agreement: what does China think?

Environmental campaigners protested Friday against President Donald Trump's decision to pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord, while nations around the world pledged to double down on their efforts to curb global warming in response to the US move. [Full Article...]

Terror funding: NIA conducts raids at several places in Kashmir

Terror funding: NIA conducts raids at several places in Kashmir Sources in NIA told Mirror that the raid is underway at house of a leading businessman Zahoor, whose kids' wedding were attended by Pakistan-occupied Kashmir PM sultan Mehmood and former J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah. Aides and kins of separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani were among those whose houses were raided by the agency on Friday. However, claiming the sting operation was "docto... [Full Article...]


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