• South China Sea code of conduct draft approved
South China Sea code of conduct draft approved

The Chinese foreign ministry first made the announcement that a framework agreement had been reached by consensus following a meeting between then eleven parties in the Chinese city of Guiyang. A draft of the text obtained by AFP describes the envisioned agreement as "a set of norms to guide the conduct of parties and promote maritime cooperation...

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  • Pentagon plans first test of ICBM intercept: United States media
Pentagon plans first test of ICBM intercept: United States media

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, however, disagreed that Australia might need a nuclear weapons capability to defend against North Korean missiles . Born in 1948, Ri was partly educated in Russian Federation and promoted during Kim Jong-un's rise to prominence in the late 2000s. The rocket scientist in the trio is Kim Jong Sik.

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  • Excessive caffeine intake causes death of SC teen
Excessive caffeine intake causes death of SC teen

But it wasn't a auto crash that took his life. "Davis was a great kid, and being his parent was a great honor to Heidi [his mother] and me", he said. He drank that, followed in pretty short succession by a Diet Mountain Dew and the energy drink (which authorities are refusing to name). The FDA , however, does not have data for caffeine use i...

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  • Will try Jadhav as per our laws: Pakistan home ministry
Will try Jadhav as per our laws: Pakistan home ministry

The ICJ ordered Pakistan to stay Jadhav's execution over allegations of spying until its final decision on India's petition to annul his death sentence. He said legal points should be discussed but there should be no politics on the issue of Jadhav. A case was also registered under Foreigners Act 1946 and the arrested person, who hails from J...

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  • White House: Western Wall comments 'unauthorized,' do not represent Trump's stance
White House: Western Wall comments 'unauthorized,' do not represent Trump's stance

Israel wants the White House to explain why a United States diplomat preparing President Donald Trump's visit to Jerusalem said Judaism's Holy Western Wall in the east side of the city is part of the occupied West Bank, an Israeli official said on Monday.

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  • Nicolas Maduro Opposition in Venezuela in desperate plea to military
Nicolas Maduro Opposition in Venezuela in desperate plea to military

The scenes were no less intense because they involved older protesters. On Monday, demonstrators assembled a giant rosary with balloons hanging from a Caracas highway overpass. FILE - In this May 10, 2017 file photo, amid a cloud of tear gas, an anti-government protester wearing a helmet, googles, gas mask and gloves holds a shield with the Spa...

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  • Tens of thousands gather in Jerusalem to celebrate 50th anniversary of reunification
Tens of thousands gather in Jerusalem to celebrate 50th anniversary of reunification

He met multiple times with Netanyahu , and said in a joint appearance with the prime minister Tuesday, "I can tell you that the Palestinians are ready to reach for peace - and, from my meeting with my friend Benjamin Netanyahu , I can tell you Israelis are ready to reach for peace as well".

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  • EU says Trump agrees that Brexit
EU says Trump agrees that Brexit "an incident, not a threat"

President Donald Trump's meetings here were expected to be shaky, and they lived up to the hype. May talked with Trump about the issue inside the closed meetings, a senior British government official said . "You have thousands of people pouring into our various countries and spreading throughout, and in many cases, we have no idea who they are"...

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  • Tillerson: Trump Pressuring Israel, Palestinians
Tillerson: Trump Pressuring Israel, Palestinians

Hundreds of Israeli settlers on Wednesday forced their way into East Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, according to a Palestinian official. Nevertheless, Lieberman said, "We are following developments and are aware and have ways of dealing with this". They are ready to reach for peace. That would be consistent with Trump's fin...

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  • Manchester attacker's father, brother arrested in Libya's Tripoli
Manchester attacker's father, brother arrested in Libya's Tripoli

British security services were also upset that 22-year- old Abedi's name was apparently leaked by U.S. officials while police in the United Kingdom continued withholding it and while raids were underway in Manchester and in Libya . Al-Libi was on the FBI's most wanted terrorist list and was accused of having links to the 1998 bombings of two Ameri...

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  • Jared Kushner conflicts hang on White House wall
Jared Kushner conflicts hang on White House wall

Several officials involved with the Trump campaign, including former national security adviser Michael Flynn and campaign manager Paul Manafort, have also come under scrutiny for connections to Russian Federation. After Trump took office, Flynn was forced to resign from the administration because of revelations that he had misrepresented his conv...

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  • Trump visits Israel's Holocaust Museum, hails Jewish people
Trump visits Israel's Holocaust Museum, hails Jewish people

The Israeli Ambassador to the United States couldn't contain himself after President Donald Trump implied Israel is not located in the Middle East , putting his head in his hands in disbelief at the statement . The show of affection comes amid widespread speculation that President Trump has been in the dog house - following Melania's re...

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  • UK's opposition leader says foreign wars, police cuts increased terrorism risk
UK's opposition leader says foreign wars, police cuts increased terrorism risk

I don't agree with what he says, but I disagree even more that now is the time to say it. Since the attack, armed police backed up by the army have been patrolling cities and trains. A 16-year-old boy and a 34-year-old woman who had been arrested were released without charge, police said. On Thursday evening, police carried out raids the Grea...

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  • Jared Kushner, Senior Trump Advisor, Under Investigation By FBI
Jared Kushner, Senior Trump Advisor, Under Investigation By FBI

Amid reports the FBI is scrutinizing Kushner's encounters, his lawyer says he stands ready to talk to federal investigators as well as Congress about his contacts and his role in Donald Trump's 2016 campaign. This month, the Justice Department named Robert Mueller, a former Federal Bureau of Investigation director, as an independent special c...

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  • G7 leaders gather for 'robust' talks in Sicily
G7 leaders gather for 'robust' talks in Sicily

Donald Trump and his six fellow G7 leaders, who seemed to take up a lot less space next to the larger-than-life USA president, agreed Friday to do more to counter violent extremism, but remained far apart on issues like climate change and free trade .

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  • GOP senators want US to pull out of Paris climate accord
GOP senators want US to pull out of Paris climate accord

The heads of state of Britain, Canada , France , Germany , Italy, Japan and the United States , plus the European Union are expected to have tough talks on issues ranging from global economic issues, climate change, the Syrian civil war, Russian aggression, fight against ISIS and the recent Manchester attack.

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  • Melania is the first Catholic first lady since Jackie Kennedy
Melania is the first Catholic first lady since Jackie Kennedy

And now Trump is at the final stop of his maiden global trip, a grueling nine-day, five-stop marathon. As he bade the pope farewell, Trump told him, "I won't forget what you said ". The Vatican said they shared a commitment to "life, and freedom of worship and conscience" and expressed hope they can collaborate "in service to the people in the...

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  • Interview: NATO Chief Says Trump's Message On Spending Echoes Past Administrations
Interview: NATO Chief Says Trump's Message On Spending Echoes Past Administrations

A spokeswoman for Juncker, the president of the European Commission which had been negotiating an ambitious free trade deal with Washington known as TTIP before Trump's upset election victory, said the two sides would work to increase trade.

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  • Iraqis demand compensation after US probe into Mosul strike
Iraqis demand compensation after US probe into Mosul strike

Gen. Matthew Isler. Isler says 101 civilians in the building were killed, and another four died in a nearby building. Thousands of Iraqi security forces, Kurdish Peshmerga fighters, Sunni Arab tribesmen and Shia militiamen, assisted by US -led coalition warplanes and military advisers, are involved in the offensive, which was launched in October ...

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  • Death toll in Egypt Copts attack rises to 28
Death toll in Egypt Copts attack rises to 28

Christians have repeatedly been targeted and attacked by members of the Islamic State , who have vowed to carry out more attacks in the future. Television footage showed a bus raked with bullets and with its windows smashed, surrounded by bodies covered in black plastic sheets.

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  • Lawyer says Kushner wants to cooperate in probe
Lawyer says Kushner wants to cooperate in probe

But NBC noted that Kushner was not considered to be in the same category as either former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort or sacked national security advisor Michael Flynn , who are considered "subjects" of the probe. He was interested investigators his meeting with the Russian officials and businessmen, writes The Washington Post . In...

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  • PM Modi inaugurates India's longest bridge Dhola-Sadiya in Assam
PM Modi inaugurates India's longest bridge Dhola-Sadiya in Assam

Keeping in mind educational needs, the govt has chose to raise the limit of creamy layer to 8 lakh, says Modi. Modi said the bridge will lay a new beginning for economic revolution not only for the region but the entire country. While inaugurating the bridge, the longest in India, the PM Narendra Mpdo said that the bridge will be named after Dr...

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  • Emmanuel Macron experiences the phenomenon of Donald Trump's handshake on two occasions
Emmanuel Macron experiences the phenomenon of Donald Trump's handshake on two occasions

If body language is to be believed, France's president Emmanuel Macron is not on board the Trump train and it seems that there are some power games at play. In that shake, Trump simply clamped down and refused to let go. Later, Mr. Trump extended his hand to Mr. Macron while the leaders gathered prior to the remarks at the unveiling of NATO'...

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  • Manchester bomber was part of terror 'network'
Manchester bomber was part of terror 'network'

His father, said to be an outspoken supporter of Al Qaeda, has also been charged. Britain is on its second-highest alert level of "severe" meaning an attack by militants is considered highly likely. The Herald quotes the sister of Abedi and says she has suggested that the Manchester bombing was an "act of revenge" for the West's military attac...

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  • Rouhani dismisses Trump warning over Iran 'threat'
Rouhani dismisses Trump warning over Iran 'threat'

The polls were held simultaneously with municipal elections. The contrast between the two scenes was noted by Iran's newly re-elected president, Hassan Rouhani , who has sought to reach out to the West while batting back hardliners at home.

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  • Courts could put Texas GOP's aggressive agenda to the test
Courts could put Texas GOP's aggressive agenda to the test

Legislation headed for passage in the Texas Legislature this month could forbid him from using the boys' bathroom and effectively divulge his transgender identity to classmates. With a crucial court hearing just weeks away, the Texas House is taking up a measure aimed at addressing concerns about the voter ID law that legislators passed in 20...

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  • Foreign fighters among militants in Philippines
Foreign fighters among militants in Philippines

Iligan City is roughly one hour from Marawi , where Maute and Abu Sayyaf militants have been fighting government forces since Tuesday. The raid went awry and gunmen swept through the streets, fending off government forces and taking over large parts of the city.

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  • Rahul denied permission to visit Saharanpur
Rahul denied permission to visit Saharanpur

After visiting the village, District Magistrate Mr Pandey has said that a conspiracy was hatched to disturb the peace and law and order in the district by the miscreants and all of them will be identified in due course of investigation. One person was killed and 15 others injured in the incident. Sub Divisional Magistrate Rampur Maniharan has also ...

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  • Trump Vows 'To Do Everything I Can' to Achieve Middle East Peace
Trump Vows 'To Do Everything I Can' to Achieve Middle East Peace

Before his speech, Trump and his delegation visited the Holocaust Remembrance Center at Yad Vasham, where he said the Jewish people had built the state of Israel out of the "depths of suffering" as "a testament to [their] unbreakable spirit".

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  • Controlled explosion in early morning Moss Side raid
Controlled explosion in early morning Moss Side raid

The deadly attack at the Manchester Arena on Monday killed 22 people and injured over 100 more. A 23-year-old man - named in reports as Abedi's older brother Ismail - was detained in Chorlton, south Manchester, on Tuesday. Greater Manchester Police have been carrying out searches this morning (Friday 26 May 2017) at addresses in St Helens, Mersey...

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  • New Orleans removes monument to Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee
New Orleans removes monument to Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee

Lee, on Friday amid mainly chants of glee from the crowd. The other three, however, should have never been removed. In what the Times-Picayune reported as "a passionate defense" of the removal of the Confederate statues, Landrieu said the Confederacy was "on the wrong side of humanity".

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  • Trump discusses peace without calling for a Palestinian state
Trump discusses peace without calling for a Palestinian state

Netanyahu is working to broaden his coalition because he wants room for maneuver should direct Israeli-Palestinian talks resume, said the TV report, which was not confirmed. "We all felt that way then and I feel the same way today". "We have before us a rare opportunity to bring security and stability and peace to this region and to its people", ...

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  • Trump 'asked intel chiefs to push back on Federal Bureau of Investigation probe'
Trump 'asked intel chiefs to push back on Federal Bureau of Investigation probe'

A former intelligence official tells NBC President Trump asked both to publicly denounce ties between his campaign and Russian Federation. "The problem wasn't so much asking them to issue statements , it was asking them to issue false statements about an ongoing investigation", a former senior intelligence official said of the request to C...

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  • Israel, Palestinians Gear Up for Trump Visit
Israel, Palestinians Gear Up for Trump Visit

The city is claimed as a capital by both Jews and Palestinians, however, and relocating the USA embassy - essentially declaring Jerusalem to be Israeli territory - would raise tensions. A senior official who attended the cabinet meeting told Israeli newspaper Haaretz that Netanyahu was "furious and blew up at the meeting", after which the Prime...

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  • President Trump Decries 'Evil Losers' Who Carried Out Manchester Attack
President Trump Decries 'Evil Losers' Who Carried Out Manchester Attack

Trump , for his part, stressed the need to forge a historic peace deal, without mentioning any reference to the two-state solution or to an independent Palestinian state . president said. Beigelman wasn't sure about Trump's chances of achieving peace in the area, but was hopeful with Trump's approach to the region.

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