• Iran refutes United States for urging policy shift
Iran refutes United States for urging policy shift

Macron described the JCPOA as a significant deal for the regional and worldwide security, emphasizing that all sides should support the accord for economic development and closer cooperation with Iran . Four days after being reelected as Iran's president at the 12th round of presidential elections, Hassan Rouhani met with the Leader of Islamic...

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  • Trump Reportedly Told Close Associates U.S. Will Leave Paris Climate Agreement
Trump Reportedly Told Close Associates U.S. Will Leave Paris Climate Agreement

In contrast to the leaders of six other world leaders at a G7 summit in Italy, the US President (pictured above with the Canadian PM Justin Trudeau, French President Emmanuel Macron and President of the European Council Donald Tusk) said he would decide next week on whether to support the Paris Agreement.

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  • US-Middle East relations — NRT Focus
US-Middle East relations — NRT Focus

Earlier Monday, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi called on Washington to abandon its "warmongering policy, intervention, Iranophobia and sales of unsafe and useless weapons to the main sponsors of terrorism ", according to state-run Press TV.

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  • Kushner sought secret back channel with Russian Federation
Kushner sought secret back channel with Russian Federation

Trump's Sunday mini tweet storm represented a return to form for a president who largely refrained from tweeting anything provocative or controversial during his trip overseas last week. Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn , who resigned amidst controversy over his own contact with Kislyak, also attended that meeting, according to the ...

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  • Manchester bomber's father says he did not expect attack
Manchester bomber's father says he did not expect attack

Forensic officers work near the Manchester Arena in Manchester, Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Grande has returned to the United States to be with her family after the awful events that had unfolded. The BBC said that Manchester police hoped to resume normal intelligence relationships soon but is now furious. It's hard to see how the leaking of inf...

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  • Trump scolds European leaders who react by snickering
Trump scolds European leaders who react by snickering

The discord was palpable even in body language. The United States spends more on defense than the other 27 member countries combined. "Twenty-three of the 28 nations are still not paying what they should be paying and what they're supposed to be paying for their defence", Trump said.

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  • White House shrugs off concerns over Kushner's 'secret line' with Russian Federation
White House shrugs off concerns over Kushner's 'secret line' with Russian Federation

In addition, Reuters reported that Kushner had at least three previously undisclosed contacts with Kislyak previous year, including two phone calls between April and November. The New York Times said the channel was never established. He is the only person now in the White House known to be under investigation. Labeling him a "target" would su...

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  • Trump cries fake news amid Kushner reports
Trump cries fake news amid Kushner reports

But some former administration officials on Sunday criticized the use of such secret channels, especially during a presidential transition, saying they could send a confusing message and be manipulated by a foreign power. intelligence agencies say tried to sway the November election in Trump s favor. He remains an influential confidant within the W...

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  • Trump's Pushy Approach Toward NATO Shows Member Countries Who Is Boss
Trump's Pushy Approach Toward NATO Shows Member Countries Who Is Boss

The harsh tone had a toll, as Trump was left largely on his own after the speech as leaders mingled and laughed with each other, leaving the USA president to stand silently on a stage ahead of a group photo. Donald Trump hasn't done a lot of public speaking during his big trip overseas. The attack, he said, "demonstrates the depths of the evil we ...

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  • Day war begets 50 years of conflict for Israel
Day war begets 50 years of conflict for Israel

The Ruderman Family Foundation praised the Cabinet decision to build the elevator and make the Western Wall more accessible to people with disabilities. At a later stage, several large underground floors may be built that will include space for a series of shops, public services and passageways. The cable vehicle will be routed from the First Sta...

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  • Manchester Terror Attack: 8 held in United Kingdom, threat level still critical
Manchester Terror Attack: 8 held in United Kingdom, threat level still critical

Forensic pictures leaked to the New York Times show the charred remains of the Karrimor backpack the terrorist used to hide the deadly explosive. British security services were also upset that 22-year-old Abedi's name was apparently leaked by US officials while police in the United Kingdom continued withholding it and while raids were underway ...

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  • France President, Macron swerves past Trump to embrace Merkel
France President, Macron swerves past Trump to embrace Merkel

U.S. President Donald Trump , left, French President Emmanuel Macron and EU Council President Donald Tusk, right, watch the Frecce Tricolori Italian Air Force acrobatic squadron performing, in Taormina, Italy , Friday, May 26, 2017. Macron met his German counterpart Angela Merkel for the first time since his inauguration last Monday . Trump ...

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  • Manchester attack: US paper leaks images of explosive device
Manchester attack: US paper leaks images of explosive device

Two others had been arrested have been released without charges. Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi phoned his mother just hours before blowing himself up at Manchester Arena on Monday night (local time ). The National Police Chiefs Council said the sharing of information with other governments helps fight terrorism and protect the p...

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  • UK PM May to raise intelligence leaks with Trump -UK govt source
UK PM May to raise intelligence leaks with Trump -UK govt source

Before further details were published by the New York Times , Ms Rudd had said she had been "very clear with our friends that that should not happen again". The suspected bomber grew up in Manchester's southern suburbs and once attended Salford University there. Suicide bomber Salman Abedi spent his final moments before his attack in a rental ...

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  • Shooting suspect hospitalized in good condition
Shooting suspect hospitalized in good condition

University of Mississippi Medical Center spokesman Gary Pettus says Godbolt was taken to the emergency room about 70 miles from the area where authorities arrested him Sunday morning. The shootings were reportedly the result of a domestic incident regarding Godbolt's estranged wife and children, and Godbolt said he never meant to kill the deputy.

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  • Police officer dies after shooting west of Brisbane, gunman on the run
Police officer dies after shooting west of Brisbane, gunman on the run

They locked down a large area, with an exclusion zone in place for Fords Road, Forestry Road West, Sandy Creek Road, Gerard Lane, Seventeen Mile Road, Wallers Road and Forest Road. It's understood shots were fired at police around 2.25pm this afternoon, with Queensland police confirming an officer had been injured. A Queensland Ambulance Servic...

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  • The Elders Welcome Iran Election Result As Spur For Peace And Tolerance
The Elders Welcome Iran Election Result As Spur For Peace And Tolerance

After meeting with the Supreme Leader, President Rouhani visited the mausoleum of the late Founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran to renew allegiance to him and the martyrs of the Islamic Revolution and Sacred Defence and said: "We are committed to implement and realise the promises that we made to people".

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  • United States grants Israel extra defence aid: Netanyahu
United States grants Israel extra defence aid: Netanyahu

The President's words came as he visited Bethlehem during a visit to the Middle East. "The fact that now people have been made aware of the emphasis on religion is a good thing", said Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, apostolic administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem .

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  • DNC calls for firing Trump's son-in-law over Russia revelations
DNC calls for firing Trump's son-in-law over Russia revelations

Investigators also are interested in a meeting Kushner had with the Russian banker, Sergey Gorkov, according to reports from The Washington Post and NBC News. She said that Mr Kushner had "thousands of calls" during the presidential campaign for his father-in-law, adding: 'We have asked ( Reuters ) for the dates of such alleged calls so we may lo...

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  • Trump's trip: Conventional images and unconventional talk
Trump's trip: Conventional images and unconventional talk

At their meetings, according to Erekat, Abbas has emphasized to Trump that the only way to achieve peace is to "end the Israeli occupation and establish a Palestinian state with eastern Jerusalem as its capital that will live in peace and security alongside the State of Israel on the 1967 borders".

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  • Relief Supplies from India reaches flash flood-hit Sri Lanka
Relief Supplies from India reaches flash flood-hit Sri Lanka

Ninety-nine people were also reported missing and 40 others have been hospitalized after unusually heavy rain on Friday triggered a string of mudslides and caused rivers to burst their banks, according to the country's Disaster Management Centre (DMC).

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  • Leaders of '60 million' want US Embassy in Jerusalem
Leaders of '60 million' want US Embassy in Jerusalem

Tensions surrounding the U.S. recognition, or lack thereof, of the Western Wall as Israeli territory became an issue because President Trump , who will be visiting Israel next week, wants to visit the Western Wall privately, without Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu .

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  • Corbyn says the War on Terror isn't working
Corbyn says the War on Terror isn't working

Everybody knows that because I wanted to go in a different direction. "We take full responsibility for that and we obviously regret that that happened", Tillerson said. The Labour leader claimed that the war on terror is "simply not working", aiming criticism at the UK Government's previous military interventions overseas.

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  • Fresh from his travels, Trump rails on Twitter about 'fake news'
Fresh from his travels, Trump rails on Twitter about 'fake news'

That made him the only one of the Group of Seven leaders who declined to face the press. But Trump, breaking with tradition, avoided getting pinned down by a question-and-answer format in which he would face questions either about investigations at home or the nuances of US foreign policy positions.

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  • Monaco GP: Lewis Hamilton struggles to understand poor qualifying
Monaco GP: Lewis Hamilton struggles to understand poor qualifying

He timed his stop perfectly on lap 39 - exactly halfway - and came back out ahead of Raikkonen and into the race lead. As their main title contender, Vettel will start as a strong favourite for victory today, but Bottas is in the same place on the grid as he was when he won in Russian Federation a month ago.

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  • The G7 summit ends without U.S. commitment on Paris agreement
The G7 summit ends without U.S. commitment on Paris agreement

US President Donald Trump greets German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Taormina, Italy, last week. "So far there are no indications whether the United States will stay in the Paris agreement or not". Alden Meyer, the director of strategy and policy for the Union of Concerned Scientists, an advocacy group in Washington, said the discord over climate ...

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  • Shark leaps into boat and lands on Australian fisherman
Shark leaps into boat and lands on Australian fisherman

The boat which measured only 4.5 metres in length, and less than 2 metres across didn't leave much room for Mr Selwood and the shark. Selwood sprung up on the gunnel at the bow of the boat to avoid the thrashing shark and steadied himself by clinging to the tubular metal frame of the sun shelter, known as a bimini.

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  • US officials criticize Turkey after attack on DC protesters
US officials criticize Turkey after attack on DC protesters

Videos captured of bodyguards of the president of Turkey punching and kicking American protesters on our soil has incensed many, but a new video has surfaced showing what the president himself was doing as the pandemonium unfolded. Two men - 49-year-old Ayten Necmi of NY state and 42-year-old Jalal Kheirabaoi from Virginia - were arrested . ...

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  • Trump braces to defend top aide over new Russian Federation calls
Trump braces to defend top aide over new Russian Federation calls

The House Intelligence Committee also is investigating Russian interference in the election, and Schiff repeatedly declined to confirm whether the committee had been aware of the allegations against Kushner before The Post's report came out.

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  • Netanyahu Praises Trump for 'Reassertion of American Leadership in the Middle East'
Netanyahu Praises Trump for 'Reassertion of American Leadership in the Middle East'

He's also refused to explicitly back the mutual defense agreement that has been activated only once, during the darkest hours of September 2001. "So many young, lovely innocent people living and enjoying their lives, murdered by evil losers in life", Trump said , echoing the theme he presented during his meetings with Arab leaders in Riyadh, Sau...

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  • Pop star Ariana Grande plans Manchester show to benefit bombing victims
Pop star Ariana Grande plans Manchester show to benefit bombing victims

Greater Manchester Police Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said these past few days have been "intense" for the officers and staff of the department, but that they continue to make progress in the investigation. The suspects in custody include Abedi's elder brother Ismail, as well as their father, Ramadan, and another brother who was detained in Libya...

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  • That awkward moment when Donald Trump pushes Montenegrin Prime Minister Dusko Markovic
That awkward moment when Donald Trump pushes Montenegrin Prime Minister Dusko Markovic

The G-7 leaders posed together for a picture amid discussions on security, terrorism and climate change. One of those relationships was on display as Trump began the day with a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. It would have been better if Trump had coupled that message - pay up, folks - with a more explicit expression of the U...

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  • Health Ministry: 28 killed in Libya militia fighting
Health Ministry: 28 killed in Libya militia fighting

The health ministry was not able to say if civilians were among the dead but reports suggested most casualties were fighters. The fighting started in the early morning among different militias vying for power, among them militias aligned with the UN-brokered government and others.

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  • Brook loses IBF welterweight title to Spence Jr
Brook loses IBF welterweight title to Spence Jr

Spence Jr also showed his ruthless side by savagely jabbing at Brook's eye once he realised it was heavily swollen. Brook attempted to beat referee Howard Foster's count, but was clearly in no condition to continue as the fight was waved to an end.

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  • Britain lowers threat level
Britain lowers threat level

A resident said that they heard an "explosion" and armed police and dogs are surrounding the area. British police on Saturday released surveillance-camera images of the Manchester concert bomber on the night of the attack as they appealed for more information about his final days.

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