World Media

President Trump calls for unity against terrorism

Melania on Sunday visited the American International School in Riyadh and an all-women General Electric service center without a headscarf. When he was a candidate for president, Donald Trump's statements about Muslims frequently veered from the nonsensical to the offensive, venturing from time to time into the realm of the incoherent. Read More

Continue Reading »

Macron's 18-member Cabinet has old, new faces

Macron's 18-member Cabinet has old, new faces

In an important gesture to the right-wing Republicans party ahead of parliamentary elections next month, the crucial Economy Ministry will be run by prominent conservative Bruno Le Maire, 48. Another conservative Gerald Darmanin, was appointed budget minister. He had also hailing then US President Barack Obama as "handsome, young and also suntanned", the report said. Read More

Continue Reading »

White House communications director resigns amid tensions

White House communications director resigns amid tensions

A top communications aide to President Donald Trump has resigned, in what many inside and outside the White House see as the first exit before a wider overhaul. Reports indicate Tuesday could be his last day, but the White House has yet to make an official announcement. "The trip sets the stage for a much more safe and prosperous nation back at home and a more peaceful world for all", Spicer said. Read More

Continue Reading »

Trump, EPA chief meet ahead of decision on climate change

It was the first legally binding global climate deal. "Today if the USA really chooses to leave the Paris agreement , the world will move on with building a clean and secure future". In an attempt to understand what could happen to the planet if the USA pulls out of Paris, The Associated Press consulted with more than two dozen climate scientists and analyzed a special computer model scenario created to calculate potential effects. Read More

Continue Reading »

Vietnam to ink $17bn worth deals for United States goods & services

Vietnam to ink $17bn worth deals for United States goods & services

Trump noted that he hopes to balance out the major trade deficit the United States has with Vietnam in a short period of time. Vietnam is America's 10th largest agricultural export market. "We would need to discuss together with the stakeholders to make sure that all parties will benefit from whatever action that we decide to take to ensure peace in this area", Mr Phuc said of the South China Sea. Read More

Continue Reading »

Tiger Kills Zookeeper in England

Tiger Kills Zookeeper in England

Cambridgeshire Police said the tiger had not been killed and was unharmed. The zoo described the clash Monday with the tiger as a "freak accident". Her mother Andrea said she "loved" working at the zoo where she'd been for around 14 years and "wouldn't have done anything else". Read More

Continue Reading »

Cavs blow out Celts to reach finals

That's a major advantage for the Warriors in the rubber match Finals. Another loss this year damages Durant's legacy while enhancing LeBron's. LeBron James has been trying to hold onto his hairline throughout his career, but finally came clean this week regarding his impending baldness. Read More

Continue Reading »

Trump sides with French victor, at least now

Trump sides with French victor, at least now

The handshake between Emmanuel Macron and Donald Trump who enjoys the NetThis Thursday, on the sidelines of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels , Emmanuel Macron met for the first time Donald Trump. Lombardi told The Daily Beast that when he first notified Trump adviser Steve Bannon about the plans, Bannon responded, "Oh great, don't worry about it". Read More

Continue Reading »

New developments in Manchester attack probe

It came after the name of bomber Salman Abedi was leaked to USA media just hours after the attack, which killed 22 - including children - and injured 64. "We're strong but mighty", said resident Sophia Goodman. The Houses of Parliament have been closed for visits. Greater Manchester Police Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said the level of activity in the probe is "intense" and continuing "at pace". Read More

Continue Reading »

If FBI wants to talk to Kushner, lawyer says he's ready

On Friday, the Washington Post and New York Times reported that Mr Kushner had wanted to use Russian facilities to avoid USA interception of discussions with Moscow . Kushner, the president's son-in-law, worked with and helped oversee the campaign's data operation contractors based in San Antonio, Texas. The White House did not immediately comment on the Post's Friday report. Read More

Continue Reading »

New poll slashes Conservative lead over Labour to just five points

It included saying soldiers would only be deployed overseas "when there is a clear need" - and a plan that will guarantee lasting peace. The Labour leader "didn't answer a single question in that interview", she said . "Over the past 15 years or so, a sub-culture of often suicidal violence has developed amongst a tiny minority of, mainly young, men, falsely drawing authority from Islamic beliefs and often nurtured in a prison system in urgent need of resources and reform". Read More

Continue Reading »

Iran's president criticizes US after Trump's sharp words

Trump called for a USA alliance with Muslim countries on Sunday aimed at fighting terrorism, singling out Iran as a major source of funding and support for militants in the Arab world. While their powers are limited to local affairs, the councils represent direct control of governance by Iran's 80 million people. Hungarian President János Áder and Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi were other officials who send messages to Dr. Read More

Continue Reading »

Portuguese ballad wins Eurovision 2017

Portuguese ballad wins Eurovision 2017

The ceremony in the capital of ex-Soviet Ukraine began with a glittering light show as the contestants took bows on a stage lit up in the colours of their respective national flags. Most of the performances are noted for a lot of glitz and being pretty cheesy. Bulgaria has participated in Eurovision for 11 times. Jonathan Khoo, a 39-year-old programmer from San Francisco, told the Independent of his concerns for Eurovision this year. Read More

Continue Reading »

Ariana Grande to hold concert in Manchester for bombing victims

The bomb used in the attack appeared to contain carefully packed shrapnel and have a powerful, high velocity charge, according to leaked photographs from the investigation published by the New York Times . Speaking after a meeting of the government's COBRA crisis committee, May said " the public should remain vigilant ". Some news reports indicated that security forces were on the hunt for a second device made by Abedi, which may now be with a member of this network. Read More

Continue Reading »

Rouhani says Iran to live in peace with world

Rouhani says Iran to live in peace with world

Turnout was unprecedented - almost 41 million people voted, or 73.5% of the eligible voters. Rouhani's closest rival, Ebrahim Raisi , has garnered more than 15.4 million, 38.55 percent, of votes tallied. Thousands of people gathered in central Tehran to celebrate Rouhani's victory. Reformist university professor Sadeq Zibakalam said hardliners were still refusing to accept the election's verdict: that an overwhelming majority of Iranians want the system to become more open. Read More

Continue Reading »

Trump says Palestinian and Israeli leaders ready to 'reach for peace'

Trump says Palestinian and Israeli leaders ready to 'reach for peace'

U.S. President Donald Trump is on a quest for 'the ultimate deal '. Trump's Air Force One flight from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Tel Aviv, Israel on Monday was reportedly a first for a U.S. He also declined to voice support for two states when Abbas visited the White House on May 3. However, critically, he failed to announce the resumption of bilateral peace negotiations or a regional summit and there was no mention of a Palestinian state nor the two-state solution. Read More

Continue Reading »

Manchester bombing: 'The last time they will ever sing'

Five hours after the attack, Grande took to Twitter and said she was "so, so sorry". Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack. - A vigil was held on Tuesday in Albert Square, Manchester . The 23-year-old undergraduate said: "My first thought was that it could have happened in London". Relatives of other concert-goers are using social media to hunt for missing loved ones, and an emergency number - 0800 096 0095 - has been set up. Read More

Continue Reading »

United Kingdom raises terror threat to 'critical'

United Kingdom raises terror threat to 'critical'

Prime Minister Theresa May canceled campaign events Tuesday after the blast, which killed at least 19 people and injured more than 50. "I've been talking to the police about the investigation that is continuing, and they and the security services are working, obviously, to identify whether there was a wider group of people involved in this particular incident", Ms May told the BBC. Read More

Continue Reading »

5 killed, 286 held in Bahrain raid on Shiite cleric's town

5 killed, 286 held in Bahrain raid on Shiite cleric's town

Sheikh Qassim was handed a one-year suspended prison sentence and fined 100,000 Bahraini dinars ($265,000; £204,000) after being found guilty by a court of collecting funds illegally and money laundering. It said the United States had "blood on its hands" for supplying arms to Bahrain despite what it called an "intensified repressive campaign on civil society in Bahrain". Read More

Continue Reading »