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Melania Trump minds Vatican protocol in veil decision

The pope's approach, he said, is "to meet the major players in the field in order to reason together and to propose to everyone the greatest good, exercising the soft power that seems to me to be the specific trait of his worldwide policy". Read More »

See the Highlights of President Trump's First Trip Abroad

He compared Iran's election with Saudi Arabia's monarchy, and also vowed that missile tests would continue. Mr Rouhani, a moderate cleric who signed a nuclear deal with world powers in 2015, said the U.S. Gulf Arab countries long have been suspicious about Iran, whether that's the United Arab Emirates' long-running dispute over Iran seizing several Persian Gulf islands from it in 1971 to Bahrain's simmering anger over a 1981 coup attempt it blamed on the newly formed Islamic Republic. Read More »

ICJ stays Jadhav's hanging: India's diplomatic victory makes Pakistan see red


Earlier, Justice Ronny Abraham of the ICJ read out the much-awaited verdict and asserted that the case was indeed debatable, while also adding that the ICJ had prime facie jurisdiction in the case. THE HAGUE: The UN's top court on Thursday ordered Pakistan to stay the execution of an Indian national convicted of spying, in a victory for New Delhi over its bitter rival. Read More »

Korea should give boost to Pacific trade deal

Officials from both countries have said that without the Americans they would want to renegotiate. "I'm very satisfied" with the outcome, New Zealand Trade Minister Todd McClay, a co-chair of the gathering with his Vietnamese counterpart, told Kyodo News after the meeting, adding he is "grateful" for Japan's leadership. Read More »

Man United youngsters impress, but Mourinho only thinking of European final


Ibrahimovic was ruled out for the season after suffering an anterior cruciate ligament injury on April 20 in Manchester United's Europa League quarter-final second leg against Anderlecht. United's performance belied their tender average age of 22 years 284 days, with Harrop marking his first appearance with a superb effort that kicked off a surprisingly comfortable win against Palace . Read More »

China's United Nations envoy says 'no reason' not to talk with N.Korea


Washington has suggested the suspension or downgrading of diplomatic relations with North Korea and the levying of secondary sanctions on third-county entities and individuals supporting the regime's illegal activities. "We should also work to reduce tension, to de-escalate, and also to try to achieve denuclearization through dialogue". "U.S. officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the test did not demonstrate a new capability, or one that could threaten the United States ... Read More »

British band Take That cancels concerts after Manchester blast

The attack was the deadliest in Britain since four suicide bombers killed 52 London commuters on subway trains and a bus in 2005. This brings up many questions of security, where this is the first use of explosives used in the United Kingdom since 2005, even though the increasingly frequent threat alerts of an imminent attack were speculating a large-scale knife or vehicle attack that have become so common in recent times. Read More »

Strong winds expected for Metro Vancouver and Vancouver Island


It says about 50,000 people across the province are now without power: that includes more than 17,000 in Metro Vancouver and the Sunshine Coast, and about 15,000 across Vancouver Island. An Environment Canada warned of winds of 70 km/h and gusts of up to 90 km/h for Greater Victoria and East Vancouver Island. A total of 6,563 BC Hydro customers are impacted on Vancouver Island, South including 2,414 on the Southern Gulf Islands. Read More »

Why Melania Trump covers her head one day but not the next

Nevertheless, they linked up and even posed for some photos. Mr Trump, seeming subdued, said, "It is a great honour". The pope presented Trump with the medal, a message of peace and three bound papal documents that to some degree define his papacy and priorities, including the family and the environment. Read More »

Ex-CIA chief testifies to House panel

The intelligence he was seeing "raised concerns in my mind about whether or not those individuals were cooperating with the Russians either in a witting or unwitting fashion, and that served as the basis for the FBI investigation to determine whether such collusion or cooperation occurred", he said. Read More »

Trump's Mid East envoy to return to Israel for follow-up visit

He said he was keen to "keep the door open to dialogue with our Israeli neighbours to build confidence and create a real opportunity for peace". That would be consistent with Trump's final hours in Israel and the West Bank. Since then, US policy on the city has not explicitly changed much, with former Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama both favoring direct negotiations between the two parties over unilateral action. Read More »

Trump praises Duterte's 'great job' in Philippine drug war

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, left, and Russian President Vladimir Putin have a discussion other during their meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia , Tuesday, May 23, 2017. The US government is offering a US$5 million (RM21.48 million) bounty for his capture. He later clarified martial law applied to all of the Mindanao region. Read More »

Troops deploy as Britain goes on top terror alert

Police said soldiers would initially be on guard duties at fixed points and could also be sent to patrol transport hubs, concerts and sports events. She attended Grande's Manchester concert alongside her mother, Lisa Roussos, and sister Ashley Bromwich, reports said. In the city centre, thousands gathered for a multi-faith vigil outside the Town Hall to remember the victims, with defiant chants of " Manchester! ". Read More »

'We can use some peace': Trump meets Pope

At the end of the private encounter the pope, smiling and looking far more relaxed, gave the president a small sculptured olive tree symbolising peace. "I think you will enjoy them", the president told the pope. Trump and Francis certainly had differences to potentially iron out during their meeting. Read More »

Prince Harry 'drove 100 miles to get girlfriend Meghan'


It's not the first time the couple has celebrated a wedding together - in March they were both in Jamaica for the nuptials of one of Harry's closest friends, Tom Inskip - but it is the first event the couple has attended in the company of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge . Read More »

Pope Francis Queries Melania On Trump's Eating Habit


After the media distorted what Trump said, the pope said if someone said he was only interested in building walls, that would not be Christian. The meeting, which concluded Trump's tour of the world's largest monotheistic religions, could provide powerful imagery to Catholic voters back in the United States as well as the possibility for conflict between a president and a pope who have not often seen eye-to-eye. Read More »

Trump weighs embassy move's effect on Mideast peace process

Israel's Channel 2 reported that during a planning meeting between United States and Israeli officials, the Israelis were told that Trump's visit to the Western Wall was private, Israel did not have jurisdiction in the area and that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was not welcome to accompany Trump there. Read More »

Trump praises Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts, does not mention two-state solution


The Israeli diplomats and officials invited to hear the speech live in Jerusalem were delighted, rewarding Trump's remarks at the Israel Museum with frequent applause and numerous standing ovations. "Iran's leaders routinely call for Israel's destruction". In Riyadh, it was Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Jubeir who praised President Trump for going to Israel as part of an effort to move away from conflict toward partnership. Read More »

Trump talks peace while selling weapons

Earlier, on his fourth and final day in the Middle East, his motorcade crossed through the barrier surrounding biblical Bethlehem for a meeting with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, where he pressed for progress on the dormant peace process. Read More »

Manchester bomber was 'likely' acting with others: minister

They provided no details on the individuals arrested. "We do know that he was known up to a point to the intelligence services", she told Sky News. The mother of Olivia Campbell , who spent Tuesday making emotional appeals to the public to help locate her missing daughter, has confirmed that the 15-year-old was killed in the Manchester Arena attack. Read More »

Trump hopeful for Israel-Palestine peace

On Wednesday Trump met with Pope Francis in the Vatican. That omission encouraged Israel's right-wing but it disappointed Palestinians. President Donald Trump told Israelis and Palestinians Tuesday that he knows they are eager to reach a peace agreement with each other, and that he is committed to helping them "make a deal". Read More »

Donald Trump made history with his flight from Saudi Arabia to Israel

At a press conference in Bethlehem , Trump omitted mention of the long-heralded, two-state solution, which has been a consistent policy supported by American governments for the past 30 years. During that trip Clinton visited Bethlehem , and he remains the only USA president to have visited Gaza. "I also look forward to working closely with you to advance peace in our region, because you have noted so succinctly that common dangers are turning former enemies into partners", Netanyahu said. Read More »

Trump in Bethlehem highlight of dailies — Newspapers Review


Al Jazeera's Hoda Abdel-Hamid, reporting from Bethlehem, said Trump's remarks regarding the link between the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and stability in the rest of the region was significant, adding, however, that many Palestinians will be disappointed by what Trump did not say. Read More »

Many Children Listed As Victims Of Manchester Terror Attack

On Tuesday, Charlotte said she was "worried sick" after she hadn't seen her daughter since 5 p.m. on Monday. The top 10 worldwide tour acts grossed a combined $1.67 billion in 2016, according to music industry publication Pollstar, with Bruce Springsteen bringing in $268.3 million alone. Read More »

Father of Accused Manchester Bomber: My Son Is Innocent

The move to critical status has triggered "Operation Temperer", Britain's emergency plan that replaces police officers with soldiers at key public locations like major tourist sights, airports and public transportation, in addition to sports venues and concerts . Read More »

Election Night Sends BC Down Unmapped Road


Weaver was the first Green elected to B.C.'s legislature four years ago when he surprisingly defeated former Liberal cabinet minister Ida Chong in Oak Bay-Gordon Head. Leader Andrew Weaver's comments late in the campaign made it clear that he would be happier working with the Liberals' Christy Clark than the NDP's John Horgan. Read More »

Will do everything to achieve Israel-Palestinian peace deal

He said the Palestinians' "fundamental problem is with occupation and settlements and the failure of Israel to recognize the state of Palestine as we recognize it". Despite Israeli annexation of Jerusalem , the global community has roundly rejected claims of complete Israeli sovereignty over the city. Rubio also said that if reports that Trump asked two of the government's top intelligence chiefs to publicly deny evidence of cooperation between his campaign and Russian Federation during ... Read More »

Eurovision 2017 averages 6.7m viewers on BBC One


Portugal won the Eurovision Song Contest with the song Amar Pelos Dois , performed by 27-year old Salvador Sobral , with the highest score from both jury and audience. Last year's victors, Ukraine, finished in 23rd place. Though the competition itself explicitly forbids political messaging from the performers, it has not escaped the bruising of a minor political kerfuffle in the leadup: Russia's entrant, Yulia Samoylova, was banned by Ukraine for breaching their laws on unauthorised ... Read More »

Despite vow, Trump Organization not tracking all profits from foreign governments


For properties the Trump Organization owns, the plan calls for estimating profit from revenue attributable to foreign governments at the same rate as gross operating profit for the business generally. Cummings said there were obvious "deficiencies" in the policy laid out by the Trump Organization pamphlet. "Those payments would not be tracked in any way and would be hidden from the American public", Cummings wrote . Read More »

Further arrests in Manchester bomb investigation

Police said officers carried out a controlled explosion to enter the property. "They are there to help our police service to keep us safe and guard key sites", he said. British security forces arrested three more suspects and raided a building Wednesday in central Manchester as they investigated the deadly concert bombing. Read More »

Manchester United Vs. Ajax Live Stream

One flag, hung outside a bar in the city center filled with United fans, displayed the words: "United against terrorism". To the victor of Wednesday's one-off goes an automatic place in next season's Champions League group stage. The United players, with hearts full of sadness over the 22 victims killed by an ISIS suicide bomber, will do their best to win this game not just for themselves, but for their home town. Read More »

Pakistani police: Chinese couple abducted in the southwest


However, a passerby helped one of the women escape, local reports said. Providing details about the incident he said that he was walking by the side of the road when he noticed three armed men pushing a Chinese woman in a white auto. He directed the Balochistan Inspector General of Police to take immediate steps for an early recovery of the Chinese workers. He directed for devising a standard operating procedure (SOP) in 24 hours for ensuring protection and security of all the foreigners ... Read More »