Sunday, 17 November 2019
Latest news
Home » World News

World News

CCTV shows bomber on night of attack

USA media outlets have been reporting details about the attack that British officials hadn't wanted to share yet, to help in their investigation. "These leaks have been going on for a long time and my administration will get to the bottom of this", Mr Trump at a summit of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders in Brussels . Read More »

Trump to make final decision on Paris Accord next week

Other odd moments from this trip include the "grip and grit your teeth" handshake with new French President Emmanuel Macron , the failed attempts at hand holding with the first lady and video of Trump shoving aside Dusko Markovic , the prime minister of Montenegro, as the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders got ready for their class photo. Read More »

Eight-year-old attack victim a 'beautiful little girl'


But hours later, Reid received news he didn't want to hear: Roussos was identified as the second person killed in the Manchester attack. Georgina Callander (18 ) had tragically written to the pop star yesterday, saying: "SO EXCITED TO SEE U TOMORROW". Read More »

No increase in civilian deaths in Iraq, Syria under Trump

The probe also used modeling to look at the structural damage to the building and concluded it could not have been caused by the GBU-38 precision-guided munition, or 500-pound bomb, dropped by the US aircraft. "Our condolences go out to all those that were affected", Martin said. Prior to this investigation, the coalition said that at least 352 civilians had been killed since the campaign started. Read More »

Why Middle East peace starts in Saudi Arabia


Doug Lamborn (R-Colo.) at an Israel Allies Foundation congressional reception on Wednesday evening. "I am truly hopeful that American can help Israel and the Palestinians forge peace and bring new hope to the region and its people", the US president said. Read More »

Egypt hits 'jihadist camps' after attack on Coptic Christians

The injured were taken to local hospitals and some were being transported to Cairo . Trump, attending the G-7 meeting in Sicily, said the USA would stand with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, who vowed to strike back at the training bases of Islamic State militants suspected of waging the attacks. Read More »

North Korea could be behind ransomware attack


Researchers have said that some of the code used in Friday's ransomware, known as WannaCry software, was almost identical to the code used by the Lazarus Group , a group of North Korean hackers who used a similar version for the devastating hack of Sony Pictures Entertainment in 2014 and the last year's hack of Bangladesh Central Bank . Read More »

Trump woos Macron, may disappoint on Paris Agreement


Marine Le Pen , French National Front (FN) political party candidate for French 2017 presidential election, concedes defeat at the Chalet du Lac in the Bois de Vincennes in Paris after the second round of 2017 French presidential election, France, May 7, 2017. Read More »

G7 nations to agree joint fight against cyber attacks - draft


Several officials at the G7 raised concerns about risks to global growth from the Trump administration's policy proposals, including tax reform, a senior U.S. Increasing output per worker is key to generating growth, and economists say it may be held back by businesses' reluctance to invest in plants and equipment due to lingering fear from the Great Recession, as well as uncertainty about new regulations. Read More »

All eyes on Jared Kushner as Russian Federation story takes a "backchannel" turn

December was pretty eventful for Kushner as he also reportedly met with Sergey Gorkov, the head of Vnesheconombank, the Russian bank that was hit by USA sanctions. While it's unclear whether it was Kushner's alleged meeting with the Russian ambassador that gave the green light to meddle in the US election, Brennan alleges that the Russians started influencing it around that time. Read More »

US Senate panel requests Trump campaign documents

Donald Trump's son-in-law explored the possibility of setting up a secret line of communication with Moscow , according to United States media reports . The White House disclosed Mr Kushner's meeting with Mr Kislyak in March, four months after it happened, and played down its importance. Kushner is the only person now in the White House known to be under investigation. Read More »

Germany pushes back against Trump trade comments

While May, who will also make her G7 debut on Friday, was the first foreign leader invited to the Trump White House , Merkel has made no secret of her reservations about his style and policies, particularly on climate change . Efforts to combat terrorism will be a focal point, but discussions on climate change and free trade are expected to prove more challenging. The diplomat described German chancellor Angela Merkel as the "star" of the discussion about trade, putting on a very ... Read More »

Vettel: Kimi was just faster


Asked if his concerns were addressed overnight, he said: "Clearly not, that's why I'm where I am. I was very happy with the vehicle". Bottas really got his Mercedes wound up at last, but his 1m 12.223s just fell short. "It's great to see that Valtteri [Bottas, 3rd] was able to extract one sense of what the performance of the vehicle was. I was told to have fun and enjoy it and I definitely have - not just driving the vehicle, but the whole F1 atmosphere". Read More »

Israeli-Palestinian peace deal: It's much harder than Trump thinks


Abbas announced he is ready to be Trump's partner in securing peace in the Middle East through establishment of a Palestinian state on land captured by Israel in 1967. Mr Trump is in Israel on the second stop in his nine-day tour of the Middle East and Europe. As they all got up to take a picture, Netanyahu boasted that he is serving his fourth term as prime minister and then presented the first couple a gift: a 150-year-old bible. Read More »

China warns against bringing chaos to Korean peninsula

A number of Security Council members, including the U.S., Japan, France and the United Kingdom, have advocated for tightening sanctions in hopes of rendering the North unable to afford such programs. "Few decisions are more needing of debate than a move to launch attacks, or declare war, on a nuclear-armed state such as North Korea ", read the letter. Read More »

Trump says he'll decide on Paris climate deal next week


The Prime Minister's Office said the two leaders also discussed a range of mutual interests including worldwide security and the "the importance of shared leadership on issues of global concern as a means to promote peace and prosperity". On the touchy issue of the Paris emissions accord, the G7 leaders failed to make any headway with Mr. Trump, who had campaigned against the treaty signed by former US president Barack Obama. Read More »

Korea calls rocket nuke-ready


In the statement, all members including China, North Korea's main ally and trading partner, "vowed to fully implement all measures imposed" on North Korea and to "strongly urge" other countries to follow suit. Outsiders express more skepticism about North Korea's nuclear warhead claims. The South Korean, Japanese and US militaries say the missile flew for half an hour and reached an unusually high altitude before landing in the Sea of Japan . Read More »

Iran's Rouhani denounces US' Middle East ignorance


His main rival was İbrahim Raisi, the candidate of the conservatives. "The only leaders who truly make a difference in history are those who do what needs to be done, not what everyone else tells them is possible", he said in a statement. Read More »

Two more men arrested over Manchester attack


Rudd said Britain's increased official threat level will remain at " critical " as the investigation proceeds and won't be lowered until security services are convinced there is no active plot in place. In a sign of the United Kingdom authorities' anger about the repeated leaks of information in the USA it is understood that police have stopped sharing intelligence on the bombing with their U.S. Read More »

Gerrard: I could've won trophies with Klopp


However, Gerrard insists Liverpool still remain an attractive prospect to foreign players. Club icon Gerrard, who never won a Premier League crown at Anfield, had left for LA Galaxy by the time the German took charge in 2015, and he rues the fact he never got to work with the former Borussia Dortmund boss, having turned out for the Reds against Sydney FC in a friendly earlier this week. Read More »

McMaster 'not concerned' following Kushner reports

After the December meeting, which according to The New Yorker, citing an unnamed White House official, lasted "just for a few minutes," Kushner allegedly sent a deputy to meet with Kislyak. Kushner also held a previously undisclosed meeting with Russian banker Sergey Gorkov, who is chairman of VneshEconomBank, a Russian government institution that is under US sanctions. Read More »

French foreign minister sees playing vital role


France's youngest ever president wants to create a new centrist force in French politics - at the expense of the traditional Socialist and Republicans parties - which will be put to the test in parliamentary elections next month. Laura Flessel , 45, is a black fencing champion from the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe. By appointing him, Macron has passed over some loyal followers including Richard Ferrand , a former Socialist who was one of the first to join Macron's cause ... Read More »

Senate Intel Continues To Pursue Flynn Documents In Russia Probe

The chair of that committee, Richard Burr of North Carolina, said if there is no response from Flynn, the committee may consider pursuing a contempt of Congress charge. The Post, citing current and former officials, said Coats and NSA Director Mike Rogers refused Trump's request. It seems that former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James B. Read More »

Iran's Rouhani calls for better Gulf ties in call with Qatar Emir

The facility was built in the last few years, according to the IRGC. Neither Iran nor the other nations that negotiated the agreement have any interest in re-opening the deal, and USA companies could lose money if the deal is scuttled. A Senate panel overwhelmingly backed bipartisan legislation that would authorize President Donald Trump to put new sanctions on Iran while keeping the landmark nuclear deal with Tehran in place. Read More »

Conte's seeing Double as season draws to a close

Prince William laid a wreath on the Wembley Stadium pitch before a minute's silence to honor the victims of the Manchester bomb ahead of the FA Cup final on Saturday. You have to consider that definitely (you are at risk of being released) when you're injured and that was long term. "We must consider him to be one of the best managers in history". Read More »

Arsenal defeats Chelsea to win 13th FA Cup title

Their campaign has been one embroiled in high-emotion, many calling for the manager to be sacked. Antonio Conte will allow himself a proper celebration if Chelsea see off Arsenal in the FA Cup final. He can think what he wants. " Chelsea think we are favourites?" "If he can justify it during the game it is better still". Chelsea failed to gain revenge for the 2002 final, which Arsenal won 2-0, and the result ends their run of four consecutive final victories. Read More »

World leaders condemn Manchester Arena terror attack


French president Emmanuel Macron said: "My thoughts are with the British people, the victims and those close to them". Following the terror attack in Manchester , Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Wednesday that the threat level in his country will be maintained at "probable". Read More »

North Korean missile tests 'recipe for a disaster': US Admiral Harris

U.S. President Donald Trump has said he wants South Korea to pay for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense ( THAAD ) anti-missile system, which detected Sunday's test launch. The U.S. has said North Korea must abandon its nuclear weapons program entirely; Moon said, "North Korea must change its attitude of insisting on pressing ahead with its arms development before dialogue is possible", as Reuters puts it. Read More »

What happens to Earth if the US exits the climate deal?


The U.S. has pledged to reduce its annual greenhouse gas emissions in 2025 by 26 to 28 percent below 2005 levels, which would be a reduction of about 1.6 billion tons of annual emissions. - Cecilia Vega (@CeciliaVega)Not a news conference! If that holds, Trump will break with presidential precedent by not holding at least one lengthy question-and-answer session with the press while overseas. Read More »

Iran ready for talks 'toward peace' with Arab states

Trump has threatened to try to renegotiate the deal. Iran's most powerful authority - Ayatollah Ali Khamenei - has ruled out normalisation of ties with the United States. On the arms deal, Rouhani added, "We don't need that". Just as we won the Cold War, in part, by exposing the evils of communism and the virtues of free markets, so too must we take on the ideology of Radical Islam. Read More »

Trump, at NATO, vows unwavering fight against terrorism

TAORMINA, Italy European Council President Donald Tusk said on Friday he was "positively surprised" by Donald Trump's support for the EU as it manages Britain's departure, adding the US president had agreed Brexit was just "an incident and not a threat". Read More »

Hillary Clinton Attacks Donald Trump


But as a woman in public life, "you can't be angry for yourself". Americans despise a sore loser, and both Clinton and her entire graceless party have been wailing since last November about the cosmic unfairness of it all - all the more because they fully expected that the fix was in, and she would cake-waddle into the White House. Read More »

G-7 summit ends without unanimity on climate

The day in Sicily was scheduled to include a meeting with leaders of small African nations and a G7 leader lunch. Diplomats said that on other key worldwide issues, such as Syria and North Korea , there was broad G7 agreement. While those comments were remarkable given Trump's fierce criticism of the Paris deal as a candidate, they were also in keeping with his emerging pattern as president. Read More »