Thursday February 22-nd, 2018

Comedian Kathy Griffin news conference on Trump photo fallout

Griffin said that she participated in the photo shoot because she wanted to make an "absurdist artsy statement" that was "over the top" to symbolize what she sees as America's demise under Trump. "I consider her a friend and I'm glad she realized ...

EU, China to reaffirm commitment to climate pact after Trump pullout

Nicaragua and Syria are the only two countries that did not ratify it. "The U.S. should lead the global fight against climate change , not withdraw from it", the brand said in a statement . Cook's full memo follows below, as obtained by BuzzFeed ....

Corbyn vows to meet Merkel 'straight away' if he becomes PM

Immigration is one of the hot button issues of the election , an issue complicated by Bexit, the rights of EU citizens in the United Kingdom, and the European refugee crisis. "She can't be bothered so why should you?" he told voters. Mr Corbyn's...

India committed to Paris agreement: Harsh Vardhan

Switching to English, Macron threw one of Trump's campaign slogans back at him, saying: "We all share the same responsibility to make our planet great again". Then, once it started, who didn't join in? A small group of skeptics - some of whom are i...

May, Corbyn clash over Brexit plans with UK vote 1 week away May, Corbyn clash over Brexit plans with UK vote 1 week away

Here are 4 takeaways from the debate. But the European Union has delivered a blow to Theresa May's urgency over starting the negotiations. Polls consistently show Corbyn's Labour is favoured by younger voters over the Conservatives, whereas t...

Top Trump aide exits as wider White House overhaul expected

Trump has yet to sign a major piece of legislation, and he is now facing a series of major decisions, including withdrawing from the Paris climate accord, increasing troops in Afghanistan and naming a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director.

Israeli joy at Trump visit, but substance lacking Israeli joy at Trump visit, but substance lacking

In Bethlehem , Trump said he was "truly hopeful" for an end to the decades-long conflict between Israelis and Palestinians, and added that goodwill from his visit would turn into peace talks. But it's clear that, if such a test existed, Donald ...

Palestinians, Israel police clash at Jerusalem Old City gate

President Donald Trump met Wednesday with Pope Francis at the Vatican , underscoring the emphasis during his first foreign trip on the three Abrahamic faiths. Indeed, Trump has not referenced a "two-state solution" or a "Palestinian state" si...

Trump, Abbas Call for Revival of Palestinian-Israeli Peace Talks Trump, Abbas Call for Revival of Palestinian-Israeli Peace Talks

As for follow-up, "The one thing that it probably will be is quiet and discreet", the official said. During his election campaign, Trump also advocated breaking with decades of precedent and moving the American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusal...

Trump In Sicily Ahead Of Group Of Seven Summit

At a bilateral meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday, Macron insisted on the need for "reciprocity" on trade and said Europeans sometimes had a "too naive" approach on trade deals. Trump is attending his first major global sum...

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

US President Donald Trump called on Israelis and Palestinians to make compromises that could lead to peace as he wrapped up a visit with a speech in Jerusalem yesterday. The most high-profile moment of Trump's stay in Jerusalem was his vi...

Trump makes personal appeal to both sides for Mideast peace Trump makes personal appeal to both sides for Mideast peace

Only five of NATO's 28 members meet the target: Britain, Estonia, debt-laden Greece, Poland and the United States, which spends more on defense than all the other allies combined. Obama had raised questions about the extent of Iranian support and w...

Iran's Supreme Leader: Saudi Arabia 'cow milked' by US Iran's Supreme Leader: Saudi Arabia 'cow milked' by US

The 68-year-old cleric, a political moderate within Iran who secured a resounding victory over a hard-line opponent, called relations with the United States "a curvy road" even as he touted the 2015 nuclear accord Iran secured with the Obama admini...

American arms deal with Saudis is under fire in Israel

Asked about Trump's summit with Arab leaders on Sunday, Rouhani said it was "just a show with no practical or political value of any kind". "Those who provide consultations or advice to the Americans , unfortunately, they are the rulers who ei...

Trump meets Palestine President, urges resumption of peace talks Trump meets Palestine President, urges resumption of peace talks

During an appearance with Abbas in Bethlehem , Trump spoke about the Monday-night suicide bombing at a concert by pop star Ariana Grande at Manchester Arena in England. Mr Trump gave the cameras a wave as he and his wife Melania , who was playing ...

Trump in the Middle East Trump in the Middle East

A US official said in a statement that the American President's administration seeks to strengthen ties between Israel and the Arab countries in the Middle East. Trump visited the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City, becoming the first sitting...

Collin Harden Advances to NCAA Quarterfinals in 400m Hurdles Collin Harden Advances to NCAA Quarterfinals in 400m Hurdles

Wingeleth and Glassmann will take part in the field events . She holds the school record in the 5,000 with a time of 16:46.68. Friday's qualifying events opened with a heat-winning performance in the women's 400-meter hurdles as junior Kymber...

Four Things to Expect From Rouhani's Re-election

The oil price has jumped higher during the previous week and this should be the start of things to come in the following days, as the market absorb Hassan Rouhani presidential elections victory in Iran. But the scale of Rouhani's victory suggests...

Abbas Voices Commitment to Two-State Solution, Arab Peace Initiative

The objective of Trump's trip, the official said, was "to do a lot of listening, build very strong relationships with all the different people, not just the parties involved, . The U.S. has never recognized Israeli sovereignty over parts of the Old C...

Manchester attack: Police ,MI5 to jointly probe attacker Abedi's antecedents

The pop star has previously spoken out saying she is "broken" over the attack after flying home to the USA to be with her boyfriend. He said: "We don't believe in killing innocents". British investigators told French authorities that the attacker...

Iranian president calls US relations 'a curvy road' Iranian president calls US relations 'a curvy road'

He owes some part of this success to the former U.S. President Barack Obama's mild policy toward Iran . As for the future of relations between Tehran and Washington , Parsi says "President Rouhani's reelection also creates an opportunity for th...

Philippines' Duterte leaves for 4-day visit to Russia

According to Duterte, Russia has advanced high precision systems and is better in production of this type of military equipment compared to the United States. Despite a huge number of Filipinos being active smokers, accounting for nearly a third of...

Trump willing to 'make peace' with Pyongyang Trump willing to 'make peace' with Pyongyang

This February, North Korea launched the new KN-15 medium-range ballistic missile-its first successful solid-fueled missile fired from a mobile launcher. Students who went on to major in science and engineering at the university level, however, were...

Trump arrives in Israel in search of 'the ultimate deal' Trump arrives in Israel in search of 'the ultimate deal'

His nine-day trip through the Middle East and Europe, his first foreign tour since taking office in January, ends on Saturday after visits to the Vatican Brussels and Sicily. Trump's daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner landed in a second pla...

Erdogan hopeful for breakthrough in dispute on arming Kurds Erdogan hopeful for breakthrough in dispute on arming Kurds

In an interview with the Financial Times last week, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim struck a more conciliatory tone after receiving assurances from U.S. He [Trump] is looking at the situation in Iraq and Syria through the information fed by them. Ca...

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