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Schumer chides Trump for heated rhetoric on Iran

Schumer chides Trump for heated rhetoric on Iran Earlier on Sunday, the Iranian leader had warned Trump to stop "playing with the lion's tail" and threatening Iran, "or else you will regret it". Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Saturday supported Rouhani's suggestion of blocking oil shipments through the Persian Gulf if Iran is prevented from selling its oil by USA sanctions which come into effect in November. [Full Article...]

Danforth shooter was previously known to police for 'online activity'

Danforth shooter was previously known to police for 'online activity' Police investigate a vehicle at the scene of a shooting in Toronto , Monday (local time). He died after an exchange of gunfire with police on Sunday night. The 29-year-old brutally gunned down his victims, who included aspiring nurse Reese Fallon , 18, and a 10-year-old girl. Anthony Parise, who taught Fallon's Grade 12 English class, remembered her as "a leader among her peers" who planned ... [Full Article...]

Pakistan Election 2018: 53,000 observers will monitor polls

Pakistan Election 2018: 53,000 observers will monitor polls There are also allegations that the intervention of the military establishment in the election process has been quite apparent - something that has paved the way for Imran Khan , the leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), to become the next Prime Minister of Pakistan. [Full Article...]

White Helmet evacuation by US a criminal operation, says Syria

White Helmet evacuation by US a criminal operation, says Syria A Canadian government source told AFP that a second group of White Helmets and their relatives was also supposed to be evacuated but "could not reach the border because of the situation on the ground". Syrian officials have called the White Helmets a "terrorist group". No injuries or damage was reported , and the military says the rockets landed in Syrian territory. [Full Article...]

Syrian 'White Helmets' flee to Jordan

Syrian 'White Helmets' flee to Jordan Raed Saleh, head of the Syrian Civil Defence as the White Helmets are also known, said a number of volunteers and their families were evacuated from a risky, besieged area and had reached Jordan. Russian Federation has been exerting pressure on the Syrian army to facilitate the return of numerous displaced and has also asked the United Nations to send regular convoys of aid to ease the humanit... [Full Article...]

Novichok victim released from United Kingdom hospital

Novichok victim released from United Kingdom hospital Police are believed to have identified the suspects behind the March attack . They started their search of public toilets yesterday and resumed the investigation earlier today. It is unclear where Rowley found the bottle, or whether it contained the same batch of nerve agent used on the Skripals. More than 100 police officers had been searching for the source of Mr Rowley and Ms Sturgess' exp... [Full Article...]

Sunken duck boat to be raised after deadly Missouri accident

Sunken duck boat to be raised after deadly Missouri accident Among those who were hospitalized was Tia Coleman , whose husband, three children and five other relatives died. Officials with the Missouri State Highway Patrol say the 31 people aboard the boat weren't wearing life jackets when the it sank. [Full Article...]

President Trump issues strong warning to Iranian president on Twitter

President Trump issues strong warning to Iranian president on Twitter The Iranians threatened to block the strait in 2008 and 2011, but backed down both times. A headline on a local newspaper quoted Rouhani as saying: "Mr. The 2015 agreement was in response to fears that Iran was developing a nuclear bomb. "BE CAUTIOUS!", he wrote. "The nature of Iranian culture is peace-seeking and helping neighbouring countries against killers", he said . [Full Article...]

Donald Trump claims he ‘misspoke’. Noah, Colbert and Kimmel aren’t buying it

Donald Trump claims he ‘misspoke’. Noah, Colbert and Kimmel aren’t buying it During that press conference, Trump steered clear of any confrontation with the Russian, going so far as to question American intelligence and last week's federal indictments that accused 12 Russians of hacking into Democratic email accounts to hurt Hillary Clinton in 2016. [Full Article...]

Palestinians dead in Israeli airstrikes on Gaza Strip

Palestinians dead in Israeli airstrikes on Gaza Strip A ceasefire announced by Hamas largely held on Saturday after a wave of deadly air strikes across the Palestinian enclave sparked by the death of an Israeli soldier shot near the border. Mr. Mladenov said on Twitter that "Everyone in Gaza needs to step back from the brink". "The heads of Hamas are forcibly leading us to a no choice situation in which we will need to embark on wide and painful ... [Full Article...]

Trump invites Putin to Washington despite U.S. uproar over Helsinki summit

Trump invites Putin to Washington despite U.S. uproar over Helsinki summit White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders tweeted that Trump asked National Security Adviser John Bolton "to invite President Putin to Washington in the fall and those discussions are already underway". "The sentence should have been: 'I don't see any reason why it wouldn't be Russian Federation'". The senator's comments follow back-and-forth from the White House over where Mr. [Full Article...]

Modi gets surprise hug from Rahul Gandhi, South Asia News & Top Stories

Modi gets surprise hug from Rahul Gandhi, South Asia News & Top Stories Gandhi's no-holds barred attack at Modi on a range of issues including the controversial Rafale jet deal in his hour-long speech during a debate on the no-confidence motion against the government often sparked loud protests from the treasury benches, but it was his walk across the green-carpeted Well of House at the end to hug Modi that left nearly everyone, not the least the prime minister , sur... [Full Article...]

Finnish president and Trump discuss 'many things'

Finnish president and Trump discuss 'many things' There were indications of an arrangement to work together and with Israel to support a ceasefire in southern Syria, suggesting that the USA administration is backing off its demand that Moscow's ally Bashar al-Assad step down. U.S. Rep. Kirsten Sinema (D-Arizona), who is running for the seat Flake is vacating, issued a statement saying she was "highly disturbed" by Trump's comments. [Full Article...]

Israel approves contentious 'Jewish nation state ' law - angering Arabs

Israel approves contentious 'Jewish nation state ' law - angering Arabs It states that "Israel is the historic homeland of the Jewish people and they have an exclusive right to national self-determination in it". One clause of the law downgrades the Arabic language from official to "special" standing, but also cryptically stipulates that " this clause does not harm the status given to the Arabic language before this law came into effect ". [Full Article...]

Iran: If Trump wants to talk, he'll have to call

Iran: If Trump wants to talk, he'll have to call Iran's complaint is aimed "to hold us accountable for its unlawful re-imposition of unilateral sanctions, " Mohammad Javad Zarif said on this Twitter account. "This administration in the United States doesn't know how to behave towards the world.it breaks global treaties as a tool". The MEA said both sides "reviewed and positively assessed" the progress in implementation of decisions taken du... [Full Article...]

US And NK Will Coordinate The Return Of Korean War Veterans' Remains

US And NK Will Coordinate The Return Of Korean War Veterans' Remains President Trump added a repeated show at the "resist and obstruct" mission of his Democrat political opposition, saying he aims to "heal" the "hatred and dissension in our country". The last amnesty was offered in August 2015, when North Korea celebrated the 70th anniversary of the Korean Peninsula's liberation from Japanese colonization and the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Workers' ... [Full Article...]

White House denies Trump said Russian Federation no longer targeting U.S

White House denies Trump said Russian Federation no longer targeting U.S President Donald Trump has now said there is no hurry to denuclearise North Korea - having previously said the process would start very soon. Russia's RIA news agency, citing Moscow's envoy to Pyongyang, reported on Wednesday that a summit between the leaders of Russian Federation and North Korea is "on the agenda" and that it would be "logical" to raise the idea of lifting sanctions. [Full Article...]

White House struggles to contain political outcry over Trump-Putin summit

White House struggles to contain political outcry over Trump-Putin summit His assessment of Russia's current aggression is at odds with the views of us intelligence officials. McFaul, who was US ambassador to Russia under Trump's predecessor, Barack Obama, and is now at Stanford University, told Reuters he was "deeply concerned" that the White House did not defend him against what he called "crazy" Russian charges. [Full Article...]

Thai Boys and Soccer Coach Released From Hospital

Thai Boys and Soccer Coach Released From Hospital On Wednesday, the boys and their coach sat down for their first press conference to talk about their ordeal. "We want to reduce public curiosity", government spokesman Sansern Kaewkamnerd told Reuters on Tuesday. "We tried to dig out as we thought we can not only wait for authorities to get us", he said. "He recounted how Ekapol told them to "'quickly get down there, that's the sound of ... [Full Article...]

Trump says meeting with Putin 'even better' than with NATO

Trump says meeting with Putin 'even better' than with NATO Gorbachev, tear down this wall"?" Trump drew outrage back home from Democrats and Republicans alike for refusing at the Helsinki summit to accept the conclusion of US intelligence and law enforcement agencies that Russian Federation meddled in a the 2016 election to help him win. [Full Article...]


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