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Korean official suspended over US missile defense report

The signs read "Deployment THAAD and Call for US$1 billion for the THAAD". A key presidential official said that the questioning was brief but fell short of explaining why the defense ministry report excluded information about the four launchers. [Full Article...]

More than 100 civilians killed in Iraq bombing in March

More than 100 civilians killed in Iraq bombing in March However Iraqi forces are still taking the lead on the ground in Mosul and after more than seven months of grueling fighting, Iraq's best-trained fighters are depleted. "Moscow is deeply anxious over reports about mass deaths of civilians in Iraq in ongoing bombing and shelling by the United States and its Western allies in the anti-Islamic State coalition". [Full Article...]

Qatar minister calls for calm as diplomatic crisis spirals

Qatar , home to about 10,000 USA troops and the host of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, criticized the move as a "violation of its sovereignty". The diplomatic row follows President Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia two weeks ago - his first trip overseas as president, where he convened a summit of Arab and Muslim allies. [Full Article...]

Iran says Trump's climate pact withdrawal will isolate US

A top European Union official said the EU and China believe Trump made a grievous error. "But the fight against climate change and all the research, innovation and technological progress it will bring will continue with or without the United States". [Full Article...]

Leonardo DiCaprio upset over Trump's withdrawal from Paris agreement

Donald Trump pulling US out of Paris accord: India has disproved US President Donald Trump's freakish claim that New Delhi had signed the Paris climate agreement to get billions and billions and billions of dollars in foreign aid. So far, the group includes three governors, more than 80 university leaders, 100-plus businesses and 30 governors. Only two nations, Nicaragua and Syria, have... [Full Article...]

4 nations cut diplomatic ties to Qatar as Gulf rift deepens

Doha denied the comments and said it had been the victim of a "shameful cybercrime". With Qatar an isthmus connected to mainland only through its now-closed border with Saudi Arabia , the US has no land access to it either. He said that the rift would have no implications for the effort against the militant group. While Doha claimed the comments were fake and were swiftly deleted, their appearanc... [Full Article...]

Names of terrorists revealed

In total, seven people were killed and dozens were injured in the vehicle crash and subsequent stabbing spree. Twelve people in the Barking district of east London over the weekend. All of it happened in just eight minutes, and though police have won praise for their response , it has led to a political fight certain to dominate the waning days before Thursday's national elections. [Full Article...]

ICC Champions Trophy 2017

The rain came down just as the players were about to take drinks and although Australia were comfortably ahead on DLS, they were four overs short of the 20 required in the second innings to constitute a game. Nonetheless, an exciting contest is in the offing with New Zealand showing a lot of promise against Australia . England's fickle summer is the least of New Zealand's concerns as th... [Full Article...]

India, France show common front on climate change fight

India, France show common front on climate change fight India should highlight what it can do for the benefit of the United States, leading public policy forum Aspen India has said as part of a set of recommendations in a report on boosting bilateral ties that comes ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's proposed visit to the U.S. [Full Article...]

Bahrain cuts diplomatic ties to Qatar as Gulf rift deepens

Four key Arab states - Saudi Arabia , Egypt , the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain - all cut ties with Qatar earlier on Monday, citing the various forms of support the ruling Al Thani family provides to Iran as well as to Sunni Islamist groups like the Muslim Brotherhood. [Full Article...]

Corbyn: It's a shame PM has not joined in head-to-head debate

Corbyn: It's a shame PM has not joined in head-to-head debate British Prime Minister Theresa May's once formidable lead has been eroded to a slender advantage, an opinion poll indicated on Friday as her campaign was dealt a blow when one of her candidates was charged with electoral fraud. I could have stayed on and kept doing that job. She warned of the risk of voters backing Labour and allowing Mr Corbyn to form a minority government with the support o... [Full Article...]

2016 champ Muguruza loses to France's Mladenovic in Paris

Muguruza admonished the partisan crowd as she was leaving Court Suzanne Lenglen following her 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 defeat which her coach later claimed were "pathetic" and had "no class". "I knew I had to change something to beat him today, so I think I made some adjustments to make little better than yesterday". Caroline Wozniacki, with two grand slam final appearances to her credit the most experie... [Full Article...]

Pittsburgh, City Trump Prefers to Paris, Plans to Go Green

Pittsburgh, City Trump Prefers to Paris, Plans to Go Green The French have again jabbed the Trump administration, this time with a clever "corrected" version of a White House video explaining why Donald Trump is yanking America out of the Paris climate accord. Actually, according to Yale Climate Connections, a nonpartisan multimedia service, this country's Carbon dioxide emissions are now at 1996 levels, putting them within reach of targets ... [Full Article...]

Scientists discover hottest giant exoplanet ever observed

Scientists discover hottest giant exoplanet ever observed KELT 9b also boasts an unusual orbit, travelling around the poles of its star, rather than the equator, once every 36 hours. One side of the planet is locked in perpetual night. And if it's still not weird enough, the planet orbits the "wrong" way. Currently, ground-based telescopes and the Spitzer and the Hubble space telescopes are all capable of studying the planet's atmosphere . [Full Article...]

9 local guards dead, 11 Americans wounded in Kabul

The government earlier had said it would consider each deportation on a case-by-case basis following Wednesday's deadly attack in Kabul , which raised fresh questions about security in the country. Most of the casualties were civilians, including women and children, but the dead also included Afghan security guards working around the many embassies in the area. [Full Article...]

Champions Trophy: Bangladesh wins toss and bats vs Australia

Champions Trophy: Bangladesh wins toss and bats vs Australia He picked Henriques for a special treatment in the 23rd over, hitting the bowler for two fours and a six to collect 16 runs from it. Maxwell took four catches against New Zealand , but did not get to bat, before the match was washed out. [Full Article...]

France and India pledge to combat climate change

France and India pledge to combat climate change However, Modi avoided direct criticism of Donald Trump's move. A significant aspect of the joint statement issued after delegation-level talks was the common concern and anxiety over the spread of terrorism across the world. "We are in favor of this Paris Agreement and we will continue to work in that direction, even beyond the Paris Agreement, even if this agreement did not exist, ' M... [Full Article...]

Putin tells NBC: US hackers could have framed Russia in election hack

Putin denied Russian Federation influenced the election, saying "we don't even have to do that. Anything at all he could spray out there", Pickering, who served as the USA ambassador from 1993 to 1996 during the Clinton administration, said on " Squawk Box ". [Full Article...]

Apple just unveiled HomePod, a $349 competitor to Amazon's Echo

The device was previewed on stage Monday at WWDC , Apple's annual developer conference in San Jose. "It's so cool, we really believe it is going to take your home music experience to the next level", Apple chief executive Tim Cook said of the new device. [Full Article...]

PM Modi meets French President Macron at Elysee Palace

PM Modi meets French President Macron at Elysee Palace Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi hugs French President Emmanuel Macron , centre as they attend a ceremony at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris , France, Saturday, June 3, 2017 . The assertion by the two leaders came a day after United States president Donald Trump announced his decision to pull out of the Paris Accord, blaming among other things, India seeking huge aid to fight climate ch... [Full Article...]


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