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World Iran's Khamenei says Saudis will fall, Rouhani calls for better ties
Author: 0 Iran's Khamenei says Saudis will fall, Rouhani calls for better ties

French carmakers PSA and Renault are taking advantage of the lack of USA operations by piling into a resurgent Iranian market that is still off-limits to rivals fearful that Trump's administration will reimpose sanctions. Iran denies such accusations and says Saudi Arabia, its arch-foe, is the real source of funding for Islamist militants. The Iranian president further said the Islamic Republic would remain committed to its obligations under the historic nuclear deal known as the Joint ...

Author: 0 South Korea fires warning shots at suspected drone

Seoul military officials initially suggested the item was a drone from North following the incident on Tuesday, before saying Wednesday that balloons carrying propaganda leaflets had blown in across the frontier, one of the most fortified locations in the world.

World Germany reacts to Trump slamming trade surplus
Author: 0 Germany reacts to Trump slamming trade surplus

Spiegel reported that Trump had told Juncker and Tusk: "Look at the millions of cars that they are selling in the United States. Horrible. We're gonna stop that". Trump did not extend an invitation for European Union leaders to visit the White House . Merkel hit back later on Friday, saying that she had made clear to Trump that the German trade surplus with the U.S.

World Iran's Rouhani says missile tests will continue 'if necessary'
Author: 0 Iran's Rouhani says missile tests will continue 'if necessary'

Trump appeared to agree. Speaking at a joint news conference with his Saudi counterpart in Riyadh , Tillerson also said that Washington intends to intensify its efforts to deter Tehran in Syrian and Yemen , countries in which Washington and Tehran side with opposing sides.

World Germany's Schaeuble hopes for a deal on Greece on Monday
Author: 0 Germany's Schaeuble hopes for a deal on Greece on Monday

Germany and other euro zone governments do not want to disburse new loans until the International Monetary Fund joins Greece's third bailout. Greece needs 7.3 billion euros (£6.3 billion) from its bailout to repay maturing debt in July.

World Senate panel OKs new sanctions on Iran; nuclear deal remains
Author: 0 Senate panel OKs new sanctions on Iran; nuclear deal remains

Yet the committee failed to remove this provision from the bill, only Sens. Those efforts helped to win over top Democrats. But even with the modifications, some Obama administration officials say they remain concerned about potential effects of new sanctions legislation on the fragile worldwide nuclear accord.

World North Korea Celebrates Test Of New, Long-Range Missile
Author: 0 North Korea Celebrates Test Of New, Long-Range Missile

The statement comes a day after North Korea tested a ballistic missile that it claimed could be mounted with a "large-sized nuclear warhead" and capable of reaching the continental United States and USA operations in the Pacific. Pyongyang has been under United Nations sanctions since 2006, along with an worldwide arms embargo aimed at slowing the development of its banned nuclear and missile programs.

Author: 0 Muslim families are celebrating Ramadan

Earlier there were predictions that the moon for Ramadan may be visible on May 26 and hence the fasting would be observed in most parts of the world from May 27. The Qur'an states that fasting was prescribed for believers so that they may be conscious of God . Furthermore, Muslims are forbidden from fasting on Eid day .

World Ramadan Fasting and Its Virtues
Author: 0 Ramadan Fasting and Its Virtues

One who fasts on the day of Laylat-ul-Qadr and prays Taraweeh (prayers every night of Ramadan) all night will be rewarded as if he/she has fasted for 1,000 months. The month of Ramadan thus moves backwards about 10 days every year relative to the Gregorian calendar. Muslim consciously curtails this unhealthy norm by intentionally practicing restraint and self-discipline , separating him or herself from the animal kingdom which is governed by the unconscious drive to satiate one's ...

World Trump says will make decision on Paris climate pact next week
Author: 0 Trump says will make decision on Paris climate pact next week

His global tour took him to Saudi Arabia, Israel, Palestine, the Vatican, Belgium and Italy. Trump's short-sighted actions could make the USA into a pariah state. "I will make my final decision on the Paris Accord next week!" Trump's predecessor, Barack Obama, negotiated the deal and agreed reduce the country's emissions by between 26 and 28 percent by 2025 compared to 2005 levels.

Author: 0 Armed police guarding FA Cup final after Manchester bomb

The Frenchman has been the subject of fierce fan protests and there have been planes flown overhead during matches carrying anti-Wenger messages. "I should think anyone trying to do anything here would be silly, really". And they won't even be back among Europe's elite in September after finishing fifth in the Premier League; the lowest finish since Wenger took charge in 1996.

World Freeport says large number of 4000 Grasberg workers deemed
Author: 0 Freeport says large number of 4000 Grasberg workers deemed "resigned" (FCX)

For the next quarter the company has anticipated average revenues of $4.15B, according to the sentiments of 6 analysts. In recent action, Freeport-McMoRan Inc. The sell-side analysts are projecting earnings per share of ${{e9}} for the next fiscal quarter. The company had revenue of $3.34 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.51 billion.

World Libya says working closely with Britain over concert attack
Author: 0 Libya says working closely with Britain over concert attack

Images of a bomb allegedly used in the attack were published by the New York Times , which said authorities in the United Kingdom granted them access to the photos. Abedi, a 22-year-old British citizen born to Libyan parents, died in the attack, which targeted fans leaving a concert by U.S. pop star Ariana Grande .

Author: 0 S. Korea OKs civilian contact with North Korea over malaria

This system is also the least reliable, according to critics. The U.S. magazine Newsweek says the state of Hawaii is preparing contingency plans to deal with a possible attack by North Korea . He said it would take time to come up with a new sustainable and effective way to curb North Korea's nuclear weapons programme, especially when the most recent United Nations resolution, the strictest so far, had apparently failed.

Author: 0 Poll gives UK Conservatives big lead ahead of June election

And the survey, which covered the period May 5-10, found that Mrs May was the most prominent politician in the week's coverage, featuring in nearly one-third (32.4%) of news items about the election, followed by Mr Corbyn (21.4%). In further bad news for the Labour leader , 42% said that the Conservatives are running the best General Election campaign so far, while only 20% think Corbyn's party has the edge.

World Lawyer says Kushner willing to cooperate with investigators
Author: 0 Lawyer says Kushner willing to cooperate with investigators

Another potential line of inquiry could concern Kushner's failure to disclose some of his contacts with Russian government officials when he was filling out his application for a security clearance. According to a source familiar with what transpired, neither meeting discussed sanctions but instead focused on establishing a backchannel to Russia's president.

Author: 0 Philippines official: Terror suspect still in besieged city

Muslim rebels have been fighting since the 1970s for an independent or autonomous homeland in Mindanao, with the conflict claiming more than 120,000 lives. As the Philippine army continue fighting to free Marawi City which is now under seige, news has emerged that it is not just local insurgents involved.

Author: 0 Libya arrests brother, father of Manchester bombing suspect

The house, with its satellite dish on the side wall and a row of wheelie bins outside, was home to Abedi and his brother Ismail, who was arrested outside a nearby supermarket on Tuesday, hours after the bombing at Manchester Arena. He returned to England instead. The BBC reported that security services thought the bomb was too sophisticated for Abedi to have built by himself.

World Ariana Grande to Perform Benefit Concert for Manchester Victims
Author: 0 Ariana Grande to Perform Benefit Concert for Manchester Victims

The singer was scheduled to perform in two shows at London's O2 Arena on Thursday and Friday, but in a statement obtained by CNNMoney, Grande said she's canceled all shows through June 5. Britain's best-selling newspaper The Sun carried pictures Wednesday of eight-year-old Saffie Rose Roussos , who was killed in the attack, and of Abedi under the words "PURE" and "EVIL" respectively.

World Flag march by police in violence-hit Saharanpur villages
Author: 0 Flag march by police in violence-hit Saharanpur villages

Yesterday, Uttar Pradesh government had suspended the Senior Superintendent of Police and District Magistrate of Saharanpur in view of the continued violence in the district. LUCKNOW , India - Police rushed forces to a north Indian town on Wednesday and arrested dozens of people to stop clashes that erupted when upper caste Hindus fired on Dalits belonging to the lowest rung of India's caste hierarchy .

Author: 0 A look at latest legal loss for Trump travel ban

Trump's administration vowed to take the fight to the U.S. Supreme Court . The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling that blocks the Republican's administration from temporarily suspending new visas for people from Iran, Libya , Somalia , Sudan , Syria and Yemen.

Author: 0 Here's what the Supreme Court might look at — Travel ban case

Three dissented. What did the dissenters say? The statement provides a detailed account of 17 months of statements and tweets by Trump leading up to the travel ban. "Wynn agreed with his colleagues in the majority that the Court should not "blindly defer" to executive action, all in the name of the Constitution's separation of powers".