World Tillerson says he hopes Rouhani ends Iran missile program in new term
Author: 0 Tillerson says he hopes Rouhani ends Iran missile program in new term

Years of global sanctions throttled investment in Iran , once OPEC's second-largest producer, and stunted its economy. The neologism "Iranophobia" was introduced by a spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry, Bahram Qassemi, who said a day after US President finished his visit to Tehran's regional nemesis, Saudi Arabia , that the US is guilty of "repetitive and baseless claims" about Iran .

World Back home after foreign trip, Trump faces slew of challenges
Author: 0 Back home after foreign trip, Trump faces slew of challenges

Wellesley College president Paula Johnson noted in her introduction of Clinton that the famous alum nearly broke the "highest, hardest glass ceiling". Berman ruled the parents didn't sufficiently challenge that Clinton wasn't acting in her official capacity when she used the private server, and that the families didn't put forward appropriate claims that Clinton defamed them or put them in a false light.

World Survivors tell of horror during Egypt bus attack
Author: 0 Survivors tell of horror during Egypt bus attack

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry made the remarks on Saturday during a meeting with his USA counterpart, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Meanwhile, Egypt on Saturday morning said its military is continuing to carry out air strikes against militant training camps in Derna in eastern Libya , state television reported .

Author: 0 Philippines forces hit militants; civilians wave white flags

Hapilon got away and fighters loyal to him took over parts of the city, burning buildings and seizing about a dozen hostages, including a priest. ILIGAN, Philippines (AP) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ordered his troops to crush militants who are fighting street battles with government forces in the south, warning Friday that the country is at a grave risk of "contamination" by the Islamic State group.

Author: 0 Ariana Grande announces benefit concert for Manchester

The singer tweeted: "There is nothing I or anyone can do to take away the pain you are feeling or to make this better". Singer Ariana Grande has announced she will return to Manchester city to hold a benefit concert for the victims of a terror attack that took place at her concert earlier this week.

Author: 0 Kushner sought secret communications with Russia

The team made a decision to communicate with Moscow through more official channels. President Trump also declined to endorse the Paris climate accords on Saturday, ending his first foreign trip much as he began it: at odds with several of his nation's allies and under a cloud of questions back home about his ties to Russian Federation.

Author: 0 What do President Trump and Pope Francis really think of each other?

Upon meeting this morning, the two were eventually joined by Trump's entourage, consisting of Melania , Ivanka and Jared Kushner - a moment that has since spawned quite a few memes. When greeting the first lady, Pope Francis asked, "What are you feeding him, potica?" While there were smiles and an exchange of pleasantries between the pontiff and the Trumps during their visit to the Vatican Wednesday, it's a snap shot by the Associated Press that has tickled the internet.

World Iran shrugs off Trump threats, missile tests to carry on
Author: 0 Iran shrugs off Trump threats, missile tests to carry on

In related news, The Washington Post quoted Rouhani as saying that Iranians are "waiting for this government to become stable intellectually" and that "hopefully, things will settle down... Asked about the possibility of direct talks with the United States over the mutual issues, the Iranian President said that "we are waiting for the U.S.

World UK police say searching house in Wigan in connection with Manchester attack
Author: 0 UK police say searching house in Wigan in connection with Manchester attack

A woman arrested in connection to the Manchester Arena suicide bomb attack has been released without charge, leaving six people in United Kingdom custody as counter-terrorism police swoop on the bomber's suspected network. "The alleged leaks coming out of government agencies are deeply troubling", Trump said in the statement. "The images and information presented were neither graphic nor disrespectful of victims, and consistent with the common line of reporting on weapons used in horrific ...

World Iran's Supreme Leader: Saudi Arabia 'cow milked' by US
Author: 0 Iran's Supreme Leader: Saudi Arabia 'cow milked' by US

Mr Rouhani's conversation with Sheikh Tamim is expected to further strain relations. "We want the rule of moderation and rationality in the relations between countries and we believe that a political solution should be a priority", the state news agency IRNA quoted Rouhani as telling Qatari Emir Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani.

Author: 0 Trump delays decision on Paris climate accord

The rules of the NAFTA countdown mean Trudeau and Trump can not talk about specific issues that would be subject to negotiations, even though they did talk about Canada-U.S. Trump skipped the traditional end-of-trip news conference to avoid facing questions about a host of problems he faces upon his return to Washington later on Saturday.

Author: 0 Trump woos Macron, may disappoint on Paris Agreement

His views are evolving which exactly as they should be,"Donald Trump's economic adviser Gary Cohn said on Friday". The U.S. hasn't decided yet. There was one at this point on climate, but I hope we'll reduce that gap. And in the heart of Europe, Trump berated NATO allies over their financial commitments and would not explicitly endorse the "one for all, all for one" defense doctrine that has been the cornerstone of trans-Atlantic security for decades.

Author: 0 Manchester attack: Police 'not sharing information with US'

Police have arrested and detained 11 suspects so far. Police said the eight men ranged in age from 18 to 38, including a 30-year-old arrested in the Moss Side area of Manchester in the early hours of Friday. In the tweet, Grande also said that she plans to spend time with fans in Manchester when she returns to the city and offered support to those affected by the incident.

Author: 0 McMaster 'Not Concerned' By Reports On Kushner-Moscow Backchannel

Friday night Reuters reported that Jared Kushner had three contacts with Russian ambassador Sergei Kislyak during and after the 2016 presidential campaign that have not been previously disclosed, and that the two discussed setting up a "back channel" for communications between the transition team and the Kremlin.

World Turkey protests over 'aggression' against bodyguards in US
Author: 0 Turkey protests over 'aggression' against bodyguards in US

The behavior of the security guards was condemned by USA officials, including Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , who said on Sunday that while he would wait until an investigation into the fight was complete, he directed Bass to communicate "that this is simply unacceptable ".

Author: 0 Protesters oppose martial law in Philippines

In a sign that the long-standing problem of militancy in the south could be expanding, Solicitor General Jose Calida said foreigners were fighting alongside the gunmen in Marawi , including Indonesians and Malaysians. Few of Marawi's 200,000 inhabitants remained after militants ran amok, seizing and torching schools, a college and a hospital. The ASSO, or arrest, search and seizure order, was an instrument created by the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos to allow security forces to carry out ...

World Klopp can attract top players to Liverpool, says Gerrard
Author: 0 Klopp can attract top players to Liverpool, says Gerrard

Again, it seems unlikely, but in the event that Barca make a real push for Coutinho this summer, a player that they've been consistently linked with for months, then Liverpool will have a big job on their hands to replace him. Gerrard told the Liverpool Echo: "To have Champions League football back is very important for this club". "Now we have to seize the moment". Arsenal failed to qualify for the Champions League for the first time in Wenger's managerial reign this season after ...

World Play-off win for Quiros at Rocco Forte Open
Author: 0 Play-off win for Quiros at Rocco Forte Open

The big-hitting Spaniard beat Zander Lombard on the second playoff hole after the South African missed a short putt. Victoria Marcus Fraser (67) and WA's Jason Scrivener (67) climbed up the leaderboard in the tough conditions of the final day, with both players finishing tied fifth.

World US-Middle East relations — NRT Focus
Author: 0 US-Middle East relations — NRT Focus

Iranian president Hassan Rouhani attends a news conference in Tehran , Iran , May 22, 2017. "I expect Rouhani to lift the house arrest" of opposition leaders, said another, drafting technician Farnoosh Kazemi, 26. so we could pass more accurate judgments". Shawn Bahrami, who moved to Atlanta in 1976 and is a 32-year member of the Iranian Patriots Association, said that although Iran's global relations have improved under Rouhani, most Iranian-Americans mistrust those in power.

Author: 0 Leaked information 'undermines' Manchester attack probe, say police

Manchester is slowly returning to normal, though dozens of people remain hospitalized and the damaged arena and adjacent Victoria train station remain closed. Police hunting the terror network behind the Manchester Arena bombing have stopped passing information to the USA on the investigation as a major transatlantic row erupted over leaks of key evidence in the U.S., according to a report.

Author: 0 After trip's final day, Trump to return to tumult at home

Trump promised on the campaign trail to "cancel" the Paris Agreement arguing that it hurts US energy interests, but actually exiting the deal has proven more complicated than Trump portrayed it on the campaign trail. Italy chose to stage the summit in Sicily to draw attention to Africa, which is 140 miles (225 km) from the island at its closest point across the Mediterranean.

World GOP senators want US to pull out of Paris climate accord
Author: 0 GOP senators want US to pull out of Paris climate accord

Macron said he told Trump it is "indispensable for the reputation of the United States and the interest of the Americans themselves that the United States remain committed" to the Paris agreement. Macron won the French presidency on May 7. G7 talks are expected to go late into the night tonight and continue through the day tomorrow, and a decision from Trump isn't expected until late in the summit - if it comes at all.

Author: 0 U.S. admits over 100 civilians died in Mosul strike in March

The civilians inside were seeking refuge. The US had previously only acknowledged that it "probably" had a role in the civilian deaths. The U.S. -led coalition and Iraqi forces were unaware that civilians were huddled inside the building or that it was packed with explosives when the U.S.

Author: 0 Iran will continue missile programme, says Rouhani

Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei , is still at the top of the leadership chain, and notably did not mention Rouhani by name when he praised the Iranian people and their 73 percent turnout as the "winner" of the vote. "Rouhani will likely be unwilling or unable to push back against hardliners". In all this, Rouhani's reformism can fix the US' attention on Iran's commitment to peace and security-including the release of opposition figures, more freedom of thought and fewer ...