Author: 0 European Union hopes vote gives strong mandate to negotiate Brexit

The EU is set to inflict a double humiliation by removing the European Banking Authority (EBA) and the European Medicines Agency (EMA) from the United Kingdom, the " Observer " newspaper reported on Sunday. Starting parallel talks will not happen. "Hopes for an exit from Brexit are completely unfounded", Norbert Roettgen, a leading parliamentary ally of center-right Chancellor Angela Merkel , told German media.

World I'm Not Drinking the Jon Ossoff Kool-Aid Just Yet
Author: 0 I'm Not Drinking the Jon Ossoff Kool-Aid Just Yet

But those surveys also suggest that all the Republicans combined will enjoy a majority of the vote - right now, Ossoff is mired in the low-to-mid 40s. Most polls are preparing to close at 7 a high-profile Georgia congressional race where Democrats are bidding for a major upset in a historically conservative district.

Author: 0 British Prime Minister Calls For Surprise General Election In June

Theresa May's announcement came during a pause in talks to restore devolved government in Northern Ireland. During a phone call with the British Prime Minister last night, Taoiseach Enda Kenny emphasised that a return to direct rule in Northern Ireland should not be contemplated.

World Will US Launch Preemptive Strike Against North Korea?
Author: 0 Will US Launch Preemptive Strike Against North Korea?

China, North Korea's sole major ally and neighbour which nevertheless opposes its weapons programme, has called for talks leading to the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula. Trump has dispatched the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson and an accompanying battle group to the Korean peninsula. North Korea's official name is the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

Author: 0 Afghan death toll from 'mother of all bombs' rises to 94

Afghanistan officials say the attack on the tunnel complezx left 36 Islamic State group fighters dead. It is indeed a reflection of the fear that war tired ISIS fighters are seeking sanctuaries and attack bases in Afghanistan with U.S. That raised questions about his plans for North Korea, which has conducted missile and nuclear tests in defiance of United Nations and unilateral sanctions.

Author: 0 Venezuelans pour into Caracas streets in anti-Maduro protest

Police in Caracas fired tear gas and rubber bullets at some of the protesters amid a weeklong protest movement that shows little sign of losing steam. "These people do whatever they want". Ortiz was a 19-year-old student at a local university, the local mayor's office said. A group of protesters eventually managed to march up to the metal police barricade, their hands in the air, and spray paint "Freedom" on it in blue letters.

World Pence visits DMZ amid high tensions with North Korea
Author: 0 Pence visits DMZ amid high tensions with North Korea

In his ABC interview, McMaster said that Trump had directed U.S. military, diplomatic and intelligence officials to provide him with options - in concertation with regional allies including China - that could be used "if the North Korea regime refuses to denuclearize".

Author: 0 Modi Confident on Teesta, Bangladesh Extended $5-bn Credit Lines

Referring to the Teesta issue, Modi said the pact is important for India-Bangladesh relationship and expressed hope that the West Bengal chief minister will eventually support it. India and Bangladesh also signed a financing agreement for the construction of 36 community clinics in Bangladesh. 6- India is to finance diesel pipelines from Numaligarh-Parbatipur.

World Pence tells Japan: 'We are with you 100 percent'
Author: 0 Pence tells Japan: 'We are with you 100 percent'

North Korea's deputy representative to the UN Kim In Ryong on Monday accused the USA of creating "a situation where nuclear war could break out at any time" and said Pyongyang's next nuclear test would take place "at a time and at a place where our headquarters deems necessary".

Author: 0 Prince William speaks with Lady Gaga on mental health

William says it is "time that everyone speaks up and really feels very normal about mental health ". Fresh off the first of two Coachella headlining slots and about to shoot some A Star Is Born scenes on that same stage, Lady Gaga has still found the time to shine a light on an important message about mental health.

World China, US working on 'North Korea problem'
Author: 0 China, US working on 'North Korea problem'

Mr Pence, who had previously called the failed missile launch "a provocation", arrived at Camp Bonifas on Monday morning for a briefing with military leaders and to meet American troops stationed there. He added that the US will resolve North Korea's problem alone if China does not help rein in Pyongyang's nuclear aspirations. According to U.S. Pacific Command spokesman Commander David Benham, the command detected and tracked what the U.S.

Author: 0 India, Australia hold delegation-level bilateral talks

There have been nine rounds of negotiations so far. However, the much-anticipated Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement, talks for which were initiated during the time of former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, did not feature among the six MoUs.

Author: 0 BJP on mission mode for 2019, sets new targets

He called for making India a happy and prosperous nation and a leading country by 2022 for which the pace of progress needed to be quickened. He introduced a new political thought for new India which is aimed at achieving socio-economic equality in line with Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay's Antyodaya vision; his vision is directed towards Four Es - Ethics, Economy, Ecology and Environment.

World Trump's senior adviser Kushner meets Iraqi PM
Author: 0 Trump's senior adviser Kushner meets Iraqi PM

Kushner is "traveling on behalf of the president to express the president's support and commitment to the government of Iraq and USA personnel now engaged in the campaign" against ISIS, Hicks added. Kushner is married to Trump's oldest daughter, Ivanka. Along with being named a peace envoy to the Middle East, Kushner has participated in talks with Mexican officials and other foreign leaders, according to the New York Times .

World Macron's lead narrows in French presidential election: polls
Author: 0 Macron's lead narrows in French presidential election: polls

There are certainly many similarities between Marine Le Pen's National Front in France and Geert Wilders' Party for Freedom in the Netherlands. Macron also landed blows on the far right Le Pen, telling her " you tell the same lies as your father did ".

World Susan Rice's NSA demasking denials don't add up — Former CIA Analyst
Author: 0 Susan Rice's NSA demasking denials don't add up — Former CIA Analyst

The law requires that identities of USA persons picked up or mentioned during the course of foreign surveillance be masked; that is, that they be shielded from people reading the reports . "Normally those names are redacted from summaries of monitored conversations and appear in reports as something like 'U.S. Person One'". Name not provided, just a USA person.

Author: 0 UK's Johnson cancels Moscow visit after Syria gas attack

My representatives have been meeting one-on-one with their counterparts from China and I think truly progress has been made. While both Mattis and Votel deflected reporters' questions about Russia's role in Syria and United States plans for regime change, Mattis issued a clear threat to the Syrian government, declaring that it would pay a "very, very stiff price" in the event of another chemical weapons attack.

Author: 0 Liquor baron pokes fun at 'Indian media hype'

Liquor baron Vijay Mallya who was arrested earlier today by Scotland Yard in London , procured bail three hours later. Mallya has repeatedly dismissed the charges against him and defended himself in messages from his personal account on social media network Twitter.

World Trump talks tough on North Korea, says Kim 'gotta behave'
Author: 0 Trump talks tough on North Korea, says Kim 'gotta behave'

China's top negotiator for North Korea's nuclear program, Wu Dawei, held talks on the missile shield and North Korea's recent actions during a visit to Seoul last week. But some of those restrictions merely put in place United Nations sanctions passed previous year with China's support - before Trump took office. "We've seen some tangible indications that they're working toward this end, but it's still quite early", she said.

World Effort needed to lower tensions after tough talk over Gibraltar
Author: 0 Effort needed to lower tensions after tough talk over Gibraltar

THE European Parliament yesterday demanded Britain abide by EU regulations long after we leave. The European Parliament omitted to mention the topic of Gibraltar in its red lines for Brexit negotiations on Wednesday, after heated debate on the British outcrop bordering Spain.

Author: 0 Russia, Iran army chiefs vow to continue Syria fight

Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on NBC's "Meet the Press ". Russian Federation had agreed to ensure Syria's chemical weapons stockpiles were destroyed - and its failure to do this enabled the attack, he said. "If we would want to appeal rationally to Russia", McMaster said. After dinner Thursday, the president informed Xi that USA missiles had just made impact in Syria .

World Sweden truck attack suspect 39-year-old Uzbekistan-born man
Author: 0 Sweden truck attack suspect 39-year-old Uzbekistan-born man

Sweden's public broadcaster SVT reported that a bag of explosives was found inside the truck on the driver's seat and the suspected attacker suffered burns from a partial detonation. The range of mixed emotions - fear and fraternity, anger and openness, - also surfaced at memorial services and rallies held in Stockholm on Sunday to honor the attack victims.

Author: 0 Pence visits Japan, turning focus to trade with key ally

US moves to contain North Korea and compel China toward cooperation will dominate discussions in Seoul and Tokyo, though tension over the Trump administration's trade policies will loom large in both visits. In Moscow, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, speaking to reporters Monday evening, said he hoped there would be "no unilateral actions like those we saw recently in Syria and that the USA will follow the line that President Trump repeatedly voiced during the election campaign".

World North Korea displays submarine-based missiles for first time at military parade
Author: 0 North Korea displays submarine-based missiles for first time at military parade

Kim Jong Un (R), supreme leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea ( DPRK ), waves as he reviews the grand celebrations marking the 105th birth anniversary of DPRK founder Kim Il Sung in central Pyongyang, April 15, 2017. For outside military analysts, though, the highlight is the weaponry that the North puts on display. Already strained relations between the United States and North Korea took a turn for the worse this week as Donald Trump took to Twitter to say the USA would ...

World Britain's prime minister to seek early election on June 8
Author: 0 Britain's prime minister to seek early election on June 8

May said in her announcement that "there can be no turning back" on Britain's decision to leave the European Union, something she herself had campaigned against before last year's referendum. "We believe that the country does need stability during the time ahead and a leader that can deliver a Brexit which is for the benefit of everyone in the UK".