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Global News Gunmen kill 23 Christians on road to monastery in Egypt
Author: 0 Gunmen kill 23 Christians on road to monastery in Egypt

The BBC notes that Coptic Christians make up about 10 percent of the Egyptian population, and is the primary Christian sect in the region. Egypt is in a state of emergency that was declared after two churches had been attacked on Palm Sunday in April, killing 47 and injuring more than 100.

Global News US diplomat: China tightened border controls with N. Korea
Author: 0 US diplomat: China tightened border controls with N. Korea

Trump has reportedly agreed a deal with South Korea to place "every possible pressure" on its volatile neighbour in response to Kim Jong-un's missile tests . It will also guide modernization plans for the nuclear triad, a three-pronged nuclear defense arsenal, over the next decade. "Tourist travel to North Korea does nothing but provide funds to a tyrannical regime - that will, in turn, be used to develop weapons to threaten the United States and our allies", Wilson said in a statement.

Global News Election campaigning to resume on Friday
Author: 0 Election campaigning to resume on Friday

LONDON , May 26 ( Reuters ) - Sterling dived more than half a percent against both the dollar and euro on Friday after the first opinion poll in days showed Prime Minister Theresa May's lead down to just 5 percentage points over the opposition Labour Party .

Author: 0 Trump & Macron engage in fierce handshake battle during first meeting

In the video, which was initially shared by Macron himself on Twitter , the French president can be seen walking up the red carpet at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels toward a group of world leaders. They shook hands for a full five seconds while camera shutters clicked, pumping their fists 16 times in a seeming battle of the phalanges. Mr Trump spoke about Mr Macron's "incredible campaign" and "tremendous victory".

Global News Manchester terror attack: What we know
Author: 0 Manchester terror attack: What we know

Abedi was known to security services before his deadly assault, sources previously confirmed. Officials are examining Abedi's trips to Libya as they worked to piece together his allegiances and foil any new potential threats. Rowley said: "Broadly speaking, as with any investigation of this nature, we are focusing on understanding Abedi's life; forensically examining a number of scenes, reviewing hours of CCTV from the night itself and the hours and before, financial work, communication, ...

Global News Erdogan meets EU's Tusk, Juncker in Brussels
Author: 0 Erdogan meets EU's Tusk, Juncker in Brussels

Tusk said in a televised statement after the joint meeting with Trump that trade was one of the issues that remained "open". Mr. Trump, who said there is "no relationship we cherish more" than the one with the United Kingdom, declared the leaks "deeply troubling" and said he was asking the Justice Department to lead an investigation into the matter.

Author: 0 Gunmen kill 26 in attack on Christians in Egypt

The victims were on their way to visit a monastery to pray. While the official toll from Friday's attack was 26, according to Health Ministry spokesman Khaled Mugahed, Egyptian security and medical officials told the Associated Press that 28 people were dead, and 22 injured.

Global News India emerged as a formidable global power under Modi: Chouhan
Author: 0 India emerged as a formidable global power under Modi: Chouhan

He also mentioned that construction of Road Bridge saw the delay due to the UPA was chosen in the year 2014 and bridge will be demonstrating economic revolt. The BJP will be organising a pan-Indian festival-like publicity campaign to highlight the achievements of the Narendra Modi-led NDA three-year rule.

Author: 0 Jewish Groups Praise Trump Call For Muslim Nations To Confront Islamist Extremism

Trump gave a much-anticipated speech on combatting Islamist terrorism before Arab leaders in Riyadh on Sunday. Earlier Monday, on Trump's first visit to Israel as president, he said he sees a growing recognition among Muslim nations that they share a "common cause" with Israel in their determination to counter threats posed by Iran.

Global News May expected to raise US leak issues with Trump
Author: 0 May expected to raise US leak issues with Trump

The President is on a mission to plug those holes, particularly after British intelligence about the Manchester bombing was leaked , which British Prime Minister Theresa May was reportedly blaming on the U.S. Trump said he would ask the Department of Justice to review the recent leaks and prosecute them. However, after sensitive crime scene photographs were leaked and published yet again by an American news outlet, British authorities announced they will stop sharing information with ...

Global News Trump Confident Travel Ban Will Be Upheld
Author: 0 Trump Confident Travel Ban Will Be Upheld

After the courts tossed out the original directive, Trump dropped Iraq but his revised order was blocked in separate cases by federal judges in Maryland and Washington state. Watson relied on statements Trump and his advisers made about his proposed "Muslim ban" during his campaign and after his election. Monday's arguments marked the second time Trump's efforts to restrict immigration from certain Muslim-majority nations have reached the San Francisco-based 9th Circuit.

Author: 0 Israel Demands Explanation of US Diplomat's 'Western Wall' Comment

The unusual release came after a Fox News reported that Netanyahu asked Trump not to move the USA embassy to Jerusalem at this point. Israel has long pressed nations to move their embassies to Jerusalem; Palestinians, and much of the global community, view east Jerusalem as the capital of a future Palestinian state.

Global News US plans first test of ICBM intercept, with NKorea on mind
Author: 0 US plans first test of ICBM intercept, with NKorea on mind

They said at least 17 Americans have been detained in North Korea in the past decade, and that four are still imprisoned. The Pentagon announced plans for a test in just a few days that would involve shooting down an intercontinental ballistic missile ( ICBM ) - similar to what North Korea has launched.

Author: 0 U.S. admits Mosul air strike killed more than 100 civilians

Those organising the strike "could not have predicted the presence of civilians in the structure prior to the engagement", it added. Officials authorized a GBU-38 joint direct attack munition with a delayed fuse. "An additional 36 civilians who are believed to be connected to the structure remain unaccounted for". "They would have had the opportunity to move a significant amount of explosive material".

Author: 0 Iran election: Jahangiri quits, backs Rouhani

Qalibaf said in a statement, according to state television. Iran has since resumed crucial oil exports to Europe and concluded billion-dollar deals to purchase passenger planes, but the effects have yet to trickle down to most Iranians, creating an opening for hard-liners, who feel Rouhani gave too much away.

Author: 0 Iran President Hassan Rouhani: Donald Trump 'intellectually unstable'

Speaking at his first news conference since winning a second term in Friday's presidential election in Iran, Mr Rouhani dismissed the summit as "just a show". Despite the controversy, experts such as human rights activist and Iranian journalist Maziar Bahari, believe either presidential candidate would have upheld the nuclear deal .

Author: 0 Pope Francis welcomes Trump despite their differences

Last month, British Prime Minister Theresa May did the same. In return, the Pope gave the president a printout of the 2015 paper he wrote on the damaging effects of climate change in an unceremonious manila folder that his staff probably found at the bottom of a filing cabinet in an abandoned JCPenney.

Author: 0 Germany's trade surplus "neither good nor evil" - govt spokesman

In January, he had targeted German carmakers BMW and Mercedes-Benz comparing their high sale volume in America with low sale volume of Chevrolet in Germany and had threatened to impose 35 per cent import tariff on BMW on its cars imported from its Mexican plant.

Author: 0 Manchester attacker 'likely' travelled to Syria: French minister

This is completely unacceptable", a government ministry source said. He said he spoke to his son five days ago and he was getting ready for a religious pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia. Greater Manchester Police said they were now confident they knew the identity of all the people who lost their lives and had made contact with all the families.

Author: 0 Trump will not announce Israel embassy move on trip

Perhaps the most sensitive is what Trump ends up saying - or not saying - about a promise he made during the election campaign to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem . Israel views Jerusalem as its undivided capital and such a move would be a show of support for the right-wing Israeli government's claim to the city.

Author: 0 Can Labour overcome unpopular Corbyn with popular policies?

Kezia Dugdale has rejected the view of union boss Len McCluskey , who said he can not see Labour winning the General Election . Jeremy Corbyn's party are up eight points from last month to 34% with the Conservatives unchanged on 49%.

Author: 0 Trump meeting with G-7 leaders after going on offensive

The White House believes that Trump has made personal breakthroughs with his peers, having now met one-on-one with all the leaders of G-7. In the talks, Trump and Tusk differed over the intentions and policies of President Vladimir Putin of Russian Federation, according to a person with direct knowledge of the meeting who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the talks were private.

Author: 0 May to raise Manchester 'leak' with Trump

Prime Minister May, who was supposed to meet Trump at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting in Brussels today, said she would "make clear" to the President that "intelligence that is shared between our law enforcement agencies must remain secure".

Author: 0 Trump scolds NATO allies on their military spending

From 2ndL, Belgium's King Philippe, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, U.S. President Donald Trump , Montenegro's Prime Minister Dusko Markovic , Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaite, Croatia's President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic and Dutch Prime Minster Mark Rutte walk together inside the new NATO headquarters in Brussels , Belgium, May 25, 2017 .

Global News The Evolution Of The 'Donald Trump Handshake': A Study In GIFs
Author: 0 The Evolution Of The 'Donald Trump Handshake': A Study In GIFs

According to Mariani, the fact that the presidents' meeting will take place so quickly following Macron's victory is the first step toward normalizing relations. ambassador's residence in Brussels , their first meeting since Mr Macron was elected on May 7 after a turbulent campaign. Later on Thursday, Trump and leaders of other North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries are set to meet for the first time to map out the future of the organization, and try to narrow their differences ...

Author: 0 Trump, G7 peers seek deals on terrorism, trade, climate

But some of that has been undone by now-viral images of the billionaire tycoon shoving his way past other leaders at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels on Thursday, and by his reported comments on Germany . Where there was once broad agreement, now G-7 leaders will be looking to build trust among themselves as they seek common ground. This is the final stop of President Trump's first overseas trip in office.

Global News Palestinians Launch General Strike to Protest Trump's Visit
Author: 0 Palestinians Launch General Strike to Protest Trump's Visit

Palestinian protesters shout slogans and hold placards outside the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem during a demonstration in support of prisoners refusing food in Israeli jails, on May 23, 2017 , during a visit of the U.S. The area, captured by Israel in 1967, is not sovereign Israeli territory and Palestinians there are not Israeli citizens and do not have the right to vote.

Global News Trump Arrives in Israel in Search of
Author: 0 Trump Arrives in Israel in Search of "the Ultimate Deal"

Trump has also retreated from a campaign pledge to move the US Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem , bending to the same diplomatic and security concerns as other presidents who have made similar promises. Reports had not alleged, as Trump seemed to imply, that the president had directly revealed the source of the intelligence to be Israel, rather that he had provided information that could potentially compromise the intelligence source.

Global News Sacked Delhi water minister Kapil Mishra attacked in house
Author: 0 Sacked Delhi water minister Kapil Mishra attacked in house

The Karawal Nagar MLA, who was on Monday suspended from primary membership of the Aam Aadmi Party, also dared Kejriwal to fight elections against him from any seat of his choice. "If Kejriwal is found guilty then I will personally sit on an agitation at Jantar Mantar and demand his resignation ", Hazare said at his residence in Ralegan Siddhi village of Maharashtra's Ahmednagar district.

Global News Lewis, Hsu on top after first round in Ann Arbor
Author: 0 Lewis, Hsu on top after first round in Ann Arbor

Lewis was tied with an unexpected challenger in Wei-Ling Hsu, the Taiwanese player who has only one top-10 finish on the LPGA Tour. She then made par on her next two holes before making eagle again at the par five, 14 followed by another birdie at the 15 to go out in 30.

Author: 0 Trump pledges to help end Palestinian-Israeli conflict

His hand then moves away from her, quickly. "I will call them from now on "losers", because that is what they are". Palestinian protesters shout slogans and hold placards outside the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem during a demonstration in support of prisoners refusing food in Israeli jails, on May 23, 2017 , during a visit of the United States president to the West Bank town.

Global News GBSHSE SSC Results 2017 Declared, Goa Board 10th Class Result
Author: 0 GBSHSE SSC Results 2017 Declared, Goa Board 10th Class Result

After the announcement, all the students are eagerly waiting for the declaration of results . You can the information from the official website. Despite elaborate efforts of Goa Board, the official portal might fall prey to technical glitches, due to the heavy flow of traffic on GBSHSE Class 10 Result 2017 day.

Author: 0 Trump wants Mideast peace 'compromise' but admits won't be easy

Let's start by conceding that the White House achieved all of its short-term objectives. Trump repeatedly claimed during his tour that Iran provides arms and funds to terrorist organizations, in a likely bid to unite Saudi Arabia and Israel against a common enemy.

Author: 0 Merkel's conservatives clinch victory in key state vote

The chancellor, meanwhile, hailed the strong victory in North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) on May 14 and vowed to do "everything we can" to ensure that her party also prevails in general elections set for September 24. "This is a hard day for the SPD and for me personally". Within minutes of the polls closing, the state's governor resigned, saying she took "personal responsibility for the defeat".

Global News Trump travel ban blocked; fight headed for Supreme Court
Author: 0 Trump travel ban blocked; fight headed for Supreme Court

The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals, based in Virginia, voted 10-3 on Thursday to uphold a ruling by a federal judge in Maryland who declared in March that the President's revised travel order amounted to unconstitutional religious discrimination, NBC news reported.

Author: 0 Rouhani says Iran's ballistic missile programme will continue

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said France is convinced that Iran under Rouhani will have "an important role in the pacification" of the region. We will continue efforts with all our might to increase the military output...the parliament has allocated $1.3 billon to strengthen the military foundation and this is considered a major leap forward", said Naghavi, according to a report issued by the Fars news agency, which has ties to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC).