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Author: 0 Who are Egypt's Coptic Christians?

Medics unload a wounded woman from an ambulance outside a hospital in Cairo following the ambush. The source added that the attackers were dressed in security uniforms. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said he had directed strikes against what he called terrorist camps, declaring in a televised address that states that sponsored terrorism would be punished.

Global News Modi opens India's longest bridge
Author: 0 Modi opens India's longest bridge

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that, people of Sadiya are happy about the development and that the bridge will bring both economic ans social development to Assam and Arunachal Pradesh. - Since northeast is in a high-seismic region, the bridge has been provided seismic buffers in all its 182 piers. " Is bridge ka naam Bhupen Hazarika ke naam ke saath jorne ka tai kiya hain Bharat sarkar ne.", Modi said to applause that rang wide across the sandy beaches of the Brahmaputra that ...

Author: 0 DOJ Will Seek Supreme Court Review Of Travel Ban

The revised version would temporarily suspend the USA refugee program and halt for 90 days the issuance of new visas to travelers from the six countries while the administration reviews its screening process. In dissent, Judge Paul Niemeyer, an appointee of President George H.W. Bush, said that the majority had made a grave error in considering the comments to interpret the executive order.

Author: 0 Alabama executes inmate Tommy Arthur after multiple delays

Arthur was convicted of killing riverboat engineer Troy Wicker, who was fatally shot as he slept in his bed in the north Alabama city of Muscle Shoals. In a separate, earlier filing to the nation's high court, Arthur's lawyers said there should be a telephone in the death chamber, so lawyers can call a court if something goes wrong.

Global News North Korea link emerges in global cyberattacks
Author: 0 North Korea link emerges in global cyberattacks

Rob Bertholee, the cyber spy chief in the Netherlands, where the Europol is based, said North Korea could be a major culprit, adding that Pyongyang had always been among certain countries to order such acts of sabotage. "We believe it is important that other researchers around the world investigate these similarities and attempt to discover more facts about the origin of WannaCry", it said.

Global News Iran reformists sweep Tehran municipal council election
Author: 0 Iran reformists sweep Tehran municipal council election

Iran and Azerbaijan enjoy good relations and coordination, said Iranian President Hassan Rouhani , who was re-elected in the May 19 presidential election . Rouhani, who fronted Tehran's deal with six major powers in 2015 to curb Iran's nuclear program in return for the lifting of sanctions, said the US administration lacked knowledge about the Middle East.

Global News Donald Trump and President Macron had the most awkwardly long handshake
Author: 0 Donald Trump and President Macron had the most awkwardly long handshake

In the first of many odd Trump moments on Thursday, his first meeting with the French president, Emmanuel Macron , on Thursday led to an awkward handshake that lasted just a little too long. Whatever views he may have expressed privately are unknown. Diplomats said there had been no agreement on these issues ahead of the G7 gathering, meaning the leaders will seek to strike an accord amongst themselves.

Author: 0 Russians Discussed Ways to Use Advisers to Influence Trump

On Monday, former national security adviser Michael Flynn refused to honor a subpoena from the Senate Intelligence Committee for documents connected to the investigation into its Russian probe. The House Intelligence Committee will subpoena former Trump adviser Michael Flynn after he refused to cooperate with the panel's investigation into Trump campaign ties with Russian Federation.

Author: 0 UK's Hammond talks Brexit at G7 meeting

The Associated Press reports, "Mnuchin says major trading partners "are much more comfortable" with the Trump administration's stance on trade and tax policy and understand that they will benefit from the intended US growth". Kristian Rouz - A Group of Seven (G7) meeting revealed the deepening divide between the attitudes of the increasingly protectionist United States and the rest of the world's largest economies, which are attempting to uphold the free trade approach to the global exchange ...

Author: 0 Trump's son-in-law 'discussed setting up secret line with Moscow'

The line was never established, according to the person, who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss a sensitive matter. The White House confirmed in March that Kushner met with Kislyak at Trump Tower in December, dismissing them as standard diplomatic meetings.

Global News Raikkonen gets pole position after 9 years
Author: 0 Raikkonen gets pole position after 9 years

Formula 1 has been visiting Monaco since 1950.Qualifying is perhaps more important here than any race in the series, given how hard it is to pass cars on this track .Sebastian Vettel has a six-point lead over Lewis Hamilton in the standings .

Global News A look at the G-7 leaders meeting with Trump in Sicily
Author: 0 A look at the G-7 leaders meeting with Trump in Sicily

In April, G7 foreign ministers talked tough, but dismissed a British push to threaten Moscow with extra sanctions over its continued support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. U.S. officials acknowledged they were expecting a hard discussion on trade after reports Trump had described the Germans as "bad, very bad " and vowed to stop them selling millions of cars in the United States , during a meeting with senior European Union officials in Brussels on Thursday.

Global News German minister sees Jordan potential to host German troops
Author: 0 German minister sees Jordan potential to host German troops

He urged lawmakers to wait for the outcome of discussions at next week's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit, and ongoing talks with Jordan for the potential relocation of German troops there. The deepening row has further soured relations that became increasingly strained ahead of a constitutional referendum in Turkey, which recently handed President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sweeping new powers, according to the news agency.

Global News Trump seeks to warm Israel-Arab relations
Author: 0 Trump seeks to warm Israel-Arab relations

But with determination, compromise and the belief that peace is possible, Israelis and Palestinians can make a deal. His visit came in stark contrast to President Barack Obama's first Middle East trip eight years ago when Israelis accused him of shunning the Jewish state as he delivered a keynote speech in Egypt.

Global News Trump's Saudi summit was 'show with no value': Iran's Rouhani
Author: 0 Trump's Saudi summit was 'show with no value': Iran's Rouhani

One way the Guards could re-assert their dominance at home would be to stoke more confrontation overseas, where they provide the shock troops for Iran's interventions in Iraq, Syria and elsewhere in the Middle East. "Maybe it will help if Saudi leaders let their people to decide over their country's fate by casting their vote". ISIS claimed credit for the Manchester attack, though it has yet to be definitively proven they were responsible.

Global News Iran, Russia, Turkey can help peace, stability in region
Author: 0 Iran, Russia, Turkey can help peace, stability in region

At the same time, it should be noted that the incumbent government is criticized because the population doesn't feel real improvement in the economic situation, and the unemployment rate has somewhat increased. "Addressing Trump and his [accompanying] delegation and reporters, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said Iran does not deserve a respectful behaviour", Parastouei noted.

Author: 0 South Korea fired 450 rounds at flock of birds, says North

Around 1600 KST on Tuesday, the South Korean army responded with a warning broadcast and "warning shots" to what it later described as an "unidentified" flying object crossing the military demarcation line (MDL) into the South in Cheorwon, Gangwon Province.

Global News Trump Hits Germany on Trade: They're 'Bad, Very Bad'
Author: 0 Trump Hits Germany on Trade: They're 'Bad, Very Bad'

The 45th President of the United States of America reportedly complained to a circle of participants of a trade disproportion between Germany and the USA. Trump has said he wants trade to be balanced and fair as well as free so that it benefits USA workers and companies. However, she insisted that all deals with European Union member countries must be made multilaterally.

Author: 0 Eurozone fails to reach Greece debt deal amid International Monetary Fund row

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 new credit to repay some 7.3 billion euros worth of maturing loans in July. The IMF has raised doubts about Greece's ability to maintain such an optimistic budget performance for decades, while key creditors have been pushing for a more positive outlook.

Global News UK Opposition Leader To Link Foreign Policy To Terror Threat
Author: 0 UK Opposition Leader To Link Foreign Policy To Terror Threat

Police, meanwhile, arrested two additional suspects early Saturday in Manchester , bringing the number of people in custody to 11. Corbyn responded to the criticisms in a late-night BBC interview, saying that he wasn't defending the "indefensible" Manchester attack but was reflecting the view that countries that want a secure future need to reflect on foreign policy.

Global News 5 things you didn't know about Ramadan
Author: 0 5 things you didn't know about Ramadan

Fasting the month of Ramadan is one of the 5 Pillars of Islam , constituting one of the most valuable spiritual practices created to empower a human being in overcoming the self and transcending the ego, the one true veil between a human being and his or her Creator.

Global News Six things to know about the sacred month of Ramadan
Author: 0 Six things to know about the sacred month of Ramadan

Dr Shaikh also said that is mandatory for the family members or relatives to be well-versed about the pros and cons of fasting, who will then act according to the need of the hour. The moon is used to determine the beginning of Ramadan. "This prophetic tradition provides an instant energy boost and helps settle your hunger". By the end of Ramadan, many observers have read the entire Qur'an.

Author: 0 Philippine military bomb Islamist militants in urban battle

Eduardo Ano told The Associated Press . The Maute group reportedly forced their way into the Cathedral of Our Lady Help of Christians and abducted Father Chito Suganob, vicar-general of the prelature of Marawi, the parish secretary, two students and 10 other parishioners.

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

Asked if he does believe he's the right man, Wenger responded: "Look, I believe it because you can not be 35 years at the top level if you do not believe you're the right man for the job". In the final against Chelsea . "It would be a good crowning of what we have done in the last two months". "So this cup was won with a special spirit and a special attitude".

Global News Freeport-McMoRan Inc (FCX) Bonds Trading 1.3% Higher Earnings
Author: 0 Freeport-McMoRan Inc (FCX) Bonds Trading 1.3% Higher Earnings

The company reported the earnings of $0.15/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.16/share. Meeder Asset Incorporated has 0.1% invested in Freeport-McMoRan Inc ( NYSE : FCX ) for 75,979 shares. The firm had revenue of $3.34 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.51 billion. When it comes to earning per share the company is at 73.90% for the year with a projected 54.28% earning per share for the next year.

Global News Britain's Labour launches 'radical, responsible' election manifesto
Author: 0 Britain's Labour launches 'radical, responsible' election manifesto

Extend the provision of 30 hours a week of free childcare for all two to four-year-olds. £11 billion ($14 billion) to scrap college tuition fees and restore grants that help students with living expenses. Sanctions and work assessments- gone. Labour also plans to create a new Minister for England. The biggest single new spending commitment? Mr Corbyn reiterated key pledges, including ruling out rises in VAT and National Insurance while also noting income tax will not rise for 95% of ...

Global News Trump to decide on USA role in Paris climate deal next week
Author: 0 Trump to decide on USA role in Paris climate deal next week

Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to headline a fundraising "Roast and Ride" event in Iowa for Sen. The questions have been intensified in the wake of disclosures on Friday that a senior adviser, Jared Kushner, the husband of Trump's daughter Ivanka, had contacts with the Russians in December about opening a secret back channel of communications with Moscow.

Global News Two more arrested in Manchester bombing attack
Author: 0 Two more arrested in Manchester bombing attack

A bomb disposal unit van arrived in Wigan Lane, near to the junction of Springfield Street, at about 7.15pm. Soufiane Hamdadou, the owner of nearby restaurant Fat Olive, said he saw police with machine guns and covered faces on the street.

Author: 0 RFE/RL: G7 leaders stroll through Taormina

He also said Germany is lobbying "at all levels right now" for the remain part of the Paris agreement. Mr Gentiloni said progress on trade had been made but the wording of the final communique still needed to be worked out. That platitude takes on more significance in the context of the G7 summit where Trump and the other six leaders diverged over free trade, climate change and migration policy behind closed doors.

Author: 0 Christians Killed as Jihadists Aim to Transform Mindanao into Islamic State

Their condition is unknown. In a statement on Saturday, Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella said Duterte - in a speech to troops in Iligan City on Friday, May 26 - just "exaggeratedly" described crimes that soldiers may commit during the imposition of martial law in Mindanao to drive home his point that he was taking "full responsibility" for their actions.

Author: 0 Tillerson holds briefing in Saudi Arabia without US press

Al-Jubeir praised Tillerson and said he hopes the American delegation's visit will help improve U.S. -Saudi relations. "I've never shut off the phone to anyone that wants to talk or have a productive conversation", Tillerson said of Iran's leaders, who include Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.

Global News Raids, arrests as on-edge UK seeks 'network' of attackers
Author: 0 Raids, arrests as on-edge UK seeks 'network' of attackers

The following roads are now closed - Mancunian Way, Limby street and Jackson Street. " We greatly value the important relationships we have with our trusted intelligence, law enforcement and security partners around the world ", Manchester's Chief Constable Ian Hopkins told reporters Thursday.

Author: 0 Philippines president jokes about rape in speech to soldiers

Duterte told the troops fighting Musli. The city of Marawi , home to some 200,000 people, has been under siege by militants since a government raid Tuesday night on a suspected hideout of Isnilon Hapilon , who is on Washington's list of most-wanted terrorists.

Global News G7 leaders reach impasse on climate during summit in Italy
Author: 0 G7 leaders reach impasse on climate during summit in Italy

French President Emmanuel Macron , Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni and British Prime Minister Theresa May will also be attending the elite club for the first time. Most of the leaders' discussions Friday centered on trade issues. She said British police had received assurances from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and that intelligence sharing had resumed.

Global News N. Korea calls S. Korea's border firing reckless provocation
Author: 0 N. Korea calls S. Korea's border firing reckless provocation

Unidentified objects which flew across the border from the North were probably propaganda balloons, South Korea's military said Wednesday. "Our military is maintaining firm readiness posture and has been and will be monitoring the front lines around the DMZ consistently", the official said, speaking on condition of anonymity.

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

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un . Stewart and Coats refused to offer an estimate, saying that in doing so, they would reveal any knowledge the US might have on North Korea's capabilities, reports Reuters . They repeatedly declined to offer an estimate, saying doing so would reveal U.S. knowledge about North Korea's capabilities, but Stewart warned the panel the risk was growing.

Global News Children among dead in latest attack on Egyptian Christians
Author: 0 Children among dead in latest attack on Egyptian Christians

The bus came under attack on Friday while travelling on the road to the St. Samuel Monastery in the Minya province, about 220km south of the capital, Cairo , health officials said. Hamas apokesman Fawzi Barhoum in a statement Friday called the shooting "an ugly crime", of which "the enemies of Egypt" are the only beneficiaries.

Global News Egypt: 23 dead as gunmen fire on bus carrying Coptic Christians
Author: 0 Egypt: 23 dead as gunmen fire on bus carrying Coptic Christians

According to the Ministry of Health, at least 28 people were killed and dozens other injured in the attack. Egypt's Copts, the Middle East's largest Christian community, have repeatedly complained of suffering discrimination, as well as outright attacks, at hands of the country's majority Muslim population.

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