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UN Security Council slams latest ballistic missile launches

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Council members demanded that North Korea not to conduct further nuclear and ballistic missiles tests. In a unanimously agreed statement, the 15-member council said it was of vital importance that North Korea shows "sincere commitment to denuclearisation through concrete action and stressed the importance of working to reduce tensions". Read More »

Trump seeks new Federal Bureau of Investigation nominee

Still, Priebus was among the tight circle of staffers Trump consulted about Comey's firing... But the timing for a nomination is unclear. Four candidates to be the bureau's director were on Saturday in line for the first interviews with US Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his deputy, Rod Rosenstein, at US Justice Department headquarters. Read More »

Mattis makes clear U.S. commitment to protecting Turkey

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The SDF spokesman added that the United States decision had a "historic meaning" and demonstrated trust to the Kurdish forces fighting Daesh. The seizure of Tabqa and Tabqa Dam comes just days after President Donald Trump authorized the Pentagon to equip the Kurdish elements of the Syrian Democratic Forces. Read More »

Lenovo unveils ultra-affordable Moto C, Moto C Plus smartphones

The front-facing camera on the standard Moto C is also 2-megapixels large and has a front-facing "selfie flash" to match that of the Moto C Plus . To the already known Moto G5, we will also have to add to the list the imminent Moto E4 and Moto C with their respective "Plus" versions. Read More »

Un Français sur trois approuve la nomination d'Edouard Philippe à Matignon

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Le 15 mai 2017, il est nommé Premier ministre par le nouveau Président de la République, Emmanuel Macron. Né il y a 46 ans à Rouen d'un père professeur de français, Édouard Philippe , diplômé de Sciences Politiques à Paris en 1992 puis de l'Ena, dès 1995, il se rapproche d'Antoine Rufenacht, le maire du Havre jusqu'en 2012, puis participe à la création de l'UMP aux côtés d'Alain Juppé. Read More »

Trump Implies There Is A Recording Of His Conversations With Comey

It was not clear whether he was talking about the same meal, but they are believed to have had only one dinner together. The president's threat came in a series of frustrated morning tweets that called the Russian Federation investigations a witch-hunt, threatened to cancel White House press briefings, accused the media of conveying fake news and lamenting that people were making a big deal out of the occasional erroneous statement from his staff. Read More »

Trump Establishes Commission Investigating Voter Fraud

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Trump originally vowed to create such a commission in January. "The rationale for this commission was articulated in a baseless tweet from the president that claimed millions of illegal votes were cast", Secretary of the State Denise Merrill said in a written statement . Read More »

Arsenal beat Southampton 2-0 in EPL

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Arsene Wenger: "I believe that, for us, it's important to maintain the focus and intensity in every single game". "All we can do is to keep winning our games and we will need another strong performance at Stoke on Saturday ". We were all expecting him to take a first-time shot but he's very quick on the move and has invention in his head. Koscielny was forced to sit out Wednesday night's trip to Southampton after suffering a calf injury during our win over Manchester United last weekend. Read More »

Instagram introduces 'face filters,' another Snapchat-like feature

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Face filters allow users to add graphics to a selfie - much like Snapchat's Lenses. The new filters are "an easy way to turn an ordinary selfie into something fun and entertaining", Instagram wrote in a blog post detailing the changes. You can find them by opening up the camera interface in the app and tapping the new icon in the bottom right corner. The new Instagram tool superimposes adornments such as animal ears, hats, makeup and masks over a person's face on the app. Read More »

Car bombs kill at least six in Syrian camp near Jordan border

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The Assad regime has sent tanks to the front line where US-backed groups are fighting Islamic State in Syria, raising the prospect of direct conflict with western special forces. The kingdom has always been trying to prevent opposition-held southern Syria from falling to Islamic State. The Damascus-Baghdad highway was a major weapons supply route for Iranian weapons into Syria until Islamic State seized large territory along the Iraqi Syrian border, regional intelligence sources says. Read More »

University employee becomes fourth American citizen now detained in North Korea

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North Korea has detained another American who worked at a private university in Pyongyang, taking to four the number of USA citizens who are being held by Kim Jong Un's regime. - Won Moon Joo, a South Korean studying at New York University, was freed in October 2015 after being detained for six months for illegal entry. "In the past, Pyongyang has demanded that Washington send high-level envoys to obtain the release of US citizens detained in North Korea". Read More »

China may back new United Nations sanctions against North Korea

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The latest test came just days after South Korea's new liberal leader Moon Jae-in, who has expressed a desire to reach out to North Korea, took office. North Korea on May 14 fired a new ballistic missile that had a flight time about 30 minutes but also reached an unprecedented altitude of about 2,000 kilometers. Read More »

Putin condemns North Korea missile test

A South Korea delegation led by Rep. Park Byeong-seug of the ruling Democratic Party held talks with Yang on Monday evening on the sidelines of the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation, which wrapped up its two-day run in Beijing the same day. Read More »

Quand Edouard Philippe critiquait Emmanuel Macron

Emmanuel Macron a donc nommé un " conservateur modéré " à Matignon, relate El País . Dans le sillon ouvert par Edouard Philippe, d'autres prises devraient suivre chez LR, tel l'ancien ministre et candidat à la primaire de la droite Bruno Le Maire , qui se verrait bien au Quai d'Orsay ou à la Défense. Read More »

La République en Marche publie une nouvelle liste de candidats — Législatives

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Numéro deux du parti centriste, la députée européenne Marielle de Sarnez , se voit ainsi investie à Paris, tout comme Marc Fesneau , le secrétaire général du parti, dans le Loir-et-Cher. La liste actuelle comprend 255 candidatures féminines et 256 candidatures masculines. Pour rappel, la première liste de candidats avait été à l'origine de tensions entre LREM et le MoDem , François Bayrou exprimant son désaccord sur ce point. Read More »

Macron Meets Merkel On His First Day In Office

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The pope's telegram urged Macron to "always take care to build a more just and more fraternal society, with respect to differences and attention to people who are in situations of precariousness or exclusion". Macron and Merkel said they would work together more closely on defense, Euro zone reform and reducing bureaucracy. "Which is at the moment not realistic", she said. Read More »

One week left for residents to register to vote

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It was disappointing to report that nearly 3,500 would-be voters did not get to have their say at the March election as they were not on the electoral register. "We know that preparations are well under way for the United Kingdom parliamentary general election on 8 June and our report should give voters confidence that these plans can deliver another successful election in Northern Ireland". Read More »

North Korea: US sees 'no option apart from war' with Kim Jong

While Russia and North Korea don't have strong trade ties, they are building on their economic relationship. USA officials had yet to react to the North's claim, but Japan said, regardless, the new test showed "some progress" in the isolated country's missile programme and was thus further evidence that "we have entered a new level of threat regarding North Korea". Read More »

Cyber-attack: Is my computer at risk?

The incident has spread to Scotland after three GP surgeries in Dumfries and Galloway were hit. Staff were forced to revert to pen and paper and use their own mobiles after the attack took out key systems, including telephones. "The numbers are going up; I am anxious about how the numbers will continue to grow when people go to work and turn (on) their machines on Monday morning". Read More »

Many Americans Don't Have an Opinion About Comey Getting Fired — Surprise

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But he wound up creating new headaches for the White House, including with an apparent threat to Comey. "Then that would have been the big story as opposed to the inauguration", Trump said . Bush. "All I want is for Comey to be honest", he said, "and I hope he will be and I'm sure he will be-I hope". Here is everything Trump has tweeted since he was sworn in as 45th president of the United States. Read More »

South Korea says North's missile programme moving faster than expected

Tokyo clocked the missile as traveling about 800 kilometers (500 miles) and reaching a height of 2,000 kilometers (1,240 miles) during its half-hour flight. Moon, South Korea's first liberal leader in almost a decade, said as he took his oath of office last week that he'd be willing to visit the North if the circumstances were right. Read More »

Syrian Government Denies US Allegations of Mass Killings

He added that the crematorium - construction on which began in 2013 -esd "an effort to cover up the extent of the mass murders taking place in Saydnaya". The photographs taken over the course of several years, beginning in 2013, do not definitely prove the building is a crematorium, but they show construction consistent with such use. Read More »

Pope Canonizes Two Child Visionaries in Fátima, Portugal

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Pope Francis on Saturday expressed serious doubts regarding reported daily apparitions of the Virgin at Medjugorje in Bosnia, a site which attracts a million pilgrims annually. The pontiff will canonize on Saturday two poor, ill. The visits ended in October with the "Miracle of the Sun", when others in Fatima at the time reported seeing the sun spinning in the sky which served as proof that the apparitions were authentic. Read More »