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Syria peace talks to start in Geneva on May 16

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De Mistura, who was in Astana as an observer, hailed that deal as "an important, promising, positive step in the right direction" toward de-escalation. The sides remain deadlocked over the fate of Assad. De Mistura has been in the post almost three years and the two sides are still not talking face-to-face. Read More »

How to protect yourself from Ransomware

WannaCry , a type of ransomware, has infected the NHS and other organisations across the globe, including government institutions in China , Russia, the USA and most of Europe. "We've seen the extent to which the ransomware , which had its infection rates slowed down over the weekend, now mutated by the cyber crime groups behind it", Rob Wainwright, director of the European Union police agency Europol, told ITV News . Read More »

'WannaCry' ransomware attack: What we know so far

Microsoft's top lawyer has called on governments around the world to treat the worldwide cyber attack as a "wake-up call" as he laid part of the blame at the door of the United States administration. Computers booting up to start the workweek might continue the spread of "WannaCry", a ransomware attack where hackers lock down a computer and threaten to delete all its data unless a ransom is paid. Read More »

Pyongyang claims missile can carry nuke, hit the US

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Last week the South elected a new president, Moon Jae-In, who advocates reconciliation with Pyongyang and said at his inauguration that he was willing "in the right circumstances" to visit the North to ease tensions. ADDS DETAIL ABOUT MISSILE - In this April 15, 2017, file photo, an unidentified missile that analysts believe could be the North Korean Hwasong-12 is paraded across Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang. Read More »

Trump Threatens Comey With Secretly Recorded "Tapes" of Their Conversations

White House spokesman Sean Spicer on Friday declined to comment on whether any tapes featuring Comey exist or whether the President regularly recorded conversations from the Oval Office. When President Trump launched a Washington scandal by firing his Federal Bureau of Investigation director, he knew just who to blame. A felony obstruction of justice criminalizes a wide range of activities. Read More »

North Korea missile launch tests Trump's China outreach

North Korea has been testing missiles for weeks, and the status of their nuclear weapons development program has been a source of questions and concern for years. "The missile may have a maximum range capable of reaching Alaska and Hawaii if it is fired at a standard angle", said Kim Dong-yub, a professor at the Institute for Far Eastern Studies in Kyungnam University. Read More »

Ex-Fla. Congresswoman Convicted of Running Sham Charity

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Brown said she plans to seek a new trial. She declined to comment as she left the federal courthouse in silence with supporters including her church pastor and drove away. "Former Congresswoman Brown chose greed and personal gain over the sacred trust given to her by the community that she served for many years", acting U.S. Read More »

Syrian government denies United States allegations of mass killings

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A satellite image of what the State Department described as a building in a prison complex in Syria that was modified to support a crematorium, April 18, 2017. Jones said "newly declassified" information on this and other atrocities by the government of President Bashar al-Assad came from "intelligence community assessments", as well as from non-governmental organizations such as Amnesty International and the media. Read More »

Macron has only gone halfway towards a complete victory

It's nothing new. Violent protests, egg-throwing and heckling disrupted the campaigns of both the president-elect and his defeated far-right rival Marine Le Pen. Under the current French constitution, the president can name his own premier only when his own political party is able to win a majority of parliamentary seats in the general election and form a cabinet on its own. Read More »

Pakistani intruder shot dead by BSF in Gurdaspur

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Asked if any recovery has been made from the spot where the intruder was shot dead, he said the search operation in the area was under progress. According to the Pakistan Army, Indian forces committed at least 178 ceasefire violations along the LoC and WB in 2016, killing 19 civilians and injuring 80 others. Read More »

Here are the 14 candidates under consideration for FBI director

Two White House officials said some of Trump's frustration centers on what he views as unfair coverage of his decisions and overly harsh criticism of press secretary Sean Spicer , as well as deputy press secretary Sarah Sanders, who led much of the response to Comey's firing. Read More »

Thirty world leaders sign agreement at China's New Silk Road summit

On May 13, Xi met with Sharif at the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation conference in Beijing , promising continued Chinese support in developing the China-Pakistan corridor. Xi said in contrast that China's Belt and Road plan would be inclusive and open to all. While talking to media persons during One Road One Belt forum, PM Nawaz responded to one of the questions saying that Pakistan wanted peaceful ties with all neighbouring states, including Afghanistan. Read More »

Mourinho: Man Utd season not a failure without Europa League triumph

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Mourinho hailed his players for the attitude they showed as they came through to seal a spot in a final he feels can be a "perfect" end to the season, with Champions League football on offer for the victor in Stockholm. "We got to 2-1 and we could have made it 2-2, but I'm happy and fine with the individual performances. They played to win and we tried to have balance even with players out of position", said Mourinho. Read More »

Emmanuel Macron sera à Lausanne en juillet

Pendant plus d'une heure, le chef de l'Etat a échangé avec les membres de la délégation du CIO au cours d'un petit-déjeuner à l'Élysée débuté vers 08h15. Une manière de renvoyer dos à dos deux villes déjà deux fois hôtes des JO (1932 et 1984 pour LA, 1900 et 1924 pour Paris) "qui ne présentent aucun risque majeur" en tant que partenaire du CIO pour les sept années à venir. Read More »

EU court says Singapore trade deal needs national ratification

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Indirect "portfolio" investments and commercial arbitration are issues that need national approval, the ruling said. The bloc, however, has signaled that any future EU-U.K. Trade has also become highly politicised, with thousands taking to the streets in Berlin and Brussels in recent years to protest against the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership with the US. Read More »

Jeff Sessions wants all those prisons full

In a memo he issued in March, Sessions had pointed out, "We do have strong evidence that aggressive prosecutions of federal laws can be effective in combating crime". A controversial new policy on prosecuting drug offenders announced by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions could put more people behind bars and for a longer period of time. Read More »

Emmanuel Macron selects Edouard Philippe as French PM

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Newly inaugurated centrist President Emmanuel Macron appointed on Monday conservative Edouard Philippe as prime minister, an unprecedented move in postwar France in the voluntary choice of a head of government from outside the president's party. Read More »

Global investors, top firms urge USA to stay in Paris deal

A meeting of his advisers that had been scheduled for Tuesday was postponed due to scheduling conflicts, a White House Official said. Salaheddine Mezouar of Morocco, who presided over the last high-level climate negotiations in 2016, said he trusted that "the good sense and pragmatic spirit President Trump and his team" would prevail. Read More »

Kulbhushan Jadhav Case: International Court of Justice begins hearing

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India has presented its arguments before the court and accused Pakistan of not providing either consular access to the prisoner, who Pakistan claims spied for India, or sharing the chargesheet in the case. Third is that no consular access, no proper intimation, no access of Jadhav to his council and others have been given. "There is an immediate threat to him to be executed even before a decision is passed". Read More »

McCarthy spikes Spicer on SNL, wild week at the White House

But after being spotted eavesdropping from the bushes outside the press room, the notoriously combative Spicer crashed the briefing, pushing Sanders aside. A Victoria B.C. woman's idea is trending around the world and poking a bit of fun at White House press secretary Sean Spicer . I hope you watched it. Read More »

Two CPI(M) activists arrested for 'killing' RSS worker

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Shah is believed to have asked all the Union ministers to visit the state frequently and meet people and party workers at panchayat level, said sources. She said that the Governor should take into account the violence against the BJP-RSS workers. "Some BJP leaders in Delhi had also stated that they will not allow CPI (M) leaders to enter New Delhi". Read More »

Russian President Vladimir Putin Condemns 'Unacceptable' North Korea Missile Launch

North Korea said Monda. North Korean President Kim Jong Un reportedly said Monday the ballistic missile testing over the weekend was part of his country's efforts to expand their nuclear weapons program. But it said the North's missiles did appear to be able to leave and re-enter the atmosphere, which is crucial to developing intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs), the Yonhap news agency reported. Read More »

Oregon men and women when Pac-12 track and field titles

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Oregon's men have won 11 straight team championships. Brandon Eisert picked up where Thompson left off, pitching two-and-one-third innings of hitless relief to pick up his fourth save of the season. After locking up the 2017 Pac-12 championship, the Oregon State baseball team will hold the nation's consensus No. 1 ranking for the eighth week in a row. Read More »

Dumfries and Galloway NHS hit in cyber attack

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The attack hit Britain's health service, forcing affected hospitals to close wards and emergency rooms. Hospitals in areas across Britain found themselves without access to their computers or phone systems. The attacks involved ransomware - software which invades computer systems and takes control of files. The ransomware locks users files and demands a Dollars 300 payment to allow access. Read More »