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North Korea fires an unidentified projectile


A White House official visiting Saudi Arabia with Trump confirmed the North had test-fired a medium-range ballistic missile, but appeared to play down Sunday's launch. Last week North Korea launched what analysts called the country's most successful ballistic missile test yet. Under the watch of third-generation dictator Kim Jong Un, North Korea has been aggressively pursuing a decades-long goal of putting a nuclear warhead on an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reaching the USA ... Lire la suite »

Donald Trump entame à Ryad un premier voyage sous haute tension

Le roi Salmane a accueilli Donald Trump à sa descente d'avion, lui serrant la main, ainsi qu'à son épouse, Melania. L'ex-mannequin s'est néanmoins présentée dans une tunique ample de couleur noire: un choix qui devait contenter les conservateurs, puisqu'il pouvait faire penser au long vêtement noir islamique. Lire la suite »

Palestinians injured during rallies for prisoners


Their health is in danger and they are being subjected to violent and coercive measures and policies by the Israeli Prison Service and special units, attempting to push the prisoners to end their hunger strike. "The Church, given the nature of her mission, has her own values and criteria to define her position in a situation of conflict, like the one in Israel-Palestine". Lire la suite »

North Korea fires medium-range ballistic missile in fresh test


North Korea on Sunday, May 21, fired a midrange ballistic missile, US and South Korean officials said, in the latest weapons test for a country speeding up its development of nuclear weapons and missiles. It was the first test by Pyongyang since President Donald Trump was inaugurated. Moon has advocated dialogue with North Korea to denuclearize. It landed in the Sea of Japan and didn't reach the nation's exclusive economic zone, Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said on NHK ... Lire la suite »

Rohani largement réélu — Présidentielle en Iran


Selon les informations indiquées par d'Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli, ministre de l'intérieur, 41,2 millions des citoyens ont participé à l'élection présidentielle , avec un taux de participation exceptionnel de 73%. Avec son large score, le président iranien a désormais les coudées plus franches, ce qui pourrait même lui permettre d'ouvrir davantage la société iranienne, dans laquelle les atteintes aux libertés restent nombreuses. Lire la suite »

Afghan officials: 2 killed after gunmen storm bank


There was no immediate comment from the German foreign ministry. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, but militants such as Taliban and the Islamic State group have previously carried out similar attacks, including on banks where Afghan security forces regularly collect their pay. Lire la suite »

Notre Dame Fine With Students' Plan to Protest Mike Pence Speech


As of the afternoon of May 19, more than 100 people indicated on the Facebook event page that they would attend, while more than 300 people marked that they were interested. Other local groups are also expected to protest Pence's visit. The main organizers of the event are We Go High! of St. Joe County, IN; Michiana Alliance for Democracy; the Nu Black Power Movement; South Bend Equality; Inclusive Michiana; and Planned Parenthood of IN and Kentucky. Lire la suite »

Palestinian protesters clash with Israeli forces in West Bank, Gaza


The "political situation in Israel Palestine is far from normal", the Commission said . Five people were wounded by live fire and 10 by rubber bullets, health official said. We urge the rest of the worldwide community also to speak up to support the demands of Palestinian prisoners and to insist that Israel immediately enters into serious dialogue with the prisoners about their demands before it is too late. Lire la suite »

Turkish FM arrives in Saudi for US-Islamic summit


But with Trump's hawkish political profile, and the first lady's insider position in the world of fashion, buzz around what the president's wife would wear and whether that would include a headscarf was at a high in the hours before Air Force One touched down in Riyadh . Lire la suite »

Israeli intel officials shouted at United States counterparts after Trump disclosure

The White House stated his trip was made to " reaffirm America's global leadership, continue building key relationships with world leaders, and deliver a message of unity to America's friends and allies ". The argument against moving the embassy, uniquely denying Israel the right to declare its own capital, focuses on the problem of prejudging the final status of Jerusalem , one of the major disputes blocking an Israeli-Palestinian agreement. Lire la suite »

Congressman gets lynching threat over Trump's impeachment call


The black Texas congressman said Saturday, May 20, that he's been threatened with lynching by callers infuriated over him seeking impeachment of President Trump. Another said, "You'll be hanging from a tree". In order to impeach the President, a majority of members in the House of Representatives is needed, but no republicans have supported his impeachment. Lire la suite »

'Two-state solution key to solving Palestinian conflict'

Congress recognized Jerusalem as Israeli in 1995, but successive presidents have waived a provision in that law that requires the United States to move the embassy there from Tel Aviv. The official who had asked not to be identified told Bloomberg News that the new decision was aimed at avoiding any and all provocations that could jeopardize peace talks with the Palestinians. Lire la suite »

FBI Russia Probe Expands to WH Adviser 'Close to the President'


The latest development in the Trump investigation was published Friday while the president was traveling to Saudi Arabia on the first leg of his first trip overseas as president - a series of diplomatic visits that the White House hopes will shift attention away from the political firestorm triggered by the dismissal last week of former FBI Director James Comey. Lire la suite »

Rohani désormais face aux ultraconservateurs et aux États-Unis — Iran


Avec 23,5 millions de bulletins à son nom, M. Rohani augmente considérablement le nombre de ses électeurs par rapport à la présidentielle de 2013, lorsqu'il en avait obtenu 18,6 millions. Selon lui, l'époque " des partisans de la violence et des extrémistes est révolue ". En le félicitant, l'Union européenne l'a encouragé dans cette politique d'ouverture. Lire la suite »

Weiner pleads guilty in sexting case, could go to prison

The FBI began investigating Weiner in September after the 15-year-old North Carolina girl told a tabloid news site, the Daily Mail , that she and the disgraced former politician had exchanged lewd messages for several months. In a release, acting Manhattan U.S. Attorney Joon Kim called Weiner's conduct "reprehensible", saying he sent sexually explicit images and directions to engage in sexual conduct to a girl he knew was 15. Lire la suite »

Last group of Syrian rebels being evacuated from Homs


The last buses transporting foreign-backed militants and their families have evacuated a district in Syria's Homs, bringing the entire city back under the control of the government. Among them were some 3,700 rebels, allowed to leave with their light weapons. Soldiers and vehicles from the regime ally Russian Federation were seen on the outskirts of Waer. Lire la suite »

Trump participates in traditional sword dance at Saudi Palace


As Trump and the 81-year-old king, who was aided by a cane, walked along the red carpet, military jets flew swept the sky, leaving a red, white and blue trail. To drain that swamp, Trump will also emphasize some of the same tools President Obama did. Earlier King Salman also bestowed the Collar of Abdulaziz Al-Saud, Saudi Arabia's highest civilian honor, upon President Trump. Lire la suite »

Un nouveau souffle pour la transition écologique — Nicolas Hulot Ministre

Interrogé en février dernier lors d'un Facebook Live avec le WWF, Emmanuel Macron avait en effet souhaité que soient "mis sur la table" des éléments de comparaison entre les deux projets. Ségolène Royal a alors annoncé qu'elle allait créer une entreprise dans le domaine de la croissance verte et un groupe de réflexion sur les questions climatiques. Lire la suite »

Poll boost for Jeremy Corbyn as Labour slashes Tory general election lead

But I don't see Labour winning. When the journalist said he had spoken to candidates who did not want to be associated with Mr Corbyn, Mr McDonnell said: "I don't accept anonymous sources any more - name a name". On the inside pages, the Mirror has a piece from the left-leaning veteran Harry Leslie Smith calling the election "an event that can change our destinies" and encouraging people to register to vote, and the Sun covers the winter fuel allowance story with the headline "Divide and ... Lire la suite »

Trump signs $110 billion Saudi arms deal

Sunday's speech to dozens of Muslim leaders has been touted as a major event - along the lines of a landmark address to the Islamic world given by Obama in Cairo in 2009. A Sunday meeting with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi underscored the kinship, with Trump saluting his counterpart on the April release of Egyptian-American charity worker Aya Hijazi, who had been detained in the country for almost three years. Lire la suite »

Korea fires ballistic missile in latest test, Seoul says

The U.S. government has blamed North Korea for the Sony hack and some U.S. officials have said prosecutors are building a case against Pyongyang in the Bangladesh Bank theft. North Korea has fired an "unidentified projectile", according to South Korea's military, according to BBC . "However, given the very low likelihood of a United States strike - considering the catastrophic consequences to South Korea - this is an outlier scenario", he said. Lire la suite »

Amber Alert issued for missing 1-year-old in Bartholomew Co


Solomon Rhoades is a 1-year-old white boy who is 2 feet, 6 inches tall, 31 pounds with blonde hair and blue eyes and was last seen not wearing any clothing. Rhoades is 5 feet 11 inches and 210 pounds. The Columbus Police Department is investigating the abduction of a child from Columbus, Indiana. She is said to be driving a gray 2003 Chevy Trailblazer with IN plates reading XVK543. Lire la suite »

Ouverture des bureaux de vote pour les élections présidentielles — Iran

A Téhéran comme en province, l'affluence était forte dès l'ouverture des bureaux devant lesquels se formaient de longues files d'attente, selon l'AFP et les images de la télévision nationale Irib. Mais la méfiance entre Téhéran et Washington demeure et l'administration américaine a assorti cette mesure de nouvelles sanctions ciblées liées au programme de missiles balistiques de l'Iran. Lire la suite »

Polls show UK's Conservatives losing ground as policies set out

Mr Corbyn also reiterated his party's commitment to ensuring the pension triple lock, ending the freeze on working age benefits, free school meals, improving public housing and ending tuition fees. "I do not for the life of me understand how he is supposed to go and sit at that table in Brussels on day one of the talks when he hasn't got a clue whether he wants to stay in the single market or the customs union and he has a completely unintelligible position on immigration". Lire la suite »