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World Time to Bid Adieu to the Paris Climate Agreement
Author: 0 Time to Bid Adieu to the Paris Climate Agreement

The effort was initiated in 2010 by German chancellor Angela Merkel following the failure to secure a global agreement on climate change at Copenhagen in 2009. only two countries, Nicaragua and Syria , did not sign the deal. First, as the U.S.is gearing up to lean back on clean energy technology, other powers like China are leaning forward to supply a rapidly growing global market.

World Moon Jae-in sworn in as South Korea's President
Author: 0 Moon Jae-in sworn in as South Korea's President

He says the two countries want the same thing: to bring North Korea back to negotiations to peacefully solve the nuclear issue. USA officials, however, have expressed concern that Moon's advocacy of engagement with the DPRK could undercut the White House's aggressive efforts to isolate Pyongyang.

World Tillerson: Trump won't apologize for sharing Israeli intel with the Russians
Author: 0 Tillerson: Trump won't apologize for sharing Israeli intel with the Russians

US President Donald Trump on Sunday urged the Muslim world to join a campaign to "defeat terrorism" in a speech in Riyadh during his Saudi Arabia visit. But on Sunday, Trump changed course and pledged a new approach: he would no longer chide authoritarian US allies for failing to advance democracy and safeguard political rights in their societies.

Author: 0 Firing 'nut job' Comey eased pressure, Trump told Russians

President Donald Trump has hit out at the appointment of a special counsel to lead the Russian Federation probe as "the single greatest witch hunt" in USA history, hours after he said he looked forward to a thorough investigation. "We're doing that", she said. "I think it shows division, and it shows that we're not together as a country". "There are two committees that are now doing that".

Author: 0 India's 'new Silk Road' snub highlights gulf with China

For instance, for Laos, one of Asia's poorest countries, the US$7 billion cost for the China-Laos railway was more than half its 2015 gross domestic product, 70 percent of which is going to come from China, allowing it to dominate the country's first overseas connecting route.

World Russian FM mocks US media over intelligence-sharing reports
Author: 0 Russian FM mocks US media over intelligence-sharing reports

If the president felt moved to divulge this information to the Russians out of personal concern for the elevated threats to civil aviation globally, it should be acknowledged that this is a laudable objective. "You know the biggest problem for Republicans is not the firing of James Comey", Feehery said. Asked when Trump had made that decision, the national security adviser replied, "he made that decision in the context of the conversation".

Author: 0 Phil Anderson: Remembering my Mom on Mother's Day

How about a handmade "gift certificate" offering her one night in a hotel, within your budget, where she can read when she wants, bathe when she wants and sleep when she wants. Naomi loves anything handmade by her children but one Mother's Day that stands out in her mind had nothing to do with presents bought at a shop. I know the world is not ideal and many have had or now have issues with their mothers .

World Does US believe Western Wall is in Israel?
Author: 0 Does US believe Western Wall is in Israel?

Instead, a series of mini-crises have cast a cloud over the visit. Ben-Dahan argued that the U.S. administration officials who had placed pressure on Trump regarding the embassy and the administration's position on Jerusalem were remnants of the Obama administration, which had adopted a clear pro-Palestinian stance.

Author: 0 Erdogan seeks to sway Trump in crunch USA talks

The US military command in the Middle East, Centcom, confirmed the "liberation" of Tabqa. Turkish air strikes carried out against Kurds in Syria and Iraq last week displayed Erdogan's seriousness of objective and resolve. Instead, the Turks are deeply disturbed by Washington's open support to the People's Protection Units (YPG) - the Syrian franchise of the designated terrorist group , PKK.

World Kulbhushan Jadhav's friends welcome ICJ ruling with fire crackers
Author: 0 Kulbhushan Jadhav's friends welcome ICJ ruling with fire crackers

Pakistan ), tomorrow on Thursday 18 May 2017". The court also requested the USA to inform it of all the measures taken in implementation of its order. " Pakistan shall take necessary measures to ensure that Jadhav is not executed until the final decision in these proceedings and shall inform the court all the measures taken in implementation of the court's order", the president added.

Author: 0 ICJ suspends Jadhav's execution, final decision yet to come

It also said that Pakistan should keep the court informed of what steps it is taking to implement the order. It also made clear that Islamabad's argument that the 2008 bilateral agreement on consular access justifies its decision to not give India consular access to Jadhav, as he was accused and subsequently found guilty of acts of espionage, was not in keeping with worldwide norms.

Author: 0 5 things to know about French president-elect Emmanuel Macron

Only about half of the other Fillon/Mélenchon voters went for Macron in the second round, with the rest going for Le Pen. The EU nations expressed relief that France had proven not to be the next domino to fall after Britain's Brexit vote. "New opportunities will now open up for the proactive agenda needed to strengthen the European Union, including more jobs and fair working conditions, a stronger climate policy and a functioning asylum system in which everyone takes responsibility", said ...

World Lithuania is doing what the U.S. wouldn't: Granting asylum to gay Chechens
Author: 0 Lithuania is doing what the U.S. wouldn't: Granting asylum to gay Chechens

She would not name the countries the organization was still trying to secure visas from because this could put any Chechens whose applications ultimately succeeded in danger, but she said in an email to BuzzFeed News on Tuesday that "we were informed that the United States is not going to issue visas for people from Chechnya ".

World Sheriff David Clarke Leaving to Accept DHS Job
Author: 0 Sheriff David Clarke Leaving to Accept DHS Job

Clarke has said in the past that it would be hard to turn down a job offer from President Donald Trump if he was asked to join the administration. The department, however, won't say if the sheriff was offered a job. Sheriff David Clarke gained nationwide attention a year ago amid a series of remarks and social media posts about several controversial political topics.

Author: 0 ARF Eastern U.S. Issues Statement on Washington D.C. Attack

In a statement, the Turkish Embassy blamed the violence on the demonstrators, saying they were "aggressively provoking Turkish-American citizens who had peacefully assembled to greet the president". Washington voiced concern over the air strikes and said they harmed the coalition's fight against Islamic State . "Just past year, when Erdogan was back in the States for a summit on nuclear security, at Brookings, outside Brookings, [in Washington, D.C.], there were similar protests and similar ...

World US admiral: North Korea's actions 'recipe for disaster'
Author: 0 US admiral: North Korea's actions 'recipe for disaster'

Meanwhile, new South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday (17 May) said there was a "high possibility" of conflict with North Korea. "The Unification Ministry has considered options on this internally but nothing has been decided yet", said Lee.

World Solange reflects on highs and lows in letter to her teenage self
Author: 0 Solange reflects on highs and lows in letter to her teenage self

It will not be the ones they ordained: " 'Crazy , ugly, attention-seeking, weirdo'". Solange gave birth to her son in 2004 , shortly getting married earlier that same year to Daniel Smith who was just 19 years old. Above all, the singer-songwriter ends the letter powerfully by affirming herself as a strong, independent woman. "You will be terrified, and it's ok that you don't know what the future holds", Knowles wrote.

World SAP Cloud now compatible with AWS, Google and Azure
Author: 0 SAP Cloud now compatible with AWS, Google and Azure

Digital commerce essentially refers to how customers buy and consume SAP products and services. WFT Cloud, an SAP partner , today announced that it will participate at SAPPHIRE NOW® and ASUG Annual Conference being held May 16-18 in Orlando, Florida in booth #468.

World Irish Prime Minister Kenny to Step Down
Author: 0 Irish Prime Minister Kenny to Step Down

The two are seen as the early frontrunners to succeed Mr Kenny. Nominations for the contest to replace him will close on Saturday. It is understood she is contacting female representatives of the party to ensure her place on the ticket. Others are undecided or have yet to declare. Fine Gael deputy leader Dr James Reilly said: " I think Enda Kenny has proved himself to be one of the outstanding politicians of this century and the last".

World Whisky gaffe for United Kingdom minister on Sikh temple visit
Author: 0 Whisky gaffe for United Kingdom minister on Sikh temple visit

Some Sikh teachings consider alcohol to be prohibited. He was at the Sri Guru Nanak Prakash Singh Sabha Gurdwara when he made reference to alcohol, in some way offending a few of the people there. The Conservatives did not immediately respond to a request for comment on Johnson's remarks in Bristol. Johnson, whose wife is half Sikh, started off by talking about how when Indians or Indian-origin citizens in the United Kingdom fly to India, they have to bring duty-free alcohol for their ...

Author: 0 Jumping the Gun? Congressional Dems Making Early Calls for Trump's Impeachment

Throughout George W. Bush's presidency, activists called for his impeachment. Jay Gonzalez said Wednesday that no president is above the law and Trump has crossed a line and must be held accountable. At least two other House Democrats have said they would be willing to consider pursuing impeachment if the situation warrants it in the future. "That fact is that the acting director of the FBI, (Andrew McCabe) who is a good friend of and a supporter of Comey, testified before the Senate ...

World Manus Island detention centre to start closing on May 28
Author: 0 Manus Island detention centre to start closing on May 28

Radio New Zealand International quoted an unnamed PNG official as telling detainees yesterday that gradual closure will begin later this month and conclude by the end of October. "If [the Australian government] really wanted to close the camp they would find us a solution and settle us in a safe country as soon as possible", a Sri Lankan refugee, who lives in the Foxtrot compound, told BuzzFeed News.

Author: 0 Trump lawyers: Documents show no undisclosed Russian income

For someone so tuned in to the value of ratings, President Trump isn't grasping the vast gap between his portrayal of reality and the expectations of his nation. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters during a visit by the Victory Christian Center School. Trump has constantly stated that he can not release his tax returns because they are under audit, however a person under audit is not prevented from releasing his or her tax returns.

Author: 0 Pope Francis makes Fatima child shepherds saints

They clapped in admiration after the pope recited the rite declaring the Martos saints. "It is awesome, it is like an answer to prayer because I felt that always they would be canonised", said Agnes Walsh from Killarney, Ireland. Lucia said the Virgin Mary also called for the "consecration" of Russian Federation, adding, "If my requests are heeded, Russian Federation will be converted and there will be peace; if not, she will spread her errors throughout the world, causing wars and ...

Author: 0 Trump Delivers What He Promised On Judicial Appointments

Supreme Court, will be nominated by President Donald Trump today to the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, the newspaper reported . Federal courts have a total of 129 vacancies, giving Mr. After the US Circuit Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit rejected his immigration ban, Trump emphatically tweeted last February "See you in court!" On the other hand, progressive groups said they were concerned that the nominees would favor corporate interests and far-right social and economic ...

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