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Author: 0 In wake of tense Trump call, Pence aims to soothe Australia

Turnbull has resisted pressure to choose between the two countries, both of which are considered vital allies; the United States is Australia's most important security partner, while China is its most important trading partner. Pence's visit to Indonesia that lasted for two days is a proof of the strong bilateral relationship. Under the deal, the United States agreed to resettle up to 1,250 asylum seekers held in offshore processing camps on South Pacific islands in Papua New Guinea and Nauru.

Author: 0 Taliban attackers kill at least 140 soldiers at Afghan base

After a brief argument, the attackers shot and killed the two guards and sped toward the third and final checkpoint, which they hit with a rocket-propelled grenade before racing into the base itself. A statement from Gen. John Nicholson, the top USA and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation commander in Afghanistan, condemned the attack as "barbaric" because it targeted a place of worship.

Global Media Theresa May won't rule out tax rises after election
Author: 0 Theresa May won't rule out tax rises after election

The speculation about the Conservatives' tax policies came after Chancellor Philip Hammond said the vows made in the party's last manifesto had "constrained" the Government's ability to manage the economy effectively. "And as Jeremy Corbyn has himself said, he was a 200/1 chance for the Labour leadership, and look at how that went", she said. "Every vote that is cast for me and the Conservatives will strengthen my hand in the negotiations with the presidents, prime ministers and ...

Global Media 170 asylum seekers intercepted in Manitoba by police last month: CBSA
Author: 0 170 asylum seekers intercepted in Manitoba by police last month: CBSA

At the same time, "several" people were picked up by a border patrol in the U.S. state of North Dakota, he said. But if people cross the border in between formal crossings, they are taken into custody and questioned by both police and border authorities, then allowed to file claims and stay in Canada while they await the outcome.

Author: 0 BJP trying to hide corruption in MCD by projecting PM: Kejriwal

Khetan said these figures had emerged after a professional agency interviewed around 31,000 voters in Delhi on who they planned to vote for in the civic polls. Arrow is the symbol of the Nitish Kumar-led party. The BJP won a majority in the north and the east and was the largest party in the south MCD. While the NDMC and SDMC have 104 seats each, the EDMC has 64 seats.

Author: 0 Iranian President Rouhani registers to run in May for second term

Khamenei and his hardline allies have strongly criticized the slow pace of economic revival since the lifting of sanctions a year ago, part of the nuclear deal with six major powers whereby Tehran agreed to curb its nuclear program. Rouhani, the driving force behind a 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, registered to run for re-election next month, state television footage showed.

Global Media Libya fishermen find 28 dead migrants in boat offshore
Author: 0 Libya fishermen find 28 dead migrants in boat offshore

Smugglers have increasingly resorted to packing migrants into flimsy dinghies that are unable to survive the crossing to Europe, with some being intercepted and forced back by the Libyan coastguard, others being rescued by European Union officials and aid agencies, and many sinking.

Author: 0 EPA seeks to derail cleanup of coal power plant pollution

Previous year approximately 1,000 residents in the West Calumet Housing Complex were ordered to relocate, the report said . Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) chief Scott Pruitt said Wednesday that the agency will repeal the Obama administration's rules limiting methane gas emissions.

Global Media Trump says strong Europe 'very important'
Author: 0 Trump says strong Europe 'very important'

But no sooner had Gentiloni answered, Trump immediately responded: " I do not see a role in Libya ". "Strong borders is a vital component", Trump said while alongside Gentiloni, whose country has been one of the most affected by the migrant crisis that has roiled Europe.

Author: 0 Turkish opposition challenges presidential powers vote

Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag told television channel A Haber that Europe's human rights court had no jurisdiction on the matter and "if the opposition takes the appeal to the constitutional court, the court has no other option than to reject it".

Global Media Syria's Assad says Idlib chemical attack 'fabrication': AFP interview
Author: 0 Syria's Assad says Idlib chemical attack 'fabrication': AFP interview

Or is the US simply back in Obama administration mode, delivering Kerryesque utterances about it being time for Assad to go, but declining to undertake action that might topple him? President Donald Trump declared Wednesday that U.S. Russian Federation vetoed on Wednesday the resolution condemning the alleged chemical attack in the Syrian town of Khan-Sheikhoun on April 4 and demanding from Damascus to present information on its sorties on that day.

Global Media Russian Federation presses for Syria chemical attack investigation
Author: 0 Russian Federation presses for Syria chemical attack investigation

It was the deadliest such incident since a sarin gas attack killed hundreds of people in a rebel-held suburb of Damascus in 2013, prompting threats of US military action. As you know, very few people expected that. Does this mean that the Trump administration intends to engage Syria (and Russia ) militarily in contexts other than responding to the use of chemical weapons? Russian Federation has claimed that the victims were killed by toxic agents released from a rebel chemical arsenal and ...

Global Media Eurozone economy hits 6-year high in April
Author: 0 Eurozone economy hits 6-year high in April

Euro-area economic momentum accelerated to its fastest pace in six years, with France unexpectedly outperforming Germany in a strong start to the the second quarter that suggests the recovery is broadening. " France's elections pose the highest near-term risk to the outlook, but in the lead-up to the vote the business mood has clearly been buoyant ", said Chris Williamson, chief business economist at IHS Markit .

Global Media China places its bomber aircraft on heightened alert
Author: 0 China places its bomber aircraft on heightened alert

South Korea, the United States and Japan described such measures as "irrational and inappropriate". The U.N. Security Council on Wednesday failed to release a press statement against North Korea over its latest ballistic missile launch on Sunday as Russian Federation sounded cautious about the move, which was led by the United States, U.N.

Author: 0 Theresa May wins Parliament's backing to hold snap polls on June 8

The mayor masterminded Labour's strong performance in the capital during the 2015 general election before winning the keys to City Hall a year ago. A victory would give May a powerful mandate extending until 2022, long enough to cover the Brexit negotiations plus a possible transition period into new trading arrangements with the EU.

Author: 0 House intel panel to hear from top officials on Russia probe

Schiff suggested that the initial hearing his committee held , which was unfavorable to the administration, might have also played a role in the cancellation of the second hearing, which was also supposed to include testimony from former Clapper and Brennan.

Author: 0 Sturgeon predicts Tory victory over "unelectable" Labour in June

Labour's Jeremy Corbyn accused the PM of "dodging" a head-to-head showdown and the Lib Dems urged broadcasters to "empty chair" her. In response to Cohen's question, Mr Corbyn had said: "EU negotiations are going on and we have set out our lines on negotiations, primarily it is about gaining and retaining tariff-free access to the European markets".