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Global Media Tony Blair: Theresa May will win the general election
Author: 0 Tony Blair: Theresa May will win the general election

Responding to Mr Robertson's question about pensions, Mrs May declined to give a guarantee over future spending but insisted "pensioner incomes" would continue to increase under the Conservatives. Starmer said: "We accept that outside the European Union our relationship with Europe must change". Labour will seek tariff-free trade with the European Union if it wins with no new non-tariff barriers on trade, regulatory alignment and continued competitiveness in goods and services.

Author: 0 Israel summons Sweden's ambassador over support for UNESCO vote

Submitted by Algeria, Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Qatar and Sudan, the resolution also sharply criticizes Israel's construction in eastern Jerusalem's Old City and "deplores" the Jewish state's "continuous" closure of the Gaza strip. The UNESCO resolution passed Tuesday at the organization's Paris headquarters denounced actions taken by "Israel, the occupying power... to alter the character and status of the holy city of Jerusalem".

Global Media Exceptional love-life of France President-elect Emmanuel Macron
Author: 0 Exceptional love-life of France President-elect Emmanuel Macron

Much has been made of the fact that centrist Mr Macron is married to Brigitte Trogneux, a woman 24 years his senior he met as a 15-year-old schoolboy when she was a teacher at La Providence, a private school in Amiens, northern France. Macron was just 16 when he promised to marry Trogneux who was a married mum-of-three at the time. "You can not get rid of me", Macron recalls telling his then-teacher.

Global Media Trump to wade into Middle East politics on first foreign trip
Author: 0 Trump to wade into Middle East politics on first foreign trip

After receiving a lot visitors at the White House, President Donald Trump is getting ready to make his first foreign trip as president. He added: "It is there that we will begin to construct a new foundation of cooperation and support with our Muslim allies, to combat extremism, terrorism and violence, and to embrace a more just and hopeful future for young Muslims in their countries ".

Global Media Philippines, US start joint annual drills in Manila
Author: 0 Philippines, US start joint annual drills in Manila

The previous Aquino administration also wanted a visiting forces agreement with Japan, but this has so far not been raised in the new government of President Rodrigo Duterte. It can be bigger, it can be smaller. Delfin Lorenzana, DFA USec. for Civilian Security and Consular Concerns, Ariel Y. Abadilla, AFP Chief of Staff Gen.

Author: 0 Court to decide on Trump travel ban

And even if the court sides with President Trump, the travel ban will remain blocked unless the president also wins in another appeals court. "President Trump publicly committed himself to an indefensible goal: banning Muslims from coming to the United States", the ACLU lawyers wrote .

Author: 0 Philippines' Duterte gives China free pass over sea row

It was apparently dropped as China got more support over its military push into the disputed South China Sea after Duterte completely scaled down Philippines' opposition even over past year s global tribunal award quashing Beijing's claims over the area.

Author: 0 Kushner Companies apologises for touting USA presidential family ties in China

Kushner and his wife, Ivanka Trump, have both made efforts to distance themselves from their business holdings when they began to serve under the Trump administration. Chinese citizens have snapped up more than 80 percent of the visas issued under the program since 2011, according to Invest in the United States of America, an industry association, and there's a huge backlog of applications.

Global Media S. Koreans want new leader to create jobs minus corruption
Author: 0 S. Koreans want new leader to create jobs minus corruption

Casting his vote in Seoul, he said: "I gave all my body and soul (to the election) to the very end". "I felt the people's earnest desire for government change to create a country worthy of being called a country", he told reporters at the station set up at a middle school.

Author: 0 Graham takes shot at Trump in Russian Federation hearing

Who else in the White House knew that Flynn wasn't telling the truth. Yates explained that she chose to overrule a legal decision regarding the travel ban because the Office of Legal Counsel was designed for a very narrow goal, one that did not leave much room for an in-depth analysis of Trump's executive order.

Global Media Trump in-laws promote thorny visa-for-sale program in China
Author: 0 Trump in-laws promote thorny visa-for-sale program in China

Nicole Kushner Meyer , Jared's sister and a principal in the family-run business, was in a ballroom at Beijing's Ritz-Carlton hotel on Saturday asking a roomful of wealthy Chinese investors to consider investing $500,000 apiece in a New Jersey luxury apartment complex overlooking the Hudson River across from lower Manhattan.

Global Media Afghan border cross-fire kills 15 on both sides
Author: 0 Afghan border cross-fire kills 15 on both sides

The IG FC was addressing the media over a recent cross-border attack in Chaman, in which 12 people were killed and 40 injured when Afghan border forces opened fire on security personnel guarding a census team. Pakistan's Foreign Office called on Kabul to take immediate steps to bring an end to the unprovoked firing from the Afghan side and demanded action against those responsible for the violation.

Global Media Former Gaza PM Ismail Haniyeh is new Hamas chief
Author: 0 Former Gaza PM Ismail Haniyeh is new Hamas chief

Meshaal was elected Hamas leader in 1996. He beat contenders Moussa Abu Marzuk and Mohamed Nazzal in a videoconference vote of the ruling council's members in Gaza , the West Bank and outside the Palestinian territories. The new document stresses it does not mean that Hamas now recognises Israel's right to exist or that it no longer advocates violence against Israel.

Author: 0 Comey dodges questions on Obama spying on Trump

I would make the same decision. Comey made remarks when testifying before the US bipartisan Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the probes into both Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server and the accused Russian meddling in the presidential election.

Author: 0 Girls meet Nigerian president after Boko Haram release

EIGHTY-TWO of over 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram in northeast Nigeria in 2014 arrived in Abuja yesterday after a prisoner swap deal secured their release . Shehu Sani, a Nigerian senator who has been involved in previous negotiations with Boko Haram, told AFP the girls were mostly "in good condition". Currently, there are 113 girls who still remain missing.

Global Media Clinton says media won't let her talk about Russian hack
Author: 0 Clinton says media won't let her talk about Russian hack

This week, I watched as Hillary Clinton tried to explain what had gone wrong during the historically messed-up presidential election campaign of 2016. Clinton's campaign, and supporters were heaped with abuse by trolls, many of whom magically disappeared after the election - nearly as if they'd been called home by their dark lord.

Author: 0 Korea detains its fourth USA citizen

When an American citizen is reported detained, the USA works with the Swedish Embassy in the North Korean capital, since the US and the North do not have diplomatic relations. The university said it could not comment further because Kim's detention was not related to his work at the university. Foreign media said that Kim is an ethnic Korean born in China, educated in the U.S.