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Author: 0 US Military Acknowledges Death of 100 Civilians in Mosul Airstrike

The probe found that the US bomb triggered secondary explosions from devices clandestinely planted in the lower floors of the concrete building, Isler said . "Our condolences go out to all those that were affected", said Major General Joe Martin. On March 17, a USA aircraft dropped a GBU-38 precision bomb carrying 192 pounds of explosive power that was meant to eliminate the two snipers on the rooftop.

World Media Next stop for Trump is Israel, in pursuit of 'ultimate deal'
Author: 0 Next stop for Trump is Israel, in pursuit of 'ultimate deal'

Referring to Iran's alleged involvement in arming and training militias, he said it must cease immediately. A huge security operation is under way for Mr Trump's visit, during which he will hold separate meetings with Mr Netanyahu in Jerusalem on Monday and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas in Bethlehem the following day.

World Media Iran's president criticizes US after Trump's sharp words
Author: 0 Iran's president criticizes US after Trump's sharp words

France has said it backs Trump's call to strengthen the monitoring of the deal, but that it is committed to implementing it, including the lifting of sanctions. In Riyadh Sunday, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said he hoped Rouhani would put an end to the ballistic missile program, as well as beginning "a process of dismantling Iran's network of terrorism".

World Media Trump sides with French victor, at least now
Author: 0 Trump sides with French victor, at least now

In this video, Trump appears to be trying to shake Macron's arm off after the French president bypassed him to say hello to Germany's Angela Merkel first. World leaders, including French President Emmanu. During their brief sit-down in front of the press, Trump congratulated Macron on an "incredible campaign" and a "tremendous victory".

World Media Trump visits 'hellhole' Brussels on first official trip to meet European Union leaders
Author: 0 Trump visits 'hellhole' Brussels on first official trip to meet European Union leaders

After meeting with Trump on Thursday at the EU, European Council president Donald Tusk said he and the US precedent agreed on the need to combat terrorism but some differences loomed large. And we have a lot to discuss, including terrorism and other things. Trump has mused about pulling out of the pact because he believed other countries were not paying their fair share and he has so far refused to commit to abiding by Article 5, in which member nations vow to come to each other's defense.

World Media Modi inaugurates India's longest river bridge in Assam
Author: 0 Modi inaugurates India's longest river bridge in Assam

But India has defended its right to do so. The strategic importance of the bridge is massive because once it's opened, troops will be able to enter Arunachal Pradesh much more quickly. In Russia, Modi is likely to take up with President Vladimir Putin India's concerns over China's ambitious Belt and Road initiative, besides exploring ways to further boost ties in defence and civil nuclear sectors.

Author: 0 Trump scolds fellow NATO leaders: Spend more for military

The annual meeting of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization at their new billion dollar headquarters in Brussels proved to live up to the Trump campaign promises, hammering the European and North American nations for not meeting their financial obligations under their membership.

World Media US plans first test of ICBM intercept, with NKorea on mind
Author: 0 US plans first test of ICBM intercept, with NKorea on mind

Thornton said the U.S., China and others were also in talks on a future United Nations resolution on North Korea in order to cut the time needed to take action following another nuclear or missile test. There now are 32 interceptors in silos at Fort Greely in Alaska and four at Vandenberg, north of Los Angeles. If successful, the "kill vehicle" or intercept will collide with the IC.

Author: 0 Trump attacks Germany as 'very bad' on trade

We will stop this", German news magazine Der Spiegel quoted Mr Trump as saying, citing people who attended the talks. "Terrible. We will stop this". The issue of German cars blew up against a backdrop of concern among United States partners in the G7 club that Trump's "America First" agenda could lead to protectionist measures which could roll back decades of trade liberalisation between the world's most advanced economies.

Author: 0 French President Emmanuel Macron wins handshake showdown with Donald Trump

Donald Trump is known for employing knuckle-crushing, testosterone-driven, arm-shuddering handshakes. Now it's time for round 2. He also congratulated Macron for his "incredible campaign" and "tremendous victory" as the two world leaders met for the first time over lunch at the US embassy in Brussels on Thursday, Politico reported.

Author: 0 3 more arrested in Manchester; attacker's Libya ties probed

A third brother, Ismail, was arrested in Britain on Tuesday. Meanwhile Home Secretary Amber Rudd has said he was known to security services "to a point" and it is likely he was "not acting alone". Meanwhile, Poland's foreign minister announced that the death toll included a Polish couple, who were collecting their daughters from the venue. Rudd also says it is "irritating" that information about the investigation into the bombing had been leaked by United States security sources ...

Author: 0 Manchester bomber's father arrested mid-interview in Libya

The Washington Post reported last week that President Donald Trump had shared with Russian Federation sensitive information from a U.S. intelligence partner about an Islamic State plot. The Arndale Centre is a short walk from the Manchester Arena, the scene of the attack which killed 22 people on Monday night (local time). "We don't believe in killing innocents".

Author: 0 Trump on Manchester bombing: the terrorists are "evil losers"

US President Donald Trump has condemned those responsible for the Manchester terrorist atrocity as "evil losers". And a spokesman said: "The president reassured the Prime Minister that Americans stand with the people of the United Kingdom and that our resolve will never waver in the face of terrorism.

Author: 0 Trump says Iran must never be allowed to have nuclear weapons

Or the fact that the US President was walking side by side with the Israeli first couple, leaving Mrs Trump a step behind. US President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , joined by their wives Melania and Sara , sit down for dinner in Jerusalem on Monday .

World Media Iraq orders investigation into abuses by security forces in anti-ISIS campaign
Author: 0 Iraq orders investigation into abuses by security forces in anti-ISIS campaign

It is believed to be one of the single largest incidents of civilian casualties since the US-led coalition started operations against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. Raqqa provides "the clearest evidence yet that protections for civilians on the battlefield appear to have been scaled back - with the inevitable effect of higher deaths and injuries", he added.

World Media Ryan: Lawmakers will meet new debt deadline
Author: 0 Ryan: Lawmakers will meet new debt deadline

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday urged Congress to approve a "clean" increase in the federal debt limit by the time it starts its summer recess in early August. These measures could help the Treasury have sufficient cash to make essential payments "until sometime in the fall of 2017" without increasing the debt limit, the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office said.

World Media Iran accuses United States of 'Iranophobia' after Trump's Saudi visit
Author: 0 Iran accuses United States of 'Iranophobia' after Trump's Saudi visit

Trump was unreserved in his warm embrace for Saudi Arabia, saying the U.S. Tremendous progress has been made. "It was very historic what took place over the last two days". The Trump Administration, after the Syrian government dropped chemical bombs on its citizens in March, launched 59 cruise missiles at a government air strip.

World Media Trump handshake showdown with France's Macron
Author: 0 Trump handshake showdown with France's Macron

Former reality TV star Trump is known to make visitors flinch with a strong handshake that he often combines with a wrench of the arm to leave his victim off balance. That wasn't the only instance of palm-on-palm weirdness between Trump and Macron as their first handshake of the day was arguably more freakish. "Each president gripped the other's hand with considerable intensity, their knuckles turning white and their jaws clenching and faces tightening".

World Media Iranian hardliners warn of backlash over re-election of President Hassan Rouhani
Author: 0 Iranian hardliners warn of backlash over re-election of President Hassan Rouhani

In his victory speech, Rouhani said that the Iranian people had made their choice clear and that it must now be respected. During campaigning, Rouhani had promised to seek their release if re-elected. President Trump arrived in Saudi Arabia, kicking off his first foreign trip as president. He said the Sunni-ruled kingdom "has never seen a ballot box", a pointed dig in the wake of Iran's presidential election Friday that drew long lines as over 40 million people voted.

World Media Duterte: Islamic State Militants Beheaded Police Chief During Attack on Philippine City
Author: 0 Duterte: Islamic State Militants Beheaded Police Chief During Attack on Philippine City

Military intelligence said the Maute brothers also had links to two of the region's most unsafe militants - Indonesian Ustadz Sanusi and Malaysian bomb maker Zulkifli bin Hir, alias Marwan. But human rights groups have expressed fears that martial law powers could further embolden Mr. Duterte, whom they have accused of allowing extrajudicial killings of thousands of people in his crackdown on illegal drugs.

World Media Manchester attack: UK terror threat level raised to critical
Author: 0 Manchester attack: UK terror threat level raised to critical

The senior Abedi fled Tripoli in 1993 after Moammar Gadhafi's security authorities issued an arrest warrant for him and eventually sought political asylum in Britain. The Manchester suicide bomber who killed 22 people at a concert venue packed with children had recently returned from Libya, a British minister said, and her French counterpart said he had links with Islamic State and had probably visited Syria too.

World Media Here's what the Supreme Court might look at — Travel ban case
Author: 0 Here's what the Supreme Court might look at — Travel ban case

The New York Times cites the same ruling that issues the executive order, "drips with religious intolerance, animus and discrimination". "The president is not required to admit people from countries that sponsor or shelter terrorism, until he determines that they can be properly vetted and do not pose a security risk", Sessions said.

Author: 0 OPEC likely to extend output cuts into next year

Michael Cohen, the head of energy markets research at Barclays, says the parameters of that IEA obligation could change due to rising US energy independence. OPEC and 11 non-members agreed past year to cut output by as much as 1.8 MMbpd. Both countries were not subject to any limits in the initial six-months, and both have added output and signaled more production growth in the near future.

World Media Syrian Army: ISIS minister of war eliminated
Author: 0 Syrian Army: ISIS minister of war eliminated

The Syrian army said it had killed ISIS group's "minister of war" among other senior figures in operations east of the northern city of Aleppo, Syrian state media said. The murderous terrorist organization's previous minister of war was eliminated past year. According to the Pentagon, Abu Omar al-Shishani was most likely eliminated in a U.S.

World Media Trump says 'ultimate deal' possible for peace in Middle East
Author: 0 Trump says 'ultimate deal' possible for peace in Middle East

Trump was also the first USA president to openly question the feasibility of the implementation of the Oslo Accords and by extension possibly of a two-state solution. But it's clear that, if such a test existed, Donald Trump would not be president - which he proved at a press conference in Israel on May 22. Meeting Netanyahu in Washington in February, he said he would support a single state if it led to peace, delighting Israeli right-wingers who want to see most of the West Bank annexed.

World Media Reformists sweep Tehran municipal vote as Rouhani wins Iran
Author: 0 Reformists sweep Tehran municipal vote as Rouhani wins Iran

In 2015, he brought his country to sign a deal with world powers, providing for curbing Iran's nuclear program and lifting economic sanctions on Tehran . An Iranian journalist who had spoken to Raisi supporters after the election told Reuters they were furious at the way the president had spoken about their candidate and themselves.

World Media US raid kills 7 al-Qaida militants in Yemen
Author: 0 US raid kills 7 al-Qaida militants in Yemen

Davis said there were no "credible indications" of civilian casualties in today's assault. Two US officials told Reuters news agency that the raid was carried out to gather intelligence. A nine-nation coalition led by Saudi Arabia has since fought against the rebels, who they believe are backed by Shia superpower Iran, to restore Mr Hadi's government in Yemen.

Author: 0 Freed Boko Haram schoolgirls to meet families after 3 years

More than 110 others are still missing. The girls were freed after series of negotiations between the sect and the federal government. Before meeting with their family members yesterday, the girls were earlier reunited with 24 others who were rescued by the federal government a year ago.

World Media Men Punished With Lashings for Same-Sex Relations in Indonesia
Author: 0 Men Punished With Lashings for Same-Sex Relations in Indonesia

The court sentenced the men, aged 20 and 23 , to 85 lashes each, sparking condemnation from rights groups. "The arrest and detention of these two men underscores the abuse imbedded in Aceh's discriminatory, anti-LGBT ordinances", said Phelim Kine, deputy Asia division director at Human Right Watch.

World Media Iranian president calls US relations 'a curvy road'
Author: 0 Iranian president calls US relations 'a curvy road'

In the election, people said they were a united nation and their voices must be heard, said the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran. While he did not give the specific names of terrorists or groups that Washington has helped, it is likely that he was referring to groups in Syria opposed to President Bashar al-Assad, as well as the grievances created throughout the region by U.S.

Author: 0 UN S.Council strongly condemns N.Korea missile test

SEOUL-North Korea successfully launched its second ballistic missile in a little more than a week, ramping up the pace of its testing as it seeks to develop the ability to target the continental United States with a nuclear-tipped weapon .

Author: 0 Trump says Manchester bombing is the work of 'evil losers'

The president continued: "I won't call them monsters because they'd like that term". In his most recent remarks, Trump's acknowledgement that he will call them losers "from now on" is the key here. "We can not stand, for a moment longer, of the slaughter of innocent people". "The two leaders agreed that this attack-which targeted teenage children and their friends at a joyous event-was particularly wanton and depraved", a readout of the call provided by the White House stated.

World Media Len McCluskey wrong to say Labour can not win election - Kezia Dugdale
Author: 0 Len McCluskey wrong to say Labour can not win election - Kezia Dugdale

Mr McDonnell, a key ally of the Labour leader, said he did not accept anonymous sources any more after a BBC journalist said he had spoken to Labour candidates who did not want help from Mr Corbyn. "I think it would be extraordinary", McCluskey was quoted as saying. The poll also tested alternative Labour leaders and found that more people would be willing to consider voting for Labour led by Corbyn , than they would be if it were led by Tony Blair, Ed Miliband, Sadiq Khan or Yvette Cooper.

World Media Russian foreign minister mocks media over Trump disclosures
Author: 0 Russian foreign minister mocks media over Trump disclosures

During the campaign, Trump spoke favorably about Russian President Vladimir Putin, criticized North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, calling it obsolete, and indicated he might recognize Russia's annexation of Crimea and lift sanctions related to that and its actions in Ukraine.