Tuesday May 23-rd, 2017

Russia, Turkey keep lines open on Syria amid competing goals Russia, Turkey keep lines open on Syria amid competing goals

Peskov said Erdogan's comment "is not in harmony with previous statements" and "not in harmony with our understanding of the situation". "We hope that our Turkish partners will provide us with some kind of explanation about this", Peskov stated .

UKIP elects 'anti-Sharia', pro-Assad candidate Nuttall as new leader

Mr Nuttall - a 39-year-old former history lecturer from Liverpool - has served as party chairman and latterly as deputy leader to Mr Farage, whose popularity since the referendum has threatened to eclipse UKIP's political objective. Farage had acte...

UK government denies handwritten note on Brexit is policy

That's a reference to the CETA free trade deal struck between the European Union and Canada this year which took seven years of wrangling to negotiate and was almost blocked by local officials in the Walloon region on Belgium, who get a veto.

Judge allows man charged in church massacre to represent himself Judge allows man charged in church massacre to represent himself

Federal judge Richard Gergel called his request "unwise" but said that he would reluctantly accept it, since he has a Constitutional right to represent himself. "They don't have faith in their legal team, they want to die, or they want to hide thei...

HIV vaccine efficacy study begins in South Africa

Anthony Fauci , director of the USA government's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), said Sunday, in a statement released ahead of the trial, said the new vaccine is promising. They did, however, manage to prove that HIV ...

Trump the dealmaker keeps any Cabinet decisions under wraps Trump the dealmaker keeps any Cabinet decisions under wraps

Trump and Romney spent much of 2016 in a caustic and nasty war of words, with Romney branding him a "fraud" and a "phony". Perhaps by design, the roster ofigures arriving at the club was hard to pigeonhole: There were loyalists (Rudy Giuliani, the ...

Fatah movement re-elects President Abbas as party leader Fatah movement re-elects President Abbas as party leader

Since its creation in 1959, Fatah has only convened its congress six times, most recently in 2009 in Bethlehem, which was the first to be held in the occupied territories. In an op-ed published in the New York Times on Tuesday, former USA president J...

BSF foils border infiltration bid nearSamba sector in Jammu, two militants killed BSF foils border infiltration bid nearSamba sector in Jammu, two militants killed

The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway has been closed for traffic in the area. A BSF official and five others were hurt in the operation. In the encounter, three terrorists were killed and one soldier, Sanjay Kumar, was injured and rushed to the Gove...

Germany's Steinmeier tells Russia, Ukraine to show 'responsibility' at Minsk talks Germany's Steinmeier tells Russia, Ukraine to show 'responsibility' at Minsk talks

Troops will continue to be withdrawn from the front lines in eastern Ukraine, and a significant number of prisoners should be exchanged by year-end, Steinmeier said. Russian President Vladimir Putin backed the mission during last month's meeting in ...

Thailand begins process to appoint Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn as new king Thailand begins process to appoint Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn as new king

Members of the National Legislative Assembly stood up during a short parliamentary session and shouted: "Long live the king!" According to royal procedure, the president of Parliament will ask the partly Australian-educated prince to become king wh...

Fires force evacuations in Gatlinburg, Tenn Fires force evacuations in Gatlinburg, Tenn

TEMA said no deaths have been reported. On Tuesday morning, the extent of the destruction was becoming clear - overnight, the fire damaged or destroyed hundreds of buildings in Gatlinburg, according to the state's emergency management agency.

Officer Collin Rose a hero, even in death Officer Collin Rose a hero, even in death

A series of events are scheduled Wednesday and Thursday to honor Rose, the first WSU officer to die in the line of duty. To mark the moment of Rose's funeral, Napoleon ordered his deputies to "assume a fixed location on Wayne County roads" before a...

Brazilian football team took doomed flight after being denied charter request

Twitter world was abuzz with news and messages on the crash. Tattered debris emblazoned with the Chapecoense club's logo was photographed at the crash site. "A Lamia aircraft coming from Bolivia with registration CP2933 RJ 80 had an accident in Ce...

Workers at O'Hare airport expected to strike over wages Workers at O'Hare airport expected to strike over wages

Jerry Brown signed a bill to raise the minimum wage for hourly workers to $15 by 2023, just as New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a two-tier minimum wage bill, raising most wages in New York City to $15 by 2018, and more slowly outside of the city.

Pakistani air force chief warns India against full-scale war

The shelling sent residents fleeing in panic, he said . He said the India attack on passenger bus and ambulance was the most regrettable incident contrary to all norms and principles. At least 18 persons were injured in Wednesday's firing, the ISPR ...

Syrian government refuses UN truce terms for Aleppo

De Mistura arrived in the country amid growing concern for the 275,000 residents in east Aleppo, whom the World Health Organization says are nearly entirely without hospital facilities following the government's latest assault. Turkey has long call...

Ukraine-EU Summit: Ukraine corruption and Russian aggression both on table Ukraine-EU Summit: Ukraine corruption and Russian aggression both on table

It also launched a mission aimed at chaperoning the former Soviet Republic toward democracy. The German and French brokered Minsk agreement put a stop to some of the worst violence between Ukrainian government forces and Russian-backed rebels in ea...

Women for Trump Cabinet: Haley picked for UN, DeVos for Ed Women for Trump Cabinet: Haley picked for UN, DeVos for Ed

Donald Trump has just appointed his first top-level woman, none other than South Carolina Governor, Nikki Haley , to become the USA ambassador to the United Nations. And Romney was the furthest thing from supportive of Trump - delivering a much-publ...

U.S. court overturns Wisconsin legislative maps U.S. court overturns Wisconsin legislative maps

The judges ruled 2-1 that the maps were unconstitutional because they were "intended to burden the representational rights of Democratic voters.by impeding their ability to translate their votes into legislative seats". "This is a victory for democ...

Peru's president speaks German with Putin

Xi and Putin are now in Lima, Peru's capital, attending the annual Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders' Meeting and related events. Obama's conversation with Putin occurred outside the earshot of reporters, but a White House off...

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