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China stresses Iran's role in Silk Road initiative

China stresses Iran's role in Silk Road initiative

The two-day meeting included President Vladimir Putin of Russian Federation and Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, along with the presidents or prime ministers of Italy, Hungary and Greece, as well as most of China's Asian neighbors. "We need to improve policy coordination and reject beggar-thy-neighbour practices", Xi said on Monday, while addressing other world leaders at a summit on the initiative in Beijing .


Clapper: US government 'under assault' by Trump after Comey firing

Clapper: US government 'under assault' by Trump after Comey firing

May 16, 2017: A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that Comey wrote a memo after the February 14 meeting with the president that said Trump had asked him to shut down the FBI investigation into Flynn. Bush's administration, was among those scheduled to be interviewed Saturday. White House officials initially said Trump acted on a Justice Department recommendation, but the president later said he would have fired Comey anyway, calling the former Federal Bureau of ...



Pakistan moves ICJ to rehear Indian 'spy' Jadhav's case

The ICJ press release said Pakistan's failure to provide consular notifications with regard to the arrest and detention of Jadhav "appear to be capable of falling within the scope of the Convention". "Who gave the opinion to deny consular access to Jadhav in the first place?" The court also found that there exists a lien between the rights India seeks to assert and the provisional measures the court can deploy.



Experts question North Korea role in WannaCry cyberattack

On Monday, the U.N. Security Council said it was vital that North Korea show "sincere commitment to denuclearization through concrete action and stressed the importance of working to reduce tensions".The council demanded North Korea halt its tests and said it was ready to impose further sanctions.North Korea's foreign ministry rejected the statement, saying it infringed on its right to self-defence, particularly as the missile was sacked at a sharp angle to ensure the safety of neighboring ...



Israeli group to appeal Facebook Palestinian violence case

Dozens of Palestinians were wounded by tear gas and rubber bullets, medics said. Several hundred Palestinians are being held without charges or trial, in so-called administrative detention. The killed Palestinian was identified by the Palestinian Maan news agency as Muataz Hussein Hilal Bani Shamsa, 23, from the Nablus-area village of Beita.


US Likely to Ban Laptops on All Flights From Europe

US Likely to Ban Laptops on All Flights From Europe

But according to DHS spokesman David Lapan , no final decisions have been made, though an expansion is "likely". Two EU officials said the discussions had so far concentrated on maintaining a common front. USA airlines have minimal exposure to the six nations targeted in Trump's travel ban, the merits of which were being turned over in a federal appeals court.