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Trump's First G7 Summit Gets Down To Work In Sicily

Trump has said he will make a decision on whether to opt out of the Paris Agreement on fighting global warming only after the G-7 summit, leaving scant hope of even a compromise in Sicily that would give momentum to the G-20 summit in Hamburg in July.


Twin Explosions in East Jakarta Part of Global Terrorist Attack

Twin Explosions in East Jakarta Part of Global Terrorist Attack

Also killed in the 9pm bomb explosion were two suicide bombers. A suspected suicide bombing at a bus terminal in Jakarta has killed three police officers and injured five others, Indonesia's deputy police chief says. The head of the provinces's antiterror squad said their relatives had been taken in for questioning and DNA tests. Indonesian lawmakers should expedite the passage of revised anti-terrorism laws that give police more power, President Joko Widodo said after twin suicide ...


Ariana Grande to return to Manchester for charity show

Ariana Grande to return to Manchester for charity show

The photographs also showed nuts and screws for shrapnel and a blue and black Karrimor rucksack that appeared to be carried by Abedi . The source said the the issue was "being raised at every relevant level by the British authorities with their USA counterparts".


Taiwan court rules in favour of same-sex marriage, first in Asia

Taiwan court rules in favour of same-sex marriage, first in Asia

Barring any anti-same-sex marriage legislation, the court's decision means that same-sex couples will be able to Wednesday in May 2019, even if Taiwanese lawmakers do not pass a bill that allows same-sex marriage in the coming two years, Yu Mei-nu, a Taiwanese legislator, told CNN .


European Union says Trump agrees that Brexit 'an incident, not a threat'

European Union says Trump agrees that Brexit 'an incident, not a threat'

Rand Paul said he applauded Trump's stance. During his dedication speech, Mr. Trump condemned the Manchester terror attack earlier this week, which killed 22 people. A diplomat told Asharq Al-Awsat on Thursday: "The plan is moving forward and is being studied. He is fully committed", Spicer said. TRUMP: We remember and mourn those almost 3,000 innocent people who were brutally murdered by terrorists on September 11, 2001.



Under martial law, Duterte tells troops 'you can arrest any person'

Soldiers and guerrillas set up rival checkpoints and roadblocks on routes in and around Marawi as civilians fled the city of 200,000 in droves, leaving behind what one official described as a ghost town. Some of them were Malaysians, Indonesians and other foreign jihadists. "If I think the ISIS has got a foothold in Luzon, I might declare martial law throughout the country to protect the people", Duterte asserted.