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Trump faces new controversies as trip winds down

Trump faces new controversies as trip winds down

And the White House said G7 leaders had a "very robust" conversation before agreeing a final communique which stated the "strong commitment" of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, and the United Kingdom to the 2015 Agreement, but noted that the U.S.


North Korea vows missile tests 'any time, any place'

North Korea vows missile tests 'any time, any place'

United Nations spokesman Stephane Dujarric said Monday that Guterres had called on North Korea to fully comply with its worldwide obligations "and return to the path of denuclearization". "We must show that dialogue is possible when the North changes its attitude". The initial assessment is the missile launched this weekend is a medium-range missile the United States calls the KN-17 and that North Korea has identified as the Hwasong-12.


Saudi Arabia, US funding 'terrorism' in middle East: Rouhani

Saudi Arabia, US funding 'terrorism' in middle East: Rouhani

He also slammed Washington's decision to side with the Saudis, arguing that the Islamic kingdom was undemocratic: "The Saudis have never seen a ballot box in their life and don't know what elections are". The first reason why Rouhani isn't a good bet to make good on his promises is because he didn't reform or moderate Iran's political culture during his first term, despite promises to do so.



Police arrest 44-year-old man in connection with Manchester bombing

My heart, prayers and deepest condolences are with the victims of the Manchester Attack and their loved ones. United Kingdom authorities have arrested another suspect in the "fast moving investigation" into the terrorist attack on the Manchester Arena , bringing the total number of arrests to ten - with eight men still in custody.


Taiwan to become first Asian country to legalize same-sex marriages

Taiwan to become first Asian country to legalize same-sex marriages

Taiwan has always been one of the more progressive spots in Asia: it has held a gay pride parade since 2003, and has a thriving LGBT community. A lawsuit before the constitutional court argued Taiwan's Civil Code, which now defines marriage as between a man and a woman, discriminated against gay couples.



US State Department Says Syrian Regime Using 'Crematorium' To Dispose Of Bodies

In a photo taken January 15, he said , "we're look [ing] at snowmelt on the roof that would be consistent with a crematorium ". Officials claim as many as 50 detainees are being hanged at Saydnaya military prison outside Damascus every day, and the crematorium was built to "dispose of detainees' remains with little evidence ".