Ivory Coast soldiers block main border crossing with Burkina Faso

Ivory Coast soldiers block main border crossing with Burkina Faso

Residents also reported gunfire in the port city and major cocoa hub of San Pedro. In a statement on Sunday announcing that a military operation was under way, armed forces' chief of staff General Sékou Touré said numerous mutinous soldiers had listened to earlier calls for them to stand down.

China calls for dialogue after N.Korea missile test

China calls for dialogue after N.Korea missile test

North Korea test-fired a missile Monday into Japan's maritime economic zone - the latest in a series of provocative launches that have heightened tensions over its nuclear weapons ambitions. "Pacific Command stands behind our ironclad commitment to the security of our allies in the Republic of Korea and Japan". "And in the event of war, they would bring danger to China and to Russian Federation as well", he said.

Trump congratulates body-slamming congressional candidate on win

And I just ask you to bear with me. "When you make a mistake, you have to own up to it", Gianforte said during his victory party. That's the Montana way. plus millions of dollars in ads by Republican groups. "Rep. -elect Gianforte is an outsider with real-world experience creating jobs in Montana". Mr Ryan spokesman Zack Roday in a statement praised the victor as an "outsider" who "will be a valuable voice in the House Republican Conference".

Disharmony at G7 as Trump plays his own tune

Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, who chaired the meeting, said the other six "won't change our position on climate change one millimeter". Trump has said that he will soon announce his decision on whether America will leave the Paris Agreement or stick to the commitments it made under the Obama administration.

Man arrested on south coast of England in connection with Manchester bombing

People wait for the start of the Great Manchester Run in central Manchester, England Sunday May 28 2017. When asked how many potential militants the government was anxious about, Rudd said the security services were looking at 500 different potential plots, involving 3,000 people as a "top list", with a further 20,000 beneath that.

Zbigniew Brzezinski, prominent Ukraine supporter, dies at 89

He helped guide Carter during the Iran hostage crisis , when 52 Americans were held in Tehran for 444 days, and he supported billions of dollars in military aid to help Islamic fighters battle the 1979 Soviet invasion of Afghanistan . He was born in Warsaw, Poland, and became a naturalized United States citizen in 1958. He voiced support for USA policy in Vietnam in the mid-1960s, and served on the policy planning staff of President Lyndon Johnson's State Department.