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Angela Merkel Slams Donald Trump's Decision to Quit Paris Accord

Angela Merkel Slams Donald Trump's Decision to Quit Paris Accord

His predecessor , Barack Obama , expressed regret over the pullout from a deal he was instrumental in brokering. Trump's move, announced with great fanfare in the White House Rose Garden on Thursday, immediately leaves the United States isolated on a paramount global concern.


Explosions, gunshots at resort in Philippines capital

Explosions, gunshots at resort in Philippines capital

The victims appeared to have been suffocated and were not shot, said Superintendent Tomas Apolinario, Bureau of Fire Protection, Southern Police District in an interview that aired on local media. As news of the attack spread, US President Donald Trump offered the thoughts and prayers of the American people to the Philippines. The injuries of survivors testified to the terror inside the casino, many were hurt breaking windows and jumping from the second floor to escape the fire and smoke.



Isis claim responsibility for deadly attack on Egpyt's Coptic Christians

In past attacks , Egypt had usually identified local jihadists as the perpetrators. " They told the men to disembark from the bus, took their identity cards and the gold they had on them, and asked them to the recite the Muslim profession of faith ", said Maher Tawfik , whose niece survived.


US backs out of Paris climate accord

US backs out of Paris climate accord

But it also undermines world efforts to combat global warming. In December 2015, 195 countries agreed to the first global pact aimed at reducing emissions of planet-warming greenhouse gases . Her husband and senior Trump adviser Jared Kushner and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson also lobbied to stay in the agreement. It may be years, however, before the country can formally exit the deal, but Mr Trump said he will immediately halt implementation.


Merkel, Modi refer to each other as a 'reliable partner'

Merkel, Modi refer to each other as a 'reliable partner'

US President Donald Trump on May 30 took to Twitter to complain about Germany , saying it was disadvantaging his country with its trade surplus and by failing to spend enough on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and military defence. German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel was blunter yesterday, slamming the USA president's "short-sighted" policies that have "weakened the West" and hurt European interests.


Malaysia Airlines A330 returns to Melbourne after bomb threat

Malaysia Airlines A330 returns to Melbourne after bomb threat

Photographs on Twitter taken by passengers show heavily armed police boarding the plane after its return to Melbourne . Passengers disembarked safely from the aircraft and those affected were offered the next available flight or flights via other carriers, the airline said.