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China vows to stick to Paris pact

China vows to stick to Paris pact

Trump on Tuesday himself made another Twitter contribution to aggravating the divide between the two countries, again accusing Germany of putting the U.S. "The times in which we could completely depend on others are on the way out". Very bad for US. That also meant there could be no agreement on a formal pledge to work together to reduce global steel production.China's annual steel output is nearly double the EU's total production and Western governments say Chinese steel exports have ...


South Korea fires 90 warning shots after object flies across border

South Korea fires 90 warning shots after object flies across border

This picture released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on May 22, 2017 shows its medium-to-long range strategic ballistic missile Pukguksong-2 being launched in a test-fire. At the request of diplomats from the U.S., Japan and South Korea, urgent United Nations' Security Council consultations on the missile test are to take place Tuesday.


British PM May seen 13 seats short of majority: YouGov

British PM May seen 13 seats short of majority: YouGov

The poll highlighted the damage done to the support for the Conservative Party over plans on social care of older people: the government had said that the elderly would have to pay the full cost of their care, whether or not they stayed at home or in a care home, until they were down to their last £1,00,000 of asset.



Hamas says Trump speech on Jews' ties to Jerusalem 'racist, counterfeit history'

In his appearance with Abbas, Trump made what many took as a reference to Palestinian payments to the families of terrorists. There is also a fund to support Palestinians who have been imprisoned by Israel. The address followed a visit to Yad Vashem, the Israeli Holocaust Memorial, where Trump and his wife Melania laid a wreath and the president spoke about the horrors of Nazi Germany's annihilation of six million Jews.


Difficult day for Djokovic, smooth sailing for Nadal

Difficult day for Djokovic, smooth sailing for Nadal

Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta, the No. 20 seed, beat 11th-seeded Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria 7-5, 6-3,6-4. - She will face Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko, who reached her first grand slam fourth round with a 6-1 6-4 win over Lesia Tsurenko of Ukraine.



Langley NDP, Greens thrilled with minority announcement

Sultan said whether that will actually happen remains to be seen. Here, in Boundary-Similkameen, last week's announcement of final results in the recent provincial election confirmed MLA Linda Larson's win with a sizeable plurality, but we don't yet know for certain if she'll end up on the opposition side of the legislature when all the dust settles.