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Macron invites Trump to Bastille Day to honor US WWI troops

Immediately after the White House issued its warning to the Assad regime on Monday, US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley tweeted: "Any further attacks done to the people of Syria will be blamed on Assad, but also on Russia & Iran who support him killing his own people".


Trial date set for California suit against Cosby

Trial date set for California suit against Cosby

In the meantime, Cosby plans to go on a town hall tour , which were initially announced as a way to educate people about sexual assault . In the California case, a woman claims she was assaulted by Cosby at the Playboy Mansion more than 40 years ago when she was 15.


Qatar Stands Firm In Face Of Blockade

Qatar Stands Firm In Face Of Blockade

Tillerson met with Qatar Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani this week, the first meeting since the blockade began, the statement said . Anwar Gargash, the United Arab Emirates' state minister for foreign affairs, warned Qatar faced a "divorce" if it did not meet the demands . "We are mystified that the Gulf states have not released to the public, nor to the Qataris, the details about the claims that they are making toward Qatar ".


Pyongyang urged to free Americans, South Koreans

Pyongyang urged to free Americans, South Koreans

The Korean War started on June 25, 1950, when Communist North Korean troops launched a surprise attack across the 38th parallel into South Korea . Thousands of South Koreans staged a protest rally in central Seoul on Saturday demanding the withdrawal of the deployment of an American high-tech anti-missile defence system.



China releases Liu Xiaobo from prison after cancer diagnosis

A year after his sentencing, the Norway-based Nobel committee awarded Liu with the Nobel Peace Prize for "his long and non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights in China ". She said China had a history of allowing "peaceful critics to become gravely ill and sometimes die in detention". Zhang said Liu must go overseas for medical treatment.


Sailing-New Zealand reclaim America's Cup with crushing win over US

Sailing-New Zealand reclaim America's Cup with crushing win over US

Team USA needs to win the next 6 races in order to defend the Cup while Team New Zealand only needs to win one more race. In the reflection period, its important to think it through and try and learn the lessons.” Grant Dalton, the Team New Zealand chief executive, said that the plans for the next edition will “play out in the next few weeks”.