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President leaves for Malaysia

President leaves for Malaysia

The staff members of the Sri Lanka High Commission and their family members were also present at the Airport to welcome President Sirisena. The president is secluded to attend a cultural show and a food festival before heading back to Sri Lanka.



Iran calls for meeting of nuclear deal powers over US sanc

American lawmakers voted to extend some sanctions against Ira. In a letter to EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini, who is also the coordinator of the JCPOA joint commission, Zarif called on her to convene a session of the commission to address a recent United States congressional bill extending Iran Sanctions Act (ISA) for another ten years.



Obama vows retaliation for suspected Russian hacking

Mr. Obama said the issue "gets caught up in the carryover from election season". Trump has said he was joking. Obama reiterated that the USA would respond, though he said parts of the response will be directly to Russian Federation and not public.


USA intelligence leaders agree on Russian intervention in election to help Trump

USA intelligence leaders agree on Russian intervention in election to help Trump

According to a report in the Washington Post , CIA Director John Brennan confirmed the support of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Director of National Intelligence, James R. He was asked if he supported a briefing for electors, Obama declined to comment. But officials said the congressman didn't take his calls until after he issued a statement Wednesday asking intelligence leaders to "clarify press reports that the CIA has a new assessment that it has not shared with us".


Auto bomb in Turkey kills 13 soldiers and wounds dozens of people

Auto bomb in Turkey kills 13 soldiers and wounds dozens of people

The governor of Kayseri province, Suleyman Kamci, has described the incident in Kayseri as a "terrorist attack" and says the blast appears to have been caused by a vehicle bomb. One of the main cities of central Turkey, Kayseri is a key industrial hub with a population of over one million and a stronghold of Turkish nationalists.


Fire breaks out at NYU Langone Medical Center building under construction

Fire breaks out at NYU Langone Medical Center building under construction

Images from the scene showed thick black smoke and flames rising from a roof as people in hard hats worked nearby. A spokesman for the FDNY said that a call came in at 12:03 p.m. And flames are visible on the building's exterior. A major fire broke out at New York University's Langone Medical Center in Manhattan on Wednesday, the FDNY said.