Russian military: Syria safe zones deal to come into force in hours

Political and armed opposition groups in Syria have rejected the proposal, saying Russian Federation has been unwilling or unable to get Assad and his Iranian-backed militia allies to respect past cease-fires. The Syrian military have so far not commented on the issue. "Iran's activities in Syria have only contributed to the violence, not stopped it, and Iran's unquestioning support for the Assad regime has perpetuated the misery of ordinary Syrians".

Trump tweet-warns Comey 'before he starts leaking'

Meanwhile, some details surrounding the president's firing of Comey have already begun to seep out , though as is so often true it seems to be a case of he said, the other he said. "There has been no effort to impede our investigation to date", McCabe said. Trump promptly contradicted this sequence of events the following day in an interview with NBC News by saying that he meant to fire Comey regardless of Rosenstein's opinion.

South Korean military: North Korea launches ballistic missile

The US and South Korean militaries are examining intelligence on the latest launch to determine what kind of missile it was. "Despite strong warning from the global community, North Korea launched a ballistic missile again", Abe said. "All relevant parties should exercise restraint and refrain from further aggravating tensions in the region", it said. On Saturday, a top North Korean diplomat said it was open to dialogue with the Trump administration under the right conditions.

India won't accept OBOR, it ignores core concerns on sovereignty: MEA

While there is no official word, informed sources told PTI that India will not take part in the meet, contrary to Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi's announcement that India will have a representative at the Belt and Road Forum (BRF), a prestigious initiative of Chinese President Xi Jinping .

Dozens of countries hit by record cyberextortion attack

Dozens of countries hit by record cyberextortion attack

And all this may be just a taste of what's coming, a leading cyber security expert warned. Security researchers said they observed some victims paying via the digital currency bitcoin, though they did not know what percent had given in to the extortionists.

Trump delivers hopeful commencement at Liberty University

Trump delivers hopeful commencement at Liberty University

For his part, Jerry Falwell Jr., gave President Trump plenty of kudos, claiming that no other president in the lifetimes of those in attendance at Liberty University has done so much that acted as a benefit to the Christian community so quickly as Trump allegedly has done.