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Germany supports maintaining Iran nuclear deal - Merkel to Rouhani

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They have also vowed to protect companies operating in the country after President Donald Trump announced Tuesday that as a result of pulling out of the deal the United States would reinstate severe sanctions against Tehran . "Rather, Europe needs to take its fate into its own hands". European leaders failed in their lobbying of the USA to retain the nuclear deal and have been equally unsuccessful in keeping him within the Paris climate accord to limit global warning. Read More »

At least 27 people killed as Kenyan dam bursts following heavy rains

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A local television station said 20 bodies had been recovered so far. Reports indicate more than 2,500 residents were affected after the dam broke its banks sweeping away schools and homes. "The county has dispatched ambulances to the scene to aid in evacuation of victims", he said. After a severe drought, weeks of torrential rains in Kenya have led to flooding and mudslides that have left 159 dead. Read More »

Casualties feared as multiple blasts rock Kabul

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ISIS claimed responsibility for those attacks. Suicide bombers attacked two police stations in Afghanistan's capital, and then battled security forces from buildings they occupied in the latest spate of violence. Those attacks were claimed by IS. One blast took place near a police station. Elsewhere in Afghanistan, the Taliban attacked a college getting used as a voter registration middle, killing eight troopers within the newest in a collection of assaults concentrating on ... Read More »

Eight Iranians were Killed in an Israeli Missile Attack in Syria

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He said they targeted intelligence, logistics, storage and vehicles as well as the origin of the rockets. There was no immediate comment from Iran , which has sent troops to Syria to support President Bashar al-Assad. The Israeli military released a statement early Thursday accusing Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps' Quds force of firing 20 rockets at army border posts in the Golan. Read More »

Mueller raised possibility of Trump subpoena in Russian Federation probe, lawyer says

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Their emergence underscores a reality of the Trump era: power and prominence on Capitol Hill these days often flow not to the most senior lawmakers but to Republicans who display allegiance to a president who prizes loyalty. Trump also suggested special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into possible collusion between his campaign and Russian Federation was politically motivated . Read More »

John McCain has the right to despise Donald Trump

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Senator McCain and Mr Trump are both Republicans but have long had a rocky relationship. Meghan McCain said Hatch's comments were "just insensitive and again, it's not appreciated at this moment". Trump has also mocked McCain for the injuries he suffered after being shot down and as result of the torture he suffered as a prisoner. "I believe we could do better working together, Republicans and Democrats, and have not yet really tried. Read More »

22 arrested in India in 3 rape cases

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The country is already agonising over the brutal attack on an eight-year-old in Jammu and Kashmir state earlier this year, where eight Hindus have been accused of the Muslim girl's abduction, repeated rape and killing. District police have arrested a 19-year-old suspect, the Times said. The cases have renewed public anger over sexual violence, which was first put on spotlight in 2012 when the gang rape of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student in New Delhi generated global headlines. Read More »

State AG Schneiderman resigns over sex harassment, abuse allegations

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Asked for comment before he announced he would resign, Schneiderman , a Democrat, issued a statement saying, "In the privacy of intimate relationships, I have engaged in role-playing and other consensual sexual activity". Picente continued: Women should never have to live in fear of any man. Women should never have to fear retribution from the state's attorney general for coming forward to speak out against patterns of repulsive abuse. Read More »

Zinedine Zidane: Cristiano Ronaldo injury not an issue for Champions League final

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Barcelona led twice through Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi only for Real, who have one eye on the Champions League final against Liverpool on 26 May, to level through Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale . Being the referee is hard. "I can't say how long he'll be out for, tomorrow he'll have a scan, but I think it'll be a small thing for him". "We had a good opportunity to win today, clearly, we had a lot of chances to score, especially in the first half". Read More »

Atty. Gen. Sessions Vows to Prosecute All Who Illegally Cross Border

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Sessions, speaking Monday at a border wall separating San Diego and Tijuana, Mexico, said the Homeland Security Department will send every case of illegal entry to federal prosecutors. Attorney General Jeff Sessions gestures as he speaks at the California Peace Officers' Association 26th Annual Law Enforcement Legislative Day on March 7, 2018, in Sacramento. Read More »

Air France announces loss of over $300Mln due to ongoing strikes

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While nearly all long-haul flights are predicted to operate, one in five medium-haul services from Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris won't, with short-haul trips from Orly also affected. Societe Generale analysts said the company's employees "have not only forced the group CEO to resign, but also made the investment case obsolete". Air France-KLM's board is set to announce an "interim governance solution" on May 15 following Janaillac's departure. Read More »

Jaylen Brown Doubtful For Celtics-Sixers Game 1

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I think, obviously I know what their game plan is. While that pattern would prove beneficial to the Celtics again in this series as they have home court advantage, you'd like to think they'd like to have a little more wiggle room than a victor take all situation like they had with Milwaukee. Read More »

Jordan drawn alongside Australia for 2019 Asian Cup

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The AFC President added: "I have no doubt that the UAE, one of the Continent's most dynamic and visionary countries, will be the ideal stage for this historic tournament. The impressive run had contributed to India returning to top 100 in Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings after a long time. "I could not have asked for anything more". Read More »

Alexei Navalny, Putin's Most Determined Opponent, Arrested in Russian Federation at Inauguration Protests

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Navalny, who has been jailed in the past for organising unauthorised rallies, had called for people critical of Putin's leadership to take to the streets in advance of the president's inauguration for a fourth term on Monday. Some 1,500 people gathered for the unsanctioned protest in the center of Moscow , police said in a statement . According to OVD-info, a human rights monitor, about 1,600 people had been detained nationwide during Saturday's protests . Read More »