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Putin, Macron meet in Versailles

His comments underscored the clear differences between the two men on multiple issues and fulfilled the French president's campaign promises to pull no punches with Russian Federation when needed. The newly elected French leader said he favoured "a democratic transition" in Syria that would "preserve the Syrian state". At the news conference, according to The Associated Press , Macron vowed tha... [Full Article...]

Trump's trip: Conventional images and unconventional talk

But when Trump spoke, he sounded like anything but a typical USA president. "Together we'll overcome this threat". "He did not make a decision not to say it", McMaster continued. This means that the United States is paying more than its fair share of costs for the alliance. "We are not here to lecture - we are not here to tell other people how to live, what to do, who to be, or how to worshi... [Full Article...]

How lawmakers get their health care

How lawmakers get their health care From birth control services to STI screenings, cancer screenings and more, women in Nevada have been able to get access to affordable preventative care that has not only helped save lives but lower health care costs in the long run. However, proposals in Congress to cap and cut Medicaid would have devastating consequences for the almost 1.1 million women in North Carolina who rely on the program. [Full Article...]

Europe and United States should tackle their relations by themselves

Europe and United States should tackle their relations by themselves Trump returned to the White House late Saturday from a nine-day foreign tour that he described as a "great success for America". " A lot unites us here ". Although there has been no official reaction from Washington or London so far, the chancellor's strongly-worded comments appear to have signalled a potentially seismic shift in transatlantic relations, according to some observers. [Full Article...]

In Trump's private moments, it's small talk and compliments

Netanyahu effusively praised Trump before his museum address and sprang to his feet to lead applause for him several times. Trump (L) shakes hands with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (R) after they held a joint press conference at Abbas' residence in Bethlehem , the West Bank , 23 May 2017. [Full Article...]

Syrian Kurdish forces to push on IS capital this summer

Syrian Kurdish forces to push on IS capital this summer For those who want to help. they must first solve their problems in their own countries". Using one terrorist group to destroy another is unworthy of serious states, Turkey's prime minister said Friday while criticizing a USA decision to arm the PKK/PYD to defeat Daesh in Syria. [Full Article...]

Medicine stores to remain closed for a day in Odisha

Medicine stores to remain closed for a day in Odisha Almost 9 lakh chemists across the country will shut shop today in protest against e-pharmacy, government's e-portal plan and "stringent" regulations on the sale of medicines that has cut retailers' margins. In a letter to the Union ministry, President of AIOCD, Jagannath Shinde said, "Considering insufficient infrastructure of IT across the country, it will be hard and embarrassing for most of the... [Full Article...]

North Korea says ready to deploy, mass-produce new missile

North Korea says ready to deploy, mass-produce new missile Pyongyang insists that the program is necessary to counter United States threats against the country. "It is the North Korean military's one-sided argument". North Korea's media said more missiles will be launched in the future. "Juche", in this usage, refers to domestically produced and DPRK is short for the North's official name, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. [Full Article...]

G7 leaders divided on climate change

Meyer said many USA states, cities, and companies are moving forward on climate action while the Trump administration is "waffling" on the Paris Agreement . Merkel also emphasized the continued need for friendly relations with the USA and others, and spokesman Steffen Seibert said Monday that the chancellor is "a convinced trans-Atlanticist". [Full Article...]

Rouhani says hopeful Europe won't follow Trump's lead on Iran

Rouhani says hopeful Europe won't follow Trump's lead on Iran Zuma has therefore extended his congratulations and best wishes to Rouhani and the people of the Islamic Republic of Iran, the diplomacy said in Pretoria. "Who can say the region will experience total stability without Iran?" he asked. "That's the problem. Those who are advising the Americans are unfortunately rulers who deviate America with unsound advice or buy some influence in the United Sta... [Full Article...]

Pope "terrific", Saudi "spectacular": Trump waxes lyrical on foreign tour

Pope Francis said last week he would be "sincere" with Trump but did not want to judge him before listening to him in person. Later, Melanie Lidman shares her experience reporting on Trump's visit to Israel , and Maureen Fiedler muses on Trump's meeting with Pope Francis . [Full Article...]

GST Rates Finalized: Travel Gets Cheaper, Health & Education Exempted

Of two, efficiency in goods will be higher than that in services, Crisil said in a note. Entertainment activities, household and personal care products will become cheaper under the upcoming regime. Rate for hotels with tariff of Rs 1,000 to 2,000 per day would be 12 per cent while those with tariff of Rs 2,500 to Rs 5,000 would be 18 per cent. E-commerce players like Flipkart, Snapdeal will... [Full Article...]

'All roads should lead to universal healthcare,' says new World Health Organization chief

Tedros has also served as chairman of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, and was also at a point chairman of the Roll Back Malaria partnership board. "Countries should also work to improve collection of health data and make health strategies more accountable". After swearing an oath of office and signing his contract on Tuesday, Tedros vowed to heed guidance he received d... [Full Article...]

Iran's Supreme Leader: Saudi Arabia 'cow milked' by US

Iran's Supreme Leader: Saudi Arabia 'cow milked' by US Trump has threatened to try to renegotiate the deal. The moves indicated that while President Donald Trump was not ready to openly jettison the global nuclear agreement with Iran, he was keen to display a tougher line over Tehran's actions across the region. [Full Article...]

Rouhani re-elected as Iran's 12th President with thumping majority

He was declared the victor after securing 57% of the vote while hardliner Ebrahim Raisi got 38% of the vote. Meanwhile, around 10.1 million, or 39 per cent of ballots, were cast in favour of Raisi, while former ministers Mostafa Mirsalim and Mostafa Hashemi Taba had 280,000 and 140,000 votes, respectively. [Full Article...]

Strong winds, thunderstorms hit Moscow, killing 6 people

Strong winds, thunderstorms hit Moscow, killing 6 people Sources in the emergencies services earlier told TASS that one person had been killed by a falling tree in southwest Moscow . Winds up to 70 miles per hour were reported, and officials said most of the deaths were caused by falling trees. [Full Article...]

DHS chief says reported Russian back-channel not a 'big deal'

DHS chief says reported Russian back-channel not a 'big deal' His remarks were the first time he had weighed in since reports surfaced that his top adviser and son-in-law , Jared Kushner , had considered setting up a secret communications line with Russian Federation during the presidential... [Full Article...]

Pathankot on 'High Alert' After Suspicious Bag Found Near Mamun Army Base

Pathankot on 'High Alert' After Suspicious Bag Found Near Mamun Army Base A search operation was launched in Pathankot by the police and the Army after an abandoned bag containing Army fatigues was found, a police official said on Monday. Pathankot had hogged limelight after a terror attack on the air force base here in 2016. In 2015, in Gurdaspur, not far from Pathankot , three heavily armed militants in army uniforms first hijacked a vehicle and later stormed a ... [Full Article...]

Eight Dead in Shooting in Mississippi

Eight Dead in Shooting in Mississippi The MBI said its agents and Lincoln County Sheriff's deputies and the district attorney were investigating. "The deputy was called", Mitchell said. A man was arrested Sunday in a house-to-house shooting rampage that left several people d. Strain said those charges could change as the investigation continues. He was hospitalized at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson with a gu... [Full Article...]

Mamata-Modi meeting not exclusively for Bengal's development, says Congress

Mamata-Modi meeting not exclusively for Bengal's development, says Congress We will not abide by the Centre's new decision. "We can not stop somebody to eat any particular meat, especially in Ramadan month", Mamata said. "So we are not bound to follow the other instructions", West Bengal PWD Minister Arup Biswas told the media. [Full Article...]


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