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But it also underscores just how simple-minded Trump's view of foreign policy is. "We should also fight against the financing of terrorism". "We will try to surpass the French. "Every time we have forgotten this and tried to get a short-term satisfactory solution without a diplomatic roadmap we failed and that was the case in Iraq and Libya", Macron said.
  • Hurricane Jose Could Near US East Coast Next Week

    Hurricane Jose Could Near US East Coast Next Week

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    Hurricane Jose became the tenth named storm of the season on September 5, and it quickly and quietly developed into a category four hurricane with sustained winds at 155 miles per hour at its peak on September 8. As with any weather forecast, and as we have seen with Hurricane Irma, hurricane tracks and intensities can change overnight. "There's no high-pressure system in the Atlantic at the moment like the one that pushed Irma toward the Bahamas", Live 5 Meteorologist Stephanie Sine said.
  • Protesters Demanding Arrest of Ryan School Management Lathicharged

    Protesters Demanding Arrest of Ryan School Management Lathicharged

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    There were almost 1,000 students and teachers alongwith non-teaching staff in the school that day, but nobody heard or saw the boy's throat being slit inside a washroom. In a story carried in The Indian Express , a classmate of Pradyuman claimed, "an aunty" kept the boy's bloodstained bag in a dustbin. Schools have been asked to ensure that sharp items do not make their way into school transport, District Inspector of Schools, Mukesh Kumar said.
  • Kuwait Emir confirms Qatar ready to meet, discuss 13 demands

    Kuwait Emir confirms Qatar ready to meet, discuss 13 demands

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    President Trump who staged a joint conference with the Kuwait leader shortly after his arrival in the White House also enjoined the leader and the Arab nations to all face alongside the U.S. The meeting will address bilateral relations and regional and worldwide developments of mutual interest, and cooperation in the fight against terror will figure high on the summit's agenda, the envoy said, stressing that Kuwait is a major partner to the United States in the war on terror.
  • Mexico Mourns Victims Of Deadly Earthquake, Braces For Reconstruction

    Mexico Mourns Victims Of Deadly Earthquake, Braces For Reconstruction

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    Federal Agrarian, Territorial and Urban Development Secretary Rosario Robles said in an interview with Milenio Television that on Saturday she had accompanied the Oaxaca Governor on a tour of several municipalities in the state. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said tsunami waves had been detected but on Friday night USA time they confirmed that the "threat had now passed".
  • Aftershocks keep hitting quake-stung Mexico town

    Aftershocks keep hitting quake-stung Mexico town

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    Mexico's interior ministry reported 15 deaths in the state of Chiapas, and four in the state of Tabasco on Saturday, according to Reuters . Still, the hurricane center predicted the storm could bring three to six inches of additional rain to a region with a history of flooding and mudslides.
  • Hurricane Irma Sucks Water Away From Bahamas Beach In Shocking Video

    Hurricane Irma Sucks Water Away From Bahamas Beach In Shocking Video

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    Most of Irma's power is coming from a confluence of the cell's unusually low pressure and the warm water in the Atlantic - the hurricane's low pressure is sucking water away from the shore. "This is Long Island, Bahamas and the ocean water is missing!" Meteorologist Angela Fritz writing in the Washington Post said: "Basically, Hurricane Irma is so strong and its pressure is so low, it's sucking water from its surroundings into the core of the storm".
  • Israeli airstrikes target Syrian research center linked to chemical weapons

    Israeli airstrikes target Syrian research center linked to chemical weapons

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    He has also insisted his forces destroyed their entire chemical arsenal under a deal brokered by the USA and Russian Federation after a Sarin attack outside Damascus in 2013. Syria's Scientific Studies and Research Center said the alleged Israeli strike occurred near the city of Hama. Earlier this week, the IDF launched its biggest, most comprehensive exercise in nearly 20 years, comprising ground, air and sea forces in a simulated attack by Hezbollah on the northern border.
  • Catalan parliament passes 'illegal' referendum bill

    Catalan parliament passes 'illegal' referendum bill

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    Now that it has been approved legislatively, Catalonian President Carles Puigdemont is expected to sign the measure into law either late on Wednesday or early on Thursday. But a referendum in defiance of Spain's rule of law, without the blessing of central authorities, has inflamed controversy. Ines Arrimadas of Ciudadanos, leader of the official opposition in Catalonia, said the "illegal" bill not only lacked worldwide support, but also violated the Catalans' rights.
  • Mamata Banerjee participates in candlelight vigil to condemn Lankesh's murder

    Mamata Banerjee participates in candlelight vigil to condemn Lankesh's murder

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    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday urged the Karnataka government to probe the murder of senior Kannada journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh "seriously, arrest her killers and punish them". The Minister also blamed Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and his government for not taking previous sensitive criminal cases seriously. Siddaramaiah on Wednesday also announced a SIT probe, to be headed by Inspector General-level officer in the matter, saying his government had an "open ...
  • Fed Vice Chairman Fischer to resign for 'personal reasons'

    Fed Vice Chairman Fischer to resign for 'personal reasons'

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    The resignation comes amid uncertainty about the leadership of the US central bank as Chairwoman Janet Yellen's term is due to expire early next year and it remains unclear whether US President Donald Trump will reappoint her. He has nominated Randal Quarles for one of the vacancies, as vice chairman for bank supervision. As for Yellen's replacement, NEC Cohn will likely take the Fed Chief job if he wants it and can, with Trump, trim the number of PhD economists in favor of more business ...
  • Pliskova and Nadal into quarter-finals at US Open

    Pliskova and Nadal into quarter-finals at US Open

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    The Argentine Juan Martin del Potro , the champion in 2009 at Flushing Meadows , has, meanwhile, saved two match points and erased a late two innings to beat Austrian Dominic Thiem 1-6, 2-6, 6-1, 7-6 (1), 6-4. Two breaks apiece ensured the opening set went to a tie-break, and it was the American who took it 7-2 after Svitolina dropped serve three times. Pliskova, who had been a match point down in her previous match, destroyed Jennifer Brady 6-1 6-0 in just 46 minutes to move into the US ...
  • South Korean Leader Asks Russia to Help Stop North Korean Provocations

    South Korean Leader Asks Russia to Help Stop North Korean Provocations

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    On Tuesday, making his first public reaction to the issue, Putin called the confiscation "unprecedented" and "a violation of Russia's property rights". While US Defense Secretary James Mattis warned of a "massive military response," US President Trump suggested a massive clampdown on trade with countries that do business with North Korea.
  • Modi and Xi meet, agree Doklam-like incident must not recur

    Modi and Xi meet, agree Doklam-like incident must not recur

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    The ninth edition of the Brics Summit was held in Xiamen , China , from September 3 to 5, which centred on the theme of "Stronger partnership for a brighter future", and was attended by the heads of government of the five member states - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.
  • United States considering rotational deployment of USA stealth jets to Korea

    United States considering rotational deployment of USA stealth jets to Korea

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    Calls are also mounting in the South for Seoul to build nuclear weapons of its own to defend itself as nuclear-armed North Korea's missile stand-off with the USA escalates. "President Trump provided his conceptual approval of planned purchases by South Korea of billions of dollars in American military equipment". Another issue discussed by the defense chiefs was increasing the strength of the missiles in South Korea's arsenal.
  • Mattis breaks with Trump on diplomacy with North Korea

    Mattis breaks with Trump on diplomacy with North Korea

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    The aggressive test-flight over the territory of a close U.S. ally sent a clear message of defiance as Washington and Seoul conduct war games nearby. "We will do our utmost to protect people's lives", Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told reporters. Still, it's unclear whether the North will ever act on its threat to fire missiles at the "advanced base of invasion".
  • US Open: Sharapova's center-court stint riles Caroline Wozniacki

    US Open: Sharapova's center-court stint riles Caroline Wozniacki

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    According to a report by Daily Mail, the #Tennis Player said that she felt like a very "small" person at that time. After her late night loss, former world number one Dane rips US Open over Maria Sharapova's plum scheduleNEW YORK Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki slammed US Open organisers for putting her on an outside court while Maria Sharapova , in her first grand slam since returning from a doping ban, has featured on the tournament's main stage.
  • US orders Russia to close diplomatic offices in three cities

    US orders Russia to close diplomatic offices in three cities

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    The US sanctions were imposed in response to alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election and to punish Russia further for its 2014 annexation of Crimea from Ukraine. The official says the closures affect Russia's consulate general in San Francisco and an official residence there. That move was in turn a response to US sanctions imposed on Russia , which were enacted by Congress in response to Russian election interference.
  • Alabama-South Korean Trade Endangered

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    The National Cattlemen's Beef Association also sent an appeal to its members Saturday to speak out in support of the agreement, which was first negotiated during the George W. While Seoul and Washington are gesturing at a joint effort to stop the escalating nuclear threats by North Korea, experts speculated that the USA is now more likely to pull out of the bilateral deal as President Trump took to Twitter to accuse Seoul of being soft on Pyongyang.