Friday, May 26, 2017

Trump arrives in Sicily ahead of G7 summit [10]  ar  bg  da  de  es  fr  it  nl  no  pl  pt  ro  sl  sv  tr  hu

Donald Trump left the NATO dinner early to depart for Sicily US President Donald Trump has arrived in Sicily ahead of the Group of Seven summit following his controversial statements at a NATO summit in Brussels. At the summit, called to mark the opening of NATO's new headquarters, Mr Trump berated....

RTERadio 7:44:00 AM CEST


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Embattled Russian envoy could head new U.N. counterterror office [10]  ar  bg  da  de  fa  fr  nl  no  pl  pt  ro  sl  sv  tr  hu  ru

UNITED NATIONS -- U.S. relations with Russia have become only more complicated with the appointment of special counsel Robert Mueller to look into Moscow's alleged ties with the Trump administration -- allegations focused, in part, around meetings held with Now it appears that Vladimir Putin is setting his sights on the United Nations.

CBSnews 5:01:00 PM CEST

Man arrested in further Manchester raids [9]  ar  bg  da  de  es  fa  fr  it  nl  no  pl  pt  ru  sl  sv  hu

Eight men are in custody in connection with Monday's attack Counter-terror police investigating the Manchester Arena bombing have carried out fresh raids, searching addresses in Manchester and Merseyside. One man was arrested in the Moss Side area of Manchester in the early hours of this morning and detectives searched a property in St Helens.

RTERadio 8:48:00 AM CEST

Militants in Egypt attack bus carrying Christians, killing at least 26 [7]  ar  da  de  es  fa  fr  nl  pt  sl  sv  hu  sw  tr

CAIRO—Masked gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians south of the Egyptian capital on Friday, killing at least 26 people, including children, and wounding 25, officials said. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, which came on the eve of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

TorontoStar 2:34:00 PM CEST

Greg Gianforte, Rob Quist in tight battle for Montana special election House seat [4]  da  de  fr  it  nl  no  pt  ru  sl  sv  pl

Tight battle between Gianforte, Quist in Montana special election. Tensions reached boiling point when the GOP candidate apparently choke-slammed a reporter. A woman fills out a ballot for the special election to fill Montana’s only U.S. House seat at the Montana Pavilion at MetraPark on Thursday, May 25, 2017, in Billings, Mont.

washtimes 6:05:00 AM CEST

91 killed in Sri Lanka floods, landslides [4]  de  tr

Flooding and landslides killed at least 91 people and left another 110 missing in Sri Lanka as the monsoon set in Friday, dumping record rainfalls in many parts of the island, authorities said. About 20,000 people were also driven out of their homes in the south and western parts of the country, the Disaster Management Centre said.

Hindu 4:22:00 PM CEST

US navigation game not good for better relations [3]  da  fa  hu  sl

So, again, a US Navy warship conducted a "freedom of navigation operation" close to a Chinese reef in the South China Sea. Such navigation in itself is worth no fuss, even if it is a first since Donald Trump assumed the US presidency. A real "freedom of navigation operation" may be harmless.

chinadaily 2:14:00 AM CEST

Philippines says foreign fighters part of Islamic State 'invasion' [3]  de  nl  hu  no

MARAWI CITY/DAVAO, Philippines Indonesians and Malaysians were among foreign Jihadists battling the military after laying siege to a southern Philippine city, the government said on Friday, in a rare admission of what it said was an Islamic State "invasion".

reuters 8:53:00 AM CEST

Oil drops after OPEC-led output cut extension falls below expectations [3]  ar  de  nl  ru

SINGAPORE Oil extended falls on Friday after tumbling in the previous session when OPEC and allied producers extended output cuts but disappointed investors betting on longer or larger supply curbs. At Thursday's meeting in Vienna, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and....

reuters 6:29:00 AM CEST

Main allies of Brazil's Temer looking to future amid scandal [3]  nl  pt  pl  sv

Brazil's President Michel Temer speaks during a cabinet meeting, in Brasilia, Brazil, Friday, May 26, 2017. Brazil's president has canceled an order that sent soldiers into the streets of the capital, following criticism that the move was excessive and merely an effort to maintain power amid increasing calls for his resignation.

ABCnews 8:59:00 PM CEST

President Sragsyan attends solemn reception given on the occasion of 25th anniversary of establishment of Hayastan All Armenian Fund [3]

20:05, 26 May, 2017 YEREVAN, MAY 26, ARMENPRESS. President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan and First Lady Rita Sargsyan accompanied by the Catholicos of All Armenians, His Holiness Garegin II, President of the Republic of Artsakh Bako Sahakyan, members of the Board of Trustees of Hayastan All Armenian....

armenpress 7:09:00 PM CEST

Taliban Assault on Afghan Military Base Kills 16 Soldiers [3]  de  fa  fr  nl  ar

ISLAMABAD — The Taliban has attacked security outposts around a military base in southern Afghanistan, killing at least 16 government soldiers and wounding many others, officials said Friday. The overnight attack in the Shah Wali Kot district in Kandahar province triggered intense clashes, killing....

voanews 6:06:00 PM CEST

General election 2017 live: Jeremy Corbyn grilled by Andrew Neil on BBC in wake of terror speech [3]  da  de  es  fr  it  nl  pl  pt  sl  sv  hu

May slams Jeremy Corbyn's foreign policy speech. Theresa May has blasted Jeremy Corbyn’s comments today that appeared to The Labour leader said: “Many experts, including professionals in our intelligence and security services, have pointed to the connections between wars our government has supported....

themirror 8:02:00 PM CEST

12:22 Holland America Line Cruise Company Authorized to Sail to Cuba [3]  no

26 de mayo de 2017, 00:22 Washington, May 26 (Prensa Latina) The US Holland America Line cruise company, based in Seattle, Washington, is joining the growing list of cruise lines offering voyages from the USA to Cuba. According to plans announced by the US company, the first 1,350-passenger Veendam....

plenglish 6:46:00 AM CEST

Protesters And Police Clash In Islamabad [2]  fa

Dozens were arrested as police used tear gas, after a demonstration by farmers turned violent in the Pakistani capital.

rferl 5:36:00 PM CEST

Two Days of Air Strikes Kill 50 Civilians in Eastern Syria [2]  ar  da  de  fa  fr  nl  pt  sv  tr  ru

BEIRUT — An air strike Thursday evening killed at least 35 civilians, including family members of Islamic State fighters, in al-Mayadin, a town held by the jihadists near Deir al-Zor in eastern Syria, a war monitor reported. Two days of aerial bombardment in al-Mayadin have now killed a total of 50....

voanews 11:47:00 AM CEST

14 things you just know are going to happen in the Arsenal vs Chelsea FA Cup final [2]  da  fr  it  nl  pt  sl  de  pl  sv

Saturday sees the 136th final of the FA Cup take place at Wembley between two of the Premier League's biggest teams: and Chelsea. It's a re-run of the 2002 final held in Cardiff - where the Gunners sealed part one of their eventual Double with a 2-0 victory over their rivals.

themirror 1:09:00 PM CEST

Trump travel ban blocked by Circuit Court of Appeals [2]  de  es  nl  hu  pl  pt

US President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban “speaks with vague words of national security, but in context drips with religious intolerance, animus and discrimination,” a federal appeals court said on Thursday in ruling against the executive order targeting six Muslim-majority countries.

taipeitimes 7:59:00 PM CEST

Only Sharad Pawar's NCP interested in taking part in EVM hacking challenge: Election Commission [2]

Only Sharad Pawar’s NCP interested in taking part in EVM hacking challenge: Election Commission Sharad Pawar's Nationalist Congress Party is the only party which has shown interest in taking part in the EVM hacking challenge organised by the poll panel on June 3, a Commission spokesperson said here.

financialexpress 5:30:00 PM CEST

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