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by | July 31, 2018 | 03:58

Trump said Monday at a news conference with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte that the sanctions would not change despite the Russians' request. He then threatened to shut down the government if Congress didn't move US laws " based on MERIT! ". Democrats have often assailed the wall proposal, along with some Republicans.

by | July 31, 2018 | 03:55

Iran's currency , the rial, sank to an all-time low over the weekend, falling below 100,000 rials to the dollar, ahead of the first round of USA sanctions which are set to go into effect next week. The rial has lost about half of its value since April because of a weak economy, financial difficulties at local banks and heavy demand for dollars among Iranians who fear the effects of sanctions.

by | July 31, 2018 | 03:51

Imran Khan , who is poised to become the prime minister of Pakistan, is set to approve the country's largest bailout from the International Monetary Fund. Imran Khan is trying to form a coalition government that would put his Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party in charge. The PML-N and other parties have alleged "blatant" rigging over the vote count.

by | July 31, 2018 | 03:35

Reading the order‚ Judge Bashier Vally set aside former worldwide relations and cooperation minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane's decision to grant Mugabe diplomatic immunity. DA federal council chairperson James Selfe described the judgment as "a great day for justice [and] the rule of law". In a letter signed by Dirco's director-general to the the acting police commissioner informing him of the decision, it is stated that Nkoana-Mashabane had conferred immunity on Mugabe, and that it allowed ...

by | July 31, 2018 | 03:34

Trump was responding to a question at a joint news conference at the White House with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte. On Monday, Trump said he would meet with Iranian leaders to reach another deal. but if they are told by Donald Trump I want this to happen, then there is a real possibility that this could happen". He added that he had recently had a "great" meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin and with representatives from North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.

by | July 31, 2018 | 03:03

In all, more than 10,000 people are under mandatory evacuation orders from the two blazes in Mendocino and Lake counties. After days of fortifying the areas around Redding, fire crews were increasingly confident that the city would escape further damage.

by | July 31, 2018 | 03:00

In a tweet on Monday, Paul said he felt comfortable supporting Kavanaugh after meeting with him in person. Klayman put Kavanaugh at odds with Paul, who has repeatedly maintained that, "the bulk collection of all Americans' phone records all of the time is a direct violation of the Fourth Amendment".

by | July 31, 2018 | 02:35

The American President made a reference to his administration's proposed merit-based immigration system, which would assign points to potential migrants on factors such as age, education, fluency in English, willingness to invest capital in the United States, etc.

by | July 31, 2018 | 02:16

The two students made it back to shore, but Jones was nowhere to be found. Jones was with a 20-year-old woman who is also a student at the University of Kentucky and a 21-year-old man attending West Virginia University. Associate Provost Sue Roberts , who leads UK's International Center, home to Education Abroad and Exchanges, is also traveling to Israel to meet with the family and officials.

by | July 31, 2018 | 02:01

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi and British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt co-chair the Ninth China-UK Strategic Dialogue in Beijing, capital of China, July 30, 2018. Foreign Minister Wang said he would look into that case while also still respecting the independence of China's judicial system'. Britain is assessing its post-Brexit trade options.

by | July 31, 2018 | 01:55

A record 23 presidential candidates were cleared to run for office, but the main battle is unfolding between just two - incumbent President Emmerson Mnangagwa and opposition leader Nelson Chamisa . His youth may appeal to Zimbabwe's young electorate - over 43% of registered voters are under the age of 35. "Who in their normal senses would need to be reminded of how the people of Zimbabwe in their multitudes cast out Mugabe from power?" The MDC has raised repeated allegations of a flawed ...

by | July 31, 2018 | 00:37

Perhaps Trump thinks that because he can impose tariffs on more goods than the Europeans, the US will win the game. There was relief in Germany following mounting fears that its auto industry would be hard hit by the Trump administration's mooted 25pc tariff on $200bn worth of automobile imports.

by | July 31, 2018 | 00:37

The report, prepared by a 19-member global team, reiterated Malaysia's assertion the plane was deliberately diverted and flown for over seven hours after severing communications. Chief investigator Kok Soo Chon said the cause of the disappearance can not be determined until the wreckage and the plane's black boxes are found.

by | July 31, 2018 | 00:32

I'll meet - anytime they want", Mr. Trump said. Trump withdrew in May from the 2015 nuclear accord created to stop Iran from developing nuclear weapons. The threat , which largely mirrored those flung at Kim before his meeting with the North Korean leader, was made after Rouhani warned Trump of the "mother of all wars".

by | July 29, 2018 | 17:25

Referring to current president Emmerson Mnangagwa , who took office with the military's support, the 94-year-old told reporters on Sunday: "I can not vote for those who have tormented me". On the coming elections people say what is your choice, but they did not say what is not your choice. The cash-strapped and impoverished country, which has known decades of repressive rule, faces severe economic challenges.

by | July 29, 2018 | 16:16

Michael Cohen , second from left, leaves court in NY in May. Federal prosecutors in NY are investigating Cohen for possible bank and tax fraud, and for possible campaign law violations linked to a $130,000 payment to adult film star Stormy Daniels, who has claimed she had a sexual encounter with Trump, and other matters related to Trump's campaign, a person familiar with the investigation has told Reuters.

by | July 29, 2018 | 15:42

In 2004, a tsunami triggered by a magnitude 9.3 undersea quake off the coast of Sumatra, in western Indonesia , killed 220,000 people in countries around the Indian Ocean, including 168,000 in Indonesia. An natural disaster of magnitude 6.4 on the Richter scale hits the popular destination of Lombok in Indonesia on Sunday. The quake damaged more than 1,000 houses and was felt in a wider area, including on Bali , where no damage or casualties were reported.

by | July 29, 2018 | 15:33

The police chief added that the authorities were gathering all material evidence and conducting forensic investigations. Whether it was a suicide or an assassination was yet to be determines, Zeynu Jemal said. State media also reported the death, without disclosing the cause. Simegnew was the project's public face - when completed, the dam will be the largest in Africa.

by | July 29, 2018 | 12:22

On the eve of Ahed Tamimi's release from prison, the father of the Palestinian protest icon said Saturday that he expects her to take a lead in the struggle against Israeli rule but that the 17-year-old is also weighing college options. Ahed was arrested in December after the then-16-year-old confronted two Israeli soldiers in the driveway of her home in the occupied West Bank - pushing, shoving and slapping them after they refused to leave her yard.

by | July 29, 2018 | 10:42

The quake hit early in the morning when many people were still sleeping. "So far we have not received any report on damages", agency spokesman Hary Tirto Djatmiko said in a statement . Local news Metro TV reported that people were still sleeping when the first quake hit and they quickly fled their houses in panic. East Lombok Police chief M Eka Fahurrahman said the victim died when the walls of a building collapsed on her.