This is published unedited from the PTI feed . Mass detentions immediately after the attempted coup were supported by many Turks, who agreed with Erdogan when he blamed Gulen for orchestrating the putsch which killed 240 people, mostly civilians.
Although the White House played down near-term prospects for such a meeting, Trump's conciliatory comments marked a departure from his more unforgiving tone toward the North in recent days. McMaster, reassured his South Korean counterpart, Kim Kwan-jin, that the U.S. alliance with South Korea was its top priority in the Asia-Pacific region, the South's presidential office said.
Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) also issued a statement criticizing Trump's "disrespectful" rhetoric against Seoul . North Korean ballistic missile tests are banned by the United Nations because they are seen as part of the North's push for a nuclear-tipped missile which can strike the USA mainland.
Francis' trip comes three weeks after Islamic State killed at least 45 people in attacks on two Egyptian churches. He joined Nick Ayers, campaign manager for US Vice President Mike Pence, for strategic talks with Egypt's key parliamentary leaders to discuss how the US and Egypt can work together to eradicate terrorism.
Prime Minister Sharif addressed the nation twice, once on April 5 and April 22 to take the nation into confidence and denied corruption allegations.He offered to form a judicial commission to probe the leaks against his family which was denied by Opposition parties.
Lee, whose country, like Vietnam, has shown no signs of moving closer to Beijing, stressed to his ASEAN counterparts on Saturday that, despite Trump's "radically different approach", they should balance their ties between the United States and China.
Mumbai - Social activist Anna Hazare on Wednesday blamed his former protege and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwals quest for power behind the Aam Aadmi Partys (AAP) debacle in the Delhi civic polls. "They will have to seek feedback on what went wrong", a legislator said. He also said that the Delhi civic polls results would also strengthen the voices of dissents in the party.
The Kremlin called for restraint after Syria accused Israel of firing several missiles at a military position near the Damascus airport. Israel's intelligence affairs minister Yisrael Katz intimated to an Israeli Army radio Wednesday that the strike was "entirely consistent with our policy to prevent the transfer of weapons to Hezbollah".
Spurs have built up a strong reputation in England under the humble guidance of Mauricio Pochetino, and while Arsenal are on their way down, Tottenham are well and truly on their way up. Asked if victory at West Ham would represent a psychological blow in the title race, Pochettino replied: "It will be". Spurs still need Chelsea to drop points in order to catch them in their pursuit of their first top flight title since 1961.
LINE HISTORY: The Bruins opened as -166 money line home chalk in this pivotal Game 6 matchup. Kuraly scored the victor at 10:19 of the second overtime, stunning the 19,209 on hand at Canadian Tire Centre. MacArthur was more than the overtime hero in the 3-2 decision over the Bruins. Ottawa scored just 30 seconds into the period to push their lead to 2-0 when the Bruins defense was caught flat-footed.
The annual National Rifle Association convention is ongoing in Atlanta this week. He signed a law repealing an Obama-era rule that barred people that Social Security Administration had deemed unable to manage their own finances from buying guns.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan expressed confidence he would be able to open a "new page" in troubled relations with Washington at a meeting next month with his counterpart Donald Trump. "Washington was reluctant to launch the Raqa operation before Turkey's April 16 referendum to avoid potential complications with Ankara", said Aykan Erdemir, senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies.
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon has said only her party can stop Theresa May having a "free hand to do whatever she wants" in government. The survey found 41% favour independence for Scotland inside the European Union while 10% support Scottish independence outside the EU.
It was Spurs' ninth straight victory, their 13th successive home win and ensured they will finish the season looking down on Arsenal in the standings for the first time since 1995. A more important statistic is the 14 league games it has drawn this season, 10 in front of its own fans. Middlesbrough caretaker manager Steve Agnew, whose side are six points from safety, said they would continue to fight until the end.
This time the glory would be all his, as he bids to become just the fourth player to defend a world snooker title in Sheffield, after Steve Davis, Stephen Hendry and O'Sullivan. " To have three world titles is unbelievable and to be one of only four players to defend it is something I could only dream of ". "I've been trying to think of reasons he won't win it and I can't come up with any".
In an interview with Salena Zito for Sirius XM Politics radio, Trump questioned why the Civil War had to be fought in the first place, while calling President Andrew Jackson a "swashbuckler". During the crisis, Jackson "took a firm stand on the side of the union", Meacham said , adding , "There are two stray Trumpian ideas that collided into each other when he talked".
Erdogan said the dispute of Jammu and Kashmir is between the states of Pakistan and India and both the countries need to settle it once and for all. "Grand Bazar and Chandni Chowk are one of many similarities between India and Turkey in heritage". Turkey has asked India to take action against the group.
He insisted that leaving the European Union without a deal would be "reckless" and represent the worst outcome for the UK. Tony Blair, the most successful leader in Labour history who led the party to three successive election wins, sees Theresa May returning as the prime minister after the June 8 election and refuses to endorse party leader Jeremy Corbyn.
South Korea's top presidential candidates denounced North Korea Saturday after the communist state launched a ballistic missile and apparently failed. But there was no mention of Pakistan, whose former Head of Nuclear Weapons Programme, Qadeer Khan, had transferred technology to North Korea. "North Korea's continued provocations in the face of the global community's concerns and strong sanctions are no different from a threat that it will go its own way regardless of what anyone says", ...
Duterte was infuriated by the Obama administration's expressions of concern about extrajudicial killings after he took office previous year and threatened to sever the long-standing USA defense alliance. It would be wrong to assume Trump isn't raising human rights "because we don't put out statements chastising leaders at every call", Spicer said. "By effectively endorsing Duterte's murderous "war on drugs", Trump has made himself morally complicit in future killings", he said.
She added: "The issue at the heart of this election is whether you support independence or oppose independence - surely that decision should be taken by people in Scotland, by the Scottish people and the Scottish Parliament, and not by a Tory government at Westminster".
Trump did not say what conditions would need to be met for any such meeting to occur or when it could happen, but the White House said later North Korea would need to meet many conditions before a meeting could be contemplated. "The president clearly understands the threat that North Korea poses", Spicer later said. Meanwhile, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Monday the administration is keeping a close eye on its fiscal policies regarding North Korea, during an interview with FOX ...
Additionally, Maduro said that half of the assembly would be put forward by sectoral organizations instead of political parties, such as disabled associations, student groups, sexual minorities, unions, campesino organizations as well as private sector interests.
Party officials then burst into thunderous applause and sang the national anthem. A referendum on amendments to the Turkish Constitution was held April 16. Although the AKP has won every election since 2002, in June 2015 it suffered a setback after losing its absolute majority in parliament before winning it back in November that year.
The Germany global flung himself at Lucas Leiva's clipped pass into the penalty area on the stroke of half-time and connected with a perfectly executed bicycle kick that flew into the top-left corner. In the last of four extra minutes, they failed to clear their lines and Prodl lashed his shot against the bar with Watford's final attack. But on Monday Can got it spectacularly right, responding to a more forward role with a piece of individual brilliance that might just secure Liverpool ...
The House approved the spending measure by a vote of 382-30, and the Senate gave its approval with a voice vote. "Once again, we have a manufactured crisis at the edge of a cliff". The White House had pushed to revive the House GOP's health care bill in time for a vote that could have given Trump bragging rights. However, other sticking points remain.
No other state except NY had a higher proportion of income deducted due to state taxes. In defending his decision to not release his taxes, Trump and his administration have repeatedly argued that the matter is settled because he won the election without having released them.
Japan's navy has dispatched its largest destroyer reportedly tasked with escorting USA military ships off the Japanese coast amid heightened tension on the Korean Peninsula. The Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system has reached an initial operating capability to defend against North Korean missiles, USA officials said on Monday, forging ahead with its deployment despite China's objections.
Trump, asked about his message to North Korea after the latest missile test , told reporters: "You'll soon find out", but did not elaborate on what the USA response would be. Spicer didn't mention that under Kim, North Korea's government remains strictly authoritarian and dissent isn't tolerated. Earlier this week, President Trump talked about his take on the Korean peninsula and their dictator, Kim Jong-un, who, after allegedly claiming to possess the hydrogen bomb, has now threatened to ...
The French presidential election could be greatly impacted by the immigration . Marine Le Pen, one of two candidates for the next president of France , took a leave of absence Monday from her role as leader of the National Front , the far-right party that she and her father have led for four decades.
SC directed constitution of a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to thoroughly investigate and submit its report within 60 days over the Panama Papers allegations. Sharif's supporters hailed the ruling. Among the global elite implicated were three of Sharif's four children. Questions arose over the business dealings of Mr Sharif's family when three of his children were linked to offshore accounts in the Panama Papers leaks in 2015.
The construction of this new aircraft carrier is believed to have benefited greatly from lessons learned in fitting-out the Liaoning . China's other aircraft carrier, the Liaoning , conducted live-fire drills for the first time in November of previous year.
Watch the North Korea propaganda video depicting a nuclear attack on the United States, below. The positioning of THAAD on the peninsula is a must to help thwart North Korea's nuclear and missile ambitions, USFK said. The North has conducted such tests or missile launches to mark significant events in the past. Defense Ministry spokesman Moon Sang Gyun said Tuesday the Terminal High Altitude Defense system, or THAAD, at a converted golf course in Seongju has "early capability" to respond ...
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is to chair a ministerial-level Security Council meeting on the North on Friday. Princeton University professor Aaron Friedberg said North Korea could begin with a massive artillery barrage against Seoul, and unleash special forces and chemical and biological weapons, even if that would lead to the annihilation of Kim Jong Un's North Korean dictatorship.
Mauricio Pochettino admits Tottenham's 2-0 victory over Arsenal on Sunday was tarnished by Chelsea defeating Everton to maintain their charge towards the Premier League title. "If in the next game against Middlesbrough you don't win, you lose this victory. After a 2-0 win over Arsenal?! ". "We never look at Tottenham ".