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Armed Forces Day celebrations take place across Wales

Cllr Andrew Joy, Hampshire's executive member of communities, partnerships and external affairs, said: "We and our partners are delighted to receive funding for these projects, to help integrate armed forces and civilian communities, and deliver valuable local community services".

May to meet backbench Tory MPs after election fallout

The DUP leader declined to give details of what she termed a "positive engagement with the Conservative Party ", but said she would be travelling to London late on Monday for discussions with her team of 10 MPs before a meeting with Mrs May at Downing Street on Tuesday.

North Korea denies torturing American detainee Otto Warmbier

A South Korean Defense Ministry official said North Korea remained prepared to conduct a sixth nuclear test at any time but there were "no new unusual indications that can be shared". But I'm not going to get ahead of where we may or may not go. McCain is the Republican chairman of the Armed Services Committee. Moon, a liberal who took office in May after a decade of conservative rule in South Korea, supports engagement with North Korea , but was quoted after the launch as saying that ...

Pak attackers cross LoC, kill 2 Indian soldiers, lose one

Singh on Thursday hailed the Indian patrolling team at the border, citing that it makes it hard for the Pakistan Army to enter. "This was BAT's third attempt this year in the area", Jammu-based defence spokesperson said, adding, "Unfortunately, our two courageous jawans were martyred during heavy exchange of fire".

Special elections send stark warnings to both parties

Tim Ryan of OH, who has been a vocal critic of his party's overarching political strategy, said Democrats needed to recognize that they were "toxic" in huge parts of the country. Democrats are wondering if is time to ditch Nancy Pelosi as their leader after suffering a stinging defeat Tuesday night in the special election for a congressional seat in Georgia.

Sex assault investigated in Muslim teen slaying

Egypt's Al-Azhar denounced on Tuesday the murder of an American Muslim girl of Egyptian descent in a suspected hate crime in the USA state of Virginia. - Jamil Smith (@JamilSmith) June 21, 2017#Nabra memorial set on fire in Dupont Circle, wanna keep insisting this isn't about hate and islamophobia? Just before a funeral service for Nabra got underway Wednesday afternoon at the ADAMS Center, some members of the area's Muslim community made their anger about the crime known.

Amit Shah to meet 'opposing' ally Uddhav Thackeray

Clearing the air on cricketing ties between the two neighbours, he said it was all right for them to play in global tourneys, but not on each others' soil. In a surprising move, the BJP on Monday proposed the name of Kovind as the NDA candidate for the upcoming Presidential election. Shah, along with Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, visited Thackeray's residence "Matoshree" and held a close-door meeting, which started around 10 am and lasted almost 75 minutes.

CBS Poll: Trump Approval Rating Hits New Low

Seventy-two percent approve of the job Mr. Trump is doing, a decline of eleven points since April. Among Democrats, it was 88 percent against and 10 percent favoring interference. Remember, rank-and-file GOP lawmakers on Capitol Hill have a very strong incentive to toe the party line and follow Trump's lead: the most rabid contingents of the Republican base support the president, and GOP officials who break ranks risk a backlash - or a primary challenge.

BJP Parliamentary Board to meet today to finalise presidential nominee

It is not clear whether it will come out with an announcement on Monday itself. According to informed sources, the board members would be briefed about the consultations held by the three-member party committee formed to evolve consensus with the opposition.

Queen notes 'very sombre mood' in Britain on official birthday

The royal appearance was much appreciated by the majority of people at the site, many of whom say they feel neglected by the government. Emergency workers have reached the 24 floor, the top floor, of the tower. Prime minister Theresa May did not visit the wreckage until Friday (local time) and had to leave nearly immediately as angry protesters hurled abuse at her.

Top House GOP leader shot at congressional baseball practice

Scalise, of Louisiana, underwent surgery Wednesday night to fix a broken hip and another procedure to stem heavy bleeding. The hospital says the Louisiana congressman "will require additional operations, and will be in the hospital for some time".

South Sudan has world's fastest growing number of displaced

UNHCR was still there, helping numerous same people now fleeing an internal conflict, he told local government officials in the northern town of Bentiu. The agency's Global Trend Report was published just ahead of World Refugee Day on Tuesday, illustrating several facts and figures about the current refugee crisis.

Donald Trump confirms he is under investigation for firing James Comey

Like many Trump tweets , it can be read both ways. His comments follow a report that former FBI Director Robert Mueller is examining whether Trump obstructed justice by firing FBI Director James Comey . President Donald Trump has appeared to acknowledge he is under investigation in the inquiry into alleged Russian meddling in the U.S. election. Less than an hour later, Trump sent out another tweet , this one aimed directly at Rosenstein .

Tougher Trump line toward Cuba delights hardliners on island

The Cuban government response was restrained. While tourism to Cuba is banned by US law, the Obama administration had been allowing people to travel to Cuba as part of "people to people" educational trips for visitors, a popular classification that a White House official said was "ripe for abuse" by those looking for beach vacations.

Republicans divided as Trump reverses some Obama Cuba policy

The President said it was hard to think of a policy "that makes less sense than the prior administration's awful and misguided deal" with the "brutal" Castro government. "We will very strongly restrict American dollars flowing to the military, security and intelligence services that are the core of the Castro regime".

London tower block fire death toll climbs to 30

Images have emerged purporting to show the charred insides of a tower block ravaged by a devastating fire . "People were telling them to stay in the building but they had hope because they listened". The fire affected all floors of the 24 storey building, from the second floor up, and at its height 40 fire engines and more than 200 firefighters were at the scene .

South Korean coach Uli Stielike fired after loss to Qatar

The Korea Football Association (KFA) said it chose to part ways with Stielike following a technical committee meeting at the National Football Center in Paju here. It was Lee who hired Stielike after the 2014 FIFA World Cup. "Stielike said that he respects any decision reached by the technical committee". The KFA have not decided yet who will take over as coach for the final two qualifiers.

DC police to charge 12 Turkish security agents

Just last week the House of Representatives passed a bill condemning the violence and asking for punishment. "It was an affront to our values". "Here in DC we are committed to protecting and safeguarding [free assembly]". Men in dark suits and others were recorded repeatedly kicking one woman as she lay curled on a sidewalk. Clarke said he was less concerned with him being a possible flight risk and more concerned about the nature of the crime.

Qatar pulls all its troops from Djibouti-Eritrea border

At Qatar's Hamad port yesterday, workers were busy unloading containers of food and building materials, while another ship carrying livestock, including chicken and sheep from Australia had docked at the port. Akbar Al Baker, the outspoken CEO of Qatar Airways, expressed his disappointment in the leadership of the US, saying that President Donald Trump is standing against Qatar.

Trump causing a global leadership vacuum — Former UN chief

The Trump National Doral Golf Club in Miami is also threatened, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the South Florida Regional Climate Change Compact, the Hill reported . "The European Union will not renegotiate the Paris Agreement", Mr Juncker said. Among the signatories were former Chilean President and former United Nations envoy for climate change Ricardo Lagos, Nobel Peace victor and former East Timor leader Jose Manuel Ramos-Horta and former New ...