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Theresa May brands Labour manifesto pledges 'a wish list'

Theresa May brands Labour manifesto pledges 'a wish list'

Mr Corbyn was quoted as saying earlier in the campaign that he would stay on whatever the result of the election, citing the mandate he has from his leadership victories in 2015 and 2016. "While Jeremy Corbyn and Labour retreat into an ideological comfort zone, ducking the hard challenges which lay ahead, I will be straight with people, I won't shy away from the challenges of our time, I will set out how we will tackle them head-on", she said.


Trump Calls on Muslim Leaders to Combat 'Crisis of Islamic Extremism'

Trump Calls on Muslim Leaders to Combat 'Crisis of Islamic Extremism'

Trump contended that the opening of the "groundbreaking" new center "represents a clear declaration that Muslim-majority countries must take the lead in combatting radicalization". "America is prepared to stand with you". The King also said in the televised speech that Saudi Arabia would go after those who fund terrorism. Overall, Trump appeared stay on script, and his rhetoric was notably tame for a president who is known for speaking off the cuff.



'Hero's welcome' for N Korea missile developers

They were referring to a recent meeting between US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Asean officials in Washington, during which Tillerson called on Asean countries to degrade diplomatic ties and cut interactions with North Korea. North Korea is not a threat to the United States. Even rumors of Chinese action can spark drastic price shocks in North Korea. In all, six sets of sanctions have been imposed on North Korea since it first tested an atomic device in 2006.



Trump calls on Muslim states to 'drive extremists out'

The US president shook hands with PM Nawaz and exchange of pleasantries took place between the two leaders. "They worship death. This is not a battle between different faiths, different sects or different civilizations". "We are not here to lecture - we are not here to tell other people how to live, what to do, who to be, or how to worship", Trump said. In his Saudi speech, Mr Trump condemned "Islamic extremism", "Islamists" and "Islamic terror", but not once uttered the precise phrase he ...


Chelsea Manning Instagrammed her first moment of freedom

Chelsea Manning Instagrammed her first moment of freedom

After WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange tweeted in a celebratory note regarding Manning's freedom , some users took the opportunity to spew hate about her or use her former name . All funds will go directly to Manning to help her transition to post-prison life. She had passed 700,000 pages of revelatory material about U.S. military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan to WikiLeaks , which included videos of the Baghdad airstrike on 12 July 2007 and the 2009 Granai airstrike in ...


Beijing calls for Seoul ties to get back on track

Beijing calls for Seoul ties to get back on track

South Korea's special envoy Lee Hae-chan, left, meets China's President Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People, in Beijing, Wednesday, May 19, 2017. THAAD is aimed at guarding against threats from nuclear- armed North Korea , but China fears it will upset the regional security balance. Washington later invoiced Seoul for the defense shield - a step strongly opposed by the South Korean authorities.