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Four climbers found dead on Mt Everest, season death toll reaches 9

The Hillary Step was a 12-metre-tall rocky outcrop on the south-east ridge of the mountain. The Hillary Step, which is approximately 8,790 metres (28,839 ft) above sea level, was named after Sir Edmund Hillary - the first to scale Mount Everest in 1953 along with Tenzing Norgay.


Trump pushes aside Montenegro's leader, who takes it in stride

Trump pushes aside Montenegro's leader, who takes it in stride

In the video , Trump appears to grab Markovic's shoulder and forcibly move him aside so that the US president can make his way to the front of the group. Nicholas Burns, a former long-time diplomat and ambassador to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation from 2001-2005, now a professor at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, said every USA president since Harry Truman had pledged support for Article V and that the United States would defend Europe.


Israel uneasy over Trump's massive arms deal with Saudi

Israel uneasy over Trump's massive arms deal with Saudi

Michael Oren, a former Israeli ambassador to Washington, said he was glad Trump's talk of peace "didn't lock us into a specific formula", referring to the two-state solution. -Israel relationship. Sadly, there remain many around the world who deny our connection to this land and to our holiest city, including in worldwide forums.


UK police hunt Manchester bomber's network, angered by US leaks

UK police hunt Manchester bomber's network, angered by US leaks

Tension between British and USA officials began following a series of leaks about the investigation into the bombing, which has led to the U.K.to raise its terrorism threat level to " critical " and has resulted in the arrest of at least two other suspects connected to a terror network.


Manchester attack: leaks put strain on US-UK 'special relationship'

Manchester attack: leaks put strain on US-UK 'special relationship'

Manchester-born Salman Abedi launched the attack on young fans attending a concert by USA pop star Ariana Grande in the latest atrocity claimed by the Islamic State group in Europe. Among investigators' areas of interest is how often Abedi traveled to Libya , which has seen an eruption of armed Islamist groups since dictator Moammar Gadhafi was overthrown and killed in 2011.


Trump calls Germans 'very bad', vows to curb foreign car imports

Trump calls Germans 'very bad', vows to curb foreign car imports

According to Der Spiegel , Gary Cohn , the director of Trump's National Economic Council, seemed to think the US could negotiate different trade deals with Germany and Belgium, or other members of the EU. "I was making clear that the U.S. can not compare their trade situation with individual member states of the European Union", he continued. Mr. Trump's relationship with Germany has been strained from the start.