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Belgian university tells girls to wear low-cut tops to graduation ceremony

Belgian university tells girls to wear low-cut tops to graduation ceremony

The male graduates were told to wear suits. " Of course, ladies, this advice is not obligatory ", it added. The email was circulated online on the ULB Confessions page on Facebook with the note "a little scandal". "They are graduates of medicine and we're asking them to show their chest?" The Brussells Free University made the apology on Facebook after the gaffe was seen around the world.



United Nations chief says climate deal 'absolutely essential'

European leaders have used the president's time overseas as a last-ditch effort to persuade Mr. Trump to stay in the climate accord, which was adopted by almost 200 nations in 2015. However, the two-day meeting got overshadowed by a suicide bombing in northern England on Monday that killed 22 people, and also got bogged down by lengthy discussions on the merit of free trade and the 2015 Paris Agreement to tackle climate change .



German SPD leader calls Donald Trump a 'destroyer of all Western values'

While underlining the need for continued good relations with US, Britain and Russian Federation, she added that "we Europeans must really take our destiny into our own hands". Merkel did not mention Trump specifically, but she made it clear that her realization had come "in the last few days". The Prime Minister welcomed the role played by the friendly countries in India's development and said German business and industries were an important partner in achieving India's priority.


Philippines' Duterte uses Lewinsky affair to hit back at critical Clinton

Philippines' Duterte uses Lewinsky affair to hit back at critical Clinton

Using a string of expletives, he asked if Clinton had reacted in the same way when her father had an affair with White House intern Monica Lewinsky . He later apologised and said he meant no disrespect to women or rape victims. He said he would not tolerate abuses but joked that if any soldier was to rape three women, "I will admit it, that's on me".



Franken backs review of Kushner security clearance

White House communications director Michael Dubke announced his resignation Tuesday. Kushner was a trusted Trump adviser previous year, overseeing the campaign's digital strategy. Spicer said that during a recent trip to Europe, Trump had "reaffirmed the need to deepen and improve our transatlantic relationship". "VEB is not providing financing, lending or any other services to Kushner Companies", the official said.


Egypt Coptic Christian bus attack: 29 killed, Islamic State claims responsibility

Egypt Coptic Christian bus attack: 29 killed, Islamic State claims responsibility

Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack, the latest directed at Egypt's increasingly embattled Christian minority following two church bombings last month that killed more than 45, also claimed by the group. Relatives of Coptic Christians who were killed during a bus attack, . Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi announced on Friday that he had directed strikes against what he called "terrorist camps", declaring in a televised address that states that sponsored ...