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Trump Has Made the 2020 Election a Referendum on Climate Change

Trump Has Made the 2020 Election a Referendum on Climate Change

Juncker tweeted that the withdrawal - announced by Trump in a highly anticipated statement from the White House rose Garden - was "a seriously wrong decision". The announcement follows Trump's decision to pull out of the climate deal that almost 200 nations agreed to in late 2015. South Africa called the US pullout "an abdication of global responsibility".



Draft UN resolution would add 15 North Koreans to blacklist

The Security Council has already imposed six rounds of sanctions on North Korea , and the United States has been pushing for new and tougher measures. Chinese President Xi Jinping has received support from Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in opposing the deployment of Thaad in South Korea . A North Korean intelligence official, Kim Su-Kwang, was also sanctioned.


Terror funding: NIA conducts raids in Kashmir, Delhi

Terror funding: NIA conducts raids in Kashmir, Delhi

Srinagar ( Jammu and Kashmir ) [ India ], June 3 (ANI): With the National Investigation Agency (NIA) launching a massive crackdown on Separatists over terror funding in the Valley, Union Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Jitendra Singh on Saturday said that every step taken in this regard is being done keeping the welfare of Kashmiris in mind, who want peace to prevail.



MIT issues statement regarding research on Paris Agreement

Stuck it to the global community, our European and Japanese allies , and our friendly rivals in China and India . The decision has no direct impact on major US regulations on power plants and auto rules now aimed at reducing carbon emissions, although those are now under review by Trump as well.


Philippine Officials: Foreigners Among Islamist Gunmen Involved in Marawi Violence

Philippine Officials: Foreigners Among Islamist Gunmen Involved in Marawi Violence

In a rare admission, Philippine's solicitor-general says foreign jihadists are collaborating with domestic Islamist groups in fighting the Philippine army. "We believe they're now low on ammunition and food", he said, speaking by phone from Manila, the capital. In a sign of the confusion over events inside the city, a local police chief told The Associated Press on Friday that he was alive and well-two days after President Duterte told the media he had been beheaded by militants.


Joshi back as RCA prez, 2 key posts go to Modi group

Joshi back as RCA prez, 2 key posts go to Modi group

Although the RCA polls were held on May 29, the results were declared only today as per the orders of the High Court . In a contest that was expected to go down to the wire, 67-year-old Joshi beat 22-year-old Ruchir Modi by a comfortable 19-14 margin to ascend the RCA throne for the second time.