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United States reviews role in UN Human Rights Council

He also called on the Myanmar government to "cooperate fully" with a fact-finding mission which has been tasked with probing human rights abuses committed against the Rohingya Muslim community in the southeast Asian country. "We were talking with some ambassadors in Geneva and, that are all on the Human Rights Council, and we talked to them about Agenda Item Seven, some of them, they were embarrassed by it and they acknowledge the fact that it just makes no sense".



UK Labour Party figure steps down due to illness

But it was Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale's views that came under scrutiny on Tuesday evening, after SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon claimed during a television debate that she had told her following the Brexit vote that "Labour should stop opposing a referendum" - a claim Ms Dugdale denies.



Vladimir Putin Low-Key Dissed America in His Megyn Kelly Interview

Then, when Kelly asked whether he has a file of information on President Trump, Putin was just as incredulous. He said he never met Trump on any of his trips to Moscow. "I haven't seen, even once, any direct proof of Russian interference in the presidential election in the United States", Putin told Kelly , offering a defense he has used before when asked about allegations that Russian hackers attempted to disrupt the 2016 presidential contest.



Trump praises Middle Eastern states' actions against its ally Qatar

The countries also said they would eject Qatar's diplomats. He said: "What is happening is the preliminary result of the sword dance", in reference to Trump's joining in a traditional dance with the Saudi king at the meeting. German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel expressed alarm about the sudden escalation of tensions in the Gulf after Saudi Arabia and other states abruptly broke off ties with Qatar, warning of the dangers of "Trumpification" of relations in the region.


Clark warns of delay to Site C dam

Clark warns of delay to Site C dam

Her letter said it could delay road and bridge building, in turn leading to a delay in diversion of the Peace River to September 2020, now scheduled for September 2019. In her letter, Clark also asserted the project would progress past the "point of no return" before a BCUC review could be reasonably concluded. "And we must avoid binding future governments with any decisions during this period", he said.



Police arrest man in London Bridge attack investigation

Former school pals of Butt said they could not believe how he had gone from grime music loving "class clown" to team up with Moroccan pastry chef Rachid Redouane, 30, and hotel housekeeper Youssef Zaghba , 22, to form the knife-wielding gang that killed seven in the weekend massacre.