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Hundreds of people protested in Lower Manhattan and buildings were to be lit green in solidarity after President Trump declared Thursday that the U.S. is withdrawing from the landmark Paris climate a
Hundreds of people protested in Lower Manhattan and buildings were to be lit green in solidarity after President Trump declared Thursday that the U.S. is withdrawing from the landmark Paris climate a
Tehran, June 2, IRNA – President Hassan Rouhnai in a message to his Afghan counterpart Ashraf Ghani condemned the terrorist blast in Kabul which killed and wounded dozens of Afghan Muslim and defense
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to offer some employees a buyout program to reduce staff, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters, as President Donald Trump
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three Democratic lawmakers sent a letter to the president of Kushner Companies on Thursday seeking information related to concerns that the real estate firm has exploited Jared
President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate change agreement will endanger human health and make it hard to prevent even more damage from global warning, medical groups told
St. Petersburg, June 1, IRNA - The 21st St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF 2017) opened late on Thursday in a ceremony attended by Chairman of Iran-Russia Joint Economic Commission Ma
President Donald Trump announced his intention for the United States to leave the Paris climate agreement on Thursday in a lengthy and rambling speech that veered into inaccurate territory several ti
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency initiated a buyout program on Thursday to reduce staff numbers as the agency seeks to refocus its agenda on reducing regulation, accordi
President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate change agreement will endanger human health and make it hard to prevent even more damage from global warning, medical groups said
President Donald Trump’s decision to pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord — which kept a campaign promise — drew quick rebukes from prominent Washington state Democrats, as well as
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has spoken with Donald Trump and expressed his disappointment with the U.S. president's decision to pull out of the Par
Scientists say a crack along a key floating ice shelf in Antarctica indicates that a vast iceberg is close to breaking off.The process, known as calving, happens periodically but researchers are watc
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday he was confident that Congress would raise the federal debt limit "before there's an issue" with U.S. creditworthiness,
World leaders on Thursday reacted quickly to President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate change agreement, with former Vice President Al Gore calling the move "reckless and..
President Donald Trump in announcing the U.S. withdrawal from the climate change agreement, said, “I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris.”Maybe he should have chosen a diff
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday he was confident that Congress would raise the federal debt limit "before there's an issue" with U.S. creditworthiness, and h
The foreign interference that may have influenced the U.S. election should not deter Canada and other countries from embracing online voting, says th
HAVANA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. cruise operators and airlines stand to lose around $712 million in annual revenues if the Trump administration fully reinstates restrictions on travel to Cuba, Washi
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said Thursday it will take up a proposal this month to revise its rules to allow law enforcement personnel to identify threatening cal
Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko and EU Commissioner for European Neighborhood Policy Johannes Hahn have discussed the security situation in Donbas and the importance of the full implementat
Further privatizations of Russian oil and gas companies were ruled out by an aide to President Vladimir Putin on June 1. “I believe the question of further privatizations of oil companies, inclu
Tehran, June 1, IRNA – Secretary of Expediency Council (EC) Mohsen Rezaei wrote in his telegram channel on Thursday that world would not see tranquility without punishment of countries supporting ter
At least four players including Larsen & Toubro, IL&FS, Jaiprakash Ventures and Reliance Infrastructure in JV with Turkey-based Dogus Constructions are likely to bid for the Rs 10,000 crore Z
The farmers in Maharashtra have begun their indefinite strike from Thursday, which could impact the supply of fruits and vegetables to large urban centers if the strike continues. In large cities suc
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on June 1 that elements of a U.S. anti-missile system in Alaska and South Korea were a challenge to Russia and that Moscow had no choice but to build up its own f
Yandex has decided to close its offices in Kyiv and Odesa due to sanctions, the company’s spokesman Ochir Mandzhikov told Interfax. “Yandex Ukraine was placed on the sanctions list and is
Vladimir Putin has given his broadest hint yet that Russia may have played a role in the hacking of western elections but emphatically denied that his government was involved. Read more here.  The pos
Online recruitment activities in May 2017 registered 7 per cent year-on-year growth, according to Monster Employment Index, with sectors such as telecom and banking leading the growth, but manufactur
Head of the Humanitarian Project Plan (HPP) team to identify Argentine soldiers buried at Darwin Cemetery confident to complete on-site operations in August, full task by end o
Quebec Liberal MP Marc Miller has been quietly learning Mohawk over the last number of months, and delivered a statement in that language in the Hous
Quebec Liberal MP Marc Miller has been quietly learning Mohawk over the last number of months, and will deliver a statement in that language in the H
Though one of its flagship stores was destroyed in fire and losses are being assessed, Chennai Silks’ fire insurance cover is expected to help recoup a significant portion of the losses, according t.
Chennai Silks’ textile showroom in Chennai, that caught fire early on Wednesday morning will be demolished, said Finance Minister of Tamil Nadu, D Jayakumar. Addressing media persons today, Jayakum..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former FBI Director James Comey will testify before a Senate committee next Thursday as part of a probe into alleged Russian meddling in the U.S. presidential election and possi
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former FBI Director James Comey will testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee on June 8 as part of its probe into alleged Russian meddling in the U.S. presidential elect
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House Intelligence Committee's top Democrat on Thursday accused panel chairman Devin Nunes of violating his recusal from its Russia probe by issuing three subpoenas to
Russian President Vladimir Putin denied Russian state involvement in a series of hacking incidents that purportedly influenced the 2016 presidential election, but floated a theory that "patrioti
The federal Liberals will face pressure today from municipal leaders who want them to speed up the pace of the government's vaunted infrastructure pl
The FBI and Congress are examining a campaign event last spring during which Donald Trump, Jeff Sessions and Jared Kushner were in a small gathering with Russian ambassador to the U.S.Photo Credit: A
The tit-for-tat trade spat between the Liberal government and Boeing over the future of the Super Hornet fighter jet purchase escalated Thursday with
Boeing has put the brakes on a major announcement regarding the sale of 18 Super Hornet fighter jets to Canada after Ottawa took the aerospace and de
The Congress slammed PM Modi's controversial demonetisation move saying it was an "extraordinarily foolish" measure that had set the economy further back.Reacting to the CSO data which showed the GDP
Kabul, June 1, IRNA – Iranian Ambassador to Afghanistan Mohammad Reza Bahrami met with Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive of government Abdullah Abdullah on Thursday.
President Donald Trump is considering rolling back Obama-era policies on opening diplomatic relations with Cuba, several sources told NBC News. The sources cautioned, however, that no final decisions
If you’re waiting for scientists to create a real-life Jurassic Park, don’t hold your breath. Researchers say some crucial organic material other scientists found was really just from laboratory cont
Baghdad, June 1, IRNA - Iranian Ambassador to Iraq Iraj Masjedi and the French Ambassador to that country Mark Bareti stressed continuation of joint economic and political support for Baghdad.
Reinhold Hanning, an Auschwitz guard convicted of 170,000 counts of accessory to murder, died Tuesday – without having served a single day in prison. Hanning, who died at the age of 95, was convicted
Nigel Farage is a “person of interest” in the US counter-intelligence investigation that is looking into possible collusion between the Kremlin and Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, the Guardian h
The International Day for Protection of Children is observed yearly on June 1 since 1950. It was established in November 1949 in Paris by the Women’s International Democratic Federation. Read more her
Naeen, Isfahan Prov, IRNA – A gang of human traffickers was arrested in the provincial city of Naeen, central Iran, in line with Iran's firm determination to fight against human trafficking and i
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Thursday signed a waiver to delay relocating the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv, the White House said, avoiding a controversial step
As Premier Philippe Couillard kicks off a renewed discussion about Quebec signing on to the 1982 Constitution, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wants no
As Premier Philippe Couillard appears set to kick off a renewed push towards negotiations for Quebec to sign on to the 1982 Constitution, Prime Minis
Saint Petersburg, June 1, IRNA - Chairman of Iran-Russia Joint Economic Commission Mahmoud Vaezi on Thursday arrived here to attend the 21st St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF 2017).
Tehran, June 1, IRNA - Iraq has cooperation with Iran Health Ministry at highest level and the two states are continuously exchanging delegates, Health Minister of Iraq Adileh Hamoud Hossein said on
The Parliament approved at first reading changes to the energy law introducing clear criteria in the use of thermal energy for agriculture, FOCUS News Agency reported. The bill was backed by 91 MPs, 6
Tehran, June 1, IRNA - Deputy foreign minister for Arab and North African affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari has criticized the Saudi regime for its brutal crimes in the region, Yemen in particular, stres
On the Bulgarian-Turkish border, there is a 5km queue of cargo vehicles at Kapitan Andreevo checkpoint at exit from the country, while at Lesovo checkpoint the queue stretches 2km, Chief Directorate B
Tehran, June 1, IRNA – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qasemi on Thursday rejected critics’ claims that adoption of the action plan of Financial Action Task Force (FATF) will result in extr
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