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World Champions League: Buffon feared he'd played in last Euro final
Author: 0 Champions League: Buffon feared he'd played in last Euro final

Despite their two-goal advantage, Juventus remained on the offensive as Mandzukic forced a smart save from Monaco keeper Danijel Subasic after being played into the left side of the penalty area. A swift counterattack of the hosts, it seemed, was a failure, but a flawless pass from Dani Alves Mandzukic with two strikes turned into a goal. They have beaten some quality teams to reach the semi-final stage and they should be proud of that.

World Pakistani police: 15 killed in bombing that wounded lawmaker
Author: 0 Pakistani police: 15 killed in bombing that wounded lawmaker

The blast took place when Haideri was coming out of a mosque after addressing a gathering during the Friday prayers in Mastung area of the province. The most severely injured were airlifted to hospital in the provincial capital, Quetta. The so-called Islamic State (IS) militant group said it carried out the attack using a suicide bomber. Television footage showed a vehicle mangled by the blast.

World European Union hikes growth outlook, but warns of risks
Author: 0 European Union hikes growth outlook, but warns of risks

That is compared with estimates made in February of 1.6 percent and 1.8 percent, respectively. "A further slight increase is expected in 2017, also due to the additional resources earmarked for the public support to the banking sector and retail investors".

World Why Were US Photographers Absent at the Trump-Lavrov Meeting?
Author: 0 Why Were US Photographers Absent at the Trump-Lavrov Meeting?

The official also pushed back on critics who have questioned whether Trump should have met in the Oval Office with Russian ambassador to the US Sergey Kislyak, whose interactions with Trump campaign officials have come under scrutiny by federal and congressional investigators.

Author: 0 Russian government releases photos of Oval Office meeting

The Russian diplomat had not visited Washington since 2013, a year before Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region and two years before it intervened militarily in Syria to help President Bashar Assad remain in power. "You're kidding. You're kidding". Kislyak is at the center of the FBI's investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn's potential Russian ties.

World French Prosecutors Open Probe Into Macron Campaign Hack
Author: 0 French Prosecutors Open Probe Into Macron Campaign Hack

The results will make the 39-year-old former minster of economy the eighth president of the French Fifth Republic, and the youngest one ever. "It's a great honor and a great responsibility", he said, promising to protect "the most fragile" and fight against "all sorts of inequality and discrimination".

World North Korea claims plot reveals US state-sponsored terrorism
Author: 0 North Korea claims plot reveals US state-sponsored terrorism

The university said in a statement early Monday that Kim Hak Song was doing agricultural development work at an experimental farm. "When a U.S. citizen is reported to be detained in North Korea, we work with the Swedish Embassy in Pyongyang, which serves as the United States' Protecting Power in North Korea", the official said.

Author: 0 South Korea's new president vows to create 'a proud Korea'

The vote will end months of leadership vacuum. Park became the first democratically elected leader in South Korea to be removed from office, triggering a snap election to choose her successor. "But it should be manageable if the U.S. can avoid shooting itself in the foot", said Scott Snyder, director of the program on U.S. -Korea policy at the Council on Foreign Relations.

World Philippines, US launch smaller military exercises
Author: 0 Philippines, US launch smaller military exercises

The change in focus of the drill from territorial defence operations was instructed by Duterte, who has indicated a shift in foreign policy to expand security ties with Russian Federation and China. First under the Duterte administration, the 10-day exercises will focus on humanitarian and disaster response and counter terrorism, and not on territorial defence operations.

Author: 0 US Service Member Killed During Somalia Operation

Chellie Pingree. Milliken was working in support of a Somali National Army-led operation with U.S. Africa Command against al-Shabaab. U.S. Africa Command said Milliken was killed by small arms fire on Thursday while U.S. military's Africa Command. The US troops were part of an ongoing US military program to advise and assist Somali ground forces. "Al-Shabaab presents a threat to Americans and American interests", the statement indicated.

Author: 0 Army kills 50 Afghan forces in border fight

Ghafoor added: "Since April 30, Afghan Border Police had been creating hurdles in conduct of census in divided villages of Killi Luqman and Killi Jahangir in Chaman area, on Pakistani side of the border". "It is the responsibility of the Afghan government to ensure that such incidents are permanently stopped", Sharif said. Relations between the countries have been uneasy since Pakistan's independence in 1947.

World Nigeria's leader leaves for London health checks after meeting freed girls
Author: 0 Nigeria's leader leaves for London health checks after meeting freed girls

Saturday's release is the largest since Boko Haram seized 276 Chibok girls in a mass abduction three years ago. Some parents of the kidnapped girls gathered in the capital, Abuja, to celebrate the release, while others expressed anxiety over the fate of the 113 girls who remain missing after the mass abduction from a Chibok boarding school in 2014.

World Saudi Arabia's Falih says Brunei ready for global oil agreement extension
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia's Falih says Brunei ready for global oil agreement extension

Last week the prices of oil had gone past $53 a barrel following the push by some producers to extend the OPEC supply cut deal by the more than 6 months that had been settled on. Falih told reporters in January an extension would probably not be needed ("Saudi energy minister: unlikely to extend producers' agreement", Reuters , Jan.

World Explosions Rock Damascus Airport Following Cargo Flights From Iran
Author: 0 Explosions Rock Damascus Airport Following Cargo Flights From Iran

Syrian state news agency Sana said several missiles had been fired at a military site south-west of the airport, causing explosions that resulted in some material losses. The Lebanese news channel al-Mayadeen reported that Israeli missiles had passed over the Golan Heights, and that Israeli jets had not entered Syrian airspace.

World Only Modi can resolve Kashmir issue: Mehbooba Mufti
Author: 0 Only Modi can resolve Kashmir issue: Mehbooba Mufti

The Chief Minister said that Modi enjoyed the mandate of the people of the country to address the issues like Kashmir hence was the only hope left for the people of the State to take them out of the quagmire. She pointed out that militancy in Kashmir had declined during that period and there was peace on the border. Now after 2008, for the first time, people have started expressing passion in the matter, The added.

World Russia: Syrian safe zones plan takes effect at midnight
Author: 0 Russia: Syrian safe zones plan takes effect at midnight

Deputy Defense Minister Aleksandr Fomin says the implementation of the safe zones in Syria may allow the war in Syria to finally stop. "The hard work of Iran, Russian Federation, Turkey and the presence at the senior level of the United States of America and of Jordan has produced something that we believe as a UN is a very significant, and in my opinion - our opinion - is a promising step", de Mistura also noted.

World Afghan officials say three civilians were killed in militant gun battles
Author: 0 Afghan officials say three civilians were killed in militant gun battles

Overall, the report says, "conflict-related civilian casualties in Afghanistan rose to 11,418 in 2016", again a record. "Afghanistan remains in the grip of a deadly war", the SIGAR report said. Before and during his campaign, Trump hardly spoke about what has become the United States' longest conflict, except to denounce Pakistan for its role in supporting the Taliban and to deride US attempts at nation-building in one of the world's least developed countries.

World NSA Surveillance: Agency Collected More Than 150 Million Phone Records In 2016
Author: 0 NSA Surveillance: Agency Collected More Than 150 Million Phone Records In 2016

However, according to the report, the NSA had orders to collect data on only 42 suspects. Republicans have signaled that they see unmasking as the key to investigating the source of media leaks damaging to the Trump administration - such as the exposure of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, who was forced to resign in February after media reports revealed that he misled Vice President Pence about the contents of his discussions with the Russian ambassador.

World McDonald's tries harder with its Signature Crafted sandwiches
Author: 0 McDonald's tries harder with its Signature Crafted sandwiches

McDonald's just put them to shame by launching a new range of Signature Crafted Recipes sandwiches , and it's not only the sandwiches that deserve a lot of attention, it's what comes with them to scoop up the sauce. It is a fork with French fries as the prongs. It made a mock infomercial that it posted online. Probably not. But good news: "We solved it anyway!" he deadpans in his British accent on the video .

Author: 0 US sets up missile defense in S. Korea as North shows power

A USA nuclear-powered submarine on Tuesday arrived at the southern port of Busan, South Korea, amid tensions on the Korean Peninsula, YTN television reported. These include North Korea's program of nuclear and ballistic missile tests, and the deployment of the U.S. States aircraft carrier group to the area.

World BC Election: Why John Horgan thinks the NDP will make history
Author: 0 BC Election: Why John Horgan thinks the NDP will make history

Ms. Clark told the CFOX hosts, "I am sure that happens to you all the time". "We can't afford four more years of climate inaction from Christy Clark and the BC Liberals". The NDP consistently lost it to the Liberals three times since then, but each time by under 1,000 votes. But the Liberals fought back, unleashing a conspiracy theory that the whole thing was cooked up by the NDP .

Author: 0 Lawmakers endorse $1.1 trillion spending bill

Among the Democratic seats that Republicans see as ripe for the picking are ten in states where President Donald Trump swept electoral votes previous year. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, both touted the $2 billion in extra funding for the National Institutes of Health, even though the White House had proposed a $1.2 billion cut to the agency for the fiscal year 2017 budget.

World Taliban kill 8 policemen in northern Afghan province
Author: 0 Taliban kill 8 policemen in northern Afghan province

Nicholson mentioned that he had continued to hear reports of weapons being sent into the country. In recent comments to Congress Gen Nicholson said a "few more thousand" were necessary to make sure Afghan troops can eventually handle the Taliban insurgency on their own.

World Commissioners sign National Day of Prayer proclamation
Author: 0 Commissioners sign National Day of Prayer proclamation

Prayers will be offered by Steven Evans, government; Steve Keck, military; Jeri Parris Perkins, business; Chris Sullivan, education; and Deryk Morgan, churches. Our Nation's motto "In God We Trust" was not chosen lightly. Pastor Steve Meister from Emmanuel Baptist Church and Pastor Jim Nichols from Calvary Church will both be participating in the event.

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