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In A Historic First, Trump Visits Old City Of Jerusalem

But news accounts have not accused Trump of naming Israel as a source of the information. It also comes as he contends with a raft of problems back home, in...


Palestinians hold general strike ahead of Trump's arrival

Trump was visiting Jerusalem's Old City, just a few miles (kilometers) away, at the time. The US's chief executive, who, along with Tony Schwartz, has an auth...


FBI's Russian Federation investigation now includes at least one current White House official

US President Donald Trump has begun his first foreign trip as President with his White House engulfed in crisis and little prospect for a break from the drama d...


Sweden drops Assange prosecution but British police say he still faces arrest

He took refuge in the embassy to avoid extradition to Sweden over the rape accusation, which he has always denied. Prosecutor Marianne Ny said she could n...


FM: US understands Turkey's position against Syrian Kurds

He turns to head inside the Turkish ambassador's residence but not before stopping to look back one last time. Mr Erdogan met Trump at the White House on Tues...


Roger Ailes, Former Fox News CEO, Dies At 77

These included former host Gretchen Carlson, who alleged in a lawsuit that in the 11 years she worked there she was subjected to "severe and pervasive sexual...


Nearly 70 prisoners flee in second DR Congo jail break

More than 70 inmates broke out of a prison in southwestern Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday, a local activist and a national deputy said, two days after t...


UK Conservatives' power base bolstered in local elections

Her Conservative Party made big gains in local elections last Thursday at the expense of the main opposition Labour party and polls published at the weekend, ...


Ebrahim Raisi, the hardline challenger in Iran

A reformist candidate in Iran's presidential election has pulled out to smooth the path for the moderate incumbent, Hassan Rouhani . The list included Rouhan...


Mitch McConnell Would Like 'A Little Less Drama' from the White House

McConnell said he expects the Republican-led Congress to also ignore Trump's requests to cut foreign aid and State Department funding in fiscal 2018, which be...


Plane with CEO, 3 others, missing in Bermuda Triangle

Ulrich is reportedly a former member of the United States Coast Guard. Coast Guard aircraft are now searching along with Customs and Border Patrol and the Roy...


Trump says he has 'absolute right' to share info with Russian Federation

Trump's messages came after his top foreign policy advisers raced to contain political damage from a Washington Post report that the president revealed to R...


China-Africa Trade Grows in First Quarter

The Prime Minister said the new OBOR family and the wider global community should coordinate and synergise their initiatives to create and enhance the space for...


Microsoft says cyberattack should be wake up call for governments

Other criminals may be tempted to mimic the success of last Friday's "ransomware" attack , which locks up computers and hold people's files for ransom. Some ex...


Moon's rise to power in S Korea causes worries, hopes abroad

Moon first spoke to Chinese President Xi Jinping and later to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, with how to respond to North Korea's rapidly developing nuclea...


India boycotts China's Belt and Road meet, mounts diplomatic pressure against CPEC

India gave the forum a miss, opposing the $46 billion economic corridor which cuts through Pakistan-controlled Kashmir. "The role is still available if India ch...


Canada falls to Argentina to finish in 11th place at Paris Sevens

South Africa led 10-0 at half time. Russian Federation found the tryline four minutes into the second half, but seconds later James Stannard responded with a ...


Led strike on IS-held Syria town kills 23 civilians: monitor

The base is being expanded to become a launching pad for operations to oust militants from the eastern province of Deir Zor, that straddles Iraq, from the south...


Relative calm in Syrian safe zones

It said the agreement "lacks the minimal elements of legitimacy" and also rejected any role for government ally Iran as a guarantor of the deal. The Syrian go...


ASEAN wants stronger ties with China

Duterte, elected previous year, has changed foreign policy by playing down his country's territorial dispute with China over large parts of the South China Sea ...


Liberals win tight poll in Canada's British Columbia, lose majority

A recount is ensured in the riding of Courtney-Comox on Vancouver Island because the NDP is hanging on by only nine votes. The seat count creates the conditio...


United States beef one step closer to Chinese access

The beef exports and electronic payments in the agreement have always been promised by China . The countries also agreed to open up US exports of liquefied n...


Senate intelligence committee subpoenas Michael Flynn

The subpoena comes as the Senate committee and its counterpart in the House of Representatives investigate Russia's interference in the 2016 election and whethe...


Trump begins effort to pack courts with conservatives

President Donald Trump on May 8, 2017, announced 10 judicial candidate nominations. Per that source, Trump will draw from lists of potential Supreme Court n...


North Korea missile test a 'threat to international peace': European Union

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un provides field guidance at a construction site in this undated picture provided by KCNA, Pyongyang, March 16. The launch, whic...


Eric Holder: Sessions Memo 'Dumb on Crime'

These more lenient charges and sentences were to be applied to drug users who were not found to be part of gangs or established drug cartels, enabling these low...


China pledges $124 billion for new Silk Road, says open to everyone

It is the key artery of China's Belt and Road project, which connects Kashgar in Xinjiang with Gwadar port in Pakistan's Balochistan. Xi also underlined the r...


France's Macron to visit Merkel in Berlin on Monday

His Republic on the Move movement announced an initial list of 428 candidates for the 577 seats of France's lower house of parliament. "The promise of renewal...


Egypt discovers new necropolis in Minya, first in area

The burial chamber was first detected previous year by a team of Cairo University students using radar technology. The necropolis, which is eight metres below...


Overblown claim on new China trade deal

Nebraska is the leading exporter of red meat in the U.S. Farmers exported more than $1.1 billion worth of beef past year. The United States also signaled that...