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Tillerson: Trump put 'pressure' on Netanyahu and Abbas to revive negotiations

Tillerson: Trump put 'pressure' on Netanyahu and Abbas to revive negotiations This is something no one would have predicted in December 2015, when candidate Trump called for a ban on Muslim visitors to the US. This became clear in the second phase of Trump's Middle East visit , when he embraced Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu despite his refusal to countenance concessions acceptable to Palestinian leaders. [Full Article...]

Trump to decide next week whether to quit Paris climate agreement

Merkel, by contrast, was attending her 12th such gathering, and clearly believed she had overcome climate change scepticism at a 2007 summit, when she convinced the then U.S. The statement's language on trade appeared to be a compromise between the new US administration's skepticism about some current trade deals and the more pro-free trade views of other G7 members. [Full Article...]

Britain Reduces Terror Level One Notch to 'Severe' After Manchester Terror Attack

Britain Reduces Terror Level One Notch to 'Severe' After Manchester Terror Attack People hold a minute of silence in a square in central Manchester , England, Thursday, May 25, 2017, for the victims of the suicide attack at an Ariana Grande concert that left more than 20 people dead and many more injured, as it ended on Monday night at the Manchester Arena . [Full Article...]

Theresa May to confront Donald Trump over intel leaks on Manchester bombing

Mrs May said "significant activity" has been undertaken by police and security services "over the last 24 hours". People look at tributes in Parliament Square, London, Saturday, March 25, 2017, laid out for the victims of the Westminster attack on March 22, 2017. [Full Article...]

British officials scold the USA for leaking intelligence on the Manchester attack

British officials scold the USA for leaking intelligence on the Manchester attack The "Dangerous Woman" singer said in a post on Twitter TWTR, +1.56% that she would share additional details "as soon as everything is confirmed". One of the searches was at an apartment in a Manchester high-rise that British media say was rented by Abedi in the months before the attack. [Full Article...]

British Airways says computer outage causing global delays

British Airways flights out of Gatwick and Heathrow have been grounded as a result of a “major IT failure”. BA said it was trying to restore operations on Sunday, although some disruption to services would continue. The airline has experienced issues with its online check-in systems in the past. This meant I couldn't go through security, and by the time I'd gone back and forth to various cu... [Full Article...]

Netanyahu says Western Wall, Temple Mount will always be under Israeli control

Netanyahu says Western Wall, Temple Mount will always be under Israeli control Fox Business News and ABC first reported that Trump hired Marc Kasowitz, a New York-based trial lawyer known as a tenacious litigator, to represent him in a Justice Department investigation headed by former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director Robert Mueller. [Full Article...]

Manchester terrorist´s family members arrested; search for support network in Europe

The father of the suspected bomber, identified as Salman Abedi , told the Reuters news agency in the Libyan capital on Wednesday that he had last spoken to his son some five days ago by phone and "everything was normal". Many at the concert were young girls and teens enthralled by Grande's pop power - and those who died included an 8-year-old girl. Two Polish parents were also killed while coll... [Full Article...]

GST rates finalised: All you need to know

Government ministers continued to meet on Friday to determine which goods fall under the GST's five broad rates, along with final details on an exemption list, input tax credits and transitional provisions as the government races to meet the July 1 deadline for the national sales tax. [Full Article...]

Trump's New Middle East Strategy May Be Based on Shaky Assumptions

The president traveled to Saudi Arabia , Israel and will now visit The Vatican . TAMARA KEITH, BYLINE: President Trump motorcaded to Bethlehem to meet with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas . Trump steered through the complex political terrain of the Middle East and strengthened alliances by repeating simple messages. Trump's speech , welcomed by Israeli right-wingers, came... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump's first foreign tour: his most awkward moments

Donald Trump's first foreign tour: his most awkward moments You've been to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, one of the holiest sites of Christianity. The site has been the scene of frequent incidents when Jews try to break the rule and police or Muslim guards intervene to stop them. It will leave an impression on me forever. "Benjamin Netanyahu wants peace". "So many young, beautiful, innocent people living and enjoying their lives, murdered by evi... [Full Article...]

US Senate Panel Requests All Trump Campaign Documents, Phone Records

US Senate Panel Requests All Trump Campaign Documents, Phone Records There is little doubt that the president tried - multiple times - to discredit or outright stop the investigation into possible election interference, his former advisor Michael Flynn and potential ties between Russian Federation and his campaign staff and current advisors. [Full Article...]

Singaporeans among foreign militants fighting Philippine army in Marawi

The senators were prompted to issue these remarks after Senate President Aquilino "Koko" L. Pimentel III and Senate Majority Floor Leader Vicente "Tito" C. On Friday, Duterte ordered his troops to crush the militants, warning that the country is at a grave risk of "contamination" by the Islamic State group. [Full Article...]

Paris climate accord: G7 leaders in imbroglio after Trump delay

The president said recent terrorist attacks in Manchester, England and Egypt underscored the need for the U.S.to "defeat terrorism and protect civilization". His Treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin, has said the United States reserves the right to be protectionist if trade arrangements are unfair to US companies and workers. [Full Article...]

Manchester attack: Police 'not sharing information with US'

The two world leaders will likely see each other at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting in Brussels on Thursday. She revealed he had phoned her minutes before he killed 22 innocents, to "give farewell" and said "forgive me". Hopkins described the arrests made thus far as "significant", and items found during the investigation as "very important". The pictures included the remains of... [Full Article...]

Trump tells North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members to pay their share

Trump tells North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members to pay their share The act was being widely denounced online. Unveiling a memorial to the 9/11 attacks at NATO's new headquarters in Brussels , the businessman-turned-politician used the highest possible profile platform of his first North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit to directly castigate 23 of the 28 members for spending enough on military. [Full Article...]

France's Macron: Hopes Trump Will Finally Back Climate Deal

One potential compromise that's emerged in the White House discussions involves staying in the climate accord, but adjusting the USA emissions targets. Trump's promise of warmer ties with Moscow has called into question the US commitment to sanctions. He's been willing to risk disapproval, engaging in an extraordinary scolding of close allies over their responsibility to pay for mutual defense. [Full Article...]

Jared Kushner 'discussed secret communications channel with Russia'

According to U.S. media reports , Kushner spoke with Russian ambassador Sergei Kislyak by phone at least twice both during and after Trump's 2016 campaign. Burns continued, "If our intelligence community and the Federal Bureau of Investigation had told the American people, as they did in January, in an unclassified letter to the American people that Russian Federation interfered (in our election)... [Full Article...]

Bomber Salman Abedi was reported to authorities 5 times for extremist views

Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley, Britain's top counterterrorism police officer, said authorities have dismantled a "large part" of the network around bomber Salman Abedi . An eight-year-old, two teenage girls and a 28-year-old man were also identified as among those killed in Monday's attack. "I checked his two passports and there wasn't anything in them, he didn't travel to Syria", he s... [Full Article...]

Arsenal, Chelsea square off in FA Cup final

Arsenal, Chelsea square off in FA Cup final And it might just be enough to stem the tide of protests against Wenger, as the record 13-time FA Cup winners are yet to announce a new contract for the 67-year-old Frenchman for next season . The 32-year-old had played only 37 minutes all season after coming off the bench in last weekend's win against Everton. Tony Adams, Wenger's captain in his first five years at the London club, wrote i... [Full Article...]


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