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Pope Francis, President Trump exchange gifts

Trump and Francis met privately for about 30 minutes Wednesday morning at the Vatican. White House senior advisor Jared Kushner and his wife Ivanka Trump arrive to meet Pope Francis at the Vat...

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Tense meeting between Donald Trump and Pope Francis

Trump. Under clear blue skies, Trump, who exchanged sharp words with the pope during the U.S. election campaign a year ago, received a tribute from the Swiss Guard in a Vatican courtyard when he a...

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Iran accuses U.S. of 'Iranophobia', arming 'dangerous terrorists'

A $110 billion defence deal signed with the Saudis, with much more in terms of commerce and investment in the air with the Sunni world as a whole, is a sign of the deepening of USA ties with Islamic n...

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Trump promises pope he will read his views on environment

United States President Donald Trump met Pope Francis inside the Vatican on Wednesday. Under clear blue skies, Trump received a tribute from the Swiss Guard in a Vatican courtyard where he ...

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Leaked transcript shows Trump praising Philippine president over drug war

ISIS' media wing, Amaq Agency, put out a statement announcing that "fighters of the Islamic State launch a wide-scale offensive on positions of Philippine troops in the city of Marawi". Duterte, howev...

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Manchester Attack: Three Men Arrested in Connection With Bombing

A suicide bomber blew himself up as concert-goers left a show by the American singer Ariana Grande. British media reports said that Abedi had links to Libya and had traveled to Syria. He was a s...

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Trump flies to Israel amid concerns over US-Saudi arms deal

Trump flies to Israel amid concerns over US-Saudi arms deal

US President Donald Trump , in his address, said his country is ready to stand with Arab and Islamic world in pursuit of shared interests and common security. Back in the 1950's, at the height of the...

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Trump's landing in Israel may already have made history

Zarif's comments came hours after Trump, who is visiting Saudi Arabia , urged Arab and Islamic leaders to unite and defeat Islamist extremists. While hosting Abbas at the White House in March, Tr...

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Manchester attack: United States leaks about bomber irritating - Rudd

A fourth suspect, an unidentified 23-year-old man, was taken into custody Tuesday. Abedi, 22, was known to authorities, British Home Secretary Amber Rudd said. Dramatic footage has emerged of Britis...

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20 being treated for 'horrific injuries' following Manchester attack

The suicide bomber killed 22 people and injured at least 59 more after setting off a bomb in the arena moments after the Ariana Grande concert ended. Addressing the nation from her Downing Stree...

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Trump asked intelligence officials to deny evidence of Russian Federation collusion

Trump asked intelligence officials to deny evidence of Russian Federation collusion

That same week, Trump telephoned Rogers to make a similar appeal. Trump's effort to use the director of national intelligence and the NSA director to refute Comey's statement and to say there was no...

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Duterte hopes to boost ties with Russian Federation

Duterte hopes to boost ties with Russian Federation

The rival claims to the South China Sea , which is believed to sit atop vast oil and gas deposits, have for decades made it one of Asia's potential military flashpoints. Newly installed Philippines...

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U.S. embassy move would 'end peace process': PLO official

U.S. embassy move would 'end peace process': PLO official

On Monday, a senior member of the Trump administration sparked outrage when they told an Israeli member of the team planning Trump's visit that the Western Wall is "not your territory but part of the ...

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White House spending plan boosts military, hurts poor

Trump has unveiled plans for an austere Budget, in which he wants lawmakers to cut at least $610 billion United States dollars from Medicaid - the healthcare program for low income earners - and mor...

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Trump wants ME peace 'compromise' but admits won't be easy

On Monday, Trump held talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem . Abbas emphasized that he was committed to cooperating with Trump to forge a deal. We'll approach it, I thin...

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First victims of Manchester terror attack named

Police have named British-born Salman Abedi, 22, as the perpetrator of the bombing at the Manchester Arena indoor venue at the end of Monday's concert by US pop singer Ariana Grande , attended by t...

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Trump says he had 'fantastic meeting' with pope

Popular Video SNL is not a fan of the Trump administration, and it shows with every new skit they produce. The May 24 encounter has been one of the most anticipated between a pope and a head of stat...

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United Kingdom election campaign to resume after Manchester attack

United Kingdom election campaign to resume after Manchester attack

Jeremy Corbyn will resume Labour's general election campaign on Friday with a defiant message that terrorists can not be allowed to "derail" British democracy. The prime minister will travel to Bru...

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Greece Fails to Reach a Deal Over Fresh Bailout Funds

Greece Fails to Reach a Deal Over Fresh Bailout Funds

Under the first scenario Greece will grow at 1.3 percent in the long run and its primary surplus will be on average 2.6 percent of gross domestic product. To ensure the new bailout funds, the Greek ...

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Trump plays up Middle East peace prospects after talks with Abbas

It also urges a "just settlement" of the Palestinian refugee problem. More than 500,000 Israelis live in settlements, which are considered illegal under worldwide law, in the West Bank, including Ea...

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'Irritating' - UK scolds US officials who leaked name of Manchester attacker

A 23-year-old man was also arrested in the south of the city in connection with the attack. A 23-year-old man has also been arrested as part of the investigation but officials have released no details...

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F1 to hold minute's silence for Manchester victims

F1 to hold minute's silence for Manchester victims

Hamilton - who is looking to win the Monaco Grand Prix for the 2nd year in a row this weekend - says he's "super deflated" by the news, but wanted to use the little bit of energy he had to spread p...

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Tillerson straddles fence on United States climate change policy at Arctic Council

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Fairbanks, Alaska, on Wednesday, May 10, 2017. So Finland will emphasize that it's an Arctic country, not to its own citizens, but to the world, building its exte...

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Officials fear more terror attacks in the UK

Suicide bomber Abedi was born in Britain to a Libyan family, grew up in Manchester's southern suburbs and attended local Salford University for a time. Manchester's police chief said Wednesday morning...

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Trump in Israel: Jews, Christians, Muslims Must 'Overcome Oppression and Hatred'

President Donald Trump's trip to Israel was presented as a test of his ability to make the ultimate deal , but it's serving to underscore just how hard it is to strike a peace accord between Israel...

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The Pope meets Donald Trump at the Vatican

Also, Trump and Francis have staked out different approaches to climate change, and their meeting comes as Trump weighs whether to pull the United States out of the Paris Climate Agreement, which he...

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Trump sends signal to Russian Federation in Middle East: Fmr. Israeli ambassador

Both sides will face tough decisions, but with determination, compromise and the belief that peace is possible, Israelis and Palestinians can make a deal. Yesterday, during his speech at the Israe...

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Iran's President labels Trump's visit 'just a show'

Last week, the Washington Post claimed - citing unnamed sources - that Trump allegedly disclosed highly sensitive information about how terrorist organizations plan to use laptops as bombs on airp...

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ICJ stays Jadhav's hanging: India's diplomatic victory makes Pakistan see red

ICJ stays Jadhav's hanging: India's diplomatic victory makes Pakistan see red

The ICJ rejected Pakistan's stance and stated that the court had jurisdiction and would hear the case and seek arguments from both parties. Pakistan's foreign office had on Thursday said it does...

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Pacific trade ministers fight to save TPP pact despite U.S. pullout

Lighthizer and Japan's economy minister, Hiroshige Seko, agreed on strengthening bilateral trade and removing barriers, a statement from the US trade representative said . Vietnam and Malaysia had ...

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