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NY Times rips Trump over 'embarrassing' North Atlantic Treaty Organisation speech

Mr. Trump scolded America's allies for "not paying their fair share" and later appeared to shove aside the Prime Minister of Montenegro . The act was being widely denounced online. "He wants them t...

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Charles Krauthammer: Why Middle East Peace Starts In Saudi Arabia

Charles Krauthammer: Why Middle East Peace Starts In Saudi Arabia

From its earliest days, the fundamental premise behind the Israeli-Palestinian peace process was that the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) was finally ready to put down its guns, give up its dr...

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World leaders condemn Manchester attack

World leaders condemn Manchester attack

Any act of violence had no place in society, he said in a statement on Tuesday. Following the attack, the British general election campaign has been suspended "until further notice". "This is a dire...

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PM Trudeau and US President Trump talk trade, security at G7 summit

One interesting aspect of the summit is that it is the first G7 for four leaders - British PM Theresa May , President Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron and Paolo Gentiloni . In the Middle Ea...

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American Airlines passenger 'duct taped to seat' after attempting to enter cockpit

American Airlines aircraft sit on the tarmac at LaGuardia airport in NY. He was then immobilized with duct tape in a seat until the plane landed, escorted by two fighter jets. The Department of Ho...

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Brazil deploys soldiers to defend gov't buildings after attack by protesters

FILE - In this December 15, 2016 file photo, Brazil's Economy Minister Henrique Meirelles speaks during a press conference on new measures to stimulate the economy, next to Brazil's President Michel ...

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Jared Kushner proposed secret communication channel with Kremlin

Jared Kushner proposed secret communication channel with Kremlin

A son-in-law is considered to be a "relative", according to the 1967 federal anti-nepotism law, so Trump's appointment of Kushner in the White House is also coming under increased scrutiny. Federal ...

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Death Toll in Egypt Attack on Christians Rises to 29

Death Toll in Egypt Attack on Christians Rises to 29

President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said fighter jets struck militant bases in eastern Libya in retaliation for an attack by suspected Islamic State militants that killed 28 Christians and wounded anoth...

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Lib Dems pledge to ban diesel sales

If you don't like the deal you should be able to reject it and choose to remain in Europe ". In the party's manifesto today, alongside a commitment to protect the state pension triple lock for the ...

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Trump's views on climate 'evolving' amid push from Europeans

Trump's views on climate 'evolving' amid push from Europeans

Seven wealthy democracies have reached a deal at their annual summit to give the Trump administration time to tell them whether the United States plans to stay in the Paris climate agreement. Howe...

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Kushner wanted secret communication channel with Russian Federation

But officials said that it's unclear what Kislyak would have had to gain by falsely characterizing his contacts with Kushner to Moscow , particularly at a time when the Kremlin still saw the pros...

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Leaders of G7 pressure Donald Trump on climate change

Trudeau's office said in a statement . After receiving warm receptions in Saudia Arabia and Israel, Trump's confrontational stance with long-standing partners in Europe cast a cloud over the me...

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Philippines' leader warns of 'contamination' by Islamic State

Mr Duterte , addressing soldiers fighting the militants, said there is still a chance for peace. Residents evacuating after a Muslim militant siege share the back of a truck in Marawi city, south...

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North Korea missile launch tests Trump's China outreach

North Korea missile launch tests Trump's China outreach

According to CNN's Moscow Bureau Chief, Matthew Chance, Russia does not want North Korea to have nuclear weapons , but since Russia is not one of Pyongyang's targets, there has been minimal res...

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Trump seeks to warm Israel-Arab relations

Trump seeks to warm Israel-Arab relations

Still, a senior administration official traveling with the president told reporters on Air Force One that the White House was satisfied with the visit. The Commerce secretary, who accompanied T...

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North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to be full member of global coalition against IS: Chief

The other leaders are divided over his spending demands, as well as over how much intelligence to share with Trump's troubled administration. Trump also unveiled a memorial dedicated to the victims ...

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The US Is the Wild Card at the G-7 Summit

For Trump, who touched down at a United States military airbase near the summit venue late Thursday, the talks will be the final leg of his first presidential foray overseas. Among the topics disc...

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Saudi Claim to Lead Muslims Gets a Trump Boost

The re-election of Iran's President Hassan Rouhani is something the USA can not ignore whatever the kingdom says. As for follow-up, "The one thing that it probably will be is quiet and discreet"...

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G-7 leaders back stronger fight against terror

G-7 leaders back stronger fight against terror

The unexpected announcement came as a summit of G7 leaders in Sicily wrapped up in deadlock on the issue, with USA partners voicing frustration at the president's failure to commit to the deal aim...

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Trumps are welcomed to the Vatican by Pope Francis

Some American media feared the worst at the meeting, anxious that their new president is making a mistake in the home of Pope Francis . It follows that her fashion choices for the president's first...

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Xi, Moon agree denuclearizing North Korea is 'common goal'

Xi, Moon agree denuclearizing North Korea is 'common goal'

New South Korean President Moon Jae-In spoke to the leaders of China and Japan Thursday, hours after a telephone call with his United States counterpart Donald Trump , officials and reports said, as ...

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Trump & Macron engage in fierce handshake battle during first meeting

French President Emmanuel Macron praised President Donald Trump's "capacity to listen" and his "intention to progress with us". Angela Merkel has had her own awkward handshake encounter with Trum...

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Philippine leader warns of 'contamination by ISIS'

Philippine leader warns of 'contamination by ISIS'

While the Philippines repeatedly claims the situation is more stable now, many residents who evacuated to nearby city and municipality are still hesitant to return back to Marawi . The Philippines ...

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Armed police swoop on Wigan street in terror arrest

Armed police swoop on Wigan street in terror arrest

One man was been arrested in Nuneaton and another in Wigan . This has made the total number of suspects linked to the attack rise to seven so far, Xinhua news agency reported. A suicide bombing att...

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Conte and Chelsea hierarchy 'have same point of view' on transfers

The 67-year-old, whose side meet Chelsea in the FA Cup final on Saturday in a match that could go some way towards salvaging their season, has been left furious at the manner of his treatment. I...

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Donald Trump Meets King Salman of Saudi Arabia

Donald Trump Meets King Salman of Saudi Arabia

What President Trump failed to say was "two-state solution" referring to a future, independent Palestinian state. So, according to this writer, he puts on a grand show , bubbling over with prai...

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Korea, US plans 1st test of ICBM intercept

Korea, US plans 1st test of ICBM intercept

It's pushing to build a nuclear-tipped missile that can reach the continental USA, and as part of the goal the North carried out two nuclear tests previous year - in January and September. But Coats...

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Trump pushes aside PM for photo opportunity

Trump has frequently assailed the treaty organization as "unfair" to the USA, arguing that other member states have long failed to uphold their defense spending commitments. "Being in the coalition do...

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Gary Cahill says winning with Chelsea is like an addiction

The Gunners are chasing redemption at Wembley after missing out on Champions League qualification in what could be Wenger's final match in charge. "There is so much the past, I have forgotten abou...

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What to know about the Trump administration and the Paris climate agreement

What to know about the Trump administration and the Paris climate agreement

President Donald Trump tries to steer the world in another direction. Multiple White House meetings on the matter were delayed in recent weeks, and Trump advisers ultimately said he would not ...

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