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Trump Tells Netanyahu, Abbas to Compromise to Make Peace - Tillerson

The prime minister, who had a frosty relationship with Trump's predecessor, heaped praise on the president throughout the two-day visit, declaring: "We understand each other". Trump has continuously expressed his commitment to "making a deal", but never specified any concrete plans or stances on various flashpoint issues, such as the relocation of the U.S. Read More »

Turkey Summons US Ambassador Over Brawl in DC

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Video from the brawl spread rapidly across social media, with some in the USA calling for the prosecution of the Turkish guards who seemingly kicked and choked protesters, the Washington Post reports . According to police, 11 people were injured Tuesday, including a police officer. U.S. Senator John McCain , one of the leading foreign policy voices in Congress, on Thursday called for the expulsion of Turkey's U.S. Read More »

Manchester bombing could hurt United Kingdom tourism

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Ariana Grande has called off two London concerts and five in Europe after a suicide bomber killed 22 people at her performance in Manchester , England, the US pop singer's representatives said on Wednesday. The terror threat level in the United Kingdom was yesterday raised to its highest level, critical, with Prime Minister Theresa May saying a further attack was likely and possibly imminent. Read More »

France's Macron Unveils Government with Mix of Political Hues

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The designation was rebuffed by some right-wingers such as Francois Baroin , present head of the campaign committee of the Republicans for the legislative elections. "The right has just been annexed, with a prime minister taken from its ranks, from the Republicans", Melenchon said. The Elysée said that the first Council of Ministers of this team will be held tomorrow, Thursday 18 May, which will give all these people to pace the courtyard of the presidential palace. Read More »

Iran's ballistic missile programme will continue: Rouhani

Famous Iranian actor and singer, Parviz Parastouei, in a post on his Instagram page said, "Exactly on the same date (May 19) that Iran's presidential election was held, Trump travelled to Saudi Arabia and after signing a $110-billion arms deal with the most democratic government of the region joined their sword dance". Read More »

FA Cup Final: Chelsea v Arsenal Preview

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Few Arsenal fans will deem this season a success after finshing outside of the top four, but the chance for more silverware could at least turn those frowns to a smile if at least for a day. Fitness problems have continued to hamper him, with a foot injury having limited game time since he returned from a serious knee injury in January. Read More »

Flynn hit with more subpoenas, may be held in contempt of Congress

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Flynn indicated in March he would share his testimony in exchange for immunity , a proposal that has been flatly rejected by both the Senate and House intelligence committees and the FBI, the three parties with ongoing investigations into Russia's efforts to meddle in the November election with the apparent goal of boosting Trump's candidacy. Read More »

Justice Official Knew Trump Planned to Fire Comey, Senators Say

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However, Republican Senator Lindsey Graham told reporters after the briefing that "everything he (Rosenstein) said was that you need to treat this investigation as if it may be a criminal investigation". But anyone hoping the appointment of a special counsel means the public will ultimately hear a full accounting of the investigation might be disappointed. Read More »

Preparation key to United's Europa victory, says Mourinho

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Wednesday's triumph capped what has been a strong first campaign for Mourinho at Old Trafford following his appointment last summer as they added the Europa League trophy to their EFL Cup win. Pogba - the world's most expensive player - stood out, dominating the midfield in the first half. As Carlo Ancelotti once put it, " Football is the most important thing, of the least important things in life". Read More »

French president seeks to extend state of emergency

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President Donald Trump meets with French President Emmanuel Macron at the U.S. Embassy, Thursday, May 25, 2017 , in Brussels . French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb, Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire, Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo, former prime ministers Alain Juppe, Manuel Valls and Bernard Cazeneuve, as well as ex-leader Nicolas Sarkozy, all expressed their solidarity with the victims of the attack. Read More »

Iranians react to President Hassan Rouhani reelection victory

In his first term, he had signed a landmark nuclear deal with Western powers, something he said his rival candidates had wanted to scrap. Raisi, his closest rival, won 38.55 percent of the vote. Meanwhile, Michael Lane, the other panelist on the show, congratulated the Iranian nation on an "impressive" presidential election absolutely void of any fraud or controversy. Read More »

Provocative Israeli parade in occupied Jerusalem focus of dailies — Newspapers Review

He also faces difficulties at home , where he is struggling to contain a scandal after firing Mr James Comey as Federal Bureau of Investigation director two weeks ago. Trump and Netanyahu never talked about a two-state solution to the problem, but Abbas did. Israeli officials have routinely claimed that Palestinian armed resistance is part of an global rise in Islamist extremism, while many Palestinians have instead pointed chiefly to the frustration and despair brought on by Israel's ... Read More »

Manchester terrorist's brother 'aware of attacker's plans' - bomber's father also arrested

Neighbors recalled him as a tall, thin silent young man who often wore traditional Islamic dress. The friend did not describe the nature of the father's concerns. A European security official said "having a USA leak when the situation has developed in the U.K.is nothing new". The bomber reportedly made trips to Libya in the past, including one just before the attack, where he became connected with ISIS. Read More »

Trump slams North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies over dues payments

Trump met with the president of the European Council Donald Tusk and the president of the European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. Macron will meet his US counterpart Donald Trump for the first time at an informal lunch later that will immediately test his diplomatic skills, given the unpredictable nature of the USA leader. Read More »

UK Police Investigating 'Network' Over Manchester Terror Attack

She said he had been known to security forces "up to a point". Ismail was arrested by armed police in Chorlton, south Manchester. "Whilst some of what we are doing will be obvious to the public there is a huge amount of work happening day and night that the public will never know about", Commander Jane Connors, leading the London policing operation, said. Read More »

United States leaks on Manchester investigation 'irritating,' UK Home Secretary says

Rudd declined to give any further information about Abedi but told BBC radio "It was more sophisticated than some of the attacks we've seen before, and it seems likely - possible - that he wasn't doing this on his own". The attack was the deadliest in Britain since July 7, 2005 when four suicide bombers inspired by Al-Qaeda attacked London's transport system during rush hour, killing 52 people. Read More »

Wayne Rooney 'a very important player' for Man United - Jose Mourinho

Fellaini has received a considerable amount of criticism for some of his performances for United but remains trusted by Mourinho , who started the Belgian in tonight's Europa League final victory against Ajax . The Champions League group stages will begin on September 12, one month after the new Premier League season begins on August 12. "We went out focused to win and we won for Manchester and the country". Read More »

United Kingdom interior minister "confident" Manchester attack leaks will end - BBC reporter

The Associated Press reports the brothers' father, Ramadan Abedi was also arrested in Libya, but did not offer a reason. Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham calls the leaks "arrogant", and said he had spoken to the U.S. counterparts they had been shared with. London Police Commander Jane Connors said the goal is to "make our city as hostile an environment as possible for terrorists to plan and operate". Read More »

Byron York: Trump Collusion With Russia May Not Matter

Coats declined to comment on the report when asked about it by lawmakers on Tuesday but did say that politicizing intelligence was inappropriate - and that he'd made that position clear to the Trump administration. "I encountered and am aware of information and intelligence that revealed contacts and interactions between Russian officials and US persons involved in the Trump campaign", Brennan said. Read More »

May to raise Manchester 'leak' with Trump

Meanwhile, President Trump and the acting US ambassador to the U.K have both pledged that the source of the leaks will be identified - and, "if appropriate. Greater Manchester Police Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said police family liaison officers had alerted families of the victims to the publication of leaked intelligence. Read More »