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President Trump to meet with Abbas in Bethlehem, visit Yad Vashem

They would think that's a great name". After meeting with Abbas, Trump will visit the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial, where he will lay a wreath and deliver brief remarks. Netanyahu offered nothing...

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Iranian president criticises US after Donald Trump calls for country's isolation

Iranian president criticises US after Donald Trump calls for country's isolation

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has won an impressive victory to claim a second term in office. "I am hopeful that through our joint efforts, the traditionally warm and friendly Armenian-Iranian re...

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Trump, Abbas affirm support to reach a peace deal with Israel

It is a stark symbol for Palestinians of Israel's 50-year occupation of the West Bank , and in Bethlehem the wall has been covered with graffiti and street art. He is slated to meet separately with...

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United Nations blasts Pyongyang's latest missile launch

United Nations blasts Pyongyang's latest missile launch

France's UN Ambassador Francois Delattre confirmed the council would hold an emergency closed-door meeting on Tuesday to discuss new sanctions. North Korea may have begun acquiring demilitarized...

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Firing 'nut job' James Comey took off pressure, says Donald Trump

His firing and news reports that Trump had previously asked Comey to stop investigating former national security adviser Michael Flynn led critics to charge that Trump may have improperly ...

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Labour manifesto includes fees ban, rent controls and minimum tenancies

Labour manifesto includes fees ban, rent controls and minimum tenancies

There was confusion over whether Labour's manifesto was committing the party to ending the freeze on benefits. A Conservative spokesman said: " Jeremy Corbyn can't deliver any of this - it just doe...

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United States detained, released 2 Turkish security officers involved in massive fight

Republican Sen. John McCain said the government should "throw their ambassador the hell out". Turkey and the United States have branded the PKK a terrorist group, but the United States thinks differ...

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Behind triumphant Trump visit to Israel, a few old tensions return

Behind triumphant Trump visit to Israel, a few old tensions return

Bush did so either as candidates or private citizens. "We all hope to see the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem but it is no less important to see a renewal of construction in Judea and Samaria after ye...

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Rouhani says Iran ready to promote relations with the world

The implicit hope of the Obama administration in signing the nuclear deal was that by the time the 15-year restrictions were lifted reformers would prevail and Iran would be a more normal global act...

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US will not rejoin TPP trade deal

US will not rejoin TPP trade deal

His administration has instead vowed to seek bilateral trade deals with partners. "That does not mean we will not engage in this region", Lightizer said. Malaysia and Vietnam approved the deregula...

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'Number of fatalities' after explosion at Ariana Grande concert, United Kingdom police say

'Number of fatalities' after explosion at Ariana Grande concert, United Kingdom police say

Everybody was running and screaming just trying to get out", a concertgoer told Reuters . "It was one bang and essentially everyone from the other side of the arena where the bang was heard from sudd...

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Beijing and Manila end talks as 'war' threat recalled

His remarks came one day after China and members of the Association of South East Asian Nations, ASEAN, agreed on a "code of conduct" to govern actions in the region. Romana, the Philippine ambassad...

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Abbas adviser says Trump visit could reopen path to talks

On Friday, they had to receive a rabbinical dispensation to travel, the Jewish Sabbath, a White House official said . US President Donald Trump has used a trip to the West Bank to repeat his ca...

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Trump arrives in Israel, hoping to rekindle peace process

Trump arrives in Israel, hoping to rekindle peace process

And he also hasn't said whether his request to halt settlement activity - already more modestly stated than past presidents - applies to East Jerusalem . national security interest prevail over the c...

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Hours before blast, Islamic State sympathiser tweeted Manchester Arena with 'ISIS flag'

Anyone needing a lift/place to stay from the Manchester Arena, tweet #roomformanchester Retweet and get this trending to help. "We believe the attacker was carrying an improvised explosive devic...

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Blood, horror as Manchester concert bomber strikes young crowd

Police have directed people to use access gate 11. Hopkins says the attacker died in the explosion and was probably acting alone. More than 50 others are injured and are being treated at six area ...

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Trump asked top intel officials to defend him on Russian Federation claims

If the Rogers memo is real, the paper trail on the president's efforts to evade scrutiny is growing very long; Comey is also believed to have filed a memo about a conversation with Trump during whic...

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Trump budget slashes safety-net programs

Trump budget slashes safety-net programs

Critics call the spending blueprint "Robin Hood in reverse". Federal workers would see much less generous retirement benefits under the budget. Trump's budget would increase military spending by 1...

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First lady Melania Trump visits leading Israeli hospital

Trump also plans to give remarks at Yad Vashem and at the Israel Museum on Tuesday. The point is that no one said the president mentioned Israel. Indeed, the Air Force One flight itself was as s...

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Iran must cease funding and training of terrorists: Donald Trump in Israel

President Trump called the Manchester concert bombing the work of "evil losers" Tuesday, as he continued his attempts to rally the Muslim world against what he calls Islamist extremism. Much of centra...

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