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Disputes Arise between Netanyahu, Trump over Relocation of US Embassy

There has been speculation that Trump would visit the Western Wall, the holiest site in Judaism, during his Israeli trip, which would make him the first si...


Conferederate monument in New Orleans comes down

Authorities removed a statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis in New Orleans early Thursday, as protesters both for and against the monument carried...


Iran VP Jahangiri Withdraws Bid for Presidential Elections, Supports Rouhani

He was left with no option but to quit the race, however, when the main conservative parties and clerical bodies threw their support behind Raisi, a jurist and ...


Trump urged to prod Erdogan on human rights

Although they are allies in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, conflicting goals between Turkey and the United States in the Middle East are seen as one factor...


On Moving the US Embassy, Trump Was Right the First Time

Trump will visit Saudi Arabia, the location of the two holiest sites in Islam, Jerusalem which houses shrines sacred to Christianity, Islam and Judaism and t...


Reporter Detained, Threatened at Sleazy Kushner Family Event in Beijing

The presentation by representatives from the Kushner real estate business also once again raised questions about the family's business ties overseas, and whethe...


3 arrested at gathering denouncing Confederate torch protest

The protesters sang "You will not replace us", "Russia is our friend", "All white lives matter" along with the Nazi slogan "Blood and soil". Richard Spence...


Pope Francis creates new children saints on visit to Portugal holy site

And the parents of a Brazilian boy say he healed at lightning speed after falling more than six meters from a window in 2013, after they prayed to the late Jaci...


Vienna Convention not for 'spies' involved in terror: Pakistan to ICJ

Article 36 of the Vienna Convention, recognised as the acknowledgment of rights of individuals from another state and the state itself, its provisions are sacro...


China Will Resume US Beef Exports

By July 16, the 100th day after the leaders' meeting, China agreed to issue guidelines that would allow US-owned card payment services "to begin the licensing...


Police Officer Who Shot Jordan Edwards Was Fired

The family of Jordan Edwards, the 15-year-old shot and killed by a Dallas-area police officer as he was riding in a vehicle, is asking that any protests be po...


Two adults, two boys missing after plane vanishes off Bahamas

The Florida-bound plane that was carrying a NY family departed from Borinquen, Puerto Rico, at about 11 a.m. on Monday. Their plane, tail number N220N, was at a...


Israel slashes UNESCO funds by 1 mln after resolution

Nahshon said that the two expressed Israel's bitter disappointment in the Swedish vote . Palestinian National Authority Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki ...


48 percent want Trump impeached

An approval rating is given to a political figure based on response to a poll in which different people are asked whether they approve or disapprove of that par...


Trump Today: FBI director search 'moving rapidly,' president says

Fearful that his own team would leak the decision, Trump kept key staff in the dark as he pondered the dramatic move. But he wound up creating new headaches for...


Trump says he has 'absolute right' to share intelligence with Russian Federation

Two U.S. officials who were briefed on Trump's disclosures confirmed to BuzzFeed News that the president disclosed classified national security information to...


Trump Sharing Intelligence Was 'Wholly Appropriate — McMaster Spins Again

The Kremlin dismissed the reports as "complete nonsense". While Trump is correct to say he has an "absolute right" to share any information he wants, experts ...


Congress calls on adamant EC to reconsider opinion about EVMs

It will offer opportunity to political parties to demonstrate that EVM used in recent elections were tampered with or that EVMs can be tampered with even under ...


Merkel's party snatches state from rivals in crushing election win

The pressure is on the Social Democrats, led by challenger Martin Schulz, in the election for the state legislature in North Rhine-Westphalia. "The defeat of ...


Israel Dismisses US Concern Over Jerusalem Embassy Move

Palestinian officials had also expressed concern about remarks by Trump that the U.S. would move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem . Binyamin Ne...


US State Department Says Syrian Regime Using 'Crematorium' To Dispose Of Bodies

Gallant, a retired IDF general, said reports of the Syrian president executing prisoners and burning their bodies "crosses a red line" and is "nothing less th...


Iraq forces say recaptured nearly 90% of west Mosul

Brigadier General Yahya Rasool, spokesman for Iraq's Joint Operations Command, told a news conference in Baghdad that Daesh now controls just over 10 percent of...


France's new president moves quickly on first full day in office

The 2025 date falls beyond the five-year presidential term, but there are strong hopes among the service chiefs Macron will reverse the effective cuts under the...


Trump tweets: 'I have the absolute right' to 'share with Russia'

The turmoil has overshadowed Republican legislative priorities such as healthcare and tax reform and laid bare sharp divisions between the White House and US ...


Iran's Rouhani says upcoming election 'historical decision'

Following this disturbing political experience in the early life of the Islamic republic, Mohammad-Ali Rajaei, the prime minister, was elected the president of ...


FBI chief 'nauseous' at thought he may have swayed election

Clinton blamed Russian interference in the USA election and the release of a letter by Mr. Comey pertaining to the investigation into her emails just before the...


Blood Spilled: Dharna Chowk Protests Turn Violent

Besides raising their voices against the decision, some of the protestors turned violent and vandalised the furnitures and other things at the protest venue. Ma...


Nicola Sturgeon urges voters to give her sway in Brexit negotiations

The SNP leader said an independent Scotland could join the Euro Free Trade Agreement or the European Economic Area, two organisations which trade freely with th...


Interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose to step down

On Monday afternoon, iPolitics reported Ambrose was announcing her exit from federal politics after a 13-year career. Looking ahead to May 27, when the Cons...


Chinese well aware of corruption in CPEC: Zardari

He said that the PPP's efforts in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas has enabled everyone to carry out political activities in the region. "My party has ch...


Mamata Banerjee government makes Bengali compulsory in all schools

Bengali has to be a subject in any of the three languages opted by students while Urdu, Gurumukhi , Nepali and Ol-chiki may be taken up by students as other la...


Pakistan Signs Nearly $500 mln in China Deals at Silk Road Summit

India opposes the CPEC as it runs through the Pakistan- Occupied Kashmir. Under this project, China is all set to rebuild ports, roads and rail networks while e...


Venezuelans again shut down capital to protest government

People in Venezuela continue to take to the streets against the government of President Nicolas Maduro. Venezuelans launched a seventh week of anti-governme...


Sally Yates: Russians had 'real leverage' over Michael Flynn

HollywoodLifers , what did you think of Yates's first interview since her firing? While "concerned" the information she supplied the president was not acted...


Comeys attend musical the weekend after firing

The ex-director had been heading an investigation into the connections between Trump's advisers and the Russian government before the 2016 presidential election...