• Trump praises 'gentleman' China president but not Putin

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    He said the two sides would also discuss disagreements on Syria and how to end the country's six-year civil war. Fiercely feuding over Syria, Russian President Vladimir Putin met the top American diplomat in Moscow on Wednesday to see if they could rescue relations between the world's mightiest military powers.
  • Scorpion stings United passenger during flight

    Scorpion stings United passenger during flight

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    The three officers who removed Dao have been suspended from their jobs at the Chicago Aviation Department. Paul Callan, a civil and criminal trial lawyer in NY, said Dao has at least two potential claims against the airline: a personal injury claim for assault and battery, which could also target the police; and a contract claim.
  • Stockholm attack suspect 'confesses to terrorist crime'

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    At least 15 people were injured in the incident. Two Swedes, a British man and a Belgian woman were killed in the attack. The construction worker, who was arrested in a Stockholm suburb hours after last Friday's attack, appeared handcuffed and wearing a thick green hoodie over his head.
  • North Korea defiant over nuclear test plan despite United States pressure

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    North Korea has warned that a "big event" is near, and US officials say signs point to a nuclear test that could come as early as this weekend. PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - North Korea's vice foreign minister on Friday blamed President Donald Trump for escalating tensions on the Korean Peninsula through his tweets and expansion of military exercises, saying the USA was becoming "more vicious and more aggressive" under his leadership than it had been under President Barack Obama.
  • Pakistan lauds 'brother' China's commitment to realisation of CPEC

    Pakistan lauds 'brother' China's commitment to realisation of CPEC

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    Most ideal friendly and neighbourly relations between China and Pakistan figured prominently when a high-level Chinese delegation headed by China's Peoples' Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) National Committee Chairman Yu Zhengsheng called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad the other day.
  • Heinrich Statement On Steve Bannon Removal From National Security Council

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    The NSC is the main group advising the president on national security and foreign affairs. The original NSC appointment of Bannon, the former chairman of Breitbart News, was controversial when it was announced January 28. The NYT quoted another White House official close to Mr Bannon as insisting the changes did not mean President Trump had lost confidence in him or wanted to reduce his portfolio.
  • Ouster of al-Assad US priority: Ambassador

    Ouster of al-Assad US priority: Ambassador

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    Fresh strikes in Idlib came as Russian Federation sent a frigate armed with cruise missiles to a port in western Syria, in an apparent show of force in response to the United States action, CNN reported. President Xi is in Florida to meet with President Donald Trump to discuss a range of sensitive issues including trade and North Korea at Trump's Mar-a-Lago retreat.
  • Hamas offers clemency to Israeli 'collaborators' after killing

    Hamas offers clemency to Israeli 'collaborators' after killing

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    Since seizing control of Gaza from Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah party in 2007, Hamas-run courts have sentenced 106 people to death and executed 22 of them, Palestinian and worldwide rights groups say. Tel Aviv has launched several wars on the Palestinian sliver, the last of which began in early July 2014. The organisation offered collaborators a week to turn themselves in and receive clemency.
  • Gritty New Jersey a source of wealth for Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner

    Gritty New Jersey a source of wealth for Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner

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    Ivanka Trump agreed this week to become a federal employee and will file her own financial disclosure at a later date. Prior to the release, White House officials told reporters the documents would reveal the "incredible complexity and sophistication" of the assets and financial structures these "incredibly successful individuals" have.
  • Assad dismisses claims he ordered Idlib attack as 'fabrication'

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    A senior Russian diplomat says the United States and Russia are again exchanging information on a hotline created to prevent midair incidents over Syria, but that the formal agreement on such exchanges has not been renewed. "Were they dead at all?" A British delegation at the world's chemical weapons watchdog said on Thursday that samples taken from the attack site tested positive for the nerve agent sarin.
  • Could Gibraltar Derail the Brexit Negotiations?

    Could Gibraltar Derail the Brexit Negotiations?

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    The armed ship sailed into British waters just hours after Spanish Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis told Britain to "calm down" after form Tory Leader Lord Michael Howard said he believed the prime minister would "go to war" over the Rock.