• China pledges $124 billion for new Silk Road as champion of globalization

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    The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is the flagship programme of OBOR. He termed the Belt and Road Forum a significant opportunity for all the countries along the belt. The U.S. -based Human Rights Watch on May 13 raised concerns about the treatment of people along the new Silk Road route in western China that borders Central Asia.
  • MP backs call for election

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    She hopes to win a stronger majority as she negotiates the terms of Britain's divorce from the EU. "It is the Conservatives, the party of privilege and the richest, versus the Labour Party..." "The theory espoused by some, that Theresa May is calling a general election on Brexit in order to secure a better deal with the European Union, is nonsensical", he says.
  • North Korea fires missile that lands near Russia

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    Japanese Defence Minister Tomomi Inada said the missile could be of a new type. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un provides field guidance at a construction site in this undated picture provided by KCNA, Pyongyang, March 16. Speaking on Sunday morning, Mr. Abe described the repeated missile launches as a "grave threat against Japan" and vowed to cooperate with the United States and South Korea.
  • Bharara rips Trump for inviting 'admitted killer' to White House

    Bharara rips Trump for inviting 'admitted killer' to White House

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    The statement however did not provide details on when or if Duterte would visit Washington , but said the President Trump is looking forward to his Philippines trip in November. "It would be good for America to just restrain a little bit and if I were President Trump, I'll just back out, not really in surrender and retreat, but just to let the guy realize that, 'Ah, please do not do it, '" Duterte said.
  • Palestinian hunger strike leader says 'snacking video' fake

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    More than 1500 Palestinian prisoners have been on hunger strike since April 17 , Palestinian Prisoners' Day. Meanwhile, Barghouti's lawyer, Khader Shkirat, said the Israel Prison Service abruptly canceled a planned prison meeting with his client that had been scheduled for Thursday.
  • Trump threatens to cancel press briefings, says Spicer 'gets beat up'

    Trump threatens to cancel press briefings, says Spicer 'gets beat up'

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    Spicer said he wasn't "aware" of anyone in the White House who has a recording of the dinner while refusing to answer questions about whether Trump is actually recording his meetings. That includes his Tuesday night declaration that the firing was "a DOJ decision" rather than Trump's. Mr Trump doubled down in an interview with Fox News by threatening to hold the press briefings only once a fortnight, with himself at the podium.
  • Trump to Order Commission on Fraudulent Voting in Elections

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    Many state election officials are also anxious the commission will divert attention from other serious concerns, such as aging equipment and the threat of hacking. In a lunch meeting with senators in February, Mr Trump said that he and former Republican Senator Kelly Ayotte would have won in New Hampshire if not for voters bused in from out of state.
  • Jordan reiterates supporting east Jerusalem as capital of Palestine

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    Such attacks, of which there are hundreds in Israel recognize the actions of individuals, but accused the Palestinian authorities, groups and the media controlled by them in fomenting radicalism. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in a statement Sunday that moving the United States embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem would only help the peace process progress.
  • Ex-French PM Valls wants to be Macron candidate

    Ex-French PM Valls wants to be Macron candidate

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    The 39-year-old walked out to the EU's Anthem of Europe at his victory rally and used his first speech as president-elect to profess his support for the bloc. "The National Front is a tool that will evolve to be more efficient, bring even more people together after the number of voters we reached last night".
  • Clapper: US govt 'under assault' by Trump after Comey firing

    Clapper: US govt 'under assault' by Trump after Comey firing

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    He dismissed as less desirable at least two of the 14 candidates under consideration by Trump, former Rep. Mike Rogers of MI and Sen. Mark WarnerMark WarnerDemocrat Senator warns of poor "outcome" for past secret Oval Office tapes Warner: I will "absolutely" subpoena tapes between Comey and Trump if they exist Dem senator: Trump administration "afraid" of Russian Federation investigation MORE (D-Va.) told host Chris Wallace on "Fox News Sunday".