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Several official sources told Israeli media that Mr Netanyahu noticed during his cabinet meeting on Sunday that planned attendance at Monday's ceremony at Ben Gurion airport in Tel Aviv was low, which allegedly led the prime minister to lose his temper and cut the weekly meeting short.
  • Trump to head overseas without announcing new FBI director

    Trump to head overseas without announcing new FBI director

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    Attorney General Jeff Sessions, meanwhile, has pledged to recuse himself from any investigations concerning the 2016 campaigns. Democrats said Trump should pick someone form the law enforcement community, not someone who has spent his life running for political office.
  • France to back Greek debt relief at finance ministers talks

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    Greek finance minister Euclid Tsakalotos told the Athens News Agency that Greece "has fulfilled its obligations totally and on time". The German Foreign Ministry said on Monday that Berlin should have an interest in not isolating itself with its stance on Greece and the question of debt relief for Athens.
  • Korea's Moon sworn in, says willing to go to North

    Korea's Moon sworn in, says willing to go to North

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    The White House said Trump and Moon "agreed to continue to strengthen the alliance and to deepen the enduring friendship between our two countries". Moon assumed presidential duties early in the morning after the National Election Commission finished counting Tuesday's votes and declared him victor of the special election necessitated by the ousting of conservative Park Geun-hye, whose downfall and jailing on corruption charges is one of the most turbulent stretches in the nation's recent ...
  • BSEC summit kicks off in Istanbul

    BSEC summit kicks off in Istanbul

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    Turkes said the BSEC is seen in the region as an worldwide organization. The countries will discuss on strengthening the partnership for a sustainable development. Christides noted that the summit will display the enthusiasm of member states in leading the efforts of transforming the geostrategic region into a business union, and a zone of stability and prosperity.
  • U.S. senator asks ethics office to review Trump hotel payments

    U.S. senator asks ethics office to review Trump hotel payments

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    Upon receiving Mulvaney's letter, Shaub told the Times that he'd "never seen anything like" the administration's attempt to keep such waivers private. "This request, in both its expansive scope and breathless timetable, demanded that we seek further legal guidance", the statement read. The ethics agency, which has limited power to compel the White House to produce such records, may now be forced into a legal confrontation with the president's team, adding to the growing number of ...
  • Trump heads for Israeli-Palestinian talks

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    Israel reacted with outrage, arguing it could not be the president's position that Netanyahu not visit a site considered one of Judaism's most sacred places. After arriving at Ben-Gurion, Trump is flying to Jerusalem , where he will meet with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin and dine with Prime Minister Netanyahu and his wife.
  • ICJ has given no order on consular access for Kulbhushan Jadhav

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    Jadhav was sentenced to death after Pakistan's military court found him guilty of "espionage". Mr. Jadhav's case is the latest flash-point in the tensions between Pakistan and India. Jadhav was sentenced under the law of the land and he had accepted his role in "terrorist activities" in the country, Aziz said. The ICJ on May 18 stayed the execution of Jadhav.
  • Senior Donald Trump advisor named as 'person of interest' in Russian Federation investigation

    Senior Donald Trump advisor named as 'person of interest' in Russian Federation investigation

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    US President Donald Trump told Russian officials at an Oval Office meeting last week that firing FBI Director James Comey eased pressure on him as he was a "real nut job " and "crazy", a media report claimed today. White House spokesman Sean Spicer called the president's rhetoric part of his deal-making. "The investigation would have always continued, and obviously, the termination of Comey would not have ended it".
  • Flash flood watches cover parts of 6 southern states

    Flash flood watches cover parts of 6 southern states

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    The next round of moderate to heavy rain is expected to begin later Monday. Additional rainfall totals of 4 to 7 inches are expected, though locally higher amounts will be possible. "We will be seeing some scattered showers and thunderstorms move across the area over the course of the night". A flash flood watch means that flash flooding is possible and residents are advised to take precautionary measures and be ready for quick action if flooding is observed or if a warning is issued.
  • Polish left-wingers urge support for Labour in United Kingdom election

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    The Labour leader, a former chairman of the Stop the War Coalition who has criticised British and United States military interventions in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan, will say the UK's interests are best served by pursuing peace. The beleaguered Labour leader also insisted he'd stand up to US President Donald Trump. In further bad news for the Labour leader, 42% said that the Conservatives are running the best General Election campaign so far, while only 20% think Corbyn's party has the edge.