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The Washington Post's Jennifer Rubin argued Trump committed a blunder by saying during his visit to Israel Monday he never told the Russians Israel was the source of the intelligence he shared with them. On his nine-day trip, Trump has noted that he is visiting lands where Muslims, Jews and Christians celebrate their founding beliefs, first stopping in Saudi Arabia, then Israel before heading to the Vatican for a meeting with Pope Francis, leader of the world's Roman Catholics.
  • Duterte declares martial law after hostages at church taken

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    He said martial law would be in place for 60 days, in line with constitutional limits on the use of military rule. Speaking to reporters after returning to Manila from a visit to Moscow, Duterte repeated that he will deal with militants "harshly" after declaring martial law in the southern Mindanao region, home to a decadeslong Muslim separatist rebellion.
  • President Trump to test waters for achieving Middle East peace

    President Trump to test waters for achieving Middle East peace

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    Trump began his first global trip since taking office in January with a visit to Saudi Arabia on Saturday. The first family was received warmly on the tarmac by Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu and his wife, Sara. Mr Trump reportedly rejected a Palestinian demand to link a resumption of peace talks with an Israeli settlement freeze in the West Bank. For Jews, the Western Wall, a retaining wall from the biblical Jewish Temple, is revered as the holiest site where Jews can pray.
  • Israelis and Palestinans are ready 'to reach for peace'

    Israelis and Palestinans are ready 'to reach for peace'

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    Senior Trump administration officials had ignited a wave of controversy over the past several weeks when discussing Jerusalem , with some top officials refusing to say that the ancient city is part of Israel . Palestinians say the barrier is a land grab because it slices off 10 percent of the West Bank. "Let's see if we can prove them wrong, O.K.?" And while Trump has diverged in some ways from past precedent in his approach to the conflict, he is also shirking some of his hardline ...
  • United Kingdom 'irritated' by U.S. leaks in Manchester attack

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    Greater Manchester Police said they carried out raids in the south of the city on Wednesday as they continued to investigate the atrocity. May took calls throughout the day on May 23 from many world leaders, who expressed outrage at the attack and solidarity with Britain, which has not seen such a deadly attack since 52 people were killed by suicide bombings on London's subway system in 2005.
  • Fresh Venezuela clashes after man set alight

    Fresh Venezuela clashes after man set alight

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    After almost two months of protests demanding an early presidential vote, the pro-government electoral council on Tuesday said voting for a controversial "constituent assembly" would be held in July and delayed state elections in December. In the most telling sign of internal rumblings against Maduro, Venezuela's state prosecutor panned his plan for a grassroots congress and warned it risked deepening the crisis.
  • Antonio Conte: Chelsea players did justice to a legend

    Antonio Conte: Chelsea players did justice to a legend

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    The 36-year-old former England captain appeared for the Blues for the 717th time, starting in the Premier League for the sixth time this season. Terry has admitted his 26th-minute farewell was his idea and he had agreed it with manager Antonio Conte .
  • Korean officials seek to mend rift with meetings

    Korean officials seek to mend rift with meetings

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    The agreement came after North Korea conducted its latest ballistic missile test Sunday, claiming the US was within its sights and it had the capability to fire a large nuclear warhead. Speaking to Lee, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said there had been some "undeserved setbacks" in relations this year, in apparent reference to THAAD.
  • Trump Keeps Everyone Happy By Ignoring Details - But Leaves Israel Emptyhanded

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    Sen. Marco Rubio said Tuesday he is not optimistic that a major peace agreement between the Israelis and Palestinians is near, despite recent comments made by President Donald Trump . "Iran calls for the destruction of Israel". "We're in a new era", he said. He mostly paved the way for future talks by urging nations to fight terrorism and contain Iran - goals most in the region find palatable.