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However, to achieve peace, the main obstacle is the Israeli occupation of Palestinian lands, the settlements and the failure of Tel Aviv to recognize the Palestinian state the same way we recognize Israel, the Palestinian leader said after a meeting in Bethlehem with Trump.
  • Portugal win Eurovision Song Contest

    Portugal win Eurovision Song Contest

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    Kristian Kostov from Bulgaria, center, reacts during the voting stage of the the Final for the Eurovision Song Contest, in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, May 13, 2017. I know this won't last. Although we had an official city announcement today , we had no venue announcement today. Eurovision has a major following, and it has helped to boost the careers of many performers - including Sweden's ABBA which won in 1974 with the song "Waterloo".
  • UK on 'critical' terror alert after Manchester attack

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    Abedi was born in Manchester in 1994 to parents of Libyan origin, according to US sources citing British contacts. Officials said 984 soldiers were deployed Wednesday in London and in other locations. British officials have not commented on whether Abedi had links to IS or other extremist groups. Neighbour Omar Alfakhuri said at least six police vehicles arrived and armed police took the family out one by one, wearing their bedclothes.
  • "Football feast" overshadowed by Manchester attack, says Ajax boss

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    UEFA have also assured fans that there will be adequate security at the Europa league final and also urged fans to arrive early so as to avoid long delays at the entrance of the stadium before the game. I don't want to win the Europa League . "Now, we are prepared for every possible and thinkable (thing) that could happen in Stockholm tomorrow, including terrorist attacks, and we are satisfied with our preparations", Lindgren said.
  • Two Chinese nationals abducted in Pakistan

    Two Chinese nationals abducted in Pakistan

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    Baluchistan is in the centre of the China-Pakistan corridor, the biggest single project under the belt and road banner. The men, however, shot the passerby and injured him when asked for their identification cards, the official said. Pakistan has set up a special force - the Special Security Division - comprising 9,000 soldiers and 6,000 paramilitary personnel to protect the projects that are part of the $46-billion CPEC and Chinese nationals working on them.
  • Rouhani: Iran's Missiles 'Exist for Peace'

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    Candidates are vetted and the man who vets them is the Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei, who also wields the informal power of the Revolutionary Guard. The newly re-elected Iranian president also stressed that Iran has been faithful to all its JCPOA commitments, and will spare no effort towards a world without nuclear arms.
  • Trump Meets With Palestinian Leader Abbas in Bethlehem

    Trump Meets With Palestinian Leader Abbas in Bethlehem

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    Speaking at the Israel Museum Trump said "We know that peace is possible if we put aside the pain and disagreements of the past and commit together to finally resolving this crisis which has dragged on for almost half a century". While Israel regards all of Jerusalem as its "eternal and indivisible" capital, the Palestinians want the east of the city, which Israel captured in the 1967 Middle East war, as the capital of their future state.REGIONAL INITIATIVE? Since 1967, the worldwide ...
  • Melania avoids husband's tender grasp again as first couple deplanes in Rome

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    That notion is frequently reinforced through keen, inflated analysis over relatively inconsequential actions that offer incontrovertible proof that Melania Trump does not like Donald. This clip , broadcast by the White House, showed Mr Trump with Israeli officials late on Monday. During a meeting with President Reuven Rivlin of Israel , Mr Trump started to praise his new Secretary of State Rex Tillerson about the "incredible job" he has done.
  • Ariana Grande 'flies home to Florida' after Manchester concert bombing

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    This means another attack is imminent in the United Kingdom and military personnel will be deployed in key locations to help armed police protect the public. Campaigning for Britain's June 8 national election was suspended in the aftermath of the attack, the deadliest in Britain since four suicide bombers killed 52 London commuters on subway trains and a bus in July 2005.
  • Pope Francis asks Melania what she feeds President Trump

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    They weren't seen holding hands, but time will tell. The pope appeared somber. The pontiff did not respond while reporters were in the room and he did not smile. "Thank you for such a wonderful and unforgettable visit, Prime Minister @Netanyahu and @PresidentRuvi", Trump tweeted . He is scheduled to fly to Brussels for a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit later.
  • Britain deploys troops to prevent attacks after Manchester bombing

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    Gerard Collomb said on BFM television Wednesday that British and French intelligence have information that British-born attacker Salman Abedi had been to Syria. European governing body UEFA said it had "no specific intelligence" suggesting the Europa League final would be targeted by attacks. "As we came outside to Victoria Station, there were just people all over the floor covered in blood".