• France's Macron calls talks with Putin frank

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    When they emerged from talks, which went on for nearly an hour longer than scheduled, Macron said they had had a "frank exchange" and both men stressed they had agreed on the need to move forward on divisive issues such as Syria and Ukraine.
  • Kushner reportedly encouraged to step aside as FBI investigates Russia contacts

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    One source described the information as financial in nature and said the discussion centered on whether the Russians had leverage over Trump's inner circle. "Any way that you can communicate with people, particularly organisations that are maybe not particularly friendly to us, is a good thing ". In yet another tweet, amid criticism of his frequent Twitter rants, Trump wrote: "the Fake News Media works hard at disparaging & demeaning my use of social media because they don't want America ...
  • Philippines: Foreign Fighters Are Part Of Islamic State 'Invasion'

    Philippines: Foreign Fighters Are Part Of Islamic State 'Invasion'

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    The city of Marawi , home to some 200,000 people, has been under siege by IS-linked militants since a government raid Tuesday night on a suspected hideout of Isnilon Hapilon, who is on Washington's list of most-wanted terrorists. Dr. Ray Sagge from the Iligan City Local Health Office said numerous evacuees showed symptoms of stress depression from their experience during the Marawi clash.
  • White House says Trump, Merkel 'get along very well'

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    Faced with a western alliance divided by Brexit and Donald Trump's presidency, Merkel said " die zeiten, in denen wir uns auf andere völlig verlassen konnten, sind ein Stück vorbei", or loosely translated " the times in which we could completely depend on others are on the way out" and added that "I've experienced that in the last few days".
  • Lest we forget: Has Memorial Day lost its meaning?

    Lest we forget: Has Memorial Day lost its meaning?

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    First known as "Decoration Day", the first official proclamation of the holiday was made in 1868 by an organization of Northern veterans which said that people should celebrate the day on May 30. Those veterans served from as far back as the Revolutionary War to the Korean War. World War II , they were prisoners of war, Chinese camps, and German camps they are the true.
  • Christians Killed in ISIS Attack in Egypt

    Christians Killed in ISIS Attack in Egypt

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    On Friday, masked gunmen attacked a bus carrying almost 50 Coptic Christians on a visit to a monastery south of the Egyptian capital. In December, a suicide bomber targeted a Cairo church. Israel "strongly condemns the painful terror attack in Egypt and sends the condolences of the Israeli people to [Egyptian] President [Abdel-Fattah] Sissi and to the Egyptian people", a Friday statement from the office of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.
  • Indian divers to join Sri Lanka flood rescue as toll climbs

    Indian divers to join Sri Lanka flood rescue as toll climbs

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    The 40 tons of relief material on board INS Shardul were as per the requirement conveyed by Sri Lankan authorities, such as rice, atta (flour), dal, sugar, bed sheets, blankets, durries, rain coats, milk, biscuits, etc. Pakistan said it was in talks with Colombo to send relief supplies. Meanwhile, Ministry of Foreign Affairs in coordination with the Ministry of Disaster Management, appealed to the United Nations, International Search and Rescue Advisory Group (INSARAG) and neighbouring ...
  • Trump defends son-in-law amid Russian Federation reports

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    Without directly addressing the Post report, Trump defended Kushner in a statement to The New York Times published Sunday, saying he has " total confidence in him". Trump and White House aides face months of investigations into alleged ties to Russian officials during the presidential campaign and afterwards. The idea of backchannel communications with Russian Federation, said Homeland Security secretary John Kelly on Sunday, would be "both normal...and acceptable" and even a " good ...