• U.S. officials criticize Turkey after attack on DC protesters

    U.S. officials criticize Turkey after attack on DC protesters

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    His appearance at the Brookings Institution during the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit was marred when his security detail roughed up demonstrators and tried to eject "undesired" journalists. Erdogan also said that the U.S. had made up its mind on Raqa, which meant Turkey could not join the operation "under the current circumstances", referring to the YPG's involvement.
  • Trump urges world leaders to call his cellphone, raising concerns

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    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau , according to officials, has taken advantage of the offer so far. All the officials spoke on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the matter. State Department and National Security Council officials typically prepare scripted talking points and background on the leader on the other end of the line.
  • Trump is back from Europe and ready to ruin Twitter again

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    The White House has been battered in recent days by a relentless stream of sourced reports about alleged Trump campaign contacts with Russian Federation, and President Donald Trump is hitting back on Twitter. "It's normal in my opinion and acceptable", Kelly said of the reports that Kushner made the request for a secret communications channel to the Russian ambassador during the presidential transition.
  • UN chief urges action on climate change as Trump debates

    UN chief urges action on climate change as Trump debates

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    The White House declined to say when Trump planned to make his intentions known, but officials familiar with the decision say an announcement could come as early as Wednesday. Scientists have predicted a bleak situation if the USA backs out from the Paris Agreement. "Following a successful worldwide tour and the G-7 Summit in Italy, President Trump has an opportunity to relieve our nation of the unfair and economically devastating requirements of the Paris Agreement, the United Nations ...
  • UK opposition leader Corbyn says he would ensure Brexit deal

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    Asked whether he would provide backing for fighters taking on the Islamic State terror group in Syria, Mr Corbyn said that the anti-IS forces on the ground were "complex and sometimes fighting each other". UK PM Theresa May and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn both gave lengthy interviews to Jeremy Paxman . British voters will go to the polls on 8 June that will decide whether May, from the centre-right Conservatives , or Corbyn of the leftist Labour Party, gets to sit down with Brussels ...
  • Iraq paramilitaries move on key town near Syrian border

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    A police captain tried to prevent a small white pickup truck from approaching the area, but the driver kept going forward and then the truck exploded, Hussein said . IS was using "explosives-rigged vehicles and snipers and suicide bombers" to target Iraqi forces, Rasool told AFP . "This victory will also be an important incentive for the Syrian Arab Army to secure the entire border from the Syrian side", al-Asadi said, referring the Assad's government forces.
  • Raids, arrests as on-edge UK seeks 'network' of attackers

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    British Prime Minister Theresa May will raise the issue with US President Donald Trump when she meets him at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels later on Thursday, a government source told Reuters. A European security official said, "having a USA leak when the situation has developed in the U.K.is nothing new". The British complained about leaks from the Manchester terror attack investigation which showed up in United States media - including the name of the ...
  • Passers-by scramble into Dallas creek bed to aid officer

    Passers-by scramble into Dallas creek bed to aid officer

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    DPD said the officer, whose name has not been released, was transported to Methodist Dallas Medical Center with critical injuries. Sources say Dallas police have questioned people of interest and are waiting for forensic evidence. Cell phone video shows people trying to push the Dallas Police patrol vehicle back onto its tires and help the officer trapped inside. "I knew nobody.
  • Putin in Versailles: Macron pays Russian president highest honor

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    After the deterioration in ties under Macron's predecessor, Socialist Francois Hollande , Putin expressed the hope that in Macron and his team there will be " more people who understand us". The Crimean conflict has also been discussed since France has taken a firm decision with regards to Russia's intervention in this. Asked if sanctions against Russian Federation were helping to stop the fighting in eastern Ukraine, Putin said, "Here is the answer: in no way".