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China prefers peaceful resolution of N.Korean crisis

China prefers peaceful resolution of N.Korean crisis

But Trump's diplomatic forays so far with Xi - whom Trump hosted at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida earlier this month - are bearing tentative signs of progress. There have been several cases of Chinese companies and banks working with North Korean networks to evade sanctions, Ruggiero argues, and only the threat of United States legal action with halt this.


Terror attack foiled in France

Terror attack foiled in France

Marie Le Pen is France's own Trump candidate, Oliver warns, a populist candidate with a hard stance on immigration and support for a Frexit movement - taking France out of the European Union - which could potentially destroy the EU. Le Pen, who is campaigning on anti-immigration, anti- European themes, is among the four top contenders for the presidential race. "I worked five years with Francois Fillon , he was my prime minister, I know we can trust him", he said.



Trump takes first step towards H-1B visa reform

And today, their calls are being answered for the first time. "Right now, H1-B visas are awarded in a totally random lottery - and that's wrong", Trump said at the signing at a factory in Wisconsin. Trump has said he would like to reform the United States immigration system, including the H1-B visas, but has so far focused most of his attention on cracking down on illegal immigration, with greater immigration enforcement and a proposed border wall with Mexico.



British Parliament approves snap election

On May 22, governments should agree the directives that European Union chief negotiator Michel Barnier needs in order to launch the formal talks, Aamann said. Labour said it was "absolutely ready" for the poll, with a manifesto to be agreed within weeks. "If you put all those things together they equal a general election".


Hundreds attend funeral after Egypt church attack

Hundreds attend funeral after Egypt church attack

Funerals have been held for a number of victims of Sunday's bombings targeting Egyptian Coptic churches that left at least 43 people dead and more than 100 injured. "This whole thing is to cause sectarian strife", said Mona Makram, a former parliamentarian from a prominent Coptic family. The Copts, whose presence in Egypt dates to the Roman era, have long complained of religious persecution.


United States to Conduct Missile Interception Tests to Counter N. Korean Missiles

United States to Conduct Missile Interception Tests to Counter N. Korean Missiles

The Yellow Sea directly separates mainland China from the Korean peninsular, and is a natural deployment area if Beijing decides to intervene militarily in the standoff with North Korea. Meanwhile, one official told CNN that the United States is now not anticipating any pre-emptive military action against North Korea, but the standard policy to deal with a threatening strike remains in place.