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Lavrov denies receiving secrets from Trump

President Trump on Thursday denied ever asking FBI Director James B. Comey to back off his agency's investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation, as well as into the role played by former national security adviser Michael Flynn .


Rubio praises Trump for new Venezuela sanctions

Rubio praises Trump for new Venezuela sanctions

Government opponents, accusing Maduro of becoming a dictator by postponing elections and seeking to rewrite the constitution, have staged demonstrations almost every day since early April. Brazil is making contingency plans for a possible influx of Venezuelan migrants, Brazilian Defense Minister Raul Jungmann told reporters yesterday.



Ryan on Trump Controversies: 'There's Clearly a Lot of Politics Being Played'

Trump fired Comey last week, with various reasons for the move coming from different sources. An influential Republican congressman has called for Federal Bureau of Investigation to hand over all relevant documents within a week. But this time he may have gone too far in his attempts to shut down the investigation into the widening Russian scandal that now threatens to bring down his presidency.


Nigerian University Rocked by Blasts, 1 Person Dead

Nigerian University Rocked by Blasts, 1 Person Dead

The Police in Borno State have confirmed the incident, but said only the suicide bombers were killed in the incident. Three male suicide-bombers were killed while attempting to attack a female hostel in Maiduguri last night. Three bombers male suicide bombers are dead and three security men injured when suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers attacked University of Maiduguri yesterday, an official has told Saharareporters.



U.S. will not re-impose sanctions on Iran's Nuclear Programme

President Obama tried to change the situation by offering to lift worldwide sanctions if Iran gave up its nuclear development. One of its goals, as former Chief of Staff and Director of Policy Planning at the State Department Jon Finer told the Independent, is to "bring accurate, nonpartisan information about the deal at a time when the focus on Iran policy is increasing and there is widespread disinformation about what is in it and how it is working".



Trump denies he asked Comey to drop Flynn investigation

Donald Trump embarks on his first trip overseas as president today amid growing controversy at home over his firing of former FBI Director James B. Comey and the special counsel probe of Russian interference and potential connections to Trump aides.