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Special prosecutor appointed to probe Trump-Russia ties

Special prosecutor appointed to probe Trump-Russia ties

In 2011, he was asked by Democratic President Barack Obama to stay on for two more years. Putin, who still hopes Moscow can fix battered ties with the United States despite a deepening political scandal in the United States related to Trump's purported Russian Federation ties, said Moscow had rated Lavrov's meeting with Trump highly.


Mattis: Military solution to NKorea would be 'tragic'

Mattis: Military solution to NKorea would be 'tragic'

Experts said the missile could have flown about 4,500 km if it had been fired at a normal angle. The remarks were one of the clearest indicators yet that President Donald Trump's administration will seek to exhaust alternatives before turning to military action to force Pyongyang's hand.



USA sticking by Iran nuclear deal is good news for Rouhani

The US decision to stick by the nuclear deal with Iran, despite new sanctions on its missile programme, provided welcome news for President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday, a day before his bid for re-election. The White House has also increased other sanctions against Iran that were still in place but relaxed. The report cites recent sanctions against the Tehran Prisons Organization and Sohrab Soleimani, the former head of the Tehran Prisons Organization, as required by the Comprehensive Iran ...


United Kingdom police say Assange still faces arrest

United Kingdom police say Assange still faces arrest

The UK government declined to comment Friday on whether the US has asked for Assange's extradition, but last month US Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Assange's arrest was a "priority". Sweden's top prosecutor says the investigation of alleged sexual offenses could reopened if Julian Assange returns to Sweden before the statute of limitations lapses in 2020.


Ordered released from prison, man faces removal

Ordered released from prison, man faces removal

On Tuesday, after describing Lima-Marin as a model prisoner and referring to his rearrest as "conscience-shocking", the judge ordered his release. The agency said Thursday it is working to deport him to the country he left as a toddler along with thousands of other Cubans in 1980 in what became known as the Mariel boat lift.


Roadside bomb kills 11; attacks kill 10 Afghan policeman

Roadside bomb kills 11; attacks kill 10 Afghan policeman

The incident occurred in Mohammad Agha district of Logar province, where a passenger auto hit the landmine that led to the death of all five women, an elderly man and five children traveling in it, the district chief Mohammad Naseer told Anadolu Agency.