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Trump Presented With Gold Medal In Saudi Arabia

President Donald Trump basked in Saudi Arabia's lavish royal welcome Saturday as he left behind, at least temporarily, the snowballing controversies dogging him in Washington. The kingdom's ruling family grew deeply frustrated with former President Barack Obama's detente with Iran and his restrained approach to the conflict in Syria.



First lady not wearing scarf in Saudi Arabia -- and it's no insult

The $55 billion in agreements announced separately from the behemoth arms deal includes a $6 billion deal for Lockheed Martin to build 150 Blackhawk helicopters in Saudi Arabia, helping the kingdom develop its defense industry, which is a key component of the country's 2030 Vision plan.


No indication yet from Flynn on subpoena

No indication yet from Flynn on subpoena

Earlier on Thursday, the committee's Republican chairman, Sen. Burr said Flynn's decision was not a surprise to the Intelligence Committee members, and they would figure out next steps if necessary. Pressure is mounting in Congress - especially among Republicans - to scrutinize Mr. Trump's investigation in light of the rapid-fire sequences of events taking place since Comey's firing more than a week ago.


Macron says European Union needs deep reforms

Macron says European Union needs deep reforms

On Monday, his first day in office, Macron named centre-right MP Edouard Philippe as prime minister and travelled to Berlin for talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on reforming the EU. "Macron clarified his position, saying he did not want Eurobonds or the mutualisation of ( eurozone ) debt" said Demesmay, referring to the pooling of funding and the build up of previous loans.



ICJ decision today in Jadhav case

In the view of the Court, this is sufficient to establish that it has prima facie jurisdiction under Article I of - 2 - the Optional Protocol, ' the ICJ said. The daily also reported that Pakistan would hire an ad-hoc judge in this special case which is as per the ICJ rules. "It is appreciated that the World Court saw reason in Indian appeal and could see through the false Pakistan propaganda by rightly turning down their request to play the purported confessional video during hearing ...