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Palestinian envoy says Trump's W.Bank visit shows serious about peace

Trump was greeted with an extended standing ovation on Tuesday afternoon by a small audience of Israeli lawmakers and guests at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem , and his speech was punctuated by applause. Clashes broke out near a checkpoint between Jerusalem and Ramallah involving several hundred stone-throwing youths and Israeli soldiers who responded with rubber bullets and tear gas, leaving at least one wounded.


United Kingdom raises threat level to maximum, army deployed after attack

United Kingdom raises threat level to maximum, army deployed after attack

Police said they believed a man carrying explosives acted as a lone attacker and died in the blast, and that they are now trying to determine if he may have been part of a wider network. "We have given a certain number of instructions to the organizers of sporting and cultural events to make sure our citizens are best protected everywhere", Collomb said in a televised statement.



Trump arrives Rome for meeting leaders of Italy, Vatican

Smiling broadly, Trump was heard to say "thank you so much", before commenting, "it is such an honor to be here". Immediately after the meeting, the 80-year-old pope was due to give his usual midweek address to the faithful St Peter's square while the Trump couple were to be given a private tour of the Sistine Chapel and St Peter's Basilica.



Trump condemns 'evil losers' behind Manchester attack

Trump was greeted Tuesday morning by Abbas at the president's headquarters in Bethlehem and their meeting is now underway. "They would think that was a great name". Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said his government "strongly condemns the awful terror attack". Trump also called it "interesting" that his meeting with Abbas took place "on this very frightful morning of death to innocent young people".



Ex-CIA chief warned Moscow over election hacking

Former CIA director John Brennan testifies before the House Intelligence Committee on Russian "active measures" during the 2016 US election campaign, in Washington , May 23. "I find them appalling and they need to be tracked down", he said. "The Russians are watching very carefully what is going on in Washington right now, and they will try to use if for their purposes", he said.


S.Korea military suspects object crossing border was N.Korean balloon

S.Korea military suspects object crossing border was N.Korean balloon

The newly-elected South Korean President Moon Jae-in has been forced to maintain the vigilance of his predecessors after two North Korean ballistic missile tests in the two weeks since he took office. "It is the United States' hostile policy and its aggressive joint military drills, nuclear threats and military build-up around the Korean peninsula that really aggravates the situation on the Korean peninsula and the region and which compels the DPRK to also up its nuclear deterrence", he said.