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Abbas meeting reveals no details on reviving peace talks

The White House pointed out that Trump underscored the United States' ironclad commitment to Israel's security, including to the maintenance of Israel's qualitative military edge. For the second time in 24 hours, the first lady appears to brush off her husband's hand, effortlessly reaching to brush a stray hair from her eye as she starts to walk down the stairs by herself.



NKorea declares medium-range missile ready for deployment

The US government has blamed North Korea for the Sony hack and some US officials have said prosecutors are building a case against Pyongyang in the Bangladesh Bank theft. "Hopefully they will get the message that the path of continuing their nuclear arms program is not a pathway to security or certainly prosperity". Both South Korea and Japan have voiced concerns following reports North Korea launched a medium-range ballistic missile from near its northwestern coast.


Melania Trump rebuffs Donald's hand-holding efforts yet again

Melania Trump rebuffs Donald's hand-holding efforts yet again

Nearly immediately after arriving at Tel Aviv's airport to kick off their two-day trip to Israel, cameras caught Melania Trump swatting away the president's hand after he repeatedly reached out to hold hers. Meanwhile, former White House photographer Pete Souza took to Instagram to remind how the previous presidential couple held hands as he posted a photo of former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama from 2015.


China's new Silk Road promises trade and riches, with Xi at helm

China's new Silk Road promises trade and riches, with Xi at helm

He now stands in stark contrast to US President Donald Trump whose pursuit of "America First" policies on trade and foreign relations has given China the chance to reshape the global and political landscape in its favour. The Belt and Road Initiative, proposed by President Xi Jinping in 2013, has won support from more than 100 countries and global organisations, more than 40 of whom have signed co-operation agreements with China.



Kulbhushan Jadhav at the ICJ: An Indo-Pak face off today

The move came after India instituted proceedings against Pakistan on May 8, accusing the neighbouring country of " egregious violations of the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations" in the matter of "the detention and trial of an Indian national, Mr.



Donald Trump praises Rodrigo Duterte's 'great job' in Philippine drug war

He said the Maute group burned several facilities: the St. Mary's Church, the City Jail, the Ninoy Aquino School, and the Dansalan College. Duterte said China would play a large role in tempering Kim and he would call President Xi Jinping to tell him "that if we will remain to be peaceful, China has the card".