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Trump pushes for peace

Trump pushes for peace

Since Trump took office last month, Israel has announced plans to build over 6,000 settler homes in the West Bank and east Jerusalem - occupied territories claimed by the Palestinians. Palestinian officials say they are ready to resume negotiations with Israel that collapsed in 2014, but the road ahead remains challenging. Trump's administration has tried to contain expectations for the peace process amid the President's glowing pronouncements, however, with Secretary of State ...


Martial Law in Mindanao

Martial Law in Mindanao

President Rodrigo Duterte , who had declared martial law across the southern third of the nation, warned he may expand it nationwide. He said sporadic clashes in Marawi continues Wednesday, and the incident showed the Maute group's capability to sow terror.



Report Claims Trump Told Russians 'Nut Job' Comey's Dismissal Eased Pressure

But the Flynn situation has been different, several officials and advisers said. Rosenstein said that though he was personally fond of Comey, "I thought it was appropriate to seek a new leader". The Justice Department on Friday released the text of Rosenstein's opening remarks for the briefings on Capitol Hill. The appointment of Mueller as special counsel has drawn generally favorable comments from Democrats and from some Republicans as well.



Israeli-Palestinan deal would be start of Middle East peace

He also expressed his wishes for Trump to be the United States president who succeeds in brokering peace between Palestinians and Israelis. He said his travels this week left him believing Israel and Palestine "can make a deal". "The Israeli government strongly condemns the bad terror attack last night in Manchester ", Netanyahu said in a statement. Trump called Jerusalem a "sacred city", but did not follow through on his campaign pledge to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's ...


Macron seeks to extend state of emergency

Macron seeks to extend state of emergency

France has been hit by an unprecedented wave of terrorist attacks: more than 200 people have been killed by Islamist extremists since January 2015. Macron, once critical of an "indefinite state of emergency", also asked his government to prepare legislation to strengthen security measures permanently.



Ariana Grande Postpones World Tour After Manchester Concert Attack

Police had earlier named British-born Salman Abedi , 22, as the perpetrator of the bombing at the Manchester Arena indoor venue at the end of a concert by United States pop singer Ariana Grande on Monday, attended by thousands of children and teenagers.