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Rouhani: Azerbaijan, Iran, Russia forum to take place in Tehran

Rouhani: Azerbaijan, Iran, Russia forum to take place in Tehran

Newly re-elected Iranian President Hassan Rouhani , who ran on a platform of peaceful coexistence with the West and other Muslim countries. Reformist candidates swept municipal elections in Iran's capital, taking all 21 seats in Tehran as moderate President Hassan Rohani won a second term , state media reported Monday.


Trump Making First Official Visit to Israel

Trump Making First Official Visit to Israel

He's going to be visiting some of the most symbolic sites of Christianity and Judaism, the Church of the Holy Sepulcher which is, according to Christian tradition, where Jesus was crucified and entombed and resurrected. He has spoken of his self-described deal-making prowess in declaring that the "ultimate deal" is possible, vowing "we will get it done". Palestinians, who viewed Trump's victory with some trepidation, are said to have been pleasantly surprised by Trump's openness during a ...


Australian Isaiah Firebrace lights up the Eurovision final stage

Australian Isaiah Firebrace lights up the Eurovision final stage

A top Ukrainian official said Saturday that "Russian invading forces" had killed four civilians in shelling hours before the contest started. After Ukraine won in Sweden in 2016, with a song that was controversial in its own right, there were concerns that the security situation in the country's east - where the Ukrainian military is fighting Russia-backed separatists - might rule out holding the next contest in Kiev.



Kushner Proposed Secret Communication Channel With Kremlin

Kushner's interactions with Russians - including Kislyak and an executive for a Russian bank under USA sanctions - were not acknowledged by the White House until they were exposed in media reports. Given that Russian Federation, at that time , hoped for much warmer relations under President Trump, including the lifting of sanctions imposed after Russia's invasion of Ukraine, it is hard to see why Mr Kisylak might have invented a proposal that-if it leaked-could only harm the incoming American ...


Trump, May reaffirm commitment to post-Brexit trade deal

Trump, May reaffirm commitment to post-Brexit trade deal

Friday's discussions centered on diplomatic and security topics. United States president Donald Trump and his wife Melania in Italy for the summit. But discussion has been dominated by terrorism and climate change . After that conversation, Trump economic adviser Gary Cohn said the president's views are "evolving" and that he feels "much, much more knowledgeable" after the conversation with world leaders.



Crowds protest Duterte's martial law

Rolly Bautista said government forces engaged in a firefight Thursday morning, which killed 13 more Maute members while clearing two bridges heading toward Bangulo in Marawi City . They said six soldiers died in Thursday's fighting. "If Allah wills it so, then we can not stop it", he said, pointing his finger in the air. While pursuing peace talks with two large Muslim rebel groups in the south, Mr Duterte has ordered the military to destroy smaller extremist groups which have tried to ...