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Obama meets key European leaders amid worries over president-elect Trump

President. "That's why we have a tradition of the outgoing president welcoming the new one in - as I did last week". Obama didn't speak with reporters before departing for Peru on Air Force One. "This impulse to pull back from a globalised world is understandable", Mr Obama said in a speech yesterday. US President Barack Obama has urged Donald Trump to "stand up" to Russian Federation when it deviates from US "values and worldwide norms".



French presidential candidate comments on Jews 'a misunderstanding'

France's Chief Rabbi Haim Korsia later spoke with Fillon about his comments, a spokeswoman for the rabbi said in a statement. He is set to win the second round with 65 percent of votes versus 35 percent for Alain Juppe, another ex-prime minister who had for months been ahead in polls, the Ifop-Fiducial survey showed.


Trump's pick for Justice Dept could influence immigration

Trump's pick for Justice Dept could influence immigration

Chuck Schumer of NY said in a statement. Recent public opinion polls have shown a majority of Americans support legalization, including polls conducted by Gallup and Pew Research finding 60 percent and 57 percent in support, respectively.



Egypt leader voices support for Syrian president's military

Since Sisi ousted the Muslim Brotherhood in a military coup in 2013, Sinai Province has been persistently attacking Egyptian military forces in Sinai, inflicting serious casualties. "There should be global support for the Libyan, Iraqi & Syrian national armies to ensure security in their countries", the Egyptian President stated to RTP TV.



South Korea president's office explains Viagra purchase

The raid comes as Samsung faces allegations it bribed Park's confidant Choi Soon-Sil to win state approval for a controversial merger it sought in 2015. "To investigate the criminal charges against them, the special prosecutor is going to need to do a proper search and seizure on the Blue House". Some early rumours among Koreans alleged Ms Park could have been involved with cultish rituals with her friend Ms Choi.



Trump aide suggests he wants no Clinton probe

She says that "he doesn't wish to pursue these charges". Conway's comments came as Trump abruptly canceled a meeting with The New York Times on Tuesday, accusing the organization of changing the conditions for the session "at the last moment".