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Tillerson, Lavrov discuss Syrian, Ukrainian issues

Russia's top diplomat on Wednesday appeared to joke about President Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey during a visit to the State Department. Chuck Schumer said he wants a special prosecutor in the investigation. Comey's dismissal has sparked new calls for an independent probe into Russia's attempts to influence last year's US presidential election - despite the Trump administration's assertion that Comey was removed over his handling of the investigation into Clinton's private ...



PM Nawaz leads high-level delegation to China

Two children, clad in traditional dresses, presented bouquets to the prime minister and his spouse. The OBOR initiative aims at building a new Silk Road linking Asia, Africa and Europe. During his stay in Beijing, he will also hold important meetings with top Chinese leadership, particularly, President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Li Kaqiang to further promote bilateral relations between the two friendly countries.


Subpoenas issued to Flynn associates in FBI's Russian Federation probe

Subpoenas issued to Flynn associates in FBI's Russian Federation probe

Former Acting US Attorney General Sally Yates testified at a high-profile hearing on Monday that she had warned the White House in January that Flynn had been compromised and could have been vulnerable to blackmail by Russian Federation. In January 2017 she became acting Attorney General for President Trump. Johnny Isakson, a conservative Georgia Republican, and was overwhelmingly confirmed in a bipartisan vote.



Arctic Council Pressures Tillerson To Take Action On Climate Change

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - Arctic nations have renewed calls for the world to address climate warming, but U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the United States will not rush to make a decision on its policies. Freeland would not comment on Tillerson's apparently contradictory remarks following Thursday's summit, when he said the USA will not be rushed into formulating its policy on climate change.


Le Pen Accused of Plagiarism for Lifting Parts of Fillon Speech

Le Pen Accused of Plagiarism for Lifting Parts of Fillon Speech

Elsewhere in Europe, a small group of Italian demonstrators clashed with police as they tried to break through a police barrier in the northern city of Turin. Le Pen, who hopes to mimic Donald Trump's populist electoral victory, compared Macron to Hillary Clinton. She claimed that his pro-business policies would not serve French workers.