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Mattis Seeks to Allay Turkey on US Arming of Syrian Kurds

Turkey is deeply opposed to the arms agreement and has called for its reversal. Erdogan said the "fight against terrorism should not be led with another terror organisation" and that "we want to know that our allies will side with us and not with terror organisations".


Ex-US NSA ordered to hand over Russia probe documents

Ex-US NSA ordered to hand over Russia probe documents

The committee is investigating Russia's attempts to influence the USA election. Trump still hired Flynn, but he fired him three weeks after the start of his administration because he misled Vice President Mike Pence about conversations he had with the Russian ambassador to the United States about economic sanctions.


Trump, Putin have 'very good' call on Syria, US says

Trump, Putin have 'very good' call on Syria, US says

Wednesday's White House meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and other officials, including Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, came at a time of renewed scrutiny over ties between the Trump campaign and Moscow. "That's the problem with the Russians - they lie", the official added. The photos of the United States president's meeting with the Russian foreign minister presented by TASS photographer Aleksandr Shcherbak triggered an unexpectedly harsh response from some U.S.


Latest fighting kills 37 people in Central African Republic

Latest fighting kills 37 people in Central African Republic

The United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) has confirmed the death of the Moroccan peacekeeper previously reported as missing following an ambush by the Anti-Balaka rebels on May 8, 2017 in southeastern vehicle.


Former top spy pushes back at Trump's tweets

Former top spy pushes back at Trump's tweets

United States presidential spokeswoman said the permission to let a Russian reporter make photos of the Trump-Lavrov meeting was not a violation of the protocol. hoping that the candidate they clearly favored in the US election - Donald Trump - will bring them in from the cold with the endgame of course to get those sanctions lifted".