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US, Russia : Countries struggle to overcome rifts in Moscow

US, Russia : Countries struggle to overcome rifts in Moscow

That candid assessment by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reflected the former Cold War foes' inability to forge greater cooperation, as President Donald Trump until recently has advocated. "Today the president confirmed our readiness to return to its implementation on the understanding that the original aims of the air forces of the American coalition are reaffirmed, namely the fight with IS and Al-Nusra", Lavrov said.


Sean Spicer apologizes for 'inappropriate, insensitive' Holocaust comment

Sean Spicer apologizes for 'inappropriate, insensitive' Holocaust comment

His comments were part of his efforts to insult the Russian alliance with the brutal Syrian regime and its use of chemical weapons on civilians. The Anti-Defamation League is offering to hold Holocaust-awareness training for White House staff after administration spokesman Sean Spicer was pilloried for saying Adolf Hitler never used chemical weapons.



Paul Manafort's firm received Ukraine ledger payout

Manafort's resignation from the campaign came immediately after the AP had reported that Manafort's consulting firm between 2012 and 2014 orchestrated a covert Washington lobbying operation on behalf of Ukraine's ruling political party without disclosing that it was working as a foreign agent.


U.S. to Enhance Military Presence in Asia Pacific: Vice President Pence

U.S. to Enhance Military Presence in Asia Pacific: Vice President Pence

Tensions on the peninsula have ratcheted up in recent weeks amid saber-rattling from the U.S. and North Korea and analysts' warnings that North Korea is preparing for a sixth nuclear test. Meanwhile, Vice Minister Foreign Minister Han Song Ryol stated that if United States will use military means, then it would mean an all-out war. China is seriously concerned about the latest developments in the nuclear and missile programmes of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Foreign ...


White House defends keeping visitor logs secret

White House defends keeping visitor logs secret

For example, the records typically weren't released until weeks after the visits occurred. Further, the former administration went to federal court only months after Obama's inauguration in 2009 to safeguard the right to withhold some records - a fact pointed out by Trump's White House Friday.


Who are Egypt's Coptic Christians?

Who are Egypt's Coptic Christians?

The ministry said three policemen were among those killed in the attack. The Coptic Church said on Wednesday it would cut back Easter celebrations to a single mass after the bombings. He asked God "to convert the hearts of those who spread terror, violence and death, and also the hearts of those who make, and traffic in, weapons." Close Modal Window Hang on for a minute.we're trying to find some more stories you might like.