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Russia's Plan To End The Syrian Civil War Is Falling Apart

Russia, Turkey and Iran struck a deal last week to set up four safe zones where the opposition and government forces will halt hostilities. While Russia has not asked for UN involvement in the zones, it has asked for a UN Security Council vote early this week on a resolution supporting the safe zone deal, said the council's president, Uruguay Ambassador Elbio Rosselli.



Clinton blames FBI, Russia for presidential poll loss to Trump

During his testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Comey said that Weiner had classified information on his laptop. "It makes me mildly nauseous to think that we had an impact on the election", Comey told the Senate Judiciary Committee.



Pakistan Summons Afghan Charge d'Affairs Over Deadly Border Incident

Gen Nadeem said that on May 5, Afghanistan pleaded for ceasefire, which Pakistan accepted. Pakistani forces on Sunday elevated their rhetoric when they said they had also killed "more than 50 soldiers" in last week's border clashes - a claim quickly rejected by Kabul , which said it lost two soldiers.



Trump on Comey 'tapes': 'I can't talk about that'

Press secretary Sean Spicer rejected U.S. media reports that the president sounded out Mr Comey at a private White House dinner in January. Describing himself as a very active President, Trump explained that at time it become very hard for his surrogates to explain things with ideal accuracy to reporters at the news conference.



After UNESCO vote, Israel cuts another $1m from UN budget

Speaking at a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday, Netanyahu said , "UNESCO again accepted an absurd resolution yesterday about the status of Jerusalem ", warning that what he called the agency's "systematic harassment has a price". Speaking at a Cabinet meeting Wednesday, Netanyahu says Israel will not sit idly by as a United Nations organization tries to negate its sovereignty in Jerusalem .