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Trump, Putin Discussed 'Concrete Proposals' On Ukraine, Envoy Says

Ambassador Anatoly Antonov said the Kremlin was ready to discuss the offer made by the USA president, amid continuing domestic criticism of his first meeting with the Russian leader in Helsinki. The Russian leader praised Mr Trump's mediation efforts in North Korea, but slammed his decision to pull out of the worldwide accord curbing Iran's nuclear activities.


Trump asserts Russian Federation not targeting U.S., contradicting intel

Trump asserts Russian Federation not targeting U.S., contradicting intel

Trump's Tuesday remarks came after comments that were condemned by Democrats and Republicans alike at the Helsinki summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday. "The sentence should have been 'I don't see any reason why it wouldn't be Russia, ' " Trump said while reading from a prepared statement at the White House.


First commercial flight from Ethiopia to ex-rival Eritrea touches down

First commercial flight from Ethiopia to ex-rival Eritrea touches down

The transport link provided by Ethiopian Airlines helps landlocked Ethiopia pursue its goal of becoming a regional manufacturing hub as it attempts to grow its economy and provide jobs for a large, young population. Getachew, 41, added: "Till this day, no one has a clear idea the goal of the war, except we know that many thousands of people have died". Commending the Airliner's engagement for Africa's economic integration, the expert called on Ethiopian to invest for the acquisition of ...


Trump says he would hold Putin responsible for alleged interference

Trump says he would hold Putin responsible for alleged interference

Putin suggested at the Helsinki summit that he would let US investigators be present for questioning of 12 Russian intelligence officers charged last Friday on allegations they carried out cyber attacks to interfere in the 2016 USA election if Russians could do the same in America for people connected to money manager Bill Browder, a onetime investor in Russia.


Woman rides bike onto bridge as it opens, falls into crack

Woman rides bike onto bridge as it opens, falls into crack

The woman and her bike then drop into the gap and she disappears. The woman rides through the open gap between the warning gates, nearly crashing, before falling into the opening bridge gap. This would explain why she managed to escape serious injury. Police said that she was subsequently taken to hospital to be treated for facial injuries.


Skipton MP Julian Smith under fresh pressure in voting row

Skipton MP Julian Smith under fresh pressure in voting row

Mrs Allen said the chief whip had been "unable to confirm to me that he did not give instructions to break pairs" and she could "only conclude MPs were told to break pairs on Tuesday". "This Government is rotten to its core". "I refuse to be tarnished by this behaviour so will not stand by and say nothing". In a tweet to Ms Swinson, Mr Lewis said: "I'm sorry Jo".