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Russian photographer's presence in Oval Office raises security questions

The Lavrov meeting came just hours after Trump fired his Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey , the man responsible for investigating allegations of collusion between the Republican leader's team and Russian Federation. Dmitry Peskov says Russian Federation hopes that President Donald Trump's decision to fire the FBI's James Comey won't affect U.S. -Russia ties "in any way".



Climate envoys meet in Bonn, but all eyes on Washington

After months of uncertainty, Trump had appeared to be edging toward a decision. Bannon and Pruitt are said to be among those arguing for a tougher line, keeping with campaign promises and rejecting global agreements that tie the hands of U.S.



Gatland 'pretty happy' with World Cup draw

They will also face one of the trio of Pacific Island teams. Three-time victor New Zealand and South Africa are familiar foes, having already played each other 93 times, with the All Blacks winning 55 of those matches. The others in the pool could be the United States or Canada, and Fiji or Samoa. We will get to understand each other a bit more over the next two years before we play here in 2019.



Donald Trump Deletes Tweet Calling Mahmoud Abbas Visit an 'Honor'

President Abbas said to reporters, "we are raising our youth, our children, our grandchildren on a culture of peace". It was noticeable that unlike the recent visit of Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu to the White House , no questions were allowed to be asked of President Trump or President Abbas.



China an economic giant, can't ignore OBOR: Nepal

New Delhi is not likely to send anyone for the event, a source had told IANS earlier. It was a tough call for India to take as China in the last few days has managed to rope in a number of western countries, including the U.S. Total trade between Malaysia and China grew by 20.3 per cent to US$29.33 billion (RM126 billion) with imports worth US$12.9 billion (RM55.47 billion) and exports worth US$16.43 billion (RM70.64 billion).


North Korea signals openness to talks

North Korea signals openness to talks

The military said the missile was sacked from a region named Kusong located northwest of Pyongyang, where the North previously test-launched an intermediate-range missile it is believed to be developing, the last time in February. He said after he was sworn on Wednesday that he would be willing to go to North Korea "in the right circumstances". The BBC's Korea correspondent Stephen Evans says North Korea would probably have to agree to at least discuss relinquishing or limiting its nuclear ...