Some abducted Chibok schoolgirls refuse to be 'freed', says negotiator

Some abducted Chibok schoolgirls refuse to be 'freed', says negotiator

Although the Chibok girls are the most high-profile case, Boko Haram has kidnapped thousands of adults and children, many of whose cases have been neglected. Switzerland and the International Committee of the Red Cross helped secure the 82 girls in "lengthy negotiations", the presidency said on its Twitter account.

Israel Threatens to Legalize Apartheid, Opens Debate on Becoming Solely Jewish State

Tel Aviv- The government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu revived on Sunday hopes on declaring Israel a Jewish State after a ministerial committee approved the revised version of a bill pushed by right-wingers. President Donald Trump last week in Washington, and would be able to share the two world leader's visions with Mr. Modi. Israel's arab minority now makes up about 20 per cent of its population.

German president says no alternatives to two-state solution in Israel

Entitled "Israel - The Nation-State of the Jewish People", the bill declares that "the right to realize national self-determination in the state of Israel is unique to the Jewish people". He also expressed the hope India will play an "important" role in the Israel-Palestine peace process. Israeli Parliament member Ayman Odeh, chief of the Arab Joint List alliance, refuted the contents of the bill, noting that its adoption would result in a shrinking of minority rights, adding that it will ...

Trump promises quick decision on new Federal Bureau of Investigation boss as interviews begin

Even without getting to the bottom of what Trump dismissed as "this Russian Federation thing", impeachable offenses could theoretically have been charged from the outset of this presidency. After the New York Times reported that Trump had demanded Comey's "loyalty" - an account that apparently comes from Comey and which the White House disputes - Trump tweeted: "James Comey better hope that there are no " tapes " of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" It operates by ...

Trump says wants to move quickly to nominate new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

After Trump chose to fire Comey , he was told by aides that Democrats would likely react positively to the news given the role many believe Comey played in Hillary Clinton's defeat previous year. Chief strategist Steve Bannon learned on television, according to three White House officials, though a person close to Bannon disputed that characterization.

G-7 nations seek ways to make growth help more people

G-7 nations seek ways to make growth help more people

Canadian Finance Minister William Morneau, right, talks with President of the German Central Bank Jens Weidmann as they exit the Castle of Bari , venue of the G7 of Ministers of finance, in Bari , southern Italy, Friday, May. "We're going to try to get this done as quickly as we can". Monetary policy should continue to support the economy, they said, while recognizing the world faces a prolonged period of modest growth and rising inequality.