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After S. Korean Leader Eyes North Trip, Trump Offers US Invite

A prompt resumption of talks is necessary given the slew of outstanding issues between the two countries - including North Korea's nuclear ambitions and the deployment of the US missile defense system THAAD to South Korea against that threat - which Beijing is deeply opposed to.



Why is India opposing One Belt One Road Forum?

OBOR, Chinese President Xi Jinping's dream project, envisages connecting Asia, Europe, and Africa by a network of roads, railway tracks, and shipping lanes. The new Silk Road project is central to president Xi's ambition to place China as a champion of globalisation in contrast to the "America First" protectionist approach advocated by U.S.



Trump to back Palestinian 'self-determination' on Mideast trip: aide

Ten seconds of security camera footage released by the police appeared to show a man, knife in hand, lunging toward a policeman falling backwards onto the ground, then jumping on him while wielding the knife and making stabbing motions. "The Arab peace initiative is a historic opportunity to end the conflict between the Arabs and Israel", said Safadi, stressing Jordan's support to the Palestinian prisoners in Israel.



Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas visit: India reiterates support to Palestinian cause

Abbas will visit a centre for developing advanced computer technology in order to finalise work on the establishment of the Palestine-India Techno Park that is being developed by the Indian government. The frost has thawed, however, in recent years, with India - the world's biggest arms importer - seeking closer defense ties with Israel, a top weapons exporter.


Donald Trump 'may replace White House communications team with Fox News producers'

Donald Trump 'may replace White House communications team with Fox News producers'

Rosenstein recommending the firing because of Comey's handling of an investigation last fall into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server - the president promptly undercut them. Trump has also said he wants the Russian Federation probe to go forward. When asked about the "tapes" on Friday afternoon, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said "the president has no further comment about that".



200000 users, 150 countries hit by ransomware: Europol chief

The agency pointed victims to a website that helps people and organizations who have been attacked by ransomware. At the moment, we are in the face of an escalating threat. "The numbers are going up". The man identifying the Web domain for the hackers' "kill switch" and disabled the malware. He added that ransomware attacks were normally criminal rather than political in nature.