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Trump signs executive order to create voter fraud panel

The results of the review are expected sometime in 2018 by the commission which will be launching this summer. Potential panel members include former Ohio Secretary of State Ken Blackwell and Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson, the official said .


'This Responsibility is Honor': Macron Assumes French Presidency From Hollande

'This Responsibility is Honor': Macron Assumes French Presidency From Hollande

A former economy minister with pro-business, pro-European views, Macron quit Hollande's Socialist government a year ago to launch his independent bid. Macron was handed the keys to the country and the nuclear codes by predecessor Francois Hollande in an inauguration ceremony at the Elysee presidential palace in Paris .



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?

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.