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Senate panel subpoenas Flynn for Russia-related documents

Senate panel subpoenas Flynn for Russia-related documents

During that period, Flynn accepted tens of thousands of dollars from a Russian state-sponsored television network. Flynn's foreign business dealings , especially a paid speech he gave for a Russian government-owned TV station in 2015, have come under scrutiny.


Activists say Kurdish-led forces advance on IS-held Raqqa

Activists say Kurdish-led forces advance on IS-held Raqqa

The advance came after Turkey hit out at the United States for allying itself with a "terrorist organisation" over its own troops, with Ankara claiming support for Kurdish SDF factions it considers extremist "will have consequences". Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has claimed he would convince Trump to reverse his support of SDF in a meeting between the two leaders at the White House next week.


Trump to Host Erdogan At White House on May 16

Trump to Host Erdogan At White House on May 16

The area of northeastern Syria where the YPG operates directly borders Turkey. American military personnel embedded with the Kurds infuriated Ankara by attending the funerals of those killed by Turkish pilots. And it's the same thing with Russian Federation (I also said this to Putin). It began with protests against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad but has since widened into a multi-front conflict that has drawn in world powers.


Emmanuel Macron's French revolution faces first test

Emmanuel Macron's French revolution faces first test

Macron's election in a victory over the National Front's Marine Le Pen on Sunday has destroyed the dominance of the center-left and center-right parties which have ruled over French politics for almost 60 years. As a result of his youth, many have called into question Mr. Macron's level of experience, especially given the fact he has never been elected to public office previously.


French Constitutional Council Officially Approves Macron as President-Elect

French Constitutional Council Officially Approves Macron as President-Elect

Incoming French president Emmanuel Macron will on Thursday reveal a list of hundreds of candidates for his new centrist political party, as he seeks to win a parliamentary majority in next month's general election. The Republicans party, whose candidate Francois Fillon crashed out in the first round of the presidential election after being charged over giving his wife allegedly "fake" jobs on the public payroll, is also aiming to become the majority party in parliament.


China making progress on North Korea: PM

China making progress on North Korea: PM

North Korea charged that South Korea and the USA had "corrupted and bribed" a North Korean logger in 2014 working in eastern Russian Federation, who had been infiltrated into North Korea to carry out the assassination attempt. "There is no doubt that the United States and South Korea have been thinking about eradicating Kim Jong Un , but it is hard to put into practice", he said.