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With Merkel and PM, France's new president wastes no time

After a formal lunch, Macron will visit Paris's town hall, a traditional stop for any new French president in his "host" city. During the coming five years of his governing term, Macron hopes to draw "one of the most attractive images of our history", in which Europe must be more "efficient" and more "democratic".



Trump tells Abbas 'very good chance' of Israeli-Palestinian peace

The Oslo Accords are a set of agreements between the government of Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO). But he also conceded that a deal "cannot be imposed by the United States or any other nation". Since taking office, Trump has backed away from the pledge while saying he's still discussing it. In February, Trump met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and broke with decades of US policy by signaling he might be open to a one-state solution.


US lawmakers ask Trump to turn over any Comey tapes

US lawmakers ask Trump to turn over any Comey tapes

Associates of fired FBI Director James Comey believe that the former director's first comments on his termination would likely come in an open session before Congress, ABC News has learned. Then on Thursday, in an NBC interview, the US president said he had actually alone made a decision to fire Mr Comey - who he called a "showboat" and "grandstander".


Moon Jae-In sworn in as Korea president

Moon Jae-In sworn in as Korea president

Konstantin Asmolov, an expert at the Institute for Far Eastern Studies, the Russian Academy of Sciences, suggested that Moon may slow down the deployment of THAAD missile defense systems. Moon told Abe to "look straight at history" and not make the past "a barrier", though he raised South Korea's dissatisfaction with a 2015 agreement meant to put to rest a dispute over Japanese compensation for South Korean women forced to work in Japanese brothels before and during World War Two, Korea's ...


May Day Protests: More Than 40 Arrests Made In Nationwide Marches

May Day Protests: More Than 40 Arrests Made In Nationwide Marches

Labor and immigrant rights groups along with some local elected officials are planning a march to the White House to oppose President Donald Trump's immigration policies. In Philadelphia, about 1,000 school teachers picketed at schools around the city. Activists in Phoenix petitioned legislators to support immigrant families.