Scotland needs choice on independence at end of Brexit -Sturgeon

The Scottish Government put forward proposals at the end of past year in an attempt to create a bespoke Brexit deal for Scotland - where the vote to remain was 62% - but Ms Sturgeon said they were "dismissed out of hand by the Prime Minister".

Syrian Regime Built Crematorium Outside Damascus

Acting Assistant Secretary of state for Near Eastern Affairs Stuart Jones told newsmen in Washington that USA officials believe the facility could be used to dispose of bodies at Sednaya prison. Given these abuses, "Russia must now with greater urgency exercise its influence", Jones said. A key point that took place in the bilateral meeting was telling Russian Federation to use its power to rein in the regime.

New French prime minister took job because of "unique" situation

The fervently pro-European Macron wants to push for deeper ties in the 28-member European Union to help the bloc overcome the imminent departure of Britain which voted to leave a year ago. Merkel wished Macron luck in the legislative elections. A year ago he was part of Mr Juppe's unsuccessful campaign team in The Republicans' primaries, and then joined the presidential campaign of Mr Francois Fillon, the party's nominee.

Donald Trump's First Foreign Trip Will Be All About 'Tolerance'

The Israel visit, which will include meetings with Israeli leaders President Reuven Rivlin and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, comes as the Trump Administration has thrown itself at the issue of Middle East peace.

Controversial new US ambassador David Friedman arrives in Israel

Controversial new US ambassador David Friedman arrives in Israel

This morning (Tuesday), the Israeli President received diplomatic credentials from the new ambassadors of Thailand, Spain and the U.S. during an official ceremony at the President's house as they begin their posts in Israel. While Friedman owns an apartment in the capital, he is expected to move into the ambassador's official residence in Herzliya. Jewish-American bankruptcy lawyer Friedman has expressed scepticism over the two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the basis of ...