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Abbas to Trump: Peace agreement must be based on two-state solution

On Tuesday, US Vice President Mike Pence said that "serious consideration" was still being given to the embassy move. Mr Abbas, speaking through a translator, told Mr Trump that under "your courageous stewardship and your wisdom, as well as your great negotiations ability", the Palestinians would be partners seeking a " historic peace treaty ".


IS 'on brink of defeat' after losing 90% of west Mosul

IS 'on brink of defeat' after losing 90% of west Mosul

The city's eastern half was declared liberated in January. "The enemy is completely surrounded", Dorrian told the news conference. "The enemy is on the brink of total defeat in Mosul", US Air Force Colonel John Dorrian said at the news conference in Baghdad.


Hwasong-12: North Korea's new missile has a terrifying range

Hwasong-12: North Korea's new missile has a terrifying range

Pyongyang is threatening a sixth nuclear test. There's also a political victory for North Korea. Kim Jong Un's regime also stated the new type of rocket could hit the the USA mainland. If it had been fired at a standard trajectory, then it would have had a range of at least 2,500 miles, meaning that it could have reached Russian Federation and Japan, and probably the USA base at Guam.


Vladimir Putin blames United States for global cyber attack

Vladimir Putin blames United States for global cyber attack

The songs are the unofficial anthems of Moscow and St. Petersburg, respectively. After playing just a few notes, the Russian president visibly recoils, presumably because the piano sounds quite out of tune. "Thirdly, I think it is right that the decision was taken not for two or three or four months but for nine months, to the next year". National Public Radio reported that in 2014, Putin played "Moscow Windows " on piano at a meeting with students at the Moscow Engineering and Physics ...



North Korea claims test of 'newly developed ballistic rocket'

It is believed that North Korea is carrying out launch tests with "lofted" trajectories to test the longer range capabilities of its new missiles without triggering a potential shoot down from the United States or Japan. On Sunday, the North successfully test-fired an intermediate-range ballistic missile, dubbed Hwasong-12, from Kusong, North Pyongan Province. The nose cone resembles that of the KN-08 ICBM the North is believed to be developing, and the lofted trajectory tests re-entry ...


Three thousand migrants rescued in the Mediterranean: coast guard

Three thousand migrants rescued in the Mediterranean: coast guard

Saving lives must be the top priority for all and, in light of the recent increase in arrivals, I urge further efforts to rescue people along this risky route. A breakdown of law and order in northern Africa has allowed people-smuggling networks to operate with impunity. Rome said this week that it had delivered two speedboats to Libya at the end of last month, with eight more due by the end of June.