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May 28 2017

US Treasury chief to brief key allies on Trump policies

Mnuchin. Group of Seven finance chiefs signed up to a pared-down pledge on global trade as the presence of Donald Trump's administration of the world stage continued ...

May 28 2017

President's attempt to dig in risks leaving Brazil with lame duck

It comes after a secret recording emerged, reportedly showing the president giving a business executive his blessing to make monthly payments of hush money to a jailed ...

May 28 2017

Jared Kushner Sought Back Channel With Russians... Say Russians

Kushner's dealings with Russia have drawn the attention of FBI agents conducting an investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, according to a person famili...

May 28 2017

Monaco GP: Qualifying notes - Pirelli

Monaco's low abrasion surface and this year's harder compound tyres meant a number of drivers struggled to get the most out of their vehicle in qualifying. Hamilton is...

May 28 2017

GOP Activists, Lawmakers Urge Trump to Withdraw From Paris Climate Accord

White House economic adviser Gary Cohn was reported to have said that economic considerations would prevail if they collide with measures to curtail global warming u...

May 28 2017

Leaders of G7 nations begin summit in Italy

Kicking off with a group photo in the picturesque clifftop town of Toarmina, the USA leader was expected to face tough opposition from other world leaders, notably in the...

May 28 2017

Republican Greg Gianforte who assaulted reporter wins seat

Gianforte is facing an assault charge, but that nearly certainly won't stop him from taking his seat in the House. That's underperforming for a Republican in a state Demo...

May 28 2017

Donald Trump ends Middle East tour

Indeed, Prime Minister Netanyahu was ferocious in his opposition to the nuclear agreement with Iran , to the point perhaps of occasionally going over the top, characteri...

May 28 2017

Turkey blackmails Germany over Incirlik

Germany's Tornado reconnaissance jets and refueling plane are engaged in the global effort against the Islamic State group in Syria and the minister says "the fight agai...

May 28 2017

Donald Trump's speech to Israeli parliament scrapped amid concerns

For full coverage of Trump's Israel trip, see this week's AJN . "I will call them from now on "losers", because that is what they are". During his quick stop in ...

May 28 2017

South Korea opens fire when it sees object

Widodo said he hopes that North Korean issues can be resolved through dialogue. "We believe the Chinese have a big responsibility there, but we're also sure that the ...

May 28 2017

Iran's Supreme Leader: Saudi Arabia 'cow milked' by US

Newly re-elected Iranian President Hassan Rouhani dismissed US President Donald Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia over the weekend as a "theatrical gathering" that wo...

May 28 2017

Senate panel OKs new sanctions on Iran; nuclear deal remains

Annan said it's hard to predict what might happen if Iran is pushed too far, "but what we should learn is that it wasn't sanctions, it wasn't tough actions, that brought ...

May 28 2017

Trump calls Germany "very bad" for selling cars in America

Last year, the USA had a goods trade deficit with Germany of about €58 billion. According to European Union sources, Trump also said the United States was conce...

May 28 2017

British PM Urges Continued Vigilance As Terror Threat Level Reduced

Fresh arrests have been made in the Manchester bombing probe after police carried out a controlled explosion during a raid on an address in the Cheetham Hill area of the ...

May 28 2017

Rouhani says Iran's ballistic missile programme will continue

On Sunday, Saudi King Salman described the Shiite regime in Iran as "the spearhead of global terrorism ". Trump's uncompromising line on Iran was enthusiastically ...

May 28 2017

Poll shows Conservative lead over Labour shrinking as vote approaches

Meanwhile, British police said they arrested two more people during raids yesterday over the bombing. Corbyn's views matter because if he wins the June 8 general electi...

May 28 2017

Trump tweets 'money is beginning to pour in' to NATO

Trump declined to articulate support for NATO's collective defense provisions during remarks at the alliance's headquarters Thursday, and his aides signaled he may not ...

May 28 2017

North Korea is reportedly celebrating the test of a "perfect weapon system"

US began talks with North Korean ally China on possible new United Nations sanctions. The statement came after North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile early Sunday...

May 28 2017

10 common questions about Ramadan and their answers

In celebration of the holy month of Ramadan, Oman Air has reintroduced its signature Iftar boxes on select flights to and from the Gulf region. The four others are be...