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Donald Trump meets Pope Francis at The Vatican

He is now flying on to Brussels for a summit of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, the Western military alliance. According to a reporter for National Public Radio, as the guests headed into a Va...

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Eurozone mulls Greece debt relief plea

Getting the International Monetary Fund on board is important as, without its participation, Germany and The Netherlands will refuse to lend more money to Greece. Greek lawmakers approved a reforms ...

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Israeli-Palestinan deal would be start of Middle East peace

Trump. "We stand in absolute solidarity with the people of the United Kingdom", Trump said, in his first comment on the Monday night attack at a concert Manchester, England. While Trump repeatedly too...

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Arctic Council Pressures Tillerson To Take Action On Climate Change

The Arctic Council meets once every two years, and Thursday's meeting marked the end of the United States' chairmanship of the group. While the council only has the power to issue advisories, th...

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If Kushner has a Mideast peace plan, it's a secret

Though the visit to Israel and the West Bank was supposed to restart the peace process for the first time since negotiations broke down in April 2014, the Trump administration left without declaring...

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'We can use some peace': Trump meets Pope

For his part, Trump gave Francis a special edition of the works of US civil rights leader Martin Luther King . As is his custom, Pope Francis gave the President a copy of his writings as pope, as...

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Iranian president calls United States relations "a curvy road"

The demonstrations are meant to draw attention to a month-long hunger strike by hundreds of prisoners being held by Israel and to protest what many Palestinians say is unfair US support for Israel. ...

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India uncertain if Pak considering mother's appeal against Jadhav execution

India uncertain if Pak considering mother's appeal against Jadhav execution

The ICJ on Thursday stayed the execution of Jadhav, dismissing Pakistan's contention that it had no jurisdiction to go into the matter. India has denied Jadhav was a spy, and accused Pakistan of "...

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Asian nations seek clarity on United States trade policy

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer , making his global debut since taking office a week ago, defended Trump's decision to pull out of the TPP. One of the challenges for TPP minus U.S. is kee...

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Manchester United Must Win Europa League To Attract Antoine Griezmann

Manchester United Must Win Europa League To Attract Antoine Griezmann

United play Ajax in the Europa League final in Stockholm . The Red Devils have already won a trophy this season - the EFL Cup - but they failed to break into the top four, eventually finish...

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South Korea military suspects object crossing border was North Korean balloon

South Korea military suspects object crossing border was North Korean balloon

Speaking at a UN Conference on Disarmament Tuesday, North Korea's diplomat Ju Yong Chol defended their missile tests as legitimate acts of self defense. Traditionally, the United States and China ha...

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United Kingdom to deploy troops after attack, risk now 'critical': Theresa May

British Prime Minister Theresa May says that it is "beyond doubt" that Britain and the city of Manchester have fallen victim to "a callous terrorist attack". She was among two opening acts for Gra...

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Thousands still without power after windstorm hits BC

Thousands still without power after windstorm hits BC

Thousands of BC Hydro customers lost service in both communities, with one of the biggest outages reported in the area west of 276 Street, east of 240 Street, north of 16 Avenue and South of 56 Avenue...

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Trump tells Pope Francis: 'I won't forget what you said'

Trump tells Pope Francis: 'I won't forget what you said'

The Pope blessed a rosary for the first lady, traded jokes with the first daughter, Ivanka Trump and husband Jared Kushner , and handed out tokens to the President's delegation. "By putting everybody...

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Ex-CIA chief says he warned Russians about election meddling

During his testimony before the House Intelligence Committee, Brennan said there was suspicious communication between Russian officials and Trump's associates. The move comes a day after Flynn's law...

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Palestine To Make Unprecedented Peace Offer to Trump

The White House said Mr. Trump will celebrate the Catholic religion, as well as the contributions of Catholics to the USA, and the president said in his weekly address that he was looking forward ...

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Philippine: Militants take hostages from church, including priest

Philippine: Militants take hostages from church, including priest

Philippine president's spokesman says he has declared martial law in the south for 60 days to deal with extremist attack. Hapilon, the man whom Philippine soldiers had sought at the start of the ...

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Moors murderer Ian Brady dies aged 79

Moors murderer Ian Brady dies aged 79

Moors murderer Ian Brady has died in hospital aged 79, an NHS spokesman has said. In 1966, Brady and Hindey were jailed for life for the killings of John Kilbride, 12, 10-year-old Lesley Ann Down...

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Husband calls for release of Philippine hostages

What happened to trigger martial law? Details from inside Marawi were sketchy because the largely Muslim city of more than 200,000 people appeared to be largely sealed off and without electricity. ...

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The student dropout who brought terror to Manchester

Military personnel may also be seen at other events over the coming weeks, such as concerts and football matches, working under the command of police officers, May said . Police have named the bomber...

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President Trump tells Pope Francis: 'I won't forget what you said'

Pope Francis urged Donald Trump to use his United States presidency to promote peace around the world as the two leaders swapped sparring for smiles in their first face-to-face meeting , at the Vati...

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British Wedding of the Year: Pippa Middleton marries James Matthews in England

British Wedding of the Year: Pippa Middleton marries James Matthews in England

They added that George and Charlotte were "very" well-behaved. She also wore ivory opaque tights and beige soft leather shoes. Pippa Middleton and James Matthews exchanged vows on Saturday. From...

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Vatican Hopes For 'Serene Collaboration' With US

In the portion of their meeting that was open to reporters, the pope did mention an issue on which the two disagree. During papal audiences with heads of state, the exchange of gifts comes after t...

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Duterte says 'I'll be harsh' with army rule on island

Marawi's bishop, Edwin de la Peña, said the militants forced their way into Marawi Cathedral and seized a Roman Catholic priest, 10 worshippers and three staff. He is a commander of the Abu Sayyaf ...

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White House: Western Wall comments 'unauthorized,' do not represent Trump's stance

Trump is to begin his first trip overseas as president on May 19, visiting Saudi Arabia, Israel (and the West Bank city of Bethlehem), and the Vatican before jetting to a North Atlantic Treaty Organis...

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Newspapers Review: Trump in Bethlehem highlight of dailies

Newspapers Review: Trump in Bethlehem highlight of dailies

The short visit in Bethlehem came a day after Trump met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , as Palestinians held a general strike in support of hundreds of hunger-striking prisoners held ...

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Trump pushes for Mideast peace

Expressing optimism that a peace deal could finally be brokered to end the almost 70-year-old conflict and suggested a resolution may not be hard to obtain it. But during the president's visit to th...

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French minister says Manchester attack suspect probably traveled to Syria

They provided no details on the individuals arrested. The UK Home Secretary also stated that as many as 3,800 soldiers will be deployed on the UK streets following the recent attack in Manchester ....

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Trump makes personal appeal for Mideast peace

He also commended the importance of the holding of the Arab-Islamic-American Summit in the Saudi capital on Sunday. Israeli forces moved in, and clashes ensued with the Palestinian protesters. Pales...

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Donald Trump US President arrives for talks with Palestinian leader in Bethlehem

Donald Trump US President arrives for talks with Palestinian leader in Bethlehem

They need our cooperation regardless of the Palestinians. On Monday , the US president met with both Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Reuven Rivlin. The strike is meant to ...

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Donald Trump says Palestinians and Israelis are 'ready for peace'

Donald Trump says Palestinians and Israelis are 'ready for peace'

Former President Bill Clinton helped establish the current US policy on Jerusalem through the " Clinton Parameters " in 2000. After mentioning threats to Israel from Hezbollah, Hamas and Iran, he ...

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Olivia Campbell, missing Ariana Grande concertgoer in Manchester, has died: mom

Police are trying to determine whether suicide bomber Salman Abedi acted alone when he set off his explosives at the end of a pop concert at a Manchester arena. But police say they're still work...

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Tories want a blank cheque, says McDonnell

Tories want a blank cheque, says McDonnell

As well as the proposal to means-test the winter fuel allowance and end the triple lock which guarantees the state pension rises by at least 2.5%, the manifesto contained plans for a radical shake-up ...

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Warning of 'imminent' attack, Britain raises threat level

Witnesses said they saw bolts and other bits of metal, indicating the bomb may have contained shrapnel meant to maximize injuries. The electoral register shows that Abedi - named by US officials as ...

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Minority government thrusts BC Greens into centre of power

Minority government thrusts BC Greens into centre of power

Green Party leader Andrew Weaver, who now faces a hard choice in deciding whether to back the Liberals in a minority government, told reporters Wednesday that he is willing to negotiate with the other...

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