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May 27 2017

Comey Agrees to Testify in Open Hearing Before Senate Intel Committee

The president's move came days after Comey testified in Capitol Hill about the FBI's investigation into Russia's meddling into the United States elections and a possi...

May 27 2017

Sweden drops case, but WikiLeaks' Assange not in the clear

Sweden's top prosecutor Marianne Ny said in a statement earlier Friday that she has made a decision to discontinue the investigation about sex-crime allegations agai...

May 27 2017

Militants attack Christians in Egypt, killing at least 28

Coptic Christians , who make up about 10 percent of Egypt's population of 92 million, have been the subject of a series of deadly attacks in recent months . A suicide ...

May 27 2017

Concrete steps have transformed lives of people: Modi

The bridge links Dhola in Assam to Sadiya in Arunachal. "For five decades you people have been waiting for a bridge". It will be dedicated to the singer. Sadiya is ...

May 27 2017

Here's what the 'glowing orb' Trump touched in Saudi Arabia actually was

He is on a nine-day trip through the Middle East and Europe that ends on Saturday after visits to the Vatican, Brussels and Sicily. "Just an exhausted guy", a senior ...

May 27 2017

Libya arrests brother, father of Manchester bombing suspect

May also addressed leaks to American media - which included photos of evidence near the bomb site published by the New York Times - and said she would stress the ...

May 27 2017

USA appeals court weighs legality of Trump travel ban

Three judges of the federal appeals court that has been the frequent target of President Donald Trump's ire lobbed skeptical inquiries at a Justice Department attorney ...

May 27 2017

United States trained Iraqi security forces under investigation for alleged abuse

The investigation could not determine whether the civilians were being held hostage in the building nor could it determine definitively whether the building was a storage...

May 27 2017

Iran's former President Khatami urges reformists to back Rouhani

A statement from him carried by Iranian media read: "I should take an important decision to keep the unity of revolutionary forces". President Hassan Rouhani , a centr...

May 27 2017

Netanyahu: Moving US Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem Will 'Advance' Peace

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...

May 27 2017

Marking difference with US, France urges dialogue with Iran

Rouhani , who fronted Tehran's deal with six major powers in 2015 to curb Iran's nuclear programme in return for the lifting of sanctions, said the United States admini...

May 27 2017

US plans first test of ICBM intercept, with NKorea on mind

Preparing for North Korea's growing threat, the Pentagon will try to shoot down an intercontinental-range missile for the first time in a test next week. The test fol...

May 27 2017

Ariana Grande to hold concert in Manchester for bombing victims

Ariana Grande has suspended several upcoming tour dates following the suicide attack at her concert in Manchester , England, Monday night that claimed the lives o...

May 27 2017

Trump says 'Germans are very bad': Spiegel

As far as Mr. Trump's suggestion that he would put a "stop" to sales of German cars in the USA, that suggests the type of protectionist policies he advocated while on t...

May 27 2017

Why Melania Trump covers her head one day and not the next

I don't think there was ever anything like that. Mr Trump left Rome declaring his determination for peace following his keenly anticipated encounter with Pope Francis ...

May 27 2017

British Police Make Two Further Arrests Over Manchester Attack

Questions have begun to swirl on Abedi's activities in Libya since it emerged that he recently visited the country. The 51-year-old told national media during a telep...

May 27 2017

Trump scolds North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders, tells them to spend more for military

President Donald Trump appeared to push himself past the prime minister of Montenegro during a tour of NATO's new headquarters Thursday. Trump has mused about pulli...

May 27 2017

UK Labour's main union backer can't see party winning election

The current 45% top rate of income tax would apply to earnings over £80,000 ($103,000) a year, down from £150,000 ($193,000) at present. Labour has also pledged to en...

May 27 2017

Trump will convey opposition to 'settlements' during Israel trip

The two leaders most needed to rejuvenate the peace process, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, have shown little incl...

May 26 2017

United Kingdom election campaign to resume after Manchester attack

Polls had put May's Conservatives on course for a big victory after she called the snap election in April but her lead slipped in the days before the attack when she wa...