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Trump, Putin Draw in Helsinki New Course of US-Russian Relations

Trump, Putin Draw in Helsinki New Course of US-Russian Relations

Finland’s capital, Helsinki, will be the focus of world attention on Monday when it will host the summit of Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin. Finnish President Soli Neneisto will receive his guests in the 19th-century presidential palace overlooking the market square. Later, they wil

Eritrea's Afwerki Ends 20 Years of Adversity on Historic Ethiopia Visit

Eritrea's Afwerki Ends 20 Years of Adversity on Historic Ethiopia Visit

Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki pledged to resolve his country’s dispute with Ethiopia on Saturday in a historic visit to Addis Ababa aimed at cementing peace less than a week after the nations declared an end to two decades of conflict. Isaias arrived in the Ethiopian capital just five days af

Man Who Urged Attack on Prince George Gets Life in Jail

A British man who suggested extremist militants should target four-year-old Prince George - destined to be Britain’s future king - was sentenced to life in jail on Friday. Husnain Rashid, 32, from Nelson in northwest England, will serve a minimum of 25 years. Rashid posted information on the m

In Letter to Trump, North Korea’s Kim Jong Un Calls for Building Trust

In Letter to Trump, North Korea’s Kim Jong Un Calls for Building Trust

US President Donald Trump released on Thursday a letter he had received from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in which he calls on the American leader build trust. "A very nice note from Chairman Kim of North Korea," Trump tweeted alongside a copy of the letter dated July 6 -- the day that US Secr

Trump Lands in UK amid Brexit Drama

Trump Lands in UK amid Brexit Drama

US President Donald Trump arrived in London on Thursday amid turmoil in Prime Minister Theresa May’s government and his doubts over her plans to leave the European Union. After a NATO summit where he provoked a crisis session to force allies to raise their defense spending, Trump landed in Britai

German Court: Former Catalan Leader May Be Extradited to Spain

German Court: Former Catalan Leader May Be Extradited to Spain

The former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont could be extradited to Spain for alleged misuse of public funds, said a German court on Thursday. Puigdemont fled to Brussels after Spanish courts issued a warrant for his arrest over his role in Catalonia’s declaration of independence last October.

At Least 10 Dead as Militants Storm Afghan Govt. Department

At Least 10 Dead as Militants Storm Afghan Govt. Department

At least ten people were killed on Wednesday when gunmen stormed an education department compound in eastern Afghanistan, officials said. Others have been wounded in the second attack in Jalalabad city in as many days, and a number of employees were trapped inside the building, Nangarhar provinci

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