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Will Trump block Comey testimony?

Special counsel’s probe includes Manafort case WASHINGTON, June 3, (Agencies): White House officials said on Friday they did not know yet whether President Donald Trump would seek to block former FBI Director James Comey from testifying to Congress next week, a move that could spark a political backlash. “I have …

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Trump rolls out tougher visa vetting – US moves to cut entry of refugees

WASHINGTON, June 1, (RTRS): The Trump administration has rolled out a new questionnaire for US visa applicants worldwide that asks for social media handles for the last five years and biographical information going back 15 years. The new questions, part of an effort to tighten vetting of would-be visitors to …

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Work for peace, Pope tells Trump – Smiles replace spats

VATICAN CITY, May 24, (AFP): Pope Francis urged Donald Trump to use his US presidency to promote peace around the world as the two leaders swapped sparring for smiles in their first face-to-face meeting, at the Vatican on Wednesday. Trump’s audience with the 80-yearold pontiff, a keenly-anticipated highlight of his …

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Common cause against Iran: Trump

U.S. PRESIDENT IN FIRST DIRECT RIYADH-TO-TEL AVIV FLIGHT JERUSALEM, May 22, (Agencies): President Donald Trump opened his first visit to Israel Monday, saying he sees growing recognition among Muslim nations that they share a “common cause” with Israel in their determination to counter the threats posed by Iran. Arriving directly …

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Saudis, UAE pledge $100 million women’s business fund supported by Ivanka Trump

RIYADH, May 22, (AFP): Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have pledged $100 million to a women’s business fund supported by Ivanka Trump, daughter of the president who Monday wound up a visit to Riyadh. World Bank President Jim Yong Kim announced the donation from both oil-rich Gulf states …

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OPPORTUNITY TO EXTERMINATE SCOURGE OF TERROR: AMIR

‘Good against evil, not West … Islam’ – ‘Drive extremists out of your places of worship, communities’ RIYADH, May 21, (Agencies): The Arab-Islamic-US summit stresses the need of further American and Islamic cooperation in the face of mounting challenges, His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al- Jaber Al-Sabah said on …

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U.S., SAUDIS INK ACCORDS TO STRENGTHEN, DEEPEN TIES

Sides upgrade strategic relationship – Billions in spend from health to oil to military RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, May 20, (Agencies): President Donald Trump, in the first stop of his maiden trip abroad, received a regal welcome Saturday in Saudi Arabia, feted by the wealthy kingdom as he aims to forge …

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Saudis gear for Trump visit – Sudan’s Bashir to attend summit

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, May 17, (Agencies): Saudi Arabia is literally counting down the days, hours, minutes and seconds until Donald Trump lands in the kingdom for his first overseas trip as US president this weekend. The kingdom has launched a website in four languages with a countdown clock and …

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Putin offers ‘transcript’ to prove Trump didn’t pass Russia secrets

SOCHI/MOSCOW, May 17, (RTRS): Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that US President Donald Trump had not divulged any secrets during a meeting in Washington with Russian officials and offered to prove it by supplying Congress with a transcript. But a leading US Republican politician said he would have little faith …

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Trump defends intel sharing – Kremlin calls reports ‘complete nonsense’

WASHINGTON, May 16, (RTRS): US President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended having disclosed information to senior Russian officials last week, saying he had an “absolute right” to do so and had shared facts to get Moscow to step up its fight against the Islamic State militant group. The president took …

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