Trump's budget plan, heartless in spots, will be hard sell

Trump's budget plan, heartless in spots, will be hard sell

Mnuchin regarding a change in the date", Mulvaney said , referring to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin . Republican Representative Tom Cole, who represents an Oklahoma district that the Almanac of American Politics described as "countrified", predicted "Congress would look at some of those things differently" from the Trump administration's budget.

Greek bailout talks break down again

Officials in Athens were hoping to secure the next installment of its multi-billion dollar bailout but talks reportedly broke down between Greece & Eurozone finance ministers in Brussels. While Greek lawmakers approved a series of tax rises and pension cuts last week Athens also needs to pass a set of laws to make the reforms stick before the funds are unlocked.

Trump accused of 'Iranophobia' as he lands in Israel

Saudi Arabia rolled out the red carpet for US President Donald Trump on his inaugural overseas trip, but a moment involving a glowing orb had observers scratching their heads. President Donald Trump shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after making a joint statement in Jerusalem , Monday, May 22, 2017.

Israelis and Palestinians are 'ready to reach for peace'

He arrived in Bethlehem by motorcade, crossing a checkpoint at Israel's controversial separation wall , and was greeted by Abbas and other dignitaries outside the city's presidential palace. For its part, Abbas's Fatah party is at sharp odds with the Islamist group Hamas, which is in power in Gaza, leaving no unified Palestinian position on peace.

United States releases 2 Turkish bodyguards after violence

Turkey is not a country that will consent to such treatment", Erdogan said . "We see that the current administration is very different and more honest than the previous administration", Cavusoglu said. McGurk was in northern Syria Tuesday and Wednesday for talks with the leadership of the Syrian Democratic Forces, an alliance of Arab and Kurdish fighters, and the YPG, according to a source in the nascent Raqa city civilian council.

Trump said to praise 'great job' in Philippine drugs fight

Trump said to praise 'great job' in Philippine drugs fight

Trump has said "a major, major conflict" with North Korea is possible because of its nuclear and missile programmes and that all options are on the table but that he wants to resolve the crisis diplomatically. Usually when we see foreign leaders speaking, they are surrounded by journalists and are less forthcoming. Duterte also threatened to expand martial rule nationwide if conditions worsen.