World


Under Trump, daylight re-emerges in US-Israel relationship

Klein elaborated that in recent meetings at the White House he told Trump aides, Steve Bannon and Sebastian Gorka, that "moving the embassy would make the Palestinians and the Arab world understand that Trump is serious and doing what's right and that the jig is up".



United Kingdom election: May seeks similarly 'strong mandate' to Macron

France's two conventional parties - the conservative Republicans and the left-wing Socialists - both failed to reach the presidential runoff vote in which Macron defeated the far-right's Marine Le Pen . Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt, the president of the Conference of European Rabbis, said in a statement that while Macron's election is "extremely encouraging", his group is "concerned that a third of the French population voted for a unsafe political leader".


President Trump defends sharing information with Russia

President Trump defends sharing information with Russia

McMcaster did not deny that Trump discussed classified information. McMaster earlier refused to answer questions to a group of journalists gathered in the West Wing, saying "this is the last place I wanted to be" before leaving. Russia's foreign ministry also described the reports as "fake", according to the Interfax news agency. President Donald Trump took to Twitter Tuesday to justify his sharing of information with Russian envoys during a White House meeting last week .


United Nations Security Council vows sanctions over North Korea's missile test

United Nations Security Council vows sanctions over North Korea's missile test

Last week the South elected a new president, Moon Jae-In, who advocates reconciliation with Pyongyang and said at his inauguration that he was willing "in the right circumstances" to visit the North to ease tensions. North Korea has successfully launched long-range rockets into space twice before. North Korea wants to maximize its nuclear capabilities and open a path to dialogue with the U.S.so it will be recognized as a nuclear power, according to one South Korean professor.



North Korea accuses US, South Korea of assassination try

It alleged that the citizen, named Kim, was given $290,000 over the course of various meetings, meant for himself and "terrorist accomplices", as well as satellite communications equipment. South Korea and Malaysia say it was an assassination carried out by the North. The North Korean leader has been pictured inspecting military detachments on the islets of Jangje and Mu, which are close to the South Korean island of Yeonpyeong.


French right torn apart as Macron, PM prepare to name government

French right torn apart as Macron, PM prepare to name government

Merkel chose to accentuate the positive ahead of her meeting with Macron, a 39-year-old former investment banker who beat Marine Le Pen of the far-right National Front on May 7 after a long campaign exposed deep splits over France's role in Europe.