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Sharif to leave for S Arabia tomorrow, could meet Trump

Saudi Arabia is the first stop on Trump's whirlwind nine-day foreign tour, which will include stops in Israel, the Vatican, Belgium and the G7 summit in Italy. On Sunday, he'll hold meetings with more than 50 Arab and Muslim leaders converging on Riyadh for a regional summit focused largely on combating the Islamic State and other extremist groups.



Comey agrees to testify on Russian Federation

Senator Mark Warner, ranking member of the Committee, hoped that Comey's testimony will help answer some of the questions that have arisen since he was sacked by Trump last week. A Washington Post report, citing anonymous sources familiar with the matter, said a senior Trump adviser is now considered a "person of interest" in the law enforcement investigation into whether Trump's campaign associates coordinated with Russian Federation in an effort to sway the 2016 election.



Russian Federation investigation can explore possible White House cover-up; Comey will testify

As for the separate report of a “person of interest” under investigation, the Post said the senior White House adviser “under scrutiny” is someone close to the president but did not name the person. That avenue of investigation was added in recent weeks after revelations that President Donald Trump tried to dissuade FBI director James Comey from pressing an investigation into the actions of his first national security adviser, retired Army Lt.



United States admiral: North Korea's actions 'recipe for disaster'

Tensions between Washington and Pyongyang have ramped up in recent weeks with the Trump administration saying military action was an option under consideration and the North threatening massive retaliation. At the Pentagon, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said the missile test showed North Korea isn't heeding cautions from the global community. As reported, the ban kicked in on 15 March, part of a sweeping backlash against Korean companies prompted by South Korea's decision to deploy the USA ...


New French President Visits Mali in First Trip Outside Europe

New French President Visits Mali in First Trip Outside Europe

Most of Northern Mali was occupied in early 2012 by Tuareg separatists and Islamist groups linked to al-Qaeda such as Ansar Dine. The pontiff also expressed his hope that the new president will take into consideration the situation of the vulnerable and support France's Christian traditions, Crux relays.


Lalu denies benami land deals, vows to uproot BJP government

Lalu denies benami land deals, vows to uproot BJP government

On the recent Income Tax raids against his family members and others in connection with several "dubious" land deals, Mr. Prasad's second tweet asked: "Chapa..." Raid... Lalu accused the Prime Minister of having intentions of dividing the country, which he said he won't let happen till he lives. "I'm standing rock solid in their path".