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The powers and limits of Robert Mueller's new job as special counsel

Mueller's broad mandate gives him not only oversight of the Russian Federation probe, but also "any matters that arose or may arise directly from the investigation". The order also states - and this could broadly expand the reach of the probe - that the special counsel can look into "any matters that arose or may arise directly from the investigation" and "any other matters within the scope of 28 C.F.R.



Trump lands in Saudi Arabia for first presidential trip overseas

He is attending the moot on the invitation of Saudi King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud. The trip will be a fast-paced, high-stakes whirlwind of diplomacy, all conducted under the shadow of the deepening political crisis back home. Trump's meeting with Pope Francis - two men at odds on everything from climate change to refugee policy - remains highly unpredictable, although the pontiff says he will give America's bullish leader an open-minded hearing.


30 injured as students clash at Quaid-e-Azam university

30 injured as students clash at Quaid-e-Azam university

During the clash, which started around 12 pm, the rival students used clubs, punches and stones against each other. According to reports, Police tried to control the situation by resorting to teargas shelling and baton charge but failed miserably.


France pledges renewed support for Mali in fight against terrorism

France pledges renewed support for Mali in fight against terrorism

After their recent meeting in Berlin , Macron said he and Chancellor Merkel had discussed the issue, and she had been supportive. He also met European Council President Donald Tusk over lunch on Wednesday in Paris, saying he said to wanted to start working immediately on the overhaul of the bloc.


Irish Prime Minister to Leave Fine Gael Party by Early June

Irish Prime Minister to Leave Fine Gael Party by Early June

Kenny, prime minister since 2011 and leader of his party for nearly 15 years, is expected to be replaced by either Leo Varadkar, the social protection minister, or Simon Coveney, the housing minister. Currently, a party leadership contest has officially begun. It was a short but historic meeting of the Fine Gael parliamentary party, when an emotional Enda Kenny announced he would be standing down as leader, writes political reporter Elaine Loughlin .