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Trump lands in Saudi Arabia for first overseas trip as President

Trump lands in Saudi Arabia for first overseas trip as President

President Donald Trump is stepping off Air Force One in Saudi Arabia to begin his first worldwide trip since taking office. The White House was rocked by another bombshell when reports emerged that Trump said his firing of "nut job" Comey had relieved "great pressure" on him due to the investigation.


Lib Dems launch election manifesto

Lib Dems launch election manifesto

The party plans to bring in a diesel scrappage scheme and ban the sale of diesel cars and small vans by 2025. The party, which suffered in the 2015 election when it was left with just eight MPs, has also said it will raise all income tax by 1p to raise £6bn for the NHS and social care services and promised its flagship policy of delivering a second European Union referendum following the conclusion of Brexit negotiations.



Tories maintain commanding lead over Labour, says new poll

Britain's Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn speaking about national security and foreign policy at Chatham House in London, Friday May 12, 2017 . The beleaguered Labour leader also insisted he'd stand up to US President Donald Trump. "I accept that military action, under worldwide law and as a genuine last resort, is in some circumstances necessary", he said. Recent U.K. governments, both Conservative and Labour, have joined US -led military interventions in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya and ...



USA may have dispersed equipment to Syrian Kurds 'very quickly'

American officials have complained bitterly to Turkey, a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally, about the airstrikes, which have targeted the principal US partner in Syria in the fight against the Islamic State. "Such a policy will benefit nobody". Erdoğan also said he hoped the US government would "reverse" its decision to arm the PKK/PYD in Syria before his visit to the USA next week.



Turkey: On second thought, we won't bomb U.S. allies advancing on Raqqa

The meeting is considered high stakes for the nascent Trump administration as it looks to engage regional allies in delicate security matters while enforcing worldwide standards for human rights. As for the second issue - the cancellation of Trump's decision to supply heavy weapons to the Syrian Kurds, I think Erdogan can take the initiative and make a "knight's move" of inviting Trump to capture the capital of ISIS as a result of a large-scale operation by the Turkish army.



Counting underway in Iran Presidential election

The prime minister reiterated his desire to work together with the Iranian president on continued endeavours to strengthen cooperation between Pakistan and Iran in diverse fields, forge a strong economic partnership and make earnest efforts towards solidarity, peace and progress in the region.