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Julian Assange hails

Julian Assange hails "victory" as Sweden drops rape probe, still facing arrest

Marianne Ny. Swedish prosecutors earlier announced they had dropped their rape probe against Assange, 45. Ecuador's decision to grant Assange political asylum in its embassy in London almost five years ago, shielding him from extradition , Ny said, had also made it impossible for her to formally notify the Australian of the charges against him.



President Trump Makes Historic Visit To Old City Of Jerusalem

Muslims view the same compound, which holds the Dome of the Rock and al-Aqsa mosque, as a holy site. US recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel would have enormous diplomatic significance, but would be largely symbolic - it would change nothing on the streets of Ramallah.


Xi Jinping wants to reset relations with South Korea

Xi Jinping wants to reset relations with South Korea

BEIJING (AP) - Chinese President Xi Jinping said Friday he's willing to help ties with South Korea return to a "normal track" amid a rift over Seoul's deployment of a high-tech USA missile-defense system to guard against North Korean threats.



Russia-Trump campaign contacts a concern, ex-CIA chief says

Flynn refused this week to turn over documents relating to his contacts with Russian officials during the campaign, which the Senate Intelligence Committee had subpoenaed as part of its ongoing probe, by invoking his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination.


Trump tells Israel Iran will never have nuclear weapons

Trump tells Israel Iran will never have nuclear weapons

US President Donald trump visited Jerusalem and the Western Wall on Monday as he sought ways to achieve Israeli-Palestinian peace, but also used the opportunity to again lash out at Iran. embassy to western Jerusalem , it would not change the basis of peace talks - but would signal that the Palestinians can not "blackmail" the Americans.