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Reject violence to pursue peace: Trump to Muslims on Ramadan

The state department's Office of Religion and Global Affairs on April 6 had requested Tillerson to host an Eid al-Fitr reception as part of Ramzan celebrations but the secretary of state of the Donald Trump administration refused, two USA officials said on conditions of anonymity.



G7 leaders end summit in stalemate over climate change

Where President Obama tried to encourage Iran to reform through the Iran nuclear agreement, President Trump sees a new alliance of Sunni Arab states and Israel, united against their common enemy Iran, as the key to curtailing terrorism and to a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians.


White House stands by Jared Kushner

White House stands by Jared Kushner

News reports said the White House , reeling from the latest explosive developments in the long-running Russian Federation saga, is creating a new rapid-fire communications unit to respond to the controversy, led by Kushner, senior presidential adviser Steve Bannon and White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus.


G7 divided on climate change as Trump isolated by own stand

G7 divided on climate change as Trump isolated by own stand

Trump was cajoled for three days - first in Brussels at meetings of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the European Union , then in Sicily for G7 - but will leave Italy without making clear where he stands. Julianne Smith, from the Center for a New American Security (CNAS), said the summit showed how team Trump appeared determined to maintain a "strategic ambiguity" whatever the cost to long-established relationships.



One dead, nine hospitalised after service station botulism outbreak

There is no recall of the nacho cheese product, the company said. Tests confirmed the botulism toxin was present in nacho-cheese dip distributed by Gehl Foods and sold at a gas station in the Sacramento suburb of Walnut Grove that killed one man and left at least nine other hospitalized.