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Carter's national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies

In December 1976, Carter offered Brzezinski the position of national security adviser. The Carter administration also witnessed the transition of Iran into an Islamic republic and the 1979 hostage crisis, as well as the USA arming of mujahideen in Afghanistan before the country's occupation by the Soviet Union.



NATO Countries Paying Up after President Trump's Public Scolding

The final issue is climate change, a topic taken up at the Group of Seven summit in Sicily. The person and others discussing private conversations spoke on condition of anonymity. The GOP health care bill that passed the House faces uncertain prospects in the Senate, after a Congressional Budget Office analysis that it would leave 23 million more Americans uninsured by 2026.


Palestinian prisoners end hunger strike after 40 days

Palestinian prisoners end hunger strike after 40 days

Barghouti was negotiating with the Israeli authority on behalf of the prisoners in an attempt to end the strike before Ramadan. There were about 7,000 Palestinians held in Israeli jails by the end of previous year, according to Palestinian prisoners' groups.


United Nations chief warns Trump to stay in Paris climate deal

United Nations chief warns Trump to stay in Paris climate deal

Back on American soil from his first foreign trip, President Donald Trump on Sunday released a flurry of Twitter posts dismissing White House leaks as "fake news", though he has previously called for an investigation into leaks. As a candidate on December 1, 2015, Trump posted a video on Instagram - while the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference was taking place - in which he criticized then-President Obama for "worrying about global warming".


USA election claims fiction, insists Vladimir Putin

USA election claims fiction, insists Vladimir Putin

France's newly elected president, Emmanuel Macron , came out of his first meeting with President Vladimir Putin of Russian Federation on Monday with a message of stark challenge, on issues including human rights, war crimes, and election interference.


May blasts opponent on Brexit as poll lead narrows

May blasts opponent on Brexit as poll lead narrows

Mrs May announced soon after declaring the snap election for June 8 that she would break with the precedent set by predecessor David Cameron and refuse to take part in live TV debates, and sources close to Mr Corbyn initially indicated the Labour leader would not join any debate in which the PM was not participating.