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US saw chemical weapons activity at Syrian base struck in April

US saw chemical weapons activity at Syrian base struck in April

The United States saw what appeared to be active Syrian preparations for a possible chemical weapons attack at Shayrat airfield, the same Syrian airfield the United States struck in April, Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis said on Tuesday.


Iranians brush off United States travel ban

Iranians brush off United States travel ban

Bryce Howard, 15, of Everett, Wash., wears a Trump hat as he snaps a photo during a visit to the Supreme Court in Washington, Monday, June 26, 2017, where justices issued their final rulings for the term. Those who lack a "bona fide relationship" with a person or entity in the US. Iran's foreign minister says the partial reinstatement of President Donald Trump's travel ban is "disappointing" and says the ban is more about politics than security.


Theresa May details post-Brexit plans for EU citizens in UK

Theresa May details post-Brexit plans for EU citizens in UK

The plan will also mean no families will be split up, with measures to allow dependents to apply for settled status . "We are merely asking to maintain the status quo, with no degradation of our rights - it's not a matter of generosity but of justice", said Sue Wilson, chair of Bremain in Spain, which is campaigning on behalf of an estimated 300,000 Britons living in the country.


France's Macron begins fine-tuning team after parliament sweep

France's Macron begins fine-tuning team after parliament sweep

Macron's year-old Republic on the Move (REM) and their allies were set to win between 355 and 425 seats in the 577- seat National Assembly, according to partial results after the second round of an election in which many high-profile figures were thrown out.


Europe's once positive world view of US slips under Trump

Europe's once positive world view of US slips under Trump

Meanwhile, 81 percent of Israelis said they had a positive view of the U.S.as a country. This stands in contrast to the final years of Barack Obama's presidency, when a median of 64 per cent expressed confidence in Trump's predecessor to direct America's role in the world.