Arab leaders maintain that Donald Trump’s acknowledgement of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital risks diving the Middle East into violence and turmoil.
The transit ended US impartiality on one of the region’s most high-strung issues.
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Sufficient development has been made in Brexit talks, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has stated; tiling the way for talks on the future UK-EU relationship.
Theresa May appeared in Brussels on Friday morning following overnight talks on the issue of the Irish border.
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Theresa May is under growing tension from all sides to break the deadlock in the Brexit talks.
The DUP says there is “work to be done” if it is to agree to arrangements for the future of the frontier with Ireland.
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Ex-national security adviser Michael Flynn has pleaded guilty to making false statements to the FBI about meetings with Russia’s ambassador weeks before Donald Trump became president. The charges were brought by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, as part of his inquiry into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US election. image from The Independent
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Donald Trump has said Theresa May to focus on “terrorism” in the UK following she scrutinised his sharing of far-right video clips. “Don’t concentrate on me, concentrate on the devastating Radical Islamic Terrorism that is taking station in the United Kingdom,” Trump tweeted.
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North Korea says it has strongly tested a new type of intercontinental missile that can strike the body of continental United States. State communications said Pyongyang had accomplished its purpose of maturing an atomic state.
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Phil Hogan The Irish EU commissioner has stated Dublin will “play firm to the conclusion” beyond its menace to veto Brexit talks moving on to discuss commerce. The European Union has said, “sufficient process” has to be executed on the Irish border before consultations on the UK and EU’s future association can open.
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Crowds are gathering at a stadium in Zimbabwe’s capital, to witness the swearing-in of Emmerson Mnangagwa as the president. It trails the dramatic removal of Robert Mugabe after 37 years of absolute authority.image from The Telegraph
Russia has joined a search for a lost Argentinean submarine that had 44 crew on board and went missing a week ago. President Mauricio Macri stated that Vladimir Putin had phoned him to offer to deploy a survey craft and crew with knowledge of similar services.image from The Statesman