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Japan PM nominated Trump for Nobel after US request: report

Japan PM nominated Trump for Nobel after US request: report

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe nominated US President Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize last autumn after being requested to do so by Washington, a Japanese newspaper reported Sunday.

Islamic State's 'caliphate' on brink of defeat in Syria

Islamic State's 'caliphate' on brink of defeat in Syria

US-backed fighters in Syria are poised to capture Islamic State's last, tiny enclave on the Euphrates, the battle commander said on Saturday, bringing its self-declared caliphate to the brink of total defeat.

Trump says will 'not rest' until US schools safe from gun violence

Trump says will 'not rest' until US schools safe from gun violence

President Donald Trump vowed Thursday on the first anniversary of the Parkland school gun massacre that he will ‘not rest’ until US schools are made safe.

Pence hails $414 mn deal on US rockets for Poland

Pence hails $414 mn deal on US rockets for Poland

The US and Poland finalised a deal on Wednesday for Warsaw to buy American mobile rocket launchers worth $414 million (365 million euros) as it lobbies Washington to boost troops on Polish soil.

Britain will 'do what it takes' to beat IS: minister

Britain will 'do what it takes' to beat IS: minister

Britain is ready to do ‘all that is required’ to neutralise the threat from the Islamic State militants, defence minister Gavin Williamson said Wednesday ...

US lawmakers announce tentative deal on wall, shutdown

US lawmakers announce tentative deal on wall, shutdown

US lawmakers announced late Monday an agreement in principle to avoid another government shutdown, with nearly $1.4 billion in money for construction of a wall on the border with Mexico, as President Donald Trump pushed his politically explosive crusade at a rally in the frontier city of El Paso.

Trump takes border campaign to El Paso

Trump takes border campaign to El Paso

President Donald Trump takes his politically explosive push for walling off the Mexican border to the frontier city of El Paso on Monday, four days before a deadline for Congress to meet his demands.

FM discusses bilateral strategic ties with US officials

FM discusses bilateral strategic ties with US officials

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani met separately in Washington Friday with US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and National Security Adviser John Bolton.

US envoy in Taliban talks to discuss push for peace

US envoy in Taliban talks to discuss push for peace

The US diplomat leading talks with the Taliban was due to appear in Washington on Friday to discuss an ongoing push for a political settlement to the 17-year-old Afghanistan conflict.

It's official, Oscars will take place without a host

It's official, Oscars will take place without a host

The upcoming Academy Awards, the biggest night in Hollywood, will take place this year without a host for the first time in three decades, organizers said Tuesday.

US president invites bullied boy named Trump to annual speech

US president invites bullied boy named Trump to annual speech

When US President Donald Trump delivers his second State of the Union speech to Congress on Tuesday, his guests will include Joshua Trump, a sixth grader passionate about science and animals.

Russia suspends INF nuclear deal with US: Putin

Russia suspends INF nuclear deal with US: Putin

Russia has suspended the Cold War-era Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty after a similar move by the United States, President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday ...