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Bahrain protester ‘killed in raid on sit-in’ near Shia cleric’s home

Activists say one protester has been killed in Diraz, home of the Gulf state’s leading Shia cleric.

Posted on 23 May 2017 | 12:20 pm

Trump ‘to do everything’ for Middle East peace

The US president spoke of his hope for the region after meeting Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas.

Posted on 23 May 2017 | 12:14 pm

Nato hit by Turkish veto on Austria partnership

Turkey vetoes Nato’s co-operation with Austria, blocking the alliance’s partnership activities with 41 countries.

Posted on 23 May 2017 | 12:04 pm

South Korea fires at North ‘object’

The object has not been identified but North Korea has flown drones over the border in the past.

Posted on 23 May 2017 | 10:51 am

Ex-national security adviser ducks Senate’s Russia inquiry

President Trump’s fired aide invokes his constitutional right against self-incrimination.

Posted on 23 May 2017 | 10:11 am

Germany cracks Europe-wide burglary gang of 500 members

Police say the gang used young women and could be behind a fifth of burglaries in Germany.

Posted on 23 May 2017 | 9:43 am

Myanmar army rejects UN Rohingya abuse claims

UN allegations that troops raped and killed Rohingya Muslims are all false, the military says.

Posted on 23 May 2017 | 9:35 am

Sandro Rosell: Former Barcelona president arrested

Former Barcelona president Sandro Rosell is arrested as part of a money-laundering investigation.

Posted on 23 May 2017 | 9:21 am

Mexican Tarahumara woman wins 50km race wearing sandals

The 22-year-old is from Mexico’s Tarahumara indigenous community, known for being excellent runners.

Posted on 23 May 2017 | 9:02 am

Rebel Wilson sues magazine publisher over ‘nasty’ articles

The Hollywood actor alleges she lost film roles after magazines portrayed her as a liar.

Posted on 23 May 2017 | 8:19 am

World – Google News

“Evil losers”: Trump speaks out against Manchester concert bombers – Salon


Salon

“Evil losers”: Trump speaks out against Manchester concert bombers
Salon
Politicians have united in expressing solidarity with the victims of the terrorist attack in Manchester, where a terrorist set off a bomb at an Ariana Grande concert, killing 22, according to recent reports . President Donald Trump denounced the
Manchester attack perpetrators are 'evil losers,' Trump saysThe Hill (blog)
Trump lashes out at "evil losers" behind Manchester attackCBS News
President Trump says those behind Manchester blast are 'evil losers'The Boston Globe

all 129 news articles »

Posted on 23 May 2017 | 11:00 am

Palestinians welcome Trump’s talk of peace but offer lessons in two-state demands – Washington Post


Washington Post

Palestinians welcome Trump's talk of peace but offer lessons in two-state demands
Washington Post
BETHLEHEM, West Bank — President Trump traveled to this West Bank city Tuesday to say he would do “everything I can” to broker a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians, even as he confronted seemingly irreconcilable bottom line demands on …
Trump Wants to Make Mideast Peace? Good Luck With That.Politico
Trump Meets With Abbas, but Progress on Peace Remains ElusiveNew York Times
Trump 'to do everything' for Middle East peaceBBC News
Reuters –Miami Herald –ABC News –Bloomberg
all 2,006 news articles »

Posted on 23 May 2017 | 10:57 am

The Latest: May says bombing ‘a callous terrorist attack.’ – Washington Post


Washington Post

The Latest: May says bombing 'a callous terrorist attack.'
Washington Post
MANCHESTER, England — The Latest on the blast at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England (all times local):. 11:15 a.m.. British Prime Minister Theresa May says that it is “beyond doubt” that Britain and the city of Manchester have fallen victim
Manchester attack: 22 dead and 59 hurt in suicide bombingBBC News
Manchester Bombing: What We Know and Don't KnowNew York Times
Ariana Grande concert rocked by explosion in Manchester, EnglandWashington Times
CBS News –Reuters –Minneapolis Star Tribune –Chicago Tribune
all 4,018 news articles »

Posted on 23 May 2017 | 10:18 am

Two men caned 83 times in Indonesia for homosexual sex – CNN


CNN

Two men caned 83 times in Indonesia for homosexual sex
CNN
Banda Aceh, Indonesia (CNN) Two men were caned 83 times Tuesday as a punishment for having homosexual sex in Indonesia's ultra-conservative Aceh province. Hundreds of people turned out to see the public punishment, held at a mosque in Banda …
Two men publicly caned in Indonesia for having gay sexNew York Daily News
Indonesian men caned for gay sex in AcehBBC News
2 men in Indonesia caned dozens of times for gay sexWashington Post
BuzzFeed News –Daily Beast –The Sydney Morning Herald –The Australian
all 129 news articles »

Posted on 23 May 2017 | 10:07 am

Trump and the Fifth Amendment: It’s complicated – Washington Post


Washington Post

Trump and the Fifth Amendment: It's complicated
Washington Post
WASHINGTON — Donald Trump is fickle about the Fifth. In 1990, he invoked his Fifth Amendment right to avoid self-incrimination by refusing to answer 97 questions in a divorce deposition. But last year, he ripped into Hillary Clinton aides repeatedly
Senate Intel leaders: Door open to holding Flynn in contempt after invoking Fifth AmendmentCNN
Former CIA Director John Brennan Will Testify in Congress About Russian Election InterferenceTIME
A Packed Day of Congressional Testimony, With Russia at the ForeNew York Times
WJLA –NBC New York –New York Daily News –Atlanta Journal Constitution
all 484 news articles »

Posted on 23 May 2017 | 7:56 am

In first foreign swing, Trump works to reposition US allies – CNN


TIME

In first foreign swing, Trump works to reposition US allies
CNN
Jerusalem (CNN) Touring the Middle East this week, President Donald Trump has sought to galvanize traditional US allies against a common foe Iran, an opening bid to realign the region while advancing the prospect of peace that's long eluded American …
What was Trump's speech on Islam missing? American Muslims.Washington Post
Donald Trump Discovers MuslimsNew York Times
Trump Wants America to Takes Sides in the Middle East's Sunni-Shia Rivalry. Big Mistake.Slate Magazine
NPR –Fox News –USA TODAY –Washington Examiner
all 6,399 news articles »

Posted on 23 May 2017 | 5:05 am

The absurd conspiracy theory around Seth Rich’s death causes real harm – Washington Post


Washington Post

The absurd conspiracy theory around Seth Rich's death causes real harm
Washington Post
LET'S DISPENSE with calling the frenzy of reports about Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich's death last summer fake news. So overused and misused is the phrase — by those seeking to disparage things they simply dislike or disagree with …
Family's private investigator: There is evidence Seth Rich had contact with WikiLeaks prior to deathFOX 5 DC
Gingrich spreads conspiracy theory about slain DNC stafferWashington Post
Family of slain DNC staffer Seth Rich blasts detective over report of WikiLeaks linkFox News
Twitter –CNNMoney
all 127 news articles »

Posted on 22 May 2017 | 11:33 pm

Turkey condemns US over ‘aggressive’ acts against Erdogan’s guards during DC visit – Washington Post


Washington Post

Turkey condemns US over 'aggressive' acts against Erdogan's guards during DC visit
Washington Post
ISTANBUL — Turkey's Foreign Ministry lodged a formal protest Monday with the U.S. ambassador over “aggressive” actions by American security personnel during a visit to Washington last week by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that was marred by a …
Turkey tests Trump's patience after protesters roughed upPolitico
State Department, Secret Service, DC Police All Investigating Violent Attack by Turkish Personnel on ProtestersWashington Free Beacon
Turkey summons US envoy over Washington street brawlCNBC
New York Times –Breitbart News –Omaha World-Herald –NPR
all 519 news articles »

Posted on 22 May 2017 | 10:50 pm

The Patient Resilience of Iran’s Reformers – New York Times


New York Times

The Patient Resilience of Iran's Reformers
New York Times
Supporters of President Hassan Rouhani of Iran on Saturday celebrating his re-election. Credit Ebrahim Noroozi/Associated Press. While President Trump basked in the flattery of Saudi Arabia's absolute monarchy on Friday, about 75 percent of Iranian
Iran's president criticizes US after Trump's sharp wordsWashington Post
Rouhani dismisses Trump warning over Iran 'threat'BBC News
Iran calls Trump's Saudi visit 'theatrical'CNN
NBCNews.com –The Hill –New York Post –The Atlantic
all 529 news articles »

Posted on 22 May 2017 | 9:38 pm

Melania’s Swat Proves She Hates Donald Just as Much as America Does – Daily Beast


Daily Beast

Melania's Swat Proves She Hates Donald Just as Much as America Does
Daily Beast
The first lady's hand slap heard 'round the world is far from the first time she's shown disdain for her husband. Welcome to the club. Erin Gloria Ryan. 05.22.17 1:13 PM ET. Maybe Melania Trump, a woman who was once photographed for Vanity Fair forking
SEE IT: Melania slaps away President Trump's hand in IsraelNew York Daily News
Did Melania Trump Smack Donald's Hand at an Israeli Airport?Newsweek
Melania Trump seems to swat away President Trump's hand at Israel arrivalLos Angeles Times
HuffPost –New York Post –Slate Magazine (blog) –AL.com
all 272 news articles »

Posted on 22 May 2017 | 5:21 pm

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