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Public smiles, private problems as Saudi prince visits White House

Saudi Arabia's young crown prince heads to the White House Tuesday, looking to underscore his grip on power and ensure that several emerging points of friction don't threaten a burgeoning alliance with Donald Trump.

I’m willing to talk with North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un – Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump said Saturday, January 6, he is willing to speak directly with Kim Jong-Un, voicing hope that rare talks between North and South Korea could help deescalate the crisis over Pyongyang’s nuclear drive.

Trump: I am a ‘very stable genius’ and ‘like, very smart’

US President Donald Trump on Saturday praised himself as "a very stable genius," following the release of a bombshell book that calls into doubt his mental health.

Senator John McCain to miss key tax vote

US Senator John McCain will miss a key vote on the Republican tax bill because of a viral infection, further narrowing the already-thin margin of support for the controversial plan.

Palestinians and ‘names of burden’

Hitler, Castro and Saddam Hussein meet in a bar. It may sound like the beginning of a joke, but in the Palestinian territories, it is actually possible.

US treasury secretary praises cooperation with Qatar

The United States and Qatar have agreed to enhance cooperation on "counterterrorism", according to a joint statement issued after a visit by US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to the Qatari capital Doha.

One dead in Texas after Harvey wreaks havoc, more floods feared

Hurricane Harvey left a deadly trail of devastation Saturday in Texas, as officials warned of "catastrophic" flooding and said that recovering from the most powerful storm to hit the United States in more than a decade could take years.

High security as Afghanistan marks independence day

Afghan security forces were on high alert Saturday as the war-weary country, reeling from a number of high-profile deadly attacks, marked its independence day with muted celebrations.

Trump heads to Camp David for Afghanistan talks

US President Donald Trump assembled his national security team at the Camp David presidential retreat Friday to forge a way ahead in Afghanistan, almost 16 years after the war began.

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Gunmen abduct Bayelsa PDP chieftain on eve of planned defection to APC

A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain and Vice Chairman, Bayelsa State Peace and Reconciliation committee, Bibi Oweifa, has been abducted by unknown gunmen at the state secretariat annex, Yenagoa.
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Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar: APC turning Nigeria into another Afghanistan

Former Vice President and frontline Presidential aspirant on Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) platform, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has said his interest in the 2019 presidential contest is not to achieve personal political ambition, but informed by need to help address the suffering and killings across the country.

Ethiopia intercepts about $10 million in joint security operation

Ethiopia police have in the past week seized huge cash sums and arms in different parts of the country, state affiliated FANA Broadcasting Corporate have reported.
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Neymar says he is victim of ‘double standards’ for club and country

Neymar has claimed that he is the subject of double standards when he plays for Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: I could have been US President

LA Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he would be President of the United States of America if he had arrived 10 years earlier.