Rouhani lashes out at ‘tower builder’ Trump

Iranian President rules out any changes or additions to 2015 nuclear deal.

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Macron: France wouldn’t be the same without Jews

French President denounces anti-Semitism, calls for toughness in fighting it.

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Despite state pressure, number of asylum seekers agreeing to leave Israel drops in 2018

In each of the first three months of the year, around 200 Eritrean and Sudanese asylum seekers left Israel, while ...
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More allegations emerge on VA pick as nomination falters

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House doctor Ronny Jackson exhibited a pattern of recklessly prescribing drugs and drunken behavior, including crashing ...
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Germany: Iran deal can’t be rengotiated

Spokesman for German Foreign Ministry says keeping the nuclear deal with Iran is a top priority for the country.

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France's Macron pushes back at 'America First' agenda

France's President Emmanuel Macron urged the United States to embrace multilateralism and warned of the perils of trade war and ...
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U.S. recalls more than 200 million eggs over salmonella fears

U.S. recalls more than 200 million eggs over salmonella fears(Reuters) – Nearly 207 million eggs from a farm in North Carolina are being recalled from nine U.S. states after 22 people fell ill, the federal Food and Drug Administration has said. It is the largest recall of eggs in the United States since 2010, the Food Safety News website reported. The eggs may have been contaminated with salmonella braenderup, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people and others with weakened immune systems, the FDA said on Friday in a statement.


After Syria strikes, Britain's May to face critical parliament

After Syria strikes, Britain's May to face critical parliamentBy Elizabeth Piper LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May will face criticism on Monday for bypassing parliament to join weekend air strikes against Syria, with some lawmakers calling for a potentially damaging vote on her future strategy. May, who has regained confidence after winning support for her tough stance on Syria and Russia, will make a statement to parliament on her decision to join the United States and France in Saturday’s strikes in retaliation for a suspected gas attack. Much of the criticism will come from opposition lawmakers, but the prime minister may also have to work hard to defend her speed of action to members of her own Conservative Party who had wanted parliament recalled.


France's Macron says he persuaded Trump to keep troops in Syria

France's Macron says he persuaded Trump to keep troops in SyriaFrench President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday said he had convinced U.S. President Donald Trump to keep troops in Syria for the long term and limit joint strikes to chemical weapons facilities. Early on Saturday, the United States, France and Britain launched 105 missiles targeting what they said were three chemical weapons facilities in Syria in retaliation for a suspected poison gas attack in Douma on April 7. “Ten days ago, President Trump was saying ‘the United States should withdraw from Syria’.


France's President Emmanuel Macron says he has 'convinced' Donald Trump to keep troops in Syria

France's President Emmanuel Macron says he has 'convinced' Donald Trump to keep troops in SyriaFrench President Emmanuel Macron has said he has “convinced” Donald Trump to keep troops in Syria, as he defended the use of air strikes in the wake of an apparent chemical attack in Syria. The US, France and Britain launched more than 100 missiles targeting a number of what they said were three facilities linked to the chemical weapons programme, with Mr Macron saying that during the discussions President Trump was persuaded to drop the idea that Washington would be pulling out of Syria soon.


Kentucky governor apologizes for saying teacher strike led to sexual assaults

Kentucky governor apologizes for saying teacher strike led to sexual assaultsIn an interview with a WDRB-TV television reporter on Friday, the Republican governor said he could guarantee that somewhere in Kentucky a child was sexually assaulted after being left home with no supervision because of the walkout. Kentucky’s Republican-majority House of Representatives passed a bipartisan resolution on Saturday criticizing the governor’s comments, and the Republican state Senate president said Bevin should apologize, according to local media. Teachers in Kentucky, as well as in West Virginia, Oklahoma and Arizona, have held recent walkouts or protests demanding more funds for education, including teachers’ salaries and pensions.