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May 4, 2018 11:45 AM Palestinian president apologizes over anti-Semitic remarks

Palestinian president apologizes over anti-Semitic remarks Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas issued an apology Friday following uproar over a speech he made this week that was condemned as anti-Semitic and dismissive of Jewish historical connections to the Holy Land. Palestinian officials said Abbas was under "tremendous" pressure from numerous diplomats 88

March 30, 2018 10:21 PM The Latest: Pope Francis asks forgiveness for host of sins

Pope Francis is asking forgiveness for a host of shameful sins, apologizing for those who seek power, money, ambition and vanity. At the end of the Good Friday Via Crucis procession at Rome's Colosseum, Francis offered a brief meditation of his own, full of what he said was "shame, repentance and hope." He begged forgiveness for the shame of leaving 151

March 27, 2018 10:45 AM Body Count Piles Up in Philippine Drug War

Despite bloodshed, President Rodrigo Duterte remain overwhelmingly popular among Filipinos Philippine drug-enforcement officials said on Tuesday that nearly 4,100 people have been killed in shootouts with police and more than 2,400 have perished in drug-related homicides in President Rodrigo Duterte’s bloody antinarcotics campaign. The drugs war launched 81

March 27, 2018 9:23 AM Cyprus: Yes to Turkey as gas ally, but no gunboat diplomacy

NICOSIA, Cyprus – Cyprus' president says he'd like to have Turkey as an ally in the island nation's bid to exploit potential offshore gas reserves, but Ankara must stop its "gunboat diplomacy" that prevents exploratory drilling. President Nicos Anastasiades said Tuesday he's pleased with the European Union's expression of solidarity with Cyprus and "unprecedented 60

February 26, 2018 10:36 PM Senior Trump adviser Stephen Miller appears to fall asleep during White House meet on school safety

Stephen Miller appeared to be fully asleep in one of the photos. Photographers caught the senior White House adviser rubbing his eyes, yawning and nodding off during an hour-long Monday meeting called in response to the Florida high school shooting that left 17 people dead. Miller, who has become one of President Trump's most trusted advisers, appeared 98

February 23, 2018 9:25 PM US to open new embassy in Jerusalem in May

The US Department of State has said that a new American embassy in Jerusalem will open in May. The opening of the mission will coincide with Israel's 70th anniversary, the statement said. The announcement brings forward the controversial plan, announced by President Trump in December, by at least a year. A senior Palestinian official, Saeb Erekat, called 71

February 20, 2018 12:16 AM Court: Pardoned Peru strongman Fujimori can be tried again

LIMA, Peru – A court in Peru has determined that former Peruvian strongman Alberto Fujimori can be tried in connection with a 1992 massacre despite his recent pardon from a 25-year jail sentence. The ruling Monday paves the way for Fujimori to stand trial again for crimes committed during his decade-long rule. President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski pardoned 56

January 27, 2018 1:04 PM Trump letter to African leaders says Tillerson to visit soon

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – President Donald Trump in a new letter to African leaders says he "deeply respects" the people of Africa and that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will make an "extended visit" to the continent in March, his first in that role. The letter dated Thursday is addressed to African leaders as they gather for an African Union summit 66

January 23, 2018 6:00 PM Uganda president says 'I love Trump' despite alleged 's***hole' remark

KAMPALA, Uganda – Uganda's president says he loves President Donald Trump and that he should be praised for not mincing words. "I love Trump because he tells Africans frankly," President Yoweri Museveni said Tuesday, shortly after the U.S. ambassador apologized for Trump's recent reference to African nations as "shithole countries." "I don't know whether 141

January 4, 2018 6:35 AM Trump thanks countries that stood by US on UN Jerusalem vote in video message at NYC reception

In a taped message that was played Wednesday night at a reception hosted by the U.S. Mission to the United Nations to thank those countries that voted with the U.S. -- or abstained from voting -- against a U.N. measure condemning the decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, President Donald Trump said he "greatly appreciated" those nations' 55