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June 1, 2017 2:44 AM This Israeli Lawmaker Can Stop Any Trump Peace Deal He Dislikes

The new Israeli-Palestinian peace process hasn’t even started yet and it’s already facing hurdles. Naftali Bennett, a minister crucial to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s coalition, is threatening to use his party’s seats to topple the government if Palestinians are granted any land concessions in negotiations. U.S. President Donald Trump 23

June 1, 2017 12:44 AM Kenya debuts $3.2 billion Chinese-built railway linking Nairobi to Mombasa

MOMBASA, KENYA – Kenya inaugurated a $3.2 billion railway funded by China linking the capital Nairobi to the port of Mombasa on Wednesday, the country’s biggest infrastructure project since independence more than 50 years ago. The railway is part of China’s “One Belt, One Road” initiative, a multibillion-dollar series of infrastructure projects upgrading 61

May 31, 2017 9:58 PM Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

The tectonic plates of Europe are shifting, and President Trump is at the heart of this upheaval. Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany bluntly made that point on Sunday when she said, “The times in which we could rely fully on others — they are somewhat over,” and the result is that “we Europeans must really take our fate into our own hands.” With that line, it became 87

May 31, 2017 9:21 PM Paris climate deal: EU and China rebuff Trump

Chinese and EU leaders are to agree a joint statement on the Paris climate agreement saying it is "an imperative more important than ever". A draft of the document, seen by the BBC, stresses the "highest political commitment" to implement the deal. It will be widely seen as a rebuff to the US, as President Trump deliberates on withdrawal from the accord 9

May 31, 2017 7:41 PM The report card on Trump’s foreign travels

President Trump’s first overseas trip was marked by sharp contrasts. The man who proposed a total ban on Muslims entering the United States was well received in the center of the Sunni Muslim world, where he praised Islam and politely asked for their help. But the president was not well received in Europe, where he criticized our democratic allies, especially 16

May 31, 2017 2:41 PM Hail the covfefe in chief

Yes, covfefe. What does it mean? No one knows. The tweet survived until just before 6 a.m., suggesting that Trump had gone to bed and then realized his typo. Of course, screenshots of the tweet have now sent social media — and the media more generally — crazy. They have questions. Is the president insane? Has the president decided to start drinking 33

May 31, 2017 12:37 PM Arsenal announce two-year deal for Arsene Wenger to stay as Frenchman commits to Premier League title challenge and says 'I love this club'

Arsene, you and the club have signed a new two-year contract. It's a big moment, how are you feeling about it? I'm happy and excited. Happy because I can work where I love to be. As well because this club cherishes the values I love. I'm excited because I believe that our end of season is a big springboard to go for more. We have created a dynamic that is very positive 14

May 31, 2017 9:20 AM World No Tobacco Day: Try These Tips to Quit Smoking

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 is the World Health Organization's (WHO) annual World No Tobacco Day. For those planning on using the day as their quit date, we've rounded up eight top tips from the WHO to make 2017 the year you successfully quit smoking. Set a quit date for as soon as possible to help keep you focused and motivated on achieving your goal. It could 80

May 31, 2017 9:05 AM Two jailed 7 years for impersonating COCOBOD CEO

The two men who impersonated former Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), Dr Stephen K. Opuni have been handed a total of seven years imprisonment. The convicts, Christian Obeng, a businessman, and Latif Apulala, a driver, were said to have created a fake Facebook account in the name of the former COCOBOD boss and used it to dupe people 30

May 31, 2017 5:03 AM Hearts secures deal with Fero Mobile

Electracom Limited, distributors of Fero Mobile Phones in Ghana, has signed a sponsorship deal with premier League side Accra Hearts of Oak. The deal that runs till the end of the season, makes Fero Phones, the clubs official sponsor for the Man of the Match and Player of the Month awards scheme initiated by Hearts, to motivate players to go the extra 33