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In victory for Trump, U.S. Supreme Court revives Trump travel ban

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed a victory to President Donald Trump by allowing his temporary ban on travellers from six Muslim-majority countries and all refugees to go into effect for people with no strong ties to the United States while agreeing to decide this fall the legality of the order. | Video

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Italy's centre-right wins in local elections, in blow to Renzi

ROME Italy's centre-right parties hammered their centre-left rivals in mayoral elections, official results showed on Monday, putting pressure on the ruling Democratic Party (PD) ahead of a national vote due in less than a year.

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Differing with U.S., Macron stands by Minsk accords to resolve Ukraine crisis

PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday he saw no better way of negotiating an end to the conflict in Ukraine than through the Minsk agreements, sharply differing with comments by U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

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Trump, Modi seek rapport despite friction on trade, immigration

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold their first face-to-face meeting in Washington on Monday, seeking to boost U.S.-Indian relations despite differences over trade, the Paris climate accord and immigration.

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Romania's ruling party picks PM candidate in bid to defuse crisis

BUCHAREST Romania's ruling Social Democrats picked Economy Minister Mihai Tudose to replace the prime minister they ousted last week, trying to resolve a political crisis that may erode investor confidence in the country despite its fast-growing economy.

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President Macron to have own party group in French upper house

PARIS After winning a large majority in the French lower house this month, new President Emmanuel Macron's party will also be able to count on its own contingent of senators in the upper house, which could prove useful for constitutional reforms.

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