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UN, US caution Israel on new settlement building in West Bank

Settlements in land Israel captured in the 1967 Six-Day War are considered illegal by most of the worldwide community and an obstacle to restarting peace talks as they are built on land Palestinians c...

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Man arrested in connection with series of anti-Semitic bomb threats

Man arrested in connection with series of anti-Semitic bomb threats

Israeli police said the teen has been the subject of months-long undercover investigation by the anti-fraud unit, as well as the FBI in the United States and law enforcement in other countries. An Jew...

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The most suspicious part of Trump's presidency

The most suspicious part of Trump's presidency

Nunes last week. Flynn was sacked from his job as Trump's first national security adviser after it was disclosed that he misled Vice President Mike Pence about a conversation he had with the Russian...

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Federation Internationale de Football Association hands Lionel Messi 4-Match Ban for Verbally Abusing Referee

Federation Internationale de Football Association hands Lionel Messi 4-Match Ban for Verbally Abusing Referee

Federation Internationale de Football Association suspended Messi for four of Argentina s five remaining World Cup qualification matches after he was caught swearing at an official in the victory over...

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Oil steady as Libya disruptions offset bloated US stockpiles

The Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said he believed that the global oil cut agreement could be extended. OPEC, which meets on May 25 in Vienna, pledged past year to reduce output by about 1.2...

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Zuma told to keep away from comrade's funeral

Zuma told to keep away from comrade's funeral

Kathrada's activism against white-minority apartheid rule started at the age of 17, when he was one of 2,000 "passive resisters" arrested in 1946 for defying laws that discriminated against Indian Sou...

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Turkey, US vow to boost ties despite Kurdish issue remains

Turkey, US vow to boost ties despite Kurdish issue remains

Tillerson made the remarks at a joint press conference with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in response to a reporter's question about Assad. According to Gisclon, Daesh poses too clea...

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Kim Jong-nam: Body 'arrives in Pyongyang' in exchange deal

Kim Jong-nam: Body 'arrives in Pyongyang' in exchange deal

Three North Koreans wanted for questioning over the murder left Malaysia on Friday along with the body of Kim Jong Nam after Malaysia agreed a swap deal that saw nine Malaysians allowed to return home...

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Malaysians return from Pyongyang in swop deal

Malaysians return from Pyongyang in swop deal

Meanwhile, Khalid pointed out that investigations into Jong-nam's murder case was still ongoing, despite the body being sent back to North Korea. He relayed the events following the discovery of the...

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Schiff To Review Unspecified Intel At White House

Schiff To Review Unspecified Intel At White House

US House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence ranking member Democrat Adam Schiff speaks with reporters about the committee's Russian Federation investigation in Washington March 30, 2017. "Wa...

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Israeli-American Teen Arrested for Making Jewish Center Bomb Threats Worldwide

An 19-year-old man has been arrested in Israel over a series of bomb threats made to Jewish community centers worldwide over a six-month period, according to The Jerusalem Post . The investigation w...

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China Downplays Tensions With US As Xi Prepares To Meet Trump

President Xi and his wife Peng Liyuan will attend a welcome banquet hosted by President Trump and his wife Melania, according to Zheng. "We are willing to make joint efforts with the USA side.so a...

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Xi superpower summit at Mar-a-Lago official

The visit will take place after a rocky start to the US-China relationship under Trump, who has repeatedly blasted Beijing for its trade policies and reluctance to bring pressure on North Korea over...

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Islamic State's deputy leader Ayad al-Jumaili killed in air strike

The spokesman of the USA -led anti-Islamic State coalition couldn't immediately be reached by Reuters for comment. The attack is said to have been carried out in the al-Qaim region, near the border ...

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Trump's ex-NSA Flynn seeks immunity in Russian Federation probe

Trump's ex-NSA Flynn seeks immunity in Russian Federation probe

Trump dismisses such assertions and Russian Federation denies the allegations. But former national security adviser Michael Flynn is in talks with congressional committees to receive immunity in e...

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USA backs free trade but seeks change in some deals: Mnuchin

USA backs free trade but seeks change in some deals: Mnuchin

Meanwhile, the wording that the G-20 will "resist all forms of protectionism" has been dropped from the latest draft of the communique , a copy obtained by Kyodo News showed, apparently reflecting st...

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Council nod to 4 rules for GST

Council nod to 4 rules for GST

Tabling the bill, Jaitley said that there has been an attempt to introduce a one taxation system for years. Replying to around eight hour long debate, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the GST wi...

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Hundreds Arrested as Unsanctioned Anti-Corruption Protests Erupt Across Russia

The nationwide protest came after Navalny's accusations of government corruption, with smaller demonstrations in St. Petersburg, Vladivostok, Novosibirsk and other cities across Russian Federation. ...

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Watch Trump Walk Out of Executive ORder Signing Ceremony Without Signing Anything

Trump also did some work last week on another of his favorite trade targets - NAFTA, or as he calls it, "The worst trade deal ever signed by any country ever". exports. Executive Orders regarding tr...

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United Nations chief: More funding needed for Iraq programs

A formal investigation has begun into the March 17 deaths of civilians in western Mosul , Iraq, the Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman said today. Putting civilians at ri...

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Di Maria & Cavani Lead PSG To Coupe De La Ligue Title

Di Maria & Cavani Lead PSG To Coupe De La Ligue Title

The league title is our goal now and we'll give it our all until the finish". Radamel Falcao and Djibril Sidibé both face late fitness tests. PSG have dominated the competition in recent seasons -...

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JP Morgan: Don't downplay Le Pen

She said that a show of support for the eurozone means the French "choose a model of governance imposed by the European Union " - which Le Pen also wants to exit. Ms Le Pen will regard the meeting as ...

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Airstrikes kill dozens of militants near Syria border

Airstrikes kill dozens of militants near Syria border

He said the only change authorized late past year was to allow certain combat decisions be made by USA commanders closer to the fight as the battle moved into the densely populated areas of the city. ...

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United Nations slams Israel over approval of new settlement in West Bank

President Donald Trump (R) and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met February 15 in the White House. It is regarded as an impediment to a two-state solution in the Middle East, and Palesti...

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North Korea to pursue development of ICBM - envoy

North Korea to pursue development of ICBM - envoy

North Korea upped the military ante with another missile test - though this time the test failed. He denounced joint annual military exercises now being carried out by the United States and South Ko...

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Russian Federation reserves right to meet any French politician

Mr Putin added that Ms Le Pen represented a range of political forces that was gaining momentum. Mr Putin's meeting with Ms Le Pen came amid rising controversy over whether Russia tried to influen...

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Paraguay Protesters Set Fire to Congress After Re-Election Vote

Paraguay Protesters Set Fire to Congress After Re-Election Vote

Enraged protesters have stormed Paraguay's congress leaving it in flames after the Senate secretly voted on a constitutional amendment to allow President Horacio Cartes to run for re-election. The pro...

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United States bans electronics on flights from 8 nations

United States bans electronics on flights from 8 nations

Passengers flying directly to Britain from Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia and Turkey will be required to place those devices and large phones into hold luggage, a government spokesman ...

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Tillerson walks a tightrope in trip to mend United States ties with Turkey

Tillerson walks a tightrope in trip to mend United States ties with Turkey

After capturing al-Bab town, Turkish leadership vowed the offensive would push the Syrian Kurdish militia out of Manbij, before moving south to Raqqa. The trip comes after Turkey announced "Euphrates ...

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Barcelona Slams Unjust Messi Ban

The best player in the world and slight potty mouth Lionel Messi is appealing the four-match ban that was handed down by Federation Internationale de Football Association yesterday after he yelled at ...

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President Trump calls NBC's Chuck Todd 'sleepy eyes' on Twitter

President Trump calls NBC's Chuck Todd 'sleepy eyes' on Twitter

Todd noted that the issues the Trump administration is facing are all "self-inflicted", adding that, "The Russia cloud is dark enough". Trump tweeted just before 9 a.m. But other than that, he doesn...

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China hopes Xi-Trump meeting to chart bilateral ties in new era

China hopes Xi-Trump meeting to chart bilateral ties in new era

The White House announced the same day that Trump would host Xi from April 6 to 7 at his Mar-a-Lago retreat in Florida. In a tweet on Thursday evening, Trump said the highly anticipated meeting betw...

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Tillerson clashes with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies on defense spending during brief meeting

Tillerson clashes with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies on defense spending during brief meeting

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Friday that U.S. sanctions against Russian Federation will remain in place until Moscow "reverses the actions" it has taken in Ukraine. "When it comes to secu...

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Democrats call for independent Russian probe apart from Congress

Committee Dems said they preferred open session. "We're not going to get into a neo-McCarthyism era here where we just start bringing in Americans because they were mentioned in a press story", he s...

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UN chief presses Iraq's leaders to reconcile once Mosul won

UN chief presses Iraq's leaders to reconcile once Mosul won

They suspect the building may have been booby-trapped or that the damaged may have been caused by the detonation of a truck bomb. With the battle entering the densely populated areas of western Mos...

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