Post Tagged with: "International News"

Palestine to freeze ties with US if Trump admin closes mission in Washington.

November 18, 2017 12:39 am
Palestine to freeze ties with US if Trump admin closes mission in Washington.

Senior Palestinian official Saeb Erekat speaks to reporters after Palestinian Authority President Mahmud Abbas met with US President Donald Trump at the White House on May 3, 2017 in Washington, DC. Palestinian officials have threatened to cut all communications with the US, if the Trump administration continues with plans to […]

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US nuclear commander General John Hyten: I’d resist Trump’s ‘illegal’ nuke strike order

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US nuclear commander General John Hyten: I’d resist Trump’s ‘illegal’ nuke strike order

General John Hyten, the commander of United States Strategic Command (File photo) A top nuclear commander in the United States says he would resist an “illegal” nuclear attack order from President Donald Trump. The head of US Strategic Command, General John Hyten, told an audience at a security forum on Saturday that […]

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The United States won’t be constrained by UN Security Council in Syria: Nikki Haley

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The United States won’t be constrained by UN Security Council in Syria: Nikki Haley

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks during a meeting of the UN Security Council at the United Nations headquarters in New York on November 17, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) The United States does not consider itself constrained by the UN Security Council and may seek “justice” in […]

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Egyptian authorities opens Gaza’s Rafah crossing after nearly 80 days

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Egyptian authorities opens Gaza’s Rafah crossing after nearly 80 days

Palestinians argue with officials in a makeshift station in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip on November 18, 2017 as they await clearance to take a bus to travel through the Rafah border crossing with Egypt, after it opened for three days for the first time since a Palestinian […]

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Zimbabwe’s ZANU-PF party set to sack leader Robert Mugabe: Report

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Zimbabwe’s ZANU-PF party set to sack leader Robert Mugabe: Report

A man pours liquor onto a banner during a demonstration demanding the resignation of Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe on November 18, 2017 in Harare. (AFP photo) Zimbabwe’s ZANU-PF party is reportedly planning an emergency meeting to dismiss the party leader and the country’s president, Robert Mugabe. Reuters reported Saturday that […]

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European Union President Donald Tusk gives UK Prime Minister Theresa May new Brexit ultimatum

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European Union President Donald Tusk gives UK Prime Minister Theresa May new Brexit ultimatum

EU President Donald Tusk (L) and Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven during a press conference in Gothenburg, Sweden, November 17, 2017. (AFP photo) European Union President Donald Tusk has warned Britain that it has two weeks to make “much more progress” on Brexit negotiations in order to begin talks by […]

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Zimbabweans call for Robert Mugabe’s resignation at Harare rally

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Zimbabweans call for Robert Mugabe’s resignation at Harare rally

Thousands of Zimbabweans have taken to the streets in the country’s capital of Harare, calling for the resignation of President Robert Mugabe after nearly four decades in power. An estimated 5,000 elated demonstrators marched through the capital city on Saturday, waving national flags and chanting slogans against the  93-year-old veteran […]

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US Senate Judiciary Committee seek more information from Jared Kushner in Russia probe

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US Senate Judiciary Committee seek more information from Jared Kushner in Russia probe

An AFP file photo of US President Donald Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner during a meeting at the White House. The US Senate Judiciary Committee says President Donald Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, has failed to provide documents about his involvement in a “Russian backdoor overture” […]

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Governments keep global climate deal on track despite US pullout

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Governments keep global climate deal on track despite US pullout

World leaders pose for a family photo during the UN conference on climate change (COP23) on November 15, 2017 in Bonn, western Germany. (Photo by AFP) Negotiations to bolster the climate-saving Paris Agreement, crafted over two decades, closed in Bonn Saturday, deflated but not derailed by Donald Trump’s rejection of […]

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Twitter users call out US President Donald Trump’s hypocrisy on sexual misconduct

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Twitter users call out US President Donald Trump’s hypocrisy on sexual misconduct

US President Donald Trump arrives for a meeting with House Republicans at the US Capitol on November 16, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Social media users have slammed US President Donald Trump for ignoring his own history on sexual misconduct and staying largely silent about mounting sexual abuse allegations against Republican […]

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