Post Tagged with: "International Politics"

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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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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Zimbabwe’s ruling party calls on Robert Mugabe to step down after military takeover

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Zimbabwe’s ruling party calls on Robert Mugabe to step down after military takeover

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe delivers a speech during a graduation ceremony at the Zimbabwe Open University in Harare, where he presides as the Chancellor, on November 17, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Eight of the 10 regional branches of Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF party have joined calls for President Robert Mugabe to […]

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Russia vetoes Japan-drafted resolution on chemical attacks in Syria

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Russia vetoes Japan-drafted resolution on chemical attacks in Syria

Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vasily Nebenzya addresses the UN Security Council about an international inquiry into chemical weapons attacks in Syria, during a meeting at the UN headquarters in New York on November 17, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) Russia has cast a second veto in the United Nations […]

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Qatar accuses Saudi Arabia of bullying small countries into submission

November 17, 2017 11:36 pm
Qatar accuses Saudi Arabia of bullying small countries into submission

Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani speaks during a press conference in the capital Doha on October 22, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Qatar says Saudi Arabia has been sparking off crises across the Middle East and “bullying small countries into submission,” some six months after Riyadh formed an alliance […]

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Cambodia accuses US of plotting to overthrow government

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Cambodia accuses US of plotting to overthrow government

Journalists stand outside the Supreme Court building during a hearing in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, November 16, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Cambodia has accused the United States of acting as the “ringleader” of an alleged coup plot in the country by a recently-outlawed main opposition party. The accusation came after Washington urged […]

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North Korea rules out negotiations on nuclear program

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North Korea rules out negotiations on nuclear program

This picture from North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) taken on August 29, 2017 and released on August 30, 2017 shows North Korea’s intermediate-range strategic ballistic rocket Hwasong-12 lifting off from the launching pad at an undisclosed location near Pyongyang. (Photo by AFP) North Korea has dismissed international […]

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Leaders of Spain, Belgium meet amid Catalonia crisis

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Leaders of Spain, Belgium meet amid Catalonia crisis

Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel (L) and Prime Minister of Spain Mariano Rajoy (R) arrive ahead of the start of the meeting on the second day of an EU summit meeting, Friday 20 October 2017, at the European Union headquarters in Brussels. (Photo by AFP) The prime ministers of Spain […]

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