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Oslo Accords Signed With Israel ‘No Longer Stand’ – PLO Declares

Oslo Accords Signed With Israel ‘No Longer Stand’ – PLO Declares

🕔10:37, 16.Jan 2018

The PA says the only answer to more than 70-year-old conflict is the establishment of a Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital. But since the signing of the Oslo Accords, the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories has only intensified, making it difficult for Palestinians to envision such a solution.

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Jerusalem is Not the Capital of Israel: Here’s Why

Jerusalem is Not the Capital of Israel: Here’s Why

🕔10:19, 16.Jan 2018

Though Israel claims Jerusalem as its undivided capital, the realities for those who live there cannot be more different. Israel’s settlement project in East Jerusalem, which is aimed at the consolidation of Israel’s control over the city, is also considered illegal under international law.

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Gida Mustapha Biography and Profile

Gida Mustapha Biography and Profile Updated

🕔10:00, 16.Jan 2018

Gida Mustapha served in the APC presidential campaign organisation in the historic 2015 election and was a member of the APC transition committee. He is currently a member of the APC board of trustees.

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UK Theresa May’s Government Seeks Damage Control After Carillion Collapses

UK Theresa May’s Government Seeks Damage Control After Carillion Collapses

🕔11:53, 15.Jan 2018

The opposition Labour Party questioned why Theresa May’s government continued to award contracts to Carillion despite its profit warnings and questioned why Britain had handed over so much of its public service work to private companies. “This company issued three profit warnings in the last six months yet despite those profit warnings the government continued to award government contracts to this company,” Labour’s business spokeswoman Rebecca Long-Bailey told BBC TV. “We’re … asking for a full investigation into the government conduct of this matter.”

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After 35-year-Old Ban On Cinemas Lifted Saudi Arabia Begins Screening Films

After 35-year-Old Ban On Cinemas Lifted Saudi Arabia Begins Screening Films

🕔11:09, 15.Jan 2018

Regional and international cinema chains are also eyeing the Saudi market, keen to tap the spending power of the young people who make up roughly 70 percent of the population. “I want to see everything because it is something new for Saudi,” said 30-year-old movie-goer Ibtisam Abu Talib. “I hope everything is available – action, romance, children’s films, comedy. Everything, God willing.”

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‘I’m Not a Racist’ – US President Donald Trump Says

‘I’m Not a Racist’ – US President Donald Trump Says

🕔10:57, 15.Jan 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump insisted on Sunday “I‘m not a racist” in response to reports that he had described immigrants from Haiti and African countries as coming from “shithole countries.” Asked by a reporter in Florida whether he was a racist, Trump said: “No. I‘m not a racist. I‘m the least racist person you have ever interviewed.”

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France to UK: Take More Asylum Seekers. Pay Up More for Border Security

France to UK: Take More Asylum Seekers. Pay Up More for Border Security

🕔10:46, 15.Jan 2018

Paris has complained that it shoulders too much of the financial burden and handles more than its share of asylum cases, while Macron said in 2016 before becoming president that there would be no migrants in Calais if the accord unravelled. The deal will be on the table on Thursday when President Emmanuel Macron holds talks with British Prime Minister Theresa May at a Anglo-French summit in southern England. “Our understanding is that they will pay more. The question is how much and for what,” said the source, adding that the two sides are in daily contact ahead of the summit.

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2018 Nigeria’s Armed Forces Remembrance Day

2018 Nigeria’s Armed Forces Remembrance Day

🕔10:22, 15.Jan 2018

Nigeria is marking the Armed Forces Remembrance Day, an annual event to honour members of the military who fought and are still fighting in various theatres of conflict within Nigeria and across the world.

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Bambang Soesatyo to Become Indonesia’s New House Speaker After $170m Graft Scandal

Bambang Soesatyo to Become Indonesia’s New House Speaker After $170m Graft Scandal

🕔09:44, 15.Jan 2018

“Soesatyo knows the party’s position as a supporter of Jokowi,” said Golkar deputy secretary general Muhamad Sarmuji. “Even though he has been critical, it has only been because of his desire to contribute to the government’s success.” Soesatyo, a former businessman and journalist, would be sworn in during a plenary session later on Monday, Sarmuji said. The new speaker could not be reached immediately for comment.

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Philippine SEC Revokes News Website Rappler Registration

Philippine SEC Revokes News Website Rappler Registration

🕔09:23, 15.Jan 2018

“The En Banc finds Rappler, Inc. and Rappler Holdings Corporation, a Mass Media Entity and its alter ego, liable for violating the constitutional and statutory Foreign Equity Restriction in Mass Media, enforceable through laws and rules within the mandate of the commission,” the Philippine SEC en banc said in its decision dated January 11 but published on its website Monday, January 15.

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