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Israel’s Supreme Court Orders Demolition of Palestinian Village in West Bank

Israel’s Supreme Court Orders Demolition of Palestinian Village in West Bank

🕔15:17, 25.May 2018

Critics have denounced the ruling saying that the decision, which will devastate a community of some 35 families belonging to the Jahalin Bedouin tribe, is another example of the Israel’s policy of ethnic cleansing.

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Iran Demands EU Guarantee As Diplomats Meet in Vienna

Iran Demands EU Guarantee As Diplomats Meet in Vienna

🕔11:19, 25.May 2018

The US is no longer viewed by us and other signatories as a member of the JCPOA and we will see in our Joint Commission meetings how the JCPOA can survive without America. The Europeans must specifically tell us how they can guarantee Iran’s interests in the deal in the absence of the US and its re-imposition of sanctions,” Iran’s top nuclear negotiator Abbas Araqchi said.

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Putin: EU Failure On Iran to Have ‘Deplorable’ Outcome

Putin: EU Failure On Iran to Have ‘Deplorable’ Outcome

🕔08:37, 25.May 2018

“Our position – the position of Russia – is well known. We believe the deal must be preserved,” Vladimir Putin told reporters of the Joint Comprehensive Plan Of Action (JCPOA), signed between Iran and six major world powers– the US, the UK, France, China, Russia and Germany.

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Kim Jong Un, Donald Trump Meeting Now Cancelled

Kim Jong Un, Donald Trump Meeting Now Cancelled

🕔14:26, 24.May 2018

‘You talk about your nuclear capabilities, but ours are so massive and powerful that I pray to God they never have to be used,’ Trump wrote in an open letter to Kim, shortly after North Korea announced it had destroyed its nuclear test site.

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North Korea Officially Demolishes Its Nuclear Test Site

North Korea Officially Demolishes Its Nuclear Test Site

🕔14:04, 24.May 2018

Punggye-ri has been the staging ground for all six of the North’s nuclear tests, including its latest and by far most powerful one in September last year, which Pyongyang said was an H-bomb.

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Vladimir Putin Hates Hillary Clinton: Here’s Something You Need to Know Now

Vladimir Putin Hates Hillary Clinton: Here’s Something You Need to Know Now

🕔11:05, 23.May 2018

For the last seven years, Ms Clinton and Mr Putin have been in a tit-for-tat battle of words, with their language sometimes becoming quite heated.

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Paul Manafort Ex-Trump Campaign Chief Seeks to Suppress FBI Evidence

Paul Manafort Ex-Trump Campaign Chief Seeks to Suppress FBI Evidence

🕔10:38, 23.May 2018

Paul Manafort’s lawyers are expected to tell Jackson that FBI agents unlawfully conducted an initial warrantless search of a storage locker housing documents from his consulting company by improperly getting a low-level staffer to unlock it and let a special agent look around.

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New Zealanders Won’t Be Proud of This Homelessness Crisis

New Zealanders Won’t Be Proud of This Homelessness Crisis

🕔10:31, 23.May 2018

Much is expected of the charismatic 37-year-old prime minister, after her party put fixing the housing crisis at the heart of its successful election campaign in September. Arden’s challenge is to not allow her spending plan blow a hole in the strong finances her government inherited.

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EU Seeks Russia As Strategic Partner In Fight Against US

EU Seeks Russia As Strategic Partner In Fight Against US

🕔07:47, 23.May 2018

Russia has apparently emerged as a potential EU strategic partner, as the bloc is seeking ways to resist US President Donald Trump’s trade policies and Washington’s unilateral withdrawal from the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), commonly known as the Iran nuclear deal.

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Texas Fully Embraces Gun Culture and Resists Attempts to Scale Back

Texas Fully Embraces Gun Culture and Resists Attempts to Scale Back

🕔13:13, 22.May 2018

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s call to do “more than just pray” for the victims comes in a state that has fully embraced its gun culture and resisted previous attempts to scale it back.

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Assad Forces Finally Capture Damascus From Islamic State

Assad Forces Finally Capture Damascus From Islamic State

🕔12:05, 22.May 2018

Syrian troops and their allies are expected to turn their attention to opposition-held parts of southern Syria, including Daraa province, in a push that could bring allied Iranian forces even closer to the increasingly tense frontier with Israel.

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Angry North Korean Media Step Up Rhetorical Attacks on South Korea, US

Angry North Korean Media Step Up Rhetorical Attacks on South Korea, US

🕔11:58, 22.May 2018

An article lashed out at South Korean authorities for allowing defectors to send anti-North Korea leaflets across their border.

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What a ‘Military Nightmare’ For Any Army to Invade Russia – Swedish Newspaper Svenska Dagbladet Says

What a ‘Military Nightmare’ For Any Army to Invade Russia – Swedish Newspaper Svenska Dagbladet Says

🕔11:34, 21.May 2018

The conclusions made by Svenska Dagbladet are backed by Russian history itself, as the country has never been conquered since the creation of a centralized state in Russia in the early 15th century.

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Malaysia Orders 1MDB Scandal Probe Overseen By Najib Razak

Malaysia Orders 1MDB Scandal Probe Overseen By Najib Razak

🕔10:07, 21.May 2018

Mahathir, a former mentor of Najib Razak who turned on him over 1MDB, is determined to breathe new life into democratic institutions that suffered under the ex-premier’s increasingly authoritarian rule and usher in a new dawn for the country.

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Donald Trump Now ‘Demands’ DOJ Probe FBI

Donald Trump Now ‘Demands’ DOJ Probe FBI

🕔09:54, 21.May 2018

Trump tweeted Sunday: “I hereby demand, and will do so officially tomorrow, that the Department of Justice look into whether or not the FBI/DOJ infiltrated or surveilled the Trump Campaign for Political Purposes – and if any such demands or requests were made by people within the Obama Administration!”

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