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U.S., Israel Partners In Crime Against Humanity –Turkish Pm

Turkey condemned the killing by Israeli forces of dozens of Palestinians protesting on Monday at the Gaza border against the opening of the American embassy in Jerusalem, saying the United States (U.S.) was an accomplice in a crime against humanity.   “Unfortunately, the U.S. has arrogantly stood by the Israeli …

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Police widen probe into Chechen-born Paris knife attacker

Investigators on Sunday widened a probe into the Chechen-born 20-year-old whose stabbing spree in central Paris, claimed by the Islamic State group, left one person dead and four seriously wounded.   The man, identified as naturalised Frenchman Khamzat Azimov, carried out the attack Saturday night in a lively area of …

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Indonesia Links Church Attacks To Local ISIL – Inspired Group

At least 13 people were killed and more than 40 wounded in separate suicide attacks by one family on three churches in Indonesia’s second-largest city.   Police said the bombings were carried out by six family members, including two young children, on Sunday in Surabaya, about 800km west of Indonesia’s …

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U.S. To Lift Sanctions On N’Korea If It Meets Demands – Pompeo

United States (U.S.) Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, said on Sunday that Washington will agree to lift sanctions on North Korea if the country agrees to completely dismantle its nuclear weapons program, a move that would create economic prosperity that “will rival” South Korea.   Speaking on several Sunday morning …

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AirAsia boss Tony Fernandes sorry for ‘foolish’ Malaysia poll stunt

AirAsia boss Tony Fernandes on Sunday apologised for a controversial stunt endorsing scandal-tainted Prime Minister Najib Razak before Malaysia’s general election, in which he suffered a stunning defeat.   Fernandes said he came under pressure from Najib’s government before the May 9 vote, causing him to issue a video enthusiastically …

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Iraqi Journalist Who Threw Shoes At Bush Stands For Parliament

An Iraqi journalist who threw his shoes at U.S. President George W. Bush during a news conference a decade ago is standing for parliament, campaigning against corruption and the sectarianism that has plagued his country.   TV correspondent Muntazer al-Zaidi became famous across Iraq and the Middle East after throwing …

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Korean Pledges Efforts For Non-Stop Exchanges With DPRK

South Korean President, Moon Jae-in, on Friday pledged best efforts to engage with the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) to stop confrontation and help unite people of the divided Koreas.   According to the Presidential Blue House, Moon made the remarks during a lunch meeting with South Korean artists, …

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