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The special representative of the USA state Department on Ukraine Kurt Volker said that Washington is "actively considering" the opportunity to send weapons to Kiev. A ceasefire was agreed in Minsk in February 2015, but its terms are far from being fulfilled. Walker also noted that to establish peace in the East of Ukraine is possible only through a new strategic dialogue with Russian Federation.
  • More of Pisgah National Forest closed off while manhunt continues

    More of Pisgah National Forest closed off while manhunt continues

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    The area of the forest between US 276 and the Blue Ridge Parkway was evacuated Saturday, including popular areas such as Looking Glass Falls, Sliding Rock and the Cradle of Forestry, located 40 miles southwest of Asheville. Stroupe is described as a being about 5 feet, 8 inches tall, with a small build. Visitors to the Pisgah National Forest should avoid the area which includes trails and roads in the Mills River area, Yellow Gap Road, Turkey Pen Gap, Trace Ridge and Wash Creek.
  • Ahead of EU Meeting, Turkey Begins Trial of 17 Journalists

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    The meeting was also attended by the head of EU diplomacy Federica Mogherini , Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and Turkish EU Affairs Minister Omer Celik . Erdogan added that Turkey had been unable to cooperate with the U.S. over the missile system, which was why it was seeking alternatives. "It would be a concern, were they to do that, but they have not done that", Dunford reportedly said at a security forum in Aspen, Colorado on July 23, when asked about media reports on ...
  • Israeli PM Netanyahu Says Home of Palestinian Attacker Will be Destroyed

    Israeli PM Netanyahu Says Home of Palestinian Attacker Will be Destroyed

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    Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Saturday from the site of killings called on Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to condemn the attack, a condemnation that was not forthcoming as of late on Saturday night. On Friday, 19-year-old Omar al-Abed broke into the Halamish settlement, near Ramallah. "This was the motive for my son". Minister of Education and Diaspora Affairs Naftali Bennett, chairman of the Jewish Home party, has called on the IDF's prosecution to demand the death ...
  • Israel to Remove Metal Detectors From Holy Site

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    For the Israelis, the terror attack by three Israeli-Palestinians that killed two Israeli policemen on the Mount a week ago and the growing violence at the holy site demanded what most considered to be a minimal security response: the installation of metal detectors to prevent would-be worshipers with nefarious intents from bringing weapons into the area.
  • Gov't seeks alternative to metal detectors to end crisis

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    Israel's security cabinet accepted "the recommendation of all the security bodies to change the inspection with metal detectors to a security inspection based on advanced technologies and other means", a statement from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office said.
  • Israel, Palestine at tipping point

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    The Palestinian Authority (PA) and national and religious figures in Jerusalem have voiced their rejection to all the alternative measures to the electronic gates placed at the entrances of Al-Aqsa. On Monday evening, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Jordan's King Abdullah II spoke by phone. In a statement, he said " keep praying at the gates of Al Aqsa Mosque, and in the streets and squares of Jerusalem " until a decision is taken to pray inside the holy site.
  • Israel removes flashpoint metal detectors at holy site

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    Jordan is the Muslim custodian of the site which is also holy to Jews. Israel captured the Old City compound, along with other territories sought for a Palestinian state, in the 1967 war. On Friday, thousands of Jordanians protested in the streets against the new security policies and on Sunday, an Israeli security guard was attacked within the confines of the Israeli embassy in Jordan.
  • Mumbai pothole death: It's BMC vs PWD vs Metro rail projects

    Mumbai pothole death: It's BMC vs PWD vs Metro rail projects

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    She was a member of the Bikerni Motorcycle Club that was started in 2011. "The Mumbai civic body, the other civic bodies around Mumbai and other agencies need to ensure that roads are potholes free". On Saturday, a former television news reader with Doordarshan succumbed to her injuries, three days after a tree fell on her in Chembur. The incident which took place on the Jawhar-Dahanu road is the 4th reported incident this year.
  • Israel removes metal detectors from holy site entrance

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    A statement issued after the security cabinet meeting said it had chose to heed a recommendation of Israeli security bodies and replace the detectors with "smart checking" devices. 'We pray and plead for both sides in this precarious situation to talk with one another and arrive at a bone fide solution for access to the Holy Site so that people of faith may worship peacefully.