• Turkey slams U.S. veto of United Nations resolution on Palestinians

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    Both the United States and Kuwaiti ambassadors said their nations had proposed press statements on the Israeli-Palestinian issue that had been blocked in recent weeks. A 21-year-old Palestinian woman volunteering as a rescue paramedic died after being shot in the chest as by Israel fire as she provided first aid to those wounded in Friday's Gaza border protests, numbering in the dozens, local media reported.
  • Denmark passes burqa ban

    Denmark passes burqa ban

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    First-time offenders risk a fine of 1,000 kroner (£117/$156). After the fourth violation the fine will increase to 10,000 crowns (NZ$2200). This means all employers in the European Union can legally require employees to remove crosses, hijabs (Muslim headscarves), kippahs (Jewish skullcaps), dastars (Sikh turbans) or any other religious item they might wear.
  • Trump Reverses Himself and Denies Firing Comey Over Russia Probe

    Trump Reverses Himself and Denies Firing Comey Over Russia Probe

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    In this conversation, McCabe claims Rosenstein told him Trump had originally requested the deputy attorney general reference Russian Federation in the Comey memo-something Rosenstein did not do. Or is the New York Times' scoop from yesterday a bit of old news that just happened to shake loose recently? "They acted appropriately, these were not spies in the Trump campaign.' The president says the opposite - who's right?" Berman responded by playing Lee the clip of Trump telling Holt ...
  • Trump accuses Mueller of 'meddling' in upcoming midterm elections

    Trump accuses Mueller of 'meddling' in upcoming midterm elections

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    The US intelligence community agrees that Russian Federation sought to influence the 2016 election in Trump's favour and against the Democratic candidate, Hillary Clinton. His recusal led to the appointment of Mueller by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein . Why the Federal Bureau of Investigation took the server of the National Committee of the Democratic party? Giuliani said two topics were likely to be addressed during the interview: collusion and obstruction of justice.
  • Kim Jong-un cries on camera over state of North Korean economy

    Kim Jong-un cries on camera over state of North Korean economy

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    Trump made the announcement on Friday, following a two-hour-long meeting with North Korean senior official Kim Yong-chol at the White House. The June 12 meeting in Singapore, the first between heads of the technically still-warring nations, is meant to begin the process of ending North Korea's nuclear program, and Trump said he believes Kim is committed to that goal.
  • NTU listed among world's 100 most-esteemed universities

    NTU listed among world's 100 most-esteemed universities

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    London's top universities have all seen their global standing slip in the a year ago, according to the The Times Higher Education (THE). The top 10 ranked institutions include Harvard University, MIT-Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Stanford University .
  • Philippines says it protests China ‘harassment’ of navy boat

    Philippines says it protests China ‘harassment’ of navy boat

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    China this month deployed anti-ship cruise missiles and surface-to-air missiles on the disputed Spratly Islands off the Philippine coast and flew nuclear-capable bombers to a base in another disputed part of the sea. The Chinese navy helicopter "was so close that seawater splash entered the rubber boat", said Alejano, who asked the government to disclose more details of such incidents to the public.