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Protesters have launched sympathy marches in several major towns in the West Bank, such as Hebron and Ramallah. Barghouti, along with Karim Younis, Maher Younis and Mahmoud Abu Sorour, were isolated and placed in solitary confinement at the Jalameh prison in northern Israel after being transferred from Hadarim Prison, located some 20 kilometers from Tel Aviv .
  • Pence 'grateful' for Japanese companies creating jobs in US

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    Washington had billed Pence's visit to Jakarta as a booster for a strategic partnership between the world's second- and third-largest democracies, but a raft of bilateral disputes with US companies could sap the goodwill from his trip. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence vowed to strike back in the event of a North Korea attack against Japan. The U.S. auto industry and agricultural organizations are pressuring the U.S.
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    VP Pence says USA commitment to Korea "iron-clad"

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    The failure came as Vice President Mike Pence arrived in the South for talks. Yet Boris Johnson spoke up in support of the U.S.'s activity in the region saying, "We stand alongside our worldwide partners in making clear that North Korea must adhere to United Nations resolutions created to secure peace and stability in the region and stop its pursuit of nuclear weapons".
  • Pence says US-Japan economic talks could lead to trade deal

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    Trump said the strike was justified by USA claims that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad conducted a chemical weapons attack on civilians only days before. North Korea has said it sees the United States' installation of THAAD and its other military manoeuvres in the region as preparation for an attack.
  • Syria moves warplanes to Latakia province near Russian forces

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    The US has not ruled out additional strikes against the regime should it opt to use chemical weapons in the future. His comments, aired Wednesday on Fox Business News, come less than a week after Trump ordered a retaliatory strike on Syria based on USA evidence that Syrian President Bashar Assad attacked civilians with chemical weapons.
  • United Kingdom election will test markets' Brexit optimism

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    Explaining his vote against, he said: "The key thing here is the fixed term parliament act was put in place by the Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats to give them some sort of protection against destabilisation and a general election being called before they wanted one".
  • USA accuses Iran of 'alarming provocations'

    USA accuses Iran of 'alarming provocations'

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    North Korea said it may test missiles on a weekly basis, and warned of "all-out war" if the U.S. takes military action. "The Trump administration has no intention of passing the buck to a future administration on Iran", he said at a hurriedly convened press briefing yesterday.
  • Syrian city Khan Sheikhoun hit by airstrikes

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    On Friday , the U.S. carried out missile strikes on a Syrian air base it says is suspected of storing chemical weapons. "He is poisoning the innocent people of Syria with weapons that were banned 100 years ago - and he is poisoning the reputation of Russian Federation", he said.
  • Rex Tillerson says Russian meddling in U.S. election is 'well-established'

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    As Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said after emerging from a almost two-hour meeting with Putin, "there is a low level of trust between our two countries". "I don't remember a case of a dictator being removed smoothly without violence", said Lavrov , lamenting past efforts to remove Slobodan Milosevic from Serbia, Saddam Hussein from Iraq, and Moammar Gadhafi from Libya.
  • Palestinian prisoners on mass hunger strike

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    Polls suggest that Palestinians are not deterred by Barghouti's terrorist record, and is the most popular choice among them to succeed the 82-year-old Abbas. "This massive strike sends a strong message to the Israelis, after 50 years of occupation, suppression and oppression, that the prisoners. will lead their people from behind bars", she said.
  • Trump's EPA To Reconsider Oil And Gas Emissions Rule

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    Beyond that , the "basics" of the original authorization seem to suggest that the EPA would be establishing, enforcing, providing research for, and enabling others to comply with policies meant to protect the environment - just as many laypeople expect it should.
  • Three killed at anti-government protests in Venezuela

    Three killed at anti-government protests in Venezuela

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    Venezuelan security forces fired tear gas as demonstrators staged what they billed as the "mother of all marches" against President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday, and a student caught up in a clash died after being shot in the head, Reuters reported .