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Just last week, Trump spoke about his desire for peace in the Middle East, telling Reuters that "there is no reason there's not peace between Israel and the Palestinians - none whatsoever". But on Wednesday, Abbas made one thing clear - he is not equally content with a one- or two-state solution. Israel and the Palestinians are seeking a country of their own under what is known as the two-state solution, and both claim Jerusalem as their capital.
  • #ChibokGirls: Freed 82 girls would reunite with family next week

    #ChibokGirls: Freed 82 girls would reunite with family next week

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    In a statement by Oby Ezekwesili and Aisha Yesufu, the co-conveners of the Bring Back Our Girls group, the BBOG said it had begun the verification of the identities of the rescued girls. In December, families who are seen as key to the girls' recovery complained they were blocked from celebrating Christmas together. The Yaga family, whose daughter Sarah was among the over 200 schoolgirls abducted by the Islamist militant group, Boko Haram in 2014, are however still uncertain about the fate ...
  • Enough proof that Pak army regulars mutilated Indian soldiers

    Enough proof that Pak army regulars mutilated Indian soldiers

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    The incident generated shock and anger across India but Pakistan denied its involvement. India and Pakistan have a long history of bitter relations over Kashmir, a Himalayan territory claimed by both. "Bodies of soldiers being mutilated is an extreme form of barbaric act. The government should be able to rise up to the occasion and retaliate in strongest possible manner, otherwise, this will be the weakest government in the country till date", Congress leader P.C.
  • Syrian Christian militia condemns Turkish airstrikes targeting U.S.-backed Kurds

    Syrian Christian militia condemns Turkish airstrikes targeting U.S.-backed Kurds

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    Addressing a function in Istanbul, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan urged the United States to stop its support to the Kurdish militant groups. The U.S. cooperates with YPG fighters among SDF ranks, which Ankara protests. Turkish officials consider the PYD and the PKK the same organization and have petitioned the United States to cease cooperating with the YPG, among the most successful militias fighting ISIS in Syria or Iraq.
  • US to Arctic: America first on climate

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    High-level officials from the. " In order to promote health and well-being in the Arctic we must balance environmental protection with economic stability,"said Canada's Bill Erasmus, worldwide chair for the Arctic Athabaskan Council, which has members in Canada and Alaska".
  • Christian governor of Jakarta jailed for blasphemy

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    The Indonesia-based researcher said the outcome means Indonesians, especially the moderates and the minorities, would have to take extra care when discussing religion, religious freedom, or the Islamic faith. Even though the government just banned a well known Islamic extremist from entering the country, it may be far too little, too late. They have asked for him to be sentenced to two years probation with one year in jail in the event he committed another offence.
  • Kapil Mishra files 3 complaints with CBI, threatens to launch hunger strike

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    Sacked Delhi minister Kapil Mishra, who is sitting on a hunger strike seeking details of funding of Aam Aadmi Party leaders' foreign tours, was today allegedly attacked by a purported AAP volunteer. It all happened so quickly that it looks like you had all the details. Although the AAP rejected the man's claim of affiliation with it, Mishra alleged that the the accused was associated with the mohalla clinic programme run under health minister Satyendar Jain.
  • No collusion with Russians, claims Donald Trump, as FBI row rumbles on

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    So it's fairly hypocritical for a man who's spent a lifetime boasting about how great he is to refer to anyone else in the world as a "showboat". Those simmering frustrations, described by people with knowledge of the president's conversations, culminated with Trump's surprise announcement late Tuesday that he was firing Comey.
  • Spicer defends time gap before White House acted on Michael Flynn

    Spicer defends time gap before White House acted on Michael Flynn

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    Democrats criticize Trump for not firing Flynn until February 13 - the day the Washington Post published a story that reported that, contrary to Pence's assertion, Flynn discussed sanctions with Kislyak. Spicer had the unmitigated gall to further Trump's authoritarian position that anyone who opposes him is doing so out of political reasons or Clinton/Obama loyalties rather than upholding a sworn oath to put the law or principle before partisanship.
  • Higher taxes in Australia's 'better times' budget

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    While Morrison has cautioned the banks that their customers "already don't like them", telling them to "prove (the customers) wrong and pony up to help fix the budget", bankers have warned the government that it was likely that the levy will be passed onto customers.
  • ICJ to hear India's plea on Jadhav on May 15

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    Also on Wednesday, military spokesperson Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor said that Jadhav had been convicted in accordance with the law of the land and that the legal process was under way. It further asserted that, in violation of the Vienna Convention, the Pakistani authorities were denying India its right of consular access to Jadhav, despite repeated requests.
  • Labour fights civil war over hard-left manifesto

    Labour fights civil war over hard-left manifesto

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    May's decision to call an early election for next month caught not only most of her own party by surprise, but has forced Labour and other parties to scramble to devise policies and campaigns nearly overnight. He will add: "Britain deserves better than simply outsourcing our country's security and prosperity to the whims of the Trump White House". Britain will hold a general election on June 8.