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The UK, France, and Germany on Friday condemned Israel's approval to build the first officially sanctioned new settlement in the West Bank in more than 20 years, after the White House warned that "unrestrained settlement activity does not help advance peace." UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres expressed his "disappointment and alarm" at the decision to build a new settlement in occupied Palestinian territory.
  • Iran's Rouhani condemns 'flagrant US aggression' in Assad call, state TV says

    Iran's Rouhani condemns 'flagrant US aggression' in Assad call, state TV says

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    In a phone call with Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad, Rouhani told him, "Allegations that Syria launched the chemical attack were just a pretext to disrupt the Syrian peace process ", according to Press TV. He added that the strike was mainly a message that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad can't use chemical weapons without getting a response. "The world is waiting for Russian Federation to reconsider its misplaced alliance with Bashar Assad".
  • Russia knew in advance of Syrian chemical attack

    Russia knew in advance of Syrian chemical attack

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    The comments from Tillerson and Haley suggested that the airstrikes Trump ordered punishing Assad for using chemical weapons would not lead to any immediate change in US strategy toward Syria. air strikes. "There's an agreement with him not to use chemical weapons". Their comments came as Tillerson was making the Trump administration's first official trip this week to Russian Federation, a staunch Assad ally.
  • US sends message to North Korea, China with Syria strike

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    The progress had the USA host beaming. A Japanese government official who spoke on condition of anonymity said it might be a new type of a land-based ballistic missile modified from a submarine-launched ballistic missile. North Korea has continued its missile activities this year. Even before the missile test, North Korea's nuclear program was expected to be an important talking point between Xi and Trump.
  • Gorsuch takes first of 2 oaths

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    Later at the White House, Justice Kennedy administered a second oath to Mr Gorsuch, who was his former law clerk. If Kennedy were to retire in the next few years, it would give the president and Senate Republicans the opportunity to give conservatives firm control of the court.
  • EC, home ministry in war of words over Kashmir bypolls

    EC, home ministry in war of words over Kashmir bypolls

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    After the recently held by by-polls that saw a vote percentage of about 7 per cent at the cost of 8 lives, the PDP has appealed to the Election Commission to postpone the Anantnag by-poll. For this killing spree Mehbooba Mufti, her government and all other pro-India leaders and parties are directly involved as they are the ones who are deployed to defend this occupation and these killer forces, asserted Malik.
  • PM Modi Gives His Australian Counterpart a Tour of Delhi

    PM Modi Gives His Australian Counterpart a Tour of Delhi

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    Turnbull arrived in New Delhi on Sunday on a four-day visit, his first to the country after assuming office in 2015. On the crucial issue of uranium, Modi said Australia was ready to supply it to India, while the visiting prime minister said that his government was looking forward to exporting the susbtance to India "as soon as possible".
  • Farewell to rock 'n' roll legend Chuck Berry

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    The private funeral service then took place in the club, with the Kiss musician's speech coming as a surprise to mourners. " Chuck Berry was a man who love his family loved his music and he loved St. "These shades are going to help me a lot because in back of them are real tears", Simmons said ", from inside The Pageant, where fans were given a public viewing of Berry before the burial.
  • Public to weigh in on consent decree Thursday

    Public to weigh in on consent decree Thursday

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    As this blog post was being sent to press, the court denied the Justice Department's request to delay Thursday's hearing. The changes were agreed to earlier this year, and a hearing is now scheduled for Thursday. "We are continuing to move forward with our reforms and our preparations for the upcoming consent decree". After he was sworn in, he directed the department to request a 90-day delay to review the agreement.
  • Le Pen's condemned for denying French responsibility for deporting Jews

    Le Pen's condemned for denying French responsibility for deporting Jews

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    Most of the Jews were crammed in appalling conditions into the Velodrome d'Hiver or Winter Velodrome cycling stadium, colloquially known as the Vel d'Hiv, before being deported to the Auschwitz extermination camp. Ms Le Pen has since expressed her condemnation for the French government at the time of the "vile round-up". "Some had forgotten that Marine Le Pen is the daughter of Jean-Marie Le Pen".