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According to the Israeli NGO Macro Centre for Political Economics, Israel has invested no less than $20 billion in settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem since 1967. Several attempts at reconciliation, most recently in 2014, have failed to produce a power-sharing government for the West Bank and Gaza. The occupation continues, and under interim agreements with the Palestinians , Israel now has full security and civil control of 60 percent of the West Bank, including the ...
  • May to form government with DUP backing

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    There's plenty of overlap between the DUP and May's Conservative Party. The party was founded in 1971 by the Rev. Ian Paisley - a firebrand preacher from the Free Presbyterian Church of Ulster. The DUP wants no extension to Northern Ireland's limitations on terminations, which restrict the procedure to when a woman's life is at risk or there is a permanent or serious risk to her mental or physical health.
  • North Korea Kim Jong Un Tests New Land-Sea Missile

    North Korea Kim Jong Un Tests New Land-Sea Missile

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    The council convened after North Korea launched what were believed to be surface-to-ship cruise missiles into the East Sea on the morning of June 8. The recovered device resembles a North Korean drone discovered in 2014 on an island near the demilitarized zone (DMZ), according to South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff.
  • Artemis skipper falls overboard in Cup challenger finals

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    Down to five crewmen, Artemis eased up. Artemis will now battle it out against Emirates Team New Zealand in the final series beginning Saturday to decide which team will face defending champions Oracle Team USA. Outteridge said they would review the tape to get a better process in place, should the same thing happen again, but added that "the main goal is to stay on the boat from now on".
  • Warship USS Gabrielle Giffords commissioned in Texas

    Warship USS Gabrielle Giffords commissioned in Texas

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    William Moran, vice chief of naval operations. Kelly lived in Galveston County when he was stationed at Johnson Space Center in suburban Houston during his NASA service. The USS Gabrielle Giffords is the ninth in a series of high-speed vessels created to navigate in shallow coastal waters while detecting mines, quiet submarines and fast surface vessels, according to the Navy.
  • Two suspects arrested for Tehran terror attack

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    The arrests were made in the town of Ravansar, in the western province of Kermanshah bordering Iraq , according to the semi-official Tasnim agency. The Iranian security forces arrested 41 members of Daesh terror group (outlawed in Russia ), in four provinces across the country, the Iranian Intelligence Ministry said in a statement on Friday.
  • UAE warns citizens of punishment over sympathy with Qatar on social media

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    The official said there were enough grain supplies in the market in Qatar to last four weeks and that the government also had large strategic food reserves in Doha . In a statement to the media on Wednesday June 7, attorney general Dr Hamad Saif Al Shamsi said that showing sympathy for Qatar in any form is punishable by law.
  • Man who opened fire in Moscow eliminates to police

    Man who opened fire in Moscow eliminates to police

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    Russia's Investigative Committee, which has opened a murder investigation, said a 50-year-old man from the village of Kratovo, on Moscow's southeastern edge, had shot at other residents from his house. "As a result, several people were hospitalized with wounds of varying degrees of severity", the police said. "The gunman has been eliminated", reported Tass, quoting an official spokesperson.
  • British Prime Minister Theresa May's Top 2 Aides Quit

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    Cutting a deal with the DUP, which won 10 seats, may not be straightforward. In a final humiliation , the Conservatives lost the safe west London seat of Kensington, Britain's wealthiest constituency, to Labour by a mere 20 votes after a campaign that targeted the incumbent MP for her pro-Brexit stance.
  • All Blacks coach Steve Hansen says Lions have to start winning

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    It's a challenge we're looking forward to". We need to stay strong in the group and keep the faith. "We were disappointed with the result in the last game, this was a chance to put that right and we're happy doing that". "For me, it is always about the next step, and it is a massive honour to play for the Lions ". "We will probably give him a run on Tuesday". With just over two weeks to go until the opening Test , coach Hansen has started the mind games early, insisting that the tourists ...