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Rohingya repatriation fails: 'No one wants to go'

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The first official day of repatriating thousands of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar has ended in failure after no-one agreed to return. Bangladesh was due to send back the first 130 of 2,260 Rohingya scheduled to return in November. Officials compiled a list of names of people that had been picked to return but conceded that Read More

UK signals plan to leave EU emissions trading scheme after Brexit

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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain is likely to leave the European Union’s Emissions Trading System (ETS) after Brexit and set up its own equivalent system, UK government documents published late Wednesday show. FILE PHOTO: An environmental activist pushes a giant ball with the words, “Toxic tonnes” during a protest outside the European Parliament in Brussels February Read More

Frightened Rohingya fleeing to avoid Myanmar return

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By Siobhan Robbins, South East Asia correspondent, in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh Hussein Ahmed’s wife and children are missing. Five days ago, his family discovered some of their names were on the list of Rohingya to be repatriated from their refugee camp in Bangladesh back to Myanmar from 15 November. The 45-year-old says a day later, Read More

Bomb Egypt, behead disloyal Arabs: Israel parts ways with 'Jewish ISIS' defense chief

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Avigdor Lieberman has resigned as Israel’s defense chief, but his inflammatory utterances – ranging from calling for disloyal Arabs to be beheaded, to proposing Egypt be bombed – remain as reminders of his right-wing politics. Lieberman, who created Israel’s right-wing Yisrael Beiteinu party, resigned as defense minister on Wednesday after denouncing the government’s recent ceasefire Read More

Macron wants ‘European army’ to share UN Security Council seat and nukes with Berlin – Marine Le Pen

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President Emmanuel Macron wants to create a “European army” in order to share France’s permanent seat in the UN Security Council, as well as its nukes, with Germany, the head of the National Rally, Marine Le Pen said. Macron wants to use the coveted “European army” to share the “place in the Security Council” and Read More

Battle for Yemen's Hodeida: Why the Saudi-led 'Golden Victory' operation is taking so long

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Saudi ground forces are too weak to stand up to the Houthis in Yemen, and their allies and proxies all have their own goals in mind – making the capture of the key port of Hodeida a strategic snarl, experts say. The coalition offensive on Hodeida – a key port and a lifeline for Houthis Read More

How the Navy’s D-Day amphibious attack on Utah beach achieved 'tactical surprise'

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File photo – American troops supporting those already on the coast of Northern France, plunge into the surf and wade shoreward carrying equipment, on Utah Beach, Les Dunes de Madeleine, France.(Photo credit should read STF/AFP/Getty Images) Battling rough seas with five-foot waves, thrashing wind gusts and heavy enemy fire, U.S. Navy amphibious landing craft attacking Read More

Kremlin’s long arm? Norway says it’s ‘aware Russia jammed’ GPS after glitches at massive NATO drills

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The Norwegian military have accused Russia of meddling with the Scandinavian nation’s GPS during NATO’s Trident Juncture military drills – a day after similar, evidence-free allegations came from Finland’s PM. Some of the troops from 31 countries participating in NATO’s recently-concluded Trident Juncture drills – the alliance’s largest military exercises in decades – reportedly experienced Read More

Merkel joins Macron in call for ‘real, true’ European army after Trump slams idea

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for a “real, true” European army to be created, just days after French President Emmanuel Macron did the same – and received backlash from Donald Trump for doing so. “We should work on a vision of one day establishing a real European army,” Merkel said during an address to Read More

WATCH IDF bus burst into flames after being hit by missile from Gaza

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A video has surfaced online showing an Israeli military bus being hit with an anti-tank missile near the Gaza border. The attack happened during a rapid escalation of violence between Israel and Hamas. The video, published Monday, begins with a long white bus parked behind the trees. Reportedly dozens of soldiers had just disembarked. Several Read More