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Jailed Catalan official brought to hospital after 2 weeks of hunger strike

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Jailed Catalan leader Jordi Turull has been transferred to an infirmary, after his Health deteriorated 14 days into the hunger strike he and a colleague began, to demand a fair trial over their role in the independence referendum. The former spokesman for the regional Catalan government of Carles Puigdemont was relocated to the infirmary inside Read More

Nations overcome divisions to agree climate pact rules

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Almost 200 countries have overcome political divisions to agree a set of rules for implementing the 2015 Paris climate accord – but critics say it is not ambitious enough to prevent the effects of global warming. Michal Kurtyka, a Polish official chairing the UN climate talks in Katowice, hailed the agreement on universal rules to Read More

‘We expected more’: Israelis & Palestinians upset by Australia’s recognition of W. Jerusalem only

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Palestinian and Israeli officials were oddly united in expressing bitter disappointment in Australia’s ‘half-way’ decision to recognize West Jerusalem as the capital of the Jewish state, and the move also faced criticism at home. Canberra is to open a defense and trade office in Jerusalem after it formally recognized West Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, Prime Read More

Kiev proclaims its own Orthodox church, hails ‘unification’ after holding ‘schismatic’ council

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Ukraine has created an Orthodox church of its own, proclaiming “independence from Moscow.” While the majority of its hierarchs represented schismatic “churches,” Kiev authorities have hailed a supposed “unity” they have achieved. The so-called “unity council” took place on Saturday in Kiev, with the country’s president Petro Poroshenko and other top officials in attendance. The Read More

‘I know how to СUT WELL’ – Erdogan, quoting one of Khashoggi’s murderers

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan revealed new disturbing details about the murder of Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi, saying one of the killers was a senior Saudi military official. According to the Turkish leader, the Saudi intelligence chief “is heard saying in the recording that it is a disaster” that Khashoggi has been drugged. “‘I Read More

‘I know how to СUT WELL’ – Erdogan says quoting one of Khashoggi’s murderers

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan revealed new disturbing details about the murder of Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi, saying one of the killers was a senior Saudi military official. According to the Turkish leader, the Saudi intelligence chief “is heard saying in the recording that it is a disaster” that Khashoggi has been drugged. “‘I Read More

Moscow urges Pentagon to reconsider its Syria strategy & INF Treaty withdrawal

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Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu delivered a scathing criticism of the US policy in Syria and offered direct talks over the landmark 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF). The situation in parts of eastern Syria, controlled by the US-backed and Kurdish-dominated Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), remains “deeply concerning,” Shoigu wrote in a letter to Pentagon Read More

China to halt added tariffs on U.S.-made cars in easing of trade tensions

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BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – China will temporarily suspend additional 25 percent tariffs on U.S.-made vehicles and auto parts starting Jan. 1, 2019, the finance ministry said on Friday, following a truce in a trade war between the world’s two largest economies. The Ministry of Finance, in a statement on its website, also said it hopes China Read More

China should free Canadians held after Huawei arrest, U.S.'s Pompeo says

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WASHINGTON/OTTAWA (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday China should free two Canadian citizens who were detained this week after authorities in Canada arrested a senior Chinese technology executive on a U.S. extradition warrant. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a news conference after the U.S.-Canada ministerial meeting at Read More

U.S. sets new March 2 date for China tariff increases amid talks

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FILE PHOTO: Workers paint the ground at a port in Qingdao, Shandong province, China April 9, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Trade Representative’s office on Friday officially changed the scheduled date of a tariff rate increase on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods to 12:01 a.m. EST (0501 GMT) on March 2, Read More