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‘Capitulation to anti-Semitism’: Israel scolds German official over warning about wearing kippahs

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Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin lashed out at Berlin’s top anti-Semitism chief for his ‘defeatist’ attitude towards protecting local Jews against the rise of hate crimes. The criticism from Tel Aviv was provoked by Felix Klein, who told local media that he “can’t recommend Jews to wear kippahs anywhere at any time in Germany.” “Unfortunately, I Read More

Pyongyang testing ‘small weapons’ disturbed ‘my people’ but not me – Trump

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US President Donald Trump brushed off the North Korea hawks on his team, saying he was not at all “disturbed” by the news of renewed muscle flexing by Pyongyang. The launch of “some small weapons” by North Korea worries “some of my people, and others, but not me,” Trump tweeted on Saturday during his trip to Japan. Pyongyang test-fired short-range ballistic Read More

Kim ‘sending me a signal’? Trump joins in N. Korea’s mocking of ‘Swampman Joe Bidan’

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US President Donald Trump has reaffirmed his “confidence” in North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, tweeting an approving snicker at his recent insult of Joe Biden and brushing off concerns over Pyongyang’s short-range missile tests. Donald Trump took to Twitter on Saturday to rekindle his somewhat stale bromance with Kim, hanging in the balance after their Read More

Kim ‘sending me a signal’? Trump shares in N. Korea’s mocking of ‘Swampman Joe Bidan’

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US President Donald Trump has reaffirmed his “confidence” in North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, tweeting an approving snicker at his recent insult of Joe Biden and brushing off concerns over Pyongyang’s short-range missiles tests. Donald Trump took to Twitter on Saturday to rekindle his somewhat stale bromance with Kim, hanging in the balance after their Read More

NATO experts ‘adopt new strategy,’ says Stoltenberg & points finger at ‘Russia threat’… again

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NATO ‘experts’ have developed an updated strategy, the bloc’s chief Jens Stoltenberg revealed. And one doesn’t have to look for long for an explanation, with ‘bad Russia’ conveniently cited as a reason for the overhaul. “Our military experts have adopted a new military strategy for the alliance this week,” NATO’s Secretary General Stoltenberg told Germany’s Read More

UN maritime convention can’t be applied to Kerch Strait incident with Ukraine – Moscow

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The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea is urging Russia to hand over Ukrainian ships and crew detained for “border violation” off Crimea in 2018. Moscow has hit back, saying the body has no jurisdiction here. Russia’s Foreign Ministry said Moscow had made an opt-out while ratifying the 1982 UN Convention on the Read More

Till Trump do they part: Top tech firms cut ties with Huawei following US trade blacklisting

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Last week, US President Donald Trump signed an executive order aimed at banning Chinese telecoms like Huawei from selling equipment to the US over an unacceptable risk to national security. Following the order, the US Department of Commerce announced the blacklisting of Huawei along with 70 of its affiliates. The step prevented US-based corporations from Read More

Google thwarts Baltimore ransomware fightback

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Google has inadvertently thwarted attempts by Baltimore’s city government to fight off crippling ransomware. The cyber-attack struck civil computers in Baltimore on 7 May, blocking email accounts and online payment systems. City officials set up GMail accounts to restore communications between citizens and staff. The mass creation of the accounts triggered Google’s GMail defences which Read More

French police release image of Lyon bombing suspect

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French police have released an image of a bombing suspect after seven people were injured in a “low force” blast in Lyon. An anti-terrorism investigation was launched after the attack at a Brioche Doree bakery at roughly 5.30pm local time (4.30pm BST). Denis Broliquier, the mayor of Lyon’s second district, told French media that a Read More