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Worldwide Macron, Putin clash on Syria in rare bilateral visit to EU
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Macron, who hosted Putin at his summer residence in southern France , made clear he wanted to keep contacts with Moscow alive on a range of issues even at a time of spiralling tensions with the West. He added that he hopes Russian Federation would respect the demonstrators' freedom of speech. "It's vital that the ceasefire agreed in Sochi is put into practice", he told Putin.

Worldwide General Burhan sworn in as Sudan's new leader
Author: 0 General Burhan sworn in as Sudan's new leader

Bashir is wanted by the International Criminal Court in The Hague for his role in massacres in the Darfur region, where a rebellion broke out in 2003. Amnesty urged the country's new transitional institutions to ratify the ICC's Rome Statute, a move that would allow for his transfer to the global tribunal.

Worldwide U.S. urged to attach conditions to Israel economic aid
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He went on to call their behavior "disgusting" and pointed out that they did not call for the end fo aid to Saudi Arabia, Egypt, but anywhere else but Israel "the strongest ally in the region". "Israel, has the right to prevent people who want to destroy it from entering the country - and Democrats' pointless Congressional inquiries here in America can not change the laws Israel has passed to protect itself".

Worldwide 'I Don't Buy' Tears of Rep. Tlaib
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Democratic presidential hopeful Kamala Harris received some bad news Tuesday, with a new poll showing support for the California Senator down 12% since the first debates earlier this summer. Later on, Israel's Interior Minister Aryeh Deri lifted the ban on Tlaib, who promptly rejected the offer. "But I want you to think about your candidate, his or her electability, and who's going to win this race".

Worldwide Iceland Honors the Loss of the First Glacier Due to Global Warming
Author: 0 Iceland Honors the Loss of the First Glacier Due to Global Warming

The dedication, written by Icelandic author Andri Snaer Magnason, ends with the date of the ceremony and the concentration of carbon dioxide in the air globally-415 parts per million (ppm). Scientists Iceland staged the ceremony of "farewell" with the glacier Achocol, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to the Correspondent. They are also the producers of 'Not Ok, ' a documentary on the Okjokull glacier .

Worldwide Planned Parenthood Drops Federal Funding Over Abortion-Referral Restriction
Author: 0 Planned Parenthood Drops Federal Funding Over Abortion-Referral Restriction

The organization previously threatened to pull out of the federal family-planning Title X program rather than participate in the so-called "gag rule". U.S. District Judge Greg Stivers had in June ordered the state to expedite its review of Planned Parenthood's license application and report back to him no later than August 19 with a decision, the Courier-Journal reported.

Worldwide Democratic hopeful Warren apologises for Native American ancestry claims
Author: 0 Democratic hopeful Warren apologises for Native American ancestry claims

Tribes have long complained, saying the USA government has ignored historical treaty boundaries and failed to give tribes a voice in how land is used. Warren said she did so because of family stories that she had Cherokee and DE ancestry, but critics accused her of lying to advance her prospects, even though there has been no evidence she benefited professionally.

Worldwide Prince Andrew 'appalled' by reports on Epstein sex scandal
Author: 0 Prince Andrew 'appalled' by reports on Epstein sex scandal

Epstein who was presumed innocent and had violated no prison disciplinary rule, and not anyone should be imprisoned under the harsh, even medieval conditions at the MCC where Mr. An office telephone number for Dr. Michael Baden, the pathologist hired by Epstein's representatives to observe the autopsy, repeatedly rang unanswered on Friday.

Worldwide Afghanistan vows to crush Islamic State havens after attack
Author: 0 Afghanistan vows to crush Islamic State havens after attack

On Aug. 7, a Taliban vehicle bomb aimed at Afghan security forces detonated on the same road, killing 14 people and wounding 145 - majority women, children and other civilians. Taliban can not absolve themselves of blame, for they provide platform for terrorists. An Afghan cleric reads the holy Koran over the grave of a civilian during a burial ceremony.

Worldwide Richard Gere says Italy’s far-right leader Salvini is a ‘Baby Trump’
Author: 0 Richard Gere says Italy’s far-right leader Salvini is a ‘Baby Trump’

The closest Spanish ports - on the Balearic Islands of Menorca and Mallorca - are some 1,000 kilometres from where the Open Arms is now anchored, off the coast of Lampedusa. The summer government crisis that shook Italy last week has provided a window of opportunity for the battered Italian left to clinch a governing alliance with the populist Five Star Movement, derailing plans by League's leader Matteo Salvini to push the country to early polls.

Worldwide Eric Garner: NY officer in 'I can't breathe' death fired
Author: 0 Eric Garner: NY officer in 'I can't breathe' death fired

But it was clear Mr Pantaleo had broken department rules and "can no longer effectively serve as a New York City police officer ". Cellphone video captured Pantaleo using a banned chokehold on Garner on a Staten Island sidewalk during an attempted arrest for selling loose, untaxed cigarettes.

Worldwide Hong Kong airport protesters retreat, but city in turmoil
Author: 0 Hong Kong airport protesters retreat, but city in turmoil

Finally, after 48 hours of civil unrest on the airport's premises, Hong Kong airport authorities were granted a judicial injunction to remove protesters from the airport on Wednesday morning according to the South China Morning Post . President Trump on Tuesday tweeted out an alert on turmoil in Hong Kong , saying China is massing troops on the border. In a statement Wednesday, the Chinese Cabinet's liaison office in Hong Kong said the protesters had "entirely ruptured legal and ...

Worldwide US issues warrant to seize Iranian oil tanker
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The ship was detained by British Royal Marines on July 4 on suspicion it was smuggling oil to Syria in breach of European Union sanctions. The United States is seeking to take control of the Iranian oil tanker Grace 1 , along with the oil it carries and $995,000, on the ground on that the ship has links to Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, which the US has designated a terrorist organization.

Worldwide Defiant Iran prepares for oil tanker to leave Gibraltar with Indian crew
Author: 0 Defiant Iran prepares for oil tanker to leave Gibraltar with Indian crew

On Sunday, video footage and photographs showed the tanker flying the red, green and white flag of Iran and bearing its new name, painted in white, on the hull. It said: "The EU sanctions regime against Iran - which is applicable in Gibraltar - is much narrower than that applicable in the USA". Gibraltar said on Sunday it could not comply with that request because it was bound by European Union law.

Worldwide Delays may continue for U.S.-bound travellers at Pearson
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection says its taking " immediate action " to address a widespread outage of its processing system on Friday afternoon. About 24,000 global travelers pass through DFW Airport each day. "We're hearing it is a nationwide issue and not unique to Logan Airport so they have to process everyone manually". The lines at major airports , including JFK, LAX and Dulles, are insane.

Worldwide Police flyer shows man sought in subway scare
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Authorities said the New York Police Department's (NYPD) Bomb Squad determined the pressure cookers were not explosives. "But we need to know the facts behind this". They are investigating who left the pressure cookers around New York City and whether they were meant to scare locals. "Going to work in the morning, thinking that everything's OK, and you run into something like this, it's scary".

Worldwide How Ken Cuccinelli made his Statue of Liberty comments even worse
Author: 0 How Ken Cuccinelli made his Statue of Liberty comments even worse

It means that America is the land of opportunity, a place where the exhausted and poor, the wretched refuse and homeless from other countries can come if they no longer want to be those things, if they are "yearning to be free", if they are desperate to reach their human potential, if they are driven to succeed and thrive and want stand on their own two feet.

Worldwide Pressured by government, Zimbabwe opposition calls off Harare protest
Author: 0 Pressured by government, Zimbabwe opposition calls off Harare protest

In an attempt to prevent the protest from taking place, police officers clashed with protesters. The MDC leader has said he sit down only if there is a neutral arbiter. On Friday, the apparatus of state was out in force again and the city's streets were unusually quiet. Heavily armed police have cordoned off all the major roads leading into the city centre.

Worldwide Modi defends move to revoke Article 370 in IoK
Author: 0 Modi defends move to revoke Article 370 in IoK

The lockdown and a near-complete communications blackout affecting about four million residents of the Kashmir Valley have been in place since August 4, just before a presidential order to subsume the Muslim-majority region into India's federal government by downgrading it from a state to a union territory.