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Human Right Watch says Israel blocking access to Gaza

Human Right Watch says Israel blocking access to Gaza Both were part of a wave of suicide attacks that killed hundreds of Israelis during the second intifada, or uprising, between 2000 and 2005. Earlier on Sunday, during a visit to southern Israel, Lieberman once again denied Israel's involvement in the killing, saying it "doesn't matter what Hamas says". [Full Article...]

Trump Says US-Russia Relations May Have Hit 'All-Time Low'

Trump Says US-Russia Relations May Have Hit 'All-Time Low' As the Federal Bureau of Investigation and multiple congressional committees investigate possible collusion between Russian Federation and Trump's campaign, the president and his aides can now point to his hard-line stance on Syrian President Bashar Assad as evidence he's willing to stand up to Putin. [Full Article...]

Islamic State fighters killed by U.S. bomb

The US Department of Defense released a video of the bombing. A military statement said a GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB) bomb had been dropped from a United States aircraft in the strike. US State Department spokesman Mark Toner said Washington is "working with the government of Afghanistan and our partners in the region in order to deny any terrorist organization - that includes al ... [Full Article...]

Destruction in fight to take west Mosul worse than east

Destruction in fight to take west Mosul worse than east Iraqi and US-led coalition forces liberated the eastern part of the city in late January 2017, while its western part remains under terrorists' control. "And a lot of the reason for that is the coalition airstrikes that have supported our partners as they've taken that territory back". Iraqi government forces on Thursday retook control of a new neighborhood in the western side of Mosul after hea... [Full Article...]

Afghanistan: 36 Islamic State fighters killed by large blast

The Pentagon on Thursday announced the use of the bomb, formally known as the GBU-43, or massive ordnance air blast (MOAB) bomb - the first time it has been utilized since its development in 2003. "They killed our women, youths and elders sitting them on mines". "The GBU-43/B has been in the US arsenal for more than 14 years, deployed to bases in the Middle East where it could be loaded aboard a... [Full Article...]

Rouhani, hard line rival register for Iran elections

Ahmadjinejad was required to step down because of term limit rules in 2013, when President Hassan Rouhani won in a landslide on a promise to reduce Iran's global isolation. Rouhani has also lost one of his main backers: heavyweight former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, who passed away in January, played a key role in the surprising landslide victory in 2013. [Full Article...]

Tensions high as N. Korea readies nuclear test

With a USA aircraft carrier group steaming to the area and tension rising, South Korea said it believed the United States would consult it before any pre-emptive strike against the North. It tested a newly developed intermediate-range missile past year. That sends a message, when you combine the two, the Chinese have to calculate that it is possible not likely, but possible this is a preside... [Full Article...]

Over 250 Dead in Colombia Landslide

Over 250 Dead in Colombia Landslide Cadavers lay unburied in a cemetery while those in the town focused on search and rescue. At least 200 people are now confirmed to have been killed in Colombia's landslide disaster. "They had managed to get out of the house when they started to hear noise", he said in a telephone interview. Marquez said authorities had begun releasing the remains to their families and dozens held funerals at... [Full Article...]

North Korea activity at nuclear site in progress, report says

North Korea activity at nuclear site in progress, report says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un waves to people cheering during an opening ceremony of a newly constructed residential complex in Ryomyong street in Pyongyang, North Korea April 13, 2017. "Stating all options are on the table and claiming that Washington definitely will attack North Korea are completely different issues". In the interview, Trump insisted that the U.S. [Full Article...]

China warns against force regarding NKorea situation

China warns against force regarding NKorea situation Han, however, said North Korea blames Trump and the USA for the rising tensions. The intelligence officials told NBC News that the US has positioned two destroyers capable of shooting Tomahawk cruise missiles in the region, one just 300 miles from the North Korean nuclear test site. [Full Article...]

Disagreements on Syria puts US-Russia relations at 'all-time low'

U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley and acting president of the U.N. Security Council eviscerated Russian Federation. "At the right time everyone will come to their senses & there will be lasting peace!" He added there was no talk Wednesday about a possible Trump-Putin meeting. [Full Article...]

Donegal woman who tragically drowned while on family holiday named

Donegal woman who tragically drowned while on family holiday named The couple from Co Donegal were in a hired cruiser with their two young children when the incident happened yesterday at about 1.20am. Emergency services were called to the scene and found the woman's body shortly before 2am. Sinn Féin MLA Jemma Dolan added that the tragedy had shocked the local community. "I want to praise the RLNI and the emergency services for their courageous actions at the ... [Full Article...]

Kim Jong Un opens complex of N. Korean high-rise apartments

Kim Jong Un opens complex of N. Korean high-rise apartments North Korea is nearly entirely dependent on China for its oil, and a loss of its supplies would cripple the noticeable economic growth in the country over the last few years. The US has positioned two destroyers in the region that can deploy Tomahawk missiles, according to what intelligence officials told NBC News , along with heavy bombers stationed in Guam that could provide support should such... [Full Article...]

The Other Islamic State: Erdogan's Vision for Turkey

The Other Islamic State: Erdogan's Vision for Turkey The outcome will have repercussions beyond Turkish shores. Earlier, he had described Europe as a "Nazism" and "rotting" center. Just as the campaign has split Turkey down the middle, its divisions have spilled over to the large Turkish diaspora in Europe. [Full Article...]

Maundy Thursday 2017: Meaning, traditions and more on the pre-Easter holiday

However, Jesus clearly says the opposite: "He who loves his life will lose it". He overcame death to begin a new day of us being able to have our sins forgiven and eventually live with Him in heaven. The Easter story doesn't change from year to year. Christ , as Pastor Jaiyebo said died for both the believers, that is, those who have already given their lives to Him and the unbelievers, who a... [Full Article...]

Tillerson: US, Russia have low level of trust after talks on Syria

At their meeting, Lavrov told Tillerson Moscow was hoping to understand Washington's "real intentions" and warned that Moscow considered it "fundamentally important" to prevent more "unlawful" United States strikes against its ally Syria . [Full Article...]

State paper says China would protect a denuclearized North Korea

North Korea on Saturday will observe the "Day of the Sun", marking the 105th birth anniversary of its founder, Kim Il Sung. The suspicion is also corroborated by four weeks of "high levels of activity" at the Punggye-ri nuclear-test site, according to 38 North , a research group from the US-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins University. [Full Article...]

New Zealanders brace for second major storm in just over a week

Cyclone Cook has battered New Zealand's Bay of Plenty, leaving homes flooded and many without electricity, but has quickly swept down the North Island without matching the feared destruction of the Wahine storm of 1968. The weather has also disrupted flights across the country, with Air New Zealand suspending all flights in and out of Tauranga. "We are watching very carefully, we're not through ... [Full Article...]

As Tillerson Visits, Russia Accuses US of Unlawful Syria Raid

Both Mr Tillerson and Mr Lavrov said the discussions were frank. "The results of the talks may take a while to manifest themselves", Lavrov said. Russian Federation is a major ally of Assad with troops stationed in the country and the US has suggested Russian Federation may have known about the chemical attack in advance. [Full Article...]

Russia-US Relations Have 'Worsened' Under Donald Trump: Vladimir Putin

Russia-US Relations Have 'Worsened' Under Donald Trump: Vladimir Putin Mr Tillerson said that he was keen to see Mr Assad removed. This will include "business-like, pragmatic" discussions on arms reductions, Lavrov said. "I suggest you look at this vote very carefully and heed this warning". For instance, in Yugoslavia, NATO "launched war" to bomb presidential areas, the Chinese embassy, and when they finally ran out ammunition, they went to the UN Security Counc... [Full Article...]

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