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Statement: Protests Must Continue Until Nigerian Govt Comply With Court Order

On Monday 5 August, a judge at the regional Kaduna High Court ordered that Sheikh Zakzaky and his wife be sent to India for urgent medical treatment. The judge said that Sheikh Zakzaky could lose his life at any moment and cannot receive adequate care in Nigeria. This is a ...

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France braces for ‘yellow vest’ flare-up amid anger over rush of riches for cathedral

A yellow vest protester gestures in front of a newsagent set alight during clashes with riot police forces on the Champs-Elysees in Paris on March 16, 2019. (Photo by AFP) French police are on high alert for a flare-up in “yellow vest” protests Saturday after pledges of prodigal donations to restore ...

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Chief Houthi negotiator meets British FM Hunt in Oman

Chief negotiator for Yemen’s popular Houthi Ansarullah movement Mohammed Abdul-Salam (R) meets British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt in Oman’s capital city of Muscat, on March 1, 2019. (Photo by al-Masirah) Chief negotiator for Yemen’s popular Houthi Ansarullah movement Mohammed Abdul-Salam has met with British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt in a rare ...

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Yellow Vest Protests: Police Armored Vehicles, Tear Gas, Arrests & Clashes

Local Editor Riot police have clashed in central Paris with yellow vest protesters who are staging another weekend of demonstrations against the high cost of living. Police fired tear gas at hundreds of protesters who gathered near the famous Champs-Elysees Boulevard and the Arc de Triomphe monument on Saturday. More ...

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UK’s Labor Party Passes Motion to Ban Arms Sales to «Israel»

Local Editor Delegates of the UK Labor Party voted Tuesday to ban arms sales to the “Israeli” entity over its abuses against the Palestinians. This party policy that could be translated into official government policy if and when the party is elected to lead the United Kingdom. The motion was ...

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London Starts «Resettlement» of White Helmets from Syria to UK

Local Editor The UK government confirmed on Monday that it had started “resettling” so-called activists of the White Helmets group and their family members from Syria to the United Kingdom. “Under the well-established practices of the Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme [VPRS], the Home Office is working closely with UNHCR, the ...

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Mogherini: EU to Create Special Payment Channels With Iran despite US Sanctions

Local Editor European Union foreign affairs Chief Federica Mogherini says the EU signatories remain committed to the nuclear deal with Iran that the US has quit. The group is working to create special payment channels to do business with Iran. Mogherini read from a statement following a ministerial meeting of ...

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Spain Pushes for European Recognition of Palestine

Local Editor The Spanish government will promote a European move to recognize Palestine as an independent state, Spain’s foreign minister said Thursday, adding that if the move fails the government will consider a Spain-only recognition. If “the EU is not able to reach unanimous decision – each to their own,” ...

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Trump doesn’t understand Iran’s culture of resistance: Sherman

A former US under secretary of state for political affairs has taken President Donald Trump to task for his rash policies and uncalculated measures towards Iran after taking Washington out of a nuclear deal with Tehran, saying Trump does not understand Iran’s culture of resistance. In an interview with Yahoo ...

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