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Quieten calls to prayer in Israel - Netanyahu

The Palestinian government condemned the move to legalize settlements built on private Palestinian land. The outgoing president, many Israelis fear, could formally outline what the Americans consider a fair resolution to the long-running conflict, including the parameters for a future Palestinian state.

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Swedish chief prosecutor at Ecuadorian embassy for Julian Assange questioning

Assange was finally able to give his statement in relation to this allegation". A Swedish police inspector was also due to attend the questioning and investigators planned to take a DNA sample from Assange, subject to his agreement. The Swedish Prosecution Authority said last week that Ecuador had granted a Swedish request for assistance in criminal matters. Swedish authorities on Monday came face to face with Julian Assange , six years after issuing an arrest warrant for him.

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Israel Thrilled by Trump's Appointment of Nikki Haley

And it might just see Haley take on one of the toughest jobs going - especially as the role will see her having to explain and negotiate the Trump Administration's foreign policy with the rest of the world . Now in the middle of her second term after being re-elected in 2014, the 44-year-old mother-of-two has indicated she will abandon her post once the Senate confirms her nomination to work alongside a man she is admittedly "not a fan" of.

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Leaked memo claims United Kingdom has no Brexit plan

It said the government would need a further six months to prepare its Brexit negotiations strategy, due to splits between cabinet ministers and would need to hire 30,000 extra civil servants just to help with the negotiations. It identified a tendency by prime minister Theresa May to "draw in decisions and settle matters herself" as a strategy that could not be sustained, and highlighted divisions between the three Brexit ministers - Liam Fox, Boris Johnson and David Davis - and the ...

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244 killed in week of attacks in Syria's Aleppo

Worldwide concern has been mounting since Damascus began a ferocious assault last Tuesday, using air strikes, barrel bombs and artillery fire in a bid to recapture eastern Aleppo. No aid has entered east Aleppo since July, and the government siege has led to food and fuel shortages, while sustained bombardment has forced schools and hospitals to close.

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Suspect In Fatal Car-Bombing In Turkey Captured

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses an annual economy and trade meeting of the Organization for Islamic Cooperation in Istanbul , Wednesday, Nov. Only the Commission, the European executive, can suspend negotiations. Membership negotiations between Turkey and the EU began in October 2005, while Turkey has been an associate member of EU's predecessor European Economic Community (EEC) since 1963 and applied for membership to the EEC in 1987.

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Retailers Vying for Black Friday Sales

Keith Richardson, managing director retail sector at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking, said he expected Black Friday to be "as big as ever this year" as shoppers have seen "little if any impact" after the European Union referendum. Kohl's Corp. for the first time made "door-buster" deals normally reserved for in-store shoppers such as a $250 Samsung TV and a $130 Fitbit wristband available online, starting at midnight Thursday, before stores opened at 6 p.m.

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Nude students, Filipino activists protest dictator's burial

They object to the speed in which Marcos was hurriedly buried in LNMB while an appeal is yet to be decided by the Supreme Court (situation). On Monday, a coalition including families of his victims demanded Marcos be exhumed once again, arguing that the family acted before they had a chance to appeal the court ruling.they also announced plans for demonstrations on Friday.

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Syria participates in the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

Our Watch is a national initiative to end violence against women and their children and promote gender equality in Australia. In it he reminds us that one in three women around the world experience violence in their lifetime. Cllr Rebecca Rennison and the Speaker of Hackney Rosemary Sales gave impassioned speeches on the Town Hall steps this afternoon, on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

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Train crash in rural Iran kills dozens

At least 31 people were killed in Iran on Friday when a passenger train crashed into a broken-down inter-city express, the provincial governor said. The TV says that in the collision, four carriages derailed and two caught fire. Fars had earlier said 100 had been rescued. The semi-official Mehr news office said four of the dead were railroad representatives on board the trains.

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United Nations chief welcomes new peace deal between Colombian Government and FARC-EP

The proposed coalition would bring together what would once have been unlikely bedfellows: the FARC with President Juan Manuel Santos and his allies. But Uribe's party has demanded a second popular vote on the accord, accusing Santos of using Congress to impose the agreement on the people.

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Black Friday crowds steady in Lima area despite Thanksgiving hours

Prices can easily be compared online so you can find the best deals and you can shop comfortably at home in your pajamas if you wish. Britons are set to spend an estimated £4 billion over the course of the four-day weekend. "We do online shopping and other sales". Black Friday is supposed to see more than $3 billion in online sales as well, an 11 percent increase over previous year.

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Cuba's Fidel Castro, who defied US for 50 years, has died

Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado, described his death as a "victory", while Miami-Dade Carlos Gimenez said the announcement was "something that we've been waiting for". Thousands died from drowning or exposure to the brutal Caribbean sun. That letter is now part of the U.S. National Archives. Despite his tight fist, Angel Castro paid to send his children to private Catholic boarding schools and later encouraged Fidel to study law at the University of Havana .

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Mike Green scores in OT, Red Wings beat Devils 5-4

The Detroit Red Wings finally ended their losing streak on Wednesday as they beat the Buffalo Sabres. Detroit goalie Jimmy Howard left the Red Wings' game against the New Jersey Devils in the first period with a lower-body injury Friday night.

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U.S. condemns proposed Israeli settlement law

Herzog's comments come a day after an Israeli ministerial committee unanimously approved legislation regulating the status of Amona, a wildcat West Bank outpost due for evacuation. They say that thousands of homes in Israeli settlements throughout the West Bank could face similar evacuation orders because they were built on private Palestinian land.

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Why Did The Indore-Patna Train Derail?

Fourteen coaches were thrown off track at Pukhrayan , a town around 60 km from Kanpur , when the train was midway in its 27-hour journey between Indore and Patna . Rajen Gohain told the Indian Express newspaper, "We haven't seen an incident like this in Indian Railways for a long time". Train accidents are common in India.

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Death toll mounts to 145 in Indore-Patna Express Accident

Police were having a hard time keeping away hundreds of people from nearby villages who were the first to reach the accident site. As railway personnel assisted by those of army, NDRF and state police carried out the search and rescue operation, the number of casualties kept on increasing by the hour.

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United States 'deeply concerned' about new Israeli settlement bill

Whether the government moves ahead with the demolition of the outpost has been seen as a test case of whether it will heed worldwide calls to halt continued settlement growth in the West Bank. On Sunday, the Israeli Ministerial Committee for Legislation approved what's been dubbed the "Muezzin Law", making it eligible for consideration by the full Knesset.

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Myanmar crisis sparks Muslim protests in most Asian capitals

Human Rights Watch (HRW), which has released new satellite images on November 21, revealed that hundreds of buildings in Rohingya villages have been torched. Dhaka - Bangladeshi border guards on Thursday returned more than 100 Rohingya Muslims attempted to cross the border as they face persecution in the Rakhine state of Myanmar , officials said.

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Mexican cement company steps up and wants in on building border wall

GCC is based in a large northern state of Mexico that borders Texas and New Mexico and is a considered a giant in the construction industry, for which it provides building material. The owner of a cement factory from Mexico announced he is willing to offer his services to the President-elect Donald Trump. Trump also said he would return jobs to the United States, a promise that wasn't lost on social media.

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Hillary Clinton Now Leading Donald Trump By More Than Two Million Votes

At the meeting, Trump expressed his rejection of the extreme right-wing movement known as the "alt-right", which strongly supported his candidacy. "The president of the U.S. The Clinton Foundation charity has also been scrutinized for donations it received, but there has been no evidence that foreign donors obtained favors from the State Department while Clinton headed it.

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Crude Oil Prices Fall as OPEC Deal Faces Internal Struggles

The meeting was later cancelled entirely after the Saudis decided not to take part. The meeting was planned to discuss the contribution that producers outside the Opec will make to a proposed supply-limiting agreement. "The whole Algerian deal wasn't clear from beginning and their approach was "leave it to later", said Abdulsamad al-Awadhi, a former OPEC official for Kuwait who is now an independent analyst in London.

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Tens Of Thousands Flee As Fires Hit Haifa In Israel

The country's most senior police officer has said politically motivated arson may be behind some of the fires. Netanyahu did not elaborate on the identity or motives of the suspected arsonists, but Israeli officials typically use the term "terror" to refer to Arab or Palestinian militant activity.

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Even in victory, Trump's Electoral College concerns remain

Donald Trump will be the next president of the United States. Until the 12th Amendment, electors could vote for any two candidates, which led in 1796 to the election of a president (John Adams) and a vice president (Thomas Jefferson) from different parties.

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Green Party candidate Jill Stein raises money for election recount

So, why is she pushing for a recount? The Green Party said it wants to raise $US7 million ($9.4 million) for the recounts , including the cost of legal fees. Should the candidates disagree with the result of the recount , they are able to appeal in circuit court within five days of the completion of the recount .

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9-magnitude natural disaster hits Japan near site of deadly '11 tsunami

A series of aftershocks were felt in the hours after the initial quake struck. That quake killed more than 18,000 people, displaced tens of thousands and generated a tsunami which caused a nuclear meltdown at the Fukushima power plant.

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Turkish Soldiers Killed in Clashes with Islamic State

The Turkish military has said Thursday's air strike, which killed three of its soldiers, was thought to have been carried out by the Syrian air force. "But this attack and other such attacks [on Turkish troops] will be retaliated", Yıldırım asserted. The Turkish military also said four Syrian rebels had been killed and 25 wounded in clashes in the 24 hours to Friday morning.

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Serial killer receives life sentence in murder of 4 young gay men

Port was on bail (for lying about the discovery of his first victim's body in June 2014) - when he killed Kovari and Whitworth in August and September 2014. Police treated Mr Whitworth's death "at face value" and no efforts were made to verify the sham note, which turned out to be in Port's handwriting, prosecutor Jonathan Rees QC told jurors.

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Colombia: Against right-wing hostility, new peace deal signed

Fresh talks were then initiated to not lose sight of a much-needed peace. Within 90 days after the approval, the FARC will begin to lay down arms. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and Rodrigo Londono signed a revised peace agreement here on Thursday.

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Pakistan Claims Seven Soldiers Killed in Cross-Border Firing By India

Pakistan Foreign Secretary Aizaz Chaudhry summoned Indian High Commissioner Gautam Bambawale to "condemn the unprovoked ceasefire violation by the Indian occupation forces on the LoC", a Foreign Office statement said. It is the first time, Pakistan claimed to suffer the wrath of Indian Army in which its 7 soldiers killed and many injured. Pakistani troops responded to "unprovoked" Indian firing, and targeted Indian posts effectively, ISPR said.

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Green Party calls for USA presidential election recount

The recount fee has yet to be determined, the agency said in a statement on its website. Stein initially sought to raise $2.5 million to help fund recount efforts in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and MI. Under Wisconsin law, Stein's campaign must show a basis for the recount in that state and cover costs. To ensure thoroughness and accuracy, Haas says, county boards may have to work nights and weekends.

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Strong quake shakes remote far-western China

People stay outdoors at the earthquake-hit Bulake Village of Muji Township in Akto County, northwest China, after a magnitude 6.5 quake. The US Geological Survey said the quake had a preliminary magnitude of 6.5, it comes from the side of western Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.

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Key dates in Fidel Castro's government in Cuba

July 31, 2006 Castro announces has had operation, temporarily cedes power to brother Raul. Castro grew up on a sugar plantation and trained as a lawyer before he overthrew the previous government in 1959. "I never saw a contradiction between the ideas that sustain me and the ideas of that symbol, of that extraordinary figure (Jesus Christ)". He acknowledged his advanced age but said Cuban communist concepts were still valid and the Cuban people "will be victorious".

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Otto enters Pacific after devastation, 9 dead in Costa Rica

Otto entered in Nicaraguan national territory with Category 2 and went on to the west, passed thew border with Costa Rica and penetrated in Costa Rica in the afternoon. As the Category 2 storm transited Central America, radar reveals a clear, well-defined eye from start to finish. Upala, a canton in Alajuela province bordering on Nicaragua, was one of the places hit hardest, with floods, mudslides, homes destroyed, rubble, and people dead and missing, according to an EFE photographer who ...

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Merkel says wants to run for 4th term as German Chancellor

But with Europe facing an unresolved conflict in Ukraine , tough talks over Britain's exit from the European Union and a politically sensitive influx of migrants, whether Merkel will remain as leader of Europe's biggest economy has generated interest.


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