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by | August 10, 2018 | 10:25

The law includes legally preserving Israel's "democratic" character, its state symbols (national anthem, flag, icon), Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, Hebrew as the official language and the right of return for Diaspora Jewry. "Any law that denies Palestinians their civil and national rights is racist, colonialist and illegitimate", it said. "The Nation-State Law prevents, for example, the exploitation of the family reunification clause under which very, very many Palestinians have been ...

by | August 10, 2018 | 09:43

Trump has hailed North Korea's moves since his historic summit with leader Kim Jong Un during a summit in Singapore in June, where the USA agreed to provide unspecified security guarantees in exchange for the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.

by | August 10, 2018 | 09:29

Each of the three money-laundering charges carried a maximum sentence of 15 years in prison and a fine of up to five times of the ill-gotten wealth. Don't miss out on the latest news and information. 1MDB was set up by Najib in 2009 to spur Malaysia's economic development. The charges are related to 42m ringgit (US$10m). After taking office, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad , reopened an investigation into 1MDB and prevented Najib and his wife, Rosmah Mansor , from leaving ...

by | August 10, 2018 | 06:03

Britain, another long-time Canadian military ally, was somewhat circumspect on Tuesday, urging restraint in the Saudi-Canada row and saying Britain has privately raised concerns with Riyadh about the "recent arrests of human rights defenders".

by | August 09, 2018 | 23:16

The bus was ferrying local civilians, including many school children, they said, speaking on condition of anonymity for fear of reprisals. The move comes as part of a larger sweep to disarm the east of Yemen and clear the area of Al Qaeda and ISIS.

by | August 09, 2018 | 23:16

The Department of Defense has prepared a report laying out the phases of creating the new branch, which will ultimately have to be reviewed and approved by Congress. Defense One, a news outlet focused on the military, recently reported that the combatant command would be led by a four-star general and there would also be an agency focused on buying satellites, citing a draft copy of a report due to Congress soon.

by | August 09, 2018 | 23:00

Anti-abortion supporters in Argentina celebrated on Wednesday night after the Senate rejected a bill that would have legalised terminations in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy. Amnesty International, a London-based human rights group, ran a full-page advertisement in the international edition of the New York Times on Tuesday depicting a clothes hanger to symbolize clandestine, unsafe abortions.

by | August 09, 2018 | 22:55

The number of Palestinian children who died at the hands of the Israeli occupation this year has doubled in comparison to 2017, during which 15 children were killed, according to DCIP records. "The resistance can not allow the occupation to impose a policy of bombing sites and targeting fighters without paying the price", a Hamas statement said.

by | August 09, 2018 | 21:38

Some buildings were damaged further because of this quake, ' Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, a spokesman for Indonesia's disaster mitigation agency (BNPB), said . He said victims can be counted several times because of the common practice of people in Indonesia using several names and noted that families of victims are entitled to financial compensation from the government when a death is confirmed.

by | August 09, 2018 | 20:45

A Georgian national flag flying at half mast in Tbilisi in honour of those killed during the conflict between Georgia and Russian Federation in August 2008. "Do they understand the possible implications?" The results of the referendum for joining North Atlantic Treaty Organisation supported 77% of Georgian voters.

by | August 09, 2018 | 19:40

Those two potential witnesses come from Federal Savings Bank, whose CEO and chairman overlooked Manafort's fraud in hopes of getting a job in the Trump administration, according to prosecutors from the Special Counsel's Office. Manafort's attorneys have signaled they will seek to blame Gates and have accused him of embezzling millions of dollars from Manafort. "I have taken responsibility".

by | August 09, 2018 | 19:24

Sutopo explained no fewer than 10,000 evacuees stayed in several evacuation areas due to the 6.4 magnitude quake on July 29, 2018, thus the number was reportedly increased to 20,000 people. At least one person, an Indonesian holidaymaker, was killed on the Gili islands while another tourist died on nearby Bali , which is a major destination.

by | August 09, 2018 | 17:43

The IDF Spokesperson's unit announced that Israel struck several underground targets belonging to Hamas following continued rocket fire towards southern Israel. Israel has not commented on the reported casualties in Gaza yet. The U.N., he said, has engaged with Egypt in an "unprecedented effort" to avoid serious conflict, but warned "the situation can rapidly deteriorate with devastating consequences for all people".

by | August 09, 2018 | 17:41

Almost 1,500 people have been hospitalized with serious injuries and more than 156,000 have been displaced due to the extensive damage to thousands of homes. On August 8, 2018, Indonesian soldiers and search and rescue team carry body bag containing victim at collapsed house following August 5 quake on Lombok Island, Indonesia.

by | August 09, 2018 | 17:33

But Taj Hargey, the imam at Oxford Islamic Congregation, said while Johnson's choice of language was unfortunate, the burka and niqab are "a nefarious component of a trendy gateway theology for religious extremism and militant Islam". Prime Minister Theresa May has said he should apologise , as has Conservative party chair Brandon Lewis. Asked what she made of the language used by the ex-cabinet minister, the commissioner told the BBC Asian Network: "Some people have clearly found it ...

by | August 09, 2018 | 17:26

The crimes Manafort allegedly committed do not have bearing on that central question, but they were uncovered in the course of the special counsel investigation; this is the first trial resulting from Mueller's probe. "I'm taking responsibility for it". Prosecutors have said they hope to finish presenting their case by the end of the week. He also said Manafort had asked him to disguise income as loans.

by | August 09, 2018 | 17:12

The strong aftershock, measured at magnitude 5.9 by the US Geological Survey, caused panic, damage to buildings, landslides and injuries. Officials said the quake's epicentre was on land and so there was no risk of a tsunami. The Indonesian island of Lombok has been hit by a strong tremor, as the search continues for victims of Sunday's quake. A 6.9 magnitude quake struck the island, a popular destination for foreign tourists, on Sunday evening, killing at least 131 local people and ...

by | August 08, 2018 | 22:14

But, despite Mr Trump's advice to stop dealing with Iran, member states of the European Union look set to defy the sanctions, putting them on a collision course with Washington once again. Few American companies do much business in Iran so the impact of sanctions mainly stems from Washington's ability to block European and Asian firms from trading there.

by | August 08, 2018 | 21:24

The Saudi government was also putting together an "urgent plan" to transfer students and interns already in Canada to US, UK, Australia, New Zealand and Singapore, it said. The airline now flies two routes to Canada, one to Riyadh and one to Jeddah. What has the response been so far, at home and overseas? But if this was an attempt by Saudi Arabia to push down Canadian markets, the move had limited success.

by | August 08, 2018 | 18:57

In this file photo, Alex Jones from Infowars .com speaks during a rally in support of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump near the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, July 18, 2016. The company also repeated a line previously used by Facebook that Twitter did not want to get into a position of becoming "the arbiter of truth".