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Palestine says no talks with US unless Trump reverses move

Any Palestinian sitting with Americans is recognition of Trump’s decision, says chief negotiator Saeb Erekat A high-ranking Palestine Liberation Organization official (PLO) has announced Friday that Palestine would not engage with talks involving the U.S.until President Donald Trump reverses his decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Palestinian chief negotiator ...

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UN rejects US recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital

Eight of the 15 members of the UN Security Council had called for an urgent meeting on Friday The United States found itself isolated at a special United Nations Security Council meeting in its recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, a move that set off alarms about the ...

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DIGITAL AWARD FOR TRANSPARENCY: HONOURING DIGITAL INITIATIVES TO FIGHT CORRUPTION

The French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs, Transparency International, the French Operator in Media Cooperation and Liberté Living-Lab today proudly announced the winners of the Digital Award for Transparency. The Digital Award for Transparency awards individuals and civil society organisations who have developed digital technology tools used to fight corruption. The award aims at strengthening and promoting existing initiatives that promote good governance ...

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Protests erupt across Muslim world against US recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital

Muslims across the world observe Friday as a protest day against US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Muslims across the world have observed Friday as a protest day against the United States decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, defying the [UN resolutions against the move][1] and stepping ...

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RUMP TRAVEL BAN What is Donald Trump’s travel ban, which Muslim countries are affected and is there a ban on laptops on flights?

The ban on travellers from mostly Muslim countries has proved one of the most divisive policies of Trump’s presidency DONALD Trump’s travel ban on visitors from several mainly Muslim countries has proved one of the most controversial issues of his first year in office. But the Supreme Court has handed ...

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Angela Merkel’s G20 achievements

The chancellor’s chief of staff reviews the achievements of Germany’s G20 presidency, which ended Thursday. He highlighted shadow-banking regulations, the fight against corporate tax evasion and financial stability. Germany’s year-long presidency of the G20 ended on Thursday, and now, the office has been transferred to Argentina. The twelve months at ...

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UN calls for elections in Libya by end of 2018

Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General and Head of UN Support Mission in Libya Ghassan Salame said Wednesday that the mission is working on holding elections in Libya before the end of 2018. Salame made his remarks in a meeting with representatives of tribes, civil society, academics and activists in ...

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Squalid Libya Migrant Camps in Spotlight at EU-Africa Summit

European Union and African leaders pledged Wednesday to do more to help thousands of migrants stranded in squalid detention centers in Libya, the main jumping-off point for desperate people setting out in unseaworthy boats in search of better lives in Europe. While youth and development are the main themes of ...

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UN mission facilitates elections in Libya by end of 2018

Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General and Head of UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) Ghassan Salame said Wednesday that the mission is working on holding elections in Libya before the end of 2018. Salame made his remarks in a meeting with representatives of tribes, civil society, academics and activists ...

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Squalid Libya migrant camps in spotlight at EU-Africa summit

European Union and African leaders pledged Wednesday to do more to help thousands of migrants stranded in squalid detention centers in Libya, the main jumping-off point for desperate people setting out in unseaworthy boats in search of better lives in Europe. While youth and development are the main themes of ...

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