برچسب مطالب ‘saturday’

Protesters March on White House to Decry US Seizure of Venezuelan Embassy

Up to 200 people gathered in Washington on Saturday to protest the US government’s seizure of the Venezuelan embassy and the arrest of four activists who resided in the diplomatic facility as guests of the Venezuelan government.

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Trump may pardon military men accused or convicted of war crimes – New York Times

U.S. President Donald Trump has asked for files to be prepared on pardoning several U.S. military members accused of or convicted of war crimes, including one slated to stand trial on charges of shooting unarmed civilians while in Iraq, the New York Times reported on Saturday.

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Austrian government collapses as far right leader caught in video sting

Austria raced on Saturday toward a snap election as Chancellor Sebastian Kurz pulled the plug on his coalition with the far right after its leader was caught on video offering to fix state contracts with a woman posing as a Russian oligarch’s niece.

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US needs to prove it’s serious on prisoner swap: Iran FM Zarif

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Saturday said that the United States needs to prove its seriousness on prisoner exchange before the two countries can begin negotiations.

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Trump explains Golan Heights decision: ‘This is very important strategically, heights’

President Trump said at a rally in Green Bay, Wisconsin on Saturday that recognizing Israeli control of the disputed Golan Heights territory was a decision that is “important strategically” for the nation.

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"Yellow Vest" turnout falls after Macron offers more concessions

Two days after French President Emmanuel Macron offered additional concessions worth billions of euros, thousands of “yellow vests” marched across French cities on Saturday for the 24th weekend in a row, though with noticeable fatigue.

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Trump: Japan will invest $40 billion in U.S. car factories

U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said at a rally that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told him Japan is investing $40 billion in new car factories in the United States.

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Sri Lanka bans groups suspected to be behind Easter bombings, terror chief’s family wounded in gun battle

ri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena on Saturday outlawed two Islamist groups suspected to be behind the suicide bombings on churches and hotels while the wife and child of the suspected ringleader were wounded during a military raid in safe house, his family and police said.

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At least one dead, three wounded in California synagogue shooting that officials call a hate crime

A gunman opened fire inside a Southern California synagogue Saturday, killing one person and injuring at least three others in an apparent hate crime that bears similarities to an attack on a mosque in New Zealand last month, renewing fears about the rise of white extremist terrorism.

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Sri Lanka: 15 killed, including children, in police raid on suspected militants linked to Easter bombings

The bodies of 15 people, including six children, have been found following a raid on a house linked to suspected Islamist militants, Sri Lankan police said Saturday.

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Struggle over leadership deepens divions in Tunisia president’s party

Tunisia’s ruling party Nidaa Tounes on Saturday elected two leaders, one of them the president’s son, in two parallel congresses, deepening the division that has hit the party in recent years.

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Stratolaunch, world’s largest plane by wingspan, makes first flight

Stratolaunch, the massive aircraft dreamed up by the late Paul Allen, flew for the first time Saturday, becoming the largest plane by wingspan to take to the skies.

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Man arrested after incident in west London: British police

A man has been arrested after an incident in west London on Saturday morning. Police firearms and Taser were discharged, according to a latest statement released by Metropolitan Police.

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Iran threatens to blacklist US Army as ‘terror group’

After the US announced its move of labelling Iran’s Revolutionary Guards as a terror group, Iran on Saturday (local time) threatened to retaliate by blacklisting the US Army “alongside the dreaded Islamic State” if Washington went ahead with its decision.

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Trump Says Democrats Allowed Anti-Semitism to ‘Take Root in Their Party’

President Trump said Saturday that Democrats have allowed anti-Semitism to “take root in their party and their country,” slamming Rep.

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G7 pushes North Korea to continue denuclearization talks with U.S.

Foreign ministers of Group of Seven nations on Saturday pushed North Korea to continue denuclearization negotiations with the United States while vowing to maintain pressure on Pyongyang to encourage it to give up its nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs.

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