برچسب مطالب ‘tuesday-’

Israelis Have Made Their Verdict Clear: Benjamin Netanyahu’s Time Is Up

For most Israelis, the general election on Tuesday was about one thing and one thing only. Not the economy, nor the occupation, nor even corruption scandals.

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Taliban delegation visits Iran for political consultations

A Taliban delegation from Afghanistan has visited Iran to hold consultations with Iranian officials, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said Tuesday.

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‘We are losing the race’ on climate catastrophe, warns UN chief

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday the world was “losing the race” to avert climate disaster, but that greenhouse gas reduction targets were not out of reach yet.

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U.S. wants to seize all money Edward Snowden makes from new book

The United States filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who leaked secret documents about U.S. telephone and internet surveillance in 2013, saying his new book violates non-disclosure agreements.

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Venezuelan opposition lawmaker Zambrano released from jail

Venezuela released key opposition figure Edgar Zambrano from jail on Tuesday, where he had been held since a failed uprising earlier this year.

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Israel’s Netanyahu Appears To Suffer Setback In Exit Polls

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fell short of securing a parliamentary majority with his religious and nationalist allies in national elections Tuesday, initial exit polls showed, setting the stage for a period of coalition negotiations that could threaten his political future and clear the way for him to be tried on corruption charges.

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Taiwan loses biggest Pacific ally as Solomons embraces China

Taiwan has lost its largest ally in the Pacific after the Solomon Islands on Tuesday confirmed it is switching diplomatic allegiance to China, and observers say other Pacific nations may soon follow.

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White House orders two former aides to defy House subpoenas about Mueller report on Russian interference

The White House has instructed two former aides to President Donald Trump not to appear at a House Judiciary Committee hearing Tuesday, saying Rick Dearborn and Rob Porter are “absolutely immune” from testifying at what the panel is calling its first impeachment hearing.

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Israel’s Gantz: military man on a mission to beat Netanyahu

Benny Gantz, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s main challenger in Tuesday’s elections, is a respected former military chief who says he can restore honour to the premier’s office.

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Protest at Indian High Commission in London over Kashmir turns violent

The Indian High Commission in London was gripped with fresh protests on Tuesday (local time) over the issue of Jammu and Kashmir that turned out to be violent after damages were caused to the building premises.

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More than 120 U.S. military construction projects to be hurt by Trump’s border wall funding

More than 120 U.S. military construction projects will be adversely affected as the Pentagon prepares to use $3.6 billion to help build or enhance 175 miles (282 km) of the border wall with Mexico, U.S.

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The Taliban Has Defended a Kabul Suicide Bombing That Killed at Least 16 People

The Taliban on Tuesday defended their suicide bombing against an international compound in the Afghan capital that killed at least 16 people and wounded 119, almost all local civilians, just hours after a U.S. envoy said he and the militant group had reached a deal “in principle” to end America’s longest war.

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Japan won’t join U.S.-led maritime coalition in Persian Gulf

Japan will not join a U.S.-led security mission to protect merchant vessels passing through key Middle Eastern waterways, but will consider deploying its naval force independently, the Yomiuri newspaper reported on Tuesday.

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British PM faces Brexit rebellion, threatens election

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces a rebellion by his own lawmakers on Tuesday over his Brexit strategy, despite warning he would respond to any defeat by calling an early election.

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۳,۰۰۰ people affiliated to ISIS remain in Syria: Russia

About 3,000 individuals related to the banned terrorist group ISIS remain in Syria, said Gennady Kuzmin Russia’s Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations on Tuesday.

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Italy Close to New Government as Trump Backs Conte’s Return as PM

The two parties trying to form a new Italian government appeared close to a coalition deal Tuesday, cheering financial markets as well as U.S.

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