Monthly Archives: November 2017

Erdogan helped Iran evade US sanctions, witness claims

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan personally intervened in a scheme that allowed Iran to dodge US and UN sanctions, a gold trader with ties to the Turkish government claimed in explosive court testimony in New York on Thursday.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan personally intervened in a scheme that allowed Iran to dodge US and UN sanctions, a gold trader with ties to the Turkish government claimed in explosive court testimony in New York on Thursday.
Erdogan helped Iran evade US sanctions, witness claims

Is it time to 'live with' N. Korea nukes?

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It’s a “very jolting” thing to come to grips with, says Jeffrey Lewis of the Middlebury Institute of Intl. Studies at Monterey, but “we need to start to look at this situation realistically.”
It’s a “very jolting” thing to come to grips with, says Jeffrey Lewis of the Middlebury Institute of Intl. Studies at Monterey, but “we need to start to look at this situation realistically.”
Is it time to 'live with' N. Korea nukes?

Pope Francis holds historic Papal Mass in mainly Buddhist Myanmar

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In an historic mass to some 150,000 worshipers in Yangon, Myanmar, Pope Francis on Wednesday urged the country’s Catholics to respond to hatred and rejection with “forgiveness and compassion.”
In an historic mass to some 150,000 worshipers in Yangon, Myanmar, Pope Francis on Wednesday urged the country’s Catholics to respond to hatred and rejection with “forgiveness and compassion.”
Pope Francis holds historic Papal Mass in mainly Buddhist Myanmar

'Ghost ships' wash up with skeletons aboard

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At least four ships have washed up on Japan’s west coast this month, some with bodies on board, and while authorities haven’t confirmed their origin, signs suggest they’re from North Korea.
At least four ships have washed up on Japan’s west coast this month, some with bodies on board, and while authorities haven’t confirmed their origin, signs suggest they’re from North Korea.
'Ghost ships' wash up with skeletons aboard

Rohingya crisis unleashes fears among Myanmar's other Muslims

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In the warren of streets surrounding Yangon’s Sule Pagoda, one of Myanmar’s oldest and holiest Buddhist sites, lie a church, a Hindu temple, and a handful of mosques, one of which dates back more than 100 years.
In the warren of streets surrounding Yangon’s Sule Pagoda, one of Myanmar’s oldest and holiest Buddhist sites, lie a church, a Hindu temple, and a handful of mosques, one of which dates back more than 100 years.
Rohingya crisis unleashes fears among Myanmar's other Muslims

Saudi prince: Military coalition will 'eradicate' terrorism

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Saudi Arabi’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said a two-year-old Islamic military coalition charged with fighting terror “will pursue terrorism until it is eradicated completely,” Saudi-backed broadcaster Al-Arabiya reported Sunday.
Saudi Arabi’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said a two-year-old Islamic military coalition charged with fighting terror “will pursue terrorism until it is eradicated completely,” Saudi-backed broadcaster Al-Arabiya reported Sunday.
Saudi prince: Military coalition will 'eradicate' terrorism

British PM warned: Change course over Brexit and Irish border

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British Prime Minister Theresa May has been warned that Ireland will “play tough to the end” over its threat to delay Brexit talks should no solution be found to the Northern Ireland border issue.
British Prime Minister Theresa May has been warned that Ireland will “play tough to the end” over its threat to delay Brexit talks should no solution be found to the Northern Ireland border issue.
British PM warned: Change course over Brexit and Irish border

In retaliatory move, Putin signs media 'foreign agents' law

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Russian President Vladmir Putin has signed amendments into law that will allow foreign media outlets in Russia to be listed as “foreign agents,” according to state-run news agency Sputnik news..
Russian President Vladmir Putin has signed amendments into law that will allow foreign media outlets in Russia to be listed as “foreign agents,” according to state-run news agency Sputnik news..
In retaliatory move, Putin signs media 'foreign agents' law

Mediator tells how Mugabe was persuaded to step down

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As a young priest, the Rev. Fidelis Mukonori collected evidence of atrocities during Zimbabwe’s brutal civil war. The reports filtered to Robert Mugabe, then a leading figure in the liberation struggles.
As a young priest, the Rev. Fidelis Mukonori collected evidence of atrocities during Zimbabwe’s brutal civil war. The reports filtered to Robert Mugabe, then a leading figure in the liberation struggles.
Mediator tells how Mugabe was persuaded to step down