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EU executive urges change of tack in relations with Turkey

0SHARESShare Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan poses with children during a ceremony to mark the National Sovereignty and Children’s Day at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, Turkey, April 23, 2017. Murat Cetinmuhurdar/Presidential Palace/Handout via REUTERS 0SHARESShare Click here to Read from the source

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Gulf states must donate to avert famine in Yemen: U.N.

By Stephanie Nebehay | GENEVA The top United Nations humanitarian official called on Monday for Gulf countries to help avert mass starvation in Yemen, where two years of war have left millions at risk of famine. Stephen O’Brien, U.N. Emergency Relief Coordinator, spoke in an interview a day ahead of a major conference where the U.N. is seeking $2.1 billion ...

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Sudan accuses South Sudan president of meeting rebels

0SHARESShare Sudan on Monday warned South Sudan to cease its support of rebel groups at war with Khartoum, accusing its president of meeting with rebels last week in a rare public statement from Khartoum’s intelligence agency. Sudan regularly accuses its neighbor of backing insurgents in the Darfur, Blue Nile and South Kordofan regions that run along its southern border. South ...

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Hundreds of ‘angry’ police wives march through Paris to condemn violence against officers

0SHARESShare MORE than 200 wives and partners of French police officers took to the streets of Paris on Saturday to denounce violence against police two days after an officer was shot dead by an extremist whilst patrolling the famed Champs-Elysées avenue.  0SHARESShare Click here to Read from the source

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U.N. 'horrified' by video showing killing of experts in Congo

0SHARESShare By William Clowes | KINSHASA The United Nations said on Monday it was horrified by a video screened by the government of Democratic Republic of Congo that appeared to show the brutal killing of two U.N. investigators. Congo’s government showed the film to reporters in Kinshasa on Monday, saying it showed members of an anti-government militia carrying out the ...

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Le Pen's run-off campaign targets far left and right

0SHARESShare By Ingrid Melander | PARIS Warnings against the dangers of globalization and terrorism and efforts to portray rival Emmanuel Macron as the establishment candidate will be at the heart of Marine Le Pen’s campaign for the May 7 French election run-off. While very much aware that opinion polls give Le Pen no chance of winning, the National Front (FN) ...

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War crimes court unseals arrest warrant for Gaddafi aide

0SHARESShare The International Criminal Court on Monday unsealed an arrest warrant for the former head of Libya’s Internal Security Agency, saying he was suspected of war crimes and crimes against humanity for his role in repressing opposition to former ruler Muammar Gaddafi. In a statement, the ICC said judges ordered Al-Tuhamy Mohamed Khaled’s 2013 warrant on charges including torture and ...

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