Category: World News


Palestinian security forces push away demonstrators from the convoy of Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos III, during a protest against his visit to the Church of the Nativity in the West Bank city of Bethlehem on Saturday. Majdi Mohammed/AP Read more…

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The Panama-registered tanker “Sanchi” was sailing from Iran to South Korea carrying 136,000 tonnes of crude oil when it collided with a Chinese freighter, Reuters reports. Its entire 32 person crew remained missing Sunday as the fire continued to blaze. Read more…

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There are many spaces where women are discouraged from breastfeeding in public. Museums, airlines, and even hospitals have come under fire for not giving new moms enough support, or admonishing them for breastfeeding or pumping. But Pope Francis is a Read more…

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger will serve a three-match touchline ban and be fined 40,000 pounds after being charged with misconduct by the FA. The FA said in a statement, “Arsene Wenger will serve a touchline ban for Arsenal’s next three Read more…

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  At least eight people drowned and dozens more are missing after a rubber dinghy sank Saturday in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Libya, according to reports. The migrant boat left Garbouli, east of the Libyan capital of Read more…

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  African countries would benefit a lot from membership in the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), an Ethiopian scholar has said. Costantinos Bt. Costantinos, who served as an economic advisor to the African Union and the United Nations Economic Commission Read more…

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  JOHANNESBURG — In a dramatic overnight operation, emergency responders early Tuesday descended on ropes from a cable car on South Africa’s Table Mountain to recover the bodies of two male climbers, including a Japanese citizen, who died after falling Read more…

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  JUBA — The United States, Britain and Norway have called on parties in South Sudan’s conflict to stop violating a cease-fire signed last month, their heads of mission in the capital Juba said on Tuesday. The deal aimed to Read more…

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