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'Apartheid' furor comes amid 50 years of Israeli occupation 28.4.2017 AP Top News
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- Labeling Israel's treatment of Palestinians as "apartheid" is like flinging a burning match into spilled gasoline - so combustible are the passions on both sides....
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Montenegro lawmakers convene for NATO membership vote 28.4.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Cetinje, Montenegro • Montenegro’s parliament was holding a session Friday to ratify the Balkan country’s membership in NATO and make a historic turn toward the West amid protests by Russia and the pro-Russia opposition. Lawmakers convened in the historic capital of Cetinje to ratify the accession treaty with the Western military alliance. Pro-Russia opposition lawmakers boycotted the session, and several hundred opposition supporters gathered outside the hall before the vote. Montenegro has a s...
US seeks to further isolate North Korea over nuclear program 28.4.2017 Washington Post: World
A U.S. ambassador says Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will tell the U.N. Security Council about steps the United States believes are needed to “further isolate” North Korea and “to try to bring it back to its senses” over nuclear issues.
100 days in, Trump's foreign policy plays the strategic ambiguity game 28.4.2017 The Hill
OPINION | Trump's foreign policy created opportunities we have not been seen in generations. There's nothing ambiguous about that.
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Secret jail in Philippine station linked to drug war abuse 28.4.2017 Washington Post: World
Philippine police relieved a station chief and his staff on Friday after human rights representatives discovered a secret jail cell inside the Manila station where a dozen detainees complained they were being held for extortion.
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Take that, Washington! Texas looks to nullify federal laws 28.4.2017 AP Top News
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Republicans who control Congress and the White House have promised to slash the size of the federal government while easing regulations on guns, the environment and energy production. But in the nation's largest conservative state of Texas, it may not be enough....
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Open thread for night owls: But Democrats are using swear words... 28.4.2017 Daily Kos
There has long been a Great Pundit Uncomfortableness with the public use of swear words. It has been seen as the domain of uncouth bloggers for some time now; during the run-up to the Iraq war it was clear that the Bush administration was manipulating evidence in an attempt to justify their desired military conflict—but the opposition, on the streets and on the internet, were pooh-poohed for not being gentlemanly in their objections to such a thing. The signs! The shouts! How very unfortunate. Similarly, when it was revealed that the United States was torturing prisoners of war in an effort to extract information administration officials wanted extracted—a war crime—it was treated as a scandalous thing, but you still weren't allowed to say that torturing prisoners of war was a fucking monstrous thing to do. To be honest, you weren't even taken seriously if you merely called it a monstrous thing to do; the prevailing pundit belief has long been that whatever nearly criminal or shudderingly unethical or ...
In Canadian lumber town, real fears over a trade war with Trump 28.4.2017 Washington Post: World
New tariffs threaten livelihoods in Quesnel, which is so reliant on U.S. trade that it flies an American flag at its visitors center.
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Facing backlash on killings, Duterte to find solace in ASEAN 28.4.2017 Washington Post: World
When Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte hosts a summit of Southeast Asian leaders this weekend, the spotlight will be on him. Just less than a year in power, he faces a mass murder complaint before the International Criminal Court and an impeachment bid at home as bodies continue to pile up in his war on illegal drugs.
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What’s cricket?: On BCCI's approach to cricket 28.4.2017 Hindu: Home
The BCCI must take the message from the ICC’s course correction on revenue-sharing
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We need to question ourselves 27.4.2017 Hindu: Home
Indians cannot convincingly complain about other people’s racism while keeping quiet about the racism within
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U.K. govt. flayed over anti-caste consultation 27.4.2017 Hindu: News
Organisations term move ‘biased’
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Now, Trump flips on NAFTA 27.4.2017 Hindu: International
Says he will renegotiate the deal instead of pulling out of it as threatened earlier
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ICC's revised revenue model not acceptable to BCCI: C.K. Khanna 27.4.2017 New Kerala: World News
ICC's revised revenue model not acceptable to BCCI: C.K. Khanna
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Putin hosts Japan’s Abe for talks on disputed islands 27.4.2017 Washington Post: World
Russian President Vladimir Putin was hosting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday to discuss a dispute over four islands that has kept the two countries from signing a peace treaty ending World War II.
Haddin not surprised by Faulkner's omission from Champions Trophy squad 27.4.2017 New Kerala: World News
Haddin not surprised by Faulkner's omission from Champions Trophy squad
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Boycotting Champions Trophy could isolate India: Rajeev Shukla 27.4.2017 New Kerala: World News
Boycotting Champions Trophy could isolate India: Rajeev Shukla
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Bangladesh 'surprised' with Pakistan's decision to call off tour 27.4.2017 New Kerala: World News
Bangladesh 'surprised' with Pakistan's decision to call off tour
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BCCI to receive USD 293 million under ICC's revised financial model 27.4.2017 New Kerala: World News
BCCI to receive USD 293 million under ICC's revised financial model
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BCCI didn't consult me before going to ICC meet: Vinod Rai 27.4.2017 New Kerala: World News
BCCI didn't consult me before going to ICC meet: Vinod Rai
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