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Israel backs down and returns frozen funds to Palestinians 28.3.2015 Washington Post: World
JERUSALEM — Under pressure from his own advisers and the United States, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is releasing some of the tax payments Israel has withheld from the Palestinian Authority for three months, to ease a potential financial and security crisis in the occupied West Bank.Read full article ...
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Netanyahu orders release of tax money to Palestinian Authority 28.3.2015 LA Times: Commentary
Israel announced Friday that it would release Palestinian tax revenues frozen earlier this year as a punitive measure after the Palestinian Authority’s move to join the International Criminal Court.
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Court upholds conviction of New Hampshire woman found guilty of lying about Rwanda genocide 28.3.2015 Star Tribune: Nation
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Israel to resume tax transfers to PA 27.3.2015 BBC: Business
Israel is to stop withholding tax revenues collected on behalf of the Palestinian Authority, a move that has crippled the Palestinian economy.
German airline could face 'unlimited' damages for crash blamed on co-pilot 27.3.2015 Star Tribune: World
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US confirms human rights meeting with Cuba 27.3.2015 New Kerala: World News
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German airline could face 'unlimited' damages for Alps crash 27.3.2015 AP Business
STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Lufthansa could face "unlimited" compensation claims for the crash that killed 150 people in the French alps and it would be difficult, even counterproductive, for the German carrier to try to avoid liability, experts said Friday....
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WorldViews: Iranian President Rouhani trumps the supreme leader — on Twitter, at least 27.3.2015 Washington Post: World
LAUSANNE, Switzerland — When it comes to the Iran nuclear talks, the ultimate decision on whether to make a deal will be up to Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. But in the world of Twitter, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani reigns supreme. He boasts 311,000 followers, to the ayatollah’s 108,000.Read full article ...
UN rights chief: Islamic State group may be more open to diversity than some states 27.3.2015 Star Tribune: World
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Neocons: the Echo of German Fascism 27.3.2015 ConsortiumNews.com
Neocons: the Echo of German Fascism
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Israel to resume tax transfers to Palestinian Authority 27.3.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page

PM Benjamin Netanyahu claims decision was made for humanitarian reasons

Israel said on Friday that it will transfer Palestinian tax revenues it has been withholding as punishment for the Palestinians’ application to join the International Criminal Court.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office said the decision was made following the recommendation of Israel’s security establishment and because of humanitarian considerations. Israel has been under international pressure to release the frozen funds and Israeli security officials had warned that continuing to hold back the revenue could spark violence.

Related: Israel freezes Palestinian tax funds over international criminal court move

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Israel says it will resume transfer of Palestinian tax revenues as humanitarian gesture 27.3.2015 Star Tribune: World
Security Council renews Congo mission, reduces troop numbers by 2,000 27.3.2015 New Kerala: World News
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Ban notes Saudi Arabia's military operations in Yemen 27.3.2015 New Kerala: World News
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2014 devastating year for Palestinians: UN report 27.3.2015 New Kerala: World News
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Ban urges to be vigilant as Biological Weapons Convention turns 40 27.3.2015 New Kerala: World News
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Team India made us proud: BCCI 27.3.2015 New Kerala: World News
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World Cup 2015: India finally head home but with an eye on their future 27.3.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page
The 2011 World Cup winners only reached the semi-final this time round but there are plenty of reasons for optimism • MS Dhoni steers India past Sri Lanka in 2011 final In recent years, India’s cricketers have not often been reduced to spectators on the big stage. In the four ICC tournaments before this World Cup they had won two – the 2011 World Cup and the 2013 Champions Trophy – and reached the final of another, the World Twenty20 (2014). But on Sunday morning the closest most of them will get to the World Cup will be the TV screens in their living rooms back home. At last their tour of Australia, which was starting to assume Odyssey-like proportions, is over. They landed in the country a day before Phillip Hughes was fatally injured at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Their title defence ended at the same venue four months and two days later, after a cross-country trek that had taken in four Tests, four Tri Series ODIs, and eight World Cup matches, in addition to practice games. When MS Dhoni, the captain, ...
TPP leak: states give companies the right to repeal nations' laws 27.3.2015 Boing Boing

A new Wikileaks-published leak from the secretive Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) treaty reveals a January 2015 draft "Investment Chapter" of the agreement, where the investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) mechanisms are set out. They allow companies to repeal nations' environmental, health and labor laws. Read the rest

Dharmasena first to play and umpire in World Cup final 27.3.2015 New Kerala: World News
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