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Colombians vote for new president with peace deal, economy at stake 27.5.2018 Hindu: International
Business-friendly Mr. Duque, who was handpicked by hard-line former President Alvaro Uribe, has promised to cut corporate taxes and support oil and mining projects, as well as change the peace accord and impose tougher punishments for former FARC fighters.
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S.Korea says N.Korea committed to “complete” denuclearisation, summit with Trump 27.5.2018 Hindu: News
Mr. Moon said he held Saturday's impromptu meeting, the second summit between the two sides in a month, at Mr. Kim's request.
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South Korean President Moons Bolton 26.5.2018
The summit may still be alive because it appears advisers around Trump may well be warning him not to follow his national security adviser down the road to disaster, comments Ray McGovern. By Ray McGovern  Special to Consortium News Thanks…Read more →
Pakistan rejects Pompeo’s charge of US diplomats being treated badly 26.5.2018 Hindu: Home
Foreign diplomats being extended diplomatic privileges without any discrimination, says Islamabad
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Remember the Hole in the Ozone Layer? This Scientist Discovered It 25.5.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. On May 24, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences will award one of the world’s largest scientific prizes to two of the world’s top climate researchers. In the presence of Swedish royalty, MIT professor of atmospheric chemistry Susan Solomon and Princeton University senior meteorologist […]
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UN chief ‘concerned’ by cancellation of US-NKorea summit 24.5.2018 Washington Post: World
The U.N. chief said Thursday he is “deeply concerned” by the cancellation of the planned summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un.
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Trump is holding up funding for war crimes investigations in Syria 24.5.2018 Washington Post
Trump is holding up funding for war crimes investigations in Syria
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When Trump meets Kim, a whole lot could go wrong 24.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Sitting in the Oval Office on May 22 with the South Korean President Moon Jae-in, President Trump was cautious about whether his historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would take place June 12. The mood in the White House about the prospects for a meeting is swinging between hopeful...

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Japan’s prime minister heads to Russia for talks with Putin 24.5.2018 Washington Post: World
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is heading to Russia for talks with President Vladimir Putin, in hopes of making progress on joint economic projects on disputed islands as a step toward resolving the decades-old territorial row.
UN to vote on resolution on link between conflict and famine 24.5.2018 Washington Post: World
The U.N. Security Council is expected to vote soon on a resolution recognizing the link between conflict and the threat of famine.
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The U.S. and the Fate of the World 24.5.2018
It may not be an exaggeration to say that the fate of civilization is up to Americans to sort out how they want to interact with the rest of the world, argues Inder Comar in this commentary. By Inder Comar…Read more →
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Iran’s Khamenei criticizes US over hard-line stance 24.5.2018 Washington Post: World
Iran’s supreme leader criticized the U.S. on Wednesday over its hard-line stance toward the country since President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from a landmark nuclear deal with Western powers.
Delhi HC rebukes JNU for not providing safe environment for women students 23.5.2018 Global Voices
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Russia: Estonia border treaty only if Tallinn changes tone 23.5.2018 Washington Post: World
Russia says it won’t ratify a long-overdue border treaty with Estonia unless the small Baltic country stops its anti-Russian rhetoric.
No agreement with Pak on resolving Indus Waters Treaty dispute: World Bank 23.5.2018 India – The Indian Express
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Pompeo’s Bombastic Iran Speech Reveals The Emptiness Of Trump’s Iran Strategy 22.5.2018 Outside the Beltway
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivered a bombastic speech on Iran yesterday that reveals just how empty and dangerous the Trump Administration's policy toward Iran actually is.
Tibetan jailed for ‘inciting separatism’ 22.5.2018 Hindu: News
A Chinese judge sentenced Tibetan shopkeeper Tashi Wangchuk to five years in prison on Tuesday for inciting separatism, based on his comments in a New
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Israel accuses head of human rights group of anti-Israel activities, orders him to leave 22.5.2018 Washington Post: World
If Omar Shakir is expelled, critics argue that Israel would join a highly undesirable group of nations banning human rights activists.
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Palestinians ask ICC for ‘immediate’ probe against Israel 22.5.2018 Hindu: Health
While the ICC can indict suspects, it has no police force and has to rely on cooperation from member states to enforce arrest warrants.
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Israel says it takes ‘severe view’ of Palestinian request at International Criminal Court, calls on ICC to reject move 22.5.2018 Washington Post: World
Israel says it takes ‘severe view’ of Palestinian request at International Criminal Court, calls on ICC to reject move.
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