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By admin On Thursday, January 23rd, 2020
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Israel hosts Holocaust remembrance ceremony amid political controversy

Israel is hosting the World Holocaust Forum, marking the 75 years since the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz was liberated by Soviet troops. Present-day politics have cast a shadow over the solemn occasion, however. Delegations More...

By admin On Sunday, January 19th, 2020
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Iraq protests revive amid anger at slow pace of reform

Iraq protests revive amid anger at slow pace of reform Demonstrators demand early elections based on reformed voting law, new prime minister and that corrupt officials be held to account MEE More...

By admin On Sunday, January 19th, 2020
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Jordan’s parliament votes to end Israeli gas imports amid popular anger

Jordan’s parliament votes to end Israeli gas imports amid popular anger It is unclear whether the government will approve the motion to halt the imports which began earlier this month MEE More...

By admin On Saturday, January 18th, 2020
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Striking Paris Opera artists perform outdoor concert against pension reforms – while Macron flees theater amid protests (VIDEOS)

As France marked its 45th consecutive day of strikes on Saturday, hundreds of artists from the Paris Opera performed a stunning outdoor concert in front of the Palais Garnier to voice their opposition to pension More...

By admin On Saturday, January 18th, 2020
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Simpson’s actor Hank Azaria quits Apu role amid continued ‘racism’ controversy over hit show’s Indian character

One of the actors on the hit show The Simpsons, Hank Azaria, has said he will no longer be voicing the character of Apu, following years of tedious controversy and accusations of racism. The veteran actor has voiced More...

By admin On Saturday, January 18th, 2020
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Ukrainian PM submits resignation letter amid leaked audio recordings controversy

Ukraine’s PM Oleksiy Honcharuk has submitted a letter of resignation and President Volodymyr Zelensky will consider it, the presidential office in Kiev said on Friday. UPDATE: Ukraine’s Zelensky gives ‘another More...

By admin On Friday, January 17th, 2020
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Lebanon releases protesters as Amnesty slams ‘arbitrary arrests’ amid police violence

Lebanon releases protesters as Amnesty slams ‘arbitrary arrests’ amid police violence Beirut protesters gather again at Central Bank and Interior Ministry on Thursday, denouncing outgoing More...

By admin On Thursday, January 16th, 2020
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Honduran migrant Selvin Hernandez carries Mayra Irene, the baby daughter of another migrant, as another man tries to shade her with his hand amid a group of migrants trying to make it to the United States, near El Cinchado, Guatemala, Wednesday, Jan. 15,

Honduran Selvin Hernandez carries Mayra Irene, as another man tries to shade her with his hand amid a group of refugees trying to make it to the United States, near El Cinchado, Guatemala, on the border More...

By admin On Thursday, January 16th, 2020
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Turkey sending troops to Libya amid growing uncertainty over proposed ceasefire ahead of Berlin peace talks

Turkey is sending troops to Libya to ensure the stability of the UN-backed government in Tripoli, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced. The move comes ahead of a Berlin summit on security situation in the More...

By admin On Sunday, January 12th, 2020
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The show must go on: Beirut theatre holds firm amid upheaval

The show must go on: Beirut theatre holds firm amid upheaval Metro al-Madina has faced a political call for boycott amid a financial crisis, but the theatre hopes to continue being a space for art and More...