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Author: 0 Russian Federation and China's abusive use of veto "shameful"

This was the seventh time that Russia, Syria's top military ally, has used its veto power to shield the damascus regime. The draft also envisaged sanctions against a number of Syrian officials and government structures allegedly involved in the chemical attacks and production of poisonous agents.

Global Media Senate confirms Wilbur Ross as Trump's Secretary of Commerce
Author: 0 Senate confirms Wilbur Ross as Trump's Secretary of Commerce

With today's global marketplace and worldwide supply chain, American manufacturers, farmers and businesses rely on ports more than ever to handle the raw materials and semi-finished components needed for production here in the US, and to be able to export their products and enhance their international competitiveness.

Author: 0 Mount Etna is erupting and it looks spectacular

Nearby Catania's airport remained open but airport authorities were monitoring the situation. Sicily's Mount Etna continued to rumble for hours after its first eruption in more than a year. Mount Etna, the highest volcano in continental Europe, has been largely free of eruptions over the past two years. The 11,000-foot Mount Etna last erupted on December 3, 2015.

Author: 0 Police evacuate Israeli houses judged to be on Palestinian land

Israeli troops entered the settlement at around 09:00 a.m. local time (0600 GMT) Tuesday commencing operations to evict residents and clear protesters ahead of demolitions. There was little initial sign of the kind of violence that accompanied a larger-scale evacuation on February 2 of Amona, a West Bank settlement-outpost built without Israeli government permission in 1995.

Author: 0 PA's Abbas to address opening session of UN Human Rights Council

He called on the High Commissioner for Human Rights to compile a list of companies that support Israeli violations of human rights in the occupied Palestinian territories. The two-state solution would create a Palestinian nation alongside Israel. Israel captured the Syrian Golan Heights during the 1967 Middle East war, and officially annexed it in 1981.

Author: 0 Jay Z and Pink to headline V Festival 2017 in Staffordshire

Rapper Jay Z and singer P!nk are among the global stars to be named as headline acts at this year's V Festival in Staffordshire. Furthermore, Jay Z is headlining. V Festival takes place on August 19-20 at Weston Park in Staffordshire and Hylands Park in Chelmsford, Essex. Allow Pink as your guilty pleasure at V Festival this summer.

Author: 0 Zarif leaves for Islamabad for ECO meeting of FMs

A meeting of senior officials from member states of the Economic Corporation Organization (ECO) in Islamabad on Monday finalized an agenda for a forthcoming ECO summit to be held on Wednesday. Heading a high-ranking delegation, Rouhani will leave Tehran for Islamabad on Tuesday at the invitation of Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Iranian president's deputy chief of staff for communications and information, Parviz Esmaeili, said on Sunday.

Author: 0 Isis fighters in rare surrender as defences crumble in Mosul

The United Nations World Food Programme said on Monday it was extremely concerned about dire humanitarian situation facing families in western Mosul. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said in a February 12 memo that using the term ISIS to refer to the terrorist group, which has occupied large swathes of areas in Iraq and Syria, will create consistency, the Washington Post reported Friday .

Global Media Britain agrees $150m loan guarantee to Egypt on visit
Author: 0 Britain agrees $150m loan guarantee to Egypt on visit

According to the embassy's statement, El-Sisi and Johnson discussed British support for Egypt's economy including joint work on aviation security and the global campaign against terrorism; while the British minister "set out his vision of human rights and a free society as the basis for stability and economic growth".

Global Media European Union opens up visa-free travel to Georgia
Author: 0 European Union opens up visa-free travel to Georgia

Today, the European spirit is stronger in Georgia than anywhere else. A monitoring mechanism has been introduced with the goal of ensuring that third countries which have been granted visa exemption following a visa liberalization dialogue continue to fulfil the criteria.

Global Media Deported mother speak to ITV Tyne Tees of her 'degrading' treatment
Author: 0 Deported mother speak to ITV Tyne Tees of her 'degrading' treatment

In 2007 she was denied entry to the country at a British airport, as persons with an indefinite residence permit must present a visa if they have been away for more than two years. He said, "She's got nothing with her; all her clothes are here". A statement went on to explain that Clennell had spent the majority of her life, and her married life, living in Singapore.

Global Media Trump, Aides Battle Journalists, Leaks, and Probes
Author: 0 Trump, Aides Battle Journalists, Leaks, and Probes

Such a request was unusual as it contravenes restrictions on such contacts between the White House and the FBI on pending investigations, it said. During the Clinton administration, only seven people between the White House and the Department of Justice were allowed to communicate about pending investigations or cases, according to the report.

Global Media Obama's labor secretary edges out Sanders-backed candidate for DNC chair
Author: 0 Obama's labor secretary edges out Sanders-backed candidate for DNC chair

The president posted his reaction on Twitter, saying, "Congratulations to Thomas Perez ..." Sam Ronan also withdrew but he had no votes, so it would not alter the outcome and said that he thought Perez or Ellison could do the job. Ellison deputy chairman. What is, though, you're out there, I think even the word "impeachment" was thrown around a lot during yesterday's Democratic gathering, and this idea of resistance, even Hillary Clinton calling now for resistance of the party.

Author: 0 Reports Say White House Asked FBI To Dispute Stories About Russia Ties

He also pledged to continue working to deport the "bad dudes" living in the country and to put "its own citizens first". "A source says that Donald Trump is a terrible, awful human being, let them say it to my face", Mr Trump told the Conservative Political Action Committee.

Author: 0 Slain Navy SEAL's father questions raid

Owens told The Herald . He questioned the decision to launch the raid and said Trump shouldn't "hide behind" his son's death to avoid an investigation. Three other commandos were injured when an MV-22 Osprey, sent in to evacuate the troops, crash-landed. However, the US military has had boots on the ground over the past two years.

Author: 0 European Commission set to block LSE/Deutsche Boerse merger

But the signs are not encouraging. The Commission's concerns "were pretty clearly flagged", said one third-party adviser, pointing to the Commission's public statement when it opened its probe, as well as objections issued in December. MTS is so important to its business, particularly in Italy, that the LSE has refused to put forward proposals to sell it off, despite the request from Brussels.

Author: 0 New York Times, CNN blocked from attending White House briefing

Reporters in the Brady Briefing Room listen to a tape from a press gaggle by White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, on February 24, 2017 in Washington , DC. He also commended CNN and the New York Times for standing with Fox when the Obama administration tried to exclude Fox in 2009. We feel confident that the First Amendment covers not just Congress but every branch of government, including a White House that is sensitive to criticism.

Author: 0 PHROC condemns denial of work permit of Human Rights Watch country director

Donald Trump's administration is apparently considering quitting the UN Human Rights Council due to its critical attitude towards Israel and its inefficiency, Politico reported , citing a former State Department official. Some of the concerns are that the council has been targeting Israel, a key USA ally, over its treatment of the Palestinian minority, including a perceived lenient jail term for an Israeli soldier who had killed an incapacitated Palestinian attacker.