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Global Media Morocco's King Names El-Otmani as New Premier to End Deadlock
Author: 0 Morocco's King Names El-Otmani as New Premier to End Deadlock

Morocco's king named a new prime minister Friday, former top diplomat Saadeddine Othmani, after ousting his predecessor over five months of government deadlock. An empowered opposition also used their additional seats in the Moroccan legislature to hinder Benkirane's attempts at forming a government. Out of his concern to respect the constitution and the country's democratic choice, the Sovereign, in his quality as supreme referee and custodian of the supreme interests of the nation and in ...

Global Media Rex Tillerson starts his first global trip as Secretary of State
Author: 0 Rex Tillerson starts his first global trip as Secretary of State

A Military Armistice Commission briefing room straddles the border. His comments are likely to displease Beijing, where he travels this weekend. "This may be a Fabian strategy", referring to the Roman statesman Fabius who defeated the Carthaginian general Hannibal by avoiding frontal conflict.

Author: 0 Palestinian activist hails Israel 'apartheid regime' report

For example, the UN Watch reported that in 2016, the UN General Assembly racked up 20 resolutions against Israel, with only six other resolutions on the rest of the world. "The United States is outraged by the report of the U.N. Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia", Nikki Haley, the USA permanent representative to the U.N., said in a statement Wednesday, condemning the report.

Author: 0 Dutch PM lost Turkey's friendship: Erdogan

The comments were the latest in Turkey's bitter diplomatic spat with Germany and the Netherlands, which last week prevented two Turkish ministers from addressing Turkish citizens in Rotterdam in the lead-up to a referendum on constitutional reforms that would increase Erdogan's powers.

Global Media Conservative judge slams 'personal attacks' on judiciary, without mentioning Trump by name
Author: 0 Conservative judge slams 'personal attacks' on judiciary, without mentioning Trump by name

Bush. And so, in petulant-child-who-didn't-get-their-way fashion, Trump opted to disregard the judicial branch's ruling and sign another version of the executive order. As Andrew McCarthy has explained with his usual perspicacity when Judge Robart weighed in on the first travel ban, the president has plenary power to decide who may and who may not travel to the United States.

Global Media Paris and LA may both win in battle to host Olympics
Author: 0 Paris and LA may both win in battle to host Olympics

All the units have already been sold to private buyers once the 2018 Games is over. Paris is favourite for the 2024 Games ahead of Los Angeles, but the loser could get the 2028 Olympics. "We believe the future is now for the Olympic Movement". "All of our work for more than two years has been about 2024". "We should not miss the opportunity to explore this opportunity".

Global Media IOC may award both 2024 & 2028 Olympic Games in September
Author: 0 IOC may award both 2024 & 2028 Olympic Games in September

International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach opened the door to the unprecedented move as he announced a high-powered working group to look at options, stressing "everything's on the table". "First of all, what we discussed is that we have an opportunity", Bach said". The four vice presidents are John Coates of Australia, Yu Zaiqing of China, Juan Antonio Samaranch Jr.

Author: 0 Netanyahu promises new settlement for Amona evacuees ahead of Greenblatt meeting

Netanyahu met on Monday evening, for more than five hours, with American envoy Jason Greenblatt. Netanyahu said he hoped an agreement could be reached with Washington on future Israeli settlements on land Palestinians want for a state. A new settlement would be the first built in the West Bank since 1999. Israel occupied the West Bank and Gaza Strip in the 1967 Mideast War and has been controlling them ever since, despite worldwide condemnations.

Global Media Raleigh, NC fire crews extinguish massive downtown 5-alarm fire
Author: 0 Raleigh, NC fire crews extinguish massive downtown 5-alarm fire

Nearby buildings and residents were being evacuated. Officials do not know the cause of the blaze, which left about 250 people customers in the area without power. Their six-story apartment building's pale green paint was scorched a dark brown by the blaze and many windows were open to the cold, clear air. "One of them went under my sweater".

Global Media Japan court rules state liable for negligence over Fukushima
Author: 0 Japan court rules state liable for negligence over Fukushima

Some 15,000 people were killed and 200,000 displaced six years ago after the natural disaster and tsunami, which swamped the Fukushima Daiichi plant, causing meltdowns at three reactors. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga, the government's top spokesman, declined to comment but said the ruling would have no impact on the country's nuclear power policies.

Author: 0 Tillerson Supports State Department Budget Cut Proposal

The White House ideologues are taking a more direct role in foreign policy with little regard for the established protocols. The State Department prods other countries to embrace freedom and democracy, but what kind of a message does it send to repressive leaders in China and Russian Federation when Tillerson doesn't accord access to his own press? Because she is not a member of the press pool, she likely will not be sharing information with the rest of the press corps.

Author: 0 Rex Tillerson: North Korea needs fresh approach

Last week, North Korea test-fired four missiles that landed in ocean off Japan. He later met separately with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. " Secretary Tillerson's comments on North Korea sound like a simplistic version of the past without a clear vision for the future", John Delury, a professor at Yonsei University's Graduate School of International Affairs told CNN .

Global Media Britain's GCHQ agency denies wiretapping Donald Trump
Author: 0 Britain's GCHQ agency denies wiretapping Donald Trump

Navy. Spicer also reportedly spoke with the British ambassador to the USA about the matter. At a regular Westminster briefing, Mrs May's spokesman refused to say whether U.S. The British national security agency called the claim "utterly ridiculous" overnight Thursday and the White House apologized for it. Following the apology issued by the White House, Downing Street said it had received assurances from the USA government that the allegations will not be repeated .

Global Media Marine Le Pen pledges to work with Britain in Brexit negotiations
Author: 0 Marine Le Pen pledges to work with Britain in Brexit negotiations

France is seen as a key power-broker in the European Union alongside Germany, but Ms Le Pen's warm words may not be welcomed by Prime Minister Theresa May, given the long-standing UK Government policy not to engage with her. He said the rise in the number of seats won by the party, to 20 from 15, was a "partial victory even if not the final victory". Rutte's score, he said, had undoubtedly been boosted late in the campaign by a standoff with Turkey in which his government refused to let ...

Global Media Police Shoot Security Dog At Auckland Airport After It Ran Through Terminal
Author: 0 Police Shoot Security Dog At Auckland Airport After It Ran Through Terminal

The dog , six months from training graduation and work with the government contractor Aviation Security Service, was on his first tour of an airport when he escaped. "A tranquiliser gun should have been used after efforts to catch the dog failed. In these hard circumstances the Airport's Emergency Operations Center team made a decision to have the dog destroyed", he said.

Global Media 29 killed in pro-Houthi strike on mosque in Yemen
Author: 0 29 killed in pro-Houthi strike on mosque in Yemen

A Yemeni trafficker who survived the attack said the boat was filled with Somali refugees, including women and children, who were trying to reach Sudan from war-torn Yemen. Mohammed was not hurt in the attack. " Our confirmation is that there are dozens of deaths and many dozens of survivors brought to hospitals ", he told The Associated Press.

Global Media Killed in Airstrike on Syrian Mosque, Rights Office Reports
Author: 0 Killed in Airstrike on Syrian Mosque, Rights Office Reports

The U.S. military said it carried out an attack on a building where al-Qaida militants were meeting in Syria, not on a mosque next door where activists say 46 civilians were killed in a bombing. . "We are going to look into any allegations of civilian casualties in relation to this strike", said Colonel John J. Thomas, a spokesman for US Central Command.

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