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Congress must rein in our “infinite war” [Editorial]
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Thursday, 19 April 2018
Congress must rein in our “infinite war” [Editorial]
On Sept. 14, 2001, with the fires in New York not yet extinguished, Congress passed a bill called the Authorization for Use of Military Force, or AUMF, to serve as the legal pretext for the country’s imminent retaliatory war. Three weeks later, bombs began falling in Afghanistan, kicking off a war that will turn 17 this year....
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News-advisory
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Thursday, 19 April 2018
News-advisory
AFP 0500 GMT News Advisory Hong Kong, April 19, 2018 (AFP) - Duty Editor: Sarah Stewart Tel: +852 2829 6211 -- TOP STORIES -- + Trump says not afraid to walk a...
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Israel's Netanyahu marks independence day with a warning
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Thursday, 19 April 2018
Israel's Netanyahu marks independence day with a warning
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu kicked off Independence Day celebrations on Wednesday sundown at a torch-lighting ceremony, issuing veiled threats at...
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U.N. team fired on at suspected Syria chemical attack site
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Thursday, 19 April 2018
U.N. team fired on at suspected Syria chemical attack site
Rubble fills a street in Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, April 16, 2018. Faisal Mekdad, Syria's deputy fo...
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan calls for early elections in June
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Thursday, 19 April 2018
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan calls for early elections in June
A government spokesman made the announcement on Wednesday and the vote will be the first after last year's referendum approved a change to the constitution and...
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POLITICO Brussels Playbook, presented by EPP Group: Europe’s back — But winter is coming — Last chap
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Thursday, 19 April 2018
POLITICO Brussels Playbook, presented by EPP Group: Europe’s back — But winter is coming — Last chap
IS EUROPE BACK? ON THE BRINK OF GLORY: There have been worse times for the EU. If America backs out of a global strategic leadership role, making engagement in...
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Disabled Gazan Siblings Brought To Turkey For Treatment
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Thursday, 19 April 2018
Disabled Gazan Siblings Brought To Turkey For Treatment
Brothers born with congenital amputation were unable to receive treatment in Gaza. Gazan siblings, who are amputated waist down, were brought to Turkey for tr...
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Israel at 70: Putting the country in perspective
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Thursday, 19 April 2018
Israel at 70: Putting the country in perspective
And as this country celebrates 70 years of independence, the question that can justifiably be asked is whether this is what the Jewish people prayed for and dr...
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Interactive Map
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Thursday, 19 April 2018
Interactive Map
Area A; Area B; Area C; Built-up Area (Palestinian) Regional Conuncil Jurisdictional Area (Settlement) Area Within Municipal Boundary (Settlement) Built-up Are...
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  • Dura aterragem na Venezuela
    A Venezuela está à beira do precipício. A ação concertada ainda pode evitar a sua queda. Mas quanto mais se atrase, mais venezuelanos morrerão por falta de medicamentos, pela má nutrição ou pela violência.
  • South China Sea Ruling Sweeps Away Diplomatic Ambiguities
    Tuesday?s ruling by the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea has bought a little clarity to the problems in the South China Sea, but it has not made solving the underlying problems significantly...
  • China Hardens Position on South China Sea
    China has taken a leap towards clarifying its claims in the South China Sea, but in a direction that could intensify frictions.
  • Erdo?an?s Pyrrhic victory
    Paradoxes have always abounded in the relationship between the Turkish military and the country?s politicians. Turkey?s armed forces ? or factions within them ? have justified their repeated interventions in politics with claims that they...
  • Venezuela?s hard landing
    Venezuela is on the edge of the precipice. Concerted action may yet pull it back. But the longer it is delayed, the more Venezuelans will die from lack of medicines, malnutrition or violence.