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Connecting the dots to enable climate leadership at all levels
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Thursday, 06 June 2019
Connecting the dots to enable climate leadership at all levels
At the same time, there are unique opportunities in cities to create efficient energy systems and use synergies between sectors. That is why, to meet their ambitious climate targets, cities need to transform their energy systems. And at the core of this transformation is the integration of different....Read Full Article ...
 
During the annual Iranian-sponsored Global Jerusalem Day events, prominent were threats made against
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Thursday, 06 June 2019
During the annual Iranian-sponsored Global Jerusalem Day events, prominent were threats made against
Overview [1] Every year, Global Jerusalem Day events are held in Iran, the Arab states and the West. This year, in Iran hundreds of thousands of people partici...
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Palestinians pledge to cancel leaked ministerial raises: UN
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Thursday, 06 June 2019
Palestinians pledge to cancel leaked ministerial raises: UN
The cash-strapped Palestinian government has pledged to suspend a secret increase in ministerial salaries, the United Nations envoy on the Israel-Palestinian c...
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UN chief calls for action on air pollution to save lives
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Thursday, 06 June 2019
UN chief calls for action on air pollution to save lives
UNITED NATIONS, Jun 06 (APP):UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, marking World Environment Day, has emphasized the link between worsening levels of air poll...
 
Re: Israel builds a wall along Gaza, says fence is not enough
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Thursday, 06 June 2019
Re: Israel builds a wall along Gaza, says fence is not enough
Israeli defence contractors yesterday completed a new section of a wall along the Gaza Strip. The wall, which is little more than a thin bright green barrier a...
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Moscow Supports Salame’s Efforts to Resolve Libya Crisis
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Thursday, 06 June 2019
Moscow Supports Salame’s Efforts to Resolve Libya Crisis
One day after the exchange of aerial bombardment between forces of Marshal Khalifa Haftar-led National Army (LNA) and those loyal to Fayez al-Sarraj-led Govern...
 
Israel Cuts Gaza Fishing Zone After New Fire Balloons
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Thursday, 06 June 2019
Israel Cuts Gaza Fishing Zone After New Fire Balloons
Israel has cut the fishing zone it allows off Gaza, an official said Thursday, in the third such response in a fortnight to Palestinian incendiary balloons. Th...
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Corrected: Play the game, save the planet: Conservationists target video gamers
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Thursday, 06 June 2019
Corrected: Play the game, save the planet: Conservationists target video gamers
(This June 5 story corrects name in paragraph 10 to Jake Manion, not Jack Manion) By Hereward Holland. NAIROBI (Reuters) - Chilli, a gibbon native to Borneo, w...
 
Today in History, June 7
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Thursday, 06 June 2019
Today in History, June 7
HIGHLIGHTS IN HISTORY ON THIS DATE. 1099 - The First Crusade reaches its target, Jerusalem, and starts to besiege the city. 1329 - Robert the Bruce, who seized...
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Jerusalem’s no man’s land: Chaos and anarchy in the Kafr Aqab neighborhood
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Thursday, 06 June 2019
Jerusalem’s no man’s land: Chaos and anarchy in the Kafr Aqab neighborhood
The population of the neighborhood, meanwhile, has swelled to an estimated 60,000-70,000. Its inexpensive housing has attracted many newlyweds as well as famil...
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Watchdog finds 'little evidence' charity Viva Palestina gave aid
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Thursday, 06 June 2019
Watchdog finds 'little evidence' charity Viva Palestina gave aid
A British charity set up to help people in Gaza may not have conducted any charitable activity or distributed any humanitarian aid, an investigation by the UK'...
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Will Israel enforce the truce agreements prior to the election?
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Thursday, 06 June 2019
Will Israel enforce the truce agreements prior to the election?
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s inability to form a new Israeli government led the Knesset to vote May 30 to dissolve itself ...
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Play the game, save the planet: Conservationists target video gamers
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Thursday, 06 June 2019
Play the game, save the planet: Conservationists target video gamers
The increasing ubiquity of smart handsets mean the gaming industry reaches one in three people on the planet, and has the potential to be a potent tool for beh...
 
The Quds Day Panic of 2019
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Thursday, 06 June 2019
The Quds Day Panic of 2019
So it appears we managed to survive another terrifying Quds Day in Berlin. It was certainly touch and go there for a while, what with the media issuing hysteri...
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Pope Francis To Welcome Putin To Vatican For 3rd Time
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Thursday, 06 June 2019
Pope Francis To Welcome Putin To Vatican For 3rd Time
Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Pope Francis for the third time in the first week of July, the Vatican spokesman Alessandro Gisotti confirmed on Th...
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Widow ‘could not register’ that husband was ringleader of London Bridge attack
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Thursday, 06 June 2019
Widow ‘could not register’ that husband was ringleader of London Bridge attack
The widow of the London Bridge terror attack ringleader broke down in court as she said she is still “not able to look at” photos of the eight victims. Zahrah ...
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Widow ‘could not register’ that husband was ringleader of London Bridge attack
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Thursday, 06 June 2019
Widow ‘could not register’ that husband was ringleader of London Bridge attack
The widow of the London Bridge terror attack ringleader broke down in court as she said she is still “not able to look at” photos of the eight victims. Zahrah ...
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Arutz Sheva speaks to fallen IDF soldier's twin brother
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Thursday, 06 June 2019
Arutz Sheva speaks to fallen IDF soldier's twin brother
. 'Seize opportunity of any talks for end to humanitarian crisis in Gaza to assure we're on the agenda and there's a solution for both sides....
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Lebanon imposes curfew on Syria refugees
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Thursday, 06 June 2019
Lebanon imposes curfew on Syria refugees
Lebanon has restricted the movement of Syrian refugees in the Deir El-Ahmar area until Friday after a fire engine was ambushed yesterday. Governor of Baalbek, ...
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YouTube bans videos promoting Nazi ideology and Holocaust denial
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Thursday, 06 June 2019
YouTube bans videos promoting Nazi ideology and Holocaust denial
YouTube has banned videos promoting Nazi ideology from its service. It has decided it will no longer host videos that deny the Holocaust and the deaths of mill...
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Refugees Evacuate Camp after Clashing with Civil Defense
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Thursday, 06 June 2019
Refugees Evacuate Camp after Clashing with Civil Defense
Around 700 displaced Syrians have evacuated their encampment near the Bekaa town of Deir al-Ahmar after some of them clashed with Civil Defense firefighters, m...
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Armenia keen to expand relations with both Russia and Georgia - FM Politics
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Thursday, 06 June 2019
Armenia keen to expand relations with both Russia and Georgia - FM Politics
Armenia has allied relations and a broad agenda of cooperation with both Russia and Georgia, Armenian Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan has said. “When buil...
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Brexit Party campaign head fired for ties to fascist British National Party
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Thursday, 06 June 2019
Brexit Party campaign head fired for ties to fascist British National Party
The founder and former leader of the Brexit Party, Catherine Blaiklock, was forced to resign in March 2019, after she was found to have written numerous anti-M...
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Isis claims sub-Saharan attacks in a sign of African ambitions
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Thursday, 06 June 2019
Isis claims sub-Saharan attacks in a sign of African ambitions
Members of the Congolese national army move near where the ADF militia group operates in North Kivu province. Photograph: Hugh Kinsella Cunningham/EPA. has cl...
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It's time to shine a light on the good news in the Louisville community
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Thursday, 06 June 2019
It's time to shine a light on the good news in the Louisville community
As we celebrate Ali Week, in honor of Muhammad Ali, who died on June 3, 2016, let’s also salute Ali’s youngest son. Asaad Ali graduated in May from the Univers...
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Iraq to identify remains from mass graves in Yazidi area
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Thursday, 06 June 2019
Iraq to identify remains from mass graves in Yazidi area
BAGHDAD - Iraqi authorities will begin identifying the remains of 141 people exhumed from mass graves in the Yazidi region of Sinjar, the head of Baghdad's for...
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Forced unemployment: Palestinian residents of Gaza who worked in Israel until 2000 describe how thei
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Thursday, 06 June 2019
Forced unemployment: Palestinian residents of Gaza who worked in Israel until 2000 describe how thei
The economy in Gaza is at an all-time low, a depression driven by 12 years under the Israeli-imposed blockade; 19 years that Israel has been working to cut Gaz...
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No one has the right to cause anymore bloodshed in Zimbabwe
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Thursday, 06 June 2019
No one has the right to cause anymore bloodshed in Zimbabwe
CHURCHES AND CIVIC SOCIETY FORUM PRESS STATEMENT ON THE CURRENT SOCIO, ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL SITUATION IN ZIMBABWE Released at BULAWAYO, this 6th day of June ...
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EEPC airs concerns over high domestic steel price
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Thursday, 06 June 2019
EEPC airs concerns over high domestic steel price
At a time when domestic steel sector was facing slackening demand, engineering exporters' body Thursday raised its concerns about the high domestic steel price...
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Sudan health ministry says 'no more than 46' dead in crackdown
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Thursday, 06 June 2019
Sudan health ministry says 'no more than 46' dead in crackdown
. Sudan's health ministry has said "no more than 46" people died in a crackdown on Khartoum protesters, far fewer than the 108 dead reported by doctors close ...
 
Global Compact for Migration: Top UN Refugee Agency Diplomat Volker Türk at the Kreisky Forum
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Thursday, 06 June 2019
Global Compact for Migration: Top UN Refugee Agency Diplomat Volker Türk at the Kreisky Forum
The Global Pact for Refugees adopted in 2018 should lead to a rethink in refugee protection. The Austrian Volker Türk, Assistant High Commissioner for Protecti...
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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.
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    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...
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    China has taken a leap towards clarifying its claims in the South China Sea, but in a direction that could intensify frictions.
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    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.