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Doomsday Clock Edges Closer To Catastrophe At 100 Seconds To Midnight
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Friday, 24 January 2020
Doomsday Clock Edges Closer To Catastrophe At 100 Seconds To Midnight
In an announcement made by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (BAS), the Doomsday Clock has moved 20 seconds forward from its previous position in 2019. It is now 100 seconds to midnight, the closest it has ever been to midnight – or catastrophe, as it symbolizes – since its creation in 1947.Read Full Article ...
 
Who needs the deal of the century right now? Only two people
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Friday, 24 January 2020
Who needs the deal of the century right now? Only two people
The rate of unemployment in the West Bank is at some 18%, but this figure does not take into account the Palestinians who enter Israel to work illegally every ...
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Belarus blasts Russia for pushing merger
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Friday, 24 January 2020
Belarus blasts Russia for pushing merger
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko has accused Moscow of pressuring his country to merge with Russia and vowed not to let it happen. Talking to workers of ...
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Syrians launch symbolic 'one-pound' campaign to lift morale
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Friday, 24 January 2020
Syrians launch symbolic 'one-pound' campaign to lift morale
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — With Syria's currency hitting record lows, a nationwide symbolic campaign has been launched by merchants, barbers, supermarkets and even...
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Greta Thunberg says climate demands ‘completely ignored’ at Davos
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Friday, 24 January 2020
Greta Thunberg says climate demands ‘completely ignored’ at Davos
Teenage activist Greta Thunberg on Friday said activists’ calls on the corporate and political elite at Davos to seriously fight climate change had been “compl...
 
A Monument Man Gives Memorials New Stories to Tell
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Friday, 24 January 2020
A Monument Man Gives Memorials New Stories to Tell
Long before monuments were generating debates, protests and headlines over what and who should be commemorated, the Polish-born conceptual artist Krzysztof Wod...
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Iran attacks: Will Iran tensions help or hinder Donald Trump’s re-election campaign?
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Friday, 24 January 2020
Iran attacks: Will Iran tensions help or hinder Donald Trump’s re-election campaign?
Will Iran tensions help or hinder Donald Trump’s re-election campaign? Since those strikes and a back-and-forth of inflammatory rhetoric, matters have de-escal...
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What do we know about Trump's Mideast peace plan?
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Friday, 24 January 2020
What do we know about Trump's Mideast peace plan?
WHAT ARE THE KEY ISSUES? - The status of Jerusalem, including historical sites sacred to Judaism, Islam and Christianity. - Establishing mutually agreed border...
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6 killed in Germany shooting, suspect arrested
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Friday, 24 January 2020
6 killed in Germany shooting, suspect arrested
President Trump has forced asylum seekers to remain in Mexico, or apply in Central American countries, effectively removing one of the escape valves for previo...
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Syrians launch symbolic ‘one-pound’ campaign to lift morale
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Friday, 24 January 2020
Syrians launch symbolic ‘one-pound’ campaign to lift morale
DAMASCUS, Syria With Syria’s currency hitting record lows, a nationwide symbolic campaign has been launched by merchants, barbers, supermarkets and even gyms i...
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Syrians launch symbolic ‘one-pound’ campaign to lift morale
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Friday, 24 January 2020
Syrians launch symbolic ‘one-pound’ campaign to lift morale
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — With Syria’s currency hitting record lows, a nationwide symbolic campaign has been launched by merchants, barbers, supermarkets and even...
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SYRIA Syrians in Golan protest against Israeli plan for wind turbines The residents of Syria’s Golan
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Friday, 24 January 2020
SYRIA Syrians in Golan protest against Israeli plan for wind turbines The residents of Syria’s Golan
The residents of Syria’s Golan Heights have staged a protest against Israel’s plan to install wind turbines in the occupied territory, which they say would pav...
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EXPLAINER-What do we know about Trump's Mideast peace plan?
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Friday, 24 January 2020
EXPLAINER-What do we know about Trump's Mideast peace plan?
* The status of Jerusalem, including historical sites sacred to Judaism, Islam and Christianity. * Establishing mutually agreed borders. * Finding security arr...
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Merkel meets Erdogan to discuss migration
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Friday, 24 January 2020
Merkel meets Erdogan to discuss migration
Migration is the main focus of talks between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday, January 24. Ahead of the mee...
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35 min
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Friday, 24 January 2020
35 min
TEHRAN - Davut Bektas from Turkey, Obeida Mohammed Saleh Al Banki from Syria and Abdulridha Behiye al-Farjawi from Iraq have joined Iranian calligraphers Abodo...
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Poll: Many in US support Trump decision to kill Iran general
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Friday, 24 January 2020
Poll: Many in US support Trump decision to kill Iran general
WASHINGTON — A new poll shows Americans are more likely than not to support President Donald Trump’s decision to order a drone strike that killed an Iranian ge...
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Families in disbelief after Israeli army kills three Gaza teens
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Friday, 24 January 2020
Families in disbelief after Israeli army kills three Gaza teens
That evening, Israeli forces shot and killed the three boys, alleging that they had crossed the separation barrier between the blockaded Palestinian enclave an...
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Erdogan says 400,000 people in Syria's Idlib moving toward Turkey
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Friday, 24 January 2020
Erdogan says 400,000 people in Syria's Idlib moving toward Turkey
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday that around 400,000 people in Syria's northwestern Idlib province were moving toward the T...
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Climate demands 'completely ignored' - Thunberg
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Friday, 24 January 2020
Climate demands 'completely ignored' - Thunberg
Teenage activist Greta Thunberg said today that activists' calls on the corporate and political elite at Davos to seriously fight climate change had been "comp...
 
Feature: Chinese Wing Chun Kung Fu gains popularity among Palestinians
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Friday, 24 January 2020
Feature: Chinese Wing Chun Kung Fu gains popularity among Palestinians
by Sanaa Kamal. GAZA, Jan. 24 (Xinhua) -- Aboud Zayed, a 12-year-old Palestinian from Gaza city, showed his skills in Wing Chun Kung Fu, winning the applause o...
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In the terrorism fight, Trump has continued a key Obama policy
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Friday, 24 January 2020
In the terrorism fight, Trump has continued a key Obama policy
President Donald Trump has rescinded, reversed or otherwise ended many of former President Barack Obama's signature policies - but not a prominent one. When it...
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Militant Leadership Monitor – August 2018
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Friday, 24 January 2020
Militant Leadership Monitor – August 2018
The August 2018 issue of Militant Leadership Monitor features a brief on HTS Commander al-Jawlani, as well as profiles on former Syrian rebel turned Putin Prox...
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Poll: Many in US support Trump decision to kill Iran general
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Friday, 24 January 2020
Poll: Many in US support Trump decision to kill Iran general
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new poll shows Americans are more likely than not to support President Donald Trump’s decision to order a drone strike that killed an Irani...
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Belarus' leader blasts Russia for pushing merger of 2 states
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Friday, 24 January 2020
Belarus' leader blasts Russia for pushing merger of 2 states
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The president of Belarus on Friday accused Moscow of pressuring his country to merge with Russia and vowed not to let it happen. Talking t...
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Poll: Many in US support Trump decision to kill Iran general
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Friday, 24 January 2020
Poll: Many in US support Trump decision to kill Iran general
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new poll shows Americans are more likely than not to support President Donald Trump’s decision to order a drone strike that killed an Irani...
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Poll: Many in US support Trump decision to kill Iran general
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Friday, 24 January 2020
Poll: Many in US support Trump decision to kill Iran general
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new poll shows Americans are more likely than not to support President Donald Trump’s decision to order a drone strike that killed an Irani...
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BP finance chief Brian Gilvary follows Bob Dudley into retirement from the oil giant
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Friday, 24 January 2020
BP finance chief Brian Gilvary follows Bob Dudley into retirement from the oil giant
The two men have overseen the recovery of BP from the costly environmentally-damaging Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. The disaster c...
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Germany's ex-president: Europe needs Erdogan’s support
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Friday, 24 January 2020
Germany's ex-president: Europe needs Erdogan’s support
BERLIN Germany’s former president Joachim Gauck called for closer cooperation between the EU and Turkey to address common challenges, including the refugee cri...
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Feature: Chinese Wing Chun Kung Fu gains popularity among Palestinians
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Friday, 24 January 2020
Feature: Chinese Wing Chun Kung Fu gains popularity among Palestinians
by Sanaa Kamal. GAZA, Jan. 24 (Xinhua) -- Aboud Zayed, a 12-year-old Palestinian from Gaza city, showed his skills in Wing Chun Kung Fu, winning the applause o...
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Trump's peace plan may polarise the Middle East it seeks to calm
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Friday, 24 January 2020
Trump's peace plan may polarise the Middle East it seeks to calm
Trump invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his chief rival centrist former general Benny Gantz to the White House next week, saying he would r...
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MIL-OSI Global: In the terrorism fight, Trump has continued a key Obama policy
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Friday, 24 January 2020
MIL-OSI Global: In the terrorism fight, Trump has continued a key Obama policy
– By Boaz Dvir, Assistant Professor in Journalism, Pennsylvania State University. President Donald Trump has rescinded, reversed or otherwise ended many of for...
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    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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    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.