World leaders react to US embassy relocation to Jerusalem

World leaders react to US embassy relocation to Jerusalem

The US administration has officially relocated the country’s embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, fulfilling one of Donald Trump’s key promises during his election campaign. A special US delegation attended the inauguration ceremony on Monday, which coincided with the...
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Canadian takes key role with UN forces on Korean Peninsula

Canadian takes key role with UN forces on Korean Peninsula

Canada is stepping up its military involvement on the Korean Peninsula by sending a senior officer to take over as deputy commander of UN forces there, the first time the post has been held by someone not from the U.S....
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‘He’s a hero in my book’: Florida police officer’s quick action saves unresponsive baby

‘He’s a hero in my book’: Florida police officer’s quick action saves unresponsive baby

A Florida police officer’s dramatic rescue of an unconscious baby was caught on his car’s dash cam. The incident occurred as deputy Jeremie Nix of the Marion County Sheriff’s Office was heading home from work last week. Story continues below...
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US opens embassy in Jerusalem: Which countries attended?

US opens embassy in Jerusalem: Which countries attended?

The United States has formally opened its embassy in Jerusalem amid deadly protests in the Gaza Strip. The move on Monday followed a December 2017 decision by US President Donald Trump to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and relocate the...
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Sergei Skripal Was Retired, but Still in the Spy Game. Is That Why He Was Poisoned?

Sergei Skripal Was Retired, but Still in the Spy Game. Is That Why He Was Poisoned?

For former double agents, retirement can be dull and anticlimactic. The British government provides a stipend, but in the past defectors have protested that it is too small. In the late 1990s, a former spy named Victor Makarov filed a...
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Africa:Countries Must Compete for Migrant Workers to Boost Their Economies

Africa:Countries Must Compete for Migrant Workers to Boost Their Economies

analysisBy Melissa Tandiwe Myambo, University of the Witwatersrand Politicians and the media expend inordinate amounts of energy debating migration, often using nativist, populist and xenophobic rhetoric. This is despite the fact that, as of 2017, only three o...
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Mark Waugh to give up Australian selection job

Mark Waugh to give up Australian selection job

11:22 AM ET Australian cricket will soon rid itself of a major conflict of interest after Mark Waugh chose to step down as a national selector in order to commentate full-time for the pay-TV provider Fox Sports. Officially Waugh is...
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U.S. Supreme Court gives states go-ahead to allow sports betting

U.S. Supreme Court gives states go-ahead to allow sports betting

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a federal law that bars gambling on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states, giving states the go-ahead to legalize betting on sports. The Supreme Court ruled 6-3 to...
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Bancroft cleared to play by Perth clubs

Bancroft cleared to play by Perth clubs

10:21 AM ET A constitutional anomaly that may have blocked the banned Australian opener Cameron Bancroft from playing club cricket in his hometown in Perth, has been waived by the clubs. This means he can turn out for his club...
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Catalans elect new separatist leader Quim Torra

Catalans elect new separatist leader Quim Torra

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Torra – a staunch Catalan separatist – is a relative newcomer to politics Catalonia’s parliament has sworn in a new separatist leader who has pledged to continue the region’s battle for independe...
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