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March 24, 2017
US Senate approves settlement backer as us senvoy
Washington (AFP) March 23, 2017
The US Senate on Thursday approved the appointment of President Donald Trump's former bankruptcy lawyer, a supporter of Israeli settlement building, as Washington's ambassador to Israel. Trump's nomination of 58-year-old David Friedman, a man with a history of undiplomatic declarations, had raised concerns about America's commitment to a two-state Middle East peace deal. But Friedman apologized to lawmakers for his past harsh language at a confirmation hearing last month, and the Senate approved ... read more

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ELN leader killed by Colombian forces; Venezuela troops cross border
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For FARC moms, peace in Colombia marks new beginning
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China's Xi calls for peace in meeting with Netanyahu
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South China Sea installations 'primarily' civilian: Li

Russia may be supplying the Taliban

US sees 'activity' at N. Korea nuke sites: US official

Mattis presses Congress for $30B defense hike

NASA taking first steps toward high-speed space internet

Manila could share maritime resources with China: Duterte

China, Nepal discuss joint military exercises

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Thai soldier who killed activist to face charge: police
A Thai soldier who shot dead a prominent youth activist will be charged, police said Tuesday, after the kingdom's junta leader ordered an investigation following widespread public outrage. ... more
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Assad sees key Russia role after Syria-Israel strikes
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Monday said Russia can play an important role in the crisis following Syria's firing missiles at Israeli warplanes carrying out strikes in the conflict-torn country. ... more
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Strikes pound east Damascus after rebel assault
Heavy air strikes hammered opposition-held neighbourhoods of Syria's capital on Monday after regime forces pushed back a surprise assault that saw rebels try to fight their way into the city centre. ... more
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Israel threatens to 'destroy' Syrian air defence systems
Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Sunday threatened to destroy Syrian air defence systems after they fired ground-to-air missiles at Israeli warplanes carrying out strikes. ... more
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China, Russia block UN statement on Myanmar
China and Russia blocked a proposed UN Security Council statement on Friday that would have expressed concern over the tense situation in Myanmar's Rakhine state, diplomats said. ... more
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Air strikes on north Syria mosque kill 42: monitor
At least 42 people were killed and dozens more wounded on Thursday in air strikes on a village mosque in northern Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. ... more
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Israeli warplanes hit targets in Syria as tensions flare
Israeli warplanes struck several targets in Syria early Friday, prompting retaliatory missiles launches, in the most serious incident between the two countries since the Syrian civil war began six years ago. ... more
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Netanyahu: Syria raids targeted 'advanced' Hezbollah arms
Israeli warplanes struck several targets in Syria early Friday, prompting retaliatory missile launches, in the most serious incident between the two countries since the Syrian civil war began six years ago. ... more
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UAE soldier killed in Yemen war
The Emirati armed forces said Thursday that one of its soldiers was killed while on duty with the Saudi-led Arab coalition fighting Shiite rebels in Yemen for the past two years. ... more
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US plans for Syria include another 1,000 troops: US official
Up to 1,000 additional US troops could deploy to northern Syria under provisional plans drawn up by the Pentagon, a US defense official told AFP on Wednesday. ... more
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Russian, US forces eyeball each other in Syrian city
American and Russian troops are now both present in the northern Syrian city of Manbij and can clearly see each other in the former Islamic State stronghold, a US official said Wednesday. ... more
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Syrian force fighting for Raqa is mainly Arab: US official
The US-backed Arab-Kurdish alliance leading the offensive to surround and recapture the Islamic State group's main bastion in Syria now comprises mainly Arab fighters, a US official said Wednesday. ... more
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Dozens killed in fresh clashes on Myanmar's China border
Raging battles on Myanmar's border with China have claimed dozens more lives, military and official sources said Wednesday, as the mounting death toll landed a fresh blow to the government's faltering peace process. ... more
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Yemen artists paint on walls to protest war
A warplane firing missiles. A gunman taking aim. A map of Yemen dripping with blood. ... more
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Colombia to set up special war crimes courts
Colombia's senate late Monday approved a constitutional reform to set up special war crimes courts, a key component of the historic peace agreement with FARC guerrillas that ended five decades of war. ... more
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Toll in Damascus bombings jumps to 74 dead: monitor
The toll from twin bombings targeting Shiite pilgrims in the centre of Damascus has risen to 74 dead, a monitor said on Sunday. ... more
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Ultra-Orthodox Jews hang soldier effigies in draft protest
Ultra-Orthodox Jews opposed to Israeli compulsory military service hung effigies of religious soldiers Monday in a Jerusalem neighbourhood, with police denouncing the move as incitement. ... more
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Air strike kills 26 in Yemen: medics, military sources
An air strike by a Saudi-led Arab coalition on a market in Yemen killed 20 civilians and six rebels on Friday, medical and military sources said. ... more
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Twin Damascus bombs kill 59, mostly Iraqi pilgrims
Twin bombs targeting Shiite pilgrims killed 59 people in Damascus on Saturday, most of them Iraqis, a monitoring group said of one of the bloodiest attacks in the Syrian capital. ... more
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Philippines, communists resume peace talks
The Philippine government agreed Sunday to reinstate a ceasefire with the communists behind one of the world's longest-running insurgencies, despite President Rodrigo Duterte's earlier threat to step up attacks on the group. ... more
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US deploys more troops in Syria, turning up heat on IS
The United States turned up the heat on the Islamic State group Thursday, sending an additional 400 US troops into Syria to support an offensive to retake Raqa, the jihadists' de facto capital. ... more
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More than 20,000 Myanmar refugees enter China
More than 20,000 Myanmar refugees have entered China, fleeing areas along the border after violent clashes broke out between the south east Asian country's army and ethnic rebels this week, Beijing said Thursday. ... more
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Turkey PM accuses Greek Cypriot govt of stalling talks
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Thursday accused the Greek Cypriot government of adopting an "aggressive attitude" which he said is undermining UN-backed peace negotiations to reunify Cyprus. ... more
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Colombia atrocities ongoing despite peace deal: report
Thousands of Colombians are still suffering rapes, killings and torture and the country will take decades to recover from civil war despite recent peace accords, the Red Cross said Thursday. ... more
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