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Israel to build 2,500 more settler homes in occupied West Bank

Israel to build 2,500 more settler homes in occupied West Bank

Israel said Thursday it will give final approval to the construction of 2,500 new homes in the occupied West Bank, the first tranche of settlements since the controversial US embassy move to Jerusalem.

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DRCongo reports 3 new Ebola cases UN says 160,000 anglophone Cameroonians fled violence since 2016 Kenyan rose-farm dam bursts, 'sea of water' kills 47 Nigeria says will prevent Ebola spread from DR Congo Suspected jihadists kill over 30 Tuaregs in Mali Madagascar leader urges end to unrest amid protests over deaths

Middle East

Israel to build 2,500 more settler homes in occupied West Bank Iran can resume 20 percent enrichment if EU fails to retain nuclear deal Israel faces outcry after 60 killed on Gaza border Hezbollah says 'new phase' in war with Israel after strikes Israeli forces kill 52 in Gaza clashes as US opens Jerusalem embassy Israel clucks with pride after Eurovision victory

Europe

Iran can resume 20 percent enrichment if EU fails to retain nuclear deal Harry and Meghan marry in emotional star-studded pageant Thousands protest in Bosnia over killings of 2 young men Divisions resurface as Germany fetes Marx at 200 Tens of thousands march for Scottish independence Russian opposition leader and activists held before Putin inauguration

Asia - Pacific

Trump cancels summit with Kim, warns NKorea against 'foolish acts' North Korea suspends talks with South over military exercises Family of IS-inspired suicide bombers attack Indonesian churches, at least 13 dead Singapore will host U.S.-North Korea summit, nuclear issue to dominate Malaysia's Mahathir wins shock election victory, toppling 61-yr-old regime North Korea says denuclearization pledge not result of U.S.-led sanctions

US & Canada

Trump cancels summit with Kim, warns NKorea against 'foolish acts' Hawaii reports first serious injury from volcano as lava threatens escape routes Hawaii reports first serious injury from volcano as lava threatens escape routes

Latin America & Caribbean

Venezuela's President Maduro takes oath as president-elect Prison riot in Venezuela leaves 11 dead, 28 wounded Passenger plane crashes in Cuba, killing more than 100 people

South Asia

Militants attack Afghan government building, 10 dead Bangladesh plane carrying 71 people crashes in Nepal Bollywood icon Sridevi dies aged 54

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US President Trump Meets with Chancellor Merkel of Germany

US President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared to make little headway on high-stakes trade and security disagreements Friday, ...

North Korea's Kim Jong-un crosses into South Korea

The leaders of North and South Korea signed a declaration on Friday agreeing to work for the “complete denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula& ...

UK PM Theresa May gives a statement on Syria airstrikes to MPs

Theresa May has said it was "legally and morally right" for the UK to join air strikes against the Syrian regime to prevent "further human suffering". ...

British PM Theresa May held a press conference on Syria strikes

The United States, Britain and France carried out a wave of pre-dawn strikes against Syria's regime Saturday in response to a suspected chemical weapo ...

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