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Haiti suspends Oxfam's operating right amid misconduct probe

Haiti suspends Oxfam's operating right amid misconduct probe Thu, 22 Feb, 2018

Haiti has temporarily revoked Oxfam's authorization to operate in the Caribbean country after allegations of sexual misconduct by some of the British charity's staff there, Planning and External Cooperation Minister Aviol Fleurant said on Thursday.
Netanyahu says Israel could act against Iran's 'empire'

Netanyahu says Israel could act against Iran's 'empire' Sun, 18 Feb, 2018

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Israel would act against Iran, not just its allies in the Middle East, if needed, reiterating his country's position that Tehran was the world's greatest threat.
EU calls for renewed Syria peace efforts

EU calls for renewed Syria peace efforts Thu, 15 Feb, 2018

EU foreign ministers voiced concern at developments in Syria on Thursday, calling for a renewal of UN-led efforts to end the conflict.
Trump avoids talk of gun curbs after Florida school shooting

Trump avoids talk of gun curbs after Florida school shooting Thu, 15 Feb, 2018

President Donald Trump vowed Thursday to make mental health a priority after a "disturbed" teenager with a firearms obsession sowed carnage at a Florida high school, while avoiding any mention of gun curbs to stem America's scourge of mass shootings.
El Salvador releases woman jailed over abortion

El Salvador releases woman jailed over abortion Thu, 15 Feb, 2018

A Salvadoran woman serving a 30-year jail sentence for having an abortion was released from prison on Thursday on the orders of the Supreme Court, her lawyer said.
Zuma quits as President of South Africa

Zuma quits as President of South Africa Wed, 14 Feb, 2018

Jacob Zuma resigned as President of South Africa on Wednesday, heeding orders by the ruling African National Congress (ANC) to bring an end to his nine scandal-plagued years in power.
Syrian frontline town divides NATO allies Turkey and U.S.

Syrian frontline town divides NATO allies Turkey and U.S. Mon, 12 Feb, 2018

A dispute between Turkey and the United States over control of a north Syrian town has put the NATO allies on opposing sides of the conflict's front line, deepening a diplomatic rift ahead of a visit to Turkey by U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.
Death toll soars as Syria regime pounds rebel enclave

Death toll soars as Syria regime pounds rebel enclave Wed, 07 Feb, 2018

Renewed government strikes killed 32 civilians on Wednesday in a rebel-held enclave near Damascus, where overwhelmed medics were still treating survivors of the Syrian conflict's bloodiest day in months.
Trump continues to cast some immigrants as criminals

Trump continues to cast some immigrants as criminals Wed, 07 Feb, 2018

Making his case for tighter border security, President Donald Trump has repeatedly linked immigration to criminality, highlighting immigrant gang violence, calling family reunification a national security threat and bemoaning the death of a pro football player involved in a car accident with a man living in the country illegally.
Merkel clinches German coalition govt deal, hurdle remains

Merkel clinches German coalition govt deal, hurdle remains Wed, 07 Feb, 2018

Chancellor Angela Merkel finally reached a deal Wednesday to form a new German coalition government, handing the powerful finance ministry to the country's main center-left party in an agreement aimed at ending months of political gridlock.
Maldives president back in control as court reverses ruling

Maldives president back in control as court reverses ruling Wed, 07 Feb, 2018

Maldives President Abdulla Yameen appeared Wednesday to have gained the upper hand in a bitter power struggle after a diminished Supreme Court reinstated the convictions of high-profile political dissidents including the exiled leader of the opposition.
Disputed memo alleging FBI abuse released on Trump's okay

Disputed memo alleging FBI abuse released on Trump's okay Fri, 02 Feb, 2018

The US Congress released a Republican memo Friday alleging abuse of power in investigations of Donald Trump's election campaign, after the president accused his own Justice Department and FBI of bias against him.
Russian police detain opposition leader Navalny at protest

Russian police detain opposition leader Navalny at protest Sun, 28 Jan, 2018

Russian police wrestled opposition leader Alexei Navalny into a patrol wagon moments after he appeared at a rally on Sunday to urge voters to boycott what he said would be a rigged presidential election in March.
Western, Arab states sidestep Assad fate in Syria proposals

Western, Arab states sidestep Assad fate in Syria proposals Fri, 26 Jan, 2018

Five Western and Arab states that have backed the rebellion against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad make no reference to his future in a document proposing changes to U.N.-led talks, an apparent recognition of his strong position in the conflict.
Moscow cinema stops showing 'Death of Stalin' after police raid

Moscow cinema stops showing 'Death of Stalin' after police raid Fri, 26 Jan, 2018

A Moscow cinema which screened British comedy "The Death of Stalin" in defiance of an official ban has announced that it will stop showing the film after a raid by Russian police on Friday.

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Haiti suspends Oxfam's operating right amid misconduct probe

Haiti has temporarily revoked Oxfam's authorization to operate in the Caribbean country after allegations of sexual misconduct by some of the British charity's staff there, Planning and External Cooperation Minister Aviol Fleurant said on Thursday. Netanyahu says Israel could act against Iran's 'empire' Iran plane crash killed all 66 people on board Moscow calls US vote meddling claims 'blabber', 'fantasies' Mexico helicopter crash kills 13 on ground in wake of earthquake EU calls for renewed Syria peace efforts

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