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Leaders of Turkey and Greece talk in rare meeting

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I, right, sits in front of Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, left, as he leads a ceremony for Orthodox Christians at the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople, Istanbul, Turkey, Sunday, March 13, 2022 Mitsotakis is in Istanbul for talks with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in a rare …

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War crimes: how Putin could be tried before the International Criminal Court

The US Embassy in Kyiv said Friday that Russia committed a war crime by attacking a nuclear power plant in Ukraine. Alleged Russian use of cluster bombs and so-called vacuum bombs in densely populated areas with many civilians was also described as a war crime. “I want to be very …

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Espionage and cyberattacks threaten Canada’s pandemic recovery, PM warned

Internal government briefing notes warn Prime Minister Justin Trudeau that economic-driven national security threats — from espionage to cyberattacks — pose “significant risks” to post-pandemic recovery, long-term prosperity term and Canada’s competitiveness. The notes, obtained by The Canadian Press through the Access to Information Act, indicate that Canada’s ability to …

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Lapid said he would warn the prime minister that allowing the illegal Evyatar outpost would strain relations with the United States

Foreign Minister Yair Lapid has warned the government that plans to retroactively allow the illegal Evyatar outpost in the West Bank could strain relations with the United States and lead to a backlash from the international community , according to a report by the daily Haaretz. News broke Wednesday morning …

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NT chief minister says Omicron ‘too contagious’ for lockdowns to work as nation records at least 88 Covid deaths

Welcome to Sunday. Before getting to the heart of the matter, I want to say hello to everyone, but above all Ash Barty– who became the first local to win the Australian Open singles title in 40 years. Of active players, only Barty and the sport’s four “GOATs” – the …

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Japan’s border crackdown leaves students in limbo and the economy in a pinch

A passerby wearing a protective face mask walks through an alley of an izakaya pub, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Tokyo, Japan January 25, 2022. REUTERS/Issei Kato Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, Jan 26 (Reuters) – Two years after Japan locked its borders …

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Interview – The Today Show with Karl Stefanovic and Anna Caldwell

Topics: Omicron virus spike, reopening of schools, RAT and testing, elderly care sector, Prime Minister’s WeChat account E&OE——————————————- KARL STEFANOVIC: Finally, some positive COVID headlines splashed across today’s front pages. Could the Omicron peak be over, signaling a major leap forward in our pandemic recovery? Let’s talk to the Acting …

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China hits out at Japan and US after Biden, Kishida discuss Beijing in video meeting

China has denounced talks between US President Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Beijing with Washington and Tokyo, raising concerns about “predatory” moves by the mainland. As Prime Minister Kishida and President Biden discussed China in a virtual meeting, the Chinese Embassy in Japan said on Saturday …

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5 points on Aparna Yadav, the sister-in-law of Akhilesh Yadav, the latest BJP recruit in UP

UP Polls: Aparna Yadav is the daughter-in-law of Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav (File) New Delhi: Aparna Yadav, the sister-in-law of Samajwadi party leader Akhilesh Yadav, joined the BJP in Delhi today to deliver a blow to the party ahead of next month’s elections in Uttar Pradesh. Ms Yadav …

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Raising the age of marriage for women to 21 is a step towards empowerment

India has taken gradual step towards achieving Goal 5 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Goal 5 emphatically calls on nation states to formulate policies to achieve gender equality. The Center has recently finalized this goal by ensuring equality of the age of marriage by raising the age of marriage …

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Pak PM Imran says corruption and sex crimes are the main evils facing the Muslim world

Islamabad: Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said growing corruption and sex crimes were the two main evils facing the Muslim world. He said this during an interactive dialogue on Riyasat-i-Madina: Islam, Society and Ethical Revival “with the world’s top Muslim scholars on Sunday, which was hosted by the Rehmatul-lil-Aalameen National …

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Omicron Australia’s COVID variant update: how Australia is responding to outbreaks across the country

While the Omicron variant continues to disrupt the daily lives of most Australians during school holidays, Queenslanders are adjusting to new mask requirements. Previously, they were only required in supermarkets, stores, public transport, and during carpooling scenarios, as well as airports, airplanes, cinemas and theaters. They are now also mandatory …

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Fighting the rise of majoritarianism

The widely broadcast television inauguration of the Kashi Vishwanath Corridor by Prime Minister Narendra Modi showed the nefarious designs of the ruling regime. The invocation of Hindu symbols and ritualistic practices by the Prime Minister in a state function gave de facto official status to the majority religion. These developments …

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China Lobbying Against MCC | Nepalese time

A A US $ 500 million grant to modernize Nepal’s infrastructure at first glance appears to be delayed due to domestic politics. But the real reason seems to be Beijing’s opposition to the project and its pressure on politicians not to implement the project. Sources say the Chinese government has …

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State governments should clarify whether they trust the CBI: Jitendra Singh: The Tribune India

New Delhi, December 12 State Personnel Minister Jitendra Singh said on Sunday that state governments need to make it clear whether they trust the CBI, as they withdraw general consent given to the agency to operate within their jurisdiction, but l ‘authorize in selective cases submitted by them under public …

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Will the Sialkot tragedy change state policy in appeasing religious fanatics?

The brutal lynching and burning of a body in Sialkot is a continuation of the violence in the name of religion that Pakistani state and society have accepted as normal. The remarkably widespread tolerance for heinous crimes and persecution is the result of decades-old policies that have invoked Pakistan and …

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In charge of business – News

In line with the UAE’s Golden Jubilee celebrations this year, the Emirati Women’s Day celebrations held on August 28 highlighted the remarkable achievements of today’s Emirati woman. Under the theme “Women: Ambitions and Inspiration for the Next 50 Years”, the event was a tribute to the important contributions that women …

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What we know about Omicron, the new COVID variant that quickly led to the latest travel ban in Canada

South African health authorities have identified a new variant of the coronavirus following a spike in COVID-19 cases in Gauteng, South Africa. For weeks the country was recording around 200 new cases a day, but on Thursday the number of new cases suddenly skyrocketed to 2,465. According to Tulio de …

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Two journalists from Norwegian public television station arrested in Qatar

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Qatari security forces detained two Norwegian state television journalists for more than 30 hours and deleted footage they gathered in a migrant labor camp as they tried to cover workers’ issues before the 2022 FIFA World Cup, authorities said on Wednesday. The Qatari government subsequently …

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“No Motive for Arrogance”: Hard Love for America at Pro-Democracy Conference

Malcolm Turnbull, Australian Prime Minister from 2015 to 2018, replied: “We are”, when asked in an interview if the allies are worried about the United States. “The United States is by far the most important of the Western democracies. … We all have a vested interest in the health of …

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States are almost ready for travel resumption

National news and sport States are almost ready for travel resumption 25 October 2021 Updated 1 hour ago MELBURNIANS are enjoying their first non-lockdown weekend, as the country’s airlines prepare for a return to international travel. The Victorian capital came out of its sixth – and final – lockdown on …

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Are Pakistan and the Afghan Taliban Separating? | Asia | An in-depth look at current events from across the continent | DW

At the end of September, just over a month after taking control of the Afghan capital, Kabul, Taliban fighters stopped a Pakistani truck at the Torkham border post and removed the country’s flag there. The incident angered Pakistan, but Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid quickly denied reports of emerging divisions between …

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Finding a new vocabulary for the old foreign policy

U.S. foreign policy has long focused more on the evocative vocabulary used to describe it than on the geopolitical reality it is meant to address. The vocabulary that politicians and the media use to define foreign policy is part of a web of artificially generated illusions that serve not so …

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‘WA finances nation’: McGowan defends record, refutes criticism of hard border plans

Western Australian Prime Minister Mark McGowan has broken with plans to reopen the National Cabinet instead of opting for stringent border controls underway after the country reached 80% immunization coverage. Washington State Premier Mark McGowan effectively rejected Scott Morrison’s plan to reopen nationally, saying he would not “deliberately import the …

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A proud nation kneels in humiliation

In the sixties, India became the begging bowl of the world. Famine had left the country unable to feed its own people. Indira Gandhi was not one to tolerate global insults. She started the green revolution because of which the granaries of the country are full today. India aspires to …

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China could relax diplomacy to be a ‘reliable’ nation – World

Kyodo News Beijing, China ● Fri 4 June 2021 2021-06-04 11:45 a.m. 0 6281d9f905b49edfeb97b8e90304dc34 2 World China, United States, geopolitics, competition, trade war, Washington, Xi-Jinping Release Speculation is rife that China may start to take a softer approach to other countries, including Japan, following President Xi Jinping’s pledge to “strive …

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No prosperity without freedom of travel

MAY 23, 2021 Updated 3 hours ago Paul Foster-Bell Paul Foster-Bell is a postgraduate student in international relations at the University of Otago, and previously served as a New Zealand national list member and diplomat. Show more Ideas room Paul Foster-Bell looks back on the opening of the Iron Curtain …

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