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'19Jan
28

Trump hits Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro in pocketbook

The Trump administration slapped new sanctions Monday against Venezuelan’s state-owned oil company in its latest effort to push out President Nicolás Maduro and install new leadership under National Assembly chief...
'19Jan
28

Sept. 11 defense lawyers threaten hearing boycott over FBI interview of paralegal

This article was produced in partnership with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba — The attorney for Khalid Sheik Mohammed, the alleged architect of the 9/11 plot, on Monday...
'19Jan
28

U.S. Officials Says Mideast Conference In Warsaw Not Against Iran

Senior U.S. officials say an international conference on the Middle East in Warsaw next month will not have an anti-Iran agenda. "This is not an anti-Iran meeting or coalition-building exercise," a senior U.S....
'19Jan
28

Hizbullah Slams Bahrain Dissidents' Jail Sentences, Urges Dialogue

Hizbullah on Monday condemned a Bahraini court's confirmation of life sentences against opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman and ex-MPs Ali al-Aswad and Hassan Sultan, as it stressed that “dialogue is the only way...
'19Jan
28

Duterte visits site of fatal bombings, Abu Sayyaf suspected

MALACANANG PALACE VIA ASSOCIATED PRESS Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, center, condoled with relatives of bombing victims during his visit Monday, a day after two bombs...
'19Jan
28

Why our leaders urgently need to ditch the Machiavelli and read some peace philosophers

Image: The Doomsday Clock, which is now as close to midnight as it has been since the height of the Cold War. Credit: Olivier Douliery/ABACAPRESS/PA Images, all rights reserved.It is the "new abnormal", says the...
'19Jan
28

'Claims we're wrecking a bid to catch paedophiles are outrageous' - Diane Abbott

Yesterday the security Minister Ben Wallace used one of the Sunday newspapers to accuse me and Jeremy Corbyn personally, saying we were wrecking a government bill that would help combat paedophiles who operate...
'19Jan
28

Securing U.S. complex electrical grid

Published 28 January 2019With 20,000 power plants, 200,000 miles of high-voltage transmission lines, 60,000 substations and 3 million miles of power line, the nation’s electrical grid is perhaps the largest and...
'19Jan
28

Philippines church bombing town on lockdown as ISIS threat reemerges

Mindanao, an island chain in the far south of the Philippines at the borders of Malaysia and Indonesia, has long been plagued by terrorism and unrest.It is home to several Islamist insurgent groups, including Abu...
'19Jan
28

Migrants are being paid thousands of dollars to return home

KABUL, Afghanistan — A wave of anxiety washed over Mohammad Farooq Niazi as the plane touched down in his homeland."I missed my country," he said, recalling his mindset on the day he returned to Afghanistan after...

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