China slaps tariffs on US imports

China has raised duties on 128 imports from the US, including fruit, pork and wine. Beijing said the move was to “safeguard China’s interests and balance losses” caused by new US tariffs. Source: [Disclaimer]

Hundreds of Israelis rally in Tel Aviv against shootings of Gaza protesters

Israelis rally outside the Tel Aviv headquarters of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party against the IDF’s use of lethal force against protesters in Gaza i24NEWS  Reaction to the deaths of 16 protesters in clashes on Gaza border split across Israel’s … Read More

Pope Francis, In Easter Message, Says “Defenceless” Being Killed In Holy Land

Pope Francis called for peace for “the entire world”. Pope Francis spoke a day after the Syrian army command said it regained most of Eastern Ghouta. Pope Francis begged for peace for “the entire world”, beginning with Syria (Reuters) VATICAN … Read More

The Taliban Have Gone High-Tech. That Poses a Dilemma for the U.S.

A member of the Afghan Special Forces is seen through a night-vision goggle during a training exercise with American Special Forces at Camp Shorab in Helmand Province in September. CreditAndrew Renneisen/Getty Images WASHINGTON — Once described as an ill-equipped band of … Read More

Turkey’s Erdogan calls Israel’s Netanyahu ‘terrorist’ over Gaza deaths

Sean Gallup/Getty Images Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday of being “a terrorist” after the Israeli prime minister rejected Ankara’s “moral lessons” over deadly clashes in Gaza. “Hey Netanyahu! You are an occupier. And it is … Read More

Syria: Americans Withdraw, Iranians Stay

Apart from defeating Daesh, the presence of American troops has had no critical role in the Syrian war. However, their withdrawal would make it easier for the Iranian regime to complete ‘the final chapter’ of its full takeover of Syria, … Read More

UNSC sets largest sanctions list yet over North Korean smuggling

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) — The United Nations Security Council blacklisted dozens of ships and shipping companies on Friday over oil and coal smuggling by North Korea, boosting pressure on Pyongyang as leader Kim Jong Un plans to meet with his … Read More

Jerry Brown Pardons 5 Ex-Convicts Facing Deportation, Provoking Trump

Gov. Jerry Brown of California pardoned five ex-convicts, including two whose families had fled the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia decades ago. President Trump criticized the move on Twitter on Saturday.CreditRich Pedroncelli/Associated Press Gov. Jerry Brown of California on Friday … Read More

Donald Tusk to QUIT EU: European boss hints at return to DOMESTIC politics in Poland

Donald Tusk has hinted at plans to quit the EU and return to domestic politics in his native Poland. GETTY Donald Tusk has hinted at plans to quit the EU and return to domestic politics. The European Council President and … Read More

Erdogan accuses Israel of ‘inhumane attack’ in Gaza

Turkish leader says he implored US President Trump to intervene to halt violence on Gaza security fence. Turkish President and leader of the Justice and Development Party (AK Party) Recep Tayyip Erdogan gestures as he delivers a speech during the … Read More

Russia escalates row in spy case

PHOTO BY AP/DMITRI LOVETSKY A man carries boxes from the U.S. Consulate in St. Petersburg, Russia, as a Russian police officer guards the entrance Friday. MOSCOW — The crisis between Russia and the West over the poisoning of a former … Read More

Brazil yellow fever update: 1,131 confirmed cases and 338 deaths

The Brazil Ministry of Health updated on Wednesday (computer translated) the information passed by the state health departments on the situation of yellow fever in the country. During the monitoring period (from July 1, 2017 to March 27, 2018), 1,131 cases of yellow … Read More

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