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    US vetos UN resolution on Jerusalem

    Credits Drew Angerer/Getty Images Alt Text Nikki Haley condemns a UN resolution on the placement of the US embassy in Israel The rest of the Security Council backed the resolution rejecting Trump’s decision to recognise Israeli capital One-Minute Read Tuesday, December 19, 2017 – 6:50am …read more Source: The...

    Kremlin says Putin thanked Trump for CIA tip on bombings
    Dec18

    Kremlin says Putin thanked Trump for CIA tip on bombings

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is shown in this Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, file photo. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)Moscow (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin telephoned U.S. President Donald Trump Sunday to thank him for a CIA tip that helped thwart a series of bombings in St. Petersburg, the Kremlin and the White House said. During the call,...

    UN to vote Monday on measure rejecting US Jerusalem decision
    Dec18

    UN to vote Monday on measure rejecting US Jerusalem decision

    Trump this month announced that he would recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and move the US embassy there from Tel Aviv, sparking protests and strong condemnation. — AFPUnited Nations, United States: The UN Security Council will vote Monday on a draft resolution that would reject US President Donald Trumps decision to recognize...

    UN council weighs measure rejecting US Jerusalem decision
    Dec17

    UN council weighs measure rejecting US Jerusalem decision

    Enraged Palestinians burn US and Israeli flags after Trump’s Jerusalem decision UNITED NATIONS: The UN Security Council is considering a draft resolution affirming that any change to the status of Jerusalem has no legal effect and must be reversed, in response to the US decision to recognise the city as Israel´s capital.Egypt circulated the...

    UN council weighs measure rejecting US Jerusalem decision
    Dec17

    UN council weighs measure rejecting US Jerusalem decision

    The United States is expected to use its veto power to block the measure while it is predicted most, if not all, of the 14 other council members are expected to back the draft resolution. – AFP photo UNITED NATIONS, United States: The UN Security Council is considering a draft resolution finding any change to the status of Jerusalem has no legal...

    Airport robbery suspect must stay in custody—judge
    Dec17

    Airport robbery suspect must stay in custody—judge

    Derek AchongPublished: Saturday, December 16, 2017A High Court judge has refused a legal challenge from one of the five suspects in last week’s $5.5 million robbery at the Piarco International Airport. Lawyers representing the 32-year-old suspect ofLongdenville filed the habeas corpus writ in the San Fernando High Court on Thursday evening....

    UN council weighs measure rejecting US Jerusalem decision
    Dec17

    UN council weighs measure rejecting US Jerusalem decision

    UNITED NATIONS: The UN Security Council is considering a draft resolution finding any change to the status of Jerusalem has no legal effect and must be reversed, after the US recognized the city as Israel’s capital. Egypt circulated the draft text on Saturday, and diplomats said the council could vote on the proposed measure as early as...

    Ukraine FM: Russia Does Not Live in a Vacuum, Sanctions Are Effective
    Dec17

    Ukraine FM: Russia Does Not Live in a Vacuum, Sanctions Are Effective

    Ukraine’s foreign minister applauded decisions announced this week by Canada and the European Union (EU) as important in demonstrating the international community’s solidarity with Ukraine and sending a clear message to Russia. “Look, Russia does not live in a vacuum, sanctions are effective,” Pavlo Klimkin said Friday in an interview...

    New Austrian Government Rules Out EU Referendum
    Dec17

    New Austrian Government Rules Out EU Referendum

    Future Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz (L) of the conservative People’s Party (OeVP) and incoming vice-chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache of the far-right Freedom Party (FPOe) give a joint press conference to unveil their joint programme on December 16, 2017 in Vienna, Austria. PHOTO: ALEX HALADA / AFP Austria’s new coalition...

    Less and Less Meaningful:  Anti-Russia Sanctions ‘Aren’t Important’ – Professor
    Dec17

    Less and Less Meaningful: Anti-Russia Sanctions ‘Aren’t Important’ – Professor

    On Thursday, EU leaders agreed to prolong their anti-Russia sanctions another six months, until July of 2018. The sanctions otherwise would have expired on January 31, 2018. The EU has imposed sanctions against Russia in response to Crimea’s reunification with Russia, as well as the ongoing conflict in Eastern Ukraine. “Inherited policies...