Archive for April, 2017

Merkel meets Saudi King without hijab, talks business, not women’s rights

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Preview German Chancellor Angela Merkel waved the legal requirement to wear a head covering in public during her one-day visit to Saudi Arabia on Sunday, but discussions centered on business cooperation and the complex geopolitics of the region.
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Austrian, who fought for Kiev in E. Ukraine, accused of war crimes

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Preview An Austrian citizen, who traveled to Ukraine to fight for the Kiev government against the self-declared Donetsk and Lugansk Republics, has been arrested in Poland on charges of committing war crimes.
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Civilian death toll from coalition airstrikes in Iraq and Syria rises to 352 – Pentagon

Posted by RT on April 30, 2017  |   Comments Off on Civilian death toll from coalition airstrikes in Iraq and Syria rises to 352 – Pentagon
Preview Operation Inherent Resolve, the US-led campaign aimed at defeating Islamic State, has confirmed that 45 civilians have been killed by its airstrikes since November last year. It has also upped its total civilian death toll to 352, though observers say actual figures are much higher.
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‘We do not wear burqa:’ Germany’s interior minister favors introduction of ‘dominant’ culture

Posted by RT on April 30, 2017  |   Comments Off on ‘We do not wear burqa:’ Germany’s interior minister favors introduction of ‘dominant’ culture
Preview The German Interior Minister has expressed support for the idea of introducing a “dominant culture” for German society that would define public life and serve as a guideline for the integration of migrants.
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‘Miserable end’: N. Korea threatens to sink US nuclear submarine in S. Korea

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Preview North Korea has promised to sink a US submarine currently deployed in South Korean waters if the Americans take provocative action. The statement comes shortly after Donald Trump said he won’t be “happy” if Pyongyang conducts another nuclear test.
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4-yo survivor of US-led coalition airstrike still has shrapnel in her legs & face (VIDEO)

Posted by RT on April 30, 2017  |   Comments Off on 4-yo survivor of US-led coalition airstrike still has shrapnel in her legs & face (VIDEO)
Preview A little girl who miraculously survived an airstrike in western Mosul last month has had her sight restored, but still needs more surgery to remove shrapnel from her body, the family told Ruptly at their new home in the eastern part of the Iraqi city.
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Fukushima authorities ask troops to help deal with forest fires near crippled nuclear power plant

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Preview Fukushima prefecture has asked the Japanese Self-Defense Forces for help in handling forest fires that have swept areas near the crippled Fukushima power plant, local media report. Strong winds are hindering the firefighting efforts, however.
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Fin24.com | Oil earnings surge but some question skimpy investment

Posted by Fin24 Markets on April 30, 2017  |   Comments Off on Fin24.com | Oil earnings surge but some question skimpy investment
Despite rising crude prices, key figures in the oil industry have raised concerns about low investments in exploration and production.

Fin24.com | US stocks dip as North Korea anxiety hits sentiment

Posted by Fin24 Markets on April 30, 2017  |   Comments Off on Fin24.com | US stocks dip as North Korea anxiety hits sentiment
Wall Street stocks finished lower as nervousness about North Korea and other geopolitical hotspots offset positive momentum.

Fin24.com | US stocks dip as North Korea anxiety hits sentiment

Posted by Fin24 Markets on April 30, 2017  |   Comments Off on Fin24.com | US stocks dip as North Korea anxiety hits sentiment
Wall Street stocks finished lower as nervousness about North Korea and other geopolitical hotspots offset positive momentum.
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