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Decision to grant Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity set aside by high court

Decision to grant Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity set aside by high court In 2017, Grace Mugabe injured a young girl during confrontation inside a local hotel. Mugabe was accused of using an electrical extension cord to assault Gabriella Engels , a Johannesburg-based model, in August a year ago. "We now hope the National Prosecuting Authority will institute action against Mrs. Mugabe, which in time will mean she will be extradited to face trial", he said. [Full Article...]

Scaramucci Defends CNN Reported Barred From White House

Scaramucci Defends CNN Reported Barred From White House The rouble fell 1.2 % last Tuesday after two USA senators said in a statement they had begun working on new sanctions that would, among other things, take aim at Russian sovereign debt. However, Trump does not always respond to their questions, and frequently uses the bullhorn of his personal Twitter account to rail against the press, who he has on multiple occasions called " the enemy of the Amer... [Full Article...]

President Trump willing to shut down government over border security

President Trump willing to shut down government over border security President Trump tweeted . "Must get rid of Lottery, Catch & Release etc. and finally go to system of Immigration based on MERIT! ". The Republican president has threatened a shutdown several times since taking office in 2017 in a bid to get immigration priorities in congressional spending bills, especially funding for a wall along the southern USA border. [Full Article...]

Israel stops Al-Awda aid ship attempting to break Gaza blockade

Israel stops Al-Awda aid ship attempting to break Gaza blockade Gaza's National Committee for Breaking the Siege called upon the residents of Gaza to participate in the official welcoming reception of the Freedom Flotilla ship, which was to take place at noon at the fishermen's port in Gaza City. An worldwide flotilla seeking to challenge Israel's maritime blockade of the Gaza Strip is nearing its destination, although its exact location is unknown, suppor... [Full Article...]

Zimbabwe's Mugabe hopes his former party will lose election

Zimbabwe's Mugabe hopes his former party will lose election The former student leader has won over many young and unemployed voters who are exhausted of the governing Zanu-PF. "The sudden & arbitrary withdrawal of security details from President Mugabe's residency after he said he is voting for #NelsonChamisa; not for his "tormentors" proves ZIMBABWE IS NOW UNDER ARBITRARY RULE. [Full Article...]

Syrian government holds celebrations after town falls

Syrian government holds celebrations after town falls Reuters reports that after air raid sirens sounded in the south of the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, the army said rockets had been fired from Syria towards Israel. President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, who met in Helsinki, Finland last week. "In response to the two rockets launched at Israeli territory from Syria, (Israeli) aircraft targeted the rocket launcher". [Full Article...]

Israel frees Palestinian viral slap video teenager

Israel frees Palestinian viral slap video teenager Ms Tamimi became a heroine to Palestinians after the December 15th incident outside her home in the village of Nabi Saleh was streamed live on Facebook by her mother and went viral. Palestinian teen Ahed Tamimi enters a military courtroom escorted by Israeli Prison Service personnel. "I thank everyone who stood by me while I was in prison". [Full Article...]

Extraordinary drug dog worries Colombian cartel

Extraordinary drug dog worries Colombian cartel Sombra or " Shadow " has sniffed out nearly 10 tons of drugs in more than 300 operations. In a bid to protect their precious drug-busting weapon, Colombian officials have transferred Sombra from the port city of Turbo, known to police as Urabenos' stronghold, to the capital city of Bogota, where she now works at the worldwide airport. [Full Article...]

Three Killed as Israel Strikes Gaza in Fresh Flare-up

Three Killed as Israel Strikes Gaza in Fresh Flare-up Tensions have spiked since Palestinians began protesting along the Gaza border in late March, with Israeli forces shooting dead over 150 people since then during clashes and demonstrations. At least 20,000 others are also under threat of termination after UNRWA reported over $200 million deficit following a decision by the United States, the biggest donor to UNRWA with $300 million a year, to sign... [Full Article...]

Japan executes six cult members

Japan executes six cult members There are four remaining members on death row. The doomsday cult at its peak claimed to have approximately 40,000 members across Japan and Russian Federation, and now is survived in multiple splinter groups that are heavily monitored by authorities. [Full Article...]

Barnier blows hole in Theresa May’s Brexit plan

Barnier blows hole in Theresa May’s Brexit plan Barnier separately met with Dominic Raab , the newly appointed UK Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union following David Davis's resignation, to take stock of progress on the withdrawal agreement and review the white paper . If it wants to have frictionless trade with the EU's single market then it will have to join a customs union, or something like it, which will mean applying the E... [Full Article...]

Zoo paints stripes on donkey to make visitors think it’s a zebra

Zoo paints stripes on donkey to make visitors think it’s a zebra Zebras have black snouts, and are bigger and less donkey-like than the animal in Sarhan's photo. Mahmoud Sarha posed for a photo with the questionable zebra. 'It came to us and the other one didn't move, but when he came near to me, I realised from the first look that it was a painted donkey not a zebra. However, a veterinarian told news outlet Extranews that he concurred with the disgruntled ... [Full Article...]

Remains said to be U.S. war dead repatriated from North Korea

Remains said to be U.S. war dead repatriated from North Korea The repatriation of the remains comes as part of a deal struck by President TrumpDonald John TrumpMeadows threatens to force a vote on Rosenstein impeachment Republican feels "victimized" by Twitter "shadow banning" GOP senators surprised to attend Trump's tariffs announcement MORE and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a landmark summit in Singapore last month. [Full Article...]

Trump's proposed summit with Putin delayed

Trump's proposed summit with Putin delayed MSNBC host Rachel Maddow and several of her peers falsely accused the White House of editing out a damaging question from the transcript and video of the Helsinki press conference with President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladamir Putin. [Full Article...]

Iranian state media say Trump's tweet 'passive'

Iranian state media say Trump's tweet 'passive' Iran's supreme leader on Saturday backed President Hassan Rouhani's suggestion that Iran may block Gulf oil exports if its own exports are stopped, according to his official website. Foreign Ministry spokesman Christofer Burger told reporters in Berlin on Monday: "We support dialogue and talks, and we call on all sides to exercise restraint and rhetorical disarmament". [Full Article...]

Cohen recording of pay-off talk broadcast on US TV

Cohen recording of pay-off talk broadcast on US TV Cohen has a lot more information to release , and he apparently doesn't care whether it puts Trump in harm's way. Cohen can be heard on the tape saying that he needed to start a company "for the transfer of all of that info regarding our friend David", a possible reference to David Pecker, Trump's friend and president of the National Enquirer's parent company, American Media Inc. [Full Article...]

Trump considering revoking clearance for ex-Obama…

Trump considering revoking clearance for ex-Obama… Ms Sanders said Mr Trump was "exploring the mechanisms" to remove the security clearances because she said those officials have "politicised and in some cases monetised their public service and security clearances, making baseless accusations of improper contact with Russian Federation or being influenced by Russia ". [Full Article...]

Avenatti: Cohen Tapes Contain 'very damaging admissions' By Trump on 'critical issues'

Avenatti: Cohen Tapes Contain 'very damaging admissions' By Trump on 'critical issues' One concern when the Federal Bureau of Investigation raided his home , hotel room, and office back in April was that authorities might get their hands on tapes of Cohen and Trump - and apparently, they did. The Enquirer's payment to McDougal gave the tabloid the exclusive rights to any story she might ever wish to tell about having an affair with a married man. [Full Article...]

USA and European Union agree to work towards lower trade barriers

USA and European Union agree to work towards lower trade barriers The president was meeting at the White House later Wednesday with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and other European officials as their trade dispute threatens to spread to automobile production. Ron Johnson (R-Wisc.) echoing sentiments of other GOP lawmakers like Sens. The two leaders did not specifically mention vehicle tariffs in their statements, keeping the focus on ot... [Full Article...]

Expect mother of all wars if . . ., Iran leader warns Trump

The agreement, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), saw Iran curtail its uranium enrichment capacity so that it could not develop nuclear weapons - and subject the program to stringent verification - in exchange for sanctions relief. [Full Article...]


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