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US Homeland Security suspends Trump’s ‘Muslim ban’ order in clear embarrassment for President

US Homeland Security suspends Trump’s ‘Muslim ban’ order in clear embarrassment for President

Trump’s government acted swiftly Saturday to comply with a federal judge’s order halting his immigration ban — even as Trump denounced the judge. The Department of Homeland Security made this annoucement it has suspended all actions to implement the immigration order and will resume its acceptance of all travelers as it did prior to the […]

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Hundreds rally in Yemen for ex-leader’s son as president

Hundreds rally in Yemen for ex-leader’s son as president

Mar 13, – Sanaa has been under the control of the Shiite militia, known as Huthis, since September, and President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi has fled to the southern city of Aden after escaping house arrest in the capital last month. Hundreds rallied in Yemen’s militia-controlled capital Friday to call for presidential elections and demand the […]

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EU to seek more Turkish help in Islamic State fight

EU to seek more Turkish help in Islamic State fight

Dec 07, – EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn and Humanitarian Aid Commissioner Christos Stylianides will travel to Turkey on Monday and Tuesday in one of the highest-profile EU visits in years. The European Union will press Turkey to cooperate more closely in the fight against Islamic State and urge it […]

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Muslim victims say Myanmar police aided attackers

Muslim victims say Myanmar police aided attackers

Oct 06, – Even as the president came to western Myanmar to urge an end to sectarian violence, security forces could not prevent Buddhist mobs from torching the homes of minority Muslims or hacking them to death, at times, unwittingly, even encouraging them. That has raised questions about the government’s ability to quench a virulent […]

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Syrian Foreign Minister: Assad will remain president until 2014

Syrian Foreign Minister: Assad will remain president until 2014

May 30, BEIRUT (AP) — Any deal reached in such talks would have to be put to a referendum, Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem added in a TV interview, introducing a new condition that could complicate efforts by the U.S. and Russia to bring both sides together at an international conference in Geneva, possibly next month. […]

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EU starts Mali donor bidding with half a billion

EU starts Mali donor bidding with half a billion

May 15, AP – The European Union made the first major pledge ahead of Wednesday’s international donor conference, aiming to drum up funds for war-torn Mali. After talks with Mali’s interim president, Dioncounda Traore, European commission President Jose Manuel Barroso told reporters about the bloc’s plans. The European Union has pledged more than half a […]

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Bosnian court orders one-month detention of Muslim-Croat federation president

Bosnian court orders one-month detention of Muslim-Croat federation president

April 29, AP – The court in Bosnia handed out the month-long detentions on Sunday. A spokeswoman said the court had considered that both Federation President Zivko Budimir and his co-accused aide Petar Barisic might try to flee the country. Both men hold Croatian passports. A Bosnian court has ordered that the president of the […]

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Among the most unpopular leaders French president at time of crisis

Among the most unpopular leaders French president at time of crisis

April 28, AP – PARIS — Francois Hollande, among the most unpopular French leaders in modern history, remains calm. Lacking the early-career charisma of President Barack Obama or the hard-nosed reputation of Germany’s Angela Merkel, Hollande rose to power in the Socialist Party as a consensus-builder — someone who went out of his way to […]

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