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Saudi Siege On Yemen: 'Hundreds Will Die Within A Week'

Hundreds of sick and elderly Yemenis "will die within the next week" unless Saudi Arabia lifts its blockade and allows urgently needed medical supplies into the country.

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US Journalist Martha O'Donovan Granted Bail In Zimbabwe

Harare, Zimbabwe – A Zimbabwean High Court judge has granted bail to American journalist Martha O’Donovan, who is facing charges of subversion and insulting President Robert Mugabe on social media.

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'A Sizeable Percentage Of Our Budget Was Being Stolen'

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister has called for new international sanctions to be imposed on Iran for "its support for terrorism", as an escalating war of words between Tehran and Riyadh sends ripples across the region.

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Five Women Detail Sexual Misconduct Claims Against Comedian Louis C.K.: Report

Pic: ReutersLOS ANGELES: Five women detailed sexual misconduct allegations against Emmy-winning comedian Louis C.K. in a New York Times report published Thursday, including three who said he had masturbated in front of them.

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Trump Thinks US, China Could Jointly Solve World’s Problems

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BEIJING: President Donald Trump set aside his blistering rhetoric in favor of friendly overtures to China on Thursday, trying to flatter his hosts into establishing a more balanced trade relationship and doing more to blunt North Korea’s nuclear ambitions.

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Trump Backs Purge Of Saudi Royal Family – At A Price

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US President Donald Trump has swiftly followed up his Tuesday tweet in support of the great Saudi purge of the kingdom’s elite.

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China Media Praises Tone, Outcome Of Trump-Xi Summit

Pic: ReutersBEIJING: Chinese state media on Friday praised the tone and outcome of U.S. President Donald Trump’s visit to Beijing, saying he and Chinese President Xi Jinping were setting a new blueprint for handling relations and managing their differences.

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For Some Palestinians In Love, This Slum Is The Only Place To Live

Pic: Reuters (A view shows the Israeli barrier as buildings are seen in Kfar Aqab on the outskirts of Jerusalem, near the West Bank City of Ramallah, November 7, 2017.)

JERUSALEM: Kafr Aqab is no one’s dream destination: the overcrowded neighborhood separated from adjacent East Jerusalem by Israel’s barrier in the occupied West Bank is notorious for rutted roads, drugs and violence.

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Brexit Never? Britain Can Still Change Its Mind, Says Article 50 Author

Pic: ReutersLONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May should stop misleading voters and admit that Brexit can be avoided if Britain decides to unilaterally scrap divorce talks, the man who drafted Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty will say on Friday.

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France's Macron Broaches Lebanon In Surprise Saudi Visit

DUBAI/RIYADH - French President Emmanuel Macron held hastily scheduled talks in Riyadh on Thursday with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman amid rising tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran, notably over Lebanon and Yemen.

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