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Anti-Semitism Has No Place In Germany, Minister Says After Israeli Flags Burned

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BERLIN: German Justice Minister Heiko Maas said there was no place for anti-Semitism in Germany after demonstrators angered by U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel burned Israeli flags in Berlin.

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US Jerusalem Move: Fury Spreads From Jakarta To Rabat

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A wave of anger against a US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital has spread from Asia, through the Middle East, to North Africa, with tens of thousands of people taking to the streets to denounce the controversial move.

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Implementation Of U.S. Decision On Jerusalem Will Not Be Easy, Says Erdogan

Pic: ReutersISTANBUL: Decisions made at the approaching meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) will show that U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital will not be easy to implement, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday.

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Pope Prays For Nuclear Disarmament

Pic: ReutersMILAN: Pope Francis on Sunday called on world leaders to work in favor of nuclear disarmament to protect human rights, particularly those of weaker and underprivileged people.

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Israel Says It Has Destroyed Hamas Attack Tunnel From Gaza

Pic: ReutersJERUSALEM: Israeli forces on Sunday destroyed a “significant” cross-border attack tunnel from the Gaza Strip, which the military said was being dug by the enclave’s dominant Islamist group, Hamas.

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Bangladesh Minister Says Wants To 'Wipe Out' Manila Bank For Heist Role

Pic: ReutersDHAKA: Bangladesh’s finance minister said late on Saturday he wanted to “wipe out” a Philippines bank that was used to channel $81 million stolen from the Bangladeshi central bank’s account with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York last year.

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Anti-Trump Protests Wane In Jerusalem, West Bank; Flare In Beirut

Pic: ReutersJERUSALEM: Palestinian protests waned in the occupied West Bank and in the Gaza Strip on Sunday while violence flared near the U.S. embassy in Beirut over U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

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Japan, U.S., South Korea To Hold Missile Tracking Drill Amid North Korea Crisis

Pic: Times of MaltaTOKYO - The United States, Japan and South Korea will hold two days of missile tracking drills starting on Monday, Japan’s Maritime Self-Defence Force said, as tensions rise in the region over North Korea’s fast-developing weapons programmes.

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Palestinians To Snub Pence During Visit Over Jerusalem Move

Pic: Reuters (A demonstrator holds a Palestinian flag during clashes with Israeli troops at a protest against U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, near the Jewish settlement of Beit El, near the West Bank city of Ramallah December 9, 2017.)

CAIRO/GAZA - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will not meet U.S. Vice President Mike Pence during Pence’s visit to the region this month in a snub over the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, the Palestinian foreign minister said on Saturday.

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Arab States Urge U.S. To Abandon Jerusalem Move

Pic: Reuters (Arab foreign ministers late on Saturday urged the United States to abandon its decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, saying the move would increase violence throughout the region.)

CAIRO: Arab foreign ministers late on Saturday urged the United States to abandon its decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, saying the move would increase violence throughout the region.

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