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US recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital will destroy peace process – Palestine & Arab League

Published time: 3 Dec, 2017 01:17 Edited time: 3 Dec, 2017 01:17 The Palestinian Authority and the Arab League have warned the US against recognizing Jerusalem as Israeli capital, saying it would increase instability and put an end to the peace process. Armed group Hamas threatened more violence in the city. “The world will pay the price” for any change ...

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Honduras sends in troops to quell violent protests over disputed election (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Honduras has handed emergency powers to its army and police to quell the unrest and protests that have been wracking the country this week as votes are counted in a highly disputed and scrutinized election. As of 11pm Friday, the government had suspended constitutional guarantees and imposed a curfew for the next 10 days, aimed at stemming the protests which ...

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Jesus’s secret message: 250yo ‘time capsule’ found hidden in Messiah’s butt (VIDEO)

Published time: 2 Dec, 2017 22:14 Restorers of an 18th-century statue of Jesus in the Spanish town of Sotillo de la Ribera have uncovered a mysterious note hidden in Christ’s backside. The note was found by workers from the Da Vinci Restauro restoration company who were refurbishing the statue which resides in the church of Santa Águeda around 180 kilometers ...

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Relatives of Berlin terrorist attack victims accuse Merkel of failing to counter terrorist threat

The families of those killed in Berlin’s Christmas market attack last year have lambasted Angela Merkel in an open letter. They particularly accused the German chancellor of “inaction” in the face of terrorism and negligence toward the attack victims. Read more The attack, during which a Tunisian asylum seeker, Anis Amri, drove a truck into the crowded Christmas market on ...

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Egyptian lawyer jailed, fined for inciting men to rape women who wear ripped jeans

Published time: 2 Dec, 2017 20:50 The highly controversial and extremely outspoken conservative lawyer Nabih al-Wahsh has been jailed for three years and fined 20,000 Egyptian pounds ($ 1,130) for inciting men to rape women who wear ripped jeans. Al-Wahsh made the remarks on national television in October in which he stating that it was Egyptians’ national duty to rape ...

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Anti-Saudi alliance in Yemen splitting as ex-President Saleh makes overtures to Riyadh

The alliance between the Houthi rebels and former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh seems to be on the verge of a split. Together these groups have been fighting against the Saudi-backed forces of ousted President Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi since 2015. Saleh on Saturday said he was ready to turn a “new page” in relations with the Saudi-led coalition, which had ...

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India may start jailing for ‘instant divorce’ still used by local Muslims

Published time: 2 Dec, 2017 16:47 A law has reportedly been drafted in India to ban the controversial practice of instant divorce, known as triple talaq, with violators facing three years in jail. Dozens of Muslim men still use the practice yearly, including by means of WhatsApp or SMS. The draft law – entitled the Muslim Women Protection of Rights ...

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China deploys ‘jellyfish shredders’ to protect its fleet of aircraft carriers

Published time: 2 Dec, 2017 15:56 China has created a new weapon to destroy one of the biggest threats to its aircraft carriers – pesky jellyfish. Dubbed the “Jellyfish shredder,” the Chinese weapon simply destroys the fish by chopping them into thousands of pieces. The threat of jellyfish sabotaging aircraft carriers is very real as the floating invertebrates can get ...

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Stalkers in Chernobyl: Radioactive exclusion zone plagued by thrill-seekers & looters

Published time: 2 Dec, 2017 14:17 Edited time: 2 Dec, 2017 14:27 The site of the biggest-ever nuclear disaster would seem like a place to avoid at all costs. But Ukrainian police regularly report catching people sneaking inside the Chernobyl exclusion zone. Some do if for thrills; others want to make some quick cash. The latest group of Chernobyl trespassers ...

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Quebec Supreme Court suspends province’s ‘burqa ban’ legislation

Published time: 2 Dec, 2017 13:23 Edited time: 2 Dec, 2017 13:57 A Quebec Supreme Court judge has suspended a key provision in the Canadian province’s controversial legislation.  Known as the ‘burqa ban’, the law required people to show their faces when providing or receiving public services. Touted as defending secularism and religious neutrality in Quebec, Bill 62 was criticized ...

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