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Israeli police use stun grenades against ultra-Orthodox rioters in Jerusalem

Israeli police launched stun grenades at hundreds of ultra-Orthodox Jews in Jerusalem, who were protesting against plans to arrest a female draft-dodger. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said that law-enforcement units dispersed rioters ‘with stun grenades’ after four policemen sustained minor injuries in clashes. Police units in Jerusalem dispersed an ultra religious illegal demonstration with stun grenades after 4 police officers ...

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French police use tear gas & water cannons against thousands of eco-activism protesters (VIDEO)

Activists clashed with police for a sixth day in western France. Law enforcement officials used tear gas and water cannons against crowds protesting the demolition of their ‘eco-camp’ on the site of an abandoned airport. Saturday’s demonstration drew nearly 7,000 people in support of occupants of the ZAD (French abbreviation for ‘Zone to Defend’) anarchist commune, France 24 reported. The ...

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More sanctions against Russia to be announced on Monday – Haley

Washington plans to slap Moscow with a new batch of sanctions as early as Monday, the US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley said. The new measures are said to be a response to Russia’s alleged “aggressive actions.” Haley blamed Moscow for the tense relations between the US and Russia and accused it of continuously engaging in aggressive behavior. She ...

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‘Cynical and illegal’: Journalists, activists slam US-led missile strike against Syria

The US-led missile attack against Syria demonstrates Washington’s complete disregard for international law, and its timing, before a proper investigation was conducted, raises serious questions, experts told RT. Describing Saturday morning’s missile attack as illegal, Joe Lauria, an independent journalist and former Wall Street Journal correspondent, told RT that the strike was shocking – but not surprising. “They did not ...

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Russia’s UNSC resolution calling to stop aggression against Syria does not receive enough votes

A Russian draft resolution calling to stop aggression against Syria has been turned down by the UN Security Council due to a lack of support during the vote. It was only supported by Russia, China and Bolivia. The Russian draft urged the US and its allies to “immediately and without delay cease the aggression against the Syrian Arab Republic’ and ...

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‘Islam runs against democratic values & has no place in Germany,’ says leading coalition politician

One of the top figures in the CSU, Angela Merkel’s Bavarian sister party, has said Islam has no place in German society and insists the government must reject recent immigration policies or face annihilation by the rising AfD. “Islam has no cultural roots in Germany and with Sharia as a legal system, it has nothing in common with our Judeo-Christian ...

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'Time for warnings has passed': EU committee demands sanctions against Viktor Orban's Hungary

The European Parliament’s Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs committee will ask MEPs to vote for Hungary to be sanctioned over alleged violations of the rule of law, just days after Viktor Orban’s decisive re-election. “Time and time again, Viktor Orbán’s government has undermined the independence of the judiciary, freedom of the press and the fundamental rights of its citizens,” ...

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Protesters stand off against police bulldozing ‘eco-camp’ to build Airport

The activists are refusing to budge or abandon their encampment as they face bulldozers that are razing down their barracks that are built on a site destined to become the largest airport in western France. Activists of ZAD, the French abbreviation for Zone to Defend, have been protesting the demolition of their camp since Monday, covering the area with barricades ...

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‘We hope you come to your senses’: Russia warns US against illegal Syria strike

The US’ reaction to the alleged chemical incident in the town of Douma has clearly shown it was the long-sought pretext to attack Syria, which was finally provided by the “White Helmets’ provocateurs,” the Russian UN envoy said. The alleged chemical incident in Douma was only beneficial for the militants, Russia’s permanent representative to the UN, Vassily Nebenzia, said, urging ...

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China warns US against ‘arrogance’ amid trade standoff

In his first public remarks since the beginning of the tariff dispute with the United States, the president of China has issued a veiled warning to US President Donald Trump with a promise to lower levies. Speaking at the Boao Forum for Asia, the Chinese leader called on other countries to refrain from “seeking dominance” and “reject power politics.” He ...

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