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Belgium summons Israeli envoy after she calls everyone killed in Gaza bloodshed ‘terrorists’

All the Palestinians, including children, killed in the violence at the Israeli-Gaza border were “terrorists,” Israel’s ambassador to Belgium said. She was called to the foreign ministry shortly after the statement. Brussels slammed the Israeli envoy to Belgium, Simona Frankel, as she did not mince words in the aftermath of the widely-condemned violence in Gaza, where at least 60 people ...

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Zuckerberg refuses UK parliament summons over Fb data misuse

So much for ‘We are accountable‘; Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has declined a summons from a UK parliamentary committee that’s investigating how social media data is being used, and — as recent revelations suggest misused — for political ad targeting. The DCMS committee wrote to Zuckerberg on March 20 — following newspaper reports based on interviews with a former employee ...

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Zuck and Sandberg go M.I.A. as Congress summons Facebook leadership by name

The bad thing about making your face synonymous with the company you run: When you go M.I.A., everyone tends to notice. The callout posts began over the weekend. Normal Facebook users don’t always track the tech press outrage cycle, but a flurry of reporting on Facebook’s mishandling of the private data of 50 million users, and Facebook’s subsequent mishandling of ...

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Philippines summons US envoy to clarify ‘threat to democracy’ black mark on Duterte

The US envoy in Manila has been summoned in anger and the Phillipines’ embassy in the US told to give an “accurate picture” of their country to US intelligence, after a report flagged the Filipino leader as a threat to democracy. Last week, the US intelligence community, in their Worldwide Threat Assessment report, listed President Rodrigo Duterte as one of ...

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Haiti govt summons US official to explain Trump’s ‘s***hole’ remark – report

The Haitian government has reportedly summoned a US official to explain why President Donald Trump used obscene language in relation to several nations, including Haiti, El Salvador and some African countries. At a meeting in the Oval Office on Thursday, the US leader reportedly asked why so many people from those countries come to America. Paul Altidor, Haiti’s ambassador to the ...

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Islamabad summons US envoy, calls emergency meetings after Trump’s 'no more' tweet

Islamabad called an emergency cabinet meeting to establish the “difference between facts and fiction,” and summoned the US ambassador after Trump targeted Pakistan in his first tweet in 2018, accusing it of “lies and deceit.” The Pakistani government, led by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, is set to convene the emergency meeting shortly after US President Donald Trump said in ...

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Delivery cyclist gets summons for riding into Lincoln Tunnel

A hapless food delivery worker got so lost that he bicycled down the length of the Lincoln Tunnel Tuesday night — only to wind up with a summons instead of a tip for good service, cops said. The 34-year-old cyclist was following the GPS app on his phone when he pedaled from New York to New Jersey at about 7:20 ...

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Macron in crisis – French president summons top aides for crackdown as popularity plummets

The French president’s honeymoon is over as his ten-week old administration attempts to steer through a series of unfortunate gaffes and stumbling blocks that have damaged his reputation and called his credibility into question. Mr Macron has been hit with disappointments, causing the French leader to summon his lieutenants and aides to the Elysee Palace. It is believed policy mistakes ...

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Western Balkans are a THREAT: Desperate Brussels summons 6 nations to meeting to calm fear

Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia have all been called to the talks amid growing fears of rising tensions in the troubled region. European Commission spokeswoman Maja Kocijančič said: “During the informal dinner next Wednesday, Western Balkan leaders will discuss the situation in the world in light of the latest events in the region, and there will ...

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Furious Kim Jong-un ‘summons UK’s envoy to North Korea after CIA assassination attempt'

Foreign diplomats, including the UK’s envoy Alastair Morgan, were said to have been summoned to a briefing in Pyongyang where they were told of the plot. A report published by the country’s state-controlled media claimed vice foreign minister Han Song-ryol told the diplomats that “man-killing demons” had entered the secretive nation from South Korea and the US. The CIA and ...

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