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UN panel urges ‘unprecedented measures’ as key to halting catastrophic climate change

The world’s nations should unite in an “unprecedented” effort to curb the global rise of temperatures by a larger-than-agreed margin, a UN climate-change panel said. This would limit the damage caused by industrialization. The consequences of global climate change will be less severe for our planet if countries across the world managed to curb the rising of temperatures to 1.5 ...

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Foreign mediators? Catalonia urges Madrid to talk independence, forwards letter to Trump, Putin & Xi

Catalonia’s leader has urged the Spanish government to enter a constructive “mediated dialogue” over the region’s independence aspirations, sending a copy of his letter to the US, Russian and Chinese leaders. In a letter dated September 26 and leaked to the media on Thursday, Catalan President Quim Torra formally asked Madrid to “enter mediated dialogue as quickly as possible.” “You ...

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Russian security chief warns of ‘Syrian scenario’ in Afghanistan, urges settlement talks

The head of Russia’s main national security body has said that Islamic State seeks to destabilize the situation in Afghanistan and replay the Syrian scenario, adding that only political talks can prevent disaster. The secretary of the Security Council of the Russian Federation, Nikolai Patrushev, shared this information with other senior officials at the ongoing multilateral consultations on an Afghanistan ...

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Austrian Interior Ministry memo urges police to disclose citizenship of sex crime suspects

The public has a right to know whether suspects in sex crime cases are citizens or asylum seekers, an email written by Austria’s Interior Ministry spokesman said. However, the suggestion apparently clashes with current policy. Interior Ministry spokesman Christoph Polzl recommended in a leaked internal email reported by Deutsche Welle that police “proactively” furnish more details about sex crimes, particularly ...

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2nd woman accuses Kavanaugh of sex abuse, urges FBI to probe 35yo ‘drunken dorm party’ incident

As the professor who accused the US Supreme Court nominee of sexual abuse is set to testify on her claims, Senate Democrats are investigating yet another “credible allegation” about Brett Kavanaugh’s misconduct while in college. The new allegation has been made by Deborah Ramirez, who claimed that Kavanaugh exposed his genitals in her face during the 1983-84 academic school year ...

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Swedish center-right Moderate leader urges PM & his center-left government to resign

Published time: 9 Sep, 2018 21:43 Edited time: 9 Sep, 2018 21:54 Swedish Moderates’ leader, Ulf Kristersson, whose opposition center-right bloc virtually tied with the ruling center-left coalition has urged PM Stefan Lofven and his government to resign. “This government has run its course… Now it should resign,” Kristersson told a party rally, after preliminary election results showed his opposition ...

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‘Treason or fake news?’ Trump urges NYT to reveal its White House ‘resistance’ insider

Furious over an article, allegedly penned by a senior official who claims to be a part of the White House resistance working against Trump, the US leader has urged the New York Times to reveal its “phony” anonymous source. “TREASON?” Trump tweeted in response to the piece entitled “I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the Trump Administration.” The US ...

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Rights advocate urges leftist activist Udaltsov to end hunger strike

A member of the Russian Presidential Human Rights Council has visited leftist activist Sergey Udaltsov in detention and asked him to end his hunger strike, which can only damage his health and benefit his political enemies. According to a message posted on the council’s website on Wednesday, the chairman of the permanent commission for penitentiary system reform, Andrey Babushkin, visited ...

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Russian ombudsman urges legislative changes to allow for prisoner swaps with Ukraine

The Russian Commissioner for Human Rights, Tatyana Moskalkova, has said that Russia and Ukraine must sign a separate treaty or make some changes in their laws that would allow mutual exchange of prisoners between the two nations. Speaking at the All-Russian Congress of Monitors on Friday, Moskalkova said that Russia and Ukraine should find a solution to the current problem ...

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Give Pelosi a (4th) chance, Trump urges Democrats

President Donald Trump is trolling the opposition Democrats, urging them to continue supporting House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California), who is “trying very hard” even though her ideas and policies “may be bad.” “Democrats, please do not distance yourselves from Nancy Pelosi,” Trump tweeted on Friday afternoon, for the first time since announcing tariffs on Turkey in the morning. “She ...

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