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by | March 22, 2017 | 10:19

Last week the British head of the pro-boycott Palestine Solidarity Organization, Hugh Lanning, was turned away at the border while American-Israeli activist Jeff Halper was also reportedly briefly detained for having BDS materials. In august 2016, the ministry launched a database to prevent foreign BDS activists from entering Israel and to expel foreign activists already residing in Israel.

by | March 22, 2017 | 10:18

The landfill was used as the major waste site in Addis Ababa. Officials said they have already relocated about 300 people from the landfill, where hundreds of waste-pickers salvaged items to make a living and others found low-priced housing.

by | March 22, 2017 | 10:14

Gates , the philanthropic co-founder of Microsoft Corp., was followed this year by Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Forbes attributed Trump's drop to sluggishness in the Manhattan real estate market which is responsible for a disproportionate amount of his wealth.

by | March 22, 2017 | 09:17

The Meijer brothers remain the richest billionaires in MI despite their shrinking fortune , according to Forbes's 2017 list of the world's wealthiest. Bill Gates tops the list with an estimated net worth of $86 billion. "We list individuals rather than multigenerational families who share large fortunes , though we include wealth belonging to a billionaire's spouse and children if that person is the founder of the fortune", the magazine says.

by | March 22, 2017 | 08:50

The claim comes as the Federal Bureau of Investigation told the House Intelligence Committee on Monday that it is officially investigating whether there was any coordination between Trump's campaign team and Russian Federation during the 2016 US election.

by | March 22, 2017 | 08:46

ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi delivered a Friday sermon in al-Nuri mosque in July 2014 after the extremist group seized nearly a third of Iraq , declaring an Islamic caliphate in the areas under his group's control in Iraq and neighboring Syria.

by | March 22, 2017 | 08:45

The swearing-in ceremony, that took place in the presence of thousands of people at Kashiram Smriti Upvan, was attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP chief Amit Shah, party patriarch L K Advani, other senior party leaders and leaders of nearly all the NDA allies and Chief Ministers.

by | March 22, 2017 | 08:02

The US restriction affected only carriers of the Middle East and North Africa, no European or US airlines were included since they don't fly those Middle East-to-US routes. "Over the last few weeks, the PM has chaired a number of meetings on aviation security , most recently this morning, where it was agreed new measures will be introduced".

by | March 22, 2017 | 07:39

Political parties of the Chadian opposition, civil society movements and representatives of the Chadian diaspora are protesting against the French politician's visit to the capital N'Djamena, describing her as a xenophobe. "It was the first time I was in front of him and I take my hat off to him because I have never met anyone who could speak for several minutes without actually putting forward any clear ideas".

by | March 22, 2017 | 06:21

On the global stage, Norway has trumped Denmark as the world's happiest country in a report that calls on nations to build social trust and equality to improve wellbeing. He said research reveals that happiness differs considerably across employment status, job type, and industry sectors. "Work-life balance, job variety and the level of autonomy are other significant drivers", said Professor Jan-Emmanuel De Neve of the University of Oxford.

by | March 22, 2017 | 06:14

Francois Fillon - who has pledged to continue despite the "fake jobs" scandal that has overshadowed his campaign - appeared restrained and tired during the debate. He's a former banker and a former finance minister but he's never been elected. Those who already back her would not have been concerned by the attacks against her and will have welcomed her willingness to take the fight to Macron.

by | March 22, 2017 | 06:07

All the members of the House and Senate who would vote for this bill as it is now, especially those who call themselves Christian, should have to answer for how they will vote and for what this bill will do to the poor and the sick, in light of Jesus's words of judgment in the gospel of Matthew.

by | March 22, 2017 | 06:05

Park has denied all wrongdoing and blamed Choi - now on trial for charges including abuse of power and coercion - for misusing their friendship. The minor opposition People's Party said the investigation should be stringent and follow the rule of law.

by | March 22, 2017 | 06:04

And just like that, Beijing became the first Chinese city to rely exclusively on cleaner energy sources - including natural gas and wind farms - to generate electricity and heating. The capital has long pledged to improve air quality by reducing the use of coal, which produces fine particles when burned that are crucial to the formation of smog.

by | March 22, 2017 | 06:02

A year ago also saw a record rate of properly handled bags, and the best on-time arrival rates since 2012, A4A pointed out. Airlines expect a record number of 145 million spring travelers to fly from March 1 through April 30. Thanks mostly to lower fuel costs, the nation's nine larges airlines reported a combined pre-tax profit margin of 14.2% in 2016, down from 14.7% in 2015, according to Airlines for America.

by | March 22, 2017 | 06:01

Published by the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network and released at the UN on Monday, the Happiness report also records American decline on the happiness scale, because of social issues rather than economic factors.

by | March 22, 2017 | 05:59

The Hamas-affiliated terrorist, Ahlam Tamimi, played a major role in a mass-casualty suicide bombing at a former Sbarro pizza restaurant in downtown Jerusalem in 2001, at the height of the Second Intifada. Petra news agency, quoting a judicial source, said the extradition can not go through because Jordan's parliament has never ratified an extradition agreement with the United States signed in March 1995.

by | March 22, 2017 | 05:58

He conveyed President Xi's greetings to President Sirisena and also expressed appreciation for Sri Lanka's support for China, especially in matters concerning China's core interests. After Sri Lanka, Chang will be travelling to Nepal, which serves as a natural buffer between China and India, challenging India's long-held position as the dominant outside power in the landlocked nation.

by | March 22, 2017 | 05:58

We can: "1) file a protest with the Permanent Court of Arbitration that recognized our right to Scarborough; 2) send the Navy to patrol Scarborough and if the Chinese balk, invoke the Mutual Defense Treaty with the United States, which covers any armed attack on any Philippine Navy vessels operating in the South China Sea; 3) ask the U.S.

by | March 22, 2017 | 05:56

German authorities have cancelled rallies created to woo ethnic Turkish voters ahead of a key referendum on expanding Mr Erdogan's powers. The Cologne office of Erdogan's Justice and Development Party (AKP) said on March 21 that it had cancelled all future events aimed at rallying support for the expansion of presidential powers from some 1.2 million Turkish voters who live in Germany .

by | March 22, 2017 | 05:51

The explosive testimony in the House Intelligence Committee - the first public hearing into both controversies - came as Trump sought to steer the news focus by calling the Russian Federation issue, which has been a cloud over his November victory, "fake news".

by | March 22, 2017 | 05:49

The election season was peppered with irregularities - many of which centered around the hacked emails of Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman, John Podesta, and the Democratic National Committee - later linked to the Russian government.

by | March 22, 2017 | 05:44

He accused the West of trying to impose its values on the Philippines: "There is no gender because you can be a he or she. Do not mix us all up". "The Government is clear in its aims: a deal that works for every nation and region of the United Kingdom and indeed for all of Europe - a new, positive partnership between the United Kingdom and our friends and allies in the EU", Mr Davis said .

by | March 22, 2017 | 05:40

The talks between Joseph Yun, the US special representative for North Korea policy, and Kim Hong Kyun, South Korea's special representative for Korean Peninsula peace and security affairs, will "focus on bilateral cooperation in strengthening sanctions and pressure on North Korea", Cho June Hyuck said .

by | March 22, 2017 | 05:21

Trump has always been shadowed by questions about his ties to Russian Federation, given his friendly posture toward Moscow and his advisers' curious web of ties to Russian Federation. Trump tweeted on March 4 that Obama had "tapped" his phone. Mr Obama denied this. A White House official who refused to be identified noted Morrell's and Clapper's remarks and said the administration takes them at their word.

by | March 22, 2017 | 05:20

War-stricken Yemen and Syria featured in the bottom 10, with Tanzania, Burundi and Central African Republic making up the final three. Bangladesh ranked 110th among 155 countries surveyed for the report while Sri Lanka and India came in at 120 and 122.

by | March 22, 2017 | 05:17

Veteran BJP leader LK Advani has today welcomed the Supreme Court's observation that all parties should try to settle the Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid case out of the court and come out with a proper solution. It said the disputed spot was the Hindu God Ram's birthplace, that the mosque had been built after the demolition of a temple and that it was not built in accordance with the tenets of Islam.

by | March 22, 2017 | 05:15

America's problems with rising income inequality, distrust with the government, how the country reacted to the aftermath of the September 11 terrorist attacks and the nation's "deteriorating" educational system are some possible factors cited in the report .

by | March 22, 2017 | 04:48

Greer's mother, Heather Ferguson, says she is devastated. Marquez is being held without bail at the El Paso County jail. "They don't get to have kids, they don't get to graduate high school, they don't get to work their dream jobs, they don't get to live anymore".

by | March 22, 2017 | 04:17

Comey's bombshell testimony, which was amplified by blistering comments from National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers , forced the White House on the defensive. Comey said he could not answer the question because he did not want to confirm that a classified conversation with the president-elect had taken place.

by | March 22, 2017 | 04:15

The mosque with its famous leaning minaret, which gave the city its nickname "al-Hadbaa" or "the hunchback", has a symbolic value as it was the place where IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared the cross-border "caliphate" in large areas in Iraq and Syria in his sole public appearance in July 2014.

by | March 22, 2017 | 04:15

A United Nations expert on Myanmar said she's "disappointed" at the lack of "appetite" at the Human Rights Council to back her call for the creation of Commission of Inquiry into alleged crimes against the Rohingya minority. He said that the situation in Rakhine state is stable and added that the curfew was eased earlier in March. "Myanmar does not accept the idea of a commission of Inquiry, as we are seriously addressing the allegations nationally".

by | March 22, 2017 | 04:05

Well beyond his connection to von Spakovsky, Gorsuch's confirmation could threaten vital rights and protections. Questioned by Democratic Sen. "That's the kind of justice we want on the Supreme Court ". Wade , the Supreme Court case that legalized abortion, Gorsuch said, " I would have walked out the door ". President Donald Trump's nominee to the high court is scheduled to appear before the committee at 9:30 a.m.

by | March 22, 2017 | 03:55

Higher inflation is also likely to materially squeeze consumer spending in the coming months as price growth increasingly outpaces earnings growth. Recent PMI survey data show companies' input costs increasing at a rate not exceeded since before the global financial crisis, due mainly to import costs surging higher as a result of the weakened pound.

by | March 22, 2017 | 03:53

North Korea has emerged as perhaps the Trump administration's most pressing national security concern, and the latest surveillance information comes as the US explores new diplomatic, security and economic measures to halt Pyongyang's nuclear and ballistic missile programs.