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Israel: Iran's uranium enrichment is for one thing - atomic bombs - 07/07/2019

Tel Aviv (dpa) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warns that Iran's uranium enrichment has one purpose only - "the creation of atomic bombs."   Speaking at the weekly cabinet meeting he...

German NGO ship sailing to Lampedusa amid fresh migrant stand-off - 07/06/2019

Rome - By Annette Reuther and Lena Klimkeit, - A German aid organization said Friday its ship with 65 rescued migrants on board was heading to Lampedusa, defying a ban by Italy's government in the...

Turkish central bank governor fired by a decree from Erdogan - 07/06/2019

Istanbul - Turkey on Saturday replaced the governor of its central bank with his deputy in a decree from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.   Murat Cetinkaya, who has been serving as governor since...

Southern California hit by magnitude-7.1 earthquake - 07/06/2019

Los Angeles٠- By Eliyahu Kamisher, - Southern California was rattled on Friday by a magnitude-7.1 earthquake, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said, the strongest quake to hit the region in two...

NATO diplomats to urge Russian compliance with nuclear arms deal - 07/05/2019

Brussels - NATO ambassadors are due Friday to meet their Russian counterpart for last-ditch efforts to bring the country back into compliance with a 1987 nuclear disarmament treaty, days after Moscow...

Putin heads to Rome for Vatican audience with Pope Francis - 07/04/2019

Vatican City (dpa) - Russian President Vladimir Putin was due Thursday for a Vatican audience with Pope Francis, in a meeting expected to cover global affairs and Catholic-Orthodox relations.  ...

EU Parliament elects Italian socialist Sassoli as president - 07/03/2019

Strasbourg, France (dpa) - The European Parliament elected Italian socialist EU lawmaker David-Maria Sassoli as its new president on Wednesday. Sassoli won in the second round of voting, with 345...

Violent protests erupt in Israel after police shoot Ethiopian Jew - 07/03/2019

Tel Aviv - Angry protesters clashed with Israeli police on Tuesday night over the killing of an Israeli teen of Ethiopian origin by an off-duty officer at the weekend. Thousands from the...

Suspected Tunis bomber dies as security forces attempt to arrest him - 07/03/2019

Tunis – A 23-year-old suspect wanted over two blasts in the Tunisian capital last week blew himself up with a suicide vest Tuesday to evade capture, the Interior Ministry said in Tunis.   The...

Australia's Morrison praying for student missing in North Korea - 07/02/2019

Canberra - Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Tuesday said there were no news on the fate of the student who went missing more than a week ago in North Korea and that he was praying for him....
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