• John Kelly: Trump’s Border Barrier ‘Not A Wall’

    John Kelly: Trump’s Border Barrier ‘Not A Wall’

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    He also reiterated that his administration will cut off aid to several Central American countries that, Trump said , have done little to stop their citizens from coming to the USA illegally. In recent months, the migrants fleeing the region have been typified by a caravan that Mr Trump labels an "invasion" , as thousands make their way through Mexico en route to the United States border.
  • Netanyahu Meets With Brazil’s President-Elect Bolsonaro, Hails Alliance

    Netanyahu Meets With Brazil’s President-Elect Bolsonaro, Hails Alliance

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    The Israeli leader met with the president-elect at Fort Copacabana in Rio de Janeiro. It was all about expressing the bonds of " brotherhood " and mutual desires to boost technological, economic, and military cooperation between Brazil and Israel, during Netanyahu's first day in Brazil, having flown in on Friday, ahead of Jair Bolsonaro's inauguration next week.
  • Canadian teacher detained in China is freed, Americas News & Top Stories

    Canadian teacher detained in China is freed, Americas News & Top Stories

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    China arrested two men - former diplomat Michael Kovrig , employed by thinktank International Crisis Group, and Michael Spavor, a consultant on North Korea - on 10 December. Neither China nor Canada has drawn a direct connection between Meng and the cases of the two other Canadians. Meng is sought by the United States for allegedly lying to banks as part of an effort to evade sanctions on Iran.
  • L'ONU appelle à garantir des élections sans violence — RD Congo

    L'ONU appelle à garantir des élections sans violence — RD Congo

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    Lors d'une réunion d'urgence mercredi à Brazzaville, les chefs d'État de la région (SADC/ICGLR) ont discuté du processus électoral en RDC, condamné les actes de violence et appelé à la retenue et au bon déroulement des élections. Certains médias locaux rapportent qu'on peut encore entendre des coups de feu après que la police et l'armée eurent utilisé des munitions réelles et des gaz lacrymogènes pour disperser les manifestants.
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    France : "Pot de maquillage": Son-Forget (LREM) va recevoir une "lettre d'avertissement"

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    Beaucoup regrettent qu'un élu de la République se comporte de la sorte et jugent "indigne" l'attitude du jeune député, quand d'autres - une minorité - saluent cette posture "sans calcul", malgré son caractère inconsidéré. "Le cas de Joachim Son-Forget sera naturellement à l'ordre du jour", a-t-il précisé. De son côté, la sénatrice a estimé auprès de l'AFP que " l'expression sans complexe d'un tel sexisme, venant d'un parlementaire, après MeToo, a de quoi laisser sans voix ".
  • EN DIRECT - Une nouvelle affaire Benalla embarrasse l'Élysée : les dernières informations

    EN DIRECT - Une nouvelle affaire Benalla embarrasse l'Élysée : les dernières informations

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    Selon lui, "la France ne s'intéresse qu'aux problèmes sécuritaires, c'est-à-dire comment préserver les intérêts économiques et stratégiques de la France et Deby joue bien ce jeu-là, pour la France, c'est son meilleur allié". Alexandre Benalla ", indique l'Elysée dans un communiqué. Pourtant, il ferait toujours usage de ce document d'identité qui facilite les conditions de déplacement et permet d'éviter les contrôles aux frontières.
  • Christmas ‘Miracle’: Boy Survives 40-Minute Avalanche Burial in French Alps

    Christmas ‘Miracle’: Boy Survives 40-Minute Avalanche Burial in French Alps

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    Rescuers called the event a true "miracle" that the boy was uninjured in the avalanche. Initial efforts to locate him were unsuccessful because he was not equipped with an avalanche beacon, which sends out a signal that can be... The boy escaped with only a broken leg and was transported to the Grenoble hospital, where he was placed under observation. A total of 118 people were swept away by avalanches during last year's skiing season, resulting in 36 deaths.
  • Trump makes unannounced visits to American troops in Iraq, Germany

    Trump makes unannounced visits to American troops in Iraq, Germany

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    But during the trip, which had been shrouded in secrecy earlier Wednesday, the president apparently accidentally revealed classified information by showing the special-ops forces, Newsweek reported . Trump also greeted troops at the Ramstein Air Force Base in Germany during a refueling stop. President Trump and first lady Melania Trump greeted members of the United States military during an unannounced trip to Al Asad Air Base in Iraq on Wednesday.
  • Indonesia widens exclusion zone around island volcano after tsunami

    Indonesia widens exclusion zone around island volcano after tsunami

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    Indonesia's National Board for Disaster Management raised the warning level for the volcano from two to three after they said "the volcanic activity of Anak Krakatau continues to increase" Thursday. "We don't know exactly because we are not yet gone to the field" due to bad weather, he told the Associated Press at the volcano's monitoring post.
  • Post-holiday, partial government shutdown to gain impact

    Post-holiday, partial government shutdown to gain impact

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    Locked in a showdown with Congress over border wall funding, President Donald Trump moved the goalpost on Tuesday by suggesting that he would be satisfied with funding to renovate existing barrier - not just add barrier to parts of the border that aren't already fenced.
  • Ten injured in Sicily as Mount Etna eruption triggers natural disaster

    Ten injured in Sicily as Mount Etna eruption triggers natural disaster

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    Mount Etna, one of the world's most active volcanoes , has been erupting since Monday, when ash from the volcano temporarily forced Sicilian airspace to shut. A 71-year-old patient was being kept in hospital for observation, while others were treated and released, the Italian news agency ANSA reported. Debris of a partially collapsed house sit on the street in Fleri, Sicily Italy, Wednesday, Dec.