Monthly Archives: June 2017

Trump warns US 'patience is over' with North Korea

US president calls for additional sanctions to thwart the North’s nuclear and ballistic missile programmes. ‘The era of strategic patience with the North Korean regime has failed,’ said Trump [Getty Images] President Donald Trump has warned the US patience with North Korea’s “reckless and brutal regime” has run out and…

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German parliament approves same-sex marriage

Landmark vote comes after Chancellor Angela Merkel changes her mind and tells party members to follow their conscience. The reform gives full marital rights for same-sex couples and allows them to adopt children [Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters] Germany’s parliament has voted by a wide margin to legalise same-sex marriage after Chancellor Angela…

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UN's Zeid: Call to shut Al Jazeera unacceptable attack

High Commissioner Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein says Saudi-led campaign to close the network is ‘extraordinary, unprecedented’. A host of groups have condemned the efforts to pressure Qatar into shutting down Al Jazeera [Tamila Varshalomidze/Al Jazeera] The UN human rights chief has called the demand by a Saudi-led bloc to close Al…

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Lebanon : Five suicide bombers blow themselves up during army raid in Al Nour refugee camp near Syrian border

Lebanon’s military has stepped up its crackdown on ISIL in the area close to the Syrian border [Reuters] At least four Lebanese soldiers were wounded in a large army operation in refugee camps near the village of Arsal at the Lebanese-Syrian border, local media reported. Five suicide bombers blew themselves…

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Confession: "We Invented Jesus, Only To Enslave Africans, Nothing Like Christianity"

An American scholar claims to have made a controversial discovery that highlight the entire story of Jesus was made up and cooked by Roman aristocrats.   Joseph Atwill asserts that Christianity did not start as a religion, but was instead created as a sophisticated propaganda tool to pacify subjects of the Roman Empire.   He…

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BREAKING: Man Arrested After Trying To Ram Car Into Muslim Worshipers In Paris

A man has been arrested after driving a car into a crowd outside a mosque in the Créteil neighbourhood, south-east of Paris, France.   The vehicle struck barriers put in place to protect worshipers and pedestrians outside the mosque in the suburb of Paris, police said in a statement.   A police statement said…

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