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Liverpool ace Mohamed Salah wins BBC African Footballer of the Year 2017

Liverpool ace Mohamed Salah wins BBC African Footballer of the Year 2017 Salah is Egypt's fifth top scorer in history with 31 worldwide goals, surpassing Amr Zaki. The winger has 13 Premier League goals this season, making him the leading scorer in England's top flight. Salah adds this award to his series of achievements after winning the 2017 African Footballer of the Year Award on Monday. Salah scored the latest of his ever-growing haul in a red shirt in his fi... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump to visit United Kingdom in new year: U.S. amb

Donald Trump to visit United Kingdom in new year: U.S. amb Woody Johnson was speaking to BBC Radio 4 about the prospect of the US President crossing the Atlantic as part of a working trip to formally open the new American embassy. Mayor of London Sadiq Khan said: "As the Mayor of London I have previously called on Theresa May to cancel her ill-judged offer of a state visit to President Trump ". [Full Article...]

Bangladesh President Hamid to join OIC special summit on Jerusalem

Bangladesh President Hamid to join OIC special summit on Jerusalem The Extra-ordinary Summit has been called by the President of Turkey in his capacity as the Chair of OIC. It has 57 member countries and is headquartered in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He will stress upon the OIC for a united stance on the issue of Al-Quds Al-Sharif and call upon the US Administration to review its decision. Commenting on Trump's controverisal move, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani ... [Full Article...]

18 injured in 6.2 magnitude quake in Iran's Kerman province

18 injured in 6.2 magnitude quake in Iran's Kerman province This event comes just a day after another quake Monday, which Iranian state media reported at 6.0 and the USGS reported at 5.4, that hit western Iran in the same region where a magnitude 7.3 natural disaster killed at least 530 people last month. [Full Article...]

United States soldier who defected to North Korea in 1965 dead at 77

United States soldier who defected to North Korea in 1965 dead at 77 Mr Jenkins subsequently told interviewers that he feared his unit's nighttime patrols were too provocative and would trigger a violent response from nearby North Korean troops or that he would be sent to Vietnam. Mr Jenkins said that as foreign prisoners, they were treated better than ordinary North Koreans and given rations, even during the starvation that swept North Korea in the 1990s. [Full Article...]

Israel intercepts Gaza rocket, retaliates with tank fire

Israel intercepts Gaza rocket, retaliates with tank fire An incomplete tunnel running for more than a kilometer from Gaza into southern Israel has been destroyed , Israel's army announced on Sunday. The assumption is that the powerful explosion involved plans to either fire into Israel or to transport weaponry. [Full Article...]

Tillerson tells Saudis to temper their actions in Yemen

Tillerson tells Saudis to temper their actions in Yemen The Trump administration is asking Saudi Arabia to temper its actions with regard to Yemen, Qatar and Lebanon amid reports of new civilian deaths in Yemen. He expressed concern about Saudi actions in Yemen, Qatar and Lebanon as the kingdom seeks to counter Iranian influence throughout the region. Fighting in Sanaa has spiked in recent days during a showdown between Huthi rebels and loyalists o... [Full Article...]

Britain peppered by snow as forecasters issue ice warnings

Britain peppered by snow as forecasters issue ice warnings The very raw Arctic air returns South to all parts on Monday, on a freshening and blustery North wind. Snow and ice covering the country may cause risky driving conditions and is likely to cause chaos on United Kingdom roads. The yellow warning is expected to expand to the rest of the country over the weekend. Parts of the West and East Midlands, the East of England, Yorkshire and the Humber a... [Full Article...]

Saudi crown prince bought $450m Da Vinci

Saudi crown prince bought $450m Da Vinci While it was reported yesterday that the painting was purchased by a Saudi prince, it turns out that it was actually acquired by Abu Dhabi's Department of Culture and Tourism. That probably won't happen if the painting is shipped to the Middle East. The firm's website describes him as "one of Saudi Arabia's youngest" entrepreneurs, present in sectors including real estate, telecommunications a... [Full Article...]

Israel says it destroys Hamas tunnel using new techniques

Israel says it destroys Hamas tunnel using new techniques Explosives were not used to destroy the latest tunnel and no deaths were reported. A Hamas attack tunnel that entered Israeli territory, which was destroyed by the IDF on December 10, 2017. Hamas did not respond immediately to a request for comment. This was the second tunnel destroyed using a new system to detect, expose and destroy tunnels in the past six weeks. [Full Article...]

Lebanon raps Arab League on Jerusalem

Lebanon raps Arab League on Jerusalem Jordan's King Abdullah also issued a statement, saying "that the decision will have serious implications that will undermine efforts to resume the peace process and will provoke Muslims and Christians alike", according to Reuters . The White House said on Sunday that decision was unfortunate and Pence looked forward to seeing Netanyahu and Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. [Full Article...]

United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley: Trump's accusers 'should be heard'

United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley: Trump's accusers 'should be heard' Haley, speaking on CBS' "Face the Nation," broke from the Trump administration line on the 16 sexual misconduct allegations that face the president. "He had the courage to show it and I think a lot of Americans are having a huge sigh of relief because of it. He might want to think about doing the same". [Full Article...]

At Hanukkah reception, Trump basks in warmth of his Jerusalem recognition

At Hanukkah reception, Trump basks in warmth of his Jerusalem recognition President Donald Trump has scheduled a physical health exam for early next year at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and will share the results with the public, the White House announced Thursday, a day after Trump's slurred speech sparked concern about his health. [Full Article...]

Trump Goes After Post Reporter in Photo Flap

Trump Goes After Post Reporter in Photo Flap The tweet in question featured an image showing Trump's Pensacola rally venue mostly empty, with a message quoting Trump's later assertion that the arena was " packed to the rafters ". "They were caught red handed, just like lonely Brian Ross at ABC News (who should be immediately fired for his "mistake")", Trump tweeted in response. [Full Article...]

Maine GOP senator says Roy Moore was never fit for US Senate

Maine GOP senator says Roy Moore was never fit for US Senate Senior party figures saying they are sticking with Mr Moore. Trump agreed to record a robocall for embattled Senate candidate Roy Moore , which is expected to go out to Alabama voters Monday, a day before the election, Politico reported. [Full Article...]

Czech president brands European Union 'cowards' over stance on Trump's Jerusalem move

Czech president brands European Union 'cowards' over stance on Trump's Jerusalem move There were fresh clashes Saturday as Palestinian protesters in the occupied West Bank hurled stones at Israeli troops who responded with tear gas, rubber bullets and live rounds. One rocket hit the southern Israeli town of Sderot, although public radio said it did not explode and did not cause any casualties. Shortly afterwards, the army said it had identified a second launch from the Hamas-co... [Full Article...]

What Others Say: Congressional Republicans channel Trump in bashing the Federal Bureau of Investigation

What Others Say: Congressional Republicans channel Trump in bashing the Federal Bureau of Investigation Wray was also questioned about the alleged bias of investigators on Mueller's team. BOB GOODLATTE: While some will take umbrage with President Trump's assertion, it does appear to me that at the very least, the FBI's reputation as an impartial, nonpolitical agency has been called into question recently. [Full Article...]

Corrected: Russia says ready to exert influence on North Korea - Ifax

Corrected: Russia says ready to exert influence on North Korea - Ifax Feltman emphasized to Pyongyang the need to respect Security Council resolutions and said there can only be a diplomatic solution through "sincere dialogue". The United States stations 28,500 troops in the South, a legacy of the 1950-53 Korean War. North Korea's state media described the drills as "joint air war exercises targeting the DPRK", a reference to North Korea's official name, the Democ... [Full Article...]

Lindsey Vonn won't visit the White House after the Olympics

Lindsey Vonn won't visit the White House after the Olympics She hopes to earn her third Olympic medal next February in South Korea . Lindsey Vonn made her stance on President Donald Trump and his administration clear today in St. "No, I won't go". Rippon, a openly gay athlete and the 2016 US national champion, said he would refuse Trump's invitation as he feels athletes have a responsibility as role models. [Full Article...]

Australia Lawmakers Allow Same-Sex Marriage Bill

Australia Lawmakers Allow Same-Sex Marriage Bill Australia became the 25th country in the world to legalise same-sex marriage after a Bill to do so was passed nearly unanimously through parliament just before 6pm local time (7am Irish time). What a day for love, for equality, for respect", said Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull . One of the rejected amendments would have ensured Australians could speak freely about their traditional ... [Full Article...]


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