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    'Israel in touch with '10 countries' over embassy moves'

    Israel is in touch with "at least ten countries" over the possible transfer of their embassies to Jerusalem after the United States recognised the city as Israel's capital, a deputy minister said on Monday.

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    In joint declaration, six countries call for solution of Kashmir issue

    The Kashmir issue needs a peaceful resolution in accordance with the UN Security Council to ensure global and regional peace and stability, according to a joint declaration signed here by.

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    Indians fume over Jerusalem vote

    In one of the more surprising ballots cast at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on Thursday, India joined 127 countries in opposing US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise.

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    Abbas says Palestinians will no longer accept any US peace plan

    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says his nation will “no longer accept” any initiative from the US as part of the so-called Middle East peace process, calling Washington a “dishonest mediator.”

    West Asia
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    Why Bosnia and Herzegovina did not vote against the US

    In what may come as a surprise for some in the Muslim countries, Bosnia and Herzegovina abstained to vote on a UN General Assembly resolution that criticised US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

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    Battle for Jerusalem: World Rejects US Bullying, Votes for Palestine

    The UN General Assembly on Thursday adopted by a decisive vote of 128 to 9, with 35 abstentions, a motion rejecting the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, after President Donald.

    West Asia
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    Palestinian president Abbas meets Saudi King

    Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas visited Saudi Arabia on Wednesday for talks with King Salman amid ongoing controversy over US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

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    Trump threatens to cut aid to UN members over Jerusalem vote

    President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to cut off financial aid to countries that vote in favour of a draft United Nations resolution calling for the United States to withdraw its decision.

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    Suu Kyi, army chief could face genocide charges: UN

    Mya­­­n­mar’s civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi and head of the armed forces, Gen Aung Min Hlaing, could potentially face genocide charges in the fut­ure, United Nations human rights chief Zeid.

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    UN rejects US recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital

    The United States found itself isolated at a special United Nations Security Council meeting in its recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, a move that set off alarms about the risk of escalating.

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    The billionaires, lobbyists, and Christian extremists behind Trump’s Jerusalem move

    Hours after US president Donald Trump declared yesterday that the US would move its Israeli embassy to Jerusalem, US allies from Malaysia to Indonesia to France to Britain, condemned the move.

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    Eight nations seek Security Council meeting on Jerusalem

    Eight countries called Wednesday for an urgent meeting of the UN Security Council after the United States said it recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

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    EU warns US to avoid changes in Jerusalem’s status

    The European Union on Tuesday warned of possible "serious repercussions" if U.S. President Donald Trump decides to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital and move the U.S. embassy there.

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    EU resolution calls for arms embargo against Saudi,accuses it of war crimes

    The European Parliament has adopted a resolution, which calls for an EU-wide embargo on arms sales to Saudi Arabia over the alleged war crimes it has committed in Yemen. The resolution also.

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    Pakistan Hints At Taking Kashmir To International Court Of Justice

    Pakistan on Thursday indicated that it could take the issue of Kashmir to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) following the footsteps of India, which took the matter of death row.

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    '40,000 children in war-torn Yemen have died of starvation this year'

    Stalemated war in Yemen is likely to claim the lives of more than 50,000 children by the end of the year as disease and starvation run rampant across the country, Save the Children Fund has warned.

    West Asia
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    31 cases of abuse by UN workers reported in 3 months

    The U.N. received 31 allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse against its staff in the three months from July to September this year, Secretary General Antonio Guterres' spokesman said Friday.

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    India to open talks with all parties in disputed Jammu and Kashmir

    The Indian government has announced it will commence talks in the disputed state of Jammu and Kashmir with all parties, including separatists who are calling for independence or a merger with Pakistan.

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    Pak elected to UN Human Rights Council

    Pakistan, along with 11 other countries, was elected as a member state of the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council by the body's General Assembly on Monday, securing more than two-thirds of the vote.

    South Asia
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    Saudi's Waste No Time in Backing Trump's Iran Rants

    Saudi Arabia and Israel have both expressed their praise for the U.S. President’s move in contrast to the rest of the International community which has flayed the Trump's unilateral decision to decertify the deal.

    West Asia
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    Rouhani Rips 'Delusional' Trump for Sabotaging Nuclear Deal

    'Trump’s remarks on Iran…contained nothing but expletives and a pile of delusional allegations against the Iranian nation,' Rouhani said in a televised speech moments after Trump delivered a speech

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    Trump expected to move against Iran nuclear deal

    US President Donald Trump is expected to refuse to certify Iran's compliance with the landmark 2015 nuclear deal, an agreement between world powers and Tehran aimed at limiting the latter's nuclear programme.

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    US will lose global trust if it kills Iran deal: Mogherini

    The EU foreign policy chief says Washington’s possible withdrawal from the Iran deal will send a message to the international community that the US is not trustworthy when it comes to deal making.

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    'Negative consequences' if Trump quits Iran deal: Kremlin

    Moscow warned on Monday there would be “negative consequences” if US President Donald Trump fails to uphold the landmark Iran nuclear deal negotiated by his predecessor.

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