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Netanyahu Claims Innocence as Police to Recommend Corruption Indictment

Netanyahu Claims Innocence as Police to Recommend Corruption Indictment

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu maintained his innocence on Tuesday as police moved to indict him on corruption charges in a long-running probe. Netanyahu confirmed police were recommending his indictment and proclaimed his innocence in an address to the nation after the news broke.

Athens Complains after Turkish Vessel Collides with Greek Coastguard Boat

Athens Complains after Turkish Vessel Collides with Greek Coastguard Boat

Athens complained to Ankara on Tuesday after a Turkish vessel collided with a Greek coastguard boat off disputed islets in the Aegean Sea. The Greek coastguard said in a statement that the incident took place off Imia, known as Kardak in Turkish, at about midnight on Monday. A Turkish patrol v

Hours before Flying to Moscow, Dutch FM Resigns for Lying about Putin Meeting

Dutch Foreign Minister Halbe Zijlstra tendered his resignation on Tuesday after admitting to lying about attending a 2006 meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. "I see no other option today than to hand in my resignation to his majesty the King," a tearful Zijlstra told MPs in a hastily-c

Trump Blocks Release of Russia Memo Drafted by Democrats

Trump Blocks Release of Russia Memo Drafted by Democrats

The Senate minority leader, Chuck Schumer, condemned the White House’s decision to block the Democratic memo on Friday, saying in a statement: “The President’s double standard when it comes to transparency is appalling. President Donald Trump on Friday blocked the release of a classified memo wri

UN Risk Chief Urges World to Act Faster to Prevent Pandemic Diseases

UN Risk Chief Urges World to Act Faster to Prevent Pandemic Diseases

The world must work up endeavors to prevent huge infectious disease outbreaks - such as flu strains that can jump from animals to humans - which could kill millions of people, the chief of the UN's disaster risk agency said on Saturday. Head of the United Nations' Office for Disaster Risk Reducti

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un Invites South Korean President to Visit Pyongyang

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un Invites South Korean President to Visit Pyongyang

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un invited on Saturday South Korean President Moon Jae-in to visit Pyongyang “at an early date,” announced a spokesman for the Blue House. Moon had said “let’s create conditions to make it happen”, the official said, an indication that he was likely to accept the invi

Police: Finland Knife Attacker Saw Himself as ISIS Soldier

Police: Finland Knife Attacker Saw Himself as ISIS Soldier

A Moroccan man who killed two and injured nine with a knife in Finland last August saw himself as a soldier for the ISIS militant group and cited US-led air strikes in Syria as one reason for his attack, Finnish police said on Wednesday, according to Reuters. Abderrahman Bouanane, at the time a

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