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Gaza's only power plant resumes after Egypt fuel delivery Residents will still only get four hours of electricity a day, as Gaza's power crisis continues.
BBC News | Jun 22, 2017 2:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Trump Administration Faces Pressure To Not Deport Detained Iraqi Christians Many of the nearly 200 Iraqis currently under detention are from the minority Chaldean Christian community, which faces severe persecution in Iraq.
NPR.org | Jun 22, 2017 12:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Red Palm Weevils Wreak Havoc On Palm Plantations Across The Globe Thanks to globalization and climate change, the pest has spread to 60 countries, attacking coconut, date and oil palm plantations, and costing millions of dollars in damages.
NPR.org | Jun 22, 2017 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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India to operate extra flights to Qatar for 'stranded' nationals State-owned Indian Airlines and private carrier Jet Airways will begin the flights from Thursday.
BBC News | Jun 22, 2017 10:16 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
News Brief: Police Acquittal, Trump Rally, Kushner In Middle East An-ex Milwaukee police officer was found not guilty in the shooting death of a motorist. President Trump returned to the campaign trail. Presidential adviser Jared Kushner is working on peace talks.
NPR.org | Jun 22, 2017 09:06 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Turkey's LGBT Community Pushes Ahead With Plans For Pride Parade On Sunday, members of Turkey's LGBT community are to hold a pride parade if the authorities let them. The parade has been canceled for the last two years, reportedly due to security concerns.
NPR.org | Jun 22, 2017 09:06 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Wall Street Journal' Fires Jay Solomon Over Ethical Lapses Evidence emerged of Solomon's involvement in prospective business deals with one of his key sources. He was the Wall Street Journal's chief foreign affairs correspondent at the time of his firing.
NPR.org | Jun 22, 2017 01:16 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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US Senators Worry About Rush Over Healthcare Bill Ahead of Release U.S. senators expressed concern on Wednesday about a plan to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system, fearing a rush to consider the major legislation as Republican leaders prepare to unveil it. The healthcare bill will be released to the Republican Senate Co
Voice of America | Jun 22, 2017 01:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Intel Becomes Olympics Sponsor, Will Bring Tech to the Games Intel said Wednesday it would become a major sponsor of the International Olympic Committee, making the computer chipmaker the latest technology company to put marketing dollars behind the global sporting event. The new deal, which goes until 2024, comes
Voice of America | Jun 22, 2017 12:56 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What To Know About Saudi Arabia's New Crown Prince And The Issues He Will Face Mohammed bin Salman is now first in line to the throne. At 31, he has already reshaped his country's role in the region. His biggest test will come as he tries to wean the kingdom off an oil economy.
NPR.org | Jun 21, 2017 10:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend