EU’s Federica Mogherini rebuffs Netanyahu on Jerusalem

The EU’s foreign policy chief says there is “full EU unity” in support of Jerusalem becoming the capital of both Israel and a future Palestinian state. Federica Mogherini said the bloc’s member states would not recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital before a final status peace agreement. She spoke after meeting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin More...

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By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
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Tanzanian President Magufuli pardons child rapists

Children’s rights activists have condemned the pardon of two child rapists by the Tanzanian president. Kate McAlpine, director of the Arusha-based Community for Children Rights, told the BBC she was “horrified More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
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After IS, Libya yearns for normality

One year on from a military campaign that successfully expelled so-called Islamic State (IS) from its Libyan stronghold of Sirte, residents have complained of the scale of destruction that remains. Months of fighting More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
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Huntington’s breakthrough may stop disease

The defect that causes the neurodegenerative disease Huntington’s has been corrected in patients for the first time, the BBC has learned. An experimental drug, injected into spinal fluid, safely lowered levels More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
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Chinese rooftop climber dies in 62-storey fall

A well-known Chinese climber has died while performing one of his trademark daredevil skyscraper stunts. Wu Yongning had amassed thousands of followers on the social network Weibo for his dramatic short videos showing More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
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India outrage over brutal rape and murder of six-year-old

Police in India are questioning several people in connection with the brutal rape and murder of a six-year-old in the northern state of Haryana. Her body was found on Sunday close to her home from where she was More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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The prospects of Nigeria-Turkey cooperation

from right to left , MR Ismail Tamer, member of the Turkish parliament and chairman Turkish -Nigeria parliamentary group, prof. Cahit Bagci, member of the board of Trustees, Turkish MAARIF foundation and ambassador More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Trump Jerusalem move sparks Israeli-Palestinian clashes

At least 31 Palestinians have been wounded in clashes in the Gaza Strip and across the occupied West Bank, during protests against US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. One More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Capital cities: How are they chosen and what do they represent?

All eyes are on Jerusalem, which US President Donald Trump has officially recognised as Israel’s capital despite warnings not to do so from within and beyond the Arab world. The city – home to holy sites More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, December 7th, 2017
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Mix reactions trail Trump’s decision on Jerusalem

US President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu “Today we finally acknowledge the obvious: that Jerusalem is Israel’s capital.” By Our Correspondent with Agency reports President of More...