Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad Maliki said Saturday that President Mahmoud Abbas would not be meeting Pence on December 19, as expected, and there would be no communication between US and Palestinian authorities.
Reports of a "large amount" of ammunition discovered Sunday evening near a Christmas market in Berlin have prompted police to sweep the area.
During a Sunday meeting with heads of ministerial committees, Syrian Prime Minister Imad Khamis reaffirmed the government's commitment to the rehabilitation of recaptured territories, providing civilians with necessary services as well as setting up investment and development plans, the SANA news agency reported.
The IOC’s decision to ban Russia from the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea could dash Seoul’s hopes to use President Vladimir Putin’s presence at the Games as a means of preventing any possible confrontation with North Korea, local media reports say.
Talking to Sputnik, Christof Wieschemann, a lawyer for two Russian Olympic athletes, discussed the lack of evidence in the IOC ban on Russian participation in the upcoming 2018 Olympics, and pointed out Grigory Rodchenkov’s self-interest in whistleblowing, arguing that the Arbitrary Court is ignoring a lack of evidence.
The Nova Scotia province on Canada’s eastern coast will begin selling marijuana in liquor stores in July of 2018.
The Silence Breakers which began as an anti-harassment movement spurred by #MeToo have been named by Time magazine as its Person of the Year 2017. According to Time, they have received the award for giving voice to secrets, and moving whisper networks on to social networks while pushing our culture to stop treating the unacceptable as normal.
To hear Wall Street tell it: if you want to get anything done, you’ve got to make it profitable. But the obverse is true as well: if you want to end something, make it unprofitable.
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