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Merkle, leaving office, visiting Israel for last time

Germany’s outgoing chancellor Angela Merkel will tour Israel’s national Holocaust memorial on Sunday and hold talks with Prime Minister Naftali Bennett in her final official visit to the country after 16 years in power. Merkel, making her eighth visit to Israel since taking office in 2005, is expected to lay …

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Libya charges UN with human trafficking

Libya’s internationally recognised Government of National Accord (GNA) has detained Abdalrahman al-Milad, a coastguard commander sanctioned by the United Nations for alleged human trafficking and migrant smuggling, its interior ministry said on Wednesday. The ministry said it had detained Milad at the request of the U.N. Security Council and that …

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‘Here is what my #shithole looks like:’ African countries and Haiti react to Trump’s remark

President Trump’s dismissal of Haiti, El Salvador and all of Africa as “shithole countries” whose people are not desirable for U.S. immigration  shocked people around the world and provoked swift condemnation. The president made the remarks Thursday during a White House meeting with lawmakers. And reactions were swift. “The African Union Commission is …

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Highlights: French President Macron’s speech on the EU

French President Emmanuel Macron laid out his vision for reform of the European Union on Tuesday, detailing a desire for a major overhaul of the single currency bloc and ideas on deeper defence and immigration cooperation. Macron was setting out his ideas before German Chancellor Angela Merkel begins the task …

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EXCLUSIVE – Celebrity Juliana Thornhill Speaks to The Levant News of Relations that Keeps You Whole in Today’s Crazy World!

Interview conducted by Emad El-Din Aysha   Dear Juliana… well, first off, what’s your maiden name? Juliana Borba   You’re a dedicated wife and mother. How did you meet your husband? On a dating website. I was working 50+ hours a week as a area Manager for Ann Taylor at …

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Trump pushes back on Dems’ claims of DACA deal

President Donald Trump pushed back Thursday morning against claims by top congressional Democrats that a deal has been reached over legislation to protect hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants and that a border-security package would not include a wall along the US-Mexico border. “No deal was made last night …

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