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Sat, 25 Feb 2017 17:07:28 GMTThe United States established Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti after the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.With tensions between the rivals increasing, American strategists worry that operations at the Pentagon’s Camp Lemonnier will be observed once China completes its military port.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 18:20:26 GMTWilbur L. Ross, President Trump’s nominee for commerce secretary, criticized the same trade deals that earned him a fortune across the globe during his Senate confirmation hearings last month.Mr. Ross, who amassed a fortune with help from trade deals like Nafta, has vowed to tear up those deals if confirmed as commerce secretary.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 19:06:26 GMTMembers of the Hawke’s Bay D.I.Y. Coffin Club meet with friends each Tuesday at a disused sports center to build coffins either for personal use or for charity.Coffin-building clubs have gained popularity among older New Zealanders looking beyond traditional social activities.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 02:00:39 GMTA tribunal charged Im Chaem, 74, who lives in northwestern Cambodia, with crimes against humanity. The case was dropped, raising questions about whether the inquiry had yielded to pressure from the Cambodian government.Im Chaem, 74, who lives in a snug house surrounded by fruit trees, was accused of overseeing the slaughter of tens of thousands as a Khmer Rouge official. Her case was dismissed.
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 00:48:18 GMTBrazil kicked off its first night of Carnival on Friday. While Rio de Janeiro held large festivities, smaller cities opted to forgo the annual celebration in light of the current recession.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 20:56:59 GMTMore than 30 people were killed Saturday in attacks on two Syrian security offices in the central city of Homs. In Douma, on the eastern outskirts of the capital, Damascus, men evacuated children from the rubble of destroyed buildings after a reported government airstrike.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 20:07:17 GMTPresident François Hollande of France said of President Trump’s remarks about terrorism and Paris: “I wouldn’t do that to an ally and I would ask that the American president not do that with regard to France.”“I think it’s never a good idea to show the least disapproval with respect to an ally,” François Hollande, the French president, said.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 19:57:39 GMTDocuments indicate that Germany spied on the phones, faxes or emails of several foreign news organizations, Der Spiegel reported.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 19:36:24 GMTMembers of a Syrian refugee family arrived at John F. Kennedy Airport in February.An internal report from the Department of Homeland Security undercuts the assessment behind the Trump administration’s travel ban on people from seven countries.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 19:30:39 GMTSiti Aisyah of Indonesia was detained after the death of Kim Jong-nam.Siti Aisyah said she was paid by foreign men for what she thought was a prank for a television show and did not know that anyone would be harmed.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 18:51:40 GMTA Hazmat team conducted checks at an airport terminal in Sepang, Malaysia, over the weekend.The reversal came after an announcement that a chemical weapon was used to kill the estranged half brother of Kim Jong-un, North Korea’s leader.