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U.S. Senators Try To Make a Deal To Re-Open The U.S. Governmentjohnib

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 20:44:47 +0000

AFP | Published — Sunday 21 January 2018   US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (C), alongside US Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn (R), Republican of Texas, and US Senator Orrin Hatch (L), Republican of Utah. (AFP) RELATED ARTICLES Democrats, GOP swap charges of blame for shutdown Trump’s dealmaker image tarnished by US government shutdown US shutdown near […]


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Syria opposition to visit regime ally Moscowjohnib

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 20:27:20 +0000

AFP | Published — Sunday 21 January 2018 Turkish armoured personnel carriers (APCs) and infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs) are seen driving near the village of Yazi Bagh, about six kilometres from the Bab Al-Salamah border crossing between Syria and Turkey. (AFP) RELATED ARTICLES Russia-led Syria peace congress to be held Jan 30 Russia voices concern over Turkey operation […]


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What the Shutdown Says About U.S. Politics in 2018johnibA placard seen at the entrance to the Statue of Liberty ferry terminal in New...

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 19:27:39 +0000

The process is driven by the wishes of the parties’ bases, not Americans more broadly A placard seen at the entrance to the Statue of Liberty ferry terminal in New York informed people of its closure on Sunday. PHOTO:EDUARDO MUNOZ ALVAREZ/GETTY IMAGES . By Gerald F. Seib The Wall Street Journal Jan. 21, 2018 1:31 p.m. […]


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Turkey stifles anti-Syria operation protests after Erdogan warningjohnib

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 18:55:52 +0000

© AFP | Turkish anti-riot police detained at least seven people at a rally in Istanbul against Turkey’s operation in Syria ISTANBUL (AFP) – Turkish anti-riot police on Sunday blocked protests in Istanbul and the Kurdish-majority southeast against Ankara’s military operation inside Syria.At least seven people were detained in Kadikoy on the Asian side of Istanbul, an […]


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“The kingdom of God is at hand. Repent, and believe in the Gospel.”johnib

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 17:25:41 +0000

By: Fr. Jerry M. Orbos SVD– @inquirerdotnet Philippine Daily Inquirer / 05:04 AM January 21, 2018 The story is told about a woman who was married four times: to a rich man, to an actor, to a preacher, and to a funeral director. When asked why it was so, her response was: “One for the money, two for the […]


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Philippines: In the days ahead, in more ways than one, it does look like things will get worse before they get betterjohnib

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 17:20:25 +0000

Feeling the Pinch Philippine Daily Inquirer / 05:12 AM January 21, 2018 Is there anyone not feeling the pinch these days, with the costs of fuel rising due to not only movements in world crude prices but also the newly enacted TRAIN (Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion) Law? The fuel price increases have been relentless since the […]


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Philippines President’s Spokesman Roque says VP Robredo ‘out of touch’ over darkness shrouds Philippines remarkjohnibImage may contain: ocean, sky, outdoor, water and nature

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 17:11:30 +0000

By Alexis Romero (philstar.com) | Updated January 21, 2018 – 4:32pm   During the 72nd anniversary of the opposition Liberal Party last Friday, Vice President Leni Robredo claimed that darkness is enveloping the country and called on members of the once influential group to continue fighting for their beliefs. Presidential spokesman Harry Roque said the remark was “out of touch.” Presidential Photos […]


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Tunisian forces kill top aide of Al-Qaeda leader in Maghrebjohnib

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 17:06:55 +0000

REUTERS, AFP | Published — Sunday 21 January 2018   Algerian Bilel Kobi was “the right arm of Abou Wadoud (Pictured)” (AFP) RELATED ARTICLES IMF does not want austerity in Tunisia, says spokesman Tunisia says more than 900 arrests in anti-austerity violence Violent protests resume in Tunisia after two days of calm . TUNIS: Tunisian security forces have […]


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Syria’s Assad slams Turkey offensive as ‘support for terrorism’johnib

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 16:55:00 +0000

AFP © SANA/AFP/File | President Bashar al-Assad condemned Turkey’s offensive against Kurdish militia in the northern Syrian region of Afrin, saying it was part of Ankara’s support for extremist groups DAMASCUS (AFP) – President Bashar al-Assad on Sunday condemned Turkey’s offensive against Kurdish militia in the northern Syrian region of Afrin, saying it was part of Ankara’s […]


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