Israel UAE Flight News: First Israel UAE First Israel-UAE direct commercial flight takes off | World News – Times of India

TEL AVIV : The first direct commercial flight from Israel to the United Arab Emirates took off Monday from Ben Gurion International Airport near Tel Aviv, AFP journalists on the ground reported. Flight 971 of Israel’s national carrier El Al was carrying a joint US-Israeli delegation led on the American side by Jared Kushner, President […]

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How Shinzo Abe's exit could threaten regional stability and Japan's alliance with the US

Tensions in Asia have been on the rise. While the US and China trade war marches on, China has been taking increasingly provocative actions in the East China and South China Seas. Just a few days ago, for example, China fired four ballistic missiles into the South China Sea, where six different governments are engaged […]

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‘Wisdom’ of Guatemala’s indigenous people needed for sustainable development: A UN Resident Coordinator blog

“Now more than ever, we must heed the wisdom of indigenous peoples. This wisdom calls upon us to care for the earth so that not only our generation may enjoy it, but that future generations may as well.”  This wisdom is passed down to us through stories and spirits. Consider the example of Nawal, a […]

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Pro-opposition ‘women’s march’ scuffles with riot police in Minsk as ‘motor rallies’ held in support of Lukashenko (VIDEOS)

Thousands of pro-opposition women marched and tried to breach a police cordon in central Minsk on Saturday while ‘motor rallies’ were held in support of President Alexander Lukashenko, as political turmoil continues in Belarus. The women were carrying flowers, white-red-white flags and white-red-white umbrellas, and chanting slogans such as “Shame!”, “We will not forget, we […]

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US Marshals find 39 missing children in Georgia during ‘Operation Not Forgotten’

The US Marshals Service Missing Child Unit led the search, dubbed “Operation Not Forgotten.” It collaborated with the agency’s Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and state and local agencies. The operation resulted in the rescue of 26 children and safe location of 13 others, US Marshals said […]

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‘Brussels sprouts taste good’: Jacob Blake’s father stuns CNN’s Cooper with odd response to police union claims about his son

CNN star host Anderson Cooper apparently found it difficult to follow Jacob Blake Sr., the father of the Kenosha police shooting victim, who used a rather poetic way to express his grief and outrage during an interview. Cooper invited Blake on his show to discuss the latest developments in his son’s ordeal, but apparently was […]

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Coronavirus in Russia: The Latest News | Aug. 29 – The Moscow Times

Russia has confirmed 985,346 cases of coronavirus and 17,025 deaths. Aug. 29: What you need to know today The head of a remote Siberian region has contracted the coronavirus a second time in what may be Russia’s first documented case of reinfection.  President Vladimir Putin has promised Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko the first export batch of Russia’s candidate […]

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New killings after Jacob Blake shooting reveal chronic problems still to be overcome in US

According to reports, a 17-year-old male youth has been arrested and charged with killing two people and injuring others in the city of Kenosha, Wisconsin, earlier this week. US authorities said that the father of five was shot seven times in the back, sparking a public outcry and boycotts of major sporting events by athletes. […]

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Hurricane Laura: Most dangerous hurricane to hit the US this season

While it is difficult to link any individual tropical cyclone to climate change, the UN World Meteorological Organization (WMO) expects to see more powerful storms in future as a result of global warming.  Laura is the seventh named storm to landfall in the US this season, which has just begun what is traditionally its most […]

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Covid-19 Live Updates: As the U.S. School Year Begins, So Do Lawsuits

For many schools in the U.S., returning to the classroom means a stop in the courtroom. The fight over whether to reopen classrooms in person in the United States is increasingly moving into the country’s courtrooms as the pandemic disrupts the nascent fall semester. The legal actions reflect the competing views over brick-and-mortar versus remote […]

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