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Livni warns over peace and democracy as she quits Israeli politics

Tzipi Livni, former Israeli foreign minister enters a car after speaking at a news conference in Tel Aviv, Israel February 18, 2019. REUTERS/Ammar Awad JERUSALEM (Reuters) – One of Israel’s most prominent dovish politicians, former foreign minister Tzipi Livni, said on Monday she was leaving politics and warned “democracy is …

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UN peacekeepers failed to protect civilians last year | Central African Republic News

Roving, passive, spectators. That is how an international aid agency has described United Nations peacekeepers deployed during days of violence last year in the Central African Republic. Doctors Without Borders, known by their French initials MSF, says the force did not protect civilians in the city of Batangafo. At least …

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Four Zimbabwe generals retired in Mnangagwa’s first purge of military

HARARE (Reuters) – Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa retired four generals on Monday, in the first major shake-up of the armed forces since he took office and including the man who led a deadly crackdown against post-election protests in August. FILE PHOTO: President Emmerson Mnangagwa arrives for the official opening of …

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Indian broadcaster pulls out of Pakistan cricket league | India News

An Indian event management company has pulled out as the official producer of Pakistan’s T20 cricket league in the wake of a deadly suicide attack on Indian paramilitary forces in Indian-administered Kashmir, which has escalated tensions between the two South Asian neighbours. The Pakistan Cricket Board said the announcement of …

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U.S.-backed force won’t release jihadists, but warns they could escape

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Kurdish-led authorities in north Syria said on Monday they would not free foreign Islamic State detainees but countries must take responsibility for them, after U.S. President Donald Trump said jihadists would be freed unless Europe takes them back. Abdulkarim Omar, co-chair of foreign relations in the Kurdish-led …

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