Zarif vows ‘proper response’ if Trump cancels deal

Iranian Foreign Minister says his country will respond accordingly if Trump does not certify its compliance with the 2015 nuclear ...
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CBS Reporter Sparks Uproar By Mistakenly Claiming Kaepernick Wouldn't Kneel

CBS sports reporter Jason La Canfora sparked outrage on Sunday when he falsely reported that former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick ...
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U.S. reduces visa services to Turkey

U.S. mission in Turkey reduces visa services following arrest of consulate employee. Turkey retaliates with the same move.

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The good news from Gaza

Yes, Palestinian unity is good for the Jews, because it is good for the Palestinians. If your neighbors are embroiled ...
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Netanyahu’s reckless gamble

Israel's PM, directly or through organizations and people who follow him, will push U.S. senators to increase the pressure on ...
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Parlez-vous français? Israel won’t anymore for thousands of new immigrants

Most of the newcomers involved do not yet speak good Hebrew, so the French-immigrant umbrella group is trying to get ...
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Refugee crisis shows reality of globalization, says Germany's Schaeuble

The influx of hundreds of thousands of refugees into Europe is part of the reality of globalization, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Thursday. German authorities are struggling to cope with the roughly 10,000 refugees arriving every day, many fleeing conflict in the Middle East. IMF meetings tried to organize the forces of globalization “such that everyone can live with them,” Schaeuble said.

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EU to speed up deportations to tackle migrant crisis

Refugees wait for a police check in a tent near the central train station in Passau, southern Germany on October 8, 2015European Union nations agreed on Thursday to speed up the deportation of failed asylum seekers as they took a harder line toward tackling the worst migration crisis since World War II. Interior ministers from the 28-nation bloc endorsed a dedicated programme to send back those they described as economic migrants — who are largely from poor African nations — and not refugees from conflict-torn Middle East countries. After months of tensions over the wave of nearly 600,000 people who have flooded into Europe this year, the EU is now taking a tougher stance by focusing on tightening border controls and reducing the incentive for people to come to the continent in the first place.

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EU gets tough on expelling migrants, talks to neighbors

Syrian children seen in a bus after arriving at the port of Piraeus,By Alastair Macdonald and Tom Körkemeier LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – European Union governments agreed on Thursday to step up deportations of illegal immigrants and discussed creating an EU border force among measures to cope with hundreds of thousands of refugees from Syria’s civil war. Underlining the havoc brought by chaotic mass treks across Europe’s open borders over recent months, the German state of Bavaria threatened to break ranks with Berlin and send back to Austria migrants who cross its Alpine frontier. Chancellor Angela Merkel, whose welcome for refugees has taken a toll on her ratings, insists she will not shut the door.

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