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WORLD News List

Arab League slams US announcement on Israeli settlements

CAIRO, Nov 20  -- The Arab League Tuesday condemned US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's statement that his country no longer considers Israeli settlements in the West Bank to be inconsistent with international law, Jordan News Agency (Petra) reported.

Palestine hails UN's vote in favour of Palestinians' right of self-determination

RAMALLAH, Nov 20  -- The Palestinian Authority welcomed on Tuesday the vote of the United Nations (UN) in favour of the Palestinian people's right of self-determination, Xinhua news agency reported, quoting the Palestinian Authority.

Ex-US envoy to Ukraine ´rejected claim against Biden´

WASHINGTON, Nov 20  -- The former special United States (US) envoy to Ukraine said Tuesday he rejected a charge from Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, that has been central to the president's attempts to get Ukraine to open a criminal probe into former Vice President Joe Biden, Anadolu Agency reported.

Three policemen injured in explosion in Narathiwat

NARATHIWAT, Nov 19  -- Three traffic policemen manning a roadblock in Resak here today were injured in a bomb explosion.

US' reversed stance on Israeli settlements is absurd - Dr Mahathir

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 19  -- Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the reversal of the United States position on Israel’s settlements in the occupied Palestinian territory is an absurdity amounting to legalising land grabs by neighbours of the country.

Lebanese protesters block Parliament session

BEIRUT, Nov 19 -- Lebanese protesters blocked roads leading to the parliament in Beirut in an attempt to prevent lawmakers from attending a parliamentary session on Tuesday, Anadolu Agency reported.

Pakistani ailing ex-PM Nawaz Sharif leaves for London for treatment

ISLAMABAD, Nov 19 -- Pakistani former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who doctors said is seriously sick, was flown out of Pakistan for treatment abroad in an air ambulance on Tuesday, Xinhua news agency reported, quoting party leaders and officials.