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Palestine leader Abbas apologizes for speech condemned as anti-Semitic

Get breaking news and special reports. Newsletters and stories that play a role, delivered everyday mornings. SUBSCRIBE JERUSALEM – Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas offered an apology Friday after he was accused of anti-Semitism to propose that the historic persecution of European Jews had been caused by their Abbas condemned anti-Semitism and called the Holocaust "the most amazing crime in history …

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France's Macro in New Caledonia, likely to tip around independence

The French President Macron turns to a spectator after a memorial service at the ANZAC War Memorial in Sydney Thomson Reuters By Colin Packham SYDNEY (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron arrived Thursday in French territory in New Caledonia on a visit likely to increase the efforts of residents who hope that a referendum will lead to a rejection of …

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China installs cruise missiles at South China outposts: CNBC report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – China has installed anti-ship cruise missiles and surface-mounted missile systems on three of its outposts in the South China Sea, the CNBC News Network reported Wednesday and quoted sources of direct knowledge about the United States The move, if confirmed, should mark the first Chinese missile sites in the Spratly Islands, where several Asian countries, including Vietnam …

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Chinese tourist steal stranded dolphin from the beach

A tourist has shocked beachgoers after stolen a dying dolphin off the beach. Concerned photograph from Hailing Island, off the Yangjiang coast in southern China's Guangdong province, shows May 1, the smiling tourist in swimwear Casually walks away with the animal over his right shoulder. According to a local navy patrol volunteer witnesses witnessed the dolphins, whose nature is not …

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Local elections 2018: Trafford lost by conservatives

captions Work is now Trafford Council's largest party with 30 seats The Conservatives have lost control of the Trafford Council Party's only council in Greater Manchester and its flagship northern council. The party lost five places leaving the municipality without a party in overall control. The work is the largest party with 30 seats. The Conservatives have 29 seats and …

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No regrets: Xi says Marxism is still "completely correct" for China

BEIJING (Reuters) – China's decisive communist party decides to adhere to Karl Marx political theories are "quite right", President Xi Jinping said before the 200th anniversary of the German philosopher's birth on Saturday. China President Xi Jinping and other officials sing the national anthem at an event reminiscent of the Karl Marx 200th Anniversary in Beijing, May 4, 2018. REUTERS …

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