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Banksy – funded rescue ship for migrants in distress at sea News

A rescue ship for migrants, funded by British street artist Banksy, in the Mediterranean, says it cannot move and needs emergency help after it helped a boat in the Mediterranean that was carrying at least one dead person. Louise Michelle, under the German flag, said on Saturday that she was overcrowded and unable to move after encountering another boat trying …

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“Hypocritical”: Turkey condemns EU relocation to Eastern Mediterranean News

Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay has outlined the European Union’s recent threat to strike Ankara with sanctions as “hypocritical” as his country prepares to hold a military exercise off the coast of Cyprus amid tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean. Oktay’s comments on Saturday came a day after EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said the bloc was preparing to impose …

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Great Friend: World Leaders Respond to Japanese Prime Minister Abe ‘s Resignation Japanese news

Japanese Minister Shinzo Abe, the country’s longest-serving prime minister, has announced he will step down for health reasons. Abe, who turns 66 next month, suffers from ulcerative colitis since adolescence. The chronic condition is thought to be exacerbated by stress. Here is what some international leaders have to say about his decision to resign: US President Donald Trump “I want …

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Japan, US defense chiefs oppose bid to change Asian water status

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s Defense Minister Taro Kono said on Saturday that he had agreed with US counterpart Mark Esper that the two countries oppose any unilateral attempt to change the status quo in key waterways in the South China Sea and the East China Sea. . FILE PHOTO: Japanese Defense Secretary Taro Kono responds during a joint press conference …

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Russian warships sail “straight” through Alaska’s fishing fleet: Sailors – Newsweek

Russian warships sail “straight” through Alaska’s fishing fleet: Newsweek Sailors F-22 fighters intercept 3 sets of Russian Tupelev aircraft near Alaska Fox News US planes intercept Russian military planes off the CNN coast of Alaska The Russian navy is making major maneuvers near Alaska ABC News The US military intercepts 6 Russian planes off Alaska Hill See full coverage in …

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Dead whales wash ashore as Mauritius faces oil spill

FLOREAL, Mauritius – The bodies of whales, turtles and other marine life have been washed off the coast of Mauritius five weeks after a ship carrying thousands of tons of oil ran aground off an Indian Ocean island. Fishermen told NBC News that they found melon whales near the spot where Japan’s MV Wakashio crashed into Point D-Esny reef off …

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Libya ‘s interior minister has been stopped after a shooting at protesters News from Libya

Libya’s internationally recognized government removed the interior minister on Friday, saying his protests and violence against them would be investigated. The move coincides with reports of growing friction between Prime Minister Fayes al-Saraj of the Tripoli-based National Accord Government (GNA) and Interior Minister Fati Bashaga, an influential figure in the port city and Misrata military base. In a statement late …

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Nicki Haley, Bobby Jindal and ongoing ties to Indian American identity

Following a speech at Nicki Haley’s Republican National Congress this week, critics said embracing someone’s roots could in itself be a political act. Hailey, a former governor of South Carolina and US ambassador to the United Nations, was born Nimrata Randhava to Indian immigrants from the Punjab and has been nicknamed “Niki” since childhood. She is private about her Sikh …

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