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Netanyahu announces post-election plan to annex West Bank’s Jordan Va...

09 September, 2019 8:15 am 8:15 am

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced his intention on Tuesday to annex the Jordan Valley, a large swathe of the occupied West Bank, if he wins a closely contested election just a week away. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said in a statement that “all signed agreements with Israel and the obligations resulting … Read More

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Six die, protests swell as Indonesia plunges into post-election unrest

05 May, 2019 5:48 pm 5:48 pm

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Demonstrations over the outcome of last month’s presidential election gripped Indonesia on Wednesday after an overnight face-off between police and protesters in which Jakarta’s governor said six people were killed. The riots followed an announcement on Tuesday by the General Election Commission (KPU) confirming that President Joko Widodo had beaten his challenger, … Read More