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Paris merger sends French rugby into chaos

PARIS: Stade Francais players went on strike on Tuesday following the shock announcement of a planned merger with fellow Parisian powerhouse Racing 92, with the chief of the national players’ union calling the fusion “disgusting”. Players and fans reacted angrily to Monday’s announcement, and players’ union chief Robins Tchale-Watchou said the Stade Francais players will… Read More »

Singapore reiterates support for Israel-Palestine talks after Paris summit

SINGAPORE: Singapore has reiterated its support for talks to resume between Israel and Palestine and for a two-state solution to the conflict, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said on Tuesday (Jan 17). The MFA statement came after the conclusion of the Conference for Peace in the Middle East in Paris on Sunday. “Singapore reiterates… Read More »

Israel says 'no' to Middle East peace conference in Paris

JERUSALEM: Israel on Monday formally rejected France’s invitation to take part in a Middle East peace conference in Paris later this year, saying it was a distraction from the goal of direct negotiations with the Palestinians. At a meeting in Jerusalem with Israel’s acting national security adviser and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s diplomatic adviser, French… Read More »