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'Arab Idol' talent show win sends Palestinians into raptures

GAZA: Palestinians took to the streets to celebrate the victory of their compatriot Yaqoub Shaheen on Saturday in “Arab Idol”, a hugely popular Middle East television talent show on the Dubai-based channel MBC1. This year’s final, filmed in Lebanon, was between a Yemeni, Ammar Mohammed, and two Palestinian competitors, Shaheen from Bethlehem and Ameer Dandan… Read More »

Greece says Cyprus talks show progress, Turkey should drop rhetoric

ATHENS: Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Wednesday progress had been made in ending the decades-old stalemate on divided Cyprus, but urged Turkey to drop ‘aggressive rhetoric’ to reach a deal. “We are optimistic but with prudence and responsibility, as this situation merits, we will continue to work hard…and hope that we have positive… Read More »

US intercepts show Russian officials celebrating Trump win – Washington Post

WASHINGTON: Senior Russian officials celebrated Donald Trump’s election victory as a geopolitical win for Moscow, the Washington Post reported on Thursday, citing U.S. officials who said intercepted communications showed the Russians congratulating themselves on the outcome. The ebullient reaction among high-ranking Russian officials – including some who U.S. officials believe had knowledge of the country’s… Read More »

Obama, Japan's Abe to show solidarity in Pearl Harbor visit

HONOLULU: President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will use a symbolic joint visit to Pearl Harbor to highlight the strength of the U.S.-Japan alliance on Tuesday, weeks before Republican Donald Trump takes over at the White House. Obama, who is on vacation in Hawaii, and Abe will meet to discuss ties between… Read More »

US bombers fly over South Korea in show of force after North Korea nuclear test

OSAN, South Korea: Two U.S. supersonic B-1 Lancer strategic bombers flew over South Korea on Tuesday morning in a show of force and solidarity with its ally amid heightened tension following North Korea’s fifth nuclear test last week. The two bombers conducted a low-altitude flight over Osan Air Base in South Korea, which is 77… Read More »

World Peace Issues and Social Wellness – Christiane Amanpour to Anchor International Daily News Show

In a global village that is shrinking faster by the day, millions of world citizens are hungry for news about their neighbours.Shared global concerns about peace, health, education, the environment, crime and terror, poverty and a never-ending list of issues, bind us together much more than our differences separate us. The struggle to find meaning… Read More »