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Israel says ties restored with New Zealand after spat

Israel says ties restored with New Zealand after spat

The letter followed a phone call between Mr English and Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu several days ago, according to the newspaper's report. Israel also chose to return its ambassador to Senegal, another country that co-sponsored the UN Security Council resolution in December , after Netanyahu met with Senegal President Macky Sall last week at the ECOWAS (Economic Community of West African States) Summit.



Labour now has a clear route to an overall majority

Since no party won an overall majority in the elections, there is little time to form a new government and get a negotiating stance up and running. The two sides are looking to form a "confidence and supply" arrangement. The DUP does not work or negotiate on Sundays for religious reasons, but officials from both sides are due to meet on Monday, and DUP leader Arlene Foster told Sky News she would meet May on Tuesday.


Gianforte will plead guilty to assault in incident with reporter, official says

Gianforte will plead guilty to assault in incident with reporter, official says

Gianforte also was assessed a $385 fine and a six-month suspended jail sentence by the Gallatin County justice court on Monday after pleading guilty to the misdemeanor assault charge. The day after the alleged assault , Gianforte was elected as Montana's only U.S. House member. Then a loud crashing is heard, after which Gianforte says, "I'm sick and exhausted of you guys".


No change in Theresa May's Brexit plan

No change in Theresa May's Brexit plan

May however has vowed to stay on, and on Sunday unveiled a largely unchanged new cabinet, which met for the first time on Monday. Even Boris Johnson , the British Foreign Minister, who was reportedly one of the main contenders for PM post, insisted May should stay.



Six-day war: Israel protesters mark anniversary with demo against occupation

Marking 50 years of Israeli occupation, Dr. Saeb Erekat, Secretary General of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), stressed that the anniversary puts to shame the global system. The West Bank comprises 21 percent of Palestine's historic land area, but after 50 years of occupation, Israel gives Palestinians only 40 percent of the land, planted with settlements, soldiers, and protected streets, making it hard to calculate the area under Palestinian control.



EU moves to gain control of key London financial market

The European Central Bank and euro zone policymakers have long wanted control over euro clearing, saying it is core to the single currency area's financial stability and would be outside the EU's regulatory sphere once Britain leaves the bloc in 2019.