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Egypt's Foreign Minister Calls for Renewal of Palestine-Israel Peace Talks

The source continued to say that "If, however, Mandelblit indeed came across such evidence, his main concern would be the interests of the public, and not his own relationship with Netanyahu". Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank are considered illegal under global law and major stumbling blocks in negotiations between Palestinians and Israelis.



Britain needs a Brexit do-over, Labour leadership contender Owen Smith says

It ruled that union members will not be able to vote in the party's leadership contest unless they joined before January 12, bringing them into line with rules on people who had previously joined as full members. Mr Smith will need the support of 51 MPs or MEPs to be eligible to take on the current leader, as well Angela Eagle , who hopes to become the party's first LGBT leader.



DPRK fires submarine-launched missile

Its foreign ministry will take the deployment into account in Moscow's military planning, Interfax news agency quoted it as saying on Friday. South Korea agreed to consider the defense system deployment after the North's launching of a long-range rocket February 7, an event widely seen as a cover for developing a long-range ballistic nuclear missile.



Prime Minister: Expanding Support for Settlements Underscores Israel's True Intentions

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has agreed to attend a summit in Cairo with the participation of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, Al Arabiya reported on Monday. At the press conference, Netanyahu called on Palestinians "to follow the courageous example of Egypt and Jordan and join us for direct negotiations".


Philippines will call on China to respect ruling

Philippines will call on China to respect ruling

It is crucial that Duterte carries on his predecessor Benigno Aquino's policy to work with Japan and the United States for the stability of the South China Sea . The envoy called a press conference Thursday to react to the ruling that was in favour of the Philippines . "This is not to show disrespect to the president of the Philippines , but you have to consider my increasing age", the 88-year-old Ramos told reporters.


In Indiana, jockeying for possible Pence replacement

In Indiana, jockeying for possible Pence replacement

Appearing on Fox News's "Hannity", Gingrich said, "In many ways, Donald Trump is like a pirate". Pence, the governor of IN, represents a safe choice who would solidify the Republican base and is popular with social conservatives. But Pence is to the right of Trump on social issues, having signed restrictive abortion legislation and pushed to defund the Planned Parenthood women's healthcare organization, whose services include providing abortions.