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Gov't Welcomes UN Resolution on N. Korean Human Rights

Gov't Welcomes UN Resolution on N. Korean Human Rights

The US has threatened to re-evaluate its membership of the UN Human Rights Council, after it adopted five "biased" anti-Israeli resolutions condemning its policies and calling on the world community to halt arms sales to Tel Aviv. He said its "presence there gives legitimacy to ... anti-Semitic resolutions, and the farce must end". "All this gravely undermines the viability of a two-state solution".


Palestinian teen Ahed Tamimi jailed for eight months

Palestinian teen Ahed Tamimi jailed for eight months

The unnamed supporter of Tamimi, who was identified by police only as a resident of central Israel in her 40s, was immediately arrested and was set to be brought Thursday before the Jerusalem Magistrate's Court. This allowed her to avoid more serious charges that could have landed her in prison for years. For some, Tamimi has become the latest symbol of the injustice Palestinians face under Israeli occupation.


Mnuchin: Pres. Trump's Trade Policies Will Create Economic Success

Mnuchin: Pres. Trump's Trade Policies Will Create Economic Success

Trump signed an order Thursday to impose the tariffs on China, as a means to stem "economic aggression" by Beijing after a Section 301 trade investigation launched last summer found Chinese theft of US intellectual property is costing the USA economy billions of dollars.


French policeman, hailed as hero in supermarket siege, dies

French policeman, hailed as hero in supermarket siege, dies

He deserves "the respect and admiration of the whole nation", the president said. Beltrame, he said, was "in reality preparing his troops for this kind of incident" and rapid action "prevented more victims". French security services were checking the claim's authenticity. Meanwhile, President Trump sent his condolences in a tweet , saying, "Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims of the terrible attack in France ".


UP: Gangster with Rs 1 lakh bounty gunned down in encounter

UP: Gangster with Rs 1 lakh bounty gunned down in encounter

In Dadri, a criminal identified as Jitendra, carrying a reward of Rs 25,000 on his head, was arrested, a senior police officer said. The reports suggested that the police officials had gone to nab wanted criminal Ahasan aka Salim. After it swept the UP Assembly polls, the Yogi Adityanath-led government has repeatedly claimed that improving law and order was one of its priorities.