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Putin invites Trump to Moscow as new allegations emerge about 2016 meeting

Putin invites Trump to Moscow as new allegations emerge about 2016 meeting

The president has drawn increasing criticism for his failure to visit troops stationed in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Syria, especially after his predecessors made numerous trips to visit service members in the line of fire. "I repeat once again, if the right conditions for work are created". Russian President Vladimir Putin holds a press conference at the end of the 10th BRICS summit in Johannesburg, South Africa, on July 27, 2018.


Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa accuses rival Chamisa of striking deal with Mugabe

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa accuses rival Chamisa of striking deal with Mugabe

Instead, he endorsed the opposition candidate Nelson Chamisa . "I cannot vote for those who tormented me", Mr Mugabe said, hinting he could vote for MDC. Elections during Mugabe's authoritarian rule were often marred by fraud and violence, and this year's campaign has been dominated by accusations that the vote would also be rigged.


Polar bear shot dead on Svalbard

Polar bear shot dead on Svalbard

According to Danielsen, it is unknown who shot and killed the polar bear or if the injured person is a part of the tourist group or the crew on the ship. The polar bear was shot dead by another employee as it attacked their colleague. The guard was injured during a trip to an island in Svalbard, which is located between mainland Norway and the North Pole.


Israel intercepts aid boat bound for besieged Gaza Strip

Israel intercepts aid boat bound for besieged Gaza Strip

Although they expected the interception to happen, those on board noted they sailed "as a symbolic means of drawing worldwide attention to the plight of 1.8 million people living in Gaza under that siege", Stratford said. Two incidents this year saw the Israeli navy stop Gaza fishing boats attempting to break out of the blockade rather than into it, with the intention of seeking medical assistance.


Labour MP brands Corbyn a 'defender of extremists' as anti-Semitism row deepens

Labour MP brands Corbyn a 'defender of extremists' as anti-Semitism row deepens

Mr Corbyn has since said the incident behind the Speaker's chair in the Commons had upset him. Labour's code explicitly endorses the IHRA's working definition of anti-Semitism and includes a list of behaviours likely to be regarded as anti-Semitic copied word-for-word from the global organisation's own document.


Three dead, seven injured after shooting on South Claiborne

Three dead, seven injured after shooting on South Claiborne

Seven people were injured in a shooting a few miles from the city's French Quarter, and were taken to area hospitals in varying conditions. Harrison spoke with family members and friends at the scene of the "volatile and tense situation".