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Israel Dismisses Hunger Strikers as 'Terrorists' & Won't Negotiate

Prisoners are demanding more contact with relatives, better access to medical treatment and an end to the Israeli practice of detention without trial. In response, Israel's Minister for Intelligence and Transportation tweeted that Barghouti should have been executed right after his 2004 conviction for five murders as part of the 2 Palestinian Intifada .



Chelsea into FA Cup final after win over Spurs at Wembley

Just when Conte must have been weighing up the pros and cons of putting his strongest team out for the second half, Chelsea unexpectedly regained the lead. Chelsea are seeking a win over Tottenham which, as well as securing a place in the FA Cup final, would boost morale and confidence for the Premier League run-in.


South Korea on heightened alert as North Korea prepares for army celebration

South Korea on heightened alert as North Korea prepares for army celebration

Ryan said he was encouraged by the results of efforts to work with China to reduce tension, but that it was unacceptable North Korea might be able to strike allies with nuclear weapons. "North Korea would do well not to test his resolve or the strength of the armed forces of the United States in this region". The United States is aware of a higher-than-usual level of activity by Chinese bomber planes, signalling a possible heightened state of readiness, US officials told Reuters on ...


Babri charges revived to keep Advani from Presidential race: Lalu

Babri charges revived to keep Advani from Presidential race: Lalu

On Wednesday the Supreme Court of India ordered veterans of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to face trial for their role in a criminal conspiracy to destroy Babri mosque. Advani. The trial against them is being held in a Lucknow court. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah, Union ministers Arun Jaitley, Rajnath Singh, Nitin Gadkari and M Venkaiah Naidu were huddled for two hours at Modi's residence.



France tightens security ahead of presidential elections

However, police found a note near his body which contained messages sympathetic to the extremist group Islamic State (IS), he added. The warning was circulated more widely among French security services in the hour following the Champs Elysees attack.



May and Corbyn trade blows before vote to confirm June 8 poll

A spokesman for the BBC refuted this allegation to the paper. We are deeply concerned too about the prospect of a further Conservative majority and the impact on our crumbling NHS, the housing crisis, the environment and what for young people is a bleak and uncertain future.