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Norway scraps plans for controversial memorial near site of 2011 Utøya terrorist attack

Added: 26.06.2017 17:31 | 1 views | 0 comments


Plans to cut a "wound" into a Norwegian peninsula in memory of the victims of terrorist Anders Breivik have been abandoned following years of opposition from locals. The Memory Wound memorial, by Swedish artist Jonas Dahlberg, was intended to commemorate the 77 people who died in the 22 July 2011 attacks, which centred on a

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PM Theresa May pays out for N. Ireland deal to govern Britain

Added: 26.06.2017 16:45 | 1 views | 0 comments


British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives struck a hotly contested pact with a Christian fundamentalist party on Monday that will allow her party to govern after they suffered an electoral disaster. The deal reached with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) was slammed by opposition parties as political bribery, amid concerns about its impact on the province's delicate peace process. "I welcome this agreement which will enable us to work together in the interests of the whole United Kingdom," May said in a statement.

Senate GOP health care bill: Whip count so far

Added: 26.06.2017 15:23 | 1 views | 0 comments

The bill is already in jeopardy, with five Senate Republicans having announced their opposition

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US health-insurance bill faces stiff opposition

Added: 26.06.2017 8:28 | 1 views | 0 comments

Plan can afford to lose only two Republican votes in order to pass but five senators have expressed their opposition.

From: www.aljazeera.com

Fighting intensifies in Syrian Golan Heights

Added: 26.06.2017 6:34 | 2 views | 0 comments

Southern Quneitra province hit by deadly clashes between Assad's forces and opposition fighters amid Israeli strikes.

From: www.aljazeera.com

Factbox: Where Republican U.S. senators stand on healthcare bill

Added: 26.06.2017 5:55 | 1 views | 0 comments

U.S. Senate Republicans' legislation to overhaul Obamacare hit roadblocks almost as soon as it was unveiled: opposition from all 48 Democratic and independent senators and four conservative Republican lawmakers, as well as skepticism from several other Republicans. To win approval of the bill released on Thursday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell can afford to lose only two Republican votes. (In the event of a deadlocked 50-50 vote, Republican Vice President can vote to break the tie. ...

UK Labour leader Corbyn says will 'try to force early election'

Added: 26.06.2017 1:57 | 0 views | 0 comments


British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn has vowed to "try to force an early general election" after Prime Minster Theresa May lost her parliamentary majority, in an interview published Saturday. Corbyn's Labour Party outperformed expectations in this month's election, turning what was predicted to be a procession for May into a disaster, severely weakening her authority as Britain kicks off crucial Brexit talks. A poll for the paper asking the public who would make the best prime minister has put Corbyn ahead for the first time, although other surveys have revealed little appetite for another vote after two tumultuous years for British voters.

Labour leader gets rapturous music festival welcome

Added: 25.06.2017 20:55 | 0 views | 0 comments


British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn got a rapturous welcome from tens of thousands of revellers at the Glastonbury music festival on Saturday. The Labour leader took to the stage just before the Kaiser Chiefs at a festival that took a political turn this year, two weeks after a general election. Corbyn also pledged his support for refugees and young people and said that the politics of US President Donald Trump would be "put back in a box".

Official results confirm Cambodian opposition gains

Added: 25.06.2017 15:55 | 0 views | 0 comments


Cambodian election authorities on Sunday released final results from this month's local polls, confirming that the opposition to the country's strongman leader made significant gains. More than seven million people voted on June 4, testing the political temperature of a country rife with tension between Prime Minister Hun Sen and an embattled opposition determined to end his more than three-decade rule. Hun Sen faces a national election next year and has vowed "civil war" if he is toppled.

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Trump: 'I think we are going to get there' on health care

Added: 25.06.2017 15:52 | 2 views | 0 comments

The president downplayed the opposition that the bill is facing.

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