DETROIT – Fans in Detroit did not have to wait long for the Big3 to deliver fireworks. Less than a minute after Ice Cubes tipped off a professional 3-on-3 basketball league at the Little Caesar's Arena in Detroit, Metta, World Peace, a member of the Killer 3s, was ejected after repeatedly receiving technical fouls and hit the ball in the …Read More »
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Middle East peace? Can the rejection of PA by young Palestinians lead to a bi-national state with Israel?
Obada Nawawra spoke with friends in a restaurant in Bethlehem. Outside the window, the terraced hills rolled around the old West Bank into the distance. It was early June, and most restaurants were closed to Ramadan; Apart from a tourist desk, the large square was almost empty. As the conversation shifted to the theme of the Palestinian Authority (PA) -the …Read More »
PEKING – China released the widow of Chinese Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Liu Xiaobo on Tuesday from house arrest and left for Berlin. This ended an eight-year ordeal that depressed the poet and caused fierce criticism of Beijing's human rights The release of Liu Xia, who has never been charged with a crime, is the result of years of campaigning …Read More »
His wife had been under house arrest to varying degrees since his Nobel victory in 2010, and was even prevented from leaving the country for medical treatment. She left China on Tuesday for Berlin, Germany, her brother Liu Hui said in a message to friends who shared with CNN. Several sources confirmed that Liu Xia had left the country. & …Read More »
Addis Ababa (AFP) – This week, a two-decade war has been declared in an emotional reunion between Ethiopia and Eritrea, but analysts warn that many years of bitter relations must be restored despite the dizzying peace process Horns of Africa broke off the connection after the outbreak of a 1998- 2000 border war that killed 80,000 people and triggered a …Read More »
PEKING (Reuters) – China has on Monday urged the US to avoid measures that jeopardize peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait after two US warships have sailed through the waters US officials said that two destroyers have performed the passage over the weekend and described the maneuver as a "routine transit" through international waters. It was the US Navy's …Read More »
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – The leaders of bitter opponents Ethiopia and Eritrea met on Sunday and hugged and smiled for the cameras in Eritrea's capital as the officials on both sides concluded a nearly 20-year military stalemate. Eritrea In the morning, the longtime leader Isaias Afwerki welcomed the recently elected Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed at the airport of Asmara …Read More »
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – With laughter and hugs, the leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea met on Sunday for the first time in nearly two decades amid a swift and dramatic diplomatic thaw. Ethiopia's reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed arrived in Eritrea's capital Asmara. A live broadcast of Eritrean's state television showed that he was greeted at the airport by President …Read More »
A woman stands near a child in a cage during a demonstration in Brussels, Saturday, July 7, 2018. European activists are protesting against the imminent US President Donald Trump's appearance at a NATO summit, marching through Brussels for less military spending and more public money for schools and clean energy. (Geert Vanden Wijngaert / Associated Press) by Associated Press 7. …Read More »
Syrian army wins in the southwest, rebels speak peace terms AMMAN / BEIRUT (Reuters) – The Syrian army seized more cities in the southwest on Saturday than air strikes on others who still resisted the rapid offensive, and rebels said they were negotiating the allied Russia.
AMMAN / BEIRUT (Reuters) Peace conditions. Smoke rises from the southeastern part of Deraa, Syria, in this issue on June 27, 2018. SANA / Handout via REUTERS State television broadcast from the city of Dael, northwest of the city of Deraa, following the army's invasion, and a war monitor reported that several cities farther east had also accepted governance. Rebels …Read More »