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UNICEF number two resigns after complaints of inappropriate behavior

United Nations (AFP) – UNICEF deputy director Justin Forsyth has resigned following complaints of inappropriate behavior towards female staff in his previous post as head of British charity Save The Children, the children’s agency said Thursday. “Executive Director Henrietta Fore today accepted Justin Forsyth’s resignation from his position as Deputy Executive Director of UNICEF,” said […]

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Navy sends destroyers to Black Sea to ‘desensitize’ Russia

(Military Times) The Navy has deployed the guided-missile destroyer Carney to join the destroyer Ross in the Black Sea in a move that U.S. military officials told CNN is intended to “desensitize” Russia to the presence of American military assets in the strategically important region. The deployment of the Carney marks the first time in […]

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Turkey Threatens To Invade Greece

(Zero Hedge)  In an incident that took place less than two weeks after the Greek Defense Ministry announced that Turkey had violated Greek airspace 138 times in a single day, a Turkish coast guard patrol boat on February 13 rammed a Greek coast guard vessel off the shore of Imia, one of many Greek islands […]

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Iran plane crashes into mountain killing all 66 on board

(The Mirror)  An Aseman Airlines plane carrying 66 passengers and crew has crashed into a mountain in central Iran, killing everyone on board. The airline confirmed there were no survivors after the ATR 72 aircraft went down and vanished from radar on Sunday morning. One child was said to be among those on board. The plane was flying from the […]

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Macron: ‘France will strike’ if proven chemical bombs used in Syria

PARIS (Reuters) – President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday that “France will strike” if chemical weapons are used against civilians in the Syrian conflict in violation of international treaties, but that he had not yet seen proof this was the case. Macron said last May that the use of chemical weapons would represent a “red […]

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Israel Police recommend charging Prime Minister Netanyahu with bribery in two cases

(Haaretz.com)  The Israeli police announced on Tuesday that there was sufficient evidence indicating Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took bribes in two separate cases and acted “against public interests.” The two cases are the so-called Case 1000 – in which Netanyahu is suspected of accepting lavish gifts from wealthy benefactors in return for advancing their interests – and Case 2000, which alleges that […]

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White House Will Add Pakistan To List Of Terror-Financing Nations

(Zero Hedge)  In a decision that comes as the directors of several US intelligence agencies testify before the Senate about various terrorism-related (and Russia-related) risks facing the US, Reuters is reporting that the Trump administration is moving to place Pakistan on a global watchdog’s terrorist-financing watchlist. Pakistan reportedly said it is “hopeful” it can stave […]