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View of the Union Buildings, Tshwane, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa UAE and Saudi travellers can now visit South Africa without a visa
Travellers from the UAE and Saudi Arabia are now able to visit South Africa without a visa. They are among seven new countries, including Cuba, Ghana and New Zealand, to... (photo: Creative Commons / South African Tourism) The National
Photos   Saudi Arabia   South Africa   Visa free   Wikipedia: Visa policy of South Africa
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon gives a speech during a conference about violent extremism, in Madrid, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015. Ban Ki-moon concerned over monsoon floods in Rohingya camps
Former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed concern that monsoon floods could threaten the lives of Rohingya refugees in sprawling camps in Bangladesh. Ban,... (photo: AP / Francisco Seco) Hong Kong Standard
Ban Ki-moon   Monsoon Floods   Photos   Rohingya Refugees   Wikipedia: Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh
Donald J. Trump and the Amir of Qatar Tamin bin Hamad Al Thani Qatar, US agree major deals as emir visits DC
The US and Qatar have agreed a raft of contracts worth billions of dollars during a visit to Washington by the Gulf state’s emir, including an $8 billion deal on a... (photo: White House / Shealah Craighead) Asiatimes
Donald Trump   Photos   Sheikh bin Hamad Al-Thani   US - Qatar relations   Wikipedia: Qatar–United States relations
People are silhouetted as they walk along an avenue past an old Orthodox church in the background in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, April 2, 2019 Top Russian Orthodox Church official says men more intelligent than women
A top official in the Russian Orthodox Church has sparked anger for saying men are more intelligent than women and clever females are “rare”. Archpriest Dmitry Smirnov’s... (photo: AP / Alexander Zemlianichenko) The Independent
Dmitry Smirnov   Gender Inequality   Photos   Russian Orthodox Church
2 generations of British warplanes Warplanes collide during training mission
Two warplanes have collided in Qatar during a training mission, the country’s defence ministry has said. It said the pilots were safe after ejecting from the... (photo: Creative Commons / tataquax ) The Independent
Photos   Qatar   Training mission   Warplanes   Wikipedia: Qatar
Donald J. Trump, joined by Vice President Mike Pence and Cabinet members, participates in an expanded working luncheon with the Emir of Qatar Tamin bin Hamad Al Thani Qatar’s Emir Silent on US-Iran Mediation After Talks with US Leaders
This article originated in VOA’s Persian Service. Katherine Ahn contributed from Washington. Qatar’s emir has used his visit to Washington this week to highlight his... (photo: White House / Shealah Craighead) Voa News
Donald Trump   Mark Esper   Photos   US - Qatar relations   Wikipedia: Qatar–United States relations
Joseph Dunford 160823 D PB383 002 (29183542345) US to enlist military allies in Gulf and Yemen waters
The US accused Iran of attacking two oil tankers with mines in June, just outside the Strait of Hormuz - an accusation denied by Iran. Days later, an unmanned US drone... (photo: Creative Commons / Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from Washington D.C, United States ) BBC News
Iran - US Tensions   Joseph Dunford   Wikipedia: Joseph Dunford   Photos   Gulf Of Oman
Emirates Airbus A380 at Munich Airport departing 26L Airbus to ask airlines to check wings of older A380s for cracks
European aircraft maker Airbus will ask airlines operating 25 of its oldest A380 super-jumbo jets to inspect their wings after cracks were found in some models, the EU's... (photo: Creative Commons / Julian Herzog)
Arabian Business
  Airbus A380   Aviation   Photos   Plane wings   Wikipedia: Airbus A380
Debris covers the ground after an airstrike at a detention center in Tajoura, east of Tripoli in Libya, Wednesday, July 3, 2019 1,000 dead in 3-month fight for Tripoli
Tripoli - Some 1,000 people have been killed since Libyan general Khalifa Haftar launched a push three months ago to capture Tripoli, the UN said Friday, including 53... (photo: AP / Hazem Ahmed) Gulf News
Khalifa Haftar   Libya Migrant Centre Attack   Photos   Tripoli Offensive   Wikipedia: Khalifa Haftar
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena speaks during an interview with the Associated Press at his residence in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Tuesday, May 7, 2019. Sri Lanka president vetoes military deal with the US
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka's President Saturday announced he will not allow his government to conclude a proposed military deal that would allow US troops free access to the... (photo: AP / Eranga Jayawardena) The Times of India
Maithripala Sirisena   Military Deal   Photos   Status of Forces Agreement   Wikipedia: Maithripala Sirisena
In this Oct. 1, 2013 photo, Ashaninka Indian girls walk through a forest path as they return to their village after shopping in the nearby village Kimkibiri Baja, Pichari district, Peru. Planting One Trillion Trees Could Be The Strongest Chance At Fighting Climate Change
A new study published on Friday said planting billions of trees across the United States, China, Brazil, Australia, and more countries could be the largest and cheapest... (photo: AP / Rodrigo Abd) WorldNews.com
Carbon Emissions   Climate Change   Photos   Reforestation
Independence Day Fireworks in the National Mall Concerts, fireworks and a military parade mark July Fourth
NEW YORK (AP) " The national holiday to mark America's birth as a country has been filled with parades, concerts, competitive eating and, of course, fireworks.Boston,... (photo: Creative Commons / Unknown or not provided. ) The Columbus Dispatch
Photos   United States   American History   US Independence Day
File - Traffic in Grand Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia. Jakarta is one of the most polluted cities in the world. Indonesian president Joko Widodo sued over soaring air pollution in Jakarta
Environmental groups sued the Indonesian president and several government officials on Thursday over worsening air quality in the capital, Jakarta, one of the world’s... (photo: Creative Commons / Ume momo) The Independent
Air Pollution   Indonesia Environment   Joko Widodo   Photos   Wikipedia: Air pollution
Layers of Concertina are added to existing barrier infrastructure along the U.S. - Mexico border Appeals Court: Trump May Not Use Military Funds To Build Wall
The Trump administration was dealt a major setback Wednesday in their efforts to use military funds to build a wall along the southern border when a federal appeals court... (photo: US CBP/Robert Bushell)
  Appeals Court   Injunction Stayed   Photos   US President Donald Trump
Vice President Mike Pence speaks Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, at the Hudson Institute in Washington Pence's Abrupt Return To Washington Remains A Mystery
Mike Pence’s abrupt turnaround and retreat to Washington Tuesday remains a mystery, AlterNet reports. As CNN reports, Pence was supposed to be heading for a speech in New... (photo: AP / Jacquelyn Martin) WorldNews.com
Air Force Two   Mike Pence   Opioid epidemic in the United States   Photos   Wikipedia: Opioid epidemic in the United States
Under rain, visitors walk past a US Air Force Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicle system made by Northrop Grumman defense corporation, at the Farnborough aerospace show, in Farnborough, England, Thursday July 17, 2008. California professor faces 200 years in jail for trying to smuggle stolen missile secrets to China
A part-time professor at the University of California, Los Angeles has been found guilty in a smuggling scheme involving computer chips with radar and electronic warfare... (photo: AP / Lefteris Pitarakis) The Independent
China   Photos   US Missile   University Of California   Wikipedia: United States Department of Justice
President Donald Trump listen to a reporter's question regarding the ongoing situation in North Korea at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J., Friday, Aug. 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) If Donald Trump Turns July 4 Parade into Campaign Rally, Military Personnel Could Breach Ethics Rules
In the event that President Donald Trump turns his "Salute to America" Fourth of July parade with tanks into a campaign rally of sorts by providing premium seating... (photo: AP / Pablo Martinez Monsivais) Newsweek
Donald Trump   Fourth Of July Speech   Independence Day   Photos   Wikipedia: Independence Day (United States)
he Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Murasame-class destroyer JS Akebono (DD 108) departs Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Japan flexes its military muscle on edge of South China Sea with joint naval drills ...
One of Japan’s largest warships, the helicopter carrier Izumo, offers a glimpse of where its military is headed: for the first time, troops from a newly formed... (photo: US Navy / Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Paul D. Honnick)
South China Morning Post
  Indo-Pacific   Japan Warships   Japanese Military   Photos   Wikipedia: Territorial disputes in the South China Sea
A forest is light by wildfires near the village Klausdorf, about 85 kilometers (53 miles) south of Berlin on Friday, Aug. 24, 2018. Wildfire moves through former military training center in Germany
A fire set by a suspected arsonist has engulfed parts of the former L�btheen military training ground, which is littered with old munitions. It is the largest wildfire in... (photo: AP / Patrick Pleul) Deutsche Welle
German Wildfire   Lubtheen Military   Natural Disaster   Photos   Wikipedia: Wildfire
Soldiers practice vehicle contact movements while participating in a special forces training exercise, Agadez, Niger Gunmen kill 16 in attack on Niger military camp
NIAMEY (Reuters) - Unidentified gunmen have killed 16 soldiers in an attack on a military camp in western Niger, local residents and security sources said on Tuesday. The... (photo: US Army / Richard Bumgardner) Yahoo Daily News
Gunmen Attack   Islamic Terrorism   Niger Military Camp   Photos   Wikipedia: Islamic state
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