Iraq seeks more US support against Islamic state; China releases five women detained after campaigning against sexual harassment; UN to vote on Yemen arms embargo; Chile enacts civil union law; and more
The Israeli PM is fiercely backtracking on a claim that won him the election but alarmed the world. After saying there would be no Palestinian state on his watch, he now says he didn't say that…but no one believes him and that's now a problem for everyone.
It is difficult to know which is worse - the Israeli Prime Minister’s calculated race baiting and dismissal of a Palestinian state in order to secure his own political future, or his pitiful backtracking as he wakes up to the reality that the rest of the world is pretty much sick of his antics.
Arrests in Tunisian museum attack; Beijing and Tokyo officials meet to discuss maritime security; former Thai PM to go on tiral for alleged involvement in rice subsidy scheme; UN to monitor school safety in Pakistan; fresh strife between Kiev and Moscow; and more
Tunisian Authorities Make Arrests in Museum Attack
NATO to deploy forces at new bases in Eastern Europe in response to Ukraine crisis; ASEAN nations agree to strengthen cooperation on healthcare and environmental businesses; Gaza ceasefire negotiated; UN helicopter downed in South Sudan; and more
NATO Plans New Bases as Poroshenko Meets Putin
UN launches aid operation in Iraq; Pope Francis wants to visit China; German ambassador summoned to Ankara over spying claims; Sri Lanka blocks UN war crimes investigators; and more
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UN Launches Aid Operation in Iraq