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Posted: December 16, 2017, 8:37 pm

The Hill

UN Security Council weighs resolution saying Jerusalem decisions are void
The Hill
The United Nations Security Council is weighing a draft resolution that would essentially seek to nullify any move to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The resolution, drafted by Egypt and circulated among the Security Council's 15 members ...
UN council mulls call for US Jerusalem decision to be withdrawnReuters
Trump correctly recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capitalAllentown Morning Call
Funeral of Palestinian amputee killed by Israeli fire takes place in GazaThe Guardian
The Times of Israel -New York Times -Mondoweiss
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Posted: December 16, 2017, 8:04 pm

Washington Post

Romanians join European royals for last king's state funeral
Washington Post
BUCHAREST, Romania — European royalty joined tens of thousands of Romanians who wept and applauded as they said farewell to Romania's last monarch, King Michael, who was buried next to his wife Saturday after a state funeral. Michael, who ruled ...
Romanians join European royals for king's state funeralThe Morning Journal
Prince Charles attends funeral of Romania's former King Michael, a descendant of VictoriaThe Times
Romanian former monarch King Michael given state funeral in BucharestDeutsche Welle
The Straits Times -RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty -Jakarta Globe
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Posted: December 16, 2017, 7:01 pm

New York Times

Jacob Zuma Prepares to Depart a Diminished ANC
New York Times
JOHANNESBURG — Nelson Mandela's African National Congress once inspired hope across Africa. It helped liberate black South Africans from white-minority rule, promoting reconciliation with former oppressors and the ideal of a post-racial “Rainbow ...
Zuma calls for party unity as ANC meets to elect new leaderReuters
South Africa's Deeply Divided Ruling Party at Critical 'Crossroads'Voice of America
South Africa's ANC Chairwoman Mbete Is Said to Endorse RamaphosaBloomberg
Washington Post -Yahoo News -Wall Street Journal -ABC Online
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Posted: December 16, 2017, 6:48 pm

BBC News

ARA San Juan: Argentina navy chief sacked after loss of submarine
BBC News
The head of the Argentine navy has been sacked following the loss of a submarine and its crew in the South Atlantic last month. The defence minister placed Adm Marcelo Srur in retirement on Friday night, it has emerged. The ARA San Juan disappeared ...

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Posted: December 16, 2017, 4:51 pm


New Austrian Government Will Have A Far-Right Tilt
Austria finalized a deal late Friday to make the 31-year-old Sebastian Kurz Europe's youngest leader, and to form a new governing coalition that will include a far-right party with Nazi roots. Exactly two months after Austrians went to the polls, Kurz ...
Austrian far-right joins coalition led by PM Sebastian KurzBBC News
New Austrian government pledges pro-EU approach, more policeWashington Post
Austria's Future Government to Expand Direct DemocracyU.S. News & World Report
Reuters -Voice of America -Haaretz -The Guardian
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Posted: December 16, 2017, 4:45 pm

Economic Times

'Savage' personal attacks made Rahul stronger: Sonia Gandhi
Economic Times
An emotional Sonia Gandhi, who retired as Congress chief - a position she had held since 1998, said "savage personal attacks" by his opponents had made her son and new party President Rahul Gandhi "brave and strong-hearted". In her speech at the ...
Rahul Gandhi Takes Leadership of Indian Opposition PartyNew York Times
In first speech as Congress chief, Rahul Gandhi assails 'politics of hate'The Indian Express
Rahul Gandhi crowned finally, says PM taking India back in timeTimes of India
Daily Mail -Deccan Chronicle -The Hindu -The Atlantic
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Posted: December 16, 2017, 3:41 pm

New York Times

World's Most Expensive Home? Another Bauble for a Saudi Prince
New York Times
LOUVECIENNES, France — When the Chateau Louis XIV sold for over $300 million two years ago, Fortune magazine called it “the world's most expensive home,” and Town & Country swooned over its gold-leafed fountain, marble statues and hedged labyrinth set ...
Saudi Banks And Businesses Feel Effects Of High-Profile DetentionsNPR
Israel and Saudi Arabia Can Halt Iran's March and Pull the Middle East Back From the BrinkNewsweek
Hopeful to succeed Netanyahu eyes Israeli-Saudi alliance against IranFox News
STRATFOR -The Globe and Mail -The Independent -The Real Deal Magazine
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Posted: December 16, 2017, 2:38 pm

New York Magazine

Are We Going to War With Iran?
New York Magazine
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley playing one of America's greatest hits on Thursday. Photo: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images. When U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Thursday presented what she claimed was irrefutable ...
Will Trump Lie Us Into Another Middle East War?Newsweek
Iranian missiles going to rebels in Yemen pose a danger to our ally Saudi ArabiaFox News
American Jews should work with the Arabs, not against themThe Hill
Business Insider -HuffPost -Breitbart News -Washington Post
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Posted: December 16, 2017, 1:55 pm

Channel 4 News

Former PM takes on UK-China investment role
BBC News
David Cameron is to take on a new role leading a UK government-backed investment initiative between Britain and China. The former prime minister will take charge of a £750m ($1bn) fund to improve ports, roads and rail networks between China and its ...
China, Britain pledge cooperation as UK leaves EUWashington Post
China, UK vow to bolster economic cooperation, speed up stock connect planReuters
Britain Seeks 'Bespoke' EU Trade Deal, Pact With ChinaVoice of America
Business Insider -The Guardian -The Australian -Financial Times
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Posted: December 16, 2017, 7:24 am