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Philippines recalls envoys after Canada misses deadline for garbage shipment

The Philippines will ‘maintain a diminished diplomatic presence’ in Canada until its garbage is removed from the Philippines, says Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. The EcoWaste Coalition holds a protest action to push for the long delayed re-export of Canadian garbage in the Philippines to its origin. MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines has recalled May […]

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Trump-Russia investigation; Mueller report unable to clear Trump of obstruction of justice

Special counsel says evidence obtained about the president threw up ‘difficult issues’ Robert Mueller’s much-awaited report details “multiple contacts” between the Trump campaign and Russian government officials, and sets out 10 “episodes” in which Donald Trump possibly obstructed justice. Mueller says he did not make a “traditional prosecutorial judgement” on whether Trump did obstruct justice […]

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Ethiopian Airlines: ‘No survivors’ on crashed Boeing 737 An Ethiopian Airlines jet has crashed shortly after take-off from Addis Ababa, killing all on board.

The airline said 149 passengers and eight crew members were believed to be on flight ET302 from the Ethiopian capital to Nairobi in Kenya. It said 32 Kenyans, 18 Canadians, eight Americans and seven British nationals were among the passengers. The crash happened at 08.44 local time, six minutes after the months-old Boeing 737 Max-8 […]

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Trump ordered officials to give Kushner top-secret security clearance – report

Senior officials were concerned about decision, prompting memos from John Kelly and White House counsel, New York Times says Donald Trump ordered his chief of staff in May to grant his son-in-law and adviserJared Kushner a top-secret security clearance, the New York Times reported on Thursday.Senior administration officials were troubled by the decision, which prompted […]

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Federal judge finds Manafort lied to Mueller

Paul Manafort Former Trump aide breached plea deal by making false statements about dealings with alleged Russian operative Paul Manafort lied about his interactions with an alleged Russian intelligence operative even after agreeing to cooperate with Robert Mueller’s inquiry, a judge ruled on Wednesday. Manafort, Donald Trump’s former presidential campaign chairman, was found to have […]

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After Ahmed Hussein-Suale’s murder, who will stand up for global press freedom?

Mourners attend the burial of Ahmed Hussein-Suale on Jan. 18 in Accra, Ghana. The investigative journalist was shot dead by gunmen on motorbikes two days earlier. (AP) (Ap Photo/AP) By Anas Aremeyaw Anas and Jon Ossoff February. Anas Aremeyaw Anas is a Ghanaian undercover investigative reporter and founder of Tiger Eye PI. Jon Ossoff is […]