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Blinken calls on Israel to consider civilians ‚first and foremost‘ in Rafah

Antony Blinken called Wednesday on Israel to prioritise civilians in Gaza’s Rafah, but stopped short of urging against military action in the packed Palestinian city. The US Secretary of State also warned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his government against actions and talk that raise tensions. „I also raised our profound concerns about actions and rhetoric, including from government …

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Biden homeland security chief survives US House impeachment vote

US President Joe Biden’s immigration chief escapes impeachment over the border crisis by a razor-thin margin, in a show of support that left House Republicans two votes short of the total they needed to force a Senate trial. Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas has long been in Republicans‘ crosshairs over what they describe as a humanitarian crisis, with record numbers …

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Protesters gather for pro-Palestinian march in London

Protesters gather outside the BBC’s headquarters for a march through central London in support of Palestinians. The war in Gaza was triggered by Hamas’s attack on Israel on October 7 that resulted in the deaths of more than 1,160 people in Israel, mostly civilians, according to an AFP tally based on official Israeli figures. Israel’s subsequent offensive on Gaza has …

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Spain parliament rejects Catalan amnesty bill in blow for PM

Spanish lawmakers rejects a deeply divisive Catalan amnesty bill on with the hardline separatist party that demanded it voting against it on grounds it did not go far enough. The bill will now be sent back to a parliamentary commission in a major setback for Socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez that highlights the fragility of his parliamentary support. IMAGES

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Macron urges Europe to take ‚bold‘ decisions to support Ukraine

During a state visit to Sweden, French President Emmnauel Macron urges Europe to take ‚bold‘ decisions to support Ukraine, regardless of what the US decides. While the US has sent tens of billions of dollars in aid to Ukraine since the Russian invasion in February 2022, Republican lawmakers are growing reluctant to keep supporting Kyiv, saying it lacks a clear …

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Israelis in Tel Aviv hold rally in support of hostages

Protesters lift portraits of Itay Svirsky held hostage by Palestinian Hamas militants since October 7 during a rally in Tel Aviv. During the 7th of October, Hamas militants seized about 250 hostages and Israel says around 132 of them remain in Gaza, including the bodies of at least 28 dead captives. IMAGES

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Zelensky at WEF in Davos in bid to shore up support for Ukraine

Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky arrives for a speech at the World Economic Forum, which he is attending in person for the first time in an effort to maintain military support from Kyiv’s allies after nearly two years of war with Russia. Zelensky is on a diplomatic charm offensive at the annual gathering of global elites in the glitzy Swiss alpine …

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Thousands march in London in support of Palestinian people

Thousands gather in central London for a demonstration in support of the Palestinian people as the bloody Israel-Hamas war continues. On Saturday January 13, the fighting entered its 99th day since the unprecedented Hamas attack of October 7 2023. Gunmen from the Gaza-based militant group entered Israel, killing 1,140 people, according to an AFP tally based on Israeli figures, and …

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French FM arriving to Kyiv and laying flowers to the memory wall

France’s new foreign minister Stephane Sejourne arrives in Kyiv on Saturday for his first official trip abroad, in a sign of support as the Russian invasion of Ukraine nears its second year. Stephane Sejourne and his Ukrainian counterpart Dmytro Kuleba lay flowers at the „Wall of Memory“ of those who died for Ukraine IMAGES

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