Category: calls

Amid Trump’s threats, Macron calls for ticket spanking original Iran nuclear deal 0

Amid Trump’s threats, Macron calls for ticket spanking original Iran nuclear deal

French President Emmanuel Macron has called for a new Iran nuclear deal that will build on the current agreement with Tehran, following talks with US President Donald Trump.  Macron, speaking on Tuesday at a White House press conference alongside Trump, said the pair held “frank discussions” on the landmark 2015 pact, which the US president…

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Turkey’s Erdogan calls for snap elections on June 24

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called for a snap parliamentary and presidential election to be held on June 24, more than a year earlier than planned. In an address at his presidential palace on Wednesday, Erdogan said the country urgently needed to make the switch to an executive presidency. The date will still need…

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RSF lauds Al Jazeera, decries ‘international agent’ calls

A leading advocate of press freedom worldwide has expressed concern over calls by some US legislators for Al Jazeera to register under the Foreign Agent Registration Act (FARA). Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said in a statement that governments should not interfere in editorial decisions because it could potentially lead to censorship. RSF is an international non-governmental organisation…

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Yemen’s exiled President Hadi requires contemporary uprising

Yemen’s President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi has urged Yemenis to rise up against the Houthi rebels as violence further escalated in the capital, Sanaa, following the assassination of the country’s former leader, Ali Abdullah Saleh.  Hadi called for a “new page” in the battle against the Houthis in a speech carried live on Saudi Arabia’s Al Arabiya TV…

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Zvimba: Mugabe’s hometown calls for a dignified exit

Zvimba, Zimbabwe – Far from the marching crowds and parliamentarians baying for frail President Robert Mugabe’s impeachment, lies a rural heartland west of the capital, Harare, where the fate befalling the world’s oldest sitting president is discussed in parables about dignity and legacy. In Zvimba, Mugabe’s rural homeland, some villagers say the leader’s seniority entitles him…