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Pressure on Interpol grows as the agency considers making a Russian its chief
Washington Post
Several countries have expressed concern that Interpol might elect a Russian as its new chief despite criticism that Moscow has used the international police agency to punish political opponents. Police chiefs meeting in Dubai are expected to vote ...
Possible Russian president of Interpol raises alarm in WestMinneapolis Star Tribune
Russia, Which Has Tried to Manipulate Interpol, Is Poised to Lead ItNew York Times
The Kremlin's Interpol Power PlayWall Street Journal
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After Airbnb, asked to remove West Bank listings
Yahoo News
ADEI AD (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) - Rights activists on Tuesday urged to follow the example of Airbnb and withdraw listings for rentals in Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank, even as Israel called the move "disgusting" and ...
Airbnb has removed its controversial West Bank listings, and Israel is furiousQuartz
Israel steps up boycott fight after Airbnb settlement banMinneapolis Star Tribune
Israel is pleading for help from the US government after Airbnb removed listings in Israeli settlements in West BankBusiness Insider
New York Times -Haaretz -Airbnb Press Room
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Child bride auctioned on Facebook in 'barbaric use of technology'
(CNN) Facebook has come under fire for a "barbaric use of technology" that allowed the sale of a child bride to be held on its site. An auction was held on the social media platform for a 16-year-old girl in South Sudan which sought payment for her ...
Facebook used to auction off a teenage girl for marriage in South SudanThe Verge
Underage Girl Sold into Marriage on Facebook for Cows, Cars and Cash Before Company Can Take Down PostNewsweek

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UN environment chief Erik Solheim quits amid expenses row
BBC News
UN environment chief Erik Solheim has resigned amid a row over his travel expenses. A recent draft internal audit, obtained by Britain's Guardian newspaper and seen by the BBC, said he had incurred costs of $488,518 (£382,111) while travelling for 529 ...
UN environment chief resigns after frequent flying revelationsThe Guardian

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Italy Wants Rescue Ship Seized, Accuses Doctors Without Borders Of Illegal Dumping
Authorities in Italy have demanded the seizure of a humanitarian ship used to rescue migrants from drowning in the Mediterranean Sea, alleging that the ship improperly dumped contaminated and medical waste at port — a charge strongly rejected by the ...

Wall Street Journal
US Puts Sanctions on Oil Network It Says Supports Syria's Assad
Wall Street Journal
The U.S. Treasury Department said Tuesday it put sanctions on an international network that allegedly provides oil to the Syrian government and funds militant groups Hezbollah and Hamas. Providing oil to the Syrian government violates U.S. sanctions, ...
Trump administration slaps new sanctions to punish Iran and SyriaPolitico
US Sanctions Illicit Scheme to Ship Oil to SyriaVoice of America
US Sanctions Russian Companies to Choke Off Oil for SyriaBloomberg
Business Insider -Financial Times
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China blames 'excuses' for APEC discord, as US ties sour again
BEIJING (Reuters) - The failure of the countries attending a major Asia-Pacific summit to agree on a communique resulted from certain countries “excusing” protectionism, a top Chinese diplomat said, in a veiled criticism of Washington that further ...
Trump's unintended gift to holiday shoppersYahoo Finance
Dow Jones Sell-Off Timed Perfectly For Trump-Xi China Trade DealInvestor's Business Daily
China's former chief trade negotiator criticises Beijing's 'unwise' tactics in US tariff warSouth China Morning Post

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Dead whale in Indonesia had swallowed 1000 pieces of plastic
(CNN) In just the latest reminder of the dangers of pollution in our oceans, a dead whale in Indonesia has been found with 13.2 pounds (six kilograms) of plastic waste in its stomach. The 31.17-foot sperm whale was found near Kapota Island in the ...
Dead sperm whale found in Indonesia had ingested '6kg of plastic'BBC News
Dead Whale Had 1000 Pieces Of Plastic Inside Its Stomach – Including Flip-FlopsHuffPost
Dead Sperm Whale Found with 150 Plastic Cups, 25 bags, 2 Flip-Flops and More Trash in
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