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Palestinians to Get 3G in West Bank, After Israel Lifts Ban

Palestinians in the West Bank are finally getting high-speed mobile data services, after a yearslong Israeli ban that cost their fragile economy hundreds of millions of dollars, impeded tech start-ups and denied them simple conveniences enjoyed by the rest of the world.   Palestinian cell phone providers Wataniya and Jawwal are expected to launch 3G broadband services in the West Bank by the end of this month, Palestinian officials said, after Israel assigned frequencies and allowed the… Read Full Article

Hannover condemn fans who racially abused Nigerian duo

German side Hannover condemn a group of their supporters who racially abused Mainz's Nigerian duo of Leon Balogun and Anthony Ujah.

Airbus says A380 superjumbo production could end

The European planemaker says it will stop making its giant A380 jet if it does not get any more orders.

Huge oil spill left after burning tanker sinks off China

Fuel from the Sanchi has spread over more than 100 sq km and could badly damage marine life.

Budgets Suffer After A Drop In International Student Enrollment

After a decade of large-scale growth in overseas enrollment, the number of international students studying at U.S. colleges and universities is dropping — leading some schools to make budget cuts.

S. Africa Summons US Diplomat Over Trump's Reported Vulgar Remarks

South Africa is the latest country to call in an American diplomat to explain U.S. President Donald Trump's reported vulgar remarks about African and Haitian immigrants to the U.S. Trump stunned lawmakers in a recent White House meeting on immigration when, according to multiple reports, he asked, "Why are we having all these people from s---hole countries come here?" Trump reportedly said the U.S. should allow in more people from places such as Norway. Norway's population is predominantly… Read Full Article

Uganda Considering Launching Its Own Social Media Platforms

[Uganda is mulling over the idea of creating its own social media platforms. But social media users and government critics see this as a potential effort to control free expression. Facebook and Twitter should brace themselves for competition from Uganda. With no name yet or date on when the new services will be operational, the Uganda Communications Commission is planning to launch its own social media platforms. Commission Director Godfrey Mutabazi says Uganda has many young people who… Read Full Article

Saudi Ritz 'gilded jail' hotel to reopen

The hotel has been a luxury detention centre for dozens of princes held on suspicion of corruption.

Russia Does Not Support Trump Push to Alter Iran Nuclear Deal

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday that Russia does not support U.S. President Donald Trump's calls to renegotiate the international agreement limiting Iran's nuclear program. Trump said Friday he was waiving for the last time sanctions the U.S. agreed to lift under the 2015 deal, and that Congress and European partners had 120 days to come up with ways to fix what he called "disastrous flaws" in the agreement. Lavrov said Monday if Trump does go through with his threat to… Read Full Article

Myanmar: 1st Camp for Rohingya Will be Ready Next Week

A top Myanmar official said Monday that a camp to house Rohingya Muslim and Hindu refugees who return from Bangladesh will be ready by its promised deadline next week. More than 650,000 ethnic Rohingya Muslims fled to Bangladesh since Myanmar's military launched a brutal crackdown in August following attacks on police posts by a militant group. Though Myanmar's army claimed it was a clearance operation against the terrorists, the United Nations, United States and others have said the… Read Full Article