Cindy Putry

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Israeli parliament shuts its doors on protesting African refugees

Knesset bars access to delegation representing thousands of Eritrean and Sudanese 'infiltrators' on fourth day of action<p>Around 10,000 African refugees have taken their protest to the Israeli parliament in Jerusalem on the fourth consecutive day of demonstrations and strikes against harsh detention …

North Korea sets March date for poll that may offer clues to power shift

Analysts will watch election of hand-picked candidates closely for signs of fallout from execution of Kim Jong-un's uncle<p>North Korea will elect members of its rubber-stamp parliament in March, it said on Wednesday, potentially offering a glimpse into any changes in the country's power elite after …

US and Cuba to hold fresh round of diplomatic talks in Havana

Cuban and US representatives to meet for biannual migration talks restarted in July after two-year hiatus over Alan Gross case<p>Cuban and US representatives are set to meet in Havana for a new round of restarted migration talks on Thursday, a signal that the longtime cold war foes' recent willingness …

Central African Republic: UN warns of humanitarian disaster

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1042000/1042492_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1518103190_27c88bb379a8c90a6278b03af461b9a4<p><b>The UN has warned that the Central African Republic is heading toward a humanitarian disaster, as people fleeing conflict pack into overcrowded camps</b> …

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NASA gets White House approval to extend International Space Station by four years

The $100 billion-plus International Space Station (ISS) is set to have its operations extended by four more years.<p>NASA plans to announce this week that the White House has approved the station’s operations to continue until 2024, according to documents obtained by the Orlando Sentinel.<p>The four-year …