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UN vote on granting observer status to fictitious Palestinian state passes 138:9, 41 abstentions

As expected, the vote in the UN’s General Assembly on granting observer status to the Palestinian Authority as “a non-member state” has passed by 138 votes to 9, with 41 abstentions. The abstentions are more than I expected, but they … Continue reading

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Turkey’s troubles

Trouble has been brewing for some time between Turkey and its erstwhile ally Syria. Matters reached crisis point last week after several mortars hit Turkish territory, prompting Turkey to fire back leading to cross-border shelling: [October 6, 2012]  Turkish artillery … Continue reading

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