"Our position on the status of Jerusalem is clear and longstanding: it should be determined in a negotiated settlement between the Israelis and the Palestinians, and Jerusalem should ultimately be the shared capital of the Israeli and Palestinian states. In line with relevant [UN] Security Council Resolutions, we regard East Jerusalem as part of the Occupied Palestinian Territories." … [Read more...] about Jerusalem: Trump move prompts negative world reaction
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What other reaction has there been?Saudi Arabia, an ally of the US, called the new policy "a flagrant provocation to Muslims"Hamas leader Ismail Haniya called for protests this Friday China warned against escalating tensions in the Middle East Jordan's King Abdullah said the decision would "undermine efforts to resume the peace process" Egypt's President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi urged Mr Trump "not to complicate the situation in the region" Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday his country could sever ties with Israel US government employees and their families have been barred from personal travel in Jerusalem's Old City and the West Bank for security reasons ahead of expected protests. … [Read more...] about US to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital
The alternatives to a two-state solution Why settlement issue is so difficult Turkey and Israel restored diplomatic relations last year, six years after Turkey severed ties in protest at the killing of nine pro-Palestinian Turkish activists in clashes with Israeli commandos on board a ship trying to break Israel's naval blockade of Gaza. … [Read more...] about Jerusalem: Turkey warns Trump against crossing ‘red line’
In Wuhan, AFP reporters saw construction workers labouring on one of two field hospitals that China is racing to complete by next week to relieve overcrowded facilities swamped with people waiting for medical attention. … [Read more...] about First coronavirus case in GERMANY confirmed as death toll in China rises above 100 and Beijing records its first fatality
5. Laputa: Castle in the Sky (1986) In Studio Ghibli’s first official film, conflicting forces tussle over the treasures of a floating island. The legendary root of western and eastern civilisation, Laputa’s evil heir Muska (Mark Hamill) returns to seize power. His plans are foiled by a young girl and a robot that, while at first appearing sinister, tends to the island’s flora and fauna. Miyazaki confessed that the village in this film channelled the Welsh mining towns with which he became familiar on his travels. … [Read more...] about Every Studio Ghibli film – ranked!