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Key diplomats appear to snub Haiti’s acting leader


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Kenyans bitter over al-Qaeda US embassy compensation snub


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Snub in EU-Turkey meeting highlights gender equality issue


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Call me maybe? Nervous Israelis fear a Biden snub


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As Trump prepares to give Biden the ultimate snub, militia groups send an ominous message


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Bidens will be greeted to White House by former Trump hotel worker in historic snub by president


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After India's Amazon snub, Modi's party slams Bezos-owned Washington Post

After India's Amazon snub, Modi's party slams Bezos-owned Washington PostIndian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling party on Friday slammed editorial policies of billionaire Jeff Bezos-owned Washington Post, even as his e-commerce firm Amazon announced plans to create a million jobs in the country by 2025. Vijay Chauthaiwale, chief of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) foreign affairs department, said there was “a lot of problem” with the newspaper’s coverage of India, but gave no examples. The swipe at the Post came a day after a cabinet minister gave short shrift to Amazon’s investment plans for India.



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Saudi Arabia, Pakistan snub Malaysia's Muslim summit

Saudi Arabia, Pakistan snub Malaysia's Muslim summitKUALA LUMPUR/RIYADH (Reuters) – Leaders from many Islamic nations including Turkey and Iran gathered in Malaysia on Wednesday to tackle issues that have agitated Muslims worldwide, but the summit was snubbed by Saudi Arabia and its close ally Pakistan. At a welcome dinner, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said the Kuala Lumpur Summit would aim to “do something” to improve the lives of Muslims and overcome Islamophobia. “We need to find a way to address our shortcomings, our dependency on non-Muslims to protect ourselves against the enemies of Islam,” said Mahathir, 94, the world’s oldest head of government and one of its most outspoken.



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Nobel snub no obstacle in Greta Thunberg's climate quest

Nobel snub no obstacle in Greta Thunberg's climate questHours after judges passed her up for the Nobel Peace Prize, Greta Thunberg stood before a cheering throng, insisting once again that something must be done about climate change — and fast. “We as young people are tired of constantly being betrayed by those who are supposed to work for our greater good,” the 16-year-old Swedish activist told hundreds of supporters gathered in an outdoor ampitheater in Colorado’s largest city, Denver. “We are here because we care about the future, about what we one day will leave after us,” Thunberg, clad in a cream-colored jacket with her hair in her trademark braid, said to thunderous applause.



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Taiwan rebuffs China tourist snub with record 2018 arrivals

Taiwan rebuffs China tourist snub with record 2018 arrivalsA record 11 million tourists have visited Taiwan in 2018, the government said Monday, a boon for the island as it courts holidaymakers across Asia to make up for a shortfall from China. The number of Chinese mainlanders visiting Taiwan has dropped dramatically since the 2016 election of president Tsai Ing-wen who has refused to acknowledge Beijing’s stance that the island is part of “one China”. Beijing still sees Taiwan as part of its territory to be reunified, despite the two sides being ruled separately since the end of a civil war on the mainland in 1949.



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