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Nureyev ballet premieres in Moscow with director under house arrest

Nureyev ba;;et premiers with director in Russian jail

The most hotly anticipated and controversial Russian ballet in years has been premiered as Moscow’s Bolshoi Theatre finally staged Nureyev, which tells the life story of the dancer.

The theatre’s best dancers took to the stage on Saturday night with much of the Russian elite in the audience. But the ballet’s director, Kirill Serebrennikov, was conspicuously absent, having spent the past few months under house arrest.

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UN calls for urgent evacuation of 137 sick Syrian children

Syrian children need evacuationThe United Nations children's agency said Sunday 137 children stranded in a rebel-held suburb near the Syrian capital require immediate evacuation amid a crippling siege in which five have reportedly died from a lack of medical care.

The Eastern Ghouta suburb, home to 400,000 residents, has been besieged since 2013 and humanitarian conditions there have deteriorated sharply amid violence that intensified since Nov. 14. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says at least 202 people, including 47 children, have been killed since.

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Anti-nuclear group ICAN receives Nobel Peace Prize

Beatrice FihnThe Geneva-based International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) has received the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo on Sunday.

ICAN has been at the forefront of pushing for an end to the use of nuclear weapons through the United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, which has 50 signatories including Brazil, South Africa and Vietnam to date.

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Fourteen UN peacekeepers, 5 others killed in Congo attack

14 Peacekeepers die in CongoFourteen United Nations peacekeepers and five Congolese soldiers were killed Friday in an attack by anti-government forces, the world body said.

At least 50 more peacekeepers were injured in a clash involving troops of the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, known as MONUSCO, and allied FARDC forces.

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Protests against Trump's Jerusalem decision turn deadly

West Bank protestsAt least one Palestinian has been killed and hundreds injured as "Day of Rage" protests continue across the occupied West Bank, East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip over the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

A 30-year-old Palestinian man was killed by Israeli fire during protests in Gaza on Friday, Palestinian news agency WAFA reported, citing the Palestinian health ministry.

According to WAFA, the health ministry retracted an earlier statement that a second man was killed.

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World leaders chastise US over Jerusalem 'escalation'

World leaders chastise US over Jerusalem

US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the Israeli capital has been met with indignation by world leaders, drawing strong criticism in the Middle East and elsewhere.

Many feel Washington's move, announced on Wednesday after weeks of speculation, threatens to upend stability across the region and ruin any remaining prospects to achieve peace between Israelis and Palestinians.

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Trump announces U.S. will recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

Trump recognizes Jerusalem as capital of Israel

President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced that the United States will formally recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

"That city is Israel's capital," Trump said in remarks at the White House. "It is time to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel."

Trump also announced plans to build a new American embassy in Jerusalem. The current U.S. embassy is located in Tel Aviv.

Jerusalem has long been a divided city, with West Jerusalem serving as the seat of Israel's government. Palestinians, however, consider East Jerusalem as the rightful capital of any future Palestinian state.

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