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Global alarm as Trump mulls fateful Jerusalem move

NEW YORK: World leaders on Tuesday warned US President Donald Trump he risked inflaming the Muslim world and jeopardising peace efforts if he recognised Jerusalem as Israel's capital and moved the US embassy there. "Mr Trump! Jerusalem is a red line for Muslims," Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in a raucous televised speech, echoing alarm expressed by Palestinian, Arab and other Muslim leaders. Trump had been due to take a decision on the Holy City on Monday but delayed it by several days following a…

Smoke alarm: Indonesians take tiny steps against Big Tobacco

JAKARTA: A neighborhood in the Indonesian capital has informally declared itself a smoke-free zone as students plan further protests against what they see as an increased effort by cigarette companies to target the young. Indonesia has one of the highest rates of smoking and is the world's fourth-biggest cigarette producer, mostly of the pungent "kretek" clove and tobacco variety, but parliament has proposed a law to boost tobacco output further. A few groups are now pushing back against Big Tobacco in the country of 250…