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Trump To Meet Macron, Merkel At NATO Summit

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron on the sidelines of next week’s NATO su...

Hong Kong Protesters Seek British Support; Campus Siege Ends

HONG KONG (AP) — Hundreds of Hong Kong pro-democracy activists rallied Friday outside the British Consulate, urging the city’s former colonial ruler to emulate the U.S. and take co...

Iraqi Prime Minister To Resign In Wake Of Deadly Protests

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BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s prime minister announced Friday that he would submit his resignation to parliament, a day after more than 40 people were killed by security forces in protests...

Memorial Park Inaugurated At Site of Oświęcim Great Synagogue Near Auschwitz

OSWIECIM (VINnews) — The Polish town of Oświęcim, situated adjacent to the site of the infamous concentration camp Auschwitz, was once the home of a thriving Jewish community, whic...

Islamic State Group Affiliate Claims French Crash In Mali

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PARIS (AP) — An Islamic State group affiliate claimed responsibility Thursday for a helicopter collision that killed 13 French soldiers earlier this week in Mali, while France said...

Rivlin Praises UK Chief Rabbi’s ‘Clear Voice’ On Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn

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JERUSALEM (JNS) — Israeli President Reuven Rivlin praised Britain’s Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis on Wednesday and expressed support for his recent article strongly criticizing Britis...

Hong Kong Activists Call For Global Support After US Laws

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HONG KONG (AP) — Chanting “Fight for freedom, stand with Hong Kong,” pro-democracy activists on Thursday urged the world to follow U.S. footsteps in supporting human rights in the ...

Bolivia Will Renew Diplomatic Ties With Israel

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Bolivia will renew diplomatic ties with Israel, a decade after it broke off relations with Israel over its 2008 Operation Cast Lead against Gaza. Bolivian Fore...

Germany To Completely Outlaw Hezbollah Next Week, According To News Report

BERLIN (JNS) — The German government is planning to ban all activity of Lebanese terrorist group Hezbollah in the country, German daily Der Spiegel reported on Thursday. Sources...

City Of Malmo Allocates $2 Million To Initiatives To Protect Its Jewish Community

MALMO (JTA) — The Swedish city of Malmo will allocate some $2 million to initiatives to protect its Jewish community from anti-Semitism. Malmo, a city where one third of the pop...

Hopes Fade For Any More Survivors In Albania Quake; 46 Dead

DURRES, Albania (AP) — Hopes were fading Thursday of finding anyone else alive beneath the rubble of collapsed buildings in Albania, two days after a deadly quake struck the countr...

Time Running Out On North Korea’s Deadline To US On Nukes

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PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump have signaled their affection for each other so regularly it might be easy to miss rising f...

Trump Signs Bills In Support Of Hong Kong Protesters

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed two bills aimed at supporting human rights and pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong. Trump signed the bills, which w...

Officials: Iraq Protesters Burn Down Iran Consulate In Najaf

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BAGHDAD (AP) — Anti-government protesters burned down an Iranian consulate building in southern Iraq on Wednesday, while six protesters were killed by security forces who fired liv...

Hong Kong Police To Enter Campus To Clear Hazardous Items

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police said Wednesday that they will enter a blockaded university to clean up hazardous material before lifting a 10-day siege, after civilian search tea...

US Criticizes China For Abuses Revealed By Leaked Cables

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday that a cache of leaked documents proves that Chinese authorities are engaged in massive and systemic repression of Mus...

Iran’s Guard Threatens US, Allies Over Protests

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The head of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard threatened the U.S. and its allies Monday as he addressed a pro-government demonstration attended by tens ...

Muslim Woman Who Defended Jewish Boys From Racial Abuse Meets Their Father

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LONDON(VINnews) — A brave Muslim woman who stood up for a Jewish family subjected to racial abuse on the London underground has met the dad whose family she stood up for. Asma S...

UK’s Boris Johnson Has One Thing On His Mind: Brexit Now

LONDON (AP) — The formal launch of the Conservative Party’s election pledges Sunday centered around the key plank of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s campaign: making Brexit happen. ...

Secret Documents Reveal How China Mass Detention Camps Work

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BEIJING (AP) — The watch towers, double-locked doors and video surveillance in the Chinese camps are there “to prevent escapes.” Uighurs and other min/orities held inside are score...