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In surprise move Netanyahu withdraws application for immunity

TEL AVIV, Israel - Israel's Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit filed an indictment on Tuesday charging Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in ...

PwC quits Angolan companies accused of looting government funds

As he faces charges of misusing more than $1 billion in state funds, the husband of Angolan billionaire Isabel dos ...

Palestinians angered by Trump plan for Mideast peace

Palestinian prime minister Mohammed Shtayyeh on Monday urged international powers to boycott US President Donald Trump's "peace plan" which they ...

Survivors recount horrors of the Holocaust

When the Nazis invaded Poland, overnight, nine-year-old Theodor Meron became "a refugee, out of school, out of childhood and constantly ...

Couple in Ireland imprisoned after mutilating daughter's genitalia

DUBLIN, Ireland - A 37-year old man and his 27-year old wife each been sentenced to around five years in ...

Tributes flow for NBA legend Kobe Bryant, killed in helicopter crash

LOS ANGELES - The sports world, particularly the NBA and the broader basketball community, is shocked at the news that ...

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Turkish Court Defies Europe, Leaves Philanthropist Behind Bars

ISTANBUL - An Istanbul court has defied the European Court of Human Rights, ruling in favor of the continued detention ...

U.S. Forces Recover Two Bodies From Plane Crash Site In Afghanistan

Helicopter-borne U.S. forces have recovered the remains of two personnel killed when a military communications aircraft went down in a ...

Turkey Journalists Protest Press Pass Cancellations

WASHINGTON - Members of Turkey's largest journalism trade union rallied outside Ankara's Communications Directorate on Monday to protest the government's ...

As Tajikistan's Muslims feel more heat, mosque turned into cinema

Authorities in Tajikistan's second-largest city have ordered that a large and popular working mosque be converted into a cinema, in ...

U.S. Forces Recover Bodies From Plane Crash Site In Afghanistan

Helicopter-borne U.S. forces have recovered the remains of the crew killed when a military aircraft went down in a Taliban-controlled ...

Xi says China fighting 'demon' virus as contagion spreads abroad

President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday China was in a struggle against a "demon" epidemic, as the death toll from ...

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