Israeli clashes with Palestinians turn deadly as Jerusalem tensions spread

At least 28 Palestinians, including 10 children, and two Israelis have been killed as tensions in Jerusalem escalated into airstrikes and exchanges of rocket fire between Israel and the Gaza Strip that lasted overnight into Tuesday. The clashes prompted international calls for calm and raised fears that the situation could ignite into a wider conflict. The More...

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At least 7 killed and 22 injured in Russian school shooting

IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser. At least seven people were killed and 22 injured after a gunman attacked a school in the Russian city of Kazan. NBC More...

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China’s population is still growing — but barely

BEIJING — China’s population growth is falling closer to zero, government data showed Tuesday, adding to strains on an aging society with a shrinking workforce as fewer couples have children. The population More...

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Palestinian activist says group feels ‘humiliated’ and under ‘oppression’

IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser. Militant groups in the Gaza Strip have fired dozens of rockets into Israel and Israeli forces have been carrying out More...

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U.S. ship fires 30 warning shots as Iranian speedboats get close

WASHINGTON — A U.S Coast Guard cutter fired about 30 warning shots after Iranian Revolutionary Guard speedboats came close to U.S. Navy ships in the Strait of Hormuz, the Pentagon said Monday. Pentagon spokesman More...

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Rockets fired into Israel as tensions in Jerusalem boil over

JERUSALEM — Hamas militants fired rockets toward Jerusalem on Monday after hundreds of Palestinians were hurt during earlier clashes with Israeli forces at a site sacred to both Muslims and Jews. The rockets More...

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French court rejects claim in Agent Orange lawsuit

PARIS — A French court on Monday threw out a lawsuit brought by a French-Vietnamese woman against more than a dozen multinationals that produced and sold toxic herbicide Agent Orange, used by American troops More...

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Mexico is deadliest country for journalists, who also face government harassment

Israel Vázquez, 31, a journalist devoted primarily to human interest stories, spent the last hours of his life in November covering the discovery of a group of dismembered people left in a church in Salamanca, More...

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Putin reviews Russia’s military might on ‘Victory Day’ amid tensions with West

President Vladimir Putin reviewed Russia’s traditional World War II victory parade on Sunday, a patriotic display of raw military power that this year coincides with soaring tensions with the West. The More...

By admin On Sunday, May 9th, 2021
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Grief and despair in Afghanistan neighbourhood as it buries girls killed in bombings

KABUL — Their grief quickly turned to impotent rage. All but 7 or 8 of the 58 killed in Saturday’s bombings in Kabul’s Dasht-e-Barchi neighborhood were schoolgirls going home after finishing their studies More...