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Israel's high court hears petitions against Netanyahu rule

Sun, 2020-05-03 09:39
Israel’s high court started hearing petitions against Benjamin Netanyahu forming a government while facing criminal indictments

Egypt says security forces kill 18 militants in Sinai

Sun, 2020-05-03 09:39
Egypt says its police forces have killed 18 militants in a raid in the restive northern part of the Sinai Peninsula

North and South Korea troops exchange fire along border

Sun, 2020-05-03 08:56
South Korea says its troops fired warning shots toward North Korea along their tense border in the first such incident since the rivals took unprecedented steps to lower front-line animosities

5 Indian security personnel, 2 rebels die in Kashmir fight

Sun, 2020-05-03 08:47
The Indian army says five security personnel and two militants have been killed in a major spike in fighting in disputed Kashmir when the army and police stormed a house where rebels were holding hostages

Ramadan TV series about Gulf Jews ignites controversy

Sun, 2020-05-03 07:40
A television series aired by a Saudi broadcaster has sparked controversy by offering a positive depiction of a Jewish community in the Gulf in 1948, the year that saw Israel's creation

Amnesty reports chilling details of Egypt press crackdown

Sun, 2020-05-03 07:39
Amnesty International says that journalism in Egypt has effectively become a crime over the past four years, as authorities clamp down on media outlets and muzzle dissent

Foiled prison break leaves inmate dead in Sri Lanka

Sun, 2020-05-03 07:39
Police say prison guards in Sri Lanka foiled an attempt by inmates to escape after they used ropes and bed sheets to scale down the wall, leaving at least one dead

Kim reappears in public, ending absence amid health rumors

Sun, 2020-05-03 05:35
His absence triggered global rumors that he may be seriously ill.

Bolivia air force plane crashes, killing 2 crew, 4 Spaniards

Sun, 2020-05-03 05:25
Bolivian authorities say an air force plane flying a humanitarian mission crashed minutes after takeoff in the Amazonian region, killing all six occupants, including four Spaniards who were being ferried to catch a flight to their homeland

S Korea says its troops have exchanged gunfire along tense land border with North Korea; no casualties reported

Sun, 2020-05-03 03:54
S Korea says its troops have exchanged gunfire along tense land border with North Korea; no casualties reported

Inmates riot at Brazil prison over no visits amid pandemic

Sat, 2020-05-02 21:41
Brazilian authorities in the northern state of Amazonas say seven prison guards have been released after being held hostage for several hours

Lawyers: Egypt filmmaker who mocked president dies in prison

Sat, 2020-05-02 20:39
Two rights lawyers say an Egyptian filmmaker detained without trial for over two years for making a music video that mocked President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi has died at a maximum-security prison complex

Thousands protest Israel coalition deal on eve of court date

Sat, 2020-05-02 20:33
Several thousand Israelis are demonstrating against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s new coalition deal with his chief rival a day before the country’s Supreme Court is to begin debating a series of legal challenges to the agreement

Damage reported as 5.4-magnitude quake strikes Puerto Rico

Sat, 2020-05-02 20:17
A 5.4-magnitude earthquake struck near southern Puerto Rico on Saturday, briefly knocking out power and forcing the relocation of at least 50 families on an island where some people still remain in shelters from previous quakes earlier this year

Thousands of hungry people line up for food in South Africa

Sat, 2020-05-02 19:25
Thousands of people stood in line for hours on Saturday in a South African township waiting for handouts of food

Guyana says it has received $60 million in oil revenues

Sat, 2020-05-02 16:55
Four months after Guyana became one of the world’s newest crude oil exporters, the South American country on Saturday said it was already reaping the rewards with about $60 million in payments

Misery of Italy's migrants grows not from virus but lockdown

Sat, 2020-05-02 16:29
Even before the coronavirus outbreak plunged Italy into crisis, tens of thousands of undocumented African migrants barely scraped by as day laborers, prostitutes, freelance hairdressers and seasonal farm hands

The Sea of Galilee is full, but the beaches are empty

Sat, 2020-05-02 16:23
The Sea of Galilee in northern Israel is at its highest level in two decades after an especially rainy winter, but the beaches and major Christian sites along its banks are empty

Serb leader praises Russian arms 21 years after NATO bombing

Sat, 2020-05-02 15:59
Serbia’s president has thanked Russia on Saturday for making the country’s military “10 times” stronger than when Serbia was bombed by NATO in 1999

Meet Wilfred: UK leader's baby name announced

Sat, 2020-05-02 15:37
Prime Minister Boris Johnson and fiancee Carrie Symonds have named their baby boy Wilfred Lawrie Nicholas Johnson in honor of their grandfathers and two doctors who helped saved the U.K. leader’s life after he became ill with COVID-19