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Under Trump Shadow, World Leaders Tackle Climate Change

11/15/2016 9:00 AM Updated: 5 months ago

  Marrakesh (Morocco) (AFP) – A week after climate change denier Donald Trump’s election to the White House, world leaders will on Tuesday address a key

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Obama in Europe to Reassure Allies Over ‘Vital’ NATO

11/15/2016 8:00 AM Updated: 5 months ago

Athens (AFP) – The NATO alliance is “absolutely vital” to US interests, President Barack Obama said Tuesday, as he flew in to Europe to reassure jittery

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‘Unlike Bush, Trump No Idiot’, Says Depardieu

11/13/2016 10:30 AM Updated: 5 months ago

Paris (AFP) – Donald Trump is no “idiot” according to French actor Gerard Depardieu, who compared him favourably to the previous Republican US president George W.

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Despite Anti-Semitic Ties, France’s Le Pen Could Pull off a Trump-like Victory

11/09/2016 10:07 AM

  Paris (AFP) – The victory of Donald Trump in the US election and the Brexit camp’s win in Britain have made 2016 a humbling year

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German Prosecutors Probe Facebook Hate Incitement Claim

11/07/2016 12:20 PM Updated: 5 months ago

(AFP) – German prosecutors said Monday they have launched a probe after receiving a complaint alleging that top Facebook bosses including founder Mark Zuckerberg are condoning

German food company Dr. Oetker recently revealed that four Jewish paintings looted by the Nazis were believed to be among its art collection

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Dr. Oetker Company Has Four Jewish Paintings Looted By the Nazis in Its Collection

11/02/2016 11:21 AM

Four works in the art collection of Dr. Oetker, a family-owned Germany company which produces baking powder, frozen pizza, cake mixes, and other food products, were

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Italy’s Worst Earthquake in Decades Flattens Historic Church

10/30/2016 4:38 PM Updated: 5 months ago

Norcia (Italy) (AFP) – Italy’s most powerful earthquake in 36 years stuck the country’s mountainous centre Sunday, panicking shell-shocked residents for the third time in two

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Dutch anti-Islam MP Wilders to Snub Hate Speech Trial

10/30/2016 10:00 AM Updated: 5 months ago

The Hague (AFP) – Defiant Dutch anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders said Friday he will refuse to attend his hate speech trial next week, dubbing it a

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Leading French Groups Protest Country’s Abstention in UNESCO Vote

10/27/2016 3:39 PM Updated: 5 months ago

A protest against France’s abstention from voting in UNESCO resolutions denying the Jewish connection to Jerusalem was organized Thursday by leading French Jewish groups. According to

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Creepy Clown Scare Spreads to Germany

10/21/2016 1:30 PM Updated: 6 months ago

Berlin (AFP) – Police said Friday five incidents involving so-called scary clowns had occurred in two north German towns, including one assailant who hit a man

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Russia Open to Any Candidate Who Would Improve US-Russia Relations

10/19/2016 10:30 AM Updated: 6 months ago

In response to Donald Trump’s statement Monday that he would be open to visiting Russia should he win the presidential election in November, the Kremlin said

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Putin Dismisses US Hacking Claims as Pre-election Ploy

10/16/2016 4:00 PM Updated: 6 months ago

Moscow (AFP) – President Vladimir Putin on Sunday said US claims Russia had directed cyber attacks against Washington sought to “distract” American voters from domestic problems.

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Jewish Icon Bob Dylan Becomes First Musician to Win Nobel Lit Prize

10/13/2016 8:20 AM Updated: 6 months ago

Stockholm (AFP) – US music legend Bob Dylan won the Nobel Literature Prize on Thursday, the first songwriter to win the prestigious award in a decision

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Suspect in Germany Bomb Plot Found Dead in Cell

10/12/2016 10:00 PM Updated: 6 months ago

Berlin (AFP) – A Syrian man arrested on suspicion of plotting a jihadist bomb attack on a Berlin airport was found dead in his cell Wednesday

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Police Nab Man for Anti-Semitic Ax Threat Near Synagogue

10/09/2016 1:40 PM

Police in Manchester, England have arrested a 45-year-old man in connection with a bizarre anti-semitic attack near a local synagogue, Manchester Evening News reported. The man

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German Manhunt After Explosives Found in Flat

10/09/2016 12:30 PM Updated: 6 months ago

Chemnitz (Germany) (AFP) – German police were carrying out a huge manhunt late Saturday for a 22-year-old Syrian suspected of planning a bomb attack, after finding

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Huge Disaster Averted in Turkey as Suspects Blow Themselves Up

10/09/2016 11:30 AM Updated: 6 months ago

Ankara (AFP) – Two people suspected of planning a car bomb attack on the Turkish capital Ankara on Saturday blew themselves up after being confronted by

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Belgium Missed 13 Chances to Unmask Paris Attackers

10/09/2016 10:30 AM Updated: 6 months ago

Brussels (AFP) – Belgian police missed 13 opportunities to unmask the participants of the deadly Paris November attacks before the events, according to an internal report

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“Flash Crash” Rocks Pound as US Jobs Dampen Rate Talk

10/08/2016 6:53 PM Updated: 6 months ago

New York (AFP) – A dizzying “flash crash” of the British pound sent shockwaves across global markets already hyper-sensitive to Brexit issues on Friday and raised

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Chabad Rabbi Beaten in Ukraine

10/07/2016 1:00 PM Updated: 6 months ago

Rabbi Mendel Deitsch was found unconscious in the Ukrainian this morning, Col Live reports. An Israeli citizen, Deitsch has been active in the Ukraine for years.