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UK PM May Says There’s New Optimism in Brexit Negotiations

Prime Minister Theresa May says there is a new sense of optimism about negotiations over Britain’s departure from the European Union, insisting that a preliminary deal has given fresh impetus to the talks. May met with her Cabinet on Monday... Continue Reading →

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Myanmar Soldiers Methodically Raped Rohingya

The soldiers arrived, as they often did, long after sunset. It was June, and the newlyweds were asleep in their home, surrounded by the fields of wheat they farmed in western Myanmar. Without warning, seven soldiers burst into the house... Continue Reading →

Egypt’s Coptic Church Leader Cancels Meeting With VP Pence Over Trump’s Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

Egypt's Coptic Church said Saturday its leader, Pope Tawadros II, will not meet U.S. Vice President Mike Pence during the latter's visit to Cairo this month, citing President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The... Continue Reading →

Three People Arrested in Attempted Arson Attack on Swedish Synagogue

Swedish police arrested three people early Sunday after an attempted arson attack on a synagogue in Gothenburg, authorities said. A group of Jewish youths had been gathered in a house next to the synagogue when the incident took place late... Continue Reading →

Violent Clashes Erupt Near U.S. Embassy in Beirut

Lebanese security forces blocked protesters from reaching the U.S. Embassy in Beirut on Sunday in a violent protest against President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Demonstrators set fires in the street and hurled projectiles... Continue Reading →

3 People Arrested After Firebomb Attack on Swedish Synagogue

The Swedish police arrested three people on Sunday after a masked gang hurled Molotov cocktails at a synagogue in the port city of Gothenburg as it hosted an event on Saturday night. The attack set the yard ablaze, but the... Continue Reading →

Israel Says It Destroyed Hamas Cross-Border Attack Tunnel From Gaza Strip

Israeli forces on Sunday destroyed a "significant" cross-border attack tunnel from the Gaza Strip, which the military said was being dug by the enclave's dominant Islamist group, Hamas. The announcement, cleared by Israeli censors who had previously barred reports of... Continue Reading →

Russia Says It Is Fully Committed to Cold War-Era Nuclear Missile Pact With U.S.

Russia said on Saturday it was fully committed to a Cold War-era pact with the United States banning intermediate-range cruise missiles, a day after Washington accused Moscow of violating the treaty.The U.S. State Department said on Friday Washington was reviewing... Continue Reading →

U.S. Concerned Unsafe Russian Aircraft Behavior Could Spark Clash Over Syria

Amid what it sees as an increase in unsafe behavior by the Russian military, the US military is concerned it might have to shoot down a Russian aircraft over Syria if the Russian plane is seen as a threat to... Continue Reading →

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