Israeli forces assault Palestinians, prepare to demolish village

Israeli forces have assaulted dozens of Palestinians protesting the demolition of a Bedouin village near occupied East Jerusalem and the forcible transfer of the entire community. According to the Palestinian Red Crescent, at least 35 Palestinians were wounded, including four who were hospitalised, during the events which took place on Wednesday at the Khan al-Ahmar village. Videos
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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern gave birth to a daughter Thursday and posted a photo welcoming the healthy newborn “to our village.” She is the second elected world leader to give birth while holding office after late Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, who gave birth to daughter Bakhtawar in 1990. Ardern posted a photo
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Japan has decided to halt drills to prepare for a North Korean missile attack, after a landmark summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un eased tension, Kyodo news agency reported on Thursday. A Japanese senior official told Reuters they would make an announcement on Friday concerning the drills. Trump met
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Experts are cautiously warning that Monday morning’s powerful earthquake in Osaka and surrounding areas could be a sign that greater seismic activity is due in western Japan in the near future. While details of the fault movements behind the fatal magnitude 6.1 quake have yet to be determined, the inland temblor occurred at a depth
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Neighbors and family members mourned Tuesday for those who died in the powerful earthquake that rocked Osaka Prefecture a day earlier, including a 9-year-old girl remembered as a bubbly child who often greeted them with a smile. Rina Miyake, 9, was on her way to elementary school in Takatsuki, Osaka Prefecture, when a concrete wall
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When Mexico beat Germany 1–0 at the FIFA World Cup on Sunday, the upset was so stunning Earth literally shook at the shock result. It wasn’t natural seismic activity making the ground shake, though, but an artificial quake created entirely by celebrating Mexican fans, whose jumping elation at their team’s unexpected triumph was thunderous enough
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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un landed in Singapore, the country’s foreign minister said, ahead of a landmark summit with US President Donald Trump. “Welcomed Chairman Kim Jong Un, who has just arrived in Singapore,” Vivian Balakrishnan said on Twitter on Sunday, with a picture of him shaking hands with the North Korean leader who was
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A senior North Korean official is set to meet US President Donald Trump at the White House, where he will hand over a letter written by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. The visit by Kim Yong-chol comes as top diplomats from the two countries try to revive a canceled summit between Trump and Kim, which
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A top North Korean general is headed for the United States in what would be the highest-profile visit in years, reports said Tuesday as the two countries prepare for a momentous summit. General Kim Yong Chol landed at Beijing airport on Tuesday on way to New York, day after talks with Chinese officials, according to South Korea’s
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Ivanka Trump’s brand continues to win foreign trademarks in China and the Philippines, adding to questions about conflicts of interest at the White House, The Associated Press has found. On Sunday, China granted the first daughter’s company final approval for its 13th trademark in the last three months, trademark office records show. Over the same period, the
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