Warsaw synagogue ‘reappears’ on anniversary of ghetto revolt

WARSAW, Poland – The Great Synagogue of Warsaw, which was destroyed by the German forces during World War II, has been virtually recreated with light as part of anniversary commemorations for the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising of 1943. Light was projected Thursday night onto the facade of a modern building where the grand synagogue had stood […]

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France warehouse fire destroys 2 million bottles of wine worth $13 million

Two million bottles of wine have been destroyed in a freak fire in France just one day after the inferno at Notre Dame Cathedral. The blaze broke out Tuesday afternoon at a storage center north of Bordeaux, France. Sixty firefighters were dispatched and spent 15 hours trying to put out the flames in the facilty located in […]

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Bangladeshi student burned to death by fellow students for reporting sexual harassment by head teacher

A protest rally against the murder of Nusrat Jahan Rafi, a madrasa girl from Feni who was burned after sexual abuse charges against the principal, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, last week. (Mamunur Rashid/NurPhoto via Getty Images) A Bangladeshi teenager who braved the shame and taboo of being sexually harassed by reporting her ordeal to officials, has […]

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Monitor: IS claims to have set up its own Africa province

DAKAR, Senegal – A group that monitors jihadist websites says the Islamic State extremist group is claiming to have established a province in central Africa. The SITE Intelligence Group said Thursday that it is the first time that IS has mentioned the so-called Islamic State Central African Province. Its claim came in a statement saying […]

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Mueller report: Russia has ‘more important things’ to worry about, Putin spokesman declares

Hours before Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report was released, concluding that there was no collusion between the 2016 Trump campaign and Russia, Vladimir Putin’s official spokesman said the Kremlin had more important things to worry about. “It is America that is looking forward to the report’s release, but we aren’t,” Dmitry Peskov said Thursday, according […]

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