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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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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London climate-change protesters vow to continue blockades

LONDON – Protesters who have blocked London roads and bridges for more than three days say they will escalate their civil disobedience campaign if the British government doesn’t step up action against climate change. Hundreds of demonstrators have blocked sites including Waterloo Bridge over the River Thames and the Oxford Circus and Marble Arch intersections […]

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Bus crash kills 28, mostly Germans, on Portugal’s Madeira

LISBON, Portugal – An official on Portugal’s Madeira Island says a tour bus crash has killed 28 people, most of them German tourists. Local mayor Filipe Sousa tells cable news channel SIC that the victims include 17 women and 11 men. He says the bus carrying 55 people rolled down a steep hillside Wednesday after […]

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Turkey protests Belgian court ruling decision on PKK

ANKARA, Turkey – Turkey has summoned the Belgian ambassador in Ankara to protest a Brussels appeals court decision that said a Kurdish rebel group cannot be considered to be a terrorist organization. A Turkish Foreign Ministry official said Monday that Turkey “conveyed its unease” over the decision to Ambassador Michel Malherbe. The decision relates to […]

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Thousands attend climate march in Dutch capital

AMSTERDAM – Thousands of people, many warding off rain under umbrellas, have packed a central square in Amsterdam to march for more progressive climate policies in the Netherlands. Organizers estimated that 30,000 people were attending Sunday’s march. One carried a banner with the simple appeal: “Do something.” In January, an environmental research institute said the […]

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France’s Yellow Vests hit streets for 17th time, protest at Paris airport as numbers dwindle

French Yellow Vest protesters gather at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, Saturday, March 9, 2019. It was the 17th straight weekend of protests in Paris and other cities against the government’s economic policies, which are seen as favoring the rich.. (AP Photo/Francois Mori) French Yellow Vests protested across the country for the 17th straight weekend, briefly taking over […]

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