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Turkey Rules to Keep US Pastor in Jail

A Turkish court on Monday ruled to keep an American Christian pastor in custody, deeming him to be a flight risk, after his trial opened in a case that has raised tensions with Washington. Read More

Saudis Warn of ‘Painful’ Response Over Yemen Drones

Posted: Monday, April 16, 2018 – 2:58 PM A Saudi-led coalition battling Yemen’s Huthi rebels warned them Monday of a “painful” response if they mounted new attacks on Saudi Arabia using what it said were Iran-supplied drones. Riyadh said last week it had shot down two drones in the south of the kingdom as well as intercepting […] Read More

Putin Urges Restraint in Phone Call with Netanyahu

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday called on Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu not to take any action that could further destabilise the situation in Syria, following Israeli strikes against a regime military base on Monday. Read More

Pope Francis Admits Errors in Chile Sex Probe

Pope Francis admitted Wednesday that he had made "grave mistakes in the assessment and perception of the situation" in Chile after reading the findings of an investigation into sexual abuse committed by the clergy in the country.

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Holocaust Survivors Sue Publisher Over Nazi-Era Books

Two Holocaust survivors and a Polish anti-Nazi resistance fighter have filed a lawsuit against the publisher of books praising Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler in a civil case that the plaintiffs' lawyers said on Monday is the first of its kind in Poland. Read More

Russia Promotes Theory of Election Sabotage in Scribal Poisonings

4A05DEAE00000578-5483419-image-a-30_1520634840686 As the finger of blame points at Russia over the poisoning in Britain of former double agent Sergei Skripal, alternative theories are being promoted in Russian media outlets, ranging from a plot to sabotage the country's upcoming presidential election to an attempt to ruin its hosting of this summer's football World Cup. Read More