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Jewish WWII “Avenger” Joseph Harmatz dies age 91

Harmatz took part in a famous operation that poisoned thousands of former SS officers being held at an American prison camp

We’ve Got to Face It: Trump Is Riding a Global Trend

If Hillary Clinton wants to win, she needs to confront the rise of fear-driven politics.

Amid “apocalyptic” assault, Syria claims truce viable

An all-out air assault with Russian help that's gained Assad some ground and killed many women and kids in key city continues

Global Stocks Take a Dive As Trump Surges Ahead of Debate

Investors around the world are nervous about the possibility of a Trump victory Monday night.

Colombia's Peace can Lead to Inclusive Economic Growth

Yamid Duran Ramirez holds his daughter Leyla Duran Vergora after working on his farm where he grows passion fruit, in the township of La Paz, Colombia on January 12, 2015. © Dominic Chavez/World Bank Peace is within Colombia's grasp....Show More Summary

Sisi defends Egyptian army's economic instrusion

Egyptian leader claims criticism against the military is a "ferocious campaign against the state and the armed forces".

Will and Kate in Canada

The royals are on an eight-day tour of Canada--their first as a family of four

Here’s the Bomb Russia is Using to Flatten Aleppo

As Moscow’s massive “bunker buster” falls on civilians, Russia sends a new strike plane to back up the Syrian army

FIFA Dismantled Its Anti-Racism Task Force And Says Its Work Is Done

Despite calls for it to remain intact, FIFA has dismantled its anti-racism task force.

El Chapo is being tortured, his lawyer claims

What the government says are special measures designed to prevent his third escape, his lawyers say is abusive treatment

The U.N. Is Sending Thousands of Refugees Back Into a War Zone

Kenya's plan to close the world's largest refugee camp involves illegal forced repatriations of Somalis. Why is the U.N. helping to carry it out?

Trump and Clinton Try to Out-Israel the Other Ahead of New York Debate

In meetings with Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu, the GOP nominee blames the Palestinians for the conflict and promotes his “wall,” while the Democratic nominee recommits to the two-state solution.

Memorial confronts US South's history of lynching

As controversy over black American killings intensifies, group to revisit racism's roots through "terror lynchings".

Migration and Youth

When faced with a humanitarian crisis caused by natural disasters, conflicts or other factors, we are often forced to move in search of a safe place. In most cases, migration is the option of last resort for people fleeing troubled areas of residence to a better place. Show More Summary

Private Refugee Sponsorship Gains Crucial New Support

On Tuesday, at the Concordia Summit's Private Sector Forum on Refugees and Migration, Anne Richards, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration, announced that the Department of State is in conversation with Refugee...Show More Summary

Congress Needs to Make Army Modernization A Priority

Mike Turner U.S. Army, United States The Obama Administration’s foreign and defense policies clearly demonstrate that weakness only encourages Russian misbehavior.  President Ronald Reagan was the individual most responsible for winning the Cold War. Show More Summary

9/11 Families Deserve Their Day in Court Against Saudi Arabia

This week the House and Senate are expected to vote on whether to override the President's veto of the Justice Against Sponsors of Terror Act ["JASTA"]. JASTA would allow 9/11 families to sue Saudi Arabia over allegations Saudi officials were linked to the 9/11 attacks. Show More Summary

Iran warns enduring sanctions threatening nuclear deal

Foot-dragging on sanctions relief jeopardising historic agreement to curtail nuclear weapon production, Tehran says.

China's Deadly Type 99 Tank vs. Russia's T-90 and America's M-1 Abrams: Who Wins?

Sebastien Roblin Security, Asia Does Beijing have the best tank on the planet?  China has a lot of tanks. Like, eight to nine thousand of them. Who else would bother to maintain such a ridiculous number? The United States. And Russia. Show More Summary

This Japanese Commercial for Eel Is Being Compared to a Sexist Horror Movie

Japanese officials only wanted to promote their high-quality, sustainable eels. Instead they sparked outrage over a creepy depiction of a girl who turns into an eel.

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