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Netanyahu in India: What was swept under the carpet

During Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu's visit, the Indian media and the Modi government kept quiet on a few major issues.

Damage Done by Alleged CIA Mole May Be Even Worse

The damage reportedly done by an alleged CIA mole could extend beyond China, where at least 20 CIA informants were arrested and executed between 2010 and 2012, current and former officials tell NBC News. China wiped out the CIA's spy network in that country after cracking the covert communications system—...

The very American myth of 'exceptional immigrants'

It is time for more privileged immigrants in the US to stop seeing themselves as more deserving than others.

Eleven killed, dozens injured in Turkey bus crash

The bus mainly carried families on their way to spend a holiday at the Uludag ski resort.

Two Insights on the Trump Era from David Frum

Republicans are giving up on democracy. The absence of a competent executive hinders coordination between agencies.

One Take on Djibouti: 'World War III Will Start Here'

The US has a single full-scale military base in all of Africa: It's in Djibouti, and we have more than a few neighbors there. Politico takes a look at the small country in the Horn of Africa (it's the size of New Hampshire ) and the continually expanding military presence...

French Parties Must Figure Out How to Survive in the Era of Macron

The president's opponents need to decide if they want to mobilize their base or appeal to moderates and undecideds.

Israel as a perversion of Judaism and the modern nation-state

Jewish identity is fluid, writes Yaacov Yagdar. It went from being public, political and communal in ancient days to a private matter of religious belief during the Enlightenment to being based entirely today on a commitment to the Jewish people and their nation-state Israel. Show More Summary

The checkpoints, by Rawan Yaghi

Why did Rawan Yaghi not see her family in Gaza for four years as she studied at Oxford? Why did she miss her brother's wedding? Because of Israeli borders that turn Palestinian territories into prisons. "Qalandia checkpoint looks like a slaughterhouse. Show More Summary

Mike Pence starts Middle East tour amid Jerusalem anger

US vice president arrives in Egypt with shortened schedule after Palestinian president and others promise to snub visit.

A divided US grows further apart after Trump's first year

A new poll published to mark one year since the inauguration shows the problem of a divided nation under Trump.

Going to North Korea? Plan Your Funeral First, Say Feds

Lest you think North Korea's plans to compete on a joint Olympic team with South Korea represent a softening, the State Department's harsh words will jolt you back to reality. Inverse reports that a new system of travel advisories launched Jan. 10, and Fox News noted the Level 4—the...

2 Americans, 2 Canadians freed after kidnapping

One suspect was arrested in connection with the kidnapping and police were on the trail of remaining suspects, state police commissioner said

Israeli forces kill Palestinian and destroy three houses belonging to relatives in reprisal for settler killing

Israeli forces killed Ahmad Ismail Jarrar, 31, during a raid Thursday on the occupied Jenin refugee camp as a reprisal for a settler's killing last week. But Palestinian sources said the man's cousin, Ahmad Nasser Jarrar, escaped the attack; and he had been accused of killing the settler.

Kenyans help keep vulnerable elephants safe

In northern Kenya, a community-run conservation project is working to keep young and vulnerable elephants safe.

Violence in Kashmir leaves three civilians dead

Pakistani and Indian forces have been exchanging fire in restive region, leaving a total of eight people dead.

Sundance film festival overshadowed by sex scandals

The 35th annual Sundance film festival this year has been overshadowed by the industry's recent sexual misconduct scandals.

Iran's wealth gap: tens of millions struggle to get by

The recent anti-government demonstrations in Iran exposed the growing divide between rich and poor.

Vice President Pence in Egypt amid government shutdown

Vice President Mike Pence left behind the U.S. government shutdown and readied for security and counterterrorism talks Saturday with Egypt's leader

London becomes a gallery for light as Lumiere festival kicks off

London is burning bright this weekend with the start of this year's Lumiere London festival. The work of more than 50 artists from all over the world is on display to accentuate the city through displays of light. More than a million people are expected to take in the sights. Jonathan Vigliotti reports.

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