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The New Germans

Exploring Germany's reception of new immigrants and its long-term pursuit of Arab migrants as a demographic strategy.

Namibia: Skulls of my People

Tribal leaders in Namibia fight the German government for the return of hundreds of skulls taken for racial experiments.

Montenegro Leader Shrugs Off Trump Shove

It was a shove seen around the world: President Trump pushed aside Montenegro Prime Minister Dusko Markovic as NATO leaders prepared for a group photo at the alliance's headquarters in Brussels Thursday. Trump was criticized by news outlets in the Balkans and elsewhere, but Markovic himself shrugged it off, the...

Slovakia's Roma: Living on the margins

There are around a half-million Roma in Slovakia, most of whom live in impoverished slums.

Heavy rains cause deadly landslides in Sri Lanka

Roads flooded and houses buried as Rain-triggered mudslides kill at least 23 people in different parts of Sri Lanka.

Triumphalist light-show on Six Day War in Jerusalem will give you goosebumps– or the heebie-jeebies

A lightshow in Jerusalem on the 50th anniversary of the Jewish conquest in 1967 weaponizes the walls of the city in a triumphalist expression of the glory of religious nationalism. Goosebumps or shudders, see for yourself.

'Foreigners fighting' with ISIL-linked Philippine group

Indonesians and Malaysians among those killed by army in Marawi, where clashes with Maute forces thousands to flee.

Duterte’s Play for a Dictatorship

The Filipino leader's war on drugs is starting to look like a pretext for keeping himself in power.

US Senate committee approves new sanctions on Iran’s missiles

A key Senate committee approved new sanctions on Iran’s ballistic missiles program after amending clauses that critics said could scuttle the Iran nuclear deal. On Wednesday, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved the bill by a vote of 18-3. It was backed by the committee’s two leaders, Sen. Bob Corker, the chairman, and Sen. Ben […]

Macron beats Trump in a handshake contest

Newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron completed the initial leg of his first diplomatic marathon with a win: He beat his US counterpart in a handshake contest. It wasn’t billed as such, of course, but during his brief yet already memorable tenure as president, Donald Trump has made headlines with his handshakes. There was the […]

Trump son-in-law Kushner under FBI scrutiny in Russia probe

The activities of President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior aide Jared Kushner have come under FBI scrutiny as part of the probe of Russian interference in last year’s presidential election, US media reported Thursday. Although it is unclear whether Kushner is a main focus of the probe, he is under investigation for the “extent and […]

Trump condemns leaks after UK police briefly halt information sharing

President Donald Trump said on Thursday that “deeply troubling” leaks to U.S. media about the Manchester suicide bombing would be investigated, after irate British police briefly stopped sharing information with U.S. agencies. PrimeShow More Summary

The latest on America's longest war

The Taliban now controls roughly one-third of Afghanistan -- more than at any time since 2001, when the war began

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Federal appeals court upholds block on travel ban; Three generations of women in one family all graduate this month

US-led strikes kill 35 civilians in east Syria: monitor

Coalition air raids on ISIL-held town kills many women and children relatives of fighters, Syrian Observatory says.

The trio behind North Korea's 21st-century missiles

Laughing men surrounding Kim Jong-un in photos are serious technocrats who have vastly improved the North's arsenal.

Manchester's Libyans react to killer in their midst

UK city's Libyan community shaken after revelations Salman Abedi was behind suicide blast at concert that killed 22.

Michel Temer rescinds controversial troop deployment

1,500 soldiers deployed in Brasilia are removed after accusations President Michel Temer only trying to cling to power.

The U.S. Military Needs "Second Strike Capability" in the Space and Cyber Arenas

Dave Majumdar Security, And Russia and China are the reasons.  The United States must develop some form of “second strike capability” in domains such as space or cyber to help deter aggression in those arenas. The development of ballistic missile submarines helped to slow down nuclear escalation during the Cold War. Show More Summary

Bomber Said to Have Pleaded 'Forgive Me' Before UK Blast

The suspect in the deadly Manchester concert bombing was driven by what he saw as unjust treatment of Arabs in Britain, a relative said Thursday, confirming he made a final phone call in which he pleaded: "Forgive me." Salman Abedi was particularly upset by the killing last year of a...

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