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After being blocked from importing limousines to Gaza, a Palestinian wedding planner built one out of five cars

AFP reports: "When wedding planner Salama Al Odi was blocked by Israel from importing a limousine for his business in Gaza, he was not dissuaded. Instead, he built his own – from five other cars."

Was The Turkish Referendum Rigged?

Turks went to the polls on Sunday to make a critical choice on a referendum to change the country’s constitution. The ballots contained no questions, but people had to choose “yes” or “no.” Did people know exactly what they voted for?...Show More Summary

Putin's Critics Have A Disturbing Tendency Of Ending Up Dead

On Wednesday, Nikolai Andrushchenko, a Russian journalist famous for his criticism of President Vladimir Putin, died from injuries sustained in a brutal beating by unknown attackers. He had been hospitalized since March 9 and spent weeks in a coma before his death. Andrushchenko’s death raises many questions, but there are few concrete answers. Show More Summary

Kashmir students, India police clash in Srinagar

Police forces fire live ammunition into the air to disperse students in central Srinagar, as violence intensifies.

WHO: Malaria vaccine to be 'real life' tested in Africa

Ghana, Kenya and Malawi to start large scale trial of RTS,S injectable vaccine in 2018.

How 1.3M Jews Are 'Missing' in the Holocaust

It's an unforgettable number—6 million Jews killed in the Holocaust—but it's accompanied by a less known one: 4.7 million. The latter is the number of victims whose names we know thanks to the efforts the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial has made since 1954. And on Monday, which...

Thousands pay homage to millions who perished in the Holocaust

March of the Living is a somber memorial march from the original Auschwitz camp to Birkenau, a much larger death camp where Jews and Roma were murdered

Social Democracy Isn’t Dead, But It Needs to Adapt

Social democrats lose when they try to be all things to all people. Better to side with the progressive middle class.

Refugees Should Visit Concentration Camps and Take Anti-Semitism Courses, Says German Jewish Leader

The president of the Jewish council in Germany said many asylum seekers come from countries where anti-Semitism is ingrained.

French Guiana Space Center Reopens after Month-long Shutdown

The French government has reached an agreement with the protesters, allowing for space activities to resume.

The End of Foreign Aid As We Know It

Trump budget would gut development assistance and fold USAID into State.

The Republic Will Stand

We live in strange and unpredictable political times. Americans elected Donald Trump, and the British voted for Brexit, both defying the polls and the predictions of most experts. In such an age of uncertainty, all the confident predictions...Show More Summary

Marwan Barghouti's health in serious decline: NGO

Marwan Barghouti refuses medical treatment after joining hunger strike with 1,100 other prisoners in Israel, NGO says.

USS Vinson nears Korean Peninsula

The Vinson battle group has been joined by Japanese destroyers and will soon be joined by South Korean ships, reports CBS News' David Martin

Japan's Prime Minister Abe Thanked Trump for Saving Money On the F-35

Thomas Phippen Security, Asia Trump criticized the F-35 program in December, proclaiming on Twitter that the U.S. would open competition between the F-35, made by Lockheed Martin, and the F-18 Super Hornet, made by Boeing. Japanese Prime...Show More Summary

Special Envoy: North Korea Could Obliterate the World with "Three Or Four Bombs"

Ryan Pickrell Security, Asia Alejandro Cao de Benos de Les y Perez, regarded by some as a “useful idiot” serving as a pro-North defender of the brutal regime, claims that North Korea is untouchable.  North Korea could destroy the world...Show More Summary

In Japan People Are Buying Bomb Shelters For Nuclear War (Thanks to North Korea)

Ryan Pickrell Security, Asia Japan is considering expanding the capabilities of its armed forces to permit attacks on North Korea in the event of a crisis. The country is also enhancing its missile defense systems Japanese people are...Show More Summary

How Do European Countries Really See Russia?

Members of the union are not all united in their perception of their eastern neighbor.

A Navy pilot’s take: The Air Force doesn’t have a pilot crisis, it has a leadership crisis

The United States Air Force is facing a crisis, seemingly a recent one, which will define the service for decades to come.

After Threatening to Starve U.N. of Funds, Trump Breaks Bread With Turtle Bay Dignitaries

Trump vowed to raze the United Nations. His U.N. envoy, Nikki Haley, has made it the administration’s favorite soapbox.

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