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94-Year-Old Accused In Concentration Camp Murders Goes On Trial In Germany

94-Year-Old Accused In Concentration Camp Murders Goes On Trial In Germany

Defendant Johann Rehbogen appears at the regional court in Münster, Germany, on Tuesday. Getty Images says his face has been pixelated in accordance with court orders. Friedemann Vogel /Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Friedemann Vogel /Getty Images Defendant Johann Rehbogen appears at the regional court in Münster, Germany, on Tuesday. Getty Images says his […]

Iran Sanctions Explained: US Goals, and the View From Tehran

Iran Sanctions Explained: US Goals, and the View From Tehran

The Trump administration called it the biggest sanctions action the United States had ever undertaken against Iran. Iran’s president called it an act of “economic war” and said his country would win. The package of severe economic penalties imposed against Iran on Monday by the United States is the most significant part of President Trump’s […]

Airline Seeks to Thank Australian Veterans for Their Service. Vets Say No Thanks.

Airline Seeks to Thank Australian Veterans for Their Service. Vets Say No Thanks.

SYDNEY, Australia — Australian military veterans recoiled at a government-backed policy that would allow them to board some commercial airlines ahead of other passengers, calling the move a political stunt that smacked of tokenism. The government announced over the weekend that Virgin Australia would offer priority boarding to veterans and also make in-flight announcements to […]

The Latest: Exhausted migrants forge on

The Latest: Exhausted migrants forge on

ISLA, Mexico — The Latest on the caravans of migrants making their way through Mexico to the United States (all times local): 7:30 a.m. Thousands of Central American migrants are pushing more quickly through Mexico in the hopes of fulfilling their dream of reaching the United States. The majority of the roughly 4,000 migrants are […]

Europe opens door to sanctions on Iran after terror plots in Denmark, Paris

Europe opens door to sanctions on Iran after terror plots in Denmark, Paris

European leaders are opening the door to possible sanctions on Iran in the wake of terror plots across the continent — even as they criticize the Trump administration for reimposing sanctions on the Islamic Republic’s oil exports and financial dealings. Denmark’s intelligence agency on Tuesday said that it had foiled an Iranian plot to kill […]

Migrant caravan pushes through perilous stretch as Trump's military warnings continue

Migrant caravan pushes through perilous stretch as Trump's military warnings continue

CLOSE Drone footage shows from above some of the several thousand Central Americans, mostly Hondurans, that have been trekking in a caravan through southern Mexico with hopes of reaching the United States. (Nov. 2) AP Salvadorian migrants heading in a caravan to the US, cross the Suchiate River to Mexico, as seen from Ciudad Tecun […]

Palau, In Western Pacific, Is First Nation To Ban 'Reef-Toxic' Sunscreens

Palau, In Western Pacific, Is First Nation To Ban 'Reef-Toxic' Sunscreens

Bottles of sunscreen on sale. Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Bloomberg via Getty Images Bottles of sunscreen on sale. Bloomberg via Getty Images The Pacific archipelago of Palau has become the first nation to ban sunscreens that some researchers believe are killing off coral reefs and damaging marine environments. In a law […]

Pakistani Christian woman's blasphemy ordeal highlights plight of minorities

Pakistani Christian woman's blasphemy ordeal highlights plight of minorities

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Until one sweltering day in 2009, Asia Bibi led a simple life with her husband and children in rural Pakistan. Hers was one of only three Christian families in her village but they’d never had much trouble from Muslim neighbors, relatives say. Supporters of the religious party Jamiat-e-Ulema Islam – Fazal-ur Rehman […]

US and Britain Seek Yemen Cease-Fire as Relations With Saudis Cool

US and Britain Seek Yemen Cease-Fire as Relations With Saudis Cool

WASHINGTON — Diplomatic pressure from the United States and Britain, Saudi Arabia’s biggest arms suppliers, abruptly intensified on Wednesday for a cease-fire in the Yemen war, the world’s worst man-made humanitarian disaster. The calls for a halt to the three-and-a-half-year-old conflict — made by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, his British counterpart, Jeremy Hunt, and […]

Amid increased pressure, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pushes for end to Yemen conflict

Amid increased pressure, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pushes for end to Yemen conflict

CLOSE Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Trump administration is revoking the visas of some Saudi officials implicated in the death of writer Jamal Khashoggi. (Oct. 23) AP A Yemeni child suffering from malnutrition lies on a bed at a treatment center in a hospital in Sanaa, Yemen, Oct. 6, 2018. (Photo: MOHAMMED HUWAIS, […]