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Israelis say goodbye to Amos Oz, 'genius and poet of the generation' - 12/31/2018

Tel Aviv (dpa) - A long queue wound through the entrance of the Tzavta theatre in Tel Aviv on Monday as Israelis waited their turn for a moment next to the black casket of the late Amos Oz. As...

Malta rescues 69 migrants, but refuses 31 others stranded at sea - 12/30/2018

Valletta - Sixty-nine migrants have been rescued and taken to Malta, officials say. The migrants were rescued by an army patrol boat from a wooden boat in distress some 117 nautical miles south-west...

Yemeni government disputes rebel handover of vital Hodeida port - 12/30/2018

Sana'a – Yemen's Saudi-backed government Sunday denied that rebels had pulled out of a strategically important port in the embattled city of Hodeida under a UN-brokered deal and accused them of...

After years of assailing 'Obamacare,' some Republicans fear fallout - 12/30/2018

Washington (tca/dpa) - Republicans in the US Congress, fresh off an election that punished their party for opposing health care protections, now worry that a recent federal court ruling undermining...

UN chief: World undergoing 'stress test' of intolerance, divisions - 12/29/2018

Washington - UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said the world is undergoing a 'stress test' and that the dangers of last year will continue in 2019.   "Last New Year, I issued a red alert,...

Flights grounded at German airport after man drives onto tarmac - 12/29/2018

Berlin (dpa) - Flights were halted at Germany's Hanover Airport on Saturday afternoon after a man drove onto the tarmac, a federal police spokesman said.   The driver of the car was detained at...

Turkey captures teacher with alleged Gulen links in Azerbaijan - 12/29/2018

Istanbul – Turkish intelligence has captured a suspected supporter of US-based Islamic cleric Fethullah Gulen in Azerbaijan and brought him to Istanbul, state news agency Anadolu reported on...

Trump threatens to close border as budget impasse goes into day seven - 12/28/2018

Washington - US President Donald Trump on Friday threatened to close the US southern border with Mexico over a budget battle with Congress that has resulted in a government shutdown now in its...

Berlin gets ready for Germany's biggest New Year's Eve party - 12/28/2018

Berlin (dpa) - Preparations for Germany's biggest New Year's Eve party are well under way, organizers said Thursday, with stages, temporary barriers and concrete blocks put into position at Berlin's...

Signal puts Cohen near Prague at time of purported Russian meeting - 12/28/2018

Washington (tca/dpa) - A mobile phone traced to President Donald Trump's former lawyer and "fixer" Michael Cohen briefly sent signals ricocheting off cell towers in the Prague area in late summer...
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