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France's Mont Saint-Michel Reopened After Security Threat

France's Mont Saint-Michel Reopened After Security Threat

French authorities have reopened one of the country's most popular tourist sites, Mont Saint-Michel abbey, after calling off an alert caused by a man threatening the police. The local government evacuated the major tourist attraction "as a precautionary measure" after the man had made aggressive

Blast at Kabul Election Center Kills Dozens

Blast at Kabul Election Center Kills Dozens

A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a voter registration center in the Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday, killing at least 57 people and injuring more than 100, in the most serious attack yet on preparations for legislative elections which are due to take place in October. ISIS claimed respons

Natalie Portman Doesn't Want to Be Seen Pro-Netanyahu

Oscar-winning actress Natalie Portman said she chose not to attend a ceremony in Israel to accept a million-dollar prize because she did not want to be seen as supporting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who was scheduled to speak at the event. Portman’s decision, which she said was “mischaract

Two Koreas Set up Hotline ahead of Next Week’s Leaders’ Summit

Two Koreas Set up Hotline ahead of Next Week’s Leaders’ Summit

South and North Korea set up on Friday a hotline between their leaders ahead of next week’s historic summit between them, Seoul's presidential office said. South Korea’s Moon Jae-in and North’s Kim Jong Un are scheduled to meet at the border truce village of Panmunjom next Friday. "The histori

Trump Invites Russia’s Putin to White House, Summit Not yet Planned

Trump Invites Russia’s Putin to White House, Summit Not yet Planned

President Donald Trump held talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in which he invited him to the United States, RIA Novosti reported on Friday, citing the Russian Foreign Ministry. “We proceed from the fact that the US president in a telephone conversation...made such an invitation, s

Spain’s ETA Separatist Group Apologizes for Decades of ‘Pain and Harm’

Spain’s ETA Separatist Group Apologizes for Decades of ‘Pain and Harm’

Days ahead of its official dissolution, Spain’s Basque separatist group ETA issued an apology on Friday for the decades-long campaign of violence, “pain and irreparable harm.” "We want to show our respect to the dead, to the wounded and to the victims of the actions of ETA...

Trump Says Not Afraid to Walk Away from Kim Summit

Trump Says Not Afraid to Walk Away from Kim Summit

US President Donald Trump said Wednesday that although he's looking ahead optimistically to a historic summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, he warned he was not afraid to walk away if the meeting appears unlikely to be "fruitful." The odds of the Trump-Kim talks taking place were boosted by the

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