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Netanyahu Questioned Again in Corruption Probe

Netanyahu Questioned Again in Corruption Probe

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was again questioned by police over his involvement in one of several graft cases that have threatened to topple him, Israeli media reported. The premier's 12th round of questioning as a suspect on Friday comes two days before his wife Sara appears in cou

Yazidi Campaigner, Congolese Doctor Win 2018 Nobel Peace Prize

Yazidi Campaigner, Congolese Doctor Win 2018 Nobel Peace Prize

Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Yazidi campaigner Nadia Murad won the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for their work in fighting sexual violence in conflicts around the world. The pair won the award "for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict," N

Turkey, Netherlands Try to Resolve Diplomatic Dispute

Turkey and the Netherlands were trying to resolve their diplomatic row that saw Ankara describe Dutch policies as “Nazi remnants.” Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu held talks to that end with his Dutch counterpart Stef Blok in Ankara on Wednesday. Blok said at a joint news conference

Saudi King, Crown Prince Offer Condolences to Indonesia Following Deadly Quake, Tsunami

Saudi King, Crown Prince Offer Condolences to Indonesia Following Deadly Quake, Tsunami

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, sent on Saturday separate cables of condolences to Indonesian President Joko Widodo following the devastating earthquake and tsunami that struck the city o

Germany Announces $135 Million for UN Refugee Agency

Germany Announces $135 Million for UN Refugee Agency

Germany announced Friday it would provide the UN's cash-strapped refugee agency with an extra $135 million in funds to help cope with the massive outpouring of Syrians into neighboring Arab countries. In a speech before the United Nations General Assembly, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said it was

Maya Bay to Remain Closed Until End of October

Maya Bay to Remain Closed Until End of October

Thai officials said that the popular Maya Bay will continue to be closed to tourists until the end of October due to unfinished restoration and dangers associated with the current monsoon season. The pristine beach on the southern island of Koh Phi Phi popularized by the 2000 movie "The Beach" wa

UN General Assembly: 129 States Sign Global Call To Fight Drugs

UN General Assembly: 129 States Sign Global Call To Fight Drugs

US President Donald Trump launched his activities at the UN headquarters in New York on Monday by chairing a session on Global Call to Action on the world drug problem.

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