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Bernard Lewis, eminent historian of the Middle East, dies at 101

WASHINGTON POST - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 14:59
His sometimes controversial scholarship helped shape views of the region for decades.

TV’s delectable coverage of the royal wedding created a safe space for dreamers

WASHINGTON POST - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 14:59
TV reporting from America’s side was giddy, ecstatically romantic — and a much needed escape.

China agrees to buy 'significantly' more from the U.S., but doesn't commit to specific amount

WASHINGTON POST - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 14:59
The two sides release a joint statement Saturday as the nations work to defuse a brewing trade war.

Record Everest climber returns, already planning next trip

WASHINGTON POST - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 14:50
A veteran Sherpa guide who scaled Mount Everest for a record 22nd time this past week has returned from the mountain and says he’s already planning his next trip.

The Latest: Pope Francis prays for Venezuelans

WASHINGTON POST - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 14:30
The Latest on Sunday’s presidential election in Venezuela (all times local):

Erdogan in Sarajevo to rally European Turks for re-election

WASHINGTON POST - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 14:30
Turkey’s president has arrived in the Bosnian capital to address supporters living in Europe, ahead of snap elections in his country.

Palestinian president hospitalized with fever

WASHINGTON POST - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 14:30
A Palestinian official says President Mahmoud Abbas has been hospitalized with fever.

36 local candidates have been assassinated in Mexico. And the election is still 2 months away.

WASHINGTON POST - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 14:09
Parties are scrambling to replace candidates who were assassinated or dropped out of the electoral race because of violence. Many appear to be victims of criminal groups seeking to exert control.

Iraq’s al-Sadr says next government will be ‘inclusive’

WASHINGTON POST - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 14:00
Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, whose coalition won the largest number of seats in Iraq’s parliamentary elections, says the next government will be “inclusive.”

Company in Cuba plane crash had received safety complaints

WASHINGTON POST - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 13:21
The Mexican charter company whose 39-year-old plane crashed in Havana had been the subject of two serious complaints about its crews’ performance over the last decade, according to authorities in Guyana and a retired pilot for Cuba’s national airline.

Pope Francis to create 14 new cardinals in June

WASHINGTON POST - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 12:49
Pope Francis has announced that he will make 14 new cardinals next month, among them his chief aide for helping homeless people.

Pope Francis announces he will make 14 new cardinals June 29 at Vatican

WASHINGTON POST - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 12:49
Pope Francis announces he will make 14 new cardinals June 29 at Vatican.

Insect ambassadors: Honeybees buzz on Berlin cathedral

WASHINGTON POST - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 11:49
On the roof of Berlin’s cathedral, bees are buzzing.

Reports: Islamic State surrendering in Syria’s capital

WASHINGTON POST - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 11:40
A Syrian war monitoring group says a cease-fire between government forces and Islamic State militants in the southern neighborhoods of Damascus has held for 24 hours, and that some of the fighters have been allowed to leave.

Ebola deaths rise to 26, says Congo health ministry

WASHINGTON POST - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 11:19
Congo’s health ministry says there is one new death from Ebola, bringing to 26 the number of deaths from the deadly outbreak in Equateur province in the country’s northwest.

Sudan protests Egyptian serial about terrorists

WASHINGTON POST - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 11:19
Sudan has summoned Egypt’s ambassador to complain about a TV series that portrays Egyptian terrorists living in the neighboring country.

Maoist rebels detonate bomb in east India; 5 police killed

WASHINGTON POST - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 10:49
Police say at least five police officials were killed and two others critically injured when Maoist rebels targeted their vehicle with a bomb in eastern India.

Iraq’s al-Sadr, promising reform, is constrained by Iran

WASHINGTON POST - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 09:29
Iraq’s Muqtada al-Sadr, the maverick Shiite cleric whose political coalition beat out Iran’s favored candidates to come in first in national elections, says he wants to form a government that puts Iraqis first.

Small clubs cross fingers for World Cup windfalls

WASHINGTON POST - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 08:19
The ideal scenario for the club where Paul Pogba played football as a kid might go something like this: The France midfielder shines so brightly at the World Cup that a money-no-object club — for argument’s sake, let’s say Real Madrid — decides that it cannot live without him and pays a nine-figure fee to shake him loose from Manchester United.

Maduro favored as Venezuelans vote amid crisis

WASHINGTON POST - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 06:37
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is expected to win a second six-year term in Sunday’s election, despite a deepening crisis that’s made food scarce and inflation soar as oil production in the once wealthy nation plummets.

Chile bishop apologizes for not investigating abuse promptly

WASHINGTON POST - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 06:17
A Chilean bishop apologized Saturday for not promptly investigating a reported case of sexual abuse in his diocese, a day after every bishop in the South American country offered to resign over what Pope Francis said was their negligence in protecting children.

Taiwan president, pressed by Beijing, pledges more security

WASHINGTON POST - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 06:09
President Tsai Ing-wen says Taiwan will step up security to respond to military threats from China.

Princess Diana wasn't forgotten at the royal wedding. Her sons still mourn her death.

WASHINGTON POST - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 03:35
Prince Harry, who was 12 when his mother was killed, made sure to include her memory in his wedding to Meghan Markle.

US criticizes China’s militarization of disputed waters

WASHINGTON POST - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 03:17
The Pentagon criticized what it called China’s “continued militarization” of island outposts in the disputed South China Sea, where the Chinese air force landed long-range bombers for the first time, putting entire Southeast Asia within their range.

Cuba: 110 died in plane crash, 3 survivors ‘critical’

WASHINGTON POST - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 03:17
The only three survivors of Cuba’s worst aviation disaster in three decades were clinging to life Saturday, a day after their passenger jet crashed in a fireball in Havana’s rural outskirts with 113 people on board.

Sri Lanka marks end to civil war as a divided nation

WASHINGTON POST - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 03:17
Sri Lanka commemorated the ninth anniversary of the end of its civil war as a divided nation, with minority Tamils calling for an international investigation into alleged wartime atrocities and the government defending soldiers from allegations.

Officials say company in Cuba crash had safety complaints

WASHINGTON POST - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 02:32
The Mexican charter company whose plane crashed in Havana, killing 110 people, has been the subject of two serious complaints about its crews’ performance over the last decade, according to authorities in Guyana and a retired pilot for Cuba’s national airline.

In harsh Saudi crackdown, famous feminists are branded as ‘traitors’

WASHINGTON POST - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 00:59
Friday’s detentions come just weeks before the ban on women drivers is set to be lifted.   

New clues bolster belief that ISIS leader is still alive — and busy with a chilling new mission

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 23:49
Detainee reports portray Baghdadi as preoccupied with educating future terrorists.

Officials say company in Cuba crash had safety complaints

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 23:19
The Mexican charter company whose plane crashed in Havana, killing 110 people, has been the subject of two serious complaints about its crews’ performance over the last decade.

Tracking one of the world’s most elusive cats

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 22:54
No one knows how many snow leopards are left in the world. Researchers are trying to find out.

The surprise star of Harry and Meghan’s wedding: Bishop Michael Curry from Chicago

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 22:28
Curry, the first black leader of the Episcopal Church in the United States, delivered a 14-minute barnstorming address that people in Windsor and beyond were talking about long after Harry and Meghan officially tied the knot on Saturday afternoon.

Official: Nationalist mob beats mayor of major Greek city

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 22:19
A city official says the mayor of Greece’s second-largest city has been hospitalized with head, back and leg injuries after being set upon by nationalist extremists.

Insurgents have waged a war on education in her home country. But she died in a Texas school shooting.

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 22:15
The Pakistani student was in Texas on an exchange program when a gunman opened fire on her school.

CORRECTS: Cuban transportation minister says 110 people were killed in Friday’s passenger jet crash.

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 21:59
CORRECTS: Cuban transportation minister says 110 people were killed in Friday’s passenger jet crash. (Corrects APNewsAlert that said 113 dead; the minister corrected his own statement)

Macedonian PM says agreement on new name reached with Greece

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 21:48
The prime minister of Macedonia says his administration and the Greek government have agreed on a new name for his country to solve the decades-long name dispute between Skopje and Athens.

Cuban website Cubadebate says flight recorder recovered from plane crash that killed 113, citing transportation minister

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 21:48
Cuban website Cubadebate says flight recorder recovered from plane crash that killed 113, citing transportation minister.

Cuban transportation minister says 113 people were killed in Friday’s passenger jet crash

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 21:29
Cuban transportation minister says 113 people were killed in Friday’s passenger jet crash.

Scholar: Dumping fossil fuels by 2050 needed to save climate

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 21:18
A prominent American economist says getting rid of fossil fuels by mid-century and making the switch to large-scale renewable energy sources and nuclear power offers the best chance of meeting the climate change targets set out by the Paris accord.

Council of Churches: 20 priests from evangelical church among dead in Cuban plane crash

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 21:00
Council of Churches: 20 priests from evangelical church among dead in Cuban plane crash .

The royal wedding's teenage cello player skipped U.S. debut to play in the ceremony

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 20:14
Sheku Kanneh-Mason canceled performance plans in Los Angeles to be at the royal wedding.

Colombia ex-rebel halts hunger strike as extradition lingers

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 19:47
A former rebel ideologue is suspending a 41-day hunger strike after Colombia’s special peace tribunal cast doubt on his extradition to the U.S. on drug charges.

As tensions with Trump deepen, Europe wonders if America is lost for good

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 18:17
Continental leaders worry the president may be the new normal, not an aberration.

In London, some Brits shrug off royal wedding: ‘Irrelevant’

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 18:17
Watching the cheering, flag-waving Brits lining the sun-soaked royal procession route on television, it’s easy to get the impression of a wedding-crazy country still deeply in love with its royal family.

‘Just saying ¯\_(ツ)_/¯’ — BBC Three compares royal wedding crowd to Trump’s inauguration

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 18:14
The prince and princess hadn't even said their vows before BBC Three — the edgy BCC — tried to start some trans-Atlantic drama.

At Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s royal wedding, some things very old and some things new

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 18:07
There were distinctly American moments within Windsor Castle’s 16th century gothic chapel.

Sri Lanka marks end to civil war as a divided nation

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 17:48
Sri Lanka has commemorated the ninth anniversary of the end of its civil war as a divided nation, with minority Tamils calling for an international investigation into alleged wartime atrocities and the government defending soldiers from war crime allegations.

The royal wedding was mainly about hats and fascinators

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 17:34
There were many hats to be seen at the Royal Wedding.

Father of Pakistani victim in Texas school shooting grieves

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 17:28
Abdul Aziz Sheikh sits on the ground floor of his Karachi home surrounded by mourning friends, relatives and local politicians that have come to give their condolences. Composed, he fights back tears. On the floor above, his wife is still in shock. The friends around her wail in grief.

Powerful, unpopular Venezuela leader faces opposition foes

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 16:48
Here’s a look at Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and the two opposition candidates he faces in Sunday’s election:

Police kill 4 gunmen who raided Orthodox church in Chechnya

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 16:48
Chechnya’s leader says four gunmen who attacked a Russian Orthodox church in the mostly Muslim province have been killed by security forces and one policeman has died.

Report: 2 killed in shooting in southwestern Germany

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 16:18
German media are reporting two people have been killed in a shooting near the southwestern city of Saarbruecken.

German media report 2 dead in Saarbruecken shooting; suspect is in custody

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 16:18
German media report 2 dead in Saarbruecken shooting; suspect is in custody.

Meghan Markle, Queen Charlotte and the wedding of Britain's first mixed-race royal

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 15:25
Meghan Markle has been hailed as Britain’s first black royal. But Queen Charlotte, who married King George III 257 years ago, probably had African blood from both sides of her family.

Burundi opposition says referendum wasn’t free, transparent

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 14:37
Opposition groups in Burundi say Thursday’s referendum on extending the president’s power was undemocratic as the country awaits the electoral commission’s announcement of the results.

Egypt says prominent socialist activist arrested

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 14:37
Egyptian security officials say a prominent activist and labor rights lawyer has been arrested on an array of charges including belonging to an outlawed group.

North Korea demands South Korea send back restaurant workers

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 13:48
North Korea on Saturday reiterated its demands for South Korea to send back 12 North Korean restaurant workers who came to the South in 2016, saying such a move would demonstrate Seoul’s willingness to improve relations.

Wife of Malaysia’s ex-leader slams ‘public trial’ of family

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 13:48
The wife of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has slammed police raids on their properties, saying Saturday they appeared targeted at vilifying the family to provoke public anger.

Vatican: Martyred archbishop, Pope Paul VI to be canonized

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 12:05
The Vatican has announced that Pope Francis will elevate to sainthood martyred Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero alongside Pope Paul VI in a ceremony on Oct. 14.

Ethiopia says Saudi Arabia to free 1,000 detained citizens

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 11:56
Ethiopia says more than 1,000 of its citizens will be released from detention centers in Saudi Arabia after a request by new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman during a visit to Riyadh.

Fastest climber of 7 summits returns safely from Everest

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 11:15
The Australian climber who became the fastest to scale the highest peaks on all seven continents has returned safely from Mount Everest.

Royal wedding 2018 live coverage

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 10:45
Follow our coverage of the ceremony, the celebration, the dress.

Congo says 3 new Ebola cases confirmed in large city

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 10:34
Congo’s health minister says three new cases of the often lethal Ebola virus have been confirmed in a city of more than 1 million people.

Congo’s health minister announces three new confirmed Ebola cases in city of 1 million

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 10:34
Congo’s health minister announces three new confirmed Ebola cases in city of 1 million.

Detained Saudi women driving campaigners branded traitors

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 10:04
Seven people in Saudi Arabia, including four prominent women’s rights activists who campaigned for the right to drive, are being accused by state security of working with “foreign entities.”

Restive Kashmir shuts to protest Indian PM Modi’s visit

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 09:17
Shops, businesses and schools are shut in Indian-controlled Kashmir to protest Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s daylong visit to the disputed region.

Timeline of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s romance

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 08:54
The budding romance between Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle has captivated the world. Here’s how it all happened:

Trusted Xi ally a rising influence on China’s foreign policy

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 07:13
Chinese President Xi Jinping (SHEE JIN’-ping) appears to be increasingly relying on friend and trusted adviser Wang Qishan (chee-SHAN’) to guide the country’s foreign policy amid trade and territorial disputes with the U.S., Japan and others.

China lands bomber on South China Sea island for first time

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 07:13
A Chinese state-run newspaper says the Chinese air force has landed long-range bomber for the first time on an airport in the South China Sea.

8 killed in blasts at cricket match in eastern Afghanistan

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 06:43
An Afghan official says at least eight people have been killed after multiple explosions hit a cricket match in eastern Nangarhar province.

A look at major plane crashes in Cuba in recent years

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 06:13
A look at some of the major plane crashes in Cuba in recent years:

Airliner with 110 aboard crashes in Cuba, 3 said to survive

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 04:42
A 39-year-old airliner with 110 people aboard crashed and burned in a cassava field just after taking off from the Havana airport Friday, leaving three survivors in Cuba’s worst aviation disaster in three decades, officials said.

The Latest: Cuba state media says Castro had hernia surgery

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 02:31
The Latest on the plane crash in Havana (all times local):

Militant-turned-populist cleric Sadr wins Iraqi election

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 02:31
Influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr’s political coalition has won the most seats in Iraq’s national parliamentary elections, according to complete results released by Iraq’s electoral commission early Saturday.

Militant turned populist cleric Sadr wins Iraqi election

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 02:01
Iraq’s electoral commission says a political coalition led by influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has won the most seats in Iraq’s national parliamentary elections, according to the release of complete results.

Advocate: Shootout in Venezuelan prison kills 11

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 01:51
Human rights advocates say 11 people died in a prison riot sparked by inmates who wrestled a gun from jailers, prompting an exchange of gunfire.

Americans love the royal family. But Brits? It’s complicated.

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 01:48
A monarchy in 2018 is problematic, some say.

Greek parliament passes pharma probe over to judiciary

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 01:01
Greece’s parliament has voted to hand over to the judiciary an investigation into 10 prominent politicians over allegations of involvement in a pharmaceutical bribery scandal.

‘A day of gas’ inside a Gaza ambulance

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 00:41
Medics have witnessed the brunt of the injuries as Israel has used live ammunition on protesters.

At OIC, Muslim nations condemn Israel and US, call for unity

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 00:41
Muslim nations on Friday condemned Israel and the inauguration of the American embassy in contested Jerusalem as a “provocation and hostility against” the Islamic world, while Turkey’s president called for action, including a peacekeeping force.

At OIC, Muslim nations condemn Israel and US, call for unity

WASHINGTON POST - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 00:31
Muslim nations on Friday condemned Israel and the inauguration of the American embassy in contested Jerusalem as a “provocation and hostility against” the Islamic world, while Turkey’s president called for action, including a peacekeeping force.

NOT REAL NEWS: False comments attributed to Zimbabwe leader

WASHINGTON POST - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 22:50
The president of Zimbabwe did not say people in his country have been reduced to eating animals like rats and baboons because of “mistakes of the past” with white farmers, as at least two online sites claim.

Justice Department rescinds order stopping opioid sales by Louisiana distributor

WASHINGTON POST - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 22:31
Opioid wholesaler accuses DEA of using faulty methodology in suspending sales.

Oil was the only thing keeping Venezuela afloat. Now the government is too dysfunctional to even pump it.

WASHINGTON POST - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 22:31
Venezuela leads the world in two things: oil reserves and incompetence. What else can you say about an oil-based economy that's falling apart faster than ever before despite the fact that oil prices have risen more than 50 percent over the past year? That shouldn't happen whether you're capitalist, socialist or something in between, but […]

At OIC, Turkey urges Muslim nations to support Palestinians

WASHINGTON POST - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 22:11
Turkey urged Muslim nations at an OIC summit on Friday to stand with the Palestinians against Israel, warning that the American decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital would only be the first among many moves against the Islamic world.

Selling cannabis is illegal in Estonia, but the leaf is on one district's new flag

WASHINGTON POST - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 21:56
The name of the municipality means “hemp” in Estonian.

US sanctions Venezuela socialist boss Diosdado Cabello

WASHINGTON POST - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 21:40
The Trump administration has slapped sanctions on Venezuelan socialist party boss Diosdado Cabello as well as his wife and brother as tensions between the two countries mount ahead of Sunday’s presidential election.

Trump administration sanctions Venezuelan socialist party leader Diosdado Cabello and three others

WASHINGTON POST - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 21:12
Trump administration sanctions Venezuelan socialist party leader Diosdado Cabello and three others.

After biggest gaffe, pope demands accountability for abuse

WASHINGTON POST - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 21:12
Four months ago, Pope Francis dug himself into the biggest hole of his papacy by strongly defending a Chilean bishop accused by sex abuse victims of witnessing and ignoring their abuse.

Employee of Mexico’s Global Air says passenger jet that crashed in Cuba belongs to the company

WASHINGTON POST - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 20:59
Employee of Mexico’s Global Air says passenger jet that crashed in Cuba belongs to the company.

A look at major plane crashes in Cuba in recent years

WASHINGTON POST - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 20:11
A look at some of the major plane crashes in Cuba in recent years:

The Latest: Boeing 737 crashes with 104 passengers aboard

WASHINGTON POST - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 20:11
The Latest on the plane crash in Havana (all times local):

Reports: Plane crashes on takeoff from airport in Cuba

WASHINGTON POST - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 19:51
Images posted on social media showed smoke rising from the purported crash site.

Cuban media: Boeing 737 crashes with 104 passengers aboard

WASHINGTON POST - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 19:51
Cuban media say a Boeing 737 operated by state airline Cubana has crashed on takeoff from Jose Marti International Airport in Havana with 104 passengers on board. There was no immediate word on casualties.

Saudi arrests activists who campaigned for women’s driving

WASHINGTON POST - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 19:30
Rights activists say at least six people who have campaigned for human rights in Saudi Arabia, including four women who pushed for the right to drive, have been detained in Saudi Arabia.

Havana airport employee tells AP that airport workers have been alerted that a passenger jet has crashed on takeoff

WASHINGTON POST - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 19:30
Havana airport employee tells AP that airport workers have been alerted that a passenger jet has crashed on takeoff .

Putin: New nuclear weapons to enter duty in next few years

WASHINGTON POST - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 19:00
President Vladimir Putin says the Russian military will start receiving new nuclear weapons in the coming years.

Turkey urges Muslim nations to stand with Palestinians

WASHINGTON POST - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 18:30
Turkey has called on Muslim nations to stand with Palestinians and to work to stop countries joining the United States in relocating their Israeli embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Hundreds of handbags, 72 suitcases full of jewels seized from ousted Malaysian leader's home

WASHINGTON POST - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 18:19
The new government is ramping up a corruption probe into the former prime minister.

Air Force base that lost explosives: We're also missing a machine gun

WASHINGTON POST - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 18:10
The North Dakota base operates aircraft and intercontinental ballistic missiles that can deliver nuclear warheads.

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