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1 hr ago | The Baltimore Sun

Israel rejects Gaza ceasefire plan, wants changes

Fifteen people were killed, including a baby, Thursday when an Israeli shell slammed into a UN-run school in Gaza sheltering Palestinians fleeing fighting between Hamas and the army, medics said.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories

3 hrs ago | The Jewish News Weekly

It's happening: - Burn the Jews!'rings out again across Europe

Who would have thought that in 2014, Jewish-owned stores in Paris would be smashed and burned, that synagogues would be firebombed? Who would have imagined that protesters in Antwerp, Belgium, would chant, "Slaughter the Jews!" in rhythmic frenzy? It happened, it is happening, and the world must snap out of its somnambulism when it comes to such ... (more)


Related Topix: World News, Belgium, Europe, Germany, Israel, Middle East

7 hrs ago | The Independent

How to deal with Putin

How do you solve a problem like Vladimir Putin? This week, the piercing grief of families of the victims of downed Malay Airline Flight MH17 added pressure on Western leaders, as they scrambled to figure out how to respond to evidence the Kremlin supported the Ukrainian separatists suspected of the atrocity.


Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Europe, World News, United Kingdom

8 hrs ago | Trend

Burning issues forces Nagorno-Karabakh conflict on back burner for U.S.

There is a need to renew efforts to resolve the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict once and for all, said US ambassador to Azerbaijan, Richard Morningstar, at a farewell event on July, 24, in Baku.


Related Topix: World News, Azerbaijan, Asia, Armenia, Washington, DC, Israel, Middle East

9 hrs ago | Suria

Two appointed to position of Second...

Major General Ng Chee Khern, the Permanent Secretary for Defence Development at the Ministry of Defence, will be concurrently appointed as Second Permanent Secretary for Health.


Related Topix: Palestinian Territories, Middle East, World News

10 hrs ago | Suria

SMRT introduces Care Stickers, Priority...

Commuters can now better identify others who might require special care and attention when travelling on public transport.


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10 hrs ago | Suria

Asylum-seekers held on high seas to be...

A group of 157 asylum-seekers in custody on the high seas for weeks will be taken to Australia and held until consular officials confirm their nationalities, authorities said Friday.


Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Sri Lanka, Asia

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Rich French fleeing taxes find sanctuary in Portugal

Vasco da Gama Bridge, Lisbon, Portugal. The French have now overtaken the British as the biggest group of foreign home buyers in Portugal.


Related Topix: World News, Portugal, Home Listing, Home, Real Estate, Housing

The Globe and Mail

France sends troops to secure Air Algerie crash site

French President Francois Hollande speaks at the Elysee Palace in Paris July 24, 2014, after Air Algerie flight AH5017 crashed on Thursday en route from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers.


Related Topix: Burkina Faso, Africa, World News

U.S. Naval Institute

Ukraine - Very Disappointed' France Proceeding With Russian Mistral Deal

Ukrainian president has joined the U.S. in opposing France sale of two amphibious warships to the Russian Navy in remarks to European legislators on Thursday.


Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, US Military, US Navy, US News

The Straits Times

France to use 'all military means' in Mali to find missing jet

President Francois Hollande vowed on Thursday to deploy all of France's military means in Mali, where it has hundreds of troops, to track down a missing Algerian plane.


Medical News

EndoControl wins 'World Innovation Challenge' award for ARCC project

EndoControl, a leading innovator of robot-assisted systems for endoscopic surgery, today announces that its CEO Clement Vidal has won an award in the 'World Innovation Challenge' for his ARCC project in the 'personalized medicine' category.


Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Medicine, Health


Japan Buyers Sour on Hollande's Record-Low French Yields

Japan 's biggest investors are turning sour on French government bonds after their purchases helped push yields to all-time lows.


Related Topix: Financial Markets

Wed Jul 23, 2014

France and Britain trade hypocrisy claims over MH17 sanctions

Britain and France are trading accusations of hypocrisy over sanctions against Russia in a row that reveals deeper European divisions on how to react to the MH17 disaster, analysts said on Wednesday .



Thousands hold new pro-Gaza rally in Paris amid tight security

Several thousands held a fresh protest against the Israeli offensive in Gaza on Wednesday in Paris amid tight security days after similar rallies descended into violence and looting.


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Minibus crash in France kills 5 children, 1 adult

The collision of a truck and a minibus near the northeastern French city of Troyes has left six people dead, including five children.


Related Topix: France, World News, Game Show, Entertainment


A dissenting voice

Interesting intervention from former Russian finance minister Alexei Kudrin late yesterday who warned that Russia risked isolation and having its efforts to modernize derailed.


Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Travel, Brussels, Belgium Travel, Belgium Travel, Europe Travel, Israel, World News, Middle East

The English Blog

Cartoon: Sending a Clear Signal

BACKGROUND Despite widespread anger over the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 , European nations have shied away from measures that would further isolate Russia.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Angela Merkel

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Sunday Herald

Hollande warns of dangers in a divided Europe

Francois Hollande, in a speech to welcome the new king of Spain on his first official visit to Paris, said Europe's economic crisis had sparked both a spirit of defiance against the EU - and regional breakaway movements.


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The Jewish Journal

Amid France synagogue attacks, support for Jewish self-defense group on the rise

In the Paris suburb of Sarcelles, pro-Palestinian rioters broke shop windows and set fires on July 20. Photos by Cnaan Liphshiz/JTA Shortly before their synagogue became shrouded by tear gas and smoke, 100 Jews wielding baseball bats and clubs were singing the French national anthem in front of the synagogue's heavy metal gate.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Riot