Kavanaugh accuser's call for FBI inquiry before testimony is dismissed

Supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has been accused of sexual assault by Christine Blasey Ford. Christine Blasey Ford, the woman ...
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Yemen conflict: A million more children face famine, NGO warns

"In one hospital I visited, the babies were too weak to cry," says the head of Save the Children ...
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Returning to Idlib – One Syrian’s story

Muaz is risking his life back home in Idlib after returning to the city destroyed by war ...
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The Broken Pieces of Middle East Peace

Forty years after the Camp David accords, we’re again at a fateful moment ...
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Yahoo News explains: Why is the U.S. in a trade war with China?

On Monday, President Trump announced tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports. This comes on top of the $50 ...
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Pompeo expresses sorrow over downing of Russian plane

Secretary of State says downing of Russian warplane underscores an urgent need to resolve the Syria conflict.

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Framing ties with Russia in a ‘post’ post-Cold War era

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow on January 15, 2015Whatever happened to that reset button Hillary Clinton gave her Russian counterpart in 2009 as a sign of renewed ties? No doubt gathering dust, while the West figures out how to handle Moscow now. As the war in Ukraine goes from bad to worse, with more than 5,100 dead in nine months, the United States and its EU partners are pondering what to do about Russia and its President Vladimir Putin, who doesn't seem ready to blink yet in an escalating game of chicken. "We face a dual challenge to overcome the immediate threat… along the borders, especially of Ukraine," veteran US diplomat Henry Kissinger, who steered the opening up of China, told lawmakers this week.


Israeli soldiers kill Palestinian in the West Bank

Israeli soldiers shot dead a Palestinian on Saturday in the occupied West Bank, the military and a Palestinian security official said. An Israeli military spokeswoman said soldiers saw two Palestinians throwing a fire bomb towards a road near the Palestinian city of Nablus and “identifying an immediate threat shot toward the suspects’ lower extremities”. A Palestinian security source said one of the Palestinians shot by the soldiers was killed, but gave no further details. The Israeli military said it was searching for the second man.