Elderly British couple kidnapped in South Africa

British foreign office confirms kidnapping by 'terrorists' in South Africa.

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NY assemblyman urges March of the Living to suspend annual trip

NY Assemblyman Dov Hikind says 'now is not the time' for March of the Living to make trip to Poland.

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New director for Negev’s Nuclear Research Center

PM Netanyahu attends induction ceremony for new nuclear research center director.

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The Latest: Alabama postpones execution

ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the scheduled execution of an Alabama inmate (all times local):
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New US MOU gives Libya ‘license to steal,’ activist says

US agrees to Libyan request that activists say prevents ancient Jewish artifacts from leaving the country.

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Florida man screams, yells 'murderers!' as he's put to death

STARKE, Fla. (AP) — As the execution drugs were being administered, inmate Eric Scott Branch let out a blood-curdling scream ...
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No future for Russia bid for U.N. approval of Syria strikes: Britain

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Britain said on Friday there was no future for a Russian bid to win United Nations approval of international military campaigns combating Islamic State militants, which Russia decried as strange because there was nothing objectionable in its proposal. Russia circulated a draft resolution to the 15-member U.N. Security Council on Wednesday that would call on states involved in military efforts against Islamic State and other militants to coordinate with the countries where they are operating. In the case of Syria, this would mean cooperating military activities with President Bashar al-Assad’s government.

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At U.N., Sudan accuses ICC of targeting African leaders

Ibrahim Ghandour, Foreign Minister of Sudan addresses attendees during the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. Headquarters in New YorkBy Hugh Bronstein UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Sudan’s Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour on Friday used the annual gathering of the 193 members of the United Nations to rail against the International Criminal Court (ICC), which he said has become a political tool to target African leaders. The Hague-based ICC has accused Sudan’s President Omar Hassan al-Bashir of genocide and crimes against humanity in his campaign to crush a revolt in Sudan’s western Darfur region.

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