Demonstrators gather in Turkish city of Istanbul to protest over the brutal murder of iconic LGBTI activist Hande Kader.
Philippine president lashes out at the UN for criticising his anti-crime campaign and reported extra-judicial killings.
As tensions mount in wake of rocket fired from Gaza into Israel, IDF continued a combined artillery and air assault on Hamas targets into the night; IDF: ‘Hamas is the sovereign power in the Gaza Strip and it is therefore responsible.’
High school students from Israel have won silver and bronze in a computer science Olympiad held in Kazan, Russia; competing against teams from 81 other countries, this win brings the number of science Olympiad medals won by Israelis in competitions around the world to 14.
Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere says he wants new video camera technology at train stations and airports.
During parade which comes just hours after a rocket was fired from Gaza into Israel, Hamas terrorists brag about home-produced rockets, ‘prison cells for the enemy’ and commando fighters.
Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman’s decision to halt volunteer activities involving IDF soldiers and foreign migrant children has been both controversial (among related Israeli charities and some former IDF personnel) and popular (among at least one local resident and anti-migrant protest leader).
Hundreds protest in Jerusalem against the arrest of a Haredi man who failed to show up at IDF recruiting office; handful attempt to block the roads, scream ‘Nazi’ at police stationed at scene.