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African migrants in disbelief as Israeli law cuts their salaries

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — African migrants in Israel have been detained, threatened with deportation and faced hostility from lawmakers and residents. Since last year, they face another burden: a de facto 20 percent salary cut that has driven them further into poverty. Israel’s roughly 35,000 African migrants and the groups that support them ...

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Suspected Iraqi IS Member in US Custody

A refugee from Iraq was arrested Wednesday in Northern California on a warrant alleging that he killed an Iraqi policeman while fighting for the Islamic State organization.  Omar Abdulsattar Ameen, 45, and other members of ISIS killed the officer after the town of Rawah, Iraq, fell to the Islamic State in June 2014, according to court ...

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Two Venezuela officers detained in alleged plot on Maduro

Venezuela's attorney general said Tuesday that two high-ranking military officers have been detained in the investigation into an alleged drone ...

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White House: ‘We Won't Forget' How Turkey is Treating US Pastor

The U.S. continued to press Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to release detained American Pastor Andrew Brunson, after a Turkish court ...

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Philip Wilson: Ex-archbishop in cover-up to be detained at home

Philip Wilson is the most senior Catholic cleric to be convicted of covering up sexual abuse.

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White House Adviser Hassett: US Monitoring Turkey Situation ‘Very Closely’

White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett said on Monday the Trump administration is monitoring the financial situation in Turkey “very closely” ...

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Turkey's Erdogan condemns 'shameful' US over detained pastor

President Erdogan says the US is trying to "bring Turkey to its knees through threats over a priest".

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Star Scholar Disappears as Crackdown Engulfs Western China

Rahile Dawut celebrated the Uighur ethnic traditions of Xinjiang. Friends and family believe she has joined hundreds of thousands of Uighurs secretly detained by the Chinese government.

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Woman detained in Slovakia for playing Verdi for 16 years

A woman has been detained in Slovakia for playing 'La Traviata' from morning until night for years.

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Hazy Sacramento Deals With Smoky Smell From Distant Blaze

No major wildfires are burning near Sacramento but for two weeks a dull haze and the faint smell of smoke from distant blazes has blanketed ...

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Why Saudi's fight with Canada shouldn't come as a big surprise

Saudi Arabia's response to Canadian criticism over detained activists has struck some as disproportionate. Regional analysts, however, say it is ...

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Ryanair cancels more flights amid strikes

Ryanair has cancelled 20 of its scheduled 300 flights to and from the Republic of Ireland on Friday.

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Conflicting Reports About Talks on US Pastor Detained in Turkey

Reports out of Turkey say a diplomatic delegation has already left and is set to visit Washington this week for discussions about the ongoing detention of U.S. pastor Andrew Brunson. The U.S. State Department could not confirm that such a meeting is planned. The conflicting reports come at a time of escalating U.S.-Turkish tensions, which are ...

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US Concerned for Chinese Professor, Arrested During Live VOA Interview

The Trump administration says it is concerned about the whereabouts of retired Chinese university professor Sun Wenguang, who has not been heard from since he was detained during a live VOA interview last week. "We condemn China's ongoing abuse of human rights, in particular, the suppression of the fundamental freedoms of expression, association ...

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Saudi-Canada row: What the sanctions are really about

Saudi Arabia has expelled Canada's ambassador, cancelled flights and ordered students to leave.

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Frankfurt airport: Security alert prompts flight delays

Flights are cancelled after a family got past security despite a positive test for explosives.

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In Rare Move, North Korea Releases South Korean It Detained

Although more than 30,000 North Koreans have fled to South Korea in the past three decades, it is rare for South Koreans to enter North Korea ...

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Families of anti-Ortega protesters flee to Managua cathedral

Mothers and other family members of detained anti-government protesters fled to the Managua Metropolitan Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception after pro-government groups harassed them, the Nicaraguan Center for Human Rights said.

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Trump's immigration policies were supposed to make the border safer. Experts say the opposite is happening.

Before US immigration authorities detained him and took his son, the Honduran migrant said he spent three days in the hands of armed men who identified themselves as members of the Gulf Cartel.

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Saudi Arabia expels Canadian ambassador after Ottawa criticizes arrests of Saudi activists 

Saudi authorities detained more than a dozen women’s rights activists, branding them as traitors in the press. 

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Venezuela braces for fallout from apparent drone attack on Maduro

The government announced that it has already detained six “terrorists.”

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Pompeo Wraps Up Southeast Asia Tour 

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has wrapped up his Southeast Asia tour. Before leaving Sunday to return to Washington, he met with Indonesian ...

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Detained Chinese Professor Moved to Unknown Location

Sun Wenguang, a retired professor from the Shandong province of northeastern China, who was apparently detained by Chinese authorities during a ...

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Pompeo Warns Turkey on Detained U.S. Pastor: The Clock Has ‘Run Out’

The imprisonment of Andrew Brunson prompted sanctions from the Trump administration. But the Turkish foreign minister said harsh tactics would not ...

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Ryanair threatened by fresh strikes in Germany

The budget airline has already cancelled hundreds of flights across Europe this month over strikes.

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