Palestinian Family Facing Eviction Threatens to Burn Home in Sheikh Jarrah

A Palestinian family facing eviction in Sheikh Jarrah by Israeli police threatened to burn their home rather than be forced out. Mahmoud Salhiya, whose Palestinian family is one of dozens at risk of imminent eviction in the area, threatened to …

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Russian Defense Officials Say Peacekeepers Return From Kazakhstan

The Russian peacekeeping contingent has left Kazakhstan after being sent to help the country stabilize the situation amid unprecedented protests. The Russian Defense Ministry in a statement said that 20 planes carrying peacekeepers, who have accomplished their mission in Kazakhstan, …

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Teens in UK Arrested in Connection With Texas Synagogue Siege as FBI Names Identifies Hostage Taker

Police in the United Kingdom arrested two teenagers on Jan. 16 in connection with the hostage-taking incident at a synagogue in Texas, United States. The Great Manchester Police said in a statement that officers detained two teenagers who remain in …

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French Police Arrest Suspect in 2012 Killing of British Family, French Cyclist in Alpine Region

French police on Jan. 12 arrested a suspect over the unsolved murder case of a British family of Iraqi origin and a French cyclist in a remote Alpine region in 2012. According to a police statement, officers took the man …

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South African Indigenous ‘King’ Arrested for Growing Cannabis Plants at President’s Office

South African police on Jan. 12 arrested the leader of the indigenous Khoisan community, as well as three others, for growing cannabis plants near President Cyril Ramaphosa’s office in Pretoria. Police dragged a man who calls himself King Khoisan across …

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