Israeli settlers celebrate Trump’s policy shift in their direction

For many living in Israel's settlements, the news from Washington was a welcome relief from the drumbeat of condemnation from the international community.
Father Edwin Roman attempts to convince the police to allow relatives of imprisoned and dead anti-government demonstrators to enter the San Miguel Arcangel Church in Masaya. (AP)
Father Edwin Roman attempts to convince the police to allow relatives of imprisoned and dead anti-government demonstrators to enter the San Miguel Arcangel Church in Masaya. (AP)

Nicaragua’s government in fierce clash with Catholic Church over mothers’ hunger strikes

Security forces have typically not stifled protests at churches or church-affiliated universities, aware of the sensitivities in this majority-Catholic country.

Handful of protesters holds out at Hong Kong university after mass arrests

Hundreds of protesters were arrested and hundreds more injured in heavy clashes at a Hong Kong university as the situation reached a climax.
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More than 100 protesters are feared killed in Iran crackdown, Amnesty International says

The demonstrations began Friday following a government decree to cut fuel subsidies and ration supplies.

Organizations distance themselves from Prince Andrew after interview

After defending his friendship with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, students, charities and businesses are reviewing their associations.
The swap was intended to be a goodwill gesture that would help restart peace talks.
The 6 billion euro flood barrier project has been plagued by delays, cost overruns and corruption.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection says it only displays framed photos of confirmed or elected leaders, so Trump’s affinity for acting chiefs means the president’s will stand alone.
The Swedish prosecutor said evidence had weakened with the passage of time.
The instructor at American University of Afghanistan was kidnapped in 2016 and released Tuesday.
Amid mounting global concern about climate change, Denmark has turned into a buzzing hive of green experimentation.
Can a piglet be a plaintiff? Germany's highest constitutional court will have to decide.
“I’ve never had to reach into my wallet for anything other than my health-care card,” says an Alberta cancer survivor.
The Trump administration is pressing Seoul to pay sharply more, but those demands are triggering protests on the peninsula.
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Angry protests at home and in neighboring Iraq reveal a regime and political order under pressure.
The U.N.-backed government is seeking international assistance as it cites growing involvement of Russian mercenaries in the battle for Tripoli.
When Jeanine Áñez took over the presidency from Evo Morales, she pledged to focus on new elections. Now she’s trying to undo nearly 14 years of socialist rule.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the Trump administration, as it did with recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital and Israel’s sovereignty over the disputed Golan Heights, had simply “recognized the reality on the ground.” This is a developing story. It will be updated.
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Gordon Sondland’s less-than-diplomatic style caused tension with the European Union long before the ambassador was drawn into the impeachment inquiry
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Dutch emergency services say they are giving medical assistance to a group of 25 stowaways found on board a ship that was heading to England
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A specially equipped Boeing 777 jet took off from Dulles International Airport on Tuesday carrying a true Washington celebrity
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Two top national security aides tell impeachment inquiry they were concerned by President Donald Trump’s July call with Ukraine’s president
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President Donald Trump says he went through a ‘very routine physical’ when he went to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Saturday, but complained that first lady Melania Trump and staff expressed concerns for his health based on media reports
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