In first debate between Johnson and Corbyn, questions of trust dominate

What was most notable in the first debate between Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn, his challenger in the Dec. 12 election, were the sharp, aggressive questions from the audience for both men.
An Israeli excavator demolishes Palestinian houses near al-Arub camp on the outskirts of the West Bank town of Hebron on Tuesday. (Hazem Bader/Getty Images)
An Israeli excavator demolishes Palestinian houses near al-Arub camp on the outskirts of the West Bank town of Hebron on Tuesday. (Hazem Bader/Getty Images)

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.

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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Siege of Nicaragua’s Catholic cathedral eases as hunger strikers leave

Several mothers who had launched a hunger strike inside a Managua cathedral left the church, saying they feared violence by pro-government demonstrators.

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 deaths bring to 19 the number of service members killed this year.
The standoff at Polytechnic University appeared to be nearing a conclusion, as demonstrators elsewhere disrupted transit.
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The Taliban claimed it shot down the helicopter. According to the U.S. military, which initially said the helicopter did not come down due to enemy fire, this brings to 19 the number of Americans killed in combat in Afghanistan this year. The Trump administration has pledged to remove the bulk of U.S. troops in the […]
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The administration's decision to accept the legality of Israeli settlements is "untethered from any strategy" and all about domestic politics, says a former U.S. diplomat.
The president’s hold on aid did not seriously disrupt Ukraine’s military. But it brought worries about the overall U.S. partnership.
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.
The rights group cited what it said was verified video footage and witness testimony amid a nationwide Internet blackout.
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.
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War monitoring group says Israeli airstrikes in Syria killed 11 people, including 7 non-Syrians, most likely Iranians
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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has become Japan’s longest-serving leader in modern history
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US military drone strike kills senior al-Shabab official with ‘direct ties’ to al-Qaida
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Israel faces likely third election amid standoff between Prime Minister Netanyahu, chief challenger Gantz
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US aircraft carrier ordered by White House to Mideast amid tensions with Iran transits Strait of Hormuz
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