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2 travelers who used fake vaccine cards to enter Canada from U.S. fined nearly $16,000

The airline passengers also submitted fraudulent test results, Canadian officials said.
Image: Air Canada
Image: Air Canada
4h ago

EU slaps more sanctions on Nicaraguans, including Ortega’s wife

Rosario Murillo, the vice president and Pres. Daniel Ortega's wife and 7 others were found to be violating human rights and undermining democracy or the rule of law.
Nicaragua's President Daniel Ortega and his wife and Vice President Rosario Murillo, lead a rally in Managua, Nicaragua on Sept. 5, 2018.
Nicaragua's President Daniel Ortega and his wife and Vice President Rosario Murillo, lead a rally in Managua, Nicaragua on Sept. 5, 2018.

Israeli Supreme Court to rule on Palestinian evictions from Sheikh Jarrah

Israel’s Supreme Court is expected to decide on the fate of Palestinian families who are facing eviction from their homes in the occupied East Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah after 11 days of violent clashes earlier this year. NBC News’ Raf Sanchez explains what is at stake for Palestinians in Sheikh Jarrah and whether a ruling could reignite tensions. 
Israeli Supreme Court to rule on Palestinian evictions from Sheikh Jarrah
Israeli Supreme Court to rule on Palestinian evictions from Sheikh Jarrah
12h ago

Israeli court proposes compromise on Palestinian evictions that helped stoke Gaza conflict

The threatened evictions have been widely criticized by rights groups, and President Joe Biden's administration has repeatedly said it is "very concerned."
Image: Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood
Image: Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood
14h ago

U.S., U.K. and Israel say Iran attacked Israeli-managed tanker

"We are confident that Iran conducted this attack," Secretary of State Antony Blinken said in a statement. Tehran has denied involvement in the incident.
Image: The Mercer Street
Image: The Mercer Street
14h ago

U.S. to open door to more Afghans to relocate over Taliban danger

Refugee advocates called for urgent action to help Afghans who face retribution from the Taliban because of their association with the U.S.
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Image: AFGHANISTAN-SOCIETY
1d ago

Taliban continue to advance on major cities in Afghanistan

"Kandahar airport was targeted by us because the enemy were using it as a center to conduct air strikes against us," a Taliban spokesperson said.
An Afghan National Army commando stands guard along the road in Enjil district of Herat province on Aug. 1, 2021, as skirmishes between Afghan National Army and Taliban continue.
An Afghan National Army commando stands guard along the road in Enjil district of Herat province on Aug. 1, 2021, as skirmishes between Afghan National Army and Taliban continue.
1d ago

Canadian pop star Kris Wu detained over rape allegation by police in China

Wu was being investigated over accusations made online of "tricking young girls into having sex with him," police said in a statement.
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Image: FILES-US-CHINA-ENTERTAINMENT-CELEBRITY-MEDIA-GENDER
1d ago

Tourists evacuated as wildfires continue to rage in Turkey, Italy and Greece

“We cannot do anything beyond wishing the mercy of God for the lives we have lost but we can replace everything that was burned," Turkey's president said.
Image: TOPSHOT-TURKEY-FIRE
Image: TOPSHOT-TURKEY-FIRE
2d ago

A 70-story building swayed from side to side. Now China is enacting strict skyscraper laws.

“There will still be very tall buildings in China,” said Daniel Safarik of the Council of Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat.
Image: The 300-metre high SEG Plaza after it began to shake, in Shenzhen in China's southern Guangdong province
Image: The 300-metre high SEG Plaza after it began to shake, in Shenzhen in China's southern Guangdong province
2d ago

Tokyo's daily Covid cases hit record high during Olympics

Despite the mounting concern, large crowds were seen at various Games-related sites.
Image: Covid cases Tokyo
Image: Covid cases Tokyo