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Israel calls off school trips, puts forces on full alert amid Iran threat

Announcing the measures in a televised briefing, chief military spokesperson Rear Adm. Daniel Hagari said dozens of combat planes were airborne as part of the state of readiness.
FILE PHOTO: An ambulance is parked outside the Iranian embassy in Damascus
FILE PHOTO: An ambulance is parked outside the Iranian embassy in Damascus
7h ago

174 people stranded in the air are rescued, almost a day after a fatal cable car accident in Turkey

Interior Minister Ali Yerlikaya announced the successful completion of the rescue operation on X Saturday afternoon.
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Fashion designer Roberto Cavalli dies at 83

The Italian designer’s company announced his death in a post on Instagram Friday.
Designer Roberto Cavalli
Designer Roberto Cavalli
1d ago

Haiti announces transition council to establish new political leaders

The formation of the council is expected to trigger the formal resignation of Prime Minister Ariel Henry and help re-establish Haiti's government after months of lawlessness.
New Global Financial Pact Summit Dinner - Paris
New Global Financial Pact Summit Dinner - Paris
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U.S. meets Venezuelan officials to express concerns over electoral process

The Biden administration has vowed to reinstate oil sanctions that it suspended in October unless President Nicolás Maduro makes progress on meeting his promises for the July 28 presidential election.
Nicolás Maduro
Nicolás Maduro
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Surrogate parenthood is 'inhuman,' Italy's Giorgia Meloni says

Parenting via surrogacy is already illegal in Italy, punishable with jail and fines, but the right-wing coalition of Giorgia Meloni has vowed to impose an even stricter ban.
Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni speaks at an event organized by the Italian Scientists Association on April 5, 2024 in Rome.
Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni speaks at an event organized by the Italian Scientists Association on April 5, 2024 in Rome.
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Ghana ruling party presidential candidate says he opposes same-sex relations

Ghana's parliament unanimously passed a bill in February that would intensify the suppression of LGBTQ rights and punish those promoting queer identities.
Mahamudu Bawumia during the NPP International Conference in Sandton, Johannesburg.
Mahamudu Bawumia during the NPP International Conference in Sandton, Johannesburg.
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'Time running out' in war-torn Sudan as access to aid restricted, WHO warns

Thousands of civilians have been killed, although death toll estimates are highly uncertain, and both sides have been accused of committing war crimes.
People displaced by the ongoing conflict in Sudan break their fast together during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in a mass "Iftar" at the Huri camp for the displaced, south of Gedaref in eastern Sudan, on March 29, 2024.
People displaced by the ongoing conflict in Sudan break their fast together during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in a mass "Iftar" at the Huri camp for the displaced, south of Gedaref in eastern Sudan, on March 29, 2024.
1d ago

German parliament votes to make it easier for transgender people to change their name and gender

The “self-determination law,” which is set to take effect on Nov. 1, is one of several social reforms pledged by Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s liberal-leaning coalition government.
A demonstrator protests demanding a law to protect the rights of the transgender community outside of the parliament Bundestag building in Berlin
A demonstrator protests demanding a law to protect the rights of the transgender community outside of the parliament Bundestag building in Berlin

Harry and Meghan to launch two new Netflix shows, on cooking and polo

The announcement follows the couple’s 2022 Netflix documentary series that explored Harry’s departure from front-line royal duties and the well-publicized rift between him and other senior royals.
2023 Invictus Games Düsseldorf
2023 Invictus Games Düsseldorf
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Argentina's highest criminal court blames Iran, Hezbollah for Jewish center bombing

The court said the attack, which killed 85 and wounded 300 others, came in retaliation for Argentina reneging on a nuclear cooperation deal with Tehran.
The names of the victims of the 1994 AMIA Jewish community center bombing in Buenos Aires.
The names of the victims of the 1994 AMIA Jewish community center bombing in Buenos Aires.

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