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15m ago

Israeli ground forces join attacks on Gaza as conflict intensifies

Tensions and clashes that first flared weeks ago in Jerusalem have swept across Israel in a wave of fury.
Image: Israel Palestinian conflict
Image: Israel Palestinian conflict

Deadly Israel-Hamas violence worsens

Violence spilled into the streets as Israel and Hamas militants stepped up their attacks. More than 100 Palestinians have been killed, including 27 children. At least seven Israeli citizens, including one child, have been killed.
Deadly Israel-Hamas violence worsens
Deadly Israel-Hamas violence worsens
4h ago

WATCH: Video from inside Israeli home as rocket strikes building

Surveillance camera footage shows a resident of Petah Tikva relaxing in front of his TV when a rocket fired from Gaza explodes just outside his window.
WATCH: Video from inside Israeli home as rocket strikes building
WATCH: Video from inside Israeli home as rocket strikes building
6h ago

Colombia’s foreign minister resigns

Claudia Blum’s resignation follows that of the former finance minister, who resigned earlier this month after widespread protests against a now-cancelled tax reform.
Image: Claudia Blum speaks to reporters in Bogota, Colombia on Feb. 26. 2021.
Image: Claudia Blum speaks to reporters in Bogota, Colombia on Feb. 26. 2021.
9h ago

Cuba begins mass Covid-19 vaccine inoculation before concluding trials

The communist-run country is developing five vaccine candidates. Two are in Phase 3 trials and are being used to inoculate the island of 11 million.
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'We need to know': Covid vaccine trial launched for people with immune disorders

Millions of Americans have immune disorders, autoimmune diseases or have received an organ transplant.
Image: Vaccine needle
Image: Vaccine needle
12h ago

Prince Harry says growing up royal was mix of 'Truman Show' and 'being in a zoo'

"The biggest issue for me was that being born into it you inherit the risk."
Image: Britain's Prince Harry in Amsterdam
Image: Britain's Prince Harry in Amsterdam
12h ago

'Enormous privilege': 23-year-old nonbinary mayor takes office in historic first

“When I came out two years ago, I was so worried I'd be ostracized by my community or worse,” Owen Hurcum, the new mayor of Bangor, Wales, tweeted.
Owen Hurcum took office Monday as the world's first known nonbinary mayor.
Owen Hurcum took office Monday as the world's first known nonbinary mayor.
12h ago

A perfect storm: What's behind the Colombia protests?

Anger over a tax reform proposal has spread to include economic frustration, rising inequality, the scarceness of Covid-19 vaccines and police violence.
Image: Colombian President Meets National Strike Committee Amid Ongoing Social Unrest
Image: Colombian President Meets National Strike Committee Amid Ongoing Social Unrest
13h ago

Colombia's deadly protests likely to continue as Covid-19 cases predicted to rise

The Andean country has been roiled in deadly demonstrations for two weeks. The first meeting between protest leaders and Duque ended with no agreement.
Image: Protest in Bogota
Image: Protest in Bogota
14h ago

Driver left beaten, bloodied as street violence escalates in Israeli communities

A crowd of men attacked a car driver, reported to be an Israeli Arab, in the Israeli town of Bat Yam on Wednesday night. WARNING: Viewer discretion advised.
Driver left beaten, bloodied as street violence escalates in Israeli communities
Driver left beaten, bloodied as street violence escalates in Israeli communities