Polish PM seeks dialogue with Israel on ‘difficult history’

 Poland’s prime minister said Sunday that dialogue with Israel about the Holocaust is necessary and would serve as a warning to prevent such “exceptionally terrifying” crimes from happening again.Mateusz Morawiecki tweeted his thoughts after a telephone conversation with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The call was prompted by a comment the Polish politician made that equated Polish collaborators in the […]

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Nicolas Maduro to attend Summit of Americas

Venezuela’s president vowed on Thursday to show up at the Summit of the Americas in Peru in April after he was told this week not to bother coming. Maduro has accused conservative governments in Latin America – specifically Argentina, Colombia and Peru – of siding with the United States in allegedly planning his overthrow and takeover of the country’s vast oil resources. “They’re the […]

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Israeli military court to try Palestinian teen protest icon

Palestinian protest icon Ahed Tamimi is to go on trial before an Israeli military court on Tuesday for slapping and punching two Israeli soldiers — an act Palestinians say embodies their David vs. Goliath struggle against a brutal military occupation and Israel portrays as a staged provocation meant to embarrass its military. Israel’s full-throttle prosecution of Tamimi, one of an […]

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UN agrees sanctioned N.Korea official to attend Olympics

The UN Security Council on Thursday gave permission for a North Korean official under international sanctions to travel to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics along with Kim Jong Un’s sister, diplomats said. South Korea presented on Wednesday a request to the council’s sanctions committee for an exemption to the travel ban imposed on Choe Hwi, chairman of North Korea’s National Sports […]

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Venezuela sets April 22 for election

Venezuelan officials moved swiftly Wednesday to call an early presidential election, acting hours after a breakdown in talks between the government and opposition over how to conduct the vote. The election will be held April 22, said Tibisay Lucena, head of the government-controlled National Electoral Council. Venezuela traditionally has held its presidential elections late in the year, and the United […]

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