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Poland Spurns Calls for Apology Over Premier’s Holocaust Remarks

Tuesday  01:45,   20 february 2018
Bloomberg

Poland’s government refused to apologize on Monday for Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki’s comments about “Jewish perpetrators” during World War II, escalating a row that’s upended the country’s relations with Israel and is alarming the U.S. [...]

UK woman arrested after leaving 'vile' note on parked ambulance responding to emergency call

Tuesday  00:06,   20 february 2018
FOX News

A British woman was arrested Monday after she allegedly left a scathing note on an ambulance that was responding to an emergency call. The crew was responding to a 999 call — the emergency service number in the United Kingdom — on Sunday about a[...]

Bungled Burglary: Burglar Accidentally Knocks out His Accomplice With a Brick

Monday  23:04,   19 february 2018
Inside Edition

The suspect was attempting to throw it at a business.Two burglars were captured on CCTV footage in Shanghai allegedly trying to break in to a local business but things accidentally took a[...]

Dead or alive, parents in Syria's Ghouta search for children

Monday  22:25,   19 february 2018
AFP

Nidal had to unfold several little shrouds, all lined up on the concrete floor of the morgue of the hospital in Syria's Douma, before recognising the body of his daughter Farah. She was among 54 civilians killed Monday in the latest wave of[...]

How a U.S. coal deal warmed Ukraine's ties with Trump

Monday  20:25,   19 february 2018
Reuters

<p>For the first time in Ukraine's history, U.S. anthracite is helping to keep the lights on and the heating going this winter following a deal that has also helped to warm Kiev's relations with President Donald Trump.</p>For the first [...]

There’s a Persistent Hum in This Canadian City, and No One Knows Why

Monday  20:25,   19 february 2018
The New York Times

Residents affected by the “Windsor Hum” complain of sleeplessness, depression and headaches. It is one of many mysterious sounds reported throughout the world.Those who hear it have compared it to a fleet of diesel engines idling next to your home[...]

Major Russian mafia trial opens in Spain

Monday  20:01,   19 february 2018
BBC News

A Russian MP and 17 others go on trial in Madrid accused of mafia money-laundering.The alleged gang bosses Gennady Petrov and Alexander Malyshev are still at large, believed to be in[...]

Russia to U.S.: Don’t ‘play with fire’ in Syria

Monday  18:47,   19 february 2018
The Hill

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov issued a stark warning to the U.S. on Monday for its support of the Kurds in Syria, saying Washington should not "play with fire" in the region."The U.S. should stop playing very dangerous games which [...]

Richard Branson announces Hyperloop plan for India

Monday  18:47,   19 february 2018
AFP

Virgin Hyperloop One, the futuristic transport startup backed by British tycoon Richard Branson, has announced plans for a superfast rail network linking India's financial capital Mumbai to the city of Pune. Load Error The proposed[...]

Rubbish collapse kills 17 in Mozambique

Monday  18:46,   19 february 2018
BBC News

<p>At least 17 people have been killed in Mozambique's capital, Maputo, after a huge mound of rubbish collapsed on their homes, officials say.</p>Many more residents were injured when the pile of waste, some 15m (49ft) high, gave way in[...]

Oxfam says staff intimidated witnesses in Haiti sex scandal

Monday  15:57,   19 february 2018
Associated Press

Oxfam workers suspected of sexual misconduct in Haiti intimidated and threatened a witness as the charity investigated the original claims, according to the organization's report on the internalThe findings were part of a previously confidential [...]

New Kurdish alliance complicates relationship with US

Monday  15:57,   19 february 2018
CNN

Forces loyal to the Syrian regume are expected to be deployed to the Kurdish-held region of Afrin, to support the defence of a month-long Turkish offensiveLoad[...]

Kremlin says charges over U.S. election tampering prove nothing

Monday  14:22,   19 february 2018
Reuters

The Kremlin said on Monday that U.S. charges against 13 Russians and three Russian companies accused of meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election campaign contained zero proof of Russian state involvement. Load Error The comments were[...]

Israel's 'myth of invincibility ... has crumbled,' Iranian foreign minister says

Monday  13:30,   19 february 2018
NBC News

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif spoke to NBC News' Bill Neely in an exclusive interview on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference.After "30 years the Syrians were able to down one of its planes," Foreign Minister Mohammad[...]

Swastikas drawn on Polish embassy in Israel

Monday  13:20,   19 february 2018
CNN

Poland's embassy in Tel Aviv was daubed with swastikas after the Polish Prime Minister claimed that Jews were among the perpetrators of the Holocaust. Profanities were scrawled across a noticeboard outside the embassy and a swastika had been[...]