WORLD NEWS

World news is all repots on stories involving politicians, conflict and revolutions outside of the United States and Israel that affect the world and the Jewish state. 'World news' helps the global environment set the political agenda through journalists situated in conflict regions reporting on the important facts.

'Anti-Jewish' Museum gives award to anti-Israel German FM

German Jews protest award to top diplomat Heiko Maas.

Jussie Smollett exits Cook County Department of Corrections after posting bail in Chicago, Illinois
Jussie Smollett sues Chicago, claims malicious prosecution over alleged beating

Smollett pleaded not guilty to lying about the attack, and has long said he was truthful about it.

By REUTERS
20/11/2019
AIRBNB SOUGHT to ban listings in Jewish communities in the West Bank.
Paris mayor sounds alarm over Airbnb Olympics tie-up

Announcing the tie-up with Airbnb, the IOC president said it would help host cities save and make the games more feasible and sustainable.

By REUTERS
19/11/2019
Chiefs pick Rivers off 4 times, edge Chargers

Rivers threw his fourth interception of the game when Chiefs safety Daniel Sorensen snagged his pass in the end zone to secure the win.

By REUTERS
19/11/2019
Hong Kong tensions run high as leader still hopes for peaceful resolution

China appointed a new police commissioner as the police are in the midst of a stand-off with protestors at a university

By REUTERS
19/11/2019
Laureen Nussbaum, childhood friend of Anne Frank: "We have to resist and do our best. That's all we
Anne Frank’s childhood friend tells story of German official who saved her

“They showed those pictures and asked everyone, ‘Did you by chance know this woman? Did you know by chance know these girls?’"

By EMILY BURACK/ JTA
19/11/2019
Johnson appeals to British expats, including in Israel, to vote on Dec. 12

The UK’s general election will be held on December 12, and any British citizen who has been abroad for less than 15 years is eligible to vote.

18/11/2019
Yellow police tape lies on the road as federal agents work at a crime scene in the town in Mexico
Three dead in Oklahoma Walmart shooting

Duncan is a town of roughly 22,000 people located about 80 miles (129 km) south of Oklahoma City.

By REUTERS
18/11/2019
U.S. President Donald Trump meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the demilitarized zone sep
N.Korea says will not offer anything to Trump without receiving in return

Kim Kye Gwan, in a statement on North Korea's official KCNA news agency, said he had seen Trump's tweet but little had improved despite three meetings between the two leaders since June last year.

By REUTERS
19/11/2019
Cyber hackers [illustrative]
WARNING: Charging your phone at the airport could leave you vulnerable

If USB ports are left out in a public area, unprotected and not monitored, they can be easily tampered with.

A sheriff puts on tactical gear after a shooting at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, California,
Shooting in Fresno, California, leaves at least 10 injured, 4 dead

The suspect fled the scene and police were combing the neighborhood for witnesses and possible security camera footage.

By REUTERS
18/11/2019
Hong Kong police seal off university amid fears of crackdown

Protests indicate increasing tensions between activists and government supporters

By REUTERS
18/11/2019
Trump tweets at North Korea's Kim, tells him to 'get the deal done'

North Korea said on Thursday it had turned down a U.S. offer for fresh talks ahead of a year-end deadline Pyongyang has set for Washington to show more flexibility in negotiations.

By REUTERS
17/11/2019
An ethnic Uighur demonstrator wears a mask as she attends a protest against China in front of the Ch
Leaked Chinese gov't documents show details of Muslim camps

The documents show that the Chinese leadership's fears were heightened by terrorist attacks in other countries and the U.S. drawdown of troops from Afghanistan.

By REUTERS
17/11/2019
Britain's Prince Andrew 'categorically' denies sexual assault claims

"I can absolutely, categorically tell you it never happened," Andrew said. "I have no recollection of ever meeting this lady, none whatsoever."

By REUTERS
17/11/2019
Britain's Prince Andrew 'categorically' denies sexual assualt claims

"I can absolutely, categorically tell you it never happened," Andrew said. "I have no recollection of ever meeting this lady, none whatsoever."

By REUTERS
17/11/2019
U.S. President Donald Trump and Britain's Queen Elizabeth
To Windsor and Frogmore: A peek behind the royal curtain

Trains run from London’s Paddington Station (faster and more frequent) and from Waterloo Station.

By NORMA DAVIDOFF
16/11/2019
Taking blood for an HIV test [illustrative]
Blood supplies inadequate in many countries

But the study of the blood supply and demands for transfusions based on common health issues in 195 countries found that 119 of them may not have enough blood to meet the population’s needs.

By REUTERS
16/11/2019
Seasonal vegan gourmet
Beyond vegan burgers

Next-generation protein could come from air, methane, volcanic springs.

By REUTERS
16/11/2019
During deep sleep, the brain does housekeeping

Using high-speed brain imaging, the researchers were able to map out a series of events that occur as the brain enters deep sleep and brain waves start to slow and synchronize.

By REUTERS
16/11/2019
Sleep-learning
Insomnia tied to increased heart attack, stroke risk

After almost a decade of follow-up, there were 130,032 cases of stroke, heart attack and other similar diseases.

By REUTERS
16/11/2019
Germany arrests citizen accused of IS membership upon return home

The suspect had left Germany for Syria in 2014, married a fighter and moved with him to Iraq. There she was paid to maintain an IS-controlled house and carried a weapon.

By REUTERS
16/11/2019
At least 15 killed in eastern Congo by suspected Islamist terrorists

Attacks blamed by the government on the ADF have killed hundreds of civilians since 2014.

By REUTERS
16/11/2019
Hundreds protest outside Erdogan-Trump meeting

"America, stand with your Kurdish allies," the crowd chanted.

NASA renames cosmic body after nicknaming it with term used by Nazis

It will now be called Arrokoth instead.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
14/11/2019
Royal parade to mark the enthronement of Japanese Emperor Naruhito in Tokyo
Japanese emperor to spend night with goddess in last major accession rite

The "Daijosai" rite centers on Amaterasu Omikami - the sun goddess from whom conservatives believe the emperor is descended.

By REUTERS
14/11/2019
Moscow accuses US of hunting Russians after Israel extradites Burkov

Burkov's family had been hoping that Israel would free him as part of a potential prisoner swap for U.S.-Israeli prisoner Naama Issachar, jailed last month in Russia for drug offenses.

By REUTERS
13/11/2019
An Indonesian bomb squad policeman holds a rifle as he examines a church before Christmas mass praye
Suspected suicide bomber dies in attack on police in Indonesia's Medan

Television broadcast images showed smoke and a shower of fragments coming from the parking lot area and people rushing out of buildings around the headquarters after the blast.

By REUTERS
13/11/2019
Taurid meteor shower has arrived, will remain visible for weeks

The Taurid meteors often appear yellow or orange, giving them the general classification of representing fireballs.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
12/11/2019
Film director Roman Polanski, Madeleine Church for 'popular tribute' to late French singer and actor
French former model and actress accuses Roman Polanski of 1975 rape

Polanski’s attorney on Sunday told the French news agency AFP that the director may sue the newspaper for publishing the accusations.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
11/11/2019
Bolivia's Morales resigns after weeks of protests over disputed election

The military had asked Morales to step down after weeks of protests.

By REUTERS
11/11/2019
Sesame Street creator Joan Ganz Cooney poses with some of the cast during 40th anniversary ceremony
Sesame Street celebrates 50 years of educating kids worldwide

Rehov SumSum, the Israeli co-production, was the first to focus an entire section on educating children about mutual respect due to the "profound political tension in the region."

10/11/2019
Bolivia's President Evo Morales
Pressure builds on Bolivia's Morales as supporters resign

The attorney general's office announced that it had ordered an investigation with the aim of prosecuting the members of the electoral body and others responsible for the irregularities.

By REUTERS
11/11/2019
Australian firefighters battle widespread blazes, brace for worse conditions

"If you are threatened by fire, you may not get help."

By REUTERS
10/11/2019
After burying last victims, some in Mexico's Mormon community head north

The baby, Faith, was found unharmed in the bullet-riddled sport utility vehicle.

By REUTERS
10/11/2019
German Chancellor Angela Merkel
Free Democratic Party urges Merkel to place full ban on Hezbollah

Germany and the EU have merely outlawed Hezbollah’s military wing. Brussels and Berlin still work with Hezbollah’s political wing.

Congolese forces kill 25 Islamist rebels in eastern offensive

Several of ADF's attacks have been claimed by Islamic State, but the extent of their relationship remains unclear.

By REUTERS
09/11/2019
Demonstrators gesture at a protest over unemployment, corruption and poor public services, in Baghda
Iraqi PM says resignation requires 'smooth and quick' transition period

Mahdi’s response comes amid continued protests throughout the country.

By CODY LEVINE
09/11/2019
Germany celebrates 30th anniversary of Berlin Wall's fall

In 1990, one year after the toppling of the wall, Germany was reunified.

By REUTERS
09/11/2019
American astronaut votes from outer space

NASA declined to confirm in a conversation with CNN whether other astronauts in space voted in elections in their home countries during space missions.

By STAV NAMER/MAARIV
09/11/2019
Australian bushfires kill three, destroy at least 150 homes

Prime Minister Scott Morrison said before the third death was confirmed he feared the number of deaths could rise.

By REUTERS
09/11/2019
Major Polish Jewish festival coming this year to New York

Launched in 2004 by Golda Tencer, an actress who leads the Jewish Theatre of Warsaw, the Singer’s festival offers a broad menu of cultural offerings including contemporary theater and film

By BEN HARRIS/JTA
09/11/2019
US, Ukraine alone oppose Russian UN vote condemning honors to Nazis

This is done to isolate countries who oppose Russia

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
09/11/2019
Hong Kong faces 24th weekend of protest day after student's death

Candlelight vigils mourning a student who died after a high fall during a rally in the early hours of Monday quickly spiraled into street fires and clashes between protesters and police on Friday.

By REUTERS
09/11/2019
Pints of Ben & Jerry's Ice cream sold inside the factory store (July 10, 2018)
Ben & Jerry's sued over 'happy cows' claim

The complaint said the deception enabled Ben & Jerry's and its parent Unilever Plc to charge premium prices, unjustly enriching themselves and violating a Vermont consumer protection law.

By REUTERS
09/11/2019
U.S. State elections: What has changed since 2016?

Some states have turned from the Republican party to a Democrat rule, among other changes

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
10/11/2019
Jewish paper’s page 1 editorial asks ‘fellow citizens’ not to vote Corbyn

“The vast majority of British Jews consider Jeremy Corbyn to be an antisemite. In the most recent poll, last month, the figure was 87 per cent,” read the editorial.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
08/11/2019
Migrant voices echo with wit, nostalgia

Anthology tells the story of global migration, exploring the human struggle to adapt

By JEFFREY FLEISHMAN
08/11/2019
France's Macron says NATO suffering 'brain death', questions U.S. support

The United States is showing signs of "turning its back on us", as demonstrated by President Donald Trump's sudden decision on northeastern Syria last month, Macron said.

By REUTERS
07/11/2019
Kansas City looks for another way to honor Dr. King after renaming street

“I’ve been black and living in this city for a long time, and there are lots of things I find more troubling than this,” Lucas said.

By ALLISON KITE , STEVE VOCKRODT/THE KANSAS CITY STAR/TNS
07/11/2019
Yellow police tape lies on the road as federal agents work at a crime scene in the town in Mexico
Killed American family may have been 'bait' in Mexican cartel fight

"We were deliberately targeted, used as bait to lure one cartel against another," said Lafe Langford, a cousin of some of the victims, who grew up in the same Mormon village.

By REUTERS
07/11/2019
Cold War
Anniversary of fall of Berlin Wall poses fresh challenges for German Jews

Although the fall of communism liberated Jewry, the striving for freedom continues

By LIAM HOARE/JTA
07/11/2019
People holding mobile phones are silhouetted against a backdrop projected with the Twitter logo
U.S. accuses two former Twitter employees of spying for Saudi Arabia

The indictment points an unusually public finger at Saudi Arabia, a U.S. ally that maintains warm ties with President Donald Trump despite its spotty human rights record.

By REUTERS
07/11/2019
Air Europa: Pilot at Schiphol airport accidentally caused alarm

"We are sorry, there was no cause for alarm," the Spanish airline said.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
06/11/2019
South African president Ramaphosa praises Israel's hi-tech sector

Speaking at an economic conference in Johannesburg, he said that: "There is money: Come with plans and innovative ideas which we can fund, and then we can seed your business."

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
06/11/2019
Texas scheduled to execute white supremacist convicted of strangling woman

According to prosecutors, Ted Murgatroyd, a recruit of Hall's gang, got into a fight with Billhartz that day in her truck on a trip to a convenience store in El Paso County.

By REUTERS
06/11/2019
Journalists present at ground zero after 9/11 are getting cancer

Two spoke to CNN to tell other victims that compensation and treatment are available. One said that, while getting the story, you don't think that years later, "you're going to end up dying from it."

Reuven Rivlin addressed 150 members of the Christian media

The Christian Media Summit is organized by the Government Press Office. The talk will be in English.

Boris Johnson urges Trump to lift tariffs on scotch whiskey

Johnson also urged Trump not to impose tariffs on car exports.

By REUTERS
06/11/2019
Airbnb apartment (Illustrative)
Airbnb banning 'party houses' after shooting left 5 dead

Brian Chesky, Airbnb CEO, said in a tweet that the company will be "redoubling our efforts to combat unauthorized parties."

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
05/11/2019
Amazon's Alexa can be hacked with lights and laser pointers - report

The researchers discovered that these voice-controllable systems can become subject to "light-based audio injection attacks."

Yellow police tape lies on the road as federal agents work at a crime scene in the town in Mexico
Mexico: Gunmen kill U.S. Mormon family members in north Mexico

The victims belonged to the LeBaron family from a breakaway Mormon community that settled in the hills and plains of northern Mexico decades ago.

By REUTERS
05/11/2019
Indian Muslims anxious as court prepares to rule on destroyed mosque

The uproar over the mosque triggered some of India's deadliest riots, in which nearly 2,000 people, most of them Muslim, were killed.

By REUTERS
04/11/2019
Jeremy Corbyn: Jewish voters have nothing to fear from a Labour government

The latest polls in the UK suggest that for the time being, the Conservatives have a lead of between 8-17 percentage points.

Lamar Jackson, Baltimore Ravens run wild, hand Patriots first loss

The loss leaves the San Francisco 49ers (8-0) as the NFL's lone unbeaten team.

By REUTERS
04/11/2019
German city of Dresden declares 'Nazi emergency'

Dresden capital of the eastern state of Saxony has a long history of far-right extremism.

By ALEX WINSTON
03/11/2019
Malian special forces drill to face off an ambush
Militants kill 54 in attack on Mali army post; IS claims responsibility

Islamic state claimed responsibility for the attack via its Amaq news agency on Saturday, without providing evidence.

By REUTERS
03/11/2019
CBD oil is seen displayed at The Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition (CWCBExpo) trade show
You love your new CBD oil. But TSA officers might not

The new rule says it is allowed if it contains less that 0.3% THC, the substance in cannabis that provides the high.

By CATHARINE HAMM/LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS
03/11/2019
Hong Kong shopping mall clashes end in bloodshed

The targeting of Xinhua as a key symbol of the mainland's presence in Hong Kong is one of the most direct challenges to Beijing yet.

By REUTERS
03/11/2019
Iranian judoka Saeid Mollaei
Iranian judoka Saeid Mollaei recognized as refugee in Germany

The refugee status gives him the right to legally and safely live in Germany, where he is now training.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
03/11/2019
TRANSPORTATION MINISTER Israel Katz (right) and Ambassador Zhan Yongxin of China
Meet Naomi Ackie, the new face of a more inclusive galaxy

Consider it early preparation for her role as Jannah in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, J.J. Abrams’s final installment of the nine-film Skywalker saga that hits theaters December 20.

By TRACY BROWN/TNS
02/11/2019
Downtown Hong Kong becomes battleground as night falls

Protesters are angry at perceived Chinese meddling with Hong Kong's freedoms, including its legal system, since the city returned from British to Chinese rule in 1997.

By REUTERS
02/11/2019
Trump says "angry majority" supports him against impeachment drive

Trump also voiced confidence that he will be able to defeat any Democrat who he ends up opposing in the November 2020 election.

By REUTERS
02/11/2019
U.S. energy chief Perry refuses to testify in Trump impeachment inquiry

Trump said on Oct. 17 that Perry was resigning from his Cabinet post and would step down by the end of the year.

By REUTERS
02/11/2019
Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn attends a rally calling for a general electio
Antisemitism controversy could sabotage UK's labor party's chances

In light of the conservatives many problems, the Labour party seems to have an opportunity, however it may not get a chance to use it with controversy plaguing the party

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
02/11/2019
North Korea conducted successful multiple rocket launchers test

Thursday's test verified that the "continuous fire system" of the multiple rocket launchers is able to "totally destroy" a group target of the enemy by a surprise strike, KCNA said.

By REUTERS
01/11/2019
Trump impeachment effort passes first test in divided U.S. Congress

The vote allows for public impeachment hearings in Congress, which are expected in the coming weeks and portends a bitter battle ahead as the United States heads into a presidential election year.

By REUTERS
31/10/2019
U.S. President Donald Trump and UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn
Trump says UK Labour leader Corbyn would be 'so bad' for Britain

"Trump is trying to interfere in UK election to get his friend Boris Johnson elected," said Corbyn.

By REUTERS
31/10/2019
Russia: S-400s to Serbia for drill and counter-terror in Africa

Russia felt that, whatever happens in Syria, the larger arc of Moscow’s foreign policy is increasing its weight in other continents.

Poland, Hungary broke EU laws by refusing to host migrants - court adviser

The nationalist governments in Poland and Hungary have also locked horns with the EU over the rule of law and climate policies.

By REUTERS
31/10/2019
People watch a news report on North Korea firing a ballistic missile, at a railway station in Seoul,
North Korea fires unidentified projectile - S.Korea military

The US State Department said that it is monitoring reports of the missile launch, and is consulting with both Japan and South Korea.

By REUTERS
31/10/2019
Mike Pompeo says U.S. must confront China's Communist Party

Pompeo said the United States had long cherished its friendship with the Chinese people, adding the Communist government was not the same thing as the people of China.

By REUTERS
31/10/2019
Flowers are seen near the site of Friday's shooting, outside Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zea
New Zealand bans video game glorifying Christchurch mosque shooting

"The games producers will try to dress their work up as satire but this game is no joke. It crosses the line."

By REUTERS
31/10/2019
In Indonesia, 'bride kidnapping' tradition fuels child marriage despite new ban

The government raised the marriage age for girls from 16 to 19 in September, but rights groups fear deep-rooted traditions and the practice of not registering unions could hamper efforts.

By REUTERS
31/10/2019
Johnson and Corbyn hit the campaign trail for UK Christmas election

Britain will hold its first Christmas election since 1923 after Johnson failed in his "do or die" promise to deliver Brexit by Oct. 31.

By REUTERS
31/10/2019
Montreal Jews protesting proposed Charter of Quebec Values
Quebec to put immigrants seeking residency through 'values' test

It is that law the test is intended to make sure that potential immigrants understand, Legault told reporters on Wednesday.

By REUTERS
31/10/2019
Police vehicles line Las Vegas Boulevard following the mass shooting, October 4, 2017.
Pediatricians talk less about guns after mass shootings

The study was only done in a single health system, and it's not clear if results reflect what would happen elsewhere.

By REUTERS
30/10/2019
Israel, U.S. to push for UNRWA oversight when mandate is renewed

Israel and the US have been highly critical of UNRWA, which otherwise enjoys broad international support as an organization that provides humanitarian assistance to the Palestinians.

A 3D-printed logo for Twitter is seen in this illustrative picture
Twitter to ban political ads from Nov. 22

"We've made the decision to stop all political advertising on Twitter globally," said CEO Jack Dorsey in a statement. "We believe political message reach should be earned, not bought."

By REUTERS
03/11/2019
Poll shows majority of Germans want Turkey out of NATO

Survey revealed 61% want sanctions against Erdoğan

Russia test fires first intercontinental ballistic missile

The launch was conducted in the White Sea off Russia's north with a dummy payload reaching a test site in the Far East Russian region of Kamchatka, the ministry said.

By REUTERS
30/10/2019
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