July 22 (UPI) --The Israeli government has begun to demolish Palestinian apartment buildings in East Jerusalem's Sur Baher neighborhood, days after multiple United Nations officials urged them against the plan. "They have been evacuating people from their ...

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Madrid --An Iranian supertanker with $130 million worth of light crude oil that the U.S. suspects is tied to a sanctioned organization has left Gibraltar and was heading Monday east into the Mediterranean Sea, with its next destination reported to be Greece.

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(CNN)A customer shot a waiter to death at a pizzeria in the Paris suburbs after being made to wait too long for a sandwich, witnesses say. The 29-year-old waiter was killed in Noisy-le-Grand ...

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BRUSSELS — The EU says European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has undergone a successful operation to remove his gallbladder but will not be able to attend this weekend’s Group of Seven meeting in Biarritz, France. EU spokeswoman Natasha ...

Protesters set fire to a parliament building in West Papua as demonstrations spread
(CNN)Thousands of protesters in the provincial capital of Indonesia's West Papua have set fire to a local government building amid widespread demonstrations sparked by alleged police ...   CNN  
Explosions in Afghanistan wound dozens on Independence Day
© Reuters/PARWIZ Afghan security forces arrive at the side of a blast in Jalalabad, Afghanistan A series of bombings struck restaurants and public squares on Monday in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, wounding at least 34 people, officials said, as ...   Reuters on MSN.com  
'They Don't Take Care of Us': Anti-Rape Protests Vandalize Mexico City's Famous Angel of Independence Monument
(MEXICO CITY) — Workers erected a wooden wall around Mexico City’s iconic Angel of Independence monument Saturday after feminists defaced it with graffiti during a raucous protest over a ...   Time  
Hong Kong protesters defy threats from Beijing, police and heavy rain for huge — and peaceful — march
For weeks, people have been voicing their opposition to a proposed extradition bill by China. For weeks, people have been voicing their opposition to a proposed extradition bill by China. Anthony Kwan/Getty Images HONG KONG — Hundreds of thousands of ...   Washington Post  
Three dead following clashes between soccer fans in Honduras
Tegucigalpa, Honduras (CNN)Three people have been killed and several injured in clashes between fans of rival soccer clubs in the Honduran capital, Tegucigalpa. The violence broke out inside and ...   CNN  
Canada slams UK decision to 'off-load' Islamist fighter
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada said on Sunday that Britain’s decision to strip Jack Letts - dubbed “Jihadi Jack” by the media - of his British citizenship was an attempt to shift responsibility for what to do with him onto Canada, where he also has ...   Reuters  
Donald Trump says buying Greenland would “essentially" be "a large real estate deal.” He’s completely wrong.
On Sunday, Donald Trump effectively confirmed earlier reporting that he was interested in purchasing Greenland, the autonomous Danish territory that lies between the north Atlantic and Arctic oceans. He said that buying Greenland was “essentially ..   Washington Post  
Afghanistan wedding hall suicide bombing leaves at least 63 dead, more than 180 others wounded
At least 63 people were killed and nearly 200 others were wounded by a suicide bomber at a wedding hall in Afghanistan on Sunday, officials said. The attacker set off the explosives among the roughly 1,200 guests at the event at the Dubai City wedding hall ...   Fox News  
Yemen's war cut a father's route to work, now his toddler starves
HAJJAH PROVINCE, Yemen (Reuters) - Before Yemen’s war broke out four years ago Ali Muhammad used to cross the border into Saudi Arabia to work, joining thousands of other Yemenis from his poor, mountainous region. But fighting in the border areas left ...   Reuters  
Syrian troops close to western outskirts of rebel-held town
BEIRUT — Syrian state media and an opposition war monitor say government forces have gained more ground in the country’s northwest, almost reaching the western outskirts of a major rebel-held town. The state SANA news agency says government troops made ...   Washington Post