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Major Holocaust Document Collection Digitized

The International Tracing Service (ITS), the largest, but least known, collection of Holocaust era documents has digitized some 30 million items making them accessible to researchers, survivors and their families…

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New Year’s Club Attacker Caught in Istanbul

The gunman suspected of killing 39 people in an Istanbul club on Jan. 1 has been caught in the city’s Esenyurt district, the Hurriyet newspaper website and other media reports…

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The A to Z of May’s Brexit as Her Vision Speech Nears

For someone who declared she’ll give no “running commentary” on her Brexit plans, Prime Minister Theresa May has been quite talkative about Britain’s pending withdrawal from the European Union. On…

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IMF Raises China Growth Forecast But Warns on Debt

The International Monetary Fund on Monday raised its growth forecast for China but warned that rising debt which has prompted concern about the country’s finances increases the risk of a…

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German Ministers Reject Trump Remarks on Car Tariffs

Senior German officials reacted with surprise and defiance Monday to comments made by President-elect Donald Trump, who said in an interview that NATO was “obsolete” and also threatened Germany’s automakers…

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Turkish Cargo Jet Crash Kills 37 in Kyrgyzstan

A Turkish cargo jet crashed near Kyrgyzstan’s Manas airport on Monday, killing at least 37 people, most of them residents of a village struck by the Boeing 747 as it…

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Death Toll from Brazil Jail Riot Tops 30

At least 30 inmates were killed in a Brazilian prison riot that broke out on Saturday, a person with direct knowledge of the situation said, adding to chaos in a…

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Iran: Nuclear Deal Will Not Be Renegotiated

Iran’s deputy foreign minister says the nuclear deal between the Islamic Republic and world powers “will not be renegotiated” ahead of President-elect Donald Trump taking office this week. In a…

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