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Marine Le Pen Canceled a Meeting with Lebanon’s Top Cleric After Being Asked to Wear a HeadscarfThe leader of France's far-right Front National political party and presidential candidate, Marine Le Pen (C) refuses to wear headscarf before her meeting with Lebanon's Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul Latif Derian, in Beirut, Lebanon on February 21, 2017.

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:56:01 +0000

France’s far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen canceled a meeting with Lebanon’s grand mufti on Tuesday after refusing to wear a headscarf for the encounter. The media office of Lebanon’s grand mufti, Sheikh Abdel-Latif Derian, told Reuters they were “surprised by her refusal” seeing as Le Pen’s aides were told beforehand that a headscarf would…(image)

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5 Stats That Help Explain What’s Really Happening in SwedenPresident Donald Trump is seen during a campaign rally at the AeroMod International hangar at Orlando Melbourne International Airport on February 18, 2017 in Melbourne, Florida.

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:02:38 +0000

U.S. President Donald Trump was ridiculed by Swedes over the weekend when he suggested the country’s acceptance of immigrants was not working out. It began at a campaign-style rally in Florida on Saturday when the President suggested an incident in Sweden that did not occur. “You look at what’s happening in Germany. You look at…(image)

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74 Bodies of Migrants Wash Ashore in Libya After Attempted Crossinglibyan-red-cresent

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:13:59 +0000

Migrant deaths along key smuggling routes have recently risen to record levels(image)

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Israeli Soldier Jailed for 18 Months for Killing Wounded Palestinian AttackerISRAEL-PALESTINIAN-CONFLICT-ATTACK-TRIAL

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:03:35 +0000

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — An Israeli military court has sentenced a soldier to 18 months in prison for the fatal shooting last year of a wounded Palestinian attacker. Prosecutors had asked that Sgt. Elor Azaria be sentenced on Tuesday to 3-5 years in prison. His defense attorneys insisted he should be freed. Azaria was…(image)

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British Muslim Removed From U.S.-Bound Airplane with No ExplanationPassenger Jet Arriving at the Gate

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:00:13 +0000

"It made me feel like a criminal. I couldn’t speak, I was lost for words"(image)

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Meet Evan Mawarire, the Zimbabwean Pastor Risking His Life for Political ChangeZimbabwean Pastor Evan Mawarire gestures after addressing students during a lecture at Wits University in Johannesburg, on July 28, 2016.

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:01:48 +0000

Evan Mawarire does not regret coming back to Zimbabwe, though he risks jail, abduction, torture or being “disappeared” by government thugs. “This is where my family support network is, where my church is, where my roots are, where my life is,” the pro-democracy activist tells TIME of his hope for a new liberation struggle in…(image)

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Five People Have Been Killed in Pakistan After a Suicide Bomb Attack Outside a CourtSuicide attack in Pakistan's Charsadda

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:27:18 +0000

Over 100 people have been killed in a spate of attacks in the country since last week(image)

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