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Australia recognizes west Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, embassy not moving yet

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia formally recognizes west Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, reversing decades of Middle East policy, but will not move its embassy there immediately, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said …

Egypt unveils one of a kind ancient tomb, expects more finds

SAQQARA, Egypt (Reuters) – Egypt unveiled a well-preserved 4,400-year-old tomb decorated with hieroglyphs and statues south of Cairo on Saturday, and officials expect more discoveries when archaeologists excavate the site …

Australia recognises West Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, embassy not moving yet

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia formally recognises West Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, reversing decades of Middle East policy, but will not move its embassy there immediately, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said …

Ukraine’s President names leader of new church in split from Russia

KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine chose the leader of a new national church on Saturday, marking an historic split from Russia which its leaders see as vital to the country’s security …

Thousands of French ‘yellow vests’ protest for fifth Saturday

PARIS (Reuters) – Thousands of protesters took to the streets of French cities on Saturday in the fifth weekend of nationwide demonstrations against Emmanuel Macron’s government, despite calls to hold …

Wanda inks $1.7 billion red tourism site in China’s Communist heartland

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s Wanda group has signed a deal to build a sprawling complex for patriotic tourists to visit a site where the ruling Communist Party’s traces its revolutionary …

British zoo evacuated after fire breaks out at large indoor exhibit

LONDON (Reuters) – A zoo in northern England said it had evacuated all visitors on Saturday after a fire broke out in its Monsoon Forest section, the largest indoor zoological …

Seven dead as Indian police fire on Kashmir protesters

SRINAGAR, India (Reuters) – Seven civilians died and dozens were injured when Indian security forces opened fire at people protesting the killing of three militants in a gun battle in …

African Union force denies it was involved in arrest of ex-al Shabaab leader

MOGADISHU (Reuters) – African Union peacekeepers did not help in the arrest of a former al Shabaab leader that led to clashes in which 11 people were killed, the AU …

Ethnic violence in southern Ethiopia kills 21, wounds 61 – state news

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Heavy fighting between ethnic groups in southern Ethiopia has killed at least 21 people and wounded 61, its state news agency said on Saturday, amid escalating …