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  1. Police detain armed man in office of Turkey's ruling partyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    A Turkish official says police have overpowered an armed man who stormed the ruling party's local branch in Istanbul, broke a top-floor window and shouted slogans. Wednesday's incident occurred a day after two members of a banned leftist group held a prosecutor hostage in an Istanbul courthouse, and all three died in a shootout between the hostage-takers and police.


  2. Crimea's only Tatar TV station goes off airRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Crimea's independent television station ATR went off air at midnight on Tuesday after Russian authorities repeatedly refused to give it a broadcasting license. ATR was established as the first channel dedicated to the Crimean Tatars, a native ethnic group of about 300,000 that was deported from the region by the Soviet authorities in 1944.


  3. Palestine joins International Criminal CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | Yahoo!

    Palestine formally joined the International Criminal Court on Wednesday, a move the Palestinians hope could open the door to the possible prosecution of Israelis for alleged war crimes. The accession was marked at a behind-closed doors ceremony at the court's headquarters in The Hague, exactly 90 days after Palestine joined the court's founding Rome Statute.


  4. Israel holding bodies of 19 Palestinians killed in GazaRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | The Times of Israel

    Palestinians watch as a cloud of smoke rises above local homes moments after an Israeli missile hit an open field nearby in Gaza City on August 21, 2014. The bodies or partial remains of 19 Palestinians killed during the past summer's 50-day war between Israel and Gaza-based armed groups have been buried in undisclosed locations within Israeli territory, Haaretz reported Wednesday.


  5. Palestinians join International Criminal CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | The Times of Israel

    The Palestinian Authority became a member of the International Criminal Court in Wednesday and was marking the momentous occasion with a low-key ceremony at the court's headquarters. Palestinians signed the court's founding treaty in January and their membership came into force Wednesday, an event welcomed by activists who see it as an opportunity to bring accountability to years of conflict between Palestinians and Israel.


  6. International court welcomes Palestinians as 123rd memberRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | Erie Times News

    In this Oct. 18, 2014 file photo, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speaks during a meeting of the Fatah revolutionary council in the West Bank city of Ramallah. The Palestinians formally join the International Criminal Court on Wednesday, as part of a broader effort to put international pressure on Israel and exact a higher price for its occupation of lands sought for a Palestinian state.


  7. Likud MK lies to lefty NGO in attempt to embarrass itRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | The Times of Israel

    Freshman Likud party MK Oren Hazan was accused Wednesday of attempting to embarrass an Israeli left-wing NGO by providing it with false testimony detailing fictitious human rights abuses committed by IDF soldiers in the Gaza Strip. Hazan apparently acted in hope that the fake attestation would be published and thus cast serious doubt on the organization's credibility.


  8. UN rights chief: Boko Haram fighters murdered captive womenRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | The York Daily Record

    The U.N.'s human rights chief said Wednesday his office has received reports that Boko Haram fighters retreating from advancing military forces in Nigeria murdered women and girls they had taken as "wives," along with other captives. The recapture of parts of northeastern Nigeria in recent weeks "has brought to light gruesome scenes of mass graves and further evident signs of slaughter by Boko Haram," Zeid Raad al-Hussein told a special session of the U.N. Human Rights Council in Geneva.


  9. Gaza artist gobbles up valuable Banksy mural on war debrisRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Brush News-Tribune

    A 33-year-old Gaza man says he has been duped into selling a valuable work by British graffiti artist Banksy for less than $200 to a local artist. The popular street artist is believed to have sneaked into Gaza earlier this year, leaving behind four murals, including one drawn on a metal door that depicted the Greek goddess Niobe cowering against the rubble of a destroyed house.


  10. Iraqi minister says Tikrit to be recaptured within 'hours'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Bennington Banner

    Iraq's interior minister says security forces are battling the last remaining pockets of Islamic State militants in Tikrit and that he expects them to gain full control of the city "within the coming hours." The minister, Mohammed Salem al-Ghabban, says the objective now is to free Tikrit and restore normalcy as quickly as possible.


  11. Gazans hope ICC will make 'Israel pay'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Yahoo!

    Holding Israel accountable. This is what Yasser al-Qassas and thousands of Gazans hope to see with the Palestinian accession to the International Criminal Court on Wednesday.


  12. Barghouthi: "Joining Icc a Significant Move To Strip Israel's Illegal Immunity"Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Juan Cole

    Secretary-General of the Palestinian National Initiative, Dr. Mustafa Barghouthi, stated that by joining the International Criminal Court , Palestine would be able to file cases against Israel and its commanders for war crimes against the Palestinian people, and to strip Israel of its illegal immunity that allowed it to continue its war crimes. Dr. Barghouthi said the fact that Palestine became an official member of the ICC, Tuesday, is an important step towards stripping Israel of its illegal, and immoral, immunity that enabled it to continue to commit war crimes against the Palestinians, their lands, property and holy sites, in direct violation of International Law.


  13. Israel Deploys USV Near GazaRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Middle East Newsline

    TEL AVIV [MENL] -- The Israel Navy has deployed a new unmanned surface vessel near the coast of the Gaza Strip.


  14. French ex-president appears before financial investigatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Evening Sun

    Three days after a resounding electoral victory for his conservative party, former French President Nicolas Sarkozy is appearing before investigators probing financing of his failed 2012 re-election bid. The Paris prosecutor's office says the UMP party leader was being questioned Wednesday by an investigating judge looking into suspected breach of trust.


  15. VFW Contest RecipientsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

    Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10124 winners of the Voice of Democracy and Patriot's Pen contests for 2015. Pictured here, from left, Ladies Auxiliary President Pat Angel, Ashley Hernandez, Leann Milks, Angela Aviso, and Post Commander Dallas Landrem.


  16. Police: Items stolen from Sheriff's department vehicle still being recoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    CARLSBAD >> Carlsbad police are investigating the theft of law enforcement equipment that was taken from an unmarked Eddy County Sheriff's Department vehicle more than two weeks ago. Police said that the vehicle was broken into and several pieces of equipment were taken from the vehicle in early March, outside the home of the detective the equipment was assigned to.


  17. New Child Advocacy Center formed to provide victims services, forensic interviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    CARLSBAD >> A new organization is hoping to fill the void in victims services and law enforcement support left by the January closure of the Eddy County Kids Safehouse. The Cavern City Child Advocacy Center plans to provide abuse prevention and awareness training, forensic child interviews, victims services and access to Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner services, according to a news release from the organization.


  18. PA Officially Joins ICC to Sue Israel for 'War Crimes'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    The Palestinian Authority's request to join the International Criminal Court took effect on Wednesday, paving the way for it to sue Israel for "war crimes," even as one Palestinian Arab source noted the move will almost certainly backfire. In a unilateral move breaching the 1993 Oslo Accords that created the PA, on January 1 the group signed the Rome Statute which is the founding treaty of the ICC.


  19. Asian stocks lackluster as Japan, China data show weaknessRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Park Record

    Asian stock markets mostly sagged Wednesday as China's manufacturing remained weak in February and a Japanese central bank survey showed businesses are wary about the economic outlook. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 stock index slipped 0.9 percent to 19,034.84 and South Korea's Kospi lost 0.6 percent to 2,029.65.


  20. Khaled Mashaal says election results will boost extremismRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    The outcome of the March 17 elections in Israel will decrease the chances for lasting peace, Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal told the London-based BBC on Wednesday. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's re-election is bound to spike extremism, the head of Hamas' political bureau said.