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Violence Clouds The Last Day Of Campaigning For Mexico’s Election

Mexico held the last day of campaigning before Sunday’s nationwide election, but the closing rallies were darkened by attacks on candidates and the country’s persistently high homicide rate. Opposition candidate Xóchitl Gálvez started her last campaign rallies early Wednesday on the outskirts of Mexico City, and she focused her ire on President Andrés Manuel López […]
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Israel Land Authority tells UNRWA to evacuate Jerusalem premises for breaching lease

Government body sends letter to UN agency for Palestinian refugees saying it must also pay over NIS 27 million for allegedly operating on state land without consent

The post Israel Land Authority tells UNRWA to evacuate Jerusalem premises for breaching lease appeared first on The Times of Israel.

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Jewish Veteran From London Prepares To Commemorate 80th Anniversary Of D-Day Landings

Even as he prepared to embark for the battlefields of Normandy, Pvt. Mervyn Kersh was summoned by his commanding officer and threatened with arrest. Why, the officer demanded, had Kersh refused to eat his army rations of canned beef and vegetables, subsisting only on canned peaches? Was he trying to make himself so weak that […]
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Klezmer legend Frank London gears up to fight for his life. But first, one more show

A May 22 all-star recording session sought to make contemporary classics of seven new Jewish tunes as the acclaimed musician began grueling cancer treatments

The post Klezmer legend Frank London gears up to fight for his life. But first, one more show appeared first on The Times of Israel.

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North Korea Flies Trash And Manure Balloons Into South As It Doubles Down On Satellite Ambitions

North Korea flew hundreds of balloons carrying trash and manure toward South Korea in one of its most bizarre provocations against its rival in years, prompting the South’s military to mobilize chemical and explosive response teams to recover objects and debris in different parts of the country. The balloon campaign came as North Korean leader […]
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