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District Judge Halts Deportation of Criminal Somali Nationals

A United States District Judge has halted the deportation of more than 90 Somali nationals — 60 of which are convicted criminals — back to Somalia following a lawsuit alleging abuse by federal immigration officials.

The UN Security Council voted unanimously to condemn North Korea's latest missile test, but with no new sanctions resolution imminent the US may take unilateral steps

U.N. Security Council Calls Emergency Session Over Jerusalem

The UN Security Council will meet on Friday in an emergency session to discuss the decision by US President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, the council’s leadership announced Wednesday.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recalls Israeli ambassador to UNESCO

Netanyahu to Re-Assess UN Ties After Anti-Israel Resolution

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday that Israel will re-assess its ties with the United Nations after the approval of a Security Council resolution demanding an end to Israeli construction in the West Bank and eastern Jerusalem.

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African Researchers Use Ebola Tactics to Help Latin America Fight Zika

African disease control experts have offered to help Latin America combat the increasingly rapid spread of Zika virus across the Western Hemisphere. While Zika is not a threat in Africa, scientists working to combat Ebola there in the past two years hope to use methods successful against Ebola to prevent similar devastation in South America.

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Burqa Ban Sweeping Africa: Senegal Latest to Curb Full-Face Veil

The government of Senegal has just announced a ban on wearing the burqa, or Islamic full-face veil, following mass arrests of individuals with suspected ties to ISIS affiliate Boko Haram. Senegal’s population is 92 percent Muslim.

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World View: Thousands in Muslim Countries Protest Cartoon Depiction of Mohammed

Fox News apologizes for misreporting on ‘no-go zones’ in Europe; Swiss franc revaluation panics East European currency markets; Troops and police spread across Europe, in fear of terror attacks; Thousands in Muslim countries protest cartoon depiction of Mohammed; Barack Obama describes an American advantage over Europe