Israel stated on Tuesday that it regretted the killing of a Palestinian judge working in Jordan who was gunned down by Israeli soldiers at a border crossing on Monday. Mere hours earlier, the Israeli military had branded him a ‘terrorist’.
Fourteen Caribbean states are to set to sue former European slave-trading countries after approving a document that blames them for historical maltreatment and leaving a “debilitating colonial mess.” The UK has hinted it will not pay any compensation.
A resolution passed by the Crimean parliament guarantees proportional representation in the republic’s legislative and executive bodies for the Crimean Tatar ethnic minority and grants their language official status, among other things.
Up to 130 hunger strikers protesting for a fourth day against US deportations and conditions at a Washington State immigration facility were being evaluated by medical officials on Monday and could be force-fed, a federal agency said.
A lasting peace agreement between Israel and Palestine will forever be hypothetical as long as ethnic Arabs are forced to acquiesce to punishing structures of discrimination as part of the Obama administration’s new framework for peace.
In what has been described as a victory for privacy advocates, a federal judge halted the destruction Monday of millions of data records collected by the National Security Agency more than five years ago.