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US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks to the UN General Assembly before a vote in New York. Photograph: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images

The United Nations General Assembly condemned Israel on Wednesday for excessive use of force against Palestinian civilians. It has also asked UN chie(...)

French president Emmanuel Macron speaks during a press conference with Quebec Prime Minister Philippe Couillard in Montreal, Quebec . Photograph: Ludovic Marinludovic/Getty Images

Leaders of the Group of Seven rich nations headed for a summit in Canada more divided than at any time in the group’s 42-year history, as US president(...)

Palestinian FA chief Jibril Rajoub speaks during a news conference in Ramallah on Wednesday. Photograph: Mohamad Torokman/Reuters

Israel has demanded that soccer’s governing body investigate what it said were threats against Argentinian players that forced them to cancel a match (...)

 Razan al-Najar, the Palestinian nurse reportedly killed by Israeli soldiers recently, in an image worn at a demonstration in Berlin  prior to the arrival of Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu. Photograph: Sean Gallup/Getty

The Israeli military on Tuesday said an initial investigation found that the 21-year-old Palestinian woman medic shot dead during border clashes on Fr(...)

Torture is impermissible in Europe, according to the European Convention on Human rights, signed in 1953 and now adhered to by the 47 members of the C(...)

Sons of a Palestinian, who died of wounds sustained during a protest at the Israel-Gaza border, mourn at their father’s funeral in the central Gaza Strip. Photograph: Mohammed Salem

Gaza Strip residents protested along the border with Israel for the ninth weekend in a row on Friday, with Israelis on high alert as Muslims marked th(...)

Author Philip Roth in New York in September 15th, 2010. Photograph: Eric Thayer/Reuters

Philip Roth, who died on Tuesday at the age of 85, was a prolific, protean and often blackly comic novelist who was a pre-eminent figure in 20th centu(...)

A monument dedicated to the 47 Irish troops killed while keeping the peace near Tibnin in south Lebanon.

The eastern route through south Lebanon winds through green hills shrouded in damp, dusty mist. Brush, carob and olive trees climb the slopes, floweri(...)

Palestinian ambassador to the United Nations Ibrahim Khraishi during a special session of the UN Human Rights Council to discuss “the deteriorating human rights situation” in the Palestinian Territories. Photograph: Martial Trezzini/EPA

Israel says it won’t co-operate with the inquiry called for by the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) on Friday into recent violence on the Is(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar arrives at an informal European Union  summit with Western Balkans countries at the National Palace of Culture in Sofia, Bulgaria. Photograph: Vassil Donev/EPA

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has warned that Britain’s Withdrawal Agreement with the European Union could be in question if progress is not made in Brexit t(...)

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