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Holocaust museum condemns 'torture and killing of gay men' in Chechnya

Holocaust museum condemns 'torture and killing of gay men' in Chechnya

Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov, who is a close ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin, and the Kremlin continue to deny reports that gay men have been arrested . Authorities have sent gay men in the semi-autonomous Russian republic to secret prisons that have been described as "concentration camps". A living memorial to the Holocaust, the U.S.


Damascus slams French report of alleged chemical attack in Syria

Damascus slams French report of alleged chemical attack in Syria

The chief of the global chemical weapons watchdog says his team of experts is ready and willing to travel to the site of a deadly nerve gas attack in Syria if their safety can be assured. French intelligence has concluded that forces loyal to Assad carried out a sarin nerve gas attack on April 4 in northern Syria and that Assad or members of his inner circle ordered the strike, a declassified report showed.


Pentagon Sending 5700 New Troops to Afghanistan, Europe

Pentagon Sending 5700 New Troops to Afghanistan, Europe

David Gardner, commander of 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, said in an Army press release. More recently, it served until late past year as the Army's Global Response Force, a unit tasked with deploying in response to unforeseen conflict or humanitarian crises on short notice.


Fourth man executed in controversial Arkansas death penalty case

Fourth man executed in controversial Arkansas death penalty case

That does not mean that asking you (to) spare Mr. Williams is not the right thing to do. The injection process started at 10:52 p.m. and he passed around 11:05 p.m. The nine justices, who included President Trump's nominee Neil Gorsuch approving his fourth execution, did not give a reason for their decision . Lee had been on death row since 1995.


Spain offers to host European Union medicines agency after Brexit

Spain offers to host European Union medicines agency after Brexit

Competition is heating up among European Union countries hoping to reap some of the benefits of Britain's exit from the EU, with Spain joining the list of nations bidding to host the bloc's medicines oversight body. British Prime Minister Theresa May said that Merkel's comments show "how tough those negotiations are going to be". "We expect Ireland to ask on Saturday (April 28) for a statement to be added to the minutes of the European Council, which states that in case of a unification of ...


Canadian gross domestic product flat in February after hot start to 2017

Canadian gross domestic product flat in February after hot start to 2017

Despite the result, DePratto noted that momentum heading into the year remains consistent with a solid economic expansion. "Some moderation was expected after the torrid pace of growth in January", he said in a phone interview. StatsCan says service-producing industries were up 0.2% for the month, while goods-producing industries fell 0.3%, the first move lower since October.