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The U.S.-led coalition targeting the Islamic State (ISIS) is being blamed for an airstrike on a school where families had sought shelter near the northern Syrian town of Raqqa. The monitoring group Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said at least 33 people died as a result of the Tuesday strike. Those using the school in the village of Mansoura...
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Norway now holds the title of the world's happiest country, according to a new...

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Citing her "duty not to conceal a clear crime," the head of a Beirut-based U.N. agency has resigned after the withdrawal of a scathing UN-commissioned report that for the first time charges Israel is "a racist state that has established an apartheid system that persecutes the Palestinian people." While furious Israeli leaders likened the report to Nazi propaganda, Rima Khalaf said she rejected their "vicious attacks" and stood by the findings that "Israel is guilty of the crime of apartheid."