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Poland seeks $1.3 trillion in war reparations from Germany

Poland’s main ruling party leader, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, center, attends a wreath-laying ceremony marking the national World War II anniversary celebrations in Warsaw, Poland, Thursday. World War II began on September 1, 1939, with Nazi Germany’s bombing and invasion of Poland, over five years of brutal occupation. (Michel Degauque, The Associated Press) Estimated reading time: 4-5 …

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What to expect at Apple’s ‘elusive’ iPhone 14 event

Get ready for some major upgrades to the iPhone and Apple Watch lineup at Apple’s “Far Out” event next week. While last year’s iPhone 13 was a mostly marginal update (aside from the fast ProMotion screens and Cinema mode on Pro models), recent rumors suggest that the iPhone 14 will be a huge step forward. …

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Extremist lawmaker jumps ahead of elections in Israel

TEL AVIV, Israel (Associated Press) – Israeli lawmaker Itamar Ben Gvir has described his fellow Arabs as “terrorists.” He wants to expel his political opponents, and in his youth his views were so extreme that the army banned him from compulsory military service. However, the populist lawmaker who was once relegated to the margins of …

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US diplomat: Libyans lost confidence in the political class after the Tripoli clashes | Libya

A senior US diplomat has warned that Libyans have lost faith that the political class, allied militias and mercenaries are ready to end the theft of the country’s wealth, after some of the worst violence in Tripoli in years. More than 32 people were killed and 150 wounded in clashes in the capital last week …

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Sadr couldn’t control Iraqi democracy, so he might crush it now

Comment on this story Suspension After two nights of violence that left more than 20 people dead in Baghdad’s fortified Green Zone, which houses most of the Iraqi government, the political system that emerged after the 2003 US invasion is on the brink of collapse. This is not the first crisis of this kind, but …

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Jamaica sends a team to Canada to investigate working conditions on farms | Agriculture News

Jamaica has appointed a “special fact-finding team” to investigate the working conditions of Jamaicans working on Canadian farms, after workers in the province of Ontario said last month they faced “earthquake-level exploitation”. in the current situation subscriber On social media on Thursday, Jamaica’s Minister of Labor and Social Security, Karl Samuda, said a team of …

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The Vietnamese indoor market could replace the massive former San Jose Sears

SAN JOSE — A vibrant Vietnamese indoor market could emerge inside a closed former Sears store at the Eastridge Center shopping mall in eastern San Jose now that a real estate entrepreneur has purchased the cavernous building. Intelli, a subsidiary headed by Do Van Tron, a San Jose-based business and real estate manager, purchased the …

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AP PHOTOS: Living amid floods in Indonesia, unable to leave

By Dita Alangara and Victoria Melko September 1, 2022 GMT https://apnews.com/article/floods-indonesia-java-climate-and-environment-bc4433924c7815e4d913f868f922c201 Dimak Regency, Indonesia (AP) – Rice fields have been swept away. Coconut trees and chili plants, which were inundated with salt water, died. Farmers’ aquariums fail, and the water rises so high that fish swim over the nets. The garbage carried by the tides …

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‘Hidden genocide’: killing of indigenous man in Brazil sparks protest | Indigenous rights news

The death of a man believed to be the last member of an isolated indigenous tribe in Brazil’s western Amazon has renewed calls for the Brazilian government to protect indigenous communities from escalating violence and encroachment on their lands. Defense organization Survival International reported on Sunday that the man known as “The Hole Man” was …

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