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Top Biden aide in Israel to try to head off war with Hezbollah

Special envoy Amos Hochstein to meet with Netanyahu, Defense Minister Gallant, and opposition leaders before flying to Lebanon amid spiraling conflict

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The Times of Israel

Lazar Berman

Security in the Asia-Pacific region: prospects of intraregional dialogue

At a meeting with senior officials from the Foreign Ministry, Russian president Vladimir Putin proposed creating a new security architecture in...

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New Eastern Outlook

Ksenia Muratshina

Protesters block highways ahead of Knesset protest amid ‘week of disruption’

High school students stage walkouts, buses organized to transport demonstrators to Jerusalem for major rallies in front of parliament on Monday night

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The Times of Israel

Toi Staff

Daily Briefing June 17: Day 255 – Will Knesset keep reservists longer but exempt Haredim?

Political correspondent Sam Sokol discusses a couple of bills coming up for a vote, as reporter Sue Surkes explains a pilot program for refugee...

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The Times of Israel

Toi Staff

Israeli arms sales break record for 3rd year in row, reaching $13 billion in 2023

Defense Ministry says massive exports come as industries remain committed to Israeli war effort; air defense systems account for more than a third...

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The Times of Israel

Emanuel Fabian

Michelangelo: the last decades

‘How does a genius cope with the challenges of getting old?’ Explore the lesser-known works of Michelangelo’s last decades - by Aeon Video Watch...

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Aeon

Aeon Video

(POGLED) Kolumna Darinke Pavlič Kamien: Ob glasnih ekstremih in tihi sredini se nam slabo piše

Bobo V nadaljevanju preberite:  Ekstremi se izrazito krepijo. Kako se je to zgodilo? Je kriva (le) šibka sredina? Odkod je toliko ljudi na ta...

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Večer

Darinka Pavlič Kamien

Boycott Battleground: Can Consumer Activism Shape a Marketplace? 

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Middle East Monitor

Dr Dalal Aassouli

Asia can bear with 'higher-for-longer' U.S. rates

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Nikkei Asian Review

Priyanka Kishore

Russia's military presence in Sudan boosts Africa strategy

Sudan and Russia have reportedly agreed to establish a Russian navy base near Port Sudan, on the Red Sea. The West does not appear to have a...

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Deutsche Welle

Kersten Knipp

Ukraine peace summit: Diplomatic support and political snubs

Scores of countries backed a Ukraine-led call for peace at first-of-their-kind talks in Switzerland. But Brazil, India and South Africa were among...

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Deutsche Welle

Rosie Birchard

What is intelligent life?

What has intelligence? Slime moulds, ants, fifth-graders, shrimp, neurons, ChatGPT, fish shoals, border collies, crowds, birds, you and me? All of...

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Aeon

Abigail Desmond & Michael Haslam

Assailing military, Yair Netanyahu claims ‘treason’ in leadup to October 7 attack

Reacting to High Court order to suspend probe into IDF, PM’s son cites reports of warnings and consultations before Hamas attack, says father was...

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The Times of Israel

Toi Staff

Security cabinet mulls penalizing Palestinian Authority for statehood moves

Decision pushed off as defense minister, attorney general ask for more time to study proposals; Smotrich said to agree to release some tax revenues...

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The Times of Israel

Toi Staff

Nuclear arms spending soars as global tensions ratchet up, studies show

More nuclear warheads are on high operational alert, though total number continues to decrease; Britain surges nuclear spending 17% year-over-year

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The Times of Israel

Agencies

Russia to start espionage trial of US reporter Gershkovich next week

First hearing of closed-door proceedings scheduled for June 26; Wall Street Journal warns it will be a ‘sham’ and that charges against its...

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The Times of Israel

Agencies

VOX POPULI: Bear threat looms across Akita Prefecture, even in cities

I recently visited Akita Prefecture and toured several sites where bears had been spotted. To my surprise, many areas were far more urban than...

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The Asahi Shimbun

The Asahi Shimbun

Too many companies make false claims about their social impact

In the realm of corporate messaging, the gap between stated intentions and observable actions is often wide. This crisis of authenticity raises...

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The Japan Times

Philip Sugai And Heather Young

Parents need digital tools to cope with 'first-grade barrier'

The term shōichi no kabe, “first-grade barrier,” captures the hurdle that parents face when their children enter elementary school in Japan —...

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The Japan Times

Yuko Tamura

D-Day and the Threat of Total War

LONDON – The ceremonies marking the 80th anniversary of D-Day on June 6 commemorated the thousands of young lives lost on the beaches of Normandy...

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Project Syndicate

Robert Skidelsky

Palestine's fiscal demise

Ahead of the recent Group of Seven summit, United States Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, in a rare rebuke of Israel, warned that its plans to cut...

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The Japan Times

Raja Khalidi

A historic deal sets South Africa on a new path

South Africa’s last government of national unity was in 1994. It took four years of hard negotiations to put it together — and it lasted 24...

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The Japan Times

Justice Malala

MI5, Focus on Russia, China, and Iran, like ‘ISIS’* Terrorists have

The headline of an article appearing in The Telegraph on June 1st and 2nd, 2024 which has been removed. It can be accessed through the Internet...

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New Eastern Outlook

Simon Chege Ndiritu

Foreign Powers and Counter-Terrorism Operations in the Sahel Region

The regional balance of power and the overall political situation in the Sahel region has undergone radical changes since the Arab Spring. The...

10

E-International

Stephen Osaherumwen Idahosa

Big Tech: Making Rules and Making Realities as Global Governors

Seven stocks carried the S&P 500 in 2023. Their names are familiar: Apple, Alphabet, Amazon.com, Meta, Microsoft, or “GAMAM,” plus NVIDIA and...

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E-International

Wendy H. Wong

Emerging and Disruptive Technologies: New Weapons in the Making?

‘Emerging and disruptive technologies (EDTs)’ are a recent buzzword among the technology industry and state governments alike. The term refers to...

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E-International

Allison Tan

Biden adviser to arrive in Israel in bid to prevent further escalation with Hezbollah

White House official says Hochstein will hold a number of meetings * Army intercepts a suspicious aerial target near Acre after it crossed over...

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The Times of Israel

Toi Staff

Haredi leader on army draft: ‘You don’t want us and you don’t need us’

At event, UTJ chief Goldknopf wonders aloud why ultra-Orthodox parties’ electoral achievements do not enable them to strike deals to avoid...

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The Times of Israel

Toi Staff

IDF warns Hezbollah bringing Israel to the brink of a ‘wider escalation’

As cross-border attacks escalate, spokesman Daniel Hagari says ‘one way or another we will ensure the safe return of Israelis to their homes —...

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The Times of Israel

Emanuel Fabian

Iris Haim, mother of killed hostage, tells US Jews: ‘I bring Israel a new voice of hope’

On a speaking tour of North America, nurse whose son Yotam Haim was accidentally shot dead by IDF soldiers calls to end Israeli polarization and...

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The Times of Israel

Natan Galula

Do This to Stop Anxiety, Rumination, and Indecision

Personal Perspective: Don’t push the river. Practice softening and find the yes.

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Psychology Today

Victoria Maxwell

EDITORIAL: G-7 must be a guiding light for democracy in turbulent times

The Group of Seven’s mission is to lead the international community in creating global norms that respect democracy and human rights. Is the group...

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The Asahi Shimbun

The Asahi Shimbun

Remembering Joan

This past weekend, my wife and I lost a good neighbor, Mrs. Joan Ward. A wonderful spirit into her 80s, Joan lived a long and productive life....

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The Korea Times

Bernard Rowan

G7 Summit: Leaders Show Determination to Support Ukraine

Editorial 14:00 JST, June 16, 2024 Russia’s aggression against Ukraine has become prolonged, and support for Ukraine must not ultimately be a...

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The Japan News

The Japan News Editorial

A break from social media

Over the past few years, I have purposely taken a break from social media. Online platforms surely brought me closer to people whom I like and...

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The Korea Times

Park Gi-Hyun

Spirit of 'Cheugugi': honoring sky, loving people

You might be surprised to learn that some of the world’s first inventions actually originated in Korea. Korea invented exfoliating gloves, known...

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The Korea Times

Yoo Hee-Dong

Balloons and sleepwalking into conflicts

Chun In-bum North Korea, a relic of the Cold War, has evolved into a cult state centered around the Kim family. Despite its oppressive regime, the...

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The Korea Times

Chun In-Bum

About Turkish expansion in Africa Part Four: Turkeys invasion of francophone Africa

The intensification of Turkish policy in West Africa led to the notable failures of Paris, caused in recent years by a series of military coups in...

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New Eastern Outlook

Viktor Goncharov

Bog in mercedes

Prišel je tudi takšen čuden čas, ko skoraj nihče več ne zahteva, da bi se pisalo o nogometu, tako da lahko pišem tudi o pesmih. Ker sta to...

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Dnevnik

Ahmed Burić

The Power of Energy: The Geopolitics of the Energy Transition

Energy geopolitics has entered a new chapter in its long history. Climate change and energy security urge for a shift to renewable energy and other...

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E-International

Daniel Scholten

Sanctions as Violence

Unilateral sanctions are popular foreign policy tools in the USA and the EU, both actors readily employ them to defend their interests and promote...

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E-International

Alexandra Hofer And Mohammad Kanfash

Opinion – What Comes Next for Mexico’s First Elected ‘Presidenta’?

On 2 June, Mexico elected its first female president or, in Spanish, presidenta. Claudia Sheinbaum, president-elect of Mexico, has been lauded...

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E-International

Daniela Philipson García

Summer's Shadow of Teen Depression and Suicide

What parents can do.

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Psychology Today

Jennifer Gerlach Lcsw

5 Rude Things Struggling Adult Children Say to Their Parents

Responding to hurtful comments from adult children.

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Psychology Today

Jeffrey Bernstein Ph.d

Italy’s PM says Israel has fallen into a Hamas trap in Gaza

Top UN officials warn ‘real risk’ of miscalculation leading to wider Israel-Lebanon conflict * US: Qatar, Egypt to talk to Hamas soon

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The Times of Israel

Toi Staff

IDF announces daily pause in fighting along key south Gaza road to increase aid flow

Military stresses operations against Hamas in Rafah continue despite 11-hour pause each day on route leading from Kerem Shalom to Khan Younis

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The Times of Israel

Emanuel Fabian

Iran rebukes G7 for ‘destructive policies of the past’ after nuclear program warning

Tehran says it will continue to cooperate with IAEA, accuses G7 of ‘resorting to false claims to continue sanctions’ after vow to act if Iran...

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The Times of Israel

Reuters

Thy will be done

Ven. Pomnyun is arguably the most popular and respected religious figure in Korea today. He is a household name, known mostly for his engaging Q&A...

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The Korea Times

Jason Lim

Netanyahu Insists on 'Total Victory' in Gaza Because He Can't End the War

The article in the Wall Street Journal exposing correspondence between Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar and his men also carried quotes from an interview...

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Haaretz

Carolina Landsmann

It’s far cheaper to help migrants before they leave home

Gardi Sugdub is a tiny island off Panama’s Caribbean coast that is jammed from end to end with housing for about 1,300 members of the Indigenous...

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The Japan Times

Mark Gongloff

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