Israeli NGOs face asset freezes under new law

Israeli NGOs face asset freezes under new law

Image copyright AFP Image caption The nonprofits have served the Israeli army with court challenges on a range of issues Six Palestinian civil society groups have been branded “terrorist organisations” by the Israeli government….

Russia and China take part in first joint naval patrol

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Russia and China take part in first joint naval patrol

The Russian and Chinese navy conducted their first joint patrol in the western Pacific Ocean for the first time on Saturday, state media reported. The joint patrol, on Russian President Vladimir Putin’s 90th birthday,…

California’s wildfire is the most ancient on record

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California’s wildfire is the most ancient on record

The third-largest wildfire on record, which burned north of Bakersfield, California, has been burning for 4,000 years, say scientists. The Lassen Volcanic National Park blaze, called the Carr Fire, has engulfed 140,000 acres, up…