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Germany Disbands Special Forces Group Tainted by Far-Right Extremists

Germany Disbands Special Forces Group Tainted by Far-Right Extremists

Germany Disbands Special Forces Group Tainted by Far-Right Extremists Germany Disbands Special Forces Group Tainted by Far-Right Extremists Christoph Gramm, the president of military counterintelligence, said his agency was currently investigating 600 soldiers, 20 of them in the KSK alone, which has about 1,400 members. “Elite units such as these have cultural factors that may develop into susceptibilities,” Mr. Gramm …

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Iraq Raids Iranian-Backed Militia Accused of Attacking U.S. Forces

Iraq Raids Iranian-Backed Militia Accused of Attacking U.S. Forces

Iraq Raids Iranian-Backed Militia Accused of Attacking U.S. Forces Iraq Raids Iranian-Backed Militia Accused of Attacking U.S. Forces BAGHDAD — Iraqi forces raided an Iranian-backed militia suspected of carrying out a spate of rocket attacks against American forces, making good on the new prime minister’s promise to crack down on armed groups that have strained relations with the United States. …

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George Floyd’s Killing Forces Wider Debate on France’s Slave-Trading Past

George Floyd’s Killing Forces Wider Debate on France’s Slave-Trading Past

George Floyd’s Killing Forces Wider Debate on France’s Slave-Trading Past George Floyd’s Killing Forces Wider Debate on France’s Slave-Trading Past BORDEAUX, France — At a bend in the river, a succession of stately stone buildings, each more imposing than the last, stretches along the left bank. Their elegant 18th-century facade had helped Bordeaux, already famous for its wineries, become a …

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Floyd Case Forces Arts Groups to Enter the Fray

Floyd Case Forces Arts Groups to Enter the Fray

Floyd Case Forces Arts Groups to Enter the Fray Floyd Case Forces Arts Groups to Enter the Fray The apologies keep coming. After the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Mo., allowed the police to use its property to stage a response to a protest over George Floyd’s death, its director asked the police to gather elsewhere and issued …

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‘Their heads will spin’: Trump urges governors to ‘dominate the streets’ with military forces to end protests

'Their heads will spin': Trump urges governors to 'dominate the streets' with military forces to end protests

‘Their heads will spin’: Trump urges governors to ‘dominate the streets’ with military forces to end protests ‘Their heads will spin’: Trump urges governors to ‘dominate the streets’ with military forces to end protests The Independent employs over 100 journalists around the world to bring you news you can trust. Please consider a contribution or subscription. Donald Trump used the …

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Pandemic Forces Car Dealers to Do the Unthinkable: Sell Online

Pandemic Forces Car Dealers to Do the Unthinkable: Sell Online

Pandemic Forces Car Dealers to Do the Unthinkable: Sell Online Pandemic Forces Car Dealers to Do the Unthinkable: Sell Online After more than a decade of getting around New York City almost exclusively by subway and bus, Nicole Avallone decided to buy a car in April after watching the rapid spread of the coronavirus. But with dealerships closed in the …

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Virus Lockdown Forces Iran Into Its First Virtual Quds Day

Virus Lockdown Forces Iran Into Its First Virtual Quds Day

Virus Lockdown Forces Iran Into Its First Virtual Quds Day Virus Lockdown Forces Iran Into Its First Virtual Quds Day For the past four decades, on the last Friday of Ramadan, supporters of Iran’s government have marched to denounce Israel. They burn Israel’s flag. They mock effigies of the leaders of Israel and of its patron, the United States. They …

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Clinic Bombed as Afghan Forces Fend Off Taliban Attack on Kunduz

Clinic Bombed as Afghan Forces Fend Off Taliban Attack on Kunduz

Clinic Bombed as Afghan Forces Fend Off Taliban Attack on Kunduz Clinic Bombed as Afghan Forces Fend Off Taliban Attack on Kunduz KABUL, Afghanistan — In a day of intensifying violence across Afghanistan, the country’s security forces bombed a clinic in the northern province of Kunduz on Tuesday in their efforts to thwart another coordinated assault by the Taliban on …

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Virus Forces Conference Planners to Go Back to Go

Virus Forces Conference Planners to Go Back to Go

Virus Forces Conference Planners to Go Back to Go Virus Forces Conference Planners to Go Back to Go The coronavirus pandemic has upended operations and activities across nearly all industries, but meeting and conference planners face a particularly daunting challenge. “Obviously, the impact to the events and trade show industry has been cataclysmic,” said Amy Calvert, chief executive of the …

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Libyan Forces Aligned With Tripoli Government Take Key Base From Rivals

Libyan Forces Aligned With Tripoli Government Take Key Base From Rivals

Libyan Forces Aligned With Tripoli Government Take Key Base From Rivals Libyan Forces Aligned With Tripoli Government Take Key Base From Rivals CAIRO — Forces allied with Libya’s United Nations-supported government said Monday that they had wrested control of a key military base on the outskirts of Tripoli, the country’s capital, from their rivals, an array of eastern-based militias that …

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