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Roma, 16 ottobre 1943: il sabato nero del ghetto ebraico

Sono le 5.30: le truppe naziste portano a termine un vasto rastrellamento<p>Sono le 5 e 30 del 16 ottobre 1943 quando le truppe naziste entrano a …

8 cibi che fanno meglio al sesso

Se pensate di aver bisogno di un <b>aiuto extra in camera da letto</b> (vale per uomini e donne), prima di andare dal medico, provate a guardare in dispensa …

Oldest living man confirmed as Israeli Auschwitz survivor

Israel Kristal, aged 112, succeeds Yasutaro Koide of Japan who died this month<p>The world’s oldest documented living man has been confirmed as an Israeli Auschwitz survivor living in Haifa.<p>Israel Kristal, aged 112 and 178 days on 11 March, was handed a certificate at his home by a representative of …

Israel

I Love My Long-Distance Marriage

We don't live on the same continent, not even the same house.<p>I live in New York. Mikey lives in Mumbai. We got married seven months ago. Neither one of us moved.<p>Mikey and I met nearly eight years ago in Mumbai and immediately we recognized each other as fellow travelers. We both had the good …

Relationships

The Real Reason Airplane Food Tastes So Bad

It's you.<p>Airplane food isn't known for its quality. But it turns out that bad taste in your mouth may be YOUR fault. Or, rather, a fault of the plane itself.<p>Recent research has found that <b>loud noise -- specifically the noise in an airplane cabin -- can significantly alter our perceptions of taste,</b> …

Where to Eat and Drink in Havana, Cuba

Cuba got you curious? You’re going to need a few pointers. Our guide to the top home restaurants, must-try cocktails, and which currency to buy will make you an expert first-time traveler in no time.<p>If you’ve always wondered what Cuba was like beyond cigars and vintage cars, start packing: It’s …

Cuba

Israeli father and son shot dead in their car near Hebron

Gunman escapes after ambushing man in his 40s and 18-year-old son who were driving with five other family members in southern Hebron hills<p>An Israeli man and his 18-year-old son have been shot dead in an ambush attack on their car south of the occupied West Bank city of Hebron.<p>The victims were …

Why the World's Best Vegetarian Food Is in Tel Aviv

An impressive wave of vegetable-centric restaurants are taking Israel's biggest city by storm.<p>How did Israel’s trend-setting city become a herbivore smorgasbord? Start with the abundance of raw material, the gleaming pyramids of eggplants, peppers, and cabbage heaped like pinups at the city’s …

Death toll rises to 41 in Romanian nightclub fire

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Nine more people died with burn-related injuries on Saturday, just over a week after a fire broke out in a Bucharest …

Former Auschwitz SS guard, 93, declared fit for trial in Germany

Doctor says Reinhold H, charged with 170,000 counts of accessory to murder, can stand trial for two hours a day<p>A 93-year-old former SS sergeant charged with 170,000 counts of accessory to murder has been declared fit for trial in Germany.

2 Palestinian attacks, Israeli police say; 2 stabbers killed

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A Palestinian stabbed and wounded an American man at a station of Jerusalem's light rail on Friday before he was shot dead …

Anthony Bourdain’s 6 Punishable-by-Death Sushi Don’ts

Bourdain's six rules for how not to behave at the sushi bar.<p>The bar at Sushi Yasuda in New York City is where Anthony Bourdain got his sushi …

US approval for drug that turns herpes virus against cancer

Imlygic, which bursts melanoma cells open and triggers immune response, can shrink localised tumours but is not proven to extend life, says FDA<p>The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a first-of-a-kind drug that uses the herpes virus to infiltrate deadly skin cancer tumours, reducing their …

FDA

5 Reasons "The Last Witch Hunter" Is The Most Vin Diesel Movie Ever

Here's a breakdown of the Fast & Furious star's latest Vinity project.<p>Some actors who've been part of long-running franchises long to break out and do something different — indies, romantic comedies, personal films.<p>Not Vin Diesel.<p>When Diesel isn't jumping cars through skyscrapers, he just wants to …

Movies

Israeli Arab paraglides to Syria to join rebel forces: army

Israel's military has said an Israeli Arab has flown across the border into war-torn Syria using a paraglider. The army reportedly suspects that the …

Violence tears at Jewish and Arab neighbors

JERUSALEM — Just one narrow street divides the Arab village of Jabel Mukaber from the Jewish neighborhood of Armon Hanatziv in East Jerusalem. But the gulf between the two communities seems impossible to bridge these days.<p>Although relations have never been warm, they have worsened dramatically amid …

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu criticized for saying Holocaust was mufti's idea, not Hitler's

<b>(CNN) —</b> There's no question Adolf Hitler led Nazi Germany when it implemented the "final solution" in an effort to kill all Jews.<p>But, in a speech this week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu suggested it wasn't Hitler's idea.<p>Rather, he pointed to Jerusalem's then-grand mufti, Haj Amin …

Israel

Israel: 4 Palestinian attackers shot dead in latest violence

JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian assailants carried out five stabbing attacks in Jerusalem and the West Bank on Saturday, authorities said, as a …

Israeli official: Legally armed civilians have 'part to play' in wake of violence

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you legally own a gun, then carry it.<p>That's the message from Israeli police and government officials in the wake of a surge of violence there, much of it involving attackers, often Palestinians, armed with knives.<p>"The responsible civilian population -- in the framework of the rule of law …

Israel

U.S. 'excessive force' comment touches nerve in Israel

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel bristled on Thursday at what it saw as U.S. suggestions it used excessive force following Palestinian stabbings, and published images to refute Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’s allegation that a teen suspect had been “executed”.<p>Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu …

Pregnant mother and baby killed by Israeli airstrike in Gaza

The deaths come as violence between Israelis and Palestinians, which began in east Jerusalem and the West Bank several days ago, threatened to spiral out of control<p>An Israeli air strike killed a Palestinian mother and daughter in Gaza on Sunday and police said a Palestinian detonated an explosive …

13 Hilarious Food Realities Only People Who've Lived in Israel Understand

Since eating in Israel is an experience in and of itself, I've compiled a list describing what it's like to sit down for an Israeli meal. You know you're eating in Israel when...<p>><p>I might be biased, but I firmly believe that the best part of traveling to a new country is the cuisine. For me, eating …

Onions

Israel's Netanyahu completes formation of government

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu completed the formation of a new coalition late Wednesday, putting him at the helm of a …

U.S., Iran at odds over whether Iranians were killed in Iraq drone strike

Iran's Revolutionary Guard says a U.S. drone strike has killed two of its advisers in Iraq, though the U.S. said Monday it has only struck militants in its campaign against the Islamic State group.<p>The claim came as negotiators on Monday attempted to reach a deal on Iran's contested nuclear program, …

Iran and six powers entrenched as clock ticks to nuclear deadline

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - Iran and major powers were struggling on Monday to reach a preliminary nuclear accord as “gloom” set in, with both sides sticking to their positions a day before a self-imposed deadline.<p>For days Iran, the United States, Britain, France, Germany, Russia and China …

Iran nuclear talks continue as deadline looms

Foreign ministers from six world powers prepare to join their Iranian counterpart in Lausanne for key meeting on Monday.<p>Iran and six world powers have continued negotiations to try and complete a deal to manage Tehran's nuclear programme, two days ahead of the March 31 deadline.<p>Foreign Ministers …

Sanctions