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Former Auschwitz medic arrested in Germany

German police have arrested a former Nazi medic who served at the Auschwitz death camp on multiple charges of aiding and abetting murder.<p>The 93-year-old, who was arrested at his home near Neubrandenburg, north of Berlin, underwent a medical checkup before he faced a judge and was then taken into …

Israel bombs Syria's Golan after blast

Israel has attacked several Syrian military sites after a roadside bombing that wounded four of its troops in the occupied Golan Heights, the Israeli military said.<p>It said targets of Wednesday's airstrikes included a Syrian military headquarters, a training facility and artillery …

Malaysia Airlines flight MH370: how the search has unfolded, day by day

When Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 disappeared on a clear Saturday night from radar screens, no one could explain how the Boeing 777 had seemingly vanished. Ten days later, there is still more confusion and misinformation than solid evidence, and the aircraft with 239 people on board is still …

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Israel to build national centre for ancient artefacts

Israel is building a national archaeological centre to store and showcase its rich collection of 2m ancient artefacts, including the world's largest collection of Dead Sea scrolls, Israel's antiquities authority said on Tuesday.<p>Most of Israel's state antiquities collection, currently stored in …

Did terrorists take control of Flight 370?

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak told reporters over the weekend that "deliberate" action by somebody on board accounted for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 veering off course.<p>Could the mystery of Malaysia Airlines 370 then be explained as an act of terrorism?<p>To answer that you have to assess both …

Chechen Leader Known As 'Russia's Bin Laden' Reported Dead

Chechen separatist leader Doku Umarov, whose attacks on Russian civilians earned him the nickname "Russia's Bin Laden," is dead, according to an insurgency website.<p>However, it's worth noting that this is not the first time Umarov's death has been announced.<p>The BBC reports via Kavkaz Center, the …

Ukrainian serviceman killed in Crimea

A Ukrainian serviceman has been killed in an attack at a military facility in the Crimean capital Simferopol, the defence ministry has said.<p>Al Jazeera's Paul Brennan, reporting from Kiev, said news of the soldier's death had been received with "shock" and that Tuesday's attack had escalated the …