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Hong Kong protesters mark anniversary of police use of tear gas

Hong Kong protesters mark anniversary of police use of tear gasThousands of protesters in Hong Kong rallied Tuesday evening to mark the one-month anniversary of police use of tear gas against demonstrators blocking roads

Russia to recognize rebel Ukraine vote

Russia to recognize rebel Ukraine voteRussia will recognize Ukraines parliamentary election results if the OSCE does, Russias foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday

EU calls on Bosnia parties to form government quickly

EU calls on Bosnia parties to form government quicklyThe European Union Special Representative to Bosnia and Herzegovina Peter Sorensen has called on all parties in Bosnia to form a government quickly following the release of final results from parliamentary and presidential elections

Sudan rejects foreign military intervention in Libya

Sudan rejects foreign military intervention in LibyaSudanese Defense Minister Abdel-Rehim Hussein on Tuesday said his country rejected any foreign military interference in Libya

Israeli PM defiant on E. Jerusalem settlement drive

Israeli PM defiant on E. Jerusalem settlement driveNetanyahu has defied criticism of his government's plan to build thousands of Jewish-only settlement units in occupied East Jerusalem

Israel to purchase second batch of fighter jets from US

Israel to purchase second batch of fighter jets from USIsrael plans to buy a second batch of Lockheed Martin's F-35 stealth fighter jets, bringing the total number it has on order to about 44, Israeli defense sources said on Tuesday.

Israel pushes for harsher penalties against Palestinian stone-throwers

Israel pushes for harsher penalties against Palestinian stone-throwersThe Israeli government has renewed its push for legislation of harsher penalties against Palestinian stone-throwers in East Jerusalem

US universities see a rise in pro-Palestine activism

US universities see a rise in pro-Palestine activismPro-Palestinian activism has risen significantly on US campuses since Israels offensive on the Gaza Strip in the summer, according to a Jewish civil society organization

EU observers: Tunisia vote 'transparent,' 'credible'

EU observers: Tunisia vote Tunisia's first parliamentary election since the Arab Spring revolution of 2011 was transparent and credible, the head of the EU observer mission said on Tuesday

Polish, Israeli presidents to open Jewish museum in Warsaw

Polish, Israeli presidents to open Jewish museum in WarsawPolish President Bronislaw Komorowski and Israeli counterpart Reuven Rivlin will on Tuesday inaugurate a Warsaw museum chronicling the vibrant 1,000-year history of Poland's Jewish community, all but wiped out during the Holocaust