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9 arrested after Orthodox Jews clash with police in Jerusalem over military draft

By The European Union Times Nine ultra-Orthodox Jews have been arrested following violent clashes with security forces in Jerusalem during protests against conscription into the armed forces. Last week, the Israeli Supreme Court annulled a law which exempted ultra-Orthodox believers from the draft. On Tuesday, Israel’s Supreme Court nullified the law that exempted ultra-Orthodox Jews…

Sweden Makes a Statement With 'Super-Cool' Man-Free Festival

By The European Union Times Sexual assaults have been marring Sweden’s summer festivals for several years in a row, and the country has decided to weed out this problem with determined efforts. The concept of a “man-free” festival, aptly named Statement, proposed by a Swedish comedian is taking shape with the help of a crowd-funding…

Trump’s UN speech exactly the same as Obama, Bush

By The European Union Times Words of a US president should not be taken lightly, as they can be followed by actions that have far-reaching consequences, as did Barack Obama’s declarations on Libya and Syria, and George W. Bush’s famous speech on the ‘Axis of Evil.’ Having called North Korean leader Kim Jong-un “Rocket man…

Powerful 7.1 Earthquake Hits Mexico City, At Least 119 Dead

By The European Union Times A strong earthquake has struck Mexico City, sending thousands of residents into the streets. The United States Geological Survey said the earthquake was marked as a 7.1 magnitude that hit the southern Mexico region Tuesday. In response to the quake, Mexico City International Airport has suspended operations. According to reports,…

US Keep Increasing Its Military Presence in Syria

By The European Union Times Recently, the Syrian Arab Army has achieved quite a lot in fighting against ISIS in Deir Ezzor – vast territories near the city are liberated, the Euphrates crossed, a lot of terrorists and vehicles eliminated and destroyed. Meanwhile, an offensive towards Deir Ezzor is carried out by the Kurdish-led Syrian…

Trump Threatens to "Totally Destroy" North Korea

By The European Union Times In his first address to United Nations, US President Donald Trump has threatened North Korea with total destruction if it attacks the US or its allies. He also blasted Iran, Venezuela, Cuba and Syria. If forced to defend itself and its allies, the US “will have no choice but to…