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Deutsche Welle

Israel evacuates 800 Syrian 'White Helmets' to Jordan


The Israeli military says it has rescued hundreds of members of a Syrian volunteer organization from a volatile border area in Syria's southwest. It's the first such intervention by Israel in Syria's civil war.

Donald Trump says lawyer's recording 'perhaps illegal'


Donald Trump has lashed out at his former lawyer, saying he may have broken the law by secretly recording their conversation about a hush payment to a Playboy model. The tape was seized during an FBI raid in April.

Japan heatwave raises concerns over Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics


As Japan swelters in boiling temperatures, the IOC has sought to allay fears that holding the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo might not be such a great idea. Several people died last week in a heat wave that is set to continue.