Sweden has rejected the asylum application of an 106-year-old Afghan woman who traveled almost 3,000 miles to reach the European nation at the height of the refugee crisis in 2015.
Bibihal Uzbeki, who has been dubbed the “world’s oldest refugee,” is disabled and blind but Sweden says that old age is not a factor in eligibility for asylum.
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Some of the creative methods used by Israel’s Mossad, described in a long-buried secret file documenting the intelligence service’s ultimately unsuccessful attempts to capture the notorious Nazi doctor and “Angel of Death” Josef Mengele, were to be released this week by Israeli media, 50 years on.
In the run-up to a full expose on Friday, the mass circulation daily newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth published excerpts in Hebrew from the so-called Meltzer File about break-ins, attempts to wiretap, and even plant a lover to seduce Mengele’s son.
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Justin Bieber is publicly denying religion played a role in him abruptly pulling the plug on his Purpose tour with just 14 shows to go.
Biebs was grabbing lunch Tuesday in Bev Hills when a pap asked about the sudden decision to quit. Justin seemed perplexed at the suggestion it had anything to do with his spirituality.
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Justin Bieber‘s love of music is fully intact, and his love for his religion won’t change that … which is why he’s reassuring close friends he WILL return to performing.
When TMZ broke the story … Justin was canceling the Purpose tour to rededicate “his life to Christ” … we’re told it sent shockwaves through the industry, and there was genuine concern he would put music on the back burner.
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‘Hitler’s Monsters’ is a new book that examines the surprisingly deep connection between Nazis and the supernatural.
In Hitler’s Monsters, a forthcoming book about Nazis and the supernatural, scholar Eric Kurlander examines how Hitler’s rise exploited a public fixation with the occult and paganism. More than a record of how, say, a few Third Reichers followed their astrology charts into disaster, the book depicts a culture whose rejection of natural science in favor of faith-based “border sciences” allowed its leaders to mythologize their beliefs in racial superiority. Border science, as distinct from pseudoscience, was a term adopted by 1930s occultists to cover fields like parapsychology, astrology, or clairvoyance that suddenly found favor with Hitler’s fact-averse government.
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Kim Sang-Duk, or Tony Kim, was detained at the capital’s airport on April 22, as he tried to leave the country after teaching for several weeks at an elite university.
North Korea on Wednesday confirmed the arrest of a US citizen who was lecturing in Pyongyang – the third American held in the country amid growing tensions with Washington. Kim Sang-Duk, or Tony Kim, was detained at the capital’s airport on April 22, as he tried to leave the country after teaching for several weeks at an elite university.
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The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said the Syrian Democratic Forces militia is close to fully capturing the city of al-Tabqah from the Islamic State as its offensive to free Raqqa escalates.
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