The Jerusalem Post's top 5 stories of April 21

Palestinians march in support of Jerusalem bomber, NATO experts warn of ISIS nuclear plot, Netanyahu tells Putin that the Golan is a red line, and more.

April 21, 2016 16:49
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1. A mass demonstration took place on Wednesday as hundreds marched to the yard near the house of the family of the Palestinian teenager suspected of carrying out Monday's Jerusalem bus bombing in a show of support for the young martyr.
Read more: Hundreds of Palestinians march in support of Jerusalem bus bombing suspect

2. Islamic State terrorists are plotting to carry out biological and nuclear attacks on Europe, warned NATO security experts on Wednesday, according to reports by the Telegraph.
Read more: NATO security chiefs warn of ISIS plan for nuclear attack on Europe

3. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday he had arrived to Moscow to discuss closer military coordination to avoid incidents between Israel and Russia, which launched a military operation in support of Syrian President Bashar Assad last year.
Read more: Netanyahu to Putin: Golan Heights is a red line, must remain a part of Israel

4. Britain's National Union of Students (NUS) elected a new president who has been criticized for her anti-Israel views, and argued against an amendment to commemorate the Holocaust on campuses on the same day, British media reported on Wednesday.
Read more: UK student union elects anti-Israel president, argues against marking Holocaust Day

5. Although many people across the globe traditionally choose to celebrate April 20th in a quite greener fashion, the date also marks Adolf Hitler's birthday, with some citizens and restaurants in Austria marking the day by serving up Hitler's favorite food, Vice News reported on Thursday.
Read more: Some Austrians celebrated 4/20 by eating Hitler's favorite dish



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