Fifty years ago Ghana got independence. Followed by everyone else. Colonization was a 19th century idea and the Europeans had the good sense to end it in the 20th century. Israel's colonial endeavour is an anachronism still going strong in the 21st century.
Prominent Druze sheikh al-Balous killed in Syria (Haaretz)
from the article: U.S. court awards $48 million to victim of Palestinian terrorism