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 2017-07-24 08:36 

Reuters

[ World ]

Why Ukrainian forces gave up Crimea without a fight - and NATO is alert... +

The career of Sergei Yeliseyev helps to explain why Ukraine's armed forces gave up Crimea almost without a fight - and why NATO now says it is alert to Russian attempts to undermine military loyalty in its eastern European members....

 2017-07-24 08:32 

Reuters

[ World ]

Top lawmaker pushes for same-sex unions, divorce in Catholic Philippines... +

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's top ally in Congress proposed new bills to legalize divorce and same-sex unions on Monday, a move almost certain to meet fierce resistance from bishops in the mainly Catholic country....

 2017-07-24 08:30 

Reuters

[ World ]

Head of Polish constitutional court sees no threat in judicial reform... +

Poland's Constitutional Tribunal President Julia Przylebska said that she sees no threat to the division of powers in an overhaul of the judicial system that has brought tens of thousands of people into the streets in protest....

 2017-07-24 08:29 

AP

Taliban claim deadly suicide attack in Kabul that kills 24... +

KABUL, Afghanistan AP — A suicide bomber rammed his car packed with explosives into a bus carrying government employees in the Afghan capital early on Monday, killing 24 people and wounding 42 others, Kabul's police chief spokesman said. The Taliban...

 2017-07-24 08:10 

Reuters

[ World ]

Hezbollah wages multi-pronged attack on militants at Syrian border: media unit... +

Hezbollah said its forces seized a strategic valley from Sunni Muslim militants on Monday, the latest advance in an offensive to oust jihadists from their last foothold along the Syria-Lebanon border....

 2017-07-24 08:09 

Reuters

[ World ]

Boris Johnson compares traditional Maori greeting to headbutt... +

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson compares the traditional Maori greeting to a headbutt during a visit to New Zealand. No reporter narration....

 2017-07-24 08:08 

Reuters

[ Business ]

European banks struggle to solve toxic shipping debt problem... +

Dutch shipowner Vroon is finding talks with banks tough going as it tries to navigate a way out of a long slump in the shipping industry. But it is not an easy time for the lenders either....

 2017-07-24 08:06 

AP

Trump son-in-law Kushner heads to Congress in Russia probe... +

WASHINGTON AP — Congressional investigators probing Russia's meddling in the U.S. election will have their first opportunity this week to hear from someone in President Donald Trump's innermost circle: son-in-law Jared Kushner. Kushner, who is a sen...

 2017-07-24 08:06 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Parents of Charlie Gard return to London High Court... +

The parents of critically-ill British baby Charlie Gard, whose fate has captured global attention, return to London's High Court on Monday where a judge is set to hear final arguments as to why a hospital should not turn off the boy's life support...

 2017-07-24 08:03 

Reuters

[ World ]

China says it wants to 'maintain stability' in disputed South China Sea... +

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 2017-07-24 07:58 

Reuters

[ World ]

Parents of Charlie Gard return to London High Court... +

The parents of critically-ill British baby Charlie Gard, whose fate has captured global attention, return to London's High Court on Monday where a judge is set to hear final arguments as to why a hospital should not turn off the boy's life support...

 2017-07-24 07:56 

Reuters

[ World ]

Boris Johnson compares traditional Maori greeting to headbutt... +

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson compares the traditional Maori greeting to a headbutt during a visit to New Zealand. No reporter narration....

 2017-07-24 07:56 

Reuters Africa

Koscielny has no desire to leave Arsenal... +

Arsenal centre back Laurent Koscielny has no desire to leave the Premier League club, the France international has said, despite reported interest from Ligue 1 side Olympique de Marseille....

 2017-07-24 07:54 

Reuters

[ World ]

France to host talks with Libya's premier, military leader... +

France said it will host talks on Tuesday between Fayez al-Serraj, head of Libya's U.N.-backed government in Tripoli, and Khalifa Haftar, a powerful military commander in the divided country's east who has so far rejected his authority....

 2017-07-24 07:53 

Reuters Africa

France to host talks with Libya's premier, military leader... +

France said it will host talks on Tuesday between Fayez al-Serraj, head of Libya's U.N.-backed government in Tripoli, and Khalifa Haftar, a powerful military commander in the divided country's east who has so far rejected his authority....

 2017-07-24 07:39 

Reuters

[ World ]

Erdogan gambling with centuries-old ties to Germany: Schaeuble... +

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan is putting at risk his country's centuries-old ties to Germany, Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said in a newspaper interview, as tensions escalate between the NATO allies....

 2017-07-24 07:34 

Reuters Africa

China says it wants to "maintain stability" in disputed South China Sea... +

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 2017-07-24 07:33 

Reuters

[ World ]

No easy win seen in U.S.-UK trade talks... +

U.S.-UK trade talks begin Monday, and Donald Trump has promised a big deal, done quickly. Experts aren't quite so optimistic. Julian Satterthwaite reports....

 2017-07-24 07:31 

AP

After Mosul victory, Iraq mulls future of Shiite militias... +

NAJAF, Iraq AP — In the wake of victory against the Islamic State group in Mosul, Iraq's political, religious and military leaders are debating the future of the country's powerful Shiite militias — the tens of thousands of men who answered a ...

 2017-07-24 07:31 

Reuters Africa

South Africa's Amplats posts 55 percent drop in H1 profit... +

South Africa's Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) interim profits fell 55 percent on lower sales, a stronger rand and tax impairments, the company said on Monday....

 2017-07-24 07:28 

Reuters

[ World ]

Macron treads fine line in showing he's the boss... +

France's Emmanuel Macron used the departure of General Pierre de Villiers last week to show he will brook no dissent from those around him and the depth of his resolve to enforce public spending discipline. It's a trademark move by the new......

 2017-07-24 07:23 

Reuters Canada

Head of Polish constitutional court sees no threat in judicial reform... +

Poland's Constitutional Tribunal President Julia Przylebska said that she sees no threat to the division of powers in an overhaul of the judicial system that has brought tens of thousands of people into the streets in protest....

 2017-07-24 07:22 

Reuters

[ Business ]

No easy win seen in U.S.-UK trade talks... +

U.S.-UK trade talks begin Monday, and Donald Trump has promised a big deal, done quickly. Experts aren't quite so optimistic. Julian Satterthwaite reports....

 2017-07-24 07:22 

Reuters Africa

Morata must make instant impact to fill Costa void - Fabregas... +

Chelsea's record signing Alvaro Morata and Michy Batshuayi will need to make an immediate impact in the upcoming season to fill the void left by striker Diego Costa, midfielder Cesc Fabregas has said....

 2017-07-24 07:21 

Reuters Africa

Head of Polish constitutional court sees no threat in judicial reform... +

Poland's Constitutional Tribunal President Julia Przylebska said that she sees no threat to the division of powers in an overhaul of the judicial system that has brought tens of thousands of people into the streets in protest....

 2017-07-24 07:20 

Reuters

[ World ]

Car bomb in Afghan capital kills at least 12, according to officials... +

At least 12 people are dead and 40 wounded after a suicide attacker detonates a car bomb in Kabul, according to officials. No reporter narration....

 2017-07-24 07:17 

Reuters Canada

Parents of Charlie Gard return to London High Court... +

The parents of critically-ill British baby Charlie Gard, whose fate has captured global attention, return to London's High Court on Monday where a judge is set to hear final arguments as to why a hospital should not turn off the boy's life support...

 2017-07-24 07:16 

Reuters Africa

South Africa's rand extends gains against ailing dollar... +

South Africa's rand extended gains against an ailing dollar on Monday, as U.S. political ructions pushed the greenback close to a 13-month low against a basket of major currencies....

 2017-07-24 07:07 

Reuters Africa

Zimbabwe's Simbisa seeks AIM listing, foreign acquisition... +

Zimbabwe's largest fast-food restaurant operator, Simbisa Brands, plans a secondary listing on the London Stock Exchange's junior market to raise capital to expand and for a potential foreign acquisition, it said on Monday....

 2017-07-24 07:07 

Reuters Canada

China says it wants to 'maintain stability' in disputed South China Sea... +

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