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 2016-08-27 11:31 

Reuters

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Dhaka cafe attack "mastermind" dead-police... +

The supposed ...

 2016-08-27 11:30 

AFP

Bongo's fate in the balance as Gabon goes to the polls... +

The people of Gabon began casting their ballots Saturday in a vote to decide whether President Ali Bongo will remain in office or be unseated by a career diplomat and close associate of his late father, who ran the country for 41 years.The global network ...

 2016-08-27 11:17 

AP

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Egypt court orders release of lawyer who defied president... +

CAIRO (AP) An Egyptian court has ordered the release of a rights lawyer who had been held without charge in solitary confinement for over 100 days after defying President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi. The Saturday ruling in favor of Malek Adly, who was incarcer...

 2016-08-27 11:11 

Reuters

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Filipino police chief to drug addicts: kill your dealers... +

The national police chief in the Philippines urges drug addicts to kill their drug dealers during a speech for which he later apologized. Rough Cut-subtitled (no reporter narration)....

 2016-08-27 11:11 

Reuters

[ World ]

Aussie teen flies around the world solo... +

Australian teen beats record for youngest person to fly around the world in a single engine aircraft. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)....

 2016-08-27 11:10 

AP

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Anti-Islam activists stage protest atop Berlin monument... +

BERLIN (AP) Anti-Islam activists have staged an hour-long demonstration atop Berlin's Brandenburg Gate. The protesters unfurled a banner calling for ...

 2016-08-27 11:01 

AP

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South Sudan's troubled agreement is not keeping the peace... +

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) When South Sudan's president signed a peace deal a year ago to try to end the country's civil war, he added 16 reservations to the agreement. Salva Kiir called it ...

 2016-08-27 11:01 

Reuters

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France expels two Moroccans considered serious security threat... +

France has deported two Moroccan nationals seen as a serious security threat after they became radicalized as Islamist militants, the interior ministry said in a statement late on Friday....

 2016-08-27 11:01 

Reuters

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Iranian refugee detained in Papua New Guinea wins cartooning award... +

An Iranian refugee held at an Australian-funded detention center in Papua New Guinea has won a political cartooning award for his work depicting life inside the camp....

 2016-08-27 11:00 

Reuters Africa

Kenya arrests three officials over Rio mismanagement... +

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya has arrested three top members of its Olympic committee, a Reuters witness said, after mismanagement of the contingent nearly derailed the country's participation in the Rio Games.The...

 2016-08-27 10:58 

Reuters

Burkina Faso bans big buttocks beauty contest... +

The government of Burkina Faso has banned an annual beauty contest for women with the biggest buttocks, saying such events are sexist....

 2016-08-27 10:58 

Reuters Africa

Burkina Faso bans big buttocks beauty contest... +

OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - The government of Burkina Faso has banned an annual beauty contest for women with the biggest buttocks, saying such events are sexist.Adverts for this weekend's third edition of...

 2016-08-27 10:57 

Reuters Africa

De Kock punishes NZ bowlers as South Africa start brightly... +

PRETORIA, Aug 27 (Reuters) Quinton de Kock scored an unbeaten 58 and Stephen Cook was 40 not out as South Africa made a positive start to the second test against New Zealand and went to lunch on 100...

 2016-08-27 10:56 

Reuters

Raikkonen fastest in final Belgian GP practice... +

FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (Reuters) - Kimi Raikkonen set the pace for Ferrari in the final practice session for Sundays Belgian Formula One Grand Prix....

 2016-08-27 10:56 

Reuters Canada

Raikkonen fastest in final Belgian GP practice... +

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (Reuters) - Kimi Raikkonen set the pace for Ferrari in the final practice session for Sundays Belgian Formula One Grand Prix.The Finn, four-time winner at Spa-Francorchamps,...

 2016-08-27 10:53 

Reuters Canada

France expels two Moroccans considered serious security threat... +

PARIS (Reuters) - France has deported two Moroccan nationals seen as a serious security threat after they became radicalized as Islamist militants, the interior ministry said in a statement late on Friday.Given...

 2016-08-27 10:50 

Reuters Canada

Iranian refugee detained in Papua New Guinea wins cartooning award... +

SYDNEY (Reuters) - An Iranian refugee held at an Australian-funded detention center in Papua New Guinea has won a political cartooning award for his work depicting life inside the camp.Ali, a 25-year-old...

 2016-08-27 10:42 

AP

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China says school condemned in TV pollution report is safe... +

BEIJING (AP) Investigators in eastern China said they have not found high levels of pollution around a school where an explosive state television report in April said hundreds of kids had fallen sick with illnesses including leukemia. Soil, air and water...

 2016-08-27 10:39 

Reuters

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British PM to trigger Brexit without vote by lawmakers: Telegraph... +

British Prime Minister Theresa May will not hold a parliamentary vote on Brexit before formally triggering Britain's withdrawal from the European Union, The Daily Telegraph reported on Saturday, without specifying sources....

 2016-08-27 10:39 

Reuters Africa

Japan's Abe pledges $30 billion for Africa over next three years... +

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told African leaders on Saturday that his country will commit $30 billion in public and private support for infrastructure development on the continent.Resource-poor...

 2016-08-27 10:38 

Reuters

Burkina Faso bans big buttocks beauty contest... +
 2016-08-27 10:28 

Reuters Africa

Iranian refugee detained in Papua New Guinea wins cartooning award... +

SYDNEY (Reuters) - An Iranian refugee held at an Australian-funded detention centre in Papua New Guinea has won a political cartooning award for his work depicting life inside the camp.Ali, a 25-year-old...

 2016-08-27 10:25 

Reuters Canada

British PM to trigger Brexit without vote by lawmakers: Telegraph... +

EDINBURGH (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May will not hold a parliamentary vote on Brexit before formally triggering Britain's withdrawal from the European Union, The Daily Telegraph reported...

 2016-08-27 10:23 

Reuters

Athletics: Kenya arrests three officials over Rio mismanagement... +

Kenya has arrested three top members of its Olympic committee, a Reuters witness said, after mismanagement of the contingent nearly derailed the country's participation in the Rio Games....

 2016-08-27 10:23 

Reuters Canada

Athletics: Kenya arrests three officials over Rio mismanagement... +

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya has arrested three top members of its Olympic committee, a Reuters witness said, after mismanagement of the contingent nearly derailed the country's participation in the Rio Games.The...

 2016-08-27 10:17 

Reuters Africa

Death penalty failing to deter drug trafficking in Iran - official... +

DUBAI (Reuters) - The death penalty has failed to reduce drug trafficking in Iran, a senior Iranian judiciary official said on Saturday shortly before the scheduled execution of 12 people for narcotics-related...

 2016-08-27 10:14 

AP

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Raikkonen edges Ricciardo in 3rd Belgian GP practice... +

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen left it late to post the fastest time in the third and final practice session of the Belgian Grand Prix on Saturday, beating Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo with a few minutes remaining. Raik...

 2016-08-27 10:12 

Reuters

Athletics-Kenya arrests three officials over Rio mismanagement... +
 2016-08-27 10:02 

AP

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Ex-civil service chief: British exit from EU not inevitable... +

LONDON (AP) A former top civil servant says a British exit from the European Union is not inevitable, although voters backed that course in a June referendum. Prime Minister Theresa May has said Britain will open negotiations next year with EU partners t...

 2016-08-27 10:01 

Reuters

South Korea, Japan to start talks on new fx swap agreement... +

South Korea and Japan said they will start talks on a new currency swap agreement after the countries' finance ministers met in Seoul on Saturday to bolster defenses against global financial uncertainties....

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