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 2017-02-27 14:18 

Reuters

[ World ]

Group of Parisians launch Obama 2017 French presidential campaign... +

Four friends in Paris have launched a petition to ask former U.S. President Barack Obama to campaign in France's 2017 presidential election. Nathan Frandino reports....

 2017-02-27 14:17 

Reuters

[ World ]

Thousands of Romanian protesters form EU flag... +

Demonstrators in Romania's capital Bucharest formed a European Union flag during an anti-government rally on Sunday....

 2017-02-27 14:03 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

South Africa reports drop in rhinos killed by poachers... +

South Africa says poachers killed 1,054 rhinos in the country last year, a 10.3 percent drop from 2015....

 2017-02-27 14:01 

Deutsche Welle

Iraqi forces capture key bridge in push to liberate Mosul... +

A top military official has warned of 'fiercer' resistance as Baghad-led forces advance to the center of the city. Aid organizations have called for more support amid a looming humitarian crisis....

 2017-02-27 13:56 

Reuters Africa

SA Rugby backs coach Coetzee despite woeful year... +

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa have retained beleaguered head coach Allister Coetzee following a review of the worst season in the countrys test history in 2016, SA Rugby said on Monday. The Springboks...

 2017-02-27 13:55 

Reuters Africa

Russia, Tajikistan agree to bolster guarding of Tajik-Afhgan border... +

DUSHANBE (Reuters) - Russia and Tajikistan agreed to bolster guarding of the former Soviet republic's border with Afghanistan to prevent a spillover of the conflict there, Russia's President Vladimir Putin...

 2017-02-27 13:54 

Reuters

[ World ]

Pakistan confirms seven extra passengers carried on fully booked flight... +

Pakistan International Airlines confirmed on Monday that it had carried seven passengers more than the maximum on an international flight and had launched disciplinary measures against the crew....

 2017-02-27 13:53 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

PwC's hard-won reputation under threat after Oscars mistake... +

For 82 years, global accounting and consulting firm PwC has enjoyed the reputational boon it got from leading the balloting process at the Academy Awards....

 2017-02-27 13:53 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

US embassy condemns far-right march with US flag in Croatia... +

The U.S. Embassy has denounced a march by a group of far-right supporters in the Croatian capital who also waved an American flag and reportedly voiced support for President Donald Trump....

 2017-02-27 13:49 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Iraqi Forces Say Mosul Advance Reaches Key Bridge... +

Iraqi forces reported advances in western Mosul, including the capture of a bridgehead, while thousands of civilians fled the city. (Reuters)...

 2017-02-27 13:44 

Reuters Africa

Pakistan confirms seven extra passengers carried on fully booked flight... +

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan International Airlines confirmed on Monday that it had carried seven passengers more than the maximum on an international flight and had launched disciplinary measures against...

 2017-02-27 13:44 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Russian opposition struggles 2 years after Nemtsov killing... +

The 2015 death of Boris Nemtsov has left Russia's opposition movement in tatters....

 2017-02-27 13:43 

Euronews

Battle for Mosul: civilians flee as Iraqi troops push deeper into ISIL held areas... +

In Iraq, more than a thousand civilians have fled western Mosul as Iraqi troops push deeper into ISIL held areas....

 2017-02-27 13:42 

Reuters Africa

Islamic State claims attempted bombing in Algeria: AMAQ... +

CAIRO (Reuters) - Islamic State claimed responsibility on Monday for a foiled bomb attack on an Algerian police station one day earlier, the group's AMAQ news agency reported.An operation of martyrdom...

 2017-02-27 13:40 

Reuters Africa

Uganda's GDP to grow 5.5 pct, boosted by oil, rate cuts -budget paper... +

KAMPALA (Reuters) - Uganda's economy will grow 5.5 percent in the year to June 2018, edging up from estimates for the current fiscal year thanks to lower borrowing costs and higher oil sector investments,...

 2017-02-27 13:36 

CBC

[ World Lead ]

North Korea executes officials with anti-aircraft guns, South's spy agency says... +

North Korea executes five senior security officials with anti-aircraft guns because they made false reports that ...

 2017-02-27 13:32 

Al Jazeera

A tax on robots?... +

Unlike suggested, a tax on robots would not ease inequality and offset the social costs implied by automation....

 2017-02-27 13:30 

Euronews

Solar eclipse in Argentina... +

Hundreds of residents and tourists in Argentinas Patagonia region have attended the first solar eclipse of 2017....

 2017-02-27 13:30 

Euronews

France: Carnival in Dunkirk... +

Segolne Royal, the French environment minister, participated in traditional herring throwning, the main event at Dunkirk Carnival in northern France....

 2017-02-27 13:25 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Uzbekistan To Resume Tashkent-Dushanbe Flights After 25-Year Break... +

Uzbekistan says flights from its capital, Tashkent, to the Tajik capital, Dushanbe, will resume in April, some 25 years after they were halted....

 2017-02-27 13:22 

Reuters

[ World ]

Islamic State claims attempted bombing in Algeria - AMAQ... +

Islamic State claimed responsibility on Monday for a foiled bomb attack on an Algerian police station one day earlier, the group's AMAQ news agency reported....

 2017-02-27 13:20 

Al Jazeera

Blast near Mogadishu hours after al-Shabab vows attack... +

Explosion hits close to army checkpoint after al-Shabab threatens attacks against new president, Mohamed Abdullahi....

 2017-02-27 13:14 

Reuters

[ World ]

French Institute in Athens targeted in arson attack... +

Greek police said arsonists targeted the French cultural institute in Athens on Monday causing minor damage but no injuries....

 2017-02-27 13:14 

USA Today

[ World ]

Meet the woman fighting fake news in Macedonia ... +

The tiny Balkan state, with a population just a quarter the size of New York City's, received an outsized spotlight in Western media last fall....

 2017-02-27 13:13 

Reuters

[ World ]

Rebel, government fighting threatens Syria talks... +

Syrian rebels backed by Turkey say they clashed with government forces for a second time in weeks on Sunday, threatening peace negotiations in Geneva and campaigns against Islamic State....

 2017-02-27 13:13 

Reuters Africa

South Africa's Blue Label Telecom signs deal to lower Cell C's debt... +

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's Cell C and its creditors have agreed a deal with Blue Label Telecoms and an unnamed investor that would lower the mobile phone firm's debt to 6 billion rand ($463...

 2017-02-27 13:09 

NBC News

[ Health ]

Pediatricians Warn Against Pot Use: Not Your Dad's Marijuana... +

The advice comes in a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics, published Monday in Pediatrics....

 2017-02-27 13:00 

Fox News

[ World ]

South Africa reports drop in rhinos killed by poachers... +
 2017-02-27 12:59 

Reuters Africa

French Institute in Athens targeted in arson attack... +

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek police said arsonists targeted the French cultural institute in Athens on Monday causing minor damage but no injuries. A car parked outside the building was torched, damaging...

 2017-02-27 12:53 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Oscar-winning Syrian group hopes award will stop 'massacres'... +

Syrian who runs rescue group featured in Oscar-winning documentary 'The White Helmets' says the award is an inspiration....

 2017-02-27 12:52 

Deutsche Welle

'Game of Thrones' actor Neil Fingleton dies of heart failure... +

More than 2.3 meters tall, Neil Fingleton was recognized as the UK'S tallest man in 2007. His untimely death was reportedly due to heart failure....

 2017-02-27 12:48 

Fox News

[ World ]

UK investigating how 500,000 medical letters were misplaced... +
 2017-02-27 12:38 

Reuters

[ World ]

Duterte shores up support as Philippine senators lose posts... +

Four Philippine legislators who supported a staunch critic of leader Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs lost important positions in the Senate on Monday, drawing political lines in the upper house in a tightening of the president's grip on power....

 2017-02-27 12:38 

Reuters

[ World ]

Israel aircraft attack Hamas targets after rocket fired from Gaza... +

Israeli aircraft carried out a series of strikes in Gaza on Monday, wounding two people, health officials and witnesses said, after a rocket fired from the Palestinian territory struck southern Israel....

 2017-02-27 12:38 

Deutsche Welle

Ku'Damm Berlin car racers sentenced to life imprisonment in unprecedented murder case... +

Berlin's regional court has convicted two men of murder after killing a 69-year-old motorist in an illegal car race on the capital's Kurfürstendamm. The perpetrators, both in their 20s, will face life imprisonment....

 2017-02-27 12:36 

CBC

[ World Lead ]

Philippines condemns 'barbaric' killing of German hostage... +

The Philippines condemns the ...

 2017-02-27 12:36 

Deutsche Welle

Somalia: Puntland region hit by severe drought... +

A dried up riverbed, the scotching heat and a whirlwind of dust, is what welcomes you in Garowe the second largest city of Puntland state in northeastern Somalia....

 2017-02-27 12:33 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Iraqi commander says troops push deeper into western Mosul... +

A senior Iraqi police commander says troops have taken control of the western side of a key bridge in Mosul amid intense clashes with the Islamic State group....

 2017-02-27 12:28 

Euronews

'The White Helmets,' volunteer civil defence film in Syria wins Oscar... +

'The White Helmets' Syrian civil defence film wins Oscar...

 2017-02-27 12:27 

Reuters Africa

Loud blast heard in Somali capital, cause unknown... +

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - A loud explosion went off in the Somali capital on Monday, and its cause was not immediately known, a Reuters witness said. (Reporting by Abdirahman Hussein; Writing by George Obulutsa;...

 2017-02-27 12:15 

Reuters Africa

Israel aircraft attack Hamas targets after rocket fired from Gaza... +

GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli aircraft carried out a series of strikes in Gaza on Monday, wounding two people, health officials and witnesses said, after a rocket fired from the Palestinian territory struck...

 2017-02-27 12:15 

Fox News

[ World ]

IS militants abduct 4 alleged informants in Egypt, killing 2... +
 2017-02-27 12:14 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Fire sweeps through Mogadishu's main market killing 2 people... +

A Somali police officer says a huge fire has engulfed Somali capital's main market, killing at least two people....

 2017-02-27 12:12 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Armenia Set To Initial Political Agreement With EU... +

The European Union and Armenia are set to reach a new agreement tightening political ties, more than three years after Yerevan walked away from a more far-reaching political and commercial deal with the EU to join the Russian-led Eurasian Economic Union....

 2017-02-27 12:08 

Reuters Africa

United fans should urge Ibrahimovic to sign new deal-Mourinho... +

LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester United supporters should camp outside Zlatan Ibrahimovic's house to make sure he signs a contract extension at the club, manager Jose Mourinho said after the Swede's deadly...

 2017-02-27 12:08 

Reuters

[ Lead Headline ]

Iraqi forces seize Mosul bridge as thousands of civilians flee... +

Iraqi forces seized a damaged Mosul bridge on Monday which could link up their units on either side of the Tigris river, as thousands of civilians fled the fighting for Islamic State's remaining stronghold in the west of the city....

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