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 2018-02-19 07:22 

Reuters Africa

Quake, magnitude 6.1, shakes Mexico City...

An earthquake alarmed residents of Mexico City in the early hours of Monday, sending many into the streets, Reuters witnesses said....

 2018-02-19 07:14 

Reuters Africa

South Africa government, mining group agree to postpone court challenge...

A South African industry group representing mining companies has agreed to postpone a court challenge against new regulations that included a requirement for more black ownership of mines, to allow for negotiations with new President Cyril Ramaphosa....

 2018-02-19 07:13 

Reuters Africa

Botswana hangs man convicted of murdering girlfriend, child...

Botswana has hanged a man for murdering his girlfriend and her son, the first execution in two years by the only southern African nation not to have abolished the death penalty....

 2018-02-19 07:12 

Reuters Africa

Gambia announces moratorium on death penalty...

Gambian President Adama Barrow on Sunday announced a moratorium on the death penalty as the West African country rebuilds its international standing following the removal last year of its longtime authoritarian ruler Yahya Jammeh....

 2018-02-19 07:11 

Reuters Africa

Amplats declares first dividend in 7 yrs, no big projects this year...

Anglo American Platinum (Amplats), the world's top platinum producer, declared its first dividend in seven years on Monday as full-year headline earnings more than doubled and said it was not committing capital to major projects in 2018....

 2018-02-19 07:11 

CBS 8

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Iranian rescue teams find site, wreckage from plane crash...

Iran's Press TV: Search teams reach site of plane crash that authorities say killed all 65 people on board....

 2018-02-19 07:09 

Reuters Africa

South African rand steady, eyes on budget speech...

South Africa's rand steadied against the dollar in early trade on Monday, holding near a three-year high touched on Friday after President Cyril Ramaphosa said tough decisions would be made to repair the economy after years of stagnation....

 2018-02-19 07:03 

Fox News

[ World ]

Afghan official: Bodies found of 9 people abducted last year...

An Afghan official says that bodies of nine civilians abducted by militants early last year have been found in the country's eastern province of Nangarhar....

 2018-02-19 07:02 

Deutsche Welle

Japan logs trade deficit after months of surpluses...

Japan has said it started the year with a trade deficit as imports of fossil fuel overwhelmed the revenue from outbound shipments from the Asian nation. The negative figure came after a long period of surpluses....

 2018-02-19 07:00 

Deutsche Welle

Winter Olympics: Anti-doping case opened against Russian curler...

The CAS has initiated a doping procedure for Russian curler and medalist Alexander Krushelnitsky. The allegations have rocked the Winter Olympics, with some Russian sports officials suspecting foul play....

 2018-02-19 06:56 

Sky News

Winter Olympics: Russian curler in doping probe...

Russian curling medallist Alexander Krushelnitsky has been charged with a doping offence at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang....

 2018-02-19 06:48 

Al Jazeera

Ukraine: Thousands demand return of Saakashvili...

Thousands of supporters of the deported former Georgian leader Mikheil Saakashvili have marched through the streets of Kiev, demanding his return....

 2018-02-19 06:38 

AP

Iranian rescue teams find site, wreckage from plane crash...

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's Press TV is reporting that search and rescue teams have reached the site of the plane crash that authorities say killed all 65 people on board....

 2018-02-19 06:38 

Fox News

[ World ]

Iranian rescue teams find site, wreckage from plane crash...

Iran's Press TV is reporting that search and rescue teams have reached the site of the plane crash that authorities say killed all 65 people on board....

 2018-02-19 06:27 

The Times of India

Love pours in for Romeo, the lonesome frog...

A campaign to raise $15,000 by Valentine's Day to fund a search for Romeo's Juliet before he croaks generated $25,000, an environmental group said. Romeo is the last known frog of his kind....

 2018-02-19 06:22 

Reuters Africa

Cambodia drops pornography charges against nine of 10 foreigners...

A Cambodian court has dropped charges against all but one of a group of 10 foreigners who were charged last month with producing pornography at a party in the tourist town of Siem Reap, the court said on Monday....

 2018-02-19 06:16 

Reuters Africa

Philippine senate probes frigate deal; Duterte aide denies meddling...

Philippine senators began a public inquiry on Monday into the $300 million (213.63 million pounds) purchase of two navy frigates, to determine whether President Rodrigo Duterte's closest aide had interfered in the procurement process....

 2018-02-19 06:11 

Reuters Africa

Portrait of Thai royal insult exile sold to help activists...

A portrait of a prominent critic of the Thai monarchy was sold in an online auction for $6,745 (4,803.10 pounds), which will go into a fund for activists facing legal cases in junta-ruled Thailand, including royal insult cases, a manager for the fund said...

 2018-02-19 06:02 

Al Jazeera

Qatar-Gulf crisis: All the latest updates...

Here are all the latest updates of the Qatar-Gulf crisis, now in its eighth month....

 2018-02-19 05:56 

Washington Post

Philippines: Risks rising with China challenging US at sea...

A Philippine diplomat says the risks of an armed conflict have increased in the disputed South China Sea with a militarily stronger China now able to challenge the United States, which used to be the dominant power in the strategic waterway....

 2018-02-19 05:56 

Washington Post

Indonesia's Sinabung volcano unleashes towering ash column...

Rumbling Mount Sinabung on the Indonesian island of Sumatra has shot billowing columns of ash more than 5,000 meters (16,400 feet) into the atmosphere and hot clouds down its slopes....

 2018-02-19 05:54 

Fox News

[ World ]

Indonesia's Sinabung volcano unleashes towering ash column...

Rumbling Mount Sinabung on the Indonesian island of Sumatra has shot billowing columns of ash more than 5,000 meters (16,400 feet) into the atmosphere and hot clouds down its slopes....

 2018-02-19 05:54 

Al Jazeera

Remembering Italy's Cervi brothers amid far-right surge...

Adelmo Cervi, 74, has become a leading voice against the rise of far-right populist parties in Italy....

 2018-02-19 05:54 

Fox News

[ World ]

Philippines: Risks rising with China challenging US at sea...

A Philippine diplomat says the risks of an armed conflict have increased in the disputed South China Sea with a militarily stronger China now able to challenge the United States, which used to be the dominant power in the strategic waterway....

 2018-02-19 05:53 

Washington Post

Sick tricks! Big Air bounds into Olympics on a high note...

From the gold medalist down to the last-place finisher, what the women snowboarders really wanted was a do-over....

 2018-02-19 05:45 

News24

IS claims Russia church shooting - 5 women killed...

Five women have been shot dead in an apparent radical Islamist attack on an Orthodox church in the North Caucasus region of Dagestan....

 2018-02-19 05:43 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Concord nose cone up for auction...

Auctioneers believe the piece of the supersonic aircraft could fetch more than $100,000....

 2018-02-19 05:41 

Washington Post

Former VP Biden mulling another run for presidency...

Former Vice President Joe Biden is tiptoeing toward a potential presidential run in 2020, even broaching the possibility during a recent gathering of longtime foreign policy aides....

 2018-02-19 05:13 

Euronews

Dark comedy Three Billboards scoops most prizes at BAFTAs...

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, won five trophies at the ceremony, where many attendees wore black to honour victims of sexual abuse following the Me Too movement....

 2018-02-19 05:09 

CBS News

[ World ]

Photo of rescued gorilla in arms of caretaker wins wildlife photo of the year award...
 2018-02-19 05:01 

Fox News

[ World ]

Pakistan cricketer-turned-politician Khan marries 3rd time...

Pakistani cricket legend-turned-politician Imran Khan has married a faith healer, ending rumors that he was considering a third marriage after divorcing two wives....

 2018-02-19 05:00 

The Times of India

'Bad guy' Russia emerges as central player in Western diplomacy...
 2018-02-19 05:00 

China.org.cn

China's private funds hit 1.85 trillion USD...

China's private investment funds amounted to 11.76 trillion yuan (about 1.85 trillion U.S. dollars) at the end of last month, up by 660 billion yuan in January, data from the Asset Management Association of China (AMAC) showed....

 2018-02-19 05:00 

China.org.cn

Chinese FM offers condolences over air crash in Iran...
 2018-02-19 05:00 

China.org.cn

Big data help ease holiday crowds in Shanghai...

Shanghai municipal government issued a notice Sunday afternoon on its official Wechat account, advising visitors against flocking to over-crowded tourist attractions....

 2018-02-19 05:00 

China.org.cn

Film festival in Myanmar promotes mutual understanding...

The Lunar New Year saw the start of a week-long festival in Myanmar celebrating Chinese film....

 2018-02-19 05:00 

China.org.cn

Six wounded in bomb attack in Iraq's Baghdad...
 2018-02-19 05:00 

China.org.cn

Chinese Americans play constructive bridge-building role for U.S.-China ties...

Chinese Americans have not only made great contributions to the United States, but also played an important, constructive bridge-building role in enhancing U.S.-China relations, said a prominent Chinese American leader, refuting the FBI Director Christoph...

 2018-02-19 05:00 

China.org.cn

Chinese railways expected to carry more passengers...

Railway passenger traffic continued to rise on Sunday, the fourth day of a week-long Chinese Lunar New Year holiday, according to the China Railway Corporation....

 2018-02-19 05:00 

China.org.cn

China becomes top market for Chilean winemakers...

China is one of the leading markets for Chilean wines and is showing very strong growth, Chilean winemaker Concha y Toro said on Sunday....

 2018-02-19 05:00 

China.org.cn

Bad weather hinders Iran's search for wreckage of crashed plane...

Bad weather hindered Iranian rescue teams' search for the wreckage of an Iranian passenger plane that crashed on Sunday in central Iran....

 2018-02-19 05:00 

China.org.cn

Chinese famous historical play performs in Houston...

Chinese historical play "Farewell my Concubine" performed by local Chinese artists was on stage in the U.S. city of Houston Saturday night....

 2018-02-19 05:00 

China.org.cn

China to build platform for supervising environmental 'red lines'...

China is planning to complete the construction of a platform for supervising the "red lines" for the protecting important natural areas by 2020, according to the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP)....

 2018-02-19 05:00 

China.org.cn

Digital show adds Palace Museum's holiday charm...

The Palace Museum is putting on a digital show of relics that have gained national fame through a television program....

 2018-02-19 05:00 

China.org.cn

China makes headway in developing financial inclusion...

China has made remarkable progress in its evolution of financial inclusion in the last 15 years, as the country pushes digital finance innovation, according to a recent report....

 2018-02-19 05:00 

China.org.cn

Lhasa's Jokhang Temple open to public after fire...

An orderly crowd of pilgrims and tourists lined up Sunday to visit the Jokhang Temple in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, one day after part of the sacred monastery caught fire....

 2018-02-19 04:54 

Washington Post

Cricketer turned politician Imran Khan marries faith healer...

Pakistani cricket legend-turned-politician Imran Khan has married a faith healer, ending rumors that he was considering a third marriage after divorcing two wives....

 2018-02-19 04:50 

News24

Florida students to march on Washington in demand for gun reform...

Students who survived a mass shooting at their Florida school on Sunday announced plans to march on Washington in a bid to "shame" politicians into reforming laws that make firearms readily available....

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