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 2017-08-20 03:45 

Deutsche Welle

Iraq launches fresh offensive to reclaim IS-held Tal Afar... +

Iraq's premier has warned militants of the self-styled "Islamic State" to surrender "or be killed." Iraqi forces have made significant gains over the past year, culminating in the liberation of Mosul....

 2017-08-20 03:14 

Washington Post

Train derails in northern India, killing at least 23... +

Rescuers using cutting torchers and cranes worked through the night to pull apart 14 coaches of a crowded train that went off the tracks in northern India, killing 23 people and injuring more than 80 others, officials said Sunday....

 2017-08-20 02:38 

Deutsche Welle

Wreck of US warship Indianapolis found in Pacific Ocean 72 years after sinking... +

The Indianapolis was sunk by a Japanese torpedo in the last days of World War Two after it had delivered components for the atomic bomb to be dropped on Hiroshima. Microsoft founder Paul Allen's team found the wreck....

 2017-08-20 02:34 

CBS News

[ World ]

USS Indianapolis, missing since WWII, believed to be found... +
 2017-08-20 02:17 

Reuters

[ World ]

Australian men charged with terrorism over mosque fires... +

Australian police have charged three men with committing terrorist acts on suspicion of starting fires at a Shiite Muslim mosque in Melbourne last year, inspired by Islamic State and intending to divide the Muslim community....

 2017-08-20 02:12 

Reuters Africa

Australian men charged with terrorism over mosque fires... +

Australian police have charged three men with committing terrorist acts on suspicion of starting fires at a Shiite Muslim mosque in Melbourne last year, inspired by Islamic State and intending to divide the Muslim community....

 2017-08-20 02:10 

Fox News

[ World ]

Counter-protesters block neo-Nazi march to Berlin prison... +

Left-wing groups and Berlin residents prevented more than 500 far-right extremists from marching Saturday to the place where high-ranking Nazi official Rudolf Hess died 30 years ago....

 2017-08-20 02:07 

CBS News

[ World ]

Barcelona terrorist attack: Whereabouts unclear for missing Australian boy... +
 2017-08-20 02:02 

Euronews

Iraqi security forces launch offensive on city of Tal Afar... +

Iraqi security forces launched a U.S.-backed offensive to take back the city of Tal Afar, in the campaign to defeat Islamic State militants....

 2017-08-20 02:00 

NBC News

Boston Police Avoid Damage and Injuries During Rallies and Protests... +

Boston dealt with tens of thousands of protesters on Saturday but largely avoided violence or damage to public property....

 2017-08-20 01:57 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Germany Urges Spain Not To Extradite Writer To Turkey... +

Germany has urged Spain not to extradite German writer Dogan Akhanli to Turkey after he was arrested on a Turkish warrant....

 2017-08-20 01:26 

Washington Post

Iraqi forces launch fresh assault on one of the few remaining ISIS strongholds... +

The fight for Tal Afar, one of three major towns in Iraq the Islamic State still controls, will be the first test of Iraqs military since declaring victory in Mosul in July....

 2017-08-20 01:15 

CBS News

[ World ]

Princess Diana: Her Life | Her Death | The Truth - A CBS News Special... +
 2017-08-20 01:12 

Washington Post

Indonesia angered after Malaysia shows its flag as Polands... +

Indonesia is accusing the Malaysian organizers of the Southeast Asian Games of negligence after the Indonesian flag was printed upside down in a souvenir guidebook....

 2017-08-20 01:09 

Fox News

[ World ]

Indonesia angered after Malaysia shows its flag as Poland's... +

Indonesia is accusing the Malaysian organizers of the Southeast Asian Games of negligence after the Indonesian flag was printed upside down in a souvenir guidebook....

 2017-08-20 01:09 

Deutsche Welle

'Resistance': Venezuela's parliament dismisses power grab... +

The democratically-elected congress has rejected being stripped of power, saying they are resisting "an armed military dictatorship." The international community has condemned the power grab by a pro-government assembly....

 2017-08-20 00:57 

Al Jazeera

Iraq launches offensive to retake Tal Afar from ISIL... +

PM Haider al-Abadi announces offensive to retake the northern city, telling ISIL fighters 'surrender, or die'....

 2017-08-20 00:51 

Reuters

[ World ]

Iraqi forces start offensive to take back IS-held city of Tal Afar... +

Iraqi security forces launched on Sunday an offensive to take back the city of Tal Afar, their next objective in the U.S.-backed campaign to defeat Islamic State militants, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said....

 2017-08-20 00:48 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Iraqi Forces Begin Battle To Retake Tal Afar From IS... +

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says his countrys forces have begun the offensive to recapture the city of Tal Afar, one of the final areas held by the Islamic State (IS) extremist group....

 2017-08-20 00:47 

Deutsche Welle

Trucks set on fire in southern Chile as tensions rise over Mapuche land claims... +

Despite an apology from the president in June, the Mapuche communities of southern Chile have many grievances over their civil rights and control of their ancestral lands. Promised land transfers have been slow....

 2017-08-20 00:42 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Spain investigates missing imam, mysterious explosion... +

A missing imam and a house that exploded days ago became the focus Saturday of the investigation into an extremist cell responsible for two deadly attacks in Barcelona and a nearby resort....

 2017-08-20 00:41 

Reuters Africa

Iraq starts offensive to take back Tal Afar from Islamic State... +

Iraqi security forces launched on Sunday an offensive to take back the city of Tal Afar, their next objective in the U.S.-backed campaign to defeat Islamic State militants, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said....

 2017-08-20 00:19 

Sky News

Spain to boost security after deadly attacks... +

Spanish officials are to boost security at crowded areas and sites popular with tourists following two attacks in the country....

 2017-08-20 00:07 

Euronews

Police continue search for ringleader of Barcelona attacks... +

Spanish police have been searching the home of a missing imam who they believe may have been the ringleader of the group that carried out vehicle attacks in Barcelona and the seaside resort resort of Cambrils....

 2017-08-19 23:59 

Washington Post

Father of Barcelona suspects: 'They became like soldiers, but they were so young'... +

A majority of the suspects in the Barcelona attacks are from the small mountain town of Ripoll, in northern Spain. Among the suspects are two brothers, Said and Yousseff Aallaa....

 2017-08-19 23:42 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Turkeys Erdogan Tells German Foreign Minister 'Know Your Place'... +

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has lashed out at the German foreign minister after he criticized the Turkish leader for interfering in Germany's upcoming elections....

 2017-08-19 23:39 

Al Jazeera

Qatar files complaint with ICAO over Al Arabiya report... +

Doha says the Saudi TV channel's video report showing a Qatar Airways plane being shot down 'terrorises' travellers....

 2017-08-19 23:28 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Israeli PM Netanyahu Plans Visit To Sochi To Meet With Putin... +

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will travel to Russia on August 23 to meet with President Vladimir Putin, the Israeli leaders office says....

 2017-08-19 23:16 

Reuters

[ World ]

UK to release tranche of Brexit position papers... +

Britain will issue a cluster of new papers this week to outline its strategy positions in divorce talks with the European Union, ranging from regulation of goods to data protection, the UK's Brexit department said on Sunday....

 2017-08-19 23:15 

CBS News

[ World ]

Protesters block neo-Nazi march to prison where Rudolf Hess died... +
 2017-08-19 23:10 

Washington Post

How a dozen young men from a small town secretly plotted the deadliest terrorist attack in Spain in more than a decade... +

Parents fear their sons were radicalized by a visiting cleric who possibly brainwashed gullible youngsters who spoke better Spanish than Arabic....

 2017-08-19 23:01 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

From age 3 to 80, Barcelona victims represent a wide world... +

An Italian father, an American groom, and a Portuguese grandmother were but a few of the more than 100 people from around the world killed or injured in Barcelona's attacks....

 2017-08-19 23:00 

Euronews

Lebanese army destroys 11 ISIL positions on Syrian border... +

The Lebanese army has launched an offensive against an Islamic State enclave on the northeastern border with Syria, destroying 11 ISIL positions and killing 20 ISIL fighters...

 2017-08-19 22:53 

Al Jazeera

Why does Europe continue to be a 'terrorist' target?... +

As Spain mourns, security has been heightened as police continue their search for clues after two deadly attacks....

 2017-08-19 22:24 

Euronews

Spanish royals pay tribute to Barcelona attack victims... +

Spains King Felipe and Queen Letizia have laid flowers and candles at a makeshift memorial in Barcelona to pay their respects at the site of...

 2017-08-19 22:24 

Reuters

[ World ]

Iraqi ship sinks after collision, at least four sailors dead: state TV... +

An Iraqi ship sank on Saturday after a collision with another vessel in Iraq's territorial waters, killing at least four sailors, Iraqi state television reported....

 2017-08-19 22:03 

CBS News

[ World ]

Spain terror attacks: Authorities investigate missing imam, mysterious explosion... +
 2017-08-19 21:51 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

The Latest: French police say arrest unrelated to attack... +

Representatives from the Spanish and Catalan government are meeting to determine the terrorist threat level for the country and its Catalan region....

 2017-08-19 21:50 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Spain investigates missing imam, mysterious explosion... +

The Philippines government says a child missing after a vehicle plowed into pedestrians in Barcelona is the 7-year-old son of a Filipino woman who had been living in Australia....

 2017-08-19 21:46 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Counter-protesters block neo-Nazi march to Berlin prison... +

Left-wing groups and Berlin residents prevented more than 500 far-right extremists from marching Saturday to the place where high-ranking Nazi official Rudolf Hess died 30 years ago....

 2017-08-19 21:44 

Reuters

[ World ]

Palestinian foreign minister welcomes Egypt's warmer ties with Hamas... +

Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad Al-Maliki on Saturday welcomed Egypt's closer ties with Hamas, calling on the Islamist group to bring an end to the rift between the Palestinian factions....

 2017-08-19 21:38 

Reuters Africa

Bannon's exit not seen to signal Trump shift to centre... +

President Donald Trump's ouster of chief strategist Steve Bannon is unlikely to mark the abandonment of the administration's ...

 2017-08-19 21:37 

Al Jazeera

Malta 'denies' Defend Europe anti-migrant boat ... +

Aid groups applaud Maltese government, saying snub sends 'a clear message against the politics of hate and extremism'....

 2017-08-19 21:30 

Sky News

Train derailment in India kills more than 20... +

At least 23 people have been killed and dozens injured after at least eight carriages of a train derailed in northern India....

 2017-08-19 21:02 

Sky News

Police arrest 27 at Boston 'free speech' rally... +

US police have arrested 27 people at a free speech rally in Boston, the police commissioner says....

 2017-08-19 21:01 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

The Latest: French train station near border evacuated... +

Representatives from the Spanish and Catalan government are meeting to determine the terrorist threat level for the country and its Catalan region....

 2017-08-19 21:01 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Counter-protesters block neo-Nazi march to Berlin prison... +

Some 500 far-right extremists are staging a march in Berlin in honor of the 30th anniversary of the death of top Nazi Rudolf Hess....

 2017-08-19 20:52 

Al Jazeera

Boston crowd of anti-racists dwarfs 'free-speech' rally... +

Around 15,000 decry racism and neo-Nazis, forcing 'free-speech' event attended by a few conservatives to end abruptly....

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