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 2018-04-21 13:03 

AP

The Latest: Russia: Chemical inspectors head to attack site...

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local):4 p.m.Russia's Foreign Ministry says a team of international chemical weapons inspectors has departed for the Syrian town of ......

 2018-04-21 12:56 

Deutsche Welle

Bundesliga live: Bayern Munich, RB Leipzig, Hoffenheim all in action...

The race for the Champions League places heats up as Hoffenheim travel to Leipzig, as does the relegation battle as Hamburg welcome Freiburg. Teenager Lars Lukas Mai makes his Bayern Munich debut away at Hannover....

 2018-04-21 12:55 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Smyths Toys to take over Toys R Us stores in Germany...

Ireland-based Smyths Toys has reached a deal to take over more than 90 Toys R Us stores in Germany, Austria and Switzerland....

 2018-04-21 12:55 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Armenia protests: 70 arrested, including 2 suspected bombers...

Armenian authorities say more than 70 people have been arrested, including two people suspected of building bombs, as large protests against the new government enter their second week in the capital Yerevan....

 2018-04-21 12:51 

CBS News

[ World ]

Chemical weapons inspectors have left for Syria's Douma, Russia says...
 2018-04-21 12:49 

Washington Post

Russian Foreign Ministry says chemical weapons inspectors have left for Syria's Douma...

Russian Foreign Ministry says chemical weapons inspectors have left for Syria's Douma....

 2018-04-21 12:48 

Washington Post

Armenia protests: 70 arrested, including 2 suspected bombers...

Armenian authorities say more than 70 people have been arrested, including two people suspected of building bombs, as large protests against the new government enter their second week in the capital....

 2018-04-21 12:37 

Al Jazeera

Syria government advances as rebels evacuate Qalamoun area...

After days of government raids, rebels agree to leave Qalamoun while other groups hold on to areas in capital's south....

 2018-04-21 12:30 

Reuters Africa

Russia says U.S. building 'visa wall' after Bolshoi dancers denied entry...

Russia said on Saturday the United States was trying to fence off Russians with a...

 2018-04-21 12:28 

Al Jazeera

New York's Tribeca festival sees record female feature films...

The 17th Tribeca Film Festival includes a conscious effort to bring parity to the sexes in an industry rocked by the Harvey Weinstein scandal and the #MeToo movement....

 2018-04-21 12:25 

Deutsche Welle

Syrian rebels surrender more territory outside Damascus...

Syrian rebels are leaving an enclave northeast of the capital as they head to opposition-held areas in the north of the country, state media reported. The withdrawl clinches another victory for President Bashar Assad....

 2018-04-21 12:18 

Al Jazeera

Trade wars and debt: The biggest risks to world economy...

What's behind the IMF's and the World Bank's warnings about a looming global economic downturn?...

 2018-04-21 12:15 

CBS News

[ World ]

North Korea stops short of suggesting any intention of giving up nuclear arsenal...
 2018-04-21 12:09 

Reuters Africa

Neo-Nazis hold rock festival in eastern Germany on Hitler's birthday...

Several hundred neo-Nazis have gathered in eastern Germany for a far-right rock festival that started on Friday, Adolf Hitler's birthday, while many local residents took a stance against them by attending a festival for peace....

 2018-04-21 12:02 

News24

India seeks death penalty for rape of girls under 12...

India's government has decided to prescribe the death penalty for people convicted of raping girls under the age of 12 to combat an increase in crimes against women...

 2018-04-21 12:01 

Sydney Morning Herald

UK push into the Pacific to counter China...

The United Kingdom is vowing to expand its role in the Pacific at a time of growing concern over China's influence in the region....

 2018-04-21 11:56 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

European regulators tighten order for jet fan blade tests...

The European Aviation Safety Agency has tightened a nearly month-old directive ordering inspections of some fan blades in engines like those used on a Southwest Airlines jet involved in a fatal accident....

 2018-04-21 11:56 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Queen Elizabeth II turns 92, to attend star-studded concert...

Queen Elizabeth II is marking her 92nd birthday with a star-studded concert in London....

 2018-04-21 11:51 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Police In Yerevan Detain Dozens Of Protesters...

As of midday on April 21, at least 60 people were detained in different parts of the Armenia capital, Yerevan. Demonstrators took to the streets for a ninth consecutive day, opposing moves that have allowed former President Serzh Sarkisian to remain in po...

 2018-04-21 11:39 

Al Jazeera

Nicaragua launches deadly crackdown on anti-government protests...

Pension cuts triggered mass demonstrations, which have led to several deaths, and now, the government is attempting to control coverage of the protests by shutting down independent media outlets....

 2018-04-21 11:39 

Al Jazeera

Cubans sceptical of new president's promises...

Political changes are not on the horizon for post-Castro Cuba, but proposed reforms to the state-run economy have left many Cubans uncertain....

 2018-04-21 11:26 

CBS News

[ World ]

Queen Elizabeth II to mark 92nd birthday with star-studded concert in London...
 2018-04-21 11:25 

Sydney Morning Herald

Picture Editor's Choice, April 22, 2018...

A selection of photographs from around the world by Fairfax picture editors....

 2018-04-21 11:23 

Sydney Morning Herald

Mass E. coli outbreak across America linked to romaine lettuce...

US health officials told consumers to throw away any store-bought romaine lettuce they have in their kitchens and warned restaurants not to serve it amid an E. coli outbreak that has sickened more than 50 people in several states....

 2018-04-21 11:22 

Al Jazeera

Omission in Democrats' lawsuit text against Russia: lawyer...

Democrats filed a lawsuit against Russia and the Trump campaign, but their lawyers didn't properly define 'computer'....

 2018-04-21 11:18 

Deutsche Welle

Germany's Justice Minister Katarina Barley warns of rising anti-Semitism...

"Anti-Semitism is becoming socially acceptable again," said Katarina Barley. Her statements came in the wake of an anti-Semitic attack that shocked Berlin....

 2018-04-21 11:16 

AP

Myanmar evicts family of officer who testified on entrapment...

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar police on Saturday evicted the family of a police officer who had testified a day earlier that he and others were ordered to entrap two Reuters news agency reporte......

 2018-04-21 11:14 

Washington Post

Afghan official says Taliban kill 6 at police checkpoint...

An Afghan official says that at least six local police were killed when a group of Taliban fighters attacked and overran their checkpoint in northern Sari Pul province....

 2018-04-21 11:13 

Washington Post

5 killed, multiple missing after boat accident in China...

Chinese state broadcaster CCTV says five people have died and others are missing after two dragon boats capsized in southern China, causing 60 people to fall into the water....

 2018-04-21 11:12 

Sydney Morning Herald

Hamas says man gunned down in Malaysia was important member...

Gaza's ruling Hamas militant group said Saturday that a man who was gunned down in Malaysia was an important member of the organisation, raising suspicions that Israel was behind the brazen killing....

 2018-04-21 11:12 

Fox News

[ World ]

Afghan official says Taliban kill 6 at police checkpoint...

An Afghan official says that at least six local police were killed when a group of Taliban fighters attacked and overran their checkpoint in northern Sari Pul province....

 2018-04-21 11:11 

Fox News

[ World ]

5 killed, multiple missing after boat accident in China...

Chinese state broadcaster CCTV says five people have died and others are missing after two dragon boats capsized in southern China, causing 60 people to fall into the water....

 2018-04-21 11:07 

DEBKAfile

Iran heats war rhetoric to cover up military buildup in Syria...

Tehran is drumming up an oral war of attrition against Israel as a ruse to deter the IDF from striking The post Iran heats war rhetoric to cover up military buildup in Syria appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2018-04-21 11:05 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

India prescribes death penalty for rape of kids under 12...

India's government has moved to prescribe the death penalty for people convicted of raping girls under the age of 12 to combat an increase in crimes against women....

 2018-04-21 11:05 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Hamas says man gunned down in Malaysia was important member...

Hamas militant group says a man gunned down in Malaysia was one of its members who had made "important contributions" in science....

 2018-04-21 11:05 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

The Latest: EU urges Israel to refrain from lethal force...

Israel's defense minister says Gaza's Hamas rulers are the "only culprits" in the death of a Palestinian boy killed by Israeli army fire in protests on the Gaza-Israel border....

 2018-04-21 11:00 

Reuters Africa

China's Xi says internet control key to stability...

China must strengthen its grip on the internet to ensure broader social and economic goals are met, state news agency Xinhua reported on Saturday citing comments from President Xi Jinping, underlining a hardening attitude towards online content....

 2018-04-21 11:00 

Washington Post

Imprisonment of ex-president Lula seen as potential turning point for Brazil...

Nation wonders whether a sweeping corruption probe marks a temporary crackdown — or a sustainable shift in Latin American governance....

 2018-04-21 11:00 

Washington Post

Emmanuel Macron, seen as France's Obama, may govern more like Trump...

He has warned against authoritarianism abroad but consolidated power at home....

 2018-04-21 10:57 

Euronews

'Trouble in paradise': Why death of world's coral is alarming...

There's more at stake for humans when reefs are on the brink of being wiped out, hurting tourism and the larger food chain....

 2018-04-21 10:57 

NBC News

Scope of Great Barrier Reef's massive coral bleaching alarms scientists...

At Australia's Great Barrier Reef, about half of the coral died in 2016 and 2017 because of extreme heat brought on by climate change, a new study shows....

 2018-04-21 10:51 

Euronews

Bajau 'Sea Nomads' have genetically evolved to become expert free-divers...

The Indigenous Bajau people of South-East Asia have developed big spleens through natural selection, allowing them to dive to great depths, a study found. Researchers...

 2018-04-21 10:44 

AP

India prescribes death penalty for rape of kids under 12...

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's government on Saturday prescribed the death penalty for people convicted of raping children under 12 to help combat an increase in violent crime against women....

 2018-04-21 10:43 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Rustam & Rustam's Fish And Chicken Emporium...

Humiliation never tasted so good. Those dining in restaurants in Uzbekistan might well consider that their meal has come courtesy of two men who just two years ago were among the most powerful people in the country. (The views expressed in this blog post ...

 2018-04-21 10:41 

News24

Israeli soldiers kill four Palestinians, wound 700 at Gaza rally...

More than 10 000 attend fourth mass protest in as many weeks calling for return of Palestinian refugees to their lands....

 2018-04-21 10:40 

Al Jazeera

South Africa president addresses long-running riots in north...

Protests against corruption and a regional leader have turned into riots and looting, prompting Cyril Ramaphosa to cut short his trip to the UK and return to South Africa....

 2018-04-21 10:40 

Al Jazeera

The teenagers trapped in Trump's MS13-crackdown...

Donald Trump's war against Salvadoran American gang MS-13 has left dozens of immigrant teenagers unlawfully detained....

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