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 2017-12-11 13:00 

Reuters Africa

South Africa's bourse operator JSE launches probe into Steinhoff disclosures...

South African bourse operator, JSE Ltd, has launched in investigation into whether embattled retailer Steinhoff broke its disclosure rules, it said on Monday....

 2017-12-11 12:59 

NBC News

NYC authorities respond to explosion at Port Authority Bus Terminal...

An explosion was reported at Port Authority, one of New York City's largest transit hubs, on Monday morning....

 2017-12-11 12:56 

Reuters Africa

New York police responding to reports of explosion - police tweet...

The New York Police Department was responding to reports of an explosion of unknown origin on Monday morning in midtown Manhattan at 42nd Street and 8th Avenue, according to the police department's official Twitter feed....

 2017-12-11 12:51 

Reuters Africa

ArcelorMittal South Africa selects former executive Verster as CEO...

ArcelorMittal South Africa has chosen the former head of construction firm Aveng to take over as chief executive from next February, the steelmaker said on Monday....

 2017-12-11 12:49 

Washington Post

Saakashvili appears in court in Ukraine...

Mikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian president turned opposition leader in Ukraine, is in court in the Ukrainian capital....

 2017-12-11 12:48 

CBS News

[ World ]

Vladimir Putin in Syria to declare victory, hug Bashar Assad and announce partial Russia troops pullout...
 2017-12-11 12:48 

Washington Post

Saudi Arabia says it will allow cinemas to operate for the first time in decades...

The opening of cinemas is part of a broader government push to relax social restrictions....

 2017-12-11 12:48 

News24

Snow wreaks havoc on travellers in Britain, schools closed...

Snow and wintry weather are still wreaking havoc on travellers in Britain, with flights cancelled, roads sheathed in ice and rail travel disrupted....

 2017-12-11 12:48 

Washington Post

Poland's new govt to be sworn in; some ministers may be out...

The government of Polish new Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki is to be officially sworn in amid reports that some ministers may be replaced....

 2017-12-11 12:47 

Deutsche Welle

Legendary German director Margarethe von Trotta lightens up with New York comedy...

Making a comedy was a big challenge for the renowned director of serious films like "Hannah Arendt." But Margarethe von Trotta's screwball comedy, "Forget About Nick," still reflects on deeper themes, as she tells DW....

 2017-12-11 12:46 

Fox News

[ World ]

Saakashvili appears in court in Ukraine...

Mikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian president turned opposition leader in Ukraine, is in court in the Ukrainian capital....

 2017-12-11 12:45 

Fox News

[ World ]

Poland's new govt to be sworn in; some ministers may be out...

The government of Polish new Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki is to be officially sworn in amid reports that some ministers may be replaced....

 2017-12-11 12:44 

Reuters Africa

Pictures of the Year: A picture and its story...

Reuters photographers witnessed the biggest stories of 2017 -- from Donald Trump's first year as U.S. president to the flight of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar, from Venezuela's crisis to the fall of Islamic State and a tower block inferno in Lond...

 2017-12-11 12:41 

Washington Post

Clarification: Sweden-Synagogue-Arson story...

In a story Dec. 10, The Associated Press reported that the fire-bombing of a synagogue in Goteborg was the second anti-Jewish attack in Sweden in as many days. The story should have clarified that the first incident was a pro-Palestinian demonstration Fri...

 2017-12-11 12:40 

USA Today

Baby milk maker orders global recall over salmonella fears...

Baby milk maker Lactalis and French authorities have ordered a global recall of millions of products over fears of salmonella bacteria contamination....

 2017-12-11 12:39 

Reuters Africa

Rosatom says planned Egypt nuclear plant to cost $21 bln...

Russian state nuclear company Rosatom said on Monday a power station it will build in Egypt will cost up to $21 billion and is expected to be finished by 2028-2029....

 2017-12-11 12:38 

Washington Post

London police looking at criminal charges over tower fire...

London police are considering a variety of criminal charges related to the June fire at Grenfell Tower that killed 71 people....

 2017-12-11 12:38 

Deutsche Welle

Twenty-five EU states sign PESCO defense pact...

The European Council has adopted the decision to establish a European Union defense pact, known as PESCO. The 25 participating EU states are set to begin working on a series of joint-defense projects next year....

 2017-12-11 12:36 

Fox News

[ World ]

London police looking at criminal charges over tower fire...

London police are considering a variety of criminal charges related to the June fire at Grenfell Tower that killed 71 people....

 2017-12-11 12:34 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Russia's Putin makes stop at Russian military base in Syria...

The Tass news agency says that Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived at a Russian military air base in Syria....

 2017-12-11 12:33 

Reuters Africa

Libyan forces suffer casualties as fighting drags on in Benghazi...

Libyan forces fighting in Benghazi have lost four men and seen 10 wounded so far in December, five months after declaring victory in a campaign to control the eastern city, a medical source said on Monday....

 2017-12-11 12:31 

Deutsche Welle

German electronic band to give first Western pop concert in Iran in 39 years...

German electronic musician Christopher von Deylen and his band Schiller will become the first pop group to perform in Iran's capital, Tehran, since the 1979 Islamic Revolution....

 2017-12-11 12:24 

Washington Post

Croat nationalists honor general convicted of war crimes...

Hundreds of people have attended a commemoration ceremony honoring a Croatian general who died after apparently taking poison at a United Nations tribunal that confirmed his war crimes conviction....

 2017-12-11 12:24 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Russia's Putin lands in Egypt in sign of growing ties...

Russia's Putin in Egypt for talks with President el-Sissi on their countries' rapidly growing ties....

 2017-12-11 12:24 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Ukraine's anti-corruption agency faces strong resistance...

Ukraine's anti-corruption agency that was seen of symbol of reform comes under pressure from Ukrainian authorities....

 2017-12-11 12:23 

News24

Recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital 'makes peace possible': Netanyahu...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says that recognising Jerusalem as his country's capital "makes peace possible", after widespread international criticism of the US decision to do so....

 2017-12-11 12:22 

Fox News

[ World ]

Croat nationalists honor general convicted of war crimes...

Hundreds of people have attended a commemoration ceremony honoring a Croatian general who died after apparently taking poison at a United Nations tribunal that confirmed his war crimes conviction....

 2017-12-11 12:22 

Deutsche Welle

Syria: Russia's Vladimir Putin orders partial withdrawal of troops...

More than two years after joining the conflict, the Russian president has announced Moscow's partial departure. But he warned that "if terrorists again raise their head," Russia will deliver strikes "they haven't seen."...

 2017-12-11 12:20 

News24

Cold turkey at Vietnam's compulsory drug rehab centres...

During 4 years of compulsory rehab in Vietnam, Trung spent his drug-free days gluing together false eyelashes as part of what authorities bill as valuable 'work therapy' for his heroin addiction....

 2017-12-11 12:18 

Washington Post

Israel preparing to extradite man wanted for murder in US...

Israel is preparing to extradite a 63-year-old citizen to the United States, where he is wanted on suspicion of killing his mother....

 2017-12-11 12:17 

AP

Russia's Putin makes stop at Russian military base in Syria...

MOSCOW (AP) — Declaring a victory in Syria, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday visited a Russian military air base in the country and announced a partial pullout of Russian forces from the ......

 2017-12-11 12:15 

Fox News

[ World ]

Putin announces Syria withdrawal, says ISIS destroyed...

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday ordered his country's forces to begin withdrawing from Syria, saying the country's two-year campaign to destroy ISIS is complete....

 2017-12-11 12:14 

Fox News

[ World ]

3 people arrested in firebomb attack on Swedish synagogue...

Three people have been arrested for allegedly throwing firebombs at a synagogue in the Swedish city of Goteborg, the second anti-Jewish attack in the Nordic nation in two days. Jewish groups condemned the attacks as unconscionable and demanded that author...

 2017-12-11 12:07 

NBC News

Putin praises Russian military in Syria visit, announces partial withdrawal...

The Russian president's visit draws a symbolic line under a campaign that has shored up Bashar al-Assad's government....

 2017-12-11 12:07 

Reuters Africa

Libyan forces suffer casualties as fighting drags on in Benghazi...

Libyan forces fighting in Benghazi have lost four men and seen 10 wounded so far in December, five months after declaring victory in a campaign to control the eastern city, a medical source said on Monday....

 2017-12-11 12:06 

Washington Post

China's November auto sales growth flat...

Chinas auto sales were flat in November compared with a year earlier, leaving total purchases in the worlds biggest market up an anemic 1.9 percent for the first 11 months of 2017, an industry group reported Monday....

 2017-12-11 12:05 

Washington Post

Documents show Philippines ignored expert advice on dengue vaccine...

Documents showed that key recommendations made by a Philippines Department of Health advisory body were not heeded before a dengue immunization program was rolled out to more than 800,000 children....

 2017-12-11 12:03 

Fox News

[ World ]

China's November auto sales growth flat...

China's auto sales were flat in November compared with a year earlier, leaving total purchases in the world's biggest market up an anemic 1.9 percent for the first 11 months of 2017, an industry group reported Monday....

 2017-12-11 12:01 

Washington Post

Japan, U.S. and South Korea hold missile tracking drill...

The. U.S., South Korea and Japan held a joint-missile tracking drill on Dec. 11 as tensions rose on the Korean Peninsula over North Korea's fast-developing weapons program....

 2017-12-11 12:01 

Washington Post

Government condemns anti-Semitic incidents at Berlin protest...

The German government is condemning anti-Semitic incidents that took place during protests in cities across Germany in recent days....

 2017-12-11 12:00 

Reuters Africa

Boks to play New Zealand in Pretoria in 2018 Rugby Championship...

South African Rugby have announced the venues for the Springboks three home matches in the 2018 Rugby Championship, including a fixture against world champions New Zealand in Pretoria....

 2017-12-11 11:58 

Fox News

[ World ]

Government condemns anti-Semitic incidents at Berlin protest...

The German government is condemning anti-Semitic incidents that took place during protests in cities across Germany in recent days....

 2017-12-11 11:57 

Washington Post

Watch Iraq hold 'victory day' parade to celebrate defeat of ISIS...

An Iraqi military parade in Baghdads heavily fortified Green Zone celebrated ...

 2017-12-11 11:55 

CBS News

[ World ]

Donald Trump Jerusalem declaration on Israeli capital sees Hamas threaten violence amid protests around Middle East, Muslim world...
 2017-12-11 11:54 

Deutsche Welle

Africa: Cliches abound in appeal for donations...

Wide-eyed children, women using primitive tools, arid fields — when appealing for donations, aid organizations deploy the very cliches they often criticize. Some are starting to rethink their approach....

 2017-12-11 11:53 

Deutsche Welle

Maritime hotline hints at warming Tokyo-Beijing ties...

A deal to set up a long-sought hotline between China and Japan was welcomed as a step forward, but as China prepares to mark 80 years since the Nanjing Massacre, analysts warn that tensions will not disappear overnight....

 2017-12-11 11:48 

Reuters Africa

U.S. is a partner in bloodshed with Jerusalem move, Erdogan says...

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday the United States' decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital had made Washington complicit in violence....

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