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 2017-09-18 16:46 

Reuters Africa

Geneva toilets flush with cash... +

Geneva prosecutors are investigating after toilets in a bank and three restaurants were blocked by about $100,000 in high-denomination euro banknotes, they said on Monday....

 2017-09-18 16:46 

i24 News

In debut UN appearance, Trump says 'bureaucracy' stymieing potential... +

Trump's remarks Monday were a preamble for his maiden address to the UN general assembly on Tuesday....

 2017-09-18 16:45 

Euronews

Israel to host 2018 Giro d'Italia... +

One of cyclings three grand tours will begin outside Europe for the first time next year. The first three stages of the 2018 Giro dItalia will...

 2017-09-18 16:44 

Washington Post

Bolshoi opera singer Zurab Sotkilava dies at 80... +

Moscows Bolshoi Theater has announced that renowned Soviet and Russian opera singer Zurab Sotkilava has died. He was 80....

 2017-09-18 16:42 

Washington Post

Austria: Girl stabbed to death, police say by her brother... +

Police in Austria say a 14-year-old girl from Afghanistan has been stabbed to death and that her 18-year-old brother has confessed to the slaying....

 2017-09-18 16:41 

Euronews

Vladimir Putin looks on as Russia flexes its military muscles... +

It may look to some as if Moscow is testing out its ability to wage war against the West.But the Russian Ministry of Defence says...

 2017-09-18 16:41 

Washington Post

France: Dissention, conflict at highest level since Cold War... +

Frances top diplomat says dissention and conflict are at their highest level since the Cold War, while cooperation among nations has become more difficult....

 2017-09-18 16:36 

Reuters

[ World ]

People smugglers test new migrant sea route through Romania... +

Sorin Marinas...

 2017-09-18 16:35 

Sky News

Trump speaks out against 'mismanagement' at UN... +

Donald Trump has used his first appearance at the United Nations to call for "truly bold reforms" at the 193-nation organisation....

 2017-09-18 16:30 

Al Jazeera

How British colonialism ruined a perfect cup of tea ... +

On the colonial colouring of the culinary calamity the British call a cup of tea....

 2017-09-18 16:30 

CBC

[ World Lead ]

St. Louis protesters return to streets after dozens arrested... +

A racially mixed crowd of demonstrators locked arms and marched quietly through downtown St. Louis on Monday morning to protest the acquittal of a white former police officer in the killing of a black suspect, following another night of unrest and more th...

 2017-09-18 16:29 

Al Jazeera

Syrian army closes in on ISIL in Deir Az Zor... +

Syrian soldiers, backed by Russian air strikes, cross Euphrates River in a head-on course with rival SDF fighters....

 2017-09-18 16:28 

CNN

[ Health ]

Opioid Crisis Fast Facts... +

Read CNN's Fast Facts about the opioid crisis and learn about the epidemic of addiction to painkillers. ...

 2017-09-18 16:26 

Reuters

[ World ]

Despite by-election loss, Pakistan opposition claims momentum for 2018... +

Pakistani opposition leader Imran Khan's party said on Monday it had built momentum in a by-election for ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's parliamentary seat, despite finishing second, but the biggest inroads were made by two new Islamist group...

 2017-09-18 16:26 

Reuters

[ World ]

Uzbek writer plans cautious return from exile... +

When Uzbek writer Nurulloh Muhammad Raufkhon's new book came out last year, security forces raided his home and put the author - who was in Turkey at the time - on their blacklist, effectively forcing him to stay there in exile....

 2017-09-18 16:26 

Reuters

[ World ]

Congo ban on non-biometric passports sparks outcry... +

A sudden decision forcing all Congolese nationals to travel on biometric passports from next month has provoked a backlash from lawmakers already vexed by revelations about the documents' high cost....

 2017-09-18 16:24 

Washington Post

Gov. Brown: 'America is not run by Donald Trump'... +

Gov. Jerry Brown (D-Calif.) and former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg spoke about U.S. efforts to combat climate change separate from President Trump at the United Nations Sept. 17....

 2017-09-18 16:22 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Iraqs Supreme Court Orders Suspension Of Kurdish Referendum... +

Iraqs Supreme Court has ordered the suspension of an independence referendum in the semiautonomous region of Kurdistan scheduled for next week....

 2017-09-18 16:22 

Washington Post

Refugees in Germany cant vote. But their future is at stake in the upcoming election.... +

Few of the countrys million-plus newcomers have become involved in German politics. Will that change?...

 2017-09-18 16:22 

Euronews

Trump says UN not living up to its potential in maiden address... +

President Donald Trump has made his first address to the United Nations, taking the opportunity to tell the intergovernmental organisation that it is not living...

 2017-09-18 16:18 

Reuters

[ World ]

Uganda police arrest youths who oppose fresh term for ruler in power since 1986... +

Ugandan police have arrested 10 youths for staging an illegal rally to oppose a planned constitutional amendment to allow President Yoweri Museveni, one of the world's longest serving rulers, to run for a fresh term....

 2017-09-18 16:13 

Radio Free Asia

China Promotes 'Hard-Liner' Envoy in Hong Kong Ahead of 19th Congress... +

Pan-democratic politicians say Zhang Xiaoming's promotion is a harbinger of worsening relations with Beijing's central government....

 2017-09-18 16:12 

Reuters Africa

In first visit, Trump urges reform so U.N. can meet full potential... +

U.S. President Donald Trump criticized the United Nations for bloated bureaucracy and mismanagement on his first visit on Monday to U.N. headquarters, calling for ...

 2017-09-18 16:08 

Washington Post

Polish party leader denounces anti-Semitism, praises Israel... +

Polands most powerful politician has denounced anti-Semitism and praised the great state of Israel at a ceremony honoring Poles who protected Jews during the Holocaust....

 2017-09-18 16:08 

Deutsche Welle

Top Merkel aide says far-right AfD 'profiting from press coverage'... +

Chief of Staff Peter Altmaier slammed the press for giving the right-wing nationalists too big a platform. Days ahead of national elections, Altmaier said that in Germany "the fringes are weak, and the center is strong."...

 2017-09-18 16:06 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Ukrainian Security Officers Confront, Injure RFE/RL Journalists... +

The security service of the Ukrainian president used force to prevent two RFE/RL journalists from filming in a public place on September 15, pushing a cameraman to the ground and leaving him with a concussion and other injuries. The chief of the State Sec...

 2017-09-18 15:56 

Deutsche Welle

How green is Angela Merkel?... +

The chancellor has fought for international climate agreements but critics say she has let industry profits win out at home. What will another four years of Merkel mean for Germany's battle against carbon emissions?...

 2017-09-18 15:55 

Deutsche Welle

Caribbean islands brace again as Hurricane Maria approaches... +

Hurricane Maria has developed into a Category 3 storm as the Caribbean's Leeward Islands prepare for impact. It is expected to bring dangerous winds, rain and storm surges to other, already damaged islands....

 2017-09-18 15:53 

Al Jazeera

Egypt acquits Irish-Egyptian after 4 years in prison... +

Ibrahim Halawa, detained at age 17, is expected to walk free after years of 'mockery of justice' in pre-trial detention....

 2017-09-18 15:52 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

US students in acid attack in France forgive assailant... +

The four American college students attacked with acid at a Marseille train station have forgiven their assailant, who reportedly suffers from a mental illness, a spokesman for their school said on Monday....

 2017-09-18 15:52 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Maria grows to a Cat 3, nears already battered Caribbean... +

A strengthening Hurricane Maria is swirling toward the eastern Caribbean, with forecasters warning it probably will be a major storm by the time it passes through the already battered Leeward Islands late Monday....

 2017-09-18 15:51 

Washington Post

Trump: U.N. 'has not reached its full potential'... +

President Trump criticized the United Nations on Sept. 18 as being overburdened with bureaucracy and urged reform. More than 120 countries were invited to attend the meeting after signing on to a U.S.-drafted 10-point political declaration....

 2017-09-18 15:48 

USA Today

China's air pollution is causing its residents to die early... +

Air pollution in China could be causing Chinese people to take years off their lives....

 2017-09-18 15:47 

Washington Post

Indonesia raises Bali volcano alert level for second time... +

Indonesian officials have more than doubled the size of a no go zone around the Mount Agung volcano on the tourist island of Bali and raised its alert level for the second time in less than a week....

 2017-09-18 15:45 

Reuters

[ Lead Headline ]

In first visit, Trump urges reform so U.N. can meet full potential... +

U.S. President Donald Trump criticized the United Nations for bloated bureaucracy and mismanagement on his first visit on Monday to U.N. headquarters, calling for ...

 2017-09-18 15:43 

Euronews

Cash for passports? Reactions from Cyprus... +

Cypriot Finance Minister reacts to the controvery surrounding its scheme to grant passports to wealthy foreign investors....

 2017-09-18 15:41 

Washington Post

Gunmen kill 2 state investigators, child in Cancun... +

Authorities in the Mexican resort city of Cancun say gunmen have killed a married couple who were investigators for the state prosecutors office, as well as a child who was with them....

 2017-09-18 15:41 

CBC

[ World Lead ]

U.S., South Korea, Japan boost military exercises to send message to North Korea... +

U.S. calls on South Korea to rejoin weapons programs while China pushes back citing trade interests....

 2017-09-18 15:40 

i24 News

Maria strengthens into a 'major' Category 3 hurricane... +

Maria is menacing the vulnerable island region just after Irma unleashed fury there...

 2017-09-18 15:39 

Deutsche Welle

Bundesliga: Hannover take good form into showdown with Freiburg... +

Don't look now, but recently promoted Hannover are second in the Bundesliga. Despite their dream start, Hannover fans are still up in arms as Martin Kind approaches two decades as the club's main investor....

 2017-09-18 15:38 

Washington Post

Iceland to hold Oct 28 election after government collapses... +

Icelands president says the country will hold a national election on Oct. 28 after the governing coalition collapsed amid a scandal about a proposed pardon for a sex offender....

 2017-09-18 15:35 

Reuters

[ World ]

French IT firm says its tech won't be ready for re-run of Kenya poll... +

A French IT company that supplied the electronic system used in Kenya's nullified election last month has told the election commission its technology will not be ready to use again by the Oct. 17 date set for a re-run of the vote....

 2017-09-18 15:28 

Washington Post

Rescued Filipino priest talks of need for religious harmony... +

For more than 100 days, Catholic priest Teresito Soganubs life was threatened by every airstrike, gunshot and artillery bombardment that targeted his Islamic State group-aligned captors in the southern Philippines....

 2017-09-18 15:28 

Washington Post

Bank of England chief says UK to underperform until mid-2016... +

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney says the British economy is likely to grow slower than its peers in the Group of Seven until the middle of next year....

 2017-09-18 15:25 

i24 News

Iran's army chief says Israel should 'count down days to its death': report... +

Israeli president tells foreign diplomats unacceptable to give Iran more legitimacy in light of such threats...

 2017-09-18 15:18 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

US students in acid attack in France forgive assailant... +

The four American college students attacked with acid at a Marseille train station have forgiven their assailant, who reportedly suffers from a mental illness, a university spokesman said Monday....

 2017-09-18 15:15 

Reuters

[ World ]

Grow your own furniture using fungus... +

Furniture made from fungus could offer a novel alternative to conventional manufacture and the waste associated with mass production. Designers in London have devised a method to 'grow' your own furniture using the thread-like vegetative......

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