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 2017-09-19 09:51 

CNN

[ World Lead ]

United Nations General Assembly by the numbers... +

Global leaders have descended on New York for the 72nd edition of the United Nations General Assembly. Here are a few key numbers to help get you up to speed....

 2017-09-19 09:51 

Reuters

[ World ]

Myanmar's Suu Kyi breaks silence over Rohingya exodus... +

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi delivers her first speech on the Rohingya crisis since attacks by Muslim insurgents on August 25. No repoter narration....

 2017-09-19 09:51 

Reuters

[ World ]

'They beat us' - migrants describe brutal Libyan detention... +

Migrants rescued in the Mediterranean Sea say they were lucky to escape Libyan forces who incarcerated them and beat them while asking for ransom for their release. Rough cut (no reporter narration)....

 2017-09-19 09:48 

CNN

[ Health ]

A 'family curse': First insomnia, then death... +

Their mothers came down with a deadly insomnia. Did they inherit it?...

 2017-09-19 09:48 

Washington Post

1 killed, 1 injured by blast in Czech military facility... +

The Czech defense ministry says an explosion in a military facility in the eastern Czech Republic has killed one and injured another....

 2017-09-19 09:47 

Washington Post

UN team: Suu Kyi words bode well for bid for Myanmar probe... +

The head of a team of U.N. human rights investigators said Tuesday that comments in a speech by Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi bode well for its so-far unsuccessful efforts to gain access to the country now facing an exodus of Rohingya Muslims to neighbo...

 2017-09-19 09:46 

Euronews

Human Rights Watch claims Myanmar "scorched earth" campaign is expanding... +

Myanmar's deep-seated tensions add to Rakhine conflict...

 2017-09-19 09:43 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Under fire over Rohingya, Suu Kyi defends Myanmar actions... +

Rights groups are critical of Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi's defense of her country's conduct in violence that has driven out more than 400,000 Rohingya Muslims....

 2017-09-19 09:42 

NBC News

Trump Lawyer Cohen To Answer Senate Questions About Russia... +
 2017-09-19 09:40 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Former Senior Tajik Anticorruption Officer Sentenced To 15 Years On Fraud, Bribery Conviction... +

A former top officer at Tajikistan's Anticorruption Agencyhas been convicted on corruption charges and sentenced to 15 years in prison....

 2017-09-19 09:40 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Western Countries Say No Syria Reconstruction Without Political Transition... +

Countries opposed to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad say they will not support the reconstruction of the war-torn Middle Eastern country until there is a political transition there....

 2017-09-19 09:39 

Washington Post

French Police evacuate migrants from makeshift forest camp... +

French police are evacuating several hundred migrants from a makeshift camp in a forest near Dunkirk....

 2017-09-19 09:37 

Deutsche Welle

#NewNationalism: Turkey takes its nationalism with a dose of Islam... +

Turkey is experiencing rapid change as its government become increasingly authoritarian. DW's Fanny Facsar headed to Turkey to find out how nationalism plays into this trend under President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....

 2017-09-19 09:36 

Reuters Africa

Kremlin: U.S. lethal weapons supplies to Ukraine won't promote stability... +

The Kremlin said on Tuesday that possible supplies of lethal weapons to Ukraine by the United States will not promote stability in eastern Ukraine....

 2017-09-19 09:33 

Washington Post

Russia seeks extradition of Russian citizen arrested in Greece and wanted by US in major cybercrime fraud case... +

Russia seeks extradition of Russian citizen arrested in Greece and wanted by US in major cybercrime fraud case....

 2017-09-19 09:33 

CBS News

[ World ]

Hurricane Maria, merciless, clobbers Dominica, eyes Puerto Rico... +
 2017-09-19 09:31 

Reuters

[ World ]

Hurricane Maria rips through Martinique island in Caribbean... +

Hurricane Maria, the second major storm to hit the Caribbean this month, lashed at the French overseas island of Martinique on Monday with violent winds and torrential rains. Rough cut (no reporter narration)....

 2017-09-19 09:31 

Reuters

[ World ]

Bank of England's Carney sees Brexit pushing up inflation, rate rise likely... +

The Governor of the Bank of England says Brexit is likely to hurt growth in the UK and push up inflation. Rough cut (no reporter narration)....

 2017-09-19 09:26 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Trump To Single Out North Korea, Iran 'Threats' In First Speech At UN General Assembly... +

U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to use his first address to the UN General Assembly to call for a harder line on North Korea and Iran....

 2017-09-19 09:19 

Reuters Africa

World Bank cuts South Africa's 2017 growth forecast... +

The World Bank on Tuesday cut South Africa's 2017 economic growth forecast to 0.6 percent from an earlier estimate of 1.1 percent....

 2017-09-19 09:18 

Reuters Africa

South Africa's Sasfin to drop KPMG as an auditor... +

South African brokerage house Sasfin Holdings plans to fire KPMG as an auditor, it said on Tuesday, citing ...

 2017-09-19 09:18 

Deutsche Welle

Climate change, mass tourism threaten Alps... +

A group of mountain researchers hiked the length of the Alps this summer, retracing a similar trek 25 years ago. Much has changed since then, especially when it comes to the environment....

 2017-09-19 09:13 

NBC News

Cuba Embassy 'Attacks' Baffle U.S., Frustrate Victim... +
 2017-09-19 09:10 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Ukrainian Court Arrests Director Of Youth Camp Where Fire Killed Three Girls... +

A court in Ukraine's Black Sea port city of Odesa has arrested the director of a youth camp, where fire killed three girls on September 15....

 2017-09-19 09:08 

Sky News

Passengers 'livid' over cancelled Ryanair flights... +

Ryanair passengers have described their anger at being told their flights were cancelled just hours beforehand....

 2017-09-19 09:05 

Al Jazeera

Chinese-Russian naval drills begin off North Korea... +

South Korea and the US also stage exercises in the Korean Peninsula, conducting a joint bombing drill....

 2017-09-19 09:03 

Euronews

Ryanair in crisis as passengers take flight... +

A slew of flight cancellations has disgusted Ryanair's passengers and led even the airline's combative CEO to make a public apology....

 2017-09-19 09:00 

Reuters

[ World ]

Filipino Jollibee eyes bid for UK's Pret A Manger... +

Jollibee, popular in the Philippines for its sweet-style spaghetti and fried chicken, is exploring a bid for Britains Pret A Manger which could value the upscale sandwich chain at over $1 billion, sources say....

 2017-09-19 09:00 

Reuters

[ World ]

Well-preserved wreck of WWI German submarine found off Belgian coast... +

The well-preserved wreck of a World War One German submarine, possibly still containing the bodies of 23 crew members, has been found off the Belgian coast, Belgian broadcaster VRT said on Tuesday....

 2017-09-19 09:00 

Washington Post

Iraqi Kurds set to vote on independence, panicking neighbors and Washington... +

The United States opposes next weekss Kurdish referendum, which could fuel tensions and disrupt the fight against ISIS....

 2017-09-19 09:00 

CBC

[ World Lead ]

'Slaps' and 'hugs': Trump's 1st UN speech to bring 'America First' outlook to a world body he insulted... +

U.S. President Donald Trump will address the UN General Assembly for the first time on Tuesday, addressing a world body he once belittled as 'just a club for people to get together, talk and have a good time.' Well, Mr. Trump welcome to the club....

 2017-09-19 08:57 

USA Today

Hurricane Maria causes 'widespread devastation' on Caribbean island of Dominica... +

Meanwhile, Hurricane Jose's 75 mph sustained winds will continue to bring rip currents and rough surfto the U.S. East Coast....

 2017-09-19 08:55 

Washington Post

Al-Qaida-led fighters on the offensive against Syrian troops... +

A Syrian monitoring group says insurgents led by an al-Qaida-linked group have launched a wide offensive against pro-government troops south of their stronghold in the western province of Idlib....

 2017-09-19 08:54 

USA Today

Aung San Suu Kyi refuses to criticize Myanmar's military amid ethnic cleansing reports... +

Nobel laureate refuses to criticize Myanmar's military for Rohingya crisis...

 2017-09-19 08:52 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Rights groups critical of Myanmar leader's Rohingya speech... +

Rights groups are critical of Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi's defense of her country's conduct in violence that has driven out more than 400,000 Rohingya Muslims....

 2017-09-19 08:49 

Deutsche Welle

Ryanair finally provides full list of cancellations... +

Irish budget carrier Ryanair has published details on exactly which of its flights will be canceled between now and the end of October. The company is grappling with a severe shortage of pilots on standby....

 2017-09-19 08:36 

Euronews

Portugal in cash for passports scandal... +

Portugal has been swept up in the "golden visa" issue which has already engulfed Cyprus...

 2017-09-19 08:35 

Deutsche Welle

How Malaysia is forging a green future with an eco-label... +

Malaysia has vowed to fight energy and resource waste—partly with the help of a new eco label. The country's path to a green future might be long but it's full of promise, say advocates....

 2017-09-19 08:27 

Reuters Africa

Women work just as hard, sacrifice as much as men: Murray... +

Britain's world number three Andy Murray has stressed the importance of gender equality in tennis, saying the work ethic required to succeed is the same for both men and women....

 2017-09-19 08:27 

Deutsche Welle

The Left party stronghold of Lichtenberg: between Berlin and a bad place... +

Germany's Left party continues to dominate elections in the Berlin district of Lichtenberg. But 27 years after reunification, how much does the party rely on its East German past? DW's Kate Brady reports....

 2017-09-19 08:19 

Reuters Africa

South Africa's Sibanye launches $450 mln convertible bond, shares slump... +

South African mining company Sibanye-Stillwater will sell bonds worth $450 million convertible into stock to refinance a loan used to partly fund an acquisition, the company said on Tuesday....

 2017-09-19 08:18 

Deutsche Welle

5 locations Berlin has doubled as in films... +

Berlin has become a popular destination for filmmakers - even for movies that aren't set in Germany. Here are a handful of other locations that Berlin has been dressed up as on camera....

 2017-09-19 08:16 

Reuters Africa

Petra Diamonds hit by strike, shares extend losses... +

Petra Diamonds shares fell 4 percent on Tuesday after the miner said it had experienced labour disruption overnight at its Finsch mine and Kimberley Ekapa Mining JV operations in South Africa....

 2017-09-19 08:12 

Reuters Africa

South Africa's PSG Group invests $50 mln in local property business Amdec... +

South Africa's PSG Group spent 675 million rand ($50.77 million) for a 50 percent stake in Evergreen Lifestyle, part of local property business Amdec, as it eyes expansion into the lucrative retirement property sector, the companies said on Tuesday....

 2017-09-19 08:08 

Reuters

[ World ]

Rescued migrants say lucky to dodge Libyan coastal clampdown... +

Migrants rescued in the Mediterranean last week said they had been lucky to dodge increased sea and police patrols along the Western coast of Libya that have dramatically reduced arrivals in Italy since July....

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