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 2017-09-15 17:55 

Radio Free Asia

China Shutters Beauty Spot Near North Korean Border, Citing Safety Concerns... +

Local officials say the area is at high risk of landslides and rockfalls, citing North Korea's Sept. 3 nuclear test as a contributing factor....

 2017-09-15 17:51 

Reuters Africa

Trump to meet with long list of leaders in New York next week - White House... +

U.S. President Donald Trump will hold a series of meetings with world leaders on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly meeting next week in New York, the White House said on Friday....

 2017-09-15 17:45 

Washington Post

Tunisia lifts ban on Muslim women marrying non-Muslims... +

Tunisian officials say the government has lifted a ban on Muslim women marrying non-Muslims on the recommendation of the president, who says Tunisia needs to modernize....

 2017-09-15 17:45 

Deutsche Welle

SPD voters hopeful despite new low in German election polls... +

With just over a week until the German election, the Social Democrats have sunk to 20 percent in the polls. DW's Kate Brady spoke to German voters at an SPD rally in Brandenburg about their hopes for the party....

 2017-09-15 17:41 

Fox News

[ World ]

Tunisia lifts ban on Muslim women marrying non-Muslims... +

Tunisian officials say the government has lifted a ban on Muslim women marrying non-Muslims on the recommendation of the president, who says Tunisia needs to modernize....

 2017-09-15 17:40 

Washington Post

Turkey mulls response to Kurdish independence vote... +

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country will hold a high-level security meeting on Sept. 22 to decide what response to take over a planned Kurdish referendum on independence....

 2017-09-15 17:40 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Fleeing Rohingya Muslims watch as homes burn in Myanmar... +

Flames could be seen in a Myanmar village from a Bangladeshi border point where the Rohingya Muslims who lived there had escaped and then watched as their homes burned....

 2017-09-15 17:40 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Raul Castro's surprising response to harmed US diplomats... +

Cuban leader Raul Castro stepped in personally to deny his government was responsible after the United States demanded answers about a spate of diplomats harmed in Havana....

 2017-09-15 17:40 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

UN takes up North Korea after latest missile launch... +

North Korea fired a missile over Japan in its longest such flight and a clear message of defiance days after the U.N. Security Council adopted further sanctions....

 2017-09-15 17:39 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Swiss state blocks cyberattack, but another hits contractor... +

Switzerland's government says state cyber-experts detected and prevented an attempted cyberattack on the Swiss defense department, while another attack "disrupted"; the systems of a contractor for the foreign affairs department....

 2017-09-15 17:39 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Dirty money? Wads of cut-up cash found in Geneva toilets... +

A Geneva official has confirmed a local newspaper report saying wads of cut-up 500-euro (about $600) currency bills mysteriously turned up jammed into the toilets of three neighborhood restaurants and a bank in separate episodes in recent months....

 2017-09-15 17:37 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Top Navalny Campaign Activist 'Attacked' With 'Steel Pipe' In Moscow... +

A top activist in Russian opposition leader Aleksei Navalny's presidential campaign says he was attacked on the street with a metal pipe in Moscow....

 2017-09-15 17:37 

Fox News

[ World ]

Turkey mulls response to Kurdish independence vote... +

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country will hold a high-level security meeting on Sept. 22 to decide what response to take over a planned Kurdish referendum on independence....

 2017-09-15 17:35 

Washington Post

Dirty money? Wads of cut-up cash found in Geneva toilets... +

Talk about flush with cash....

 2017-09-15 17:34 

Deutsche Welle

French journalist released in Turkey, Germans and others still in jail... +

Turkey has released French journalist Loup Bureau, whom it had accused of having links to terrorist organizations. Several others, such as German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yucel, however, remain behind bars....

 2017-09-15 17:33 

Washington Post

Ethiopia sending troops to region of deadly ethnic clashes... +

Ethiopias government says it is sending troops to a region where deadly clashes have broken out between Oromo and Somali ethnic groups....

 2017-09-15 17:33 

i24 News

Witnesses describe 'wall of fire', stampede as explosion hits London train... +

Others smelt something like 'burning plastic' in the aftermath of the blast...

 2017-09-15 17:29 

Fox News

[ World ]

Ethiopia sending troops to region of deadly ethnic clashes... +

Ethiopia's government says it is sending troops to a region where deadly clashes have broken out between Oromo and Somali ethnic groups....

 2017-09-15 17:27 

Reuters

[ World ]

United States says North Korea endangers whole world after missile test... +

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson accused North Korea on Friday of threatening the entire world, after Pyongyang fired a missile over Japan for the second time in under a month in defiance of international pressure over its missile and nuclear program...

 2017-09-15 17:16 

Reuters

[ World ]

Russia's Zapad war games begin... +

Active phase of 'Zapad' drills kicks off in Russia - defence ministry. Rough cut (no reporter narration)....

 2017-09-15 17:16 

Reuters

[ World ]

Speculation not helpful, British PM May says after London attack... +

British Prime Minister Theresa May confirms that speculation on the London bomb attack is not useful as the UK remains on high alert. Rough cut (no reporter narration)....

 2017-09-15 17:07 

Washington Post

British leader May says U.S. President Trump has called to offer his condolences over the subway attack.... +

British leader May says U.S. President Trump has called to offer his condolences over the subway attack....

 2017-09-15 17:05 

Euronews

Merkel: Internal German border checks to remain in place... +

Checks on internal German borders should remain in place 'until the protection of the EU's external borders operates as we imagine', says Merkel...

 2017-09-15 17:03 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Pakistani Official Says Three Killed In Suspected U.S. Drone Strike... +

A regional official in Pakistan says a suspected U.S. drone strike targeting a house used by militants has killed three people in the northwest of the country....

 2017-09-15 16:59 

Deutsche Welle

Italy, France: 'We don't want Jens Weidmann to become ECB president'... +

A German media report has said Italy and France would be against appointing German central bank chief Jens Weidmann head of the ECB in 2019, when Mario Draghi's turn expires. Much ado about nothing?...

 2017-09-15 16:56 

i24 News

Thirty-three drown as overcrowded boat capsizes in northern Nigeria... +

The boat had a capacity of 70 passengers but survivors said 150 people and their goods were on board...

 2017-09-15 16:52 

Washington Post

Restaurant gives free pizza to emergency service workers in London... +
 2017-09-15 16:52 

Deutsche Welle

European Court of Justice to rule on legality of Sharia divorce... +

The European Court of Justice is reviewing whether a divorce granted by a Sharia court is still valid in Germany. Experts are warning against a general ban, as that could put women at a disadvantage....

 2017-09-15 16:45 

Reuters Africa

Ex-Trump aide Manafort's spokesman testifies to Russia probe grand jury... +

The spokesman for President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort testified before a federal grand jury on Friday in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into possible collusion between Trump's 2016 election campaign a...

 2017-09-15 16:45 

Washington Post

The Latest: GOP senators want US pushback on Cuba... +

The Latest on the U.S. response to diplomats mysteriously harmed in Cuba (all times local):...

 2017-09-15 16:45 

Deutsche Welle

London Parsons Green terrorist bomb attack on subway triggers massive manhunt... +

Hundreds of police are reviewing CCTV and carrying out forensic testing to identify the attacker behind a subway attack. Some 22 people were injured in a crowded train when a device in a plastic bucket combusted....

 2017-09-15 16:44 

i24 News

Saudi Arabia's crown prince in sweeping crackdown on dissident voices... +

Saudi's counter-terrorism agency said they are monitoring those who were in touch with 'foreign parties'...

 2017-09-15 16:43 

CBS News

[ World ]

Five GOP senators ask Tillerson to close Cuba embassy after attacks on diplomats... +
 2017-09-15 16:43 

Al Jazeera

Rights groups slam Saudi arrests of religious figures... +

Amnesty International and HRW denounce 'politically motivated' recent detentions of religious scholars and preachers....

 2017-09-15 16:42 

Fox News

[ World ]

The Latest: GOP senators want US pushback on Cuba... +

The Latest on the U.S. response to diplomats mysteriously harmed in Cuba (all times local): 12:40 p.m. Five Republican senators are urging Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to punish Cuba after U.S. diplomats stationed in the island nation were harassed an...

 2017-09-15 16:39 

Al Jazeera

Macron urges lifting of embargo against Qatar... +

French president calls for removal of sanctions 'affecting the people of Qatar, in particular families and students'....

 2017-09-15 16:37 

Al Jazeera

Assad forces advance against ISIL in central Syria... +

Syrian troops have been on the offensive against ISIL in central Syria for weeks under the cover of Russian air attack....

 2017-09-15 16:37 

Deutsche Welle

Child poverty still rising in Germany, official report shows... +

The best way to protect German children from poverty is for both parents to work, a new Family Ministry report has said. The number of children at risk from poverty has risen in the country, despite a booming economy....

 2017-09-15 16:35 

Reuters

[ World ]

Iraqi Kurd parliament reconvenes to vote on independence referendum... +

The parliament of Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan region convened for the first time in two years on Friday to vote on a plan to hold a referendum on independence on Sept. 25....

 2017-09-15 16:33 

NBC News

North Korea Crisis: How Events Have Unfolded Under Trump... +
 2017-09-15 16:31 

CBS News

[ World ]

Paul McClean, Financial Times reporter, dead after suspected crocodile attack... +
 2017-09-15 16:31 

Washington Post

Pic of Cubans at dominoes in Irma floodwaters sparks debate... +

As Hurricane Irma flooded the working-class neighborhoods behind Havanas seaside Malecon, a photographer for the Cuban Communist Party newspaper watched two men pulling broken furniture out of the calf-high water....

 2017-09-15 16:31 

Washington Post

Egypts long, bloody fight against the Islamic State in Sinai is going nowhere... +

Despite massive U.S. aid, hundreds of soldiers and police have been killed by an emboldened ISIS affiliate....

 2017-09-15 16:25 

Reuters

[ World ]

Merkel warns Hungary of financial consequences of defying EU on migrants... +

Hungary could face financial consequences if it defies a European court ruling ordering it to accept its allocated share of refugees arriving in Europe, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in a newspaper interview....

 2017-09-15 16:25 

Washington Post

Nigeria leader to stop in London on return from UN meeting... +

Nigerias government says President Muhammadu Buhari will fly through London on his way home from next weeks United Nations gathering of world leaders, raising more questions about his health....

 2017-09-15 16:21 

Fox News

[ World ]

Nigeria leader to stop in London on return from UN meeting... +

Nigeria's government says President Muhammadu Buhari will fly through London on his way home from next week's United Nations gathering of world leaders, raising more questions about his health....

 2017-09-15 16:21 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

The Latest: UN sends supplies to Syria's Deir el-Zour... +

Turkish Foreign Ministry says Turkey, Russia and Iran have announced the establishment of a "de-escalation" zone in Syria's northern province of Idlib....

 2017-09-15 16:19 

Washington Post

Amidst medicine shortages, Venezuelans turn to traditional healers... +

As medicine shortages caused by triple-digit inflation make most drugs unaffordable for Venezuelans, citizens are turning to traditional healers to resolve their physical woes....

 2017-09-15 16:15 

Fox News

[ World ]

Pic of Cubans at dominoes in Irma floodwaters sparks debate... +

As Hurricane Irma flooded the working-class neighborhoods behind Havana's seaside Malecon, a photographer for the Cuban Communist Party newspaper watched two men pulling broken furniture out of the calf-high water....

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