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 2017-09-19 08:08 

Deutsche Welle

Japan's Nikkei index soars to two-year high... +

Tokyo's benchmark index has climbed significantly to close at its highest level in over two years. It rose past a psychologically important mark on a weaker yen and the prospect of a snap election in Japan....

 2017-09-19 08:07 

Al Jazeera

Amsterdam mayor steps down over lung cancer battle... +

Eberhard van der Laan's notice prompts outpouring of grief, as Dutch media declare popular politician a 'folk hero'....

 2017-09-19 08:06 

Reuters Africa

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....

 2017-09-19 08:03 

Al Jazeera

UK firms make huge profits on arm sales to Saudi Arabia... +

Arms sales to Riyadh exceeds $8bn, while UK government receives just $40m of corporate tax, War Child report says....

 2017-09-19 08:01 

Reuters Africa

Congo's Gecamines to set new rules to share out mining proceeds... +

Congo state miner Gecamines said on Tuesday that foreign partners in copper and cobalt projects may have artificially minimised Gecamines' proceeds and that it intends to to implement new controls to ...

 2017-09-19 08:01 

Washington Post

Police arrest Pakistani jihadi suspect in Spain... +

Spains Interior Ministry says police have arrested a Pakistani man suspected of promoting terrorism and spreading Islamic jihadi propaganda on social media networks....

 2017-09-19 08:00 

Reuters Africa

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....

 2017-09-19 07:58 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Was Aung San Suu Kyi's speech too little, too late?... +

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi may be a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, but her address to the nation was more the speech of a politician, writes Anne Barker....

 2017-09-19 07:57 

Reuters Africa

McIlroy adds British Masters to his end-season schedule... +

Swill play in next week's British Masters after the four times major winner failed to qualify for the Tour Championship in Atlanta....

 2017-09-19 07:55 

i24 News

US investigators wiretapped Trump campaign chief Manafort: CNN... +

It was unclear whether Trump himself was picked up by the wiretaps...

 2017-09-19 07:55 

Al Jazeera

Palestinians decry church patriarch's role in land deal... +

Greek Orthodox Church plunged into renewed crisis as its leaders are accused of selling off land to Jewish settlers....

 2017-09-19 07:55 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Hurricane Maria lashes Dominica, now menaces other islands... +

Hurricane Maria is sweeping over the small island of Dominica with catastrophic Category 5 winds, starting a charge into the eastern Caribbean that threatens islands already wrecked by Hurricane Irma and holds the chance of a direct hit on Puerto Rico....

 2017-09-19 07:54 

Sky News

Security software infects 2 million computers... +

More than two million people who downloaded security software CCleaner have been infected by malware on their computers, its developers have confirmed....

 2017-09-19 07:50 

Washington Post

Clashes erupt in Iraqi city of Kirkuk over Kurdish vote... +

A Turkmen official says authorities in Iraqs ethnically-mixed city of Kirkuk have imposed a nighttime curfew after clashes erupted between Kurds and Turkmen amid preparations for the controversial Kurdish independence referendum next week....

 2017-09-19 07:45 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Explosion At Separatist Monument Rocks Luhansk, No Injuries Reported... +

An explosion at a separatist-installed monument rocked the center of the eastern Ukrainian city of Luhansk on September 18, according to local media reports....

 2017-09-19 07:45 

Deutsche Welle

Russia and China urge 'peaceful' solution with North Korea... +

With the UN General Assembly set to focus considerably on North Korea and its recent nuclear tests, Russia and China have called for a "peaceful resolution" with the pariah state. They suggested a "dual track" approach....

 2017-09-19 07:44 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

America 2nd: Traditions mean Trump must wait his turn at UN... +

America 2nd: Tradition at the U.N. General Assembly means Brazil first, then the U.S. in speech lineup....

 2017-09-19 07:43 

Sky News

Tangible shift from Suu Kyi - but it's not enough... +

Aung San Suu Kyi is used to being at the centre of world attention....

 2017-09-19 07:37 

Reuters Africa

United will miss Pogba, says Mkhitaryan... +

Manchester United may struggle to maintain their explosive start to the Premier League season if injured midfielder Paul Pogba is out for long, the club's playmaker Henrikh Mkhitaryan has said....

 2017-09-19 07:33 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Japan deploys missile interceptor near recent flight path... +

Japan is deploying a mobile missile defense system on the northern island of Hokkaido following two recent North Korean missile flyovers....

 2017-09-19 07:27 

Reuters

[ Lead Headline ]

Myanmar's Suu Kyi condemns abuses in Rakhine but rights groups skeptical... +

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi condemned on Tuesday any human rights violations in troubled Rakhine State and said anyone responsible would face the law, and that she felt deeply for the suffering of everyone caught up in the conflict there....

 2017-09-19 07:23 

i24 News

Hamas militant reportedly killed in Gaza tunnel collapse... +

During the 2014 conflict with Israel, attack tunnels were one of the militant group's most effective weapons...

 2017-09-19 07:22 

Al Jazeera

Punching back: Greek gym trains for anti-fascist action... +

In a basement in Athens, antifascists are combining their love for Muay Thai with their opposition to racism and sexism....

 2017-09-19 07:21 

Washington Post

Haitians blocked at US border find Mexican dream... +

Jose Luis Millan found a new crop of star employees at an upscale Tijuana car wash where customers cross the border from the U.S. to pay up to $950 to have their prized possessions steamed and scrubbed for hours. Theyre never late, always hustle and come ...

 2017-09-19 07:21 

Euronews

A joint decision: Peru moves closer to medical marijuana legalisation... +

Peru has taken its first steps towards the legalisation of medical marijuana after it approved a bill that would allow the production and importation of...

 2017-09-19 07:17 

Reuters

[ World ]

Jihadists launch big attack on Syrian government near Hama... +

Insurgent groups launched a big attack on government-held areas in northwestern Syria on Tuesday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and a media outlet run by the Lebanese group Hezbollah reported....

 2017-09-19 07:16 

Washington Post

AP PHOTOS: Haitians bound for US settle in Mexico... +

Thousands of Haitians have settled in Mexicos northwest corner after the United States abruptly closed its doors....

 2017-09-19 07:13 

Deutsche Welle

5 things you probably never would have guessed were presents to Queen Elizabeth II... +

Birthdays, jubilees or official visits - the Queen is constantly showered with presents. Elizabeth II has been on the throne so long, by now, her collection of gifts contains some oddities indeed....

 2017-09-19 07:10 

Reuters Africa

Zimbabwe maize reserves at 17-year high 1 mln tonnes... +

Zimbabwe's maize reserves have hit one million tonnes, the highest in more than 17 years, state media reported on Tuesday, after the southern African nation produced surplus maize....

 2017-09-19 07:08 

Reuters Africa

U.N. peacekeepers pressed to do more with less as further cuts loom... +

On June 29, Maman Sidikou, head of the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Congo, received a cable from headquarters in New York in which his bosses laid out in no uncertain terms that the world's largest peacekeeping mission had to make cuts, and fast....

 2017-09-19 07:06 

NBC News

Fox Business Guest Says Rape Allegation Got Her Kicked Off Air... +
 2017-09-19 07:05 

Reuters Africa

S.Africa's court to hear state's appeal against Pistorius in November... +

South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) will hear the state's appeal against the six-year murder sentence handed to Paralympic gold medallist Oscar Pistorius on Nov. 3, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) said on Tuesday....

 2017-09-19 07:04 

Deutsche Welle

The Greek gold mine controversy: Investment in the future, or environmental disaster?... +

For years opinions have been divided over a gold mine in Greece. Its advocates talk about jobs and investments, while its opponents worry about irreparable environmental damage. The government is saying nothing at all....

 2017-09-19 07:01 

Washington Post

Japan deploys missile interceptor near recent flight path... +

Japan is moving a mobile missile-defense system on the northern island of Hokkaido to a base near recent North Korean missile flyover routes....

 2017-09-19 07:01 

Reuters Africa

Gem Diamonds recovers 115-carat diamond from Letseng mine... +

Gem Diamonds said on Tuesday it had recovered a high-quality 115-carat diamond from the Letseng mine in Lesotho....

 2017-09-19 06:57 

i24 News

Hundreds jailed after mass trial over 2013 Egypt protests... +

Amnesty International said the defendants were subject to 'a grossly unfair mass trial'...

 2017-09-19 06:55 

Reuters Africa

South Africa's rand firms, stocks set to open flat... +

South Africa's rand firmed against the dollar early on Tuesday, but was within sight of one-month lows hit in the previous session as a fresh wave of political concerns weighed....

 2017-09-19 06:54 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Rohingya Muslims being wiped off Myanmar's map... +

Rights group: Muslim Rohingya almost completely erased from Myanmar's Maungdaw township; other townships also damaged....

 2017-09-19 06:49 

Deutsche Welle

Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy protection... +

The largest toy store chain in the United States has provided the latest sign of turmoil in the domestic retail industry. Toys 'R' Us is in rough waters as it gears up for the important holiday season....

 2017-09-19 06:45 

Washington Post

Tanker being used in Greece oil spill cleanup to be replaced... +

Greek authorities say a tanker being used to pump oil from a sunken ship that is polluting the coastline is to be replaced because its certificate of seaworthiness is expiring....

 2017-09-19 06:37 

Al Jazeera

'Widespread devastation' as Maria lashes Dominica... +

PM Roosevelt Skerrit says Dominica has 'lost all what money can buy' after Hurricane Maria ravages Caribbean island....

 2017-09-19 06:36 

Reuters

[ World ]

South Africa's court to hear state's appeal against Pistorius in November... +

South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) will hear the state's appeal against Paralympic gold medalist Oscar Pistorius' six-year murder sentence on Nov. 3, the National Prosecuting Authority said on Tuesday....

 2017-09-19 06:36 

Sky News

Dominica PM rescued amid 'mind-boggling' carnage... +

Dominica's Prime Minister says 160mph winds and hours of rain from Hurricane Maria have caused "mind-boggling, widespread devastation" across the former British colony....

 2017-09-19 06:32 

i24 News

Suu Kyi appeals to global community over crisis UN calls 'ethnic cleansing'... +

Hundred has been killed and more than 410,000 of the Rohingya minority have fled from Myanmar into Bangladesh...

 2017-09-19 06:31 

Washington Post

Aung San Suu Kyi sidesteps allegations of atrocities in first address on Rohingya crisis... +

Burmas de facto leader cast the conflict as just one of many problems ailing the country....

 2017-09-19 06:26 

Washington Post

Craft beers trickle into Dubai, shaking up a cocktail scene... +

Dubai long has been known for its clubbing scene and cocktail bars, but theres a new thirst for craft beer....

 2017-09-19 06:26 

Reuters

[ World ]

Insurgents attack Syrian-government areas near Hama: monitor... +

Insurgent groups launched a big attack on Syrian government-held areas north of the city of Hama on Tuesday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and a media outlet run by the Lebanese group Hezbollah reported....

 2017-09-19 06:26 

Reuters

[ Lead Headline ]

Myanmar's Suu Kyi condemns rights abuse, decries suffering in Rakhine... +

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi condemned on Tuesday any human rights violations in troubled Rakhine State and said anyone responsible would face the law, and that she felt deeply for the suffering of everyone caught up in the conflict there....

 2017-09-19 06:24 

Deutsche Welle

Victor Yerofeyev: German politicians need more zest for life... +

As the German election draws closer, campainging politicians must remember that many Russians have a close relationship to Germany. But Germany must not sell itself short, Russian writer Victor Yerofeyev pleads....

 2017-09-19 06:17 

CBS News

[ World ]

Hurricane Maria now Category 5 - path, track updates... +

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