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 2017-09-19 06:16 

Reuters Africa

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 medallist Oscar Pistorius' six-year murder sentence on Nov. 3, the National Prosecuting Authority said on Tuesday....

 2017-09-19 06:16 

Reuters

[ World ]

Motorbike explosion in Syrian city kills child, monitors say... +

A booby-trapped motorbike exploded in the northeastern Syrian city of Qamishli on Monday, killing a child and wounding six other people, the monitoring group Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported....

 2017-09-19 06:16 

Reuters

[ World ]

China's highest-profile fugitive assailed by businessman who says he was framed for crimes... +

China's highest profile fugitive, exiled billionaire Guo Wengui, is under attack from a former business partner who claims Guo got him framed for crimes he says he did not commit....

 2017-09-19 06:15 

Deutsche Welle

St. Louis protesters return to streets after 120 arrested... +

Protesters in St. Louis have marched for a fourth night over the acquittal of a white former police officer in the fatal shooting of a black man. More than 120 people were arrested over the weekend....

 2017-09-19 06:14 

Sky News

Prosecutors to appeal Pistorius murder sentence... +

South African prosecutors say they are appealing against the six-year murder sentence handed to Oscar Pistorius last year....

 2017-09-19 06:12 

Al Jazeera

Is Myanmar's jade business driving ethnic tensions?... +

How Myanmar's jade trade, land grabs and vested economic interests contribute to what the UN calls "ethnic cleansing"....

 2017-09-19 06:05 

CBC

[ World Lead ]

Myanmar's Suu Kyi condemns 'all human rights violations' in Rohingya crisis... +

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi condemned all human rights violations on Tuesday and said anyone responsible for abuses in troubled Rakhine State would face the law. ...

 2017-09-19 06:04 

NBC News

Violence Erupts After Vigil For Slain Student-Activist in Georgia... +
 2017-09-19 06:00 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Mattis Says Most 3,000 Additional U.S. Troops 'On Their Way' To Afghanistan... +

Most of the 3,000 additional troops the United States is deploying to Afghanistan are on their way, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on September 18....

 2017-09-19 05:52 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Defending Myanmar, Suu Kyi says most Rohingya villages calm... +

More than 10,000 Muslims in Bangladesh have marched toward Myanmar's embassy to protest the country's crackdown on Rohingya Muslims....

 2017-09-19 05:52 

Deutsche Welle

EU firms want better access to China market... +

A survey released by the EU Chamber of Commerce in China has detailed a raft of regulatory barriers that European companies are confronted with in the Asian nation. It said businesses suffered from "promise fatigue."...

 2017-09-19 05:44 

Reuters

[ World ]

Hong Kong leader demands end of independence talk, warns ties with Beijing at risk... +

Hong Kong's leader urged an immediate end to independence debates in the Chinese-ruled global financial hub on Tuesday, warning that the issue was harming the city's relationship with Beijing's Communist Party leaders....

 2017-09-19 05:40 

Washington Post

Defending Myanmar, Suu Kyi says most Rohingya villages calm... +

After a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims sparked allegations of ethnic cleansing, Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi said Tuesday her country does not fear international scrutiny....

 2017-09-19 05:40 

Washington Post

EU Chamber warns China: Open economy faster or risk backlash... +

A business group urged China on Tuesday to carry out promises to open its economy and warned inaction might fuel a backlash against free trade amid mounting U.S. and European criticism....

 2017-09-19 05:38 

Euronews

Schulz addresses voters in Lbeck... +

The Leader of the Social Democratic Party is looking to make up ground on Chancellor Angela Merkel, who sits ten points ahead in the polls going into Sunday's federal election....

 2017-09-19 05:35 

Euronews

Trump calls for UN reform ahead of maiden speech to world leaders... +

US president Donald Trump says the United Nations is not living up to its full potential due to a bloated bureaucracy and mismanagement. At a...

 2017-09-19 05:29 

Euronews

Watch: Snow leopard cubs captured in mountains... +

It comes amid conflicting messages around whether the species is less endangered than before....

 2017-09-19 05:21 

CBS News

[ World ]

Paul Manafort was wiretapped by feds, CBS News confirms... +
 2017-09-19 05:14 

Euronews

Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy in United States... +

Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy in US...

 2017-09-19 05:13 

Reuters

[ World ]

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 05:13 

Reuters

[ World ]

Japan's Abe to pledge something for all generations in snap election: source... +

Pledges to spend on education and child care, stay tough on North Korea and revise the pacifist constitution are likely to be pillars of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's campaign in a snap election next month, government sources said on Tuesday....

 2017-09-19 05:10 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Reports: Former Trump Campaign Chairman Wiretapped; To Be Indicted... +

U.S. media are reporting that federal investigators have wiretapped President Donald Trump's former Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort under secret court orders and now plan to indict him....

 2017-09-19 05:06 

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 04:56 

Sky News

Toys R Us files for bankruptcy protection... +

Toys R Us has filed for bankruptcy protection in the US and Canada as the chain grapples huge debts, tough competition and pressure from suppliers....

 2017-09-19 04:55 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Trump and Macron take spotlight at UN but challenges are key... +

President Donald Trump and French leader Emmanuel Macron are expected to take the spotlight at the annual gathering of world leaders at the U.N. _ but discussions will be dominated by tough challenges like North Korea and Myanmar's Muslim minority....

 2017-09-19 04:55 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Hurricane Maria, month's 2nd Cat 5 storm, lashes at Dominica... +

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 04:55 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Saudi authorities pressure Snapchat to block Al-Jazeera... +

Snapchat has blocked Al-Jazeera's Discover channel in Saudi Arabia amid an ongoing dispute between Gulf states and Qatar, where the media network is headquartered....

 2017-09-19 04:40 

Reuters Africa

Japan's Abe to pledge something for all generations in snap election - source... +

Pledges to spend on education and child care, stay tough on North Korea and revise the pacifist constitution are likely to be pillars of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's campaign in a snap election next month, government sources said on Tuesday....

 2017-09-19 04:35 

Euronews

Over 100 firefighters tackle massive warehouse fire in London... +

More than 100 firefighters were tackling a massive warehouse fire in North London on Monday. Dramatic images shared on social media showed the...

 2017-09-19 04:34 

Euronews

Senior cop Eirik Jensen jailed over corruption in Norway... +

He was once in charge of combating Oslo's criminal gangs. Now he's been convicted of helping them in return for bribes....

 2017-09-19 04:34 

CNN

[ Health ]

Fluoride exposure in utero linked to lower IQ in kids, study says... +

Increased levels of prenatal fluoride exposure may be associated with lower cognitive function in children, a new study says. ...

 2017-09-19 04:32 

Reuters

[ Lead Headline ]

Myanmar's Suu Kyi condemns all rights violations in Rakhine State... +

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi condemned all human rights violations on Tuesday and said anyone responsible for abuses in troubled Rakhine State would face the law....

 2017-09-19 04:28 

Euronews

What you need to know about the German election... +

Did you know Germans have two votes in their general election? And that the total number of seats in parliament varies? What are the most...

 2017-09-19 04:21 

Reuters

[ Lead Headline ]

In first speech at U.N., Trump to single out North Korea, Iran... +

U.S. President Donald Trump will urge United Nations member states on Tuesday to turn up the pressure on North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons, using his maiden speech to the world body to address what he considers the top global challenge....

 2017-09-19 04:21 

Al Jazeera

Aung San Suu Kyi condemns 'all human rights violations'... +

In her first comments on Rohingya crisis, Myanmar's leader says she is 'concerned' over Muslims fleeing to Bangladesh....

 2017-09-19 04:14 

Washington Post

The Latest: Suu Kyi: Most Rohingya villages violence-free... +

The Latest on the violence in Myanmars Rakhine state and the exodus of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims to Bangladesh (all times local):...

 2017-09-19 04:13 

Euronews

Myanmar's Suu Kyi condemns all rights violations in Rakhine State... +

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi condemned all human rights violations on Tuesday and said anyone responsible for abuses in troubled Rakhine State...

 2017-09-19 04:12 

Reuters

[ World ]

Indonesian police detain 22 over violent anti-communist protest... +

Indonesian authorities detained 22 people late on Monday after a violent mob clashed with police at an anti-communist protest in the capital Jakarta....

 2017-09-19 04:08 

Washington Post

Hurricane Maria, months 2nd Cat 5 storm, lashes at Dominica... +

Hurricane Maria swept over the small island of Dominica with catastrophic Category 5 winds overnight, starting a charge into the eastern Caribbean that threatens islands already devastated by Hurricane Irma and holds the possibility of a direct hit on Pue...

 2017-09-19 04:07 

Reuters Africa

In first speech at U.N., Trump to single out North Korea, Iran... +

U.S. President Donald Trump will urge United Nations member states on Tuesday to turn up the pressure on North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons, using his maiden speech to the world body to address what he considers the top global challenge....

 2017-09-19 04:04 

Reuters Africa

Myanmar's Suu Kyi condemns all rights violations in Rakhine State... +

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi condemned all human rights violations on Tuesday and said anyone responsible for abuses in troubled Rakhine State would face the law....

 2017-09-19 04:01 

Washington Post

The scale of modern day slavery is staggering... +

A new report on the scope of modern day slavery in 2016 says that people are living in some form of bondage in every region of the world....

 2017-09-19 03:55 

Deutsche Welle

US blocks weapons sales to Turkish president's security guards... +

The US has voted to freeze arms sales to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's security guards. The move comes after Erdogan's bodyguards were filmed in May assaulting Washington protesters in broad daylight....

 2017-09-19 03:51 

Washington Post

Suu Kyi says most Rohingya Muslim villages not affected by violence in Myanmar, invites diplomats to visit them... +

Suu Kyi says most Rohingya Muslim villages not affected by violence in Myanmar, invites diplomats to visit them....

 2017-09-19 03:50 

Reuters

[ World ]

Panama authorizes extradition of former Mexican governor on corruption charges... +

Panama has agreed to extradite a former state governor from Mexico's ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) who is wanted in his homeland on corruption charges, the two countries said on Monday....

 2017-09-19 03:48 

Washington Post

The Latest: North Koreas top diplomat heading to UN meeting... +

The latest on the U.N. General Assembly meeting (all times local):...

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