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 2017-09-19 03:47 

Deutsche Welle

Aung San Suu Kyi addresses nation on Rohingya violence in Myanmar... +

World leaders have said this speech is Aung San Suu Kyi's last chance to avoid international action against Myanmar. A crackdown on the country's Muslim minority has led to a mass exodus into Bangladesh....

 2017-09-19 03:39 

Washington Post

Asian shares mixed as Nikkei rises on yen, muted elsewhere... +

Asian shares were mixed Tuesday, as investors awaited comments from the U.S. Federal Reserve, and Japans benchmark rose on optimism over a weak yen and a record finish on Wall Street....

 2017-09-19 03:39 

Sky News

Suu Kyi: Myanmar doesn't fear Rohingya scrutiny... +

Myanmar does not fear "international scrutiny" over the Rohingya crisis, its leader Aung San Suu Kyi has said....

 2017-09-19 03:26 

Washington Post

Spain becomes fourth country to expel North Korean envoy over nuclear program... +

The United States has been urging countries to cut diplomatic ties with Pyongyang...

 2017-09-19 03:17 

CBC

[ World Lead ]

'The winds are merciless ': Hurricane Maria batters Dominica as a Category 5 storm... +

Hurricane Maria intensified into a dangerous Category 5 storm and pounded the little island of Dominica as it surged into the eastern Caribbean on Monday night, with forecasters warning it might become even stronger. ...

 2017-09-19 03:04 

Reuters Africa

Mattis hints at military options on North Korea but offers no details... +

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis hinted on Monday about the existence of military options on North Korea that might spare Seoul from a brutal counterattack but declined to say what kind of options he was talking about or whether they involved the use of ...

 2017-09-19 03:04 

Euronews

Hurricane Maria sweeps through Caribbean... +

Hurricane Maria has intensified into a category 5 storm as it begins its rampage through the eastern Caribbean islands. Dominica has been one of the...

 2017-09-19 02:59 

Euronews

Anti-Assad group threatens to withold support without "political transition"... +

The Friends of Syria, which includes Britain, France, Turkey and Saudi Arabia, held a meeting on the sidelines of the UNGA...

 2017-09-19 02:57 

Reuters

[ World ]

Exclusive: Bangladesh PM says expects no help from Trump on refugees fleeing Myanmar... +

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said she spoke to U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday about Rohingya Muslims flooding into her country from Myanmar, but she expects no help from him as he has made clear how he feels about refugees....

 2017-09-19 02:53 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Hurricane Maria batters Dominica as a Category 5 storm... +

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....

 2017-09-19 02:41 

Reuters Africa

Exclusive: Bangladesh PM says expects no help from Trump on refugees fleeing Myanmar... +

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said she spoke to U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday about Rohingya Muslims flooding into her country from Myanmar, but she expects no help from him as he has made clear how he feels about refugees....

 2017-09-19 02:38 

Reuters Africa

Western powers urge Myanmar's Suu Kyi to push for end to violence... +

Britain, France and Australia urged Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday to push for an end to military violence against Rohingya Muslims, while her national security adviser said those who had fled could return but the process had to be discussed....

 2017-09-19 02:38 

Deutsche Welle

German election: SPD's Martin Schulz doubles down on social reform... +

In his last major TV appearance before the German election, Social Democrats leader Martin Schulz has warned that Merkel's conservatives could erode social support systems. The center-left SPD is trailing in polls....

 2017-09-19 02:36 

Reuters

[ World ]

Police deploy in Iraqi oil city Kirkuk after deadly clash... +

Police deployed overnight Monday in the northern Iraqi oil city of Kirkuk to prevent a deadly dispute from developing into ethnic clashes ahead of a referendum on Kurdish independence, local residents said....

 2017-09-19 02:25 

Reuters

[ World ]

Anti-Assad nations say no to Syria reconstruction until political process on track... +

The United States, Britain and other countries opposed to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad will not support the reconstruction of the country until there is a political transition ...

 2017-09-19 02:23 

Al Jazeera

Strike over new transport taxes brings Haiti to a halt... +

Protesters, unhappy with a new budget approved earlier this month, take to the streets for a second week....

 2017-09-19 02:17 

CBC

[ World Lead ]

Georgia Tech urges students to stay indoors after protest over fatal police shooting turns violent... +

Georgia Tech officials are urging students to stay indoors because of violent protests on campus a day after the police shooting of a student who authorities say was advancing on officers with a knife. ...

 2017-09-19 02:16 

i24 News

'Potentially catastrophic' Hurricane Maria bears down on Caribbean... +

The maximum-strength storm packed winds of 160 miles (257 kilometers) per hour...

 2017-09-19 02:06 

Reuters Africa

Trump to speak in 'tough terms' about North Korea in first U.N. speech... +

President Donald Trump will speak forcefully about the threat posed by North Korea during his first address to the United Nations on Tuesday while knocking those he sees as enabling Pyongyang....

 2017-09-19 01:59 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Kyiv Diplomats Visit Ukrainian Teenager Hryb Held In Russia... +

Ukrainian diplomats have visited a Ukrainian teenager held in Russian custody on terrorism-related charges for the first time since his arrest....

 2017-09-19 01:53 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

New misconduct allegations hang over UN meeting on sex abuse... +

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says sexual abuse is problem that goes beyond peacekeeping missions and plagues the entire United Nations....

 2017-09-19 01:53 

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 01:52 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Cat 5 Hurricane Maria batters at Dominica in 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....

 2017-09-19 01:50 

Reuters Africa

Police deploy in Iraqi oil city Kirkuk after deadly clash... +

Police deployed overnight Monday in the northern Iraqi oil city of Kirkuk to prevent a deadly dispute from developing into ethnic clashes ahead of a referendum on Kurdish independence, local residents said....

 2017-09-19 01:49 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

U.S. Senate Passes Bill To Fund New Cruise Missile, Fight Russian Propaganda... +

The U.S. Senate on September 18 strongly backed a $700 billion defense policy bill that calls on the Pentagon to fight Russian propaganda and start building a new cruise missile in a move critics say will lead to the demise of a major Cold War treaty....

 2017-09-19 01:47 

Reuters Africa

Anti-Assad nations say no to Syria reconstruction until political process on track... +

The United States, Britain and other countries opposed to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad will not support the reconstruction of the country until there is a political transition ...

 2017-09-19 01:47 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Hurricane Maria pummels Dominica, barrels toward U.S. Virgin Islands... +

Hurricane Maria, the second major storm to hit the Caribbean this month, crept toward the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico on Tuesday after it ripped through the small island nation of Dominica, causing widespread devastation....

 2017-09-19 01:47 

Washington Post

Anti-communist mob attacks Indonesia meeting, 22 arrested... +

A mob opposed to public discussion of Indonesias 1965 massacre of communists tried to force its way into a Jakarta building where they believed communists were meeting, injuring five policemen....

 2017-09-19 01:44 

NBC News

A Quiet Protest Amid Days of Unrest in St. Louis... +
 2017-09-19 01:44 

Reuters

[ World ]

Panama's president says switching China ties not 'checkbook diplomacy'... +

Panama's decision to ditch long-standing ties with self-ruled Taiwan and switch recognition to China had nothing to do with ...

 2017-09-19 01:44 

Euronews

March marks murder of Greek rapper... +

At least five people have been injured in the Greek city of Piraeus after a march marking the anniversary of the murder of an anti-fascism...

 2017-09-19 01:40 

Washington Post

French envoy at UN: Discord at highest level since Cold War... +

Dissension and conflict are at their highest levels since the Cold War and cooperation among nations has become more difficult in a world that is more interdependent than ever, Frances top diplomat said Monday as global leaders gathered at the United Nati...

 2017-09-19 01:40 

Washington Post

U.S. and allies wont rebuild Syria without political process... +

A meeting of diplomats from 18 countries over Syria underscored their willingness to use reconstruction aid to force a political solution to the Syrian war....

 2017-09-19 01:32 

Washington Post

Rohingya Muslims being wiped off Myanmars map... +

Rohingya Muslims are quite literally being wiped off the map in Myanmar....

 2017-09-19 01:30 

Washington Post

Rights group: Muslim Rohingya almost completely erased from Myanmars Maungdaw township; other townships also damaged... +

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

 2017-09-19 01:22 

Al Jazeera

Hurricane Maria barrels towards islands hit by Irma... +

Forecasters warn the now Category 5 storm has the potential to be 'catastrophic' as it heads towards the Caribbean....

 2017-09-19 01:07 

CNN

[ Health ]

The opioid crisis took this 8-year-old's father away... +

It all started with pain killers after a dentist's appointment. Now, Drake, a 32-year-old from Columbus, Ohio has struggled with opioid abuse for more than a decade....

 2017-09-19 01:00 

CBS News

[ World ]

Trump to deliver UN speech focused on "principled realism"... +
 2017-09-19 00:52 

Washington Post

Cat 5 Hurricane Maria threatens storm-battered Caribbean... +

Hurricane Maria intensified into a potentially catastrophic Category 5 storm Monday as it surged toward islands in the eastern Caribbean, and forecasters warned it might become even stronger....

 2017-09-19 00:32 

Deutsche Welle

Migrants found by German police in back of truck go missing... +

Almost all of the 51 Iraqi refugees found in the back of a truck in the German town of Eisenhüttenstadt on Saturday have gone missing. Officials are waiting to see if the refugees register at another reception center....

 2017-09-19 00:23 

Washington Post

Trump calls for UN reform, but with more restrained tones... +

President Donald Trump used his United Nations debut on Monday to prod the international organization to cut its bloated bureaucracy and fulfill its mission. But he pledged U.S. support for the world body he had excoriated as a candidate, and his criticis...

 2017-09-19 00:22 

Washington Post

New misconduct allegations hang over UN meeting on sex abuse... +

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said sexual abuse is a problem that goes beyond peacekeeping missions and plagues the entire United Nations, pledging Monday to root out the problem once and for all....

 2017-09-19 00:22 

Reuters

[ World ]

Trump says democracy must be restored in Venezuela soon... +

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he wanted democracy restored soon in Venezuela and warned that the United States might take additional measures to apply pressure on the oil-producing nation....

 2017-09-19 00:20 

CBS News

[ Health ]

LA residents demand state help to clean up contaminated soil... +
 2017-09-19 00:19 

Washington Post

Mexican state suspends Cabify ride app after woman killed... +

Officials in the central Mexico state of Puebla said Monday they have temporarily suspended the Cabify ride-hailing app after a female passenger was allegedly killed by a driver....

 2017-09-19 00:14 

Al Jazeera

Suu Kyi urged to condemn violence against the Rohingya... +

Hours before she delivers national address, leaders call on Suu Kyi to push for an end to violence in Myanmar's Rakhine....

 2017-09-19 00:05 

Radio Free Asia

Chinese Officials Search Law Firm of Top Human Rights Lawyer... +

The move appears aimed at silencing Mo Shaoping ahead of an important Communist Party congress, one source says....

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