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 2018-07-17 13:41 

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Death toll from airstrikes in southern Syria rises to 14...

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 2018-07-17 13:41 

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IOM: Spain overtakes Italy as country with most migrant sea arrivals...

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 2018-07-17 13:19 

DEBKAfile

A flaming balloon from Gaza lands in kindergarten yard...

The IDF struck a balloon squad in Gaza on Tuesday afternoon injuring some of them, after nine new fires were The post A flaming balloon from Gaza lands in kindergarten yard appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2018-07-17 13:17 

NBC News

International reaction to Trump-Putin meeting is mixed...

The press conference between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin prompted shock and derision across the United States. International reaction was more mixed....

 2018-07-17 13:17 

CBS News

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Taliban commander reportedly killed by ISIS bomber in Afghanistan attack...

Police say a Taliban commander among dead in bomb attack in northern Afghanistan as ISIS-Taliban fighting escalates...

 2018-07-17 13:15 

Washington Post

Indian gov't orders scrutiny of Mother Teresa's charity...

India's government has ordered inspections of all centers run by Mother Teresa's charity following the arrest of a nun and a worker at one of its shelters for unwed mothers for allegedly selling a baby....

 2018-07-17 13:14 

Washington Post

'Mobocracy cannot be permitted': India's Supreme Court cracks down on social media-fueled lynchings...

India's highest court instructed its government to pass an anti-lynching law after killings....

 2018-07-17 13:05 

Deutsche Welle

Riot Days: Pussy Riot's acts of defiance...

Members of the feminist punk group have been sentenced to 15 days in prison after a pitch invasion during the World Cup final in Russia. We look at some of their most high-profile protests to date....

 2018-07-17 12:59 

Reuters Africa

Egypt's parliament passes $11 billion sovereign wealth fund...

Egypt is setting up a sovereign wealth fund with a capital of 200 billion Egyptian pounds ($11 billion), the state news agency said on Tuesday....

 2018-07-17 12:59 

Reuters Africa

Tullow Oil says may have to halt operations at northern Kenyan oilfields...

Britain's Tullow Oil said on Tuesday that it may be forced to shut down operations at its northern Kenyan oilfields after the local community stopped its oil trucking for weeks due to protests over insecurity in the area....

 2018-07-17 12:56 

Deutsche Welle

China's biggest budget film 'Asura' flops at the box office...

The most expensive Chinese film ever made has been pulled from cinemas on its opening weekend. "Asura" was intended to be the first film of a trilogy based on Tibetan Buddhist mythology....

 2018-07-17 12:55 

Al Jazeera

Nicaragua unrest: What you should know...

At least 280 people have died during a government crackdown on students, calling for the president's resignation....

 2018-07-17 12:53 

USA Today

Putin, on Fox News, rejects election claims as 'utterly ridiculous'...

Russian President Vladimir Putin, fresh from being hailed as the victor in his summit with President Trump in Helsinki, took to U.S. television to press his claim that Russia did not tamper with the 2016 presidential election....

 2018-07-17 12:53 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

'Disgraceful' Or 'The Right Tone': Media Takes On Trump-Putin Summit...

Commentators on Russian TV were broadly positive about the Trump-Putin summit, but there was strong criticism on U.S. and international media outlets about how the U.S. president handled it....

 2018-07-17 12:50 

Euronews

Jeff Bezos becomes world's richest as Amazon workers strike...

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is the richest person on the planet according the Bloomsberg Billionaires Index....

 2018-07-17 12:49 

Washington Post

UN: Spain migrant arrivals this year surpass those to Italy...

The U.N. migration agency says the number of migrants and refugees who have arrived in Spain by sea this year has overtaken those who have reached Italy....

 2018-07-17 12:47 

Fox News

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Officials: 30 civilians dead in recent clashes in Yemen city...

Heavy fighting over the last two weeks along Yemen's western coast between pro-government forces, backed by a Saudi-led coalition, and Shiite rebels has killed at least 30 civilians, including women and children, officials and witnesses said Tuesday....

 2018-07-17 12:47 

AP

Officials say IS suicide bomber kills 20 in Afghanistan...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Islamic State suicide bomber killed 20 people in northern Afghanistan on Tuesday, including a Taliban commander, while in southern Helmand province a government command......

 2018-07-17 12:47 

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Officials say IS suicide bomber kills 20 in Afghanistan...

An Islamic State suicide bomber killed 20 people in northern Afghanistan on Tuesday, including a Taliban commander, while in southern Helmand province a government commando unit freed 54 people from a Taliban jail, according to officials....

 2018-07-17 12:47 

CBC

Hong Kong party critical of Beijing receives ban threat from Communist Party...

Hong Kong on Tuesday kickstarted a process that could lead to a ban on a group that promotes secession from China, the first time since the former British colony's return to Chinese rule in 1997 that it has sought to outlaw a political organization....

 2018-07-17 12:36 

Al Jazeera

Iraqi forces use batons and rubber hoses to disperse protesters...

At least seven people have been killed since demonstrations first erupted on July 8 against poor services and jobs....

 2018-07-17 12:31 

Reuters Africa

Thailand's rescued cave boys to address media on Wednesday...

The 12 Thai boys and football coach who were rescued from a flooded cave will be discharged from hospital on Wednesday and hold a news conference the same day to satisfy huge media interest in their story, a government official said....

 2018-07-17 12:29 

Reuters Africa

Ukraine anti-corruption activist attacked with green liquid...

A top Ukrainian anti-corruption activist said he suffered chemical burns on Tuesday when an assailant threw green liquid in his face as he took part in a demonstration outside a prosecutor's office in Kiev....

 2018-07-17 12:26 

News24

Stranded woman drank water from moss after California crash...

A self-described lucky beachcomber says her best find yet is a woman who survived a 250-foot car plunge off a cliff and a week stranded on a remote California beach....

 2018-07-17 12:24 

Al Jazeera

Unprecedented security at Kashmir's annual Hindu pilgrimage...

Last year, fighters targeted a tourist bus, killing eight people who were performing the gruelling Amaranth Yatra....

 2018-07-17 12:23 

Fox News

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Syria rescue group says 10 killed in airstrike on shelter...

Dozens of Syrians marched toward the frontier with the Israel-occupied Golan Heights on Tuesday fleeing the Syrian government offensive in southwestern Syria....

 2018-07-17 12:21 

NBC News

Michigan teens take manslaughter charges in fatal rock-throwing incident...

Four Michigan teens charged with murder in a fatal rock-throwing incident have taken a plea deal and accepted manslaughter charges....

 2018-07-17 12:17 

Washington Post

The Latest: Obama met with cheers before Mandela address...

The Latest on former U.S. President Barack Obama's speech in South Africa (all times local):...

 2018-07-17 12:17 

Reuters Africa

Polish PM - Strengthen NATO's eastern flank in response to Russia...

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on Tuesday that NATO's eastern flank needed to be strengthened in response to Russia's aggressive policy....

 2018-07-17 12:13 

Reuters Africa

Trade war puts the hoof into U.S. pig part exports to China...

Before the U.S.-China trade war, American pig processors exported nine out of every 10 pigs' feet and heads they shipped overseas to China and Hong Kong - for prices higher than they would fetch anywhere else....

 2018-07-17 12:10 

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Aussie star Tim Cahill to retire from Socceroos...

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 2018-07-17 12:10 

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Japan, EU ink free trade deal in rebuke to Trump...

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 2018-07-17 12:09 

Reuters Africa

South Africa's Solidarity union to agree wage deal with Eskom: source...

South Africa's Solidarity trade union will accept a three-year wage offer from state-run power utility Eskom that would see pay hikes of 7 percent this year followed by annual increases of 7 and 6.5 percent, a union source told Reuters on Tuesday....

 2018-07-17 12:08 

Washington Post

Russian pilgrims mark 100th anniversary of czar's execution...

Thousands of Russian pilgrims have walked in a procession marking the 100th anniversary of the execution of Czar Nicholas II and his family....

 2018-07-17 12:08 

CBC

DNA, genealogical websites used to arrest man 30 years after girl's body found in Indiana ditch...

Indiana authorities say DNA led them to a man they arrested and charged in connection with the 1988 assault and death of an eight-year-old girl....

 2018-07-17 11:57 

AP

Russian pilgrims mark 100th anniversary of czar's execution...

MOSCOW (AP) — Thousands of Russian pilgrims have walked in a procession marking the 100th anniversary of the execution of Czar Nicholas II and his family....

 2018-07-17 11:57 

AP

The Latest: Afghan official says IS suicide bomber kills 20...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on developments (all times local):4:25 p.m.An Afghan official says an Islamic State suicide bomber has killed 20 people in northern Afghanistan, including a......

 2018-07-17 11:54 

Washington Post

The Latest: Afghan official says IS suicide bomber kills 20...

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 2018-07-17 11:54 

Deutsche Welle

Germany: Ex-student wins lawsuit over mistaken special-needs status...

Nenad M. says he's missed out on opportunities because for years he was mistakenly assigned to a school for children with special needs. Now the former student has successfully sued a German state for damages....

 2018-07-17 11:53 

Deutsche Welle

How Chinese equestrian sports are profiting from German know-how...

Germany's strong ties to China go beyond the world of business. For years, Ludger Beerbaum and the German Equestrian Federation have been working to develop equestrian sports in China....

 2018-07-17 11:50 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Trial Date Set For Belarusian Union Leaders Charged With Tax Evasion...

The leader of an independent trade union in Belarus says he and his accountant have been summoned to appear in court on July 30 to face trial on tax evasion charges....

 2018-07-17 11:46 

Reuters Africa

European rights court condemns Russia over Pussy Riot ruling...

The European Court of Human Rights condemned Russia on Tuesday for its treatment of 2012 protests by the Pussy Riot punk band in a Moscow cathedral, saying the band members had been subjected to humiliating treatment and judged too severely....

 2018-07-17 11:45 

Al Jazeera

Pressure mounts on Ortega as UN calls for end to Nicaragua unrest...

UN rights office says violence that has killed 280 has been 'overwhelmingly perpetrated' by state, loyal armed elements....

 2018-07-17 11:44 

Washington Post

Police official says Islamic State suicide bomber kills 20 in northern Afghanistan, including Taliban commander...

Police official says Islamic State suicide bomber kills 20 in northern Afghanistan, including Taliban commander....

 2018-07-17 11:43 

News24

WATCH: Incredible moment jet skiers rescue elderly UK man clinging to buoy...

Two jet skiers helped save an elderly man clinging to a buoy off Sandbanks beach on the south coast of England....

 2018-07-17 11:42 

Sydney Morning Herald

Her three-year-old was locked in a washing machine filling with water. Now she's warning parents....

Kloe. Inside. Washer. The three words uttered by their son sent the Colorado couple racing to the laundry....

 2018-07-17 11:41 

CBS News

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Pro-Brexit Vote Leave campaign broke United Kingdom electoral laws, Electoral Commission says today 2018-07-17...

Vote Leave group dismisses national Electoral Commission's report as...

 2018-07-17 11:41 

ABC Australia

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Kim Jong-un 'extremely enraged' over unfinished power plant...

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is left "speechless" by a delayed construction project, state media reports — his second such rebuke over the economy in recent weeks....

 2018-07-17 11:40 

dpa

EU: Volkswagen has largely completed Dieselgate action plan...

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 2018-07-17 11:39 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

One Government Soldier Reported Killed In Eastern Ukraine...

Ukraine says one of its soldiers has been killed in clashes in the country's east....

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