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 2018-06-23 21:21 

AFP

Blast rocks Zimbabwe president's rally...

Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa said he survived an attempt on his life after a blast at a party rally Saturday, while one of his vice-presidents and several other party officials were wounded. The global network of Agence France Presse covers...

 2018-06-23 21:18 

AFP

US family reunification 'task force' seen as Dems keep up pressure...

A US task force has been set up to reunify migrant families divided at the Mexican border under President Donald Trump's "zero tolerance" approach, a report said, as opposition Democrats on Saturday kept up the pressure against a "barbaric...

 2018-06-23 21:06 

AP

Saudi women are on the roads and driving as ban is lifted...

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi women are in the driver's seat for the first time in their country and steering their way through busy streets just minutes after the world's last remaining ban on......

 2018-06-23 21:02 

Reuters Africa

Islamic State - free Sunni women or Iraqi security men die...

Islamic State militants have kidnapped six members of Iraq's security forces and threatened to kill them in three days unless the government releases Sunni Muslim female prisoners, the group said on Saturday....

 2018-06-23 20:58 

Reuters

Ethiopian PM escapes grenade attack, one dead, scores hurt...

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed survived a grenade attack on Saturday at a massive rally in support of his push for radical political and economic reforms, including a peace deal with regional arch-enemy Eritrea....

 2018-06-23 20:58 

Reuters

Islamic State: free Sunni women or Iraqi security men die...

Islamic State militants have kidnapped six members of Iraq's security forces and threatened to kill them in three days unless the government releases Sunni Muslim female prisoners, the group said on Saturday....

 2018-06-23 20:57 

Reuters

Kroos missile secures last-gasp Germany win...

A stoppage-time goal from Toni Kroos gave holders Germany a dramatic 2-1 win over Sweden on Saturday to reignite their hopes of qualifying for the World Cup last 16....

 2018-06-23 20:54 

UPI

Emmanuel Macron: Sanction EU countries refusing to accept migrants...

French President Emmanuel Macron said Saturday European Union nations that refuse to accept migrants should be financially sanctioned....

 2018-06-23 20:53 

Reuters

UPDATE 6-Ethiopian PM escapes grenade attack, one dead, scores hurt...
 2018-06-23 20:46 

AP

AP PHOTOS: Germany salvages campaign on Day 10 of World Cup...

MOSCOW (AP) — Germany midfielder Toni Kroos scored a dramatic late winner to come from behind and beat Sweden 2-1 on Day 10 of the World Cup after the defending champions were reduced to 10 men....

 2018-06-23 20:40 

Reuters Africa

Trump defends policies on border, North Korea in visit to Las Vegas...

President Donald Trump defended his tough stance on immigrants crossing the U.S. border with Mexico on Saturday, praising his administration for a job well done and saying his approach will make the United States stronger....

 2018-06-23 20:40 

Reuters

Germany 2 - Sweden 1...
 2018-06-23 20:39 

Reuters

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Trump defends policies on border, North Korea in visit to Las Vegas...

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - President Donald Trump defended his tough stance on immigrants crossing the U.S. border with Mexico on Saturday, praising his administration for a job well done and saying his approach will make the United States stronger....

 2018-06-23 20:38 

AFP

Serbia coach calls for referee 'to be tried in the Hague'...

Serbia's coach has reacted to his team's World Cup defeat to Switzerland by calling for the referee to be put on trial in the Hague, in a reference to the war crimes tribunal for the ex-Yugoslavia.The global network of Agence France Presse covers ...

 2018-06-23 20:37 

UPI

World Cup: Germany rallies past Sweden...

SOCHI -- The national team of Germany on Saturday defeated Sweden 2-1 in the group stage match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup at the Fisht Olympic Stadium in the Russian resort city of Sochi....

 2018-06-23 20:35 

Reuters

PM Abadi, Sadr alliance brings Iraq government closer...

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and cleric Moqtada al-Sadr said on Saturday their political blocs would enter into an alliance, bringing Iraq one step closer to forming a new government after an election marred by low turnout and fraud allegations....

 2018-06-23 20:33 

Reuters

UPDATE 3-PM Abadi, Sadr alliance brings Iraq govt closer...
 2018-06-23 20:30 

Reuters

South Korea defense shaken during second loss...

South Korea coach Shin Tae-yong admitted his defense had been shaken during their 2-1 World Cup Group F loss to Mexico on Saturday which left the Asian side on the brink of elimination after two games....

 2018-06-23 20:30 

Reuters

Mexico 2 - South Korea 1...
 2018-06-23 20:21 

Reuters Canada

U.S. Open will factor maternity leave into seedings...

(Field Level Media) - Serena Williams was unseeded at the French Open last month due to an extended absence for the birth of her first child but she is not likely to face the same problem at the U.S. Open....

 2018-06-23 20:21 

Reuters

U.S. Open will factor maternity leave into seedings...

(Field Level Media) - Serena Williams was unseeded at the French Open last month due to an extended absence for the birth of her first child but she is not likely to face the same problem at the U.S. Open....

 2018-06-23 20:18 

UPI

Pakistani Taliban name new leader to replace dead one...

Pakistani Taliban on Saturday named the successor of its leader killed in a drone strike last week....

 2018-06-23 20:18 

AP

Oklahoma veteran given $15,000 in lawn equipment after theft...

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A veteran in Oklahoma whose life and business were disrupted when his lawn equipment was stolen no longer needs to face acres of grass using a push mower....

 2018-06-23 20:15 

Reuters Canada

Syria pounds rebel areas in south, thousands flee to border zone...

The Syrian army and allied forces pounded rebel-held areas of the southwest as thousands of civilians fled to safer opposition held areas along the border with Jordan and Israel, aid workers and rebels said....

 2018-06-23 20:15 

Reuters

Syria pounds rebel areas in south, thousands flee to border zone...

The Syrian army and allied forces pounded rebel-held areas of the southwest as thousands of civilians fled to safer opposition held areas along the border with Jordan and Israel, aid workers and rebels said....

 2018-06-23 20:13 

AP

Cause of Iowa derailment, oil spill amount still under wraps...

DOON, Iowa (AP) — Crews were scrambling Saturday to clean up a BNSF oil train derailment in northwest Iowa that dumped crude into floodwaters, while officials seek to get a handle on the extent of ......

 2018-06-23 20:11 

UPI

Estimated 100,000 rally against Brexit in London...

Ten of thousands of people opposed to Britain's withdrawal from European Union, marched in London on Saturday, two years after referendum in favor of Brexit....

 2018-06-23 20:07 

AP

Kroos scores late to give Germany 2-1 win over Sweden...

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Toni Kroos scored in the fifth minute of stoppage time from outside the penalty area, and 10-man Germany rallied to beat Sweden 2-1 on Saturday to stay alive at the World Cup....

 2018-06-23 20:06 

Reuters Africa

Syria pounds rebel areas in south, thousands flee to border zone...

The Syrian army and allied forces pounded rebel-held areas of the southwest as thousands of civilians fled to safer opposition held areas along the border with Jordan and Israel, aid workers and rebels said....

 2018-06-23 20:06 

AFP

Erdogan, rival Ince trade blows on eve of crunch Turkey polls...

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his main rival Muharrem Ince on Saturday traded blows in mass rallies on the final day of campaigning for Turkey's most fiercely contested elections in years.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 coun...

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