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 2019-07-21 08:01 

Reuters Africa

Leader of moderate Islamist party to stand for parliamentary elections in Tunisia...

Rached Ghannouchi, the influential leader of Tunisia...

 2019-07-21 08:01 

Washington Post

Ukraine votes as actor-turned-president hopes for mandate to back his reforms...

Volodymyr Zelensky called for early parliamentary elections to gain the support he needs for his new party....

 2019-07-21 08:00 

Euronews

Could electric scooter sharing help large cities become less polluted?...

We find out why an investment in communal e-scooters could lead to cleaner air in urban spaces....

 2019-07-21 08:00 

CBC

Ilhan Omar's trial by political firestorm...

In just six months, Ilhan Omar has gone from freshman congresswoman to national lightning rod, not surprising for a dogged community organizer whose career has been on a rapid rise since she pulled off a historic upset in the 2016 Minnesota state election...

 2019-07-21 08:00 

CBC

From Brussels to Brexit: The improbable rise of Boris Johnson...

Boris Johnson is almost certain to become Britian's Conservative Party leader and prime minister next week, an unlikely rise for a politician whose career has survived numerous gaffes, missteps and public scandals....

 2019-07-21 07:58 

Breitbart Europe

Cologne Police Thwart 'Imminent' Islamic Terror Attack...

Police in North Rhine-Westphalia say they thwarted a terror attack this week arresting six radical Islamic extremists in their homes....

 2019-07-21 07:58 

Reuters Africa

Far from Cape Town tourist sites, a gangland battle rages...

Convoys of armoured vehicles and soldiers with assault rifles are patrolling gang-ridden streets in some suburbs of Cape Town as authorities seek to quell escalating violence that has killed hundreds of people this year....

 2019-07-21 07:56 

Euronews

Hong Kong in security lockdown as it braces for latest mass protest...
 2019-07-21 07:51 

Al Jazeera

Several killed in twin attacks in Pakistan's Dera Ismail Khan...

Gunmen first attack police post and suicide bomber later detonates explosives in northwestern town of Dera Ismail Khan....

 2019-07-21 07:50 

Al Jazeera

Skateboarding in Syria: New park helps displaced children...

German NGO Skate Aid has built a skate park in Damascus, so children can learn the sport and perhaps one day become professional....

 2019-07-21 07:47 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Twin Attacks In Pakistan Kill At Least Eight...

Police in Pakistan say assailants opened fire on a police station in the northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province on July 21 and then blew up the entrance to a hospital as the wounded were being brought in....

 2019-07-21 07:45 

Reuters Africa

Cheika takes positives in Australia defeat, but rues Tupou card...

Australia coach Michael Cheika took positives from his side...

 2019-07-21 07:45 

Deutsche Welle

Hong Kong protesters back on streets after explosives discovery...

For the seventh weekend, thousands of people are protesting and demanding more autonomy from China. Two more people have been arrested in connection with a huge explosives find linked to a pro-independence group....

 2019-07-21 07:44 

News24

WATCH | Protesters gather for march against Brexit...

Protesters have gathered in Westminster to march against Brexit in anticipation of Boris Johnson likely becoming the next prime minister. WATCH NOW....

 2019-07-21 07:41 

Reuters Africa

British Airways suspends flights to Cairo for seven days...

British Airways and Lufthansa abruptly suspended flights to Cairo from Saturday over security concerns, but giving no details about what may have prompted the move....

 2019-07-21 07:40 

Breitbart Middle East

British Airways Suspends Cairo Flights over Unspecified Security Risk...

British Airways said Saturday it had suspended flights to Cairo for seven days as a precautionary measure following a security review....

 2019-07-21 07:40 

Sydney Morning Herald

The best fuel for astronauts flying to Mars? Rocket (and capsicum)...

If astronauts are going to survive a three year trip to Mars, they are going to need some nutritious food. Enter the space gardeners....

 2019-07-21 07:40 

Sydney Morning Herald

The best fuel for astronauts flying to Mars? Rocket (and chillis)...

If astronauts are going to survive a three year trip to Mars, they are going to need some nutritious food. Enter the space gardeners....

 2019-07-21 07:37 

dpa

Two more arrests after Hong Kong weapons find ahead of fresh demo...

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 2019-07-21 07:37 

dpa

Voting under way in Japan upper house elections...

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 2019-07-21 07:37 

dpa

MSF and SOS Mediterranee NGOs launch new migrant rescue sea mission...

Top Stories from around the globe brought to you by dpa International....

 2019-07-21 07:37 

dpa

Ukrainians vote in snap parliament elections called by new president...

Top Stories from around the globe brought to you by dpa International....

 2019-07-21 07:36 

Reuters Africa

Nigeria president condemns latest killings in northwestern Sokoto state...

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 2019-07-21 07:34 

Euronews

Polls open in Ukraine's snap parliamentary vote...

The party of Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelenskiy has extended its lead over other groups, according to polls published three days before the parliamentary elections....

 2019-07-21 07:34 

Reuters Africa

At least 17 people killed in Ethiopia during unrest over Sidama autonomy - local official...

At least 17 people have been killed in clashes between Ethiopian security forces and activists seeking a new autonomous region for their Sidama ethnic group, according to a local official and hospital authorities....

 2019-07-21 07:34 

Al Jazeera

China economy slows down, lowest quarterly growth in 27 years...

The greatest fear of the Communist Party is domestic political instability that could lead to its overthrow....

 2019-07-21 07:34 

NBC News

John Bolton travels to Japan, South Korea amid trade dispute between U.S. allies...

John Bolton travels to Japan, South Korea amid heated trade dispute between U.S. allies...

 2019-07-21 07:31 

Reuters Africa

Simbine takes London 100m honours...

South African Akani Simbine pulled off something of a surprise in the London Diamond League 100 metres on Saturday, holding off local hope Zharnel Hughes and former world champion Yohan Blake to come home in 9.93 seconds....

 2019-07-21 07:22 

The Times of India

3 killed in suicide blast in North West Pakistan...

At least three persons were killed and ten others injured in a suicide blast at a hospital in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Sunday, according to a police official. The blast took place in front of the emergency gate of District headquarter...

 2019-07-21 07:22 

Standard Digital

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All 23 crew of seized British-operated tanker are safe: Iranian TV...
 2019-07-21 07:21 

Al Jazeera

What type of fascism is driving the far right today?...

Fascism today aims to transform democratic systems from within, rendering it more dangerous than its past incarnations....

 2019-07-21 07:15 

Standard Digital

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Iran releases video of ship capture, UK calls it hostile...
 2019-07-21 07:04 

Reuters Africa

U.S. wants military cooperation pact with Sri Lanka to tackle red tape - TV...

The United States wants a special forces cooperation agreement with Sri Lanka to sidestep bureaucracy and has no intention of setting up a military base in the country, the American ambassador to the island nation said in a television interview....

 2019-07-21 06:56 

Reuters Africa

A 'shy, talented drawer' - mourner remembers friend lost in Japan arson attack...

The two men, friends since high school, were in touch on social media a week ago about getting together for a drink. But on Sunday, one was mourning the other, a victim of the arson attack on a Japanese animation studio that has claimed 34 lives....

 2019-07-21 06:55 

The Times of India

Imran Khan's community address in Washington DC likely to see only Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf supporters...

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's community address at a stadium in downtown Washington DC would likely be attended largely by the supporters of his party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), sources reckon, in consideration of the bitter enmity between...

 2019-07-21 06:43 

Washington Post

Police get arrest warrant as survivor recalls Kyoto arson...

Japanese police have obtained an arrest warrant for a suspect as soon as he regains consciousness from injuries in a deadly arson at a Kyoto anime studio...

 2019-07-21 06:42 

CNN International

Manny Pacquiao beats Keith Thurman in split decision for welterweight crown...

Keith Thurman vowed to end Manny Pacquiao's career but it was the Filipino boxing legend who taught his younger rival a lesson in Las Vegas to win the WBA welterweight title....

 2019-07-21 06:38 

The Times of India

As Japan heads to the polls, Shinzo Abe could clinch his place in history...

A dozen years ago, Shinzo Abe was a disgraced politician who was forced to resign after just one year as Japan's PM, following a humiliating defeat of his party in a parliamentary election. On Sunday, voters head to the polls in a different parliament...

 2019-07-21 06:36 

Euronews

British Airways cancels all flights to Cairo due to security "precautions"...

British Airways cancels all flights to Egyptian capital after the UK Foreign Office updates its travel guidance to warn of threat to aviation...

 2019-07-21 06:34 

Sydney Morning Herald

World of Photos, July 22, 2019...

The best photos from the international wire agencies as chosen by our picture editors....

 2019-07-21 06:32 

ABC Australia

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Manny 'Pac-man' Pacquiao wins WBA welterweight title fight...

After never having lost a boxing fight in his career, American Keith Thurman loses his perfect record, beaten in a WBA world welterweight title fight by boxing legend Manny Pacquiao....

 2019-07-21 06:30 

Sky News

Woman 'decapitates mother' as four-year-old boy looks on...

A woman has been charged with murder after allegedly decapitating her mother as a four-year-old relative looked on....

 2019-07-21 06:29 

Reuters Africa

All 23 crew of seized British-operated tanker are safe - Iranian TV...

Iran said on Sunday that all 23 crew members of the seized British-flagged Stena Impero tanker were "safe and in good health", the head of the Ports and Maritime Organisation of Iran in Hormozgan Province told state TV....

 2019-07-21 06:19 

Standard Digital

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Johnson bracing to become Britain's Brexit PM...

Boris Johnson is expected to become Britain's next prime minister this week, vowing to deliver Brexit on October 31 come what may....

 2019-07-21 06:19 

Standard Digital

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Wildfires hit central Portugal, 1,000 firefighters mobilized...
 2019-07-21 06:16 

The Times of India

Pakistan turning blind eye to human rights abuses in Xinjiang...

While the UN has said that at least a million ethnic Uighurs Muslims have been detained in China, experts believe that Pak has turned a blind eye to the human rights abuses in Xinjiang. "Raising the question of the Uighurs domestically as well as inte...

 2019-07-21 06:09 

News24

Britain urges Iran to free seized tanker...

Britain has urged Iran to de-escalate tensions in the Gulf by releasing a UK-flagged ship it said had been illegally seized in Omani waters in an "utterly unacceptable" gambit....

 2019-07-21 06:08 

Deutsche Welle

Britain calls Stena Impero oil tanker seizure 'hostile act' as Iran releases video of capture...

London has denounced Iran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf as a "hostile act." German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas says Europe is trying to prevent an "uncontrollable military escalation."...

 2019-07-21 06:07 

Al Jazeera

British Airways, Lufthansa suspend flights to Cairo...

Two airlines cite unspecified security concerns but give no details about what may have prompted the move....

 2019-07-21 06:06 

Sydney Morning Herald

Senior Tory threatens to quit as secret Brexit negotiations begin with likely PM, Boris Johnson...

Up to six Tory MPs are also considering defecting to the Liberal Democrats should Johnson beat his rival Jeremy Hunt - leaving him with no majority in the Commons....

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