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 2017-06-25 18:58 

Euronews

Clashes as Turkey bans Gay Pride in Istanbul... +

Police stopped activists for gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans and intersexed rights from gathering in large numbers...

 2017-06-25 18:56 

Reuters

[ Lead Headline ]

Iraqi forces say major Islamic State attack blocked outside old city of Mosul... +

Iraq's armed forces blocked a major wave of attacks by Islamic State suicide bombers outside the Old City of Mosul on Sunday, a military statement said....

 2017-06-25 18:30 

CBS News

[ World ]

Turkish police shut down LGBT pride march in Istanbul... +

Activists vowed to march in Istanbul's Taksim Square despite governor's ban on gay pride observances for third year in a row...

 2017-06-25 18:25 

Al Jazeera

Iran: Hassan Rouhani condemns 'siege of Qatar'... +

In a phone call with the Qatari Emir, president also says Iran's air space, ground and sea will be open to Doha....

 2017-06-25 18:23 

Reuters

[ World ]

Morocco recalls its Netherlands ambassador over protest supporter... +

Morocco has recalled its ambassador in the Hague after accusing Dutch authorities of failing to take action against a Moroccan it says is funding civil unrest and who is residing in the Netherlands, the Moroccan foreign ministry said on Sunday....

 2017-06-25 18:23 

Deutsche Welle

Italy readies 17 billion euro package to save two failing banks... +

Italy’s government has said it will spend up to 17 billion euros to rescue the debt-stricken Veneto Banca and Banca Popolare di Vicenza. Both institutions were last week deemed to be "failing or about to fail."...

 2017-06-25 18:22 

Al Jazeera

Can the Philippine army recapture Marawi?... +

Security forces in the Philippines are still struggling to take control of the southern city from ISIL-linked fighters....

 2017-06-25 18:20 

CNN

[ World Lead ]

60 London high-rises fail fire safety tests after Grenfell disaster ... +

Fallout from this month's catastrophic apartment tower fire keeps spreading across the UK, with more inspection failures and an order to vacate unsafe apartment buildings. ...

 2017-06-25 18:13 

Reuters

[ World ]

Quake measuring 6.3 hits area northwest of Tonga: USGS... +

A 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit an area about 200 kms (125 miles) northwest of the Pacific island of Tonga on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said....

 2017-06-25 18:10 

Deutsche Welle

Helmut Kohl's widow urged to hand over files... +

Helmut Kohl's widow has been urged by Germany's Federal Archive to hand over chancellery documents from his 16 years in office. A lawyer for Maike Kohl-Richter has withheld detailed comment until after Kohl's burial....

 2017-06-25 18:07 

Washington Post

Vietnamese dissident recounts deportation to France... +

A Vietnamese dissident who says he was arrested at his home in southern Ho Chi Minh City and forcibly exiled to France said Sunday he is determined to continue his activity as a pro-democracy blogger....

 2017-06-25 18:05 

Reuters Africa

Quake measuring 6.3 hits area northwest of Tonga - USGS... +

(Reuters) - A 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit an area about 200 kms (125 miles) northwest of the Pacific island of Tonga on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.There were no immediate reports of damage...

 2017-06-25 17:56 

NBC News

[ Health ]

President Trump: 'I Think We're Going to Get There' on Health Care Bill ... +

President Donald Trump expressed confidence in his partys ability to unify to pass a Senate health care bill, saying I think were going to get there....

 2017-06-25 17:53 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Police Prevent Istanbul Gay-Pride March... +

Police in the Turkish city of Istanbul have thwarted attempts by activists to hold a banned gay-pride march....

 2017-06-25 17:52 

Washington Post

Police commander, 10 others killed in Mexican state... +

Gunmen have killed a state commander for federal police and two other officers on another bloody day in the Mexican state of Veracruz....

 2017-06-25 17:49 

CBS News

[ World ]

China landslide rescuers find bodies, search for dozens of missing people... +

More than 2,500 rescuers with detection devices and dogs search for signs of life in Xinmo village...

 2017-06-25 17:47 

Reuters Africa

Morocco recalls its Netherlands ambassador over protest supporter... +

RABAT (Reuters) - Morocco has recalled its ambassador in the Hague after accusing Dutch authorities of failing to take action against a Moroccan it says is funding civil unrest and who is residing in the...

 2017-06-25 17:37 

Washington Post

Irans president condemns siege of Qatar by Arab nations... +

Irans president Hassan Rouhani has told the Qatari Emir that the siege of Qatar is not acceptable for us, according to the office of the presidencys website....

 2017-06-25 17:36 

Al Jazeera

Forest fire in southern Spain hits Donana National Park... +

The flames enter Donana National Park, an important tourist attraction and a UNESCO World Heritage site....

 2017-06-25 17:34 

Deutsche Welle

Roger Federer thrashes Alexander Zverev to win ninth Halle title... +

Roger Federer beat German Alexander Zverev in under an hour to claim ninth title in Halle. The Swiss now has 92 ATP Tour titles to his name and needs only two more to equal Ivan Lendl, who is second on the all-time list....

 2017-06-25 17:24 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Turkey rejects Arab terms to Qatar, US says are 'difficult'... +

Turkey's president says he will not pull Turkish troops from its base in Qatar, rejecting a demand by major Arab states that it do so to end the ongoing crisis with the small Gulf country....

 2017-06-25 17:24 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

The Latest: Toll from Pakistan tanker fire climbs to 153... +

A rescue official says the death toll from an oil tanker fire in Pakistan has risen to 148, with dozens more in critical condition....

 2017-06-25 17:16 

Al Jazeera

Vietnam exiles dissident after revoking his citizenship... +

Pham Minh Hoang, who was deported to France, is a member of Vietnam Reform Party, which Hanoi calls a 'terrorist group'....

 2017-06-25 17:09 

Reuters

[ World ]

Mosul celebrates first Eid without Islamic State in three years... +

Mosul residents celebrated their first Muslim Eid holiday without Islamic State in three years on Sunday (June 25), amid sadness over the destruction of their beloved leaning historic minaret and hope that the battle to control the city will end in a......

 2017-06-25 17:09 

Reuters

[ World ]

Iraqi forces battle towards heart of Mosul's Old City... +

Iraqi forces continue their battle to declare victory in the Old City of Mosul. Rough cut (no reporter narration)....

 2017-06-25 17:09 

Reuters

[ World ]

Istanbul police enforce ban on gay, transgender pride march... +

Turkish police deployed in central Istanbul on Sunday to enforce a ban on the city's annual gay and transgender pride march, blocking off a main street and dispersing groups of demonstrators who gathered nearby....

 2017-06-25 17:07 

Washington Post

Toll in Colombia mine explosion rises to 13... +

Officials now say 13 people died in an explosion at an illegal coal mine in central Colombia....

 2017-06-25 17:01 

Reuters Africa

Istanbul police enforce ban on gay, transgender pride march... +

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish police deployed in central Istanbul on Sunday to enforce a ban on the city's annual gay and transgender pride march, blocking off a main street and dispersing groups of demonstrators...

 2017-06-25 17:00 

Deutsche Welle

Confederations Cup: Werner double downs Cameroon to set up date with Mexico... +

Timo Werner scored twice as Germany beat Cameroon in Sochi. The result sees Joachim Löw's side top Group B and set up a semifinal with Mexico on Thursday, while Chile must face European champions Portugal....

 2017-06-25 17:00 

CBC

[ World Lead ]

Republican senator has 'very serious' concerns on U.S. health-care bill... +

Republican U.S. Senator Susan Collins of Maine says she has strong reservations about the Senate health-care bill....

 2017-06-25 16:51 

CNN

[ Health ]

Trump confirms he called health care bill 'mean'... +

President Donald Trump accused former President Barack Obama of stealing his terminology when Obama said last week that there was a 'fundamental meanness' at the core of the Republican health care bill....

 2017-06-25 16:50 

Washington Post

Tillerson urges Qatar and the Gulf states to negotiate an end to their rift... +

The U.S. secretary of state said a list of 13 demands included some that would be ...

 2017-06-25 16:50 

Al Jazeera

Al-Wasat: Newspaper shut down by Bahrain fires staff... +

Daily sends note to employees saying it had to let them go after Bahrain's rulers ordered it closed earlier this month....

 2017-06-25 16:50 

Euronews

Civilians flee 'final battle for Mosul'... +

Iraqi forces believe the city will be recaptured from so-called Islamic State within days...

 2017-06-25 16:47 

Reuters

[ World ]

Exclusive: U.S. to drop Iraq, Myanmar from child soldiers' list... +

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson planning to remove Iraq and Myanmar from a list denouncing the world's worst offenders in the use of child soldiers, sources told Reuters exclusively. Alva French reports....

 2017-06-25 16:47 

Reuters

[ World ]

UAE president receives Eid al-Fitr greeting in rare appearance since 2014 stroke... +

The president of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahyan, made a rare public appearance on Sunday since suffering a stroke in 2014, state news agency WAM said, receiving well-wishers for the Muslim Eid al-Fitr feast....

 2017-06-25 16:47 

Reuters

[ World ]

Sixty high-rise buildings fail safety tests after London fire: UK government... +

Sixty high-rise buildings have failed safety tests carried out after a fire killed at least 79 people in London earlier this month, the British government said on Sunday....

 2017-06-25 16:46 

Deutsche Welle

Human chain against ageing nuclear plants spans three countries... +

Thousands have protested to demand the closure of two nuclear reactors in Belgium over safety concerns. Demonstrators formed a human chain that stretched from Germany, through the Netherlands and into Belgium....

 2017-06-25 16:46 

Deutsche Welle

Human chain against aging nuclear plants spans three countries... +

Thousands have protested to demand the closure of two nuclear reactors in Belgium over safety concerns. Demonstrators formed a human chain that stretched from Germany, through the Netherlands and into Belgium....

 2017-06-25 16:44 

Euronews

After ISIL, Mosul has an Eid to really celebrate... +

The Iraqi city of Mosul is celebrating its first Eid festival in three years freed from ISIL occupation....

 2017-06-25 16:36 

Reuters

[ Lead Headline ]

Israel attacks Syrian posts after cross-border fire from Syria... +

Israel said it had attacked Syrian military targets on Sunday after stray shells from fighting in Syria's civil war landed inside the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights....

 2017-06-25 16:31 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

U.S. Condemns Terrorist Attacks In Pakistan... +

The United States has strongly condemned the June 23 terrorist attacks in Pakistans cities of Parachinar and Quetta that left at least 85 dead....

 2017-06-25 16:23 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Over 150 dead as overturned fuel truck explodes in Pakistan... +

A Pakistani official says more than 100 people have been killed after an oil tanker overturned and burst into flames....

 2017-06-25 16:23 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Scores missing in massive China landslide; 10 bodies found... +

Chinese crews have recovered nine bodies and are still searching for 109 others about 30 hours after a massive landslide buried a picturesque mountain village in the southwestern province of Sichuan....

 2017-06-25 16:22 

Reuters Africa

Israel attacks Syrian posts after cross-border fire from Syria... +

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel said it had attacked Syrian military targets on Sunday after stray shells from fighting in Syria's civil war landed inside the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights.The Syrian...

 2017-06-25 16:21 

Reuters Africa

Merkel's SPD rivals rally in search of German election rebound... +

DORTMUND/BERLIN, Germany (Reuters) - Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) rallied behind their leader on Sunday, agreeing policies on investment, social justice and Europe that they hope will reverse a slump...

 2017-06-25 16:17 

Euronews

Nigeria Muslims pray for peace as Ramadan holy month ends... +

Worshippers gathered in Lagos to mark the Eid-al-Fitr religious holiday...

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