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 2017-02-26 20:52 

Reuters

[ World ]

Decision on early Italian elections up to PM Gentiloni: Renzi... +

Former Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said on Sunday it is up to his successor to decide whether Italy should hold its next national election before the natural end of the current legislature early next year....

 2017-02-26 20:47 

CBC

[ World Lead ]

In famine-ravaged South Sudan, people eat weeds and water lilies to survive... +

The UN has declared that parts of South Sudan are experiencing famine, the first time the world has faced such a catastrophe in six years. Some 5.5 million people, nearly half the population, will not have a reliable source of food by July....

 2017-02-26 20:27 

Reuters

[ World ]

Fillon criticizes French government over campaign violence... +

Francois Fillon, The Republicans' presidential candidate, on Sunday accused the French government of not doing enough to curb the violence that has hit election campaign events....

 2017-02-26 20:20 

Reuters Africa

Fillon criticises French government over campaign violence... +

PARIS (Reuters) - Francois Fillon, The Republicans' presidential candidate, on Sunday accused the French government of not doing enough to curb the violence that has hit election campaign events.Fillon...

 2017-02-26 20:04 

Al Jazeera

'10 attacks a day' against refugees, shelters in 2016... +

Hate crimes last year injured more than 500 asylum seekers, including 43 children, interior ministry says....

 2017-02-26 20:01 

Al Jazeera

Government forces target rebels in Syrian cities... +

Air strikes kill at least four people in rebel-held areas of Homs and Douma, a day after deadly attack on army officers....

 2017-02-26 20:00 

CBS News

[ World ]

Grace Kelly: From Hollywood royalty to princess... +

Rita Braver travels to Monaco, the tiny principality where a Hollywood star, actress Grace Kelly, became a real-life princess, and talks to Prince Albert about the Princess Grace Foundation created to honor his mother....

 2017-02-26 19:52 

Deutsche Welle

Ecuador former banker Lasso heads opinion poll for run-off presidential vote... +

The run-off election will decide who will replace left-wing President Rafael Correa who has led the country for 10 years. The second round of voting that will choose the next president will take place in April....

 2017-02-26 19:47 

Reuters Africa

Part premiere, part Trump protest, Londoners gather for Oscar movie... +

LONDON (Reuters) - Thousands of people braved London's winter drizzle on Sunday for a screening of the Oscar-nominated movie that has become a rallying point for opponents of U.S. President Donald Trumps...

 2017-02-26 19:43 

Reuters Africa

Treason charges against Russian cyber experts linked to seven-year-old accusations... +

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Treason charges brought in December against two Russian state security officers and a cyber-security expert in Moscow relate to allegations made by a Russian businessman seven years...

 2017-02-26 19:37 

CBS News

[ World ]

Remembering Princess Grace... +

Prince Albert of Monaco on his mother - Hollywood royalty who married real royalty...

 2017-02-26 19:37 

USA Today

[ World ]

Man's wife vanished on a cruise. He told no one... +

Man in jail in Rome, though he has not been charged, after wife disappeared aboard ship....

 2017-02-26 19:36 

Reuters Africa

Democrats must overhaul party, attack big business, Sanders says... +

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Sunday urged a major overhaul of his party, calling for more aggressive efforts to court working-class voters and...

 2017-02-26 19:33 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Biopic about Turkey's president screened at birthday gala... +

The producers of a new movie about Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have hosted a gala screening in Istanbul to celebrate the film and its subject....

 2017-02-26 19:30 

Reuters Africa

Famine-hit South Sudanese eat weeds and water lilies to survive... +

THONYOR, South Sudan (Reuters) - Like thousands of other South Sudanese families caught up in famine, Sara Dit and her 10 children are hiding from marauding gunmen in the swamps and islands of the river...

 2017-02-26 19:18 

Deutsche Welle

Iran holds naval drills in mouth of the Gulf and Indian Ocean... +

As tensions rise between the US and Iran, Tehran has begun its first big war games since President Donald Trump took office. The two day military exercises are to cover an area of two million square kilometers....

 2017-02-26 19:16 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Iran's Navy Begins Annual Exercise Off Strait of Hormuz... +

Iran's navy has begun an annual drill near the strategic Strait of Hormuz -- its first major exercise in the area since the January 20 inauguration of U.S. President Donald Trump....

 2017-02-26 19:15 

Fox News

[ World ]

Romanians form EU flag during 27th night of protests... +
 2017-02-26 19:15 

Fox News

[ World ]

Italy's Pisa plans to test appeal of towering Ferris wheel... +
 2017-02-26 19:13 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Belarusians Protest "Parasite Tax" In Vitsebsk... +

Belarus...

 2017-02-26 19:10 

Euronews

Protests in Belarus over 'social parasite tax'... +

Street protests in Belarus against a new tax on part-time workers spread on Sunday from Minsk to other towns....

 2017-02-26 19:10 

NBC News

Letter-Writing Former Iran President Pens Dispatch to Trump... +

Iran's former hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad sent a letter Sunday to President Donald Trump, striking a somewhat conciliatory tone....

 2017-02-26 19:03 

Reuters

[ World ]

Famine-hit South Sudanese eat weeds and water lilies to survive... +

Like thousands of other South Sudanese families caught up in famine, Sara Dit and her 10 children are hiding from marauding gunmen in the swamps and islands of the river Nile....

 2017-02-26 19:01 

Deutsche Welle

Reports: Wolfsburg dismiss coach Valerien Ismael... +

Despite only taking over in November, Wolfsburg have dismissed their head coach with 12 games left in the Bundesliga season. Wolfsburg are 14th in the table and two points above the relegation zone....

 2017-02-26 19:01 

Deutsche Welle

Wolfsburg dismiss coach Valerien Ismael... +

Wolfsburg have dismissed their coach with 12 Bundesliga games left. The Wolves are two points above the relegation zone and are 14th in the table after losing to Werder Bremen on Friday....

 2017-02-26 18:53 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Iran begins annual navy drill off Strait of Hormuz... +

Iran's navy has begun an annual drill near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, its first major exercise since the inauguration of U.S. President Donald Trump....

 2017-02-26 18:41 

Deutsche Welle

'Drunk driver' charged in New Orleans Mardi Gras truck crash... +

The pick-up truck plowed into a crowd of people, injuring dozens, at the height of the Mardi Gras celebrations. A police officer was among the victims although her injuries were not life-threatening....

 2017-02-26 18:33 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Samsung delays its new phone, and showcases tablets instead... +

Samsung's product showcase is notable for what's missing: a new flagship phone....

 2017-02-26 18:31 

Reuters

[ World ]

Pope says wants to make trip to South Sudan with Anglican leader... +

Pope Francis said on Sunday he wants to make a trip to South Sudan together with the head of the Anglican Church to bring attention to the suffering of people stricken by civil war and famine....

 2017-02-26 18:30 

Fox News

[ World ]

Israel demands UN fire Gaza staffer with alleged Hamas ties... +
 2017-02-26 18:27 

Al Jazeera

Palestinian Christian Yacoub Shaheen wins Arab Idol... +

Yacoub Shaheen, 23, follows in the footsteps of Mohammed Assaf who won the televised singing competition four years ago....

 2017-02-26 18:26 

Deutsche Welle

Opinion: Trying to prevent disaster in France... +

A new alliance of centrist politicians in France is good news for those wanting to prevent Marine Le Pen from winning the French presidential elections. Nonetheless, there is still a looming threat of populist success....

 2017-02-26 18:20 

Reuters

[ World ]

Trump might support probe into Yemen raid, White House says... +

President Donald Trump might support an investigation into last month's U.S. raid in Yemen that killed several al Qaeda militants but also left a Navy SEAL and several civilians dead, the White House said on Sunday....

 2017-02-26 18:20 

Reuters

[ World ]

Bomb attack on police bus wounds four Bahraini officers: ministry... +

A bomb blast hit a bus carrying policemen in the island kingdom of Bahrain on Sunday, the interior ministry reported on its official Twitter account, wounding four officers....

 2017-02-26 18:10 

Reuters

[ World ]

Pope says wants to make trip to South Sudan with Anglican leader... +

Pope Francis said on Sunday he wants to make a trip to South Sudan together with the head of the Anglican Church to bring attention to the suffering of people stricken by civil war and famine....

 2017-02-26 18:04 

Reuters Africa

Bomb attack on police bus wounds four Bahraini officers - ministry... +

DUBAI (Reuters) - A bomb blast hit a bus carrying policemen in the island kingdom of Bahrain on Sunday, the interior ministry reported on its official Twitter account, wounding four officers. Terrorist...

 2017-02-26 18:03 

Fox News

[ World ]

Czech man released from Sudan prison during minister's trip... +
 2017-02-26 17:59 

Reuters

[ World ]

Italy expels two Tunisians, one with links to Berlin attacker: ministry... +

Italy has expelled two Tunisians, one of whom may have had contact with a man who killed 12 people in Berlin when he plowed a truck through a busy Christmas market, the Italian interior ministry said....

 2017-02-26 17:58 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

U.S. Demands Russia Observe Cease-Fire; Says Combined Russian-Separatist Forces Attack Monitors... +

The United States has called on Russia to "immediately" observe a cease-fire deal in eastern Ukraine saying that combined forces from Russia's military and pro-Russia separatists there have been targeting international monitors....

 2017-02-26 17:58 

CBC

[ World Lead ]

New Orleans police charge man after driver plows into Mardi Gras crowd... +

A 25-year-old man accused of driving a pickup truck into a crowd of spectators at a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans has been charged with injuring 28 people in a crash that brought chaos to the city's signature celebration....

 2017-02-26 17:55 

Deutsche Welle

Philippine authorities try to verify killing of German hostage... +

Both the military and the president's office said they received information that the hostage was killed. The Islamic militant group Abu Sayyaf is believed to be holding more than 20 hostages in the southern Philippines....

 2017-02-26 17:53 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Casualties mount as Iraqi troops advance in IS-held Mosul... +

As Iraqi forces push deeper into western Mosul, the assault is bringing a surge of casualties _ at least 30 Iraqi security forces and more than 200 civilians killed or wounded in the last three days....

 2017-02-26 17:52 

Euronews

Russian anti-Kremlin activist freed after conviction overturned... +

Russia has released anti-Kremlin activist Ildar Dadin from a Siberian prison after the Supreme Court overturned his conviction on Wednesday....

 2017-02-26 17:44 

Reuters Africa

Macron seen as beating Le Pen in French presidential runoff - Figaro LCI poll... +

PARIS (Reuters) - Independent candidate Emmanuel Macron will beat far-right leader Marine Le Pen in a French presidential runoff with 58 percent of the vote versus 42 percent, according to a Figaro/LCI...

 2017-02-26 17:39 

USA Today

[ World ]

Toxin killed North Korean leader's exiled brother within minutes... +

An autopsy report indicated the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un died within 15 to 20 minutes....

 2017-02-26 17:30 

Fox News

[ World ]

Brazil's Carnival revelers channel anger against president... +
 2017-02-26 17:29 

Deutsche Welle

Ethiopia: simpler phone, smarter choice?... +

The World Mobile Congress gets underway in Barcelona on Monday and one highlight is the reported relaunch of the Nokia 3310. In parts of Africa, simpler phones are coveted because they are robust and cheap....

 2017-02-26 17:26 

Reuters

[ World ]

German driver arrested after ramming crowd, police say no signs of terrorism... +

A German driver who rammed a crowd of shoppers in Heidelberg, killing one man and injuring two others, has no apparent link to terrorism and has refused to answer questions about the incident, police said on Sunday....

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