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 2018-02-19 09:29 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

Iranian rescue teams find site, wreckage from plane crash...

Iranian search and rescue teams on Monday reached the site of a plane crash the previous day that authorities say killed all 65 people on board, Iran's Press TV reported....

 2018-02-19 09:23 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Syrian TV: Pro-government forces to enter Kurdish enclave...

Syrian state TV says pro-government forces will start entering Syrian Kurdish enclave of Afrin 'within hours'....

 2018-02-19 09:23 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

West Africa's extremism spreading as thousands flee homes...

West Africa's extremism spreading as thousands in once-quiet part of Burkina Faso flee....

 2018-02-19 09:15 

AP

Syrian TV: Pro-government forces to enter Kurdish enclave...

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian state TV says pro-government forces will begin entering the Syrian Kurdish enclave of Afrin in the country's northwest "within hours."...

 2018-02-19 09:12 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Indonesia's Sinabung volcano unleashes towering ash column...

Rumbling Mount Sinabung on the Indonesian island of Sumatra has shot billowing columns of ash more than 5,000 meters (16,400 feet) into the atmosphere and hot clouds down its slopes....

 2018-02-19 09:00 

CBC

Students of Parkland, Fla., step up and speak out in wake of school shooting...

There's a familiar pattern that follows mass shootings in the U.S., but the students in Parkland, Fla., are determined to break it. Not content to simply accept the country's thoughts and prayers, they're speaking out and holding lawmakers'...

 2018-02-19 08:58 

Reuters

[ World ]

TEST - please ignore...
 2018-02-19 08:58 

Washington Post

German nationalist urges AfD followers to reject violence...

A leading figure in the nationalist Alternative for Germany has urged the party's followers to reject violence....

 2018-02-19 08:54 

Reuters

[ World ]

BRIEF-Axis Bank Fixes 1 Year MCLR At 8.40 Pct...

Axis Bank Ltd:...

 2018-02-19 08:53 

Reuters Africa

Pro-Syrian government forces to enter Syria's Afrin 'within hours' - Syrian TV...

Syrian state television channel Ikhbariya said on Monday pro-Syrian government forces are set to enter northwestern Syria's Afrin region soon....

 2018-02-19 08:53 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Bodies Found Of Nine People Abducted Last Year In Afghanistan...

The bodies of nine civilians abducted by militants early last year have been found in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nangarhar, an Afghan official and tribal elders said on February 19....

 2018-02-19 08:53 

Reuters

[ World ]

Olympics-Alpine skiing-Frenchman Faivre kicked out of Games for lack of team spirit...

French Alpine skier Mathieu Faivre, the boyfriend of Olympic champion Mikaela Shiffrin, has been sent home from the Games after saying he did not care about medals won by his team mates and was only concerned with his own success....

 2018-02-19 08:53 

Reuters

[ World ]

Olympics-Ice hockey-Unified Korean team could be Beijing-bound...

The prospect of seeing a unified Korean women's ice hockey team return to action at the 2022 Winter Olympics would be welcomed by International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF), who believe it would keep alive the message of peace and hope....

 2018-02-19 08:53 

Reuters

[ World ]

BRIEF-Good Com Asset to buy property and take out loans...

Good Com Asset Co Ltd...

 2018-02-19 08:48 

Reuters

[ World ]

European shares rise, steel stocks gain on U.S. move...

European shares rose for a fourth straight session on Monday, helped by gains among steel makers such as Tenaris and Outokumpu after the United States government outlined proposals for hefty import curbs....

 2018-02-19 08:40 

Reuters

[ World ]

Dollar edges higher after hitting three-year low...

The dollar enjoyed a small rebound on Monday as investors bought back the greenback following its plunge to three-year lows....

 2018-02-19 08:39 

Reuters

[ World ]

Swedish housing starts rise 8 pct in 2017...

The number of housing starts in Sweden rose 8 percent to 64,000 in 2017 from 59,518 units the year before, the Statistics Office (SCB) said on Monday....

 2018-02-19 08:37 

Reuters

[ World ]

MIDEAST STOCKS-Region barely moves, dividend cut pulls down Abu Dhabi's Waha Capital...

Gulf stock markets barely moved early on Monday although a dividend cut pulled down major Abu Dhabi-listed financial firm Waha Capital....

 2018-02-19 08:36 

Reuters

[ World ]

BRIEF-Three Gates Q4 Pretax Loss Widens To SEK 5.9 Million...

THREE GATES AB:...

 2018-02-19 08:35 

Washington Post

Main chapel unaffected by weekend fire at Tibetan monastery...

A weekend fire at the sprawling Jokhang monastery in Tibet did not affect the main chapel at the 1,300-year-old religious site, considered the spiritual heart of Tibetan Buddhism, the self-declared Tibetan government-in-exile said Monday....

 2018-02-19 08:35 

Reuters

[ World ]

Macedonia hopes to settle name row with Greece by July...

Macedonia expects to reach a settlement of its decades-old name row with Greece by a NATO summit in the summer, its prime minister said on Monday....

 2018-02-19 08:34 

Reuters

[ World ]

BRIEF-Hokuto to transfer partial real estate management business to unit Hokuto Industry...

Hokuto Corp...

 2018-02-19 08:33 

Reuters

[ World ]

BRIEF-ESA lowers conversion price of 5th series convertible bonds to 3,261 won/share...

ESA Co Ltd :...

 2018-02-19 08:30 

Reuters Africa

Iran continues search for missing plane, no wreckage found yet...

Iranian rescue teams were still trying to locate the wreckage of a plane on Monday a day after it crashed with 65 people on board, as glacial temperatures and mountainous terrain hampered their search....

 2018-02-19 08:25 

AP

Indonesia's Sinabung volcano unleashes towering ash column...

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Rumbling Mount Sinabung on the Indonesian island of Sumatra shot billowing columns of ash more than 5,000 meters (16,400 feet) into the atmosphere and hot clouds down its ......

 2018-02-19 08:24 

Reuters

[ World ]

BRIEF-Aseed Holdings to offer off-floor distribution of shares...

Aseed Holdings Co Ltd...

 2018-02-19 08:22 

Reuters

[ World ]

Premier of tiny Saarland new secretary general of Merkel's CDU: paper...

Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, premier in the tiny western state of Saarland, is to take over as secretary general of Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU), the daily Sueddeutsche Zeitung reported on Monday....

 2018-02-19 08:19 

Reuters Africa

Premier of tiny Saarland new secretary general of Merkel's CDU - paper...

Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, premier in the tiny western state of Saarland, is to take over as secretary general of Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU), the daily Sueddeutsche Zeitung reported on Monday....

 2018-02-19 08:14 

CBS News

[ World ]

Ice dancer Gabriella Papadakis's wardrobe malfunction exposes breast, grabs unwanted Olympic spotlight...
 2018-02-19 08:11 

Reuters Africa

Reports of hundreds of Russians killed in Syria attempt to exploit war - RIA cites Lavrov...

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday that reports that hundreds of Russian mercenaries had been killed in Syria recently were an attempt to exploit the war there, the RIA news agency reported....

 2018-02-19 08:10 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Iran Rescue Teams 'Find Crash Site'...

Iranian search and rescue teams have reached the site of the plane crash that authorities say killed all 65 people on board, Iran's Press TV reported on February 19....

 2018-02-19 08:07 

Reuters Africa

Napoli and Juventus continue see-saw battle in Serie A...

Napoli stayed one point ahead of Juventus at the top of Serie A on Sunday after both teams won their ninth league games in a row, this time beating SPAL and Torino 1-0 respectively....

 2018-02-19 08:04 

Reuters Africa

Reus gives Dortmund win with first goal since injury return...

Borussia Dortmund's gifted attacking midfielder Marco Reus scored his first goal since returning from an eight-month injury layoff to earn a 1-0 win at Borussia Moenchengladbach in the Bundesliga on Sunday....

 2018-02-19 08:04 

Al Jazeera

The price of success for young South Korean athletes...
 2018-02-19 08:01 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Aslyum seeker at risk of 'sudden death' won't travel for treatment without son...

An asylum seeker on Nauru with a life-threatening heart condition is refusing an offer to be transferred overseas for medical treatment, saying she will not go without her son....

 2018-02-19 08:01 

Reuters Africa

Kumar rips through South Africa to lead India to T20 victory...

Seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar took career-best figures of 5-24 to help India ease to a 28-run victory over South Africa in the opening Twenty20 International of their three-game series at the Wanderers on Sunday....

 2018-02-19 07:59 

Reuters Africa

Iraqi court sentences Turkish woman to death for joining IS...

An Iraqi court has sentenced to death by hanging a Turkish woman for joining Islamic State, a spokesman for the criminal court in Baghdad said in a statement on Monday....

 2018-02-19 07:58 

Al Jazeera

Russia-Trump probe: Fallout continues over indictment...

As the political fallout continues over the indictment of a group of Russians accused of meddling in the 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump fired off several tweets rejecting accusations his campaign colluded with Moscow....

 2018-02-19 07:56 

The Times of India

Maldives court suspends rebel MPs ahead of key vote...

The Maldives' top court has suspended 12 pro-opposition legislators before a crucial parliamentary vote on Monday, emboldening President Abdulla Yameen as he clings to power in the troubled islands....

 2018-02-19 07:55 

CBC

Mexico rattled by midnight earthquake...

A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck southern Mexico early on Monday, sending frightened residents into the streets as seismic alarms echoed across the capital, although there were no immediate reports of damage....

 2018-02-19 07:54 

Reuters Africa

Coleman breaks world record in 60 metres, runs 6.34 seconds...

World silver medallist Christian Coleman broke the world record in the 60 metres when he ran 6.34 seconds at the U.S. indoor national championships in Albuquerque, New Mexico on Sunday....

 2018-02-19 07:52 

Reuters Africa

Russian team in shock over Games doping scandal...

Farber...

 2018-02-19 07:45 

Reuters Africa

South Africa government, mining group agree to postpone court challenge...

A South African industry group representing mining companies has agreed to postpone a court challenge against new regulations that included a requirement for more black ownership of mines, to allow for negotiations with new President Cyril Ramaphosa....

 2018-02-19 07:45 

Reuters Africa

Maldives leader seeks approval to extend state of emergency by 15 days...

Maldives President Abdulla Yameen on Monday sought parliamentary approval to extend a state of emergency for 15 days in the Indian Ocean archipelago as the...

 2018-02-19 07:30 

Euronews

Kehinde Wiley's Obama portrait controversy proves Americans struggle to engage with art...

Audiences think contemporary paintings should be easily understandable for anyone with eyes. But this is not the case....

 2018-02-19 07:25 

Washington Post

Wardrobe issues causes Olympic stress for French skaters...

The first notes of Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You" had just played when Gabriella Papadakis suddenly became aware that people were about to see a whole lot more of her shape than she had planned....

 2018-02-19 07:24 

Euronews

Winter Olympics: Drugs probe launched against Russian curler...

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has launched a doping procedure against Russian Olympic medallist Alexander Krushelnitsky, the court said in a statement on Monday....

 2018-02-19 07:22 

Reuters Africa

Quake, magnitude 6.1, shakes Mexico City...

An earthquake alarmed residents of Mexico City in the early hours of Monday, sending many into the streets, Reuters witnesses said....

 2018-02-19 07:14 

Reuters Africa

South Africa government, mining group agree to postpone court challenge...

A South African industry group representing mining companies has agreed to postpone a court challenge against new regulations that included a requirement for more black ownership of mines, to allow for negotiations with new President Cyril Ramaphosa....

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