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 2019-02-23 13:50 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Toxic alcohol kills 93 in India, hundreds hospitalised...

People started falling sick after consuming a batch of illegally produced liquor late Thursday....

 2019-02-23 13:47 

Al Jazeera

Saudi crown prince defends China's right to fight terrorism...

Activists say MBS' support for China's anti-terrorism measures amounts to tacit approval of crackdown on Uighur Muslims....

 2019-02-23 13:47 

Washington Post

The Latest: Train possibly taking Kim to summit enters China...

A train similar to one used in the past by Kim Jong Un has entered China, possibly carrying the North Korean leader on a multiday journey to Vietnam's capital for his summit with President Donald Trump...

 2019-02-23 13:44 

Fox News

[ World ]

The Latest: Train possibly taking Kim to summit enters China...

The Latest on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's travels to the summit with President Donald Trump in Vietnam (all times local): 8:40 p.m....

 2019-02-23 13:43 

Deutsche Welle

French boy suspected of reintroducing measles to Costa Rica...

A five-year-old boy who had not received the measles vaccine went on holiday to Costa Rica with his parents. The country had been measles free for five years before his arrival....

 2019-02-23 13:41 

Fox News

[ World ]

Soldiers unleash tear gas amid tension on Venezuela's border...

Venezuela's National Guard fired tear gas on residents clearing a barricaded border bridge between Venezuela and Colombia on Saturday, heightening tensions over blocked humanitarian aid that opposition leader Juan Guaido has vowed to bring into the co...

 2019-02-23 13:40 

i24 News

Iran: We reached 90% of our goals in Syria, Israeli strikes had no impact...
 2019-02-23 13:37 

AP

The Latest: Tear gas fired on residents on Venezuela border...

CUCUTA, Colombia (AP) — The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local):8:40 a.m.Venezuela's National Guard has fired tear gas on residents clearing a barricaded......

 2019-02-23 13:36 

Washington Post

Train similar to one used in past by Kim Jong Un enters China ahead of Kim's Vietnam summit with President Donald Trump...

Train similar to one used in past by Kim Jong Un enters China ahead of Kim's Vietnam summit with President Donald Trump...

 2019-02-23 13:35 

Al Jazeera

Climate change: Teenage environmentalists protest in Paris...

Greta Thunberg's campaign in September gained traction across the world....

 2019-02-23 13:35 

Deutsche Welle

Scores dead in India after consuming toxic liquor in Assam...

The victims, who included many women, worked at local tea estates in the northeastern state of Assam. Deaths from toxic alcohol are quite common in India, with many poor people drinking cheap, bad quality liquor....

 2019-02-23 13:32 

Euronews

Luxury home of Pablo Escobar is blasted into dust...

The eight storey property, with vast garages for the drug lord's car collection, had become an unwelcome tourist attraction....

 2019-02-23 13:27 

CNN

Israel's moon mission, a tiny tyrannosaur and Neptune's new moon: This week in space and science...

A Japanese space probe fired a bullet into an asteroid, and Israel launched a spacecraft to the moon in the hopes of becoming the fourth country to land on its surface....

 2019-02-23 13:09 

Washington Post

Russia says it will probe Jehovah's Witnesses torture claim...

An official of Russia's main criminal investigative body says the service is probing allegations that its officers tortured members of the banned Jehovah's Witnesses...

 2019-02-23 13:08 

Reuters Africa

Trump's North Korea envoy Biegun: a capable man in an impossible job?...

Days before a second U.S.-North Korea summit, much rests on the shoulders of a former auto executive trying to find common ground between an American president seeking a big foreign policy win and a North Korean leader who seems unlikely to hand him one....

 2019-02-23 13:07 

NBC News

ISIS families, supporters remain devoted as last Syrian territory falls...

Evacuees from Islamic State's last holdout in Syria say if it were not for the call from their leaders to leave, they would have stayed in Baghouz....

 2019-02-23 13:06 

Fox News

[ World ]

Russia says it will probe Jehovah's Witnesses torture claim...

An official of Russia's main criminal investigative body says it is probing allegations that its officers tortured members of the banned Jehovah's Witnesses....

 2019-02-23 13:06 

Euronews

Bigger is not better. Small dollars online are gold for Democrats taking on Trump....

Bernie Sanders has a head start on the rest of the 2020 primary field. They'll have to catch up quick....

 2019-02-23 13:05 

Sydney Morning Herald

Silence makes rape a 'perfect crime' for the perpetrators...

Rape is almost a perfect crime for the perpetrators, says journalist Annick Cojean....

 2019-02-23 13:04 

Euronews

Nigeria's Buhari casts ballot as polls open in delayed presidential election...
 2019-02-23 13:04 

RTHK News

20 dead in Inner Mongolia mine tragedy...

Twenty mining staff were killed in Inner Mongolia on Saturday and another 30 injured when a vehicle that was transporting them underground experienced......

 2019-02-23 13:03 

Euronews

Sudan's Bashir declares state of emergency, dissolves government...
 2019-02-23 13:01 

Euronews

At Vatican abuse summit, African nun scolds bishops on their errors...

At Vatican abuse summit, African nun scolds bishops on their errors...

 2019-02-23 13:01 

Euronews

Showdown looms as Venezuela opposition to confront border troops over aid...

Showdown looms as Venezuela opposition to confront border troops over aid...

 2019-02-23 13:00 

Reuters

[ World ]

Trump's North Korea envoy Biegun: a capable man in an impossible job?...

Days before a second U.S.-North Korea summit, much rests on the shoulders of a f......

 2019-02-23 13:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

The Green New Deal gets America talking, finally, about climate change...

The US is one of the world's biggest emitters but barely mentions climate change. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's 'Green New Deal' aims to address that....

 2019-02-23 13:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

A quiet revolt: Female monks work to undo Thailand's 90-year ban...

Buddhist authorities in Thailand do not accept the female monks of Nakhon Pathom. But one woman, Dhammananda, is hoping to change that one ordination at a time....

 2019-02-23 12:58 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Church files on priest who sexually abused children destroyed...

"The stipulated procedures and processes for the prosecution of offences were deliberately not complied with, but instead cancelled or overridden,"...

 2019-02-23 12:56 

Euronews

After a week's delay Nigerians finally go to the polls...

But just hours before the polls opened Geidam city in Yobe state was attacked by suspected Islamic extremists and dozens of residents fled....

 2019-02-23 12:56 

Reuters

[ World ]

Showdown looms as Venezuela opposition to confront border troops over aid...

Venezuela's opposition and activists prepared on Saturday to confront troop......

 2019-02-23 12:55 

Deutsche Welle

Catholic cardinal Marks says files on child abusers 'destroyed'...

Instead of persecuting child abusers, Vatican officials worked to silence the victims, senior German Cardinal Reinhard Marx has told the Vatican. He claimed files on the abusers were often destroyed....

 2019-02-23 12:55 

Deutsche Welle

Catholic Cardinal Marx says files on child abusers 'destroyed'...

Vatican officials worked to silence the victims, senior German Cardinal Reinhard Marx has told the summit on tackling pedophilia within the church. He said files on the abusers were often destroyed....

 2019-02-23 12:47 

Reuters

[ World ]

Egypt seeks death sentence for two monks over bishop's murder...

An Egyptian court on Saturday recommended the death penalty for two monks after ......

 2019-02-23 12:46 

Reuters

[ World ]

Catholic nun scolds bishops on abuse: 'This storm will not pass'...

A Catholic nun told bishops on Saturday to acknowledge the church's hypocri......

 2019-02-23 12:45 

CBC

At least 93 die from tainted liquor in India...

At least 93 people have died and about 200 people have been hospitalized after drinking tainted liquor in two separate incidents in India's remote northeast....

 2019-02-23 12:41 

Reuters

[ World ]

Iran says it has many options to neutralize 'illegal' U.S. sanctions: Tasnim...

Iran said on Saturday it had many options to neutralize the reimposition of U.S.......

 2019-02-23 12:40 

Reuters

[ World ]

Ferragamo chairman says luxury shoemaker not up for sale...

Ferragamo's Chairman Ferruccio Ferragamo denied on Saturday the founding fa......

 2019-02-23 12:40 

Reuters

[ World ]

UPDATE 2-Iran says it has many options to neutralise "illegal" U.S. sanctions - Tasnim...

Iran said on Saturday it had many options to neutralize the reimposition of U.S.......

 2019-02-23 12:36 

Reuters

[ World ]

UK minister "increasingly concerned" by Persimmon handling of housing funding scheme...

Britain's housing minister James Brokenshire has conveyed concerns to build......

 2019-02-23 12:36 

Sydney Morning Herald

We shouldn't turn our backs on returning jihadi 'housewives'...

Throughout history, mere "housewives" set the moral foundations for evil in the everyday. Folding the laundry. Putting dinner on the table....

 2019-02-23 12:35 

AP

Aid showdown: Venezuela opposition prepares to deliver goods...

CUCUTA, Colombia (AP) — Venezuelans frustrated over their nation's crippling food and medical shortages are expected to join opposition leaders Saturday in a potentially risky push to deliver......

 2019-02-23 12:34 

Sky News

Dozens die from tainted alcohol in India...

Another 84 people have died after drinking tainted alcohol in India....

 2019-02-23 12:32 

Breitbart Europe

Police Unlawfully Rejected 'Exceptional' Recruit for Being Straight White Male, Tribunal Finds...

Cheshire Police unlawfully discriminated against an...

 2019-02-23 12:31 

Washington Post

Venezuelan National Guard fires tear gas on residents clearing barricaded border bridge...

Venezuelan National Guard fires tear gas on residents clearing barricaded border bridge...

 2019-02-23 12:27 

Reuters Africa

Earthquake with magnitude 5.0 strikes Moluccas, Indonesia - USGS...

An earthquake with magnitude 5.0 struck 98 km (61 miles) east-northeast of Ternate, in the Moluccas islands of Indonesia, according to the United States Geological Survey....

 2019-02-23 12:26 

Reuters

[ World ]

Three Venezuelan soldiers desert before planned aid handover, Colombia says...

Three members of the Venezuelan national guard deserted their posts early on Sat......

 2019-02-23 12:24 

News24

Toxic alcohol kills 69 in India, hundreds hospitalised - officials...

Sixty-nine workers have died and at least 200 others have been hospitalised in northeastern India after drinking toxic liquor, officials say....

 2019-02-23 12:23 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

The Latest: Hundreds camp overnight to help aid to Venezuela...

Hundreds of Venezuelans have camped out overnight near a bridge in Colombia where humanitarian aid that the opposition will try to deliver inside the country is being stored....

 2019-02-23 12:23 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

The Latest: 3 Venezuelan soldiers desert post amid tensions...

Hundreds of Venezuelans have camped out overnight near a bridge in Colombia where humanitarian aid that the opposition will try to deliver inside the country is being stored....

 2019-02-23 12:23 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

The Latest: Aid from Brazil sent to border with Venezuela...

Hundreds of Venezuelans have camped out overnight near a bridge in Colombia where humanitarian aid that the opposition will try to deliver inside the country is being stored....

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