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 2018-12-07 07:37 

The Times of India

Slim chance of Pakistan getting IMF bailout by Jan 15: Report...

Pakistan is seeking $8 billion from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to bail itself out from a severe balance-of-payments crisis that threatens to cripple the country's economy....

 2018-12-07 07:33 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

India's toxic air claimed 1.24 million lives in 2017, study claims...

The average life expectancy in India would be higher by 1.7 years if air quality was at healthy levels, according to the Lancet Planetary Health study....

 2018-12-07 07:30 

AP

Ex-captives describe torture by Yemen's Houthi rebels...

MARIB, Yemen (AP) — Farouk Baakar was on duty as a medic at al-Rashid hospital the day a bleeding man was brought into the emergency room with gunshot wounds and signs of torture. He'd been whipped......

 2018-12-07 07:26 

News24

Pentagon reveals US observation flight over Ukraine...

The Pentagon says a US Air Force plane flew a special observation flight over Ukraine in a show of solidarity with Ukraine after its naval confrontation with Russia....

 2018-12-07 07:18 

AP

Afghan official: Taliban kill 14 troops in western province...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says the Taliban have killed 14 Afghan soldiers and taken another 21 captive in an overnight attack in the country's western Herat province....

 2018-12-07 07:12 

Reuters Africa

South Korea eyes $300-million deal to buy U.S. missiles for Aegis destroyers...

South Korea plans to buy dozens of U.S.-built ship-to-air missiles, in an order worth about $300 million, to boost air defences against North Korea, even as it moves to reduce tension with Pyongyang, Seoul...

 2018-12-07 07:12 

DEBKAfile

UN General Assembly votes down Hamas condemnation...

Although an impressive 87 member states voted for the resolution to condemn the Palestinian Hamas for rocket attacks, terror tunnels The post UN General Assembly votes down Hamas condemnation appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2018-12-07 07:10 

dpa

At least 18 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attack...

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 2018-12-07 07:09 

Al Jazeera

Refugee ship Aquarius to stop rescue mission in the Mediterranean...

Rescue organisation SOS Mediterranee and MSF say they will end operation after relentless pressure from EU states....

 2018-12-07 07:07 

Euronews

Southwest plane slides off runway at Hollywood Burbank Airport in California...

There were 117 people aboard the plane and no reports of injuries....

 2018-12-07 07:04 

Al Jazeera

On death, forgiveness and revenge in the occupied territories...

What a Palestinian grandfather, an Israeli soldier and the Hilltop Youth taught me about the power of forgiveness and violent radicalism....

 2018-12-07 07:02 

Sky News

Man admits murder after driving into shoppers...

A man who deliberately ploughed a car into Christmas shoppers on a city street in Australia has pleaded guilty to murder....

 2018-12-07 06:58 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Malala Honored By Harvard University For Efforts To Aid Girls' Education...

Pakistani Nobel Peace Prize-winner Malala Yousafzai has been honored by Harvard University in the United States for her work promoting girls' education....

 2018-12-07 06:53 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Reports: Trump Picks State Department Spokeswoman Nauert As UN Ambassador...

U.S. President Donald Trump has chosen State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert as the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, U.S. news organizations are reporting....

 2018-12-07 06:42 

Reuters Africa

France's Macron to speak early next week on protests...

French President Emmanuel Macron will speak early next week on the "yellow vest" movement as France braces for another wave of violent protests on Saturday over living costs, National Assembly speaker Richard Ferrand told Reuters....

 2018-12-07 06:39 

Fox News

[ World ]

China, North Korea meet amid stalled disarmament talks...

The foreign ministers of China and North Korea held talks in Beijing Friday amid a lack of progress in international efforts to persuade Kim Jong Un's regime to halt its nuclear weapons program....

 2018-12-07 06:37 

Euronews

Eiffel Tower to close Saturday due to planned Paris protests...

Several other cultural sites and attractions will also close....

 2018-12-07 06:33 

Washington Post

Ex-captives describe torture by Yemen's Houthi rebels...

Survivors recount torture in prisons run by Yemen's Houthi rebels who detained thousands in country's brutal civil war...

 2018-12-07 06:30 

Fox News

[ World ]

Ex-captives describe torture by Yemen's Houthi rebels...

Farouk Baakar was on duty as a medic at al-Rashid hospital the day a bleeding man was brought into the emergency room with gunshot wounds and signs of torture....

 2018-12-07 06:27 

Euronews

Trump expected to tap State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert for new U.N. ambassador...

Nauert is a former "Fox & Friends" anchor who has served as State Department spokeswoman since April 2017. She would replace outgoing Ambassador Nikki Haley....

 2018-12-07 06:25 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Afghan official: Taliban kill 14 troops in western province...

Afghan official: Taliban kill 14 Afghan soldiers, take another 21 captive in western Herat province....

 2018-12-07 06:24 

Reuters Africa

Saudi Arabia announces 100 million euros aid to Sahel nations...

Saudi Arabia pledged 100 million euros ($113.7 million) to support priority investment programs in Africa...

 2018-12-07 06:21 

Washington Post

Afghan official: Taliban kill 14 troops in western province...

Afghan official: Taliban kill 14 Afghan soldiers, take another 21 captive in western Herat province...

 2018-12-07 06:14 

Al Jazeera

All clear after bomb threat forces evacuation at CNN...

Unnamed suspect called the US cable channel to say five bombs had been placed throughout the facility in New York....

 2018-12-07 06:14 

Sydney Morning Herald

From climate to globalism, Brazil's new ideologies all over the place...

With his inauguration just weeks away, Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro is assembling a Cabinet of ministers with starkly different views....

 2018-12-07 06:13 

Washington Post

China, North Korea meet amid stalled disarmament talks...

The foreign ministers of China and North Korea have met in Beijing amid a lack of progress in efforts to persuade Kim Jong Un's regime to halt its nuclear weapons program...

 2018-12-07 06:12 

News24

Pope Francis to visit UAE in historic trip to the Gulf...

Pope Francis will make a historic visit to Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates in February to attend an interfaith meeting, the Vatican announces....

 2018-12-07 06:11 

The Times of India

Merkel's party votes for new leader, and new era in Germany...

The frontrunners are Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, a Merkel protege seen as the continuity candidate, and Friedrich Merz, a Merkel rival who has questioned the constitutional guarantee of asylum to all "politically persecuted" and believes Germany, ...

 2018-12-07 06:10 

dpa

Merz eyes political comeback with conservative bid to replace Merkel...

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 2018-12-07 06:10 

dpa

German conservatives to vote in close-run race to succeed Merkel...

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 2018-12-07 06:10 

i24 News

Aquarius migrant rescue ship quits after facing 'sustained campaign'...

Ship was a symbol of the diplomatic crisis surrounding migration in Europe....

 2018-12-07 06:10 

i24 News

Key Hezbollah financier pleads guilty in US...

The U.S. accused Tajideen of operating multiple Hezbollah front companies across the Middle East and Africa...

 2018-12-07 06:06 

Euronews

CNN, others in New York evacuated after phoned-in bomb threat...

A police official said that an unsubstantiated phone threat was made to the Time Warner Building, claiming there were five bombs present....

 2018-12-07 06:05 

AP

Brazil future unclear amid opposing ideologies of ministers...

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — With his inauguration just weeks away, Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro is assembling a Cabinet of ministers with starkly different views on key issues like climate ch......

 2018-12-07 06:01 

Sydney Morning Herald

Huawei arrest is politically motivated, says China...

State media accused Washington of trying to contain Huawei because it is the "point man" for the rise of China's globally competitive technology companies....

 2018-12-07 05:59 

Washington Post

Trump's gamble on MBS looks worse by the day...

The president's defense of the Saudi crown prince has fueled a rebellion in Congress....

 2018-12-07 05:55 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

China launches pioneering mission to far side of moon...

Rising space power China is preparing to launch a ground-breaking mission to soft-land an unmanned spacecraft on the far side of the moon....

 2018-12-07 05:53 

Washington Post

China prepares mission to land spacecraft on moon's far side...

Rising space power China is preparing to launch a ground-breaking mission to soft-land an unmanned spacecraft on the far side of the moon...

 2018-12-07 05:47 

The Times of India

Trump may nominate Heather Nauert as UN envoy: Reports...

Haley is the first Indian-American to ever appointed to a Cabinet position in any US presidential administration. Heather Nauert had been the favourite after Haley, 46, announced that she would leave the job....

 2018-12-07 05:45 

Sky News

Markets take stock after FTSE's worst day since Brexit result...

The latest selling storm to hit world stock markets has petered out after the FTSE 100 suffered its biggest percentage fall since the day after the Brexit referendum....

 2018-12-07 05:39 

Euronews

Live: Athens clashes, gilets jaunes, and suspicious package at CNN...

Euronews brings you the latest news and updates as it happens this morning....

 2018-12-07 05:29 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

George HW Bush's funeral follows generations of tradition...

The guidelines for state funerals date back to the mid-1800s and have been shaped over time. Look back at the funerals of other American presidents....

 2018-12-07 05:25 

The Times of India

CNN offices evacuated after bomb threat, no explosive found...

The roughly 90 minute drama recalled a similar evacuation in October after an explosive device was discovered at CNN's New York headquarters. Fire alarm bells rang inside the newsroom to signal an evacuation shortly after 10:30 pm, CNN said on its web...

 2018-12-07 05:24 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

'Distasteful' motion causes stink in parliamentary toilets...

South Australian MPs vow to get to the bottom of who has been leaving toilets in State Parliament "significantly soiled", in a situation staff worry will leave visitors with a nasty impression of the institution....

 2018-12-07 05:24 

Sky News

Hart quits as Oscars host over homophobic tweets...

Kevin Hart has stepped down as host of the Oscars next year after tweets emerged in which he used homophobic slurs....

 2018-12-07 05:22 

Sydney Morning Herald

Bomb threat at CNN's New York office...

CNN's broadcast offices in New York City have been evacuated by police after a caller said there were five bombs hidden in the Time Warner Centre Building....

 2018-12-07 05:19 

News24

US senators wrestle with rebuke of Saudis for Khashoggi killing...

US senators are considering multiple pieces of legislation in an effort to formally rebuke Saudi Arabia for the slaying of journalist Jamal Khashoggi....

 2018-12-07 05:14 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Brazil future unclear amid opposing ideologies of ministers...

Brazil future unclear amid opposing ideologies of ministers and President-elect Jair Bolsonaro....

 2018-12-07 05:13 

Reuters Africa

U.S. prosecutor drops appeal to extend Turkish banker's sentence: Anadolu...

The New York prosecutor...

 2018-12-07 05:09 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Army colonel arrested in connection with killing of U.N. monitors...

Zaida Catalan, and Michael Sharp, were killed in March 2017 while investigating reports of atrocities during an armed conflict in Congo....

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