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 2018-08-16 08:59 

Reuters Africa

UNRWA says its schools for Palestinian refugees to open on time despite U.S. funding cut...

The United Nations agency dealing with Palestinian refugees said on Thursday it would open its schools in the Middle East as scheduled this month despite a deficit caused by a U.S. funding cut....

 2018-08-16 08:57 

Deutsche Welle

Toni Kroos: Mesut zil talked a lot of 'nonsense' when quitting German team...

Toni Kroos had strong words for Mesut zil, saying that the manner of his departure was "out of order." He also has said that he will carry on playing for Germany after the shock early exit from the World Cup....

 2018-08-16 08:56 

Washington Post

One of world's top urban forests threatened by tiny beetle...

One of the world's largest urban forests is under threat from a tiny beetle....

 2018-08-16 08:55 

Washington Post

Doctor killed, assistant injured in stabbing in Germany...

Police say a doctor has been killed and an assistant seriously injured in a stabbing at a medical practice in southwestern Germany....

 2018-08-16 08:55 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Doctor killed, assistant injured in stabbing in Germany...

Police say a doctor has been killed and an assistant seriously injured in a stabbing at a medical practice in southwestern Germany....

 2018-08-16 08:53 

Fox News

[ World ]

One of world's top urban forests threatened by tiny beetle...

One of the world's largest urban forests is under threat from a tiny beetle....

 2018-08-16 08:53 

AP

Doctor killed, assistant injured in stabbing in Germany...

BERLIN (AP) — Police say a doctor has been killed and an assistant seriously injured in a stabbing at a medical practice in southwestern Germany....

 2018-08-16 08:53 

Sydney Morning Herald

Australian woman caught sneaking Mexican into US...

US border officers have foiled an Australian woman's plan to sneak her Mexican fiance illegally across the US-Canadian border....

 2018-08-16 08:52 

Breitbart Jerusalem

Malaysia PM: Anti-Semitism 'Invented to Prevent Criticism of Jews'...

The term anti-Semitism is a false construct designed to shield Jews from criticism for any wrongdoing, Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad said....

 2018-08-16 08:51 

Sky News

Italy's populists attack elites over bridge collapse...

Italy's populist government has attacked one of the country's biggest business families and the European Union over the fatal bridge collapse in Genoa....

 2018-08-16 08:46 

Reuters Africa

Investors turn on Italy bridge operator after disaster...

Italy's biggest toll-road operator came under heavy stock-market attack on Thursday after Rome criticised it for a deadly bridge collapse this week, moving to revoke its concession and accusing it of failing to ensure the viaduct's safety....

 2018-08-16 08:44 

dpa

Deported Tunisian may soon be returned to Germany after court order...

Top Stories from around the globe brought to you by dpa International....

 2018-08-16 08:44 

Al Jazeera

Italy bridge collapse: 'Its state of deterioration was notorious'...

Experts say lightning strike 'highly unlikely' to have caused Genoa bridge disaster as state of emergency is announced....

 2018-08-16 08:34 

Euronews

Husband of missing Colorado woman arrested...

Chris Watts is in custody and awaiting charges, police said....

 2018-08-16 08:32 

Al Jazeera

Germany may tighten border with France, Switzerland...

The German government is considering reintroducing border controls with France and Switzerland to curb undocumented immigration, but after 20 years without, many businesses oppose the move....

 2018-08-16 08:31 

Sydney Morning Herald

Death toll of Kabul attack on students revised down...

Some bodies had been double-counted when they were being taken to hospital from the blast site following Wednesday's attack....

 2018-08-16 08:30 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

UK police given more time to quiz Parliament crash suspect...

British police have been given more time to question the suspect in a car crash outside Parliament that injured three people....

 2018-08-16 08:26 

Al Jazeera

Platinum giant to cut more than 13,000 jobs in South Africa...

Impala Platinum says it must restructure to handling increased production costs and low commodity prices, but miners say that more can be done to save their jobs....

 2018-08-16 08:25 

Washington Post

UK police given more time to quiz Parliament crash suspect...

British police have been given more time to question the suspect in a car crash outside Parliament that injured three people....

 2018-08-16 08:24 

Sydney Morning Herald

Yes he Khan: Australian wins 1000km Mongol Derby horse race...

For nearly seven days, Victorian man Adrian Corboy rode half-tamed horses 1000 kilometres across Mongolia's vast and wild terrain to win the toughest, roughest and longest horse race in the world....

 2018-08-16 08:22 

AP

UK police given more time to quiz Parliament crash suspect...

LONDON (AP) — British police have been given more time to question the suspect in a car crash outside Parliament that injured three people....

 2018-08-16 08:18 

Al Jazeera

Trump cancels security clearance for ex-CIA director John Brennan...

Trump claims Obama-era intelligence chief leveraged access to classified information to make 'outrageous' allegations....

 2018-08-16 08:18 

News24

Gaza fisherman battles poverty with plastic bottle boat...

With hundreds of empty plastic bottles collected from the shores of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, fisherman Muath Abu Zeid has turned litter into a floating source of income....

 2018-08-16 08:16 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Aboriginal group wins injunction to halt nuclear ballot...

A community vote on the proposed nuclear waste dump on South Australia's Eyre Peninsula is delayed after the Barngarla people win a court injunction....

 2018-08-16 08:14 

dpa

Sibling Betrayal: Dutch gangland murder trial mirrors Greek tragedy...

Top Stories from around the globe brought to you by dpa International....

 2018-08-16 08:09 

AP

Judge criticizes German officials over radical's deportation...

BERLIN (AP) — A judge is accusing German authorities of testing the limits of the law in the deportation to Tunisia of a suspected former aide to Osama bin Laden, whom courts have ordered returned ......

 2018-08-16 08:08 

Fox News

[ World ]

Australian sex abuse victim settles with Catholic order...

A 74-year-old man with terminal cancer said on Thursday he could die happy after reaching a 1 million Australian dollar ($727,000) landmark settlement against a Catholic religious order for sexual abuse he suffered in Australia more than 50 years ago....

 2018-08-16 08:07 

Deutsche Welle

Kim Jong Nam murder: Malaysia court orders suspects to present defense...

A Malaysian judge has refused to throw out the case of two women accused of assassinating the brother of North Korea's Kim Jong Un. The murder was "no prank," the judge said....

 2018-08-16 08:02 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Putin To Attend Austrian Minister's Wedding This Week...

Russian President Vladimir Putin will be a guest at this week's wedding of Austria's top diplomat, the Kremlin has confirmed....

 2018-08-16 08:02 

Reuters Africa

Thailand to ban imports of high-tech trash, plastic waste...

Thailand will ban imports of 432 types of scrap electronics within six months, an environment ministry official said on Thursday, the latest country to respond to China's crackdown on imports of high-tech trash this year....

 2018-08-16 08:02 

Deutsche Welle

Germany tolerant of LGBT neighbors, but not Muslim ones...

While homophobia has seen a drastic decrease in Germany over the years, Islamophobia has remained stubbornly stagnant. A new Playboy poll has found that most Germans are opposed to mosques, hijab, and refugee homes....

 2018-08-16 08:01 

Breitbart London

Burqa-Defending Tory Peer Faces Probe for Hamas-Linked Event with Corbyn...

Senior Conservative MPs are demanding an investigation into a Muslim Tory Lord for attending the same controversial conference as Jeremy Corbyn, where Hamas compared Israel to Islamic State terrorists....

 2018-08-16 08:00 

Reuters Africa

Vietnam sentences activist to 20 years prison amid dissent crackdown...

A court in northern Vietnam on Thursday sentenced an activist to 20 years in prison after he was convicted in a one-day trial of attempting to overthrow the state, his lawyer said....

 2018-08-16 08:00 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

The Latest: Rescue work goes on in Italy bridge collapse...

The holding company for Autostrade per l'Italia was facing a volatile trading day after the government announced it would take steps to revoke the concession following the deadly bridge collapse in Genoa....

 2018-08-16 08:00 

CBC

Fate of ex-Trump aide Manafort in jury's hands — and same could be said of Mueller's Russia probe...

The trial of former Trump campaign boss Paul Manafort may have been a dry-as-dust bank fraud and tax-evasion case, but former federal prosecutors say the jury's impending verdict could have major implications for special counsel Robert Mueller's p...

 2018-08-16 08:00 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

The Latest: EU denies it blocked Italian infrastructure work...

The holding company for Autostrade per l'Italia was facing a volatile trading day after the government announced it would take steps to revoke the concession following the deadly bridge collapse in Genoa....

 2018-08-16 08:00 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

The Latest: Truck driver who survived bridge plunge returns...

The holding company for Autostrade per l'Italia was facing a volatile trading day after the government announced it would take steps to revoke the concession following the deadly bridge collapse in Genoa....

 2018-08-16 08:00 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

The Latest: Bridge collapse death toll lowered by 1 to 38...

The holding company for Autostrade per l'Italia was facing a volatile trading day after the government announced it would take steps to revoke the concession following the deadly bridge collapse in Genoa....

 2018-08-16 07:59 

Washington Post

Endangered Green, Loggerhead turtles make comeback in Cyprus...

For these ancient reptiles, a stretch of beach on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus has been their home for thousands of years....

 2018-08-16 07:59 

Euronews

WATCH: UK terror suspect named as calls intensify for a no-car zone around London's parliament....

UK police are continuing the questioning of a man in connection with Tuesday's suspected terror attack.The man, named as 29-year old Salih Khater from Birmingham, was arrested after his car swerved into pedestrians and cyclists and crashed into securi...

 2018-08-16 07:56 

AP

Endangered Green, Loggerhead turtles make comeback in Cyprus...

LARA BEACH, Cyprus (AP) — For these ancient reptiles, a stretch of beach on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus has been their home for thousands of years....

 2018-08-16 07:56 

Fox News

[ World ]

Endangered Green, Loggerhead turtles make comeback in Cyprus...

For these ancient reptiles, a stretch of beach on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus has been their home for thousands of years....

 2018-08-16 07:55 

Fox News

[ World ]

Gunmen besiege Kabul compound as Afghans mourn Shite dead...

Gunmen besieged a compound belonging to the Afghan intelligence service in Kabul on Thursday, police said, as the city's Shiite residents held funeral services for the victims of a horrific suicide bombing the previous day that left 34 dead....

 2018-08-16 07:52 

AP

The Latest: Italian highway operator faces volatile trading...

MILAN (AP) — The latest developments following the deadly collapse of a highway bridge in Italy (all times local):9:45 a.m.The holding company for Autostrade per l'Italia was facing a volatile ......

 2018-08-16 07:48 

Al Jazeera

Libyan court sentences 45 to death over protest killings...

Fifty-four people sentenced to five years in prison over killings of about 20 people in 2011, as 22 others acquitted....

 2018-08-16 07:48 

Washington Post

Australian sex abuse victim settles with Catholic order...

A 74-year-old man with terminal cancer says he can die happy after reaching a 1 million Australian dollar ($727,000) landmark settlement against a Catholic religious order for sexual abuse he suffered in Australia more than 50 years ago....

 2018-08-16 07:46 

Reuters Africa

Messi to miss Argentina friendlies in U.S...

Argentina captain Lionel Messi has ruled himself out of two friendlies in the United States next month, a source at the Argentine Football Association (AFA) told Reuters on Wednesday....

 2018-08-16 07:45 

Reuters Africa

Man City can cope with injured De Bruyne's absence, says Walker...

Manchester City have the depth in squad to cope with the potential long-term absence of playmaker Kevin de Bruyne, who sustained a knee injury in training on Wednesday, the Premier League club's defender Kyle Walker has said....

 2018-08-16 07:44 

dpa

Women accused in Kim Jong Nam case must present defence, judge rules...

Top Stories from around the globe brought to you by dpa International....

 2018-08-16 07:43 

Reuters Africa

Tennis-Haase stuns Zverev in Cincinnati, Djokovic advances...

Dutchman Robin Haase upset German fourth seed Alexander Zverev 5-7 6-5 7-5 at the Cincinnati Masters on Wednesday and Wimbledon winner Novak Djokovic cruised into the third round before rain interrupted play....

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