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 2017-09-24 16:03 

Washington Post

Merkel casts vote in election shes expected to win... +

German Chancellor Angela Merkel cast her vote on Sept. 24 in an election that her Christian Democratic Union party is expected to win, allowing her to serve a fourth term....

 2017-09-24 16:00 

Reuters Africa

London mayor says Britain should not host President Trump on state visit... +

London Mayor Sadiq Khan said on Sunday that it would be wrong for Britain to host U.S. President Donald Trump on a state visit, describing some of the U.S. leader's views on Islam as ...

 2017-09-24 16:00 

i24 News

EXCLUSIVE: French ex-FM says after Kurdish referendum ‘peace talks will start’... +

Israel is the only nation in support of Kurdish independence, but Kouchner says soon other nations will too....

 2017-09-24 16:00 

Deutsche Welle

German election exit polls: Angela Merkel's CDU/CSU 32.5%, SPD 20, AfD 13.5, FDP 10.5, Greens 9.5, Left party 9... +

Chancellor Angela Merkel takes a hit but is set for a fourth term. Who will she pick as coalition allies? The Social Democrats sink to a new low, and the populist AfD could lead the opposition. Live updates here on DW....

 2017-09-24 16:00 

Deutsche Welle

German election exit polls: Angela Merkel's CDU/CSU 32.7%, SPD 20.2, AfD 13.4, FDP 10.5, Greens 9.4, Left party 8.9... +

Chancellor Angela Merkel takes a hit but is set for a fourth term. Who will she pick as coalition allies? The Social Democrats sink to a new low, and the populist AfD could lead the opposition. Live updates here on DW....

 2017-09-24 16:00 

Deutsche Welle

German election exit polls: Angela Merkel's CDU largest party, record low for SPD, AfD to be third power in Bundestag... +

Chancellor Angela Merkel takes a hit but is set for a fourth term. Who will she pick as coalition allies? The Social Democrats sink to a new low, and the populist AfD could lead the opposition. Live updates here on DW....

 2017-09-24 16:00 

Deutsche Welle

German election results live: Angela Merkel's CDU largest party, record low for SPD, AfD to be third power in Bundestag... +

Chancellor Angela Merkel takes a hit but is set for a fourth term. Who will she pick as coalition allies? The Social Democrats sink to a new low, and the populist AfD could lead the opposition. Live updates here on DW....

 2017-09-24 15:59 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

The Latest: Tweets, taunts in Germany over right-wing party... +

Angela Merkel, who is seeking a fourth term as chancellor in Germany, has voted at a polling station near her home in Berlin's Mitte neighborhood....

 2017-09-24 15:59 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

The Latest: Mexico quake death toll rises to 318... +

Mexican authorities say the death toll from Tuesday's magnitude 7.1 earthquake has reached 318, with more than half of those in the capital....

 2017-09-24 15:57 

Sky News

Far-right gains but Merkel tops Germany poll... +

Angela Merkel is set for a fourth term as Germany's chancellor, according to exit polls....

 2017-09-24 15:52 

Reuters Africa

U.S. air strikes kill 17 Islamic State militants in Libya - U.S. military... +

Six U.S. air strikes on an Islamic State desert camp in Libya killed 17 militants and destroyed three vehicles, the U.S. military said on Sunday....

 2017-09-24 15:46 

Reuters

[ World ]

Russia, Syria intensify bombing of rebel-held Idlib, witnesses say... +

Khalidi...

 2017-09-24 15:39 

Deutsche Welle

Kurdish referendum: Iran halts flights to Iraq's Kurdish region ahead of vote... +

Iran has halted all flights to and from the Kurdish regions in northern Iraq. The air embargo is the first retaliatory measure against Monday's Kurdish independence referendum, which Iran, Iraq and Turkey all oppose....

 2017-09-24 15:39 

Reuters Africa

Russia, Syria intensify bombing of rebel-held Idlib, witnesses say... +

Khalidi...

 2017-09-24 15:33 

Washington Post

The Latest: Mexico quake death toll rises to 318... +

The Latest on Mexicos earthquake (all times local):...

 2017-09-24 15:33 

Euronews

El Gouna film festival underway in Egypt... +

The inaugural edition of the El Gouna Film Festival is underway in the Egyptian Red Sea resort town of El Gouna. It promises to be...

 2017-09-24 15:32 

Deutsche Welle

Peter Sagan wins third straight road race world championship title... +

Slovakian rider Peter Sagan timed his finish perfectly to secure a historic third straight world title in Bergen, Norway on Sunday. Sagan pipped home favorite Alexander Kristoff to the line in a photo-finish....

 2017-09-24 15:31 

Washington Post

AP PHOTOS: Rohingya cry for motherland at refugee camp... +

The young Rohingya Muslim boy recites verses from the Quran in a crowded little tent that serves as a madrasa in the Kutupalong refugee camp in Bangladesh. Then Sheikh Ahmad lifts his hands in prayer and the tears begin to flow....

 2017-09-24 15:29 

Washington Post

Mexican authorities say death toll from earthquake reaches 318, including 180 in Mexico City... +

Mexican authorities say death toll from earthquake reaches 318, including 180 in Mexico City....

 2017-09-24 15:25 

Reuters

[ World ]

National celebrations open Saudi sports stadium to women for first time... +

Saudi Arabia is celebrating the 87th anniversary of its foundation and has allowed women to enter the King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh for the first time. Pascale Davies reports....

 2017-09-24 15:25 

Reuters

[ World ]

I'm no populist, says new leader of Italy's 5-Star... +

The new leader of Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star movement says it is not a populist party and will make cutting waste and reducing debt its priority....

 2017-09-24 15:25 

CBC

[ World Lead ]

Trump travel ban expires today but new restrictions expected... +

U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to announce new restrictions on travel to the United States as his ban on visitors from six Muslim-majority countries expires today, 90 days after it went into effect....

 2017-09-24 15:24 

Fox News

[ World ]

The Latest: Maria weakens slightly on northward path... +

The Latest on Hurricane Maria and its devastation of Puerto Rico (all times local): 11:15 a.m....

 2017-09-24 15:16 

CBS News

[ World ]

About two dozen NFL players kneel during national anthem in London... +
 2017-09-24 15:12 

i24 News

Iraq Kurd leader says partnership with Baghdad has 'failed'... +

Iraq PM says will take 'necessary measures' to protect unity...

 2017-09-24 15:10 

Al Jazeera

Untold stories of most vulnerable Rohingya refugees... +

Rohingya refugees share their stories of dispossession and the problems they are facing at camps in Bangladesh....

 2017-09-24 15:10 

Reuters Africa

I'm no populist, says new leader of Italy's 5-Star... +

The new leader of Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star movement says it is not a populist party and will make cutting waste and reducing debt its priority....

 2017-09-24 15:08 

Deutsche Welle

Swiss voters nix pension reform in national referendum... +

Voters in the alpine nation rejected a plan that would have increased taxes to fund state pension coffers. The retirement age for women would have also gone up, as the nation struggles to deal with an aging populace....

 2017-09-24 15:04 

Reuters

[ World ]

Kurds stick with independence vote, 'never going back to Baghdad': Barzani... +

Iraq's Kurds will go ahead with a referendum on independence on Monday, Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) President Massoud Barzani told a news conference....

 2017-09-24 15:01 

Washington Post

Kurdish president says partnership with Iraq is over... +

The president of Iraqs Kurdish region says the controversial vote on independence will go ahead as planned on Monday, despite mounting pressures from within the region and beyond....

 2017-09-24 14:57 

Fox News

[ World ]

Kurdish president says partnership with Iraq is over... +

The president of Iraq's Kurdish region says the controversial vote on independence will go ahead as planned on Monday, despite mounting pressures from within the region and beyond....

 2017-09-24 14:54 

Washington Post

Iran displays S-300 air defense missile system to public... +

Irans elite Revolutionary Guard has displayed the countrys sophisticated Russian-made S-300 air defense system in central Tehran....

 2017-09-24 14:53 

Reuters

[ World ]

Swiss voters reject raising women's retirement age... +

Swiss voters rejected raising women's retirement age to 65 in a referendum on Sunday on shoring up the wealthy nation's pension system as a wave of Baby Boomers stops working....

 2017-09-24 14:52 

Al Jazeera

Iran halts Iraqi Kurdistan flights ahead of referendum... +

Flights to airports in Sulaymaniyah and Erbil will be affected, but Kurds say nothing can stop September 25 vote....

 2017-09-24 14:50 

Fox News

[ World ]

Iran displays S-300 air defense missile system to public... +

Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard has displayed the country's sophisticated Russian-made S-300 air defense system in central Tehran....

 2017-09-24 14:42 

Washington Post

Swiss voters reject raising womens retirement age to 65... +

Swiss voters have decided against increasing the retirement age for women by a year to 65....

 2017-09-24 14:41 

Fox News

[ World ]

Mexico: As quake search continues, thousands homeless... +

As the search continues for survivors and the bodies of people who died in quake-collapsed buildings in Mexico City, thousands of people have been left homeless because their houses or apartment buildings are uninhabitable....

 2017-09-24 14:41 

Washington Post

Attack in north Mali kills 3 peacekeepers... +

The U.N. mission in Mali says three peacekeepers have been killed and five others wounded in an attack on a convoy....

 2017-09-24 14:37 

Fox News

[ World ]

Attack in north Mali kills 3 peacekeepers... +

The U.N. mission in Mali says three peacekeepers have been killed and five others wounded in an attack on a convoy....

 2017-09-24 14:37 

CBC

[ World Lead ]

Earthquake strikes Mexico coast just days after quake in capital kills more 300... +

A magnitude 5.9 earthquake strikes off the Mexican west coast on Sunday as the country is still reeling from Tuesday's deadly, devastating quake that has left survivors with a long path to recovery and an uncertain future....

 2017-09-24 14:31 

Reuters

[ World ]

Catalan separatists take to the streets ahead of referendum... +

Demonstrators calling for Catalan independence gathered in hundreds of towns across the region on Sunday following Madrid's actions last week to try to block a referendum on self rule that it considers illegal....

 2017-09-24 14:28 

Al Jazeera

UN peacekeepers killed in Mali explosion... +

Blast hits convoy travelling between towns of Anefis and Gao in northern Mali, in latest attack against MINUSMA members....

 2017-09-24 14:13 

Euronews

Car bomber hits NATO convoy in Kabul... +

A car bomber attacked a Danish convoy belonging to a NATO mission in the Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday, wounding at least three civilians but...

 2017-09-24 14:11 

Reuters

[ World ]

U.S. allied Syrian groups form civilian council to run Deir al-Zor... +

U.S.-allied militias in northern Syria announced on Saturday the formation of a civilian council to govern the oil rich eastern province of Deir al Zor where they are racing with the Syrian army to capture territory held by Islamic State....

 2017-09-24 14:01 

Reuters

[ World ]

Three U.N. soldiers killed, others injured in northern Mali explosion... +

Three United Nations soldiers were killed and five others were seriously wounded by an explosive device that detonated as they were escorting a convoy in Mali, the West African nation's peacekeeping mission said on Sunday....

 2017-09-24 13:55 

Washington Post

About two dozen players kneel for national anthem in London... +

About two dozen players, including Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs and Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette, took a knee during the playing of the national anthem before the start of the teams game at Wembley Stadium on Sunday....

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