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 2018-04-24 14:37 

Reuters Africa

South Africa's Habana to retire at end of season...

South Africa's World Cup-winning winger Bryan Habana is to retire at the end of the season after failing to recover from injury, he said on Tuesday....

 2018-04-24 14:37 

Euronews

Italian coast guards rescue migrants as vessel capsizes in the Mediterranean Sea...

63 migrants were rescued from the Mediterranean Sea by the Italian coast guard on Monday. Around 1000 migrants have been rescued in the Meditteranean in...

 2018-04-24 14:35 

Washington Post

Archeologists open burial chambers in Sudanese pyramid...

Sudan's official news agency says archeologists have reopened burial chambers in an ancient pyramid north of the capital, Khartoum....

 2018-04-24 14:34 

CNN

[ World Lead ]

May Day Fast Facts...

View May Day Fast Facts on CNN and learn about International Workers Day, as it is called in many countries....

 2018-04-24 14:34 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

For the first time, Facebook spells out what it forbids...

If you've ever wondered exactly what sorts of things Facebook would like you not to do on its service, you're in luck. For the first time, the social network is publishing detailed guidelines to what does and doesn't belong on its service &mda...

 2018-04-24 14:33 

Fox News

[ World ]

Archeologists open burial chambers in Sudanese pyramid...

Sudan's official news agency says archeologists have reopened burial chambers in an ancient pyramid north of the capital, Khartoum....

 2018-04-24 14:27 

AP

The Latest: Suspected van driver charged in Canada deaths...

TORONTO (AP) — The Latest on the incident in which a van plowed down a Toronto sidewalk, killing and injuring several people (all times local):10:25 a.m.A judge in Canada has ordered the 25-yea......

 2018-04-24 14:26 

Reuters Africa

Three suicide attacks rock Pakistani city of Quetta, killing six police, officials say...

Three suicide bombers attacked Pakistani police and paramilitary soldiers in the southwestern city of Quetta on Tuesday, killing six police and wounding another 15, officials said....

 2018-04-24 14:26 

Al Jazeera

The Cut: Exploring FGM...

Why does the dangerous and painful practice of female genital mutilation persist in so many countries across the world?...

 2018-04-24 14:26 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Justices say foreign business can't be sued under 1700s law...

The Supreme Court says foreign businesses cannot be sued in U.S. courts by foreign victims of human rights abuses and extremist attacks....

 2018-04-24 14:26 

Deutsche Welle

How should Germany deal with Islamic anti-Semitism?...

There have been multiple instances of attacks and threats against Jews in Germany. What motivates such violence, and what steps must be taken to prevent it?...

 2018-04-24 14:25 

Deutsche Welle

Volkswagen boosts Chinese partners with $18 billion technology push...

Volkswagen (VW) has trumpeted a bright start to 2018 and outlined massive spending plans for electric vehicle and autonomous driving ventures in China, ahead of the Beijing auto show due to open on Wednesday....

 2018-04-24 14:24 

Washington Post

Judge in Toronto orders 25-year-old suspected van driver held on 10 counts of 1st degree murder, 13 of attempted murder...

Judge in Toronto orders 25-year-old suspected van driver held on 10 counts of 1st degree murder, 13 of attempted murder....

 2018-04-24 14:22 

AP

Justices say foreign business can't be sued under 1700s law...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says foreign businesses cannot be sued in U.S. courts by foreign victims of human rights abuses and extremist attacks....

 2018-04-24 14:22 

Al Jazeera

How the NYT partook in the plunder of Iraq...

Who gave permission to the New York Times to remove thousands of ISIL files from Iraq?...

 2018-04-24 14:22 

Deutsche Welle

Swiss court denies Berlin's attempt to retrieve lost East German millions...

The Zurich court has ruled in favor of a private Swiss bank while dismissing Germany's claims to the lost cash. The ruling is not the last word in the case....

 2018-04-24 14:21 

Washington Post

Trump offers sympathies after Toronto van attack...

Appearing beside French President Emmanuel Macron at the White House April 24, President Trump wished former president George H. W. Bush...

 2018-04-24 14:21 

Deutsche Welle

Should animals be given more rights? The documentary 'Citizen Animal' tries to answer...

Originally planned as a vacation, a trip director Oliver Kyr took turned into a search for people who are committed to animal rights. That journey became documentary 'Citizen Animal.'...

 2018-04-24 14:20 

Washington Post

Saudi-led coalition strikes Yemen wedding, killing at least 20 people...

An airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition killed at least 20 people at a wedding party on April 22 in northwestern Yemen. Officials said most of the victims appeared to be children....

 2018-04-24 14:19 

Washington Post

3 Suicide bombers kill 5 police, wound 8 troops in Pakistan...

Pakistan's military says suicide bombers blew themselves up near a police vehicle and a security checkpoint in separate incidents in the southwestern city of Quetta, killing five police and wounding eight paramilitary troops....

 2018-04-24 14:19 

Sky News

Toronto van attack suspect charged with murder...

The Toronto van attack suspect has been charged with 10 counts of first-degree murder and 13 cases of attempted murder....

 2018-04-24 14:17 

Fox News

[ World ]

3 Suicide bombers kill 5 police, wound 8 troops in Pakistan...

Pakistan's military says suicide bombers blew themselves up near a police vehicle and a security checkpoint in separate incidents in the southwestern city of Quetta, killing five police and wounding eight paramilitary troops....

 2018-04-24 14:16 

Washington Post

Saudi women lift weights and bust social norms...

Saudi Arabia is allowing women to go to female-only gyms for the first time, leading to a wave of women picking up weights and busting tradition....

 2018-04-24 14:16 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Turkmen President Berdymukhammedov Wraps Up Official Visit To Uzbekistan...

Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov has visited Uzbekistan's western region of Khorezm, which neighbors Turkmenistan, on the last day of his official visit....

 2018-04-24 14:16 

CBS News

[ World ]

Finland universal basic income experiment to end after two years...
 2018-04-24 14:15 

Washington Post

Partner arrested in killing of Salvadoran journalist...

Police in El Salvador have arrested the domestic partner of a journalist killed over the weekend....

 2018-04-24 14:15 

DEBKAfile

US Gen Votel and Israel sharply divided on Trump's US exit plan from Syria...

Gen. Joseph Votel, head of the US Central Command, failed to convince Israel's leaders that President Donald Trump's plan to The post US Gen Votel and Israel sharply divided on Trump's US exit plan from Syria appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2018-04-24 14:12 

Fox News

[ World ]

Partner arrested in killing of Salvadoran journalist...

Police in El Salvador have arrested the domestic partner of a journalist killed over the weekend....

 2018-04-24 14:11 

Reuters Africa

Trump, France's Macron face differences at glitzy state visit...

U.S. President Donald Trump treated French President Emmanuel Macron to a colourful welcome ceremony at the White House on Tuesday during a state visit that threatened to expose differences on Iran, trade and Syria between two close allies....

 2018-04-24 14:09 

Euronews

What's behind the Trump-Macron 'bromance?'...

Donald Trump was the first US president since Calvin Coolidge - a century ago - not to welcome a foreign leader for a state visit,...

 2018-04-24 14:09 

Deutsche Welle

Vincent Bollore: French tycoon questioned over alleged Africa corruption...

French billionaire Vincent Bollore has been detained on suspicion of corruption when making deals to operate ports in Africa. A part of his conglomerate is alleged to have helped political campaigns to gain concessions....

 2018-04-24 14:09 

Deutsche Welle

Champions League: Bayern Munich plot revenge against Real Madrid in semifinal...

Defeat at the hands of the Spanish club in last year's quarterfinal still stings and vengeance will be top of the agenda when the sides meet on Wednesday. Win, and a second treble is within touching distance for Bayern....

 2018-04-24 14:06 

Reuters Africa

In Iraq minefields, an old war leaves a menacing legacy...

The Iraqis who pick over their country's old battlefields for military scrap metal and wiring have few other ways to make a living, but the task comes with enormous risks....

 2018-04-24 14:06 

Reuters Africa

Unfazed by Brazil's army, Rio drug gangs willing to wait out occupation...

Leaders of Rio de Janeiro's heavily armed drug gangs agree on at least one thing with the head of Brazil's army: An ongoing military intervention cannot solve the soaring crime and violence that is roiling the seaside metropolis....

 2018-04-24 14:03 

Washington Post

German center-left leader to join Amazon protest...

The new leader of one of Germany's governing parties says she plans to join a protest against working conditions at Amazon during a visit by company CEO Jeff Bezos to Berlin....

 2018-04-24 14:03 

Reuters Africa

Italy's PD says might to talk to 5-Star if centre-right shut out...

Italy's centre-left Democratic Party (PD) said on Tuesday it could hold coalition talks with the 5-Star Movement on condition the anti-establishment party breaks contact with the centre-right....

 2018-04-24 14:01 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Motive elusive after van driver kills 10 on Toronto sidewalk...

Police in Canada's biggest city were piecing together witness accounts and surveillance video on Tuesday to determine why a driver plowed a rented van along a crowded sidewalk, killing 10 people and injuring 15 in what many said seemed a deliberate at...

 2018-04-24 13:59 

USA Today

North and South Korea's summit holds promise for peace. Unfortunately, so did the last two....

Friday's summit between Moon Jae-in and Kim Jong Un will be mark the third time the countries' leaders have met since the Korean War ended in 1953....

 2018-04-24 13:57 

Sky News

Amazon starts delivering packages to car boots...

Amazon has started to make free deliveries to customers' cars....

 2018-04-24 13:56 

AP

Mummified body found in Iran could be father of last shah...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A mummified body discovered near the site of a former royal mausoleum in Iran may be the remains of Reza Shah Pahlavi, the founder of the Pahlavi dynasty and the ......

 2018-04-24 13:54 

Reuters Africa

Lawyer tells German court neo-Nazi suspect is not murder accomplice...

A lawyer for a member of a neo-Nazi gang accused of murdering 10 people more than a decade ago urged judges on Tuesday to dismiss accusations by German prosecutors that she was an accomplice in the crimes....

 2018-04-24 13:53 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Armenia Marks Anniversary Of Massacre...

Armenians held official ceremonies marking the anniversary of the World War I-era massacre of their ancestors in Ottoman Turkey. The events came a day after Armenian Prime Minister Serzh Sarkisian resigned amid mass street protests....

 2018-04-24 13:50 

Washington Post

Suspect in deadly Toronto van rampage to face court hearing as motive for attack remains unclear...

The suspect, Alek Minassian, was arrested moments after Monday's carnage, which left at least 10 dead. But Canadian authorities said the attack has not triggered national security threats....

 2018-04-24 13:50 

NBC News

What will royal baby be named? Prince William, Kate keep world guessing...

The arrival of Prince William and the former Kate Middleton's third child has left Britain wondering what the new prince will be called....

 2018-04-24 13:50 

Euronews

Prince William, Kate keep world guessing over new baby's name...

Based on names used by Britain's royal family in the past, some experts believe that contenders might include Arthur, Albert, Philip or James....

 2018-04-24 13:49 

Radio Free Asia

Land, Citizenship Await Them in Myanmar, Bangladeshi Tribespeople Told...

Small numbers have migrated because of dire poverty in the southeastern region of Bangladesh....

 2018-04-24 13:48 

Fox News

[ World ]

Toronto police officer praised for 'remarkable restraint' in arresting van attack suspect...

A Toronto police officer was praised for his "remarkable restraint" as he arrested the suspected driver of a van that rammed into pedestrians Monday without firing a single shot....

 2018-04-24 13:46 

News24

George H.W. Bush hospitalised day after wife's funeral...

Former US president George H.W. Bush is being treated for a blood infection, just days after laying his wife Barbara to rest....

 2018-04-24 13:45 

News24

Black man admits to painting racist graffiti on campus...

A former Eastern Michigan University student has admitted to painting racist graffiti on campus....

 2018-04-24 13:44 

Washington Post

Trudeau says no motive established in van attack probe...

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said that there is no "national security element" after a van attack in Toronto killed 10 people April 23....

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