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 2018-04-24 13:43 

Deutsche Welle

'Heimat 2018': Cologne sings its identity...

No other city in Germany has so many songs about "Heimat," expressing the feeling of home, as Cologne. Groups of people gather to sing together about their local patriotism, and not only during Carnival....

 2018-04-24 13:42 

Deutsche Welle

Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan plans election rally in Europe...

The Turkish leader said he was planning a campaign rally in Europe ahead of June elections. But several European countries, including Germany, have banned Turkish politicians from campaigning on their soil....

 2018-04-24 13:41 

Reuters Africa

Prosecutors seek second genocide conviction, life sentence for Karadzic...

Prosecutors appealed to a United Nations court in the Hague on Tuesday to convict former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic of genocide for the killing of Croats and Muslims across Bosnia during the 1992-95 war....

 2018-04-24 13:36 

Sydney Morning Herald

Iran warns Trump it might withdraw from Non-Proliferation Treaty...

Trump has said that unless European allies fix what he has called "terrible flaws" in the accord by May 12, he will restore US economic sanctions on Iran....

 2018-04-24 13:33 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

EU, UN Kick Off Two-Day Aid Conference For Syria In Brussels...

A two-day international conference aimed at securing humanitarian support for victims of the seven-year conflict in Syria has opened in Brussels....

 2018-04-24 13:33 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

11 Afghan troops killed in Taliban attacks...

A new wave of Taliban attacks across Afghanistan killed at least 11 Afghan soldiers and policemen on Tuesday, officials said, the latest in a particularly deadly week of assaults by militants....

 2018-04-24 13:30 

CBS News

[ World ]

China's behavior monitoring system bars some from travel, purchasing property...
 2018-04-24 13:28 

Washington Post

Gun salute for new royal baby...

Forces performed a gun salute in Hyde Park, London, April 24 in honor of the birth of the third child of Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge....

 2018-04-24 13:28 

AP

The Latest: Financial worker among dead in Canada van case...

TORONTO (AP) — The Latest on the incident in which a van plowed down a Toronto sidewalk, killing and injuring several people (all times local):9:25 a.m.The president of Invesco Canada says one ......

 2018-04-24 13:27 

Euronews

G7 unite to condemn Russia...

G7 countries have united in their condemnation of Russia's actions in Ukraine and Syria. Foreign ministers have agreed to set up a working group to study Russia's 'malign behaviour'....

 2018-04-24 13:23 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

British toddler surviving after court rules life support be turned off...

Seriously ill British toddler Alfie Evans is surviving after being taken off life support following a series of court rulings that backed doctors at Liverpool's Alder Hey Childen's Hospital who said further treatment was futile....

 2018-04-24 13:21 

AP

UN prosecutor seeks life term for Karadzic at appeal hearing...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A U.N. prosecution lawyer urged appeals judges Tuesday to convict former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic on a second genocide count and increase his 40-year sente......

 2018-04-24 13:20 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Fourteen Alleged Members Of Hizb Ut-Tahrir Detained In Tatarstan...

Security authorities in Russia's Tatarstan region have detained 14 alleged members of the banned Hizb ut-Tahrir organization....

 2018-04-24 13:20 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

The Latest: No national security threat seen in van case...

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says authorities see no national security element in the seeming attack on pedestrians in Canada's largest city....

 2018-04-24 13:20 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Romania: Leader faces misconduct charges in court hearing...

Romania's most powerful politician heads for the final hearing in a corruption case, days after the U.S. State Department said corrupt practices remain widespread at every level of government in the European Union member....

 2018-04-24 13:19 

Washington Post

Trump welcomes Macron at the White House...

French President Macron and his wife, Brigitte, arrived at the White House April 24. President Trump and his wife, Melania, greeted the couple....

 2018-04-24 13:18 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Royal baby: Prince Charles welcomes new grandson...

Prince Charles says it is a "great joy" to be a grandfather once again, issuing a statement to express his pleasure with the arrival of a boy to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge....

 2018-04-24 13:17 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

French billionaire detained in Africa corruption probe...

French billionaire Vincent Bollore has been detained for questioning in an investigation into alleged corruption in lucrative port deals in Africa....

 2018-04-24 13:16 

Fox News

[ World ]

UN peacekeeper in S. Sudan accused of inappropriate touching...

The United Nations says a Nepalese peacekeeper in South Sudan has been accused of inappropriately touching a teenage girl in exchange for money....

 2018-04-24 13:16 

Washington Post

IS commander detained in Lebanon after crossing from Syria...

Lebanon's police say they have detained a Syrian citizen who was a military commander with the Islamic State group in the central Syrian province of Homs....

 2018-04-24 13:15 

Washington Post

Suspect in Vietnamese kidnapping goes on trial in Berlin...

A Vietnamese man charged with involvement in the kidnapping of a former Vietnamese oil executive in Berlin went on trial Tuesday in the German capital. The case has strained diplomatic ties between Berlin and Hanoi....

 2018-04-24 13:14 

Fox News

[ World ]

IS commander detained in Lebanon after crossing from Syria...

Lebanon's police say they have detained a Syrian citizen who was a military commander with the Islamic State group in the central Syrian province of Homs....

 2018-04-24 13:13 

Fox News

[ World ]

AP Interview: Chile abuse whistleblower has message for pope...

The key whistleblower in Chile's clerical sex abuse scandal has arrived in Rome for an audience with Pope Francis and says he will urge him to get rid of the toxic bishops and cardinals who have defamed and discredited abuse survivors around the world...

 2018-04-24 13:13 

Washington Post

Defense arguments start in German neo-Nazi murder trial...

Lawyers for the main defendant in a high-profile neo-Nazi murder trial in Germany have begun their closing arguments — five years after proceedings opened....

 2018-04-24 13:13 

Al Jazeera

Why should we care about FGM?...

Fatma Naib undertook a journey to understand why so many communities continue to subject their daughters to female genital mutilation and what it would take for them to stop....

 2018-04-24 13:13 

Washington Post

EU's Tusk favors Western Balkans integration into the bloc...

Donald Tusk, one of the European Union's top officials, says the road to European Union membership for Albania and Macedonia will be tough....

 2018-04-24 13:11 

Reuters Africa

South African Airways says it needs capital injection "now"...

South African Airways (SAA) needs a new capital injection...

 2018-04-24 13:10 

Fox News

[ World ]

Defense arguments start in German neo-Nazi murder trial...

Lawyers for the main defendant in a high-profile neo-Nazi murder trial in Germany have begun their closing arguments — five years after proceedings opened....

 2018-04-24 13:10 

Washington Post

Correction: Egypt-Nile story...

In a story April 23 about Egypt's water conservation efforts in response to an Ethiopian dam, The Associated Press reported erroneously that parliament voted to ban water-intensive crops like rice and bananas. The new law would allow the government to...

 2018-04-24 13:10 

Euronews

Half a day in Brooklyn...

If you can imagine it, it probably exists in Brooklyn. This artsy-grunge quarter is only a 20-minute drive over the Queensboro bridge past Queens. Fancy...

 2018-04-24 13:09 

Fox News

[ World ]

EU's Tusk favors Western Balkans integration into the bloc...

Donald Tusk, one of the European Union's top officials, says the road to European Union membership for Albania and Macedonia will be tough....

 2018-04-24 13:08 

Al Jazeera

Bangladesh factories still unsafe five years after collapse...

More than 1,100 people, mostly female garment workers, were crushed to death in the 2013 Rana Plaza collapse....

 2018-04-24 13:08 

Euronews

Solar powered Zephyr balloon takes to the sky...

A solar-powered Zephyr balloon has taken to the skies above Clermont- L'Herault in France. The balloon leaves no trace in the atmosphere and the technology...

 2018-04-24 13:05 

Euronews

36th Fajr International Film Festival kicks off in Tehran...

The festival will celebrate 120 years of Iranian cinema...

 2018-04-24 13:03 

AP

The Latest: No national security threat seen in van case...

TORONTO (AP) — The Latest on the incident in which a van plowed down a Toronto sidewalk, killing and injuring several people (all times local):...

 2018-04-24 13:03 

Fox News

[ World ]

The Latest: No national security threat seen in van case...

The Latest on the incident in which a van plowed down a Toronto sidewalk, killing and injuring several people (all times local): 8:55 a.m....

 2018-04-24 13:00 

The Times of India

Thailand says it's willing to host Trump-Kim summit...
 2018-04-24 12:56 

Fox News

[ World ]

Woman showing hair under headscarf assaulted by Iran's morality police...

A Muslim woman wearing a long red scarf loosely covering her head was physically and verbally attacked by female officers from Iran's morality police, sparking widespread debate across the Islamic Republic....

 2018-04-24 12:54 

The Times of India

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

A mummified body discovered near the site of a former royal mausoleum in Iran may be the remains of the late Reza Shah Pahlavi, the founder of the Pahlavi dynasty and the father of the country's last shah....

 2018-04-24 12:54 

Reuters Africa

Motive behind Waffle House shooting eludes Nashville police...

Nashville police were working on Tuesday to determine what motivated a gunman with an AR-15 rifle to kill four people at an all-night Waffle House restaurant, having arrested a suspect with a history of erratic behaviour....

 2018-04-24 12:52 

Fox News

[ World ]

First Toronto van attack victim ID'd as woman who worked in investment management...

The first of the 10 people mowed down Monday in Toronto by a crazed driver was identified on Tuesday morning as a young woman who worked in investment management and was standing near her office when the rampage began....

 2018-04-24 12:51 

USA Today

Video shows Toronto officer's dramatic arrest of van attack suspect Alek Minassian...

Toronto officer who did not shoot the man suspected of crashing a van into a sidewalk packed with pedestrians was drawing praise for his restraint....

 2018-04-24 12:49 

Reuters Africa

Syrian government plans to retake north Homs from rebels next - minister...

The Syrian government plans to recover an opposition-held pocket north of Homs city soon after it completes surrender deals with armed groups around the capital Damascus, a Syrian government minister said on Tuesday....

 2018-04-24 12:49 

Sky News

Three held over British woman's 'kidnap and rape'...

Three men have been arrested in Italy after a British woman they allegedly held as a sex slave and repeatedly abused managed to escape, police have said....

 2018-04-24 12:47 

Reuters Africa

Turkey's Erdogan will campaign in a European city for June elections...

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday he was expecting to hold a campaign rally in a European city next month ahead of June elections despite a ban by some Western countries on Turkish politicians campaigning abroad....

 2018-04-24 12:45 

The Times of India

Egypt former anti-corruption chief gets 5-year jail term...
 2018-04-24 12:45 

Reuters Africa

Ethiopia not ready for foreign investment in telecoms, banking: president...

Ethiopia is not yet ready for foreign investments in its telecoms and banking sectors, but is interested in developing its manufacturing, Ethiopian President Mulatu Teshome Wirtu said on Tuesday....

 2018-04-24 12:42 

Al Jazeera

Italian court rules Iuventa rescue vessel will remain impounded...

Supreme Court decision is a renewed blow to nongovernmental organisations operating in the Mediterranean....

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