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 2017-09-24 11:25 

Reuters Africa

Iran launches war games near Iraqi Kurdistan border, Turkey hits militant positions... +

Iranian forces have launched war games in an area near the border with Iraq's Kurdistan region, Iran's state media reported on Sunday, a day before a Kurdish independence referendum in the region....

 2017-09-24 11:22 

Euronews

Youth arrested after 'acid attack' in London... +

A 15-year-old boy was arrested after a suspected acid attack in London on Saturday night (September 23). The youth was detained on suspicion of GBH...

 2017-09-24 11:21 

Al Jazeera

Tensions rise in Iraq ahead of Kurdish referendum... +

Protest erupts in east Iraq against Monday's independence vote, while bomb attack kills four Kurdish soldiers in Kirkuk....

 2017-09-24 11:15 

Euronews

Italian astronaut captures breathtaking footage of aurora from space... +

Are the northern lights even more spectacular from space than Earth?...

 2017-09-24 11:14 

Al Jazeera

Insurance in the age of climate change... +

How does an increasingly tumultuous environment affect the reinsurance industry and asset insurance in particular?...

 2017-09-24 11:10 

Fox News

[ World ]

'Acid attack' at London mall injures at least 6 people, police say... +

A group of men sprayed a noxious substance at shoppers in London Saturday night, injuring at least six people, police said....

 2017-09-24 11:05 

i24 News

Three civilians wounded in Kabul suicide attack on NATO convoy... +

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the bombing...

 2017-09-24 11:04 

Al Jazeera

Covering the North Korean threat... +

How are media outlets reporting on the escalating war of words between US President Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong-un?...

 2017-09-24 11:04 

Reuters

[ World ]

Weakened dam the latest threat as Puerto Rico reels from hurricane... +

A Puerto Rico dam damaged by heavy rains from Hurricane Maria was in danger of failing on Sunday, posing a risk to communities downstream, as people across the U.S. territory sought to dig out from the deadly storm....

 2017-09-24 11:02 

Washington Post

Pakistan says Indian fire in Kashmir kills girl... +

Pakistan says Indian troops have fired across the Line of Control in the disputed Kashmir region, killing a young girl and wounding two other people....

 2017-09-24 10:59 

Fox News

[ World ]

Pakistan says Indian fire in Kashmir kills girl... +

Pakistan says Indian troops have fired across the Line of Control in the disputed Kashmir region, killing a young girl and wounding two other people....

 2017-09-24 10:59 

Al Jazeera

An arms embargo on Myanmar would not save the Rohingya... +

An arms embargo would achieve nothing other than allowing the international community to claim it is "doing something"....

 2017-09-24 10:57 

Reuters Africa

Not so fast, Theresa - EU seeks divorce terms to stay friends... +

In pledging to stay best friends with the European Union after Brexit, Theresa May is getting ahead of herself, say EU negotiators who want her to start putting the divorce money on the table as soon as Monday....

 2017-09-24 10:54 

Reuters

[ World ]

Kurdish city gassed by Saddam hopes referendum heralds better days... +

When poison gas killed thousands of Kurds in Halabja in 1988,its residents never imagined they would ever escape Saddam Hussein's grip, let alone vote one day in a referendum on secession from Iraq....

 2017-09-24 10:45 

i24 News

Russian defense minister to visit Israel for Liberman meeting... +

Iranian attempts to transfer weapons to Hezbollah via Damascus are expected to be discussed...

 2017-09-24 10:41 

NBC News

Anthony Weiner, Once a Congressman, Faces Jail As a Sex Offender ... +
 2017-09-24 10:26 

Washington Post

Iraqs Kurds to vote on independence amid fears of unrest... +

For the sake of the sacrifices and blood of the martyrs, lets all say yes for Kurdistan independence, reads a large billboard in the center of Kalak, a small town in Iraqs northern Kurdish region. Independence is not given, its taken! reads another banner...

 2017-09-24 10:26 

Reuters Africa

Magnitude 5.9 quake strikes off Mexican west coast... +

A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck off the Mexican west coast on Sunday, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said....

 2017-09-24 10:22 

Fox News

[ World ]

Iraq's Kurds to vote on independence amid fears of unrest... +

For the sake of the sacrifices and blood of the martyrs, let's all say yes for Kurdistan independence, reads a large billboard in the center of Kalak, a small town in Iraq's northern Kurdish region....

 2017-09-24 10:22 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Iran Launches Military Exercises Near Iraqi Kurdish Region Ahead of Independence Vote... +

Iranian military forces on September 24 launched military exercises in an area near the border with Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region, a day before a controversial independence referendum in the northern Iraq region....

 2017-09-24 10:19 

Washington Post

Iranian Guard drills near Iraq ahead of Kurdish referendum... +

Irans powerful Revolutionary Guard has begun a military exercise in the northwestern Kurdish region near the Iraqi border ahead of a Kurdish independence referendum in the neighboring country....

 2017-09-24 10:15 

Fox News

[ World ]

Iranian Guard drills near Iraq ahead of Kurdish referendum... +

Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard has begun a military exercise in the northwestern Kurdish region near the Iraqi border ahead of a Kurdish independence referendum in the neighboring country....

 2017-09-24 10:13 

Washington Post

After German vote, Europe can turn to patching euros flaws... +

Sundays national election in Germany will sound the starting gun for a renewed debate on fixing flaws in Europes shared currency to prevent future crises....

 2017-09-24 10:12 

Reuters

[ World ]

Yemen's Hadi sees only a military solution to crisis: Arabiya TV... +

A solution in Yemen's two and-a-half year-old civil war will likely come through military rather than political means, the country's Saudi-backed president said, blaming the Iran-aligned Houthis of obstructing chances of peace....

 2017-09-24 10:10 

i24 News

Israeli basketball star Casspi on Trump row: 'The job of president is to unite'... +

'What Trump is doing is dividing, and there is anti-Semitism everywhere and racism'...

 2017-09-24 10:02 

Al Jazeera

Maria leaves Caribbean, now threatens US east coast... +

Hurricane has potential to cause more problems as it heads towards Eastern Seaboard....

 2017-09-24 10:00 

Washington Post

Thousands rally across Catalonia for independence from Spain... +

Thousands of Catalan separatists are rallying in public squares in Barcelona and other towns in support of a disputed referendum on independence of the northeastern region from Spain....

 2017-09-24 09:57 

Fox News

[ World ]

Thousands rally across Catalonia for independence from Spain... +

Thousands of Catalan separatists are rallying in public squares in Barcelona and other towns in support of a disputed referendum on independence of the northeastern region from Spain....

 2017-09-24 09:56 

Washington Post

Turkish FM visits 2 Turks jailed in the US for May brawl... +

Turkeys top diplomat has visited two Turks imprisoned in the United States for their alleged involvement in an infamous brawl that has raised tensions between the two countries....

 2017-09-24 09:54 

Sky News

Trump urges NFL boycott over anthem protest ... +

Donald Trump has renewed his attack on NFL stars kneeling during the national anthem, by urging fans to stop going to games "until players stop disrespecting our Flag & Country"....

 2017-09-24 09:52 

Fox News

[ World ]

Turkish FM visits 2 Turks jailed in the US for May brawl... +

Turkey's top diplomat has visited two Turks imprisoned in the United States for their alleged involvement in an infamous brawl that has raised tensions between the two countries....

 2017-09-24 09:42 

Deutsche Welle

Car bomber targets NATO convoy in Afghanistan... +

At least three civilians were wounded when a suicide car bomb targeted a convoy of foreign forces in Kabul. A NATO team has arrived at the scene of the blast....

 2017-09-24 09:40 

Euronews

View: Europe must embrace its new identity... +

Europe is a continent that once exported war and turmoil, but that now wants to protect itself from its neighbors problems....

 2017-09-24 09:40 

Reuters

[ World ]

Iran launches war games near Iraqi Kurdistan border... +

Iranian forces have launched war games in an area near the border with Iraq's Kurdistan region, Iran's state media reported on Sunday, a day before an independence referendum is to be held in the region....

 2017-09-24 09:37 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Three Civilians Wounded By Kabul Suicide Attack On Danish Military Convoy... +

Afghan security officials say at least three civilians were wounded on September 24 when a suicide car bomber attacked a Danish military convoy from the NATO-led international mission in Kabul....

 2017-09-24 09:36 

Sky News

Violence fears in Iraq over Kurdish indy poll... +

A controversial independence referendum is being held in the Kurdish region of northern Iraq, defying objections from international allies and raising fears of violence....

 2017-09-24 09:32 

Washington Post

More than 34,000 flee Bali volcano amid eruption fears... +

Officials say more than 34,000 people have fled the region around a volcano on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali, fearing it will erupt for the first time in more than half a century....

 2017-09-24 09:30 

Reuters

[ World ]

Two-thirds of Japan voters oppose PM Abe calling snap election: Kyodo survey... +

Almost two-thirds of Japanese voters are opposed to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe calling a snap election, a Kyodo news agency survey showed on Sunday, a day before the Japanese leader is expected to announce an October vote....

 2017-09-24 09:30 

Deutsche Welle

The German economy in the 2017 election year... +

Let's suppose Bill "It's the economy, stupid!" Clinton was right, and citizens vote primarily based on the state of the economy. DW's Andreas Becker has a look at how the German economy is actually doing....

 2017-09-24 09:29 

Reuters Africa

Iran launches war games near Iraqi Kurdistan border... +

Iranian forces have launched war games in an area near the border with Iraq's Kurdistan region, Iran's state media reported on Sunday, a day before an independence referendum is to be held in the region....

 2017-09-24 09:28 

Fox News

[ World ]

More than 34,000 flee Bali volcano amid eruption fears... +

Officials say more than 34,000 people have fled the region around a volcano on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali, fearing it will erupt for the first time in more than half a century....

 2017-09-24 09:25 

Washington Post

UN official: Global community must step up Rohingya aid... +

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said Sunday that the exodus of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar to Bangladesh is the most urgent refugee emergency in the world right now....

 2017-09-24 09:20 

Fox News

[ World ]

UN official: Global community must step up Rohingya aid... +

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said Sunday that the exodus of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar to Bangladesh is the most urgent refugee emergency in the world right now....

 2017-09-24 09:20 

Reuters Africa

Two-thirds of Japan voters oppose PM Abe calling snap election - Kyodo survey... +

Almost two-thirds of Japanese voters are opposed to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe calling a snap election, a Kyodo news agency survey showed on Sunday, a day before the Japanese leader is expected to announce an October vote....

 2017-09-24 09:19 

Reuters

[ World ]

From nursery to university: Emerging market investors buy into education... +

Two decades after Yusuf Karodia launched Mancosa, a distance learning school to teach South Africans business skills, he sold up to UK private equity firm Actis....

 2017-09-24 09:19 

Reuters

[ World ]

First refugees taken from offshore detention under U.S. refugee swap deal... +

Refugees have left one of Australia's offshore detention centers on Sunday for the United States, an asylum seeker and a refugee advocate said, as part of a swap brokered by former U.S. president Barack Obama last year....

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