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 2018-09-19 23:23 

Standard Digital

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Four killed after Philippines landslide...

A landslide triggered by heavy rains killed at least four people in the central Philippines....

 2018-09-19 23:14 

Washington Post

UN backs anti-graft investigator in standoff with Guatemala...

The U.N. secretary-general is rejecting a Guatemalan request to name a new head of a U.N. commission investigating corruption in the Central American nation...

 2018-09-19 23:12 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Size matters when it comes to loaded hay trucks...

Trucking load regulations are relaxed at state borders to get animal feed to drought-affected farmers....

 2018-09-19 23:07 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Just a regular Joe (or Bill or ScoMo): How our leaders work hard at being 'ordinary'...

Australian prime ministers have long been interested in the names they go by, and how others should address them. But will the "ordinary Joe" approach pay off for ScoMo and Bill? Frank Bongiorno tests the theory....

 2018-09-19 22:58 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

'It is God's will': Farmers pray for rain as Australia's big dry bites in Indonesia...

As Australian farmers feel the pain of an extended drought, the big dry is also causing havoc for 5 million people in Indonesia, with farmers struggling to raise crops and praying that rain will come soon....

 2018-09-19 22:51 

NBC News

New York Review of Books editor out after publishing essay from disgraced Canadian broadcaster...

Ian Buruma is no longer the editor of the New York Review of Books, with his departure coming just days after the magazine published an essay online by former Canadian radio broadcaster Jian Ghomeshi....

 2018-09-19 22:45 

Reuters Africa

Colombia's coca cultivation hits record in 2017 - U.N...

Colombia's acreage of coca, the raw material for cocaine, expanded 17 percent to hit a new record last year, the United Nations said on Wednesday, as the government mulls whether to restart aerial fumigation with the herbicide glyphosate....

 2018-09-19 22:20 

Washington Post

Mexico's rights agency faults army in fuel-theft killings...

Mexico's National Human Rights Commission says soldiers executed two men and planted rifles on their bodies during a 2017 shootout between authorities and fuel thieves in the central state of Puebla...

 2018-09-19 22:09 

NBC News

Ashley Judd may pursue defamation case against Weinstein, judge says...

A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Ashley Judd may pursue her defamation case against Harvey Weinstein but not her sexual harassment claim....

 2018-09-19 22:08 

Washington Post

Woman in critical condition after Barrier Reef shark attack...

Officials say a woman is in critical condition after she was mauled by a shark on Australia's Great Barrier Reef...

 2018-09-19 22:01 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Cecilia Haddad's ex-boyfriend 'confessed' to killing her, court hears...

The man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend Cecilia Haddad in Sydney and dumping her body in the Land Cove River confessed to her killing while in jail, a Brazilian court is told....

 2018-09-19 21:59 

dpa

Ronaldo sees red as Juve win; Real and Bayern cruise but City shocked...

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

 2018-09-19 21:55 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Tasmanian Liberal MP sides with Greens over anthem change...

Backbencher Adam Brooks has a rare alignment with the Greens, backing the dumping of Advance Australia Fair in favour of "We Are Australian", as a "truer reflection of us as a country"....

 2018-09-19 21:53 

Al Jazeera

Son's reaction to sewer cleaner's death sparks outrage in India...

Twitter users react with anger and compassion after death of another 'manual scavenger', raising $70,000 for his family....

 2018-09-19 21:51 

Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney woman Cecilia Haddad's accused killer in Rio court...

The man charged with the murder of Sydney businesswoman Cecilia Haddad is appearing in a Brazil court....

 2018-09-19 21:50 

Euronews

Man dies in Hambach Forest after fall from treehouse bridge...

Authorities have suspended the eviction of protesters from the threatened woodland following the death of the man, who is believed to be a journalist....

 2018-09-19 21:47 

Deutsche Welle

Fort Trump: Is a new US military base in Poland a realistic option?...

US President Donald Trump has said he is "seriously considering" a Polish request that Washington build a new military base in the country. DW spoke with two security experts to ascertain the viability of such a plan....

 2018-09-19 21:46 

Radio Free Asia

Cambodia's PM Hun Sen Denies Claims Foreign Pressure Led to Bail For Opposition Chief Kem Sokha...

He says the release was health-related and defends a court order placing Kem Sokha under virtual house arrest....

 2018-09-19 21:45 

Breitbart Jerusalem

Iranian Kurds Vow More Resistance After IRGC Missile Attacks in Iraqi Kurdistan...

Iranian Kurdish insurgents reportedly vowed to intensify their fight against Iran in response to the missile attacks against Kurds in Iraq....

 2018-09-19 21:30 

Al Jazeera

Philippines landslide: 'At least he was in one piece'...

Death toll from landslide caused by Typhoon Mangkhut rises to 81, three days after it battered northern Luzon island....

 2018-09-19 21:29 

dpa

Mexico marks twin anniversaries of powerful quakes...

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

 2018-09-19 21:22 

Reuters Africa

Sessions limits U.S. judges' ability to dismiss deportation cases...

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced new limits on the ability of immigration judges to terminate deportation cases on Wednesday, the latest in a series of decisions to facilitate the removal of immigrants in the country illegally....

 2018-09-19 21:22 

Deutsche Welle

Captain Cook's HMS Endeavour found at last?...

A centuries-old mystery may finally be coming to an end. A team of archaeologists has planned a major excavation for the HMS Endeavour, the ship used by Captain James Cook when he first traveled to Australia....

 2018-09-19 21:19 

Radio Free Asia

Uyghur Woman Held in Airport in Turkey Now Free to Join Family...

Rushengul Tashmuhemmet is released on Wednesday and reunites with her husband and sons in Istanbul....

 2018-09-19 21:13 

Euronews

EU leaders meet in Salzburg to tackle the migration crisis...

EU Council President Donald Tusk said progress had been made but the European Union must end the "blame game" on migration and focus on working more with foreign countries and further strengthening its border to bring down arrivals....

 2018-09-19 21:10 

Al Jazeera

Maldives voters fear fraud as high-stakes election looms...

Sunday's poll will neither be free nor fair with President Abdulla Yameen's ally administering the vote, say critics....

 2018-09-19 21:10 

Radio Free Asia

Former Columnist Jailed For Social Media Criticism of Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi...

Ngar Min Swe gets seven years in prison and a 100,000-kyat fine for breaking a sedition law....

 2018-09-19 21:09 

Deutsche Welle

Champions League: Renato Sanches seals Bayern Munich win on Benfica return...

Renato Sanches put the finishing touches on a brilliant team move to complete a comfortable 2-0 win for Bayern Munich against his old club Benfica. A more familiar source, Robert Lewandowski, had given Bayern the lead....

 2018-09-19 21:06 

Radio Free Asia

North-South Korean Summit Deal Appears to Revive Nuclear Diplomacy...

One analyst said the Pyongyang agreements were "modest but sufficient" to move US-North Korea talks forward....

 2018-09-19 20:59 

dpa

Lula accuses Bolsonaro's running mate of lacking 'humanism'...

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

 2018-09-19 20:59 

Al Jazeera

Florence: Death toll climbs to 36 as women in sheriff's van drown...

Police say two mental heath patients were being transported to another facility when floodwaters swept the van away....

 2018-09-19 20:59 

Washington Post

UN names special envoy to handle Venezuela's growing exodus...

The United Nations has announced a special envoy to handle the growing number of Venezuelan migrants flooding into surrounding countries...

 2018-09-19 20:58 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Trump casts doubt on Kavanaugh assault claims, won't order FBI probe...

US President Donald Trump says it is "very hard for me to imagine that anything happened" after his Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is accused of sexually assaulting a woman in the 1980s....

 2018-09-19 20:55 

Al Jazeera

Is Donald Trump turning national security into a business?...

The US president seems willing to sell its military services after his meeting with Polish counterpart Andrzej Duda....

 2018-09-19 20:49 

i24 News

Thousands protest UNRWA cuts in Gaza...

UNRWA employs around 13,000 people in Gaza...

 2018-09-19 20:48 

Sydney Morning Herald

Nearly half of US mobile phone calls will be scams by 2019: report...

Nearly half of all mobile phone calls next year in the US will come from scammers, according to a company that provides call blocking technology....

 2018-09-19 20:46 

Deutsche Welle

Social cohesion strong in Germany despite migration debate, study shows...

Many media outlets tend to assume that Chancellor Angela Merkel's refugee policies have divided the country. But two new studies about the general mood in German society are calling for a closer look....

 2018-09-19 20:46 

Deutsche Welle

German society not as polarized as you'd think, study shows...

Many media outlets tend to assume that Chancellor Angela Merkel's refugee policies have divided the country. But two new studies about the general mood in German society are calling for a closer look....

 2018-09-19 20:40 

i24 News

Israeli air force chief to give Moscow findings on Russian plane downing...
 2018-09-19 20:39 

Al Jazeera

Russia-Turkey deal gives Idlib's wary residents 'glimpse of hope'...

Idlib's fearful civilians cautiously welcome 'demilitarised' zone deal but express concern over Assad's commitment....

 2018-09-19 20:37 

CBC

Britain appeals for Brexit compromise from EU over Irish border...

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday appealed to the European Union to soften its stance in Brexit negotiations, saying that only her government has a workable plan to prevent a hard border between Northern Ireland in the U.K. and EU member sta...

 2018-09-19 20:34 

Reuters Africa

Mexico holds minute of silence, sounds alarm to remember 2017 quakes...

Mexicans held a minute of silence on Wednesday and performed an emergency earthquake drill to mark the one-year anniversary of devastating quakes that struck the country in September 2017, killing more than 450 people....

 2018-09-19 20:34 

Euronews

In pictures: Eerie spiderweb covers entire shoreline in Greece...

A huge spiderweb is covering 300 metres of vegetation in Aetoliko, Greece...

 2018-09-19 20:33 

Euronews

Animal rescuer braves North Carolina floods to save stranded dogs...

An animal rescue volunteer came to the aid of a number of dogs that had been left stranded in floods in North Carolina after Hurricane Florence....

 2018-09-19 20:32 

Euronews

Woman dies as caravan blown onto beach by Storm Ali...

Thousands have been left without power after severe winds battered Ireland....

 2018-09-19 20:30 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

School holidays are upon us, but it can still be a stressful time for kids...

While older students look forward to the school holidays, many of their younger counterparts are more anxious and fearful before the spring break....

 2018-09-19 20:30 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Why plovers are lovers of a piece of risky real estate...

From railway tracks to the middle of roundabouts, plovers aren't fussy about where they call home....

 2018-09-19 20:27 

NBC News

Van Dyke trial: Medical examiner can't determine order of Laquan McDonald's wounds...

A doctor testifying in the trial said that it's impossible to determine the exact order of the wounds the black teenager suffered from 16 shots that were fired....

 2018-09-19 20:26 

Euronews

White Helmets protest strikes against facilities and volunteers...

Members of the Syrian Civil Defence in Idlib province demonstrated on Tuesday against the targeting of their facilities and volunteers by Syrian forces and their allies....

 2018-09-19 20:24 

News24

Trump: 9/11 memorial renewed my resolve to build border wall...

Without elaborating President Donald Trump told Hill.TV he'll "be doing things over the next two weeks having to do with immigration", which will "impress"....

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