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 2017-09-24 09:09 

Deutsche Welle

How does the German general election work?... +

On September 24, Germans head to the polls in a parliamentary vote that will determine whether Angela Merkel remains chancellor. DW breaks down the ins-and-outs of the Bundestag election process....

 2017-09-24 09:08 

i24 News

The historic vote of the Syrian Kurds: 'A message to the Assad regime'... +

'All the Kurds, whether in northern Syria or northern Iraq, rely on the State of Israel'...

 2017-09-24 09:02 

Reuters Africa

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

Refugees have left one of Australia's offshore detention centres 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....

 2017-09-24 09:00 

CBC

[ World Lead ]

'Quintessential British treasure:' What next for London's disappearing phone booths?... +

Like a throwback to a bygone era, bright red phone booths still line the streets of Londons central tourist area. These days, they serve much less as a means of communication than as a backdrop for visitors photos....

 2017-09-24 08:48 

Reuters

[ World ]

U.S cautions citizens of possible unrest during Kurdish independence referendum... +

The U.S. embassy in Iraq cautioned its citizens that there may be unrest during a referendum on independence planned by the Kurdish authorities in northern Iraq, opposed by the central government in Baghdad....

 2017-09-24 08:48 

Reuters

[ Lead Headline ]

Germans warned against apathy as Merkel heads for fourth term... +

Germans were urged to vote in a national election on Sunday in which a seemingly assured fourth term for Chancellor Angela Merkel risks being overshadowed by a far-right party entering parliament in more than half a century....

 2017-09-24 08:48 

Reuters

[ World ]

Trump cranks up North Korea threats as Pyongyang holds anti-U.S. rally... +

U.S. President Donald Trump dialled up the rhetoric against North Korea again at the weekend, warning the country's foreign minister that he and leader Kim Jong Un ...

 2017-09-24 08:47 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Ferragamo breaths fresh air into summer with outdoor show... +

Milan designers are breathing fresh air into Milan Fashion Week, quite literally, betting on Mother Nature with open-air shows....

 2017-09-24 08:46 

NBC News

[ Health ]

Vaccine Skeptic Message Gets Stronger, Bolder... +
 2017-09-24 08:42 

Al Jazeera

Mass rally in Pyongyang after war of words at UN... +

Thousands take to the streets in North Korean capital, as insults continue to fly between Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump....

 2017-09-24 08:40 

Washington Post

Ferragamo breaths fresh air into summer with outdoor show... +

Milan designers are breathing fresh air into Milan Fashion Week, quite literally....

 2017-09-24 08:40 

Reuters Africa

U.S cautions citizens of possible unrest during Kurdish independence referendum... +

The U.S. embassy in Iraq cautioned its citizens that there may be unrest during a referendum on independence planned by the Kurdish authorities in northern Iraq, opposed by the central government in Baghdad....

 2017-09-24 08:39 

Sky News

NASA asteroid probe slingshots round Earth... +

NASA scientists used a slingshot manoeuvre around the Earth in their mission to land a spacecraft on an asteroid....

 2017-09-24 08:38 

Reuters

[ World ]

France renews half of senate in test for Macron... +

France on Sunday renews half of its senators' seats, in a vote that is important for President Emmanuel Macron's reform plans and will be a test of his declining popularity, just four months after his election in May....

 2017-09-24 08:37 

Reuters Africa

Trump cranks up North Korea threats as Pyongyang holds anti-U.S. rally... +

U.S. President Donald Trump dialled up the rhetoric against North Korea again at the weekend, warning the country's foreign minister that he and leader Kim Jong Un ...

 2017-09-24 08:34 

Euronews

Looming dam disaster in Puerto Rico... +

Puerto Ricos governor has met mayors from around the US territorial island of Puerto Rico after surveying damage to an earthen dam that was threatening...

 2017-09-24 08:23 

Reuters Africa

France renews half of senate in test for Macron... +

France on Sunday renews half of its senators' seats, in a vote that is important for President Emmanuel Macron's reform plans and will be a test of his declining popularity, just four months after his election in May....

 2017-09-24 08:10 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Pakistan, India Trade 'Terrorism' Accusations At UN General Assembly... +

Pakistan and India are trading accusations of state-sponsored terrorism against each other at the UN General Assembly in New York....

 2017-09-24 08:08 

Reuters

[ World ]

U.N. medics see evidence of rape in Myanmar army 'cleansing' campaign... +

Doctors treating some of the 429,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar in recent weeks have seen dozens of women with injuries consistent with violent sexual attacks, U.N. clinicians and other health workers said....

 2017-09-24 08:05 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Ukrainian Language Bill Facing Barrage Of Criticism From Minorities, Foreign Capitals... +

A bill that would make Ukrainian the mandatory language in schoolrooms is facing a wave of protest from minorities at home and capitals abroad....

 2017-09-24 08:04 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Raoul Wallenberg Case: Establishing Historical Truth Is A Marathon, Lawyer Says... +

A Russian court on September 18 upheld the government's refusal to release unredacted documents that could shed light on how Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg -- who saved tens of thousands of Jews from the Holocaust -- died in a Soviet prison....

 2017-09-24 08:01 

Al Jazeera

Kenya police ordered to investigate election officials... +

President Uhuru was declared the winner of the August elections but the Supreme Court ordered the vote annulled....

 2017-09-24 07:58 

Reuters

[ World ]

Car bomber hits NATO convoy in Afghanistan, wounds five civilians... +

Five civilians were wounded when a car bomber attacked a Danish convoy belonging to the NATO-led international mission in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Sunday, security officials said....

 2017-09-24 07:50 

Reuters Africa

U.N. medics see evidence of rape in Myanmar army 'cleansing' campaign... +

Doctors treating some of the 429,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar in recent weeks have seen dozens of women with injuries consistent with violent sexual attacks, U.N. clinicians and other health workers said....

 2017-09-24 07:40 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Afghan Police Chief In Helmand Province Killed In Taliban Attack... +

Afghan officials say Taliban militants have killed a district police chief in the southern province of Helmand....

 2017-09-24 07:37 

Reuters

[ World ]

Car bomber attacks foreign convoy in Afghanistan, five wounded... +

A Danish convoy belonging to the NATO-led Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan was attacked by a car bomber in the west of the capital Kabul on Sunday, injuring five civilians, Afghan security officials said....

 2017-09-24 07:37 

Reuters

[ World ]

Australian Hindus protest meat advertisement featuring Lord Ganesha... +

Hundreds of people attended rallies in Australia's major cities on Sunday to protest an advertisement the Indian community described as ...

 2017-09-24 07:28 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Merkel bids for fourth term as Germans head to the polls... +

Chancellor Angela Merkel is widely expected to be handed a fourth term in office as Germans go to the polls in an election also likely to give the farthest right-wing party in 60 years, the anti-migrant Alternative for Germany, seats in parliament....

 2017-09-24 07:26 

Reuters Africa

Car bomber attacks foreign convoy in Afghanistan, five wounded... +

A Danish convoy belonging to the NATO-led Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan was attacked by a car bomber in the west of the capital Kabul on Sunday, injuring five civilians, Afghan security officials said....

 2017-09-24 07:15 

Washington Post

Bangladesh coastal town a place of Rohingya hope and tragedy... +

From a distance you can see elegantly carved wooden boats bob gently in the waters that surround this coastal town at Bangladeshs southern tip. Across a sliver of the shimmering waters of the Bay of Bengal is Myanmar....

 2017-09-24 07:11 

Fox News

[ World ]

Bangladesh coastal town a place of Rohingya hope and tragedy... +

From a distance you can see elegantly carved wooden boats bob gently in the waters that surround this coastal town at Bangladesh's southern tip....

 2017-09-24 07:10 

Washington Post

France: Macrons party faces likely blow in Senate elections... +

French President Emmanuel Macrons unconventional political party is fighting to make its mark on the Senate in elections for half the seats in the upper house....

 2017-09-24 07:08 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Trump Tweets New Threat To North Korea After Foreign Minister's UN Address... +

U.S. President Donald Trump says North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho and leader Kim Jong Un "won't be around much longer" if a speech Ri gave at the United Nations on September 23 echoes the thoughts of the countrys leadership....

 2017-09-24 07:07 

Fox News

[ World ]

France: Macron's party faces likely blow in Senate elections... +

French President Emmanuel Macron's unconventional political party is fighting to make its mark on the Senate in elections for half the seats in the upper house....

 2017-09-24 07:06 

Al Jazeera

The displaced and 'forgotten' in Colombia's Soacha slum... +

The impoverished Colombian city that's home to victims of Colombia's conflict and thousands of Venezuela's migrants....

 2017-09-24 07:00 

Washington Post

In Pakistan, once-fringe Islamist radicals are making their way into mainstream politics... +

If we win, we will struggle to establish Islamic rule, said one leader....

 2017-09-24 06:46 

Reuters

[ World ]

Taliban shut down clinics in southern Afghan province, official says... +

The Taliban has shut down dozens of clinics in the southern Afghan province of Uruzgan in the past few days, officials said, amid demands for special treatment for its fighters who control most of the embattled region....

 2017-09-24 06:45 

Fox News

[ World ]

Trump: North Korean leaders 'won't be around much longer' if they strike US... +

North Korea's foreign minister called U.S. President Donald Trump a mentally deranged person full of megalomania and promised a strike on the American mainland was inevitable in a blistering speech to the United Nations General Assembly Saturday....

 2017-09-24 06:43 

i24 News

Merkel heads for German poll win, hard-right AfD for first seats... +

The woman now dubbed the 'eternal chancellor' is the favorite over her center-left rival Martin Schulz...

 2017-09-24 06:39 

USA Today

Merkel bids for fourth term as Germans head to the polls... +

Chancellor Angela Merkel is widely expected to win a fourth term in office as Germans go to the polls....

 2017-09-24 06:32 

Reuters Africa

Taliban shut down clinics in southern Afghan province, official says... +

The Taliban has shut down dozens of clinics in the southern Afghan province of Uruzgan in the past few days, officials said, amid demands for special treatment for its fighters who control most of the embattled region....

 2017-09-24 06:31 

Reuters Africa

Trump clashes with sports world over player protests, invitation... +

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 2017-09-24 06:26 

Sky News

Meghan at Harry's games but not with Prince... +

Prince Harry's girlfriend, Meghan Markle, appeared at the opening ceremony of the Invictus Games but did not sit with the Prince. ...

 2017-09-24 06:15 

i24 News

Analysis: Trump and Kim play high stakes game of chicken... +

China is the only country that can prevent a war...

 2017-09-24 06:14 

Washington Post

Merkel bids for fourth term as Germans head to the polls... +

Chancellor Angela Merkel is widely expected to win a fourth term in office as Germans go to the polls and this election is also likely to see the farthest right-wing party in 60 years, the anti-migrant Alternative for Germany, win seats in parliament....

 2017-09-24 06:09 

Fox News

[ World ]

Merkel bids for fourth term as Germans head to the polls... +

Chancellor Angela Merkel is widely expected to win a fourth term in office as Germans go to the polls and this election is also likely to see the farthest right-wing party in 60 years, the anti-migrant Alternative for Germany, win seats in parliament....

 2017-09-24 06:05 

Reuters

[ World ]

Bodybuilder dies after celebrity Muay Thai match with ex-Singapore Idol contestant... +

A Singaporean bodybuilder has died after a celebrity Muay Thai fight against former Singapore Idol contestant Steven Lim in the city-state, local media reported....

 2017-09-24 06:05 

Reuters

[ World ]

Latest Mexico quake spreads alarm, some rescue efforts suspended... +

A magnitude 6.2 earthquake that shook southern Mexico spreads fear in the capital and frustrates rescuers, some of whom were forced to suspend the search for survivors of an earlier, bigger tremor. Samantha Vadas reports....

 2017-09-24 06:03 

Al Jazeera

Germany votes in key national elections... +

Angela Merkel looking all but certain to win historic fourth term, as Germany votes in federal elections....

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