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State Dept issues warning after employee in China suffered brain injury in possible sonic attack...
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The State Department on Wednesday notified U.S. citizens in China that a government employee suffered a mild brain injury after experiencing abnormal sound and pressure.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-23 14:22 UTC
Senators warn Trump: Don't give China ‘access to US-made military technologies’...
China must not be granted "access to U.S.-made military technologies and advanced dual-use technologies" in exchange for better trade relations, more than two dozen senators warned President Trump's economic team.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-23 04:04 UTC
Sweden: Police Tell Women to 'Not Go Out Late' to Avoid Being Raped...
Authorities backtrack after comments stir controversy.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-22 14:03 UTC
White South African farmers 'just in the normal queue' for immigration...
Despite a declaration from Peter Dutton earlier this year that persecuted white South African farmers deserved "special attention" from Australia, officials from his department say there has been no direction from the Home Affairs Minister to prio
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-22 14:02 UTC
Turkey bans Wikipedia for noting it supported ISIS in Syria...
Turkish Minister: 'As long as Wikipedia shows Turkey as a supporter of ISIS, it will not be allowed to operate in Turkey.'
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-22 06:17 UTC
Fiji 4 found not guilty of sedition in media freedom case...
A judge in Fiji has found an opinion writer and three newspaper executives not guilty of sedition in a case that has major implications for press freedom in the South Pacific nation.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-22 06:15 UTC
Pompeo Calls For Russian Troop Pullout From Georgia...
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has called for Russia to withdraw its troops from breakaway regions in Georgia while also pledging deeper security and economic support for Tbilisi.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-21 23:04 UTC
Syria says capital is free of militants after defeat of IS...
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Syria's military said Monday it has retaken the last neighborhoods in southern Damascus held by the Islamic State group and declared the Syrian capital and its surroundings "completely safe" from militants for the first time in nearly seven ye
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-21 15:14 UTC
While Australia watched a wedding, China was making its next move...
By landing H-6K heavy bombers on the Paracel islands, China asserted its intention to dominate Australia's chief trade lifeline.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-21 14:50 UTC
Zimbabwe applies to re-join Commonwealth, invites poll observers...
President Emmerson Mnangagwa has officially applied for Zimbabwe to re-join the Commonwealth it left in 2003 and has invited the grouping of former British colonies to send observers to its general elections set for July.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-21 14:50 UTC
U.S. to withdraw assistance from northwest Syria: U.S. officials...
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The Trump administration will withdraw assistance from northwest Syria dominated by Islamist factions and focus recovery efforts on areas where U.S.-led forces have retaken territory from Islamic State in the northeast, U.S. officials with knowledge of th
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-19 19:01 UTC
Syria foreign troops: Putin tells Assad all 'foreign forces' will leave...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin told Syrian President Bashar al-Assad Thursday that
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-19 19:00 UTC
3 survivors after airliner with 110 aboard crashes in Cuba...
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A 39-year-old airliner with 110 people aboard has crashed and burned in a cassava field just after takeoff from the Havana airport, leaving three survivors in Cuba's worst aviation disaster in three decades, officials say.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-19 07:54 UTC
WATCH: Jet with 104 passengers crashes just after takeoff in Cuba...
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The plane had just left Jos Mart International Airport.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-18 20:28 UTC
Watchdogs step up response in DR Congo as Ebola toll mounts...
World agencies and neighbouring countries on Friday hiked their response to an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo as the toll from the notorious disease mounted.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-18 15:09 UTC
14 confirmed Ebola cases in Congo as emergency meeting held...
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — There are now 14 confirmed Ebola cases in Congo's latest outbreak as health officials rush to contain the often deadly virus in a city of more than 1 million.Congo has contained several past Ebola outbreaks but this is the
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-18 15:08 UTC
'Violent Explosions' Reported at Iran-Linked Syrian Airbase...
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TEL AVIV -- A series of blasts were reported on Friday in the vicinity of a military airbase that is reportedly controlled in part by Iran in Hama in northwestern Syria.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-18 15:05 UTC
'Major, major game-changer': Ebola spreads to big Congo city...
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Congo's health minister says Ebola has spread to the capital of the country's Equateur province, a worrying shift in the new outbreak in the northwest.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-17 20:00 UTC
Chinese Police Hold Three After Protest by Laid-Off Workers in Beijing...
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A former Industrial and Commercial Bank of China staffer is held on public order charges for protesting a lack of redundancy benefits for former state bank employees.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-17 20:00 UTC
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