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 2017-12-16 20:16 

Washington Post

Honduran government accuses opposition of spurring unrest...

The Honduran government is accusing President Juan Orlando Hernandezs political rivals of ordering gangs to block streets and undertake other acts of violence amid protests over the disputed Nov. 26 election....

 2017-12-16 20:11 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

US targets spouses of H-1B visa holders...

The Trump administration is considering revoking an Obama-era rule that extends work authorisation to the spouses of H-1B visa holders, a move that could affect thousands of Indian workers and their families....

 2017-12-16 20:11 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

'Doklam was not about a road. It was the Chinese attempt to create a wedge between Bhutan and India'...

Last week, at the New Delhi launch of Bertil Lintner's book, China's India War, one of the panelists joked that India feels gratified whenever the West takes a pro-India stance in the ongoing India-China rift, because international opinion is stil...

 2017-12-16 20:11 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

Scrolling on Facebook can 'affect mood'...

Scrolling through Facebook can leave people feeling worse afterward, the social network has admitted....

 2017-12-16 20:11 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

Uber 'illegally' spied on rivals...

For years, Uber secretly spied on key executives, drivers and employees at rival ride-hailing companies as part of a larger intelligence-gathering operation that spanned multiple countries, according to a letter made public in a federal court on Friday....

 2017-12-16 20:11 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

Saudis detain Jordan tycoon...

Sabih al-Masri, Jordan's most influential businessman and the chairman of its largest lender Arab Bank, was detained in Saudi Arabia for questioning after a business trip to Riyadh, family sources and friends said on Saturday....

 2017-12-16 20:11 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

Clarke 100th birthday celebrated...

Arthur C Clarke, whose 100th birth anniversary on Saturday was being marked by devoted readers in events all over the world, once told The Telegraph newspaper in an interview at his home in Sri Lanka that ...

 2017-12-16 19:47 

Washington Post

Israelis march against corruption amid Netanyahu probe...

Thousands of Israelis are calling on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to resign at a demonstration in central Tel Aviv....

 2017-12-16 19:45 

AP

Israelis march against corruption amid Netanyahu probe...

JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of Israelis are calling on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to resign at a demonstration in central Tel Aviv....

 2017-12-16 19:45 

CBC

Former NBA player Lorenzen Wright's ex-wife charged with murder in his death...

The ex-wife of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright has been charged in his slaying, more than seven years after his body was found in a field in his hometown of Memphis....

 2017-12-16 19:36 

Deutsche Welle

European right-wing leaders meet in Prague, slam EU and immigration...

Meeting in Prague, right-wing leaders from across Europe have praised Austria's anti-immigration party joining the new coalition government. The politicians are seeking to build cooperation among populists....

 2017-12-16 19:21 

AP

Romanians join European royals for last king's state funeral...

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — European royalty joined tens of thousands of Romanians who wept and applauded as they said farewell to Romania's last monarch, King Michael, who was buried next to his wif......

 2017-12-16 19:16 

News24

On the trail of London's serial cat killer...

In what has become a grim ritual, Tony Jenkins examines the mutilated remains of a domestic cat and says the south London serial killer has struck once again....

 2017-12-16 19:13 

NBC News

Ex-wife of former NBA star Lorenzen Wright charged with his murder...

Sherra Wright has been charged in his slaying, more than seven years after his body was found in a field in Memphis....

 2017-12-16 19:08 

Reuters Africa

U.N. council mulls call for U.S. Jerusalem decision to be withdrawn...

The United Nations Security Council is considering a draft resolution that would insist any decisions on the status of Jerusalem have no legal effect and must be rescinded after U.S. President Donald Trump recognised the city as Israel's capital....

 2017-12-16 19:08 

Deutsche Welle

Remembering Himmler's 'Auschwitz decree' to exterminate Roma and Sinti...

Exactly 75 years ago, Heinrich Himmler instructed German police to bring "all gypsy mixed-bloods, Roma Gypsies and [...] members of gypsy clans" to Auschwitz. The genocide of the Roma people was long ignored in Germany....

 2017-12-16 18:57 

Washington Post

Remains of exiled Italian king to be returned after 70 years...

An Italian church says the remains of exiled King Victor Emmanuel III, whose rule through two world wars eventually ended Italys monarchy, are expected to be returned to a family mausoleum near Turin....

 2017-12-16 18:40 

Washington Post

U.S. Navy searches for missing Argentine submarine...

The U.S. Navy deployed a cable-controlled underwater recovery vehicle on Dec. 15 to help search for an Argentine submarine that went missing in November....

 2017-12-16 18:34 

Reuters Africa

Zuma calls for party unity as ANC meets to elect new leader...

South Africa's Jacob Zuma gave his last speech as African National Congress head on Saturday, as the only party in power since the end of apartheid prepared to pick its next leader, and likely future president, in a vote that was too close to call....

 2017-12-16 18:30 

Al Jazeera

Who can replace Jacob Zuma as ANC's leader?...

The ruling ANC party in South Africa chooses a new leader who is likely to be the country's next president....

 2017-12-16 18:27 

NBC News

[ Health ]

The uncharted emotional territory of gifting DNA tests to family...

Home DNA tests are marketed as way families can learn genetic risks for everything from Parkinsons to Alzheimer's. What if some don't want to know?...

 2017-12-16 18:02 

Washington Post

Populist far-right leaders want no EU in future Europe...

Far-right populists in Europe are vowing to work together to create a new model of intracontinental cooperation that is far removed from the European Union....

 2017-12-16 17:40 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

The Latest: South Africa leader doesn't endorse a successor...

The Latest: South Africa's weakened ruling party begins crucial meeting to choose new leader....

 2017-12-16 17:40 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

New Austrian government pledges pro-EU approach, more police...

The leaders of conservative and nationalist parties in Austria have presented their coalition deal to the country's president for approval after concluding negotiations on forming a new government that will shift the country to the right....

 2017-12-16 17:40 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Romanians join European royals for last king's state funeral...

Tens of thousands of Romanians joined members of Europe's royal families to pay their respects to late King Michael as a state funeral got underway....

 2017-12-16 17:34 

Washington Post

Hundreds of migrants rescued in Libya...

Libya's coastal guard rescued more than 250 migrants trying to leave the North African country in small boats bound for Italy, officials said on Dec. 16....

 2017-12-16 17:32 

Washington Post

Eiffel Tower gets festive...

The Eiffel Tower was transformed into a winter wonderland, decked out for the holidays with Christmas trees and giant penguins. The first-floor terrace of the monument opened its doors to tourists on Dec. 15 for the holiday season....

 2017-12-16 17:27 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

European Far-Right Leaders Decry EU, Mass Immigration...

European right-wing leaders meeting in the Czech capital, Prague, have railed against mass immigration and the European Union....

 2017-12-16 17:27 

Al Jazeera

Peru's Pedro Pablo Kuczynski faces impeachment vote...

Peruvian president Pedro Pablo Kuczynski is accused of accepting bribes from the Brazilian construction company....

 2017-12-16 17:14 

Euronews

ARA San Juan: Argentina sacks navy chief over submarine tragedy...

Argentina has sacked the head of its navy, a month after one of its submarines went missing in the South Atlantic with 44 crew members on...

 2017-12-16 17:11 

Deutsche Welle

Bundesliga live: Borussia Dortmund vs. Hoffenheim...

Both Hoffenheim and Dortmund could claim a spot in the top four with a win in Saturday's evening game. The game pits Julian Nagelsmann against the latest big team he's rumored to be in line to coach in the near future....

 2017-12-16 17:11 

Deutsche Welle

Christian Pulisic completes Dortmund's unconvincing comeback...

Borussia Dortmund have grabbed three valuable points against Hoffenheim, thanks to a late winner from Christian Pulisic. Hoffenheim had taken the lead and controlled much of the match, but couldn't take their chances....

 2017-12-16 17:06 

Euronews

Watch: Drunk travelers fall on to rail tracks during the festive period...

A surge in alcohol-related incidents during the festive period has caused the Network Rail to release a shocking video as a warning....

 2017-12-16 16:56 

AP

New Austrian government pledges pro-EU approach, more police...

BERLIN (AP) — The new Austrian government led by a conservative and a nationalist party is pledging to tighten the country's asylum and immigration regulations while maintaining a firm commitment t......

 2017-12-16 16:51 

Deutsche Welle

Jacob Zuma makes last major speech as ANC party head...

At the start of a five-day congress to appoint a new ANC leader, South African President Jacob Zuma has admitted people are not happy with the state of the party. He admitted greed was "posing a serious threat."...

 2017-12-16 16:49 

The Times of India

First gay marriages take place in Australia...

Australia's first gay weddings took place Saturday, ushering in a new era after the country's marriage equality law came into effect this month. The historic reforms were given royal assent on December 8, the final step in a process that began wit...

 2017-12-16 16:39 

AP

The Latest: South Africa leader doesn't endorse a successor...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The Latest on South Africa's ruling party meeting (all times local):6:40 p.m.South Africa's president says he has met with all of the candidates to succeed him as ruling par......

 2017-12-16 16:35 

Deutsche Welle

Sonia Gandhi retires as son Rahul takes over India's National Congress party...

Sonia Gandhi has ended 19 years as head of India's National Congress party. Her successor, her son Rahul Gandhi accused the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of inciting "medieval" acts against minorities....

 2017-12-16 16:29 

CBC

New coalition government shifts Austria to the right...

Austria's centre-right People's Party, led by Sebastian Kurz, and the anti-immigration Freedom Party, led by Heinz-Christian Strache, have agreed to form a coalition government after two months of talks. ...

 2017-12-16 16:28 

Al Jazeera

Tributes pour in for late Kenyan scholar Calestous Juma...

The Kenyan academic passed away in the US at the age of 64, drawing emotional responses in Kenya and the world....

 2017-12-16 16:27 

Reuters Africa

Zuma says South Africa's free higher education to be done in a fiscally sustainable manner...

South Africa's government plan to offer free higher education for students from poor and working class households will be implemented in a ...

 2017-12-16 16:27 

Deutsche Welle

Japan opens first drive-through funeral service...

Japan's rapidly ageing population means funerals are a booming business. Thanks to a new drive-through memorial service, mourners can now pay their last respects from the comfort of their cars....

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