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 2019-05-26 08:50 

Euronews

A 'Fornite' player's lawsuit against his own team is taking on the 'Wild West' of esports...
 2019-05-26 08:35 

Reuters Africa

Jailed Kurdish militant leader calls for end to hunger strike...

Jailed militant leader Abdullah Ocalan called for Kurdish lawmakers and thousands of prisoners to end their hunger strike in a statement read by one of his lawyers on Sunday, 200 days after one MP launched the protest....

 2019-05-26 08:33 

Breitbart Europe

France: Police Release Images of Lyon Bomb Suspect, Manhunt Continues...

(AFP) -- French police were pulling out all the stops on Saturday to locate a suspect following a blast in the heart of Lyon that wounded 13 people....

 2019-05-26 08:27 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Afghan Taliban Accused Of Subjecting Captives To Ill-Treatment, Torture...

Afghan captives held by the Taliban have been subjected to "ill-treatment and actions that may amount to torture," according to the United Nations' Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA)....

 2019-05-26 08:27 

NBC News

Before fatal descent, British climber wrote he feared Everest overcrowding could prove deadly...

British mountaineer Robin Haynes Fisher said he feared the dangers of crowding on Mount Everest before dying on his descent from the peak....

 2019-05-26 08:22 

Washington Post

The Latest: Iraq to try help end crisis between US and Iran...

The Latest: Iraq's foreign minister offers to mediate between US, Iran to resolve crisis between its 2 allies...

 2019-05-26 08:22 

Washington Post

Magnitude-8 earthquake strikes north-central Peru...

The U.S. Geological Survey says a large earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 8.0 has struck in north-central Peru...

 2019-05-26 08:21 

Deutsche Welle

Papa New Guinea leader steps down amid political turmoil...

Prime Minister Peter O'Neill's resignation follows weeks of high profile defections from the ruling coalition to the opposition. The premier was also in hot water over a gas deal with French petroleum company Total....

 2019-05-26 08:19 

Fox News

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The Latest: Iraq to try help end crisis between US and Iran...

The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 11:15 a.m....

 2019-05-26 08:19 

Fox News

[ World ]

Magnitude-8 earthquake strikes north-central Peru...

The U.S. Geological Survey says a large earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 8.0 has struck in north-central Peru....

 2019-05-26 08:16 

News24

Europe's voters elect new parliament as nationalism mounts...

European parliament elections reach their climax on Sunday as last 21 nations go to the polls amid battle over EU unity....

 2019-05-26 08:14 

Washington Post

USGS reports earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 8 strikes north-central Peru...

USGS reports earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 8 strikes north-central Peru...

 2019-05-26 08:01 

Reuters Africa

U.S. military in region is 'weakest' in history - Iran deputy Guards chief...

The U.S. military presence in the Middle East is at its "weakest in history", a deputy commander of Iran...

 2019-05-26 08:00 

Euronews

8 ways to green your sleep routine...

We've compiled some tips which will help you drift off to sleep in a way that helps both the environment and your mental wellbeing....

 2019-05-26 08:00 

CBC

'We're getting the results': Michigan project seeks justice for LGBTQ victims of hate...

A Michigan group that works with police and the justice system to advocate for victims of violence targeted because of their sexual orientation or gender identity has taken on new resonance north of the border in the wake of the Bruce McArthur case, which...

 2019-05-26 07:55 

DEBKAfile

Damascus blocks international probe of chemical attacks...

The Assad regime has denied a visa to the head of the Organization for the Prohibition of Weapons (OPCW) team The post Damascus blocks international probe of chemical attacks appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2019-05-26 07:54 

Breitbart Europe

Iran Warns U.S. Navy of 'Secret New Weapon' to Send Warships 'to the Bottom of the Sea'...

The U.S. Navy has been warned: Iran claims to possess a terrifying...

 2019-05-26 07:54 

Euronews

Who is Boris Johnson, the man poised to be the next British leader?...

A disheveled, divisive populist, Johnson is the bookmakers' favorite to take over as leader of the ruling Conservative Party....

 2019-05-26 07:53 

Reuters Africa

Strong earthquake hits Peru - USGS...

An earthquake with a magnitude of as much as 7.5 stuck northern Peru, the United States Geological Survey reported on Sunday....

 2019-05-26 07:48 

Al Jazeera

UN says Afghan captives held by Taliban subjected to abuse...

The detainees were shackled and beaten for supporting the government, working with the US or fighting the armed group....

 2019-05-26 07:48 

The Times of India

Wickremesinghe vows to stop Islamic State terrorism in Lanka...
 2019-05-26 07:47 

Reuters Africa

German state vote could threaten future of Merkel coalition...

Voters in the northern state of Bremen look set to inflict a humiliating blow to Germany...

 2019-05-26 07:47 

DEBKAfile

Dem. Sen Feinstein reported meeting Iranian FM...

Iranian media were divided Friday over US media reports that their FM Javad Zarif had had dinner with US Democratic The post Dem. Sen Feinstein reported meeting Iranian FM appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2019-05-26 07:36 

Al Jazeera

Argentina's crisis: Where did it all go wrong for Macri?...

We ask whether Argentina's champion of the free market can stay in power as a populist makes a comeback....

 2019-05-26 07:35 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Russia's NTV Routinely Uses 'Abusive Tactics' To Target Activists...

Human Rights Watch (HRW) says the recent arrest of a Russian activist shows the authorities' unwillingness to rein in "abusive tactics" by the state-affiliated television station NTV....

 2019-05-26 07:23 

Al Jazeera

Zimbabwe's opposition MDC party to choose new leader...

Zimbabwe's main opposition party is meeting to elect a new leader as it tries to get past internal divisions....

 2019-05-26 07:19 

AP

Magnitude-8 earthquake strikes north-central Peru...

LIMA, Peru (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a large earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 8.0 has struck in north-central Peru.The quake, at a moderate depth of 114 kilometers......

 2019-05-26 07:18 

Breitbart Middle East

Iran's Rouhani Vows to Defeat U.S., Israel Even If Means a Bloodbath...

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani this week vowed to fight its enemies until the bitter end, stressing that Iran will never capitulate....

 2019-05-26 07:15 

Sydney Morning Herald

Ireland votes overwhelmingly to liberalise divorce laws...

More than 82 per cent of voters endorsed the change, which follows liberalisation of abortion laws approved in a referendum last year....

 2019-05-26 07:15 

Sydney Morning Herald

Ireland votes to liberalise divorce laws...

More than 82 per cent of voters endorsed the change, which follows liberalisation of abortion laws approved in a referendum last year....

 2019-05-26 07:09 

Reuters Africa

Time to get back to work as Australian PM names cabinet...

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison named his new cabinet on Sunday, with most positions staying the same, saying the government had "a significant agenda" to deliver and it was time to get back to business....

 2019-05-26 07:02 

ABC Australia

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Cowboys NRL player undergoes emergency surgery on ruptured spleen...

North Queensland centre Justin O'Neill is taken to hospital for emergency surgery after rupturing his spleen in an NRL match against the Raiders in Canberra....

 2019-05-26 06:58 

Washington Post

Lithuania presidential hopefuls: tone down Russia rhetoric...

The two contestants in Lithuania's runoff election for a new president say they want to maintain the strict tone toward neighboring Russia, while easing sometimes harsh rhetoric...

 2019-05-26 06:58 

Washington Post

US sanctions on Iran felt in Iraqi Shiite tourist shops...

Shop owners in Baghdad's Shiite holy neighborhood of Kadhimiya are feeling the pain of U.S. sanctions on Iran...

 2019-05-26 06:55 

Fox News

[ World ]

US sanctions on Iran felt in Iraqi Shiite tourist shops...

For years, Karar Hussein has sold sweets in his shop near the entrance to one of Shiite Islam's holiest shrines, accepting whatever currency was offered to him by his clients, many of them religious tourists from neighboring Iran....

 2019-05-26 06:54 

NBC News

Who is Boris Johnson, the man poised to be the next British leader?...

Boris Johnson is widely expected to become the next leader of the Conservative Party, and therefore the prime minister....

 2019-05-26 06:53 

dpa

Trump and Abe play golf, to watch sumo wrestling in Japan...

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

 2019-05-26 06:51 

Al Jazeera

Toronto Raptors make history with first NBA final...

Canadian team to face Golden State Warriors after defeating Milwaukee Bucks 4-2 in the Eastern Conference final....

 2019-05-26 06:51 

Washington Post

EU elections primer: How they work, what could happen...

Some 400 million Europeans from 28 countries are choosing their representatives at the European Parliament for the next five years...

 2019-05-26 06:43 

The Times of India

UN says Taliban captives in Afghanistan subjected to abuse...

The UN says Taliban captives in Afghanistan have been subjected to abuse, ill-treatment and actions that may amount to torture. The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan says it interviewed 13 detainees from a group of 53 recently rescued from the Taliban....

 2019-05-26 06:40 

Euronews

With trade differences in the background, Trump and Abe do diplomacy over golf and sumo...

With trade differences in the background, Trump and Abe do diplomacy over golf and sumo...

 2019-05-26 06:38 

Washington Post

Countries to watch as divided Europe chooses its parliament...

Voters in all 28 EU countries are choosing a new shared parliament but a few races are especially important...

 2019-05-26 06:38 

Sky News

Russia launches nuclear icebreaker to tap Arctic reserves...

Russia has launched a nuclear-powered icebreaker as part of ambitious plans to tap the Arctic's commercial potential....

 2019-05-26 06:37 

The Telegragh

[ India ]

Marathon on a frozen lake: 'I ran twice as fast'...

Many runners said testing their limits drew them to Baikal, the Earth's largest, deepest body of fresh water...

 2019-05-26 06:35 

Fox News

[ World ]

Countries to watch as divided Europe chooses its parliament...

As voters in all 28 European Union countries elect a new shared parliament , here are some key races to watch in the battle to fill the 751 seats in the European Parliament: ITALY Italy's anti-migrant, anti-Islam interior minister, Matteo Salvini, has...

 2019-05-26 06:34 

AP

Iran's president says country could hold vote over nuke deal...

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's president has suggested the Islamic Republic could hold a referendum over the country's nuclear program amid the unraveling deal with world powers and heightened......

 2019-05-26 06:33 

Deutsche Welle

Global Media Forum 2019: Populists, media and power...

Who holds the power in politics and society? That is one of the questions to be discussed in depth by international participants at DW's Global Media Forum 2019....

 2019-05-26 06:31 

Washington Post

Papua New Guinea prime minister resigns after 7 years...

Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill has resigned after seven years on the job...

 2019-05-26 06:27 

Al Jazeera

Donald Trump and Shinzo Abe tee off amid US-Japan trade tensions...

Abe's strategy is to keep Japan out of Trump's crosshairs as US threatens new tariffs on import of autos and auto parts....

 2019-05-26 06:24 

Fox News

[ World ]

Papua New Guinea prime minister resigns after 7 years...

Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill has resigned after seven years on the job....

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