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 2018-07-19 16:35 

Deutsche Welle

Tour de France: Overall leader Geraint Thomas wins 12th stage...

Geraint Thomas prevailed in the Alps for the second straight day, streaking past the field in the final kilometer. Chris Froome finished second; he remains more than a minute and a half behind his colleague at Team Sky....

 2018-07-19 16:33 

Reuters Africa

Days after Helsinki summit, Russia shows off Putin's 'super weapons'...

Russia on Thursday broadcast a series of videos showing the testing and operation of a new generation of nuclear and conventional weapons, days after Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump discussed how to avoid an arms race....

 2018-07-19 16:26 

AP

Belgium airspace closed for 2 hours over technical glitch...

BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium's airspace was closed off for landings and departures for about two hours on Thursday afternoon because of a technical glitch in the data system of the air safety control ce......

 2018-07-19 16:26 

Washington Post

Global slavery report slams North Korea, repressive regimes...

Modern slavery is most prevalent in North Korea and other repressive regimes, but developed nations also bear responsibility for it because they import $350 billion worth of goods that are produced under suspicious circumstances, according to research rel...

 2018-07-19 16:21 

NBC News

Nielsen: 'Foolish' to think Russia isn't still meddling in U.S. elections...

President Donald Trump said he doesn't believe Russia is still targeting U.S. election systems, but his DHS Secretary said otherwise in Aspen Thursday....

 2018-07-19 16:19 

Reuters Africa

Russia, China delay U.S. push for halt to refined petroleum sales to North Korea...

Russia and China delayed on Thursday a U.S. push for a U.N. Security Council committee to order a halt to refined petroleum exports to North Korea, asking for more detail on a U.S. accusation that Pyongyang has breached a cap, diplomats said....

 2018-07-19 16:16 

Washington Post

Congo's president still coy on role in long-delayed election...

Congo's President Joseph Kabila in a national address says the long-delayed December election is "a matter of sovereignty" but he still doesn't say what role he will play....

 2018-07-19 16:16 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

US general reviewing Trump's year-old Afghan war strategy...

The general overseeing U.S. military operations in Afghanistan says he's taking a fresh look at the war strategy President Donald Trump announced nearly a year ago....

 2018-07-19 16:15 

Washington Post

Lawyer: Turkey rejects extradition of Australian IS suspect...

A lawyer says a Turkish court has rejected Australia's request for the extradition of an Islamic State suspect....

 2018-07-19 16:14 

Washington Post

Peru judicial head offers to resign over corruption scandal...

The head of Peru's judicial branch is offering his resignation over the latest corruption scandal to rock the South American nation....

 2018-07-19 16:13 

Washington Post

US general reviewing Trump's year-old Afghan war strategy...

The general overseeing U.S. military operations in Afghanistan says he's taking a fresh look at the war strategy President Donald Trump announced nearly a year ago....

 2018-07-19 16:10 

AP

US general reviewing Trump's year-old Afghan war strategy...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The general overseeing U.S. military operations in Afghanistan says he's taking a fresh look at the war strategy President Donald Trump announced nearly a year ago....

 2018-07-19 16:07 

CBS News

[ Health ]

More Americans are drinking themselves to death, study suggests...

Increase in alcohol-related liver disease among young people is especially troubling, doctors say...

 2018-07-19 16:06 

CBS News

[ World ]

Video showing Macron bodyguard beating protester in Paris draws fierce backlash...

There is uproar over the bodyguard's punishment -- a two-week suspension and a change in responsibilities...

 2018-07-19 16:01 

dpa

Putin: 'Some forces' in US want to thwart success of talks with Trump...

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

 2018-07-19 15:57 

Euronews

Airbus Skywise: A revolution in the clouds...

Imagine if the aviation ecosystem was as open as the sky itself - what could we achieve?...

 2018-07-19 15:50 

News24

WATCH: Trump says Russia is no longer targeting US...

US President Donald Trump said he does not believe Russia is still targeting the United States, contradicting US intelligence assessments that Moscow was continuing its attempts to meddle in American elections....

 2018-07-19 15:50 

Reuters Africa

DHS chief - U.S. aims to meet July 26 deadline on migrant kids...

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is working to meet a court-set deadline to reunify migrant children with their parents next week but would not take shortcuts to do so, the head of the department said on Thursday....

 2018-07-19 15:50 

Euronews

Scandal surrounds Macron security aide...

One of the president's security aides, Alexandre Benalla, was caught on camera striking a May Day protester, says an investigation by Le Monde newspaper....

 2018-07-19 15:48 

NBC News

'Boy or girl?' Parents raising 'theybies' let kids decide...

A small group of parents across the U.S. are raising "theybies" — children being brought up without gender designation from birth....

 2018-07-19 15:47 

Al Jazeera

Sweden: Wildfires, heatwave and drought...

Scandinavia unprepared for worst drought in 74 years as wildfires rage and Stockholm asks for international assistance....

 2018-07-19 15:46 

Washington Post

Senegal sentences extremist supporters in rare mass trial...

Senegal's criminal court has sentenced more than a dozen people to up to 20 years in prison for financing extremism and other offenses in a rare mass trial of suspected jihadists....

 2018-07-19 15:46 

Fox News

[ World ]

'Dr. Bumbum,' celebrity plastic surgeon, on the run after patient dies following buttock enhancement procedure...

Brazilian plastic surgeon Dr. Denis Furtado, also known as "Dr. Bumbum," was on the run after his patient Lilian Calixto died following injections to enlarge her buttocks....

 2018-07-19 15:44 

AP

Chinese president visits UAE amid push to increase influence...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Abu Dhabi on Thursday on his first trip to the United Arab Emirates as the leader of China at a time when the two countrie......

 2018-07-19 15:43 

Deutsche Welle

EU should create crisis unit for migrant arrivals - Italian PM...

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte wants a new EU agency to oversee the distribution of migrants picked up at sea. Last weekend, he struck an ad-hoc deal with six EU states to take more arrivals from Africa....

 2018-07-19 15:41 

Euronews

No air traffic allowed over Belgium because of technical glitch...

Belgium's air traffic control center says that no airplanes can land or depart across the country because of a technical glitch in its data system....

 2018-07-19 15:36 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Belgium airspace closed for 2 hours over technical glitch...

The air traffic control center says that no airplanes can land or depart over Belgium because of technical glitch in its data system....

 2018-07-19 15:35 

Sky News

Belgium shuts entire airspace after technical glitch...

Travellers in Europe are experiencing more flight disruption after airspace above Belgium was shut down due to a technical glitch....

 2018-07-19 15:33 

Washington Post

U.S. general: 'No further direction' on Syria since Trump-Putin summit...

The lack of clarity about the meeting has created confusion across the U.S. government....

 2018-07-19 15:32 

CBC

Italian PM calls for EU body to co-ordinate migrant arrivals...

Italy has asked the European Commission to set up an agency to oversee the distribution of migrants rescued in the Mediterranean, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Thursday....

 2018-07-19 15:32 

dpa

Comcast bows out of battle to acquire Fox, signalling win for Disney...

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

 2018-07-19 15:32 

Deutsche Welle

Our Beautiful Planet: Tanzania's crimson 'stone animal' lake...

Bright-red Lake Natron in Tanzania may not look inviting enough to take a dip and that's a good thing: its water is extremely alkaline. The caustic lake has another strange quality: it appears to turn animals to stone....

 2018-07-19 15:31 

dpa

Macron under pressure as video implicates aide in assault at protest...

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

 2018-07-19 15:30 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Bishkek Mayor Detained As Kyrgyz Power Feud Continues...

The mayor of the Kyrgyz capital, Bishkek, has been detained on corruption charges....

 2018-07-19 15:30 

Washington Post

Russia tests new nuclear weapons after summit with Trump...

Russia's military is testing an array of new nuclear and other weapons, from a high-powered laser weapon system to a nuclear-powered cruise missile with "unlimited" range....

 2018-07-19 15:30 

Fox News

[ World ]

Wheels of change turn quickly for Saudi women now permitted to drive...

It's a flurry of activity and excitement inside the official Saudi Driving School, tucked inside the sprawling Princess Nora Bint Abdulrahman University female-only campus in the Kingdom's capital of Riyadh....

 2018-07-19 15:29 

Euronews

New restrictions for owners of holiday lets in Portugal...

The Portuguese Parliament approved a proposal which adds restrictions to private rentals for the tourist industry...

 2018-07-19 15:24 

CBS News

[ World ]

Drone finds climber presumed dead on world's 12th largest mountain...

"A number of people had assessed the situation and come to the conclusion that I was not going to come back," climber says...

 2018-07-19 15:24 

CBS News

[ World ]

Mexico earthquake: 5.7 magnitude temblor rattles southern, central parts of country today...

No immediate reports of damage or injuries after 5.7 magnitude earthquake in Mexico...

 2018-07-19 15:24 

Deutsche Welle

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg slammed by Germany over Holocaust comments...

Mark Zuckerberg has had to backtrack on comments he made about allowing Holocaust deniers to post their beliefs on his social media platform. German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas condemned Zuckerberg's comments....

 2018-07-19 15:24 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Putin: 'Powerful Forces' Are Trying To Undermine U.S.-Russia Relations...

Russian President Vladimir Putin says powerful forces in the United States are trying to undermine the results of his first bilateral meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump. Speaking at a meeting with Russian diplomats at the Foreign Ministry in Moscow ...

 2018-07-19 15:20 

Reuters Africa

Belgian flight data issue disrupts travel, airspace closed...

Air travellers are facing disruption on Thursday after flight space over Belgium was closed due to a problem with a flight data processing system at Belgium air traffic controller Belgocontrol....

 2018-07-19 15:20 

CBS News

[ World ]

Uncertainty remains for the stateless as boys rescued from Thai cave return home...

Whether or not three boys and their coach -- who are stateless -- will get citizenship is unclear, and their futures remain uncertain...

 2018-07-19 15:20 

Washington Post

Official says 14 civilians killed in Afghanistan explosion...

An official says 14 civilians were killed in an explosion in northern Afghanistan although it isn't immediately clear whether the deaths were caused by a ground assault or an airstrike....

 2018-07-19 15:17 

Fox News

[ World ]

The Sinaloa cemetery: How drug traffickers show off their wealth in death with gaudy tombs costing up to $500,000...

In a cemetery on the outskirts of Culiacn, capital of the Mexican state of Sinaloa and home of the infamous cartel of the same name, some of the most elaborate and expensive mausoleums in the world mark the final resting place of dozens of former narcos....

 2018-07-19 15:15 

Washington Post

Sisters recount years of horror in Syria's Palestinian camp...

When the first Syrian soldier reached Lod street in the Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmouk in Syria's capital, four sisters who survived the seven-year conflict hiding in their ground floor apartment emerged hesitantly and asked: "Are you a soldi...

 2018-07-19 15:13 

AP

Sisters recount years of horror in Syria's Palestinian camp...

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — When the first Syrian soldier reached Lod street in the Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmouk in Syria's capital, four sisters who survived the seven-year conflict hiding in th......

 2018-07-19 15:12 

USA Today

Israeli farmers scorched by latest attacks, coping with ecological disaster...

Since March 30, protesters in Gaza have launched thousands of kites and helium balloons laden with explosives, molotov cocktails and other incendiary material over the border into Israel. Fires have burned nearly 8,000 acres of land, creating an ecologica...

 2018-07-19 15:08 

Al Jazeera

Spain drops arrest warrants for former Catalan leader Puigdemont...

Madrid accuses ex-Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont of rebellion for role in Catalonia's independence vote last year....

 2018-07-19 15:05 

CBC

Montenegro, in apparent rebuke to Trump, says it cherishes 'values of democracy'...

Montenegro contributes to peace and security in Europe, the government of the recent NATO member said on Thursday, responding to a suggestion by U.S. President Donald Trump that the small republic was not worth defending against attack....

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