The Latest: Damascus suburb evacuation finished
BEIRUT — The Latest developments in the Syrian civil war (all times local): 6:30 p.m.. Syria state TV is reporting that the evacuation of the Damascus suburb of Daraya following a deal to end a four-year siege and a grueling bombing campaign has been ...
US-Turkish war moves in Syria seek to block KurdsThe Militant
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Stranded on a remote Pacific island, they wrote 'SOS' in the sand. Luckily, search crews found them. - Washington Post
Stranded on a remote Pacific island, they wrote 'SOS' in the sand. Luckily, search crews found them.
The two mariners left Weno Island en route for Tamatam Island in an 18-foot vessel over a week ago with “limited supplies and no emergency equipment.” When the two men failed to arrive at their destination a day later, a search effort was launched in ...
Micronesia: Couple rescued from desert island after SOS spotted in sandBBC News
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'SOS' in Sand Leads to Rescue of 2 People Stranded on IslandNew York Times
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Kyrgyz workers killed in Moscow blaze
Moscow (CNN) A blaze swept through a printing plant in Moscow Saturday, killing at least 17 Kyrgyz workers, Russian government officials said. The fire -- which occurred in the Otradnoye district, located in the northeastern part of the city -- was ...
Moscow Warehouse Fire Kills 17 Migrant WorkersWall Street Journal
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Fire kills 17 Kyrgyz nationals in Moscow printing plantReuters
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Bongo aims to prolong 50-year family rule in Gabon election
Gabon's incumbent President Ali Bongo Ondimba speaks ahead of the August 27 election at a campaign rally in Libreville, Gabon, July 29, 2016. REUTERS/Stringer. 4/4. left. right. A woman votes during the presidential election in Libreville, Gabon ...
Gabon votes as president vies to keep family in powerFox News
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Gabon poll: Incumbent Ali Bongo faces fierce opposition as he seeks second termMail & Guardian Africa
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Far-Right Anti-Islam Activists Protest Atop Berlin Monument
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The protesters unfurled a banner Saturday calling for "secure borders" in Germany as crowds of tourists milled around the iconic monument. Police said 15 people were briefly detained over the protest and are likely to face charges of trespassing ...
Anti-Islam activists stage protest atop Berlin monumentKPVI News 6
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Gus O'Donnell has made a mistake. Even the suspicion that civil servants will try to block Brexit is dangerous - Telegraph.co.uk
Gus O'Donnell has made a mistake. Even the suspicion that civil servants will try to block Brexit is dangerous
And anyway, even if we do actually go through with the whole Brexit thing, not much will change because, when we come to really think about it, we'll realise that all those rules and regulations that originated with the EU are actually OK so they ...
STOP LIVING IN DENIAL! Lord says Brexit ISN'T inevitable and we CAN stay in EUExpress.co.uk
Brexit is not inevitable, says former civil service chiefThe Guardian
Brexit Not Inevitable, Ex-Whitehall Chief SaysSky News
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Italy earthquake: A country in mourning begins burying the dead
Ascoli Piceno, Italy (CNN) Italy began the painful task of burying its dead Saturday following a massive earthquake, as aftershocks rattled the heart of the country and the death toll climbed to 290. Some of the mourners at a state funeral for Italy ...
Italy In Mourning: Funerals Underway For Earthquake VictimsNPR
Italy Grieves As State Funeral Held For Victims Of Powerful QuakeHuffington Post
Funerals, a day of mourning for Italy quake victimsUSA TODAY
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North Korea Says UN Condemnation Of Missile Launch 'Provocative'
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North Korea on Saturday expressed great displeasure over the United Nations Security Council's strong condemnation of the East Asian country's four ballistic missile launches between July and August. In a press statement approved by the 15 members, the ...
Asia Pacific|North Korean Olympic Athletes Return to Low-Key Welcome HomeNew York Times
Urgent measures needed to counter growing North Korean missile threatChicago Tribune
'How could our country lie so completely?': meet the North Korean defectorsThe Guardian
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France burkini ban: Mayors urged to heed court's ruling
About 30 French mayors have been urged to follow a court ruling which overturned a controversial burkini ban in a resort town. France's top administrative court suspended the ban in Villeneuve-Loubet on Friday on civil liberties grounds. However, a ...
France's top administrative court overturns burkini banWashington Post
Top French Court Suspends Riviera Town's Burkini BanNPR
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War-weary Colombians react to peace deal with FARC rebels
Lea este artículo en español. Bogota, Colombia (CNN en Español) Many Colombians have known nothing but a time of conflict between the government and the guerrillas of FARC. Now there is a promise of a time of peace, with a deal signed in Havana, ...
Poverty Could Hobble Colombia's Anti-drug Push After Peace DealVoice of America
Security Council reiterates commitment to Colombian peace processUN News Centre
The Colombia Accord: When Negotiations and Concessions are NecessaryThe National Interest Online (blog)
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Tunisia's New Government Seeks Stronger Economy, Security
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TUNIS, Tunisia — Tunisia's Parliament has approved Youssef Chahed as prime minister along with a new government focused on boosting the economy and fighting terrorism. Chahed's Cabinet was confirmed Friday night in a 167-22 vote with five ...
Tunisia PM warns of economic austerity, job cutsBusiness Insider
Tunisia's youngest premier since independence sworn inDaily Mail
Tunisia's new cabinet sworn in after approval from parliamentXinhua
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Bangladeshi police: Dhaka terror attack planner killed
(CNN) Bangladeshi police killed one of the "suspected masterminds" of the July terror attack in Dhaka after an hour-long battle, authorities said. The suspect, Bangladeshi-Canadian Tamim Ahmed Chowdhury, was killed along with two others, the national ...
Bangladesh Police Kill Man Suspected of Planning Dhaka Bakery AttackNew York Times
Bangladeshi Police Kill Alleged 'Mastermind' Of Cafe Attack That Left 22 DeadNPR
Suspected mastermind of deadly Bangladesh cafe siege is killed in police shootoutWashington Post
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US and Russia fail to close deal on ending violence in Syria
GENEVA The United States and Russia failed on Friday to reach a breakthrough deal on military cooperation and a nationwide cessation of hostilities in Syria, saying they still have issues to resolve before an agreement could be announced. U.S ...
Syrian war: US and Russia 'achieve clarity on path forward'BBC News
Kerry, Lavrov Say New Syria Agreement CloseVoice of America
US, Russia Make Headway on Syria Cooperation PlanWall Street Journal
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Judge rejects prosecutor request to appeal Pistorius sentence
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A South African judge dismissed on Friday a request by state prosecutors to appeal Oscar Pistorius' six-year murder sentence, the latest twist in a trial that has captured global headlines. The multiple gold medal-winning ...
South Africa: NPA Considering Options After Oscar Appeal Bid RejectedAllAfrica.com
Oscar Pistorius: Judge Dismisses Appeal Against 'Lenient' Six-Year SentenceNewsweek
Prosecutors in Oscar Pistorius Case Lose Bid to Appeal 6-Year SentenceNew York Times
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Bolivian minister beaten to death by miners, government says
(CNN) Bolivian miners kidnapped and fatally beat a government minister who was seeking talks with them following weeks of protests, authorities say. Rodolfo Illanes, the deputy minister of interior, was killed Thursday in Panduro, where he was meeting ...
Bolivian President, Opposition Spar Over Official's KillingNew York Times
Bolivian miners lift roadblock after deputy minister beaten to deathReuters
In shocking burst of violence, striking miners kidnap, kill deputy minister in BoliviaLos Angeles Times
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'British' boy in Islamic State group execution video
The Islamic State group has released footage showing five boys, including one it identifies as British, carrying out the killing of prisoners in Syria. The children appear to be about 10 to 13 years old and the boy captioned as Abu Abdullah al-Britani ...
Terror Cops Investigate 'British Boy' Shooting Prisoner in New ISIS VideoBreitbart News
ISIS Video: British Boy Among 5 Child Executioners Who Allegedly Shot Dead 'Atheist Kurd' PrisonersInternational Business Times
Isis video appears to show children killing captivesIrish Times
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Residents Abandon Daraya as Government Seizes a Symbol of Syria's Rebellion
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An image provided by the Syrian antigovernment group Local Council of Daraya City showed residents gathered with their belongings as they prepared to evacuate from Daraya on Friday. Credit Local Council of Daraya City, via Associated Press. BEIRUT ...
Syrian residents, rebels leave besieged city of DarayaCNN
Residents of Besieged Syrian Town Say Goodbye to Those Left Behind ForeverWall Street Journal
The Latest: UN and Red Cross head to suburb being evacuatedWashington Post
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Bombing May Be Sign of PKK Offensive After Turkey Incursion Into Syria
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Smoke rises from buildings at the site of a car bomb explosion at a police headquarters in Cizre, located in Turkey's Sirnak province bordering both Syria and Iraq, in this still image from video, Aug. 26, 2016. Share. Share on Facebook · Share on ...
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Truck bomb decimates police headquarters in Turkish townUPI.com
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US seeks to soothe Turkey ties, press fight against Islamic State
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan meets with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, Turkey. Kayhan Ozer/Presidential Palace/Handout via REUTERS. By Patrick Markey | ISTANBUL. ISTANBUL The last time U.S. Vice President ...
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Police Break Up Zimbabwe 'Mega-Demonstration' In Defiance Of Court Order
In Zimbabwe's capital city, police fired tear gas and water cannons to disperse a demonstration that the country's top court had ruled could proceed. Opposition leaders termed Friday's march in Harare a "mega-demonstration." It marked "the first time ...
Police in Zimbabwe Hit Protesters With Batons, Tear Gas and Water CannonsNew York Times
Zimbabwe police crush anti-government protest in capitalU.S. News & World Report
Zimbabwean doctor who 'forced a family of white farmers off their land' has UK surgery shut downTelegraph.co.uk
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