UK pledges more resources as Calais crisis worsens
British prime minister David Cameron has pledged additional resources to deal with the migrant crisis at Calais, but warned that disruptions to travel services could continue throughout the summer. The promise of new resources came as a fire set alight ...
David Cameron warns Calais chaos may last all summer as he tries to get a grip ...Telegraph.co.uk
At Channel Tunnel, Migrant Crisis Evolves Into a Political OneNew York Times
British gangsters are among the people smugglers cashing in on Calais crisis ...Daily Mail
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Crashed jet believed to belong to Bin Laden's family
New Zealand Herald
A photo taken from above the Blackbushe Airport crash site. Photo / Sky News via the Daily Telegraph. Four people have been killed when a private jet owned by Osama Bin Laden's family crashed in a fireball after overshooting a runway while trying to ...
Blackbushe Airport: Four dead in car auction site plane crashBBC News
UK plane crash: 4 feared deadThe Hindu
Four killed after plane crashes into car auction site in UKABC Online
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Hamas calls for 'fitting' Palestinian response to deadly arson attack
Palestinian president Abbas says he will bring the matter to the attention of the International Criminal Court in The Hague. By Haaretz | Aug. 1, 2015 | 2:11 AM. Tweet · submit to reddit. Israeli security forces stand guard as Muslim Palestinians shout ...
Palestinian Child Killed, Several Others Injured In Fiery West Bank AttackHuffington Post
Baby dies in West Bank terror attackIrish Examiner
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Cecil the lion's killer may have trouble avoiding extradition, experts say
Walter Palmer, the wealthy big-game hunter who killed a famous lion, could be headed back to Africa — if the Zimbabwe government has its way. On Friday, officials in Zimbabwe said they intended to press ahead with a request to extradite Palmer for ...
US Lawmakers Draft 'CECIL Act' to Curb Trophy HuntersTIME
Zimbabwe calls for extradition of Cecil the lion's killerTimes of India
Donald Clarke: From Walter the Dentist to Conan the BarbarianIrish Times
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Taliban Leadership Transition Sows Discord
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The son of the Taliban's supreme leader recently gathered a small group of commanders in a madrassa outside Quetta, Pakistan, and made an astonishing revelation: His father Mullah Mohammad Omar was dead, three people familiar with the episode said.
Turmoil in the TalibanThe New Yorker
How will Mullah Omar's death affect the Taliban's future?CBS News
Mullah Omar's son says he cannot support new Taliban leaderTelegraph.co.uk
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Palestinian killed by IDF fire in the West Bank, another said to be killed in ...
Palestinians sources say Gazan approached border fence with Israel in protest at deadly West Bank arson attack; clashes break out across West Bank after deadly arson attack. By Gili Cohen | Aug. 1, 2015 | 1:55 AM ...
Israeli soldiers shoot dead Palestinian near Gaza border: medicsReuters
Palestinian artist's work to go on display in London after Channel 4's Jon ...The Independent
Palestinian killed, another wounded by IDF on Gaza borderYnetnews
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Hopes high wing flap will shed light on Flight 370 mystery
SAINT-ANDRE, Reunion -- Under a microscope and expert eyes, the wing fragment that washed up on the beach of this volcanic island could yield clues not just to its path through the Indian Ocean, but also to what happened to the airplane it belonged to ...
Strong hope Réunion debris will solve MH370 mysteryIrish Times
MH370 search: Plane debris flown out of ReunionBBC News
Jet Investigators' Challenge: Linking Wave-Tossed Part to MH370Bloomberg
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Rivals of ISIS Attack US-Backed Syrian Rebel Group
New York Times
BAGHDAD — A Syrian insurgent group at the heart of the Pentagon's effort to marshal local foot soldiers against Islamic State militants came under intense attack on Friday from a different hard-line Islamist faction, the Qaeda-linked Nusra Front. The ...
Al Nusra claims attack on US-trained rebels in SyriaCNN International
Al-Qaeda affiliate claims kidnapping of members of US-backed rebel groupWashington Post
US Launches Airstrikes to Aid American-Trained Syrian RebelsNBCNews.com
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The Force Is With Electronic Arts
Strong preorders for Star Wars: Battlefront have led the game company to forecast record revenue this year. Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. More. The 4 Most Surprising Stocks of 2015 (So Far) · Here's How J.J. Abrams Answered a ...
With Star Wars relaunch, the Force is with Electronic ArtsThe Globe and Mail
EA confirms next Battlefield game will be out in 2016Irish Examiner
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Cameroon arrests three Boko Haram suspects carrying explosives: sources
YAOUNDE Cameroon officials have arrested three suspects carrying a bag containing improvised explosive devices in the northern town of Maroua where a spate of suspected Boko Haram suicide attacks killed at least 40 last week, sources said on Friday.
Cameroon Deports 2000 Nigerians in fight against Boko Haram: SourcesNDTV
We have increased capacity to deal with Boko Haram – BuhariThe Guardian Nigeria (satire) (press release) (blog)
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India, Bangladesh exchange land enclaves, settling boundary dispute
NEW DELHI – India says it has swapped more than 150 adversely-held enclaves with its small neighbor Bangladesh, settling a decades-old border dispute and an uncertain future for tens of thousands of people living in squalid conditions. Television ...
Enclaves swapped in landmark India-Bangladesh border dealBBC News
Bangladeshi enclaves still have nowhere peopleThe Hindu
68 Years After Independence, Another Freedom At MidnightTimes of India
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Another Australian Surfer Fends Off Shark Attack
Despite Shark Week having ended weeks ago, the sea-bound predators seem reluctant to give up the spotlight. On July 19, a great white was caught on live television going after Australian surfing champ Mick Fanning. The 34-year-old was able fend of the ...
Northern NSW beaches stay closed9news.com.au
Former Boxer Survives Shark Attack by Punching Great White RepeatedlyPeople Magazine
Evans Head shark bite victim in serious but stable conditionNorthern Star
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Turkish warplanes hit Kurdish PKK militant targets in northern Iraq: media
ISTANBUL Turkish warplanes struck Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) targets in northern Iraq on Friday, CNN Turk television reported, in Ankara's latest push against Kurdish militants. More than 30 warplanes scrambled from the Diyarbakir air base and hit ...
Why Turks, Kurds may want to keep wounded peace process alive (+video)Christian Science Monitor
These 5 Stats Explain Turkey's War on ISIS—and the KurdsTIME
The Guardian view on Turkey and the Kurds: putting peace at riskThe Guardian
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Extremist Suspected Of Jerusalem Gay Pride Attack Appears In Court
The suspect was convicted of a similar attack that wounded several people at a gay pride parade in 2005. AP. Posted: 07/31/2015 11:00 AM EDT | Edited: 11 minutes ago. People react after an ultra-Orthodox Jew attacked people with a knife during a Gay ...
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Litvinenko inquiry: What we know about the case
The public hearings of the inquiry into the death of Alexander Litvinenko are now drawing to a close after months of evidence. It was the most dramatic of murders - what one lawyer called "an act of nuclear terrorism" on the streets of London - and the ...
Widow's Lawyer: Moscow Has Tried to Block Litvinenko InquiryVoice of America
'Tin pot despot' Putin ordered spy's London murder, UK inquiry toldTimes LIVE
Alexander Litvinenko lawyer points finger at Putin as inquiry endsThe Guardian
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Ai Weiwei: 'Tories kowtow to China' over dissident artist
British Home Secretary Theresa May has ordered an urgent review after Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei was refused a six-month visa and restricted to a three-week trip because he did not declare a “criminal conviction” in his application. The ...
Ai Weiwei Says He May Cancel Trip to Britain Over Visa DisputeNew York Times
Ai Weiwei: Home secretary reviews visa refusalBBC News
Theresa May to review decision not to give Ai Weiwei business visaThe Guardian
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Repeat offender Yishai Schlissel attacks Israeli gay pride parade
Revellers dancing and singing through the streets of Jerusalem during the holy city's annual gay pride parade were left shrieking in pain and panic, as an anti-gay extremist lunged into a group leading the march and stabbed six people. Police said the ...
We are to blame for the Jerusalem gay pride parade stabbingHaaretz
Six hurt in stabbing at gay pride parade in Jerusalem (+video)Christian Science Monitor
Ultra-orthodox man goes on a stabbing spree at gay paradeHindustan Times
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Greek PM Tsipras defends Varoufakis over 'Grexit' row
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has defended his former finance minister in a row over an "emergency plan" drawn up in case of Greece's exit from the euro. Yanis Varoufakis last week confirmed that he worked on a contingency plan in case emergency ...
Greece news live: Tsipras says he ordered Varoufakis 'Plan B' as Greece on ...Telegraph.co.uk
Greek PM Defends Controversial 'Plan B' for Eurozone ExitVoice of America
Greece's Tsipras Called for Grexit Contingency PlanWall Street Journal
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China paper says 'wicked man wiped out' after graft probe
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's top newspaper lauded the decision to prosecute a former senior military officer for graft on Friday, saying in unusually strong language that a "wicked man" had been wiped out by the "anti-corruption sword". Guo Boxiong, who ...
Xi Jinping's fight against corruption in the military continuesThe Economist
China Expels Military Leader From Party, Charges With CorruptionVoice of America
Former top Chinese general suspected of corruptionThe Hindu
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Myanmar frees 155 Chinese prisoners
YANGON: Myanmar on Thursday released 155 Chinese nationals, who were last week jailed for illegal logging, as a “goodwill” gesture following intense lobbying from Beijing in a mass amnesty that also freed several political prisoners. The announcement ...
Commentary: China welcomes amnesty granted to Chinese loggers by MyanmarXinhua
Political prisoners, Chinese loggers among thousands freed in Myanmar amnestyDaily Times
Myanmar frees Chinese jailed for illegal loggingThe Straits Times
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