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Jul 15 2018

Uneasy Calm Settles Over Israel, Gaza After Violence Flares

At least one ceasefire was brokered during the fighting, reportedly by Egypt, but was quickly violated by the Palestinians. "We have no intention to harm anyone who is ...

Jul 13 2018

Federation Internationale de Football Association investigate possible discriminatory chants by England fans

David Baddiel, part of the Three Lions anthem that found new life during the tournament, thanked the team for a "beautiful World Cup run". The final blow was inflecte...

Jul 13 2018

Israeli air strikes hit southwest Syria after drone 'infiltration'

A Patriot missile launched to intercept the drone, which set off air-defence sirens on the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights and nearby Jordanian border, the military said...

Jul 13 2018

US rights group in dark about gov't compliance with immigration order

Under-5 children who will remain separated for now include parents have already been released into the USA, have been deported , or are behind bars on criminal charges. ...

Jul 13 2018

Hundreds of former Pakistan ruling party members detained, they say

Hours before his imminent arrest , Mr Sharif said, "Maryam and I are coming back to face prison, and even if they send me to the gallows, we know that freedom can not be ...

Jul 13 2018

Johnson’s resignation will leave United Kingdom policies on Russian Federation unabated, senator says

Johnson said in his letter that May's plan to keep close economic ties with the bloc means Britain is heading for a "semi Brexit" that would leave Britain with the "sta...

Jul 11 2018

Trump sets off for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in combative mood on military spending

In a startling public outburst, Trump told NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg that Germany was wrong to support a new $11-billion Baltic Sea pipeline to import R...

Jul 11 2018

More Boys Pulled From Flooded Cave In Thailand

Officials last week said they would bring the fittest people in the group out first, but Narongsak later said that whoever was ready first would be escorted out. The so...

Jul 11 2018

1 dead, many injured in a plane crash in South Africa

Police spokesman Isaac Mahamba told South African broadcaster eCNA : "There is smoke all over and paramedics are on the scene". ER24 later said on its Twitter feed th...

Jul 11 2018

Boys Have Been Rescued From Thailand Cave

A rescuer said they have been ordered to be ready to resume the operation at 8am today. A short official video released by the rescue operation late on Sunday showe...

Jul 11 2018

USA tries to bully World Health Organization into dropping breast-feeding resolution

The Trump administration has forced the South American country to back down over its support for breastfeeding at the United Nations-affiliated World Health Assembly ...

Jul 09 2018

British Brexit Secretary David Davis resigns over European Union exit plan

Conservative MP Peter Bone hailed Mr Davis' resignation as a "principled and courageous decision", adding: "The PM's proposals for a Brexit in name only are not accepta...

Jul 09 2018

Soybeans post record rally with demand gain overshadowing US-China trade war

He noted that the new Russian tariffs will only allow a partial compensation of $87.6 million. A possible prolonged trade war may also lead to slowdown in global econ...

Jul 09 2018

Death toll from Japan rains rises to 57

An aerial view of flooded houses in Japan's Hiroshima prefecture. More than 1 million people were forced to flee their homes and another 3 million were advised to ev...

Jul 09 2018

Scott Pruitt Steps Down From EPA

President Trump's embattled chief of the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt, resigned Thursday . "I have no doubt that Andy will continue on with our great...

Jul 09 2018

Tracking the Tropics: Strong Wave In Eastern Atlantic

Hurricane Beryl weakened and was downgraded to a tropical storm on Saturday as it headed toward the Lesser Antilles. A separate system, Tropical Storm Chris , lingere...

Jul 09 2018

U.S. border agents are now boarding Canadian fishing boats looking for immigrants

Spokesman John Babcock said the Canadian government is also talking with US agencies, though he did not provide details about the fishermen's allegations or Ottawa's resp...

Jul 09 2018

Europes offer to save Iran nuclear deal insufficient: Rouhani tells Macron

Iran's remaining partners in the 2015 nuclear deal vowed Friday to keep the energy exporter plugged into the global economy despite the USA withdrawal and sanctions threa...

Jul 06 2018

Teen soccer team, coach found alive in Thailand cave

They went to the same cave two years ago. In this handout photo released by Tham Luang Rescue Operation Center, Thai rescue teams walk inside cave complex. The Tha...

Jul 04 2018

Rutland Girl Critically Injured In Bahamas Boat Explosion

According to news accounts, Stefanie Schaffer sustained life-threatening injuries and had to have both legs amputated. The accident also left Stefanie Schaffer in a ...