Australia gets ready for potentially catastrophic fire season

Al Jazeera - Fri, 09/20/2019 - 00:53
Australia has had to rethink firefighting strategies to protect people and property as another baking summer looms.
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Why would Iran raise the stakes by attacking Saudi Arabia?

BBC News - World - Fri, 09/20/2019 - 00:25
Iran's leaders may have hoped to persuade the US to lift its crippling sanctions, says Kasra Naji.
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Why Greeks question this role model's credentials

BBC News - World - Fri, 09/20/2019 - 00:15
Eleni Antoniadou has been feted for her scientific work but her rise is the focus of intense scrutiny.
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US expels two Cuban diplomats to the UN in New York

BBC News - World - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 23:28
A State Department spokeswoman says the two engaged in "activities harmful to US national security".
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What is Area 51 and what goes on there?

BBC News - World - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 23:26
The secret Nevada base, known as Area 51, is often the subject of alien conspiracy theories.
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Los Angeles: Why tens of thousands of people sleep rough

BBC News - World - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 23:25
It is not only glitz and glamour in Los Angeles, which has a big homelessness problem. How has it happened?
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'Storm Area 51': Possible crowds worry Nevada desert towns

Al Jazeera - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 23:19
Residents prepare for influx of people near restricted US military site after online joke received millions of responses
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Mexico quake: Two years on, recovery slow but survivors hopeful

Al Jazeera - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 23:18
New gov't made changes to the handling of reconstruction funds, but survivors say more must be done to fully recover.
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Peter Magombeyi: Zimbabwe union leader found after 'abduction'

BBC News - World - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 23:17
Doctors protested after Peter Magombeyi went missing, but he is reportedly alive and well.
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How damaging is blackface scandal to Trudeau?

BBC News - World - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 22:50
The prime minister's racism mea culpa deals a heavy blow to his carefully cultivated political brand.
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Canada's Justin Trudeau cannot say how often he wore blackface

BBC News - World - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 22:48
Canada's PM Justin Trudeau is dogged by revelations he wore blackface as he fights for a further term.
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Cartels, kidnap and torture on the US border

BBC News - World - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 22:48
Families are being preyed on by Mexican cartels as they wait to cross the US border.
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Football Leaks: Suspected hacker charged in Portugal

BBC News - World - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 22:40
Rui Pinto is accused of illegally publishing confidential files belonging to leading football clubs.
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Who are south Yemen's separatists?

Al Jazeera - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 21:29
The Southern Transitional Council, backed by United Arab Emirates, is leading the separatist cause in Aden.
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Farooq Abdullah's arrest leaves India with few allies in Kashmir

Al Jazeera - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 21:20
Arrest of veteran politician under the stringent Public Security Act shocks the region undergoing a crippling lockdown.
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Trump's asylum ban will worsen a crisis the US helped create

Al Jazeera - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 21:11
The Trump administration's near-total ban on asylum seekers at the southern border is illegal and immoral.
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Khalilzad testifies before US Congress in classified briefing

Al Jazeera - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 21:00
The US special Afghanistan envoy briefs House Foreign Affairs Committee about the failed US-Taliban talks.
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Trump denies promise that led to formal complaint from US spy

BBC News - World - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 20:47
US media report that his comments to an unnamed foreign leader sparked a formal complaint.
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Saudi-led coalition intercepts explosive-filled boat 'by Houthis'

Al Jazeera - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 20:21
A spokesman for the coalition said vessel had been launched to carry out an 'act of aggression and terrorism'.
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US issues visas for Iran's Rouhani, Zarif to travel to UNGA

Al Jazeera - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 20:13
Zarif says Pompeo tried to 'dodge the US obligation to issue visas for UN delegates'.
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