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US House condemns Trump's racist attack on four congresswomen

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 01:54
The symbolic vote is aimed at shaming Trump and his fellow Republicans who stood by him after racist tweets.
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US slaps sanctions on Myanmar army chief over Rohingya abuses

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 01:31
The US action against senior army officers comes as the military has continued to 'commit human rights violations'.
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Planned Parenthood president forced out after only eight months

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 00:57
Dr Leana Wen cites 'philosophical differences over the direction and future' of the US's leading abortion provider.
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Former Peruvian president Alejandro Toledo arrested in US

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 22:15
After extradition request, US authorities arrest Toledo, who faces corruption charges in Peru.
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Johnny Clegg, South Africa's 'White Zulu', dies at 66

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 22:05
Clegg was one of the few white artists to openly confront South Africa's apartheid government in the 1970s and 1980s.
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Palestinians in Lebanon protest crackdown on unlicensed workers

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 22:05
Critics say the Lebanese government's move targets low-wage Palestinian and Syrian workers and is discriminatory.
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Trump faces US House vote on resolution condemning racist tweets

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 22:01
US president again doubles down on his racially charged tweets against four Democratic congresswomen of colour.
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Qatar: Missile found among arms seized in Italy sold 25 years ago

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 21:48
Doha says the seized air-to-air missile was sold to a 'friendly' third country that wishes not to be named.
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Religious restrictions on the rise globally: report

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 21:39
Pew findings reveal largest increase in social hostilities towards religion in more than 10 years occurred in Europe.
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Trump: US not seeking 'regime change' in Iran standoff

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 21:20
US president says determined to stop Iran acquiring nuclear weapons, as supreme leader vows more breaches of 2015 deal.
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Iran hits back at US demand on ballistic missiles

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 20:30
Javad Zarif says US must stop selling arms to Gulf allies if it wants to discuss Tehran's ballistic missiles programme.
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Turkey can't have both American F-35s and Russia's S-400s: US

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 20:25
Calling it a 'tough situation', President Trump says US won't sell fighter jets to Ankara after its Russian purchase.
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Ursula von der Leyen: First woman to hold EU's top job

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 20:14
Former German defence minister is the new EU Commission president, after narrowly winning a parliament vote.
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'No military solution': World powers urge Libya de-escalation

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 19:58
France, Britain, Egypt, UAE, US and Italy warn ongoing violence in Libya is fuelling a 'growing humanitarian emergency'.
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The new rulers of Europe

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 19:54
Who are EU nominees Ursula von der Leyen, Christine Lagarde, Charles Michel and Josep Borrell?
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How did neo-Nazis in Italy acquire missiles?

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 19:33
A huge stash of weapons is found in Italy with neo-Nazi sympathisers and government says the seizure is unprecedented.
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UK to send third warship to Gulf, says not related to Iran crisis

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 19:18
'Long-planned movement', says UK as Iran's supreme leader vows response to Britain's 'piracy' of its oil tanker.
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No federal charges for white officer in Garner chokehold death

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 19:18
Reacting to the decision, the family of Eric Garner, a black man, says 'we can’t breathe because they let us down'.
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Social media use linked to depression in teens: study

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 18:45
Increased screen time on social media and TV linked to depression, but playing video games make 'one more happy'.
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Sea 'pirates' kidnap 10 Turkish sailors off Nigeria

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 17:15
Armed men capture crew members on Turkey-registered cargo ship during an attack in the Gulf of Guinea.
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