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Iran says US 'action group' will fail to overthrow Iranian state - StreetInsider.com

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Iran says US 'action group' will fail to overthrow Iranian state
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Get instant alerts when news breaks on your stocks. Claim your 2-week free trial to StreetInsider Premium here. LONDON (Reuters) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif said on Sunday that a new Iran Action Group in the U.S. State Department ...
Europe must 'pay price' to save nuclear deal: Iran FMYahoo News
Iran says US 'action group' will fail to overthrow Iranian state: tweetBusiness Insider
The Iranian paradox made more complex by erratic US behaviorThe Hill
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Israel closes people crossing with Gaza after border violence - Yahoo News

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Israel closes people crossing with Gaza after border violence
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Israel closed its only crossing for people with the Gaza Strip on Sunday except for humanitarian cases after border clashes, the latest tightening of its blockade on the Palestinian enclave. The move could prevent Gazans from travelling via the ...
For Israelis, These Photos Are Most IconicForward
Time to Change the Rules in GazaAmerican Thinker
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Empty hotels, idle boats: What happens when a Pacific island upsets China - Reuters

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Empty hotels, idle boats: What happens when a Pacific island upsets China
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KOROR, Palau (Reuters) - Empty hotel rooms, idle tour boats and shuttered travel agencies reveal widening fissures in the tiny Pacific nation of Palau, which is caught in an escalating diplomatic tug-of-war between China and Taiwan. A view of the Rock ...

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S. Africa land reform debate hots up as showdown looms - Yahoo News

Google: World - Sat, 08/18/2018 - 22:29

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S. Africa land reform debate hots up as showdown looms
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Vereeniging (South Africa) (AFP) - "We live like sardines while white farmers live on hectares of land. Bring back our land!" declared Nthabiseng Tshivhenga, a black civil servant. Her intervention prompted enthusiastic applause at a public hearing ...
Why land expropriation without compensation is the wrong medicine for South Africa's economic illsThe Independent
More than half of South Africans doubt ANC's future: IpsosTimesLIVE
South Africa's Ruling Party Leaves Many Uncertain, Poll ShowsBloomberg
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'I cried for a year': Families split by the Korean War get rare chance to reunite - CNN

Google: World - Sat, 08/18/2018 - 20:27

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'I cried for a year': Families split by the Korean War get rare chance to reunite
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Seoul, South Korea (CNN) Lee Keum-seom hasn't held her son in 68 years. The last time she saw him, Sang Chol was four years old, and together with her husband and their daughter, they were headed south, fleeing the fighting during the early days of the ...
'Dream or reality?' Koreans to meet after decades apartFox News
Trump: 'Nothing bad can happen' from meeting with foreign leadersThe Hill
Families split by the Korean War get rare chance to reuniteWPLG Local 10
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Massive Quake Strikes Near Tonga - Voice of America

Google: World - Sat, 08/18/2018 - 19:57

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Massive Quake Strikes Near Tonga
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A massive quake of magnitude 8.2 struck in the Pacific Ocean close to Fiji and Tonga on Sunday, but it was very deep and did not trigger a tsunami, the U.S. Geological Survey and U.S. Tsunami Warning Center said. The quake struck 347.7 miles (559.57 km ...
Massive 8.2 magnitude earthquake strikes in the PacificYahoo News
Strong, deep undersea quake shakes Fiji; no damage expectedWSET
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Venezuela Devalues Currency and Hikes Wages, Stoking Fears About Instability - Wall Street Journal

Google: World - Sat, 08/18/2018 - 16:58

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Venezuela Devalues Currency and Hikes Wages, Stoking Fears About Instability
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CARACAS, Venezuela—Businesses closed, banks struggled with transactions and people scrambled to find fuel Saturday, signs of panicked and skeptical reactions to government measures aimed at stabilizing a faltering economy. President Nicolás Maduro ...
Confusion Reigns as Maduro Mega-Devaluation Roils VenezuelaBloomberg
Venezuelan shopkeepers alarmed by Maduro's latest economic movesCNBC
Maduro Unveils New Banknote, Other Economic ReformsVoice of America
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Venezuelan shopkeepers alarmed by Maduro's latest economic moves - Reuters

Google: World - Sat, 08/18/2018 - 13:28

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Venezuelan shopkeepers alarmed by Maduro's latest economic moves
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PUNTO FIJO/SAN CRISTOBAL, Venezuela (Reuters) - After Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's 60-fold increase to the minimum wage, storeowners on Saturday wrestled with an anguishing decision: Close up shop or hit customers with steep price hikes ...
Venezuela on edge as Maduro unveils raft of economic reformsYahoo News
Venezuela Hikes Salaries in 95% Devaluation Amid HyperinflationBloomberg
Venezuela hikes wages ahead of monetary overhaulFox News
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After refusing a handshake, a Muslim couple was denied Swiss citizenship - Washington Post

Google: World - Sat, 08/18/2018 - 12:12

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After refusing a handshake, a Muslim couple was denied Swiss citizenship
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When a Muslim couple sat down for a meeting with a municipal commission in the Swiss city of Lausanne, their interviewers found that they “showed great difficulty in answering questions asked by people of the opposite sex,” the city's mayor said. So ...
Muslim couple denied Swiss citizenship over no handshakeBBC News
Muslim Couple Who Refused to Shake Hands With Officials Denied Swiss CitizenshipNewsweek
Muslim couple denied Swiss citizenship over handshake refusalThe Guardian
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ISIS sex slave survivor says she met her captor in Germany - Fox News

Google: World - Sat, 08/18/2018 - 12:08

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ISIS sex slave survivor says she met her captor in Germany
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Yazidi woman Ashwaq Haji, allegedly used by the Islamic State group (IS) as a sex slave, visits the Lalish temple in tribute to the jihadists' victims from her northern Iraq village of Kocho on Wednesday. (AFP/Getty Images). German prosecutors on ...
German prosecutors probe Yazidi woman's claim about IS manWashington Post
Former Yazidi slave surprised to find her former ISIS captor given refugee status in GermanyTwitchy

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How Erdogan's Push for Endless Growth Brought Turkey to the Brink - Wall Street Journal

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How Erdogan's Push for Endless Growth Brought Turkey to the Brink
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The new rules lifted restrictions that barred companies without revenue in hard currencies from doing such borrowing—as long as the loans exceeded $5 million. “It was tantamount to saying: If you drink, drink a lot,” said one official in Ankara ...
Trump's fight with Turkey is helping Russia and IranBusiness Insider
US-Turkey row: Pastor a 'pawn in personal feud'BBC News
US missionary thrust to the centre of Turkey-US crisisReuters
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Muslim pilgrims flock to Mecca ahead of haj - Reuters

Google: World - Sat, 08/18/2018 - 07:51

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Muslim pilgrims flock to Mecca ahead of haj
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MECCA, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - Hisham Mostafa briefly forgot the war in Syria and his financial worries as he looked upon Islam's holiest sites for the first time, standing among hundreds of thousands of white-clad Muslims gathered in Mecca ahead of ...
Saudi Arabia prepares for the annual Muslim hajj pilgrimageFox News
Q&A: The hajj pilgrimage and its significance in IslamSFGate
Hajj is a joyful and moving experience for Taiwanese pilgrimsArab News

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Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan dies at age 80 - Yahoo News

Google: World - Sat, 08/18/2018 - 07:27

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Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan dies at age 80
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GENEVA (AP) — Kofi Annan, one of the world's most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations who rose through its ranks to become the first black African secretary-general, has died. He was 80. His foundation announced his ...
The Latest: Merkel: 'We will greatly miss' Annan's voiceWashington Post
Former UN chief and Nobel peace laureate Kofi Annan dies aged 80Reuters
Kofi Annan, The Former United Nations Secretary-General, Dead At 80HuffPost
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American Charged In Uganda After Racist Assault On Hotel Workers - HuffPost

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American Charged In Uganda After Racist Assault On Hotel Workers
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Uganda police arrested an older American man after reviewing a video that showed him striking out at hotel workers and using racial slurs. The police identified the man as Jimmy L. Taylor, a U.S. citizen who claims to be a missionary. The alleged ...
American Pastor Arrested in Uganda on Charges of Assault in the Name of JesusNewsweek
Watch: American missionary launches racist assault on hotel workers in UgandaRaw Story
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Bomb that killed 40 children in Yemen was supplied by the US - CNN

Google: World - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 18:50

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Bomb that killed 40 children in Yemen was supplied by the US
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(CNN) The bomb used by the Saudi-led coalition in a devastating attack on a school bus in Yemen was sold as part of a US State Department-sanctioned arms deal with Saudi Arabia, munitions experts told CNN. Working with local Yemeni journalists and ...
Al-Qaida in Yemen denies AP report on secret deals with UAEWashington Post
AP Investigation: US allies, al-Qaida battle rebels in Yemen - AP NewsAP News

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Trump, Elon Musk, Turkey: Your Friday Evening Briefing - New York Times

Google: World - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 17:16

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Trump, Elon Musk, Turkey: Your Friday Evening Briefing
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(Want to get this briefing by email? Here's the sign-up.) Good evening. Here's the latest. Image. CreditAlex Brandon/Associated Press. 1. President Trump scrapped his plans for a military parade this fall in Washington. He blamed local officials ...
A national military parade was a bad idea, which is probably why President Trump liked itLos Angeles Times

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'I met my IS captor on a German street' - BBC News

Google: World - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 12:21

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'I met my IS captor on a German street'
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A Yazidi teenager sold into slavery by Islamic State has told the BBC of her horror after she escaped to Germany, only to come face-to-face with her captor in the street. Ashwaq was only 14 when Islamic State fighters stormed into northern Iraq ...
The Latest: Germany seeks refugee who may have been with ISFox News
Refugee returns to Iraq after coming face-to-face again with ISIL abuser in Germanyeuronews
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US sanctions Myanmar military commanders and units for their role in 'ethnic cleansing' - Washington Post

Google: World - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 12:05

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US sanctions Myanmar military commanders and units for their role in 'ethnic cleansing'
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HONG KONG — The U.S. Treasury Department on Friday imposed sanctions on three Myanmar military commanders and a border guard police commander, along with two entire military units, for their involvement in “ethnic cleansing” against Rohingya ...
One year after crisis began, US sanctions Myanmar military over Rohingya ethnic cleansingABC News
US sanctions Myanmar forces for alleged human rights abusesFox News
US imposes sanctions over Rakhine massacre, but stops short of calling it 'genocide'Washington Examiner
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