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10 August 2018

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  • U.N. says it has credible reports that China holds million Uighurs in secret camps
    Reuters

    U.N. says it has credible reports that China holds million Uighurs in secret camps

    “We are deeply concerned at the many numerous and credible reports that we have received that in the name of combating religious extremism and maintaining social stability (China) has changed the Uighur autonomous region into something that resembles a massive internship camp that is shrouded in

  • Russia tells Washington curbs on its banks would be act of economic war
    Reuters

    Russia tells Washington curbs on its banks would be act of economic war

    The warning, from Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, reflects Russian fears over the impact of new restrictions on its economy and assets, including the ruble which has lost nearly six percent of its value this week on sanctions jitters. Economists expect the Russian economy to grow by 1.8 percent this

  • Two police officers among four fatally shot in Canada
    Reuters

    Two police officers among four fatally shot in Canada

    Police in Fredericton, a city of about 56,000 that is the capital of the province of New Brunswick, said a suspect was in custody and was being treated for serious injuries. A local health official said multiple shooting victims were being treated at one hospital. Officials identified the slain officers

  • Christian Science Monitor

    How one man left hate behind – and helped others do the same

    Christian Picciolini was recruited into America’s first skinhead group, Chicago Area Skinhead, when he was a young teenager. Picciolini is the host and narrator of a new documentary produced by Part2Pictures, “Breaking Hate,” which traces the story of how he helped a Charlottesville protester walk away

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  • Christian Science Monitor

    For people of Charlottesville, a year of reckoning

    The best seats are already taken half an hour before the Charlottesville City Council is due to start. There are scattered boos and hisses when she is followed by her predecessor and fellow city councilmember Mike Signer, who stepped down after being widely criticized for his management of last year

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  • Christian Science Monitor

    Paving Mexico’s road to reconciliation

    Elected as Mexico’s next president by a wide margin on July 1, Andrés Manuel López Obrador does not take office until Dec. 1. It’s part of a broad effort to reform institutions and create new options for youth, including those already seduced by crime. AMLO stresses the need for citizens – of every

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  • Christian Science Monitor

    In Canada’s spat with Saudi Arabia, signs of a trickier road for democracies

    The furious reaction by Saudi Arabia to what was a rather stock Canadian statement calling for the release of imprisoned human rights activists has little to do with Canada – and everything to do with the ruling agenda of Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman. In doing so, it has raised questions about the

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  • Associated Press

    Top Asian News 6:06 a.m. GMT

    BEIJING (AP) — When Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen departs Sunday for Latin America, she’ll be traveling to a region she’s already visited three times in two years. She doesn’t have many other options. As Tsai crosses the halfway mark of her first four-year term, an eight-day swing through

  • Lombok lifted 10 inches by quake that killed nearly 400
    Associated Press

    Lombok lifted 10 inches by quake that killed nearly 400

    TANJUNG, Indonesia (AP) — Scientists say the powerful Indonesian earthquake that killed nearly 400 people lifted the island it struck by as much as 25 centimeters (10 inches).

  • Violent Romania protest leaves 440 needing medical treatment
    Associated Press

    Violent Romania protest leaves 440 needing medical treatment

    BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian authorities say 440 people including two dozen riot police have received medical treatment after an anti-government protest turned violent.

  • Mali's Keita on track for second term in election runoff
    AFP

    Mali’s Keita on track for second term in election runoff

    Malians vote on Sunday in a presidential runoff expected to return Ibrahim Boubacar Keita to the helm of a country battling jihadist violence and ethnic attacks. The second round — a rerun of the 2013 election between Keita and former finance minister Soumaila Cisse — is the climax of a campaign in

  • Politicians involved in murder of Brazilian activist: govt
    AFP

    Politicians involved in murder of Brazilian activist: govt

    Politicians and public servants have been linked to the murder of high-profile Brazilian lawmaker and black rights activist Marielle Franco, Brazil’s security minister Raul Jungmann said late Friday. Franco was murdered on March 14 in what appeared to be a professional hit in the center of Rio de

  • All 9 aboard rescue chopper crashed in Japan confirmed dead
    Associated Press

    All 9 aboard rescue chopper crashed in Japan confirmed dead

    TOKYO (AP) — All nine people aboard a Japanese search and rescue helicopter that crashed into the central mountains were confirmed dead Saturday, authorities said.

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  • Turkey's lira crisis: How bad can it get?
    AFP

    Turkey’s lira crisis: How bad can it get?

    Turks have over the last half decade counted the rapid depreciation of the Turkish lira on the screens outside doviz (exchange) booths with a mixture of bewilderment, alarm and ironic amusement. A new bout of selling Friday on increased strains with the US forced the lira over six against the dollar

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  • Vaccine row erupts in Italy as populist govt seeks to ease rules
    AFP

    Vaccine row erupts in Italy as populist govt seeks to ease rules

    A row is erupting over vaccines in Italy as the country’s new populist government fights to roll back a law that bans children from attending school if they haven’t received a series of jabs. The law, adopted last year by the centre-left government that was booted out of power in March, made

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  • Pro-EU Brit hits the road to spell out 'stop Brexit'
    AFP

    Pro-EU Brit hits the road to spell out ‘stop Brexit’

    A passionately pro-European Briton has quit his job to drive around the continent for months spelling out “stop Brexit” on maps depicting his circuitous route. Andy Pardy, 28, from the southwest English city of Exeter, resigned from a consultancy job in June to embark on the 30,000-kilometre

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  • Fishermen of Lake Chad cursed by Boko Haram conflict
    AFP

    Fishermen of Lake Chad cursed by Boko Haram conflict

    The fishermen of Lake Chad must sail in secret, forced to evade both Boko Haram jihadists and Nigeria’s military in a desperate dance that has strangled livelihoods and caused scarcity of a once-staple food. While in the past boats slid across the vast waters unhindered, sustaining a vibrant fishing

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  • Nadal stays on track in Toronto with win over Cilic
    AFP

    Nadal stays on track in Toronto with win over Cilic

    Rafael Nadal recovered from a slow start, overcoming Marin Cilic 2-6, 6-4, 6-4 as the Spaniard’s chase for a long-sought ATP Masters title on hardcourt heated up on Friday. The world number one reached the semi-finals in Toronto and will next face Russian Karen Khachanov, who beat Robin Haase 6-

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  • Associated Press

    Top Asian News 3:17 a.m. GMT

    BEIJING (AP) — When Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen departs Sunday for Latin America, she’ll be traveling to a region she’s already visited three times in two years. She doesn’t have many other options. As Tsai crosses the halfway mark of her first four-year term, an eight-day swing through

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  • Halep topples Garcia in straight sets to reach Montreal semis
    AFP

    Halep topples Garcia in straight sets to reach Montreal semis

    World number one Simona Halep punched her ticket to the semi-finals of the WTA Canada tournament for the fourth straight year, cruising past France’s Caroline Garcia 7-5, 6-1 on Friday. The 26-year-old Halep battled through a difficult first set, then easily won the second in a rematch of last year

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  • Turkey lira crashes as Trump piles on pressure
    AFP

    Turkey lira crashes as Trump piles on pressure

    The embattled Turkish lira tumbled over 16 percent to new record lows against the dollar as strains with the United States intensified, but President Recep Tayyip Erdogan defiantly proclaimed Turkey would emerge victorious in an “economic war”. Compounding the lira’s agony, President Donald

  • Prosecutors again attempt to strip Guatemala's president of immunity
    Reuters

    Prosecutors again attempt to strip Guatemala’s president of immunity

    It is the third time that the attorney general and the CICIG, which has taken the lead in pursuing high-level corruption cases in Guatemala, have sought to remove Morales’ immunity – which would require the support of two-thirds of Congress. The attorney general and CICIG want to determine the origin

  • Taiwan's Tsai travels in face of China diplomatic onslaught
    Associated Press

    Taiwan’s Tsai travels in face of China diplomatic onslaught

    BEIJING (AP) — When Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen departs Sunday for Latin America, she’ll be traveling to a region she’s already visited three times in two years.

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  • Greek teen Tsitsipas upsets defending champ Zverev
    Associated Press

    Greek teen Tsitsipas upsets defending champ Zverev

    TORONTO (AP) — Stefanos Tsitsipas pulled off another upset Friday at the Rogers Cup, and top-seeded Rafael Nadal rallied at night to join the Greek teenager in the semifinals.

  • California blazes threaten populated areas
    AFP

    California blazes threaten populated areas

    Authorities battling massive wildfires in large swathes of California issued mandatory evacuation orders and health warnings Friday over the worsening air quality as the flames grew ever closer to populated areas. After almost a month of wildfires, the National Weather Service warned that satellite

  • Associated Press

    Amnesty urges Cuba to allow access to detained dissident

    HAVANA (AP) — A leader of one of Cuba’s largest dissident groups has been held incommunicado for a week in the eastern part of the country, the human rights organization Amnesty International said Friday.

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  • US, Mexico NAFTA negotiators to resume talks next week: minister
    AFP

    US, Mexico NAFTA negotiators to resume talks next week: minister

    US and Mexican negotiators will resume talks next week on the update of the North American Free Trade Agreement, Mexico’s Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said Friday. At the close of the third consecutive week of discussions in Washington, Guajardo said a deal was still possible by the end of

  • Millions in limbo as nativist anger roils Indian state
    Associated Press

    Millions in limbo as nativist anger roils Indian state

    MAYONG, India (AP) — The rice farmer doesn’t know how it happened. Abdul Mannan just knows a mistake was made somewhere. But what can you say when the authorities suddenly insist one of your five children isn’t an Indian? What do you do when your wife and daughter-in-law are suddenly viewed as

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  • Associated Press

    UN experts: Armed groups threaten Libya political transition

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. experts say “predatory behavior” by armed groups in Libya is posing a direct threat to forming a national government and ending lawlessness that has fueled Islamic militancy, human trafficking and instability in the wider region.

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  • Trump, France's Macron discuss Iran, Middle East and trade
    Reuters

    Trump, France’s Macron discuss Iran, Middle East and trade

    (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump spoke on Friday with French President Emmanuel Macron and they discussed trade, Iran and the Middle East, the White House said. “Had a very good phone call with @EmmanuelMacron, President of France. Discussed various subjects, in particular Security and

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  • Reuters

    Explosion at military hardware factory in UK leaves one dead, one injured

    (Reuters) – An explosion at a military hardware factory near Salisbury, Wiltshire has left one person dead on Friday, British defense equipment maker Chemring Group Plc said. The explosion at the Chemring Countermeasures factory of the British contractor also injured another person who was taken to

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  • Woodland sets PGA record but leads by only a stroke at PGA
    Associated Press

    Woodland sets PGA record but leads by only a stroke at PGA

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Sirens blared across Bellerive, putting the second round of the PGA Championship on hold and ending a day of scoring rarely seen in a major.

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  • Anti-government protest in Romania turns violent
    Reuters

    Anti-government protest in Romania turns violent

    Tens of thousands of protesters rallied against the ruling Social Democrat (PSD) government on Friday in cities across Romania and the capital Bucharest where riot police fired tear gas into the crowd and hundreds needed medical attention. The protests were organized and promoted by groups of Romanians

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  • Dodgers place Jansen on DL with irregular heartbeat
    Associated Press

    Dodgers place Jansen on DL with irregular heartbeat

    DENVER (AP) — Kenley Jansen spent the day in the doctor’s office getting checked out for an irregular heartbeat.

  • Great expectations on Liverpool to end long wait for league title
    AFP

    Great expectations on Liverpool to end long wait for league title

    Jurgen Klopp is trying to keep a lid on expectations, but ahead of the new Premier League season, Anfield is brimming with excitement that Liverpool could finally end a near three decade wait to be crowned champions of England. Often outgunned by the riches of fierce rivals Manchester United and the

  • WWII pilot's remains return home after 7 decades
    Associated Press

    WWII pilot’s remains return home after 7 decades

    BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) — The remains of a World War II pilot were finally buried with full military honors in his home state of Nebraska after 73 years in foreign soil.

  • Four killed in shooting in Canada, including 2 police
    AFP

    Four killed in shooting in Canada, including 2 police

    Two police officers were among four people killed Friday in a shooting that sparked panic and a police lockdown in a sleepy eastern Canadian city, as the nation grapples with rising gun violence. Residents of the Brookside neighborhood of Fredericton, New Brunswick woke to the sounds of multiple gunshots

  • Associated Press

    Andrew Bogut debuts for Sydney Kings

    SYDNEY (AP) — NBA star Andrew Bogut has made a short but strong debut for the Sydney Kings in a pre-season match ahead of Australia’s National Basketball League season.

  • Reuters

    One dead in explosion at military hardware factory in UK: media

    (Reuters) – An explosion at a military hardware factory in Salisbury, Wiltshire has left one person dead, British media reported on Friday, citing a police statement. The explosion at the Chemring Countermeasures factory also injured another person who was taken to a hospital, the BBC and other media

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  • Texas investigates migrant child's death after US detention
    AFP

    Texas investigates migrant child’s death after US detention

    State health and human services officials told AFP they had opened an investigation into the allegations, which first surfaced earlier this month. ICE said it was cooperating with the investigation. The firm only indicated that the child had been detained at a facility in Dilley, southern Texas —

  • Prosecutors seek to lift Guatemala president's immunity
    Associated Press

    Prosecutors seek to lift Guatemala president’s immunity

    GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemalan prosecutors and a United Nations-backed anti-graft commission sought for a third time Friday to have President Jimmy Morales’ immunity of office lifted so they can investigate him for possible illicit electoral financing.

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  • China says business ties with Iran no harm to any other country
    Reuters

    China says business ties with Iran no harm to any other country

    China’s business and energy ties with Iran do not harm the interests of any other country, the country’s Foreign Ministry said, after U.S. President Donald Trump said companies doing business with Iran would be barred from the United States. China has already defended its commercial relations

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  • Venezuela asks Interpol to arrest politician over alleged plot
    AFP

    Venezuela asks Interpol to arrest politician over alleged plot

    Venezuela said Friday it has asked Interpol to arrest an opposition politician exiled in Colombia and accused of involvement in an apparent attack against President Nicolas Maduro. “We are seeking code red for Mr. Julio Borges,” Communications Minister Jorge Rodriguez said, referring to the

  • Woods in the hunt as rain suspends play at PGA Championship
    Associated Press

    Woods in the hunt as rain suspends play at PGA Championship

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — The roars began at the second hole at Bellerive, where Tiger Woods rolled in a putt for birdie, and they grew in volume when he stalked another putt toward the hole for a birdie at the third.

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  • Qatar's beIN extends English Premier League contract
    AFP

    Qatar’s beIN extends English Premier League contract

    BeIN Sports announced on Friday it will extend its contract by three years to exclusively broadcast English Premier League football matches in the Middle East and North Africa region. The contract means the Qatari broadcaster will show matches from the English top tier from next year to the end of the

  • Associated Press

    Ex-Chicago man indicted for trying to join Islamic State

    CHICAGO (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a former Chicago man for trying to join the Islamic State group.

  • Trump says he spoke with French President Macron about security and trade
    Reuters

    Trump says he spoke with French President Macron about security and trade

    (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he has spoken with French President Emmanuel Macron and the conversation focused on security and trade issues. “Had a very good phone call with @EmmanuelMacron, President of France. Discussed various subjects, in particular Security and Trade

  • UN calls for credible probe of Yemen bus strike
    AFP

    UN calls for credible probe of Yemen bus strike

    The UN Security Council called for a “credible” investigation Friday after at least 29 children were killed in an air strike by the Saudi-led coalition in northern Yemen. The appeal followed the coalition’s announcement that it had ordered a probe of Thursday’s raid in the northern

  • Pogba scores as Man United wins Premier League opener
    Associated Press

    Pogba scores as Man United wins Premier League opener

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Jose Mourinho received an instant reward for handing Paul Pogba the captaincy when the World Cup-winning midfielder paved the way for Manchester United’s 2-1 victory over Leicester as the English Premier League season opened on Friday.

  • Reuters

    Syrian air defenses confront ‘hostile target’ near Damascus: state media

    BEIRUT (Reuters) – Syrian state media said early on Saturday that air defenses had confronted a “hostile target” breaching Syrian air space west of the capital Damascus. State news agency SANA, quoting its correspondent, said there were reports of “air defenses confronting a hostile target

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  • Cuba charges leading dissident with attempted murder
    Reuters

    Cuba charges leading dissident with attempted murder

    Jose Daniel Ferrer, leader of the Patriotic Union of Cuba (UNPACU), was charged with deliberately trying to run over an official from the ministry of the interior on Aug. 3, a spokesman for the group told Reuters by telephone. According to Carlos Amel Oliva, a member of the UNPACU leadership, the incident

  • The Latest: Play suspended Friday as storms lash PGA
    Associated Press

    The Latest: Play suspended Friday as storms lash PGA

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship, golf’s final major of the year (all times local):

  • Cuba's tourism numbers rising despite US 'campaigns': government
    AFP

    Cuba’s tourism numbers rising despite US ‘campaigns’: government

    Havana (AFP) – The number of tourists visiting Cuba is rising, despite US “campaigns” to curb economic activity on the communist island, Cuban officials announced Friday.

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  • Romanian police use tear gas to disperse anti-corruption protest
    AFP

    Romanian police use tear gas to disperse anti-corruption protest

    Romanian police used water cannon and tear gas to disperse anti-corruption protesters in Bucharest on Friday, after tens of thousands rallied to call on the leftwing government to resign. About a thousand officers in riot gear intervened to clear the crowds assembled in a central square outside the

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  • Associated Press

    March in support of Brazil’s former president begins

    BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Supporters of Brazil’s jailed former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva have gathered in three rural areas near the nation’s capital to begin their “Free Lula March” to Brasilia.

  • Associated Press

    Eco-terror defendant arrested in Cuba after 12 years on run

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Prosecutors say a former Seattle man wanted in connection with an eco-terrorism conspiracy dating back two decades has been arrested in Cuba.

  • French police detain 2 campsite officials in flooding probe
    Associated Press

    French police detain 2 campsite officials in flooding probe

    BERLIN (AP) — French police detained two officials from a German association that operates a campsite in southern France where flooding danger prompted evacuations and a man was reported missing, a local prosecutor said Friday.

  • Colombia president Duque warns ELN rebels over hostages
    AFP

    Colombia president Duque warns ELN rebels over hostages

    Colombia President Ivan Duque warned ELN guerrillas on Friday they must release nine hostages taken over the previous 10 days if they want to continue peace talks initiated by his predecessor Juan Manuel Santos. Three policemen and four soldiers are amongst the hostages captured by the Marxist rebels

  • Associated Press

    VAR paves way for Marseille’s 4-0 victory in season opener

    PARIS (AP) — Marseille crushed Toulouse 4-0 on Friday as the French league season opened with a video assistant refereeing (VAR) decision leading to the first goal.

  • Shooting in Canadian city leaves 4 dead, including 2 police
    Associated Press

    Shooting in Canadian city leaves 4 dead, including 2 police

    TORONTO (AP) — A shooting in a small Canadian city Friday that left four people dead, including two police officers who were responding to a call of shots fired, struck a nerve in a country that has been roiled in recent months by several instances of mass violence.

  • Turkish turmoil knocks US and European stocks lower
    Associated Press

    Turkish turmoil knocks US and European stocks lower

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks in the U.S. and Europe skidded Friday as investors worried about the financial stability of Turkey and how it might affect the global banking system.

  • PDVSA appeals US ruling allowing Canadian firm to seize Citgo shares
    AFP

    PDVSA appeals US ruling allowing Canadian firm to seize Citgo shares

    Venezuela’s state oil company PDVSA on Friday appealed a US court ruling that would allow a Canadian mining company to seize shares of PDVSA’s US-subsidiary Citgo in payment of a $1.2 billion debt. The case dates from 2011, when the Venezuelan government seized a mine Crystallex had been awarded

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  • Associated Press

    How major US stock indexes fared Friday

    Stocks in the U.S. and Europe skidded Friday as investors worried about the financial stability of Turkey and how it might affect the global banking system.

  • Zimbabwe's opposition challenges election results in court
    Associated Press

    Zimbabwe’s opposition challenges election results in court

    HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe’s main opposition party on Friday filed a legal challenge to the results of the country’s first election without Robert Mugabe on the ballot, alleging “gross mathematical errors” and calling for a fresh vote or a declaration that their candidate Nelson

  • Associated Press

    UN panel concerned at reported Chinese detention of Uighurs

    BERLIN (AP) — A U.N. anti-discrimination committee raised concerns on Friday over China’s treatment of the Uighur Muslim minority, citing reports of mass detentions as it considered Beijing’s record over recent years.

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  • UN calls for 'credible' investigation of Yemen bus attack
    AFP

    UN calls for ‘credible’ investigation of Yemen bus attack

    The UN Security Council called Friday for a credible and transparent investigation into the death of at least 29 children in a Saudi-led coalition attack on a bus in Yemen. The Saudi-led coalition earlier announced that it had ordered an investigation into the air strike on Thursday that also wounded

  • S.Africa's Ramaphosa praises Kabila's 'respect' for DR Congo constitution
    AFP

    S.Africa’s Ramaphosa praises Kabila’s ‘respect’ for DR Congo constitution

    South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday praised Joseph Kabila, the outgoing Democratic Republic of Congo head of state, for his “respect for the constitution”, according to a statement. The presidents met in Kinshasa for a “working visit”, the African Union said, two days

  • Associated Press

    Colombia peace tribunal summons ex-soldiers for youth deaths

    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Fourteen former soldiers are being summoned by Colombia’s special peace tribunals for the killings of five young men who were abducted in 2008 and later presented as rebel casualties.

  • Reuters

    Cameroon probes video showing security forces apparently executing civilians

    It also announced the arrests of seven soldiers in connection with a separate video that surfaced last month appearing to show men in military uniform shooting dead two women and two children. Amnesty said in a statement it had verified the latest video through witness testimony, satellite imagery and

  • North Korea slams UN chief over call for nuclear disarming
    AFP

    North Korea slams UN chief over call for nuclear disarming

    North Korea on Friday accused UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres of making “reckless remarks” and toeing the US line when he called for verifiable and irreversible denuclearization of the Korean peninsula. Guterres made the statement following talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

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  • Fox's Laura Ingraham: I wasn't talking about race
    Associated Press

    Fox’s Laura Ingraham: I wasn’t talking about race

    NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel’s Laura Ingraham is disavowing the support of white nationalists and claims her views about the nation’s demographic changes have been distorted, although that hasn’t quieted critics who see bigotry in her words.

  • Stone solid: Another South African makes run at major
    Associated Press

    Stone solid: Another South African makes run at major

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — The land of Ernie Els, Retief Goosen, Louis Oosthuizen and Charl Schwartzel could be delivering another major-title winner.

  • Associated Press

    Corinthians rejects striker after reaction to assault case

    SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian champion Corinthians has decided against signing a 19-year-old striker accused of assaulting a former girlfriend after supporters flooded its social media channels with complaints.

  • Colombia rebels must free kidnapped soldiers, police, Duque says
    Reuters

    Colombia rebels must free kidnapped soldiers, police, Duque says

    The Marxist ELN rebel group must free nine hostages and stop all criminal activity if it truly wants a peace deal, new Colombian President Ivan Duque said on Friday. The National Liberation Army (ELN), which has been in peace talks with the government for 17 months, is holding captive four soldiers,

  • Markets Right Now: Turkish turmoil sends US stocks lower
    Associated Press

    Markets Right Now: Turkish turmoil sends US stocks lower

    NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):

  • 5-wicket Anderson helps England skittle India out for 107
    Associated Press

    5-wicket Anderson helps England skittle India out for 107

    LONDON (AP) — James Anderson ran out of Indian batsmen to dismiss as he sought to become the first bowler to take 100 test wickets at Lord’s on Friday.

  • Associated Press

    Venezuelan officials release video from jailed lawmaker

    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan officials have released a videotaped statement from an opposition lawmaker accused of having a role in an assassination attempt on President Nicolas Maduro.

  • Anderson, Woakes strike as India dismissed for 107 in second Test
    AFP

    Anderson, Woakes strike as India dismissed for 107 in second Test

    James Anderson took five wickets and Chris Woakes dismissed Virat Kohli as India were bowled out for just 107 on the second day of the second Test against England at Lord’s on Friday. Anderson’s return of five wickets for 20 runs in 13.2 overs left him just one dismissal shy of becoming the

  • Pope meets with Chilean bishop and victims' advocate over Church sex abuse
    Reuters

    Pope meets with Chilean bishop and victims’ advocate over Church sex abuse

    Bishop Juan Ignacio Gonzalez of San Bernardo and Ana Maria Celis Brunet, president of the Chilean National Council for the Prevention of Abuse and Accompaniment of Victims, met with the pope at the Vatican, it said in a statement. The scandal has rocked the Church in Chile. In June, the country’

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  • What's next? Euros give triathlete Brownlee no answer
    Associated Press

    What’s next? Euros give triathlete Brownlee no answer

    GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — At a crossroads in his career, two-time Olympic triathlon champion Alistair Brownlee still wasn’t sure which way to go at the European Championships on Friday.

  • California wildfire said set by arsonist threatens community
    Reuters

    California wildfire said set by arsonist threatens community

    A Southern California wildfire – which authorities say was set by an arsonist with a grudge against a neighbor – doubled in size overnight into Friday as crews built fire lines and fought to protect thousands of homes in a lakefront community. The Holy Fire, which broke out on Monday in Holy Jim Canyon

  • Reuters

    Factbox: Canada’s biggest mass shootings in recent history

    By Nichola Saminather (Reuters) – Four people, including two police officers, were killed in a shooting in eastern Canada on Friday in the latest eruption of gun violence across the country that has led to calls for weapons bans in cities. Below are mass shootings in Canada over the past three decades

  • Police fire tear gas as Romanians rally against government
    Reuters

    Police fire tear gas as Romanians rally against government

    The protests were organized and promoted by groups of Romanians working abroad, angry at what they say is entrenched corruption, low wages and attempts by the PSD to weaken the judiciary in one of the European Union’s most corrupt states. In Bucharest, some protesters attempted to force their way

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  • Associated Press

    McConnell praises Trump’s tough trade stance toward China

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell continued to caution against trade wars Friday but praised President Donald Trump for his tough stance against China, saying he hopes it produces a better deal after years of the Chinese “eating our lunch” on trade.

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  • The Latest: 2 officers ID'd in Canada shooting
    Associated Press

    The Latest: 2 officers ID’d in Canada shooting

    FREDERICTON, New Brunswick (AP) — The Latest on the shooting in the eastern Canadian province of New Brunswick (all times local):

  • Associated Press

    Video shows Cameroon’s soldiers shooting cowering civilians

    YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — A “horrifying” video circulating on social media shows Cameroon’s security forces shooting at least a dozen unarmed civilians during a counterterror operation in the Far North region, Amnesty International said Friday, and Cameroon said seven soldiers had been arrested

  • Associated Press

    Mexico: Lopez Obrador’s team readies reform packages

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s president-elect says his team is working on two reform packages to send to lawmakers after he takes office Dec. 1.

  • Secretly handmade for CIA: Pottery from Poland
    Associated Press

    Secretly handmade for CIA: Pottery from Poland

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A newly declassified secret of the CIA’s is the handiwork of experts in Poland: custom-made plates, bowls and other pieces of tableware painted with the U.S. intelligence agency’s official seal.

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  • Associated Press

    Explosion at steel factory injures 25 in Brazil

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A large explosion at a steel factory injured 25 people in a central Brazilian city on Friday, but killed no one.

  • Associated Press

    CAF official Bwalya to appeal 2-year FIFA ban

    ZURICH (AP) — Kalusha Bwalya, executive member of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), is to appeal his two-year FIFA ban.

  • Wave of strikes hits Syria's last rebel-held bastion
    Reuters

    Wave of strikes hits Syria’s last rebel-held bastion

    The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said dozens of strikes from helicopters and war planes had hit parts of Hama, Idlib and Aleppo provinces, killing at least 29 people. The three areas in northwest Syria are the last major ones still in the hands of fighters seeking to overthrow President

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  • Two killed in fresh Gaza protests but Israel-Hamas truce holds
    AFP

    Two killed in fresh Gaza protests but Israel-Hamas truce holds

    Two Palestinians including a medic were killed by Israeli fire on the Gaza border Friday, but away from protests the calm reached after a deadly flare-up between the enclave’s rulers Hamas and the Israeli army mainly held. At least 131 Palestinians were shot by Israeli fire in the protests, Gaza

  • Colombia to ask U.N. for special envoy to manage Venezuelan migrant crisis
    Reuters

    Colombia to ask U.N. for special envoy to manage Venezuelan migrant crisis

    Colombia will ask the United Nations to designate a special envoy to coordinate humanitarian aid for the hundreds of thousands of Venezuelan migrants flooding into countries around the region, the foreign minister said on Friday. More than a million people have arrived in Colombia from Venezuela over

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  • Reuters

    Several people hurt in blast at Brazil steelmaker Usiminas’ plant

    The company, also known as Usiminas, said none of the injuries were severe and that most people had suffered “light bruising,” adding that there were no fatalities. The blast was loud enough to be heard throughout the city of about 250,000 and sent a plume of smoke into the sky, according

  • U.N. General Assembly approves Chile's Bachelet as rights chief
    Reuters

    U.N. General Assembly approves Chile’s Bachelet as rights chief

    U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced the appointment of Bachelet on Wednesday. Guterres said Bachelet will take office “at a time of grave consequence for human rights.” “Hatred and inequality are on the rise. Respect for international humanitarian and human rights law

  • Reuters

    Markets see more Turkish lira losses – and huge central bank action

    Roiled by problematic politics, big deficits, double-digit inflation and newly imposed U.S. sanctions, the lira is heading for its worst day, week and month since its financial meltdown of 2001. The lira slumped 15 percent on the day on Friday, leaving it down more than 40 percent since the start of

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  • Yemen's Shiite rebels welcome UN call for Saudi strike probe
    Associated Press

    Yemen’s Shiite rebels welcome UN call for Saudi strike probe

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen’s Shiite rebels on Friday backed a U.N. call for a probe into a Saudi-led coalition airstrike in the country’s north that killed dozens of people the previous day, including many children, in an attack that drew wide international criticism.

  • Prosecutors: Father texted about baby found in river
    Associated Press

    Prosecutors: Father texted about baby found in river

    NEW YORK (AP) — A man who fled to Thailand after allegedly tossing his dead 7-month-old son into a river sent a chilling text to the mother while he was on the run about the fate of her child, prosecutors said Friday.

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  • The Latest: Official says sanctions lack 'state seriousness'
    Associated Press

    The Latest: Official says sanctions lack ‘state seriousness’

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on Turkey’s financial turmoil (all times local):

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