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Turkey says airstrikes target Turkish army convoy in Syria

Monday  18:35,   19 august 2019
msn

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Airstrikes targeted a Turkish army convoy inside a rebel-held part of Syria on Monday, the Turkish Defense Ministry said, killing 3 civilians and wounding 12... >>>

Pope expected to make Thailand visit in November: sources

Monday  18:20,   19 august 2019
reuters

Pope expected to make Thailand visit in November:... >>>

Ex-Sudan president got millions from Saudis, court hears

Monday  17:36,   19 august 2019
reuters

Ex-Sudan president got millions from Saudis, court... >>>

Macron presses Putin for Ukraine progress ahead of G7

Monday  17:11,   19 august 2019
msn

French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday hosts Vladimir Putin for a rare bilateral visit by the Russian strongman to a major EU power, seeking to press the Kremlin to help end the conflict in Ukraine. © LUDOVIC MARIN Macron (R) who hosted his... >>>

Notre-Dame works resume in Paris after lead scare

Monday  17:00,   19 august 2019
msn

French workers on Monday resumed efforts to secure the cathedral of Notre-Dame following the devastating April fire, after a three-week pause due to the risk of lead... >>>

Omar, Tlaib host news conference on travel restrictions

Monday  15:55,   19 august 2019
msn

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan plan to host a news conference Monday afternoon on travel restrictions to Israel and Palestine, after they were denied entry into Israel last... >>>

Danish Prime Minister calls discussion of Greenland sale "absurd"

Monday  15:46,   19 august 2019
usatoday

Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen told the Danish broadcaster DR on Sunday that discussion of a sale would be an "absurd discussion." Frederiksen was also asked about Trump's comments by a local newspaper. "Greenland is not for sale. Greenland is not >>>

China lashes out at Taiwan over Hong Kong asylum offer

Monday  13:41,   19 august 2019
msn

China lashed out at Taiwan on Monday over its offer of political asylum to participants in Hong Kong's pro-democracy protest movement, a day after hundreds of thousands of people marched peacefully in the latest massive demonstration in the Chinese... >>>

Ebola spreads 200 km west to remote, militia-run Congo province

Monday  13:26,   19 august 2019
reuters

Congolese authorities have confirmed a new case of Ebola in the remote, militia-controlled province of Walikale, hundreds of kilometres away from where previous cases near the border with Uganda and Rwanda occurred, the Health Ministry said... >>>

Evacuees fleeing Canary Islands wildfire rise to 8,000

Monday  12:50,   19 august 2019
reuters

Around 8,000 people have been evacuated as firefighters battle an out-of-control wildfire on Gran Canaria in Spain's Canary Islands, authorities said on Monday. © Reuters/BORJA SUAREZ Flames and smoke from a forest fire are seen in the village of... >>>

Explosions in Afghanistan wound dozens on Independence Day

Monday  12:20,   19 august 2019
reuters

A series of bombings struck restaurants and public squares on Monday in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, wounding at least 34 people, officials said, as the country marked the 100th anniversary of its independence. © Reuters/PARWIZ Afghan... >>>

Weather, 'Good Boys,' and James Reardon: 5 things to know Monday

Monday  11:55,   19 august 2019
usatoday

Record-challenging heat, a shooting threat for an Jewish center in Ohio and a surprise at the box office. Here's what to know... >>>

Thousands riot in Papua, parliament building torched

Monday  10:35,   19 august 2019
msn

Riots broke out and a local parliament building was torched in Indonesia's Papua on Monday, as thousands protested against the weekend detention of pro-independence student... >>>

Russia nuclear monitoring sites lost contact after mystery blast: report

Monday  10:35,   19 august 2019
foxnews

A nuclear official said in an email Sunday that two Russian nuclear monitoring stations—specifically designed to detect radiation— “went silent” in the days following an explosion by what many believe was a nuclear-powered missile earlier this month >>>

Jordan warns Israel against status quo change to Jerusalem holy site

Monday  10:35,   19 august 2019
foxnews

Jordan summoned Israel's ambassador on Sunday in protest over what it called "violations" at a Jerusalem holy site sacred to Muslim and Jewish... >>>