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Porous border could hinder efforts to stem spread of Ebola

Tuesday  15:40,   18 june 2019
msn

Several well-trodden paths crisscross this lush area where people walk between Congo and Uganda to visit nearby family and friends and go to the busy markets. The problem is that the pedestrians may unknowingly be carrying the deadly Ebola virus,... >>>

Germany's Merkel appears unsteady, shaking at ceremony

Tuesday  15:27,   18 june 2019
msn

German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and unwell as she met with Volodymyr Zelenskiy in Berlin, her whole body visibly shaking as she received the new Ukrainian president at the chancellery. The incident came Tuesday afternoon as the two >>>

The polarizing legacy of Mohamed Morsy

Tuesday  15:16,   18 june 2019
cnn

Mohamed Morsy represented both the zenith of the Arab Spring and its almost universal failure. He became Egypt's first democratically-elected president in 2012, but after a year of deepening chaos was forced from office in a coup led by then-defense >>>

Egypt’s ousted president Morsi buried in Cairo after controversial courtroom death

Tuesday  15:15,   18 june 2019
washingtonpost

Democratically elected Mohamed Morsi was interred in a ceremony attended only by family amid calls for an impartial... >>>

Trump launches 2020 campaign, Investigation into Raptors parade shooting: 5 things to know Tuesday

Tuesday  13:50,   18 june 2019
usatoday

President Trump heads to Florida to kick off his 2020 campaign, funeral services are held for the pilot who died in the New York City helicopter crash and more news to start your... >>>

Iran says it won't wage war, U.S. deploys more troops to Middle East

Tuesday  13:10,   18 june 2019
reuters

IRAN-NUCLEAR/ (WRAPUP 1, PIX, TV):WRAPUP 1-Iran says it won't wage war, U.S. deploys more troops to Middle... >>>

Hong Kong's leader 'sincerely sorry' after record-breaking protests, but she's not resigning

Tuesday  12:40,   18 june 2019
cnn

Hong Kong's leader has issued a rare public apology in the wake of repeated record-breaking protests that called for the withdrawal of a controversial extradition bill with China that she introduced and championed.... >>>

New Zealand man jailed for sharing mosque shooting video

Tuesday  11:12,   18 june 2019
nbcnews

A Christchurch businessman who shared a video of worshippers being slaughtered at a New Zealand mosque was sentenced on Tuesday to 21 months in prison. Philip Arps had earlier pleaded guilty to two counts of distributing the video, which was... >>>

President Trump Calls Alleged Iranian Attack on Oil Tankers 'Very Minor'

Tuesday  10:05,   18 june 2019
time

President Trump said that he might take military action to prevent Iran from getting a nuclear weapon, but not to protect oil... >>>

Don't open 'Pandora's Box' in Middle East, China warns

Tuesday  09:30,   18 june 2019
reuters

The Chinese government's top diplomat warned on Tuesday that the world should not open a "Pandora's Box" in the Middle East, as he denounced U.S. pressure on Iran and called on it not to drop out of a landmark nuclear deal. Fears of a confrontation... >>>

Duterte Stands by China, Doubts Own Fishermen in Sea Collision

Tuesday  09:05,   18 june 2019
bloomberg

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is standing by China over a collision involving the two nations’ boats in the South China Sea, with his spokesman casting doubts on local fishermen’s accounts of the incident. In his first public statement about... >>>

Venezuela's misery doesn't even spare the dead in Maracaibo

Tuesday  08:35,   18 june 2019
msn

Even the dead aren't safe in Maracaibo, a sweltering, suffering city in Venezuela. Thieves have broken into some of the vaults and coffins in El Cuadrado cemetery since late last year, stealing ornaments and sometimes items from corpses as the... >>>

China Calls Marijuana Legalization a ‘Threat’

Tuesday  07:46,   18 june 2019
usnews

Canada legalized marijuana last year and the drug is legal in 10 U.S.... >>>

Politician accidentally livestreams press conference with cat eyes and ears

Tuesday  07:40,   18 june 2019
cnn

A Pakistani politician suffered a major catastrophe when his press conference was live-streamed on social media last week. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

US to send 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East as tensions escalate with Iran

Tuesday  07:40,   18 june 2019
abcnews.go

The United States is sending 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East, amid rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran. The decision follows last week's attack on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman that the U.S. blamed on Tehran, with the Pentagon... >>>