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Britain sends another warship to boost presence in the Gulf

Sunday  01:25,   25 august 2019
reuters

Britain is sending another warship to the Gulf to defend freedom of navigation, the defense minister said on Saturday, after Iran seized a British-flagged tanker in the region. © Reuters/HANNAH MCKAY Britain's Defence Secretary Ben Wallace is seen... >>>

French police fire tear gas at anti-G7 protesters near summit

Sunday  00:25,   25 august 2019
msn

French police used tear gas and water cannon to break up anti-G7 protesters in the southern city of Bayonne on Saturday, as leaders from the world's leading industrialised nations arrived for their summit just a few kilometres away in... >>>

Trump might not be able to buy Greenland, but he could open a consulate there

Sunday  00:10,   25 august 2019
washingtonpost

There hasn't been a U.S. consulate in Greenland in... >>>

Britain’s Prince Andrew issues new statement to ‘clarify’ his ties to Epstein

Saturday  22:45,   24 august 2019
washingtonpost

The prince said that “at no stage” did he suspect disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein of criminal... >>>

Sudan's ex-president Bashir's corruption trial to seek bail

Saturday  19:55,   24 august 2019
reuters

Sudan's ex-president Bashir's corruption trial to seek... >>>

What is the G7 and what does it do?

Saturday  19:55,   24 august 2019
bbc

This weekend's meeting in France brings together the heads of the world's leading... >>>

The Latest: European leaders meet ahead of G7 summit

Saturday  19:55,   24 august 2019
msn

BIARRITZ, France (AP) — The Latest on the Group of Seven summit (all times local): 6 p.m. With Brexit at the top of their agendas, European leaders took advantage of a small window of time before the official start of the G-7 summit. Boris Johnson,... >>>

Who would be Brexit's Mr No-Deal? Johnson and Tusk trade barbs

Saturday  19:45,   24 august 2019
reuters

US-G7-SUMMIT-TUSK-BREXIT:Who would be Brexit's Mr No-Deal? Johnson and Tusk trade... >>>

Hundreds of new fires in Brazil as Amazon outrage grows

Saturday  19:35,   24 august 2019
msn

Hundreds of new fires are raging in the Amazon rainforest in northern Brazil, official data showed Saturday, amid growing international pressure on President Jair Bolsonaro to put out the worst blazes in... >>>

US-Turkey Syria operations centre at full capacity: minister

Saturday  19:35,   24 august 2019
msn

A US-Turkey operations centre aimed at creating a safe zone in northern Syria is operating at "full capacity", Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said Saturday. "The centre of joint operations has begun to operate at full capacity," Akar told... >>>

Tropical storm traps 18 in Taiwan before heading to China

Saturday  17:05,   24 august 2019
ap.org

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A landslide triggered by a tropical storm stranded 18 people in Taiwan on Saturday as the storm headed for China's southeastern coast. Tropical Storm Bailu brought heavy rain and winds up to 118 kilometers (73 miles) per hour... >>>

Why these workers from India miss wartime Afghanistan

Saturday  15:45,   24 august 2019
nationalgeographic

Indian Muslims under contract with the U.S. military in Afghanistan recall the perks—good pay and freedom from religious... >>>

Young Northern Irelanders Worry Bloody History Could Return After Brexit

Saturday  15:10,   24 august 2019
online.wsj

As the prospect of Britain abruptly leaving the European Union with no deal becomes more likely, a younger generation that escaped the violence in Northern Ireland see a physical border as divisive and... >>>

Trump talks Amazon fires with Brazilian president; army sent to fight blazes

Saturday  14:30,   24 august 2019
abcnews.go

The Amazon rainforest is being devastated by mining and... >>>

Trump at G7: US President arrives for summit as global disputes threaten unity

Saturday  13:45,   24 august 2019
cnn

As the global economy shudders, the Middle East boils and the Amazon rainforest burns, world leaders are convening on France's Atlantic coast for a weekend of talks few believe can solve any of it. © Susan Walsh/AP In this August 21, 2019 photo,... >>>