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Kidnapped International Red Cross aid worker killed in Nigeria

Monday  22:27,   17 september 2018
cnn

A female aid worker abducted in Nigeria's troubled northeast region has been killed, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said Monday. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { [...]

'Suicide attempts' on Greek migrant island as arrivals spike

Monday  22:27,   17 september 2018
msn

Dismal conditions in one of Europe's largest migrant camps on the Greek island of Lesbos are leading to suicide attempts, a charity said Monday, as arrivals continued to increase. Medical charity Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said chronic...[...]

General’s Secret Weapon to Keep Trump in Afghanistan: Fox News

Monday  21:37,   17 september 2018
thedailybeast

Shutterstock In a series of conversations in July, officials from the U.S., Britain, Italy, and other countries devised plans to overhaul the way they sold the public on staying in the 17-year-long war in Afghanistan. ...[...]

Turkey and Russia agree on ‘de-militarized zone’ in Syria’s last rebel-held enclave

Monday  21:37,   17 september 2018
msn

The agreement on the status of Idlib province could avert a humanitarian crisisLoad...[...]

General’s Secret Weapon to Keep Trump in Afghanistan: Fox News

Monday  21:36,   17 september 2018
thedailybeast

Shutterstock In a series of conversations in July, officials from the U.S., Britain, Italy, and other countries devised plans to overhaul the way they sold the public on staying in the 17-year-long war in Afghanistan. The talks, which took place...[...]

Turkey and Russia agree on ‘de-militarized zone’ in Syria’s last rebel-held enclave

Monday  21:36,   17 september 2018
msn

The agreement on the status of Idlib province could avert a humanitarian crisisThe announcement, at a joint press conference between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, comes after weeks of speculation [...]

Venezuelan firefighters face 20 years' jail over Maduro donkey jibe

Monday  21:27,   17 september 2018
msn

Two Venezuelan firefighters risk 20 years of prison for publishing a video in which they jokingly referred to a donkey as President Nicolas Maduro, a human rights organization said on Monday. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function...[...]

DR Congo ex-warlord's sentence for witness bribes upheld

Monday  20:02,   17 september 2018
msn

The International Criminal Court on Monday upheld former DR Congo vice-president and warlord Jean-Pierre Bemba's one-year sentence for bribing witnesses in a case that led to him being barred for running for president. ...[...]

Slovak authorities identify possible witness in journalist's murder

Monday  20:02,   17 september 2018
reuters

Slovak authorities have identified a possible witness in the murder of Slovak journalist Jan Kuciak, whose killing last February led mass protests that forced the government to resign, a state prosecutor said on Monday. ...[...]

Stunning sphinx discovered at ancient Egyptian temple

Monday  19:12,   17 september 2018
foxnews

Archaeologists have discovered a stunning sphinx statue at an ancient temple in southern Egypt. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { ...[...]

23 dead in weekend of ethnic violence in Ethiopia

Monday  18:32,   17 september 2018
msn

Ethnic violence in Ethiopia left 23 people dead at the weekend, state media reported Monday, as protests against the killings gripped the capital Addis Ababa where an angry crowd gathered in the city centre. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], [...]

Cuban president backs same-sex marriage

Monday  15:52,   17 september 2018
bbc

Miguel Díaz-Canel says he wants to eliminate discrimination of all types.The Cuban leader, who took over from Raúl Castro on 19 April, said he was in favour of recognising "marriage between people without any...[...]

Imran Khan pledges citizenship to Afghan and Bangladeshi refugees

Monday  15:25,   17 september 2018
aljazeera

Prime Minister Imran Khan has pledged to implement existing Pakistani laws that would grant citizenship to all Afghan and Bangladeshi refugees who were born on Pakistani soil, a major departure from previous policy. Pakistan is home to more than...[...]

Cities must change to withstand 'category 6' mega storms

Monday  13:50,   17 september 2018
cnn

Typhoon Mangkhut's mauling of Hong Kong this weekend has raised questions over the city's long term ability to withstand storms, which many fear will worsen with climate change. With winds of 173 kilometers per hour (107 miles per hour) and...[...]

Overflowing Nigeria rivers kill 100

Monday  13:25,   17 september 2018
bbc

Authorities say thousands of people have been forced from their homes and warn more floods could hit.The National Emergency Management Agency (Nema) says heavy rains caused the Niger River and Benue River to...[...]