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Leakage from targeted Iran tanker halted as it heads for Gulf: Iranian media

Saturday  13:15,   12 october 2019
reuters

Leakage from targeted Iran tanker halted as it heads for Gulf: Iranian mediaThe tanker Sabiti was targeted on Friday, Iranian media reported earlier, an incident that if confirmed will stoke friction in a region rattled by attacks on tankers and oil >>>

South Korea Says Swine Fever Found in Two More Dead Wild Boar

Saturday  12:45,   12 october 2019
bloomberg

South Korean authorities have detected the African swine fever virus in two more dead wild boar within the inter-Korean border area, the Ministry of Environment said in a statement. The finding confirms the third case of the disease found in a wild... >>>

Parents of teen killed in car crash will travel to US to call for suspected driver's return to UK

Saturday  12:45,   12 october 2019
cnn

Harry Dunn's parents will travel to the US for a press conference Monday, a family spokesman said.Harry Dunn, 19, died in a crash August 27 in Croughton, Northamptonshire, home to a Royal Air Force station controlled by the US Air Force. UK... >>>

China's Xi and India's Modi discuss proposals to improve ties hit by Kashmir

Saturday  11:50,   12 october 2019
reuters

China's Xi and India's Modi discuss proposals to improve ties hit by KashmirXi and Modi held several hours of one-on-one talks in a southern seaside Indian town in their second annual summit designed to break through decades of distrust... >>>

Oil Is Killing Brazil’s Turtles. No One Knows Where It’s From

Saturday  09:50,   12 october 2019
time

The massive spill has already spread along the coasts of all nine states in Brazil’s northeast. Over a dozen sea turtles have been found dead, covered in crude, local newspaper O Estado de S. Paulo reported. Some 800 baby turtles that hatched were... >>>

At least one dead as Typhoon Hagibis approaches Japan

Saturday  08:50,   12 october 2019
cnn

At least one person has been killed and several injured as Typhoon Hagibis approached central Japan with hurricane-force winds on Saturday. © CNN WeatherThe storm had weakened as it approached Japan but still remains highly dangerous, with maximum... >>>

Frenchman wanted for family's murder arrested after 8-year hunt

Saturday  08:35,   12 october 2019
msn

One of France's most wanted men has been arrested in Scotland, eight years after vanishing without trace following the murder of his wife and four children. © JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD Xavier Dupont de Ligonnes was subject to an international arrest >>>

Boat with African migrants capsizes off southern Mexico

Saturday  08:25,   12 october 2019
latimes

At least one man died when a small boat filled with migrants from the Central African nation of Cameroon capsized Friday off the Pacific coast of southern Mexico, authorities said. © AG of the State of Chiapas/Los Angeles Times/TNS One migrant from... >>>

After mixed messages, US piles pressure on Turkey

Saturday  06:30,   12 october 2019
msn

Facing a backlash for appearing to greenlight Turkey's assault against Kurdish forces in Syria, President Donald Trump on Friday dialed up pressure on America's NATO ally by threatening crippling sanctions. The US was moving to quash... >>>

Trump Reaches 'Phase One' Deal With China and Delays Planned Tariffs

Saturday  00:35,   12 october 2019
nytimes

The initial deal, which Mr. Trump said had been reached “in principle” would involve China buying $40 billion to $50 billion worth of American agricultural products, along with agreeing to guidelines on how it manages its currency. The agreement... >>>

Stalled escalators, empty water coolers at UN as budget crunch hits

Saturday  00:20,   12 october 2019
msn

Stalled escalators, the heating turned down, even the diplomats' bar closing early at 5pm: already the UN budget crunch, one of the worst in a decade, is making itself felt in a series of measures announced by the world body on Friday. "We... >>>

Exclusive: Turkey Bombs US Special Forces in Syria Attack, Apparently by Mistake

Friday  23:50,   11 october 2019
newsweek

A contingent of U.S. Special Forces has been caught up in Turkish shelling against U.S.-backed Kurdish positions in northern Syria. © DELIL SOULEIMAN A US soldier sits atop an armoured vehicle during a demonstration by Syrian Kurds against Turkish... >>>

US holds China accountable for human rights violations amid trade war talks

Friday  23:05,   11 october 2019
abcnews.go

The Trump administration has denounced China's actions in Xinjiang for a little over a year, but no official action had been taken till now. Last week, Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) issued a detention order against a Chinese apparel company... >>>

White House Threatens Turkey With Crippling Sanctions

Friday  23:05,   11 october 2019
nytimes

The Trump administration on Friday belatedly threatened new sanctions against Turkey that officials said could cripple Turkey’s economy in response to its military offensive against Kurds in northern Syria. President Trump will sign an... >>>

Indicted Giuliani associate worked on behalf of Ukrainian oligarch Firtash

Friday  22:30,   11 october 2019
reuters

One of the two Florida businessmen who helped President Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani also has been working for the legal team of a Ukrainian oligarch who faces bribery charges in the United States. Lev Parnas, one of the two... >>>