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 2019-05-21 01:08 

ABC Australia

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Elizabeth hid to survive a massacre. She's 'relieved' the alleged killers are in Australia...

When the rebels started killing foreigners, Elizabeth fled into the forest. Twenty years later, news that two of the men have been resettled in Australia has left Elizabeth sad, but relieved....

 2019-05-21 01:04 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Former Trump aide won't testify in front of Congress after White House warning...

A former legal adviser to US President Donald Trump is set to defy a subpoena to testify before Congress about the Russia investigation, after the White House directed him not to appear....

 2019-05-21 01:04 

Deutsche Welle

Formula One legend Niki Lauda dies at 70...

Racing driver Niki Lauda, three-time Formula One champion, has passed away "peacefully" and surrounded by family....

 2019-05-21 00:54 

Washington Post

Kashmir group seeks UN probe into torture by India troops...

Kashmir human rights group advocates for a UN investigation of what it calls an endemic use of torture by government forces in the disputed region...

 2019-05-21 00:46 

Sydney Morning Herald

Jokowi easily wins a second term as Prabowo refuses to concede...

Prabowo says he will contest the election result using "people power", forcing police and military to close sections of central Jakarta....

 2019-05-21 00:40 

Washington Post

UN: Armed group closed water supply valves in Libya capital...

The U.N. says an armed group has stormed the main water distribution station in Libya's capital and closed valves supplying Tripoli and cities in the northwest, potentially affecting some 2 million people...

 2019-05-21 00:38 

Fox News

[ World ]

UN: Armed group closed water supply valves in Libya capital...

The U.N. says an armed group has stormed the main water distribution station in Libya's capital and closed valves supplying Tripoli and cities in the northwest, potentially affecting some 2 million people....

 2019-05-21 00:30 

Washington Post

Official count shows Widodo reelected as Indonesian leader...

Indonesia's Election Commission says the official count from last month's presidential election shows President Joko Widodo won 55.5% of the vote, securing him a second term...

 2019-05-21 00:28 

Fox News

[ World ]

Official count shows Widodo reelected as Indonesian leader...

Indonesia's Election Commission says the official count from last month's presidential election shows President Joko Widodo won 55.5% of the vote, securing him a second term....

 2019-05-21 00:23 

Sydney Morning Herald

US sanctions on Huawei bite but who really gets hurt?...

The US move escalates trade-war tensions with Beijing, but also risks making China more self-sufficient over time....

 2019-05-21 00:16 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Doctors turned off his life support, but a court has ordered it be turned back on...

A French appeals court orders doctors to resume giving food and water to quadriplegic man Vincent Lambert, some 12 hours after medics switched off his life support against his parents' will....

 2019-05-21 00:12 

Washington Post

UN council rejects Russian request for a meeting on Ukraine...

The U.N. Security Council has rejected a Russian request to hold a meeting on a new language law in Ukraine, with opponents calling it an attempt by Moscow to interfere in Monday's inauguration of Ukraine's new president...

 2019-05-21 00:09 

Fox News

[ World ]

UN council rejects Russian request for a meeting on Ukraine...

The U.N. Security Council rejected a Russian request Monday to hold a meeting on a new language law in Ukraine, with opponents calling it an attempt by Moscow to interfere in the inauguration of Ukraine's new president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy....

 2019-05-21 00:04 

Deutsche Welle

Joko Widodo declared winner of Indonesia's presidential election...

Indonesia's electoral officials rushed to declare incumbent president Joko Widodo the winner of the recent presidential poll amid fears of violence. Widodo's opponent Prabowo Subianto has claimed widespread cheating....

 2019-05-21 00:00 

Deutsche Welle

Deutsche Bank denies New York Times Trump report...

The article alleged Deutsche Bank failed to forward suspicions about transactions involving Trump to US authorities. Deutsche Bank said legal restrictions mean they cannot reveal "numerous inaccuracies" in the article....

 2019-05-20 23:55 

dpa

US judge denies Trump attempt to block request for financial records...

Top Stories from around the globe brought to you by dpa International....

 2019-05-20 23:54 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Salim Mehajer ignores reporters after walking free from NSW jail...

Disgraced former Auburn deputy mayor Salim Mehajer has walks free from Cooma Correctional Centre after serving 11 months for electoral fraud — but he'll be back in court soon....

 2019-05-20 23:54 

Euronews

Russian documents reveal desire to sow racial discord — and violence — in the U.S....

The revelations come as U.S. intelligence agencies have warned of probable Russian meddling in the 2020 election....

 2019-05-20 23:52 

dpa

Mysterious murders of activists raise uneasy questions in Colombia...

Top Stories from around the globe brought to you by dpa International....

 2019-05-20 23:35 

Euronews

Cohen told lawmakers that Trump attorney encouraged him to give false information to Congress...

Cohen testified publicly in January before the House Oversight Committee that Sekulow was among Trump's personal lawyers who reviewed and edited his statement to Congress....

 2019-05-20 23:34 

Reuters Africa

Marawi's ruins a reminder of Islamic State's devastating reach...

It had only been a week since Mohammad Ali Acampong finished renovating his house when bombs and bullets struck Marawi City....

 2019-05-20 23:31 

Sydney Morning Herald

Battle over WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange's computers breaks out...

Judicial authorities from Ecuador carried out an inventory of all the belongings and digital devices left behind at the London embassy....

 2019-05-20 23:28 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

How a timber mill is using sawdust to generate energy and reduce its gas bill...

A softwood mill in the Snowy Mountains turns waste into wealth with the launch of a $10-million boiler to convert excess sawdust into bioenergy....

 2019-05-20 23:28 

AP

Official count shows Widodo reelected as Indonesian leader...

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's Election Commission says the official count from last month's presidential election shows President Joko Widodo won 55.5% of the vote, securing him a second......

 2019-05-20 23:24 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Scientists left feeling 'helpless' as French Polynesia's reefs bleach...

Widespread coral bleaching is underway in Tahiti and Moorea, despite no El Nino event this year....

 2019-05-20 23:22 

dpa

Bologna secure safety from relegation with draw at Lazio...

Top Stories from around the globe brought to you by dpa International....

 2019-05-20 23:13 

Washington Post

Nicaragua releases 100 jailed protesters to house arrest...

The Nicaraguan government has released 100 prisoners to a form of house arrest, including three human rights activists...

 2019-05-20 23:11 

Fox News

[ World ]

Nicaragua releases 100 jailed protesters to house arrest...

The Nicaraguan government has released 100 prisoners to a form of house arrest, including three human rights activists....

 2019-05-20 23:02 

CBS News

Oklahoma and Texas tornadoes today: Serious storm warnings issued as severe weather hits — latest forecast, path, track, updates...

Powerful gusts of wind and rain whipped through parts of Oklahoma late Monday...

 2019-05-20 22:56 

Euronews

Verhofstadt challenges Italy's Salvini to debate ahead of EU elections...
 2019-05-20 22:56 

Al Jazeera

Maduro proposes early elections for opposition-run congress...

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro proposes early elections for the National Assembly, which is headed by Juan Guaido....

 2019-05-20 22:54 

NBC News

Russian documents reveal desire to sow racial discord — and violence — in the U.S....

Russians who were linked to interference in the 2016 U.S. election discussed ambitious plans to stoke unrest and even violence inside the U.S. as recently as 2018, according to documents reviewed by NBC News....

 2019-05-20 22:47 

NBC News

Oregon student tackled by football star staffer after allegedly bringing gun to school pleads not guilty...

Parkrose High School student Angel Granados-Diaz pleaded not guilty after he allegedly brought a gun to school in Portland. He was tackled by faculty member Keanon Lowe, a former star football player for the University of Oregon....

 2019-05-20 22:40 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Health of the Swan River hangs in the balance...

Signs along the banks of Perth's main waterway warning people against fishing raises fresh concerns about the river's health and what's being done to protect it....

 2019-05-20 22:33 

Euronews

'Game of Thrones' is gone, and so are some HBO subscribers...

In the wake of the...

 2019-05-20 22:32 

Deutsche Welle

UK's 'Mr. Brexit' Nigel Farage eyes EU election success...

With Brexit postponed, the UK is holding European Parliament elections. Supporters of Nigel Farage's new party are hoping for a strong showing. DW's Birgit Maas reports from Wales on an unusual campaign season....

 2019-05-20 22:29 

Al Jazeera

Worries of longer, costlier US-China trade war hits markets...

Analysts warn US-China trade dispute could push the global economy towards recession...

 2019-05-20 22:29 

Deutsche Welle

French parents win last minute intervention for son on life support...

A French court granted a last-minute reprieve to a man who has been in a vegetative state for over a decade, ordering his doctors to continue feeding the patient. The case divided the man's family and shook the nation....

 2019-05-20 22:27 

Euronews

HUD agrees to provide $5 million for carbon monoxide detectors in public housing after deaths...

The announcement follows an NBC News investigation that found at least 13 public housing residents died of carbon monoxide poisoning since 2003....

 2019-05-20 22:18 

Fox News

[ World ]

After 6 hours, climber who scaled Eiffel Tower in Paris taken into custody...

The man who scaled the Eiffel Tower on Monday, triggering an operation to evacuate the 2,500 visitors on the monument, has been taken into custody, according to multiple reports....

 2019-05-20 22:01 

Reuters Africa

Mexico wants U.S. backing for development plan to stem Central American migration...

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday he had ordered his foreign minister to seek a pact with the United States, Canada and other nations in support of a development plan for Central America to control immigration....

 2019-05-20 22:01 

CBC

U.S. warns companies of data threat from Chinese-made drones...

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has warned U.S. firms of the risks to company data from Chinese-made drones, according to a notice reviewed by Reuters on Monday....

 2019-05-20 21:56 

Sydney Morning Herald

What is 'milkshaking?' Ask the Brits hurling drinks at right-wing candidates...

In recent weeks, the act of "milkshaking"; has become a symbol of protest on British soil....

 2019-05-20 21:55 

Reuters Africa

U.S. suspects Shi'ite militias of rocket attack, unclear on Iran's role...

The United States strongly suspects Shi...

 2019-05-20 21:53 

Sky News

Austria's coalition govt collapses over scandalous Ibiza video...

Austria's government has collapsed following the release of a video that shows the leader of the junior coalition party negotiating deals with the purported niece of a Russian oligarch....

 2019-05-20 21:52 

Al Jazeera

US scales back restrictions on China's Huawei...

Temporary trade action allows global tech giant to continue servicing existing customers....

 2019-05-20 21:49 

Deutsche Welle

US tribe can hunt in Bighorn National Forest says US top court...

An 1868 treaty which gave Crow tribe members the right to hunt did not expire after Wyoming became a state, the US Supreme Court has ruled. The decision holds federal government accountable to its obligations....

 2019-05-20 21:45 

Radio Free Asia

Lao Villager Dies After 8 Years in Jail Over Land Grab Protest...

Sy Phong had been held in jail without trial as one of two suspected ringleaders of a protest over village land given to a Vietnamese company....

 2019-05-20 21:42 

Reuters

[ World ]

Relying on homemade, natural sunscreens might get you burned...

(Reuters Health) - Homemade sunscreens on Pinterest may look pretty and smell ev......

 2019-05-20 21:39 

Washington Post

Bipartisan group of lawmakers seeks restraints on export of surveillance tools...

The request follows media reports indicating some companies may be providing powerful capabilities to foreign governments that in turn are using them to surveil journalists, political dissidents and U.S. citizens....

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