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 2019-09-17 06:48 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Has China just given the world a sneak look at its new supersonic spy drone?...

The DR-8 drone, never before seen in public, is expected to play a major role in any future conflict with US carrier groups in the South China Sea....

 2019-09-17 06:45 

Deutsche Welle

Brexit: UK Supreme Court to rule on suspension of parliament...

Britain's highest court is set to determine whether Boris Johnson's decision to prorogue parliament was unlawful. Critics have accused the prime minister of silencing debate in his attempts to push through Brexit....

 2019-09-17 06:34 

Washington Post

Iran's supreme leader: No talk with the US at any level...

Ahead of UN meeting, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says 'there will be no talks with the US at any level'...

 2019-09-17 06:33 

Euronews

Netanyahu fights for his political life as Israel heads to the polls...
 2019-09-17 06:33 

NBC News

Netanyahu fights for his political life as Israel heads to the polls...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was fighting for his political life Tuesday as the country heads to the polls in an unprecedented do-over election....

 2019-09-17 06:28 

Reuters Africa

New Zealand PM Ardern to meet U.S. President Trump for first formal talks...

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Tuesday she plans to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump in New York next week, in what would be the first formal bilateral discussions between the two leaders....

 2019-09-17 06:28 

CNN International

Cardinal Pell to take fight against child sex conviction to the High Court...

Disgraced Cardinal George Pell will take his case to Australia's High Court in a final attempt to overturn his conviction on five charges of child sexual assault....

 2019-09-17 06:28 

Sydney Morning Herald

Gallery: The best photos from around the world...

The best photos from the international wire agencies as chosen by our picture editors...

 2019-09-17 06:25 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

How effective is your fertility-tracker app? The numbers don't look good...

An Australian study of the most downloaded fertility apps has found over half didn't perform well at predicting ovulation — which is exactly what many users are using these apps for....

 2019-09-17 06:25 

Washington Post

The Latest: Israel kingmaker Lieberman vows unity government...

The Latest: Potential kingmaker in Israeli election says he'll insist on unity government of largest factions...

 2019-09-17 06:21 

Washington Post

Ahead of UN meeting, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says 'there will be no talks with the US at any level'...

Ahead of UN meeting, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says 'there will be no talks with the US at any level'...

 2019-09-17 06:10 

Reuters Africa

Iran's leader Khamenei says U.S. policy of maximum pressure will fail...

Iran will never hold talks with the United States and Washington...

 2019-09-17 06:08 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Israel's Netanyahu fights for record fifth term in do-over election...
 2019-09-17 06:05 

The Times of India

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says PR firms declined to help restore Hong Kong's image...

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday that the government had asked international public relations firms to help restore the city's reputation, battered by months of pro-democracy protests, but was rejected....

 2019-09-17 06:00 

Euronews

364,000 sustainable homes on Airbnb now up for grabs, but guests report horror stories...

The rental housing platform popular amongst holiday makers is breaking into the world of sustainability, but guests say customer service is sub-par....

 2019-09-17 05:59 

Sydney Morning Herald

Brazil's fire woes escalate as 'Amazon Caribbean' hit by blaze...

More than 120,000 blazes have swept across the country since January, up 49 per cent from a year earlier....

 2019-09-17 05:57 

Reuters Africa

Ex-Vatican treasurer Pell appeals to Australia's High Court to overturn sex offence convictions...

Lawyers for ex-Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell on Tuesday filed an appeal to Australia...

 2019-09-17 05:53 

Euronews

Italy's Renzi ready to form breakaway party, complicating new government...
 2019-09-17 05:52 

CNN

[ Health ]

California man dies in seventh vaping-related illness...

A California man has become the seventh person to die from a vaping-related illness in the US....

 2019-09-17 05:52 

Reuters Africa

Ukraine leader seeks settlement with former Privatbank owner - paper...

Ukraine...

 2019-09-17 05:41 

Sydney Morning Herald

Indonesia told to admit, mitigate raging forest fires urgently...

The fires are burning out of control across six provinces, with acrid smoke blanketing parts of South-east Asia and threatening people and even orangutans....

 2019-09-17 05:41 

Euronews

UK Supreme Court hears cases that PM Johnson's parliament suspension was illegal...
 2019-09-17 05:37 

Reuters Africa

Italy's former PM Renzi breaks away from ruling PD, claims loyalty to government - press...

Former Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said he would break away form the ruling Democratic Party (PD) as he sought to set up a new centrist force in the country, but claimed his move would not weaken the new government led by Giuseppe Conte....

 2019-09-17 05:31 

AP

Iran's supreme leader: No talk with the US at any level...

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says "there will be no talks with the U.S. at any level" — remarks apparently meant to end all speculation about a U.S.-Iran......

 2019-09-17 05:31 

Al Jazeera

Boris Johnson skips news conference with Luxembourg PM...

Luxembourg's PM had met Johnson to discuss Brexit but said the British leader had offered nothing to convince him and other EU leaders....

 2019-09-17 05:25 

Al Jazeera

Bahamas: Volunteers set up temporary clinic...

Clinic set up by volunteers from International Medical Corps aims to prevent post-hurricane diseases....

 2019-09-17 05:23 

Reuters Africa

South Korea to develop anti-drone system amid standoff with North...

South Korea is to invest 88 billion won (59.6 million) to develop a weapons system by 2023 that can detect and strike drones, its procurement agency said on Tuesday, after incidents of infiltration by North Korean spy drones....

 2019-09-17 05:16 

Reuters Africa

Rohingya in Bangladesh face tide of hostility as welcome turns to fear...

When more than 730,000 Rohingya fled into Bangladesh from Myanmar in 2017, Bangladeshi journalist Sharif Azad was sympathetic to the plight of his fellow Muslims, survivors of a military-led crackdown the United Nations has branded genocide....

 2019-09-17 05:16 

Al Jazeera

Former Foxconn chief abandons run for Taiwan presidency...

Gou ends speculation of independent bid for presidency that threatened to split pro-China vote in January poll....

 2019-09-17 05:08 

AP

Japanese officials cautious on prospects for US trade deal...

TOKYO (AP) — Officials in Japan appear wary over the prospects for a trade deal with the U.S. after President Donald Trump said he was prepared to sign a pact soon.Japan's chief government......

 2019-09-17 05:05 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Prosecutors appeal magistrate's decision not to jail paramedic's attacker...

The Director of Public Prosecutions appeals a magistrate's decision not to jail a 22-year-old who assaulted a female paramedic in Melbourne while in a "psychotic state" after taking a cocktail of drugs....

 2019-09-17 04:59 

Sydney Morning Herald

Pentagon urges restraint as US blames Iran for Saudi strikes...

US military officials are also privately urging caution, seeking to defuse tensions they believe could push the United States into a possibly bloody conflict....

 2019-09-17 04:59 

Washington Post

Netanyahu's election bid and the shadow of apartheid...

If the Israeli prime minister returns to power and follows through on his promises, he may confirm a dark reality of the Israeli state....

 2019-09-17 04:50 

News24

US points to Iran over Saudi strike | Thunberg gets climate honour: WATCH the top world news videos for today...

Trump says Iran appears to be behind Saudi strike | Teen activist Thunberg receives Conscience Award; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....

 2019-09-17 04:43 

AP

Jihad, history link Taliban to al-Qaida in Afghanistan...

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Jihad and a shared history link the Taliban and al-Qaida in Afghanistan.Although the Taliban had promised Washington during months of negotiations that the U.S. will never......

 2019-09-17 04:37 

DEBKAfile

First of 10,766 stations open for Israel's national election...

An electorate of 6.3 million eligible voters cast their ballots on Tuesday for the 22nd Knesset and a decision on The post First of 10,766 stations open for Israel's national election appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2019-09-17 04:36 

Euronews

Trump in New Mexico: 'Who do you love more — the country, or Hispanics?'...
 2019-09-17 04:33 

Al Jazeera

Voting begins in Israel election seen as referendum on Netanyahu...

Analysts say Benjamin Netanyahu unlikely to be able to secure majority, raising prospect of unity government....

 2019-09-17 04:25 

The Times of India

Israelis vote in repeat election centered on PM Benjamin Netanyahu...

Israelis were voting Tuesday in an unprecedented repeat election that will decide whether longtime PM Benjamin Netanyahu stays in power. Against the prospect of a likely indictment on corruption charges, Netanyahu is seeking a fifth term in office. It'...

 2019-09-17 04:21 

News24

Trump backed off on Iran last time - but will he again?...

Donald Trump famously cancelled a missile strike on Iran in June, but Tehran will not be resting easy, following the unpredictable president's warning that the United States is again "locked and loaded"....

 2019-09-17 04:19 

CNN International

A high-stakes Brexit court case could force the Queen to pick a side...

The United Kingdom, once a beacon of political and diplomatic stability, has descended into chaos since it voted to leave the European Union in 2016....

 2019-09-17 04:14 

Al Jazeera

China signals veto in standoff over UN Afghanistan mission...

Diplomats say China wants reference to its Belt and Road project in mission renewal as Tuesday deadline looms....

 2019-09-17 04:12 

Washington Post

Surprise rescue of Jamaica coral reefs shows nature can heal...

After a series of disasters in the 1980s and 1990s, Jamaica lost 85% of its once-bountiful coral reefs and its fish population plummeted. But today, the corals and tropical fish are slowly reappearing thanks to some careful interventions....

 2019-09-17 04:12 

Washington Post

Israelis vote in repeat election centered on PM Netanyahu...

Israelis are voting in an unprecedented repeat Israeli election that will decide whether longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stays in power....

 2019-09-17 04:11 

Washington Post

Surprise rescue of Jamaica coral reefs shows nature can heal...

After a series of disasters in the 1980s and 1990s, Jamaica lost 85 percent of its once-bountiful coral reefs and its fish population plummeted. But today, the corals and tropical fish are slowly reappearing thanks to some careful interventions....

 2019-09-17 04:11 

Washington Post

Chinese envoy going to US to prepare for trade talks...

Chinese Cabinet official going to Washington to prepare for trade negotiations...

 2019-09-17 04:10 

CNN International

Japan set to host 'special' World Cup as rugby steps into the unknown...

Japan has been a quiet presence on rugby's international stage for decades, but now the Far East nation is set to soak up the limelight....

 2019-09-17 04:07 

Washington Post

Chinese envoy going to US to prepare for trade talks...

Chinese Cabinet official going to Washington to prepare for trade negotiations...

 2019-09-17 04:05 

Washington Post

Brazil's environmental workers tell of decline before fires...

Months before Amazon fires, discontent was stirring among some guardians of Brazil's environment...

 2019-09-17 04:04 

Washington Post

Israelis have begun voting in historic repeat election seen as referendum on longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...

Israelis have begun voting in historic repeat election seen as referendum on longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...

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