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  • Israel's Netanyahu celebrates warming ties with Sisi's Egypt
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    Israel's Netanyahu celebrates warming ties with Sisi's Egypt

    By Ori Lewis JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday praised warming relations with Egypt and its president, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who ousted an Islamist government seen as hostile to ties between the neighbors. Egypt was the first of a handful of Arab countries

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  • China says to hold drills with Russia in South China Sea
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    China says to hold drills with Russia in South China Sea

    China and Russia will hold "routine" naval exercises in the South China Sea in September, China's Defence Ministry said on Thursday, adding that the drills were aimed at strengthening their cooperation and were not aimed at any other country. The exercises come at a time of heightened

  • In a country wary of migrants, Pope tells Poles to welcome refugees
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    In a country wary of migrants, Pope tells Poles to welcome refugees

    By Philip Pullella and Wojciech Zurawski KRAKOW, Poland (Reuters) - Pope Francis urged young people on Thursday to welcome migrants and refugees, putting himself in direct contrast with the government of Poland on the second day of his visit there. Francis addressed more than 600,000 young people gathered

  • Christian Science Monitor

    Why the Kremlin may not be the fan of Trump that it's said to be

    When Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Wednesday made a public request to Russia that it publish missing emails from Hillary Clinton's personal web server, it ignited rampant press speculation as to what he meant. Was Mr. Trump really proposing that Russia, already accused by US

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    French media won't post photos of terrorists: Could US media follow?

    Recommended: Are you smarter than a Fox News viewer? A number of Americans, particularly the families of victims of mass shootings and people working in law enforcement, have called on the US media to implement similar policies so as not to encourage "copycat" killings in the wake of highly

  • Christian Science Monitor

    Why Al Qaeda just got jilted in Syria

    The split between Al Qaeda and its Syria affiliate Jabhat al-Nusra announced Thursday is not simply a squabble over battlefield considerations or terrorist lists. For Nusra, Al Qaeda’s top-down approach represented the past – a model of insurgency and terror built for a different era. Recommended:

  • Christian Science Monitor

    Why Norway's birthday present for Finland may top them all

    Norway’s government says that in honor of Finland’s 100th anniversary of independence from Russia, it’s considering a popular plan to move its own border, giving a mountain spur on the Halti fell to the Finns as a gift. Much of the spur, called Hálditšohkka, is on the Finnish side of the border, but

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    Australian leader launches inquiry into teen detainee abuse

    SYDNEY (AP) — Australia's prime minister has called for an investigation into allegations that teenagers were abused at a juvenile detention center in the country's north.

  • Lawyer: 8 Turkish military personnel being sent to Athens
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    Lawyer: 8 Turkish military personnel being sent to Athens

    THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — One of the Greek lawyers for eight Turkish military personnel who fled to Greece last week aboard a helicopter after last week's failed coup in their country says they are being transferred to Athens.

  • Several Jordanian troops killed, hurt in car bomb attack
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    Several Jordanian troops killed, hurt in car bomb attack

    AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A car bomb exploded on the Syrian-Jordanian border early on Tuesday, the Jordanian military said, killing and wounding several Jordanian border guards in an attack that raised new questions about the pro-Western kingdom's stability.

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  • Zimbabwe pastor calls for massive but peaceful uprising
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    Zimbabwe pastor calls for massive but peaceful uprising

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The Zimbabwe pastor who launched a social media campaign criticizing the government and then left the country for his safety is calling for a massive but peaceful uprising.

  • All eyes on Hillary as she readies landmark speech
    AFP

    All eyes on Hillary as she readies landmark speech

    Hillary Clinton faces the test of a lifetime Thursday as she accepts the Democratic White House nomination in a defining speech aimed at prying voters away from Donald Trump -- and convincing America to entrust her with the world's biggest job. It is the center-stage opportunity she came so close

  • Lefty can't get it right in opening round of PGA
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    Lefty can't get it right in opening round of PGA

    SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Phil Mickelson won the PGA Championship the last time it was at Baltusrol in 2005. He played some of his best golf ever only 11 days ago at the British Open . And on Thursday, the New York area crowd had his back even before he teed off.

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  • The Latest: Kaymer right there
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    Islamic State releases new video of France church attacker

    Islamic State's affiliated news agency AMAQ on Thursday released a video purportedly showing one of the two men who attacked a church in northern France this week urging all Muslims to destroy the country. In the pre-recorded video, Abdel-Malik Nabir Petitjean, formally identified as one of the

  • Indonesia executes foreign convicts despite protests
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    Indonesia executes foreign convicts despite protests

    Indonesia Friday executed four drug convicts, three of them foreigners, by firing squad, an official said, drawing swift condemnation as Jakarta pushes on with its tough campaign of capital punishment. Ten others expected to have faced the firing squad, including nationals from Pakistan, India and Zimbabwe

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    Cher fans were upset over the confusing hashtag mix-up that occurred on Twitter.

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    Venezuelan opposition seats lawmakers in challenge to Maduro

    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's congress has sworn in three opposition lawmakers in violation of a Supreme Court ruling that is likely to further inflame the country's political divisions.

  • Reuters

    Suspects arrested in Yemen over attack on Aden old folks' home

    Yemeni security forces have arrested a number of suspects in connection with an attack on a senior citizens' home in Aden in March in which at least 16 people were killed, including four Indian nuns, a spokesman said on Thursday. The motive for the attack was unclear but President Abd-Rabbu Mansour

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    U.N. suspends aid in Nigeria's Borno state after attack on convoy

    The United Nations has temporarily suspended aid deliveries in Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno, the former stronghold of jihadists Boko Haram, after a humanitarian convoy was attacked, the U.N. children's agency UNICEF said on Thursday. UNICEF said in a statement that unknown assailants

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    Peru's Kuczynski takes office with a vow to fight inequality

    Pedro Pablo Kuczynski took office as Peru's president on Thursday, asking the opposition-controlled Congress to help him fight income inequality and ensure all Peruvians have access to running water, health care and free primary education. The 77-year-old Oxford-educated former investment banker

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    Genetically modified mosquitoes released in Cayman Islands

    GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (AP) — The first wave of genetically modified mosquitoes were released Wednesday in the Cayman Islands as part of a new effort to control the insect that spreads Zika and other viruses, officials in the British Island territory said.

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    Brazil's Lula tells U.N. his rights violated in corruption probe

    Lawyers for Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva petitioned the United Nations on Thursday with allegations that his human rights had been violated in a corruption investigation. Lula, once a leftist icon and Brazil's most influential politician, is under investigation over allegations

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  • Barcelona unveils 'shame counter' that tracks refugee deaths
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    Barcelona unveils 'shame counter' that tracks refugee deaths

    Spain's seaside city of Barcelona on Thursday unveiled a large digital counter that will track the number of refugees who die in the Mediterranean, next to one of its popular beaches. "We are inaugurating this shame counter which will update all known victims who drowned in the Mediterranean

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    Paraguay rebels demand ransom after kidnapping Mennonite man

    ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — The Paraguayan People's Army guerrilla group is asking for a $700,000 ransom to release a kidnapped Mennonite man.

  • Associated Press

    Top Asian News 8:39 p.m. GMT

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea's top diplomat for U.S. affairs told The Associated Press on Thursday that Washington "crossed the red line" and effectively declared war by putting leader Kim Jong Un on its list of sanctioned individuals, and said a vicious showdown could erupt