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IOC will not impose blanket ban on Russia for Rio Olympics

IOC will not impose blanket ban on Russia for Rio Olympics

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will not impose a blanket ban on Russia for next month's Rio Olympics over the nation's doping record but will leave decisions on individual athletes' participation with their sports federations, it said on S ...

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Tens of thousands rally to support Zimbabwe's Mugabe Ugandan army enters South Sudan to evacuate citzens Suspected Islamist recruiter kills four at Kenyan police station Ceasefire declared after fierce fighting in South Sudan South Sudan peace deal in tatters as fierce fighting erupts in Juba Heavy fighting erupts in South Sudan capital

Middle East

Turkey frees 1,200 soldiers detained after coup bid Turkey widens crackdown after botched coup Clashes as Israel destroys Palestinian home over deadly attack Fear in Syria's rebel-held Aleppo as regime lays siege Turkey rounds up plotters after thwarting anti-Erdogan coup Turkish forces fight to crush coup remnants after Erdogan returns

Europe

Swedish ex-prime minister Thorbjorn Falldin dead at 90 Several killed in shooting at Munich shopping mall Nearly 3,000 dead in Mediterranean already this year: IOM UK economy suffers 'dramatic deterioration' from Brexit vote Turkey widens crackdown after botched coup Britain's jobless total dips to 11-year low

Asia - Pacific

China HIV leak violates patients' rights: WHO Tribunal rules against Beijing in South China Sea dispute Beijing vows to ignore high-stakes South China Sea ruling North Korea threatens action over US anti-missile system Hundreds of thousands evacuated as tropical storm hits China Powerful typhoon blows off Philippines, threatens Taiwan

US & Canada

Obama downplays Brexit impact at NATO summit Protests in US cities as Dallas shooting rocks race relations Five U.S. police officers killed in Dallas sniper shootings

Latin America & Caribbean

IOC will not impose blanket ban on Russia for Rio Olympics Venezuelans fleeing crisis flood into Colombia: UN Messi given 21 months for tax fraud, likely to avoid prison

South Asia

Nepal's prime minister resigns before facing confidence vote in parliament At least 61 dead, 207 wounded in Kabul demonstration attack Brother of murdered Pakistan social media star arrested

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Several killed in shooting at Munich shopping mall

At least six people are believed to have been killed in a shooting rampage in a Munich shopping centre on Friday that police described as a suspected terror attack, and three gunmen are still at large. Venezuelans fleeing crisis flood into Colombia: UN Nearly 3,000 dead in Mediterranean already this year: IOM UK economy suffers 'dramatic deterioration' from Brexit vote Turkey widens crackdown after botched coup Tens of thousands rally to support Zimbabwe's Mugabe

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Terrorist attacks in Brussels

More than 30 people were killed in twin attacks on Brussels airport and a rush-hour metro train in the Belgian capital on Tuesday, triggering security ...

Total Eclipse of the Sun

People gazed at the sky in wonder and cheered while others knelt in prayer as a total eclipse of the sun unfolded over Indonesia on Wednesday, briefly ...

Police, protesters clash in Turkey over newspaper seizure

A leading Turkish newspaper opposed to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and seized by authorities warned of the "darkest days" in the history of the pre ...

Kosovo MPs stage new tear gas protest in parliament

Opposition MPs in Kosovo disrupted the first parliamentary session of the year on Friday with what has become their commonplace method of protest -- r ...

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Europe – Hell is other people - - THE TIMES OF EARTH

A freshly released IMF’s World Economic Outlook brings no comforting picture to anyone within the G-7, especially in the US and EU. The Brexit a ...

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