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Thousands evacuated in Poland after WWII bomb found

Thousands evacuated in Poland after WWII bomb found Sun, 09 Jul, 2017

Authorities in Bialystok, Poland, evacuated about 10,000 people from their homes Sunday morning after a 500-kilogramme (1,100-pound) World War II-era bomb was found during construction work.
South Sudan marks another year of freedom without peace

South Sudan marks another year of freedom without peace Sun, 09 Jul, 2017

South Sudan on Sunday marked its sixth independence anniversary in muted fashion, with no official celebration as the world's newest nation reels from a brutal and destructive ongoing civil war.
US-Russia agreement calls for cease-fire in southwest Syria

US-Russia agreement calls for cease-fire in southwest Syria Sat, 08 Jul, 2017

The United States and Russia struck an agreement Friday on a cease-fire in southwest Syria, crowning President Donald Trump's first meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. It is the first U.S.-Russian effort under Trump's presidency to stem Syria's six-year civil war.
Western Canada wildfires prompt evacuations of thousands in British Colombia

Western Canada wildfires prompt evacuations of thousands in British Colombia Sat, 08 Jul, 2017

Thousands of residents in the interior of Western Canada's British Columbia province have evacuated their homes because of two rapidly spreading wildfires as high temperatures, heavy winds and dry conditions made it tough for authorities to control the blazes.
Former martial arts star Battulga wins Mongolian presidential election

Former martial arts star Battulga wins Mongolian presidential election Sat, 08 Jul, 2017

Populist former martial arts star and businessman Khaltmaa Battulga has won Mongolia's presidential run-off election, according to voter data from the General Election Commission released on Saturday.
More heavy rain forecast for Japan as death toll rises to 16

More heavy rain forecast for Japan as death toll rises to 16 Sat, 08 Jul, 2017

Japanese rescue crews took advantage of a break in the weather on Saturday to search for survivors of torrential rain, floods and landslides, as the death toll from several days of freak weather rose to 16, the NHK state broadcaster reported.
Trump, Putin hold first meeting at protest-marred G20 summit

Trump, Putin hold first meeting at protest-marred G20 summit Fri, 07 Jul, 2017

US President Donald Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin held their first face-to-face meeting Friday at a G20 summit marred by violent protests and a rift between America and its Western allies over climate change and trade.
Palestinians hail UNESCO Hebron vote slammed by Israel

Palestinians hail UNESCO Hebron vote slammed by Israel Fri, 07 Jul, 2017

The Palestinians hailed a UNESCO decision Friday to add the heart of the occupied West Bank city of Hebron to the endangered world heritage list, but Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu called it "delusional".
Egypt military says 26 soldiers killed or wounded in Sinai

Egypt military says 26 soldiers killed or wounded in Sinai Fri, 07 Jul, 2017

Twenty-six Egyptian soldiers were killed or wounded on Friday in attacks on checkpoints in the Sinai Peninsula where the Islamic State group is conducting an insurgency, the military said.
Trump, Putin in first showdown at fractious G20

Trump, Putin in first showdown at fractious G20 Fri, 07 Jul, 2017

US President Donald Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin shook hands as they met for the first time Friday at a G20 summit marred by violent protests and a rift between America and its Western allies over climate change and trade.
G20 summit begins amid violent protests

G20 summit begins amid violent protests Fri, 07 Jul, 2017

The Group of 20 summit is under way in this northern German city amid violent street protests outside and tensions inside the venue over trade issues and climate change.
German police clash with protesters before G-20 summit

German police clash with protesters before G-20 summit Thu, 06 Jul, 2017

German police clashed with violent protesters Thursday in Hamburg a day ahead of the Group of 20 summit, using water cannons, pepper spray and batons to disperse marchers after some attacked them with bottles and other objects.

Trump blasts Russia, warns future of the West at stake

Trump blasts Russia, warns future of the West at stake Thu, 06 Jul, 2017

US President Donald Trump warned that the future of the West was at risk and lashed out at Russia and North Korea on Thursday at the start of a high-stakes trip to Europe.
ICC says South Africa should have arrested al-Bashir

ICC says South Africa should have arrested al-Bashir Thu, 06 Jul, 2017

War crimes judges ruled Thursday that South Africa flouted its duties to the International Criminal Court in 2015 by failing to arrest visiting Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, wanted on genocide charges.
Congo requests financial support from donors amid economic crisis

Congo requests financial support from donors amid economic crisis Thu, 06 Jul, 2017

Democratic Republic of Congo's government has formally requested financial support from international donors as it confronts a worsening economic crisis, a letter seen by Reuters on Thursday showed.

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