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Blame game blows up over deadly Greek wildfires

Blame game blows up over deadly Greek wildfires Fri, 27 Jul, 2018

Grief and shock over Greece's deadliest wildfires were clouded Friday by a bitter debate over who was to blame, as the opposition rejected the government's suggestion that the blazes were started deliberately.
Pakistan's Imran Khan wins vote but no majority

Pakistan's Imran Khan wins vote but no majority Fri, 27 Jul, 2018

Imran Khan has won a disputed Pakistan election but has fallen short of an outright majority, according to official results announced Friday that indicate he will need to enter into a coalition to form a government.

North Korea marks war anniversary as US remains flown out

North Korea marks war anniversary as US remains flown out Fri, 27 Jul, 2018

In mist-covered hills, North Korean soldiers, sailors and civilians gathered Friday at a heroes' cemetery to commemorate their brothers in arms on the anniversary of the end of the Korean War.
Liquid water lake discovered on Mars

Liquid water lake discovered on Mars Wed, 25 Jul, 2018

A massive underground lake has been detected for the first time on Mars, raising hopes that more water -- and maybe even life -- exists there, international astronomers said Wednesday.
More than 220 dead in IS attacks on southern Syria

More than 220 dead in IS attacks on southern Syria Wed, 25 Jul, 2018

A string of suicide blasts and raids claimed by the Islamic State group killed more than 220 people in southern Syria on Wednesday, in one of the jihadists' deadliest ever assaults in the country.
Ethiopia hopes Eritrea peace will bring prosperity

Ethiopia hopes Eritrea peace will bring prosperity Sat, 21 Jul, 2018

Eighteen years after the guns fell silent following Ethiopia's bloody border war with Eritrea, the frontier town of Zalambessa is a quiet, rubble-strewn outpost crossed by a road to nowhere.
Trump says Russia to 'help with North Korea'

Trump says Russia to 'help with North Korea' Wed, 18 Jul, 2018

 President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that Russia would help with North Korea and offered an enthusiastic update on the U.S. process of negotiating with the antagonistic Asian nation over nuclear weapons.
Google hit with record 4.3-bn-euro EU fine over Android

Google hit with record 4.3-bn-euro EU fine over Android Wed, 18 Jul, 2018

The European Union slapped Google with a huge 4.34-billion-euro fine for abusing the dominance of its Android operating system on Wednesday in the biggest antitrust penalty in the bloc's history.
Sweden struggles to contain ferocious wildfires

Sweden struggles to contain ferocious wildfires Wed, 18 Jul, 2018

Dozens of forest wildfires raged across Sweden Wednesday, prompting Stockholm to ask for emergency EU help to fight the blazes, which broke out during an extreme heatwave in the Nordic region.
Champagne as historic commercial flight links Ethiopia and Eritrea

Champagne as historic commercial flight links Ethiopia and Eritrea Wed, 18 Jul, 2018

Ethiopia and Eritrea on Wednesday resumed commercial airline flights for the first time in two decades, with emotions spilling over into the aisles and onto the tarmac as families were reunited.
U.S., Afghan forces clear Islamic State from eastern district

U.S., Afghan forces clear Islamic State from eastern district Sun, 08 Jul, 2018

U.S. and Afghan Special Forces are completing an operation to clear Islamic State fighters from a remote district in Nangarhar, the eastern province where they have their main stronghold in Afghanistan, officials said on Saturday.
Four boys rescued from flooded Thai cave

Four boys rescued from flooded Thai cave Sun, 08 Jul, 2018

Four boys among a group of 13 trapped in a flooded Thai cave for more than a fortnight were rescued on Sunday after surviving a treacherous escape, raising hopes elite divers would also save the others soon.
Conditions 'perfect' for evacuation of Thai boys in cave

Conditions 'perfect' for evacuation of Thai boys in cave Sat, 07 Jul, 2018

Conditions are "perfect" to evacuate a young football team from a flooded Thai cave in the coming days before fresh rains and a possible rise in carbon dioxide further imperil the group, the rescue mission chief said Saturday.
Israeli forces kill two Palestinians in Gaza border protests

Israeli forces kill two Palestinians in Gaza border protests Fri, 29 Jun, 2018

Israeli forces shot and killed two Palestinians, one of them a 14-year-old boy, and wounded 415 others with live fire and tear gas during protests along the Gaza border on Friday, Gaza health officials said.
Hezbollah denies 8 fighters killed in Yemen

Hezbollah denies 8 fighters killed in Yemen Fri, 29 Jun, 2018

Lebanon's Hezbollah on Friday denied that any of its fighters were killed in Yemen after claims by the Saudi-led coalition that it killed eight of its members there.
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