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North Korea delays Guam missile firing, U.S. says dialogue up to Kim

North Korea delays Guam missile firing, U.S. says dialogue up to Kim Tue, 15 Aug, 2017

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has delayed a decision on firing missiles toward Guam while he waits to see what the United States does, the North's state media reported on Tuesday as the United States said any dialogue was up to Kim.
At least 312 dead in Sierra Leone mudslides and flooding

At least 312 dead in Sierra Leone mudslides and flooding Mon, 14 Aug, 2017

At least 312 people were killed and more than 2,000 left homeless on Monday when heavy flooding hit Sierra Leone's capital of Freetown, leaving excavators to pull bodies from rubble and overwhelming the city's morgues.
Maduro orders Venezuela military drill after Trump threat

Maduro orders Venezuela military drill after Trump threat Mon, 14 Aug, 2017

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday ordered his armed forces to carry out a national exercise next week in reaction to a threat of possible US military action voiced by President Donald Trump.
Floods kill 175 in India, Nepal and Bangladesh

Floods kill 175 in India, Nepal and Bangladesh Mon, 14 Aug, 2017

At least 175 people have died and thousands have fled their homes as monsoon floods swept across Nepal, India and Bangladesh, officials said Monday, warning the toll could rise as the extent of the damage becomes clear.
Dozens rally in Guam for peace amid North Korea threats

Dozens rally in Guam for peace amid North Korea threats Mon, 14 Aug, 2017

Dozens held signs and waved Guam's flag during a rally for peace in the U.S. territory. Monday's demonstration came days after North Korea threatened to fire four intermediate-range missiles into the ocean near Guam. The protest also followed a week of heated exchanges between Pyongyang and Washington.
Suspected jihadists kill 18 in attack on Burkina Faso restaurant

Suspected jihadists kill 18 in attack on Burkina Faso restaurant Mon, 14 Aug, 2017

Suspected Islamist militants killed at least 18 people and wounded several during a raid on a restaurant in Burkina Faso's capital overnight, but security forces shot dead both attackers and freed people trapped inside the building.
Study finds climate change altering Europe's river floods

Study finds climate change altering Europe's river floods Thu, 10 Aug, 2017

Climate change is affecting the timing of river floods across Europe and societies may have to adapt to avoid future economic and environmental harm, scientists said Thursday.
Dutch police make arrests in contaminated eggs case

Dutch police make arrests in contaminated eggs case Thu, 10 Aug, 2017

Dutch police arrested two suspects on Thursday as part of an investigation into the illegal use of a potentially harmful insecticide in the poultry industry, the Dutch prosecution service said.

Four dead in Kenya as tensions soar over disputed poll

Four dead in Kenya as tensions soar over disputed poll Wed, 09 Aug, 2017

Four people were killed Wednesday in election-related violence in Kenya, where the opposition claimed massive rigging in a vote that President Uhuru Kenyatta looked certain to win.
US warns NKorea that nuclear drive could spell end of regime

US warns NKorea that nuclear drive could spell end of regime Wed, 09 Aug, 2017

The United States on Wednesday warned North Korea that the pursuit of its nuclear drive could lead to the collapse of Kim Jong-Un's regime, as President Donald Trump brandished America's nuclear might as a powerful deterrent.
UN concerned over tens of thousands trapped in Raqa battle

UN concerned over tens of thousands trapped in Raqa battle Wed, 09 Aug, 2017

The United Nations on Wednesday urged those fighting in Syria's Raqa to remember "obligations to protect civilians," voicing concern over the tens of thousands of people still trapped without access to aid.
Suspect arrested after car rams Paris anti-terror troops

Suspect arrested after car rams Paris anti-terror troops Wed, 09 Aug, 2017

French police shot and arrested a suspect in a dramatic motorway chase Wednesday after a car smashed into soldiers outside a barracks in a Paris suburb, injuring six.
U.S. says two Cuban diplomats expelled after 'incidents' in Havana

U.S. says two Cuban diplomats expelled after 'incidents' in Havana Wed, 09 Aug, 2017

 The United States in May expelled two Cuban diplomats based in Washington after unspecified "incidents" caused physical symptoms in Americans serving at the U.S. Embassy in Havana, the State Department spokeswoman said on Wednesday.
Islamic State claims responsibility for attack on Iraqi embassy in Kabul

Islamic State claims responsibility for attack on Iraqi embassy in Kabul Mon, 31 Jul, 2017

Militant group Islamic State on Monday claimed responsibility for an attack on the Iraqi embassy in Kabul that began with a suicide bomber blowing himself up at the main gate, allowing gunmen to enter the building and battle security forces.
Thousands poised to leave Lebanon-Syria border zone under deal

Thousands poised to leave Lebanon-Syria border zone under deal Mon, 31 Jul, 2017

Convoys of buses arrived on Monday to transfer thousands of Syrian militants and refugees from Lebanon's border region into rebel territory in Syria in exchange for Hezbollah prisoners.

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Dozens rally in Guam for peace amid North Korea threats

Dozens held signs and waved Guam's flag during a rally for peace in the U.S. territory. Monday's demonstration came days after North Korea threatened to fire four intermediate-range missiles into the ocean near Guam. The protest also followed a week ... Suspected jihadists kill 18 in attack on Burkina Faso restaurant Study finds climate change altering Europe's river floods Dutch police make arrests in contaminated eggs case Four dead in Kenya as tensions soar over disputed poll US warns NKorea that nuclear drive could spell end of regime

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UK parliament terror attack

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