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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.
Putin expels 755 US diplomats from Russia

Putin expels 755 US diplomats from Russia Sun, 30 Jul, 2017

President Vladimir Putin said Russia will expel 755 U.S. diplomatic staff and could consider imposing additional measures against the United States as a response to new U.S. sanctions, although not for now.
Prosecutors report 3 deaths amid Venezuela vote

Prosecutors report 3 deaths amid Venezuela vote Sun, 30 Jul, 2017

Venezuela's chief prosecutor's office is reporting three deaths on the day of a controversial vote for a constituent assembly that opposition leaders fear will trigger the end of democracy in Venezuela.
North Korea launches another ballistic missile, lands in Japan territory

North Korea launches another ballistic missile, lands in Japan territory Fri, 28 Jul, 2017

North Korea on Friday carried out what appeared to be its second test this month of an intercontinental ballistic missile, doubling down on its threat to develop a nuclear strike capability against the US mainland in the face of severe warnings from President Donald Trump.
Pakistan plunges into uncertainty as PM Nawaz Sharif ousted

Pakistan plunges into uncertainty as PM Nawaz Sharif ousted Fri, 28 Jul, 2017

Pakistan's Supreme Court on Friday disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from public office over long-running corruption allegations, a decision that ousts him from the premiership for the third time.
IS claims deadly attack in Syria against US-backed force

IS claims deadly attack in Syria against US-backed force Fri, 28 Jul, 2017

Islamic State militants have carried out a deadly attack on U.S.-backed forces in Syria, killing and wounding many fighters and civilians, Syrian monitors and an IS-linked media outlet said Friday.
Russia orders US to cut diplomats in response to sanctions

Russia orders US to cut diplomats in response to sanctions Fri, 28 Jul, 2017

Moscow on Friday ordered the US to slash its number of diplomats in Russia and froze two embassy compounds in a pre-emptive strike against tough new sanctions being readied in Washington.

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