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The Latest on Flooding: 2 Dead in Central Texas Flooding
ABC News - 13 Hours ago
1:28 p.m. CDT Authorities say a second person has died in Central Texas due to flooding. Hays County emergency management coordinator Kharley Smith said at a news conference on Tuesday that one
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Iraq launches operation to drive Islamic State from Anbar
Los Angeles Times - 22 Hours ago
Iraq on Tuesday announced the launch of a military operation to drive the Islamic State group out of the western Anbar province, where the extremists captured the provincial capital, Ramadi, earlier this
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Former N. Korean spy reveals tactics
CNN - 5/26/2015
54 photos North Korean leader Kim Jong Un stands on the snow-covered top of Mount Paektu in North Korea in a picture taken by North Korean newspaper Rodong Sinmun on April 18 and released by South Korean
Threats, tension and a history lesson: Rare look inside North Korea's DMZ CNN
Former N. Korean spy: 'We were taught to be ready to die' CNN
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Japan and Malaysia bolster defense ties, with eyes on China
SINA - 5/26/2015
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (R) and his Malaysian counterpart Najib Razak attend a joint press conference at the prime minister's office in Tokyo on May 25, 2015. Japan and Malaysia agreed to bolster
Japan, Malaysia bolster defense ties Japan Today
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Explosions and gunfire heard in Kabul diplomatic district
Deutsche Welle - 11 Hours ago
The sound of heavy fighting has been heard in the diplomatic quarter of the Afghan capital, Kabul. Insurgents were said to be battling security forces over a guesthouse believed to have links to a prominent
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Iraqi army losing the will to fight
Deutsche Welle - 12 Hours ago
The Iraqi army has suffered significant defeats in the fight against "Islamic State." And it has nothing to do with its equipment or the training of its soldiers. The reasons are mainly political.
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UN: Boko Haram increasingly uses children for suicide attacks
Deutsche Welle - 12 Hours ago
Children are in danger of being seen as threats, after an "alarming spike" in suicide bombings by children and girls in Nigeria, UN officials have said. The Islamic uprising left thousands of children
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'Control' guides Iran's policy on press freedom, says expert
Deutsche Welle - 13 Hours ago
Holly Dagres, an Iranian-American political analyst, has written extensively on Iran. But as journalists take the brunt of the Islamic Republic's crackdown on the press, Dagres tells DW that its part
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FIFA presidential showdown begins in Zurich
Deutsche Welle - 13 Hours ago
FIFA President Sepp Blatter has begun addressing individual meetings ahead of the full FIFA Congress, which will see Blatter stand for a fifth term as head of soccer's governing body.
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Burundi’s Nkurunziza ‘invites patriotic citizens’ to fund controversial reelection
Africa News Wire - 13 Hours ago
AFRICANEWSWIRE.NET (May, 26 2015) The government of Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza (pictured) on Tuesday appealed for public donations so that it could go ahead with controversial elections that
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Iraqi forces close in on Ramadi ahead of major assault
ABC Online - 12 Hours ago
Iraqi forces have closed in on Ramadi and launched an operation aimed at cutting off the jihadists in Anbar province ahead of a major offensive to retake the city. Ten days after the Islamic State group's
Islamic State: Iraqi forces close in on Ramadi ahead of major assault ABC Radio Australia
Iraq Shi'ite militia take lead in campaign to reverse Islamic State gains Reuters Africa
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No lifting of Iran sanctions before end of 2015
Deutsche Welle - 13 Hours ago
World powers and Iran might well miss their June target to reach a nuclear deal, France's ambassador in Washington has said. There will be no sanctions relief before the year is up, according to his German
No lifting of sanctions on Iran before end of 2015, says German diplomat Deutsche Welle
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Russia Terminates Mistral Warship Contract, Opts for Refund
Moscow Times - 14 Hours ago
Wikicommons Russia ordered the ships from France in 2011, but Paris suspended the delivery of the helicopter-carrying assault ships in response to Moscow's role in the Ukraine crisis. Russia is no
Russia won’t be taking Mistral warships from France – official Russia Today
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Sarkozy wins court fight to rename his party ‘Les Républicains’
France24 - 14 Hours ago
Former French leader Nicolas Sarkozy won a court fight on Tuesday for the right to rename his conservative party "The Républicains", a prelude to an expected attempt to win back the presidency in 2017
Sarkozy wins right to rename party 'Les Républicains' Deutsche Welle
France: judges clear way for Sarkozy to rename UMP party Les Républicains NewsRT.co.uk
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CAR's interim president drums up fund for elections
Deutsche Welle - 14 Hours ago
While Interim President, Catherine Samba Panza, is seeking international financial support at the European Union in Brussels, the humanitarian situation in the Central African Republic is getting worse.
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Neuer, Mueller, Kroos left off Germany roster vs US
Miami Herald - 14 Hours ago
Goalkeeper Manuel Neuer, forward Thomas Mueller and midfielder Toni Kroos have been left off Germany's roster for next month's exhibition game against the United States and a European Championship qualifier
Goalkeeper Neuer, Mueller and Kroos left out of Germany squad Gulf Time UAE
Neuer, Mueller, Kroos left out of Germany squad MSN.co.in
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Bavarian retreat becomes fortress ahead of G7 summit
Deutsche Welle - 15 Hours ago
Germany has reintroduced border controls in the run-up to the G7 summit in Elmau, Bavaria. To avoid a repeat of violent protests by anti-G7 demonstrators at the last meeting, German police have sealed
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Europa League: Dnipro's battle against the odds, Sevilla looks to write record books
Deutsche Welle - 15 Hours ago
Whatever the outcome in Warsaw, either Sevilla or Dnipro will reach greatness. What makes this Europa League final is the total contrasts between the sides, both of whom deserve a fine end to this story.
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Sarkozy wins court fight to rename his party ‘The Républicains’
France24 - 15 Hours ago
France's Panthéon to honour 'Four Lives in Résistance' Read more Nkurunziza asks Burundi’s ‘patriotic citizens’ to fund reelection bid Read more How Podemos shattered politics
France's Panthéon to honour 'Four Lives in Résistance' France24
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Austrian teenager convicted of planning a bomb attack
Deutsche Welle - 16 Hours ago
A 14-year old boy in Austria who planned to join the "IS" and bomb a Vienna train station has been sentenced to two years. The boy downloaded the bomb plans on his PlayStation, prosecutors claim.
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Monastery of Corvey officially declared World Heritage
Deutsche Welle - 17 Hours ago
The Benedictine monastery of Corvey was declared a UNESCO site a year ago. On Tuesday Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier handed over its official letter of appointment. On
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Singhammer calls off Russia visit after Wellmann is refused entry
Deutsche Welle - 18 Hours ago
A senior German parliamentarian has called off a trip to Russia. This comes a day after a fellow lawmaker was sent home by the Russian authorities after they refused him entry to the country.
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Austrian court convicts 14-year-old Turk on terrorism charges
Deutsche Welle - 20 Hours ago
An Austrian court has convicted a schoolboy on terrorism charges and handed him a two-year prison sentence. The 14-year-old Austrian resident had pleaded guilty to the charges. The
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Hundreds Die As Heatwave Hits Parts Of India
Sky News - 22 Hours ago
More than 500 people have died because of soaring temperatures in parts of southern and northern India, with the heatwave expected to continue this week. The hottest place was the city of Allahabad,
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Olmert handed 8 months for bribery
MENAFN - 22 Hours ago
(MENAFN - Arab News) JERUSALEM: Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was sentenced Monday to eight months in prison for unlawfully accepting money from a US supporter capping the dramatic downfall
Ex-PM, Olmert, Bags Eight Months In Prison Union.com.ng
Israel | Ex-Premier Olmert sentenced to 8 months in prison Macau Daily Times
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