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No injuries after explosion at Belgium's criminology center
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 01:41:00 GMTBRUSSELS – Reports of a bomb outside Belgium's criminal institute early Monday are probably false, the Brussels prosecutor's office said, describing the incident as much more likely an arson attack designed to destroy criminal evidence. "It's probably ...

Brussels prosecutors say no bomb outside crime institute
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 01:39:00 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — Reports of a bomb outside Belgium's criminal institute early Monday are probably false, the Brussels prosecutor's office said, adding that the incident is much more likely an arson attack on a crime lab. "It's probably not terrorism.

High Toll For Libyan Troops Battling Islamic State In Sirte
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 01:23:00 GMTAt least 34 Libyan fighters were killed and more than 180 wounded on Sunday as they closed in on the last Islamic State militant holdouts in the coastal city of Sirte, according to field hospitals. Forces aligned with Libya’s U.N.-backed government ...

Suspended Turkish teachers caught up in post-coup crackdown
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 01:39:00 GMTISTANBUL (AP) — It was a notice received by tens of thousands of professionals in the aftermath of Turkey's failed coup, and one that profoundly shocked Uygar Ozdemir. The 36-year-old high school sports teacher had been suspended from his job in an ...

More Bodies Found Following Italy's Devastating Earthquake
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 01:23:00 GMTRescuers believe they have located more bodies in the ruined town of Amatrice, five days after a devastating earthquake struck central Italy, killing at least 290 people. Residents of the hill town said up to 10 people were still missing and emergency ...

Turkmen President Visits Berlin For Talks With German Chancellor
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 01:40:00 GMTTurkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov is visiting Berlin on August 29 for talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on economic relations between their countries. Merkel and Berdymukhammedov last met in Berlin in 2008 when the Turkmen leader was ...

Syrian Kurds Reinforce Manbij As Turkey's Army Takes Up Battle Positions
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 01:16:00 GMTSyrian-Kurdish YPG fighters reportedly were reinforcing the city of Manbij in northern Syria on August 29 as Turkey's army and a Turkey-backed Syrian rebel group were taking up battle positions nearby. But as the Turkish-led military force was deploying ...

49ers Quarterback Colin Kaepernick Defends National Anthem Protest
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 00:35:00 GMTSan Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick on Sunday defended his decision not to stand for the national anthem at a game two days earlier, saying he is standing up for people oppressed because of their race. "This country stands for freedom, liberty ...

FARC sets permanent cease-fire under Colombia peace deal
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 00:47:00 GMTHAVANA – The commander of Colombia's biggest rebel movement says its fighters will permanently cease hostilities with the government beginning with the first minute of Monday, as a result of their peace accord for ending five decades of war. FARC leader ...

Ground Zero in the New Cold War
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 01:44:00 GMTTHE CURONIAN SPIT — A bus ride from the last town in the European Union—Nida, Lithuania—across the border into Russia’s Kaliningrad region took less than an hour. The morning sun warmed sandy dunes along the shore of the Baltic Sea. There was ...

Tent Mass celebrated for survivors of Italian earthquake that killed 290
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 00:13:00 GMTCatholic clerics celebrated a Mass on Sunday for survivors of the earthquake that killed 290 people. The Cand the helmets of rescue workers. The Mass in Arquata del Tronto had to be held in the tent because of the massive damage the quake inflicted on ...

Inside the Head of an ISIS True Believer
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 01:35:00 GMTThe so-called Islamic State vows to endure and expand. But under relentless pressure, it’s shrinking. How do its partisans think they can endure? Here’s what one says. For some weeks, I have been in contact via an intermediary with a man I will call ...

Watchdog calls out India for failing to protect journalists
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 00:48:00 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — India is failing to help and protect journalists who are facing violent threats or attacks for their work, an international watchdog agency said Monday, noting a pattern of resistance in investigating crimes targeting reporters.

Scores killed in Yemen suicide bombing
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 01:25:00 GMTA suicide car-bomb attack on an army training camp in Yemen has killed several people, according to security sources. One official told AFP news agency the attacker drove his vehicle into a gathering of new recruits at the camp in southern city of Aden on ...



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