20 July 2017
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04/05/2017 23:57

UN council urges DR Congo to cooperate on murder inquiry

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The UN Security Council on Thursday urged the Democratic Republic of Congo to cooperate with investigations of the murder of two UN experts and mass graves found in the troubled Kasai region.

04/05/2017 23:51

Trump savors win as House passes Obamacare repeal

AFP

US President Donald Trump extracted a much-needed victory from Congress Thursday as Republicans narrowly pushed through the House of Representatives a bill repealing the landmark health reforms of his predecessor.

04/05/2017 23:49

US urges SE Asia allies to shun North Korea

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US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urged his South East Asian colleagues on Thursday to take further steps to isolate North Korea's pariah regime.

04/05/2017 23:22

Deadly unrest grips Venezuela as students rally

AFP

A student was shot dead at a meeting in Venezuela Thursday, prosecutors said, as anti-government protests raged in the streets.

04/05/2017 23:22

Parker to miss end of season over leg injury

AFP

San Antonio Spurs star Tony Parker will miss the remainder of the NBA playoff season after suffering a leg injury during his team's win over the Houston Rockets, the Spurs said Thursday.

04/05/2017 22:40

Boko Haram's Shekau rejects air strike injury claims

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Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau appeared in a new video published online on Thursday, rejecting claims he had been injured in an airstrike in remote northeast Nigeria.

04/05/2017 22:12

Bastia punished over violence

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French Ligue 1 side Bastia were punished on Thursday for crowd violence which forced last month's home match with Lyon to be abandoned at half time.

04/05/2017 22:03

UN 'concern' over Brazil tribe wounded in land dispute

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The UN expressed "concern" on Thursday over a bloody attack in northern Brazil that left 13 members of an indigenous tribe wounded, and demanded a rigorous investigation.

04/05/2017 21:57

US trade deficit edges lower in March

AFP

The US trade deficit drifted lower in March despite record imports from Mexico and a drop in total exports, the Commerce Department reported Thursday.

04/05/2017 21:56

US allows 'El Chapo' to write to wife from behind bars

AFP

A US judge on Thursday relaxed slightly the stringent custody conditions of Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, allowing him to correspond with his beauty queen wife.

04/05/2017 21:55

Eight Brazilians sentenced for plotting jihadist attack on Olympics

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Eight Brazilians convicted of plotting a jihadist attack on the Rio Olympics last year were sentenced Thursday to between five and 15 years in prison.

04/05/2017 21:21

Two former executives of Brazil's Petrobras arrested

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Two former high-level executives of the Brazilian state oil company Petrobras were arrested in connection with a sweeping corruption investigation dubbed "Operation Car Wash," prosecutors said Thursday.

04/05/2017 21:16

Rashford edges Manchester United towards Europa League final

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Marcus Rashford's stunning free-kick 23 minutes from time put Manchester United on the brink of reaching the Europa League final with a hard-fought 1-0 win at Celta Vigo on Thursday.

04/05/2017 21:14

Harry Potter play to open in New York in spring 2018

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«Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,» the smash-hit, award-winning London play about the fictional boy wizard as a grown father of three, will open in New York in spring 2018.

04/05/2017 21:11

US trade deficit edges lower in March

AFP

The US trade deficit drifted lower in March despite record imports from Mexico and a drop in total exports, the Commerce Department reported Thursday.

04/05/2017 21:07

European stocks climb after French presidential debate

AFP

European stock markets rose Thursday as French presidential frontrunner Emmanuel Macron was viewed as the winner of a crunch election debate ahead of Sunday's run-off vote.

04/05/2017 20:43

Venezuela president headed for fall, top opponent tells AFP

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Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles insisted President Nicolas Maduro's government will fall if it rams through contested constitutional reforms, in an interview with AFP after weeks of deadly unrest.

04/05/2017 20:39

Trump savors win as House passes Obamacare repeal

AFP

US President Donald Trump extracted a much-needed victory from Congress Thursday as Republicans narrowly pushed through the House a bill repealing the landmark health reforms of his predecessor.

04/05/2017 20:36

Star Crosby back on ice following concussion

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Superstar forward Sidney Crosby skated on Thursday with his Pittsburgh Penguin teammates for the first time since suffering a concussion from an illegal cross-check to the head.

04/05/2017 20:36

UN counter-drug official kidnapped in Colombia: officials

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A UN official has been kidnapped in Colombia by renegade FARC rebels just ahead of a visit Thursday by the UN Security Council to review progress in a peace accord with the guerrillas, authorities said.

04/05/2017 20:32

Four soldiers, six fuel thieves dead in Mexico clashes: officials

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Armed exchanges between troops and suspected fuel thieves in central Mexico have left 10 people dead, including four soldiers, authorities said Thursday.

04/05/2017 20:03

Deadly unrest grips Venezuela as students rally

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AFP

A student was shot dead at a meeting in Venezuela Thursday, prosecutors said, as anti-government protests raged in the streets.

04/05/2017 19:54

Russia, Turkey, Iran sign deal to set up Syria safe zones

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Russia, Iran and Turkey on Thursday signed an agreement to set up four safe zones in Syria that the United Nations described as a promising step to wind down the brutal six-year war.

04/05/2017 19:44

Pope Francis and Trump to meet despite disagreements

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Pope Francis will receive US President Donald Trump at the Vatican on May 24, the first official meeting for the two leaders who have found themselves starkly at odds on issues including migration and climate change.

04/05/2017 19:43

Algerians vote amid anger over economy

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Algerians voted Thursday for a new parliament amid soaring unemployment and a deep financial crisis caused by a collapse in oil revenues.

04/05/2017 19:42

Giro riders thrown out after positive tests

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Italians Stefano Pirazzi and Nicola Ruffoni were thrown out of the 100th Giro d'Italia on Thursday after the International Cycling Union (UCI) confirmed both had tested positive for a derivative of banned growth hormones.

04/05/2017 19:30

France's Macron files complaint after Le Pen 'offshore account' claim

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French presidential frontrunner Emmanuel Macron filed a legal complaint Thursday after his far-right rival Marine Le Pen repeated rumours that he had an offshore account during a particularly bruising TV debate.

04/05/2017 19:23

Hopes fade for Iran miners after 26 die in failed rescue bid

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Rescuers battled hazardous conditions Thursday at a coal mine in northern Iran where 26 miners died as attempts failed to save workmates trapped deep underground after an explosion.

04/05/2017 19:10

US Army opens new Polish headquarters as troop levels rise

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The US Army Europe said Thursday that it had set up a new headquarters in Poland to command troops deployed in NATO and Pentagon operations across the alliance's eastern flank aimed at deterring Russia.

04/05/2017 19:06

Windies level series as Pakistan fall under Gabriel's spell

AFP

Shannon Gabriel produced an outstanding effort of consistently fast bowling to lead the West Indies to a 106-run victory over Pakistan 80 minutes after lunch on the final day of the second Test at Kensington Oval in Barbados on Thursday.

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