Friday, August 26, 2016

Renzi vows to rebuild towns devastated by quake [12]  ar  bg  da  de  es  fr  it  nl  pl  pt  ro  sl  sv  fa  hu  no  ru  sw  tr

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Truck bomb kills at least 8 Turkish police [11]  ar  bg  da  de  fa  fr  nl  no  pl  pt  sl  sv  hu  ro  tr

ANKARA, Turkey -- Kurdish militants on Friday attacked a police checkpoint in southeast Turkey with an explosives-laden truck, killing at least eight police officers and wounding 45 other people, the state-run news agency reported. The attack struck the checkpoint some 50 yards from a main police....

CBSnews 11:14:00 AM CEST

Syrians evacuate Damascus suburb amid U.S., Russia talks [8]  de  fa  fr  sv  tr  hu

Syrians prepare to evacuate from Daraya, a blockaded Damascus suburb, on Friday, in a photo provided by the Syrian anti-government activist group Local Council of Daraya City. (Local Council of Daraya City/Associated Press) U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russia's Sergei Lavrov sought on....

CBC 4:31:00 PM CEST

Interview: Argentine president highlights China's "enormous importance, complementarity" [7]  da  fr  hu  ru

by Juan Manuel Nievas, He Shan. BUENOS AIRES, Aug. 25 (Xinhua) -- Argentine President Mauricio Macri believes the upcoming G20 summit will provide an opportunity to review cooperation between Argentina and China, lauding China's "enormous importance" and "complementarity" to his country.

xinhuanet_en 7:08:00 AM CEST

Why the court suspended the ban [6]  ar  bg  da  de  es  fr  it  nl  no  pt  sl  sv  hu  pl

The Council of State's ruling suspends a ban in the town of Villeneuve-Loubet, near Nice, and could affect cities around the country that have prohibited the full-length swimsuit. The bans followed a series of terror attacks in France -- including , and the , both last month.

cnn 5:53:00 PM CEST

Donald Trump and Nigel Farage might not be hillbillies, but they speak their language [6]  da  de  es  fr  it  nl  sl  sv  hu  no

telegraph 8:47:00 AM CEST

Ambassador Lodhi rings N.Y. Stock Exchange’s closing bell to mark Pakistan’s Independence Day [5]  da  fa

NEW YORK (AFP): The Pakistani Ambassador to the United Nations, Dr. Maleeha Lodhi, Friday rang the closing bell at the NASDAQ Stock Exchange in New York to signal the ceremonial end of trading for the day on Wall Street, saying Pakistan’s economy is on the upswing as it pursues the “most investor-friendly” policies in the region.

TheFrontierPost-en 12:27:00 PM CEST

Violence erupts in Zimbabwe's capital after anti-Mugabe rally [4]

By MacDonald Dzirutwe. HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwean police on Friday fired tear gas at opposition leaders and hundreds of demonstrators as a protest against President Robert Mugabe descended into one of the worst outbreaks of violence in two decades. Opposition head Morgan Tsvangirai and former....

news-yahoo 3:28:00 PM CEST

'I was frozen': Woman missing for a month describes harrowing ordeal [4]

Story highlights Czech hiker Pavlina Pizova has described her harrowing ordeal; She survived for over a month in a hut after a tragic accident killed her partner; Numerous attempts to signal for help or hike out were unsuccessful. As heavy snow continued to fall, making the hiking trail they were....

cnn 5:28:00 AM CEST

FTSE LIVE: Footsie jumps as US stocks advance on hawkish speech from Janet Yellen [4]  da  de  es  fr  sv  hu  nl

Lee Ferridge, head of multi-asset strategy at State Street Global Markets North America, said: 'Despite recent hints of an ongoing policy rethink at the FOMC, Janet Yellen’s Jackson Hole speech did not break much new ground. 'Her comments could help arrest the dollar’s recent decline and deal a blow....

dailymail 4:44:00 PM CEST

Toronto man charged in crossbow murders that left 3 dead [3]  sv  de

TORONTO (AP) — A 35-year-old Toronto man is facing murder charges in the deaths of three people suffering from what appeared to be crossbow wounds. Brett Ryan is facing three counts of first-degree murder in the deaths that shocked a quiet residential neighborhood in the city's east end. The slayings were discovered on Thursday.

news-yahoo 4:58:00 PM CEST

Accidental explosion at sports center in Belgium leaves 1 dead, 2 injured [3]  da  de  et  fa  fr  nl  pl  sv  ru

BRUSSELS -- One person is reported to have been killed and at least two injured in Belgium in an accidental explosion at a sports center near the French border. A Belgian Crisis Center staffer said early Friday that “the information that I have is that it due to an accident, probably gas. There is no link to terrorism or anything like that.

CBSnews 5:49:00 AM CEST

Wall Street slips in wake of comments by top Fed officials [3]  de  es  fr

NEW YORK U.S. stocks ended modestly lower after a volatile session on Friday, having bounced between gains and losses as investors wrestled with the likely timing of a U.S. interest rate hike following comments from top Federal Reserve officials. The S&P 500 rose after Fed Chair Janet Yellen said....

reuters 10:47:00 PM CEST

Irish executives told us Pat Hickey was ‘big leader’ of OCI ticketing, says Rio detective [3]  pt

Update 10.56pm: Pat Hickey was the “big leader” of the OCI’s ticketing operation, police in Brazil were told in interviews today with two OCI officials, a top Rio detective has said. Kevin Kilty and Stephen Martin told police that Hickey, arrested by police last week, was in charge of decisions about Olympic tickets at the OCI.

westernpeople 12:26:00 AM CEST

Dirty laundry: Welspun tangle highlights India's quality challenge [3]

By Promit Mukherjee. MUMBAI (Reuters) - Questions over the exact provenance of bedsheets sold by Welspun India to America's middle classes have not only wiped $740 million off the firm's market value, but also revived one of Indian manufacturing's enduring headaches: quality.

news-yahoo 12:26:00 PM CEST

Russia, Japan working on peace treaty in Moscow — Foreign Ministry [3]  bg  fa  fr  pl  ru

MOSCOW, August 26. /TASS/. A session of the third round of the Russian-Japanese negotiations on the peace treaty problem has been held in Moscow, the Russian Foreign Ministry informed on Friday. "The Russian delegation was led by Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov, and the Japanese - by the....

itartass_en 3:44:00 PM CEST

Live scenes of Qassam attack during 2014 war released [3]  fr  nl

GAZA, (PIC)-- A video displaying live scenes of an anti-occupation operation carried out by an elite unit of the Qassam Brigades was released on Thursday evening. The videotaped operation displays the killing of eight Israeli soldiers from a zero distance during the 2014 Israeli offensive on Gaza....

palestine-info-en 1:24:00 PM CEST

FDA recommends testing all donated blood in the US for Zika virus [2]  es  fr  nl  sl

In a major expansion of its policy on Zika virus, the Food and Drug Administration says it now recommends all blood donated in the United States be screened for possible Zika infection. "The FDA is updating its guidance after careful consideration of all available scientific evidence, consultation....

news-yahoo 5:59:00 PM CEST

Obama creates world's largest protected area [2]  da  de  es  fr  it  hu  nl  sl  sv

Image: Pew Charitable trusts. The islands, described as "America's Galapagos," encompass the most intact tropical marine region under U.S. control. Many of the 7,000 marine species in the protected area — including whales, sea turtles and ancient black coral — are fighting for survival as intensive....

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