Saturday, July 21, 2018

Spelling it out: War of words over US-Russia relations [7]  ar  da  de  es  et  fa  fr  nl  no  ru  sl  sv  hu

Standing alongside Mr Putin, Mr Trump said he did not see any reason why it "would" be Russia that meddled in the US presidential election. He clarified it a day later, claiming he should have said he didn't see any reason why it "wouldn't" be Russia that meddled. The difference? Just two letters and an apostrophe.

RTERadio 8:38:00 AM CEST


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I didn't get a glimpse of my mystic bride's face until after we married, says Imran Khan [7]

After retiring from cricket, he raised £20 million to build Pakistan's first specialist cancer hospital, which opened in Lahore in 1994. Two years later, he founded the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), or Movement for Justice. Slowly it has made electoral gains and is currently the third-largest party in the national assembly.

dailymail 11:22:00 PM CEST

Chinese leader begins Africa visit as US interest in continent wanes [6]  da  de  es  fr  nl  no  ru  sv

Chinese President Xi Jinping has arrived in Africa on a four-nation visit seeking deeper military and economic ties. His visit comes as the US, the country’s rival in a bitter trade war, shows little interest in the world’s second most populous continent.

cyprus-mail 12:56:00 PM CEST

Iran's top leader endorses warning over oil supplies [6]  de  fa  fr  ru  tr

Iran's top leader has endorsed a warning made earlier by the country's president over Mideast oil supplies. State TV reported Saturday that Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, meeting with Iran ian diplomats, praised the remarks by Hassan Rouhani and called them "a policy and attitude by the system.

ABCnews 6:17:00 PM CEST

Tiger Woods takes clubhouse lead at The Open 2018 [6]  da  de  fr  nl  hu  pt  sl

Tiger Woods shot his lowest round at a major since 2011 as a five-under-par 66 put him among the leaders on the third day of The Open at Carnoustie. Woods, making his first Open appearance since 2015, sunk six birdies to take a share of a six-way lead at one point.

bbc 6:46:00 PM CEST

Trump says 'your favorite President did nothing wrong' in apparent response to Cohen [5]  ar  da  de  es  fr  nl  no  pl  pt  ru  sv  hu

President Donald Trump waits to greet King Abdullah II of Jordan and Rania Al-Abdullah, Queen of Jordan, not pictured, at the South Portico of the White House in Washington, June 25, 2018. "Inconceivable that the government would break into a lawyer’s office (early in the morning) - almost unheard of," Trump tweeted Saturday morning.

ABCnews 5:17:00 PM CEST

Syria's war: Evacuation of rebels from Quneitra begins [5]  ar  de  fa  fr  nl  sl

. Evacuation comes as UN calls for safe passage for estimated 140,000 civilians displaced by fighting in southwest Syria. Buses line up at border as seen from the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights [Gil Eliyahu/Reuters] Rebels in the southwest province of Quneitra in Syria have started leaving the....

aljazeera-en 5:02:00 AM CEST

Watch: Boat accident kills 17, including nine from one family [4]  da  de  es  fr  nl  pl  pt  ru  sl  sv

Nine members of the same family were among 17 people killed when a "duck boat" sank during a storm on Thursday on a Missouri lake in one of the deadliest US tourist tragedies in years. The World War Two-style amphibious vehicle was carrying 31 passengers including children when the sudden....

timesofmalta 11:58:00 AM CEST

Israel carries out Gaza strikes as soldier dies from gunshot [3]  ar  da  de  es  fr  nl  no  pt  ro  ru  sl  sv  sw  tr  hu

Image copyright AFP Image caption A fireball rises from Gaza city following an Israeli air strike on Friday. Israel has attacked military targets in the Gaza Strip, after its soldiers came under gunfire at the border. The Israeli military announced that one soldier had died from his wounds, the first in the most recent clashes.

bbc 12:53:00 AM CEST

No-Confidence Motion: Congress President Rahul Gandhi dubs PM speech 'weak', Sonia Gandhi calls it old rhetoric [3]

No-Confidence Motion: Congress President Rahul Gandhi dubs PM speech ‘weak’, Sonia Gandhi calls it old rhetoric Congress President Rahul Gandhi today termed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech in Lok Sabha "weak", while former party chief Sonia Gandhi dubbed it as "old rhetoric".

financialexpress 12:27:00 AM CEST

Vietnamese new airline to debut in October [3]  nl

HANOI, July 21 (Xinhua) -- Bamboo Airways, owned by Vietnamese property developer FLC Group, plans to launch its first flight on Oct. 10, Vietnam News Agency reported on Saturday. With a charter capital of 700 billion Vietnamese dong (31.4 million U.S.

xinhuanet_en 6:35:00 PM CEST

India: suspected vigilantes kill Muslim man transporting cows [2]  es  sl  ar  de

Suspected vigilantes killed a Muslim man transporting two cows in India on Saturday, just 15 months after a similar attack highlighted the growing influence of pro-Hindu fringe groups. Police in the north-western state of Rajasthan said a group of five to seven people surrounded the man, identified....

guardian 2:05:00 PM CEST

World German astronaut drops in on Kraftwerk gig [2]  de  es  fr  it  nl  pt  sv  hu  no  pl  sl

Kraftwerk fans are used to hearing otherworldly tunes, but the German electronic music pioneers took it to another level at a gig in Stuttgart. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/world-news/german-astronaut-drops-in-on-kraftwerk-gig-37140925.html. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/world-news/article37140923.

belfasttelegraph 9:39:00 PM CEST

Thomas and Froome remain 1-2 in Tour after hilly 14th stage [2]  da  de  fr  nl  pt  hu

MENDE, France (AP) — Sky teammates Geraint Thomas and Chris Froome remained 1-2 in the Tour de France after the hilly 14th stage as an anticipated shakeup in the overall standings didn’t come to fruition on Saturday. Spanish rider Omar Fraile won the stage in the Massif Central by bursting from a group of breakaway riders on the finishing climb.

ChinaPost 7:37:00 PM CEST

Spain's conservatives pick Pablo Casado, 37, as leader [2]  de  fr  it  nl  pt  ar  es  hu  ru  sv  sw

's conservative People's Party (PP) has picked Pablo Casado to replace Mariano Rajoy after the former prime minister was ousted in a no-confidence vote in June. Casado on Saturday beat challenger Soraya Saenz de Santamaria by 1,701 to 1,250 votes, in a ballot of lawmakers and other senior PP members.

aljazeera-en 5:26:00 PM CEST

More than 300 older children split at border are reunited [2]  da  de  es  fr  nl  pt  sv  ar  hu  pl  ru  sl

FILE - In this July 10, 2018, file photo, Ever Reyes Mejia, of Honduras, carries his son to a vehicle after being reunited and released by United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Grand Rapids, Mich. The Trump administration said Thursday, July 19, that it has reunified 364 children ages....

news-yahoo 9:11:00 PM CEST

Cuba's draft constitution opens path to gay marriage [2]  de  es  pt  ru

HAVANA (Reuters) - The draft of Cuba’s new constitution opens the path to gay marriage by defining matrimony as between two individuals rather than between a man and a woman, a top government official told parliament on Saturday. The Caribbean island nation has made great strides over the past....

reuters 7:41:00 PM CEST

Steve Bannon plans foundation to fuel far right in Europe [2]  da  de  nl  sv  fr  hu  pl  pt

has announced plans to establish a foundation in Europe that he hopes will fuel the spread of rightwing populism across the continent. Donald Trump’s former chief advisor in the White House told the Daily Beast that he wanted to offer a rightwing alternative to George Soros’s Open Society....

guardian 6:30:00 PM CEST

Mourners wear pink for Alesha farewell [2]  da  de  fr  nl

Image copyright Facebook Image caption Six-year-old Alesha MacPhail will be laid to rest in Lanarkshire on Saturday. Hundreds of mourners are attending the funeral of a six-year-old girl who was killed while on holiday on a Scottish island. Mourners were asked to wear pink to remember Alesha....

bbc 12:44:00 PM CEST

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