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People evacuated from rooftops as Kerala floods kill hundreds

Al Jazeera - Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 11:49am
Stranded people moved to 1,200 camps as heavy rains kill 164, pushing overall death toll during monsoon season to 324.

UN human rights committee asks Brazil to let Lula run in election

Al Jazeera - Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 11:41am
UN body says imprisoned former president cannot be disqualified from poll because his legal appeals are still ongoing.

Danny Cipriani charged with improper conduct by Rugby Football Union

BBC News - Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 11:14am
England fly-half Danny Cipriani is charged with improper conduct by the Rugby Football Union after an incident in a Jersey nightclub.

Imran Khan, 'new Pakistan' and the diaspora dilemma

Al Jazeera - Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 10:53am
Expatriates pin high hopes on prime minister-elect, as new government urges overseas nationals to invest in the country.

King of Spain Leads Ceremony to Remember Barcelona Attack Victims

World News (NY Times) - Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 10:47am
The anniversary commemorations were designed to set aside tensions over independence for Catalonia. But politics crept in.

My take on Jeremy Corbyn's apology

Al Jazeera - Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 10:37am
In Palestine, we hope the Labour leader will stand his ground and continue to give a voice to our struggle for justice.

Imran Khan elected as Pakistan's prime minister

Al Jazeera - Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 10:17am
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief, who will take oath of office on Saturday, promises an era of 'accountability'.

The immigrants who built Australia's 'fairytale' castles

BBC News - Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 9:51am
How nostalgic Europeans forged shrines to old traditions - creating the nation's first theme parks.

Is Turkey really looking for alternatives to the West?

Al Jazeera - Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 9:31am
Ankara is not interested in replacing its traditional partnerships, it wants to teach Washington a lesson.

Pakistan: Who is Imran Khan?

Al Jazeera - Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 8:34am
From international cricket star to Pakistan’s prime minister-elect. A look at the life and political rise of Imran Khan.

On China's Muslim crackdown

Al Jazeera - Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 8:29am
Beijing's aggressive Sinification campaign is putting at stake the internal cohesion of Asia's most powerful state.

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani visits Ghazni after Taliban siege

Al Jazeera - Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 8:17am
Ghani visited the city of Ghazni a week after the Taliban launched an assault on the provincial capital.

#ShareYourRejections - The pain of being turned down

BBC News - Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 8:12am
Actors and writers on Twitter have been sharing their experiences of being rejected.

Malaysia's PM Mahathir Mohamad in China for bilateral talks

Al Jazeera - Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 8:10am
Mahathir Mohamad is in Beijing on his first trip to China since winning May's election.

Greece fires: Inquiry launched regarding response

Al Jazeera - Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 8:10am
Prosecutors have launched an inquiry into why 96 people were killed.

Jakarta's air quality a major concern ahead of Asian Games

Al Jazeera - Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 8:10am
Jakarta has undergone a big tidy up ahead of the event, but air pollution is still a big problem.

Kevin de Bruyne: Manchester City midfielder out for three months

BBC News - Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 7:53am
Manchester City midfielder Kevin de Bruyne is ruled out for three months with a knee injury.

US threatens more sanctions on Turkey over detained pastor

Al Jazeera - Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 7:39am
Turkish court rejects appeal to free American pastor who has been detained on terrorism charges.

#TipTheBillChallenge: Why people are giving 100% tips

BBC News - Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 7:35am
The #TipTheBillChallenge is a social media trend which sees people tip the total amount of the bill.

Britain’s Big Squeeze: As Austerity Helps Bankrupt an English County, Even Conservatives Mutiny

World News (NY Times) - Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 6:28am
The local government in an affluent part of England is out of cash, and others may follow. Its former leader blames funding cuts from London.
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