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Trial against US pastor resumes in Turkey

Wednesday  12:31,   18 july 2018
msn

The trial of a U.S. pastor who is accused of aiding terror groups and engaging in espionage has resumed in a town in western Turkey. Andrew Craig Brunson, a 50-year-old evangelical pastor from Black Mountain, North Carolina, was arrested in [...]
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U.S. pays Trump's Scotland golf resort $77,000 ahead of visit

Wednesday  09:00,   18 july 2018
reuters

The U.S. government paid more than $77,000 to President Trump's Scottish golf resort ahead of his stay there last weekend, according to federal spending records, indicating that Trump's official visit to Europe likely generated revenue for[...]

Secret Service agent dies after suffering stroke in Scotland

Wednesday  09:00,   18 july 2018
thehill

A Secret Service agent who accompanied President Trump on his trip to Europe died in a hospital after suffering a stroke in Scotland, the agency announced on Tuesday. The agent suffered a stroke during Trump's July 15 stay at his Turnberry golf[...]

Russia Military Tech Turns Troops, Tanks 'Invisible'

Wednesday  07:23,   18 july 2018
newsweek

The CEO of Russia's Rostec state corporation said that the company developed "a coating that, like a chameleon, mimics the color of the environment."Sergey Chemezov, CEO of Russian state corporation Rostec, said Tuesday that his[...]

Iran Sues U.S. Over Broken Nuclear Deal and Reimposed Sanctions

Wednesday  06:45,   18 july 2018
nytimes

The action asked the International Court of Justice to declare that the sanctions reimposed on May 8 should be terminated “without delay.”The International Court of Justice, the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, said in a statement on[...]

Iran Officially Takes U.S. to Court Over Nuclear Deal

Wednesday  04:45,   18 july 2018
newsweek

The U.S. is legally "obliged to stop these international breaches and compensate for all the damage inflicted," Iran says.The International Court of Justice (ICJ) confirmed that the suit has been filed, Radio Free Europe reported. Iranian [...]

Putin Jet Trespassed in NATO Airspace on Way to Summit, Estonia Says

Wednesday  01:31,   18 july 2018
nytimes

Vladimir V. Putin’s plane crossed NATO airspace without clearance for about 50 seconds while flying from Russia to the meeting with President Trump, the Estonian military says.MOSCOW — Even before his plane touched down in Finland for a summit[...]

No one can explain what Trump’s Russia summit means, not even the U.S. government

Wednesday  01:31,   18 july 2018
msn

The confusion underscores the effect of the president’s on-the-fly style and his affinity for a nation that officials describe as a major threat.The day after Trump huddled with Putin in an extended one-on-one meeting, the Pentagon, State Department [...]

Writer removed from summit event says he only had a question

Wednesday  00:25,   18 july 2018
msn

The writer and political activist who was forcibly removed from a room where U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin were about to give a joint news conference said Tuesday he wasn't trying to protest.Sam Husseini, a[...]

Trump says summit with Putin was ‘even better’ than NATO meeting as growing number of Republicans criticize his Helsinki comments

Tuesday  18:46,   17 july 2018
msn

The president blamed the news media for negative coverage of his performance alongside the Russian leader.In a morning tweet, the president blamed the media for negative coverage of his joint news conference Monday with Putin in Helsinki — a[...]

Mother Teresa homes in 'baby trade' probe

Tuesday  12:06,   17 july 2018
bbc

India's government has ordered an investigation amid allegations that the charity is selling babies.The government has asked officials to inspect the charity's centres across[...]

Heatwave blankets Japan, kills 14 people over long weekend

Tuesday  07:38,   17 july 2018
reuters

An intense heatwave killed at least 14 people over a three-day long weekend in Japan, media reported on Tuesday, and high temperatures hampered the recovery in flood-hit areas where more than 200 people died last week. Temperatures on Monday, a[...]

Nowhere to run: Rohingya hunker down as monsoon arrives

Tuesday  07:38,   17 july 2018
msn

They were already running for their lives when they fled Myanmar. Now the monsoon season is bringing fresh dangers to the 900,000 Rohingya who live in ramshackle huts on unstable hills in refugee camps in Bangladesh.Landslides, flooding and[...]

Saudi Women Learn to Fly After Gaining Right to Drive

Tuesday  06:56,   17 july 2018
newsweek

"We are no longer living in the era where women were allowed [to work] in limited arenas. All avenues are now opened for women."An aviation school in Saudi Arabia will open its doors to women, following the kingdom’s move to allow female[...]

Cuba plane crash caused by human error: company

Tuesday  04:35,   17 july 2018
msn

A plane crash that killed 112 people in Cuba on May 18 was caused by human error, the Mexican company that owned the jet said Monday. Global Air, whose operations were suspended by the Mexican authorities over the accident, said a study by[...]