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At least 30 killed in Islamic State attack on Syrian army near Palmyra

Wednesday  01:15,   23 may 2018
reuters

At least 30 Syrian army troops and Iranian-backed militiamen were killed on Tuesday when Islamic State fighters attacked a military outpost near Palmyra in eastern Syria, a monitor and residents from the area said. They said the militants used[...]

Danish govt: Minister's views on fasting Muslims are her own

Wednesday  00:30,   23 may 2018
msn

A spokeswoman for Denmark's coalition government says the immigration minister's assertion that Muslims fasting for Ramadan pose a safety hazard in some jobs don't represent official policy. Load[...]

Venezuelan president expels top US diplomat

Tuesday  21:46,   22 may 2018
msn

President Nicolas Maduro is expelling the top U.S. diplomat in Venezuela and his deputy for allegedly conspiring against his government.Maduro made the announcement in a televised address, giving Todd Robinson and his deputy Brian Naranjo 48 hours[...]

Palestinians want international court to investigate Israel

Tuesday  20:21,   22 may 2018
msn

<p>The Palestinian foreign minister asked the International Criminal Court to open an "immediate investigation" into alleged Israeli crimes committed against the Palestinian people.</p>Load[...]

China sentences Tibetan activist to 5 years for separatism

Tuesday  18:25,   22 may 2018
msn

A Chinese judge has sentenced a Tibetan shopkeeper to five years in prison for inciting separatism, based on his comments in a New York Times documentary.Tashi Wangchuk's lawyer Liang Xiaojun told the Associated Press that his client said earlier[...]

Syrian army, police celebrate recapturing all of Damascus

Tuesday  15:51,   22 may 2018
msn

<p>State media promoted what it said was the "liberation" of the last quarters of the capital from rebels and Islamic State group militants.</p>Police motorcycles flying the flag roared into what was left of the neighborhood in a[...]

Two new Ebola deaths recorded in Congo: health ministry

Tuesday  13:51,   22 may 2018
reuters

<p>Two new deaths from Ebola and seven new confirmed cases have been recorded in Democratic Republic of Congo, the health ministry said on Tuesday.</p>Load[...]

Israel says it is the first country to use U.S.-made F-35 in combat

Tuesday  12:50,   22 may 2018
reuters

Israel is the first country to have used the U.S.-made F-35 stealth fighter in combat, the Israeli air force chief said on Tuesday in remarks carried by the military's official Twitter account.Local media further quoted Major-General Amikam[...]

Pollution turns India's white marble Taj Mahal yellow and green

Tuesday  12:27,   22 may 2018
reuters

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Nipah virus death toll rises in India

Tuesday  12:06,   22 may 2018
bbc

The death toll from the deadly Nipah virus in the southern Indian state of Kerala has risen to 10, doctors say. Two others who have tested positive for the virus are critically ill. Some 40 people have been put under under quarantine following the[...]

Iranian people will punch U.S. Secretary of State in the mouth - Iranian commander

Tuesday  10:06,   22 may 2018
reuters

The Iranian people will punch the U.S. Secretary of State in the mouth in response to a new American plan to pressure Iran, a senior Revolutionary Guards commander said on Tuesday. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday demanded Iran make[...]

Thousands of Human Bones Reveal 'Barbarian' Battle Rituals

Tuesday  09:00,   22 may 2018
nationalgeographic

<p>Archaeologists working in a sprawling wetland in Denmark have uncovered 2,000-year-old human remains that are challenging traditional ideas about "barbarian" warfare in northern Europe.</p>What the team[...]

Heatwave kills at least 65 in Pakistan

Tuesday  08:51,   22 may 2018
cnn

<p>Hotter than average temperatures have killed at least 65 people in just three days in Karachi, Pakistan.</p>Temperatures reached a high of 44 degrees Celsius (111 Fahrenheit) on Monday, according to the Pakistan Meteorological Department,[...]

Sweden puts out emergency war pamphlet amid Russia fears

Tuesday  08:35,   22 may 2018
msn

<p>The Swedish government on Monday presented an emergency pamphlet to prepare millions of citizens in the event of a war, natural disaster or cyber attack amid soaring tensions between Russia and the Western allies.</p>Load[...]

Trump the dealmaker facing challenges ahead of NKorea summit

Tuesday  07:50,   22 may 2018
msn

<p>Weeks before his planned North Korea summit, President Donald Trump is staring down a dealmaker's worst nightmare: overpromising and under-delivering.</p>As the Singapore meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un draws near, the[...]