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Second landslide hits stricken site in southwest China

Tuesday  09:27,   27 june 2017
Associated Press

A second landslide has struck the village in southwest China where rescue workers have been looking for nearly 100 people buried over the weekend by a massive wave of rocks and debris.Chinese state radio says the latest landslide struck the village[...]

Philippines says Duterte 'alive and well', amid health rumors

Tuesday  09:16,   27 june 2017
Reuters

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is alive and well and experiencing no health problems, the government said on Tuesday, amid concerns about his disappearance from the public eye for unusually long periods this month. 6 Credit Cards Better [...]

Philippines says Duterte 'alive and well', amid health rumors

Tuesday  09:16,   27 june 2017
Reuters

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is alive and well and experiencing no health problems, the government said on Tuesday, amid concerns about his disappearance from the public eye for unusually long periods this month. Known for a busy schedule [...]

China accuses India of border incursion

Tuesday  07:26,   27 june 2017
BBC News

Beijing says the development on the line between Sikkim and Tibet could threaten peace on the border.Xinhua quoted officials as saying that Indian troops had crossed the border, obstructing work on a road in an area that Beijing claims as its[...]

U.N. Brought Cholera to Haiti. Now It Is Fumbling Effort to Atone.

Tuesday  06:25,   27 june 2017
The New York Times

The trust fund to finance the U.N.’s anti-cholera plan is nearly broke. Members are balking at paying. And a class-action lawsuit continued to dog the U.N.Even as the United Nations expresses growing alarm over a cholera outbreak in war-ravaged[...]

U.S. says it appears Syria planning another chemical weapons attack

Tuesday  06:05,   27 june 2017
Reuters

<p>The White House said on Monday it appears the Syrian government is preparing for another chemical weapons attack and it warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad he and his military would "pay a heavy price" if it conducts such an[...]

Russia's Nuclear Submarine Tests Missile Fire in Arctic

Tuesday  05:55,   27 june 2017
Newsweek

The Arctic is a priority zone for the Russian Navy's current expansion and modernization strategy.The nuclear submarine Yuri Dolgoruky launched a Bulava missile in northwest Russia, finding a target on the other side of the country, in a[...]

Mexico to seek FBI's help on government spying probe

Tuesday  04:35,   27 june 2017
Reuters

Mexico's attorney general said on Monday it will request help from the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to investigate accusations the administration of President Enrique Pena Nieto spied on private citizens. Activists, human rights[...]

Mexico to seek FBI's help on government spying probe

Tuesday  04:35,   27 june 2017
Reuters

Mexico's attorney general said on Monday it will request help from the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to investigate accusations the administration of President Enrique Pena Nieto spied on private citizens. Activists, human rights[...]

Venezuela's latest deadly plight: AIDS

Tuesday  04:35,   27 june 2017
PRI

Venezuela’s AIDS treatment program was once admired around the world. Affordable drugs, education for at-risk groups, free condoms all helped control and reduce the country’s HIV epidemic. But as Venezuela sinks deeper and deeper into economic[...]

Venezuela's latest deadly plight: AIDS

Tuesday  04:35,   27 june 2017
PRI

Venezuela’s AIDS treatment program was once admired around the world. Affordable drugs, education for at-risk groups, free condoms all helped control and reduce the country’s HIV epidemic. But as Venezuela sinks deeper and deeper into economic[...]

London's fire symptomatic of larger safety issues globally

Tuesday  03:40,   27 june 2017
Associated Press

<p>The deaths of 79 people in a London apartment tower have triggered emergency inspections, evacuations and soul searching among British officials who failed to prevent the tragedy.</p>But fire-safety experts say governments and builders[...]

Survey Shows Global Disapproval of U.S. President Donald Trump

Tuesday  03:40,   27 june 2017
U.S. News & World Report

The global U.S. image takes a beating under Trump, according to a new report by Pew.Donald Trump, who has always been conscious of ratings, may be about to get some troubling[...]

Carbon in Atmosphere Is Rising, Even as Emissions Stabilize

Tuesday  02:51,   27 june 2017
The New York Times

Scientists are concerned over the cause of the rapid rise, which may indicate the world’s natural sponges that absorb carbon dioxide have changed.CAPE GRIM, Tasmania — On the best days, the wind howling across this rugged promontory has not touched[...]

Merkel: Gay marriage could get 'question of conscience' vote

Tuesday  02:30,   27 june 2017
Associated Press

German Chancellor Angela Merkel for the first time seems to have softened her previous opposition toward legalizing same-sex marriages. Merkel said Monday that German lawmakers could possibly take up the issue in the future as a "question of[...]