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US to redirect Central America aid to Venezuela's Juan Guaido

5 hours 11 min ago
In a USAID memo, Donald Trump's administration said that funds would go to paying salaries of Juan Guaido's interim government, local NGO's and the promotion of independent media.

Data shows slight drop in US drug overdose deaths

5 hours 49 min ago
Drug overdose deaths in the US have dropped for the first time in two decades, according to preliminary data. The drop was due to a decline in deaths from prescription opoid painkillers.

Latin America confronts anti-Semitism, 25 years after deadly terrorist attack

7 hours 22 min ago
Twenty-five years ago, the Argentine Israelite Mutual Association fell victim to a gruesome terror attack in Buenos Aires. Today, Jewish communities are concerned about growing anti-Semitism on the internet.

Prosecutors drop sexual assault case against Kevin Spacey

8 hours 25 min ago
The Hollywood star had been accused of groping a 18-year-old man at a Massachusetts bar in 2016. But the case collapsed after the alleged victim refused to testify.

German court reaches first verdict in campsite child sex abuse case

9 hours 8 min ago
More than 40 children were sexually abused at a campsite in a small German town of Luegde over a years-long period. The case, one of the biggest abuse scandals to hit Germany in recent decades, shocked the country.

US removes Turkey from F-35 program after S-400 fiasco

9 hours 25 min ago
In a widely-expected move, the White House has formally begun the process to remove Turkey from its advanced fighter jet program. Turkey has opted for Russian military hardware over its US equivalent.

Iran's Zarif says US diplomatic restrictions 'inhuman'

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 23:41
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has blasted US travel restrictions on Iranian diplomats, describing them as "basically inhuman." He also accused Washington of "economic terrorism," targeting ordinary Iranian people.

Can the EU's Ursula von der Leyen fulfill her promises

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 23:23
Now that she's been elected European Commission president, Ursula von der Leyen can get to work realizing her EU vision. Who will she have to win over in the European Parliament, and which member states stand in her way?

Egypt begins restoring golden coffin of Tutankhamun

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 22:12
The tomb will be the cornerstone of a new museum near the Great Pyramids of Giza. The Egyptian tourism industry has foundered in the years since the uprising against ex-leader Hosni Mubarak in 2011.

Chinese, German army medics tackle cholera in joint drill

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 22:08
German and Chinese soldiers have wrapped up a two-week joint exercise in Bavaria — the first of its kind on German soil. Maximiliane Koschyk reports from the Feldkirchen army base.

G7 nations to act against Facebook's 'Libra' cryptocurrency plan

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 22:01
Facebook's plan to introduce its own cryptocurrency has come under sharp criticism from many countries. The social media giant announced in June that it would roll out a new digital currency, called Libra, from 2020.

'Aerosprinter' Caleb Ewan opens Tour de France account

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 21:17
Australia's sprint specialist Caleb Ewan has put early disappointments to one side to claim his first stage on the Tour de France. Mark Cavendish may be absent this year, but his aerodynamic sprint style's still on show.

Ebola: WHO declares international emergency over Congo outbreak

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 21:02
The UN's public health agency has warned that the possibility of the outbreak spreading across the region "remains very high." Health organizations have struggled to contain the outbreak in the conflict-stricken country.

UK arrests Manchester bomber's brother

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 19:42
Libyan authorities have extradited the brother of the suicide bomber who killed 22 people outside a Manchester concert. British authorities believe he may have had prior knowledge of the deadly terror attack.

Extinction Rebellion protesters arrested in London

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 19:41
Hundreds of demonstrators set up camp across the UK, disrupting traffic and concrete production. The second day of a week long nationwide protest demands more action on climate change from the British government.

German court backs Bundeswehr decision to dismiss far-right janitor

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 19:10
A Berlin labor court has ruled that the dismissal of a janitor by the German military due to links with the far-right was justified. The employee was fired over his online opinions and membership of an extremist group.

End of a 'secret' German military mission in Cameroon

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 18:29
The announcement that Germany has ended its military mission in Cameroon came as a surprise to many who were unaware of the presence of German soldiers in the conflict-torn African country.

Trifonov performs Trifonov in Wiesbaden

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 18:09
Already hailed as one of the major pianists of the 21st century, the Russian multi-talent gave a powerful rendition of his own piano concerto at the Rheingau Music Festival.

German poker pro Hossein Esnan wins World Series main event

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 18:01
In a high-stakes head-to-head between two European rivals, Hossein Esnan has come out victorious with the $10 million grand prize in Las Vegas. He said if it weren't for good cards and a bit of luck, he'd be runner-up.

Kulbhushan Jadhav: UN court orders Pakistan to review Indian 'spy' death sentence

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 17:55
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ordered Pakistan to review the death penalty for the former Indian navy commander. New Delhi had complained of an unfair trial and sought the ICJ's intervention.

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