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Trudeau and Trump hold face to face meeting on sidelines of G7 summit

Toronto police chief says shooting that injured 4 the result of gang violence

Groups ready campaign to help young voters identify 'fake news' in election

Riding association wants explanation for why Quebec Liberal MP was denied candidacy

Trudeau non-committal on blocking Jihadi Jack's return, says only that it's a crime to travel with terror motives

After measles outbreak, 350 Hasidic children in Montreal get vaccinated

Barrick to invest $34 million to extend Veladero’s mine life

Forget Toronto. Buying in P.E.I. increasingly 'cutthroat' as home prices rise

How a young Quebec soldier found confidential D-Day invasion plans — and kept it a secret

At G-7, Trump May Find Common Ground on Gender Equality, Africa

UK’s Boris Johnson tells Donald Trump to lower trade barriers to seal UK deal

Trump Says 'Has No Plan' to Declare Emergency Over China But Has 'Right' to Do it - Reports

Three ship commanders fired in two days, raising questions about Navy's 'zero-error tolerance' culture

NASA Astronaut Anne McClain Refutes Space Crime Claim by Spouse as Divorce Details Emerge

A Cave Is No Place for Humans, So DARPA Is Sending In the Robots

Chinese professor to stand trial in US for “espionage” next month

Another first: City of Berkeley bans natural gas in new buildings

Unpaid Kentucky coal miners have been blocking a train track for 3 weeks

Mexico's AMLO: Legal Sabotage Being Mounted Against New Airport

Journalist found dead in Mexico after criticizing local authorities

American patients and surgeons meet in Mexico to save money

How US Government's 'Remain in Mexico' Plan Unfurled Into Confusion

Mexico exports of commercial trucks to U.S. jumps 30 percent in first quarter

Mexico posts record current account surplus as Trump China trade war bites

Cuban Ambassador Highlights Relations with Syria

Jamaica: It's now Tropical Storm Dorian

Over 7,000lbs of ganja worth $36m seized in Boscobel

All eyes on selection of PNP regional chairmen and executive ... But Region Three will be most watched

Venezuela denounces Lima Group's position regarding Amazon Crisis

Venezuela: Major Natural Gas Explosion Act of 'Sabotage'

‘Colombia’s army chief personally involved in witch hunt against whistleblowers’

Colombia’s 2nd army division accused of ties to narco-guerrillas

Local elections in Colombia: candidates giving away drugs for votes

Colombia to charge allegedly corrupt former Supreme Court magistrate: reports

More Supertanker Flights Planned in Bolivia to Put Out fires

Bolivia: Supertanker Makes 'Successful' 2nd Pass in Chiquatania

Biodiversity Lost in the Amazonia Will Take Decades to Recover

Brazil ramps up fight on Amazon fires, new blazes ignite

Itausa Offers $850 Million for Petrobras’s Bottled Gas Unit

Amazon Crisis: Mass Protests Erupt Across Brazil

Britain joins Germany in criticizing Macron's Mercosur threat

Argentina: IMF Meets Macri and Opposition Fernandez

Pro-Macri rally brings tens of thousands to streets of Buenos Aires

Chile's working to strengthen economic links with India and China

Chinese in Chile urinate, harass Taiwan restaurant for supporting Hong Kong

Taiwan condemns Chinese mob that harassed shop in Chile

S. Korea rejects Japan's request to stop Dokdo defense exercise

Trump, meeting Abe on sidelines of French G7 summit, says 'very big' trade deal with Japan expected soon

3,000 people to work in Japan under expanded visa system

Christian-style weddings remain popular in Japan, but allure is more about optics than religion

Seoul and trilateral alliance with Japan and U.S. will suffer most with GSOMIA pullout, Tokyo defense insiders say

Nuclear test ban body sees end of INF as opportunity for new disarmament framework

Nagasaki train fans launch crowdfunding drive to send experts to Thailand to help maintain aged Japanese locomotives

N. Korea
North Korean leader Kim oversaw test of "super-large multiple rocket launcher": KCNA

N. Korea slams Seoul's introduction of 2 additional F-35A stealth jets

North Korean leader Kim oversaw test of "super-large multiple rocket launcher"

Japan affirms cooperation with France, Canada and Germany on North Korea

Pyongyang Using Ancient Biplanes to Practice on South Korean F-15 Mockups

S. Korea
South Korean military begins their bi-annual maritime drills for the defense of Dokdo

Moon to embark on 6-day trip to Thailand, Myanmar and Laos starting Sept. 1st

Organ chips could replace animal testing, enhance clinical trials

Japan calls South Korea's Takeshima military exercises 'unacceptable' as ties continue to sour

China warns against "wrong actions" after Trump declares tariff hike for Chinese goods

Hong Kong police fire tear gas, roll out water cannon trucks to clear protesters

With lights twinkling, a human chain of pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong steps up pressure on China

Central gov't congratulates newly-elected Macao chief executive-designate

China recalls ships, evacuates thousands for Typhoon Bailu

Tourism adds 32,000 jobs for Xinjiang in H1

China-Northeast Asia Expo opens in NE China

Shot fired after police draw weapons as officers chased down street by protesters

China set to step up tear gas production as demand booms

China’s coal output surges in past 70 years

PBOC Says New Personal Mortgage Loan Rate to Be Based on LPR

China's Sinopec first-half profit falls 25% year-on-year over thin refining margins

Taiwan soon to rise to top anti-money laundering review category

Taiwan requests allies to speak up on its behalf at U.N. assembly

Another political party formed in Taiwan ahead of 2020 elections

Tropical Storm Bailu kills two in Philippines and Taiwan, hits south China coast

Ineng causes P300-M damage to Ilocos Norte infrastructure

4 dead in collision of boats at Mindanao’s largest river

PH labor execs in HK face probe over online provider change

Sabah revives barter trading with Philippines, Indonesia

China slams Vietnam over oil drilling

PM Phúc urges Bắc Kạn Province to focus on poverty reduction

Party’s inspection commission rules on violations in Khánh Hòa, Đồng Nai

Vietnam: Authorities vow to find cause of land collapse near aluminum factory

Bình Dương to invest $172,400 to improve water supply and waste treatment

China's top feed producer completes construction at its first pig farm overseas in Vietnam

Vietnam’s air traffic controllers face the strain with rising flights

Dr M to visit Vietnam to boost bilateral ties, trade

Muslim man dies following interrogation in notorious Thai prison

Thailand: Standards upgrade coming for farm exports

Two small quakes hit Chiang Mai

Four million Bangkokians going without universal healthcare

Bangkok Bank okays interim dividend

Suspected Japanese call centre gang leader arrested in Bangkok

US Military Official Confirms China Deal to Use Cambodian Naval Base

Malaysian King to visit Indonesia

M'sia looking to boost participation of local firms in Kazakhstan

Calm in KLIA as normalcy returns after network equipment replacement

Threatening yet another rally, Malay-Muslim groups demand Pakatan dissolve Parliament

Forest fire in Iskandar Puteri spreads to 98 hectares

PKR calls for discussions following UN’s report on actual poverty line being between 15 to 20pc

Jafar Umar Thalib, firebrand cleric known for roles in Maluku conflict, dies at 58

Outcry intensifies over Papua blackout

Indonesia proposes joint commitment on mangrove restoration

Wonogiri to offer coffee tourism starting next year

Indonesia‘s growing service sector creates new professions for young people

East Kalimantan governor vows to put land speculators under control following capital city transfer

Police seek leads in Molotov cocktail attack on Golkar HQ

President Erdogan confirms plan to visit Indonesia early 2020

Agong’s visit to Indonesia further fosters close bilateral ties

Rohingya mark 2 years since Myanmar army crackdown

At Kutupalong refugee camp, in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, 200,000 people gather peacefully to remember the violent crackdown by Myanmarese security forces

New UN project in Nepal to advance women entrepreneurship

Nepal tops all on number of cooperatives

“Nepal government to listen to the voice of the people and end the environment of mistrust”

Nepal supports Belt and Road Initiatives forwarded by China: NCP senior leader Khanal

Indians unable to buy Rs 5 biscuits shows how badly wages are suppressed

Kashmir may provide spark for Pakistan-India nuclear war: US think tank

UN chief promises to take up Kashmir with Modi

India proposes to conduct study for navigational satellite programme

India to introduce visa with variable fees for peak and low seasons

Former Union minister Arun Jaitley cremated with full State honours

Priyanka: Govt indulging in media management instead of finding cure to slowdown

J&K: State flag replaced with tricolour at Civil Secretariat building in Srinagar

No shortage of medicines in J&K, restrictions helped save lives: Governor Satya Pal Malik

Punjab floods: Fresh threat looms over border villages after Pakistan releases more water

Teresa Kok: Malaysia to discuss ways to create better trade balance with India

Central Asia & Middle East
Kashmiris doubt normalcy restoration in region

‘Pakistan needs to focus on biogas and biomass gasification’

Pakistan: Public sector enterprises debt increases by 47% in one year

'Modi is a terrorist': Kashmiris protest in front of UN headquarters

Three more polio cases confirmed in K-P, two in Sindh

Imran Khan govt bans new jobs, purchase of vehicles

Afghan Taliban Say Peace Deal With US in Sight

Will have good news for the Afghans in coming days: Abdullah

Pakistani suicide bombers among 16 killed in Afghan, U.S. forces airstrikes in Ghazni

Taliban militants kill the abducted member of Samangan Provincial Council

48 Taliban militants, 8 Afghan soldiers killed or wounded in latest Balkh clashes

Malaysia to boost local firms' participation in Kazakhstan: Envoy

Jezkiik ethnic music festival held in Kazakhstan

Mudflow floods central streets in Cholpon-Ata

EBRD to support climate-resilient rehabilitation of Tajik hydropower plant

OSCE advises Turkmenistan on airport security

Turkmenistan to host international conference on construction in Ashgabat

UAE organises workshop to build capacities of Uzbek leaders

Central Bank issues Admiral Isakov-125 silver collector coin

President Ilham Aliyev receives OIC Secretary General

Jubilee coin dedicated to Azerbaijani poet Nasimi's anniversary issued in Turkey

Azerbaijani ministry refutes information about transportation of Israeli drones to Azerbaijan for US attack on Iraq, Iran

Azerbaijan, Russia study development of joint tourism projects

Azerbaijan breaches Artsakh ceasefire 130 times

G7 discussions continue with squabbling, but some progress on Iran

Iran denies that yesterday's attack by Israel hit their installations. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, an opposition-aligned medium, claims the missiles killed one Iranian and two people from Hezbollah

Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif Arrives in Biarritz, France Hosting G7 Summit

Iran’s Aerospace achievements to be showcased in Russia

Iran’s steel production grows nearly six times bigger than world average

Macron backtracks on ‘G7 mandate for Iran’ after Trump denial

IDF chief: Iranian commander Soleimani personally oversaw drone attack plan

‘Iran household spending up by almost 20 percent’

Iranian Navy ready to escort Adrian Darya 1, says admiral

Iranian rial regains value by 40% in 8 months: CBI

Imports of basic goods into Iranian ports up 67% in 5 months

Three soldiers killed, 7 injured in PKK attack in N. Iraq

$25 million worth of aquaculture products exported from Shalamcheh to Iraq

Daesh mortar attack on soccer field kills 6 in Iraq

KRG to join Iraq's foreign representation in meetings abroad: Kurdish lawmaker

Israel bombs Syria to 'thwart Iranian killer drone attack'

Syria responds to Israeli attack over capital Damascus

Turkey-US conduct first reconnaissance flight in Syria

Syrian Kurds declare support for Turkish-US 'safe zone'

Safe Zone in Northern Syria is Fully Operational: Turkish MoD

Antalya welcomes record 10 million foreign tourists

Digitalization to raise Turkish exports by 30%: Expert

Kuwait: His Highness Amir receives congratulatory cable from Lebanese party leader

Lebanese army investigates two Israeli drones crashing south of Beirut

Lebanon: Army Commander tackles developments with US Senate delegation

Bassil, Turkish counterpart hold press conference, stress need to cooperate to secure safe refugee return to Syria

President Aoun denounces Israeli agression on Lebanon

First drilling for Block 4 in Lebanese waters to start by year end

Lebanon’s credit ratings show reform urgency

The Israel Defense Forces say their Air Force has struck multiple Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps targets in Aqraba near the Syrian capital Damascus

Israel launches West Bank crackdown after teenager killed

After strike on drone plot, Israeli ministers warn Iran is ‘not safe anywhere’

Israel’s Bezeq may write down up to $599 million in second quarter

Ahead of elections, settlers allowed to move into Hebron's Beit HaMachpela

Only 61% of Israelis plan on voting in September election

Palestinian found dead in West Bank identified as 21-year-old from Bethlehem

"Eager Lion" exercises kick off in Jordan

Jordan: Gov’t defends new anti-smuggling measures in wake of Ramtha riots

House Palestine Committee members meet Abbas in Amman

Women empowerment conference to gather activists from region at Dead Sea

'80 per cent of Istiqlal Street-Mahatta bridge work completed'

First day of Muharram will be public holiday in Oman

Natural gas emerging as major contributor to Oman's economy

Iran's annual exports to Oman exceed $700M

Saudi Arabia
Saudi guardianship reforms ‘a charade’, says HRW

Yemen conducts strikes on Saudi Arabian airport, airbase

Arab coalition intercept drone targeting Khamis Mushayt by Houthis

More than 1,500 people trained as part of Taif Season

U. A. E.
Pak Senate Chairman cancels UAE trip over Modi's visit

Yemen gov't takes control of city after separatist clashes

Yemen unveils two indigenous missile defense systems

United Kingdom
British gov't: 3D baggage scanners to boost airport security checkpoints

Trump tells Brexit Britain: We'll have a major trade deal

Britain sends another warship to Gulf

Philip Hammond demands apology over 'misleading' claims ex-ministers leaked Operation Yellowhammer dossier

Prince Andrew breaks silence on Epstein: I never 'saw, witnessed or suspected' anything illegal

Ban on liquids over 100ml to be lifted as airports introduce new scanning technology

Criminals committing 100 offences before being sent to prison for knife crime, official figures show

Prince Andrew Reportedly Flew on Epstein's Jet With Ex-Miss Russia Who Allegedly Dated George Soros

Fianna Fáil TD makes apology for Facebook remarks on Kerry sports star

Cherrywood facing 'severe delays' over €62m funding gap

Home truths: Irish economy caught in a rental trap

A former Fine Gael minister and close friend of Taoiseach Leo Varadkar says there must be a "compromise" on the controversial backstop to avert economic disaster from Brexit

High-definition TV is driving politicians to opt for beauty treatments

Road hauliers 'hope to reach agreement'

Algarve nurses protest

Further excavations in Algarve's ancient Roman city

Portugal: Finance ministry 'blocks' ambulance purchase

Helicopter and Small Plane Collide on Spanish Island of Mallorca, Leaving 5 Dead

Popular Barcelona Beach Evacuated as Police Find Explosive Device in Water

Macron says contacts with Iran to continue on nuclear, other issues

G7 leaders gather in France amid worrying trend of trade disputes, fear of global recession

Thousands protest G7 as Trump, EU clash over trade

G7 Ready to Help Amazonian Countries Affected by Forest Fires - French President

75 years on, Paris celebrates its liberation from Nazis

Tusk says to try to convince G7 leaders to invite Zelensky to next meeting

EU announces record €550 million contribution to save 16 million lives from AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria

Belgian deaths among holiday makers abroad reaches record high

Rail services to Ostend disrupted, hundreds of passengers stuck

The eurozone risks imploding - only a German spending spree can save it

East German Regions Back Readmission of Russia to G7 Despite Federal Government's Opposition

US Ambassador to Germany Calls for United Front on China, Tells Europe to ‘Dial it Up’

Merkel’s Bavarian allies call for German climate bond – BamS

Germany in Uproar as Negative Rates Threaten Saving Obsession

Germany's firefighters on the decline

Germany fights jihadism with YouTube satire

Thousands protest against racism in Dresden

Trump’s spat with Denmark could cost him against Iran: Foreign Policy

US planning to open Greenland consulate for the first time in decades

Austria's love of cash in poll campaign spotlight

World's largest biplane crashes in Austria

The World Health Organisation confirms that microplastics are finding their way into the water billions of people drink.

Where has it all gone wrong for Italy's Matteo Salvini?

Talks to form new Italy coalition 'positive'

Lampedusa mayor denounces Italy's collapsing government over migrant boat standoff

'Red lights' as over-tourism threatens Corsican nature reserve

Holy See
Pope, urging prayers, says Amazon forest vital for Earth

Tesla Opens Up Model 3 Sales to Romania, Poland, Hungary and Slovenia

International Agriculture & Food Fair AGRA Opens in Gornja Radgona

Belgrade Protest Held In Support Of Army Pensioners Facing Eviction

Greece: 2 arrested for starting fires in the Peloponnese

Archaeologists Find a Marble Slab with a Greek Inscription Dedicated to the Cult of the Virgin Mary

Is there an Economic Crisis on the Bulgaria Sea Coast this Summer?

Bulgarian Security Agency will have Access to Student Data to Monitor Radicalization

Lower Consumption and Exports will Slow Growth in Bulgaria in 2020-2021

Bulgarian MFA: Due to Transport Strikes in Spain, There May be Difficulties with the Transport

Bulgarian PM Borisov: The Government Provided BGN 82.510 Million for the Repair of the Su-25

PM Dancila about a withdrawal from the presidential race in favor of Tariceanu: Definitely not

Viorica Dancila designated as PSD's candidate in presidential elections

PSD's Extraordinary Congress meeting to designate party's candidate in presidential elections started at Parliament Palace

Five F-16 fighter jets to be sold to Romania

Traditional royal guard dogs to warn criminals in Hungary

Homophobia rising in European countries without gay marriage

Slovak’s dream orchard drawing volunteers from across the world

Kuwait FM meets Polish counterpart

Top Kuwait legislator hosts Poland FM

Ukraine’s first president names careerism, thirst for wealth as Poroshenko’s main faults

Ukraine: On Independence Day, enemy fires five times on Joint Forces positions

Success as Ukraine conducts first burn test of Cyclone-4 launch vehicle stage

Macron, Trump to discuss Ukraine at G7 summit

Ukrainian soldier killed, another three injured in Donbas shelling

Zelensky, Ukrainian World Congress discuss need for further tightening political, sanction pressure on Russia

G7 leaders say "too early" to bring Russia back into powerful group

Trump says Putin may attend next G7 summit in US

Russia’s Baltic Fleet holds drills for stealth deployment of Iskander missile systems

Roscosmos confirms MS-14 spacecraft’s 2nd attempt to dock to ISS scheduled for August 27

Third of Russians smoke cigarettes, 2% use other nicotine delivery systems — poll

Series of Earthquake Shocks Recorded Near Lake Baikal, Russia

Siberia's Diamond Mines Leave Gaping Holes In The Planet

Russia Will Get More Submarines Next Year Than Any Time Since End of Soviet Union

Georgia's Breakaway Abkhazia Region Holds 'Presidential Vote’

Lithuania: The sickle and hammer still frightens the country's ruling class

Estonian Finance minister: Exiting oil shale energy not sensible

Estonian president ahead of Bled forum: We need to prepare for world in 2050

Dual Estonian-Russian citizen suspected of treason in Russia

2 police officers wounded in Finland shooting in the southern town of Porvoo

Sweden to UK: Increased risk of no-deal Brexit 'serious'

Amnesty calls for independent investigation after Egyptian prisoner dies

Egyptian woman chosen as Religions for Peace president

Egypt determined to uncover truth of Italian student's murder: Sisi tells Italy's PM

Rate cut to save Telecom Egypt 20% on financing costs -official

Giza Governor follows up on plan to renovate schools

Egypt's Media council blocks two websites for spreading fake news about Huawei

Fighting Pollution in Egypt's South: Nile Clean Up Campaign Launches in Aswan by Youth Love Egypt Foundation

Three killed in airstrikes near Libyan capital

Tunisian media mogul 'still presidential candidate' despite arrest

18 illegal immigrants rescued off SE Tunisia

Algeria's culture minister resigns after deadly concert stampede

Frente Polisario applauds African Union's persistent positions for decolonization of last African colony

His Highness Amir receives congratulatory cable from Senegalese Pres.

Liberia: Police Gives Ruling Party Chairman Mulbah Morlu, Rep. Acarous Gray Ultimatum to Appear for Questioning

Cote dIvoire
Ivory Coast's 'Floating Island' points to greener tourism

Ghana: Opposition NDC vote in parliamentary primaries

Ghana, South Africa to conclude negotiations on visa waivers

Nigeria's Prisons Set to Undergo Long-Awaited Reforms

FBI Arrests Young Nigerian Billionaire Okeke Over Alleged Fraud

Nigeria: How Judicial Officials Extort Lawyers in Lagos Courts

Nigeria: Security Operatives Intercept Military Hardware in Adamawa

Boko Haram burnt down Islamic school, health centre, Local Government secretariat, others – Borno Governor

17 aircraft arrive Sokoto, Kyari, CJN, Dangote, others present at Sultan’s daughter’s wedding

P&ID Gas Contract: EFCC Opens Investigation Into $8.9billion UK Court Award Against Nigeria

Ogun to demolish houses harbouring kidnappers

The Deadliest Hunter of Humans on the Planet is the Mosquito

54 Dead, Tens of Thousands Displaced in Heavy Sudan Flooding

Ousted Sudanese president Bashir makes second appearance in court

Eritrea, Somalia pet projects that keep Abiy awake

Ethiopia-Kenya tiff over Madobe re-election bad for security, experts warn

Somalia: National Army Gets Youngest Commander in History

Jubaland election inflames passions in Horn

Somalia's Puntland accuses PM Kheyre of 'systematic corruption'

Somalia deploys more troops to central town amid warning by Islamist group

Kenyatta Links War on Graft to Last Term in Office

Kenyan scientists harvest eggs to save northern white rhinos

Kenya census to count intersex people

Shifting alliances: On Kenya’s political scene, history regularly repeats itself

Uhuru to flag off inaugural shipment of Kenyan Crude Oil

MPs in Tangatanga camp under siege over 2022 poll plans

Uganda: UN Warns Over Looming Food Crisis

Thousands of Congolese Refugees in Angola Head Home to DRC's Kasai

Lead pollution in Zambia town a public health 'emergency': HRW

Rwanda: Researchers Record Over 10,000 New Cancer Cases

Tanzania to open first gold refinery plant in October: official

East Africa gets first ICT Centre of Excellence

Malawi court bans planned airport, border protests

Zimbabwean opposition official arrested over protests

Zimbabwe union rejects govt pay deal as anger over economy grows

Freedom House Urges Zimbabwe Must Halt Violent Crackdown on Dissent

Zimbabwe police arrest union officials as clampdown deepens

Namibian traders adopt hygienic ways to improve business during Hepatitis E outbreak

Stranded whale euthanised at Walvis Bay

Double-vote blunder in Oshakati by-election

South Africa
South Africa: Inkatha Freedom Party Elects New President in 44 Years

South Africa: Eight Licensing Officials Arrested for Licence Fee Avoidance Scam

Nyanda confirms court action against Zuma over 'spy' claim

Gauteng owes businesses R2.6bn. Here are the other culprits

OR Tambo International acts swiftly as suspected drone flies too close to runway, affecting flights

ANC's Western Cape interim leadership bringing 'peace and stability' - Magashule

Australian Prime Minister Concludes Successful Visit to Vietnam

Radio host's abortion question to Premier 'not OK', Minister for Women says

50:50 Project aims to increase women's voices

Australia PM urges Asian nations to stand up for ‘sovereignty’ amid S. China Sea tensions•

Israeli researchers are using 3D printing technology to help rebuild coral reefs

New Zealand
KiwiBuild reaches record numbers in Wellington

PGF investment a game changer for Invercargill

10-year transport budget blown on Twyford’s trains

Four weeks and still no leadership on Ihumātao

NZ Gas sector predicted to remain stable until 2025

Fifth APEC Ministerial Meeting on Food Security

Papua New Guinea
Crowds gather in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea to show solidarity and to campaign for the freedom of West Papua

Papua New Guinea-Australia Ministerial Forum

PNG Schools have greater access but lack Quality : NRI

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