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Americas
Canada
Home Capital investors weigh costs of Buffett bailout

Canadian sniper kill suggests direct combat involvement in Iraq, Mulcair says

Toronto’s property price surge has another victim – small business

Tight Canada 150 security will mean long lineups in Ottawa

Senate drama showcases how poorly the Trudeau Liberals manage Parliament

BC NDP to introduce confidence motion Monday, expect vote Thursday

USA
Trump: Friendship Between Leader of Russia Probe, Fired FBI Director 'Very Bothersome'

Guantanamo military commission charges detainee Riduan Isamuddin for his roles in the 2002 Bali bombings and the 2003 Marriott Hotel bombing

Kansas jury awards $218M to farmers in Syngenta GMO suit

New homes sales in US rebounded 2.9 percent in May

Former AG Loretta Lynch under Senate scrutiny over Clinton email probe

Oregon expecting thousands for first U.S continent-wide solar eclipse in 99 years

Report: CIA Told Obama in August 2016 That Putin Ordered Election Interference

US to Send 4,000 More Troops to Afghanistan, Official Says

Health Bill Vote Gets Tighter for Senate Republicans

Ethereum Flash Crash Shows Hazards of Cryptocurrencies

Hundreds attend funeral of US student jailed in North Korea

Mexico
Fireworks explosion kills 1, injures 9 in central Mexico

Soil is a challenge in building new airport

Heat wave continues; 52 C in forecast

Mexico remains No. 3 opium poppy producer

Mexican President Admits his Govt Bought Spying Software

Police Investigated after Clashes with Students in Mexico

Guatemala
Guatemalan President Under Pressure over Lobbying Firm Contract

Bahamas
Bahamas Government Addressing Investor Concerns About Long Waits

Jamaica
Jamaica to be Positioned as Major Player in Caribbean Gaming

Venezuela
Slain Venezuelan protester's father appeals to 'friend' Maduro

Mexico Will Continue Seeking OAS Intervention in Venezuela

Venezuelan foreign minister resigns to seek seat in planned Constituent Assembly

Guyana
Exxon Moving Ahead with Investment in Guyana

Colombia
FARC disarmament a 'historic day' for Colombia, says president

FARC Ceases to Exist Once Disarmament is Complete: Santos

Peru
Lima: New Law Seeks to Regulate Groundwater Usage

More Than 11% of Peruvians Keep Their Savings Outside Formal Financial System

PPK Evaluates Pardon of Incarcerated Ex-President Alberto Fujimori

Peru's PM to double as finance minister after no-confidence vote

Brazil
Brazil Will Lose at Least US$ 50 Million of Norwegian Aid to the Amazon

Majority in Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Validity of JBS Plea-Bargain Deal

Brazilian leaders met by protests

Argentina
CFK teases potential candidacy as Bullrich confirms run in BA province

Data shows 160 armed robberies take place in BA province each day

Chile
Nazi spies planned bombings in Chile, archives reveal

Asia
Japan
Mayor OKs transfer of US carrier-borne jets to Yamaguchi Pref. base

Fire ants not found in major Japanese ports other than Kobe

Takata Bankruptcy Would Cloud Auto Industry's Biggest Recall

Japan to Air National PSA About What to Do During a DPRK Missile Attack

Abe's LDP faces stiff challenge in Tokyo assembly election

Japan-U.S. test of missile interceptor fails off Hawaii as North Korea ICBM fears grow

N. Korea
U.S. officials say North Korea tested rocket engine that could power ICBM

North Korean Restaurants in China Close Amid Regional Tensions

‘Smear campaign’: North Korea denies torturing Otto Warmbier

S. Korea
Korean business leaders to accompany President Moon to U.S.

Choi Soon-sil found guilty of soliciting her daughter's illegal college admission

South Korean president observes test-firing of 800km range home-grown missile

S. Korea, EU agree to cooperate in resolving N. Korea's nuclear issue

China
Guangzhou tests with women-only metro carriages

Chinese lenders' bad loan ratio decreases

Delegation teaching Europeans about Tibet

3 web portals asked to stop video streaming services

Tibetan Woman Drowns in Protest Against Land Grab in Palyul

Pride of PLA Navy to make port call in Hong Kong

Chinese internet users say ‘no’ to refugees from Middle East

China ‘willing’ to keep working with US on North Korea issue

Taiwan
Japanese officials visit Taiwan's representative to forge closer ties

25 percent of suicides in 2016 in Taiwan involved seniors: center

Philippines
COA: 176 China-made fire trucks defective

P10-M shabu found in ex-Marawi mayor’s house

Martial law in Mindanao a success – Palace

Vietnam
Vietnam's Lawyers Cry Foul at New Law Forcing Them to Inform on Clients

Level the field to foster private sector, Vietnam forum hears

Prioritisation key to removing Mekong Delta traffic bottlenecks

Hà Nội to check on illegal lake villas

Việt Nam gets nod to export poultry to Japan

Vietnam Electricity tops country’s debtor list with $9.7bn

Vietnam, Israel form ties in space technology

Talks on Vietnam-Hungary cooperation

Laos
Govt awards UNICEF representative for development contribution

Road funding, economic measures atop VT People’s Council agenda

Thailand
Thailand heads Asian milk export rankings

Sansiri optimistic about Khon Kaen real estate market

Princess Chulabhorn in Vichaiyuth hospital, but her condition has improved

MBK raid nets over 5,000 items of counterfeit and substandard products

PM vows no intention to stay on in power

Cambodia
Cham Muslim Families in Cambodia Threatened Over Ties to Political Opposition

1,000 Phnom Kulen Families to Be Relocated

Malaysia
Malaysian financier ‘killed in siege’ during Marawi battle

KL's oldest mosque renamed Masjid Jamek Sultan Abdul Samad

Malaysian palm oil price declines on expectation of higher output

Singapore
Ho Ching responds to Lee Hsien Yang regarding Lee Kuan Yew's items loaned to NHB

Lee Kuan Yew's will accepts that demolition of 38 Oxley Road may not take place: Indranee

Indonesia
Operator applies contraflow policy on Jakarta-Cikampek toll road

Obama family to spend five-day holiday in Ubud, Bali

Myanmar
U.S. list to drop Iraq, Myanmar as worst offenders on child soldiers

Traders, Residents of Myanmar’s Muse Protest Against Bank Account Closures

Bangladesh
Hasina urges people to re-elect AL

India
Indian state local authorities in hot water after ‘poor’ stamps on houses

West Bengal wins prestigious UN Public Service Award

India's first underwater metro tunnel completed

Bengaluru finally selected as smart city

Steps for evacuation of Indians from Qatar in place: MEA

With 42 killed, bloodiest Ramzan in Kashmir in years

Modi-Trump summit preview: US-India may gloss over trade wrinkles with defense-security embrace

Middle East
Pakistan
Multiple blasts occur at a market in Parachinar

Intl. Quds Day observed across Pakistan with mass rallies

Blasts in Pakistan Kill Dozens, Wound More Than 100

Shifting loyalty: Babar Awan jumps PPP ship to join Imran

Celebrating Eid on 25th ‘will be un-Islamic’, declare scholars

Eni to start supplying LNG to Pakistan in December

Pak wants RAW chief probed for ‘links’ with Jadhav

Afghanistan
Taliban Chief: US Troop Surge a 'Mistake'

Afghan war will end only when NATO leaves, Taliban leader says

Hamza bin Laden, Osama's son, is helping Al-Qaeda stage a deadly comeback

Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, Under Right Conditions, Open to Deployment to Syria

Kazakhstan’s Expo: Vanity Fair or Imprint of the Future?

Kazakhstan denies talks on sending troops to Syria

Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyzstan: Male MPs Ditch Parliament During Discussions on Women’s Rights

Tajikistan
Central Asian Partners Share Insights in the Fight Against Organized Crime

Armenia
No incident during OSCE contact line monitoring

UN, EU concerned about escalation of situation around Nagorno-Karabakh

UN predicts Armenia to become empty by 2100

Armenian citizens reportedly cross Russia’s remote border into Norway, foreign ministry awaits confirmation

Ambassador of Belarus to Armenia sees no alternative to peaceful settlement of NK conflict

Azerbaijan
Ilham Aliyev opens revolver-type grenade launcher ammunition plant in Shirvan

President Aliyev receives Georgian Deputy PM

Azerbaijan F1 Grand Prix organized at highest level: Alain Prost

Iran
Nasrallah: Saudis too weak to wage war on Iran

Regional crises serve Israeli interests: Nasrallah

Iran’s exports to EU quintuple in 4 months

Iraq
In Iraq, Children Dying, Suffering in 'One of the Most Brutal Wars'

Iraqi forces kill IS commander - officer

Syria
US Would Welcome Effective Syrian Effort to Defeat IS, Military Says

Russia In Talks With Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan Over Military Deployment to Syria

Russian missiles target ISIL in Syria's Hama province

Turkey
Five people are killed after being electrocuted at a water park in Akyazı, Turkey

‘No matter for state’: Germany rejects Turkish criticism of liberal mosque in Berlin

Turk nationalist party chief stirs Hagia Sophia ruckus further

New law will give jail terms to animal torturers: Turkish minister

53 PKK terrorists killed in Turkey

Israel worried over Turkish influence in East Jerusalem

Lebanon
Berri, Chinese Foreign Minister tackle current developments

Nasrallah marking Quds Day: Our region entered very different stage

UN denies Israeli claims Hezbollah posing as green NGO

Israel
Hezbollah warns ‘100s of thousands’ would retaliate if conflict with Israel erupts

Jewish advocacy group launches petition to keep alleged 'Holocaust denier' out of Canada

Turkey says Israel paid compensation to families of 2010 flotilla raid victims

Iranians chant 'Death to Israel,' display military force at Al-Quds rally

Hezbollah says future Israel war could draw fighters from Iran, Iraq

Palestine
Envoy: Quds Day sign of world Muslims' solidarity with Palestinians

Jordan
China ‘committed to supporting Jordan development’

Queen commends JAHD’s community empowerment projects

JREDS conducts study to improve fisheries sector in Aqaba

Kingdom gets ready for Eid Al Fitr holiday

Kuwait
His Highness the Amir condemns terrorist plot against Makkah Grand Mosque

Bahrain
Bahrain condemns terror plot targeting Makkah Grand Mosque security

Qatar
Turkey Stands by Qatar in Ongoing Crisis

Envoy says Qatar feeling no economic pressure

Four Arab states send 13-point list of demands to Qatar

Iran sends 1,000 tons of food to Qatar daily

Saudi Arabia
OIC denounces terrorist plot targeting Makkah, Jeddah

Two million worshipers perform last Tarawih prayers in Makkah's Grand Mosque

Oil creeps up from 10-month low, down nearly 4 per cent for the week

Schon Properties, Al-Hamad offer iftar for 700 laborers

Tons of unhygienic foods seized during Ramadan

U. A. E.
Belgian court condemns an United Arab Emirates princess and her seven daughters to a fine and a suspended sentence, for human trafficking and mistreatment

Yemen
US Senators Demand Investigation of Reports of Torture in Yemen

Yemen cholera cases could surpass 300k: UN

Saudi Arabia's Crown prince donates $66.7m to fight cholera outbreak in Yemen

Europe
United Kingdom
Britain, EU clash over Brexit proposals on citizens' rights

Shockwaves from deadly Grenfell Tower fire continue to spread

Poland unsatisfied with UK guarantees for EU resident rights

DUP MP vowed to take up arms if British Army withdrew from Northern Ireland

Ireland
'Conserve water' plea as levels run low after extended dry spell

Thousands of British job hunters looking across Irish Sea as exit reality sinks in

Portugal
Deadly forest fire in central Portugal grabs world’s attention

São João Chinese lanterns banned

Non-performing loans main problem for Portugal - Lloyds chief

Popular counsellor Dermot Staveacre dies aged 76

Spain
Spanish Prosecutor says Messi Could Swap Sentence for Fine

France
France’s Macron, eastern Europeans try to mend fences

'Emmangela' show reasserts EU's Franco-German alliance

Poland hopes for 'orderly political dialogue' with France

'France faces last chance to reform labour market, but must not become like UK and US'

France to ban licences for oil and gas exploration

Macron's plan to protect France from cheap EU labour riles eastern Europe

Belgium
EU promises tough line on US, China while pushing for free trade

Germany
German parties salvage vote on social media hate posts bill

Helmut Kohl's son calls funeral plans 'unworthy' of legacy

German police brace for violent protests at G20 summit

Merkel's 'revolving doors' with auto CEOs

Denmark
Immigration minister Støjberg accused of lying in fiery parliament hearing

One third of Danish commuters faces congestion: report

Switzerland
Archaeologists find 7,000-year-old human remains in Swiss city

Italy
ECB: 2 troubled Italian banks failing, to face insolvency

Italy Spares Senior Creditors in Local Veneto Banks Liquidation

Italy fines BA, Etihad over 'no-show' ticket rules

Slovenia
Slovenia: “Croatia Knows It Will Have to Accept Border Arbitration Decision”

Croatia
Croatia Marks Day of Anti-Fascist Struggle

Croatia-Hungary bilateral economic projects

Serbia
President Grabar Kitarović Arrives in Belgrade for Inauguration of Serbian Counterpart

Albania
Turkish president urges unity among Albanians ahead of elections

Albanians head to polling stations to elect new prime minister

Christina Vasak takes over as new French ambassador to Albania

Greece
Moody's upgrades Greece rating after bailout deal

Tsipras: Greece not being on EU summit agenda 'positive'

Greece confirms support for Bulgaria’s joining the Schengen area

Turkey rejects Greek criticism of Hagia Sophia prayers

Macedonia
Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva: Message to Macedonia Was Clear, Bulgaria Will Help When Asked

Bulgaria
Boyko Borisov: Everybody Backed My Proposal That We Should Continue Working Well With Turkey

Borisov: Defence projects exceed BGN 3.5 billion

Parliament Asked to Strip of Immunity 3 MPs from Volya Party

Romania
Iohannis on foreign investment control in Europe: Our know-how in Europe should be protected

President Iohannis on Brexit: Sequential negotiations are needed

President Iohannis: Structured cooperation in defence themes not conflciting with NATO

Acting IntMin Dan on ministers who retracted resignations: They wanted to stay as acting ministers

Hungary
Jewish groups critical of Hungarian praise for Hitler ally

Orban calls agreement on defence greatest achievement of EU summit

Parliament passes amendment on political billboards undermining Jobbik's ongoing campaign

Govt spox: Dispute over EU migrant quotas against original spirit of Europe

Czech Republic
‘70% of Czechs reject euro’: Prague still hesitant over single currency

Poland
Poland records surprisingly low budget deficit in year to May

Poland's Yamal gas pipe reopened

Culture ministry to support Polish museum

Ukraine
Canadian soldiers ‘love’ military training program in Lviv Oblast

Parliament may delay or block prosecution of five lawmakers

Editor-in-chief of popular Ukrainian news site arrested on extortion charges

Cabinet decides to inject additional UAH 38.5 bln into PrivatBank

Ukrainian finance ministry files appeal with London court over eurobond debt to Russia

PGO to ask Rada to strip another lawmaker of parliamentary immunity soon

Belarus
Belarus, Pakistan to sign extradition agreement soon

Belarus, Russia starting consultations on mutual recognition of visas

Lavrov: Russian troops will not stay in Belarus after the Zapad 2017 army exercise

Russia
US releases photos of 'unsafe' Russian jet intercept

Russia fires missiles from Mediterranean at IS in Syria

Toronto-born son of Russian spies has Canadian citizenship restored

‘Something’s pulling them here’: Thousands of seals surround Arctic drilling rig

Bitcoin rival ethereum can make Russia global hub for blockchain technology

Russian Security Chief Warns Officials of Western 'Information War'

Top Generals Reportedly Gave Putin a Fake Video of Russian Forces in Syria

Moscow Region's Largest Landfill Closed After Complaints to Putin

Russian panel says opposition head 'ineligible' for election

Putin Officially Launches Deep-Water Phase Of TurkStream Gas Pipeline

Russian Soyuz Rocket Puts Military Satellite Into Earth’s Orbit - MoD

Georgia
Moscow Cuts ‘Investment’ Funding for Tskhinvali

Crime Wave Stirs Public Outcry in Abkhazia

Lithuania
Angola, Lithuania sign permanent political consultation agreement

Estonia
Bulgaria, Estonia, Austria Approve Plan for EU Council Presidency Trio

EKRE becomes Estonia's 3rd most popular party in June

Finland
'Free wage' recipients in Finland report less stress & greater incentive to work

Sweden
'All priests should wed same-sex couples': Swedish PM

Africa
Egypt
Geagea tackles developments with Egyptian Ambassador

Egypt arrests activist amid row over Red Sea islands

Libya
EU leaders boost support for Libya to halt migrant exodus

Senegal
Senegal’s Casamance hopes for new era of peace

Ghana
Ghana assures public of security of ex-Guantanamo detainees

Mali
Portuguese soldier killed serving in Mali

Nigeria
US Drops Reward Offer for Former al-Shabab Leader

Supreme Court sacks Benue Reps member Hembe, orders him to return all salaries collected

Lagos State to add scrabble to schools’ curriculum

Nigeria sends in troops, police after ethnic clashes

Central African Republic
Pessimism About CAR Peace Deal Widespread

Congo peacekeepers exit CAR mission after sex abuse charges.

South Sudan
South Sudan forces purged villages in oil region, group says.

South Sudan said to lift ban on foreign journalists

Djibouti
Will Djibouti be Africa’s Dubai? Fast modernising, it’s kept its soul

Somalia
Somali pirates target ships in the Indian Ocean.

Kenya
Cholera Scare in Nairobi Hotel is Food Poisoning

Uganda
Donors pledge millions at Uganda refugee summit

Angola
Angola needs healthy youth - governor

Angola: Treasury's financial programme under analysis

Tanzania
Finance Bill gives taxpayers reason to smile, caress pockets

Anti-graft policy seeks to protect whistle blowers

Zimbabwe
Who Killed Rhinos Found at Zimbabwean Minister Mahofa's Ranch?

ZHRC – A Report on Communities Displaced by Floods

Public invited to nominate next Prosecutor-General candidates

Zimbabwe VP pledges 'free and fair' election in 2018.

South Africa
Ramaphosa slams Mkhwebane's Reserve Bank plan

Gupta-owned Optimum has R1.5bn in rehabilitation fund - Zwane

Home Affairs admits 'omitting' to declare Guptas' naturalisation to Parliament

Nuclear Energy Will Enrich South Africa - President Zuma

South Africa's Mining Minister Chased From Mining Meeting

Oceania
Australia
ACT government to ban greyhound racing in Canberra

Melbourne's anti-terror bollards a permanent fixture

SA big bank levy attractive: WA treasurer

Australian Diplomats Praised Security at Confederations Cup

New Zealand
Reserve Bank: Official Cash Rate Unchanged At 1.75 Percent

Papua New Guinea
Polling places open in Papua New Guinea

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