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Brazil's president defiant as global worry over Amazon fires escalates

RIO DE JANEIRO – Amid global concern about raging Amazon fires, Brazil on Thursday said it was the target of a smear campaign by...

August 23, 2019 1:00 am


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Messages aligning at G-7 summit?

PARIS – The G-7 summit has for the first time co-opted the message of its protesters: Capitalism has led to damaging inequalities...

August 23, 2019 1:00 am


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Lightning kills 5, hurts 100 in Poland

WARSAW, Poland – Lightning struck across the Tatra Mountains in southern Poland and neighboring Slovakia on Thursday, killing five...

August 23, 2019 1:00 am


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Refugees reject Myanmar offer

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh – No Rohingya Muslims staying in crowded refugee camps in Bangladesh turned up for a planned repatriation...

August 23, 2019 1:00 am


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US and Taliban resume talks on ending America's longest war

A United States envoy and the Taliban resumed negotiations Thursday on ending America's longest war after earlier signaling they were close...

August 22, 2019 4:10 pm


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4 dead, over 30 hurt by lightning strikes in Poland

A spokeswoman for Poland's air ambulance service says four people have been killed and over 30 injured when lighting struck different...

August 22, 2019 12:50 pm


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Rights group blames Brazilian government for Amazon fires

Amnesty International says Brazilian government failures are responsible for fires raging in the Amazon rainforest.

August 22, 2019 12:50 pm


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Germany bolsters iodine supply in case of nuclear incident

German authorities are increasing their stockpile of iodine tablets as a precaution for the possibility of a nuclear incident.

August 22, 2019 12:50 pm


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New school transgender rules fire debate in Portugal

New rules on gender identity at schools are causing a stir in Portugal, where some parents are expressing alarm that transgender children...

August 22, 2019 12:50 pm


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No Rohingya turn up for planned repatriation to Myanmar

No Rohingya Muslims staying in crowded refugee camps in Bangladesh turned up for a planned repatriation to Myanmar on Thursday because they...

August 22, 2019 12:50 pm


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India's 'patriotism pop' songs urge Hindus to claim Kashmir

It's the latest example of a growing genre in India known as "patriotism pop."

August 22, 2019 11:00 am


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S. Korea cancels Japan intelligence deal amid trade dispute

South Korea will stop exchanging classified intelligence on North Korea with Japan amid a bitter trade dispute.

August 22, 2019 11:00 am


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Danish ex-PM attacks Trump for comments on defense spending

A former Danish prime minister on Thursday lashed out at U.S. President Donald Trump for his tweet about military spending.

August 22, 2019 11:00 am