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Tributes for US golf legend Arnold Palmer, who died aged 87

Some of the biggest names in golf have paid tribute to the veteran superstar Arnold Palmer, who has died aged 87.

Posted on 26 September 2016 | 4:50 pm

Canadian-Iranian academic Homa Hoodfar released by Iran

Retired Canadian-Iranian lecturer Homa Hoodfar has been released from prison on “humanitarian grounds”, Iranian state media report.

Posted on 26 September 2016 | 4:05 pm

Syria conflict: US and UK rhetoric ‘unacceptable’ – Russia

Russia criticises the US and UK for using “unacceptable” rhetoric in speeches on Syria at the UN, after being accused of “barbarism”.

Posted on 26 September 2016 | 3:47 pm

China city blocks sale of tiny ‘pigeon nest’ homes

Surging house prices in Shenzhen mean some buyers are willing to live in tiny spaces.

Posted on 26 September 2016 | 3:43 pm

Saudi women file petition to end male guardianship system

Saudi activists are handing over a petition signed by more than 14,000 Saudi women calling for an end to the restrictive male guardianship system.

Posted on 26 September 2016 | 3:09 pm

Houston gunman shot dead after opening fire at US mall

Police shot dead a gunman who injured nine people in an attack at a shopping centre in Houston in the US state of Texas.

Posted on 26 September 2016 | 3:05 pm

Caught in the crossfire

As Syria’s government tries to recapture all of Aleppo, we ask why are children are so badly affected in the battle for the northern city.

Posted on 26 September 2016 | 2:27 pm

Fifa says anti-racism taskforce had ‘completed work’

Fifa defends its decision to scrap an anti-racism taskforce with critics branding the move “shameful” and “perplexing”.

Posted on 26 September 2016 | 2:21 pm

France’s Hollande: Jungle camp to be demolished by end of year

French President Francois Hollande visits Calais and says the “Jungle” migrant camp will be “definitively, entirely and rapidly dismantled” by the end of the year.

Posted on 26 September 2016 | 2:06 pm

The cat man of Aleppo

Mohammad Alaa Jaleel lives in Aleppo, Syria, where he looks after more than a hundred stray and abandoned cats.

Posted on 26 September 2016 | 1:21 pm

World – Google News

Hospitals overwhelmed by wounded in Aleppo as Russia ignores Western pleas – Reuters


Reuters

Hospitals overwhelmed by wounded in Aleppo as Russia ignores Western pleas
Reuters
People dig in the rubble in an ongoing search for survivors at a site hit previously by an airstrike in the rebel-held Tariq al-Bab neighborhood of Aleppo, Syria, September 26, 2016. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail. 5/5. left. right. Children stand in front
Aleppo has become a 'ghost city'CNN
Syrian Regime Presses Aleppo OffensiveWall Street Journal
Russia, Assad Using More Destructive Weaponry in Bid to Subdue AleppoVoice of America
NBCNews.com –BBC News –New York Times –Huffington Post
all 959 news articles »

Posted on 26 September 2016 | 4:25 pm

The Latest: Backers of Colombia’s Uribe Protest Peace Deal – New York Times


Washington Post

The Latest: Backers of Colombia's Uribe Protest Peace Deal
New York Times
A few hundred supporters of conservative former President Alvaro Uribe are protesting Colombia's peace accord. They believe it's too lenient on guerrilla leaders accused of war crimes. Uribe addressed the crowd dressed in the yellow, blue and red of …
Colombia's 52-Year War May Soon Be Over, But What Happens Next?Huffington Post
Colombia to Sign Peace Accord After 5 Decades of ViolenceNBCNews.com
Leaders gather in Colombia to sign historic peace dealMiami Herald
VICE News –Reuters –Alaska Dispatch News –CNN
all 126 news articles »

Posted on 26 September 2016 | 4:25 pm

Canadian-Iranian academic Homa Hoodfar released by Iran – BBC News


BBC News

Canadian-Iranian academic Homa Hoodfar released by Iran
BBC News
A Canadian-Iranian academic has been released from prison by Iranian authorities, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has confirmed. The release was given on "humanitarian grounds", Iranian state media report. Homa Hoodfar, 65, was one of several …
Iran Releases Canadian-Iranian Professor Held Since JuneNew York Times
Iran releases Canadian academic held since JuneReuters
Iran Releases Canadian-Iranian Professor Detained on 'Security Charges'Voice of America
BuzzFeed News –CTV News –VICE –CBC.ca
all 37 news articles »

Posted on 26 September 2016 | 4:05 pm

Teenage surfer who argued against shark barrier is attacked by shark – Miami Herald


Washington Post

Teenage surfer who argued against shark barrier is attacked by shark
Miami Herald
A teenage surfer is in stable condition after he was bitten by a shark Monday at the same Australian beach where a Japanese surfer was fatally mauled last year, officials said. Cooper Allen, a 17-year-old high school student, was surfing with friends
Teen Survives Great White Shark Attack in AustraliaTIME
Surfer injured by shark at Ballina, AustraliaUPI.com
Teen surfer who spoke out against shark barriers is bitten by shark in AustraliaWashington Post
CBS News –The Australian –The Sydney Morning Herald –ABC Online
all 116 news articles »

Posted on 26 September 2016 | 3:54 pm

India begins campaign at United Nations to isolate Pakistan – Reuters


Reuters

India begins campaign at United Nations to isolate Pakistan
Reuters
India's Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj addresses the United Nations General Assembly in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S., September 26, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid. 3/3. left. right. India's Minister of External Affairs Sushma …
India Says Pakistan Believes Terror Will Bring TerritoryNew York Times
Sushma Swaraj's rebuttal to Nawaz Sharif: Pathankot, Uri proof of Pakistan's complicity in terrorismFirstpost
Abandon 'dream' of obtaining Kashmir: Sushma Swaraj to PakistanTimes of India
Chicago Tribune –gulfnews.com –The Hindu –The New Indian Express
all 246 news articles »

Posted on 26 September 2016 | 3:51 pm

4-star admiral wants to confront China. The White House says not so fast. – NavyTimes.com


NavyTimes.com

4-star admiral wants to confront China. The White House says not so fast.
NavyTimes.com
Editor's note: This article was originally posted on April 6 and was republished Sept. 26 on the new Navytimes.com website. The U.S. military's top commander in the Pacific is arguing behind closed doors for a more confrontational approach to counter
Recent developments surrounding the South China SeaFox News
East China Sea: Japan scrambles jets as China flies fleet near disputed islandsCNN
Japan warns China after weekend warplane activityMilitary Times
Chicago Tribune –Christian Science Monitor –STRATFOR –TIME
all 140 news articles »

Posted on 26 September 2016 | 3:08 pm

Iran’s leader: Ahmadinejad too divisive for political comeback – Washington Post


Washington Post

Iran's leader: Ahmadinejad too divisive for political comeback
Washington Post
Former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has been effectively blocked from seeking a return to office after the country's leader decided the firebrand populist would prove too divisive in next year's elections, Iranian state media reported Monday.
Iran's Supreme Leader Advises Ahmadinejad Not to Run for PresidentNew York Times
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad allies say Iran supreme leader told him not to run againWashington Times
Iran's supreme leader tells former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad not to run againLos Angeles Times
ABC News –Breitbart News
all 23 news articles »

Posted on 26 September 2016 | 2:11 pm

Calais camp will be completely dismantled, says French president – CNN


CNN

Calais camp will be completely dismantled, says French president
CNN
(CNN) French President Francois Hollande says the controversial makeshift migrant camp known as "The Jungle" in Calais will be completely dismantled before the end of the year. During a visit to the northern city on Monday, Hollande said France will
French President Vows to Shut Down Calais Camp This YearNew York Times
France's Hollande: Jungle camp to be demolished by end of yearBBC News
France set to dismantle migrant camp in Calais, as political pressure mountsChristian Science Monitor
NBCNews.com –USA TODAY –Wall Street Journal –The Atlantic
all 299 news articles »

Posted on 26 September 2016 | 1:30 pm

Trump, Clinton meet with Netanyahu as presidential debate looms – Fox News


Fox News

Trump, Clinton meet with Netanyahu as presidential debate looms
Fox News
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday as the presidential candidates brush up on foreign policy hours before their debate. Clinton's meeting with Netanyahu was brief. The two met for less than an …
AP News in Brief at 11:04 pm EDTWashington Post
Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump Meet With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin NetanyahuABC News
Clinton, Trump buff foreign policy bona fides on debate eveBusiness Insider
Huffington Post –Forward –TIME –CBS News
all 910 news articles »

Posted on 26 September 2016 | 5:44 am