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Bali volcano: ‘Thousands evacuated’ from Mount Agung area

Indonesian authorities say the mountain’s seismic energy is increasing and has potential to erupt.

Posted on 25 September 2017 | 7:05 am

German election: Merkel wins fourth term, AfD nationalists rise

The chancellor is re-elected but AfD nationalists make a historic breakthrough, sparking protests.

Posted on 25 September 2017 | 6:54 am

Tennessee church shooting halted by ‘extraordinarily brave’ usher

Police praised the “extraordinarily brave” actions of the usher at the church near Nashville.

Posted on 25 September 2017 | 6:42 am

Australia to create national space agency

The country is one of the world’s only developed nations not to have a dedicated agency.

Posted on 25 September 2017 | 5:21 am

Iraqi Kurdistan in historic independence vote

Despite objections from Iraq and other nations, Kurds are pressing ahead with their referendum.

Posted on 25 September 2017 | 4:45 am

Sri Lankan caught hiding gold in rectum

A customs officer told BBC Sinhala they spotted the man because “he was walking suspiciously”.

Posted on 25 September 2017 | 4:17 am

US expands travel ban to include N Korea

People from Venezuela and Chad will also now face restrictions on travel to the United States.

Posted on 25 September 2017 | 2:20 am

German Chancellor Angela Merkel re-elected for fourth term

The nationalist right wing party AfD says it will “hunt down” Mrs Merkel, after its election gains.

Posted on 25 September 2017 | 2:01 am

Jared Kushner used private email for White House business

Trump’s adviser and son-in-law used a private account, a practice Hillary Clinton was attacked over.

Posted on 25 September 2017 | 12:04 am

Caught in the middle

Violent clashes between government and rebel forces has led to huge civilian displacement.

Posted on 24 September 2017 | 11:20 pm

World – Google News

Evacuations from Bali volcano swell to about 50000 – SFGate


SFGate

Evacuations from Bali volcano swell to about 50000
SFGate
BALI, Indonesia (AP) — Nearly 50,000 people have fled the Mount Agung volcano on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali, fearing an imminent eruption as dozens of tremors rattle the surrounding region, officials said Monday. Waskita Sutadewa, spokesman …
Q&A: Rumbling Bali volcano looms over tourist paradiseWashington Post
BREAKING NEWS: Up to 50000 residents flee from Bali volcano amid fears it is about to eruptDaily Mail
Bali volcano: This is why experts think Mount Agung will erupt soonABC Online
UPI.com –The Independent –Malay Mail Online –BBC News
all 132 news articles »

Posted on 25 September 2017 | 8:01 am

Japan’s Abe Tells Coalition Partner He’ll Call a Snap Election – Bloomberg


Bloomberg

Japan's Abe Tells Coalition Partner He'll Call a Snap Election
Bloomberg
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told his coalition partner he will dissolve the lower house of parliament on Sept. 28. Natsuo Yamaguchi, head of the Komeito party, told reporters about his conversation with Abe after the pair met in Tokyo on Monday
REPORT: Shinzo Abe is about to call a snap election in JapanBusiness Insider
Japan PM to dissolve parliament's lower house on ThursdayReuters
Tokyo governor launches new party ahead of electionsFox News
U.S. News & World Report –Nasdaq –Rappler –New York Times
all 255 news articles »

Posted on 25 September 2017 | 7:37 am

Myanmar searches for more Hindu corpses as mass grave unearthed – Economic Times


Economic Times

Myanmar searches for more Hindu corpses as mass grave unearthed
Economic Times
YANGON: Myanmar troops on Monday searched for dozens of missing Hindu villagers feared dead after the discovery of a nearby mass grave of 28 corpses in Rakhine state, evidence of what the army says is a massacre by Rohingya Muslim militants.
Mass grave of 28 Hindus killed by Rohingya discovered in Rakhine State, says Myanmar ArmyFirstpost

all 73 news articles »

Posted on 25 September 2017 | 7:19 am

Corbyn Pulls Off Feat of Not Discussing Brexit at Conference – Bloomberg


Bloomberg

Corbyn Pulls Off Feat of Not Discussing Brexit at Conference
Bloomberg
Brexit is the U.K.'s biggest task, and Labour is acting like a government-in-waiting after Prime Minister Theresa May lost her parliamentary majority. But the leader of the main opposition party keeps dodging the topic.
Labour conference: Brexit vote decision sparks angerBBC News
John McDonnell: Labour members did not want to split party on BrexitThe Guardian
Jeremy Corbyn's Rise From Political Dinosaur to Potential LeaderNew York Times
Sky News –The Economist (blog) –New Statesman –The Independent
all 312 news articles »

Posted on 25 September 2017 | 6:28 am

Merkel wins another term in Germany, but far right spoils her victory party – Washington Post


Irish Examiner

Merkel wins another term in Germany, but far right spoils her victory party
Washington Post
BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel claimed a fourth term in office Sunday even as the far right spoiled her victory party, surging into Parliament for the first time in more than half a century, according to official results following a
The Latest: AfD leader refuses to join parliamentary groupFox News
Euro, Kiwi Slip on Political Uncertainties, Asia Shares FallNew York Times
Merkel Chastised as Far-Right Surge Taints Fourth-Term WinBloomberg
New York Daily News –ABC News –CNBC –U.S. News & World Report
all 2,047 news articles »

Posted on 25 September 2017 | 6:24 am

Hurricane Maria sending high winds, surf up East Coast – CNN


CNN

Hurricane Maria sending high winds, surf up East Coast
CNN
(CNN) The East Coast is bracing for high winds and treacherous surf from Hurricane Maria, days after the storm caused widespread devastation in the Caribbean. North Carolina may bear the worst of the storm, as current forecasts show Maria brushing its …

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Posted on 25 September 2017 | 5:46 am

Mystery of Great Pyramid may be solved, researchers say – Fox News


Fox News

Mystery of Great Pyramid may be solved, researchers say
Fox News
A mystery of how the Great Pyramid was built may have been solved. (Reuters, File). New evidence proves that the ancient Egyptians constructed the Great Pyramid at Giza by transporting 170,000 tons of limestone in boats. It has long been known that the …
Mystery of Great Pyramid at Giza reportedly solved9news.com.au
Archaeologists Announce that New Discoveries Solve Mystery of How the Great Pyramid Was BuiltAncient Origins
Archaeologists uncover secrets of how Egyptians built the Great Pyramid of GizaMirror.co.uk
Daily Star –Express.co.uk –International Business Times UK –The Nation
all 17 news articles »

Posted on 25 September 2017 | 1:31 am

White House expands travel ban, restricting visitors from eight countries – Washington Post


Washington Post

White House expands travel ban, restricting visitors from eight countries
Washington Post
The Trump administration announced new restrictions Sunday on visitors from eight countries — an expansion of the preexisting travel ban that has spurred fierce legal debates over security, immigration and discrimination. In announcing the new rules, …
Supreme Court has option to duck travel ban rulingReuters
Trump Administration Revises Travel Ban To Expand Beyond Muslim-Majority CountriesNPR
White House announces new travel restrictions, replacing previous banLos Angeles Times
Fox News –CBS News –Bloomberg –Slate Magazine (blog)
all 283 news articles »

Posted on 25 September 2017 | 1:01 am

Ethnically divided Iraqi town fears fresh conflict after Kurds’ independence vote – Reuters


Reuters

Ethnically divided Iraqi town fears fresh conflict after Kurds' independence vote
Reuters
Kurdish people walk in the street of Kurdish neighbourhood in Tuz Khurmato, Iraq September 24, 2017. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani. TUZ KHURMATU, Iraq (Reuters) – On the eve of the historic referendum on independence, Kurds across the region were …
Iraqi Kurds cast their votes in historic referendumCNN
Iraqi Kurds Vote on Independence as Neighbors Warn of ConflictBloomberg
Iraqi Kurds vote in referendum on independence from BaghdadWashington Post
Aljazeera.com –The Guardian –BBC News –U.S. News & World Report
all 1,215 news articles »

Posted on 24 September 2017 | 10:51 pm

The New US Sanctions: Moving From Sanctions to Economic War – 38 North


38 North

The New US Sanctions: Moving From Sanctions to Economic War
38 North
President Trump's new Executive Order on North Korea sanctions is a unilateral declaration of economic warfare designed to bring the North to its knees through the aggressive use of secondary sanctions against any country that trades with or finances

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Posted on 22 September 2017 | 3:47 pm

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