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Americas
Canada
Indigenous protester in custody after Trans Mountain protest in B.C.

‘A great New Brunswicker:’ former premier Ray Frenette dead at 83

Prab Gill quits UCP caucus after party receives report into constituency meeting

USA
Trump Talks Re-Election, His Brexit Chat with Queen

Big US Port Braces for Long Trade War

NASA captures an image from its Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter of eruptions over the surface of Mars

Trump: Low expectations for Putin talks

Chicago clashes after US police killing

Former New York City Comptroller to Take On State Senator for Queens Seat

U.S. oil boom delivers costly surprise for traders

Lockheed F-35 jet price falls 6 percent to below $90 million - sources

Trump’s Space Force Will Guard the U.S. From Above, NASA Chief Says

Mexico
In Mexico, Pompeo Delegation Discusses Immigration, Trade, Security

There were 43 missing at graduation of Ayotzinapa’s class of 2018

Mexico: 4 beaches lose White Flag designation, 2 others join the list

Mexico: Former leaders meet to decide PRI rescue strategy after punishing vote

Sinaloa governor announces 307-meter overpass for Culiacán

Nicaragua
Nicaragua students freed from church after violent night; one killed

Cuba
Cuba's new constitution may limit presidents to serving two 5-year terms

Cuba to recognise private property under new constitution

Haiti
Haiti’s Prime Minister Resigns

Brazil
Putin, Erdogan discuss Syrian crisis reconciliation ahead of BRICS summit

Chile
Chile: Investigators Pursue Sexual Abuse Cases in Rectory Raids

Despite Chile's crisis, Marian feast in the desert still going strong

Chile Appeals Court Rules in Favor of Crypto Exchange Against Bank

Asia
Japan
Japan: Gov't plans special fiscal aid for flood-hit regions

Elderly Tokyo residents to get more free recording devices to fight phone fraud

Abe to announce candidacy for LDP leadership race in Aug.

5 dead, more than 1,500 taken to hospitals as heat wave covers Japan

West Japan rains to be designated 'extremely severe disaster' to increase state aid subsidies

N. Korea
US, North Korea Meet to Discuss Korean War Remains

I doubt U.S. - North Korea negotiation will affect JCPOA: former senator

S. Korea
Most cities in Korea under either heatwave warning or advisory

Russian military aircraft enter S. Korea's air defense ID zone

S. Korea probes army plan for troops to control protesters

Mongolia
Rights groups urge better treatment for Mongolia child jockeys

China
China's solid waste imports fell more than half in H1

Heavy rain strands 9,000 air passengers in Chengdu

Taiwan
Haiti prime minister's resignation to not affect ties with Taiwan

DPP outdoes KMT on reform but not on ability to govern: survey

Philippines
Former Batangas town vice mayor in hospital after gun attack

4 out of 5 Pinoys want gov’t to act on China’s militarization in disputed waters: survey

Vietnam
Huế uses 3D tech to conserve its relics

Việt Nam calls for science-technology experts

Over 100 rare species featured at private bird park in southern Vietnam

Thailand
Suspects in illegal gambling sites put good education to bad use: Official

Pattaya beach ready to welcome tourists back after Bt430-million sprucing

No free sex-change operations for transgenders: Health office

Royally sponsored cremation held for cave hero Saman

Thailand: Public Health bans foods containing trans fats

Malaysia
Malaysia : Mixed reaction to scrapping of six LRT3 stations

Singapore
ASEAN, partners meet in Singapore to strengthen defence ties

Policies, politics and paranoia: Singapore Democratic Party chairman Paul Tambyah goes On the Record

Anwar Ibrahim to contest People's Justice Party presidency

Indonesia
Final eight LRT cars arrive at Tanjung Priok Port

Local residents slaughter 292 crocodiles in Sorong farm

52 alleged robbers shot by police ahead of Asian Games

Bandung to lure more Muslim travelers with halal tourism

Nepal
Activists fight trafficking of Nepalese sex slaves to India, China and beyond

India
Indian companies are welcome to participate in Rooppur project - Russia’s Rosatom

Indian police arrest 25 in latest WhatsApp rumor-led lynching

Iranian bank gets green light to open branch in Mumbai

Naqvi hails 2018 Haj as 'landmark' pilgrimage, first batch of pilgrims reaches Saudi Arabia

UP 'anti-Romeo squads' to get more teeth

Middle East
Pakistan
Pakistanis mourning victims of carnage ahead of elections

Iranian Army Chief of Staff arrives in Pakistan

PML-N bigwigs booked under terror charges

Flags flying at half-mast as nation observes mourning day following terror attacks

Terror attacks: Special units established to protect politicians

Afghanistan
UN: Afghan War Inflicts Record 6-Month Civilian Death Total

Kazakhstan
World Bank report shows urbanization in Kazakhstan slow with high cost of living

Kyrgyzstan
World Nomad Games may lead to budget deficit in Kyrgyzstan

Tajikistan
Russian servicemen repel simulated militant attack during drills in Tajikistan

Armenia
Israeli PM responds to letter of Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem

Armenia: Air temperature to decrease by 5-7 degrees in coming days

Azerbaijani forces violate ceasefire nearly 170 times, fire over 1500 shots at Artsakh line of contact in one week

Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan and France will discuss Nagorno-Karabakh conflict at high level

New amendments to Azerbaijan’s migration legislation enter into force

Azerbaijan, Russia, Iran may establish joint electrical grid

Defense minister hails support of EU, NATO to Azerbaijan’s territorial integrity

Iran
US Mulls Sanctions on Russia, China for Importing Iranian Oil - Mnuchin

FM Zarif: JCPOA triumph of multilateral diplomacy

Iran Says Three Militants Killed Near Iraqi Border

Iraq
Iraq Cuts Internet, Sends Forces to Quell Protests

Iraqi police prevent protestors from breaking into Dhi Qar council

Syria
Putin, Erdogan discuss joint steps in Syria

Syrian Army Reportedly Seizes US-Made Weapons From Daesh Depot in Deir ez-Zor

Rebels, families begin evacuating Syria's Daraa city

West scrambles to evacuate White Helmets from Syria

Syrian forces seize village in SW, widening offensive

Turkey
Turkey issues presidential decrees reshaping institutions

Turkish General Staff put under Defense Ministry

Turkey’s plan to buy Russian defense system a risk for NATO, says US general

PKK terrorist on most wanted list killed north Turkey

Lebanon
Aoun calls on the Lebanese to help the State in fighting corruption

Hariri meets with economic bodies' delegation

Bassil on 'Lebanese Arak Day': All roads will open, political life will resume between Lebanon and Syria

Hasbani: Cabinet formation obstacle a battle of powers between Presidency & Premiership

Israel
Israeli air force shells Gaza strip

Netanyahu says Israel inflicted 'hardest blow' on Hamas since 2014 war

Thousands protest nation-state bill sanctioning segregated housing

Palestine
Israel, Gaza Militants End Fierce Flare-up

Cease-fire holds after day of intense Israel-Hamas fighting

Palestine resists the US push to achieve its own form of peace with Israel, Abbas tells Putin

Hamas says Gaza ceasefire reached after international mediation

Jordan
Jordan's state airline suspends flights to Iraqi city of Najaf: statement

Al al-Bayt University students protest long term closure of on-campus health centre

17% of Jordan’s GDP in shadow economy — IMF

Kuwait
His Highness the Amir receives invitation from former US President Jimmy Carter

Oman
Oman foresees greater business deals with arrival of new plane

Our Oman: 'His Majesty has said that Oman's development is due to teamwork'

Plans for compulsory health insurance underway in Oman

Qatar
Bahrain, UAE slam Qatar for attempts to defame Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia
Activists detail Saudi Arabia's arrest of outspoken scholar

Bankruptcy reforms ‘will spur Saudi Arabian investment’

System launched to help predict, plan for heavy rain in Saudi Arabia

U. A. E.
UAE says sanctioned exchange houses not linked to Iran crackdown

Criminal case against UAE’s Abraaj founder dismissed

UAE announces new rules for tourist visas

Yemen
5.4 quake strikes Yemen, minutes after 4.6 jolt shakes Iran

Europe
United Kingdom
May Warns Party: Back Me or Risk ‘No Brexit at All’

Theresa May's secret 'cloak and dagger' plot to foil Brexit revealed by minister who quit in protest

UKIP Leader Alleges Rape Gangs Follow 'Cult of Prophet Mohamed'

Elon Musk 'Can Stick His Submarine Where It Hurts' - British Rescuer

Ireland
Ex-commissioner O'Sullivan and son sue newspaper in defamation case

Portugal
Portugal: Eucalyptus trees under fire

Spain
Spanish authorities rescue 330 illegal immigrants at sea

Spain Warns Ronaldo: 'Even in Italy, Arrest Warrant Could Be Activated'

The forgotten Spanish diaspora in the US

France
Japan, France to set up framework for maritime issue amid China's rise

Ooh la la: Love and dating in France

Ukraine to buy 55 new helicopters from France

France marks Bastille Day with major military parade as World Cup final awaits

Belgium
EU to discuss global challenges in summits with China and Japan

Theresa May: Trump told me to sue the EU

S&Ds Euro MPs welcome a milestone agreement on migration at the UN

Germany
The facts behind Germany's Russia gas pipeline

Germans fear Trump more than Putin, poll finds

Austria
Iranian, Austrian archeologists discover works of different periods in Zagros

Italy
Pro-migrant protests on France-Italy border

Malta
France, Malta will take 50 rescued migrants each: Italian PM

Slovenia
Zambia can learn from Slovenia-Envoy

Albania
Former Kavaja mayor charged with community work under decriminalization law

Greece
Athens had no choice but to expel Russian diplomats, sources say

HOME Project announces ACS scholarships, as refugee children share stories

Bulgaria
25,000 Afghans Applied to Stay in Bulgaria

Bulgaria's First New Plane in Decades is a Freakishly Strong Drone

Bulgaria Makes Bank Pledges in Bid to Join Euro Waiting Room

New Plasma Melting Plant Opens at Bulgaria's Nuclear Power Site

Azerbaijan, Bulgaria Mull Issues of Military co-op

Sofia is Among the 20 Cities with the Fastest Increase in Prices of Housing in the World

Romania
ForMin Melescanu holds discussions with European official on EU-Central Asia cooperation

Hungary
Ukrainian president agrees with Hungarian PM on further talks on implementation of language article

Slovakia
People marched for LGBTI rights in Bratislava

Slovakia featured at Yilan children's festival

Poland
Hundreds reenact 1410 Battle of Grunwald in northern Poland

Posthumous honours for Polish military pilot killed in jet crash

Poland active in global coalition against ISIS: FM

Ukraine
Two persons injured in recreation center blast in Donetsk region

Ukraine's govt continues forging compromise with IMF

Ukrainian citizen Yevhen Panov sentenced to 8 years for preparing acts of sabotage in Crimea

Moldova
Moldova’s president criticizes UN resolution on Russian troops’ pullout from Transnistria

Belarus
Lukashenka Orders To Recall Ambassadors Who Failed To Increase Exports Sufficiently

Belarus invites UNECE to assist with creating network of national SDG coordinators

Russia
At Summit, Russia Eyes Return to Global Status

Work of Russian steel workers helps implementing infrastructure projects - Putin

Putin says will think on how to make visa regime for fans as comfortable as possible

Russia speeds up dumping the dollar from economy

Russian Retailers, Hotels Emerge as World Cup Winners

Co-Defendant In Navalny Embezzlement Case Reported Dead

Twitter Suspends Accounts Linked To 12 Indicted Russian Intelligence Officers

Georgia
EU, Georgia to Strengthen Ties in Disaster Risk Management

Estonia
President accepts Peace of Westphalia Prize on behalf of Estonia

President affirms Estonian peoples' support for EU

Finland
Finland Is Natural Choice for Trump-Putin Meeting

Helsinki's bunker city: How Finland has survived in Russia's dark shadow

Amnesty International Finland calls on President to defend human rights during Trump-Putin talks

Sweden
More high temperatures on the way to Sweden

Norway
Norway reconfirms commitment to NATO defense spending target

Africa
Tunisia
Tunisia sees tourism take off after terror fears

Tunisia to keep falsely deported Islamist

Algeria
Việt Nam looks to forge ties with Algeria in various fields: PM

Senegal
Senegal jails teachers over baccalaureate exam fraud

South Sudan
Impact of conflict on adolescent girls in South Sudan

Ethiopia
Ethiopia: CERF releases US$15M to scale up humanitarian assistance to people affected by escalating inter-communal violence

Somalia
Shabaab claims twin car blasts near Somali presidency

Kenya
Kenya: Kenyan Scientist George Njoroge Feted in New York for Drug Discoveries

Uganda
Uganda: Is Museveni's Proposal On Snipers for MPs Workable?

Angola
Angola prepares for agro-livestock, fisheries registration process Angola prepares for agro-livestock, fisheries registration process

Rwanda
Rwanda: Young Innovators Develop Solar-Powered Technology to Manage Farming Remotely

Tanzania
Go for HIV tests, PM Majaliwa tells Shinyanga residents

JPM appoints Erio as NSSF boss, replaces Kahyarara

Namibia
Namibia: Date set for long-awaited land summit

South Africa
High food prices and VAT causing Cyril Ramaphosa to feel the pressure

'I am not weak,' says Cyril Ramaphosa after signing $20bn in deals

Ramaphosa to Zwelithini: Black land not under threat

Ramaphosa just activated a law that scares foreign investors

Oceania
Australia
Record wool prices deliver Australia's golden fleece

John Howard reasserts his 'immense authority'

'I am dead-set an island of blue in a sea of red': Workplace Minister Craig Laundy

Pauline Hanson leaves door open to Latham leading One Nation

Australia: Tax on building materials to fund asbestos removal

New Zealand
Nursing and Midwifery DHB MECA rejected

NZ Govt - Government disappointed nurses reject pay offer

NZ Taxpayers' Union - Queenstown ‘bed tax’ could kill the goose

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