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Police question Israeli leader over corruption accusations

WASHINGTON POST - 20 min 55 sec ago
Police have arrived at the official residence of Israel’s prime minister in what is believed to be part of an investigation into corruption allegations.

Pakistan arrests ‘human smuggler’ linked to deaths in Turbat

WASHINGTON POST - 36 min 48 sec ago
A Pakistani investigator says federal agents have arrested a “human smuggler” linked to the recent deaths of 20 people near the border with Iran.

New Delhi’s polluted air doesn’t deter distance runners

WASHINGTON POST - 36 min 48 sec ago
This month in New Delhi, the air has been so acrid that people have suffered from burning eyes and rasping throats. So the notion that thousands would take to the city streets to gulp down lungful after lungful in a distance race may seem strange to many.

Nick Cave plays Israel to ‘take stand’ against boycotters

WASHINGTON POST - 36 min 48 sec ago
Nick Cave, the dark poet of rock, says he is performing in Tel Aviv to take a stand against an international movement advocating for boycotts against Israel.

Correa says Ecuador leader must explain Manafort meeting

WASHINGTON POST - 36 min 48 sec ago
Former Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa called on his successor Lenin Moreno to explain to his country why he met with the indicted former campaign chairman for U.S. President Donald Trump earlier this year.

15 dead, 5 hurt in a stampede for food aid in Morocco

WASHINGTON POST - 52 min 46 sec ago
Moroccan state TV channel 2M reports that at least 15 people have died and 5 others have been injured in a stampede as food aid was being distributed in a southern village.

British sailor dies in round-the-world yacht race

WASHINGTON POST - 1 hour 8 min ago
Organizers of an international yacht race say a British sailor has died after he was swept overboard in rough seas.

Kenya’s Odinga calls for international help in deadly crisis

WASHINGTON POST - 1 hour 8 min ago
Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga called Sunday for “international intervention” in the country’s election crisis, saying at least 31 supporters have been killed by police and militia since his return from an overseas trip on Friday.

Car plunges into gorge killing 5 in Pakistan

WASHINGTON POST - 1 hour 8 min ago
Pakistani police say a car carrying a family has fallen off a mountainous road into a deep gorge killing five and wounding one in the country’s northwest.

Moroccan state TV: At least 15 dead, 5 injured in stampede for food in a southern village

WASHINGTON POST - 1 hour 8 min ago
Moroccan state TV: At least 15 dead, 5 injured in stampede for food in a southern village.

102-year-old survivor reunites with newly discovered nephew

WASHINGTON POST - 1 hour 24 min ago
Eliahu Pietruszka shuffled his 102-year-old body through the lobby of his retirement home toward a stranger he had never met and collapsed into him in a teary embrace. Then he kissed both cheeks of his visitor and in a frail, squeaky voice began blurting out greetings in Russian, a language he hadn’t spoken in decades.

Syria: IS militants defeated in final stronghold

WASHINGTON POST - 1 hour 56 min ago
Syrian state media says pro-government forces have defeated the Islamic State group in its last stronghold in the country, at a town on the border with Iraq called Boukamal.

Zimbabwe’s ruling party dismisses Mugabe as its leader in another blow to his presidency

WASHINGTON POST - 2 hours 43 min ago
The move by ZANU-PF does not appear to have any immediate effect on President Robert Mugabe’s position, but after 37 years, he is now technically a leader without a party.

Zimbabwe ruling party: Mugabe must resign as president by noon Monday or impeachment to start

WASHINGTON POST - 2 hours 43 min ago
Zimbabwe ruling party: Mugabe must resign as president by noon Monday or impeachment to start.

Juncker: EU backs Spain in fight against Catalan secession

WASHINGTON POST - 2 hours 43 min ago
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker calls Catalonia’s secessionist push a “disaster” and has reaffirmed Europe’s support of a unified Spain.

India passenger train hits and kills 2 Asian elephants

WASHINGTON POST - 3 hours 14 min ago
Two endangered Asian elephants have been hit and killed by a passenger train near the city of Gauhati in northeastern India.

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe fired as ruling party leader, replaced with sacked VP: Party official

WASHINGTON POST - 3 hours 14 min ago
Zimbabwe’s Mugabe fired as ruling party leader, replaced with sacked VP: Party official.

Saudis, allies discuss Iran ahead of Arab League meeting

WASHINGTON POST - 3 hours 14 min ago
The foreign ministers of four Arab nations are meeting in Cairo to discuss a draft Saudi declaration on countering Iranian influence in Arab affairs.

German parties forge ahead with talks on new government

WASHINGTON POST - 3 hours 30 min ago
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative bloc and two smaller parties are seeking compromises on the thorny issues of migration and climate change so they can proceed with formal talks on forming a new coalition government.

Zimbabwe ruling party begins recall of Mugabe as party leader, to replace him with fired VP

WASHINGTON POST - 3 hours 46 min ago
Zimbabwe ruling party begins recall of Mugabe as party leader, to replace him with fired VP.

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