WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED

Mr Regret

BBC - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 01:19
Sathyanarayana Iyer was changed forever by all the rejections that came his way.

Creating 'vertical villages' in Singapore

BBC - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 01:18
In Singapore planners are creating "vertical villages" for people living in high-rise apartments.

The Latest: Bali volcano alert raised, airport closes

WASHINGTON POST - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 01:18
The Latest on a rumbling volcano on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali (all times local):

Armando Hart, historic Cuban revolutionary figure, dies

WASHINGTON POST - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 01:18
Armando Hart, a historic figure of the Cuban revolution who as education minister in the early 1960s oversaw a huge literacy campaign aimed at ensuring all Cubans could read and write, died Sunday at age 87.

Indonesia’s disaster mitigation agency says Bali’s international airport is closed for 24 hours due to volcano alert

WASHINGTON POST - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 01:18
Indonesia’s disaster mitigation agency says Bali’s international airport is closed for 24 hours due to volcano alert.

Pyeongchang Winter Olympics: Hopes for North Korea's ice skaters

BBC - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 01:15
A North Korean ice-skating duo have qualified for the Olympics. Can sport go where diplomacy can't?

The Latest: Bali volcano alert raised, airport closes

AP - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 01:15
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The Latest on a rumbling volcano on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali (all times local): 2017-11-26T14:00:00-05:00 2017-11-26T19:00:34-05:00
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Pope in Myanmar: Francis sets off for tricky trip

BBC - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 01:14
The pontiff is set for a diplomatically difficult trip to meet with officials and Rohingya refugees.

Indonesian authorities raise alert for Bali volcano to highest level, order people within 10 kilometers to leave

WASHINGTON POST - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 01:02
Indonesian authorities raise alert for Bali volcano to highest level, order people within 10 kilometers to leave.

Heavy price

BBC - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 01:01
Former world number four Jelena Dokic tells BBC's World Service about the alleged abuse she suffered from her father.

Manus Island: 'Concerned' doctors offer to treat asylum seekers

BBC - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 00:55
Prominent Australian physicians say they fear for the health of asylum seekers in Papua New Guinea.

Trump: Democratic Party uses Russia as ‘phony excuse’ for losing presidential election

TASS [Russian State News] - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 00:54
US president noticed that he has possibly done more than anyone before

PDVSA: Maduro names general to head Venezuela oil firm

BBC - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 00:52
President Nicolas Maduro appoints a National Guard general to lead a corruption purge in the company.

The jihadist plan to use women to launch the next incarnation of ISIS

WASHINGTON POST - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 00:16
Wives and mothers of the fighters are starting to come home, but not all have left the caliphate behind.

Speaker's arrest puts Indonesia parliament in graft spotlight, again

REUTERS - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 00:11
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Implicated in five corruption scandals since the 1990s but never convicted, the speaker of Indonesia's parliament Setya Novanto is a political survivor.

Merkel's CDU agrees to pursue grand coalition in Germany

REUTERS - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 00:01
BERLIN (Reuters) - Leaders of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative party agreed on Sunday to pursue a "grand coalition" with the Social Democrats (SPD) to break the political deadlock in Europe's biggest economy.

Iran TV airs stories targeting 2 detained dual nationals

WASHINGTON POST - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 23:45
Briton Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and Chinese American national Xiyue Wang were arrested last year.

Sports minister calls on cycling board in Poland to resign

WASHINGTON POST - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 23:30
Poland’s sports minister Witold Banka has called on the board of the Polish Cycling Federation to resign and said he was suspending its financing.

1 dead in clash between Argentine police, Mapuche activists

WASHINGTON POST - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 23:30
Argentine authorities say police have clashed with a group of Mapuche during an operation to clear lands seized by members of the indigenous community, and one young Mapuche was killed and two were injured.

Russia's contestant wins Junior Eurovision

BBC - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 23:25
Russia's 14-year-old Polina Bogusevich triumphs with the song Wings

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