Russia and China hold naval drills near North Korea amid tensions

North Korea expected to top UN agenda; both China and Russia have called for talks to defuse tensions with North ...
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Riot police break up St. Louis protest over officer's acquittal

By Valerie Volcovici and Kenny Bahr ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - St. Louis police in riot gear broke up a protest ...
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Abbas to give ‘important’ speech at UN

Abbas spokesman says his UN speech will "define the characteristics of the next stage".

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A Strengthening Hurricane Maria Closes in on Irma-Hit Caribbean

The islands of the eastern Caribbean prepared Sunday to face another potential disaster, with forecasters saying newly formed and strengthening ...
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Tillerson meets Russia's Lavrov ahead of UN assembly

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met his Russian counterpart Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in New York on Sunday ahead ...
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Burst fuel pipe to disrupt New Zealand flights through week

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A rupture in the main pipeline carrying jet fuel to New Zealand's largest airport has ...
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IDF unveils its first wheeled APC

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The Defense Ministry promises that the new armored vehicle ‘Eitan’ is the most sophisticated and well-shielded. It is capable of seating up to 12 soldiers, reaching 90km per hour; its development was catalyzed after a deadly APC incident during Operation Protective Edge and in preparation for possible Lebanon war.

Russian helicopter shot down in Syria kills 5


The Russian military suffered its heaviest blow since it entered the Syrian civil war as rebel forces took out a helicopter returning from a humanitarian mission, killing all five of its crew; Territory over which chopper was brought down not controlled by ISIS.

Turkey admits some crackdown dismissals may be ‘unfair’

A demonstrator waves the national flag during a rally to condemn the coup attempt against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Istanbul on July 24, 2016Turkey admitted on Monday there may have been some "unfair" treatment in its post-coup crackdown as it voiced anger at Germany for barring President Recep Tayyip Erdogan from addressing a rally in Cologne. Prime Minister Binali Yildirim told a top-ranking US general that his government remained committed to principles of law in its fight against coup plotters and called for Washington to extradite US-based preacher Fethullan Gulen "as soon as possible". Ankara accuses Gulen of masterminding the coup and says it is seeking to remove all trace of his influence in Turkish institutions.