Saturday, August 23, 2014   

2 French teen girls probed as would-be jihadis
08-22 19:16
Two girls, aged 15 and 17, are under investigation in France for allegedly making plans to join jihadis in Syria. The Paris prosecutor's office said on Fri...
Senegal closes border
08-22 18:48
Senegal has become the latest country to seal its border with a west African neighbour to ward off the deadly Ebola virus, as the new UN pointman on the epid...
France cheers better wine harvest for 2014
08-22 17:52
France will produce around six billion bottles of wine this year, a more successful harvest than in recent years, forecasts from the country's public agricultura...
Former SKorea prosecutor admits public lewdness
08-22 17:38
The former chief prosecutor on a South Korean island admits to performing lewd acts on city streets and feels extremely shameful for his behavior, his lawyer sai...
Russian says aid column 'starting to move' toward east Ukraine
08-22 16:25
Russia said on Friday it was tired of waiting for Kiev's permission and has decided to start moving its disputed aid column toward the eastern Ukrainian rebel...
Report: Bus crash kills 33 near Egyptian resort
08-22 15:18
Egypt's state news agency says a head-on collision of two tourist buses near a popular Red Sea resort has killed 33 people and injured 41. MENA says t...
Japan survivor search halted over landslide fears: police
08-22 15:04
The search for more than 50 people still missing after catastrophic landslides in Japan was halted on Friday because of fears for the safety of rescuers. ...
New N. Korean launch site near completion: think-tank
08-22 13:03
North Korea will be able to test longer-range rockets at its new launch site before the end of this year, a US think-tank has said. A major construction pro...
Governor takes National Guard out of Ferguson
08-22 13:00
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday ordered the state National Guard to begin withdrawing from Ferguson, where nightly scenes of unrest have erupted since a...
American Ebola doctor 'thrilled to be alive'
08-22 12:54
An American doctor infected with Ebola left his isolation unit and warmly hugged his doctors and nurses, showing the world that he poses no public health threat ...
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