Friday, November 11, 2016

World News

Jacob Zuma: Political survivor-in-chief?

CNN - ‎18 hours ago‎
Johannesburg (CNN) South Africa's President Jacob Zuma burnished his credentials as the country's political survivor-in-chief by avoiding a vote of no confidence in parliament on Thursday.

Mosul: Amnesty accuses 'Iraqi police' of unlawful killings, torture

CNN - ‎22 hours ago‎
(CNN) Rights group Amnesty International has accused men in Iraqi police uniforms of torture and unlawfully killing villagers "in cold blood," in the operation to liberate the city of Mosul from ISIS control.

Anticipating Riots, Egypt Beefs Up Security

New York Times - ‎54 minutes ago‎
CAIRO - In anticipation of protests against economic austerity measures, Egyptian security forces heavily deployed Friday on the streets of Cairo and across the country.

Report: US Close to Accepting 100s of Australia's Refugees

New York Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
CANBERRA, Australia - The United States and Australia are close to announcing a deal in which the U.S. would resettle hundreds of asylum seekers banished by Australia to Pacific island camps, a newspaper reported on Friday.

Donald Trump tells Theresa May: UK is special place

BBC News - ‎18 hours ago‎
US President-elect Donald Trump has invited Theresa May to visit Washington in a phone call in which both stressed the importance of UK/US relations.

Russia Says Militants Used Chemical Weapons in Syria

New York Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
MOSCOW - The Russian military says its officers have found evidence of chemical weapons use by Syrian militants. Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Maj.

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