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  1. Family: Palestinian lawmaker's detention extended by IsraelSun, 17 Jun 2018 18:25:08 GMT
    The family of a female Palestinian lawmaker who has been held without charge for nearly a year says that Israel has extended her detention by four months. Khalida Jarrar was scheduled to be released on June 30. But her husband, Ghassan, said Sunday that her lawyer was informed of the extension by Israeli authorities. More...
  2. News 17 Mins Ago Suicide bomber targets Afghans celebrating truce, killing 14Sun, 17 Jun 2018 13:35:13 GMT
    A suicide bomber struck in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad on Sunday, killing at least 14 people in the second attack in as many days targeting Taliban fighters, security forces and civilians celebrating a holiday cease-fire. Attahullah Khogyani, spokesman for the governor of Nangarhar province, said another 45 people were wounded in the attack, which struck a crowd of people as they left the governor's compound. More...
  3. Foster meets Fermanagh GAA team ahead of Ulster finalSun, 17 Jun 2018 11:12:47 GMT
    DUP leader Arlene Foster has met members of the Fermanagh GAA team ahead of the Ulster county final against Donegal next weekend. She enjoyed a "lovely welcome" from the team and management during Saturday evening's encounter at the luxury Lough Erne resort near Enniskillen. More...
  4. Former railway property sold for 404,000 at auctionSun, 17 Jun 2018 11:12:46 GMT
    Train enthusiasts steamed in with bids before a historic railway house and ticket office sold for 404,000 at auction. The character property in Holman Way at Topsham, near Exeter was designed by famous railway architect Sir William Tite and opened on May 1 1861. More...
  5. Immigrants fleeing gangs prefer taking chance for US asylumSun, 17 Jun 2018 08:50:24 GMT
    The MS-13 gang made Jose Osmin Aparicio's life so miserable in his native El Salvador that he had no choice but to flee in the dead of night with his wife and four children, leaving behind all their belongings and paying a smuggler $8,000. Aparicio is undeterred by a new directive from Attorney General Jeff Sessions declaring that gang and domestic violence will generally cease to be grounds for asylum. More...
  6. Ex-rebel looks to defy odds in Colombia presidential raceSun, 17 Jun 2018 04:16:04 GMT
    Gustavo Petro began his long ascent to the cusp of Colombia's presidency in this self-built barrio named after South American independence hero Simon Bolivar. In 1983, equipped with little more than a shovel and a surplus of revolutionary ideals, the then-clandestine militant led some 400 squatter families in a months-long battle with local authorities to secure a plot of land to build their ramshackle homes here in Zipaquira, a city north of Bogota. More...
  7. Greek government survive no-confidence vote over Macedonia name dealSat, 16 Jun 2018 23:59:44 GMT
    Greece's left-led coalition government survived a no-confidence vote in parliament on Saturday brought over a deal to end a decades-old dispute with neighbouring Macedonia concerning the latter's name. However, the government suffered a loss in its parliamentary majority after lawmaker Dimitris Kammenos of the nationalist Independent Greeks, the government's junior coalition partner, voted in favour. More...
  8. 17 killed in stampede after brawl at crowded Caracas clubSat, 16 Jun 2018 21:48:32 GMT
    Seventeen people were killed at a crowded nightclub in Venezuela's capital Saturday after a tear gas device exploded during a brawl and triggered a desperate stampede among hundreds gathered for a graduation celebration, government officials said. Interior Minister Nestor Reverol said the incident at the "Los Cotorros" club in the middle-class neighborhood of El Paraiso left eight minors dead and five injured. More...
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