Thu07272017

LAST_UPDATEThu, 27 Jul 2017 8am

Monsoon Displaces Over 25,000 People In India's Gujarat

According to india.com, more than 25,000 people have been moved to higher ground and at least three are reported to have died in this latest period of floods in Gujarat.

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UN Delegation Visits Yemen Amid Cholera Outbreak

Cholera outbreak AP

A high-level United Nations delegation arrived in Yemen on Monday to visit areas held both by the government and the Houthi rebels across the crisis-hit country, according to a UN source.

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Jordan Seeks To Quiz Israeli Guard Over Embassy Deaths

Jordan has said it is looking to question an Israeli security guard who killed two Jordanians at the Amman embassy compound, as Israel points to his diplomatic immunity.

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UN Envoy: Al-Aqsa Crisis Must Be Resolved By Friday

UN's Middle East envoy has said a solution is needed by Friday to the al-Aqsa Mosque compound crisis in Jerusalem, which threatens to have "potential catastrophic costs well beyond the walls of the Old City".

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China Demands India Pulls Back Troops In Border Dispute

Colonel Wu Qian warned New Delhi not 'to push your luck' [Andy Wong/AP]

China has demanded that India pull back its troops from a contested region high in the Himalayas, warning New Delhi not "to push your luck" amid a festering border dispute.

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Blast Leaves Dozens Dead In Pakistan's Lahore

-ReutersIslamabad, Pakistan - A suicide attack targeting police personnel in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore has killed at least 25 people and wounded scores more, officials say.

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Trump Says Upcoming Health Vote Is GOP’s Chance To Keep Vow

WASHINGTON — A peeved President Donald Trump browbeat Republican opponents of his party’s reeling health care bill Monday, asserting that his predecessor’s signature overhaul has meant “death” and saying the Senate’s planned faceoff vote is their chance to keep their pledge to repeal it.

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Israel Removes Metal Detectors From Holy Site Entrance

JERUSALEM  — Israel began removing metal detectors from entrances to a major Jerusalem shrine early Tuesday morning to defuse a crisis over the site that angered the Muslim world and triggered some of the worst Israeli-Palestinian clashes in years.

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Spain’s Balearic Islands To Approve Bloodless Bullfights

Matador Paco Ureña slaughters a bull in the ring

The Balearic regional parliament is expected on Monday to vote in favor of a new law that bans the harming or killing of bulls in the ring. The law, which is backed by a left-wing coalition that includes the Socialists (PSOE), regional group More for Mallorca and the anti-austerity party Podemos, will also see the time limit for bullfights set at 10 minutes and the number of animals taking part limited to three.

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French Philosopher Dufourmantelle Drowns Rescuing Children

French philosopher Anne Dufourmantelle, 53, said that "life begins with risk"

A leading French philosopher who advocated risk-taking has drowned after attempting to save two children at a beach on the French Riviera.

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