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Catholic Church changes teaching to oppose death penalty in all cases

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 06:36
The Roman Catholic Church on Thursday formally changed its teaching to declare the death penalty inadmissible in all circumstances.
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German AfD leaders condemn member for calling Hitler attacker a traitor

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 06:34
Leaders of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) condemned a party member on Thursday for branding a German officer who tried to kill Adolf Hitler a traitor.
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Zimbabwe election agency to give timing of presidential results later

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 06:30
The Zimbabwe electoral commission (ZEC) said on Thursday it would call a news conference to say when the presidential results could be announced, saying media reports that the results would be released at 9 pm (1900 GMT) were inaccurate.
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Russia to deploy military police on Golan Heights: Ifax

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 06:25
Russia will deploy military police on the Golan Heights frontier between Syria and Israel and set up eight observation posts, Interfax news agency reported on Thursday, citing the Russian Defence Ministry.
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Russian investigators may go to Central African Republic to probe TV crew killing

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 06:17
Russia's state Investigative Committee is looking into sending a group of its specialists to Central African Republic to help investigate the killings there of three Russian journalists, the committee said in a statement.
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Israel kills seven militants in overnight strike on Syrian Golan: Israeli radio

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 06:16
Israel killed seven militants in an air strike on the Syrian-held Golan Heights, preventing a "grave incident", Israel Radio said on Thursday without citing sources.
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Netanyahu cancels Colombia trip, citing Gaza situation

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 06:14
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has canceled a trip to Colombia planned for next week due to the situation around the Gaza Strip, an Israeli official said on Thursday.
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Zimbabwe's presidential election results due 'very soon': commission

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 06:06
Zimbabwe's electoral commission (ZEC) will begin releasing results from Monday's presidential election "very soon", commissioner Qubani Moyo said on Thursday, without giving details.
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China says Zimbabwe election was 'orderly'

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 06:00
China's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday it believed this week's election in Zimbabwe had generally proceeded in an orderly fashion, and that it hoped all sides can ensure the country's stability following post-vote clashes.
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Embassy urges U.S. citizens to avoid central Harare after gunshot reports

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 05:59
The U.S. embassy in Zimbabwe urged American citizens to avoid central Harare on Thursday because of protests and reports of gunshots, the embassy said in a statement on its website.
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Zimbabwe soldiers order Harare shops to close

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 05:57
Zimbabwean soldiers ordered shopkeepers to close and leave the center of the capital on Thursday, two store-owners said, the day after three people were killed by troops sent in to disperse crowds of opposition supporters.
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Philippines nabs cleric over bomb claimed by Islamic State

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 05:52
The Philippine military said on Thursday it has arrested a Muslim cleric who knew in advance about a bomb that killed 11 people on Basilan island in an attack earlier this week that raised fears of Islamic State involvement.
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France outlaws lewd cat-calls to women in public amid attack uproar

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 05:46
France voted to outlaw sexual harassment on the streets, leaving cat-callers and aggressively lecherous individuals facing potential on-the-spot fines of up to 750 euros as part of tougher legislation to fight sexual violence.
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EU calls for calm in Zimbabwe after election violence

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 05:44
The European Union on Thursday called for calm in Zimbabwe, where three people where killed in clashes following Monday's presidential election.
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Israel says Assad back in charge, Syrian front likely to be quieter

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 04:43
Israel's defense minister described Syria's return to its pre-civil war situation as a given on Thursday, and predicted that the Golan Heights frontier would be quieter with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's central rule restored.
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Southeast Asia flags progress with China over disputed waterway talks

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 04:39
Southeast Asian nations are set to announce agreement with China on a working text for negotiations over a code of conduct to ease tension in the disputed South China sea at a meeting that began on Thursday.
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Three foreigners abducted and killed in Afghan capital: police

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 04:32
Militants abducted and killed three foreign nationals working for an international food company in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Thursday, security officials and a diplomat said.
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Commonwealth denounces 'excessive' force by Zimbabwe security services

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 04:27
The Commonwealth's observer mission said on Thursday Zimbabwe's security services used excessive force to break up protests in Harare over this week's presidential election.
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Soldiers patrol Zimbabwe capital after election violence

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 03:52
Soldiers patrolled the streets of Harare on Thursday a day after three opposition protesters were killed in post-election clashes that dashed President Emmerson Mnangagwa's hopes of ending Zimbabwe's reputation for political repression.
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Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa says talking to opposition to defuse tension

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 03:52
Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Thursday he had been talking to opposition leader Nelson Chamisa to try to defuse tension over this week's presidential election after violent clashes on the streets of Harare.
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