August 15, 2018

Israel Reopens Gaza’s Only Commercial Crossing Amid Fragile Calm – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

Israel Reopens Gaza's Only Commercial Crossing Amid Fragile Calm
Wall Street Journal
TEL AVIV— Israel reopened Gaza's only commercial crossing on Wednesday, removing severe restrictions put in place last month as talks progress over a long-term cease-fire deal between the two sides. The opening of the Kerem Shalom crossing is ...
Israel reopens Gaza cargo crossing after calmBBC News
Israel lets food, goods back into Gaza as Egypt pushes truceReuters

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August 15, 2018

Australian party leader fans outrage over ‘final solution’ speech – CNN International


CNN International

Australian party leader fans outrage over 'final solution' speech
CNN International
(CNN) Australia is once again debating the nation's attitudes toward immigrants amid an outcry over comments made by a little-known senator who used his maiden speech in the country's Parliament to call for a "final solution" to immigration. Fraser ...
Australian Senator Calls for 'Final Solution' to Muslim ImmigrationNew York Times
Australian Lawmaker Refers To 'Final Solution' In Push For Muslim Immigration BanNPR
Final solution: Here's the Nazi history of the phrase used by Fraser AnningABC News
The Sydney Morning Herald -Herald Sun -The Australian -The Guardian
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August 15, 2018

Anger, questions day after deadly Italian bridge collapse in Genoa – CBS News


CBS News

Anger, questions day after deadly Italian bridge collapse in Genoa
CBS News
GENOA -- Residents of the northern Italian city of Genoa awoke Wednesday to a new skyline, and a new reality; the bridge that suddenly ceased to exist, taking so many lives with it. CBS News correspondent Charlie D'Agata reports that rescuers with ...
Death toll in Italy bridge collapse rises to at least 39USA TODAY
Italy bridge: 39 dead as rescuers search for survivorsAljazeera.com

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August 15, 2018

South Korean leader wants rail, road links with North as first step toward economic integration – Washington Post


Washington Post

South Korean leader wants rail, road links with North as first step toward economic integration
Washington Post
TOKYO — South Korean President Moon Jae-in pledged on Wednesday to establish road and rail links with North Korea soon, as a first step toward the sort of regional economic integration that Europe established after World War II. Moon will travel to ...
If North Korea won't denuclearize, here's what the US should doFox News
Let Korea fix KoreaThe Week Magazine
Kim Jong Un Wishes Putin Good Luck in 'Building a Powerful Russia'Newsweek
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August 15, 2018

South Korean leader wants rail, road links with North as first step toward economic integration – Washington Post


Washington Post

South Korean leader wants rail, road links with North as first step toward economic integration
Washington Post
TOKYO — South Korean President Moon Jae-in pledged on Wednesday to establish road and rail links with North Korea soon, as a first step toward the sort of regional economic integration that Europe established after World War II. Moon will travel to ...
South Korea's Leader Proposes Broad Economic Cooperation With the NorthNew York Times
If North Korea won't denuclearize, here's what the US should doFox News
When Will Koreas Unite? South Promises 'True Liberation' Starting with One Economy, Peace and RailwayNewsweek
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August 15, 2018

Taliban attack on Afghan military outpost kills dozens – Reuters


Reuters

Taliban attack on Afghan military outpost kills dozens
Reuters
KABUL (Reuters) - A Taliban attack on a military outpost in Afghanistan's northern province of Baghlan on Wednesday killed up to 44 Afghan police and soldiers, provincial officials said, as the insurgents kept up pressure on government forces ...
The Afghan Army's Last Stand at Chinese CampNew York Times
Afghan City Gauges Toll After Taliban SiegeWall Street Journal
Afghanistan: Dozens of security forces killed in Taliban attackAljazeera.com
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August 15, 2018

Pakistan parliament elects Khan ally as speaker – ABC News


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Pakistan parliament elects Khan ally as speaker
ABC News
Pakistan's lower house of parliament elected an ally of Imran Khan to be its next speaker on Wednesday, paving the way for the former cricket star and longtime politician to become the next prime minister. Asad Qaiser, a lawmaker from Khan's ...
Pakistani elections and the thorny way aheadAsia Times

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August 15, 2018

Locked Out: New Zealand Bans Foreigners From Buying Existing Homes – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

Locked Out: New Zealand Bans Foreigners From Buying Existing Homes
Wall Street Journal
New Zealand has lured Asian billionaires, Hollywood filmmakers, and tech entrepreneurs with a liberal immigration policy and light regulation of foreign property purchases. Now, as it tries to cool one of the world's hottest housing markets, the ...
New Zealand bans foreigners from buying propertyCNNMoney
New Zealand bans most foreigners from buying homesABC News
'Tenants on our own land': New Zealand bans sale of homes to foreign buyersThe Guardian
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August 14, 2018

Trump’s opponents can’t stop retweeting @NotPeterStrzok, an obvious Peter Strzok parody account – Washington Post


Washington Post

Trump's opponents can't stop retweeting @NotPeterStrzok, an obvious Peter Strzok parody account
Washington Post
@NotPeterStrzok is not Peter Strzok, the former FBI agent who was fired over anti-Trump texts. @NotPeterStrzok's bio on Twitter says “parody account – paying tribute to Peter Strzok.” There is now a verified Peter Strzok account on Twitter, @petestrzok.
Former FBI official: Firing Strzok was justified – he, Comey and McCabe disgraced the FBIFox News
Firings of the FBI Agent and the Trump AideNew York Times
10 things you need to know today: August 14, 2018The Week Magazine
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August 14, 2018

Venezuela Says It Has Arrested 14 in Alleged Assassination Plot – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

Venezuela Says It Has Arrested 14 in Alleged Assassination Plot
Wall Street Journal
Venezuela's top prosecutor said Tuesday that 14 people, including two high-ranking military officers, have been arrested on accusations they participated in what the government says was an assassination attempt against President Nicolás Maduro earlier ...
Venezuela: Military figures arrested after drone 'attack'BBC News
Venezuela Arrests Military Officers in Failed Assassination BidBloomberg
Official: Venezuelan general arrested in assassination plotABC News
Daily Mail -Aljazeera.com
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