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'Trapped in the fireball': Oil tanker explodes in Pakistan, killing 153

Monday  02:35,   26 june 2017
USA TODAY

A life-or-death race was underway to save scores of critically burned victims after an overturned oil tanker exploded Sunday on a Pakistani highway as local villagers gathered to collect the leaking fuel, engulfing them in an inferno that killed at[...]

Israel strikes targets in Syria for 2nd day

Sunday  22:45,   25 june 2017
Associated Press

The Israeli military on Sunday said it attacked a series of targets belonging to the Syrian military, after several projectiles from neighboring Syria landed in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights for a second day. The military said it targeted[...]

Prince Harry 'wanted out' of royal role

Sunday  22:15,   25 june 2017
AFP

Britain's Prince Harry once "wanted out" of the Royal Family, but instead decided to "stay in and work out a role" for himself, according to an interview with the Mail on Sunday. Credit Cards With Massive Rewards Have[...]

An Afghan bird refuge comes back to life after decades of neglect

Sunday  21:36,   25 june 2017
MSN

But lack of cooperation from locals continues to hamper cleanup efforts at the scenic U.N.-protected site.Keep up on politics with The Washington Post's 5-Minute Fix[...]

Vision and screwdrivers: Macron and Merkel converge on Europe

Sunday  21:11,   25 june 2017
Reuters

<p>After more than a decade of sputtering and stalling, it may be premature to declare that the Franco-German engine is revving on all cylinders again.</p>Back in January, when his chances of winning the French presidency were considered slim, [...]

Saudi-Led Demands `Difficult' for Qatar to Meet, Tillerson Says

Sunday  21:05,   25 june 2017
Bloomberg

Qatar will find it “very difficult” to comply with some demands made by the Saudi-led bloc to end the Gulf diplomatic crisis, though they can be a basis for talks, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Sunday. “A productive next step[...]

Istanbul Pride march to go on despite governor's ban

Sunday  19:03,   25 june 2017
Associated Press

Activists for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights said they will march for LGBT pride in Istanbul on Sunday, despite a ban by the governor. Organizers of the 2017 Istanbul LGBTI Pride called for the gathering to begin at 5 p.m.[...]

Iraq forces push deep into devastated Old Mosul

Sunday  18:50,   25 june 2017
AFP

Iraqi forces battled deep into the devastated historical heart of Mosul and closed in fast on the last pockets of jihadists Sunday, eight months into an epic battle to retake the city. Three years after overrunning Mosul and making it the de facto[...]

Iraq forces push deep into devastated Old Mosul

Sunday  18:50,   25 june 2017
AFP

Iraqi forces battled deep into the devastated historical heart of Mosul and closed in fast on the last pockets of jihadists Sunday, eight months into an epic battle to retake the city. Three years after overrunning Mosul and making it the de facto[...]

Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr worldwide

Sunday  18:25,   25 june 2017
Al Jazeera

Muslims across the world are celebrating the first day of the Eid al-Fitr festival, which marks the end of the Islamic fasting month of Ramadan.&nbsp;The three day Eid-al-Fitr depends on the sighting of the moon and is usually marked by early[...]

Mosul celebrates first Eid without Islamic State in years

Sunday  18:21,   25 june 2017
Reuters

<p>People in the Iraqi city of Mosul celebrated their first Muslim Eid holiday without Islamic State in years on Sunday after the militants were ejected from much of the city.</p>People in the Iraqi city of Mosul celebrated their first Muslim[...]

Mosul celebrates first Eid without Islamic State in years

Sunday  18:21,   25 june 2017
Reuters

<p>People in the Iraqi city of Mosul celebrated their first Muslim Eid holiday without Islamic State in years on Sunday after the militants were ejected from much of the city.</p>People in the Iraqi city of Mosul celebrated their first Muslim[...]

Israel cancels landmark plan for Western Wall mixed prayer

Sunday  18:21,   25 june 2017
AFP

Israel's government on Sunday cancelled a landmark deal to create a space for women and men to pray together at the Western Wall, angering activists who have fought for the change for years. Trending Now: Top 7 Cards For Excellent Credit [...]

Israel cancels landmark plan for Western Wall mixed prayer

Sunday  18:20,   25 june 2017
AFP

Israel's government on Sunday cancelled a landmark deal to create a space for women and men to pray together at the Western Wall, angering activists who have fought for the change for years. The Highest Paying Cash Back Card Is Here See [...]

Spain fights forest fire in Donana UNESCO nature reserve

Sunday  17:05,   25 june 2017
Associated Press

A forest fire in southern Spain forced the evacuation of 1,000 people and is threatening a national park famous for its biodiversity.The flames have advanced eastward and have entered Donana National Park, one of Spain's most important nature[...]