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Nuclear Talks Were a 'Loss' and a 'Mistake' for Iran

Wednesday  23:55,   15 august 2018
newsweek

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Foreign Minister Javad Zarif initially argued that the deal would bring a windfall of foreign investment, but that promise did not materialize. Since the beginning of the year, inflation has rocked Iran, leading[...]
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Pope Francis Silent About 1,000 Children Abused by Priests in Pennsylvania

Wednesday  21:01,   15 august 2018
thedailybeast

<p>The pope has yet to respond to the news revealed about his church: that a Pennsylvania grand jury handed down a damning account of rampant abuse.</p>Load[...]

Walk in the woods: Japan toddler missing for 3 days found alive

Wednesday  20:16,   15 august 2018
msn

<p>A 2-year-old boy who went missing in woods in western Japan has been found unharmed after three days alone.</p>Yoshiki Fujimoto disappeared on Sunday morning in the Yamaguchi region while out walking with his brother and grandfather, and[...]

Senior Chinese monk accused of sexual misconduct quits post

Wednesday  19:07,   15 august 2018
msn

<p>Accused of harassing and demanding sexual favors from nuns, one of China's most high-profile Buddhist monks has resigned from a top national post.</p>The Buddhist Association of China said its president, Xuecheng (SHWEI'-chung), had[...]

Turkish court rejects U.S. pastor’s appeal to be released

Wednesday  17:40,   15 august 2018
thehill

<p>A Turkish court rejected an appeal from Andrew Brunson, but a higher court has yet to rule on the matter.</p>Reuters reported that the upper Turkish court could rule on Brunson's fate in the next day, though Brunson's attorney, Cem[...]

Afghan officials: Taliban attack in north kills 30 troops

Wednesday  11:46,   15 august 2018
msn

Afghan officials say a Taliban assault on two adjacent checkpoints in northern Afghanistan has killed at least 30 soldiers and police.&nbsp;Mohammad Safdar Mohseni, the head of the provincial council in the northern Baghlan province, said the[...]

Japan's Abe sends offering to controversial shrine on World War Two anniversary

Wednesday  04:20,   15 august 2018
reuters

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a ritual offering to Tokyo's controversial Yasukuni Shrine for war dead on Wednesday, the anniversary of Japan's World War Two surrender, but did not visit in person. Past visits by Japanese leaders to [...]

Venezuelan general arrested over 'attack' on Maduro

Wednesday  00:30,   15 august 2018
msn

Venezuela has arrested a general as part of a continuing probe into the alleged attempt to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro, the attorney general said Tuesday. Major General Alejandro Perez Gomez of the country's national guard appeared before a [...]

Bolton to meet with Russian counterpart in Switzerland next week

Tuesday  23:31,   14 august 2018
thehill

National security adviser John Bolton will travel to Geneva, Switzerland, next week to meet with his Russian counterpart, the White House announced Tuesday.&nbsp;The meeting will serve as a follow-up to last month's summit between President[...]

Remains from North Korea ‘consistent’ with being American and from Korean War, Pentagon says

Tuesday  23:31,   14 august 2018
cnbc

The Pentagon is reviewing the recently transferred remains that are believed to be those of U.S. soldiers killed in the Korean War.Pentagon officials reaffirmed Tuesday its commitment to identify the recently transferred remains believed to be those [...]

Trump frustrated that Turkey has not released pastor -White House

Tuesday  23:00,   14 august 2018
reuters

President Donald Trump is frustrated that Turkey has not released U.S. pastor Andrew Brunson, according to the White House, which is ratcheting up pressure on Ankara to free him after two years of detention. "The president has a great deal of[...]

Chinese Cops Now Spying on American Soil

Tuesday  21:51,   14 august 2018
thedailybeast

<p>China is compiling a global registry of its ethnic minorities who have fled persecution, threatening to detain the families of those who don’t comply.</p>Yet even for those who have escaped China, surveillance and intimidation have[...]

What is V-J Day? History Behind Japan’s WWII Surrender

Tuesday  21:00,   14 august 2018
newsweek

<p>“V-J Day” refers to Japan’s formal surrender to the Allies on August 14, 1945, which signaled the effective end of World War II.</p>View of a man sitting on a sidewalk and holding up a newspaper which reads: 'War Ends!' as he takes a swig[...]

Chile: 10 people killed in nursing home fire

Tuesday  20:45,   14 august 2018
msn

<p>A fire swept through a nursing home in southern Chile on Tuesday, killing 10 elderly women, officials said.</p><p></p>Investigators were trying to determine the cause of the fire that broke out at around 3 a.m. in the women's[...]

Trump blasts terrorist 'animals' after new attack in London

Tuesday  16:06,   14 august 2018
washingtonexaminer

<p>President Trump on Tuesday called for tougher measures against terrorists after a man drove his car into pedestrians in London, an event that police are investigating as a terrorist incident.</p>Slideshow by photo[...]