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world China Nursing-Home Fire Spurs Soul-Searching

A fire at a Chinese nursing home that killed dozens has brought into question whether the countrys growing elderly population is being adequately cared for.

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world Police: Several Kenyan Officers Killed in Ambush

Police: Several Kenyan police officers killed in ambush by militants in the northeast

7 minutes ago // BBC

world Russia begins massive air exercise

Russia's military is carrying out four days of drills involving 250 aircraft and 12,000 service personnel, as Nato begins an Arctic exercise.

7 minutes ago // USA Today

world Spy trial of 'Post' reporter Jason Rezaian opens in Iran

The trial is closed to the public, including Rezaian's family.

8 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Marikana survivors sue Zuma to force release of official report into massacre

South African president has refused to say when he will publish report of lengthy official inquiry into the 2012 shooting of striking mineworkers by police Continue reading...

9 minutes ago // ABC

world For an IS Fighter, a Paid Honeymoon in Caliphate's Heart

Honeymoon in caliphate's 'New York' points to Islamic State's welfare for fighters

13 minutes ago // BBC

world Reid's tale of triumph and tragedy

Golfer Melissa Reid reveals how she has grown up, both on and off the course, since her mother's death in 2012.

14 minutes ago // ABC

world Iran Begins Trial of Detained Washington Post Reporter

Iran begins trial of detained Washington Post reporter in closed security court

16 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Japan joins US-Australian military exercise in July for first time

Talisman Sabre, a two-yearly drill, will involve about 27,000 service men and women, and will be a display of cooperation between the US and its allies Continue reading...

18 minutes ago // The Guardian

world EU referendum: Don't leave us this way, Europe tells UK

Journalists at five European newspapers sum up the public mood towards the possible Brexit that may follow Britains vote on EU membership Continue reading...

18 minutes ago // The Guardian

world EU reform means different things to member countries

David Cameron has his work cut out persuading the 27 other European Union leaders to support treaty change Continue reading...

18 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Skyping with the enemy: I went undercover as a jihadi girlfriend

When a French journalist posed online as a young woman interested in Isis, she was soon contacted by a fighter in Syria. He proposed marriage but could she maintain a double life? Continue reading...

24 minutes ago // The Guardian

world France and Germany agree closer eurozone ties without EU treaty change

Proposals to be presented at EU summit in June will come as a blow to David Cameron who will table British pre-referendum demands at same meetingGermany and France have forged a pact to integrate the eurozone without reopening the EUs treaties, in a blow to David Camerons referendum campaign.Sidestepping Britains demands to renegotiate the Lisbon treaty and Britains place in the EU, the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, and the French president, François Holla

27 minutes ago // Reuters

world Malaysian police begin exhuming bodies at jungle camps

BUKIT WANG BURMA, Malaysia Reuters - Malaysian police forensic teams, digging with hoes and shovels, began the grim task on Tuesday of exhuming the bodies of dozens of suspected victims of human traffickers found buried around jungle camps near the Thai border.

27 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Senate estimates continues after fiery question time politics live

The government discusses foreign fighters, Scott Morrison opens the door to a softening of cuts to family benefits in budget measures and Labor MPs ejected during question time. Follow it live Continue reading...

30 minutes ago // The Times of India

world Homicide probe to be launched into singer B B King's death

King's funeral was scheduled to be held on Friday in Mississippi. It was unclear whether the investigation would delay that.

35 minutes ago // BBC

world Choir wins through to talent final

Welsh choir Cor Glanaethwy wins public vote to become the first act in the final of the Britain's Got Talent show.

36 minutes ago // CBS

world Search continues for missing amid severe Texas flooding

Emergency responders have expanded their search for families swept away as rivers swelled due to heavy rains

37 minutes ago // Reuters

world Around 25 Kenyan police killed in al Shabaab attacks

NAIROBI Reuters - Al Shabaab gunmen killed around 25 Kenyan police on Monday, ambushing some officers in a village in the east of the country after others died when their vehicle hit a landmine planted by the militants, their military spokesman said.

37 minutes ago // The Guardian

world At least 20 Kenyan police killed in suspected al-Shabaab attack

Police reportedly ambushed by gunmen in Yumbis village as they went to the rescue of colleagues wounded when their vehicle hit a landmineAt least 20 Kenyan police officers have been killed in an ambush by suspected al-Shabaab gunmen in a village in the eastern county of Garissa, Kenyan media reported. The Standard and

40 minutes ago // Time

world Rohingya Survivors Speak of Their Ordeals as 139 Suspected Graves are Found in Malaysia

Burma's persecuted Muslim minority takes unspeakable risks into order to flee to Malaysia

41 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Biden calls Iraqi PM to calm outcry over Carter remarks on fight against Isis

Criticism of Iraqi forces based on incorrect information says BaghdadIranian military commander says US has no will to fight Isis Related: John McCain mocks Obama for calling climate change a threat as Isis advances Vice-President Joe Biden on Monday spoke to the Iraqi prime minister, Haider al-Abadi, to reassure him of US suppo

47 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Texas storms: flooding had 'tsunami-type power', says governor

Three reported dead as Texas and Oklahoma battered by stormsTornado kills 13 in Mexican border city of Ciudad Acuna Related: Record rainfall causes flooding and chaos in Texas and Oklahoma Texas governor Greg Abbott expanded the emergency disaster zone in his state on Monday, adding 24 counties to a list of 13 affected by storms and flooding. Thre

47 minutes ago // The Times of India

world Iran summons Saudi envoy over Yemen strike

Iran's semi-official ISNA news agency says the foreign ministry has summoned Saudi Arabia's envoy over an airstrike near Tehran's embassy in Yemen.

48 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world China Nursing-Home Fire Spurs Soul-Searching

A fire at a Chinese nursing home that killed dozens has brought into focus whether the countrys growing elderly population is being adequately cared for.

53 minutes ago // ABC

world Afghan Forces Struggle as Taliban Seeks Northern Stronghold

Afghan forces in northern city struggle to push back Taliban, allied militants

53 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Albert Pujols comes through for Angels in 4-3 win over Padres

The stoicism that cloaks Albert Pujols during a game had vanished, at least for the moment. This was a game-winning moment, a walk-off moment, and Pujols let the world share in his enjoyment.

54 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Matt Beleskey and Anaheim Ducks catch huge Game 5 win on the rebound

All that had transpired before was washed away Monday when Matt Beleskey raced toward Chicago's net and converted the overtime goal that left the Ducks one victory from the Stanley Cup Final.

55 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Dodgers have regained their power this season

Andre Ethier paused for a moment. It has been a long time since he can remember baseballs flying out of Chavez Ravine with the frequency they have this season.

55 minutes ago // Fox News

world Afghan forces in northern city struggle to push back Taliban, allied militants

Taliban insurgents, their ranks swelled by foreign fighters pushed across the border from Pakistan, nearly surrounded this northern Afghan city last month with an offensive that stunned local authorities and raised concerns over their ability to defend the country without U.S. and foreign combat troops.

55 minutes ago // ABC

world Channeling Batman, Versailles: Macau's New Wave of Resorts

Casino capital Macau bets glitzy wave of new resorts will bring more gamblers, families

57 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Anger lifts Ducks past Chicago Blackhawks in overtime

As they trudged back to their locker room after the third period, the Ducks were angry at themselves for being in a position they had urgently wanted to avoid.

57 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Ducks back up goalie Frederik Andersen

There were his two assists in Game 5 between the Ducks and Blackhawks on Monday night at Honda Center. In some ways, though, what Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf did late in the game was also important.

57 minutes ago // Reuters

world China breaks ground on lighthouse project in South China Sea

BEIJING Reuters - China hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for the building of two lighthouses in the disputed South China Sea, state media said on Tuesday, a move that is likely to escalate tensions in a region already jittery about Beijing's maritime ambitions.

59 minutes ago // ABC

world Ryanair Beats Forecasts Again as Annual Profits Rise 66 Pct

Ryanair beats forecasts again as annual profits rise 66 percent to 867 million euros

59 minutes ago // ABC

world China's Army Plays Down South China Sea Island-Building

China's military likens South China Sea island-building to routine construction of roads