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world MH370 investigators meet in Paris

Malaysian officials meet French investigators in Paris before tests are carried out on a wing part suspected of being from missing flight MH370.

13 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Greece debt crisis: Athens stock market falls 23% as manufacturing plunges - live

Greek factory output falls to record low in JulyBank and finance shares collapse by as much as 30%

14 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Australia Won't Extend MH370 Search Without New Evidence

Australia still plans to end the hunt for MH370 after the current undersea search zone has been covered unless a wing part found on Runion island yields hard clues on the fate of the vanished aircraft.

21 minutes ago // The Guardian

world What would a ban on "poor doors" achieve?

The idea of the wealthy and the least well-off having separate entrances into the same housing block may offend but can also be a pragmatic way of improving the supply of affordable homes Following New York mayor Bill de Blasios declaring war on housing developments with one entrance for its wealthier residents and another for its poorer ones, there was outrage at the di

22 minutes ago // BBC

world Ferries contract document published

Caledonian MacBrayne and Serco are invited to make their final bids for the new contract to run Clyde and Hebrides Ferry Services.

22 minutes ago // Reuters

world India orders clampdown on Internet porn, sparks censorship debate

NEW DELHI Reuters - India has blocked hundreds of adult websites to prevent pornography becoming a social nuisance, a government official said on Monday, sparking a debate about censorship and freedom in the world's largest democracy.

24 minutes ago // BBC

world Everyone 'must take vitamin D pills'

Everyone should consider taking vitamin D supplements to counter the lack of sunshine in England, government experts are proposing.

27 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Suspect Named in Fatal Memphis Cop Shooting

A gunman was on the loose early Monday following the fatal shooting of a Memphis police officer, authorities said

36 minutes ago // ABC

world Greek Stock Market Reopens With 22 Percent Plunge

Greece's stock market plunges over 22 percent as it reopens after 5-week closure

38 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Canada's tar sands landscape from the air in pictures

A new book of aerial photographs, Beautiful Destruction, captures the awesome scale and devastating impact of Albertas oil sands with stunning colours, contrasts and patterns. The book also includes 15 essays by prominent individuals from environment and industry, sharing their insights, ideas and opinions. Photographs by

38 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Canada's tar sands landscape from the air in pictures

A new book of aerial photographs, Beautiful Destruction, captures the awesome scale and devastating impact of Albertas oil sands with stunning colours, contrasts and patterns. Photographs by Louis Helbig Continue reading...

39 minutes ago // The Independent

world Hundreds of women participate in a mass breastfeeding event in Manila to mark the start of World Breastfeeding Week

Over three-hundred women took part in a mass breastfeeding event in Manila to mark the start of World Breastfeeding Week.

43 minutes ago // BBC

world Ronaldo 'gives agent Greek island'

Multi-millionaire Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo gives his agent Jorge Mendes a Greek island as a wedding present, media reports say.

44 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Greece debt crisis: Athens stock market falls 23% after reopening - live

Greek factory output falls to record low in JulyBank and finance shares collapse by as much as 30%

45 minutes ago // BBC

world Burundi leader in vengeance warning

Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza warns against vengeance and urges calm following the assassination of a senior general on Sunday

45 minutes ago // The Independent

world Israel passes law to detain extremist suspects for years without trial

The Israeli government has announced it will have zero tolerance for Jewish extremists following a surge of fanatical attacks which have left two children dead.

46 minutes ago // BBC

world India blocks 857 porn sites

India has blocked free access to 857 porn sites in what it says is a move to prevent children from accessing them.

46 minutes ago // VOA

world Outlook Mixed After TPP Talks End

There was no consensusMondayon how soon talks to conclude the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact could be revived after the 12 parties failed to reach a deal at what was intended to be the concluding round last week in Hawaii. The timing really is a challenge at this point, really driven by electoral politics, Asia Trade Center executive director Deborah Elms told VOA via Skype. A Canadian general election is scheduled forOctober 19and campaigning beganSunday. For the Can

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world AP PHOTOS: Editor Selections From the Middle East

AP PHOTOS: A selection of our favorite photographs from the Middle East this past week

50 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Piggie the echidna is returned safe to Currumbin wildlife sanctuary

Missing echidna is found alive and well in her enclosure on the Gold Coast two days after she was abductedPiggie the echidna has been returned to her Gold Coast home two days after she was abducted. Related: Fears for Piggie the echidna, stolen from Gold Coast's Currumbin sanctuary

51 minutes ago // The Telegraph

world Barack Obama to unveil tougher plan to tackle greenhouse gases and climate change

The US president will require utilities to invest more heavily in wind and solar energy as he drives an aggressive shift towards renewable energy

54 minutes ago // BBC

world Plan to evict illegal immigrants

Landlords will be expected to evict tenants who lose the right to live in England under new measures to clamp down on illegal immigration.

55 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Greek Stock Market Plunges 20 Percent After Reopening

Traders have braced themselves for a day of "losses and volatility" as Greece's stock market reopened after a five-week closure.

57 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Greece debt crisis: Athens stock market falls 23% after reopening - live

Bank and finance shares collapse by as much as 30% Market falls more than 23% as bourse reopens after five-week shutdownChina woes deepen on manufacturing slowdown 10.31am BST Elsewhere though, European markets are shrugging off the slump on the Athens exchange.After all, the decline was not exactly unexpected, not le

58 minutes ago // USA Today

world Activists: At least 12 killed as Syria warplane crashes

An amateur video posted online by activists showed several damaged buildings, as well as parts of the plane that crashed.

58 minutes ago // Time

world After Three Grim Accidents in a Week, Is It Even Safe to Ride on a Chinese Escalator?

Experts warn of poorly maintained, aging equipment and not enough inspectors

58 minutes ago // Time

world After Three Grim Accidents In a Week, Is It Even Safe to Ride on a Chinese Escalator?

Experts warn of poorly maintained, aging equipment and not enough inspectors

58 minutes ago // The Guardian

world North Korea releases video of pastor confessing crimes to congregation

Canadian Hyeon Soo Lim appears to be reading from a script in footage of confession inside sparsely filled Pyongyang church North Korea has released footage of a Canadian pastor confessing before a Pyongyang church congregation that he had committed crimes against the state. Hyeon Soo Lim, of the Light Korean Presbyterian Church in Toronto, travelled to North Korea in January on a routine humanitarian visit. He has been detained since February.

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world Saudi King Leaves France After 8-Day Stay After Controversy

Saudi king leaves France after 8-day stay after weeks of controversy over closed public beach

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world Iraqi Kurdish Leader Vows to Take Sinjar From Islamic State

Iraqi Kurdish leader vows to liberate Sinjar from the Islamic State group in televised speech

1 hour ago // The Independent

world Kaiser Carlile: Nine-year-old boy dies after being hit by baseball bat during warm-up swing

A nine-year-old boy has died after being hit with a baseball bat.

1 hour ago // Fox News

world Iraqi Kurdish leader vows to liberate Sinjar from the Islamic State group in televised speech

The leader of Iraq's Kurdish region says that Iraqi Kurds must maintain control of areas in northwestern Iraq, including the city of Sinjar, after they are recaptured from Islamic State militants.

1 hour ago // BBC

world Retailers defend milk pricing policy

Retailers in Northern Ireland defend supermarkets' milk pricing policy after protests by farmers over what they get paid for their product.

1 hour ago // Time

world Most of Indias Execution Records Have Been Lost or Destroyed by Termites

The absence of information shows the "callousness" of the record-keeping system, according to researchers

1 hour ago // The Times of India

world Syrian jet crashes into market, 12 killed

At least 12 people were killed when a Syrian army fighter jet crashed into a busy marketplace in the rebel-held northwestern town of Ariha on Monday, a monitor said.

1 hour ago // The Guardian

world Greece stock market nosedives after five-week shutdown

Exchange in Athens falls 23% in value in early trading with banks and financial shares hurt by up to 30% after enforced closureGreeces stock market plunged nearly 23% on Monday when it reopened after a five-week shutdown brought on by fears that the country was about to be dumped from the eurozone. The main Athens stock index fell to in worst ever one-day performance after only a few minutes of trading.