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world New EU sanctions against Russia planned for Friday

Ed AdamczykBRUSSELS, Sept. 2 UPI -- The European Union will decide Friday on new sanctions against Russia, the group's next foreign policy chief announced Tuesday.

13 minutes ago // CNN

world CNN mourns loss of photojournalist

CNN lost a much loved and respected colleague Monday with the sudden passing of photojournalist Sarmad Qaseera. A longtime member of CNN's Baghdad bureau, Sarmad had to flee his country in 2006 after death threats, eventually settling in the United States and continuing his work for CNN based out of Atlanta. He was 42.

15 minutes ago // CNN

world The world's next tallest building?

The man behind the tallest building in the world is planning another as Middle Eastern real estate markets rebound.

15 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world US kills six in attack on al-Shabab convoy

Somali armed group confirms convoy hit in drone attack near Barawe - but denies its leader Abu Zubeyr was killed.

17 minutes ago // The Guardian

world The first day of the new school year in Ukraine - in pictures

With flowers, bells, balloons and processions, the first day of the school year is a big event in Ukraine Continue reading...

18 minutes ago // Sky News

world US Military Strike Targets Shabaab Leaders

A US drone reportedly hits a remote area of Somalia where Islamist leaders, including the group's chief, are meeting.

20 minutes ago // BBC

world Glasgow woman 'promoting terrorism'

It is understood that a young woman from Glasgow has travelled to Syria and has been promoting terrorism back home via her Twitter account.

21 minutes ago // Fox News

world Dethroned Myanmar beauty queen says she won't return crown

A dethroned 16-year-old beauty queen from Myanmar said Tuesday she won't return her bejeweled $100,000 crown until pageant organizers apologize for calling her a liar and a thief.

21 minutes ago // ABC

world Official: New Polish Prime Minister This Month

Official: New Polish prime minister should be appointed before end of September

21 minutes ago // Fox News

world Official: New Polish prime minister should be appointed before end of September

Poland's government spokeswoman says a new prime minister should be appointed before the end of the month to replace Donald Tusk who will take office as the European Council's president in December.

22 minutes ago // CNN

world World's richest man creates own landmark

CNN's Nick Parker tours Soumaya Museum in Mexico City -- the brainchild of wealthy business magnate Carlos Slim.

23 minutes ago // BBC

world Terror suspects held in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia's interior ministry says it has arrested 88 people suspected of plotting attacks inside and outside the country.

25 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Parisian suburb accused of gender stereotyping over school satchels

Row sparked by mayor of wealthy suburb of Puteaux handing out pink bags for girls and blue for boys for schools reopening Continue reading...

26 minutes ago // BBC

world Abuse case council faces inspection

The government is considering conducting an inspection of Rotherham Council in the wake the child abuse scandal, Home Secretary Theresa May says.

28 minutes ago // Boston Herald

world 6 militants killed in US Somalia strike

MOGADISHU, Somalia Al-Shabab's top leader was traveling in one of two vehicles hit Monday night in a U.S. military strike, a member of the Somali Islamic extremist group said Tuesday.The spokesman would not say whether al-Shabab leader Ahmed Abdi Godane was among the six militants killed.The two vehicles were heading toward the coastal town of Barawe, al-Shabab's main base, when they were hit, Abu Mohammed told The Associated Press.

28 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world WorldViews: Russias satellite is back on earth, but the sex lizards are dead

Five geckos who were tasked with reproducing in zero gravity on a Russian research satellite did not survive the mission, Russia's space agency said. The now-famous sex lizards, one male and four female, were found dead when the Foton M4 satellite returned to earth on Monday. &#

30 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world WorldViews: Some Chinese officials get a bit too creative with patented inventions

BEIJING When it comes to corruption, Chinese officials have proven creative and resourceful at finding ways to wet their beaks. Amid an anti-corruption campaign by Chinese leader Xi Jinping, every week has brought new details of the luxury paintings, antiques gifts and luxury villas used by officials to funnel their ill-gotten wealth.

30 minutes ago // CBS

world Who did the U.S. try to blow up in Somalia?

Local official says target of American airstrike was leader of al Qaeda-linked militant group based in east African nation

31 minutes ago // Sky News

world Ebola Patient Flees Clinic In Search For Food

Chaotic scenes as an infected man wanders into a Monrovia market to look for food are captured on video.

33 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Narrowing Scottish Poll Hits Sterling

A surge of support for the campaign backing Scottish independence from the U.K. in the coming referendum is starting to pressure sterling's robust run.

35 minutes ago // BBC

world Officials begin arriving for Nato

Officials from around the world start arriving in Wales later for the Nato summit which starts in Newport on Thursday.

36 minutes ago // Boston Herald

world Syrian rebels issue demands for captive UN troops

BEIRUT Al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebels holding 45 Fijian peacekeepers hostage have issued a set of demands for their release, including the extremist group's removal from a U.N. terrorist list and compensation for the killing of three of its fighters in a shootout with international troops, an official said Tuesday.The Nusra Front seized the Fijians on Thursday in the Golan Heights, where a 1,200-strong U.N. force monitors the buffer zone between Syria and Israel. The rebels also sur

37 minutes ago // UPI

world David Cameron: seize passports of Islamic State militants

Ed AdamczykLONDON , Sept. 2 UPI -- British Prime Minister David Cameron outlined plans to combat Islamic militants, about 500 of whom are from Britain, as they return home.

37 minutes ago // The Times of India

world End of Gaza war doesn't translate into peace

A week after the guns fell silent in the Gaza war, Israel and the Palestinians seem to have little appetite or incentive for a return to US-sponsored peace and statehood talks that collapsed five months ago.

41 minutes ago // The Telegraph

world Russia's space geckos fail their mission to breed in space

Five lizards nicknamed "Russia's sex geckos" have failed in their mission to mate in space, and all returned to Earth dead

43 minutes ago // ABC

world Greece to Toughen Penalties on Hate Speech

Greece to toughen penalties on hate speech, outlaw Holocaust denial

43 minutes ago // Fox News

world Greece to toughen penalties on hate speech, outlaw Holocaust denial

Lawmakers in Greece have begun debating draft legislation to outlaw Holocaust denial and expand prosecution powers against the incitement of racial violence, following scores of violent attacks against immigrants and a surge in popular support for the extreme right Golden Dawn party.

44 minutes ago // BBC

world Africa's farmers face failed seasons

African farmers face 'failed seasons' risk as a result of being overwhelmed by climate change, warns a status report on the continent's agriculture.

45 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world British Activist Andy Hall in Thai Court

The defamation trial of a British activist who campaigns for better working conditions for foreign migrant laborers began in Thailand on Tuesday.

45 minutes ago // Fox News

world Saudi Arabia arrests 88 suspects in suspected Al Qaeda cell

Saudi Arabia says it has arrested 88 men who are suspected of being part of an Al Qaeda cell that was plotting attacks inside and outside of the kingdom.

45 minutes ago // The Times of India

world Police abandon posts in Lesotho, fear for lives

At least one policeman was killed when the military disarmed police stations on Saturday.

46 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world Hundreds of Iraqi soldiers are missing after heavy fighting. Their families want answers.

NASIRIYAH, Iraq As Iraq hunkers down in its war against Islamist extremists, bodies stream back to the Shiite heartlands that provide an increasingly critical supply of fighters. But the coffins that dont return are also causing fury.

48 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Florida 'traffic trap' town suspends two police chiefs after ticket quota claims

Waldo is facing scandal following allegations that the tiny town victimises motorists in order to turn a profit Continue reading...

48 minutes ago // ABC

world Saudi Arrests 88 Suspects in Alleged Al-Qaida Cell

Saudi Arabia says it arrests 88 men suspected of being in al-Qaida cell plotting attacks

48 minutes ago // Fox News

world Saudi Arabia says it arrests 88 men suspected of being in al-Qaida cell plotting attacks

Saudi Arabia says it has arrested 88 men who are suspected of being part of an al-Qaida cell that was plotting attacks inside and outside of the kingdom.

49 minutes ago // CNN

world The amazing life of Althea Gibson

Over the course of her remarkable life, Althea Gibson was many things to many people -- an accomplished jazz singer, a saxophone player, an actress and the first black woman to play on the professional golf circuit. But it was tennis where she really left her mark.