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Iran to unveil new fighter jet, develop missiles: minister

2 hours 21 min ago
Iran will unveil a new fighter jet next week and continue developing missile capabilities as a top priority, the defense minister said on Saturday, defying new U.S. sanctions aimed at curbing Tehran's missile program and regional influence.

Germany's Social Democrats want pension guarantees to 2040

2 hours 37 min ago
German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz, a Social Democrat, has threatened to make pensions a central theme in the next national elections in 2021 unless Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives agree to guarantee pension levels until 2040.

Man to appear in court on Monday over UK parliament car incident

2 hours 40 min ago
Sudanese-born British national Salih Khater was charged with two counts of attempted murder on Saturday and will appear in court on Monday after a car careered into people and a barrier at Britain's parliament earlier this week, police said.

Cyprus hands Egyptian plane hijacker over to Cairo - statement

2 hours 49 min ago
Cyprus has handed over to Cairo an Egyptian man who hijacked an airliner to the island in 2016 using a fake explosive belt, Egypt's state prosecutor said on Saturday, after a court ruling cleared the way for his extradition.

Second cardinal withdraws from Ireland congress amid abuse scandals

2 hours 53 min ago
The Archbishop of Washington, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, withdrew on Saturday from next week's World Meeting of Families in Dublin, the second senior cleric to pull out of the Roman Catholic event amid clerical sexual abuse scandals in the United States.

Venezuelan migrants' dreams of new life dashed by Ecuador passport rule

3 hours 15 min ago
Tears welled up in Gabriel Malavolta's eyes on Saturday as he realized his dream of a new life in Peru was over, at least for now.

Greek central bank chief warns over backtracking, turbulence post-bailout

3 hours 36 min ago
Greece's central bank governor warned the country not to backtrack on commitments to its lenders after it exits the last of its three bailouts next week, saying markets would abandon it.

Brazilian border town residents drive out Venezuelan immigrants

4 hours 4 min ago
Angry residents of a Brazilian border town, Pacaraima, ran riot and drove out Venezuelan immigrants on Saturday after a local restaurant owner was stabbed and beaten, residents and government officials said.

Merkel, Putin tackle tough topics in meeting outside Berlin

5 hours 6 min ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel met outside Berlin on Saturday for talks ranging from the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria, to Iran and a gas pipeline project that has drawn U.S. ire.

Ukraine, Iran and human rights on agenda for talks with Putin: Merkel

6 hours 2 min ago
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she would discuss the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria, as well as Iran and the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project with Russian President Vladimir Putin during their meeting on Saturday.

Putin says everything must be done for refugees to return to Syria

6 hours 2 min ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday that everything must be done for Syrian refugees to return to their conflict-torn country.

Police injured as far-right, anti-Nazi activists clash in Berlin

6 hours 8 min ago
At least one police officer was injured in Berlin on Saturday when around 500 activists shouting "Nazis out" clashed with an equal number of far-right activists marking the 31st anniversary of the prison suicide of Nazi convict Rudolf Hess.

Nigeria's President Buhari to return from leave, allaying health fears

6 hours 16 min ago
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari will return from leave on Saturday, a presidential aide said, easing concerns over the leader's health in the run-up to elections in early 2019.

Yemen's southern separatists attack military academy in Aden

6 hours 28 min ago
Southern separatists opened fire on a military academy graduation ceremony in Yemen's port city of Aden on Saturday, killing a cadet and wounding at least two others, witnesses said.

Autostrade pledges to rebuild collapsed Italy bridge

6 hours 48 min ago
Italian toll-road operator Autostrade per l'Italia, which managed a bridge that collapsed in Genoa this week, pledged on Saturday to rebuild the viaduct.

Autostrade pledges to rebuild collapsed Italy bridge

7 hours 10 min ago
Italian toll-road operator Autostrade per l'Italia, which managed a bridge that collapsed in Genoa this week, pledged on Saturday to rebuild the viaduct.

Rouhani to appear before Iranian parliament soon, says lawmaker

7 hours 29 min ago
An Iranian lawmaker said on Saturday that President Hassan Rouhani would appear before parliament on Aug. 28 to answer questions on his government's handling of Iran's economic struggles, but an aide to Rouhani denied a date had been set.

Autostrade earmarks 500 million euros for Genoa after bridge disaster

7 hours 31 min ago
Italian toll-road operator Autostrade per l'Italia, which managed a bridge that collapsed in Genoa this week, has set aside about 500 million euros ($572 million) worth of investment for the port city to help it recover from the disaster.

For some Egyptians, camels make a bigger and better Eid sacrifice

7 hours 34 min ago
Muslims often slaughter sheep at the annual Eid al-Adha "feast of the sacrifice" which falls next week, but some Egyptians are thinking bigger.

Autostrade voices sadness, sets up fund for Italy bridge victims

7 hours 44 min ago
Top executives of Italian toll-road operator Autostrade per l'Italia, which managed a bridge that collapsed in the port city of Genoa this week, voiced profound sadness for the victims on Saturday and said it would set up a fund for their families.

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