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Iraqi army giveaway hundreds of civilians in Mosul Old City
battles as genocide fee mounts

MOSUL, Iraq – Iraqi army open exit routes for hundreds of
civilians to rush a Old City of Mosul as they conflict to retake
the entertain from Islamic State militants ascent a final stand
in what was a de facto collateral of their “caliphate”.
(MIDEAST-CRISIS/IRAQ-MOSUL (UPDATE 2, TV, PIX), moved, by Marius
Bosch, 800 words)

15 dead, scores blank hours after landslide buries Chinese
village

BEIJING – Fifteen people were killed in a landslide in
southwest China’s Sichuan Province on Saturday and about 100
were believed to be still buried in a waste and feared dead,
state media said. (CHINA-LANDSLIDE/ (UPDATE 4, PIX, TV), moved,
by Christian Shepherd, 358 words)

London building blocks evacuated as 27 buildings destroy fire
tests

LONDON – Britain says 27 high-rise unit blocks failed
fire reserve checks carried out after a lethal Grenfell Tower
blaze, including several in north London where residents are
forced to leave in pell-mell scenes. (BRITAIN-FIRE/ (UPDATE 1,
PIX, TV), moved, by Kate Holton and Jamillah Knowles, 607 words)

UAE sees “parting of ways” if Qatar does not accept Arab
demands

DUBAI – A comparison United Arab Emirates central says that if
Qatar did not accept an final released by associate Arab states
which imposed a protest it, there would be a “parting of ways”.
(GULF-QATAR/ (UPDATE 2, PIX, TV), moved, by Aziz El Yaakoubi,
587 words)

MIDDLE EAST

Istanbul bans happy and transgender honour impetus for second
year

ISTANBUL – Istanbul’s administrator bans a happy and transgender
pride impetus that was due to take place in a city on Sunday,
citing confidence concerns after threats from an ultra-nationalist
group. (TURKEY-LGBT/PRIDE (UPDATE 1), moved, 279 words)

EUROPE

Under pressure, Western tech firms crawl to Russian final to
share cyber secrets

WASHINGTON/MOSCOW – Western record companies, including
Cisco, IBM and SAP, are acceding to final by Moscow for access
to closely rhythmical product confidence secrets, during a time when
Russia is indicted of a flourishing series of cyber attacks on West,
a Reuters review finds. (USA-RUSSIA/TECH (UPDATE 2,
INSIGHT, PIX, GRAPHIC), moved, by Joel Schectman, Dustin Volz
and Jack Stubbs, 1,500 words)

Arconic intentionally granted incendiary panels for use in tower
-emails

LONDON – Six emails sent by and to an Arconic Inc
sales manager lift questions about since a association supplied
combustible cladding to a distributor for use during Grenfell Tower,
despite publicly warning such panels were a glow risk for tall
buildings. (BRITAIN-FIRE/ARCONIC (UPDATE 1), by Tom Bergin, 977
words)

British lawmakers strike by cyber confidence attack

LONDON – Britain’s legislature is strike by a cyber conflict in
which hackers attempted to entrance email accounts, only over a month
after a ransomware worm crippled tools of a country’s health
service. (BRITAIN-POLITICS/CYBER (UPDATE 3), moved, 293 words)

MIDDLE EAST

Egypt’s Sisi ratifies contested understanding handing Red Sea islands
to Saudi Arabia

CAIRO – Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi ratifies a
maritime division agreement that sees a nation cede
sovereignty over dual void Red Sea islands to Saudi
Arabia. (EGYPT-SAUDI/ISLANDS (UPDATE 1), moved, 253 words)
Amnesty for militants in Syria’s Raqqa aims to foster stability

AIN ISSA, Syria – A polite legislature approaching to order Raqqa
once Islamic State is dislodged from a Syrian city pardons 83
of a jihadist group’s low-ranking militants, a goodwill
gesture designed to foster stability.
(MIDEAST-CRISIS/SYRIA-RAQQA-AMNESTY (PIX, TV), moved, by Michael
Georgy, 471 words)

If Baghdadi is dead, subsequent IS personality expected to be Saddam-era
officer

BAGHDAD – If Islamic State personality Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is
confirmed dead, he is expected to be succeeded by one of his top
two lieutenants, both of whom were Iraqi army officers underneath the
late tyrant Saddam Hussein.
(MIDEAST-CRISIS/SYRIA-BAGHDADI-SUCCESSION (UPDATE 1, PIX),
moved, by Maher Chmaytelli, 598 words)

Yemen supervision says to examine allegations of abuse in
secret prisons

DUBAI – President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi’s supervision says
it is questioning reports that army corroborated by a United
Arab Emirates are using tip prisons in southern Yemen where
detainees are subjected to woe and abuse.
(YEMEN-SECURITY/ABUSE, moved, 414 words)

HUMAN RIGHTS

EXCLUSIVE-U.S. list to dump Iraq, Myanmar as misfortune offenders
on child soldiers

WASHINGTON – Secretary of State Rex Tillerson skeleton to
remove Iraq and Myanmar from a U.S. list of a world’s worst
offenders in use of child soldiers, U.S. officials say, a step
that could prompt accusations a Trump administration is
prioritising confidence and tactful interests forward of human
rights. (USA-TRAFFICKING/CHILDSOLDIERS (EXCLUSIVE), moved, by
Matt Spetalnick and Jason Szep, 800 words)

UNITED STATES

Trump lobbies lawmakers on medical as another says ‘no’

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump creates calls to fellow
Republicans in U.S. Senate to mobilize support for their party’s
healthcare renovate while acknowledging a legislation is on
“very, really slight path” to passage. (USA-HEALTHCARE/ (UPDATE 6,
PIX, TV), moved, by Jeff Mason and Yasmeen Abutaleb, 715 words)

AMERICAS

Slain Venezuelan protester’s father appeals to “friend”
Maduro

CARACAS – A male describing himself as a former trainer and
friend of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro urges an
investigation into a murdering of his son in anti-government
unrest. (VENEZUELA-POLITICS/ (UPDATE 1, PIX, TV), moved, by
Silene Ramírez and Andreina Aponte, 640 words)

+ See also:

– VENEZUELA-POLITICS/PROTESTER (PIX), moved, 635 words

ASIA

North Korea says U.S. student’s genocide a “mystery to us” too

SEOUL – North Korea says a genocide of U.S. university
student Otto Warmbier shortly after his lapse home was a mystery
and dismisses accusations that he had died since of torture
and violence during his chains as “groundless”.
(USA-NORTHKOREA/ (UPDATE 5, PIX), moved, by Jack Kim, 605 words)

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