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UK 'deeply concerned' by Iran tanker seizure

The foreign secretary warns of "serious consequences" if the situation in the Gulf is not resolved quickly.

Dangerous heatwave starts hitting US and Canada

More than 200 million people may be affected, and temperatures could reach 100F (38C) in some areas.

Amazon deforestation: Brazil's Bolsonaro dismisses data as 'lies'

The Brazilian president accuses the national space agency of exaggerating the scale of deforestation.

Minnesota crowd welcomes home Ilhan Omar amid Trump row

The congresswoman returned to her home state and was met with "welcome home" chants and signs.

Estonia ferry disaster: French court rejects compensation claim

The court cites a lack of intentional fault as it rejects a claim for compensation over the 1994 sinking.

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International Herold Tribune - Asia & Pacific

For Li Na, Another First in Tennis

On Saturday, she will be the first Asian-born player to be inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame.

Suicide Bombing at University Kills 10 as Violence Surges in Afghanistan

Despite a pledge to reduce civilian casualties, the Taliban have intensified attacks that kill civilians as well as soldiers.

Hong Kong?s Approach to Protesters: No More Concessions

Carrie Lam?s administration is confident that it can weather further demonstrations, despite recent violent clashes and signs that the economy could suffer.

Australia Calls on China to Release Detained Writer

Foreign Minister Marise Payne said Yang Hengjun, a Chinese-born Australian, should be released ?if he is being detained for his political views.?

Philippine Vice President, a Duterte Foe, Is Charged in Plot Against Him

Vice President Leni Robredo was among 36 people charged in what opponents called a trumped-up case to discredit the president?s opponents.

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International Herold Tribune - Africa&Middle East

Early Goal Is All Algeria Needs to Capture Africa Cup of Nations

Algeria beat Senegal to win the Cup for the first time since 1990.

2 South African Presidents Are Called to Account on Corruption

President Cyril Ramaphosa was accused on Friday of misleading Parliament about a campaign donation after his predecessor, Jacob Zuma, was called to testify in a corruption hearing.

3 Sentenced to Death for Killing Scandinavian Hikers in Morocco

The men were tried under an antiterrorism law and were the main defendants in a case that put two dozen suspects on trial.

Earlier Ebola Outbreaks, and How the World Overcame Them

Hemorrhagic fever inspires almost mythic terror, but whether it can be beaten depends more on people than on medical advances.

Intensive Anti-H.I.V. Efforts Meet With Mixed Success in Africa

Scientists tested a costly approach to curbing the AIDS epidemic: Test everyone in the community, and treat anyone who is infected.

International Herold Tribune - Africa & Middle East

The New York Times

Iran?s Seizure of British Vessel Further Roils Gulf Region

The seizure came a day after the United States said it had shot down an Iranian drone, reviving fears of a military clash in the Persian Gulf.

3,271 Pill Bottles, a Town of 2,831: Court Filings Say Corporations Fed Opioid Epidemic

Cities and counties are suing major drugstore chains and Walmart, contending they distributed billions of painkillers that devastated communities.

For 50 Years Since Apollo 11, Presidents Have Tried to Take That Next Giant Leap

President Trump is only the latest to propose returning to the moon and then heading to Mars. But he faces the burdens of history to accomplish what his predecessors could not.

Equifax Is Said to Be Near $650 Million Settlement for Data Breach

An agreement would resolve federal and state investigations and consumer claims over the exposure of information about 145 million people.

In Another About-Face, Trump Refuses to Condemn ?Send Her Back? Chant

After saying he was ?not happy? with the ?send her back? chant at his rally in North Carolina, President Trump reversed himself, just as he did in 2017 after the violence in Charlottesville, Va.

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