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16 августа, 22:12

Austria orders recall of unapproved cancer drug

Austrian authorities have ordered a recall of a cancer medication that was put on the market without proper approval.

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16 августа, 22:12

Iran’s supreme leader says the U.S. should ‘tackle’ white supremacy

Ayatollah Khamenei again uses Twitter to weigh in on domestic U.S. politics.

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16 августа, 21:56

UN criticizes Trump remarks on military action in Venezuela

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Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday criticized President Donald Trump’s threat of military action to resolve Venezuela’s political crisis, saying Latin America successfully got rid of foreign intervention and this must be safeguarded.

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16 августа, 21:40

Israel said to have hit Hezbollah convoys dozens of times

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Israel’s former air force chief says it has carried out dozens of airstrikes on weapons convoys destined for the Lebanese Hezbollah group over the past five years.

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16 августа, 20:52

Scottish Parliament under cyberattack, no systems breached

Officials at the Scottish Parliament say the legislature’s IT systems are under sustained cyberattack but have not been breached.

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16 августа, 20:18

Venezuela govt links dissident ex-prosecutor to extortion

Venezuelan authorities said Wednesday they would seek the arrest of ousted chief prosecutor Luisa Ortega’s husband for allegedly running a $6 million extortion ring with corrupt prosecutors under her supervision.

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16 августа, 20:01

UN chief: It’s time for diplomacy on tense Korean peninsula

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U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Wednesday that tensions on the Korean peninsula are at their highest level in decades and said it’s important “to dial down the rhetoric and to dial up diplomacy.”

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16 августа, 19:15

Syrian warplanes attack IS near Lebanon border

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Syrian warplanes have bombarded mountainous areas controlled by the Islamic State group near the border with Lebanon.

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16 августа, 19:15

At least 6 dead in alleged gang attack on Guatemala hospital

Gunmen stormed one of Guatemala’s largest hospitals and opened fire early Wednesday in an attempt to free an imprisoned gang member, officials said. At least six people were killed and five were arrested.

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16 августа, 18:59

Israel revokes Al-Jazeera reporter’s press permit

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Israel’s press office said Wednesday it is revoking the credentials of a prominent Al-Jazeera reporter pending a hearing after he told another TV station that the work of Palestinian journalists is part of the “resistance.”

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16 августа, 18:59

The Latest: Pence trims time from his Latin America trip

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The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence’s trip to Latin America (all times local):

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16 августа, 18:59

French ministers rent home linked to ex-drug trafficker

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Two French government ministers are protesting a website’s report that they rented a vacation home linked to a Corsican drug trafficker.