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Nigerian president vows to step up fight against Boko Haram | ABC News
ABC News | August 21, 2017
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari vows to reinvigorate battle against Boko Haram Islamic extremists in address to the nation after more than three months in London for medical treatment
Muhammadu Buhari addresses nation on return from UK | Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera | August 21, 2017
In televised speech on his return from long medical leave in London, Muhammadu Buhari sidesteps details of his illness.
Online rhino horn auction set to open in South Africa | Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera | August 21, 2017
Breeders say open trade will stop poachers slaughtering rhino but activists say legal sales could fuel illegal hunting.
US, South Korea drills begin amid tensions over North | Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera | August 21, 2017
Thousands of troops participate in largely computer simulated Ulchi Freedom Guardian drills despite warnings from North.
Jacinda Ardern embroiled in another sexism row | Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera | August 21, 2017
Minority party leader offends popular female candidate of Labour Party as other hopefuls quit election race.
Italy and France are playing a dangerous game in Libya | Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera | August 21, 2017
The current EU anti-migration and anti-terror policies towards Libya will only destabilise it further.
UNAMA: ISIL, Taliban jointly attacked Mirzawalang | Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera | August 21, 2017
At least 36 were killed in early August violence by fighters of both groups, UNAMA says, as witnesses recall horror.
Chicago slaying of hairdresser was part of sexual fantasy: Prosecutor | ABC News
ABC News | August 21, 2017
Men allegedly hatched crime as part of a fantasy built online, prosecutor says.
China to again have one of the world's fastest bullet trains | ABC News
ABC News | August 21, 2017
After cutting back the speed of the Beijing to Shanghai bullet train following a deadly crash, China is set to again make it one of the world's fastest
The Latest: McCain collision occurred in busy shipping lane | ABC News
ABC News | August 21, 2017
The chief of Malaysia's Maritime Enforcement Agency says the collision between an oil tanker and the USS John S. McCain early Monday occurred at the start of a designated sea lane for ships traveling through the Singapore Strait
Quinoa: Harvesting Bolivia's 'superfood' | Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera | August 21, 2017
Harvesting the popular crop can be backbreaking work and the rewards aren't always guaranteed for Bolivia's farmers.
Sir Ken Robinson's education revolution | Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera | August 21, 2017
Education expert Sir Ken Robinson argues that we should radically rethink how we educate our children.
Trump to address nation on new Afghan strategy | Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera | August 21, 2017
Modest increase in troops expected as analysts rule out consideration of political solution to end 16-year war.
Manhunt intensifies in Spain for suspected final cell member | ABC News
ABC News | August 21, 2017
Spanish authorities have confirmed the identity of the driver of the deadly van attack in Barcelona and say that he's the last member of the 12-man Islamic extremist cell still at large
Damaged USS John S. McCain arrives in Singapore; 10 missing | ABC News
ABC News | August 21, 2017
The USS John S. McCain has docked at Singapore's naval base with "significant damage" to its hull after a collision with an oil tanker as warships from four nations searched for 10 missing American sailors.
China's propaganda machine in overdrive | Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera | August 21, 2017
We look at Beijing's control and censorship mechanisms before the Communist Party's 19th Congress.
University of Texas removes four Confederate statues | Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera | August 21, 2017
Texas university president says Confederate statues are used by white supremacists as symbolism for hatred and bigotry.
Village demolition based on Israel's 'racist' plan | Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera | August 21, 2017
Israel has been terrorising Palestinians in Umm al-Hiran in an effort to accelerate demolition plans, residents say.
Iraqi forces close in on IS-held town west of Mosul | ABC News
ABC News | August 21, 2017
The U.S.-led coalition says Iraqi forces have made significant progress as they close in on the Islamic State-held town of Tal Afar, west of Mosul
The Latest: Spanish officials meet to discuss attacks | ABC News
ABC News | August 21, 2017
Spain's interior minister is meeting with representatives of almost all political parties to brief them about the investigation into the deadly attacks that killed 15 people in Catalonia last week
How to make a safe eclipse-viewer for kids from a cereal box | ABC News
ABC News | August 21, 2017
How to make a pinhole projector from a cereal box to safely view the total solar eclipse. You don't necessarily need fancy equipment to watch the celestial event.
Suspected driver in Barcelona attack that killed 13 identified, still at large | ABC News
ABC News | August 21, 2017
Younes Abouyaaqoub has been named in the attack that killed 13 and injured many.
Finland names suspect in stabbings that killed 2, wounded 8 | ABC News
ABC News | August 21, 2017
Finnish court names suspect in stabbings that killed two, wounded eight as 18-year-old Moroccan Abderrahman Mechkah.
Roads turn into rivers as monsoon rains hit Mumbai | Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera | August 21, 2017
Intense monsoon rains cause traffic chaos in India’s most populous city.
Bangladesh sentences 10 to death for plot to kill PM | Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera | August 21, 2017
The sentences were carried out over a failed attempt to assassinate Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in 2000.
Marcellus Williams and the US' 'broken justice system' | Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera | August 21, 2017
Marcellus Williams is due to be executed on Tuesday but his supporters say his case exposes a racist system.
China's Great Wall considers bid for Fiat Chrysler Jeep unit | ABC News
ABC News | August 21, 2017
Spokespeople for Chinese SUV maker Great Wall Motors say it is considering making a bid to buy Fiat Chrysler's Jeep unit, in a possible ambitious new step onto the global stage for China's fast-growing auto brands
Russian flight attendant sues airline for discrimination | ABC News
ABC News | August 21, 2017
A Moscow court is due to rule on Tuesday in the case of a flight attendant who is suing Russia's flagship airline Aeroflot for taking her off the sought-after long-haul international flights because of her looks
Palestinians decry arrest of Islamic movement leader | Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera | August 21, 2017
Raed Salah's arrest is part of a wider political trend in Israel targeting Arab political life, Palestinians say.
Sadness and cynicism as London's Big Ben falls silent | Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera | August 21, 2017
London landmark will not sound iconic chime for four years as it undergoes maintenance, prompting passionate response.
India vs China: Clash of the titans | Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera | August 21, 2017
A border dispute high in the Himalayas puts the decades long "cold peace" between India and China under severe strain.
Total solar eclipse: US braces for rare astronomical event | ABC News
ABC News | August 21, 2017
From Oregon to South Carolina, a total solar eclipse on Monday will arc across the contiguous United States and darken the sky above.
Colombia offers asylum to ousted Venezuela prosecutor | ABC News
ABC News | August 21, 2017
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos is offering Venezuela's ousted chief prosecutor asylum after she fled to the country last week
Man shot in search for Barcelona van attack suspect | Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera | August 21, 2017
Spanish regional police say they have shot a man who was wearing possible explosives belt in town outside Barcelona.
Tensions in Togo as anti-Gnassingbe rally turns deadly | Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera | August 21, 2017
Thousands protesting against 50-year ruling dynasty call for the reinstatement of constitution limiting terms.
Everything to know about the total solar eclipse | ABC News
ABC News | August 21, 2017
Here's everything you need to know about the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21, including where, when and how to watch the celestial phenomenon.
Putin appoints new Russian ambassador to US | ABC News
ABC News | August 21, 2017
A Russian diplomat, who gained the reputation of a hawk during his earlier tenure at the Defense Ministry, was named the new ambassador to the United States on Friday
Thousands demand end to killings in Duterte's drug war | Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera | August 21, 2017
President admits 'abuses' in war on drugs as demonstrators say death toll has now reached 13,000.
US Embassy in Russia suspends issuing nonimmigrant visas | ABC News
ABC News | August 21, 2017
The U.S. Embassy in Russia says it will suspend issuing nonimmigrant visas in Moscow for eight days and will stop issuing visas at its consulates elsewhere in Russia in response to the Russian decision to cap embassy staff
1 dead as vehicle rams bus stops in Marseille, France | ABC News
ABC News | August 21, 2017
A police official in the French port city of Marseille says it's too early to know the motive of a man in a van who rammed two bus stops, killing a woman and injuring another person