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Asia & Pacific
DHS officials announce enhanced security measures for all flights to US but won't expand laptop ban - Washington Post
DHS officials announce enhanced security measures for all flights to US but won't expand laptop ban
U.S. officials on Wednesday announced enhanced security and screening measures for all commercial flights to the United States, but backed away from a proposal to expand a ban on laptops and other electronic devices — unless airlines and airports
Homeland Security tightens screening for all flights from abroad — but won't ban laptops
Los Angeles Times
US unveils new airline security measures to avoid laptop ban
US demands tougher airline security but avoids laptop ban
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Japanese airline apologises after forcing man in wheelchair to drag himself up 17 steps to board plane - Mirror.co.uk
Japanese airline apologises after forcing man in wheelchair to drag himself up 17 steps to board plane
A budget Japanese airline has apologised after a man in a wheelchair was forced to drag himself up 17 steps to board a plane. Hideto Kijima, 44, had been able to board an outbound flight with Vanilla Air thanks to the help of friends. But after
Airline apologizes for making wheelchair user climb up boarding ramp on his hands
Japanese airline forces disabled man to crawl aboard
Japan carrier forces wheelchair-bound man to crawl onto plane
The Japan Times
International Business Times UK
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Migrant crisis: Italy threatens to shut ports - BBC News
Migrant crisis: Italy threatens to shut ports
Italy has threatened to stop vessels of other countries from bringing migrants to its ports. The warning came as Italy's EU representative, Maurizio Massari, warned in a letter to the bloc the situation had become "unsustainable". Prime Minister Paolo
Smuggler who 'revelled in' torturing migrants arrested in Italy as almost 9000 refugees rescued in two days
Italy demands EU nations share burden of migrant arrivals
Italy Threatens to Block Ships Carrying Migrants
Voice of America
NBC 29 News
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Emmanuel Macron kicks off controversial attempt to reform France's labour laws - The Independent
Emmanuel Macron kicks off controversial attempt to reform France's labour laws
Emmanuel Macron's government has launched a programme of controversial labour reforms designed to make it easier to hire and fire employees, create jobs and spur France's economic growth. Mr Macron's flagship promise of sweeping economic and ...
Merde! Petulant Britain's been dumped by Trump for his new French BF and whatever the lefty celebs think, we will
Emmanuel Macron makes first move in fast-track labour reforms
Donald Trump to visit Paris for Bastille Day ceremonies
Foreign Policy (blog)
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The Latest: Actor says Venezuelan pilot unhappy over crisis - Daily Mail
The Latest: Actor says Venezuelan pilot unhappy over crisis
An actor who worked alongside a Venezuelan police pilot accused of firing at two government buildings from a helicopter says he wasn't surprised by the attack. Police ride in to clear a protest by bank employees in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, June
Police pilot accused of helicopter attack in Venezuelan capital
Patriot, or government plant? Rumors fly over Venezuela helicopter attack
Venezuela hunts rogue cop in chopper attack skeptics regard as staged to justify more repression
The Japan Times
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Action on climate change is cheaper than inaction
2014 warmest year since records began
COP20 — Lima Climate Conference
Ebola Outbreak In West Africa
Foreign aid: rebounds in 2013 to highest levels ever despite budget pressures, but still way below promised amounts
Foreign aid: shortfall since 1970 almost $5 trillion; greater than aid given
75% of the world’s large carnivores are now in decline while rhino poaching continues to soar
Tobacco kills. Higher taxes and advertising controls work
COP19 - Warsaw Climate Conference
Global warming has not paused, unfortunately
Surveillance State: NSA Spying and more
World military spending in 2012 was just over $1.7 trillion. This was the first fall, albeit a small one, since 1998, despite economic conditions
Austerity and Structural Adjustment for Europe
19% of reptiles under threat of extinction and 100 million sharks being killed each year
Even a small increase in global temperature will have a severe impact on coral reefs
Rhino hunting on increase
The world is awash with money; trillions hidden offshore
Global arms sales sharply increased in 2011 compared to 2010
COP18 - Doha Climate Conference
Rio+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development
More Alternative News
Grenfell fire: Retired judge to lead disaster inquiry
The appointment of Sir Martin Moore-Bick is likely to be confirmed in a government statement.
Six face charges over Hillsborough disaster
Ex-Ch Supt David Duckenfield faces 95 charges of manslaughter while five others will be prosecuted.
Public sector pay cap under review, No 10 suggests
Ministers hint the 1% limit could be lifted as a Labour move to scrap it is defeated in Parliament.
London bridge attack officer: 'I wasn't backing down'
Wayne Marques was the first officer to face all three London Bridge attackers during their rampage.
US woman shoots boyfriend in YouTube stunt
A teenager killed her boyfriend as he held a thick book to his chest, believing it would stop the bullet.
Sheikh steps in to buy village chapel in Cornwall
Villagers wrote to the ruler of Dubai in a last ditch attempt to raise money for the building.
Migrant crisis: Italy threatens to shut ports
Foreign vessels may be blocked from landing, reports say, as Italy reaches "saturation point".
Milly Dowler's sister: I lost my childhood
Gemma Dowler has written a book about Milly's life and the trauma of her murder.
Nicolas Maduro puts Venezuela's army on alert
Venezuela's leader vows 'to defend peace' as he brands a grenade helicopter attack on the Supreme Court as coup attempt.
US toughens airport security for foreign flights
Homeland Security says airlines must step up security for US-bound flights or face possibility of total electronics ban.
Chile beat Portugal to reach Confederations Cup final
Bravo saves three penalty kicks after goalless normal and extra time to take his side to the final.
Millions vote in Nepal in crucial local elections
Nepalis vote for local representatives after yearlong delay because of insurgency and lengthy constitution drafting.
Tunisia freezes assets of former presidential hopeful
Slim Riahi, accused of money laundering in government anti-corruption drive, says he is victim of political blackmail.
How can cyberattacks be stopped?
Thousands of computers go down in yet another large-scale cyberattack targeting companies around the world.
Not In My Name: Indians protest attacks on Muslims
Demonstrators stage silent protests in at least 10 Indian cities against wave of attacks on Muslims by 'cow vigilantes'.
Timeline: Key moments in Venezuela's crisis
A chronology of key events that have led to Venezuela's political unrest.
Major cyberattack sweeps globe, cripples computers
Malicious software paralyses thousands of business around the world and shut downs government agencies.
UN: Demand to shut Al Jazeera a threat to media freedom
UN rights expert says Saudi-led campaign to close the Al Jazeera network is a 'major blow to media pluralism'.