News Headlines 24th August 2017

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    The Latest  Death toll rises to 9 after typhoon hits China
    http://theworldlink.com/news/world/the-latest-death-toll-rises-to-after-typhoon-hits-china/article_d59528f4-b051-5193-991c-c367a4b6c5a0.html
    https://watchers.news/2017/08/23/typhoon-hato-casualties-damage-hong-kong-macau-china/

    Dutch probe Spanish van found with gas canisters after terror tip
    https://www.afp.com/en/news/15/dutch-probe-spanish-van-found-gas-canisters-after-terror-tip

    Counterterrorism official says van detained in Dutch city not connected to recent vehicle attacks in Spain
    http://theworldlink.com/news/world/counterterrorism-official-says-van-detained-in-dutch-city-not-connected/article_fd43ded2-1763-5355-a97a-f26324a07521.html

    Ten dead as typhoon smashes into Macau, Hong Kong and south China
    https://www.afp.com/en/news/15/ten-dead-typhoon-smashes-macau-hong-kong-and-south-china

    Civilians in IS-held Raqa under fire 'from all sides'  Amnesty
    https://www.afp.com/en/news/15/civilians-held-raqa-under-fire-all-sides-amnesty

    Israel supported Al Qaeda in Syria  Former Mossad Chief
    http://www.timesheadline.com/world/israel-supported-al-qaeda-syria-former-mossad-chief-7229.html

    Academic institutions feeling Xi’s global censorship push
    http://www.todayonline.com/chinaindia/china/academic-institutions-feeling-xis-global-censorship-push

    Iraqi forces make gains in Islamic State stronghold of Tal Afar
    http://www.todayonline.com/world/iraqi-forces-make-gains-islamic-state-stronghold-tal-afar

    Headless torso of missing reporter Kim Wall found in Danish waters
    http://dailymagazine.news/headless-torso-of-missing-reporter-kim-wall-found-in-danish-waters-nid-473465.html

    Venezuela's ousted prosecutor accuses Maduro of corruption
    http://theworldlink.com/news/world/venezuela-s-ousted-prosecutor-accuses-maduro-of-corruption/article_13ebd57f-e254-51ee-8869-5cde23884dbd.html

    Bolivia launches Truth Commission to investigate military dictatorships’ crimes
    http://santiagotimes.cl/2017/08/21/bolivia-launches-truth-commission-to-investigate-military-dictatorships-crimes/

    Ailing Nigeria president cancels cabinet meeting
    http://www.news24.com/Africa/News/ailing-nigeria-president-cancels-cabinet-meeting-20170823

    BREAKING: At least 11 people 'beheaded in Libya attack'
    http://www.news24.com/Africa/News/breaking-at-least-11-people-beheaded-in-libya-attack-20170823

    Libya ex-premier freed after nine-day kidnapping
    http://www.news24.com/Africa/News/libya-ex-premier-freed-after-nine-day-kidnapping-20170823

    Egypt criticises US decision to cut aid as Kushner visits

    "...after Obama had given Sisi the cold shoulder over rights issues."

    [Ha ha ha ha. Yeah right. MB! Also, this is Kushner being totally undermined.]

    http://www.news24.com/Africa/News/egypt-criticises-us-decision-to-cut-aid-as-kushner-visits-20170823
    http://dailymagazine.news/egypt-cancels-kushner-meeting-with-minister-after-denial-of-aid-nid-473577.html

    France's Charlie Hebdo publishes provocative Islam cartoon

    [There's free speech and then there's inflamatory baiting. The latter has the potential to get people killed. It's a fine line of personal responsibility.]

    http://dailymagazine.news/france-s-charlie-hebdo-publishes-provocative-islam-cartoon-nid-473552.html

    Another train mishap in UP, 74 stricken
    http://www.timesheadline.com/india/uttar-pradesh/the-kafiyat-train-mishap-up-7261.html

    According to Polish FM, the EU Commission is harassing Poland for France's interests
    https://visegradpost.com/en/2017/08/23/according-to-polish-fm-the-eu-commission-is-harassing-poland-for-frances-interests/

    Greece arrests suspected terrorist Belgian women
    http://www.balkanspost.com/article/229/greece-arrests-suspected-terrorist-belgian-women

    Abnormal tide warning issued for the entire coast of Chile
    https://watchers.news/2017/08/22/abnormal-tide-warning-issued-for-the-entire-coast-of-chile/

    Chile’s Atacama Desert  World’s driest place turns into a carpet of flowers after surprise rain
    http://santiagotimes.cl/2017/08/23/chiles-atacama-desert-worlds-driest-place-turns-into-a-carpet-of-flowers-after-surprise-rain/

    Harvey regenerates, hurricane and storm surge watches issued for Texas coast
    https://watchers.news/2017/08/23/harvey-regenerates-hurricane-and-storm-surge-watches-issued-for-texas-coast/

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