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19:24 World
Kremlin ally says prisoner swap could be soon if Ukraine serious

Viktor Medvedchuk, 64, the main face of Ukraine’s Russia-friendly opposition, was speaking before a parliamentary election on Sunday where polls suggest President Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s party will win but may fall short of a majority.

18:16 World
22 ancient amphoras found off Albanian coast

The research vessel Hercules of the RPM Nautical Foundation said Friday they had found 22 amphoras—a two-handled jar with a narrow neck used for wine or oil—40-60 meters (yards) deep scattered around the seabed close to a rocky shores near the Karaburun peninsula.

17:24 World
Divers spot gigantic jellyfish as big as a HUMAN just off British coast

The barrel jellyfish is the largest of its kind found in British waters - and this one is absolutely huge.

16:38 World
Skydiving plane crash in Sweden kills all nine on board

Reports say witnesses saw parachutists try to jump clear of GippsAero GA8 Airvan as it plunged into islands.

15:27 World
FTC approves roughly $5 billion Facebook settlement

FTC commissioners broke along party lines, 3-2, with the Republican majority lining up to support the pact while Democratic commissioners objected.

14:26 World
Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr reunited to perform Beatles classics at Dodger Stadium

Paul McCartney invited a special guest to join him during the last stop of his Freshen Up tour at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles Saturday night: old bandmate Ringo Starr.

14:02 World
Singapore Exchange proposes price limits on stocks in auction sessions

Currently, SGX has daily circuit limits during trading hours but not for auctions, during which brokers place buy and sell orders. Officials from SGX Regulation (SGX RegCo) said the regulatory unit is proposing a 30 percent price cap for the opening auction and a 10 percent price cap for the midday and closing auctions.

13:38 World
South Korea calls Japan reports of North Korea sanctions breach 'grave challenge'

The curbs were seen as a response to a South Korean court ruling last year ordering a Japanese company to compensate South Koreans who were forced into labor during World War II.

13:00 World
Floods and landslides kill at least 88 people in Nepal and India

At least 64 people have died in Nepal, with a further 31 people identified as missing and more than 2,500 rescued, the country's Ministry of Home Affairs said Monday morning.

12:43 World
These aircraft wrecks were rescued from the ice -- and flew again

Elleston Trevor referenced this in his 1964 novel, which was later brought to the film, "The Flight of the Phoenix". It's the story of an air crew that, after crash-landing in the Sahara Desert, manages to repair their aircraft and fly to safety.

12:29 World
Rains bring crustacean invasion to Florida man's home

Dan Skowronski said the heavy rains this week caused land crabs in the area to evacuate their burrows and hundreds of the animals climbed onto his backyard porch screen in Port St. Lucie in an apparent attempt to stay out of the water.

12:02 World
China's economy grows at slowest pace since 1990s

In the three months to June, the economy grew 6.2% from a year earlier. The result was in line with forecasts.

11:38 World
Chandrayaan-2: India space launch delayed by technical problem

The countdown stopped 56 minutes before the launch after a "technical snag was observed in launch vehicle system," India's space agency said.

11:16 World
Prospect of immigration raids across US spark anxiety, anger and protests

On Saturday night, New York mayor Bill de Blasio said in a tweet that Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or Ice, had mounted raids but had not succeeded in rounding up anyone in Harlem or Sunset Park in Brooklyn.

10:45 World
Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer in epic match to win fifth Wimbledon title

Federer had two match points at 8-7 in the fifth, but ended up losing the first 12-all tie-break to decide the title – and his third shootout of the match, one as mesmerising and strange as any of the 48 they have played.

10:27 World
Norway's Adevinta says French digital tax to impact earnings

Quarterly earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) surged 20% to 50 million euros ($56.35 million), excluding joint ventures and associated business, roughly in line with 49 million euros expected by four analysts in a Refinitiv poll.

10:05 World
South Africa's Zuma to face corruption inquiry

He has consistently denied wrongdoing, saying the allegations against him are politically motivated. His lawyer said in a letter to the inquiry last month that Zuma believed it was prejudiced against him.

19:00 World
Billions of air pollution particles found in hearts of city dwellers

Exclusive: Study shows associated damage to critical pumping muscles, even in children.

18:38 World
How the 2019 coffee crisis might affect you

The world's coffee industry is in crisis. This May, coffee prices fell to their lowest point in over a decade at $0.88 (£0.70) per pound.

17:24 World
Breck Bednar: Play tells story of boy who met his killer online

Now a new play, written by Mark Wheeller and using the words of his friends and family, tells the story of how the teenager was groomed online.

16:38 World
$15 million iPad-controlled superyacht goes up for sale

Owned by billionaire shipping magnate Anto Marden, the trimaran's futuristic design looks fit for a James Bond villain, with aerodynamic wings that help it travel across the water.

16:16 World
UK police warning to media over diplomat's leaked memos stirs anger

Britain’s most senior counter-terrorism officer, Neil Bas, said on Friday police would investigate who was responsible but also warned journalists and publishers they too could be in breach of the law if further documents were leaked.

15:47 World
Death toll in hotel attack in Somalia's Kismayo jumps to 26 - regional president

A car bomb exploded at the hotel where local elders and lawmakers were having a meeting on Friday night, and then three gunmen stormed in, police said. It took 11 hours before security forces ended the overnight attack, police officer Major Mohamed Abdi told Reuters.

15:01 World
More acrimony in Japan-South Korea row as Tokyo lodges protest

Tokyo lodged a protest against Seoul, said it had broken an agreement on what the two sides would disclose from the Friday discussions on Japan’s curbs of exports to Korea of some materials used to make high-tech equipment, said a Japanese trade ministry official.

14:44 World
Andrew Graham-Yooll, the man who dared to report on Argentina's missing

It was 22 October 1975 and the police were looking for the small Argentine newspaper's news editor, Andrew Graham-Yooll.

13:41 World
Chinese police race to find missing girl, 9, last seen with couple who committed suicide by drowning

In a weeklong disappearance, the mystery of missing Zhang Zixin has gripped China on Friday with a 20,000 yuan, or $3,951, reward offered as part of an urgent appeal for information about the missing child.

12:02 World
France's biggest celebration: What you need to know about Bastille Day

Fireman’s balls, parades and fireworks... Bastille Day is all about revving up that revolutionary feel. The Local explains.

11:38 World
World leaders to join Macron in Paris for Bastille Day celebrations

French President Emmanuel Macron will on Sunday seek to showcase Europe's defence capabilities by putting European military cooperation at the heart of a Bastille Day parade at a time of growing tensions with the United States.

10:27 World
Somalia security forces end militant attack on hotel that killed 13

Members of the al-Qaeda linked group stormed the hotel after targeting it with a car bomb on Friday while local elders and lawmakers were meeting to discuss approaching regional elections.

10:05 World
New Zealand's first gun buyback event a success, police say

It comes four months after the country’s worst peacetime mass shooting, which killed 51 people and injured dozens in attacks on two mosques in the city.

17:45 World
Japanese airport hotel puts flight simulator in room

The airport hotel near Tokyo's Haneda International Airport has installed a flight simulator inside one of its rooms that guests can book for 90-minute flying sessions.

17:24 World
Even monkeys know it's right to care for strangers in need

The monkeys groomed and cared for the injured juvenile, named Pipo and almost 3 years old, and socialized with him until he was healed and ready to return to his own group.

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