Monday, July 25, 2016

World News Briefs -- July 25, 2016 (Evening Edition)

USA Today: Japanese news agency: 19 dead, 20 injured in knife attack outside Tokyo

SAGAMIHARA, Japan - The Kyodo news agency is reporting that 19 people are dead and 20 injured following a knife attack in Sagamihara, outside Tokyo.

A knife-wielding man attacked a facility for the disabled and then turned himself in, police said.

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MIDDLE EAST

U.N. aid chief urges Security Council to push Aleppo aid access. Syria regime pounds Aleppo as UN backs call for truce.

Israel says aircraft strikes in Syria after errant Syrian fire.

Syria civil war: Air strikes hit Aleppo hospitals.

US-backed fighters renew offer for IS to leave Syrian town.

Iraq car bomb kills 17 in Khalis, in attack claimed by IS. Iraq: Suicide attack kills at least 21 near Baghdad.

Iraq military digs trench around Fallujah to tighten control.

Turkey’s Erdogan meets opposition as post-coup crackdown continues.

Turkey unity rally draws thousands as post-coup torture claims emerge.

Turkey-US ties will suffer unless Gulen extradited, foreign minister says.

Turkish Foreign Ministry thanks Russia for "unconditional support" during the coup.

Turkey coup attempt: 'Arrest warrants issued' for journalists. Turkey issues first arrest warrants for journalists after attempted coup.

Turkey to disband presidential guard unit following coup attempt.

Five Saudi border guards killed in clashes in south: TV. 5 Saudi guards killed in clashes; 2 pilots die in Yemen.

Saudi official makes rare Jerusalem visit, meets Israelis.

ASIA

Knife-wielding attacker kills 19, wounds 20 in Japan facility for handicapped people. Japanese news agency: 19 dead, 20 injured in knife attack outside Tokyo.

Philippines' Duterte declares ceasefire with communists.

South China Sea: Asean avoids mention of China ruling. China scores a surprising diplomatic victory after South China Sea ruling.

Butt out of South Sea dispute, China tells ‘shameful’ Japan.

North Korea’s economy contracted in 2015 amid nuclear ambitions.

Afghanistan: Surge in civilian, children death tolls. Civilian casualties increase as Afghan troops battle Taliban: U.N..

Searchers fail to detect emergency signal from missing Indian plane.

Okinawa protests erupt as US Helipad construction resumes.

Mongolian president clashes with new prime minister over cabinet posts.

Australia PM Turnbull pushes tough anti-terror laws.

AFRICA

W. Sahara separatists want UN council to press Morocco.

Riek Machar replaced as South Sudan vice-president.

Peace in peril as South Sudan violence spurs split in opposition.

South Sudan refugee influx overwhelms Ugandan reception centres.

87 migrant bodies wash up on Libya beach.

Libya summons French ambassador over military presence concerns.

UN envoy urges Libya probe; France denies bombing militia.

Congo opposition leader gets two years for inciting disorder.

39 people killed by fire in Madagascar: security official.

Nigerian militants claim attack on pipeline; police deny it.

EUROPE

Greece eyes constitution overhaul limiting MPs terms, defining role of Church.

Kyiv says three soldiers killed in eastern Ukraine.

Kremlin declines to comment on Russia’s alleged involvement in Clinton email leak.

Russia sets up offshore drilling rigs in Ukraine Black Sea waters.

German police have 410 leads on possible terrorists among refugees: newspaper. Danger of attack in Germany remains high: interior ministry.

Ansbach explosion: Bomber pledged allegiance to IS. Syrian suicide bomber who blew himself up outside German music festival in 'Islamist attack' is named as Mohammad Daleel - a failed asylum seeker about to be deported to Bulgaria.

Angela Merkel faces fresh backlash over open door immigration policy after latest German attacks by Syrian refugees. As attacks rattle Germany, Chancellor Merkel finds herself in the spotlight.

Armenia violates Karabakh ceasefire 16 times over last 24 hours – Azeri MoD.

Bulgaria says Russia's violations of their airspace are 'worrying' and a 'provocation'. Russia denies its aircraft violated Bulgarian airspace.


Britain does not want return to Northern Ireland border controls, says May.

No Brexit talks for months, EU's Juncker concedes.

IOC's Bach criticized, Russia relieved over doping decision.

AMERICAS

Bernie Sanders aims to cool tensions in Philadelphia. Bernie Sanders' delegates boo his call at convention to back Hillary Clinton.

'Shame!' Dems' division roils party on Day 1 of convention.

FBI investigates DNC hacking; Clinton campaign blames Russia.

Former New York City Mayor Bloomberg to endorse Hillary Clinton: NYT. Obama's brother plans to vote for Trump.

Rio 2016: New Zealander Jason Lee 'kidnapped' in Olympic Games host city.

Blocked toilets, no power and water leaking through the light fittings: Australian Olympic team refuses to move into Rio's 'unliveable' athletes' village.

Tens of thousands of babies 'may be born with Zika disorders'. More than 1.6 MILLION pregnant women 'could get Zika before epidemic burns out' - and Rio is one of the highest-risk cities in the world.

Venezuelan schoolchildren express hunger in drawings.

Argentine ex-leader Cristina Fernandez 'not afraid of jail'.

Wildfire threatens 10,000 homes near Los Angeles.

British Columbia proposes real estate tax on foreign buyers.

TERRORISM/THE LONG WAR

Facebook, Twitter co-operated with Brazil probe of alleged militants.

IS attacker: Germans "won't be able to sleep peacefully".

Germany: IS claims responsibility for attack in Bavaria.

Al Qaeda chief urges kidnappings of Westerners for prisoner swaps: SITE.

A summer of terrorism points to the limits of counterterrorism.

ISIS goes on the defensive in cyber.

ECONOMY/FINANCE/BUSINESS

Wall St. declines as earnings take center stage.

Brexit a danger to US financial stability: Treasury.

Brexit heightens global economic risks, says G20.

G20's deference for China's economic policies irks Japan.

Yahoo sold to US telecoms giant Verizon. 'I’m planning to stay': Embattled Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer confirms $4.83billion sale to Verizon - but says she has NO plans of leaving the company.

1 comment:

Aizino Smith said...

Former employee.

He will be executed in 1 to 3 years unlike in the U.S.

It will be done in secret, no press.

The Japanese is good for that.