Tuesday, July 5, 2016

World News Briefs -- July 5, 2016 (Evening Edition)

Reuters: Clinton 'extremely careless' with emails, but FBI recommends no charges

The FBI on Tuesday recommended that no criminal charges be filed over Hillary Clinton's use of private email servers while she was secretary of state, but sharply rebuked the Democratic U.S. presidential candidate for "extremely careless" handling of classified information.

While FBI Director James Comey's announcement lifted a cloud of uncertainty that had loomed over Clinton's White House campaign, his strong criticism of her judgment is likely to fuel a continued onslaught on the email issue by her Republican presidential rival, Donald Trump.

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UN urges Iraq to prevent 'full-throttle sectarian' war.

Amnesty: Syrian armed groups committing war crimes. Amnesty documents 'chilling' abuses by armed groups in Syria.

After night of burning and bombing, mourning in Baghdad.

Iraq interior minister resigns after deadly blast.

Iraqi forces advance towards Islamic State-held air base south of Mosul.

Turkey says ready to cooperate with Russia against IS.

Turkey's Erdogan rules out Egypt thaw despite diplomatic blitz.

Military helicopter carrying senior officers crashes in Turkey: media.

Saudi king vows to fight religious extremists after bombings.

Saudi Arabia: Bombings target Medina and Qatif mosques.

Saudi Arabia names Pakistani man as suicide bomber in Jiddah. Medina bombing: Saudi clerics denounce Prophet's Mosque attack.


Philippines offers China talks on maritime disputes.

China: Japan's risky jet scramble 'destroyed peace and stability in region'.

Some former hostages are being questioned over the Bangladesh attack. Bangladesh commandos may have killed hostage by mistake.

Attack part of Bangladesh's long history of political strife.

Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull accepts election responsibility. Australia PM takes 'full responsibility' for poll debacle.

Indian Army killed 72 militants in Jammu Kashmie this year: official.

Malaysia says July 28 blast first by Islamic State in nation.


EgyptAir voice recorder indicates fire on doomed plane. EgyptAir crash: Recorder shows pilots 'battled fire'. Cockpit voice recorder indicates a fire on board crashed EgyptAir flight.

Zimbabwe doctors, teachers strike over unpaid wages as economy deteriorates.

Tensions rise in Central African Republic as fresh clashes kill 10.

U.N. peacekeepers preparing for possible Congo political violence.

Suspected rebels hack nine people to death in northeast Congo: army.

Fresh sabotage of oil facilities in South Nigeria. Nigerian militants say they blew up oil facilities near Warri.

US warns about possible attacks in Lagos.

Islamist violence strains a poor nation's warm welcome for refugees.

South Africa's ruling ANC condemns public broadcaster for censorship.

Mandela family angered by South Africa election ad.


May leads three-horse PM race as Brexit hits pound and property.

French PM bypasses parliament to force through labour laws.

Bank of England warns Brexit risks beginning to crystallise.

Deadline approaches for government response to Brexit legal challenge.

Hungary's Orban calls migrant relocation referendum for October. Hungary to have October referendum on EU migrant plan.

Austria to re-run presidential vote on October 2 in shadow of Brexit.

July 4 message from Putin to Obama: Let's have better ties.

Russia to empty one of its sovereign funds next year - ministry proposal.


UN report: Bolivia nearly reaches coca eradication goal.

Cuba warns of energy problems, cuts some work hours.

FBI says it won't recommend charges in Clinton email matter. FBI ending Clinton email probe, will not recommend prosecution: director.

"Who pays?" Trump blasts Clinton's Air Force One lift from Obama.

Rio 2016: Brazil's interim leader Temer dismisses worries.

Colombia's Farc to stop charging 'revolutionary tax'.

Economic crisis bares hunger problem in Venezuela.

Argentina says Falklands claim unchanged by Brexit.

Canada Post issues 72-hour lockout notice, work stoppage possible Friday.


Islamic State tightens grip on women held as sex slaves.

Airline tells employees to look out for former Gitmo detainee.

US adds Al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent, leader to terrorism list.

Belgian judge sentences jihadists to up to 16 years in prison.


McDonald's wins EU 'MacCoffee' trademark dispute.

EU-US trade deal 'impossible' in 2016: French minister.

Saudi Arabia's oil reserves: how big are they really? - Kemp.

Silver extends rally, gold tags along as stocks sink.

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