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October 24, 2017 7:06 AM Palestine: Gazans demand release of loved ones jailed by Israel

GAZA CITY, Palestine (AA) – Dozens of Palestinians staged a rally outside the Gaza City office of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on Monday to demand the release of loved ones imprisoned by the Israeli authorities. Meanwhile, Israeli police rounded up 51 Palestinians in an occupied East Jerusalem neighborhood in overnight raids Sunday 128

October 19, 2017 3:17 AM Madagascar plague death toll climbs to 74

An outbreak of highly contagious plague has claimed 74 lives in Madagascar over the past two months with the capital particularly affected, according to a new official toll. A total of 805 cases have been reported on the poor Indian Ocean island nation since August, the health ministry said in a statement. Madagascar has suffered plague outbreaks almost 133

October 1, 2017 2:38 AM 29 hurt as French football stadium barrier collapses

Twenty-nine fans were hurt, five of them seriously, when a barrier collapsed Saturday at a stadium in the northern French city of Amiens as away supporters celebrated their opening goal. A fence separating Lille fans from the pitch gave way as they surged forward to celebrate the goal against Amiens, a regional rival that has just been promoted to the top flight 135

August 28, 2017 2:42 AM Hurricane Harvey victims: How to help

(HOUSTON) — Southeastern Texas has been pummeled with unprecedented flooding this weekend after the arrival of Hurricane Harvey, leaving thousands of residents stranded and in need of help. The American Red Cross, a humanitarian organization that provides emergency assistance and disaster relief in times of crisis, and is seeking donations to help victims 139

August 27, 2017 6:45 PM Football: Werner double helps Leipzig floor Freiburg

BERLIN: Germany striker Timo Werner netted twice as RB Leipzig came from behind to beat Freiburg 4-1 on Sunday (Aug 27) and get their Bundesliga season on track. Leipzig scored four goals without reply in the second half, roaring back after falling behind in a poor first period on the back of losing their opening match of the season 2-0 at Schalke last weekend 54

August 27, 2017 5:11 PM Liverpool make extremely light work of vulnerable Arsenal in 4-0 demolition

LIVERPOOL, England -- Three quick thoughts from Anfield as Liverpool beat Arsenal 4-0 in the Premier League on Sunday. For the second time this week, Liverpool's attacking unit made extremely light work of a vulnerable opponent. Liverpool quite simply proved they are everything Arsenal are not. This was an inspired, attacking and resilient performance 84

August 21, 2017 5:21 PM Is Time a Problem for Game of Thrones?

Does it matter that the Game of Thrones timeline makes absolutely no sense? We’re long past the point of arguing that time within the world of the show actually works, but if you are a person who cares about this sort of thing — if a disregard for how fast fictional bodies could reasonably move around a fictional map was ever going to disrupt your ability 107

August 21, 2017 6:13 AM Real Madrid ease past Deportivo, Barcelona honour terror attack victims in Betis win

Madrid: Real Madrid`s winning streak shows no signs of abating as the European champions began their defence of La Liga with a comfortable 3-0 win at Deportivo la Coruna. Gareth Bale, Casemiro and Toni Kroos were on target for the visitors, but Madrid`s night at La Riazor ended on a sour note when captain Sergio Ramos was shown the 23rd red card of his Real career 77

August 20, 2017 7:41 PM Marcos Alonso helps Chelsea recover from defeat by downing Spurs at Wembley

Marcos Alonso scored twice for the visitors as Antonio Conte's men, crowned champions in May, recovered from their opening home loss to Burnley. Alonso's first-half free-kick was cancelled out by Michy Batshuayi's own goal eight minutes from time. But Chelsea were not finished and Alonso struck again to finish off Spurs, whose record since Wembley reopened 69

August 18, 2017 4:18 PM Aid workers at risk on World Humanitarian Day

Ahead of World Humanitarian Day on 19 August, take a look at some highlights of our recent coverage related to this year’s #NotATarget theme, which aims to bring attention to the thousands of aid workers and millions of civilians caught in the crossfire of conflict. In February 2017, six staff members of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) 132