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Activists: ISIL damages ancient temple in Syria's Palmyra

Reports say Islamic State militants set off an explosion at the Bel Temple.


Sun, 30 Aug 2015 16:54:38 -0400
Fears ISIS will destroy Palmyra are once again justified

ISIS followed up the destruction of Palmyra's temple of Baalshamin last week by blowing up the Bel Temple. Video provided by Newsy


Sun, 30 Aug 2015 20:22:48 -0400
Food trucks finally arrive in food-fussy Paris, and people like them

Authorities reluctantly gave a green light to a select number of food trucks for a year.


Sun, 30 Aug 2015 18:09:17 -0400
Egypt might be joining the natural gas powerhouses

An Italian energy company says it found what could be one of the world's largest natural gas fields, located in the Mediterranean Sea near Egypt. Video provided by Newsy


Sun, 30 Aug 2015 16:37:38 -0400
Pope Francis, European nations grapple with migrant crisis

European leaders stressed the need to set up "hot spots" in Greece and Italy to register immigrants.


Sun, 30 Aug 2015 16:26:21 -0400
Fire at Saudi residential complex kills 11, injures more than 200

Huge blaze strikes complex used by state oil giant Aramco in oil-rich city of Khobar.


Sun, 30 Aug 2015 17:18:26 -0400
Outrage after Egypt sentences Al-Jazeera reporters to 3 years prison

Human rights activists express outrage at sentencing of reporters on scant evidence.


Sat, 29 Aug 2015 14:49:26 -0400
Egypt sentences Al-Jazeera reporters to prison time

Three Al-Jazeera English journalists were sentenced to three years in prison by an Egyptian court. The judge said he sentenced the men, in part, for broadcasting "false news" during the 2013 military ousting of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.


Sat, 29 Aug 2015 12:57:31 -0400
France: European countries to increase checks on trains

France's interior minister says European countries will increase ID checks and baggage checks on trains after American passengers thwarted an attack on a high-speed train from Amsterdam to Paris.


Sat, 29 Aug 2015 12:53:42 -0400
Three sick children found in second migrant truck in Austria

Four men arrested in death of 71 migrants earlier this week brought before a Hungarian court


Sat, 29 Aug 2015 13:38:52 -0400
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