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Here's a top 10 of world news items, in English. We're aiming at providing an unbiased view on global news, mixing together news sources from the Americas, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.


Hopes fading in China for 118 still missing day after landslide

BEIJING (Reuters) - Rescue workers in China searched for 118 people still missing more than 24 hours after a landslide buried a mountain village, with hopes fading on Sunday after 15 bodies were pulled out of the rock and mud during the first day of the search. (Reuters 25/06 04:36)

» At least 15 dead, 118 missing after China landslide (CNN 25/06 00:54)
» 15 Dead, 110 May Be Buried After Landslide In Southwest China - NPR (Google News 25/06 05:01)
» Hopes fading in China for 118 still missing day after landslide (Reuters 25/06 04:36)
» 15 bodies found after landslide buries scores in China (Associated Press 25/06 04:18)
» 15 Dead, 110 May Be Buried After Landslide In Southwest China (NPR 24/06 10:40)

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Egypt's president ratifies islands deal with Saudi Arabia

The deal to transfer two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia has triggered protests and a legal battle. (BBC News 25/06 01:09)

» BBC News  Time Magazine  UPI  France 24  Al Jazeera  


Yemen faces world's worst cholera outbreak - UN

Yemen has more than 200,000 suspected cholera cases, and 1,300 people have already died, the UN says. (BBC News 25/06 04:56)

» BBC News  NPR  


UK parliament 'hit by cyber-attack'

MPs are unable to access emails remotely, as Westminster deals with a hacking attempt made on Friday. (BBC News 24/06 21:24)

» BBC News  CNN  


London tower blocks evacuated as 34 buildings fail fire tests

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain said 34 high-rise apartment blocks had failed fire safety checks carried out after the deadly Grenfell Tower blaze, including several in north London where residents were forced to evacuate amid chaotic scenes. (Reuters 24/06 22:35)

» Reuters  France 24  


Eid: How is the start of the Muslim festival determined?

Working out when the Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr begins is surprisingly complicated. (BBC News 24/06 18:29)

» BBC News  


Journalist Veronique Robert dies of Mosul blast wounds

France Television says Robert died from wounds suffered in a landmine blast that killed two of her colleagues in Mosul. (Al Jazeera 24/06 17:28)

» CNN  Al Jazeera  France 24  


UAE sees 'parting of ways' if Qatar does not accept Arab demands

DUBAI (Reuters) - A senior United Arab Emirates official said on Saturday that if Qatar did not accept an ultimatum issued by fellow Arab states which imposed a boycott this month on the tiny Gulf Arab nation, there would be a "parting of ways". (Reuters 24/06 16:40)

» Reuters  


Qatar says list of demands by Arab states not realistic

The foreign minister says conditions set by four Arab states for lifting sanctions are unrealistic. (BBC News 24/06 15:52)

» BBC News  CNN  


Five arrested in foiled attack on Grand Mosque in Saudi Arabia

Security forces in Saudi Arabia foiled a planned terror attack on worshippers in the world's largest mosque in Mecca on Friday. (UPI 24/06 15:14)

» CNN  UPI  France 24  

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