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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.

01

Triple talaq: India court bans Islamic instant divorce

The ruling on "triple talaq" is seen as a major victory for women's rights in India (BBC News 22/08 10:39)

» Triple talaq: India court bans Islamic instant divorce (BBC News 22/08 10:39)
» India's top court bans Islamic instant divorce (CNN 22/08 09:17)
» Supreme Court suspends 'triple talaq' divorce law (Al Jazeera 22/08 10:07)
» What is 'triple talaq' or instant divorce? (Al Jazeera 22/08 08:53)
» India's top court: Instant divorce among Muslims unlawful (Associated Press 22/08 10:09)

» BBC News  CNN  Al Jazeera  Al Jazeera  Associated Press  Time Magazine  

02

4 suspects in Barcelona attacks to testify in court

MADRID (AP) -- Four alleged members of a terror cell accused of killing 15 people in attacks in Barcelona and a Spanish resort appeared in court Tuesday, a day after the last missing member of the cell was gunned down by police near Barcelona.... (Associated Press 22/08 10:29)

» Reuters  Associated Press  France 24  CNN  NPR  MSNBC  UPI  El Pais  BBC News  Al Jazeera  

03

Paul Ryan: Trump 'messed up' in remarks about Charlottesville

House Speaker Paul Ryan criticized President Donald Trump's remarks regarding the violent protests in Charlottesville, Va. this month during a town hall Monday. (UPI 22/08 08:16)

» CNN  MSNBC  UPI  

04

Trump reverses course, commits U.S. to open-ended Afghanistan war

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump has committed the United States to an open-ended conflict in Afghanistan, reversing course from his campaign pledges and signaling he will send troops to America's longest war in "a fight to win." (Reuters 22/08 10:32)

» CNN  Reuters  

05

Trump vows US will keep fighting in Afghanistan

In first address as commander-in-chief, US President Trump argues against withdrawal from Afghan war and slams Pakistan. (Al Jazeera 22/08 08:17)

» Al Jazeera  


06

Missing journalist 'died in accident' on submarine

Swedish journalist Kim Wall, missing since August 11 after boarding a privately built submarine, died in an accident and was buried at sea, the vessel's owner Peter Madsen told a court hearing in Denmark. (CNN 22/08 07:58)

» CNN  

07

US Navy orders 'operational pause' after collision

The inquiry will look at "all related accidents at sea", US Defence Secretary James Mattis says. (BBC News 22/08 05:18)

» BBC News  

08

Solar eclipse: The day the US went dark

Watch the high (and low) lights of the total solar eclipse, as witnessed by millions. (BBC News 22/08 00:53)

» BBC News  BBC News  Google News  France 24  

09

A Woman’s Torso Was Found in the Sea After a Swedish Journalist Went Missing on a Private Submarine

Police say it's too early to know if the body is that of missing reporter Kim Wall (Time Magazine 22/08 04:16)

» BBC News  Time Magazine  France 24  

10

Rare total solar eclipse spreads wonder across United States

CHARLESTON, S.C./SHERIDAN, Oregon (Reuters) - As millions of awestruck Americans cast their gaze skyward on Monday at the extraordinary sight of a total solar eclipse, one Connecticut man had his eyes set firmly on a different prize. (Reuters 22/08 01:24)

» Reuters  


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