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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.


Apple 'pulls gambling apps from China App Store'

The reported removal of thousands of apps follows criticism by Chinese state media. (BBC News 20/08 10:32)

» Apple 'pulls gambling apps from China App Store' (BBC News 20/08 10:32)

» BBC News  


Afghanistan announces Muslim Eid holiday ceasefire with Taliban

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani announced a ceasefire with Taliban insurgents from Monday to mark the Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday, days after fighting in the central city of Ghazni and a northern province. (Reuters 20/08 09:53)

» CNN  Reuters  UPI  


Crazy Rich Asians tops US box office in weekend debut

The film, with an all-Asian cast, is the first romantic comedy to take the top spot in three years. (BBC News 20/08 09:43)

» BBC News  CNN  


After decades apart, South Koreans head to North for family reunions

Dozens of elderly South Koreans crossed the heavily fortified border into North Korea on Monday for heart-wrenching meetings with relatives most haven't seen since they were separated by the turmoil of the Korean War. (France 24 20/08 04:53)

» NPR  France 24  


Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani: Truth isn't truth

Donald Trump's lawyer makes a startling claim during a TV interview about the Russia inquiry. (BBC News 19/08 22:01)

» BBC News  Alternet  


Storm hits Backstreet Boys concert venue in Oklahoma; 14 injured

A thunderstorm blew over supports at an outdoor performance venue in Oklahoma ahead of an appearance by the Backstreet Boys and 98 Degrees, injuring 14 people. (UPI 19/08 21:10)

» UPI  


6.9-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Indonesia's Lombok Island

Sunday's earthquake caused power outages and landslides as the island is still recovering from another quake earlier this month that killed more than 400 people. (NPR 19/08 20:16)

» NPR  


Major earthquakes strike near Fiji, Indonesian island

Major earthquakes struck the Pacific -- about 200 miles from Fiji and Tonga and in Indonesia's Lomback island, where hundreds died in a tremor on Aug. 5. (UPI 19/08 19:40)

» UPI  


NYT report: Trump counsel Don McGahn 'cooperated extensively' in Mueller probe

White House counsel Don McGahn "cooperated extensively" with special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe, according to a New York Times report on Saturday. (UPI 19/08 18:59)

» UPI  


Cyprus extradites hijacking suspect Seif al-Din Mustafa to Egypt

Cyprus has extradited EgyptAir suspect Seif al-Din Mustafa to Egypt after a two-year legal battle. (UPI 19/08 17:50)

» UPI  

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