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    World Israel deals ‘hardest blow’ to Hamas – Standard Digital

    Israel has carried out its biggest attack against Hamas militant targets in Gaza since the war in 2014, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says. The raids were … Read more via Popular Standard Digital News Feeds – Get more World News
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    World Brit YouTubers film themselves taking heroin, LSD and ecstasy for “trip reports” – mirror

    Children as young as 12 are watching video tutorials on YouTube showing them how to take deadly class A drugs. In the latest horrifying web trend, drug users are filming so-called “trip reports” which show them openly getting high on illegal substances. The shock films on the social media …...
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    World WHO recognises ‘compulsive sexual behaviour’ as mental disorder –

    The World Health Organization has recognised “compulsive sexual behaviour” as a mental disorder, but said Saturday it remained unclear if it was an addiction on a par with gambling or drug abuse. The contentious term “sex addiction” has been around for decades but experts disagree over whether...
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    World Gay men, adulterers publicly flogged in Aceh, Indonesia – CNN

    (CNN) — Fifteen people, including five women, were punished with public caning Friday for violating Sharia law in Indonesia’s conservative Aceh province. Two men accused of being gay received 87 lashes each for gay sex, while nine others were sentenced up to 26 lashes for adultery. Four people...
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    World Cease-fire holds after day of intense Israel-Hamas fighting – AP News

    JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military lifted its restrictions along the Gaza border area on Sunday, indicating it had accepted an Egypt-mediated cease-fire to end an intense, 24-hour round of fighting with Hamas militants that had threatened to devolve into war. ...... Read more via AP News –...
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    World Haiti prime minister resigns after deadly unrest – Punch Newspapers

    Embattled Haiti Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant resigned on Saturday following deadly violence and looting sparked by a now-abandoned plan to raise fuel prices. “I submitted my resignation to the president of the republic,” who has “accepted my resignation,” Lafontant said in the lower house...
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    World Trump Says Intends To Run For President In 2020 – Leadership Newspaper

    U.S. President Donald Trump said in an interview that he intends to run for re-election in the 2020 election, the Mail on Sunday newspaper reported. When asked by Piers Morgan in an interview given on Friday in Britain whether he was going to run, Trump said: “Well I … Read more via...
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    World Ex-Ethiopian PM Heads AU Election Mission in Zimbabwe – AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

    The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, has appointed former Ethiopian Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn to lead an election observation mission to Zimbabwe. The election takes place on 30 July 2018 and current President Emmerson Mnangagwa who came to power...