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Australia resumes anti-IS air raids in Syria

Russian warships fired six missiles on ISIS targets in Syria on Friday, according to state media. "The commands of Turkey and Israel were informed in a timely manner of the cruise missile launches through channels of interaction", the ministry said in a statement.



Ronaldo sets Portugal on way to Confederations Cup semis

File: FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 - Group A - Fisht Stadium , Sochi, Russia - June 21, 2017 Mexico's Oribe Peralta celebrates scoring their second goal with Marco Fabian. We need to play with motivation. During the early stages of the second half, Portugal were dealt a blow when Pepe picked up a booking which will sideline him for the semi-finals, and they were given a reminder that New Zealand were still active in the game when Wood saw a goalbound effort ...


More than 200000 suspected cholera cases in Yemen

More than 200000 suspected cholera cases in Yemen

She said that children had been hit hard by the outbreak, accounting for half of the registered cases to date. So far, noted Relano, the epidemic started in April this year has killed 1,265, 25 percent of them children, while 192,983 people - half of them minors - are infected in nearly all the provinces of Yemen.



Hundreds evacuated from London high-rises as Grenfell Tower fire fallout widens

Britain's fire-safety crisis expanded substantially Saturday as authorities said 34 high-rise apartment blocks across the country had cladding that failed fire safety tests. She said it would examine all aspects of the cladding: the aluminium tiles, the insulation behind it, how it was fitted to building and the installation.



Qatar Airways wants to buy 10% of American Airlines

Qatar Airways recently notified American it's interested in purchasing at least $808 million in stock on the open market. American's incorporation documents also prohibit anyone from buying more than 4.75 percent of the company's stock without advance approval from American's board of directors.



Big Orange wins Gold Cup at Royal Ascot

After winning the July Cup at Newmarket and the Prix de la Foret at Chantilly past year, both at Group One level, Limato struggled in his last two starts, beaten in the Breeders' Cup Mile and the Al Quoz Sprint. "I'd better buy him a drink - more than one probably!" John Gosden said of the runner-up: "There was no pace and he was a little keen, he just had to wait to get where he wanted to go and the victor just got first run".