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Camber, England, United Kingdom

Coastguard launch search for swimmer reported missing at Camber Sands in Camber, England - Daily Mail



Iraq asks Saudi Arabia to replace Saudi ambassador, Iraqi state TV reports - Reuters

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Russian Defense Ministry says paratroopers, marines redeploy to Crimea, Krasnodar territory as part of combat readiness inspection - Interfax

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Photo: French environment minister Segolene Royal announces partnerships in Iran - @afptehran


Turkey Kurd conflict

Turkey-backed Syrian rebels capture 2 villages from Kurdish-allied force in northern Syria, monitor says - Reuters

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Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal

Suspicious package closes departure area at Lisbon Airport - Publico

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Charlotte, NC, US

Officer-involved shooting reported in Charlotte, NC - @benlwilliamson

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Monitoring group says Turkish bombardment kills 20 civilians in Syria - AFP

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10 dead, 32 injured after bus overturns on G80 Guangzhou-Kunming Expressway near Nanning in southeastern China - CCTV

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South Africa

South Africa's finance minister Pravin Gordhan may be charged this week for graft - City News via Reuters

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Chinese tourist caught trying to smuggle extinct rhino's horns in Russia's Far East - Interfax

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Indonesian police say assailant left a bench and ran toward a priest at the altar but a bomb in his backpack apparently did not detonate - AP

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Evans Head, NSW, Australia

3 people rescued safely off Evans Head in New South Wales, Australia, after their boat took on water and sank - 9 News Sydney

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Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia

Suspected terror attack at Indonesian church leaves priest and attacker with minor injuries, police say - Reuters

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Washington, DC, US

Update: Washington, DC, 911 service operational again, city officials say; backup numbers will also remain in service - NBC Washington

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North and South Korea tensions

South Korea and US to step up surveillance in Korean peninsula following North Korea's recent submarine-launched ballistic missile - International Business Times

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Suncrest Fire in Chelan County, Wash., August 2016

Suncrest Fire near Leavenworth, Wash., grows to estimated 400 acres - Seattle Times

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Kashmir conflict

Curfew and restrictions in Kashmir continued for 51st consecutive day as death toll from ongoing unrest hits 71, authorities say - India's CNN-News18

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Washington, DC, US

Washington, DC, 911 system temporarily down; in case of emergency call 202-727-9099 - NBC Washington

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Marawi, Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, Philippines

Muslim extremists attack jail in southern Philippines, freeing 8 fellow militants, 15 other inmates, police say; Maute militant group has previously pledged allegiance to the Islamic State - AP

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