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1. 08-23 Earthquake leaves at least six dead in central Italy Accumoli, Italy
C. 08-23 Turkey begins anti-IS campaign in Syria Jarablus, Northern Syria
D. 08-23 North Korea submarine fires ballistic missile Sinpo, North Korea
4. 08-23 Louisiana floods: Obama 'heartbroken' after tour
F. 08-23 Russia banned from Paralympic Games Rio de Janeiro
G. 08-22 Turkey strikes IS and Kurdish positions in Syria Jarablus, Northern Syria
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Earthquake leaves at least six dead in central Italy Map of Accumoli Italy


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Yesterday   Italy  
  A magnitude 6.2 earthquake has struck central Italy, leaving at least six people dead and others trapped under rubble, Italian officials said
  Northern Syria     Turkey begins anti-IS campaign in Syria Map of Jarablus Syria
  The Turkish military has launched an operation to clear the Syrian border town of Jarablus of so-called Islamic State (IS) militants, officials say
Sun.   Rio de Janeiro     Spectacular closing ceremony as Olympic flag goes to Tokyo Map of Maracana Rio de Janeiro Brazil
  The Rio Olympics ended with a spectacular carnival-inspired closing ceremony, and the official handover to 2020 hosts Tokyo
Sat.   Turkey     Turkey wedding blast: 30 dead and 90 hurt in Gaziantep Map of Gaziantep Turkey
  President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said so-called Islamic State was likely to have carried it out amid reports of a suicide bomber targeting the party
  Rio de Janeiro     Brazil beat Germany on penalties to win men's football gold Map of Maracana Rio de Janeiro Brazil
  Neymar scored the winning penalty as hosts Brazil beat Germany 5-4 on penalties in Rio to win their first men's Olympic football gold medal
Fri.   Rio de Janeiro     Usain Bolt wins ninth Olympic gold as Jamaica take 4x100m relay Map of Olympic Stadium Rio de Janeiro Brazil  Usain Bolt ended his Olympic career by claiming an unprecedented 'triple triple' and his ninth gold as Jamaica won the 4x100m relay final in Rio Thu.   Rio de Janeiro     Usain Bolt wins 200m gold, his eighth Olympic gold Map of Olympic Stadium Rio de Janeiro Brazil  Bolt won the men's 200m to claim his second Rio 2016 gold, his eighth at an Olympics, and keep alive his hopes of an unprecedented 'treble treble'   Rio de Janeiro   Olympics: US swimmers not robbed - police chief   Four US swimmers who said they had been robbed in Rio de Janeiro were not victims of crime, the head of the city's civil police has insisted   Southern California   California wildfires: Ferocious fires evict thousands Map of Wrightwood USA  Firefighters are continuing to tackle a huge blaze, with several of them describing it as the most ferocious they have ever seen Aug. 16   Iran     Russian bombers use Iran base for air strikes Map of Hamedan Iran  Russia's defence ministry says it has used a base in western Iran to carry out air strikes in Syria using Tupolev-22M3 and Sukhoi-34 Aug. 14   Rio de Janeiro     Usain Bolt wins 100m gold, Justin Gatlin second Map of Olympic Stadium Rio de Janeiro Brazil  Jamaica's Usain Bolt became the first athlete to win three Olympic 100m titles by beating American Justin Gatlin Aug. 13   Rio de Janeiro   Michael Phelps bows out of Games with gold in men's relay   He won his 23rd Olympic gold in what looks like being his final Games. Phelps, 31, secured his fifth gold of Rio 2016 to set a new Games re... Aug. 12   Northern Syria     Syria rebels 'cut off IS escape route' through Manbij   Kurdish and Arab fighters say they have liberated the north Syrian town of Manbij from so-called Islamic State, cutting off its route to Eur... Aug. 11   Southern Thailand   Thailand blasts: More explosions target tourist towns   A series of blasts across Thailand has targeted tourist towns leaving four dead and many injured, with reports of more explosions coming in   Rio de Janeiro   Michael Phelps makes history to win 22nd Olympic gold   The US star claimed the 22nd Olympic gold of his Olympic career after powering past the opposition in the final of the 200-meter individual ... Aug. 8   Tokyo   Japan's Emperor Akihito hints at wish to abdicate   82-year-old Emperor Akihito has strongly indicated he wants to step down, saying he fears his age will make it difficult to fulfil his dutie... Aug. 5   Rio de Janeiro   Opening ceremony celebrates Brazil to open Games   The 2016 Olympics have been formally opened with a colourful and pulsating ceremony at Rio's Maracana stadium

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Jul. 26   Philadelphia     Hillary became first woman to be officially nominated   Hillary Clinton became the first woman to be officially nominated for president by any major US party. Bill Clinton backs 'best friend' Hillary...   France   French church attack: 'Priest killer' was being monitored   Adel Kermiche, 19, suspected of killing a priest at a church was being monitored by police and was wearing a surveillance tag at the time of... Jul.22   Munich   Gunman kills at least 9 in shooting at Munich shopping center   A shooting at a shopping center which left nine people dead was carried out by one gunman who then killed himself, German police have said Jul.21   Ohio     US election: Donald Trump promises a 'safer' America   Donald Trump has vowed as president to confront and repel the multiple threats facing the US, as he accepted the Republican nomination   Switzerland   Russia fails to overturn athlete ban for next month's Games   Russian track and field athletes will remain banned from the Olympics following claims the country ran a state-sponsored doping program Jul.17   Turkey     Turkey coup arrests hit 6,000 as Erdogan roots out 'virus'  Turkey has arrested 6,000 people after a failed coup, with President Erdogan vowing to purge state bodies of the 'virus' that caused the rev... Jul.15   Turkey Turkish coup attempt
Jul.14   Southern France 85 dead as truck hits crowd in Nice Jul.13   London New Prime Minister Theresa May to form government Jul.12   Southern Italy 25 people died in train collision   Hague Court rules in favor of Philippines over China Jul.10   Paris Portugal grinds its way to Euro 2016 title, overcoming Ronaldo injury Jul.7   Dallas Dallas protest: 5 police officers dead in sniper shooting   Southern France France stuns Germany to make Euro 2016 final Jul.3   Baghdad Baghdad bombing kills 250

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Jun.28   Istanbul Istanbul Ataturk airport attack: At least 36 dead
Jun.27   Southern France Iceland knocked out England Jun.23   London Brexit: UK votes to leave EU in historic referendum Jun.16   Northern England Jo Cox MP dead after shooting attack Jun.12   Florida Orlando gay nightclub shooting: 50 killed, suspect is Omar Mateen Jun.6   USA Hillary Clinton 'secures Democratic nomination' Jun.4   Arizona Boxing legend Muhammad Ali dies at 74

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May.29   Libya European migrant crisis: Shipwrecks 'kill up to 700 migrants'
May.18   Cairo EgyptAir Flight MS804 from Paris to Cairo 'disappears from radar' May.12   Brazil Senate voted to back impeachment trial May.3   Indiana Cruz drops out after key Trump win   Western Canada Canada wildfire forces mass evacuation in Fort McMurray

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Apr.30   Kenya Elephant summit: Kenya sets fire to huge ivory stockpile
Apr.22   UN Record turnout at UN boosts climate deal Apr.21   Minnesota Prince, singer and superstar, dies aged 57 at Paisley Park Apr.16   Ecuador Ecuador earthquake of 7.8 magnitude kills hundreds Apr.3   Panama Panama Papers: Mossack Fonseca leak reveals elite's tax havens

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Mar.22   Brussels Attacks at airport and metro station left more than 30 dead
Mar.20  Cuba  Barack Obama in Cuba at start of historic visit Mar.18  Russia  All 61 aboard Dubai airliner killed in crash in south Russia Mar.13  Turkey  Ankara car bomb kills at least 32

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Feb.26  Syria  Syria conflict: Temporary truce comes into effect Feb.11  Global  Gravitational waves from black holes detected Feb.5  Taiwan  Deadly earthquake topples buildings in Taiwan city of Tainan Feb.1  South America  Zika: WHO declares global emergency

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Jan.23  New York  East coast struck by mammoth snowfall Jan.11  Manhattan  David Bowie dies of cancer aged 69 Jan.8  North Mexico  'El Chapo' recaptured after jail break Jan.5  North Korea  North Korea announces hydrogen bomb test  West Germany  Cologne sex attacks: Protest against gang assaults on women Jan.3  Shanghai  Chinese shares trade halted after 7% plunge Jan.2  Saudi Arabia  Anger at execution of top Shia cleric

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Dec.16  Washington  US Fed raises interest rates by 0.25% Dec.2  Southern California  14 people dead in San Bernardino shooting Nov.24  Northern Syria  Russia warplane shot down in Syria Nov.13  Paris  Paris attacks: 120 dead and hostages held at Bataclan Oct.31  Sinai  No survivors on Russian airliner KGL9268 Oct.17  Slovenia  Thousands enter Slovenia after Hungary closes border Oct.10  Turkey  Ankara explosions leave almost 100 dead Oct.2  Northern Afghanistan  Kunduz MSF clinic workers killed Sep.24  Mecca  2,411 people died in Hajj stampede Sep.7  Hungary  Hundreds migrants force way past Hungarian police Aug.24  Shanghai  Chinese stocks continue to tumble Aug.23  Syria  Palmyra's Baalshamin temple blown up by IS Aug.12  China  Casualties in Tianjin port city explosions Jul.29  Southern Africa  MH370 search: Experts investigate Indian Ocean wreckage Jul.14  Austria  Iran nuclear talks: 'Historic' agreement struck Jul.13  Brussels  Debt crisis: Eurozone summit strikes deal Jun.26  Tunisia  Tunisia attack on Sousse beach 'kills 39' Jun.1  Southern China  Boat with more than 400 people aboard sinks in Yangtze River May.27  Switzerland  6 FIFA officials detained for extradition to U.S. May.12  North Korea  North Korea Defence Chief Hyon Yong-chol 'executed' Apr.25  Nepal  Death toll in Nepal quake more 8,000 people Apr.21  Baltimore  Department of Justice probe into police custody death Apr.14  Libya  Hundreds of migrants feared drowned off Libya Apr.2  Kenya  Garissa University assault 'killed 147' Mar.24  Southern France  Germanwings airliner 4U 9525 crashes in French Alps Mar.22  Singapore  Singaporeans mourn death of founding father Lee Kuan Yew Mar.18  Tunisia  Tunis museum attack: 19 people killed Mar.17  Jerusalem  Netanyahu claims poll victory Feb.27  Moscow  Russia opposition politician Boris Nemtsov shot dead Feb.14  Denmark  Copenhagen free speech debate shooting: One dead Feb.12  Belarus  Ukraine ceasefire deal reached Feb.3  Taiwan  35 dead as plane crashes into Taiwan river Jan.25  Athens  Greek exit polls suggest Syriza win Jan.22  Saudi Arabia  Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah dies Jan.18  Manila  Six million attend outdoor Pope Francis' Mass Jan.11  Paris  Charlie Hebdo: Vast Paris rally for France unity Jan.7  Paris  Gunmen shot dead 12 people at satirical magazine

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Dec.27  Indonesia  Singapore-bound AirAsia plane with 162 on board missing Dec.17  Los Angeles  Sony cancels The Interview release  Washington  US and Cuba seek to normalise ties Dec.16  Peshawar  Taliban attack at school killed 132 children and 9 staff Nov.27  Austria  Oil prices plunge after Opec meeting Nov.24  Missouri  No indictment over Ferguson killing Nov.16  ISIS  ISIS video claims beheading of American hostage Peter Kassig Nov.12  European Union  Space probe scores bull's-eye with comet landing Nov.9  Berlin  Berlin Wall: Thousands of balloons released Nov.7  Mexico  Missing students apparently killed, burned, dumped into river Oct.21  South Africa  Oscar Pistorius sentenced to maximum of five years in prison Sep.26  Hong Kong  HK students scuffle with police in chaotic protest Sep.18  Scotland  Scots reject independence Sep.5  Belarus  Ukraine and pro-Russia rebels sign ceasefire deal Aug.28  Donbass  1,000 Russian troops have entered Ukraine Aug.19  Northern Iraq  Video shows ISIS beheading U.S. journalist James Foley Aug.11  Missouri  Riots over killing of US black teen Jul.24  Mali  Air Algerie says missing plane likely crashed in Mali Jul.23  Taiwan  Dozens feared dead in Taiwan plane crash