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Indonesia earthquake and tsunami: Rescue efforts to end

Nearly two weeks after a devastating earthquake and tsunami hit the Indonesian city of Palu, major search and rescue operations are due to end. More than 2,000 people are known to have died and around 5,000 are still feared missing. The government says it has imposed the rescue deadline to stop the spread of diseases, and because it’s increasingly difficult ...

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Iran tells EU to speed up efforts to save nuclear deal

ANKARA (Reuters) – Iran said on Monday that Europe should accelerate its efforts to salvage a 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and major powers that U.S. President Donald Trump abandoned in May. FILE PHOTO: The national flag of Iran is seen on top of the Austrian Chancellery during the visit of President Hassan Rouhani in Vienna, Austria July 4, 2018. ...

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Kerala floods: Rescue efforts step up as rains begin to ease

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Torrents of water have rushed through towns and villages in the southern Indian state of Kerala Rescue efforts are being stepped up in the flood-hit Indian state of Kerala, where monsoon rains have eased for now. The India Meteorological Department has removed a red alert in several districts, though some areas are still under water. ...

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China’s top diplomat says supports Turkey’s efforts to safeguard stability

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China supports the Turkish government’s efforts to safeguard security and economic stability and believes that it will overcome its “temporary difficulties”, China’s top diplomat, State Councillor Wang Yi, told Turkey’s foreign minister on Saturday. FILE PHOTO: China’s top diplomat State Councillor Wang Yi speaks during a news conference after a meeting with Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov ...

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Almost There: California Lawmakers Vote Again to Outlaw Sexual Orientation Change Efforts

The California Senate has passed a bill that would inhibit the church’s ability to teach on sexuality and anyone seeking counseling to change their same-sex attraction. It does that by outlawing sexual orientation change efforts. The bill (AB2943) now heads back to the California Assembly for a “concurrence” vote where it’s expected to pass.  The assembly previously passed the bill ...

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Close to Passing? California Lawmakers Debate Bill that Outlaws Sexual Orientation Change Efforts

A California bill that would limit how Christians minister to those with same-sex attraction could pass this month. The bill, known as AB2943, considers sexual orientation change efforts to be harmful and fraudulent. It outlaws advertising for such efforts and any business transaction that seeks to change sexual orientation. It could strip therapists and churches of their ability to counsel ...

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Efforts being made to keep Karachi residents from voting, alleges Sattar | Pakistan

Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan leader Farooq Sattar pictured while addressing a press conference in Karachi on July 7, 2018. Photo: Geo News screen grab  KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) leader Farooq Sattar on Saturday alleged that efforts were being made to keep residents of Karachi from voting in the upcoming General Election 2018.  Addressing a press conference in Karachi, the politician ...

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