Israel says it thwarted an attack on its northern border with Syria

The altercation took place when Israeli troops spotted a four people placing explosive devices adjacent to a security fence.

Islamic State attack on Afghan prison stretches into its second day

The prison raid is the most sophisticated Islamic State attack in Afghanistan since the group formed there in 2015.
A Chuck E. Cheese restaurant on Jan. 16, 2014, in Newark, Calif. The company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy during the coronavirus pandemic. (Getty Images)
A Chuck E. Cheese restaurant on Jan. 16, 2014, in Newark, Calif. The company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy during the coronavirus pandemic. (Getty Images)

As chains go bankrupt, suppliers around world find they are lower priority for repayment

Many factories face grim chances of recouping payment for products already shipped.
Russia boasts of a low mortality rate. But in Dagestan, pneumonia and other causes were not part of pandemic totals.
The attack came amid a push for peace talks between the Taliban and the Afghan government.
"Life-threatening flooding" from both rain and an ocean surge is possible from the Southeast to New England.
Belarus’s authoritarian leader, Alexander Lukashenko, claims Russian mercenaries sought to disrupt the Aug. 9 voting.
According to a report in O Globo, Brazil’s largest newspaper, Ambassador Todd Chapman asked Brazil’s government to lower ethanol tariffs to help Trump in Iowa.
Noa Kirel is Israel’s biggest pop star and recently signed a multimillion dollar music contract.
Scores of women are holding abusers accountable. Other women are getting jailed for their attire and dancing.
Mustafa al-Kadhimi, who came to power after protests brought down his predecessor, did not say if he would seek reelection.
The case touched on issues of identity and one of the most recognizable symbols of Jamaica’s Rastafarian heritage.
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Long viewed as part of a national identity, the sport is attempting to stage a postseason in the safest place it could find.
The British government — along with much of Europe — is worrying aloud about a possible second wave.
Pro-Beijing parties had been expected to suffer setbacks in the Sept. 6 legislative polls, but officials cited the coronavirus pandemic in delaying the vote for a year.
The U.S. State Department called for “immediate action” in response to the killing and demanded that the controversial laws be reformed.
The city’s government said the delay of legislative elections scheduled for September was needed to ensure safety amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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Yemen’s Houthi rebels claim they shot down a U.S.-made drone over the country’s northern border with Saudi Arabia
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The Philippine president has agreed to place the capital and outlying provinces back under a lockdown after medical groups declared that the country was waging “a losing battle” against the coronavirus amid an alarming surge in infections
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An Islamic State group attack on a prison in eastern Afghanistan holding hundreds of its members is still raging on after killing at least 21 people in fighting overnight
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Ethiopians are celebrating progress in the construction of a dam on the Nile River, which has caused regional controversy over its filling
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