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Animal rights groups, the RSPCA, veterinarians and others on social media weighed in after a picture was released showing three-year-old Prince George offering ice cream to the family dog.

Coalition air strikes hit Qaeda in Yemen

Saudi-led coalition warplanes struck Al-Qaeda positions in southern Yemen on Saturday killing several jihadists, as government forces appeared set on a new offensive, military officials said.

Munich pulls together after shopping mall shooting

In the chaos sparked by the Munich mall shooting, city residents spontaneously opened their doors to people unable to get home -- a move hailed for its courage and solidarity.

Three Turks among Munich shooting dead: foreign minister

Three Turkish citizens were among the nine people killed in Germany's Munich mall shooting, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Saturday.

Tougher Europe borders push more migrants towards US

Europe's toughened borders are prompting migrants to switch focus to the United States, but their trek is being thwarted in Central America, where a bottleneck has formed, according to the International Organization for Migration.

Zimbabwe says probing 'treasonous' rebuke of Mugabe by veterans

The Zimbabwe government on Saturday denounced as "treasonous" a statement by war veterans berating President Robert Mugabe and his regime for brutal attacks on his opponents.

Turkey frees 1,200 soldiers detained after coup bid

Turkey has freed 1,200 soldiers detained after the failed military coup, a top prosecutor said on Saturday, in its first major release of suspects amid global criticism of the crackdown.

20 dead, 160 wounded as blast rips through Kabul protest

A powerful explosion on Saturday ripped through crowds of minority Shiite Hazaras in Kabul who had gathered to protest over a power line, killing at least 20 people and leaving 160 others wounded, officials said.

Police attacked near Paris, cars torched over death in custody

Protesters furious over the death of a young man in custody attacked police and burnt cars in a fourth night of unrest in northern suburbs of Paris.

Three Kosovans among dead in Munich shooting

Three Kosovans were among the nine people killed in a shooting rampage by a German-Iranian gunman at a busy Munich shopping centre, the foreign ministry said Saturday."Three citizens of Kosovo are among the victims of the shooting in Munich.

Hackers can access your iPhone by sending an image in a text

Apple customers are being urged to update their devices after the discovery of a major vulnerability. Attackers could access an iPhone or Mac by sending a specially crafted text message. The method is similar to last year's 'Stagefright' Android bug.

Erdogan says EU 'biased' against Turkey after coup bid

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday charged that the European Union has a "biased and prejudiced" stance on Turkey, following stinging EU criticism over a crackdown in the wake of the failed coup.

Body unnoticed in Australian fast-food outlet 'for three days'

Police are investigating how a man's body lay undiscovered for up to three days in the toilet of an Australian fast-food restaurant, according to media reports.

Searchers see end near to two-year hunt for Malaysia Airlines 777

Countries still looking for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 with little success may be getting ready to call off the search.

Kabul locked down as Hazaras rally over power line

Thousands of minority Shiite Hazaras demonstrated in Kabul Saturday, demanding that a key power transmission line pass through their electricity-starved province, in the second major protest over the issue this year.

Sporadic clashes rock Syria's Manbij as deadline passes

Islamic State group militants clashed Saturday with US-backed fighters in Syria's Manbij, a monitor said, as a 48-hour deadline passed for the jihadists to leave the battleground town.

Russian breaks round-the-world hot air balloon record: crew

Russian adventurer Fedor Konyukhov on Saturday broke the record for the fastest round-the-world flight in a hot air balloon, his crew said.

Erdogan's mass appeal saved him on coup night

More than his security forces, what saved Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the night of the coup attempt was the extraordinary devotion the charismatic strongman inspires among his followers.

Op-Ed: How will Web 3.0 turn out?

We're currently using Web 2.0 as we browse the World Wide Web. What will the next stage - Web 3.0 - have in store for us, and will it represent a shift away from content provided by big corporations?

Cambodia blocking ASEAN consensus on S. China Sea: diplomat

Staunch China ally Cambodia is preventing Southeast Asia from reaching a consensus on the South China Sea after an international tribunal rejected Beijing's territorial claims to the waters, a diplomat said on Saturday.

MH370 pilot flew similar doomed route on home simulator: Report

The pilot who flew missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which is believed to have gone off route and crashed in the Indian Ocean, conducted a simulation of a similar path just weeks prior, New York magazine reported.

Turkey extends police powers, shutters schools after coup

Turkey pushed on Saturday with a sweeping crackdown against suspects accused of taking part in the failed coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, extending police powers to hold people in detention and shuttering over 1,000 private schools.

Connected, self-drive cars pose serious new security challenges

In a world where motor vehicles can be weapons and cars increasingly depend on internal computers and internet connections, automakers are under increasing pressure to find ways to guard against cyber-attacks.

IMF urges key G20 countries to spend more for growth

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned risks to the global economy are growing, as it called on some G20 nations to boost government spending.

Doomed EgyptAir flight broke up midair after fire: Report

An EgyptAir flight that crashed into the Mediterranean in May likely broke up in midair after a fire erupted in or near the cockpit, the New York Times reported.

'Robocall' blocking technology needed, FCC tells phone companies

In an open letter to the CEO's of major phone companies on Friday, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) pressed them to take immediate action to make "robocall" blocking technology available to the public at no charge.

G20 ministers urge tighter tax rules for multinationals

The world's major economies need to deepen cooperation on tax collection and information sharing as companies seek to minimise the amount they pay to governments, finance ministers said on Saturday.

Security fears loom over Bayreuth opera fest

Germany's legendary Bayreuth opera festival dedicated to the works of Richard Wagner opens Monday, but security fears and off-stage drama threaten to cast a long shadow over the 140-year-old event.

Italy hosts first Down's Syndrome 'Olympics'

The roar from the stands in Florence could not have been louder if it had been stars Usain Bolt or Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce on the track.

Preparing for Brexit: UK faces monumental task

While British politicians have spent the month since the EU referendum in a whirl of resignations, recriminations and political backstabbings, civil servants have been quietly beginning the mammoth task of implementing Brexit.

UN delivers food to starving displaced by Boko Haram

The United Nations has made the first food aid delivery to thousands of people displaced by Boko Haram Islamists in the Nigerian town of Banki, where hundreds have starved to death since March, the UN said on Friday.

Review: Lit puts on high-energy rock show at The Paramount in New York Special

Rock band Lit performed at The Paramount on July 22, as part of the 2016 "Summerland" tour, along with Sugar Ray, Everclear and Sponge.

Tim Kaine: Swing state senator with foreign policy clout

Tim Kaine, named Friday as Hillary Clinton's White House running mate, is a popular senator with strong foreign policy credibility who could help the Democrats bring in two key voting blocs: Hispanics and the battleground state of Virginia.

Review: Rock band Sponge amazing at The Paramount for 'Summerland' tour Special

On July 22, rock group Sponge performed at The Paramount on Long Island as part of the 2016 "Summerland" tour, for a good turnout.

Increasing export of Libyan oil demands agreement from tribes

Tribes who control eastern oilfields said that any agreement between Ibrahim Jodhran head of the Petroleum Facilities Guard (PFG) and Martin Kobler UN envoy, to reopen oil exporting ports does not cover their areas of oil production and pumping.

Three-drug cocktail could overcome antibiotic resistance

An interesting new study, using a combination of techniques from biology to mathematics has found that overcoming antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections could be achieved by using a three-drug cocktail, or combination of antibiotics.

Clinton picks Tim Kaine, sturdy senator, for running mate

Hillary Clinton tapped Tim Kaine, a popular Spanish-speaking senator from the swing state of Virginia, to be her running mate in the White House showdown against Donald Trump.

Munich gunman 'obsessed' with mass killings, had links to Breivik

The lone teenager who shot dead nine people in a gun rampage in Munich was "obsessed" with mass killers such as Norwegian rightwing fanatic Anders Behring Breivik and had no links to the Islamic State group, police said Saturday.

Munich police say shooter 'probably' alone, committed suicide

Munich police said Saturday that the suspected shooter in a rampage at a shopping mall had probably acted alone and had committed suicide."We found a man who killed himself. We assume that he was the only shooter," police said on Twitter.

Explosives experts checking backpack of dead man in Munich: report

Explosive experts from the Munich police on Saturday were examining a backpack found on a dead man suspected of being one of the assailants in a shooting rampage, German DPA news agency reported.The body of the man was found about one kilometre (0.

Panic and terror in Munich shooting rampage

First came the crack of gunfire, then panicked screams and the wail of sirens as an armed attacker launched a killing spree in the German city of Munich on Friday.