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What You Need To Know:
1. At least 224 people died in Tanzania after a ferry capsized on Lake Victoria.
2. The U.S. imposed sanctions on the Chinese military for buying fighter jets and missile systems from Russia, in breach of a sanctions law punishing Moscow for meddling in the 2016 U.S. election.
3. Turkey’s chief prosecutor ordered the detention of 110 soldiers from the air force for suspected links to a U.S.-based cleric Turkey says orchestrated a failed coup in 2016.
4. At least 14 civilians and four soldiers were killed in an attack by rebels on the town of Beni in eastern Congo, disrupting efforts to contain an Ebola epidemic in the area.
5. A Russian reconnaissance aircraft was shot down by Syrian forces responding to an Israeli airstrike, killing all 15 people aboard.
6. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was re-elected as head of his ruling Liberal Democratic Party in a landslide, paving the way for up to three more years as the nation’s leader and a push toward a constitutional revision.
7. North Korea’s Kim Jong Un claimed he would permanently dismantle North Korea’s main nuclear complex only if the United States takes unspecified corresponding measures.
8. The head of Germany’s domestic intelligence agency lost his job after his remarks downplaying anti-migrant violence became a battleground between Chancellor Merkel and her conservative critics.
9. At least 24 people were killed in a shooting attack on a military parade in southwestern Iran.
10. Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang, the country’s No. 2 after the ruling Communist Party’s leader, died after a serious illness.
- China summons U.S. envoy over sanctions linked to Russia deal
- China’s Catholic Church pledges loyalty to Communist party after Vatican deal
- China cancels military talks with US in protest over sanctions
- China to penalize $60B of U.S. imports in tit-for-tat move
- Rebel attack in Ebola zone kills 18
- Congo confirms Ebola case at Ugandan border
- Kabila candidate faces divided challenge in presidential poll
- Macron’s popularity falls further in September
- Court orders Le Pen to submit to psych evaluation
- Macron injects cash to fix healthcare system
- Government reaches deal to solve spy chief dispute
- Germany approves arms sale to Saudi after Yemen war ban promise
- Top German spy ousted after clash with Merkel over migrants
- 3 journalists set free after minister’s complaint
- Minister optimistic Macedonia name deal will be approved
- Modi launches health insurance for 100 million families ahead of elections
- Government bans instant divorce by Muslim men
- At least 24 killed in shooting attack on military parade
- Iran blames U.S. after attack on military parade
- U.S. tags Iran as top terror sponsor
- PM Conte convenes ministers to try to break budget impasse
- Di Maio denies he threatened to oust economy minister
- Abe re-elected as party head, to stay on as Prime Minister
- Japan mulls bilateral trade deal with U.S.
- President says Malaysia cannot accept same-sex marriage
- Former PM Razak pleads not guilty to new corruption charges
- At least 21 dead from bootleg liquor
- Journalist murdered while leaving his home
- Frugal president-elect stuck for hours on commercial flight
- Pirates kidnap 12 crew members from Swiss vessel in Nigerian waters
- 100 die in flooding as toll expected to rise
- Kim agrees to dismantle main nuke site if U.S. takes steps too
- North and South Korea agree to pursue joint 2032 Olympic Games bid
- PM Khan decries ‘arrogant’ India for canceling talks
- Former PM Sharif freed after court suspends sentence
- PM leaves for Saudi Arabia amid bailout speculation
- 1 killed, dozens wounded as Israeli troops fire on Gaza protest
- 15-year-old boy killed by Israeli fire in Gaza
- Gaza protests escalate after deal to ease blockade fails
- 2 Palestinians killed, Israel says they were tampering with Gaza fence
- Leader resists view that he was disrespected by Trump
- Trump seriously considering boosting U.S. military in Poland
- Israeli delegation in Moscow to share data on plane drowning
- Despite protests, Russia’s anti-doping agency reinstate
- Far-east to hold new election after vote rigging
- Russia blames Israel for plane shot down by Syrian missile, 15 killed
- Spain saves 440 migrants; new crackdown on rescue boat
- 1 dead, 11 injured in scaffolding collapse at Madrid hotel
- 2 militant groups reject demilitarized zone in Idlib
- Hezbollah leader Nasrallah says group will stay in Syria
- Israeli strikes hit state company, 10 injured
- Authorities arrest opposition politician and Museveni critic
- Opposition pop star Bob Wine set to return home
- Labour party to vote on keeping second Brexit referendum on table
- Leader May hits back on Brexit plan; pound plunges
- E.U., U.K. fail to resolve border row as Brexit deadline looms
- Brexit plans opposed by 40 rebels in May’s party
United States of America
- U.S. sanctions China for buying Russia warplanes, missiles
- Pompeo says no end to North Korean sanctions until ‘denuclearization’
- Government seeks to curtail green guards for immigrants on public aid
- U.S. very close to proceeding with Mexico-only trade deal
- Pompeo says North Korean nuclear talks to end by 2021
- Trump imposes tariffs on $200B more of Chinese goods
- Venezuelans block streets with cars to protest gas shortage in Andes
- Maduro may skip U.N. meeting over security fears
- Maduro says ex-military officers conspiring with U.S. help
- Venezuelans outraged by Maduro’s steak feast