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To the Moon and back: Apollo images online (Al Jazeera)
US space agency NASA has put online more than 8,400 photographs taken by Apollo astronauts during trips to the moon.
Islamic State destroys ancient arch in Palmyra, Syrian activists say (LA Times)
<p>Syrian activists said late Sunday that Islamic State militants have destroyed a nearly 2,000-year-old arch in the ancient city of Palmyra, the latest target in the group's campaign to obliterate historic sites across the territory it controls in Iraq and Syria.</p> <p>The Arch of Triumph was one of the...</p>
N Korea to deport detained S Korean citizen (Al Jazeera)
S Korea says Joo Won-moon, arrested in April for illegal entry, will be repatriated through border truce village.
Seoul: N. Korea to release detained South Korean student (LA Times)
<p>South Korea said Monday that North Korea will release a detained South Korean student from New York University.</p> <p>Joo Won-moon, 21, who has permanent resident status in the United States, was arrested in April for allegedly entering North Korea illegally across the Chinese border.</p> <p>Seoul's Unification...</p>
Europe - The forgotten alliance: Serbia's Great War monument to France (France 24)
On October 5, 1915, French troops landed in Salonika aiming to open a new front in the Great War and rescue their Serbian allies. A century later, few remember the close friendship that once bound the two nations together.
ISIL blows up Arch of Triumph in Syria's Palmyra (Al Jazeera)
Syria's head of antiquities calls on international community to "find a way to save Palmyra" after latest destruction.
Republicans Are Their Own Worst Enemy (New York Times)
The G.O.P.'s problems are self-induced, from inexperienced candidates to the attack on Planned Parenthood and attempts to shut the government.
North Korea to Release Detained N.Y.U. Student, South Says (New York Times)
Once returned to the South, the student, Joo Won-moon, will most likely face an interrogation on criminal charges of violating the law.
Several dead in twin suicide bombings in Niger's Diffa (Al Jazeera)
Attacks leave at least five civilians and a policeman dead in southeastern city, which lies near border with Nigeria.
Iraqi PM opens Baghdad's fortified Green Zone to the public (France 24)
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared Baghdad's fortified Green Zone open to the public on Sunday, part of efforts to stem mounting discontent over poor services and abuse of power.
At least eight people shot dead in Burundi capital (Al Jazeera)
Local residents say police behind killings but spokesman say those responsible were criminals whom police were pursuing.
Middle east - Islamic State group blows up arch of triumph in Syria's Palmyra (France 24)
Islamic State group extremists have blown up the famous Arch of Triumph in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, the country's head of antiquities said on Monday, as the jihadists press their campaign to tear down the treasured heritage site.
Man learns his true identity after having amnesia for 11 years (LA Times)
To Curb Gun Violence, Hillary Clinton Has a Plan for Possible Executive Action (New York Times)
The proposal most likely to generate controversy is using executive action to close the so-called gun show loophole if efforts to pass new measures in Congress do not succeed.
Portugal government re-elected despite harsh austerity (Al Jazeera)
Centre-right coalition wins parliamentary election but appears to have fallen short of a crucial outright majority.
"I don't think the human race will survive the next thousand years, unless we spread into space. There are too many accidents that can befall life on a single planet."
- Stephen Hawking
To the Moon and back: Apollo images online
Islamic State destroys ancient arch in Palmyra, Syrian activists say
N Korea to deport detained S Korean citizen
Seoul: N. Korea to release detained South Korean student
Europe - The forgotten alliance: Serbia's Great War monument to France
ISIL blows up Arch of Triumph in Syria's Palmyra
Republicans Are Their Own Worst Enemy
North Korea to Release Detained N.Y.U. Student, South Says
Several dead in twin suicide bombings in Niger's Diffa
Iraqi PM opens Baghdad's fortified Green Zone to the public
At least eight people shot dead in Burundi capital
Middle east - Islamic State group blows up arch of triumph in Syria's Palmyra
Man learns his true identity after having amnesia for 11 years
To Curb Gun Violence, Hillary Clinton Has a Plan for Possible Executive Action
Portugal government re-elected despite harsh austerity
Center-Right Coalition That Applied Austerity Measures Is Re-elected in Portugal
In Close-Knit Oregon Community, Few Are Untouched by College Killings
U.S. Aims to Put More Pressure on ISIS in Syria
Fighting Resistance, a Mayor Strives to Ease Gridlock in a Brazilian Megacity
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