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Friday, 31 July 2015 - Updated at 0650 hrs EDT

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George F. Will | The Washington Post
The best reason for rejecting the Iran agreement

International News

Defense One
The Military Will Test a New Terrifyingly Loud Noise Gun

Defense One
Hacking Critical Infrastructure: A How-To Guide

The New York Times
U.S. Psychologists Urged to Curb Questioning Terror Suspects

Government Executive
The Original NSA Whistleblower Is Still Rebuilding His Life

The Christian Science Monitor
Iran nuclear agreement: Is a ‘better deal’ possible – and at what cost?

Thomson Reuters News
David Cameron calls emergency meeting over Calais migrant crisis

Defense One
Britain Digs In Against ISIS, Russia

Thomson Reuters News
Under Western pressure, Kosovo to put war crimes court to new vote

Thomson Reuters News
Greek PM defends controversial ‘Plan B’ for euro zone exit

The Associated Press
Widow’s lawyer: Moscow has tried to block Litvinenko inquiry

Agence France-Presse
Nigeria names head of regional force to fight Boko Haram

The Associated Press
Turkey: Five killed in clashes between authorities and PKK

Thomson Reuters News
Syria air strikes hit Nusra after attack on Western-backed rebels

The Associated Press
Attack in West Bank kills Palestinian child, homes torched - More

Agence France-Presse
Abbas wants ICC to probe arson that killed Palestinian toddler

The Atlantic
Mullah Omar’s Death Could Be a Nightmare for Afghanistan and NATO

The Associated Press
Gunmen kill one, wound 13 campaigning for Sri Lankan candidate

The Associated Press
Beijing selected to host 2022 Winter Olympics

Thomson Reuters News
China paper says ‘wicked man wiped out’ after graft probe

Thomson Reuters News
Canadian pastor held in North Korea makes TV confession

Thomson Reuters News
Tokyo Electric executives to be charged over Fukushima nuclear disaster

Thomson Reuters News
Kyushu Electric aims to restart first reactor Aug 10

The Associated Press
WikiLeaks says U.S. spied on Japanese government officials

Thomson Reuters News
Plane debris on remote island points to breakthrough in MH370 mystery

CBC News
Possible wreckage could offer clues on how plane crashed

Thomson Reuters News
Families of MH370 victims renew talk of compensation after debris find

The New York Times
On This Day: July 31

Agence France-Presse
« Envoyez l’armée britannique à Calais » : les tabloïds se déchaînent

La Libre
Marine Le Pen attaque Windows 10

Agence France-Presse
MH17 : l’Ukraine promet la justice malgré le veto russe

Le Monde
Six mois après son abolition, le Tchad rétablit la peine de mort

Agence France-Presse
Le général Iliya Abbah dirigera la force régionale

Agence France-Presse
Débris d’avion trouvé à La Réunion: l’espoir renaît pour le vol MH370 - Plus

20 Minutes France
MH370, Rio-Paris, Saint-Exupéry : Dix mystères irrésolus de l’aviation

Agence France-Presse
Enquête relancée sur le vol MH370

Agence France-Presse
Le pouvoir turc vise le leader prokurde

20 Minutes France
Dans ses bastions irakiens, le PKK fustige les raids turcs

Agence France-Presse
Israël pourrait mener des attaques militaires dans le Sinaï

Agence de Presse Thomson Reuters
Les forces pro-Hadi progressent près d’Aden dans le sud du Yémen

Agence France-Presse
Yémen : des ONG s’inquiètent de la situation humanitaire

Agence France-Presse
Pas de répit dans la guerre

Agence France-Presse
Un nouveau chef pour les talibans

Agence France-Presse
L’éphéméride du 31 juillet

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