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 2018-01-16 12:56 

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UN: Food imports needed to 'stave off famine' in Yemen...

The UN has warned Yemen is at risk of famine in 2018, with 76 percent of the population in need of humanitarian aid. Four US cranes have been authorized to operate, allowing much-needed supplies to reach those in need....

 2018-01-16 12:48 

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Denmark charges inventor with murdering journalist Kim Wall on submarine...

Danish prosecutors have charged inventor Peter Madsen with murdering Swedish reporter Kim Wall while on his submarine and dumping her dismembered body at sea. Prosecutors are pushing for life behind bars....

 2018-01-16 12:41 

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Manuel Akanji: Who is Borussia Dortmund's new big money signing?...

A relative unknown outside Switzerland, big things are nevertheless expected of Borussia Dortmund signing Manuel Akanji. But one of Europe's most sought-after center-backs hasn't had it easy on the path to the top....

 2018-01-16 12:21 

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German Cultural Council warns against AfD in culture committee...

As the opposition, the Alternative for Germany is set to lead several parliamentary committees. But the German Cultural Council has warned allowing the far-right party to control culture would send a "fatal signal."...

 2018-01-16 12:11 

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Raids across Germany target suspected Iranian spies...

Germany-wide police raids have been carried out on suspected Iranian spies. Iran has been linked in the past to spying and assassinating dissidents and targeting Israeli assets....

 2018-01-16 11:48 

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Australian Open: Angelique Kerber wins, Federer & Djokovic ease through...

Aiming for her second Australian Open title, Angelique Kerber cruised into the second round, while Alexander Zverev, Roger Federer and six-time champion Novak Djokovic also avoided first-round upsets....

 2018-01-16 11:42 

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Ericsson announces huge write-down...

Troubled Swedish telecoms equipment maker Ericsson is trying to refocus on its core network infrastructure business by divesting its costly, non-core digital service and media divisions amid tough global competition....

 2018-01-16 11:20 

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Emmanuel Macron to visit Calais ahead of immigration talks...

President Emmanuel Macron is to visit the northern town of Calais, where hundreds of migrants have gathered in hopes of making it to Britain. The visit comes ahead of immigration crisis talks with the UK's Theresa May....

 2018-01-16 11:20 

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Emmanuel Macron visits Calais ahead of immigration talks...

President Emmanuel Macron has visited the northern town of Calais, where hundreds of migrants have gathered in hopes of making it to Britain. The visit comes ahead of immigration crisis talks with the UK's Theresa May....

 2018-01-16 11:20 

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Emmanuel Macron vows not to allow Calais migrant camp repeat...

President Emmanuel Macron has visited the northern town of Calais, where hundreds of migrants have gathered in hopes of making it to Britain. The visit comes ahead of immigration crisis talks with the UK's Theresa May....

 2018-01-16 10:54 

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Novak Djokovic denies talk of Australian Open boycott...

Novak Djokovic has moved to deny reports that he's agitating for a boycott of future grand slams and seeking higher pay for male players. The Serb did meet with other players but says those issues weren't discussed....

 2018-01-16 10:44 

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Blowfish alert: Japan officials seek possible poison package...

Eating the toxic parts of the fugu fish can lead to numbness, paralysis, respiratory problems and often an agonizing death while conscious. The meat is highly regulated....

 2018-01-16 10:08 

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Belgium: Bodies found after Antwerp apartment explosion...

A suspected gas explosion in the Belgian city of Antwerp has claimed at least two lives and injured at least 14 others. The explosion ripped through apartment buildings, causing at least one building to collapse....

 2018-01-16 09:41 

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Number of new asylum seekers in Germany drops to 186,000...

The German government has said the number of new asylum seekers in the country dropped significantly last year to 186,644. The figure given by the Interior Ministry compared to some 280,000 in 2016....

 2018-01-16 09:41 

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Refugee numbers in German dropped dramatically in 2017...

186,644 asylum seekers were registered last year. That's down more than 100,000 from 2016 - the Germany Interior Ministry says the massive numbers from the height of the crisis have been "overcome."...

 2018-01-16 09:41 

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Refugee numbers in Germany dropped dramatically in 2017...

186,644 asylum seekers were registered last year. That's down more than 100,000 from 2016 - the Germany Interior Ministry says the massive numbers from the height of the crisis have been "overcome."...

 2018-01-16 09:36 

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Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic gunned down in Kosovo...

Prominent Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic has been shot and killed in ex-Serbian province of Kosovo, multiple reports say. Kosovo police is looking for the attackers....

 2018-01-16 09:32 

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'Oh Happy Day' singer Edwin Hawkins dies at 74...

Edwin Hawkins, best known for the hit "Oh Happy Day," has died in California. He was credited with being one of the founders of modern gospel music....

 2018-01-16 09:04 

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Palestinian leaders call for recognition of Israel to be suspended...

A high-ranking arm of the Palestine Liberation Organization has called for Israel's recognition to be revoked. Should it be accepted, the move could upend decades of formal relations between the two governments....

 2018-01-16 08:55 

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School bus crashes into a store in Germany, many injured...

Rescue helicopters were deployed near Mannheim, southwest Germany, after a school bus crashed into an electronic store. Scores were reportedly injured in the crash, including several children....

 2018-01-16 08:26 

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British government under pressure over Carillion collapse...

The British government has held an emergency COBRA meeting after construction and services group Carillion went bust. Opposition parties have called for a probe into the government's deals with the corporation....

 2018-01-16 07:57 

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High Five: 5 materials you probably didn't know are used to make clothes...

From glasses made of vinyl to hats formed with chocolate — the fashion industry doesn't always settle for glass and cotton. Some designers prefer to work with material that isn't usually associated with the catwalk....

 2018-01-16 04:28 

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Hong Kong democracy activists appeal jail terms in court...

Joshua Wong, Nathan Law and Alex Chow are in court in a last-ditch effort to have their prison sentences overturned. They were jailed last year for leading Hong Kong's 2014 pro-democracy "Umbrella Movement."...

 2018-01-16 04:00 

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Australian Open: Angelique Kerber wins, Federer, Djokovic start campaigns...

Aiming for her second Australian Open title, Angelique Kerber eased her way into the second round. Also playing their first matches were Alexander Zverev, Roger Federer and six-time champion Novak Djokovic....

 2018-01-16 02:41 

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Bridge collapse in Colombia kills 10 construction workers, several missing...

The collapse occured in the mountainous region of Chirajara in central Colombia. The 446-meter-long bridge was set to be opened in March as part of a major highway linked to the capital Bogota....

 2018-01-16 02:07 

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Olympic champ Simone Biles: I too was abused by team doctor...

US Olympic gymnastics star Simone Biles has revealed that she was sexually abused by now-jailed former team doctor Larry Nassar. The physician is accused of molesting dozens of young girls....

 2018-01-16 01:49 

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California police charge parents with torture of 13 children in family home...

US police said the 13 siblings range in age from 2 to 29 and that some were found shackled to beds. One of the children notified police after she was able to escape the house in a town east of Los Angeles.....

 2018-01-16 00:06 

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Pope Francis arrives in Chile amid fury over priest abuse...

Pope Francis has arrived in Chile, kicking off a week-long Latin America trip. He's due to meet with indigenous peoples and victims of the dictatorship. Activists are demanding he also address the issue of priest abuse....

 2018-01-16 00:02 

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Rogue Australian wallaby sparks downtown police chase in Sydney...

The kangaroo-like critter failed to indicate upon taking a highway exit during the rush hour. Police said they were having a tough time finding out where the marsupial came from....

 2018-01-15 22:20 

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Brexit Diaries 24: An elephant in the room...

On Nigel Farage seeing the elephant in the room, Philip Hammond's problems dancing the tango, and Brexit as a huge waste of time....

 2018-01-15 22:20 

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Martin Luther King's children condemn Trump for 's***hole' remarks...

Martin Luther King Day has been marked by ongoing criticisms of Donald Trump alleged comments about African countries. Protests broke out between Haitians and Trump supporters close to the president's Mar-a-Lago retreat....

 2018-01-15 21:57 

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North Korea to send its national orchestra to South for Winter Olympics...

South and North Korea have agreed that Pyongyang will send a 140-strong orchestra to perform at next month's Winter Olympics. The agreement has come as the two sides continue to hold rare working-level talks....

 2018-01-15 21:26 

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Germany: KMK proposal for west-east pupil exchanges meets with skepticism...

The new head of the KMK German educational body says pupils from the east and the west of the country can still learn from each other. But his proposal for pupil exchanges has received a cool reception....

 2018-01-15 21:20 

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Turkey-US relations 'entering a risky period'...

Turkey is outraged at US support for Kurdish fighters in Syria with Ankara claiming that the US is forming a "terror army." Foreign policy expert Ian Lesser warns that tensions could be inflamed further still....

 2018-01-15 20:06 

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Berlin bloggers fear the long arm of Hanoi...

In 2017, Vietnamese businessman Trinh Xuan Thanh was allegedly abducted in Berlin. Now on trial in Hanoi, his kidnapping has unsettled bloggers and journalists who fled Vietnam for Berlin....

 2018-01-15 19:53 

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Romanian Prime Minister Mihai Tudose resigns...

Prime Minister Tudose is forced out by his Social Democratic Party, as he loses power struggle with party boss....

 2018-01-15 19:29 

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Venezuela's rogue helicopter pilot in shootout with authorities outside the capital...

Police officer Oscar Perez has been on the run since the summer. He made headlines last year after stealing a helicopter and launching grenades at government buildings....

 2018-01-15 19:03 

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Greek parliament approves bailout reforms as thousands protest...

Greece's parliament has voted to approve a package of reforms demanded by the country's international lenders in return for fresh bailout funds. But many Greeks turned out to protest against the measures....

 2018-01-15 18:57 

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Opinion: Goodbye to an unrealistic climate goal...

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) seems to think restricting global warming to below 1.5 degrees is not realistic anymore. What sounds like defeat could be an opportunity, writes Jens Thurau....

 2018-01-15 18:12 

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UKIP leader Henry Bolton clings to job but not girlfriend after her racist Meghan Markle comments...

Henry Bolton has ended the "romantic element" of his ties to a young model after her headline-inducing comments about Meghan Markle. But the scandal surrounding the leader has opened the lid on deeper UKIP struggles....

 2018-01-15 17:59 

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C&A in Chinese hands? What are the odds?...

A 177-year-old German tradition could soon come to a close, if fashion retailer C&A is sold to Chinese investors. But could new owners really help the fashion house beat off stiff global competition?...

 2018-01-15 17:35 

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Turkey unveils route for Istanbul canal megaproject...

Turkey has revealed the planned route for a 45-kilometer (28-mile) canal through Istanbul aimed at taking the pressure off the busy Bosporus Strait. The ambitious project would include three underwater tunnels for cars....

 2018-01-15 17:30 

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Cranberries lead singer Dolores O'Riordan dies, aged 46...

Dolores O'Riordan, who fronted Irish band the Cranberries, has died suddenly of unknown causes in London. The band rose to international fame in the 1990s for hits including "Zombie" and "Linger."...

 2018-01-15 17:16 

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Facebook slammed for censoring German street artist...

German social media platforms are censoring legitimate context, including an image by an award-winning artist. Critics say Germany's much-lauded "lex Facebook" law encourages "overblocking."...

 2018-01-15 17:01 

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Philippines government under fire over decision to shutter news site...

The Rappler online news site is one of several news organizations that have been critical of President Rodrigo Duterte. Duterte's 'war on drugs' that has killed nearly 4,000 people, and generated critical news coverage....

 2018-01-15 16:50 

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Sunken oil tanker: How to protect the high seas environment?...

An Iranian oil tanker that sunk in the East China Sea is prompting fears of damage to marine life. Why do oil spills keep happening and who is responsible when it's in international waters?...

 2018-01-15 16:46 

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Almost half of rejected asylum seekers in Germany winning on appeal...

Refugees in Germany who appeal against the rejection of their asylum applications are having growing success, a report says. Critics say the high rate of wins puts German migration authorities in a bad light....

 2018-01-15 16:44 

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Turkish military officers in Greece: "I don't think extradition is on the table"...

Greece has suspended the asylum granted to a Turkish helicopter pilot who fled his country after the failed coup. But his case is far from over, says Nikos Alivizatos, a law professor at the University of Athens....

 2018-01-15 16:38 

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Rights group: Al Shabab forcibly recruits children...

"We are taking them for Jihad," al Shabab militants reportedly told teachers at a school in Somalia. The rights group Human Rights Watch has documented the evidence....

 2018-01-15 16:35 

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German diocese of Trier to pay 450,000 to church abuse victims...

The Trier diocese has agreed to pay out almost half-a-million euro to abuse victims. The gesture comes eight years after the Catholic Church in Germany was rocked by reports of sexual abuse going back decades....

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