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Merkel coalition's fate hangs in balance over elusive migrant deal...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition risked breaking apart Monday, as her hardline conservative Bavarian allies pushed a showdown over migrant policy after she was unmoved by her interior minister's threat to resign.The global networ
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-02 15:52 UTC
Passengers suffer fits and pass out as they wait on tarmac in sweltering Thomas Cook plane...
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On the Greek island, struggling tourists claim they were given no food or water for hours as the plane waited on the tarmac. The mercury continued to rise, resulting in passengers fainting and vomiting
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-02 14:46 UTC
Justin Trudeau Breaks Silence On Groping Allegation...
In his first public acknowledgment of a groping allegation dating back 18 years, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said that he remembers the day of the alleged incident quite well but does not recall any "negative interactions" at the event.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-02 14:29 UTC
Anti-Trump Leftist Scores Big Win in Mexican Election...
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New president vowed during campaign to 'defend the migrants of the entire American continent'
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-02 04:02 UTC
Helicopter carrying commandos frees notorious French inmate...
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France's justice ministry said a French bandit escaped from prison in helicopter Sunday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-01 17:08 UTC
How a new U.S. brigade is tackling a wave of bombings in Afghanistan's capital...
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Soldiers from the 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade were shifted from other missions to help.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-01 14:39 UTC
Suicide bomber targets Sikhs, Hindus in Afghanistan; 12 dead...
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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber targeted a group of Sikhs and Hindus in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad on Sunday, killing at least 12 people.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-01 14:39 UTC
'Everyone is feeling more despair': A look back at Hong Kong's handover to China 21 years on...
On the 21st anniversary since Hong Kong was handed over from British rule back to China, dissatisfaction is brewing among Hong Kong's youth over the Chinese Government's interference in the territory's autonomy.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-30 22:04 UTC
ANZ 'empathy' too late for farmers already forced off the land by the bank...
This week the banking royal commission heard ANZ staff are now required to have "emotional intelligence" — something lacking when the bank forced farmers to sell their homes to meet their KPIs.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-30 22:03 UTC
2 more Chilean bishops are out as pope cleans house...
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Pope Francis has accepted the resignations of 2 more Chilean bishops, more fallout after a sex abuse scandal.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-30 22:02 UTC
Mexicans vote for their next President...
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As municipal workers remove political signs and stickers from walls and posts the day before voting, Mexicans go to the polls on Sunday for their next President. They'll be choosing for either a left-wing political change or for continuity.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-30 22:02 UTC
German police investigate 21 deaths linked to poisoned sandwich case...
German police said the deaths, which occurred at the company the man worked for, included a "remarkably high number of heart attacks and cancers"
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-28 18:07 UTC
China won't give 'even one inch' of South China Sea, Xi Tells US...
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US Defence Secretary James Mattis has been left in no doubt about China's feelings during a meeting in Beijing with Chinese President Xi Jinping.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-28 03:30 UTC
UN: 10,000 children killed, maimed in conflicts worldwide...
More than 10,000 children were killed or maimed amid armed conflicts worldwide last year, while others were raped, forced to serve as armed soldiers or caught in attacks on schools and hospitals, a United Nations report said Wednesday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-28 03:30 UTC
John Howard warns China seeks power and influence through its expats...
The million Chinese in Australia are "terrific citizens" but China wants to use them to assert its power and influence, the former Australian PM says.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-27 15:17 UTC
Man drives van into Netherlands newspaper headquarters...
A man rammed a van into the Amsterdam headquarters of one of the Netherlands' major national newspapers before setting the vehicle alight Tuesday, an attack that the Dutch prime minister called "a slap in the face of a free press and Dutch democra
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-26 18:53 UTC
Brexit bill becomes law, allowing UK to leave the EU...
A bill enacting Britain's decision to leave the European Union has become law after months of debate, the House of Commons speaker announced Tuesday, to cheers from eurosceptic lawmakers.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesI
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-26 18:51 UTC
Syrian rebels say U.S. won't intervene in south Syria...
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The United States has told Syrian rebel factions they should not expect military support to help resist a Russian-backed government offensive to regain opposition-held parts of Syria bordering Jordan and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-24 20:13 UTC
US moves 100 coffins to inter-Korean border for war remains...
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The U.S. military said it moved 100 wooden coffins to the inter-Korean border to prepare for North Korea's returning of the remains of American soldiers who have been missing since the 1950-53 Korean War.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-24 01:17 UTC
Here Are The Places Where People Eat Human Flesh...
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Cannibalism might seem like the stuff of folklore and the primeval days of our ancestors, but in this strange world there are still people who regularly consume human flesh.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-24 01:16 UTC
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