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Blow for Angela Merkel as German talks collapse

German Chancellor Angela Merkel pledged early Monday to maintain stability after the Free Democratic Party pulled out of talks on ...
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Israel to shut migrant center and deport Africans

In Summary Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan said Holot had become "a hotel for infiltrators at the tax-payers' expense Israel's ...
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Suspect in Mexican migrant killings dies after arrest

A Mexican suspect wanted in connection with the killing of 72 migrants in 2010 has died three days after being ...
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U.S. urges African nations to press North Korea over nuclear program

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urged African leaders on Friday to take further actions to pressure North Korea to ...
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Indonesia evacuates villagers after shootings near Freeport copper mine

Indonesia on Friday began evacuating villages that authorities said had been occupied by armed separatists after a string of shootings ...
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China calls for peaceful Zimbabwe resolution under legal framework

China’s Foreign Ministry called on Friday for a peaceful resolution in Zimbabwe under a legal framework, after the army took ...
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Russia blocks bid to probe Syria chemical weapons use

A UN inquiry into chemical weapons use in the war in Syria is set to expire after Russiavetoed a US-sponsored resolution that would ...
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Da Vinci painting of Jesus Christ sells for $450 million, breaks world record

A 500-year-old painting believed to be by Leonardo da Vinci has sold for $450.3 million in New York, blazing a ...
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Israel ready to cooperate with Saudi Arabia to face Iran – defence chief

Israel's military chief of staff said in an interview Thursday that his country was prepared to cooperate with Saudi Arabia ...
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World leaders plead for climate action at UN forum

World leaders shared the spotlight with a 12-year-old Pacific islander on Wednesday to drive home a plea for urgent climate ...
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Deadly flash floods kill many in Greece Capital Athens

Deadly flash floods cause 'biblical damage' in Athens Roads are turned into torrents of mud and debris, homes and businesses ...
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Australians decisively support same-sex marriage

Australians have overwhelmingly voted in favour of legalising same-sex marriage in a historic poll. The non-binding postal vote showed 61.6% ...
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Indonesian police officer killed in shooting near Freeport mine

An Indonesian police officer was killed and a second wounded on Wednesday, after being shot in the back in an ...
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Iran earthquake survivors plead for help

Iranians living outdoors in bitterly cold temperatures after an earthquake are making desperate pleas for help. More than 430 people ...
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Powerful earthquake rocks Iran-Iraq border

Wounded people seek treatment at Sulaymaniyah Hospital in northern Iraq after an earth struck the country. In Summary: The 7.3 ...
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Israel warns Gaza militants against revenge attack

An Israeli general has warned Palestinian militants against carrying out attacks in revenge for the blowing up of a tunnel ...
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Trump backs US spies on Russia meddling, but slams Putin ‘haters’

Donald Trump said on Sunday he backed the US intelligence agencies which concluded that Russia meddled in the 2016 US ...
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60,000 join far-right march on Poland’s Independence Day

Far-right rally-goers lit flares and carried Polish flags as they marched through the capital. Tens of thousands of people joined ...
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Vladimir Putin denies US poll meddling as ‘absurd’

 Trump says Putin insulted by US election meddling claim President Vladimir Putin felt insulted by allegations of Russian interference in ...
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Tillerson warns against Lebanon proxy wars after Hariri crisis

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has warned other countries against using Lebanon for proxy conflicts, following a crisis triggered ...
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