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Orban: "The european right faces its ambiguities", according to Marine Le Pen

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But most British Conservative MEPs voted against the move. The European Commission, the executive arm of the EU, launched Article 7 proceedings against Poland past year over its judicial reforms. Verhofstadt went on to say that Orban was not his country, and that Hungary was "far more eternal" than Orban's far-right government. "It is up to the European leaders to take their responsibility and stop watching from the sidelines as the rule of law is destroyed in Hungary, ' she is quoted as ... Read More »

EC chief Juncker: 10,000 more border guards for European Union

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This Alliance, as we envision it, would help create up to 10 million jobs in Africa in the next 5 years alone. In discussing migration, Juncker said that Europe needed to continue investing in trade with Africa, pointing out that 36% of Africa's trade was with the EU. Read More »

Landslide on Greek island beach injures three

Fire department rescue crews headed to the area accompanied by a sniffer dog, while the coast guard evacuated the beach and banned boats from approaching until further notice. The beach , also known as " shipwreck beach ", is popular with tourists and can be reached only by boat . One woman was reportedly treated for a fractured vertebra. Read More »

Catholic sex abuse scandal widens after U.S. bishop quits

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Those allegations against Bransfield are not included the statement . Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, will seek Pope Francis' acceptance of his resignation at the Vatican soon as footage of the District of Columbia prelate being heckled by a parishioner emerged on CNN . Read More »

‘Muslim minority in China face political indoctrination’

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However, the New York Times report said discussions about how to deal with China over the abuses by White House, Treasury, and State Department officials , had been underway for months. Bachelet called for a thorough investigation of the deaths of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar and said that a pattern of abuses continues in the border region of Myanmar to this day. Read More »

Pauline Hanson calls girl 'brat' who doesn't stand for national anthem

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She has vowed to continue her peaceful protest against Advance Australia Fair , and despite gaining national attention the youngster said she had "no regrets". But the child was attacked by politicians, including her state senator, Pauline Hanson , the leader of the rightwing One Nation party. The incident and remarks drew criticism from politicians, including former prime minister Tony Abbott, who suggested it signals "good manners" to stand while the anthem plays. Read More »

32 killed, 128 injured in attack on protesters

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The peaceful protesters accused a local police officer of misusing power, calling upon the government to sack and punish him when the blast happened, the official added. Earlier estimates put the death toll at 32. Qaderi said rescue efforts were being hampered by reports of another suicide bomber in the area, making police and emergency services cautious about approaching the scene. Read More »

Erdogan warns any Idlib attack will affect Europe

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The United Nations warned last week that an operation would lead to the "worst humanitarian catastrophe in the 21st century". He urged the West, including the USA, to join hands in stopping a possible attack on Idlib. In the article, Erdogan said "All members of the worldwide community must understand their responsibilities as the assault on Idlib looms. The consequences of inaction are vast", Erdogan said. Read More »

2 more U.S. service members’ remains ID’ed in North Korea handover

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The US has successfully identified two American service members from among the remains North Korea returned this July as part of the agreement signed by President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore. Sampling for DNA analysis has been carried out so far on about half of the boxes of remains, they said. Other tables included personal objects from soldiers that don't have any identification on them, including buttons, canteens and old boots. Read More »

Trump's Supreme Court nominee on track as Senate hearing ends

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He is holding out hope that not only will Democrats reject Kavanaugh, but that two pivotal Republicans, Sens. The panel's process resulted in hundreds of thousands of pages of Kavanaugh's documents being withheld as confidential or kept from release under presidential privilege by the Trump White House. Read More »

Barrow sends special delegation to Kofi Annan's funeral

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He was also someone virtually anyone in the world could see themselves in: those on the far reaching of poverty or by, conflict and despair who found in him an ally; the junior United Nations staffers following in his footsteps; the young person to whom he said until his dying breath 'always remember, you are never too young to lead - and we are never too old to learn. Read More »

Pound rises on Barnier’s Brexit comments ZlotoNews

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The lawmakers, part of the European Research Group (ERG), an anti-EU grouping in May's Conservative party, met on Tuesday night and openly discussed May's future as leader, the BBC said citing an unnamed source. Daily swings in sterling over the past week are higher than what similar gauges in the derivative markets are indicating, encouraging speculators to buy relatively cheap options betting on a pick-up in volatility. Read More »

Russian bombers intercepted by USA fighter jets west of Alaska

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Officials said the "at no time did the aircraft enter the United States or Canadian sovereign airspace". O'Shaughnessy, commander of NORAD, said in a statement. The maneuvers come as Russian forces participate in what The Associated Press reported is the nation's largest-ever military exercise. The drills involve almost 300,000 Russian troops along with 1,000 Russian aircraft, 36,000 tanks and other combat vehicles, the news agency said. Read More »

Suu Kyi finally acknowledges Rohingya crisis missteps

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Myanmar rejected the findings but in Hanoi, Aung San Suu Kyi conceded the "situation" could have been handled better. "But we believe that for the sake of long-term stability and security we have to be fair to all sides .We can not choose and pick who should be protected by the rule of law". Read More »

Pope meets with USA church leaders over clergy sexual abuse

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Last week, one protester yelled "shame on you" at him, and another turned her back during a service. Surveys show plummeting confidence in the Church the United States, Chile, Australia, and Ireland where the scandal has hit hardest, as well as in other countries. Read More »

Auto ploughs into crowd in China killing several people

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The death toll has risen to 11 with another 44 people hospitalised after a man allegedly drove an SUV deliberately into a crowd in central China before jumping out and attacking victims with a dagger and shovel, local authorities said Thursday. Read More »

'How to Murder Your Husband' novelist arrested for murdering husband

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The Portland Police Bureau said following her arrest: "Based on information learned during the investigation, detectives believe Nancy L. Crampton-Brophy is the suspect in Daniel C. Now, authorities say she followed through with killing her own husband in real life. McConnell recalled, and she responded, "No, I'm a suspect ". "He was a person who did what he loved: he loved teaching, he loved mushrooms, he loved his family". Read More »

California shootings: Six dead in Bakersfield

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At that point, the man got out of the vehicle and shot himself in the chest. The gunman then went home and shot another two people before turning the gun on himself after a police standoff. The Kern County Sheriff's Office held a press conference Wednesday night and said the investigation is ongoing, but investigators are confident the shootings are connected. Read More »

Russians accused by United Kingdom 'victims of coincidence'

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Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov denied any involvement in the attack on former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in March in their interview with RT, the Kremlin-funded media network. They had stayed less than hour in Salisbury, they said, because of bad weather. They denied having any Novichok, a deadly Soviet-developed nerve agent, in their possession. Read More »

Man arrested for having breakfast with female colleague in Saudi Arabia

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An Egyptian man working for a multinational company in Jeddah was arrested for appearing in the video after he chose to upload the video on social media. Laughter, eating at the workplace. where are your limits?" The authorities have accused the man of failing to respect the country's values and traditions. Read More »

Russian Federation stages world’s largest military drills, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation anxious

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A video released by the Russian Defense Ministry shows cranes placing surface-to-air missiles on launch vehicles, while soldiers monitor radar in command centers. He said China feels Washington's hostile attitude and actions, such as deploying the THAAD missile defence system in South Korea, relieve it of any need to take United States views into consideration when deepening strategic trust with Moscow . Read More »

Arun Jaitley slams at Mallya for false claim

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He added: "There are documents that show how the RBI and UPA under Sonia Gandhi and Manmohan Singh had given "sweet deals" to Kingfisher Airlines". "PM Modi meets Nirav Modi before he flees the country". The government should now explain how and why he was allowed to leave and what transpired at those meetings. Read More »

Polls: Election 2018, midterms could see Democrats take control

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Heaping further pressure on poor Republican numbers is Trump's unpopularity. Trump is now reportedly sharpening his campaign rhetoric, shifting into "salvation" mode, contemplating the reality of impeachment, and telling confidants that he would run for re-election in 2020 playing the "victim card". Read More »

Nangarhar Death Toll Climbs To 68

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Last week, US Secretary of Defense James Mattis made an unexpected trip to Afghanistan as the US tries to make headway in the country after 17 years of war. Nangarhar has been a main stronghold of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) fighters since early 2015. One blast went off at the entrance of Malika Omaira girls' school in the morning, killing a 14-year-old boy and wounding four other people. Read More »

Putin MOCKS Britain over Novichok 2: 'We've FOUND THEM - they are civilians'

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British officials have said the men were agents of Russian military intelligence dispatched to kill Sergei Skripal , a former Russian spy who had given information to British intelligence. Mr Wallace later said requests for Russian Federation to account for what happened in Salisbury had been met with "obfuscation and lies", saying their response merely "reinforces their guilt". Read More »

Philippines: 10 million people in the path of Mangkhut

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The tropical cyclone - having already hovered through Marshall Islands and Guam earlier this week - could also impact Taiwan and Vietnam. An average of 20 typhoons and storms lash the Philippines each year, killing hundreds of people and leaving millions in near-perpetual poverty. Read More »

Diplomats from Iran, Russia, Turkey meet United Nations envoy on Syria

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Intermittent artillery fire hit southern districts of Idlib province and adjacent rebel-held areas of Hama province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. Rebel sources said Turkey had pledged to take strong measures against the jihadists once Russian Federation holds back the Syrian army from waging a major assault. Read More »

Pope calls meeting of key bishops on sexual abuse: Vatican

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And, Pittsburgh Bishop David Zubik said he would agree with the name change in the best interests of the school. "Criminal prosecutions, governmental investigations and journalistic exposes - stemming from courageous victims and church whistleblowers - are the best way to protect kids, expose wrongdoers and end cover-ups", Clohessy said. Read More »

Trump to mandate sanctions against foreign governments that interfere in USA elections

Bolton said the order is not focused on any particular country, because threats to elections come from many different countries and entities. The order declares a national emergency, Bolton said, and requires DNI to make regular assessments of activities targeting the USA electoral process, reporting findings to the Department of Justice and Department of Homeland Security. Read More »

Trump says response to Puerto Rico storm 'underappreciated'

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Virgin Islands. The federal response there was an "unsung success," said Trump on Tuesday, blaming the island's catastrophe on an electric grid and generating plant that "was dead before the storm ever hit". That storm is blamed for almost 3,000 deaths in the self-governing US commonwealth where local officials have criticized the Trump administration for neglecting the Caribbean island in wake of the hurricane. Read More »

Man in Idlib fearing chemical attack makes gas mask from party cups

The talks led by Staffan de Mistura started and ended with little or no comment to reporters at the United Nations offices in Geneva, and offered a sideshow to the concerns about a looming battle for the northern province - the last remaining rebel stronghold in Syria after 7½ years of war and now home to some 3 million civilians. Read More »