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Almost Half of Germans Want Merkel to Resign After Rejected Migration Reforms...
Almost half of German voters want Chancellor Angela Merkel to quit, according to a new poll, more than those who want her to stay on.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-22 17:03 UTC
The Latest: Assad says talks with US would be waste of time...
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Syrian President Bashar Assad has told a Russian television station that he thinks it would be pointless to have talks with the United States.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-22 17:02 UTC
U.S. accuses Chinese man of smuggling anti-submarine warfare devices...
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BOSTON (Reuters) - The head of a company that distributes marine-related products was arrested on Thursday on U.S. charges that he conspired with an entity affiliated with China's armed forces to export devices to that country that could be used in an
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-22 05:02 UTC
Most 'Britons agree' that immigration has harmed communities...
Most British people are united around the view that immigration has harmed communities, a report from a Left-leaning think-tank said yesterday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-22 01:23 UTC
Stop prosecuting Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia: Kremlin advisers...
Advisers to President Vladimir Putin have questioned the legality of a slew of criminal cases opened against members of the Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia and asked the General Prosecutor's office to protect the group's freedom of belief.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-21 18:08 UTC
Visegrad countries urge stronger EU border defense...
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Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic have called for the EU's border management agency to be strengthened. The Visegrad Group has pushed for hard-line policies on irregular migration to the EU.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-21 15:28 UTC
Prime Minister: Catholic Hospitals Will Now Be Forced To Perform Abortions In Ireland...
While many conservatives predicted Ireland's abortion ban repeal would lead to the loss of other freedoms, it's surprising how quickly it's happening.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-21 15:25 UTC
North Korea returns remains of 200 US war dead: Trump...
The US President says North Korea has returned the remains of 200 US troops missing from the Korean War, although there is no confirmation from the military.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-21 04:17 UTC
Kim Jong Un, once known for rarely leaving North Korea, makes his third visit to China, Chinese state media say...
The visit comes about a week after the Trump-Kim summit in Singapore.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-19 03:05 UTC
New Zealand Softens Ban on Foreigners' Home Ownership in Amended Bill...
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WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand's government on Tuesday softened its stance on foreign ownership of homes, rewriting a proposed law banning...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-19 00:48 UTC
What is Disease X? Deadly Bird Flu Virus Could Be Next Pandemic...
A new strain of bird flu has killed one-third of infected people. Instances of person-to-person spread are extremely rare so far, but the CDC warned it will likely spread to other countries if travelers come into contact with poultry carrying the infection in China. The United Nations’ Food and
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-18 14:05 UTC
Merkel's government faces internal rebellion over immigration in Germany...
The chancellor was struggling Monday to head off a mutiny within her conservative bloc.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-18 14:02 UTC
Moldova Concerned Over Russian Troops Movement In Breakaway Region...
Moldova has expressed concern over what it says were unauthorized movements by Russian military forces in the breakaway Transdniester region.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-18 14:00 UTC
Donald Trump claims Germans are turning against government over migration...
The US President has waded into the ongoing stand-off between Chancellor Angela Merkel and her interior minister over migration. He said it was a "big mistake" to allow millions of refugees into Europe.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-18 13:58 UTC
Greece, Macedonia sign historic deal to end naming dispute...
The foreign ministers of Greece and Macedonia (FYROM) have signed a preliminary accord on the latter's name. The deal aims at ending a decades-long dispute.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-17 15:21 UTC
Suicide bomber targets Afghans celebrating truce, killing 10...
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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber struck in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad on Sunday, killing at least 10 people in the second attack in as many days targeting Taliban fighters, s...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-17 15:19 UTC
Merkel seeks EU migrant talks as German coalition crisis looms - paper...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, struggling to avert a crisis within her coalition on migrant policy, is trying to set up a meeting of some EU states to discuss the issue before a leaders summit on June 28-29, a German newspaper reported on Sunday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-17 05:32 UTC
Pope Francis equates abortion to Nazi-era race purification...
Pope Francis has denounced the practice of abortions over birth defects, equating it to Nazi attempts to create a pure race. The remarks come as his home country of Argentina works on a pro-abortion bill.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-17 05:31 UTC
May 'locks in Brexit' with multi-million national health fund boost...
The British PM appears to be signalling her determination to exit the European Union by promising more money for health.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-17 05:30 UTC
Former guerrilla, young conservative vie to lead Colombia...
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Colombians will choose between a leftist former guerrilla and a young conservative lawmaker Sunday in a presidential election to decide who will lead the nation as it implements a still-fragile peace accord.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-17 05:29 UTC
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