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Channel NewsAsia
Gabon presidential poll 'lacked transparency': EU observersLIBREVILLE: Gabon's presidential election "lacked transparency", the head of th
Gabon presidential poll 'lacked transparency': EU observers
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 hours ago
LIBREVILLE: Gabon's presidential election "lacked transparency", the head of the 73-strong EU electoral monitoring team in the country said on Monday (Aug 29), a day before the official results were due out. Speaking to reporters in the capital... Read more
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dna
Not just burkinis, European countries are debating bans on burqas, niqabsRestrictions on face and full-body veils are back in the spotlight in parts of
Not just burkinis, European countries are debating bans on burqas, niqabs
dna / Posted yesterday
Restrictions on face and full-body veils are back in the spotlight in parts of Europe after some French cities banned the burkini swimsuit, saying the garment, which leaves only the face, hands and feet exposed, defies laws on secularism. A spate of... Read more
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The New Yorker
Eichmann in JerusalemEvery morning, the words “Beth Hamishpath” (“The House of Justice”), shouted by
Eichmann in Jerusalem
The New Yorker / Posted 2 days ago
Every morning, the words “Beth Hamishpath” (“The House of Justice”), shouted by the court usher at the top of his voice, make us jump to our feet as they announce the arrival of the three judges, who, bare-headed and in black robes, walk into the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
France expels two Moroccans considered serious security threatPARIS: France has deported two Moroccan nationals seen as a serious security th
France expels two Moroccans considered serious security threat
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
PARIS: France has deported two Moroccan nationals seen as a serious security threat after they became radicalised as Islamist militants, the interior ministry said in a statement late on Friday. "Given the serious threat posed by their continuous... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
New roles for the palace?Many people looking at the awe-inspiring Baron Empain Palace on Al-Orouba Stree
New roles for the palace?
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 4 days ago
Many people looking at the awe-inspiring Baron Empain Palace on Al-Orouba Street in Heliopolis today may wonder how it became a house of horror for many Cairo residents despite its distinguished Indian architectural style. Rumours about the Palace... Read more
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Namibia Economist
The revenantWHEN Nicolas Sarkozy failed in his bid for re-election as president in 2012, th
The revenant
Namibia Economist / Posted 4 days ago
WHEN Nicolas Sarkozy failed in his bid for re-election as president in 2012, the French thought they had seen the back of him. He vowed to retire from public life. But the promise never rang entirely true. Sure enough, this week the Sarko tornado... Read more
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asianage
Not just burkinis, European countries are debating bans on burqas, niqabsA spate of attacks against civilians claimed by Islamic State has sharpened the
Not just burkinis, European countries are debating bans on burqas, niqabs
asianage / Posted 4 days ago
A spate of attacks against civilians claimed by Islamic State has sharpened the debate. Berlin: Restrictions on face and full-body veils are back in the spotlight in parts of Europe after some French cities banned the burkini swimsuit, saying the... Read more
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Reuters
Troubled Europe debates burqas, niqabs and burkinisBERLIN Restrictions on face and full-body veils are back in the spotlight in pa
Troubled Europe debates burqas, niqabs and burkinis
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
BERLIN Restrictions on face and full-body veils are back in the spotlight in parts of Europe after some French cities banned the burkini swimsuit, saying the garment, which leaves only the face, hands and feet exposed, defies laws on secularism. A... Read more
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TechNewsWorld.com
Twitter Steps Up Counterterrorism EffortsTwitter last week announced it had suspended 235,000 accounts since February fo
Twitter Steps Up Counterterrorism Efforts
TechNewsWorld.com / Posted 5 days ago
Twitter last week announced it had suspended 235,000 accounts since February for promoting terrorism, bringing to 360,000 the total number of suspensions since mid-2015. Daily suspensions have increased more than 80 percent since last year, spiking... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
French Muslim body to meet with govt on burkini banPARIS - The head of the French Council of the Muslim Faith (CFCM) will meet Int
French Muslim body to meet with govt on burkini ban
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 5 days ago
PARIS - The head of the French Council of the Muslim Faith (CFCM) will meet Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve on Wednesday to discuss the burkini bans at the centre of a bitter row over Muslim integration. The banning in some parts of France of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
French Muslim body seeks 'urgent' meeting with govt on burkini banPARIS: The head of the French Council of the Muslim Faith (CFCM) will meet Inte
French Muslim body seeks 'urgent' meeting with govt on burkini ban
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
PARIS: The head of the French Council of the Muslim Faith (CFCM) will meet Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve on Wednesday (Aug 24) to discuss the burkini bans at the centre of a bitter row over Muslim integration. The CFCM "is concerned over the... Read more
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Breitbart
Germany: If We Ban The Burqa, We'll Have To Ban Father Christmas TooThe German regional interior minister who shot to prominence over his alleged r
Germany: If We Ban The Burqa, We'll Have To Ban Father Christmas Too
Breitbart / Posted 6 days ago
The German regional interior minister who shot to prominence over his alleged role in the failure to handle, and subsequent cover-up of the Cologne New Year’s Eve migrant rape attacks has spoken out against Germany introducing a French-style Burqa... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Are Opposition's Attempts At Unifying Too Little Too Late?For President Ali Bongo Ondimba, whose family has been in power for half a cent
Are Opposition's Attempts At Unifying Too Little Too Late?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
For President Ali Bongo Ondimba, whose family has been in power for half a century, winning the 27 August election may be the easy part. This Saturday, on 27 August, voters in Gabon will go to the polls to elect their president for the next... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
In Iraq, Nigeria and now Turkey, child bombers strikeTurkey was less fortunate: a teenage bomber detonated his suicide vest among da
In Iraq, Nigeria and now Turkey, child bombers strike
Bdnews24.com / Posted 7 days ago
Turkey was less fortunate: a teenage bomber detonated his suicide vest among dancing guests at a Turkish wedding party, officials say, killing 51 people, nearly half of them children themselves. Saturday's attack at the wedding in Gaziantep... Read more
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Christian Today
In Iraq, Nigeria and now Turkey, child bombers strikeIraqi security forces detain a boy after removing a suicide vest from him in Ki
In Iraq, Nigeria and now Turkey, child bombers strike
Christian Today / Posted 7 days ago
Iraqi security forces detain a boy after removing a suicide vest from him in Kirkuk, Iraq, August 21, 2016. The boy looked scared and younger than 16 when Iraqi police grabbed him on the street in the northern city of Kirkuk. Pulling off his shirt,... Read more
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Japan Today
In Iraq, Nigeria and now Turkey, child bombers strike ‹ Japan TodayThe boy looked scared and younger than 16 when Iraqi police grabbed him on the
In Iraq, Nigeria and now Turkey, child bombers strike ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 7 days ago
The boy looked scared and younger than 16 when Iraqi police grabbed him on the street in the northern city of Kirkuk. Pulling off his shirt, they found a two-kilogram bomb strapped to his skinny frame. That was last Sunday. Less than a day earlier,... Read more
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Reuters
In Iraq, Nigeria and now Turkey, child bombers strikedetain a boy after removing a suicide vest from him in Kirkuk, Iraq, August 21,
In Iraq, Nigeria and now Turkey, child bombers strike
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
detain a boy after removing a suicide vest from him in Kirkuk, Iraq, August 21, 2016. REUTERS/Ako Rasheed Relatives of Kumri Ilter, one of the victims of Saturday's suicide bombing at a wedding, mourn during her funeral ceremony in... Read more
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Swissinfo
In Iraq, Nigeria and now Turkey, child bombers strikeBy Patrick Markey ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The boy looked scared and younger than
In Iraq, Nigeria and now Turkey, child bombers strike
Swissinfo / Posted 7 days ago
By Patrick Markey ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The boy looked scared and younger than 16 when Iraqi police grabbed him on the street in the northern city of Kirkuk. Pulling off his shirt, they found a two-kilogram bomb strapped to his skinny frame. That... Read more
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The Jewish Week
French Jew In Stable Condition After Stabbing In Strasbourg(JTA) — A French Jew in his sixties was stabbed in Strasbourg in a suspected an
French Jew In Stable Condition After Stabbing In Strasbourg
The Jewish Week / Posted 10 days ago
(JTA) — A French Jew in his sixties was stabbed in Strasbourg in a suspected anti-Semitic attack. The man, who was wearing a kippah when the incident happened, was leaving his home when a suspect who is in police custody allegedly stabbed him in the... Read more
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DW
Hundreds of migrants resisting deportation from Germany at the last minute |Escorted by two officers, a migrant boards a plane. They are about to be deport
Hundreds of migrants resisting deportation from Germany at the last minute |
DW / Posted 10 days ago
Escorted by two officers, a migrant boards a plane. They are about to be deported back to their home country. But minutes before take off, they refuse to travel. Perhaps they begin to shout, refuse to fasten their seatbelt, tell the pilot that... Read more
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The Forward
French Jew Survives ‘Anti-Semitic’ Stabbing in Strasbourg(JTA) — A French Jew in his sixties was stabbed in Strasbourg in a suspected an
French Jew Survives ‘Anti-Semitic’ Stabbing in Strasbourg
The Forward / Posted 10 days ago
(JTA) — A French Jew in his sixties was stabbed in Strasbourg in a suspected anti-Semitic attack. The incident occurred less the half a mile from the main synagogue of the city in eastern France inside its Jewish quarter, René Gutman, the city’s... Read more
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Computer Business Review
Twitter crackdown on terrorism sees 235,000 accounts suspendedIn February, the networking site announced blocking over 125,000 accounts since
Twitter crackdown on terrorism sees 235,000 accounts suspended
Computer Business Review / Posted 10 days ago
In February, the networking site announced blocking over 125,000 accounts since mid-2015 for threatening or promoting terrorist acts, primarily related to ISIS. Twitter said: “Since that announcement, the world has witnessed a further wave of... Read more
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New Kerala
Terrorism: Twitter blocks additional 235,000 accounts - newkerala.com #107005New York, Aug 19 : Micro-blogging site Twitter, which is used by celebrities, p
Terrorism: Twitter blocks additional 235,000 accounts - newkerala.com #107005
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
New York, Aug 19 : Micro-blogging site Twitter, which is used by celebrities, politicians and common man across the globe to share their ideas and opinions on numerous issues, on Friday said it has suspended additional 235,000 accounts for violating... Read more
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Salon.com
Italy expels another imam to prevent radicalizationROME (AP) — Italy has expelled a second imam within a week as it seeks to preve
Italy expels another imam to prevent radicalization
Salon.com / Posted 11 days ago
ROME (AP) — Italy has expelled a second imam within a week as it seeks to prevent extremist preachers from radicalizing others. Interior Minister Angelino Alfano announced the expulsion of Khairredine Romdhane Ben Chedli on Thursday. The 35-year-old... Read more
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express
France gets ready to tackle terror threat and promises to protect its peopleBernard Cazeneuve announced protection measures against terror will be ramped u
France gets ready to tackle terror threat and promises to protect its people
express / Posted 11 days ago
Bernard Cazeneuve announced protection measures against terror will be ramped up According to interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve and defence minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, the terror threat in France remains “extremely high” and the security measures... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Homeless gang bullied elderly widow into handing over £50,000Sylvia Moynihan, a former lawyer know as 'The Tiger' was targeted by the group
Homeless gang bullied elderly widow into handing over £50,000
Daily Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
Sylvia Moynihan, a former lawyer know as 'The Tiger' was targeted by the group after handing the ringleader a fiver when she spotted him begging close to her house. A few days later he offered to carry some heavy bags of shopping for the 81-year-old... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Noon briefing: 'It hit with an intensity that we hadn't seen before'A helicopter flies near flames from the Bluecut Fire in San Bernardino, Califor
Noon briefing: 'It hit with an intensity that we hadn't seen before'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 12 days ago
A helicopter flies near flames from the Bluecut Fire in San Bernardino, California. Photo / AP 1 Blaze raging out of controlA wildfire with a ferocity never seen before by veteran California firefighters raced up and down canyon hillsides, instantly... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Citizens Stranded On Italian-French Border to Be DeportedKhartoum / Rome — The Sudanese Foreign Ministry has said that a group of Sudane
Citizens Stranded On Italian-French Border to Be Deported
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Khartoum / Rome — The Sudanese Foreign Ministry has said that a group of Sudanese nationals are among a group of immigrants of various nationalities who have been stranded in the Italian-French border after the French authorities refused to grant... Read more
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Boston Globe
Security heavy as thousands of Catholics visit Lourdes shrineLOURDES, France — Watched over by French soldiers and police, thousands of Cath
Security heavy as thousands of Catholics visit Lourdes shrine
Boston Globe / Posted 14 days ago
LOURDES, France — Watched over by French soldiers and police, thousands of Catholic pilgrims from around the world prayed together for healing and peace Monday at a grotto shrine in Lourdes where exceptional security greeted the visitors because of... Read more
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Breitbart
VIDEO: Riots In France As ‘North Africans’ Attack Tourist Photographing Muslim In BurkiniFive people have been injured in riots in Corsica, which ensued after “bathers
VIDEO: Riots In France As ‘North Africans’ Attack Tourist Photographing Muslim In Burkini
Breitbart / Posted 14 days ago
Five people have been injured in riots in Corsica, which ensued after “bathers of North African origin” allegedly attacked a tourist taking a photo of a Muslim woman in a Burkini, or full-body swimsuit, on a public beach. The clashes, in Sisco, on... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Third French town bans 'burkini' swimwear after tense clashThe mayor of a Corsican town has banned full-body swimsuits known as "burkinis"
Third French town bans 'burkini' swimwear after tense clash
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 14 days ago
The mayor of a Corsican town has banned full-body swimsuits known as "burkinis" after a clash between local residents and Muslim bathers of North African origin. Ange-Pierre Vivoni is the latest French mayor to prohibit the swimwear, which is worn... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Third French town bans 'burkini' swimwear after tense clashPARIS (AP) — The mayor of a Corsican town has banned full-body swimsuits known
Third French town bans 'burkini' swimwear after tense clash
The Seattle Times / Posted 14 days ago
PARIS (AP) — The mayor of a Corsican town has banned full-body swimsuits known as “burkinis” after a clash between local residents and Muslim bathers of North African origin. Ange-Pierre Vivoni is the latest French mayor to prohibit the swimwear,... Read more
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Irish Examiner
A third French town bans burkini swimwear after clash among bathers | Irish Examiner Monday, August 15, 2016 - 02:13 pm The mayor of a Corsica
A third French town bans burkini swimwear after clash among bathers
Irish Examiner / Posted 14 days ago
| Irish Examiner Monday, August 15, 2016 - 02:13 pm The mayor of a Corsican town has banned full-body swimsuits... Read more
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Boston Herald
Third French town bans 'burkini' swimwear after tense clashPARIS — The mayor of a Corsican town has banned full-body swimsuits known as "b
Third French town bans 'burkini' swimwear after tense clash
Boston Herald / Posted 14 days ago
PARIS — The mayor of a Corsican town has banned full-body swimsuits known as "burkinis" after a clash between local residents and Muslim bathers of North African origin. Ange-Pierre Vivoni is the latest French mayor to prohibit the swimwear, which... Read more
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CTV News
Third French town bans 'burkini' swimwear after tense clashPARIS - The mayor of a Corsican town has banned full-body swimsuits known as "b
Third French town bans 'burkini' swimwear after tense clash
CTV News / Posted 14 days ago
PARIS - The mayor of a Corsican town has banned full-body swimsuits known as "burkinis" after a clash between local residents and Muslim bathers of North African origin. Ange-Pierre Vivoni is the latest French mayor to prohibit the swimwear, which... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Third French town bans 'burkini' swimwear after tense clashPARIS (AP) - The mayor of a Corsican town has banned full-body swimsuits known
Third French town bans 'burkini' swimwear after tense clash
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 14 days ago
PARIS (AP) - The mayor of a Corsican town has banned full-body swimsuits known as "burkinis" after a clash between local residents and Muslim bathers of North African origin. Ange-Pierre Vivoni is the latest French mayor to prohibit the swimwear,... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Third French town bans 'burkini' swimwear after tense clashPARIS (AP) - The mayor of a Corsican town has banned full-body swimsuits known
Third French town bans 'burkini' swimwear after tense clash
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 14 days ago
PARIS (AP) - The mayor of a Corsican town has banned full-body swimsuits known as "burkinis" after a clash between local residents and Muslim bathers of North African origin. Ange-Pierre Vivoni is the latest French mayor to prohibit the swimwear,... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Huge beach brawl breaks out after tourists take picture of burkini bathersFive people - including a pregnant woman - were injured after the two mobs set
Huge beach brawl breaks out after tourists take picture of burkini bathers
Daily Mirror / Posted 15 days ago
Five people - including a pregnant woman - were injured after the two mobs set upon each other with hatchets and harpoons on the French island of Corsica. Shocked witnesses say the fight broke out after bathers of north African heritage took... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Huge beach brawl breaks out after tourists take picture of burkini bathersFive people - including a pregnant woman - were injured after the two mobs set
Huge beach brawl breaks out after tourists take picture of burkini bathers
Daily Mirror / Posted 15 days ago
Five people - including a pregnant woman - were injured after the two mobs set upon each other with hatchets and harpoons on the French island of Corsica. Shocked witnesses say the fight broke out after bathers of north African heritage took... Read more
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BBC News
Corsica brawl: Four hurt in clashes on French beach - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
Corsica brawl: Four hurt in clashes on French beach
BBC News / Posted 15 days ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Latin America Corsica brawl: Four hurt in... Read more
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express
France launches crackdown against migrants with thousands cleared from streets of Paris FRENCH police have launched a crackdown against migrants on the streets of Pa
France launches crackdown against migrants with thousands cleared from streets of Paris
express / Posted 15 days ago
FRENCH police have launched a crackdown against migrants on the streets of Paris amid fears they are harming the city's lucrative tourist industry. Police move... Read more
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The Local
Why is Nordic design so hot right now?Scandinavian design. Photo: House of Beatniks In pictures: The Local · 29 Ju
Why is Nordic design so hot right now?
The Local / Posted 17 days ago
Scandinavian design. Photo: House of Beatniks In pictures: The Local · 29 Jul 2016, 11:03 Published: 29 Jul 2016 11:03 GMT+02:00 Design agency Studio Esinam investigates together with Houzz.se why the world... Read more
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The Local
Are Swedes falling in love with colour at last?What happened to the Swedish greyscale? Photo: Linda Åhman In pictures: The
Are Swedes falling in love with colour at last?
The Local / Posted 17 days ago
What happened to the Swedish greyscale? Photo: Linda Åhman In pictures: The Local · 22 Jul 2016, 07:00 Published: 22 Jul 2016 07:00 GMT+02:00 Antonia Wiklund of Houzz.se investigates why the Swedes... Read more
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The Local
Uppsala student charged over Czech 'poison plot'Uppsala University. Photo: David Naylor/Uppsala universitet TT/The Local · 1
Uppsala student charged over Czech 'poison plot'
The Local / Posted 17 days ago
Uppsala University. Photo: David Naylor/Uppsala universitet TT/The Local · 12 Aug 2016, 16:06 Published: 12 Aug 2016 16:06 GMT+02:00 A 27-year-old PhD student has been charged with stealing... Read more
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The Local
Sweden could turn back one in two failed asylum seekersthan 160,000 asylum seekers in 2015. Photo: Marcus Ericsson/TT TT/The Local
Sweden could turn back one in two failed asylum seekers
The Local / Posted 17 days ago
than 160,000 asylum seekers in 2015. Photo: Marcus Ericsson/TT TT/The Local · 4 Jul 2016, 12:06 Published: 04 Jul 2016 12:06 GMT+02:00 Around half of the record 163,000 people who sought... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
UK court jails Turkish cocaine smugglers after £500m stingThe seizure, the result of an international operation, is believed to be the bi
UK court jails Turkish cocaine smugglers after £500m sting
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 17 days ago
The seizure, the result of an international operation, is believed to be the biggest single cocaine haul ever recovered at sea in Europe. Mumin Sahin and Emin Ozmen were found guilty at Glasgow's High Court after the cocaine worth £500 million ($647... Read more
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Daily Record
Four firefighters hurt as thousands battle massive wildfires spread across southern FranceSeveral wild fires broke out in various parts of southern France on Wednesday,
Four firefighters hurt as thousands battle massive wildfires spread across southern France
Daily Record / Posted 18 days ago
Several wild fires broke out in various parts of southern France on Wednesday, causing a major firefighting operation in which four firemen were injured, three of them seriously, the interior ministry said. About 1,800 firemen battled the blazes,... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Wild fires spread in southern FranceSeveral wild fires have broken out in various parts of southern France, causing
Wild fires spread in southern France
Adelaide Now / Posted 19 days ago
Several wild fires have broken out in various parts of southern France, causing a major firefighting operation in which four firemen were injured, three of them seriously, the interior ministry says. About 1200 firemen battled the blazes, backed up... Read more
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Weekly Times
Wild fires spread in southern FranceSeveral wild fires have broken out in various parts of southern France, causing
Wild fires spread in southern France
Weekly Times / Posted 19 days ago
Several wild fires have broken out in various parts of southern France, causing a major firefighting operation in which four firemen were injured, three of them seriously, the interior ministry says. About 1200 firemen battled the blazes, backed up... Read more
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Herald Sun
Wild fires spread in southern FranceSeveral wild fires have broken out in various parts of southern France, causing
Wild fires spread in southern France
Herald Sun / Posted 19 days ago
Several wild fires have broken out in various parts of southern France, causing a major firefighting operation in which four firemen were injured, three of them seriously, the interior ministry says. About 1200 firemen battled the blazes, backed up... Read more
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