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Erdogan Turkey’s President holds out olive branch to Germany, EU

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has expressed hope for a better relationship with Germany and the EU after a fractious 2017, saying Ankara needs to reduce its enemies and...

George Weah Ex-football star wins Liberia’s presidential election

Gorge Weah has been declared the winner of Liberia’s presidential election. According to reports, Liberia’s National Elections Commission said that out of 98.1% of...

In Germany Union steps up fight for ‘modern’ 28-hour week

Germany’s largest union is bracing for a combative start to the new year as it presses demands for a 28-hour working week, warning employers to expect mass strikes...

In India Huge fire at Mumbai restaurant kills at least 14

At least 14 people were killed when a huge blaze tore through a popular restaurant in Mumbai early Friday, police said, in the latest disaster to raise concerns over...

In Mexico Anxiety, evasion and addiction: how citizens deal with endless violence

Between anxiety, addiction and evasion, Mexicans have found coping mechanisms to deal with the violence plaguing their country and which peaked in 2017 to the highest...

In Yemen Air strikes, clashes kill 51

Saudi-led air strikes have killed 28 Huthi rebels around Yemen’s west coast, medics and security sources close to the insurgents said Friday, as government forces...

Nicolas Maduro Venezuela government, opposition hold new round of talks

Venezuela’s government and opposition on Friday opened a new round of talks in an effort to bridge deep and entrenched differences to find a way to end the dire...

Trump US arrests of illegal immigrants soar in President’s first year

US arrests of illegal immigrants soared in the first year of president Donald Trump’s administration while border crossings have plummeted, the Department of...

In Germany Several injured in train collision

A passenger train collided with a freight train near the western German city of Duesseldorf on Tuesday, injuring several people although the initial tolls given by...

In India Pollution stops play-Sri Lanka Test in Delhi

Hazardous smog interrupted the third Test between India and Sri Lanka in New Delhi on Sunday, with players wearing face masks as air quality dipped in the world’s...

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