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Eduardo Vela: 'Stolen Babies' Doctor Escapes Punishment In Spain

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A Madrid court has let off a former doctor over stealing newborn babies from their mothers and supplying them to infertile couples.

Vatican Tackles Archbishop Vigano

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A top Vatican official on Sunday issued a scathing open letter accusing an archbishop who launched an unprecedented attack on Pope Francis of mounting a “political frame job devoid of real foundation”.

Iran Parliament Approves New Measures Against Terrorism Funding

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Iran’s parliament has approved new measures against funding terrorism, changes that officials hope will move Tehran closer to global norms and help remove it from investment blacklists as it faces renewed U.S. sanctions.

Saudi Journalist Killed In Turkey

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Turkish authorities believe Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside his country’s consulate in Istanbul last week, in what Turkish authorities describe as the deliberate targeting of a prominent critic of the gulf kingdom’s rulers.

US-North Korea Agree To Hold Second Summit

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. secretary of state Mike Pompeo have agreed to arrange a second summit between the two countries as soon as possible, South Korea’s presidential office said on Sunday. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. secretary of state Mike Pompeo have agreed to arrange a second summit between the two countries as soon as possible, South Korea’s presidential office said on Sunday.  

Anger, Sadness Over Decision To End Search For Indonesia Quake Victims

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Relatives of hundreds of people missing after an earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia reacted with anger, sadness and resignation on Sunday to a decision by the state disaster agency to end searches for bodies later this week.

Campaigners Against Rape In Warfare Awarded Nobel Peace Prize

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The 2018 Nobel peace prize has been awarded to campaigners against rape in warfare Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege.

Anti Kavanaugh Protesters Arrested

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Hundreds of protesters against US President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh have been arrested in Washington, DC.

South Korea Ex-President Jailed For Corruption

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Former South Korean President Lee Myung-Bak has been jailed for 15 years for corruption.

Interpol Boss Missing

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France has opened an investigation into the disappearance of Meng Hongwei, the Chinese head of the international police agency Interpol.

Uganda Army Launches New Condoms

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Uganda's Army has launched its own brand of condoms, named after the Swahili word for "protection", to help prevent soldiers from contracting HIV.

India Depots Seven Rohingya Muslims To Myanmar

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India has deported seven Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar, despite last-minute appeals that doing so puts them at risk.

Four Russians Expelled Over Cyber Attacks

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Dutch Security Services say they expelled four Russians over a cyber attack plot targeting the global chemical weapons watchdog.

 

Death Toll In Indonesia Quake-Tsunami Passes 1,400

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The death toll in Indonesia’s twin quake-tsunami disaster passed 1,400 on Wednesday, with time running out to rescue survivors and the UN warning of "vast" unmet needs that have fuelled looting.

UN Court Requests U.S. To Lift Sanctions On Iran

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The United Nations' top court has issued an interim order that requests the United States to lift sanctions linked to humanitarian goods and civil aviation imposed against Iran - a move welcomed by Tehran.

New York Tax Dept. Investigates Trump For Tax Fraud

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The New York state tax department has confirmed it is investigating claims by the New York Times that president trump helped his parents dodge millions of dollars in taxes.

Canada Strips Suu Kyi Of Honourary Citizenship For Genocide

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Canada's parliament has formally stripped Aung San Suu Kyi of her honorary Canadian citizenship for complicity in the atrocities committed against Myanmar’s Rohingya.

Illegal Migration: 34 Die In Shipwreck In Western Mediterranean

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The U.N. migration agency says at least 34 migrants have died in a shipwreck in the western Mediterranean, which 26 people survived, citing the Moroccan navy and a Spanish aid agency, Morocco’s interior ministry gave lower figures, saying 31 people had been rescued and that 11 bodies had been recovered on Monday.

Norway Expresses Worry Over Russia, NATO Military Build Up

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On the arctic archipelago of Svalbard, the sun does not rise for four months of the year and it is so cold that no trees grow there.

French Police Raid Muslim Club Over Islamist Militancy

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French police have raided a Muslim club and the homes of members in a swoop that the local government authorities said was prompted by serious suspicions of pro-Islamist militancy.