Osmanen Germania: Germany bans ethnic Turkish boxer gang

Osmanen Germania: Germany bans ethnic Turkish boxer gang

Image copyright Osmanen/Facebook Germany has banned an ethnic Turkish boxer gang called Osmanen Germania, saying it is involved in serious crime. The group identifies with Turkish nationalism, espouses a macho boxing and biker culture and is reported to be close...
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Is France’s ethnically diverse team a symbol of multiculturalism?

Is France’s ethnically diverse team a symbol of multiculturalism?

Paris, France – “They can be black, Arab, white, Muslim … as long as they play good football,” said Tim, as he watched France play Peru in Russia, from a shisha lounge in the gentrified 20th arrondissement of Paris.  Tim, a...
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Africa:Leaders Vow to Fight Safe Havens for Corrupt Funds

Africa:Leaders Vow to Fight Safe Havens for Corrupt Funds

By Sofia Christensen Corruption drains $148 billion annually from Africa, according to the African Union. At an estimated 25 percent of the continent’s average gross domestic product, the AU calls it a huge drain on Africa’s productivity. At the 31...
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Afghanistan: At least 10 killed in Jalalabad suicide attack

Afghanistan: At least 10 killed in Jalalabad suicide attack

At least 10 people have been reported killed and four others injured when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives at a checkpoint in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad. A spokesman of Nangarhar provincial governor told Al Jazeera that among...
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Japan floods: 141 killed after torrential rain and landslides

Japan floods: 141 killed after torrential rain and landslides

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionRescue teams are searching for dozens of people who are unaccounted for At least 141 people are now known to have died in floods and landslides triggered by torrential rain in western...
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Dissident Liu Xiaobo’s widow Liu Xia ‘allowed to leave China’

Dissident Liu Xiaobo’s widow Liu Xia ‘allowed to leave China’

Image copyright Handout/AFP Image caption Liu Xia (right) with Liu Xiaobo in 2002 The widow of Chinese Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo has been allowed to leave the country, boarding a flight for Germany, reports say. Liu Xia, who...
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The Confederate flag will fly once again at the South Carolina State House — for a limited time

The Confederate flag will fly once again at the South Carolina State House — for a limited time

A group still angry South Carolina removed a Confederate flag from the Statehouse lawn is again temporarily raising the rebel banner at the capitol. The South Carolina Secessionist Party says it will fly the Confederate flag on a temporary pole...
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Seven hire Alison Mitchell, Tim Lane in departure from Nine formula

Seven hire Alison Mitchell, Tim Lane in departure from Nine formula

2:23 AM ET Respected commentators Alison Mitchell and Tim Lane will join a Seven broadcasting team including Mel McLaughlin, James Brayshaw and Bruce McAvaney on the network’s roster for the forthcoming Australian summer, after Cricket Australia took fre...
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Africa:Why African Teams Fell Short At the World Cup – Again

Africa:Why African Teams Fell Short At the World Cup – Again

Photo: Etienne Laurent/EPA/BackpagePix Francis Uzoho in action as Nigeria’s goalkeeper in the Super Eagles’ match against Argentina at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. analysis By Wycliffe W. Njororai Simiyu, University of Texas At Tyler At every World Cup...
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Ethiopia and Eritrea Declare an End to Their War

Ethiopia and Eritrea Declare an End to Their War

Ethiopia and Eritrea on Monday formally declared an end to their “state of war,” a two-decade-long standoff that followed a brutal war over their shared border. The official end of hostilities is expected to bring some stability to a part...
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