Germany jails neo-Nazi gang member for life over racist killings

Germany jails neo-Nazi gang member for life over racist killings

A Munich court has sentenced the only surviving member of a German neo-Nazi cell behind a string of racist murders to life in prison, ending a five-year trial. Beate Zschaepe, 43, was found guilty on Wednesday on 10 counts of...
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China ‘shocked’ by US actions in trade dispute

China ‘shocked’ by US actions in trade dispute

Image copyright Getty Images China said it is “shocked” after the US announced plans for fresh tariffs, escalating a trade war between the two countries. The US listed $200bn (£150bn) worth of additional products it intends to place tariffs on...
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Myanmar opens peace conference with ethnic rebels

Myanmar opens peace conference with ethnic rebels

Myanmar’s government and representatives of ethnic minority groups are gathering for a major conference aimed at reaching a lasting peace after seven decades of strained relations and armed conflict. Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi and the countr...
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At least 179 dead as Japan reels from its worst flood in decades

At least 179 dead as Japan reels from its worst flood in decades

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption This is the worst weather disaster the country has seen since 1982 Japan is still reeling from one of its worst flooding disasters in decades, which has killed at least 179 people and left...
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West Africa:Can AU Tackle Security Challenges in the Sahel?

West Africa:Can AU Tackle Security Challenges in the Sahel?

By Ibrahim Ahmed African leaders meeting in Mauritania last week pledged to redouble efforts aimed at curtailing and defeating extremist groups on the continent, especially in the Sahel region. The pledge followed a rash of attacks by jihadi terrorist groups.....
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Cave rescue: ‘Hope became reality’ says Navy Seal chief

Cave rescue: ‘Hope became reality’ says Navy Seal chief

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionRear Adm. Arpakorn Yuukongkaew, head of the Thai Navy Seals: “There was only a tiny bit of hope” The head of the Thai Navy Seals has said “hope became reality” with the...
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Austria to propose moving asylum requests outside EU

Austria to propose moving asylum requests outside EU

England dare to dream but Croatia to be sternest test yet Read more Trump anxieties overshadow NATO summit Read more Gunmen attack education department in Afghanistan Read more Austria to propose moving asylum requests outside EU Read more France beat...
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The final rescuer to leave a Thai cave lost his dad after the last of the soccer team was freed

The final rescuer to leave a Thai cave lost his dad after the last of the soccer team was freed

The last member of the rescue team to leave the Thai cave, Australian doctor Richard Harris, has lost his father. Harris’s boss Andrew Pearce says in a statement the father had died shortly after the last of the 13 soccer...
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Africa:Partnerships That Deliver for Girls and Women – Statement to UN Forum on SDGs

Africa:Partnerships That Deliver for Girls and Women – Statement to UN Forum on SDGs

documentBy Toyin Ojora Saraki New York — Global Call To Action Statement on WASH – 2018 United Nations High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development at The Scandinavia House, 58 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10016 Thank you for the...
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Winnipeg woman, 96, loves training in the gym

Winnipeg woman, 96, loves training in the gym

CTVNews.ca Staff Published Tuesday, July 10, 2018 8:54PM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, July 10, 2018 9:50PM EDT A 96-year-old Winnipeg woman has taken up a new hobby: strength training at a local gym. Winnie Clements, 96, heard that her 74-year-old...
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