Germany's Merkel re-elected as conservative party leader

Germany's Merkel re-elected as conservative party leader

The vote came after a speech in which she struck a decidedly conservative note, telling members that she wants to stem the influx of migrants and ban face-covering veils where possible.

Italian minister, after talking to Renzi, sees new election likely in February
Italian minister, after talking to Renzi, sees new election likely in February

The two largest opposition parties, the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and the right-wing Northern League, are both pushing hard for elections.

New Boeing Air Force One too costly, cancel order: Donald Trump
New Boeing Air Force One too costly, cancel order: Donald Trump

"Boeing is building a brand new 747 Air Force One for future presidents, but costs are out of control, more than $4 billion. Cancel order!" Trump said in a morning Twitter message.

Bernard Cazeneuve named French PM after Manuel Valls quits: Official
Bernard Cazeneuve named French PM after Manuel Valls quits: Official

Cazeneuve was named prime minister after Valls presented his resignation to President Francois Hollande early on Tuesday.

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December 7, 2016 3:06 am

The pre-election survey data comes from a GenForward poll conducted by the Black Youth Project at the University of Chicago with the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.

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Trump's campaign did not announce the sell-off at the time, despite the fact that it could have been politically advantageous for the businessman to be seen taking steps to avoid potential conflicts of interest.

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The data center calculated that ice in the Barents Sea, just outside Norway, shrank by 19,300 square miles (50,000 square kilometers) during what is supposed to be a cold month, but wasn't.

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Though most of them were given low grade jobs ranging from security guards to vaccinators but Pitafi alleged that they were being given quick promotions.

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December 7, 2016 2:29 am

The White House says Obama thanked Renzi for his "close friendship and partnership" and that the two discussed the referendum.

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December 7, 2016 2:19 am

The Department of Energy formally announced the plan with publication of what's called a record of decision in the Federal Register.

December 7, 2016 2:09 am

Iraqi troops pushed past barricades made of dirt and rubble to slowly cross the main road marking the front line on the edge of al-Salam.

IAEA said Iran was sticking to the nuclear freeze it agreed under the November interim deal. (AP Photo)
December 7, 2016 1:59 am

In its latest update last month on Iran's compliance with the accord, the IAEA said that Iran's heavy water stock had crept above the 130-tonne mark by 100 kilos.

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December 7, 2016 1:46 am

Many findings of the investigation contradict those of the charity, also known by its French initials MSF, which called the August 15 attack "unjustified and unprovoked".

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December 7, 2016 1:40 am

A navy rescue plane had been searching since Monday for a makeshift boat which had set off from the northern Morocco coast not far from the Spanish enclave of Melilla.

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Many groups like the Chamber of Commerce and many business leaders have expressed concern over Trump's threats of protectionism, against trading partners like China and Mexico.

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May's two-day visit comes as her government faces mounting domestic criticism that it has not done enough to avoid post-Brexit disruption to British trade

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Merkel was also a driving force behind an agreement between the European Union and Turkey in March to stem the flow of migrants.

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The interior ministry said that automatic weapons were found in the house in the southern province of Assiut, which was used by a recently emerged armed group called Hasm.

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In his campaign, Donald Trumpp said he would think twice about helping NATO allies who did not pay their defence dues.

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"Boeing is building a brand new 747 Air Force One for future presidents, but costs are out of control, more than $4 billion. Cancel order!" Trump said in a morning Twitter message.

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With her mother's help, Bana al-Abed had been posting heart-rending tweets in English on life in the besieged eastern districts of Syria's Aleppo.

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The minister said investments into the state started to pour in from 1991 ever since the start of liberalisation in India.

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A brochure outlining Pakistan's nuclear security regime was distributed to delegates attending the second Ministerial Nuclear Security Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency.

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December 6, 2016 9:15 pm

The vote came after a speech in which she struck a decidedly conservative note, telling members that she wants to stem the influx of migrants and ban face-covering veils where possible.

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December 6, 2016 9:15 pm

Trump lambasted Europeans during the US campaign for not paying their fair share of defense budgets and wants NATO to do more to combat terrorism.

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Theresa May has said she intends to trigger Article 50 by the end of March and the EU's chief negotiator said on Tuesday that would give a target of October 2018 for the Brexit deal to be agreed.

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While the vast majority of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) are Jews - and nearly all their conflicts have been against Arab nations - a trickle of Israeli Arabs volunteer for the army.

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The US State Department learned of the fraud operation earlier this year.

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December 6, 2016 8:49 pm

The mayor urged Trump to be more proactive in discouraging hate crimes.

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December 6, 2016 8:36 pm

Chancellor Angela Merkel has earned both respect and harsh criticism for her government's policy of allowing almost 900,000 refugees and migrants into the country last year, with another 300,000 expected for all of 2016.

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The report says the dairy industry is a potential "engine of poverty-alleviating growth''.

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December 6, 2016 7:22 pm

Rouhani's remarks show the high-wire stakes he faces after Trump's inauguration in trying to defend the deal struck by his moderate administration.

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December 6, 2016 7:12 pm

Prosecutors argued that Harris left Cooper to die in an attempt to rid himself of parental responsibility as he continued to pursue sexual relationships with prostitutes and the women he met online.

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Court officials said the order came on a supplementary petition on a writ filed three years ago when the court in a primary ruling ordered renaming of a historic highway, Jessore Road.

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December 6, 2016 7:05 pm

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan and five other petitioners have approached the apex court to probe the alleged scandal.

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Salman Butt was named in a Downing Street press release about an aspect of the strategy being used to stop extremists radicalising university students.

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December 6, 2016 6:26 pm

When Sajida refused to return despite his attempts to convince her, Hussain took the extreme step of killing his children and hanging himself, police said

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Wives of the male teachers of Jahangirnagar University had formed a women's club in 1982, earmarking the position of the forum for wives of incumbent vice chancellors.

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December 6, 2016 5:45 pm

The two largest opposition parties, the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and the right-wing Northern League, are both pushing hard for elections.

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However, passers-by outside the HSBC building were overwhelmingly in favour of the statues.