• Islamic extremist mole in German intel agency a recent hire

    Islamic extremist mole in German intel agency a recent hire

    Germany's domestic intelligence agency (BfV) confirmed on Wednesday that a 51-year-old man - arrested on suspicion of espionage and planning an Islamist terrorist attack - "radicalized himself undetected". His goal was to infiltrate the Federal Intelligence Agency and gather information for a bomb attack on the main building in the German city of Cologne.

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  • White House denies Donald Trump's claim of election fraud

    But his victory was by two-tenths of a percentage point - fewer than 11,000 votes out of almost 4.8 million votes cast. Trump's win in MI gives the Republican 306 electoral votes to Democrat Hillary Clinton's 232. Gore, it was very complicated, and time ran out", says Professor Paul Rothstein of Georgetown Law School. Attorney Joshua Kaul said Clinton "respectfully supports the issuance of an order requiring a manual recount of all ballots cast in the presidential election in Wisconsin".

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  • Turkish military says contact lost with two soldiers in northern Syria

    Turkish military says contact lost with two soldiers in northern Syria

    Erdoğan's remarks will also be discussed during an upcoming visit by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov to Ankara, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov said on November 30, TASS News Agency reported. "[We didn't enter] for any other reason", the president said . But this goal does not seem feasible. "No, principled and hypothetical speculations are inappropriate here", Peskov said when asked if Erdogan's statements could affect bilateral relations.

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  • Syrian opposition: Airstrike kills 10 civilians

    Syrian opposition: Airstrike kills 10 civilians

    The fighting has forced thousands of residents of eastern Aleppo to flee. The report could not be independently confirmed. Taking the city would mark a turning point in Syria, where civil unrest that began in early 2011 has morphed into a countrywide armed conflict.

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  • With fires under control, Israel turns to recovery efforts

    She said: "Having experienced aggression and crimes against humanity during the War of Liberation in 1971, Bangladesh condemns the heinous attacks on the people of Palestine, and denounces the illegal settlements, including the expansion plans, and any other action by the occupying force, that obstructs negotiations towards a viable two-State solution".

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  • Paul Nuttall Elected UKIP Leader

    Ahead of the result being announced, Farage said without UKIP there would have been no referendum in June when 52 per cent of Britons voted to leave the EU. Earlier, Farage said it had been a "difficult" summer for the party. But more imminently, he was this week "going off to the United States of America - but you will understand, purely as a tourist".

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  • Acting Ohio State Officer Praised For Killing Attacker

    US Representative Adam Schiff, the ranking Democrat on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, said intelligence agencies were assisting in the investigation. Columbus Ohio Police said SWAT, K-9 units, negotiators and a helicopter unit were on the scene, with OSU Police taking the lead in the situation.

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  • Philippine Troops Including President's Guards Hit By Blast

    Philippine Troops Including President's Guards Hit By Blast

    Despite the incident and the advice to cancel his visit, Duterte said he would still go to Marawi. Padilla said a presidential chopper airlifted five soldiers to a hospital in the nearby city of Cagayan de Oro. Philstar newspaper cited Padilla as saying the attack might have been staged by Maute, an Islamist group which pledged allegiance to Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL).

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  • Tropical storm lumbers toward Central America, kills 3

    The storm is about 100 miles northeast of Limon, Costa Rica, packing maximum sustained winds of 85 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center . According to the National Hurricane Center (NHC) in Miami, at 400 pm EST on Monday, the centre of Tropical Storm Otto was almost stationary, and a generally westward drift is expected over the next couple of days.

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  • Pakistani air force chief warns India against full-scale war

    The statement also said that an ambulance, which had rushed the scene of the attack, was sacked upon by India. Aziz said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has extended an invitation to his British counterpart to visit Pakistan next year. Three Pakistani soldiers were killed because of Indian firing. Pakistani officials say seven others were wounded after Indian soldiers opened fire on a passenger bus in disputed Kashmir.

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  • United States agrees to resettle refugees

    About 1600 people on Nauru and Manus Island would be eligible, but the numbers and assessment of people would be up to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and the USA government, he said . What's also unknown is the impact of the incoming U.S. President Donald Trump , especially with his renowned anti-immigration, anti-Muslim stance.

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  • A look at the life of Fidel Castro

    A look at the life of Fidel Castro

    President of Ireland Michael D Higgins has said that the late Fidel Castro "will be remembered as a giant among global leaders". The first reports surfaced shortly after Raúl Castro, current president of Cuba, announced his older brother's death on state-run television.

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  • Anti-Trump protest in Portland, Oregon, devolves into riot

    Anti-Trump protest in Portland, Oregon, devolves into riot

    The demonstrators headed onto the MacArthur Causeway, a heavily transited roadway connecting Miami and Miami Beach, blocking traffic in both directions, according to the Miami Police Department . "I've how police can oppress the people and it's heartbreaking for me", Werzola said. Earlier on Saturday, a man was shot on the Morrison Bridge during a protest march.

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  • Myanmar wants ethnic cleansing of Rohingya: UN official

    On Wednesday, Bangladesh's Foreign Ministry summoned the Myanmar envoy in Dhaka and expressed concerns over the issue. Meanwhile, the Bangladeshi Foreign Ministry said "thousands of distressed Myanmar citizens including women, children and elderly people continue to cross the border" even though Bangladeshi border guards have tried to prevent the influx.

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