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Man dead and woman injured after Stockholm metro station blast

SKY News | Published: Sunday 07 January 2018 The man is said to have “picked up an object off the ground which promptly exploded”, according to witnesses. The explosion happened at Varby Gard station in southwest Stockholm. Pic: TV for Sweden   A man has died and a woman been injured after an explosion outside a metro station in Stockholm. ...

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Dozens missing after tanker collision in East China Sea

January 07, 2018   Chinese authorities are searching for 32 people missing after an oil tanker collided with a cargo ship in the East China Sea. The tanker spilled oil and burst into flames.   An oil tanker’s crew — including 30 Iranians and two Bangladeshis — was unaccounted for on Sunday after the vessel crashed into a bulk freighter ...

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Sick French baby found after hospital abduction

January 06, 2018   The entrance to the Purpan Children Hospital in Toulouse, southern France, where a baby receiving treatment was abducted by his father.PHOTO: AFP   TOULOUSE, France (AFP) – A critically sick baby kidnapped by his father was found late on Saturday (Jan 6)after the hospital treating him launched an urgent appeal, informed sources said. Baby Tizio was ...

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Arabs seek recognition for Palestinian capital in east Jerusalem: Jordan

AFP | Published – Saturday 6 Jan 2018   Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi speaks during his joint news conference with Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit in Amman, Jordan January 6, 2018 (Photo: Reuters)   Jordan said on Saturday the Arab League would seek international recognition of the Palestinian state with east Jerusalem as its capital after Washington recognised ...

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‘Fire and Fury’: Trump too overwhelmed to consider Europe

DW | Published: Friday 05 January 2018   The new book depicts a president too consumed with chaos in his own administration to make time for allies. Trump reportedly spent a crucial G20 summit in Hamburg planning how to deal with his children’s Russia ties. “Fire and Fury,” the new tell-all book from journalist Michael Wolff about the chaotic, unhappy ...

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Tourist killed in Egypt hot air balloon crash

  Agence France-Presse | Fri 5 Jan 2018   A South African was killed and 12 other people injured when their balloon ‘landed too forcefully’ near the ancient city of Luxor   Hot air balloons over the ancient city of Luxor, Egypt. Photograph: Khaled Desouki/AFP/Getty Images A South African tourist was killed and 12 other people injured when a hot ...

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US Justice Dept launches new Clinton Foundation probe: The Hill

  Friday, January 05, 2018   The US Justice Department has begun an investigation into whether the Clinton Foundation conducted “pay-to-play” politics or other illegal activities during Hillary Clinton’s tenure as secretary of state. PHOTO: REUTERS   WASHINGTON (REUTERS) – The US Justice Department has begun an investigation into whether the Clinton Foundation conducted “pay-to-play” politics or other illegal activities ...

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US suspends security assistance to Pakistan

  AFP | Published: 05 Jan 2018   AFP/File / ASIF HASSAN – Pakistani protesters shout anti-US slogans at a protest in Karachi on January 2, 2018 following comments by President Donald Trump accusing the country of being deceitful in its counter-terrorism efforts.   The United States added bite to its increasingly public spat with Pakistan over militant safe havens ...

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