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MPs call for explanation over confidential Denmark-Somalia deal after extortion allegation

June 14, 2018   Minister for Immigration and Integration Inger Støjberg. Photo: Bax Lindhardt/Ritzau Scanpix   By The Local DK   Denmark has an undisclosed agreement with Somalia to return individuals to the Northeast African country, according to reports. The agreement provides for up to 12 people to be returned to Somalia by Denmark annually, Politiken reported last year, but ...

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US committed to irreversible North Korea denuclearisation: Pompeo

June 14, 2018   US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reaffirms the commitment of his country towards denuclearisation Mike Pompeo | Image Credit: AFP   By AFP   Seoul: North Korea’s Kim Jong-un understands that denuclearisation must happen “quickly”, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday, warning there will be no sanctions relief for Pyongyang until the process ...

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Mexican candidate shot while posing for selfie in latest murder of politician

June 13, 2018 Country braces for further bloodshed as Fernando Purón said to be 112th politician killed since September Members of the community police help to open a road as the presidential candidate Andrés Manuel López Obrador leaves a campaign rally in Guerrero state. Photograph: Gustavo Graf/Reuters   By David Agren in Mexico City   Fernando Purón had just finished ...

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Alleged UK neo-Nazi admits buying 19-inch machete to kill lawmaker

June 13, 2018   Renshaw was one of six alleged members of the far-right extremist group Renshaw explained that after killing Rosie Cooper he would take some people hostage and then demand Rosie Cooper. (Credit: rosiecooper.net) LONDON: A man accused of being a member of a white supremacist group campaigning to start a race war in Britain pleaded guilty on ...

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Three Gulf states offer $3b in aid to crisis-hit Jordan

June 12, 2018   Austerity measures tied to an International Monetary Fund loan have seen prices of basic necessities rise across Jordan, leading to angry protests in cities including Amman (above) over tax proposals that forced prime minister Hani Mulki to resign last week. PHOTO: BLOOMBERG   RIYADH – Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait yesterday offered US$2.5 ...

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Southern mayors defy Italian coalition to offer safe port to migrants

The Guardian | Published: Monday, June 11, 2018 Palermo mayor offers to open port to rescue vessel but may need coastguard cooperation Migrants disembark from the Aquarius after its arrival in Sicily in January. The ship now has 629 people on board rescued near the coast of Libya. Photograph: Antonio Parrinello/Reuters   By Patrick Wintour, Lorenzo Tondo and Stephanie Kirchgaessner ...

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