Category: WORLD

GREECE
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Athens Expresses ‘Extreme Concern’ Over N. Korea Nuclear Test

Sokratis - Jan 09, 2016

Greece’s Foreign Ministry expressed “extreme concern” over the nuclear test carried out by North Korea. “We express our extreme concern…

GREECE
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ECHR to examine 2013 shooting of farm workers

Sokratis - Jan 09, 2016

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) will examine a complaint by 42 Bangladeshi workers against Greece over the violation…

WORLD
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Russia, France condemn North Korea H-bomb test

Panos - Jan 06, 2016

A reported successful test of a hydrogen bomb by North Korea would amount to a gross violation of international law…

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South Korea spy agency believes bomb was atomic

Panos - Jan 06, 2016

A South Korean lawmaker says the country’s spy agency told him in a private briefing that Pyongyang may not have…

WORLD
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Malaysia Airlines lifts baggage ban on Europe flights

Panos - Jan 06, 2016

Malaysia Airlines said Wednesday it has lifted a ban on check-in baggage on flights to Paris and Amsterdam, after the…

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Will Twitter dump its 140 character limit?

Panos - Jan 06, 2016

Is Twitter rethinking its 140 character limit? Speculation by way of tweets was rampant on Tuesday. The company is said…

WORLD
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Asia stocks buffeted by China worries, N.Korea nuclear test

Panos - Jan 06, 2016

Asian shares fell on Wednesday and most emerging currencies retreated as China allowed the yuan to weaken further, stoking fears…

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North Korea says conducted ‘successful’ H-bomb test

Panos - Jan 06, 2016

North Korea said on Wednesday that it had carried out a "successful" hydrogen bomb test, a claim that, if true,…

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Hollande honors Charlie Hebdo, kosher market victims

Panos - Jan 05, 2016

French President Francois Hollande is honoring 17 victims killed in Islamic extremist attacks on satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, a kosher…

FINANCE
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Eurozone inflation rate at 0.2 pct in Dec, Eurostat

Panos - Jan 05, 2016

The annual inflation rate grew to 0.2 pct in the Eurozone in December 2015, Eurostat said in its preliminary estimate…

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Kuwait recalls ambassador to Iran amid tensions

Panos - Jan 05, 2016

Kuwait has become the next Islamic country to renounce ties with Iran after it recalled its ambassador to Tehran, following…

GREECE
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Nine drowned refugees wash up on Turkish beach

Panos - Jan 05, 2016

A Turkish news agency says the bodies of nine drowned migrants, including children, have washed up on a beach on…

WORLD
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White House outlines gun control moves

Panos - Jan 05, 2016

The Obama administration on Monday unveiled a series of new executive actions aimed at reducing gun violence and making some…

WORLD
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Bus catches fire in north China, 14 dead, over 30 injured

Panos - Jan 05, 2016

A fire on a bus in northern China has killed 14 people and injured more than 30. The incident happened…

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Mark Zuckerberg Is Building A Real-Life Version Of Iron Man

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg has announced that he is planning to build an artificial intelligence system to run his home,…

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Saudis cut ties with Iran following Shiite cleric execution

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

Saudi Arabia says it has broken off diplomatic ties with Iran, amid a row over the Saudi execution of a…

WORLD
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Deadly 6.7-magnitude earthquake in India

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

Five people died in a magnitude 6.7 earthquake that occurred on Monday morning in northeastern India, 29 kilometres west of…

GREECE
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Greek-Australian travel agent sentenced to prison

ilias1 - Jan 03, 2016

Greek-Australian travel agent Alexandra Kamitsis was sentenced to three years and 11 months in prison this week for fraud, after…

WORLD
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Obama outlines moves to tighten gun control

chris1 - Jan 03, 2016

“On Monday, I’ll meet with our Attorney General, Loretta Lynch, to discuss our options. Because I get too many letters…

WORLD
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Turkish coast guard rescues 57 stranded on tiny island

ilias1 - Jan 03, 2016

The Turkish coast guard has rescued 57 people who were stranded on a tiny island in the Aegean Sea after…