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Mo Farah: Trump seems to have made me an alien

Four-time Olympic champion Sir Mo Farah says he fears Donald Trump's travel ban means he may not be able to return to his family in the United States.
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Posted 2017/01/29 12:36:00

Tourists spent night in water after boat sank

More than two dozen people have been rescued a day after a boat carrying Chinese tourists sank in Malaysian waters.
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Posted 2017/01/29 10:38:00

Fear and dismay of travellers hit by US bar

Travellers left stranded by Donald Trump’s immigration executive order have spoken of their fear and dismay.
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Posted 2017/01/29 09:32:00

Syrian regime accused of ethnic cleansing

Western security forces have warned the humanitarian crisis in parts of Syria could "outweigh" the situation in Aleppo, as aid workers claim the ceasefire isn't working.
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Posted 2017/01/28 16:14:00

EU farm chief calls for cut in subsidies after Brexit

BERLIN (Reuters) - The European Union needs to reduce subsidies as part of pending reforms to cope with an expected 3 billion euro (£2.5 billion) drop in the EU's agriculture budget once Britain leaves the bloc, EU farm chief Phil Hogan was quoted as saying on Saturday.


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Posted 2017/01/28 15:28:17

Missing Pakistani activist Salman Haider recovered - family

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistani poet and activist Salman Haider who went missing from the capital Islamabad earlier this month, just days after four other human rights campaigners disappeared, has been found, his family said on Saturday.


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Posted 2017/01/28 15:20:41

French president says Europe should respond firmly to Trump on Brexit

PARIS (Reuters) - European countries should respond firmly to Donald Trump whenever the U.S. president undermines the integrity of the European Union by advocating other countries follow Britain's decision to leave the EU.


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Posted 2017/01/28 14:43:10

May calls on Turkey to maintain human rights after coup

ANKARA (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May said in Ankara on Saturday that Turkey should maintain human rights and the rule of law, alluding to the arrests and sackings of thousands of people following last year's failed coup.


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Posted 2017/01/28 14:34:55

UK and Turkey clinch £100m fighter jet deal

Theresa May has announced a £100m deal for the development of fighter jets for Turkey, following trade talks with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
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Posted 2017/01/28 14:14:00

Former Italy PM Berlusconi to stand trial in sex bribery case

MILAN (Reuters) - An Italian court on Saturday ordered ex-prime minister Silvio Berlusconi to stand trial on charges he bribed witnesses to silence them over accusations he paid for sex with young women.


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Posted 2017/01/28 14:03:12

German‎ watchdog suspected VW scam on CO2 emissions - report

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's motor industry watchdog raised suspicions Volkswagen was using prototype vehicles to lower carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in tests in 2015, soon after the carmaker's manipulation of diesel emissions tests was uncovered, the Berliner Zeitung newspaper reported on Saturday.


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Posted 2017/01/28 12:50:44

Chinese New Year fireworks spark Beijing smog

The air pollution level in Beijing soared to its second highest level in five years after people seeing in the Chinese New Year set off fireworks.
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Posted 2017/01/28 11:40:00

Trump bars door to refugees, visitors from seven nations

(Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Friday put a four-month hold on allowing refugees into the United States and temporarily barred travellers from Syria and six other Muslim-majority countries, saying the moves would help protect Americans from terrorist attacks.


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Posted 2017/01/28 11:23:30

Trump says he is only in early stages of considering lifting Russia sanctions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he is only in the early stages of considering whether to lift U.S. sanctions on Russia, as British Prime Minister Theresa May, other foreign officials and U.S. lawmakers cautioned that such a move would be premature.


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Posted 2017/01/28 11:21:18

UK confirms two more cases of bird flu on turkey and pheasant farms

LONDON (Reuters) - British authorities say they have confirmed two more bird flu cases on farms in northern and eastern England, meaning there are now four areas where restrictions are in place across the country to reduce the spread of the disease.


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Posted 2017/01/28 11:12:20

Cannibal hamsters eat babies due to corn diet

Hamsters living in the wild in northeastern France are eating their babies alive due to a limited diet of corn, according to new research.
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Posted 2017/01/28 10:10:00

CCTV emerges of pickup truck slamming into bus

Footage has emerged of a pickup truck violently crashing into a bus in New York.
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Posted 2017/01/28 05:12:00

Theresa May arrives in Turkey for trade talks

Theresa May has arrived in Turkey for talks with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan about security and a post-Brexit trade deal.
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Posted 2017/01/28 04:25:00

Fear in interrogation room, death in the street: Iraq roots out Islamic State

MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - The boy's fear was palpable as Iraqi soldiers brought him blindfolded before an intelligence officer in a house on the northern edge of Mosul.


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Posted 2017/01/28 00:23:06

North Korea appears to have restarted plutonium reactor - think tank

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New commercial satellite imagery indicates North Korea has resumed operation of a reactor at its main nuclear site used to produce plutonium for its nuclear weapons programme, a U.S. think tank said on Friday.


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Posted 2017/01/28 00:09:53