Archive | May, 2016

US warns of Europe terror threat


The US warns that the Euro 2016 football championship being held in France next month could be a target of militant attacks.

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IS hits back as army moves into Falluja


Militants from the so-called Islamic State launch a dawn counter-attack as Iraqi government troops push into the city of Falluja.

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France rail workers strike over reforms


French railway workers are to go on strike in the latest in a series of protests against planned labour reforms, with strikes also expected in Belgium.

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Second minister quits Brazil government


A second minister in Brazil’s new government resigns after a recording was published appearing to show him trying to derail a corruption investigation.

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Kidnapped Mexico footballer Pulido freed


International football player Alan Pulido has been freed in north-east Mexico hours after his kidnapping.

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Chad’s Habre gets life in landmark case


A Senegalese court jails Chad ex-leader Hissene Habre for life for crimes against humanity, in the first African Union-backed trial of a former ruler.

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‘Final assault’ on Falluja begins


The Iraqi army says it has begun an operation to storm Falluja, a stronghold of so-called Islamic State (IS), with reports of fierce clashes.

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Trump: Illegals treated better than vets


Illegal immigrants in the US often get better care than the nation’s military veterans, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump says.

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‘Boateng insult’ sparks row in Germany


Comments by a senior leader of Germany’s right-wing AfD party about football star Jerome Boateng are widely condemned as racist.

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Shipwrecks ‘kill up to 700 migrants’


Up to 700 migrants are feared drowned in a series of shipwrecks off the coast of Libya in the last few days, the UN refugee agency says.

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