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French soldier shoots, wounds machete attacker at Paris Louvre
 February 3, 2017  Agencies

French soldier shoots, wounds machete attacker at Paris Louvre

A French soldier shot and seriously wounded a man armed with machetes near the entrance to the Paris Louvre museum shouting Allahu Akbar (God is greatest)…

EU leaders say Trump worries them as rhetoric becomes policy
 February 3, 2017  Agencies

EU leaders say Trump worries them as rhetoric becomes policy

European Union leaders on Friday vowed to remain united and defiant in the face of an onslaught of criticism from the new American president…

Colombia, Marxist rebels sign accord ending 52-year war
 September 27, 2016  Editor

Colombia, Marxist rebels sign accord ending 52-year war

Cartagena de Indias, Colombia. September 27, 2016. Colombia’s center-right government and the Marxist FARC rebel group signed a peace deal on Monday to end a…

Families’ fury over China blast missing
 August 15, 2015  Editor

Families’ fury over China blast missing

August 15. Furious, frustrated and fearful, relatives of the missing in giant explosions in Tianjin besieged officials Saturday demanding answers on their loved ones’ fates…

Kerry urges ‘genuine democracy’ at U.S. flag ceremony in Cuba
 August 15, 2015  Editor

Kerry urges ‘genuine democracy’ at U.S. flag ceremony in Cuba

August 15. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry declared a new era in relations as he celebrated restored diplomatic ties in Havana on Friday, but…

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Fuga de “El Chapo” Guzmán aumenta presión sobre pdte. México en lucha contra la corrupción

Fuga de “El Chapo” Guzmán aumenta presión sobre pdte. México en lucha contra la corrupción

MÉXICO DF, 13 de julio.  El dramático escape el sábado del capo de la droga más famoso del mundo desde una prisión de alta seguridad ha elevado la presión sobre el Gobierno del presidente mexicano, Enrique Peña Nieto, para que enfrente a la corrupción y las bandas del narcotráfico que juegan un violento papel en […]

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Next stop Bolivia for ‘pope of the poor’

Next stop Bolivia for ‘pope of the poor’

Quito, Ecuador. July 8. (AFP) – Pope Francis, the first Latin American pontiff, heads Wednesday to Bolivia on the second leg of a three-nation tour of the continent’s poorest countries, where he has been acclaimed by huge crowds. Francis will arrive in the Andean state from Ecuador, where he will wrap up his stay with […]

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Unlikely scenes as Netanyahu, Abbas march in historic Paris rally

Unlikely scenes as Netanyahu, Abbas march in historic Paris rally

Paris, France, January 12. (AFP) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas had their closest encounter in years on Sunday when they joined world leaders in a historic march against terrorism in Paris. On a day that was already heavy with symbolism, one of the most remarkable scenes was that of […]

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