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The air vessel had not provided flight information to the Greek control tower infringing on the Athens FIR. While in Germany, Obama plans to meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel. He says "that's how democracy has to work". "The problem was I couldn't the Republican Congress to pass a lot of them", he said. A reluctance by many other European Union countries to host refugees has left more than 60,000 people stranded in Greece, many living in poor conditions in massively overcrowded camps dotted ...
  • Trump says he'll work for "just, lasting" Mid-East peace

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    The first worrying signal for the Palestinians sent by Trump was in his March election campaign statement that "there's nobody more pro-Israel than I am". "Unlike before, this will be a chance to move the USA embassy to Jerusalem ", Sa'ar tweeted. A top adviser to U.S. president-elect Donald Trump has said that Israeli settlements in the occupied territories should not be condemned and do not pose an "obstacle to peace ".
  • Croatia beat second-string Northern Ireland 3-0

    Croatia beat second-string Northern Ireland 3-0

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    Edinburgh-based O'Neill has been touted as a candidate to replace Strachan should he quit or be dismissed by the Scottish FA. I'm sitting here now, I've been out there preparing the team. There was no mention of the Scotland speculation in his pre-match programme notes but that in itself said a lot, as he had the chance to calm the nerves of Northern Ireland fans but didn't.
  • Obama arrives in Greece ready for questions on Trump

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    USA president Barack Obama has said fears of globalisation and suspicions of government institutions and elites powered both the UK's vote to exit the European Union and Donald Trump's election as the next United States president. Although Mr. Obama and Ms. Merkel have become close allies over recent years, the topics of austerity and eurozone economics have led to strong disagreements between them, say officials familiar with their relationship.
  • Nigel Farage 'happy to help United Kingdom in building bridges with Donald Trump'

    Nigel Farage 'happy to help United Kingdom in building bridges with Donald Trump'

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    President-elect Trump and Farage, who spearheaded the successful UK Brexit campaign, met at Trump tower in NY for what's been described as a " very productive " meeting. "It was a great honor to spend time with Donald Trump ", Farage said after the visit, according to The Telegraph . Mr Farage - who had supported Mr Trump on the campaign trail - was the first United Kingdom politician to congratulate him in person following his election victory.
  • Russia Bombs Syria Using Jets, Missiles From Naval Strike Force

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    Compared to its older variants, the MiG-29Ks were recently added to the Kuznetsov's carrier wing, and it actually boasts modest improvements as it was specifically built to handle carrier operations at sea. The Russian forces are delivering massive strikes against terrorists' factories in Syria , the defense minister said. He also confirmed that the Russian naval group in Syria is defended by the Bastion, moreover the Russian bases in Syria are now secure from low-flying targets.
  • EU struggles for common stance over Turkey rights crackdown

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    Turkey is "fed up" with the condescending attitude of the European Union in the country's accession talks with the bloc, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday . "We need to see the world from Turkey's perspective", Flynn wrote. "It would have to be a majority vote to stop the talks and it's clear there is no majority at this stage", the official added.
  • BJP accuses Arvind Kejriwal of misusing House privileges

    BJP accuses Arvind Kejriwal of misusing House privileges

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    The Delhi Assembly on Tuesday passed a resolution condemning the "ill-conceived, unscientific and draconian" demonetisation scheme that had turned "crores of honest Indians into helpless victims", and said it would approach President Pranab Mukherjee and seek withdrawal of the scheme.
  • Three people killed in Sunday morning accident

    Three people killed in Sunday morning accident

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    A fourth family member, Josie Rinehart, 18, was taken to the hospital with cuts and abrasions, police said. According to state police, David Rinehart struck a deer and pulled to the shoulder in his 2015 Honda Civic. This is one of those moments in life that is extremely hard to understand. Pastor Rinehart's ex-wife, Lucinda, is a second grade teacher at Vogel Elementary School in Evansville, Indiana.
  • Homeless have VIP seats for pope's Mass in St. Peter's

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    A fitful waits for the start of a mass celebrated by Pope Francis on the occasion of the homeless jubilee in St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican, Sunday, Nov. Scalfari, 92 and an atheist, is the founder of Italy's leftist paper " La Repubblica ", and has spoken to the Pope on several occasions, however, he doesn't not record his conversations with the Pope, and the Vatican has on numerous occasions had to issue corrections on things Sclafari has written about the Pope.
  • With tears, Narendra Modi tears into rivals, reaches out to masses

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    They also appreciated the steps taken by the Finance Ministry to extend help to the people in solving inconvenience cause by the demonetisation decision", Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar said. Stung by the apparent reference to her in Modi's "garland of notes" remark, Mayawati unleashed a no-holds-barred attack on the Prime Minister, saying he can not tolerate that a "dalit ki beti" is presented such a garland.
  • Facebook's fake news crisis deepens

    Facebook's fake news crisis deepens

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    Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg has posted a defense of the social network in which he argues that the low volume of bogus news made it "extremely unlikely" that it gave Trump his election win. The notion of hoaxes and fake news remained a topic of debate on Monday, when internet users searching on Google were delivered a bogus report saying Trump won the popular vote in addition to the Electoral College.
  • Hollande Opens Paris Attacks Commemorations

    Hollande Opens Paris Attacks Commemorations

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    As mourners lay flowers opposite the Bataclan building in the fashionable 11th arrondissement (administrative city district), the French government confirmed that the state of emergency in France is likely be extended to "protect democracy".
  • Obama on Trump victory: 'We are now all rooting for his success'

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    But I still believe in America and always will. "Mr. President, it was a great honor being with you, and I look forward to being with you many, many more times in the future", he said. However, she did not make an appearance before backers gathered at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center for what was expected to be a victory party.
  • Buckle up: Hamilton on pole, Rosberg alongside in title race

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    If he wins, he follows in his father Keke's footsteps in becoming world champion, which would make the Rosbergs only the second father-and-son duo to win a world title after Graham and Damon Hill. He then saved a near spin, still staying ahead of Rosberg, but dropped back to 16th after his final pitstop and overtook more than half the field in the space of 17 laps to finish third.
  • Tim Howard out for US-Costa Rica with injured leg muscle

    Tim Howard out for US-Costa Rica with injured leg muscle

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    Soccer confirmed the news Sunday. The US Soccer Federation sent out a press release after the match identifying Howard's injury, and that he would be missing the USA's next World Cup qualifying match against Costa Rica. Colorado Rapids goalkeeper Tim Howard will likely be unavailable when the Rapids open the Western Conference Championship against the Seattle Sounders later this month, a potentially huge shift for both teams on the brink of the MLS Cup Final.
  • India and Japan forge strategic bonds

    India and Japan forge strategic bonds

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    The agreement also carries clause that mentions that India can not claim for any sort of compensations including the disruption of electricity or the consequent economic loses during the event of India conducting the nuclear test. The agreement with Japan follows a similar one with the United States in 2008, which gave India access to nuclear technology after decades of isolation.
  • Iraqi forces take ancient city of Nimrud from Daesh

    Iraqi forces take ancient city of Nimrud from Daesh

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    The elite Counter Terrorism Service troops broke through Islamic State defense lines to enter the city early last week and have since been embroiled in a brutal, close-quarter combat with waves of suicide bombers and snipers. During its occupation, Nimrud reportedly underwent bulldozing and detonation by militants because of its "un-Islamic nature". The Iraqi government reported that Nimrud was bulldozed by IS previous year.
  • Delhiites head to hill stations to escape air pollution

    Delhiites head to hill stations to escape air pollution

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    Most of these cities also figure in the World Health Organisation's list of most polluted cities in the world , but are routinely ignored by the national media. The Delhi government yesterday started a process of deregistering 15-year-old diesel vehicles in the city and also imposed a ban on use of fire crackers except for religious functions, following directions from Lt Governor Najeeb Jung to bring down air pollution.
  • Colombia's government, rebels sign modified peace agreement

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    The new deal "includes changes, precisions and additions from the most diverse sectors of society", the government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, said in a joint communique. Santos said that an issue where negotiators did not achieve advances was on the insistence by opponents of the peace deal that guerrilla leaders not be allowed to run for elected office.
  • Clinton, Trump sprint to finish in final campaign appeals

    Clinton, Trump sprint to finish in final campaign appeals

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    A day earlier, Clinton communications director Jennifer Palmieri had told the same group of donors something similar - that the news angered Trump voters and caused a spike in turnout, while Clinton's projected turnout fell. Trump has used the news of the investigation on the campaign trail, suggesting without evidence on Sunday that the new emails could provide the "motherlode" of damaging information.