Category: World

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staffSeptember 20, 2017

Spanish police raid Catalan government buildings

MADRID – In a major operation ahead of Catalonia’s looming independence referendum, Spanish police on Wednesday began searching several Catalan ...

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staffSeptember 20, 2017

Philippines: More Abu Sayyaf members surrender in south

ZAMBOANGA CITY – Three more members of the Daesh-linked Abu Sayyaf group have surrendered to government troops in the nation’s ...

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Hurricane Maria hits Virgin Islands and bears down on Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria is edging towards Puerto Rico as the devastating storm continues its north-westerly path across the Caribbean. The eye ...

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More than 200 die in strong Central Mexico quake

A strong earthquake has struck central Mexico, killing more than 200 people and toppling dozens of buildings in the capital, ...

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Turkish jets hit PKK positions in northern Iraq

ANKARA – Turkish jets destroyed PKK weapons positions, arms dumps and shelters in northern Iraq late Tuesday, the military said ...

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UN: Colombia sees rise in number of forcibly displaced

BOGOTÁ – Some 65,000 people in Colombia were registered as forcibly displaced in the first eight months of 2017, according ...

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US senator: Suu Kyi must act to stop Rohingya crisi

WASHINGTON – Myanmar’s de facto leader must act to stop the Rohingya crisis, the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations ...

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staffSeptember 19, 2017

Some Auckland petrol stations run out of fuel after burst pipe

Several petrol stations in Auckland have been hit by fuel shortages as problems caused by damage to a pipeline in ...

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staffSeptember 19, 2017

German WW1 U-boat found off Belgian coast

The wreck of a German submarine that sank during World War One has been found in the North Sea and ...

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staffSeptember 19, 2017

Turkish Cypriot president: No movement on Cyprus expected

LEFKOSA, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus – No developments are expected in the next several months on the Cyprus peace ...