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The fifteen (15) most popular countries for migrants

Posted: December 27, 2017 at 10:45 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Hot News, News, Travel

International migrants account for a relatively small percentage of the world’s total population, about 3.3% in 2015 according to the World Economic Forum. Of the 244 million international migrants recorded in 2015, 58% had made homes in developed nations, with just over a third originating from developing nations. Over the last decade, several Middle Eastern countries […]

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Australian woman escapes death sentence for drug trafficking in Malaysia

Posted: December 27, 2017 at 10:08 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Hot News, News

Judge accepts Maria Elvira Pinto Exposto had no knowledge of drugs in her bag in verdict on charge that carries a mandatory death sentence   An Australian woman has been found not guilty of drug trafficking in Malaysia, a charge that carries a mandatory death sentence. On Wednesday afternoon a Malaysian judge found that Maria Elvira Pinto […]

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Turkish president ends Africa visit with stop in Tunisia

Posted: December 27, 2017 at 10:00 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Featured, Hot News, News

Turkey’s president was ending a four-day Africa trip on Wednesday with a visit to Tunisia focusing on economic ties, while the Turkish prime minister was in Riyadh to smooth relations with Saudi Arabia. Speaking at a joint news conference, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi said their nations would never accept […]

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Germany seizes record-breaking amounts of cocaine in 2017

Posted: December 27, 2017 at 9:54 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Hot News, News

German police have seized more than 7 metric tons of cocaine this year, according to federal police. Germany had been inundated by a “flood of cocaine” from South America, said a senior law enforcement agent. The Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA) said it confiscated record-breaking amounts of cocaine this year, speaking of “exorbitantly high” figures, […]

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A Scottish island with six residents wants a rebrand to avoid its community’s extinction

Posted: December 27, 2017 at 9:41 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Hot News, News

If you’ve ever dreamed of living out the old adage “hell is other people” on a remote island, you’d probably love the Scottish island of Ulva. But for the six people who live there? Not so much. The island, just 4,600 acres, is part of the Inner Hebrides archipelago. It’s accessible by an on-demand ferry that doesn’t […]

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Russia election: Putin to run again for president

Posted: December 7, 2017 at 5:45 pm   /   Featured, Hot News, News

Russia’s Vladimir Putin has said he will seek another term as president in next year’s election.   He made the announcement in a speech to workers at a car factory in the Volga city of Nizhny Novgorod. “I will put forward my candidacy for the post of president of the Russian federation,” he said. Mr […]

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Respect ‘status quo’ of Jerusalem, says Pope in response to Trump move

Posted: December 7, 2017 at 4:53 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Featured, Hot News, News

Pope Francis, speaking hours before U.S. President Donald Trump’s announcement on Jerusalem, called on Wednesday for the city’s “status quo” to be respected, saying new tension in the Middle East would further inflame world conflicts. Trump is due on Wednesday to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and set in motion the relocation of the U.S. […]

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Malta Charges Three Veteran Criminals in Journalist’s Murder

Posted: December 7, 2017 at 3:40 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Featured, Hot News, News

Three veteran Maltese criminals linked to a failed bank robbery and other crimes have been charged with the car-bomb killing of Daphne Caruana Galizia, Malta’s best-known journalist, whose exposés of corruption in high places infuriated the Mediterranean island’s political and business elite. The suspects, who appeared late Tuesday in court in Valletta, Malta’s capital, pleaded not […]

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Doctors identify brain abnormalities in Cuba attack patients

Posted: December 7, 2017 at 3:27 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Hot News, News

Doctors treating the U.S. embassy victims of suspected attacks in Cuba have discovered brain abnormalities as they search for clues to explain hearing, vision, balance and memory damage, The Associated Press has learned. It’s the most specific finding to date about physical damage, showing that whatever it was that harmed the Americans, it led to […]

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The Secret Correspondence Between Donald Trump Jr. and Wikileaks

Posted: November 14, 2017 at 6:57 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Hot News, News

The transparency organization asked the president’s son for his cooperation—in sharing its work, in contesting the results of the election, and in arranging for Julian Assange to be Australia’s ambassador to the United States.   Just before the stroke of midnight on September 20, 2016, at the height of last year’s presidential election, the Wikileaks Twitter […]

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