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Tensions ramp up at the 'Jungle' refugee camp as demo day nears

Yet by Friday night only about 75... Interior ministry officials said more than 7,500 places have been made available for the refugees from the camp, and have promised that they will be housed in dignified conditions while their asylum applications are processed.

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Nissan to name Carlos Ghosn as chairman of Mitsubishi Motors

Nissan came to Mitsubishi's aid in May when it announced plans to buy a one-third stake in the crisis-hit automaker for 237.3 billion yen ($2.3 billion), as the smaller rival wrestled with a mileage-cheating scandal that hammered sales. "This sends a strong message that it's not Nissan that's going to transform Mitsubishi, it's Mitsubishi that's going to transform Mitsubishi". The stock closed at 522 yen (US$5), up 7.85 percent, while Nissan rose 0.52 percent to 1,004.5 yen.

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Cameroon train tragedy kills at least 55

The train, crammed with people due to road traffic disruption between the two cities, left the tracks just before reaching the central city of Eseka, Transport minister Edgar Alain Mebe Ngo'o said earlier. The train was enroute from Yaounde to economic capital Douala and derailed on Friday at Eseka station, Xinhua news agency reported. "I am calling on everyone to double efforts to save the lives of the injured", Mr Ngo'o said.

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Philippines' President to visit China

The senator said any such severing of ties by the United States will require the Philippines to "find a new ally as cooperative and as committed as the USA". "I will go to Japan, then probably I will go to Russia", Duterte told newly appointed government officials in a speech. At the 115th anniversary of the Philippine Coast Guard held in its headquarters in Manila, Duterte stood by his prior decision to end the joint military exercises between the Philippines and the US.

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Syrian army warns IS not to flee Mosul to Syria

The Monitoring Group also said it had recorded the deaths of 82 people including 17 children in government-held areas of western Aleppo as a result of rebel shelling. A Russia-U.S. -brokered cease-fire collapsed last month as the Syrian army launched an offensive on eastern Aleppo under the cover of Russian warplanes.

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Martin Schulz confident EU-Canada deal can be signed

In the news conference, Mr Schulz admitted the issues had been on this side of the Atlantic: "The problems on the table are European problems and we have to solve it". The agreement, the EU's first with a Group of Seven country, would, according to supporters, increase trade between the partners by 20%. Since Britain made a decision to leave the EU in June, long-simmering fault lines between members have emerged, skepticism about the European Union has spread, and many countries have ...

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Borussia Dortmund slips, Hertha Berlin soars in Bundesliga

Last season's runners-up battled back, with Adrian Ramos giving them hope once more with his 69th minute goal and American teenager Pulisic's close range effort in stoppage time rescued a point for them. His new charges were reduced to 10 men midway through the first half when Dutch defender Jeffrey Bruma was sent off for bringing down Laszlo Kleinheisler, who was through on goal, and Tunisia global Anis Ben-Hatira drilled home the resulting free-kick.

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Russian Federation concerned over terror groups sabotaging United Nations aid in Aleppo

Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein did not specifically name Russian Federation, whose war planes have carried out weeks of air strikes on the rebel-held part of Aleppo along with the Syrian air force, but his reference was clear. Syrian state media says rebels have been preventing civilians from leaving east Aleppo . Diplomatic negotiations between Russia and the United States have in recent weeks focused on whether there is a way to separate al-Qaeda-linked fighters in eastern Aleppo from more ...

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Turkey trades fire with Syrian Kurdish militia

The targets struck areas that Syrian Kurdish forces recently took over as they pressed a campaign to drive Islamic State militants from areas north of Aleppo. That has dismayed Turkey, which is dealing with a homegrown Kurdish insurgency and trying to prevent an expansion of Kurdish influence in Syria. Turkey's deputy prime minister says his country is "displeased" with the support the United States provides Syrian Kurdish fighters who are linked to Turkey's Kurdish rebels.

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Yemen truce to start on Oct 20: United Nations envoy

The US, Britain and the United Nations peace envoy to Yemen have all urged warring parties in the country's civil war to declare an immediate ceasefire. The war in Yemen began in 2014 when Shiite rebels known as Houthis based in the north seized the capital, Sanaa and later swept across much of the poor Arabian Peninsula country.

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India loses 2nd ODI match by 6 runs against New Zealand

New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson is yet to win a toss against India on this tour. Williamson went to the crease in the first over and didn't leave until the 43rd after scoring 118 from 128 balls. Guptill would send down two more wides, but would also account for Amit Mishra who attempted another ill-advised shot, an outrageous slog-sweep, and the top edge was gleefully accepted at short fine leg.

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Cavs move ring ceremony so Cleveland fans can watch Indians

So the National Basketball Association responded by pushing the Cavaliers game up so Cleveland fans have plenty of time to watch the defending National Basketball Association champs get their rings and still get to watch first pitch at 8:08 p.m.

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Supreme Court pulls up AAP government over alarming garbage piles in Delhi

According to ANI, the apex court expressed displeasure over the way the garbage had been piled up in various places across the national capital and asked the AAP government to clear the filth at the earliest. Now that avian flu cases are being reported, Deer Park has been closed. Dengue and Chikungunya cases are now low. The Solicitor General appeared for the Delhi Health Secretary and three civic bodies.

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Jay-Z thinks Kanye West is a nut job

There's been no word from Jay Z about this slur, but we imagine he won't be too happy to hear Kanye's been slagging him off. He looks at him as this insane, eccentric motherf-cker he can tolerate in small doses. "Jay was like, 'I'm gonna knock this out, '" the insider said. "There'll never be a Watch The Throne 2...because of some Tidal/Apple bullshit".

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Two Iraqi Civilians Killed by Sulphur Cloud from Plant Torched By Daesh

Iraq wants the troops to withdraw, and Turkey has refused. Whether he, and Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, will be able to claim victory may be quite another matter. Iraqi forces retook Bartella, around 15 kilometers (9 miles) east of Mosul, earlier this week, but are still facing poc. The official was not authorized to discuss the matter publicly, so spoke on condition of anonymity.

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Suh not fined for apparent kick to Big Ben's leg

He needs to be supportive. Brown considers his relationship with Jones a great one . Miami quarterback Ryan Tannehill, who had been sacked 17 times through the first five games of the season, wasn't taken down once by Pittsburgh's defense.

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AT&T announces $85 billion Time Warner purchase

Most analysts and investors have noted that Time Warner was part of one of the biggest merger follies of all time, when it sold itself to AOL at the height of the dot-com boom. Sen. Al Franken, a Minnesota Democrat, said the deal "raises some immediate flags about consolidation in the media market" and said he would press for more information on how the deal will affect consumers.

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Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton exchange more insults at charity dinner

Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City. "Hillary is so corrupt she got kicked off the Watergate Commission". It's fantastic. They think she is absolutely fantastic. Michelle Obama gives a speech and everyone loves it, My wife Melania gives the exact same speech and people get on her case.

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Brexit talks won't be held in French: May

Speaking at the end of her first European Council summit, Theresa May said she was seeking a "smooth" exit from the European Union. It may not have been the "nest of doves" suggested by European Council President Donald Tusk had promised earlier, but it did not, as he put it, see her entering a lions' den.

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Police Van Runs Over Dozens Of Protesters At Anti-US Rally

According to the Associated Press , protest leader Renato Reyes said at least three student activists had were rushed to hospital after the van driven by a police officer plowed into them. Anti-U.S. protesters outside the U.S. embassy in Manilla, Philippines, demanded American troops leave their country. 'The Philippines will not be dictated to, whether by the U.S.

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Banking boss says firms preparing to leave UK before EU exit

A hard Brexit would deprive the country of the access to the EU internal market and the customs union, which could potentially result in tariff and non-tariff restrictions. Losing "passporting" rights would therefore have crippling implications for the UK's banking sector. Despite the warnings however, Mr Browne said he doesn't believe the UK's finance industry will be irreparably damaged.

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Duterte snubs Washington, looks forward to historic China visit

I told Defense Secretary [Delfin] Lorenzana: 'do not make preparations for next year.' I do not want it anymore". Despite his constant anti-US pronouncements, Mr. While there has been no official announcement about the delegation, it is reported that the executives wishing to join Duterte on his visit have exceeded the number the officials had expected for registration.

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China backs Philippines' anti-narcotics campaign

Bensouda said her office will closely monitor developments in the Philippines in coming weeks with a view to establishing whether she should open a preliminary investigation. Callamard said in a statement on August 18, "Directives of this nature are irresponsible in the extreme and amount to incitement to violence and killing, a crime crime under global law".

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Schulz intervenes to try to save EU-Canada deal

While Freeland appeared to be sounding more hopeful about the future of the trade deal after her Saturday meeting with Schulz in Brussels, senior government officials said she was still standing by her strong words of the previous day when she stormed out a European Commission meeting.

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Munster honours dead coach with pre-match tribute, big win

The coffin of Munster Rugby head coach Anthony Foley leaves St. Flannan's Church, Killaloe. Supporters with tickets for the West Stand at Thomond Park have been asked to take their seats no later than 12:40pm in order to facilitate the tributes at today's game.

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Turkish Jets Strike Kurdish Militia

In Aleppo , a "humanitarian pause" took effect yesterday in the Syrian army's Russian-backed assault on rebel-held areas, but it was tested by fighting in a corridor opened for civilians to flee. The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said almost 100 rockets fired by Turkish forces hit the town of Sheikh Issa and other frontline areas in northern Aleppo province on Friday.

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Country in neighbourhood 'mother ship' of terror: PM

Benaulim: Prime Minister Narendra Modi , Brazilian President Michel Temer, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese President Xi Jinping and South African President Jacob Zuma at the press statement during BRICS Summit in Benaulim, Goa on Sunday.

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Clashes, artillery fire erupt in Aleppo after Russian truce expires

The UN had hoped to use the cease-fire to evacuate seriously wounded people, and possibly deliver aid. Nearly 500 people have been killed and 2,000 injured since government forces, backed by Russian air strikes, launched an assault on the east a month ago.

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Aleppo ceasefire ends with clashes

Once again, no medical evacuations or aid deliveries to rebel-held areas were possible on Saturday, the United Nations said. More than 300 000 people have been killed since Syria's war devolved from a widespread protest movement against Assad's rule in March 2011 to a multi-front war between rebels, jihadists, Kurds and regime forces.

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Donald Trump supporters shout 'Paul Ryan sucks!'

The executive director of North Carolina's Republican Party on Thursday subtly rebuked the party's standard-bearer, Donald Trump, over his repeated refusals to accept the results of the election. He has been lashing out with ferocity lately; expect him to get even more fierce and to emphasis even more his claim that the election is rigged against him - a claim mainstream Republicans flatly reject.

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UNESCO formally approves controversial resolution on east Jerusalem

The executive board ratified a draft form of the resolution that had already been passed by a special committee last week. A UNESCO official said the organisation had received threatening calls and messages on social media over the resolution dealing with east Jerusalem.

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China's President Xi Jinping Makes 'Historic Visit' to Bangladesh

PRESIDENT Xi Jinping signed 27 loans and investment deals worth over US$24 billion during his visit to Bangladesh yesterday, Dhaka's biggest foreign credit line to date that will help it build power plants, a seaport and railways. In return, Cambodia supports China in worldwide forums, including in Beijing's ongoing dispute with other Southeast Asian countries in the South China Sea.

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Advancing Iraqi forces press toward Mosul

Abadi on Saturday balked at that call, saying his country's own forces will oust Islamic State militants from the city. The region's oil producing facilities were not damaged. "I believe it will be more clear within the coming weeks once we get rid of those villages and we come closer to the city how quickly this war will end".

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United Nations announces ceasefire in Yemen

Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Thursday rejected the recent comments by US General Joseph Votel as an imaginary, suspicious and baseless story, saying the paradoxical and vague remarks by American officials over the past days signify Washington's bewilderment.

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PayPal briefly knocked out by cyber attacks

Though it's still unclear who exactly is behind the attack and why Dyn is the victim. These attempt to overwhelm servers by bombarding them with huge amounts of data. It's unknown if the attacks are related. A spokeswoman said the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Homeland Security were looking into the incident and all potential causes, including criminal activity and a nation-state attack.


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