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Solution to Migration Crisis is a Stable Libya

agosto 18, 2018

BERLIN .- If Europe wants to halt migrant boat arrivals on its shores from Africa it must end the state of chaos in Libya, Niger’s President Mahamadou Issoufou told Reuters Thursday, warning that the stability of neighboring countries was at stake. Niger is a country of transit for migrants seeking to reach Europe by boat from […]

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Former UN Leader Kofi Annan Dead at 80

agosto 18, 2018

GENEVA  .- Kofi Annan, the former secretary-general of the United Nations has died. He was 80 years old. Annan’s family and his foundation announced on Twitter that he “passed away peacefully,” Saturday after a short illness. The announcement on Twitter described Annan as a “global statesman and a deeply committed internationalist who fought throughout his life […]

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Families Furious as Italy Buries Bridge Victims

agosto 18, 2018

GENOA, ITALY  .- With anger and grief, Italians began burying some of their dead Friday from the Genoa highway bridge collapse, holding funerals in the victims’ hometowns. Several angry families rebuffed the offer of a state funeral, and the cardinal of Naples was merciless in his condemnation of negligence by Italian officials. Saturday has been declared […]

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UK Parties Divided Over Brexit as Businesses Sound Alarm

junio 7, 2018

LONDON .- British and European businesses are sounding increasingly urgent warnings about the economic damage the U.K.’s exit from the European Union could cause, as the U.K.’s two biggest political parties acknowledged Wednesday that they remain deeply divided over post-Brexit trade and customs arrangements. Britain is due to leave the EU on March 29, 2019, and […]

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Firefighters Search 116-Year-Old London Hotel Amid Blaze

junio 7, 2018

LONDON .- More than 100 firefighters tackled a blaze at a luxury hotel in central London that produced thick black smoke visible for miles around and required people inside the building to evacuate Wednesday. London Fire Brigade said it was called to the 12-story Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park hotel just before 4 p.m. (1500 GMT.) Less […]

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Putin: US Would Need to Offer Firm Guarantees to N. Korea

junio 7, 2018

MOSCOW .- Russian President Vladimir Putin warned that the United States will have to offer North Korea solid security guarantees if it wants to strike a denuclearization deal. Putin, speaking in an interview with a Chinese state broadcaster aired Wednesday, said he hopes that next week’s meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader […]

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Britain’s visa cap on foreign doctors to be lifted

mayo 28, 2018

London .-  Theresa May is expected to lift the cap on doctors from outside the EU within weeks, after the NHS warned that it was leading to staff shortages, The Daily Telegraph has learnt. Government discussions are at a “fairly developed stage” after Jeremy Hunt, the Health Secretary, and Sajid Javid, the Home Secretary, persuaded […]

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