Libyan government says investigating migrant ‘slave market’ reports

TRIPOLI (Reuters) – Libya’s U.N.-backed government said on Thursday it was investigating reports of African migrants being sold as slaves and promised to bring the perpetrators to justice. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Libyan Navy boat with migrants on board arrives at navy base in Tripoli, Libya November More...

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Rome sinkhole – 5-metre crater opens up in Italian city | World | News

The huge crater, five metres deep and three metres in diameter, appeared on Wednesday morning in the Montagnola district.  Enzo Foschi was one of the first politicians to post a picture on social media, saying: More...

By news On Thursday, November 23rd, 2017
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Myanmar, Bangladesh to ink Rohingya return deal amid concern over army’s role

NAYPYITAW (Reuters) – Myanmar expects to sign an accord on Thursday over terms for the return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who have fled to Bangladesh, a government official said, amid concern More...

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North Korea plan nuclear weapons strike at South Korea Winter Olympics | World | News

The South are believed to be considering scrapping a regular military exercise with the US in a bid to calm tensions with their neighbour ahead of the international event. Local media are reporting an unnamed More...

By news On Monday, November 6th, 2017
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Saudi-led forces close air, sea and land access to Yemen

DUBAI (Reuters) – A Saudi-led military coalition will temporarily close all air, land and sea ports to Yemen to stem the flow of arms to Houthi rebels from Iran, it said in a statement on Monday carried by More...

By news On Monday, November 6th, 2017
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France in CHAOS: Trucks and vans block Paris roads in protest at cancelled Christmas fair | World | News

Angry stallholders caused chaos as they blocked main roads with their lorries and vans after councillors said the market on the Champs-Élysées was too “mediocre” in quality for sophisticated French tastes.  More More...

By news On Monday, November 6th, 2017
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Briton kidnapped in Nigeria last month killed, three others released: UK Foreign Office

LONDON (Reuters) – A Briton kidnapped in Nigeria last month has been killed with three others released after negotiations, Britain’s Foreign Office said on Monday. “We are supporting the families of More...

By news On Monday, November 6th, 2017
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Trump says Japan would shoot North Korean missiles ‘out of sky’ if it bought U.S. weaponry

TOKYO (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that Japan would shoot North Korean missiles “out of the sky” if it bought the U.S. weaponry needed for doing so, suggesting Tokyo take a stance More...

By news On Monday, November 6th, 2017
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Qatar WAR tensions RISING: Bahrain claims right over Qatari land as Gulf crisis BOILS OVER | World | News

A statement issued by Bahraini state media said the nation “has every right to claim what was cut off forcibly from its land and to dispute the legitimacy of the Qatari rule”. The Bahraini Government also More...

By news On Monday, November 6th, 2017
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Philippines to keep wary eye on new Chinese dredger

MANILA (Reuters) – The Philippines expressed concern on Monday about China’s testing of a massive dredging ship, saying it would track its activities closely, despite Beijing’s assurances it would not More...