Mass Grave of 200 People Uncovered in Ethiopia, Say Police

(AP) Ethiopia’s state affiliated broadcaster says police have uncovered a mass grave of 200 people in the troubled area between the country’s Oromia and Somali regions. Fana Broadcasting reported Thursday…

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German President calls for ‘Democratic Patriotism’

(AP) Germany’s president is calling on his compatriots to embrace an enlightened, “democratic patriotism” and reject aggressive nationalism that romanticizes the country’s history. President Frank-Walter Steinmeier said Friday that acknowledging…

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Democrats win control of House of Representatives as Republicans retain control of the Senate

The hotly contested US mid-term elections ended with the Democrats picking up seats to take control of the House. Predicted to win in much touted “blue wave”, the Democrats though…

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Iran to defy US sanctions and sell oil, Rouhani reportedly says

(Reuters) Iran will sell its oil and break sanctions reimposed by the United States on its vital energy and banking sectors, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told economists at a meeting…

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US reinstates tough sanctions on Iran, hitting oil, banking and shipping

(BBC)The US unleashed its “toughest ever” sanctions against Iran on Monday, a move that has already sparked mass protests in the oil-rich nation. The Trump administration reinstated all sanctions removed…

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North Korea warns of returning to nuclear policy

(AFP) North Korea has warned the United States it will “seriously” consider returning to a state policy aimed at building nuclear weapons if Washington does not end tough economic sanctions…

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Trump says troops will not fire on migrant caravan

(Reuters) U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that illegal immigrants who throw rocks at the military would be arrested, but not fired upon by troops. He made the remarks…

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