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Cambodia's pardon of Australian filmmaker ends 'nightmare', says family

1 hour 37 min ago
The family of an Australian filmmaker pardoned by Cambodia after being jailed on espionage charges said on Saturday it was happy the "nightmare" came to an end, while the Australian foreign minister thanked the government in Phnom Penh for his release.
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China's Liaoning vows to eradicate 'bad influence' of Bo Xilai

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 22:58
China's northeastern province of Liaoning has drawn up new guidelines aimed at "completely eradicating" the bad influence of its disgraced former governor Bo Xilai, who was jailed in 2013 for corruption and abuse of power.
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Mexican journalist murdered while leaving his home

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 21:52
A Mexican journalist was murdered in the southern state of Chiapas on Friday, authorities and his employer said, the latest attack against the press in one of the world's most dangerous countries for media workers.
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Brazil court orders Twitter to hand over user data related to Bolsonaro attack

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 20:22
A judge on Brazil's top electoral court on Friday ordered Twitter to hand over data of 16 users who celebrated via tweets the near-fatal assassination attempt two weeks ago of far-right, poll-leading presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro.
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Fugitive New Mexico priest pleads not guilty to abuse charges

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 20:02
A former Catholic priest who fled the United States after allegations he sexually abused a child in the 1990s has been extradited from Morocco and faced charges in New Mexico on Friday, U.S. officials said.
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U.S. preparing 'actions' in coming days against Venezuela: Pompeo to Fox News

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 17:47
The United States is preparing a "series of actions" in the coming days to increase pressure on the Venezuelan government, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Fox News on Friday.
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UK PM May facing ministerial resignations over Brexit plan: Telegraph

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 17:45
Some of British Prime Minister Theresa May's ministers will demand a "Plan B" on her Brexit proposal next week and could quit if she does not change course, the Telegraph newspaper reported late on Friday, citing unnamed sources.
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Exclusive: Ecuador attempted to give Assange diplomat post in Russia: document

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 17:43
Ecuador in 2017 gave Wikileaks founder Julian Assange a diplomatic post in Russia but rescinded it after Britain refused to give him diplomatic immunity, according to an Ecuadorean government document seen by Reuters.
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Morocco extradites ex-priest to face abuse charges in New Mexico

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 17:36
A former Catholic priest accused of sexually abusing a child in the early 1990s while serving as a military chaplain on a U.S. Air Force base has been extradited from Morocco and will face charges in New Mexico, U.S. officials said on Friday.
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Romanian ruling party leader defeats dissenters who want him out

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 17:34
The leader of Romania's ruling Social Democrats Liviu Dragnea retained control of the party on Friday, defeating dissenters who said his criminal record had made him a liability, but his victory seems likely to heighten political infighting.
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In Peru, Hitler runs for mayor despite threat from Lennin

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 16:34
In Peru, Hitler hopes to return to power in a small town in the Andes, despite a threat from a detractor named Lennin.
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Trump administration destabilizes global peace: Iran's Zarif

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 15:53
Iran's foreign minister tweeted on Friday that the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump was a threat to the Middle East and to the global community.
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Trump administration a threat to international peace and security: Iran's Zarif

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 15:26
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted on Friday that the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump was a threat to the Middle East and to the global community.
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Merkel wants to defuse coalition crisis over spymaster this weekend

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 14:57
Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday the leaders of her coalition parties would try to find a solution this weekend to a row over Germany's scandal-tainted spymaster, seeking to defuse a problem that has plunged the government into crisis.
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China opens embassy in Dominican Republic after break with Taiwan

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 14:46
China's most senior envoy inaugurated a new embassy in the Dominican Republic on Friday after the Caribbean country cut ties with Taiwan in a move that prompted U.S. concern over the Asian island's dwindling number of allies.
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Indian bishop arrested on charges of raping nun: police

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 14:29
A Roman Catholic bishop was arrested in the south Indian state of Kerala on Friday on charges of raping a nun, police said, a day after the Vatican accepted the bishop's request to be temporarily relieved of his duties.
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Chilean archbishop seeks dismissal of sex abuse cover-up charges

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 14:10
Attorneys for Chile's most senior cleric said on Friday they will ask a judge to drop charges he covered up sexual abuse amid a scandal that has rocked the Chilean Roman Catholic Church and prompted a major civil investigation.
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Merkel wants solution this weekend to German spymaster row

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 13:54
Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she and the other leaders of the parties in her ruling coalition wanted to find a solution this weekend to draw a line under a scandal over Germany's scandal-tainted domestic spymaster.
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Venezuelans block streets with cars to protest gas shortage in Andes

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 13:41
Dozens of Venezuelans on Friday brought the Andean city of San Cristobal to a standstill by blocking roads with their cars to protest gas shortages that have piled further misery on the OPEC nation's crisis-weary citizens.
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Palestinians say one killed, dozens wounded as Israeli troops fire on Gaza protest

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 13:37
One Palestinian was killed and dozens other wounded when Israeli forces opened fire during a weekly demonstration near the Israel-Gaza border on Friday, Gaza's Health Ministry said.
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