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EU court confirms Le Pen must repay 300,000 euros to European Parliament
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EU court confirms Le Pen must repay 300,000 euros to European Parliament

(FILES) In this file photo taken on January 17, 2017 French Front National (National Front – FN) far-right party's President, European MP and presidential candidate for the 2017 election Marine Le Pen (L) takes part in a plenary session of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France. A top EU […]

Former Israeli minister charged with spying for Iran
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Former Israeli minister charged with spying for Iran

Gonen Segev. PHOTO: Arutz Sheva A former Israeli government minister who once admitted to trying to smuggle ecstasy tablets has been charged with spying for Iran, Israeli security officials said on Monday. The Shin Bet domestic security agency said former energy minister Gonen Segev was charged on Friday with “offences […]

IS-backing sword attacker hated British queen, court told
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IS-backing sword attacker hated British queen, court told

Buckingham Palace. PHOTO: en.wikipedia.org A man who attacked police with a Samurai sword outside Buckingham Palace hated Queen Elizabeth II, considering her among the “enemies of Allah”, a London court heard Monday. Mohiussunnath Chowdhury, 27, who supported terrorism by the Islamic State jihadist group, fought with officers who tried to […]

Iraq force accuses US of killing 22 of its fighters in Syria
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Iraq force accuses US of killing 22 of its fighters in Syria

Iraqi forces / AFP PHOTO / AHMAD AL-RUBAYE An Iraqi paramilitary force Monday accused the United States of killing 22 of its fighters in an overnight air raid just inside Syria’s border with Iraq that a monitor said left dozens dead. “US planes fired two guided missiles at a fixed […]

Finnish MP guilty of sex assault for ‘forcibly kissing’ colleague
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Finnish MP guilty of sex assault for ‘forcibly kissing’ colleague

Hakkarainen A Helsinki court on Monday found a lawmaker guilty of sexually assaulting and harassing a female member of parliament by “forcibly kissing” her after a Christmas party, media reported. Teuvo Hakkarainen, a member of the anti-immigration Finns Party, was fined 3,060 euros ($3,555). He kissed Veera Ruoho, a member […]

US property crisis looms as sea level rises, experts warn
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US property crisis looms as sea level rises, experts warn

Along sun-splashed shorelines in the US state of Florida, home prices are on the rise, developers are busy building new complexes, and listings just blocks from the beach describe homes that are “not in a flood zone,” meaning no flood insurance is required. But experts warn that ignoring sea level […]

Audi boss arrested in diesel probe
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Audi boss arrested in diesel probe

(FILES) In this file photo taken on May 18, 2017 Rupert Stadler, CEO of German car producer Audi AG, arrives at Audi's annual general meeting in Neckarsulm, Germany. Audi chief executive Rupert Stadler has been arrested on suspicion of fraud in connection with parent company Volkswagen's "dieselgate" emissions cheating scandal, […]

US lawmakers want to end ‘evil’ migrant family separations
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US lawmakers want to end ‘evil’ migrant family separations

(FILES) This file photo taken on May 4, 2017 shows the US Capitol in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO / NICHOLAS KAMM Democratic lawmakers vowed Sunday to end the “evil” separation of migrant children from their parents at the US border, as First Lady Melania Trump made a rare political plea […]

Greece, Macedonia sign historic deal to end name row
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Greece, Macedonia sign historic deal to end name row

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras (R) and Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev raise their hands during a signing ceremony between officials from Greece and Macedonia at Prespes Lake on June 17, 2018. The foreign ministers of Greece and Macedonia on June 17, 2018 signed a historic preliminary accord to end […]

Trump threatened to send 25 million Mexicans to Japan
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Trump threatened to send 25 million Mexicans to Japan

US President Donald Trump and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe take part in a joint press conference in the Rose Garden of the White House on June 7, 2018 in Washington, DC.<br />MANDEL NGAN / AFP Donald Trump told Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe he could ship 25 million Mexicans […]

At least 20 dead in suicide attack on Afghan Taliban, civilians
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At least 20 dead in suicide attack on Afghan Taliban, civilians

An Afghan Taliban militants carries a rocket-propelled as he looks on with residents as they took to the street to celebrate ceasefire on the second day of Eid in the outskirts of Jalalabad on June 16, 2018.<br />Taliban fighters and Afghan security forces hugged and took selfies with each other […]