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Humvee car bomb kills more than 100

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The Taliban has rammed a car bomb into a military base in Afghanistan, killing more than 100 people including eight special commandos. The vehicle – an American-made armoured Humvee captured from Afghan forces – was rammed through a checkpoint at the National Directorate of Security (NDS) training centre in Maidan Shahr. After the device had Read More

France summons Italian ambassador to explain deputy PM’s ‘colonization’ remarks

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Eyebrow-raising remarks from Italy’s deputy prime minister, in which he blamed France for the migrant crisis, have reportedly earned the country’s ambassador to France a summons to explain the comments. On Sunday Luigi Di Maio, the deputy PM and leader of the anti-establishment Five Star Movement, launched a scathing attack on France, which he accused Read More

Italian deputy PM calls on EU to sanction France for its 'continued colonization' of Africa

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The Italian deputy prime minister has blamed France for the European migrant crisis, accusing it of impoverishing African nations with “colonialist” policies. He promised to take the issue to the EU and other international bodies. Luigi Di Maio, leader of the anti-establishment Five Star Movement and Italy’s Deputy PM, launched a scathing attack on France, Read More

Fire kills two in ski resort popular with Brits

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Two people have been killed after a large fire broke out in the upmarket French ski resort of Courchevel. Firefighters found two bodies in a burnt-out area of the building. Another 22 people were injured in the blaze, four of them seriously. It started at 4.30am local time in a building housing seasonal workers in Read More

Two killed in fire in upmarket French ski resort

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Two people have been killed after a large fire broke out in the upmarket French ski resort of Courchevel. Firefighters found two bodies in a burnt-out area of the building. Another 22 people were injured in the blaze, four of them seriously. It started at 4.30am local time in a building housing seasonal workers in Read More

170 migrants feared dead in Mediterranean sinkings

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Up to 170 migrants are feared dead after two accidents in which dinghies sank in the Mediterranean after leaving North Africa for Europe. One of the vessels capsized off Libya after departing the country on Thursday, prompting the Italian navy to stage a rescue operation. But Flavio Di Giacomo, a spokesman for the International Organisation Read More

117 migrants feared dead as dinghy capsizes off Libya

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Survivors from a rubber dinghy that capsized off Libya fear that more than 100 migrants may have died, a rescue official has said. The fragile vessel left the North African country two days ago and it sank in the Mediterranean, prompting the Italian navy to stage a rescue operation. But Flavio Di Giacomo, a spokesman Read More

U.S. judge blocks Atlantic seismic oil permitting during shutdown

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A federal court judge on Friday ruled that the federal government cannot process seismic testing permits for offshore oil drilling during the ongoing government shutdown, dealing a blow Trump administration’s energy agenda. Judge Richard Gergel of the U.S. District Court in South Carolina issued the decision in response to a motion filed Read More

Legality of drilling permits issued during shutdown challenged

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By Jennifer A. Dlouhy on 1/17/2019 Photo: Bakken Shale. WASHINGTON (Bloomberg) — The Trump administration’s decision to keep issuing oil drilling permits during the government shutdown is putting those authorizations in legal jeopardy, environmentalists argued in a filing Thursday. The Bureau of Land Management has already violated a federal spending law and legal requirements for Read More