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Official: Pakistan postpones execution of paraplegic convict on death-row, hour before hanging

Tue, 09/22/2015 - 01:29
A prison official says Pakistani authorities have postponed the execution of the country's first known paraplegic convict on death-row, about an hour before he was to be hanged.
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Australia's new Prime Minster Malcolm Turnbull gets opinion poll boost as fallout continues

Mon, 09/21/2015 - 19:49
Australia's new prime minister has received a boost in a respected opinion poll while the leader he ousted has attacked the credibility of the nation's new treasurer as the fallout from the sudden regime changed continues.
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Security is tight after Cuban dissident confronts pope, others frustrated trying to see him

Mon, 09/21/2015 - 18:57
Security was tight Monday for Pope Francis after a dissident got close enough to touch the popemobile a day earlier and at least three other opposition members were thwarted trying to accept Vatican invitations to greet the pontiff at ceremonies in Havana.
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Trinidad AG signs documents paving way for extradition proceedings against Jack Warner

Mon, 09/21/2015 - 17:32
Trinidad and Tobago's attorney general has signed documents that pave the way for U.S. extradition proceedings against former FIFA Vice President Jack Warner.
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Israeli archaeologists say they may have found fabled tomb of biblical Maccabees

Mon, 09/21/2015 - 16:32
Israeli archaeologists may be one step closer to solving a riddle that has vexed explorers for more than a century: the location of the fabled tomb of the biblical Maccabees.
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Ex-treasurer of Brazil's governing Workers' Party sentenced in Petrobras corruption scandal

Mon, 09/21/2015 - 16:26
The former treasurer of Brazil's governing Workers' Party has been sentenced to over 15 years in prison for his role in a kickback scheme at state-run oil company Petrobras.
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Man accidentally buried alive by road pavers in India

Mon, 09/21/2015 - 16:22
A man was buried alive under a newly paved road, after he apparently fell into a hole in central India.
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Holy See says Vatican flag will be raised at UN without ceremony before pope arrives on Friday

Mon, 09/21/2015 - 15:11
The Holy See said Monday the Vatican flag will be raised for the first time at the United Nations just before Pope Francis arrives on Friday morning — without any ceremony.
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Israel to ban Muslim men under 40 from flashpoint Jerusalem holy site during Yom Kippur fast

Mon, 09/21/2015 - 14:58
Israel says it will reinstate a rule banning Muslim men under age 40 from a mosque at Jerusalem's most sensitive holy site as a measure to ensure calm during an upcoming Jewish holiday.
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Russian and Japanese foreign ministers talk, make no visible progress

Mon, 09/21/2015 - 14:57
Russia says it's ready for more talks with Japan on a long-delayed peace treaty, but it firmly stands its ground on the two nations' territorial dispute.
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SodaStream offers 1,000 jobs to Syrian refugees at new Israeli facility

Mon, 09/21/2015 - 14:57
Israeli company Sodastream has offered 1,000 jobs to Syrian refugees.

The sparkling water maker and the southern Israeli city of Rahat can absorb 1,000 individuals or 200 families, and “provide them with an opportunity to build a new life in Israel, pending Israeli authorities' approval.” 

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Vladimir Putin, Silvio Berlusconi in Ukraine probe for drinking Crimea wine

Mon, 09/21/2015 - 07:39
Ukrainian prosecutors are preparing charges against the director of a winery in Russian-occupied Crimea for allegedly uncorking a 240-year-old bottle for Russian President Vladimir Putin and former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi.
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Bank of Spain warns Catalonia secession would mean euro exit, no access to BCE funds

Mon, 09/21/2015 - 07:33
Spain's central bank says the northeastern region of Catalonia would be automatically ejected from the European Union and the eurozone if it were to declare independence.
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Russia's Putin meets Israeli prime minister, seeks to ease fears of Iranian, Syrian aggression

Mon, 09/21/2015 - 07:26
Russian President Vladimir Putin is meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in an attempt to assuage Israel's fears of a potential Iranian and Syrian aggression.
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French rail SNCF ordered to pay 150 million euros ($169 million) in bias case to Moroccans

Mon, 09/21/2015 - 07:21
A lawyer for Moroccan railway workers says France's labor court has ordered the national railway to pay 150 million euros ($169 million) in compensation after finding that Moroccans had faced discrimination in benefits compared with their French colleagues.
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Poland's president seeks to reverse recent reform by lowering retirement age

Mon, 09/21/2015 - 07:19
Poland's President Andrzej Duda says he is asking the country's lawmakers to lower the retirement age, in a move that reverses a recent reform by the government.
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Croatia responds to migrant pressure with reception center as asylum seekers pour in

Mon, 09/21/2015 - 07:04
Croatia set up a migrant reception center in the eastern village of Opatovac on Monday, in hopes of injecting order into the unrelenting chaos that has gripped the tiny Balkan country overwhelmed by thousands seeking sanctuary in Europe.
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Britain to guarantee $3 billion Chinese investment in UK's first new nuclear plant in 20 years

Mon, 09/21/2015 - 06:22
The British government says it will underwrite 2 billion pounds ($3.1 billion) in Chinese financing for a new nuclear power plant in southwest England, as it encourages major Chinese investment in Britain's nuclear sector.
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1 dead, 3 injured in blasts at chemical factory in southeastern Spain

Mon, 09/21/2015 - 06:03
Spanish officials say one person has died and at least three others are seriously injured after two explosions at a chemical and fuel factory outside the southeastern town of Almeria.
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Hungary posts ads in Lebanese media warning migrants of imprisonment for illegal entry

Mon, 09/21/2015 - 05:42
The Hungarian government posted ads in Lebanese newspapers on Monday warning migrants not to enter illegally, saying it is a crime punishable by imprisonment.
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