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Obama and I have really good chemistry together, says Trump

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 11:15:18 +0000

US President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump are trading phone calls and pleasantries, just months after regularly flinging insults back and forth.(image)

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Russia trying to destabilise Germany, says intelligence agency

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 11:12:53 +0000

Russia is trying to destabilise German society and the state with propaganda campaigns and cyber attacks, Germany's domestic intelligence agency said.(image)

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Hundreds of UK police accused of abusing power for sexual gain, watchdog reveals

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 10:59:23 +0000

Hundreds of British police officers have been accused of abusing their power to sexually exploit people, including vulnerable victims of crime, a damning report has revealed.(image)

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Paris bans half of cars from roads due to worst winter pollution in decade

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 09:01:05 +0000

Paris is continuing with controversial traffic control measures as the city faces its worst winter pollution in 10 years.(image)

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Russia and US 'close to deal on Aleppo ceasefire'

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 08:00:43 +0000

Russia is close to reaching a deal with the United States on a ceasefire for the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo, a Russian deputy foreign minister has said.(image)

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Rescuers search the rubble after over 100 killed in the Indonesian earthquake

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 08:17:07 +0000

Killer quakes occur regularly in the Aceh region.(image)

Remains of Pakistan plane crash victims sent to Islamabad

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 07:11:48 +0000

The remains of the 47 passengers and crew who were killed when a Pakistan International Airlines flight crashed are being sent to Islamabad for identification, a hospital spokesman and the airline said.(image)

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Ex-football coach Jim McCafferty to face court on child sex charge

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 06:18:40 +0000

A former football coach and Celtic kit man charged with a child sex offence is to appear in court.(image)

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Two juveniles charged over Tennessee wildfires that killed 14

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 01:04:28 +0000

Authorities have charged two juveniles over an east Tennessee wildfire that killed 14 people and destroyed or damaged more than 1,700 buildings in a famous tourism spot at the foot of the Great Smoky Mountains.(image)

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