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Italy PM spokesman threatens vendetta if Treasury fails to find funds for welfare reform

Reuters - International - 20 min 46 sec ago
Italy's prime ministerial spokesman has warned that the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement in the coalition government will sack Treasury officials in a "mega-vendetta" unless they find the resources needed for welfare spending.
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Iran's Khamenei blames Gulf states for military parade attack

Reuters - International - 27 min 56 sec ago
Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei accused U.S.-backed Gulf Arab states of carrying out an attack on a military parade that killed 25 people, almost half of them members of the country's elite Revolutionary Guards.
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Two car bombs explode in Somali capital, two injured

Reuters - International - 1 hour 21 min ago
Two car bombs exploded in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Saturday, injuring two people, an emergency worker and a police officer said.
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Iran's Khamenei says attack on military parade is linked to U.S. allies

Reuters - International - 1 hour 22 min ago
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Saturday that an attack on a military parade in southwestern Iran was linked to the United States' "allies in the region" and ordered security forces to bring the perpetrators to justice.
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Thousands march in Warsaw demanding higher public sector pay

Reuters - International - 1 hour 30 min ago
Thousands of protesters marched through the Polish capital on Saturday demanding higher public sector pay, piling pressure on the Law and Justice (PiS) government ahead of a municipal election in October.
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Italy acquits Tunisian 'migrant smugglers'

BBC News - Europe - 2 hours 6 min ago
Italy arrested the six fishermen at sea earlier this month on suspicion of smuggling migrants.
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Use lesson of oppression to promote tolerance, Pope urges Lithuania

Reuters - International - 2 hours 14 min ago
Pope Francis said at the start of a four-day trip to the Baltics on Saturday that Lithuania should see its painful past under Soviet and Nazi domination as an impetus to promote tolerance in Europe.
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U.S. military says U.S. airstrike kills an estimated 18 Somali militants

Reuters - International - 2 hours 17 min ago
U.S. forces acting in self defense called in an airstrike on al Shabaab militants in the southern Somalia province of Lower Juba, killing an estimated 18 Islamist extremists, U.S. Africa Command said on Saturday.
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Hong Kong express rail link launches amid controversy

BBC News - South Asia - 2 hours 18 min ago
It cuts the journey time to mainland China - but Chinese police will be allowed to operate in Hong Kong.
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Russia throws doubt on joint lunar space station with U.S.: RIA

Reuters - International - 2 hours 32 min ago
Moscow may abandon a project to build a space station in lunar orbit in partnership with U.S. space agency NASA because it does not want a "second fiddle role," a Russian official said on Saturday.
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Iran's Revolutionary Guards: custodians of clerical rule

Reuters - International - 2 hours 44 min ago
Gunmen fired on a military parade in southwestern Iran on Saturday, killing 25 people, almost half of them members of the Revolutionary Guards, state media reported, in one of the worst attacks ever on the elite force.
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German coalition's future at stake as parties again try to resolve spymaster affair

Reuters - International - 3 hours 1 min ago
The fate of Chancellor Angela Merkel's unwieldy six-month-old government is hanging in the balance as the three coalition parties seek again this weekend to resolve their dispute over Germany's scandal-tainted spymaster.
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Boat carrying Syrian refugees sinks off Lebanon, boy dies

Reuters - International - 3 hours 9 min ago
A boat with 39 Syrian refugees aboard sank off the coast of Lebanon as it sailed illegally for Cyprus on Saturday and most were rescued by the Lebanese army but a five-year-old boy drowned, security sources said.
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China Catholic bishops: Historic deal with Vatican reached

BBC News - South Asia - 3 hours 20 min ago
Seven state-appointed bishops are recognised by the Vatican as part of a historic accord with China.
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China Catholic bishops: Historic deal with Vatican reached

BBC News - Europe - 3 hours 20 min ago
Seven state-appointed bishops are recognised by the Vatican as part of a historic accord with China.
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Survivor pulled from capsized Tanzanian ferry as death toll reaches 207

Reuters - International - 3 hours 23 min ago
Divers on Saturday rescued a man from the wreck of an overcrowded Tanzanian ferry that capsized on Lake Victoria on Thursday, killing at least 207 people.
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Gunmen kill 25, including 12 Revolutionary Guards, in attack on Iran military parade

Reuters - International - 3 hours 26 min ago
Gunmen fired on a military parade in southwestern Iran on Saturday, killing 25 people, almost half of them members of the Revolutionary Guards, state news agencies reported, in one of the worst attacks ever on the elite force.
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Iran's Rouhani orders security forces to identify parade attackers: ISNA

Reuters - International - 3 hours 52 min ago
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani ordered the country's security forces to identify those reponsible for an attack on Saturday on a military parade, the semi-official ISNA news agency said.
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Vatican, China sign landmark accord on appointing bishops

Reuters - International - 3 hours 55 min ago
The Vatican on Saturday signed a landmark agreement giving it a long-desired say in the appointment of bishops in China, though critics labeled the deal a sellout to the Communist government.
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Italy PM spokesman warns Treasury officials to find welfare funds or face sack

Reuters - International - 3 hours 56 min ago
Italy's prime ministerial spokesman has warned that the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement will sack Treasury officials in a "mega-vendetta" if they fail to find the resources needed for welfare spending.
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