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Greek authorities suspect arson in Athens hotel fire

Authorities in Greece say arson is suspected to have been the cause of a fire at a luxury hotel in Athens that left three people hospitalized and had the fire department scrambling to evacuate guests and staff

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Greece expels Libyan ambassador in dispute with Turkey

Greece has ordered the expulsion of the Libyan ambassador

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Dutch judge orders Nigerian piracy suspect held for 2 weeks

Prosecutors say a Nigerian  man suspected of hijacking a freight ship has been handed over to Dutch authorities and ordered jailed for two weeks while investigations continue

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Lebanese PM asks friendly nations for credit amid crisis

Lebanon's outgoing prime minister has called on several Arab and world leaders to help his country's embattled economy

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Deadly explosion in Slovakia; building at risk of collapse

Officials say a gas explosion in an apartment block in Slovakia has killed at least five people and others are trapped on the roof of the building as it burns

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Germany: Merkel's partners give coalition 'realistic chance'

One of the new leaders of Germany's junior governing party says it is giving Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition a “realistic chance” of survival

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Demonstrators besiege Pakistan newspaper 2nd time in a week

Dozens of protesters have briefly besieged the office of a well-known independent newspaper in Islamabad, chanting slogans against the editor and staff and setting fire to copies of the paper before fleeing

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Abandoned baby giraffe befriended by dog in Africa dies

A South African animal orphanage says a baby giraffe that was befriended by a dog after it was abandoned in the wild has died

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Johnson under pressure ahead of final UK election TV debate

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is shrugging off accusations that he is avoiding tough questions about his character and record ahead of a televised election debate with opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn

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Toll rises to 63 in migrant boat capsizing off Mauritania

The death toll from a migrant boat capsizing off Mauritania has risen to 63 after the coast guard found five more bodies

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Victims of London Bridge attack discharged from hospital

A doctor says three people injured in the London Bridge attack have been sent home after receiving medical treatment

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OPEC, Russia agree to cut oil production an extra 500,000 barrels a day to support prices

OPEC, Russia agree to cut oil production an extra 500,000 barrels a day to support prices

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UK drops torture charges against ex-wife of Liberia's Taylor

A British judge has thrown out torture charges against the ex-wife of former Liberian President Charles Taylor

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Massive Polish coal mine sparks international dispute

Poland's massive Turow coal mine is causing trouble including pollution and water shortages for nearby communities

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Japanese doctor's family to bring body home from Afghanistan

The family of a 73-year-old Japanese physician killed earlier this week in a roadside shooting in eastern Afghanistan has arrived in Kabul to return Dr

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Germany's Merkel begins her first ever visit to Auschwitz

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has begun her first visit to the former Nazi Germany death camp of Auschwitz

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Bosnia to close makeshift migrant camp on Croatia's border

Bosnian officials say they will close a makeshift tent camp in northwestern Bosnia where hundreds of migrants remain stranded despite snow and freezing weather

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Hotel catches fire in Thai resort, 400 safely evacuated

Police in Thailand's popular seaside resort of Pattaya say about 400 guests and staff were safely evacuated from a hotel whose facade caught fire in the middle of the night

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6-story building collapses in Kenya’s capital, with people feared trapped in the rubble

6-story building collapses in Kenya’s capital, with people feared trapped in the rubble

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Indian police fatally shoot 4 suspects in gang-rape case

Indian police say officers have shot and killed four men suspected of raping and killing a woman in a case that sparked protests across the country

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