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irish bishop: Church must renew pro-life stance after referendum - 05/27/2018

London - By Bill Smith- Ireland's Catholic Church must revitalise its pro-life stance after the country voted in favour of relaxing its abortion law, a leading bishop said Sunday. "The Irish...

Moses Farrow defends adoptive dad Woody Allen in sex abuse claims row - 05/26/2018

San Francisco - Moses Farrow, the adopted son of Woody Allen and actress Mia Farrow, has defended the 82-year-old veteran film director against his sister Dylan Farrow's accusations of childhood...

Prominent guests and protesters alike mark Karl Marx's 200th birthday - 05/05/2018

Trier, Germany - By Birgit Reichert, - With the reading aloud of a birth certificate, festivities in the German city of Trier began Saturday for the 200th birthday of its controversial native, father...

Aussie bobsledder sells swimwear to get to Pyeongchang - 02/23/2018

Hardluck bobsleigh stories are a dime a dozen in Pyeongchang, but one member of Australia's four-man team has developed a unique way to fund his way to the Olympics.   Pyeongchang, South Korea...

True perpetrators' in Kim's murder in Malaysia at large, lawyer says - 02/13/2018

Kuala Lumpur - One year after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's half-brother was murdered in Malaysia, a defence lawyer for one of the accused said justice will remain elusive as long as the four...

Migration takes spotlight in Italy election after far-right shootings - 02/05/2018

After a xenophobic attack on Africans, Berlusconi and his right-wing allies say migration is a ticking "social bomb" that needs to be defused with mass expulsions. The proposal might help them win...

Education key in fight against terrorism, Macron tells Senegal summit - 02/02/2018

Dakar – French President Emmanuel Macron stressed the importance of education in the fight against terrorism during a visit to Senegal on Friday, describing it as "a necessity of our times." Speaking...

German beer sales hit record low as exports fall - 02/01/2018

Frankfurt - German breweries were hit hard by falling exports last year, leading to a record low in sales, the federal statistics agency reported on Thursday.   Total beer sales dropped by 2.5...

Turkey: US should drop case against Iran sanctions suspect - 11/27/2017

Istanbul – The US case against Reza Zarrab, an Iranian-Turkish businessman, on charges of violating sanctions on Iran, should be "dropped or ended," a Turkish government spokesman said.   Deputy...

Support for Australia gay marriage leading ballot, opinion poll finds - 11/07/2017

Sydney - Support for same-sex marriage in Australia is in the lead, according to an opinion poll released on Tuesday, as the national postal survey deadline looms.   Australia is currently...
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