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Search for missing Thai boys intensifies with international support - 07/01/2018

Chiang Rai, Thailand - A search operation for a youth football team believed to be trapped in a cave in northern Thailand for more than a week intensified Sunday with the arrival of international...

Vatican: Young gay people want us to pay more attention to them - 06/19/2018

Vatican City (dpa) - Young lesbian, gay, bisexual and transexual (LGBT) people would like the Catholic Church to be more attentive to their needs, a Vatican document acknowledged on Tuesday.  ...

Spain's first woman-majority cabinet takes oath of office - 06/07/2018

Madrid - The 17 ministers of Spain's new government were sworn in by King Felipe VI on Thursday, five days after Pedro Sanchez took office as the country's new prime minister.   For the first...

Death toll in Guatemalan volcano eruption climbs to 25 - 06/04/2018

Guatemala City - By Amafredo Castellanos - At least 25 people were killed and 300 injured Sunday after a volcano erupted in Guatemala, spewing ash and lava over the surrounding area, the disaster...

Cardinal Pell pleading not guilty after committed to stand trial - 05/01/2018

Melbourne - By Subel Bhandari, - Australian Cardinal George Pell has pleaded not guilty to several historical sexual offence charges involving multiple complainants after a judge in Melbourne Tuesday...

Scientists find healthy Tasmanian Devils, giving hope to save species - 04/29/2018

Sydney - A group of healthy Tasmanian Devils have been found in a remote part of the Australian island-state of Tasmania, reigniting hope to save the endangered species from going extinct.  The...

Russians protest after devastating mall fire amid rumoured cover-up - 03/27/2018

Moscow - Hundreds of people in a major Siberian city took to the streets in protest on Tuesday amid rumours that authorities under-reported the death toll from a devastating blaze at a popular...

Probe advances as French cop hailed as hero in supermarket siege dies - 03/26/2018

PARIS, Sebastian Kunigkeit (dpa) - A policeman who volunteered himself as a hostage in exchange for a civilian during the siege of supermarket in southern France died of his injuries, the president...

Nigerian minister says 101 girls abducted by Boko Haram are free - 03/21/2018

NAIROBI, dpa correspondents (dpa)- A Nigerian minister said Wednesday that 101 of the 110 schoolgirls abducted by Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram in the north-eastern town of Dapchi last month...

Families of missing MH370 passengers mark 4 years since disappearance - 03/03/2018

 Kuala Lumpur (dpa) - The families of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 passengers and crew held a remembrance event in Kuala Lumpur on Saturday, less than a week before the March...
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