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Top HSBC manager ‘arrested in New York’
Июль 21, 2016
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Top HSBC manager ‘arrested in New York’

A senior HSBC executive has reportedly been arrested in New York for his alleged role in a conspiracy to rig international currency markets. Mark Johnson, HSBC's global head of foreign exchange cash trading in London, was arrested at John F. Kennedy International airport on Tuesday, according to media reports. It comes more...

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Brussels man surrounded in ‘bomb alert’
Июль 21, 2016
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Brussels man surrounded in ‘bomb alert’

Police in Brussels have surrounded a man who was behaving suspiciously and wearing "a long coat with protruding wires", Belgian media report. A large police operation is underway near Place de la Monnaie in the centre of the Belgian capital. The bomb squad is present. Shops nearby have been evacuated and several...

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German train stabbing: De Maiziere warns of lone attacks
Июль 20, 2016
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German train stabbing: De Maiziere warns of lone attacks

Germans should be prepared for further attacks carried out by small groups and radicalised "lone wolves", Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere has warned. Five people were wounded, two critically, by a 17-year-old who went on the rampage on a train in the southern state of Bavaria on Monday. The attacker, who arrived...

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Turkey coup attempt: Charges laid against 99 generals and admirals
Июль 20, 2016
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Turkey coup attempt: Charges laid against 99 generals and admirals

  Turkey has formally charged 99 generals and admirals in connection with the weekend's thwarted coup attempt — a significant chunk of the country's military top brass. President Erdogan is meeting with loyal commanders and his cabinet in Ankara. Authorities have banned all academics from travelling abroad,...

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Remainers raise £100k to prosecute Boris Johnson and other Leave politicians after Brexit
Июль 20, 2016
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Remainers raise £100k to prosecute Boris Johnson and other Leave politicians after Brexit

A CROWDFUNDING page that hopes to stop Brexit and prosecute Leave politicians including Boris Johnson has received more than £100,000. Dubbed Brexit Justice, the campaign hopes to find a judicial review to prevent Britain from launching Article 50 negotiations and leaving the European Union. The Remainers also intend to...

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Turkey coup attempt: Greek dilemma over soldiers who fled
Июль 20, 2016
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Turkey coup attempt: Greek dilemma over soldiers who fled

Early on Saturday morning, an airport in the Greek town of Alexandroupoli, close to the Turkish border, received a distress signal. It was from a Turkish military helicopter. On board were eight Turkish soldiers, fleeing their country, amidst the chaos of Friday night's failed coup. When they landed in Greece, they asked...

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Journalist Pavlo Sheremet dies in car blast in downtown Kyiv. PHOTOS
Июль 20, 2016
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Journalist Pavlo Sheremet dies in car blast in downtown Kyiv. PHOTOS

On Wednesday morning, prominent journalist Pavlo Sheremet died as the car he drove exploded a few dozen meters from his house. It happened at the corner of Bohdan Khmelnytskyi and Ivan Franko Streets in front of the McDonald's restaurant. This car belonged to Olena Prytula, the owner of Ukrainska Pravda, while she was not...

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Turkey coup: Crackdown toll passes 45,000
Июль 20, 2016
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Turkey coup: Crackdown toll passes 45,000

At least 45,000 people have been rounded up, sacked or suspended from their jobs by Turkey's government in the wake of last week's failed coup. The purge of those deemed less than loyal to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan widened on Tuesday to include teachers, university deans and the media. The government says they are...

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Pokemon Go: Bosnia players warned of minefields
Июль 20, 2016
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Pokemon Go: Bosnia players warned of minefields

Bosnians playing the hit mobile game Pokemon Go are being warned to avoid straying into areas still sown with landmines from the war in the 1990s. A Bosnian demining charity, Posavina bez mina, issued its warning after hearing reports of Pokemon Go users venturing into risky areas. Players use their smartphones to hunt for...

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Kazakhstan: Three police and civilian killed in Almaty gun attack
Июль 19, 2016
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Kazakhstan: Three police and civilian killed in Almaty gun attack

Gunmen have killed three policemen and a member of the public in Kazakhstan's commercial capital, Almaty, officials say. One attacker, 27, has been captured but an accomplice is still at large, the interior ministry said in a statement. The government has raised the terror threat level but not said who was behind the...

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India outrage after gang rape victim assaulted again ‘by same men’
Июль 18, 2016
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India outrage after gang rape victim assaulted again ‘by same men’

  There has been outrage in India after a student was allegedly gang-raped by five men who had also raped her three years ago. Police are yet to make any arrests although the 21-year-old was attacked last week in Rohtak town in the northern state of Haryana. She had been pursuing a case in court against the five men, when...

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Attack on Nice: French PM Valls booed at commemoration
Июль 18, 2016
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Attack on Nice: French PM Valls booed at commemoration

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has been booed as he attended a minute's silence in Nice, where an attacker in a lorry killed 84 people on Thursday. Hecklers shouted out "murderer" and "resign" at him before the minute's silence, held across the nation. Earlier, centre-right opposition leader...

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