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Italy arrests 7 in migrant-smuggling ring

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Italy arrests 7 in migrant-smuggling ring


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Desmantelan red que vendía gasóleo para barcos en gasolineras europeas

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Putin accuses US of failing nuclear, chemical weapons treaties obligations

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Putin accuses US of failing nuclear, chemical weapons treaties obligations


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Special guests discuss Brexit as EU summit gets underway

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  • Italy arrests 7 in migrant-smuggling ring
    Italy arrests 7 in migrant-smuggling ring

    , channelnewsasia.com

    ROME: Italian police said Thursday (Oct 19) that they had arrested seven people while breaking up a ring of smugglers who were ferrying migrants from Greece and Albania to Italy. A criminal gang, with a known history of smuggling black-market cigarettes in the southern port city of Brindisi, was using its network to ferry over the migrants, mainly from Syria but also Iraq and Somalia
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Politics & Government

  • Putin accuses US of failing nuclear, chemical weapons treaties obligations
    Putin accuses US of failing nuclear, chemical weapons treaties obligations

    , jpost.com

    SOCHI - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday accused Washington of not fulfilling its obligations under nuclear and chemical weapons treaties. Putin said that despite calls to cooperate on global issues, the United States had demonstrated a "selfishness" that had seen Russia's national interests ignored in the nuclear sphere.
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Sports

Business

  • Nestle launches GIANT tubes of orange Smarties and the internet can't cope
    Nestle launches GIANT tubes of orange Smarties and the internet can't cope

    , manchestereveningnews.co.uk

    Nestle has launched giant tubes of orange only Smarties after massive demand from sweet-toothed customers. The chocolate maker reckons it's been getting 500 requests a day to produce tubes containing just the orange ones - the only Smartie which has its own flavour due to the orange oil added. The Smarties come in the 'giant' 150g packs, rather than the regular 38g, and are only being sold at Asda, costing £1
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Family & Parenting

  • Royal Marine's wife poured kettle of boiling water over husband's new partner, court told
    Royal Marine's wife poured kettle of boiling water over husband's new partner, court told

    , independent.co.uk

    A woman poured a kettle of boiling water of her husband's new partner after discovering their affair, a court was told. Monika Fourie said she was going to make a cup of tea after walking in on Hannah Stokes sitting with estranged husband Wouter in the sitting room of the marital home, the jury heard. The 34-year-old then allegedly threw the scalding water over Ms Stokes' head, neck and chest, according to The Ms Stokes suffered severe burns and a perforated eardrum in the attack, the jury was told
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Society & Culture

  • French cinema icon Danielle Darrieux dies at 100 years
    French cinema icon Danielle Darrieux dies at 100 years

    , france24.com

    Danielle Darrieux, a prolific French actress whose movie and theater career spanned eight decades, has died. She was 100. One of France’s best-loved actresses, Darrieux appeared in dozens of plays and more than 100 films during her long career. Generations of French moviegoers watched her mature from a precocious, fresh-faced teen into a radiant nonagenarian starring in films into her 90s
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Entertainment & Arts

  • Paradise Works is home to emerging and established contemporary artists
    Paradise Works is home to emerging and established contemporary artists

    , manchestereveningnews.co.uk

    A pair of local artists have launched a new studio in Salford following demand for more creative space. Paradise Works is already home to 30 emerging and established contemporary artists since it opened only seven months ago. The venue, which has been supported by Arts Council England and Tom Bloxham, chairman of regeneration company Urban Splash, has been spearheaded by local artists Hilary Jack and Lucy Harvey
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Life & Style

  • Mum 'kept secret rape diary using red dots every time her HIV-positive husband attacked her over nine years'
    Mum 'kept secret rape diary using red dots every time her HIV-positive husband attacked her over nine years'

    , mirror.co.uk

    A mum kept a secret rape diary using colours and initials to record her HIV-positive husband's attacks over nine years, a court heard. The woman used red letters such as "CR" to remind her she was dragged from her children's room and raped. She also wrote down when he swore at her, called her names and made threats, with words such as "sofa" used to identify locations of the attacks, a jury heard
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Law & Crime

  • Macedonian nationals arrested in Greece over wiretap scandal: police source
    Macedonian nationals arrested in Greece over wiretap scandal: police source

    , channelnewsasia.com

    ATHENS: Two Macedonian nationals wanted by Interpol have been arrested in Greece over their alleged involvement in a wiretap scandal that brought down Macedonia's government, a police official said on Thursday. Two years of political turmoil were triggered in 2015 after opposition parties accused then prime minister Nikola Gruevski and his counter-intelligence chief of orchestrating the wiretapping of more than 20,000 people
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Science & Nature

  • Planets and moons are now part of Google Maps — here are 6 incredible worlds you must explore
    Planets and moons are now part of Google Maps — here are 6 incredible worlds you must explore

    , independent.co.uk

    A few years ago, Google gave people the ability to freely explore objects in space — but that experience was mostly locked up in Google Earth, the company's 3D-mapping software. This week, however, the company announced that far-out destinations can now be summoned directly in web browsers through a new feature of Google Maps called "Planets." Fortunately the name is a misnomer, since there are also moons, dwarf planets, and even the International Space Station
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    Categories: Science & Nature |  Media & Information | 
    Tags: Astronomy |  Solar System |  Planets |  Moon |  Maps |  Google Maps | 
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Motoring

  • Voiture. Nissan suspend la production de ses usines au Japon
    Voiture. Nissan suspend la production de ses usines au Japon

    , ouest-france.fr

    Au Japon, les usines de la marque automobile Nissan sont à l’arrêt. Une décision de l’entreprise empêtrée dans un scandale après avoir fait appel à des inspecteurs non agréés pour effectuer des vérifications dans trois de ses sites. Ce midi, Renault, le partenaire de Nissan, perdait 2,68 % en bourse. Nissan a annoncé, ce jeudi, la suspension de la production de tous ses véhicules dans ses usines au Japon
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