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Thursday, February 11, 2016
Ireland deploying military-style checkpoints to suppress gang war
Ireland's police force deployed military-style road checkpoints Tuesday as the government announced toughened measures to try to prevent a gang war in Dublin from claiming more lives.
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Train crash in Germany kills at least nine, injures scores more
Two trains crashed head-on in southern Germany early Tuesday, leaving at least nine people dead and 150 injured, the German news agency dpa said. More than three hours after the crash, emergency services were still trying to reach people trapped in the wreckage.
Storm Imogen lashes Britain with wind, huge waves
A winter storm with hurricane-force winds and huge waves battered Britain's coastline Monday, cutting power to thousands and disrupting travel across the country.
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Slain Italian student in Egypt suffered 'inhuman' violence: Italy home minister
A second autopsy on the body of an Italian found slain in Egypt reveals that the doctoral student suffered "inhuman, animal-like" violence, Italy's home minister said Sunday as he pressed Egypt's president to fully cooperate with the criminal investigation.
Rough seas, winter, borders add to migrant woes
Rasul Orwani thought he had faced the worst after braving cold, rough seas in a rickety wooden boat to travel from Turkey to Greece, then came the Balkans.
Monday, February 8, 2016
Pope Francis' sex abuse advisory committee voted Saturday to sideline one of its members, a high-profile abuse survivor who had clashed with the commission over its mission.
The Strangelove Suite: UK nation sells nuclear bunker
It has no windows -- but offers unrestricted views of Armageddon.
Sunday, February 7, 2016
Gunmen disguised as police opened fire Friday on boxing fans at a Dublin hotel, killing one man and wounding two others in an attack that could reflect tensions within Ireland's criminal underworld.
Saturday, February 6, 2016
Pope, Russian Orthodox patriarch to meet
Pope Francis and the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba next week in a historic step to heal the 1,000-year-old schism that divided Christianity between East and West, both churches announced Friday.
Julian Assange claims vindication with UN panel ruling
A United Nations human rights panel has sided with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in his long-running battle with Swedish and British authorities, saying he should be freed immediately and compensated for the years he has lost.
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