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Friday, November 27, 2015
Turkey has released audio recordings of what it says are the Turkish military's repeated warnings to the pilot of the Russian plane before it was shot down at the border with Syria -- audio that grows increasingly more agitated.
Russia said Thursday it would be looking to cut economic ties with Turkey and scrap investment projects in a matter of days in the aftermath of the Turkish downing of a Russian warplane.
Hollande heads to Russia to press anti-IS coalition
French President Francois Hollande will hold talks on Thursday with Russian leader Vladimir Putin as part of his diplomatic marathon to forge a broad coalition against Islamic State jihadists in the wake of the Paris attacks.
Christian-Muslim dialogue is 'essential': Pope
Pope Francis told Christian and Muslim leaders in Kenya on Thursday that they have little choice but to engage in dialogue to guard against the "barbarous" Islamic extremist attacks that have struck Kenya as he kicked off his first full day in Africa with a message of tolerance and peace.
Pre-fab shelters to house migrants in Germany
A retired engineer in Germany has come up with a solution to the shortage of appropriate housing for asylum seekers as winter draws near: pre-fabricated concrete houses that can be manufactured and erected in just a few days.
Holloway women's prison, which held suffragettes as well as notorious murderers and where the last woman to be executed in Britain was hanged, is to close down, UK Chancellor of the Exchequer (or finance minister) George Osborne said Wednesday.
It could take months to evaluate the extent of damage to a river left choked with mud when a dam burst at an iron ore mine, Brazil's environment minister said Wednesday.
Amid a growing political controversy, U.S. President Barack Obama's administration on Wednesday reminded state officials across the United States that individual states do not have legal authority to refuse to accept Syrian refugees.
Hungary said on Wednesday it will issue bonds denominated in yuan, a first for any central or eastern European country.
Tunisia will close its border with Libya after deadly bus bombing
Tunisia said Wednesday it is closing its border with Libya, a hotbed of Islamist unrest, a day after a deadly suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State (IS) group.
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