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Thursday, November 26, 2015
Tunisia declares state of emergency after deadly bus blast
Tunisia's President Beji Caid Essebsi declared a nationwide state of emergency and a curfew in the capital after a bomb attack on a presidential guard bus killed at least 13 people on Tuesday.
The United Kingdom's Prince William honors Africa conservationists
Britain's Prince William on Tuesday honored three conservationists for their work in Africa, including the director of one of the continent's oldest national parks who survived a gun attack.
Brussels schools reopen,  threat alert still in place
After a four-day shutdown prompted by a threat alert across Brussels, schools are reopening their doors with the help of beefed up security, including police armed with machine guns.
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls on Tuesday urged the European Union to limit the number of migrants it allows into the bloc, following heightened security concerns after the Paris attacks.
Ukraine stops buying Russian gas, closes airspace
Tensions between Russia and Ukraine escalated further on Wednesday as Ukraine decided to stop buying Russian natural gas hoping to rely on supplies from other countries and closed its airspace to its eastern neighbor.
Britain's highest court rejects Malaysia massacre appeal
Britain's highest court on Wednesday rejected an appeal by relatives of 24 rubber plantation workers killed by British troops in Malaysia in 1948 for a public inquiry into the shootings.
Migrants build society in camp they call 'the jungle'
Outside, acrid smoke from wood fires stings the eye, the stench of uncollected garbage and neglected toilets assaults the nose, and an autumn wind chills the bone. But inside Mimi Amanuel's immaculate wood-framed shack, the nightmare life of Calais' migrant camp cannot overpower a woman's dreams.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Putin vows 'consequences' as Turkey downs Russian plane
NATO member Turkey on Tuesday shot down a Russian war plane on the Syrian border, an act President Vladimir Putin said would have "serious consequences" for ties between two key protagonists in the Syria war.
Portugal's president announced Tuesday he is inviting Socialist Party leader Antonio Costa to form a government backed by the Communist Party and radical Left Bloc, despite doubts over those parties' commitment to the economic goals of the eurozone.
Anti-Muslim hate crimes rose 300 percent in the UK in the week following the coordinated attacks in Paris, according to figures published on Monday.
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