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  1. Top German spy loses job after clashing with MerkelTue, 18 Sep 2018 17:39:48 GMT
    The head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency is being replaced after clashing with Chancellor Angela Merkel over anti-migrant violence in the country. Ms Merkel's office released a short statement saying the head of Germany's BfV spy agency, Hans-Georg Maassen, will be moved to a new position within the Interior Ministry. More...
  2. Russia blames Israel for shooting down of plane off SyriaTue, 18 Sep 2018 13:05:22 GMT
    A Russian reconnaissance aircraft was brought down by a Syrian missile over the Mediterranean, killing all 15 people on board, the Russian defence ministry said. It blamed Israel for the crash, saying the plane was caught in the crossfire as four Israeli fighters attacked targets in north-western Syria. More...
  3. Inquests to open into deaths of British couple at Egyptian hotelTue, 18 Sep 2018 08:43:05 GMT
    Inquests are to open later on Tuesday into the deaths of a British couple at a hotel in Egypt on a Thomas Cook holiday. John and Susan Cooper, from Burnley, Lancashire, died on August 21 after becoming suddenly ill while staying at the Steigenberger Aqua Magic Hotel in the Red Sea resort of Hurghada. More...
  4. Kim, Moon start possibly most challenging Korean summit yetTue, 18 Sep 2018 04:14:49 GMT
    18, 2018. South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Monday that he ... . South Koreans salute during a rally to wish for the successful inter-Korean summit near the presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Sept. More...
  5. Israel to approve immigration for 1,000 Ethiopian JewsMon, 17 Sep 2018 23:59:45 GMT
    The Israeli government announced that it agreed to absorb 1,000 Ethiopian Jews - accepting just a fraction of the African country's 8,000 remaining Jews who want to move to Israel. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said a special committee had agreed to allow community members who already have children in Israel to immigrate. More...
  6. Hope fades in Philippines for dozens buried in landslidesMon, 17 Sep 2018 19:48:59 GMT
    Dozens of people believed buried in a landslide unleashed by Typhoon Mangkhut in the Philippines probably did not survive, a mayor said Monday, although rescuers kept digging through mud and debris covering a chapel where they had taken shelter. Of the 40 to 50 miners and their families believed inside the chapel, there is a "99 percent" chance that they all were killed, said Mayor Victorio Palangdan of Itogon, the Benguet province town that was among the hardest hit by the typhoon that struck Saturday. More...
  7. Leaders of Russia and Turkey meet to discuss Syrian situationMon, 17 Sep 2018 15:16:39 GMT
    The presidents of Russia and Turkey are meeting in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi in a bid to find a diplomatic resolution to the crisis around a rebel-held region in Syria. The province of Idlib in north-western Syria is the largest bastion of the opposition, and Turkey has been eager to prevent a potential government offensive there. More...
  8. Police investigate quad bike crash which left eight-year-old seriously injuredMon, 17 Sep 2018 10:44:18 GMT
    Police are appealing for information after a quad bike crash left a man and an eight-year-old girl seriously injured. The vehicle collided with a lamppost on a public footpath near Springfield Gardens, Irvine, North Ayrshire at around 5.30pm on Saturday. More...
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