Wildfires rage near Jerusalem, prompting evacuations & suspicions of arson (VIDEOS)

Scores of Israeli firefighters have been deployed to tackle two major forest fires that broke out in the hills near Jerusalem on Wednesday. Hundreds of people were evacuated, with police investigating arson as the possible cause.

Wildfires rage near Jerusalem, prompting evacuations & suspicions of arson (VIDEOS)
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Wildfires rage near Jerusalem, prompting evacuations & suspicions of arson (VIDEOS)

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Chinese H5N8 avian influenza outbreak kills thousands of wild birds in Shaanxi province – agriculture ministry

Chinese H5N8 avian influenza outbreak kills thousands of wild birds in Shaanxi province – agriculture ministry
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A new outbreak of the highly pathogenic avian flu, H5N8, has hit China’s northern ...

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Prosecution of senior Vatican clerics needs Pope’s consent...which is not transparent, European financial watchdog says

Prosecution of senior Vatican clerics needs Pope’s consent...which is not transparent, European financial watchdog says
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The Council of Europe’s top financial watchdog has called on the Vatican to ensure ...

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Albanian parliament votes to impeach president, remove him from office for ‘violating constitution’ in election comments

Albanian parliament votes to impeach president, remove him from office for ‘violating constitution’ in election comments
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The president of Albania, Ilir Meta, has been impeached by lawmakers who want him ...

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Germany investigates 17 police commando unit officers over sharing of neo-Nazi content

Germany investigates 17 police commando unit officers over sharing of neo-Nazi content
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A group of German police officers attached to a commando unit are in hot ...

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Alleged Spanish con man, said to have spent years impersonating the powerful, gets jail time for forging ID

Alleged Spanish con man, said to have spent years impersonating the powerful, gets jail time for forging ID
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A Madrid court has ruled that Francisco Nicolas Gomez Iglesias must spend a year ...

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Doctors Without Borders warns of ‘life-threatening’ consequences after Myanmar junta demands group cease work

Doctors Without Borders warns of ‘life-threatening’ consequences after Myanmar junta demands group cease work
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Thousands of HIV and tuberculosis patients in southern Myanmar are facing serious health risks, ...

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Duterte says there’s ‘nobody deserving’ in line to be next Philippines president & dismisses rumors he’ll run as VP

Duterte says there’s ‘nobody deserving’ in line to be next Philippines president & dismisses rumors he’ll run as VP
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President Rodrigo Duterte has said he doesn’t see any “deserving” candidates in line to ...

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Iran ready to ‘revive’ its oil production within a month once US sanctions are lifted

Iran ready to ‘revive’ its oil production within a month once US sanctions are lifted
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Iran is ready to revive its crude production as soon as possible should US ...

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Man who slapped Macron is medieval LARP geek who lives with his mother – French media

Man who slapped Macron is medieval LARP geek who lives with his mother – French media
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Damien Tarel, the man accused of slapping French President Emmanuel Macron in the face, ...

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Chinese university forced to drop sexualized advert after being accused of objectifying women to entice freshmen

Chinese university forced to drop sexualized advert after being accused of objectifying women to entice freshmen
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Nanjing University (NJU) has come under fire after it launched an advertising campaign for ...

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Building collapses onto road in S Korea, hitting bus & leaving 9 dead, 8 injured (VIDEO)

Building collapses onto road in S Korea, hitting bus & leaving 9 dead, 8 injured (VIDEO)
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A five-story building which was being demolished has collapsed onto a main road and ...

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Peru’s left-wing Castillo claims victory in presidential run-off, condemns rival Fujimori for claims of fraud

Peru’s left-wing Castillo claims victory in presidential run-off, condemns rival Fujimori for claims of fraud
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Trade union leader Pedro Castillo has declared himself the victor in the Peruvian presidential ...

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81 arrested in Austria as part of global sting operation that saw FBI monitor chat app used by criminal gangs

81 arrested in Austria as part of global sting operation that saw FBI monitor chat app used by criminal gangs
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Dozens of organized crime suspects have been arrested in a series of raids across ...

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Pregnant women in Australia & New Zealand need not wait until after delivery to get Pfizer jab, updated vaccination advice says

Pregnant women in Australia & New Zealand need not wait until after delivery to get Pfizer jab, updated vaccination advice says
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Health experts in Australia and New Zealand have recommended offering the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine ...

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‘I’m a Filipino saying what needs to be said’: Pacquiao blasts Duterte on South China Sea after accusing president of going soft

‘I’m a Filipino saying what needs to be said’: Pacquiao blasts Duterte on South China Sea after accusing president of going soft
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Senator and former boxing star Manny Pacquiao has hit out at President Duterte for ...

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10 mine-clearing workers killed in Afghanistan, Taliban denies responsibility for attack

10 mine-clearing workers killed in Afghanistan, Taliban denies responsibility for attack
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Gunmen stormed a camp of a UK-based mine clearance group in Afghanistan, killing 10 ...

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Cryptocurrency world first as bitcoin becomes legal tender in El Salvador

Cryptocurrency world first as bitcoin becomes legal tender in El Salvador
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The Congress of El Salvador has formally approved the government’s ‘Bitcoin Law’ by a ...

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‘Paranoid delusion’: Beijing fumes as US Senate passes massive anti-China tech bill

‘Paranoid delusion’: Beijing fumes as US Senate passes massive anti-China tech bill
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Beijing has accused Washington of exhibiting “paranoid delusion” and “Cold War mentality,” after the ...

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China administers 800mn vaccines in fight against Covid-19 as cases spike in Guangzhou

China administers 800mn vaccines in fight against Covid-19 as cases spike in Guangzhou
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Beijing has administered over 800 million Covid-19 vaccines, more than double any other country ...

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‘Under-resourced & under-supported’: Tens of thousands of New Zealand nurses go on strike for better pay, safer work (VIDEOS)

‘Under-resourced & under-supported’: Tens of thousands of New Zealand nurses go on strike for better pay, safer work (VIDEOS)
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Tens of thousands of nurses have gone on an eight-hour strike across New Zealand, ...

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Explosions over Damascus: Syrian air defenses light up sky in response to ‘Israeli aggression’ – state media

Explosions over Damascus: Syrian air defenses light up sky in response to ‘Israeli aggression’ – state media
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Syrian air defenses have been activated against missiles allegedly launched from Lebanese airspace by ...

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Controversial Israeli ‘Flag March’ through Jerusalem gets green light from security council

Controversial Israeli ‘Flag March’ through Jerusalem gets green light from security council
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Israel’s top-level security council has signed off on the Flag March planned by right-wing ...

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French court charges Renault with deceit over ‘Dieselgate’ scandal, orders it to provide damages guarantees

French court charges Renault with deceit over ‘Dieselgate’ scandal, orders it to provide damages guarantees
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Car manufacturer Renault has confirmed that a French court has charged it with deceit, ...

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