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First of attacked Paris bars re-opens

First of attacked Paris bars re-opens Fri, 04 Dec, 2015

A Paris bar where five people were killed by jihadist gunmen in the attacks three weeks ago became the first to re-open Friday after what its manager called a "nightmare".
Facebook's Zuckerberg to give 99 percent of shares to charity

Facebook's Zuckerberg to give 99 percent of shares to charity Wed, 02 Dec, 2015

Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg announced Tuesday he is a dad and pledged to give away his fortune to make the world a "better place" for baby daughter Maxima and others.
Europe relies on 'queen' Merkel more than ever

Europe relies on 'queen' Merkel more than ever Thu, 19 Nov, 2015

Ten years after she took office, German Chancellor Angela Merkel stands alone as the leader of a European Union that is grappling with multiple crises, despite the fact she has been weakened domestically, analysts say.
Schools, museums, tourist sites closed in Paris after attacks

Schools, museums, tourist sites closed in Paris after attacks Sat, 14 Nov, 2015

Schools, markets, museums and major tourist sites in the Paris area were closed on Saturday and sporting fixtures were cancelled following the terror attacks on the French capital, local authorities said.
U2 cancel Paris concert after attacks

U2 cancel Paris concert after attacks Sat, 14 Nov, 2015

Irish rock band U2 canceled a Paris concert planned for Saturday following a series of attacks in the French capital which killed more than 120 people.
Kosovo fails in UNESCO membership bid

Kosovo fails in UNESCO membership bid Mon, 09 Nov, 2015

Kosovo on Monday failed in its bid to win membership of the UN cultural body UNESCO, which would have represented a leap forward in its bid for full international recognition.
Romania in mourning after Bucharest club blaze kills 27

Romania in mourning after Bucharest club blaze kills 27 Sat, 31 Oct, 2015

Romania was plunged into mourning on Saturday after 27 people were killed and nearly 200 injured when a fire ripped through an underground nightclub in Bucharest.
Guatemalan comedian wins presidency in landslide

Guatemalan comedian wins presidency in landslide Mon, 26 Oct, 2015

Jimmy Morales, a former TV comedian who has never held office, swept to power in Guatemala's presidential election on Sunday after milking public anger over a corruption scandal that deepened distrust of the country's political establishment.
Busan marks 20th anniversary with 100 best Asian film list

Busan marks 20th anniversary with 100 best Asian film list Sun, 04 Oct, 2015

A new list of the best Asian films of all time was published this week, as the region's increasingly vibrant cinema scene celebrated another bonanza in Busan.
Saudi prince facing sex assault charge in Los Angeles

Saudi prince facing sex assault charge in Los Angeles Sat, 26 Sep, 2015

A Saudi prince has been arrested in Los Angeles for allegedly trying to force a woman to perform oral sex on him at a Beverly Hills mansion.
Bride shortage in north India drives men to look far afield

Bride shortage in north India drives men to look far afield Fri, 11 Sep, 2015

When Sadhuram Berwal wanted to get married, his family went about it in the traditional Indian way, asking relatives, neighbors and local temple priests to suggest a young woman. But after an extensive search among women of his caste in his area, no suitable bride could be found.
Japan centenarian population hits record 60,000

Japan centenarian population hits record 60,000 Fri, 11 Sep, 2015

 The number of people aged 100 and above has hit 60,000 in Japan this year, as the country faces spiralling social and health expenses to look after its legions of retirees.
Hungarian far-right TV journalist fired after abusing Syrian migrants on camera

Hungarian far-right TV journalist fired after abusing Syrian migrants on camera Wed, 09 Sep, 2015

 A camerawoman for a private television channel in Hungary was fired late on Tuesday after videos of her kicking and tripping up migrants fleeing police, including a man carrying a child, spread in the media and on the internet.
Iran photographer to share prize money with Syria refugees

Iran photographer to share prize money with Syria refugees Sun, 06 Sep, 2015

Iranian photographer Newsha Tavakolian has said she will donate part of a 100,000-euro ($112,000) Dutch award to charity, including Syrian and Iraqi refugees.
Nepal's sexual minorities parade to demand rights

Nepal's sexual minorities parade to demand rights Sun, 30 Aug, 2015

Hundreds of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transvestites paraded through Nepal's capital Sunday to demand that rights for sexual minorities be included in the country's new constitution that is being finalized.
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