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Solar plane completes epic round-the-world trip

Solar plane completes epic round-the-world trip Tue, 26 Jul, 2016

Solar Impulse 2 on Tuesday completed its historic round-the-world journey, becoming the first airplane to circle the globe powered only by the sun to promote renewable energy.
Nearly 3,000 dead in Mediterranean already this year: IOM

Nearly 3,000 dead in Mediterranean already this year: IOM Fri, 22 Jul, 2016

Nearly 3,000 migrants and refugees have perished in the Mediterranean Sea already this year while almost 250,000 have reached Europe, the International Organization for Migration said on Friday.
At least 20 dead in Italy train crash

At least 20 dead in Italy train crash Tue, 12 Jul, 2016

The death toll from a train crash in southern Italy has risen to 20, a regional official told reporters on Tuesday, adding that dozens of people were in hospital, some with serious injuries.
Poland wants emigrants in Britain to return, just not yet

Poland wants emigrants in Britain to return, just not yet Thu, 07 Jul, 2016

Poland's eurosceptic government has long said it would like Poles living in Britain to return home, but it is now promising to fight for their right to stay after the British vote to leave the European Union.
Four U.S. airports to open automated security lanes this fall

Four U.S. airports to open automated security lanes this fall Wed, 06 Jul, 2016

Four major U.S. airports plan to speed up security checks by automating the distribution of bins for travelers' carry-on bags, the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and American Airlines Group Inc said on Tuesday.
Paris bans old cars from streets in pollution crackdown

Paris bans old cars from streets in pollution crackdown Fri, 01 Jul, 2016

 Paris cracked down Friday on ageing polluting cars, with vehicles registered before 1997 no longer allowed on the streets from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm on weekdays.
At least 10 dead on migrant boat sinking off Italy

At least 10 dead on migrant boat sinking off Italy Thu, 30 Jun, 2016

At least 10 people died after an inflatable dinghy loaded with migrants began sinking in the Mediterranean on Thursday, the Italian coastguard said.
Ten killed, many wounded in suicide attack at Istanbul airport

Ten killed, many wounded in suicide attack at Istanbul airport Tue, 28 Jun, 2016

Two suicide bombers opened fire before blowing themselves up at the entrance to the main international airport in Istanbul on Tuesday, killing at least 10 people and wounding many more, Turkish officials and witnesses said.
Canada to lift visa for Mexican visitors

Canada to lift visa for Mexican visitors Tue, 28 Jun, 2016

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday that Canada will lift visa requirements for Mexican visitors as of December 2016, removing a major irritant in relations between the two countries.
Brexit vote sparks surge in Irish passport applications

Brexit vote sparks surge in Irish passport applications Mon, 27 Jun, 2016

Britain's vote to leave the European Union has triggered a surge in applications for Irish passports, which would allow their holders to remain EU citizens, officials said Monday.
5,000 migrants rescued in wave of Med crossings

5,000 migrants rescued in wave of Med crossings Thu, 23 Jun, 2016

Some 5,000 migrants were rescued from rubber dinghies in the Mediterranean on Thursday, the Italian coastguard said, averting another potential high seas disaster.
Solar plane lands in Spain after three-day Atlantic crossing

Solar plane lands in Spain after three-day Atlantic crossing Thu, 23 Jun, 2016

An airplane powered solely by the sun landed safely in Seville in Spain early on Thursday after an almost three-day flight across the Atlantic from New York in one of the longest legs of the first ever fuel-less flight around the world.
34 migrants, including 20 children, found dead in Niger desert

34 migrants, including 20 children, found dead in Niger desert Thu, 16 Jun, 2016

The bodies of 34 migrants, including 20 children, who were abandoned by people smugglers while trying to reach neighbouring Algeria were found in the Niger desert last week, authorities said.
Wreckage of EgyptAir plane found in Mediterranean

Wreckage of EgyptAir plane found in Mediterranean Thu, 16 Jun, 2016

Egypt found wreckage including seats and luggage Friday from the EgyptAir plane that crashed in the Mediterranean, as investigators tried to unravel the mystery of why it swerved and plummeted into the sea.
France bans alcohol near Euro 2016 venues after violence

France bans alcohol near Euro 2016 venues after violence Sun, 12 Jun, 2016

The French government Sunday announced a ban on alcohol near Euro 2016 venues and fan zones, after three days of drunken violence among fans in the southern city of Marseille.

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Is Lenin still In? The 100 years after the October Revolution

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