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Angela Merkel named Time magazine’s “Person of the Year”

-NRN/Reuters Time magazine named German Chancellor Angela Merkel its 2015 “Person of the Year” overnight, noting her resilience and leadership when faced with the refugee crisis and turmoil in the

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Pistorius found guilty of murder following appeal

South Africa’s “Blade Runner” Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, in an appeal court ruling that could see him sent back to prison for

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Ammunition and bombs found on shooting suspects in US

-NRN/Reuters Image: Reuters The couple accused of killing 14 people an injuring 21 others at a holiday party in Southern California had more than 6,000 rounds of ammunition and a

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British parliament approves airstrikes in Syria

British parliament has voted overwhelmingly in favour of taking part in airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Syria. The legislation has passed the House of Commons today, 397 votes to

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At least 14 killed in California mass shooting

Californian police have confirmed at least 14 people have been killed and another 14 wounded, following a mass shooting in the city of San Bernadino. Between one and three gunmen

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PM Turnbull promises action on climate change, Paris protests continue

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says he is willing to discuss boosting Australia’s climate change action, and possibly increase its emissions reduction targets, during United Nations talks in Paris. Nearly 200

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Russia to impose sanctions on Turkey over shooting down of warplane

Russia has confirmed it is preparing to impose economic sanctions against Turkey, after Turkish fighter jets shot down a Russian warplane near the Syrian border earlier this week. Turkey claims

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Turkey shoots down Russian warplane near Syrian border

Russian President Vladimir Putin says the shooting down of a Russian warplane by Turkish fighter jets will have serious consequences. The Russian plane was shot down over the Syrian border,

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Belgium charges terror suspect, security alert remains high

Belgian authorities have confirmed one person has been charged with involvement in the deadly Paris terror attacks, while 17 others have been released. 16 people were arrested across 19 raids

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Belgium maintains highest security alert for Brussels

Belgium has confirmed it will keep its highest threat level for the capital Brussels for another day, over fears of a serious and imminent terror attack. The city’s metro system