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Votes could persuade Merkel to change course on refugees

Posted by on 24/02/2016
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Greece hits out at Balkans over move to halt migrants – Athens bussing hundreds of refugees from north border

Posted by on 23/02/2016
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Britain sets June date for historic EU referendum

Posted by on 20/02/2016
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US air strike on Libya killed abducted Serbs – Belgrade to send protest note to Washington

Posted by on 20/02/2016
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Battle to nail down ‘Brexit’ deal drags into second day – ‘Still no deal’ as EU summit runs overtime

Posted by on 19/02/2016
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Battle to nail down ‘Brexit’ deal drags into second day – ‘Still no deal’ as EU summit runs overtime

Battle to nail down ‘Brexit’ deal drags into second day – ‘Still no deal’ as EU summit runs overtime

BRUSSELS: Prime Minister David Cameron admitted there was “still no deal” yesterday as he headed into a second day of talks after all-night negotiations failed to deliver an agreement to stop Britain crashing out of the EU. A string of European leaders have dug their heels in over Cameron’s demands, which include reducing welfare payments […]

Pope vs Trump: Not Christian to only build border walls

Posted by on 19/02/2016
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Pope vs Trump: Not Christian to only build border walls

Pope vs Trump: Not Christian to only build border walls

VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis has questioned Donald Trump’s Christian faith over his vow to build a border wall to keep out immigrants, sparking a backlash from the Republican presidential candidate. “Anyone, whoever he is, who only wants to build walls and not bridges is not a Christian,” the pontiff told journalists Thursday during his return […]

Dozens of Iraqi migrants return home from Europe Iraq to shrink paramilitary forces

Posted by on 18/02/2016
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Hungary charges Syrian with ‘terrorism’ after border riot – First case of its kind under tough new laws

Posted by on 18/02/2016
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Austria sets asylum limit as E Europe hikes pressure – Merkel urges common stance on migrant issue

Posted by on 18/02/2016
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Indian child activists slam Vatican for revoking ban

Posted by on 17/02/2016
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Indian child activists slam Vatican for revoking ban

Indian child activists slam Vatican for revoking ban

NEW DELHI: Children’s activists in India yesterday criticized the Vatican for revoking the suspension of a Catholic priest who was convicted by a US court of sexually abusing a minor. Indian priest Joseph Palanivel Jeyapaul, 61, was suspended by his local diocese in India five years ago after being accused of sexually abusing two girls […]

John Paul II ‘intimate letters’ report a ‘Valentine’s joke’

Posted by on 16/02/2016
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BBC: Pope John Paul II had intense friendship with married woman

Posted by on 15/02/2016
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BBC: Pope John Paul II had intense friendship with married woman

BBC: Pope John Paul II had intense friendship with married woman

LONDON: Pope John Paul II had a close relationship with a married woman which lasted over 30 years, according to letters which feature in a documentary being shown by the BBC yesterday. While the documentary does not claim he broke his vow of celibacy with Polish-born philosopher and writer Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka, the tone of some […]