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Germany: We expect Georgieva to become IMF head despite her age

This post was originally published on this siteBERLIN, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Germany is optimistic that Bulgaria’s Kristalina Georgieva will become the head of the International Monetary

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New Zealand Takes On a Long-Avoided Issue: Decriminalizing Abortion

This post was originally published on this siteWELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand’s government said on Monday that it would try to pass a law decriminalizing abortion, taking on an

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Whaley Bridge: How well was the dam maintained?

This post was originally published on this sitePhotographs showing weeds growing on Whaley Bridge’s dam have prompted some to question whether the spillway was maintained properly. One

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Gardai appeal for help to find missing Irish Times journalist Kate Holmquist as family ‘concerned for her welfare’

This post was originally published on this siteGARDAI are appealing for information on Irish Times journalist Kathryn (Kate) Holmquist last seen at her Sandycove home. The 62-year-old was last

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Moon Calls for ‘Peace Economy’ With N. Korea, Slams Japan

This post was originally published on this siteSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s president on Monday described the country’s escalating trade war with Japan as a wake-up

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Francisco to Strike Southern Japan Monday Night; Lekima Could Be a Typhoon Threat Late This Week

This post was originally published on this siteTropical Storm Francisco is expected to hit southern Japan early this week. Lekima could develop into a typhoon and impact Japan’s Ryukyu

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Kashmir tensions as India moves to scrap special status

This post was originally published on this siteIndia says it will revoke the part of its constitution that gives special status to Indian-controlled Kashmir. The announcement is likely to raise

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Kashmir in lockdown as India reveals plan to change state’s status

This post was originally published on this siteNew Delhi (CNN) Indian-controlled Kashmir was in lock down Monday, with tens of thousands of new troops deployed into what is already one of the

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Ancient Egypt: Incredible New Images Show Tomb of King Tutankhamun, the Golden Boy Pharoah

This post was originally published on this siteNew photos of the Ancient Egyptian tomb of King Tutankhamun have been released, showing his golden coffin in incredible detail at the start of a

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Child ‘thrown’ from Tate Modern in critical but stable condition

This post was originally published on this siteThe condition of a six-year-old boy allegedly thrown from a 10th-floor viewing platform at the Tate Modern, in London, has improved slightly but he

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