Sunday, 16 December 2018 | News today: 2

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Three dismembered bodies found on railway in northern Greece

Greek authorities say the dismembered bodies of three people, believed to be immigrants who were hit by a train overnight, have been found on rail tracks near the border with Turkey, Ekathimerini reported. Police say the human remains were...
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How Ireland beat Britain in the Brexit divorce battle

The Brexit deal marks a clear victory for Ireland — one no-one in Britain saw coming and one which has raised the Irish government’s standing at home and abroad. Ireland is tethered to Britain through a common history, enmeshed economies...
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May: Not possible to have second Brexit vote before UK leaves EU

Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday it was not possible to hold a second Brexit referendum before Britain leaves the EU on March 29 next year, meaning those pressing for such a vote would delay the UK departure or increase the possibility...
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Russia to deploy new S-400 missiles on Crimea

Russia will deploy new S-400 surface-to-air missile systems on the Crimean peninsula soon, the Interfax news agency cited the Russian defense ministry as saying on Wednesday. News of the deployment comes after Ukraine introduced martial law...
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Facebook was warned of alleged Russian meddling back in 2014

Facebook acknowledged on Tuesday that its engineers had flagged suspicious Russian activity as early as 2014—long before it became public—but did not confirm evidence of a coordinated campaign. The revelation came as the British Parliament...
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Gjosha: Rama’s statement for the unification of Albania with Kosovo is alarming

Socialist Movement for Integration (SMI) MP, Klajda Gjosha, called an alarm, the statements of Prime Minister, Edi Rama for the unification of Albania with Kosovo, during the joint meeting of Albania-Kosovo governments in Peje, Kosovo. Gjosha...
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UN report: Greenhouse gas emissions gap wider than ever

Global greenhouse gas emissions in 2030 could be between 13 billion and 15 billion tonnes more than the level needed to keep global warming within 2 degrees Celsius this century, a United Nations report estimated on Tuesday. The ninth annual...
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Dzhambazki caught trying to board a flight to Brussels with a gun

Bulgarian member of the European Parliament Angel Dzhambazki was caught attempting to board a flight from Sofia to Brussels while carrying a gun last week. Routine control showed that Dzhambazki is carrying a pistol with nine bullets, which...
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Trump floats idea of government-run global network to rival CNN International

President Donald Trump suggested that the government would launch a network to rival CNN International, as a way “to show the world the way we really are, great!” Trump broached the idea in an afternoon tweet that again attacked CNN, this...
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Soros foundation withdraws from Turkey after criticism from President Erdogan

The Open Society Foundation, led by billionaire political activist George Soros, announced it will close its operations in Turkey after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused it of supporting the 2013 Gezi park protests. Erdogan was speaking...