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Greek civil protection chief resigns over deadly wildfire

The head of Greece’s civil protection department resigned on Monday, a day after the government replaced the chiefs of its police force and fire brigade after a public outcry over a wildfire that killed more than 90 people on July 23, Reuters...
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Venezuela’s Maduro says foes used explosive drones to try to kill him

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said he survived an assassination attempt involving explosive drones on Saturday thanks to God, the people and the country’s armed forces, and he blamed Colombia and the United States for what he called...
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Dacic: There’s no better time to solve Kosovo problem

The situation is currently such that we have a good opportunity to solve the issue of Kosovo and Metohija with a compromise, says Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic, Tanjug reports. Dacic also pointed pointed out that he “does not know...
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Mikis Theodorakis suffers major heart attack

Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis is out of immediate danger at an Athens hospital after having suffered a major heart attack. Sources told Athens Macedonian News Agency that Theodorakis, 93, was rushed to the hospital on Friday after feeling...
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Message led to discovery of 11 kids in New Mexico compound

The 11 children were so famished, the sheriff said, they “looked like third-world country refugees,” CNN reported. But they weren’t found in an underdeveloped country. They were discovered in a remote New Mexico compound...
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Up to 20 feared dead in Swiss Alps plane crash

Up to 20 people are feared dead after a small plane crashed in the Swiss Alps, Reuters reported on Sunday. Authorities have provided few details about those on board JU-Air’s plane which crashed on the west side of the Piz Segnas mountain...
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Greek minister resigns in wake of wildfires that killed 88 people

Greece’s civil protection minister has resigned over the government’s response to the wildfires last month that killed 88 people, according to the office of the prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, The Guardian reports. Tsipras was under pressure...
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Bermuda Triangle mystery solved – monster waves to blame for disappearances (VIDEO)

Scientists believe they’ve solved the mystery of the Bermuda Triangle ― and it’s not UFOs or sea monsters, Huffington Post reported. It’s another kind of monster: monster waves. The Bermuda Triangle, also known as the Devil’s Triangle,...
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Zimbabwe election: Emmerson Mnangagwa declared winner in disputed poll

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has won Zimbabwe’s presidential election, according to the electoral commission, BBC reports. With all 10 provinces declared, Mr Mnangagwa won 50.8% of votes, compared to 44.3% for opposition leader Nelson...
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Dodik: ‘Should Kosovo enter the UN, the RS will ask for the same’

Ако Косово биде поздравено како земја-членка на Обединетите нации и другите меѓународни институции, владата на Република Српска (РС),...