Thousands of migrants abandon legal crossing in bid to reach the United StatesAbout 2,000 Central Americans trying to reach the US in a “migrant caravan” have swam or rafted across a river separating Guatemala from Mexico, defying Mexican efforts to stop them at the border.The refugees, who said they gave up trying to enter Mexico legally because the asylum application process was too slow, gathered on Saturday at a park in the border city of [...]
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An estimated 700,000 people took to the streets in support of the European Union on Saturday. [...]
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At least 160 people injured after Puyuma express service came off tracks on a bendEighteen people have been killed and at least 160 injured in Taiwan after an express train derailed on a popular weekend route, officials said.The Puyuma service was carrying more than 366 passengers from a suburb of Taipei toward Taitung, a city on Taiwan's south-east coast, when it came off the tracks at a curve at about 4.50pm local time. Continue reading... [...]
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This narrative is the latest Saudi account that has changed multiple times. [...]
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Some years ago an investor I met at a TechCrunch event invited me out for a coffee. This happens a lot; as a weekly columnist here I am deemed an official Media Influencer, and people in turn want to influence me, until they realize I'm just going to ignore them and write about whatever weird idea comes into my head instead. I accepted this invitation, though, because this guy's job was unusually interesting, in a [...]
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Deputy foreign minister insists Moscow has strictly observed missile treaty signed in 1987Russia's deputy foreign minister has warned Donald Trump that he would be taking a “very dangerous step” if he carried out his plan to ditch a cold war-era nuclear weapons treaty with Russia.Sergei Ryabkov told the US president he was risking international condemnation in a bid for “total supremacy” in the military sphere. Continue reading... [...]
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The decision to re-form the migrant caravan capped a day in which Mexican authorities again refused mass entry to migrants [...]
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Mayoral candidate says push for independence has left Catalonia looking inward Manuel Valls has warned that the Catalan independence movement's “failed” attempts to bring about a sovereign republic have left the region frustrated and divided, hindering efforts to develop Barcelona as “a great European capital”.The former French prime minister, who is hoping to become Barcelona's mayor in next year's municipal elections, said the push for independence had caused deep divisions and left Catalonia looking inwards [...]
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• Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia linked with £4bn takeover bid• United's owners not even interested in selling stake in clubManchester United's owners, the Glazer family, have no immediate intentions to sell the club, or even a stake in it.Rumours first began to circulate around a week ago that the Glazers, United's owners since 2005, were considering a takeover bid from Mohammed bin Salman, the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, with reports on Saturday suggesting [...]
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As owner retires, nephew says cafe cannot compete with West End restaurant chains Gaby's Deli, a landmark Jewish cafe serving salt beef and falafel in the heart of London's theatreland for more than half a century, is to close at the end of this month, seven years after leading performers and writers campaigned to save the site from redevelopment.The deli's proprietor, Gaby Elyahou, an 82-year-old Iraqi Jew, is to retire and his nephew, Menachem Kojman, [...]
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