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NEW YORK: Pop superstar Beyonce invited the mothers of slain African American men to the MTV Video Music Awards, where her politically charged “Formation” is up for the top prize. Beyonce, dressed angelically in a long glittery silver skirt topped by light blue wings and a staggering amount of jewelry,…

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BOGOTA: A historic midnight ceasefire is set to end a 52-year-old war between the Colombian state and FARC rebels. Hundreds of thousands of Colombians have died since 1964 as rebel armies and gangs battled in the jungles in what is considered Latin America’s last major civil armed conflict. The Revolutionary…

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PARIS: It would be “unconstitutional” for France to pass a law banning the burkini and such a move could cause irreparable harm, French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve warned in an interview published online late Sunday. Speaking to French daily La Croix, Cazeneuve reiterated the government’s opposition to legislating on the…

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AMATRICE, Italy: Pope Francis said Sunday he wanted to visit the quake-hit villages of central Italy, as survivors and rescue workers dug in for the long haul with colder weather approaching. Speaking to worshippers in St Peter’s Square in Rome, Francis said he wanted to visit those hit by Wednesday’s…

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BERLIN: The refusal of some EU countries to accept Muslim refugees is “unacceptable”, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday as Germany called for quotas to divide the influx throughout the bloc. “That’s not right at all that some countries say: ‘generally speaking, we don’t want to have Muslims in our countries’,”…

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MADRID: Spanish police said Saturday they had smashed a major ring allegedly providing Chinese nationals living illegally in the country with fake contracts as domestic staff so they could get residency permits. Police arrested 57 people across the country as part of the operation, including a Chinese couple suspected of…

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AN Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) reached a milestone in his career as a mechanical engineer when he built an electric vehicle. Adonis Lagangan’s Clima Mobility is the newest member of the Electric Vehicle Association of the Philippines (EVAP). The mechanical engineering graduate of the Mapua Institute of Technology said his…

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Granting President Rodrigo Duterte emergency powers to solve the traffic problems in Metro Manila should be the last resort of the government, former 1-UTAK party-list Rep. Vigor Mendoza 2nd said Saturday. “Emergency powers are not needed to decongest [traffic]. If we are to use emergency powers, we might as…

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OSLO: The Philippine government and Communist guerrillas on Friday signed an indefinite ceasefire deal to facilitate peace talks aimed at ending one of Asia’s longest-running insurgencies. “This is a historic and unprecedented event … (but) there is still a lot of work to be done ahead,” President Rodrigo Duterte’s peace…

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