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Raqqa: Battle 'over' in Islamic State's Syrian capital



News October 17, 2017


Clearing operations were continuing to flush out the remaining fighters and locate landmines and booby traps.Dozens of fighters were making a last stand in the city's stadium - also being used as its weapons' store - and some may ...

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Catalan David vs Madrid Goliath: Why Carles Puigdemont could be playing for time



News October 17, 2017


Why not?As many have asked in recent days, what is the point of a referendum (even if it is declared illegal) if you don't follow through on the results it produces?That's a fair point and one that makes many curious about Carles ...

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'Appalling' Anne Frank costume pulled by US Halloween fancy dress retailer



News October 17, 2017


HalloweenCostumes.com marketed the outfit - a blue dress, complete with a beret and satchel - on its website as a "historical Anne Frank costume for girls".Anne Frank, a young Jewish girl who had to go into hiding during the Secon...

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Car bomb kills renowned investigative journalist in Malta



UK, EAST MEETS WEST, News October 17, 2017


Daphne Caruana Galizia, who was renowned for exposing corruption in Maltese politics, died when a bomb exploded in her car as she drove away from her home in Mosta.Ms Caruana Galizia's son wrote on Facebook that he discovered his ...

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Pilot killed after F-18 jet crashes during take-off from air base near Madrid



News October 17, 2017


Television pictures showed a large black plume of smoke rising from the Torrejon de Ardoz base, 12 miles east of the Spanish capital.It happened just after 11am local time.It is the second time a military plane has come down in Sp...

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