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Hashim Thaci: Kosovo Rebel Who Switched Weapons For Politics

Kosovo’s ex-president Hashim Thaci, who was to appear before a war criminal offenses court in The Hague on Monday, is a former rebel leader called “Snake” who fought for Kosovo’s self-reliance and has actually dominated the young nation’s democracy since. For over 20 years Thaci has actually played a main role on Kosovo’s political scene, making his name during the …

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De Gaulle: France Marks Anniversary Of Wartime Colossus

Fifty years ago Charles de Gaulle, France’s biggest leader given that Napoleon, died suddenly in his chair at the simple home where he had actually retired to live the quiet life he had actually always yearned for. French President Emmanuel Macron will make the well-worn expedition to the northeastern village of Colombey-les-Deux-Eglises on Monday to commemorate the guy credited with …

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Ethiopia’s Tigray Dispute Threats Spreading Out South

The last time Ethiopian farmer Zeleke Alabachew saw combat was two decades earlier, when a border war caught neighbouring Eritrea and he joined a mangy militia that went to the front. Now Zeleke is preparing to fight an enemy closer to house: the ruling celebration of Ethiopia’s Tigray area, where Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed last week ordered a military campaign …

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From ‘Love’ To ‘Hooligan’: Biden Win To Change USNorth Korea Dynamic

Headline-grabbing summits in between the leaders of North Korea and the United States will be off the program for some time, analysts state, after United States president-elect Joe Biden characterised Kim Jong Un a “criminal”, in contrast to Donald Trump’s statements of love. Trump’s strange diplomatic engagement with Pyongyang diverted from shared insults and risks of war to “enjoy letters” …

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Nerves And Serves: International Table Tennis Back After 238 Days

Leading players said they were nervous and rusty, but fired up, as worldwide table tennis returned this week in China after an implemented eight-month break because of the coronavirus. The Women’s World Cup began on Sunday behind closed doors in the eastern seaside city of Weihai with 21 gamers from across the globe taking part over three days. It will …

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Taiwan Says Not Invited To WHO Meeting After Chinese ‘Obstruction’

Taiwan on Monday said Chinese “blockage” had prevented it from attending a crucial World Health Company conference concentrated on the coronavirus, implicating the international body of prioritising politics over health. The self-ruled island of 23 million has seen exceptional success in fighting the pandemic– with just seven deaths and less than 600 verified cases– as numerous parts of the world …

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Raising The Veil On A German Father’s Nazi Secret

Barbara Brix admired her daddy, a doctor who handed down his love of history and literature. Until she discovered years after his passing that he had actually been part of a Nazi death squad. ” I didn’t meet my dad until I was six years of ages. When he returned from the war, he had lost both his legs,” Brix, …

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SoftBank States Firsthalf Net Earnings Up 346.7% To $18 Bn

SoftBank Group stated Monday its first-half net profit soared 346.7 percent, sealing a strong healing after an enormous yearly loss, as tech stocks rally and the company sheds possessions to fortify its finances. Net profit for the six months to September concerned 1.88 trillion yen ($ 18 billion), up from 421.6 billion yen a year earlier, the Japanese corporation said. …

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Australian Media On Trial For Alleged Pell Gagorder Breach

Australia’s greatest news organisations and editorial staff members went on trial Monday on charges they breached a 2018 gag order on protection of Cardinal George Pell’s now-quashed sex criminal activities convictions. Several of Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp mastheads along with former Fairfax group papers, now owned by broadcaster 9, are among those who contest that they breached the court order. …

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Eta Makes Landfall In Florida Keys After Lashing Cuba

Hurricane Eta made landfall at the Florida Keys late Sunday and was set to bring hurricane conditions after slamming Cuba and earlier cutting a deadly course through Central America and southern Mexico. The United States National Hurricane Center cautioned that Eta was bringing “strong winds, heavy rains, and dangerous storm surge” over portions of southern Florida and the Florida Keys. …

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