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The Russian Orthodox Church has effectively cut diplomatic relations with the Patriarchate of Constantinople, which has authority over the world's 300 million Orthodox Christians. It follows signs that Constantinople's Patriarch Bartholomew will recognise Ukraine's Church as independent from Moscow Patriarch,...
Gunmen dressed as traditional mariachi musicians have killed at least three people and wounded at least seven in Mexico City. The armed men opened fire at a road crossing on the edge of the Plaza Garibaldi, a major tourist attraction...
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has fired 20 people, including colonels and a general, over accusations of fraud and graft in purchases of military medical supplies, his spokesman said on Monday, the latest step in a sweeping battle on graft. Reining...
Turkey's central bank has said it is ready to take "all necessary measures" to ensure financial stability after the collapse of the lira. It has vowed to provide banks with "all the liquidity the banks need". The comments came after a...
Five people were left seriously hurt after the 30 metre-high (98ft) platform gave way at the O Marisquino festival in the northwestern city of Vigo. Many of those caught up in the collapse fell into the sea below. Two of those...
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A raging wildfire in northern California has killed two firefighters and forced tens of thousands of people to flee their homes. The fires in Shasta county are being sucked up by strong winds to form "fire tornados" that are uprooting...
Skywatchers around the world have witnessed the longest "blood moon" eclipse of the 21st Century. As it rose, during this total eclipse, Earth's natural satellite turned a striking shade of red or ruddy brown. The "totality" period, where light from the...
Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale refused to use the word "crisis" when describing the phenomenon of border crossers streaming into Canada during a committee appearance in Ottawa yesterday. However, internal emails obtained by CBC show U.S. officials saw things differently...
BEIJING — From his farm in northeastern China's Happiness Village, Rao Guihe admitted he knows little about President Donald Trump. But as of Friday, he had Trump to thank for an unexpected boost to his income after being thrust to...



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