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The latest: The report: German Prime Minister adopts compromise

FILE – On Wednesday, March 21, 2018, the film image, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer left, speaking at a meeting in the German Federal Parliament, Bundestag, Berlin, Germany. at Associated Press 18 June at 5:51 BERLIN – The latest in Germany and the debate on migration (all times locally): 11: 40.00 German news agency dpa …

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Strong Japan earthquake kills 3 and Injures 150

TOKYO, June 18 (Reuters) – An earthquake of 6.1 shook Osaka, Japan's second largest metropolis, at the beginning of Monday, killed three people, stopped factory lines in an industrial area and blasted the water rays, government and officials said. No tsunami warning was issued. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said the authorities assessed injuries and their highest priority was the safety …

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Meghan Markle Dad made Prince Harry promise not to beat her

Thomas Markle talked with the host's "Good Morning Britain" about the royal wedding. @GMB / Twitter Meghan Markle's father, Thomas Markle, appeared in his first broadcast interview on Monday and told him how Prince Harry promised to never beat his daughter as a condition for securing his blessing for his marriage. In the interview with "Good Morning Britain" Markle also …

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Imprisoned Kurdish leader can hold key in Turkish elections

SILVAN, Turkey (Reuters) – The outcome of Turkey's elections on Sunday may be due to a prisoner's presidential election over voters more than 1200km (750 miles) away in the country's largely Kurdish southeast. A supporter of Turkey's largest pro-Kurdish People's Democratic Party (HDP) has a portrait of its imprisoned former leader and presidential candidate Selahattin Demirtas during a campaign event …

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Three dead as strong shakes shake Japan's Osaka

A powerful shake rocked Japan's second city, Osaka on Monday, killing three people, including a nine-year-old girl and injured shot by others, according to an official tally. TV shows showed buildings swaying and bursting pipes spotted water after the earthquake, which hit the height of rush hour in the city about two million people. However, there was no large-scale destruction …

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Damaged former Cambodian PM Ranariddh sent to Thai hospital

FILE – This Sunday, June 3, 2012, a photo photo, Cambodian Prince Norodom Ranariddh welcomes people before they vote in a local election at the Wat Than Temple in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Ranariddh, 74, has been seriously injured in a traffic accident that killed his wife and injured at least seven other people early Sunday. (Heng Sinith, File / Associated …

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US-led coalition hits Syrian army post, causing casualties

by Associated Press June 18 at 12:13 AM BEIRUT – Syrian states TV reports that the US-led coalition has struck a military position in the country's east, leaving several troops dead and wounded. The report early Monday says the airstrike occurred around midnight in the village of Al-Hari near the town of Boukamal. Syrian troops and their allies have been …

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Size 6.1 shake kills three stop factories in Japan's Osaka area

TOKYO (Reuters) – An earthquake of 6.1 shook Osaka, Japan's second largest metropolis, early on Monday morning, killed three people, stopped factory lines in a major industrial area and blasted water pipelines, state authorities and transmitters, NHK said. Water flows out of bursts on a road damaged by an earthquake in Takatsuki, Osaka Prefecture, Western Japan, in this photo taken …

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Vietnam arrested 8 people after economic zone law protests

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) – The Vietnamese police have seized eight people after protests a week ago over a proposed law on special economic zones protesting fear would fall into the hands of Chinese investors, state media reported Monday. The men from the southern central province of Binh Thuan were accused of interfering with public order, opposing officials and malicious state …

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Testing at lakes ends as a ship with migrants dock in Spain

VALENCIA, Spain – A helmet group's ships and two Italian military ships docked in the Spanish port of Valencia on Sunday, ending a week-long trial for hundreds of people rescued only from the Mediterranean to become farmers in a European political struggle. The Italian coastguard Dattilo was the first of the convoy boats carrying 630 immigrants to touch land and …

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