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French president's aide seen in police helmet beating man

Thursday, 19 July 2018, 11:39 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

A security aide to French President Emmanuel Macron has been seen in a video wearing a police helmet and beating up a student protester. His punishment — a two-week suspension — has...

19 dead, 25 missing as migrant boat capsizes north of Cyprus

Thursday, 19 July 2018, 07:38 Last update: about 1 day ago

Nineteen people drowned when a boat loaded with as many as 150 people who were thought to be migrants capsized off the northern coast of Cyprus, a Turkish Cypriot official said Wednesday. Tolga...

Historians say Trump upends norms of presidential behaviour

Wednesday, 18 July 2018, 07:42 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

Plenty of U.S. presidents have created commotion in their travels abroad, but none as much as President Donald Trump. The president's tumultuous trip across Europe, historians say, smashed the...

Watch: Cyclist falls after trying to cross bridge while it rises

Wednesday, 18 July 2018, 07:35 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

Police say a bicyclist who weaved past the gates blocking access to a bridge over a river in eastern Wisconsin escaped serious injury after falling into the gap that was created when the bridge started...

Russia's post-summit view: Praise for Putin, pity for Trump

Tuesday, 17 July 2018, 16:59 Last update: about 3 days ago Associated Press

For Vladimir Putin, holding a summit with Donald Trump was a victory in itself. While the U.S. leader went home to widespread criticism after their Monday meeting, the Russian president came home...

Libyan coast guard rescues some 160 Europe-bound migrants

Tuesday, 17 July 2018, 11:34 Last update: about 3 days ago

Libya's coast guard says it has intercepted some 160 Europe-bound African migrants, including dozens of children and women, in the Mediterranean Sea near its shores. Spokesman Ayoub Gassim says a...

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