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Italian town of Salemi sells houses starting at €1

Monday  14:35,   26 october 2020

Sicily's Salemi is the latest depopulated town to offer up dilapidated properties for less than the cost of an espresso in a bid to attract new residents.And struggling Italian towns selling off abandoned homes at bargain prices in a bid to... >>>

Russia strikes kill 78 Turkey-backed rebels in Syria: monitor

Monday  14:35,   26 october 2020

Air strikes by Damascus regime ally Russia killed 78 Turkey-backed rebels in northwestern Syria on Monday, a monitor said, in the bloodiest surge in violence since a truce almost eight months ago. In early March, a truce brokered between Moscow and... >>>

Three-way Ethiopia dam talks to resume after Trump warning

Monday  14:31,   26 october 2020

Sudan said it will hold three-way talks Tuesday with Egypt and Ethiopia on a controversial Nile dam project that US President Donald Trump has warned could spark military action. Ethiopia at the weekend accused Trump of inciting "war" over the... >>>

War in Syria: Almost 60 people killed in Russian air raid

Monday  14:20,   26 october 2020

According to activists, at least 56 rebels allied with Turkey were killed in Russian air strikes in northwest Syria. Around 100 more were injured in the bombing of a military camp in Idlib province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights announced >>>

Malaysia PM’s Support Hangs in Balance as Biggest Party Meets

Monday  14:10,   26 october 2020

The biggest party in Malaysia’s ruling coalition is set to meet Monday night to discuss its support for Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin, potentially depriving the embattled premier of the majority he needs to lead the country. It comes just after... >>>

China 'to sanction' US firms over Taiwan arms sale

Monday  13:55,   26 october 2020

China said Monday it would impose sanctions on Lockheed Martin, a Boeing defence division and other US firms involved in arms sales to Taiwan, the self-governed island that Beijing views as its territory. China has sanctioned Lockheed for previous... >>>

Germany Warns Thai King of Consequences If He Breaks Local Law

Monday  13:55,   26 october 2020

If Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn breaks the law on German soil, there will be immediate consequences, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Monday. © Photographer: JACK TAYLOR/AFP Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkon. “We have not only been looking into >>>

Earthquake coming to Barça?

Monday  13:55,   26 october 2020

According to Sport, FC Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu could resign on Monday, two days after the Catalan club's defeat in the Clasico. © Supplied by Mercato 365 Reason 3 On Saturday, FC Barcelona were heckled by losing at home in the... >>>

Prince Azim of Brunei, Sultan of Brunei's son, dies aged 38

Monday  13:45,   26 october 2020

Prince Azim, the son of the Sultan of Brunei, has died aged 38, the country's government has confirmed.Prince Azim, the son of the Sultan of Brunei, has died aged 38, the country's government has... >>>

'Resist the blackmail': French companies brace for Arab boycott

Monday  13:45,   26 october 2020

France's largest employers' federation on Monday urged companies to "resist the blackmail" over a product boycott by Arab countries as a backlash widens over Paris's hardened stance against radical Islam. French President Emmanuel Macron >>>

France pulled its ambassador from Turkey, and Arab states are boycotting French products, after Macron said he wanted to regulate Islam

Monday  13:45,   26 october 2020

President Macron is introducing a new law in December that would give France powers to monitor and regulate mosques and Muslim communities.Samuel Paty, 47, was decapitated in northwestern Paris on October 16 after showing his class inflammatory... >>>

The president of Málaga threatens Emmanuel Macron

Monday  13:40,   26 october 2020

© Provided by Sofoot Football and politics, bad mix? After his remarks aimed at combating hatred and religious extremism, Emmanuel Macron provoked strong reactions in several countries. In Jordan, Qatar or Kuwait, for example, an official call to... >>>

Merkel: Germany faces difficult months

Monday  13:10,   26 october 2020

The corona numbers are also increasing rapidly in Germany. In a switching conference with the CDU parliamentary group leaders of the federal states, Chancellor Angela Merkel sounded the alarm again. © Markus Schreiber / dpa / picture-alliance... >>>

Afghanistan: Taliban hyperactive propaganda at the time of peace talks

Monday  12:55,   26 october 2020

© Provided by Le Point Jalaluddin Haqqani , "great reformer and conqueror" of Afghanistan . The elegiac documentary dedicated to the founder of the eponymous network, accused of the worst atrocities, underlines how much the Taliban's propaganda has >>>

'Hijacking' of Tanker Ends After Special Forces Storm Ship

Monday  12:52,   26 october 2020

Police said they received reports that a number of stowaways were on board the vessel and had made threats towards the crew. They reportedly boarded in Lagos, Nigeria. A police spokesperson said: "At 10.04am (local time) today (25 October) concerns... >>>