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Female minister, 34, tapped to become Finland's youngest PM

Sunday  22:15,   08 december 2019
msn

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — A 34-year-old minister and lawmaker has been tapped to become Finland's youngest prime minister ever and its third female government leader. The council of Finland's ruling Social Democratic Party in a tight 32-29... >>>

Trump says North Korea must denuclearize, after North claims 'very important' test

Sunday  18:15,   08 december 2019
reuters

Trump says North Korea must denuclearize, after North claims 'very important' test"Kim Jong Un is too smart and has far too much to lose, everything actually, if he acts in a hostile way. He signed a strong Denuclearization Agreement with me >>>

Hong Kong Protest, Largest in Weeks, Stretches Several Miles

Sunday  18:06,   08 december 2019
nytimes

HONG KONG — Hundreds of thousands of protesters, basking in a recent election victory by Hong Kong’s pro-democracy camp, poured onto the city’s streets on Sunday in one of the largest marches in weeks to pressure the government to meet demands for... >>>

Ukraine crowds protest over Russia summit

Sunday  17:50,   08 december 2019
msn

Some 5,000 Ukrainians rallied in Kiev on Sunday warning President Volodymyr Zelensky to resist pressure from Russia's Vladimir Putin when the two men meet on Monday for talks on the conflict in Ukraine's east. Protesters held placards with... >>>

Polio returns to haunt Malaysia after almost 30 years

Sunday  15:50,   08 december 2019
msn

Malaysia has reported its first polio case in 27 years, health authorities said Sunday, announcing a three-month-old baby had been diagnosed on Borneo island. The Malaysian health ministry's director-general, Noor Hisham Abdullah, said the baby... >>>

Lovers in Auschwitz, Reunited 72 Years Later. He Had One Question.

Sunday  15:40,   08 december 2019
nytimes

The first time he spoke to her, in 1943, by the Auschwitz crematory, David Wisnia realized that Helen Spitzer was no regular inmate. Zippi, as she was known, was clean, always neat. She wore a jacket and smelled good. They were introduced by a... >>>

A painful truth: Guatemalan adoptees learn they were fraudulently given away

Sunday  15:25,   08 december 2019
nbcnews

Over 30,000 children in Guatemala were adopted internationally decades ago but some have learned they were taken away from their birth families.Now, some of the adoptees are telling their stories in the hopes that there are more answers and clarity... >>>

Germany: Merkel party criticizes ally's call for concessions

Sunday  13:42,   08 december 2019
msn

BERLIN (AP) — The leader of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party says she would have liked a clear signal from its junior governing partner that it intends to stay in Merkel's coalition, and is deeply skeptical about its calls for new... >>>

French government says it is determined on pension reform as strikes continue

Sunday  13:23,   08 december 2019
reuters

The French government said it would see through planned pension reforms but said the new system that has sparked nationwide strikes would be introduced gradually and public concerns would be addressed. © Photo by SYLVAIN THOMAS/AFP via Getty Images... >>>

Four dead in shooting near Mexico's presidential residence

Sunday  12:58,   08 december 2019
reuters

Four people were killed and two injured in a shooting on Saturday near Mexico's National Palace, the presidential residence in the capital's historic downtown, officials said. © REUTERS/Nadya Murillo Police officers guard a crime scene where >>>

After years of war, will Ukraine's Zelenskiy and Russia's Putin give peace a chance?

Sunday  12:15,   08 december 2019
nbcnews

A breakthrough in talks would lead to an end of the war in eastern Ukraine, which has claimed more than 13,000 lives since it began six years ago.A breakthrough would lead to an end of the war in eastern Ukraine, which has claimed more than 13,000... >>>

'Nervous' PM Johnson promises Brexit and less immigration ahead of election

Sunday  12:07,   08 december 2019
reuters

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he was nervous about his narrowing lead in opinion polls ahead of Thursday's election but pledged to deliver a "transformative" Brexit on Jan. 31 that would allow lower immigration. © REUTERS/Peter... >>>

Shocking 'then and now' pictures of Switzerland's glaciers reveal how much ice has melted since the 1800s

Sunday  11:43,   08 december 2019
dailymail.co.uk

Shocking 'then and now' photographs of glaciers across Switzerland reveal the extent to which the vast ice bodies have retreated since the Victorian... >>>

The world’s worst floods

Sunday  11:43,   08 december 2019
loveexploring

While water can be stunningly beautiful, it can also be extremely dangerous. Here we take a closer look at some of history's most deadly, dramatic and destructive floods, from 1900 to the present... >>>

At least 30 killed in Delhi factory fire

Sunday  07:15,   08 december 2019
msn

At least 30 people have died in a factory fire in India's capital New Delhi, with the toll still expected to rise, police told AFP Sunday. © Alex Ogle Fire officials said it was very difficult to access the dark, poorly lit premises The blaze... >>>