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Masked men kidnap 18 Turkish workers in Baghdad

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Masked gunmen kidnap Turks in Baghdad - in pictures External link

Source country thenational Wednesday, September 2, 2015 2:13:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Iraqi security forces guard the entrance to a sports complex being built by a Turkish construction company, in the Shiite district of Sadr City, Baghdad. Masked men in military uniforms kidnapped 18 Turkish workers and engineers working at the site. Khalid Mohammed / AP The kidnappers bundled the.......

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Hungary railway station still closed to migrants, thousands waiting to go to Germany

Articles : 109 | Last update : Sep 2, 2015 2:17:00 PM | Start : Sep 1, 2015 10:45:00 PM | Sources : 76 | Peak : 1 | Current rank : 2

Budapest impasse as migrants try to reach western Europe External link

Source country thecourier Wednesday, September 2, 2015 2:17:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Thousands of migrants remain stranded at Budapest's main international railway station as authorities stick to European Union rules and prevent them from leaving for Germany and other countries west of Hungary. Around 3,000 migrants are at Keleti station in the Hungarian capital, many camping.......

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Congolese warlord Bosco 'Terminator' Ntaganda on trial

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Congo militia leader pleads 'Not guilty' as ICC trial opens External link

Source country trust Wednesday, September 2, 2015 2:16:00 PM CEST | info [other]

* Ntaganda accused of plotting to seize mineral wealth. * Some 5,000 civilians killed during his campaign. * Case is test for new prosecution team (Adds reaction from Ituri) By Thomas Escritt. THE HAGUE, Sept 2 (Reuters) - Congolese warlord Bosco Ntaganda pleaded "Not guilty" on Wednesday to crimes.......

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Eurostar passengers stranded after migrant action in Calais

Articles : 103 | Last update : Sep 2, 2015 2:16:00 PM | Start : Sep 2, 2015 12:41:00 AM | Sources : 67 | Peak : 1 | Current rank : 4

UPDATE 2-Hundreds of migrants on tracks at Calais block trains to UK External link

Source country reuters Wednesday, September 2, 2015 2:09:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Entities: Geert De Clercq[2]; Bernard Cazeneuve[1]; Pierre Savary[2];

Other categories: Immigration;

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Bernard Cazeneuve said: "Our target is to reduce the number of intrusions to zero,"

* Migrants target station as port, tunnel security raised * Passengers trapped aboard dark, stifling trains * France wants to cut intrusions to zero - minister * SNCF to erect further 13 km of security fencing (Adds new security fencing) By John Pullman and Pierre Savary CALAIS, France, Sept 2.......

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Thai police say closer to cracking Bangkok bomb case

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Thai officials issue arrest warrant for Turkish man in connection to Bangkok bombing External link

Source country latimes Wednesday, September 2, 2015 1:27:00 PM CEST | info [other]

A Thai court has issued an arrest warrant for a Turkish man who is the husband of a Thai suspect already being sought in connection with Bangkok's deadly bombing. Prawut Thavornsiri of the national police identified the man as Emrah Davutoglu, who is facing charges of conspiracy to possess unauthorized war materials....

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8 dead, including 2 children, in France apartment fire

Articles : 57 | Last update : Sep 2, 2015 2:11:00 PM | Start : Sep 2, 2015 7:33:00 AM | Sources : 48 | Peak : 4 | Current rank : 6

Eight dead in Paris apartment block fire External link

Source country news-yahoo Wednesday, September 2, 2015 2:11:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Entities: François Hollande[1]; Anne Hidalgo[1]; Bernard Cazeneuve[1];

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François Hollande said: "Everything is being done to shed light on the cause of this tragedy"

Paris (AFP) - A fire in an apartment building in northern Paris early Wednesday that killed eight people, including two children, may have been started intentionally, officials said. The blaze in the 18th district of the French capital, at the foot of the Montmartre hill and its tourist attractions, took more than 100 firefighters to contain it....

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Volkswagen CEO Winterkorn to have contract extended to 2018

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UPDATE 2-VW's CEO Martin Winterkorn set to stay on for three more years External link

Source country reuters Wednesday, September 2, 2015 2:09:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Entities: Bernd Osterloh[1]; Berthold Huber[1]; Jan Schwartz[1]; Martin Winterkorn[4]; Stephan Weil[1]; Ferdinand Piëch[1]; Edward Taylor[1]; Hans Dieter Pötsch[1]; Ilona Wissenbach[1]; Dieter Pötsch[1];

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Berthold Huber said (about Martin Winterkorn) : "Together with Professor Martin Winterkorn at the helm we will continue on our successful path of recent years and systematically implement the goals of Strategy 2018,"

Stephan Weil said (about Martin Winterkorn) : "Winterkorn is the right man at the head of Volkswagen, particularly given the challenges in the coming years,"

* VW proposes extending CEO contract until 2018 * Winterkorn term extended as he oversees revamp * VW working on new group structure (Adds analyst comment) FRANKFURT, Sept 2 (Reuters) - The executive committee of Volkswagen's supervisory board has proposed extending Martin Winterkorn's contract as.......

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Zero hours contracts soar by a fifth in damning new figures

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Rise in number of zero-hours workers External link

Source country channel4 Wednesday, September 2, 2015 2:03:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Entities: Andrew Hunter[1];

People on a zero-hours contract in their main job represented 2.4 per cent of all those in work in April-June, compared with 2.3 per cent in the same period a year ago, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said. The latest figures will add to the debate over the use of contracts which mean that.......

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Clerk in gay marriage fight once unlikely to wage moral war

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Kentucky clerk in gay marriage fight once unlikely to wage moral war External link

Source country chicagotribune Wednesday, September 2, 2015 2:12:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Entities: Joe Davis[4]; David Moore[1];

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Joe Davis replied: "Then you're going to have a long day,"

Now as the Rowan County clerk, Davis — despite her past — is refusing to surrender in a battle over who can and can't be wed. She invoked "God's authority" Tuesday as she defied a series of federal court orders and once again denied marriage licenses to same-sex couples....

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1st Freddie Gray hearing since 6 officers charged in death

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Baltimore Court Begins Hearings On Freddie Gray Case External link

Source country npr Wednesday, September 2, 2015 2:16:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Baltimore police officers — top row from left, Caesar R. Goodson Jr., Garrett E. Miller and Edward M. Nero, and bottom row from left, William G. Porter, Brian W. Rice and Alicia D. White — were charged with felonies ranging from assault to murder in the police-custody death of Freddie Gray. AP....

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