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Fiat Chrysler accused of emissions violations in the US

US Environmental Protection Agency accuses Fiat Chrysler of using undeclared software allowing excess diesel emissions on some Jeep and Dodge vehicles

US Environmental Protection Agency accuses Fiat Chrysler of using undeclared software allowing excess diesel emissions on some Jeep and Dodge vehicles

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Trump faces the press for first time since win, and lays into CNN

Donald Trump broke his post-election press silence on Wednesday with a pugnacious press conference performance, at one point engaging in a shouting match with CNN.

Donald Trump broke his post-election press silence on Wednesday with a pugnacious press conference performance, at one point engaging in a shouting match with CNN.

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Bosnian Serb 'national holiday' rally sparks row

Bosnian Serb leaders have been celebrating their autonomous republic’s national holiday despite a Constitutional Court ban.

Bosnian Serb leaders have been celebrating their autonomous republic’s national holiday despite a Constitutional Court ban.

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McDonald's in the Vatican - why the cardinals are seeing red

McDonald's cooks up controversy with a food outlet in a building belonging to the Catholic Church in Rome - within sight of St Peter's Square.

McDonald's cooks up controversy with a food outlet in a building belonging to the Catholic Church in Rome - within sight of St Peter's Square.

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Philippines' Duterte boasts he personally killed crime suspects

President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines is under scrutiny again after claiming he had personally killed crime suspects when he was a city mayor, to set an example to…

President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines is under scrutiny again after claiming he had personally killed crime suspects when he was a city mayor, to set an example to…

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Trump slams China on Twitter

US President-Elect Donald Trump has blasted Beijing’s monetary policy and its activities in the South China Sea in a Twitter outburst that will do nothing to mend fences after his controversial phone

US President-Elect Donald Trump has blasted Beijing’s monetary policy and its activities in the South China Sea in a Twitter outburst that will do nothing to mend fences after his controversial phone

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British photographer David Hamilton found dead in Paris

Unconfirmed reports say the 83-year-old committed suicide. He had denied accusations that he had raped some of his young teenage models in the past.

Unconfirmed reports say the 83-year-old committed suicide. He had denied accusations that he had raped some of his young teenage models in the past.

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Poland exhumes late president Kaczynski's remains

The bodies of late Polish President Lech Kaczynski and his wife Maria have been exhumed as part of a new investigation into the Smolensk plane crash.

The bodies of late Polish President Lech Kaczynski and his wife Maria have been exhumed as part of a new investigation into the Smolensk plane crash.

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Israel muffles the muezzin

An Israeli ministerial committee has voted to support a bill enforcing lowering the volume of loudspeakers calling worshippers to prayer in mosques.

An Israeli ministerial committee has voted to support a bill enforcing lowering the volume of loudspeakers calling worshippers to prayer in mosques.

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A Trump White House may reek of conflict of interest

Donald Trump appears to be taking American exceptionalism to new heights as he ponders packing his administration with buddies, business partners and family members.

Donald Trump appears to be taking American exceptionalism to new heights as he ponders packing his administration with buddies, business partners and family members.

Europe

EU's Oettinger issues apology over Chinese 'slitty-eyed' slur

Germany’s EU commissioner Gunter Oettinger finally apologised on Thursday for a speech in which he called Chinese officials “slitty-eyed” and joked about gay…

Germany’s EU commissioner Gunter Oettinger finally apologised on Thursday for a speech in which he called Chinese officials “slitty-eyed” and joked about gay…

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Green-eyed 'Afghan girl' in court on fake ID card charge

The famous green-eyed ‘Afghan girl’ has appeared in court in Peshawar, accused of having a fake Pakistani identity card.

The famous green-eyed ‘Afghan girl’ has appeared in court in Peshawar, accused of having a fake Pakistani identity card.

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Venezuela's opposition accuses government of ''coup''

In Venezuela, the opposition has accused the government of staging a coup after their bid to hold a referendum to remove President Nicolas Maduro was suspended.

In Venezuela, the opposition has accused the government of staging a coup after their bid to hold a referendum to remove President Nicolas Maduro was suspended.

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UNESCO passes controversial Jerusalem resolution

The UN’s cultural body UNESCO has adopted a contentious resolution heavily criticising Israel’s activities at holy sites in East Jerusalem.

The UN’s cultural body UNESCO has adopted a contentious resolution heavily criticising Israel’s activities at holy sites in East Jerusalem.

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Dutch government may legalise assisted suicide for those who have 'completed life'

The Dutch government has announced it intends to draft a law legalising assisted suicide for people who are not necessarily terminally ill, but who feel they have “completed…

The Dutch government has announced it intends to draft a law legalising assisted suicide for people who are not necessarily terminally ill, but who feel they have “completed…

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Air France condemns 'sabotage attempts' reports

Air France has condemned media reports that it has suffered a string of sabotage attempts on its planes by radicalised ground staff.

Air France has condemned media reports that it has suffered a string of sabotage attempts on its planes by radicalised ground staff.

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German prosecutors drop Erdogan insult case

A German comedian accused of insulting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will not face any further action after the criminal charges were dropped.

A German comedian accused of insulting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will not face any further action after the criminal charges were dropped.

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Allardyce quits as England coach after newspaper sting

England manager Sam Allardyce and the FA have parted ways with immediate effect after the 61 year old was caught up in a newspaper sting.

England manager Sam Allardyce and the FA have parted ways with immediate effect after the 61 year old was caught up in a newspaper sting.