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Closed down! Fake US embassy in Ghana issued genuine visas for 10 years

The United States (US) Department of State has reported the closure of a fake US embassy in Ghana's capital, Accra. The embassy had operated for a decade and had managed to issue genuine visas to appl

The United States (US) Department of State has reported the closure of a fake US embassy in Ghana's capital, Accra. The embassy had operated for a decade and had managed to issue genuine visas to appl

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'Time running out for east Aleppo' UN envoy warns

While diplomacy falters, the fighting rages on. A rebel shelling killed eight children at a school in western Aleppo, while a barrel bomb killed a family of six in the rebel-held east.

While diplomacy falters, the fighting rages on. A rebel shelling killed eight children at a school in western Aleppo, while a barrel bomb killed a family of six in the rebel-held east.

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Obama praises Merkel, says US-Europe foundation stone intact

President Barack Obama has indicated he and Angela Merkel, meeting in Berlin, have discussed a wide range of issues with Syria, Crimea and trade top of the list.

President Barack Obama has indicated he and Angela Merkel, meeting in Berlin, have discussed a wide range of issues with Syria, Crimea and trade top of the list.

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Italy threatens to block EU budget talks

EU governments and institutions are set for intense budget negotiations ahead of a Thursday deadline.

EU governments and institutions are set for intense budget negotiations ahead of a Thursday deadline.

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Obama urges debt relief for Greece

Barack Obama has supported Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in his call for a restructuring of Greek debt.

Barack Obama has supported Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in his call for a restructuring of Greek debt.

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Trump and Putin agree to 'improve relations'

US President-elect Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin have agreed in a telephone conversation to try to mend ties between their two countries .

US President-elect Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin have agreed in a telephone conversation to try to mend ties between their two countries .

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The Brief from Brussels: Obama's last trip to Europe

This is the Brief from Brussels, euronews’ daily roundup of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.

This is the Brief from Brussels, euronews’ daily roundup of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.

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Trump and Putin talk on the telephone

Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President-elect Donald Trump have agreed to work towards "normalising relations" between their two countries.

Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President-elect Donald Trump have agreed to work towards "normalising relations" between their two countries.

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EU-US free trade talks 'frozen' after Trump election win

Brussels (AFP) – Talks on a vast free-trade deal between the EU and US are likely to be “frozen” for years after the stunning election victory of Donald Trump, the EU said on…

Brussels (AFP) – Talks on a vast free-trade deal between the EU and US are likely to be “frozen” for years after the stunning election victory of Donald Trump, the EU said on…

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Russia, Iran and Syria discuss action plan for tackling regional conflict

Syrian rebel forces have announced the launch of a counter attack against government forces and their allies in an attempt to break a siege in eastern Aleppo.

Syrian rebel forces have announced the launch of a counter attack against government forces and their allies in an attempt to break a siege in eastern Aleppo.

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Putin says Russian military threat to NATO is 'imaginary'

The Russian president has been speaking at a gathering of foreign policy experts, after NATO sealed plans to boost forces on Russian borders.

The Russian president has been speaking at a gathering of foreign policy experts, after NATO sealed plans to boost forces on Russian borders.

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Confusion over refuelling requests for Russian warships

Russia has denied making a refuelling request to Spain for a fleet of its warships which has been sailing for the past week en route for Syria.

Russia has denied making a refuelling request to Spain for a fleet of its warships which has been sailing for the past week en route for Syria.

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Libya seeks Italian help to curb migrant numbers

Libya and Italy are reportedly close to a deal aimed at curbing the number of migrants and refugees crossing the Mediterranean.

Libya and Italy are reportedly close to a deal aimed at curbing the number of migrants and refugees crossing the Mediterranean.

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South Africa to withdraw from the ICC

The country's Justice Minister, Michael Masutha, says the court's obligations are no consistent with legislation granting diplomatic immunity to sitting leaders.

The country's Justice Minister, Michael Masutha, says the court's obligations are no consistent with legislation granting diplomatic immunity to sitting leaders.

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Four-way talks agree on road map to restart Ukraine's peace deal

Ukraine Germany France and Russia have agreed to draw up a roadmap by the end of November on how to implement the 2015 Minsk peace deal.

Ukraine Germany France and Russia have agreed to draw up a roadmap by the end of November on how to implement the 2015 Minsk peace deal.

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US and UK call on Syria and Russia to end siege of Aleppo

The United States and Britain have called on the Syrian government and Russia to show mercy amid the on-going bombardment of Aleppo.

The United States and Britain have called on the Syrian government and Russia to show mercy amid the on-going bombardment of Aleppo.