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Trump struggles to add star power to his moment of glory, faces boycott

Beyond the US president-elect's difficulty in attracting A-list musicians to supply the mood music for Friday's inauguration, a political boycott is now growing in strength.

Beyond the US president-elect's difficulty in attracting A-list musicians to supply the mood music for Friday's inauguration, a political boycott is now growing in strength.

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Muslims suffer because of Europe's terror laws - Amnesty

The campaign group is sounding the alarm over "dangerously disproportionate" security measures adopted in 14 EU nations over the past two years.

The campaign group is sounding the alarm over "dangerously disproportionate" security measures adopted in 14 EU nations over the past two years.

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UN raises alarm about hunger and insecurity in Yemen

The UN says the number of civilians killed in the country's war is now estimated to be more than 10,000, with some 40,000 injured

The UN says the number of civilians killed in the country's war is now estimated to be more than 10,000, with some 40,000 injured

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Greek FM rejects blame game over Cyprus talks

Both Greece and Turkey have traded blows with talks set to continue over the divided island of Cyprus.

Both Greece and Turkey have traded blows with talks set to continue over the divided island of Cyprus.

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Tight security surrounds Madrid Eve of Epiphany parade

Madrid has held its annual Eve of Epiphany parade, with the biblical Three Wise Men taking centre stage and handing out sweets to thousands of children.

Madrid has held its annual Eve of Epiphany parade, with the biblical Three Wise Men taking centre stage and handing out sweets to thousands of children.

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Tight security in Spain for the Three Kings

The country's Interior Ministry announced tighter security measures on Wednesday due to the risk of a terrorist attack.

The country's Interior Ministry announced tighter security measures on Wednesday due to the risk of a terrorist attack.

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Deadly double bombing at Baghdad market

Twin explosions in a busy market in central Baghdad on Saturday killed over 27 people and injured dozens more.

Twin explosions in a busy market in central Baghdad on Saturday killed over 27 people and injured dozens more.

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False alarm bomb alert sparks panic at Trump Tower

There were scenes of panic in Trump Tower on Tuesday as workers and tourists alike fled from the Manhattan skyscraper amid a security alert.

There were scenes of panic in Trump Tower on Tuesday as workers and tourists alike fled from the Manhattan skyscraper amid a security alert.

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US to check social media posts before allowing visitors entry

The USA has begun asking travelers to give details of their social media accounts when applying to visit to identify and prevent potentially dangerous people entering the country.

The USA has begun asking travelers to give details of their social media accounts when applying to visit to identify and prevent potentially dangerous people entering the country.

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Turkey mourns again after 14 soldiers die in car bomb blast

Ultra-nationalist protesters have rallied in Kayseri in central Turkey, hours after a huge car bomb attack killed 14 soliders in the city

Ultra-nationalist protesters have rallied in Kayseri in central Turkey, hours after a huge car bomb attack killed 14 soliders in the city

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Opinion: Preventing NATO-Russian Escalation

By John McColl General Sir John McColl, former Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe (DSACEUR), is Lieutenant-Governor of Jersey and a member of

By John McColl General Sir John McColl, former Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe (DSACEUR), is Lieutenant-Governor of Jersey and a member of

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Britain's MI6 chief warns of 'unprecedented' terror threat to UK

ISIL militants are using the chaos created by the Russian backed military campaign of Bashar al-Assad in Syria to plot attacks against the UK and its allies, the head of MI6 has…

ISIL militants are using the chaos created by the Russian backed military campaign of Bashar al-Assad in Syria to plot attacks against the UK and its allies, the head of MI6 has…

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Trump picks 'climate change denier' for key environment post

President-elect Donald Trump has announced another flurry of people for key positions as he continues to build a Cabinet ahead of his inauguration on January 20.

President-elect Donald Trump has announced another flurry of people for key positions as he continues to build a Cabinet ahead of his inauguration on January 20.

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Calabria mayor among 14 held in Italy anti-mafia sting

Police in southern Italy have arrested 14 people in an operation against the organised crime network the “Ndrangheta.

Police in southern Italy have arrested 14 people in an operation against the organised crime network the “Ndrangheta.

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Terror threat sparks tightened security on Los Angeles metro system

Security has been stepped up in Los Angeles amid reports of an imminent threat to the city’s metro system – notably a station near the Universal Studios theme…

Security has been stepped up in Los Angeles amid reports of an imminent threat to the city’s metro system – notably a station near the Universal Studios theme…

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Europol warns of ISIL's evolving terror threat in Europe

Europe's police agency says further attacks are likely in the near future and increased cooperation and vigilance are key to combating the threat.

Europe's police agency says further attacks are likely in the near future and increased cooperation and vigilance are key to combating the threat.

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Tunisia's president seeks support in Brussels

Tunisia’s president has come to Brussels to meet EU officials, as he seeks to boost security and shore up the country’s fragile economy – six years after the Arab Spring…

Tunisia’s president has come to Brussels to meet EU officials, as he seeks to boost security and shore up the country’s fragile economy – six years after the Arab Spring…

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Russia and Ukraine in tit-for-tat detentions over Crimea

The past few days have seen a series of arrests by both sides over the disputed peninsula which was annexed by Russia in 2014.

The past few days have seen a series of arrests by both sides over the disputed peninsula which was annexed by Russia in 2014.

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Anglophone protester killed in Cameroon

One person has been killed and around 100 people arrested after demonstrators clashed with security forces in an English speaking city in Cameroon.

One person has been killed and around 100 people arrested after demonstrators clashed with security forces in an English speaking city in Cameroon.

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Trump lays out his plans for first 100 days

Donald Trump has released a video message outlining his policy plans for his first 100 days in office.

Donald Trump has released a video message outlining his policy plans for his first 100 days in office.