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Mike Pence pledges 'unwavering' US support for NATO

US Vice President Mike Pence pledged the Trump administration’s ‘unwavering’ commitment to NATO on Saturday.

US Vice President Mike Pence pledged the Trump administration’s ‘unwavering’ commitment to NATO on Saturday.

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US Vice President Pence seeks to reassure Transatlantic allies

Addressing the Munich Security Conference on Saturday, US Vice President Mike Pence has sought to assure allies that Donald Trump’s administration will back NATO and stand with…

Addressing the Munich Security Conference on Saturday, US Vice President Mike Pence has sought to assure allies that Donald Trump’s administration will back NATO and stand with…

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Troops sent to patrol Rio amid police strike threats

The Brazilian government has deployed the first of 9,000 soldiers onto the streets of Rio de Janeiro ahead of the city’s famous carnival later this month.

The Brazilian government has deployed the first of 9,000 soldiers onto the streets of Rio de Janeiro ahead of the city’s famous carnival later this month.

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Russia says Flynn resignation engineered by opponents of good US-Russian relations

Russian politicians have been quick to defend Mike Flynn, Donald Trump's national security advisor, who has resigned. They claim he has been forced out by those seeking to ruin better US-Russian relat

Russian politicians have been quick to defend Mike Flynn, Donald Trump's national security advisor, who has resigned. They claim he has been forced out by those seeking to ruin better US-Russian relat

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NATO chief urges allies to deliver on spending promises

NATO’s European allies increased military spending by nearly four percent last year, bucking a recent trend of cuts.

NATO’s European allies increased military spending by nearly four percent last year, bucking a recent trend of cuts.

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Northern Californian residents hope Oroville dam holds

The nearly 200,000 evacuees downstream of the Lake Oroville dam in northen California are safe for now, but fearful they will have no homes to return to if the dam fails.

The nearly 200,000 evacuees downstream of the Lake Oroville dam in northen California are safe for now, but fearful they will have no homes to return to if the dam fails.

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Evacuation ordered as officials warn of California dam collapse

An urgent evacuation has been ordered in northern California after officials said the US’s tallest dam had been weekend by heavy rain.

An urgent evacuation has been ordered in northern California after officials said the US’s tallest dam had been weekend by heavy rain.

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Eiffel Tower could get glass wall to boost security

The Eiffel Tower in Paris could get a glass wall around its base – as part of efforts to boost protection against terrorist attacks.

The Eiffel Tower in Paris could get a glass wall around its base – as part of efforts to boost protection against terrorist attacks.

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Staff offered skin implant to sign into work

A Belgian digital-marketing and tech company called NewFusion has launched an initiative offering employees the opportunity to trade in their ID badges for a surgically-implanted…

A Belgian digital-marketing and tech company called NewFusion has launched an initiative offering employees the opportunity to trade in their ID badges for a surgically-implanted…

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Somalia: Al Shabaab claims deadly hotel attack

A combined suicide bombing and gun attack at a hotel in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, has left a number of people dead and injured.

A combined suicide bombing and gun attack at a hotel in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, has left a number of people dead and injured.

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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.