13December2017

World Actuality

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Russia opposition leader freed on bail, protests rattle Kremlin

(Reuters) - Russia unexpectedly freed opposition leader Alexei Navalny on bail on Friday, bending to the will of thousands of protesters who denounced his five-year jail sentence as a crude attempt by President Vladimir Putin to silence him.

Putin's spokesman called the protesters "mobs" and warned that the rallies were illegal.

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Vodafone Hit By Declines Across Europe

The mobile phone giant sees double-digit revenue drops in southern Europe and significant declines in key UK and German markets.

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New London Airport Shortlist Revealed

Boris Johnson has unveiled a shortlist of three locations on which a new London airport will be built.

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Taking Europe's pulse

DESPITE greatly improved financial conditions over the past nine months following the pledge by Mario Draghi, head of the European Central Bank, to do “whatever it takes” to save the single currency, the euro area remains mired in recession.

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Moscow Bus Crash: 'At Least 18 Dead'

A truck laden with gravel smashes into a bus full of passengers, tearing the vehicle in two and causing multiple injuries.

Eighteen people have been killed and at least 40 injured in a road crash outside Moscow, according to Russian officials.

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Big Blast Rocks Mosque in Tipton, England

A huge explosion has rocked Tipton, a town in the Sandwell borough of the West Midlands, England, close to the area’s Islamic place of worship, local media reported.

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Train crash near Paris: 'many casualties'

A train has derailed in the Paris suburb of Bretigny-sur-Orge in an accident that has caused "many casualties", according to authorities.

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Irish parliament approves 'life-saving' abortions

The Irish Government has passed legislation for the first time allowing for abortion in limited circumstances.

The landmark laws enshrine a woman's right to a termination if her life is at risk, including from suicide.

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European FEMEN activists released

TUNIS- The Tunisian court has cancelled sentences on the three European FEMEN activits who were punished to four months and one day in prison for leading a topless protest in front of the Palace of Justice in Tunis, on May 29, 2013.

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