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Pope Francis: The poor do not enjoy the same human rights protections as the wealthy

Pope Francis on Monday lamented that the poor, the unborn, those imprisoned and those who have been forcibly “disappeared” do not enjoy the same human rights protections as the wealthy. Francis marked the 70th anniversary of the Universal...
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Serbia court sentences drug lord to 15 years in prison

A Serbian court has sentenced a Balkan drug lord to 15 years in prison for smuggling 5.7 tons of cocaine from South America to Europe. The Organized Crime court ruled on Monday that Darko Saric was guilty of leading a criminal organization...
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Fire breaks out at Serbia’s UN mission in NYC (video)

A fire broke out in the building of Serbia’s permanent mission to the UN in New York City on Monday morning European time. The Serbian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced this. The blaze, that started around 20:00 hours local time...
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Scandal at Melbourne St. Dimitrija Church: Priests argue, faithful left in front of the church door

Scandal took place Sunday on St George Day in the Australian-New Zealand Diocese in the church of St. Dimitrija on the outskirts of Melbourne, Springvale, Australia, local Macedonian news portal “Falanga” reported. Due to an argument...
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One dead and three hospitalised from suspected drug overdoses at Sydney dance festival

A 19-year-old man died in Concord Hospital after attending what is billed as the biggest indoor festival in the southern hemisphere held at Sydney Olympic Park on Saturday. Two women, aged 19 and 25, and a man were taken to Westmead Hospital...
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Armenia election: PM Nikol Pashinyan wins by landslide

Armenia’s acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has won a convincing victory in Sunday’s snap parliamentary election, consolidating his authority, BBC reports. His bloc won more than 70% of the vote, the country’s election commission...
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Paris protests: Eiffel Tower reopens as hundreds of activists remain in police custody

Weary residents in Paris cleaned up their city on Sunday after further ‘yellow vest’ protests in the French capital, the Independent reports. Anti-government demonstrators marched through the city on Saturday in a show of public anger...
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Germany’s Merkel bids emotional farewell to CDU party

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has given an emotional farewell speech to her ruling Christian Democrats (CDU), as she steps down as party leader. “Our liberal values must be defended, internally and externally,” she said. She hinted...
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Orbán: ‘New blood’ needed in European Parliament

New blood is needed in the European Parliament, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said on Friday referring to the European parliamentary elections of 2019. “I can see the signs of end-of-term fatigue on them,” but there will be new MEPs after...
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Slovak foreign minister withdraws resignation after migrant pact row

One week after submitting his written resignation to President Andrej Kiska, Foreign Affairs Minister Miroslav Lajčák changed his mind and decided to stay put in the ministerial post for now. Lajčák originally filed his resignation following...