Greta Thunberg - the next Nobel Peace winner?

Greta Thunberg - the next Nobel Peace winner?

Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg is in the running for the next Nobel peace prize. But the confrontational approach that has won her millions of followers could also deter the Nobel committee.
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Syria White Helmets backer found dead in Istanbul

Syria White Helmets backer found dead in Istanbul

James Le Mesurier, the former British army officer and founder of an NGO that trains the Syria Civil Defense group, has been found dead outside his home in Istanbul. Meanwhile, Turkey is moving forward with plans to deport captured Islamic State figh
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Hong Kong's violence dramatically escalates

Hong Kong's violence dramatically escalates

A police officer shot a protester at close range on Monday, and another man was set on fire, as Hong Kong's protests intensified.
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'Leave now': Australians urged to evacuate as 'catastrophic' fires loom

'Leave now': Australians urged to evacuate as 'catastrophic' fires loom

Authorities in Australia's New South Wales and Queensland states have declared a state of emergency as the country's eastern region prepared for "catastrophic" fire conditions.
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Police open fire at protesters in Hong Kong

Police open fire at protesters in Hong Kong

Chaos breaks out in Hong Kong on Monday as protesters fan out across the city, setting up barricades and blocking traffic. Police fired several live shots in the eastern district of Sai Wan Ho, injuring at least one person.
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Spain's far right win big in divisive election

Spain's far right win big in divisive election

Far-right Vox became the third-largest party in Spain's parliament in a national election on Sunday, more than doubling their seats in an election gamble that the acting Socialist Prime Minister hoped would strengthen his mandate.
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Bolivia's Morales resigns as president

Bolivia's Morales resigns as president

Bolivian President Evo Morales said on Sunday (November 10) he would resign as allies tumbled away amid a fierce backlash over a disputed election that has roiled the South American nation. Chris Dignam has more.
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Massacre brings Mormon sects together

Massacre brings Mormon sects together

Members of a breakaway Mormon community tucked in the hills of northern Mexico buried the last of their dead on Saturday after a devastating massacre, and some headed for safer ground in the United States.
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UK's Javid says opposition Labour would trigger economic crisis

UK's Javid says opposition Labour would trigger economic crisis

British finance minister Sajid Javid said the opposition Labour Party's spending plans would trigger an economic crisis within months, citing a contested dossier published by his Conservative Party and refusing to give costs for his own fiscal strate
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Divided Spain holds its fourth election in four years

Divided Spain holds its fourth election in four years

Spaniards went to the polls on Sunday in an election aimed at bringing longed-for stability, but that looks set to leave parliament as fractured as before.
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Australia braces for more bushfires as conditions set to worsen

Australia braces for more bushfires as conditions set to worsen

Australian firefighters raced on Sunday to contain widespread bushfires that have left three people dead, and warned of "catastrophic" fire conditions ahead, including around the country's biggest city of Sydney.
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'I still need justice': Cambodia frees opposition leader

'I still need justice': Cambodia frees opposition leader

Cambodia freed opposition leader Kem Sokha from house arrest on Sunday, amid EU deliberations over whether to punish a crackdown against the country's opposition by removing preferential trade terms.
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Meet the 'father of the kittens' at Jerusalem's al-Aqsa mosque

Meet the 'father of the kittens' at Jerusalem's al-Aqsa mosque

Meet 71-year-old retiree Ghassan Younis, who funds and feeds the animals of al-Aqsa mosque.
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Indian court hands disputed religious site to Hindus

Indian court hands disputed religious site to Hindus

India's Supreme Court on Saturday awarded a bitterly contested religious site to Hindus, dealing a defeat to Muslims who also claim the land that has sparked some of the country's bloodiest riots since independence.
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Thousands gather for 'martyrs' vigil amid Hong Kong protest

Thousands gather for 'martyrs' vigil amid Hong Kong protest

Hong Kong protesters held a vigil for "martyrs" on Saturday (November 9) after a student died in hospital this week following a high fall, fueling anger among pro-democracy demonstrators who first took to the streets in June.
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Merkel marks anniversary of Berlin Wall

Merkel marks anniversary of Berlin Wall

Germany on Saturday marked the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall that separated East and West Germany.
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Australian bushfires kill three, destroy at least 150 homes

Australian bushfires kill three, destroy at least 150 homes

Three people have died, several are missing and at least 150 homes have been destroyed as bushfires rage across eastern Australia, authorities said on Saturday.
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Migrants in Bosnia face deadly winter conditions

Migrants in Bosnia face deadly winter conditions

The lives of hundreds of migrants from the Middle East and Asia living in a camp in the forests of Bosnia are at risk, as the bitter Balkan winter approaches, an official with the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said this week.
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Brazil's ex-president freed from prison

Brazil's ex-president freed from prison

Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva emerged from prison on Friday and met a crowd of cheering supporters, after a federal judge ordered his release following a landmark Supreme Court decision. Freddie Joyner has more.
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Trump says he's not worried as public impeachment hearings loom

Trump says he's not worried as public impeachment hearings loom

An official on the White House’s National Security Council said he heard the U.S. ambassador to the European Union explicitly press Ukrainian officials to investigate Joe Biden and his son, according to a transcript released on Friday by Democrats le
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Stocks rally for a 5th week to record high

Stocks rally for a 5th week to record high

U.S. stocks crept higher on Friday to record closing highs despite worries over the progress of U.S.-China trade talks. Conway G. Gittens has the details.
CDC reports 'breakthrough' in vaping lung injury probe

CDC reports 'breakthrough' in vaping lung injury probe

Tests of lung samples taken from 29 patients with vaping-related lung injuries suggest all contained Vitamin E acetate, as U.S. President Donald Trump told reporters on Friday the U.S. plans to raise the age limit for vaping to 21.
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Value stocks will lead market higher, says analyst

Value stocks will lead market higher, says analyst

Spartan Capital's Peter Cardillo tells Reuters' Fred Katayama why he's not worried about rising equity valuations. He also explains why he sees Treasury yields climbing to 2.
Wall Street eyes Washington next week

Wall Street eyes Washington next week

Investors will be listening to what Fed chair Jerome Powell says on the Hill next week. Wall Street also gets the latest data on inflation, and Disney launches its streaming service.
'Dreamer' fears life in the 'shadows' amid DACA uncertainty

'Dreamer' fears life in the 'shadows' amid DACA uncertainty

Maricruz Abarca is one of roughly 660,000 people, dubbed “Dreamers,” covered by DACA, which was created to protect immigrants who entered the United States illegally or overstayed a visa as children. Now their fate is in the hands of the Supreme Cour
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