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What’s free in your country – but not in mine?

From mineral water to water slides, these freebies may surprise even the most well travelled.<p>From mineral water to water slides, things that are free in some countries often cost in others, sometimes much to the surprise of travellers venturing out of their homeland.<p>To find out what bargains can be …

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Syrian refugee’s wait for asylum in Greece is ‘like death’

CHIOS, Greece (Reuters) - Life in Greece has become so difficult for Amir and Walaa, teachers from Syria, that they sometimes think about returning to the home they risked everything to flee.<p>"I know in Syria we have war and bombs every day," says Amir, visibly exhausted. But there, "every Syrian …

Welcome to Germany: Inside the Bavarian refugee hotel | Germany

<i>Cafe Waldluft, nestled in the small village of Berchtesgaden amid the clouds-covered Bavarian Alps, was once a busy tourist destination. In 2015, however, it became home to refugees from Afghanistan, Syria, Pakistan and Sierra Leone, as they navigate bureaucratic hurdles waiting to be granted</i> …

Transparent review – season three hits new highs as the Pfeffermans shine brighter than ever

Amazon’s exquisitely drawn comedy returns with more familial discontent, anxiety about white privilege – and an unusual cameo from Caitlyn Jenner<p>The growth of the independent film industry has led to, well, more great indies, but also a rather tiresome template: movies about quirky types trying to …

Germany: 3 alleged ISIS members arrested in Paris attacks probe

<b>(CNN) —</b> Three Syrian nationals suspected of being ISIS members were arrested Tuesday in Germany, and are being investigated in connection with November's deadly terror attacks in Paris, authorities said.<p>The investigation into one of them has revealed he had links to a network of people that were …

Meranti: Strongest super typhoon of the year barrels toward China, Taiwan

<b>Hong Kong (CNN) —</b> Hundreds of people have been evacuated in southern Taiwan and China has issued a red alert as the region braces for the impact of the strongest storm of the year.<p>Super Typhoon Meranti is barreling down on Taiwan, bringing wind speeds of up to 230 miles per hour (370 kph), faster …

Where does David Cameron go now?

2016-09-12T17:04:38.000Z<p>By: FT Alphaville<p>“I’m a winner. I can win this,” the then British Prime Minister David Cameron told fellow European leaders …

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U.S. Stocks Drop as Oil Slides

Stocks and bonds have been volatile as investors focus intensely on central-bank actions<p>U.S. stocks, bonds and oil prices slid Tuesday, extending a bout of volatility that began as investors questioned whether central banks would keep the party going.<p>The 10-year Treasury note settled above 1.7%, …