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François Hollande feels the squeeze in the town where he was once idolised

The bucolic backwater of Tulle – François Hollande's remote country fiefdom where he will vote in today's municipal elections – has many claims to fame. Accordions are one of them.<p>Locals say the instrument, known colloquially as the squeezebox, is part of their genetic makeup. "There are no …

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Ebola virus kills more than 50 in Guinea

Previous Ebola outbreaks have been reported in Congo and Uganda, most recently in 2012<p>Samples from victims of a viral hemorrhagic fever that has killed more than 50 people in Guinea have tested positive for the Ebola virus, government officials have said, marking the first time an outbreak among …

Kenya gunmen open fire on church service

Two gunmen stormed a church near the Kenyan coastal city of Mombasa and opened fire on worshippers, killing six people and wounding 20 others, police officials said.<p>One witness said the gunmen shouted out in a foreign language before shooting indiscriminately at the congregation on Sunday.<p>"Both …

Taxpayers fund teaching creationism

Taxpayers in 14 states will bankroll nearly $1 billion this year in tuition for private schools, including hundreds of religious schools that teach Earth is less than 10,000 years old, Adam and Eve strolled the garden with dinosaurs, and much of modern biology, geology and cosmology is a web of …

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US sending more troops, aircraft to hunt Ugandan warlord Kony

President Obama is committing more military resources, including aircraft and special operations forces, to the hunt for notorious African warlord Joseph Kony.<p>Early Monday, the White House confirmed a Washington Post report that the U.S. was sending "associated support personnel," and a "limited …

Boat accident death toll in western Uganda rises to 107 | Reuters

KAMPALA (Reuters) - One hundred and seven people have died after a boat capsized in a lake along the border of Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ugandan police said on Monday after recovering more bodies.<p>A general view shows the landing site where retrieved bodies are gathered after a …

Pro-Russian groups in eastern Ukraine fight among themselves

Infighting has undermined Moscow's hopes for a Crimean-style referendum to break Donetsk away from Kiev<p>The pro-Russian protest movement in eastern Ukraine has split apart after feuding between rival factions, dealing a blow to Moscow’s hopes for a Crimean-style referendum to a breakaway from …

G7 countries snub Putin and refuse to attend planned G8 summit in Russia

Western countries and Japan have suspended their 16-year collaboration with Russia in the G8 group in response to the annexation of Crimea and have threatened sweeping sanctions in the event of any Russian military moves in the region.<p>The move, a clear and deliberate break from the post-Soviet …

Ukrainian soldiers in Crimea reject Russian demands of allegiance

BAKHCHISARAY, Ukraine — The Russian soldiers outside an army base in this Crimean city had demands Monday for the Ukrainian soldiers inside: Pledge allegiance to the Russian military or put their weapons in storage, abandon their post and go home.<p>The Ukrainians refused.<p>"They must know that should …

Putin: Use of force is last resort in Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said his country reserves the right to use all means to protect its citizens in eastern Ukraine, but added that the use of force would be the "last resort".<p>This developed as warning shots were fired on Tuesday when unarmed Ukrainian soldiers approached Russian …

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Putin hints he may let 'fact-finding' team evaluate Ukraine crisis

MOSCOW -- Russian President<p>Vladimir Putinhas agreed to a German proposal for international observers to review the tense standoff in Ukraine’s Crimea area, a Kremlin news service dispatch indicated Monday.<p>The proposal for a “contact group” of mediating foreign diplomats and an observer delegation …

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Romanian PM, president at odds over forming new government | Reuters

BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Prime Minister Victor Ponta urged Romania’s president on Monday not to block his attempts to form a new governing coalition as a new standoff loomed between the two bitter rivals, threatening to unnerve investors.<p>Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta speaks during a joint news …

Pro-Russia Protesters Face-Off With Cops in Kharkiv, Ukraine

A group of pro-Russian protesters from the minority Cossack community, once the patrolmen of Russia's borderlands, faced-off with riot police outside a government building in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv on Monday, NBC News producer Carlo Angerer reports.<p>Dozens were injured on Saturday …

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Russia blocks protest-linked sites

MOSCOW — Russia's Internet monitoring agency has blocked 13 Internet pages linked to the Ukraine protest movement that helped oust the country's Russia-leaning president last week.<p>Roskomnadzor said in a statement published online Monday that it had been ordered by the general prosecutor's office to …

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Ukraine crisis: Vladimir Putin has lost the plot, says German chancellor

Angela Merkel describes Russian president as 'out of touch with reality' after urging him to back down from Crimea occupation<p>Vladimir Putin has lost the plot over Ukraine, according to the German chancellor, Angela Merkel.<p>US reports said Merkel phoned Barack Obama on Sunday evening after speaking …

Invisible Standoff Continues as Russia Bloodlessly Extends Control in Crimea

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>While many of us in the U.S. spent last night watching a star-studded selfie break Twitter, Russia …

Matteo Renzi has to break Italy from its past

The brash, 39-year-old Matteo Renzi is Italy's third unelected prime minister since November 2011. Mario Monti lasted 13 months, and his successor, Enrico Letta, resigned two weeks ago after less than a year in office. The generational leadership change is an opportunity. But can Italy break from …

Turkey to close down 'Gulen' preparatory schools

<b>Turkey's parliament has passed a bill to shut down private preparatory schools, many of which are run by influential preacher Fethullah Gulen.</b><p>Mr Gulen is embroiled in a bitter feud with PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has accused the US-based cleric of plotting against his government.<p>The schools are a …

Labour approves union membership reforms

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1057000/1057038_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524907923_8382d8d401806356146ffbeaae112697<p><b>Proposals to change the link between Labour and the unions have been approved at a conference of party members by an overwhelming majority.</b><p>Leader Ed …

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Russian Media Claims Ukrainian Warship Defects To Russia, Ukraine Denies [Reports]

"Ukraine's Navy flagship the Hetman Sahaidachny has come over to our side today. It has hung out the St Andrew's flag," Sen. Igor Morozov, a member of the committee on the international affairs, told Izvestia. "The crew has fulfilled the order by the chief commander of Ukraine's armed forces Viktor …

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