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                                Workers tried to raise the sunken Sewol ferry between two barges during the salvage operation in waters off Jindo, South Korea today. The 6,800-ton South Korean ferry emerged from the water today, nearly three years after it capsized and sank under violent seas off the country’s southwestern coast.

South Korean ferry that sank 3 years ago lifted from sea

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                                Workers tried to raise the sunken Sewol ferry between two barges during the salvage operation in waters off Jindo, South Korea today. The 6,800-ton South Korean ferry emerged from the water today, nearly three years after it capsized and sank under violent seas off the country’s southwestern coast.
A 6,800-ton South Korean ferry was hoisted to the surface today nearly three years after it capsized and sank in violent seas off the country’s southwestern coast, an emotional moment for the country as it searches for closure to one of its deadliest disasters. Read More
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                                A police officer today placed flowers and a photo of fellow police officer Keith Palmer, who was killed in Wednesday’s attack, on Whitehall near the Houses of Parliament in London.

Islamic State claims responsibility for U.K. attack

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                                A police officer today placed flowers and a photo of fellow police officer Keith Palmer, who was killed in Wednesday’s attack, on Whitehall near the Houses of Parliament in London.

Updated on  March 23, 2017 at 7:54 am
The Islamic State group claimed responsibility today for an attack by a man who plowed an SUV into pedestrians on one of London’s famous bridges and then stabbed a police officer to death at Britain’s Parliament. Read More
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                                Armed police officers entered the Houses of Parliament in London, today, after the House of Commons sitting was suspended as witnesses reported sounds like gunfire outside.

5 dead in vehicle, knife attack at British Parliament

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                                Armed police officers entered the Houses of Parliament in London, today, after the House of Commons sitting was suspended as witnesses reported sounds like gunfire outside.

Updated on  March 22, 2017 at 5:10 pm
A knife-wielding man went on a deadly rampage in Britain today, mowing down pedestrians on London’s Westminster Bridge before stabbing an armed police officer to death inside the gates of Parliament. Read More
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                                German Justice Minister Heiko Maas attended the weekly cabinet meeting of the German government at the chancellery in Berlin today. Germany’s Cabinet approved a bill that will annul the convictions of thousands of gay men under a law criminalizing homosexuality that was applied zealously in post-World War II West Germany.

Germany OKs plan to annul homosexuality convictions

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                                German Justice Minister Heiko Maas attended the weekly cabinet meeting of the German government at the chancellery in Berlin today. Germany’s Cabinet approved a bill that will annul the convictions of thousands of gay men under a law criminalizing homosexuality that was applied zealously in post-World War II West Germany.

Updated on  March 22, 2017 at 1:04 am
Germany’s Cabinet on Wednesday approved a bill that would annul the convictions of thousands of gay men under a law criminalizing homosexuality that was applied zealously in post-World War II West Germany. Read More
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                                In this picture publicly provided by the zoo Dvur Kralove and taken on Monday in Dvur Kralove, a zoo keeper removes a horn of Pamir, a southern white rhino, as one of the safety measures to reduce the risk of any potential poaching attack.

Czech zoo saws off rhino horns to keep its animals safe

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                                In this picture publicly provided by the zoo Dvur Kralove and taken on Monday in Dvur Kralove, a zoo keeper removes a horn of Pamir, a southern white rhino, as one of the safety measures to reduce the risk of any potential poaching attack.
A Czech zoo is taking no chances after the recent killing of a rhinoceros at a wildlife park near Paris by assailants who stole the animal’s horn — the zoo has started to remove the horns from its 21 rhinos as a precaution. Read More
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                                South Korea’s ousted leader Park Geun-hye arrived at the prosecutor’s office in Seoul today. Park said she was “sorry” to the people as she arrived today at a prosecutors’ office for questioning over a corruption scandal that led to her removal from office.

S. Korea prosecutors grill Park over corruption allegations

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                                South Korea’s ousted leader Park Geun-hye arrived at the prosecutor’s office in Seoul today. Park said she was “sorry” to the people as she arrived today at a prosecutors’ office for questioning over a corruption scandal that led to her removal from office.
South Korean prosecutors grilled the country’s just-ousted president today in a long-awaited investigation of corruption allegations that ended her rule and now threaten to put her in jail. Read More
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                                Martin McGuinness, an IRA and Sinn Fein leader who became a minister of peacetime Northern Ireland, has died, according to U.K. media.

Martin McGuinness, Irish rebel turned politician, dies at 66

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                                Martin McGuinness, an IRA and Sinn Fein leader who became a minister of peacetime Northern Ireland, has died, according to U.K. media.

Updated on  March 20, 2017 at 11:05 pm
Martin McGuinness, the Irish Republican Army warlord who led his paramilitary movement toward reconciliation with Britain, and was Northern Ireland’s deputy first minister for a decade in a power-sharing government, has died. Read More
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                                Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May and First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones, left, attended a bilateral meeting at the Liberty Stadium in Swansea, Wales, today.

Britain to formally trigger process to leave EU on March 29

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                                Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May and First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones, left, attended a bilateral meeting at the Liberty Stadium in Swansea, Wales, today.
Britain’s government will begin the process of leaving the European Union on March 29, starting the clock on the two years in which to complete the most important negotiation for a generation. Read More
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                                Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, left, shook hands with Myanmar’s State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi during their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Naypyitaw, Myanmar today. Duterte arrived in Naypyitaw on Sunday at the invitation of Myanmar’s President Htin Kyaw for an official visit to the Southeast Asian country.

Contrast in style as Duterte meets Myanmar’s Suu Kyi

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                                Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, left, shook hands with Myanmar’s State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi during their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Naypyitaw, Myanmar today. Duterte arrived in Naypyitaw on Sunday at the invitation of Myanmar’s President Htin Kyaw for an official visit to the Southeast Asian country.
Regional politics makes for strange bedfellows, and at first glance, it is hard to imagine more of an odd couple than tempestuous Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and his cerebral de facto Myanmar counterpart, State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, who met today in Myanmar’s capital, Naypyitaw. Read More
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                                Norwegian fans wait for the beginning of the women’s semifinal handball match between Norway and Russia at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. A global happiness report has made the Norwegian foreign minister, well, happy.

Who’s happy, who’s not: Norway tops list, U.S. falls

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                                Norwegian fans wait for the beginning of the women’s semifinal handball match between Norway and Russia at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. A global happiness report has made the Norwegian foreign minister, well, happy.
If you want to pursue happiness, grab a winter coat. A new report shows Norway is the happiest country on Earth, Americans are getting sadder, and it takes more than just money to be happy. Read More
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                                Suspected Islamic extremist Ziyed Ben Belgacem, center left, held a soldier after grabbing her from behind at Paris’ Orly airport on Saturday.

Paris airport video shows attacker rushing soldier

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                                Suspected Islamic extremist Ziyed Ben Belgacem, center left, held a soldier after grabbing her from behind at Paris’ Orly airport on Saturday.

Updated on  March 20, 2017 at 9:52 am
Video of a suspected Islamic extremist at Paris’ Orly Airport shows a soldier caught by surprise when an attacker drops a shopping bag and grabs her from behind. Read More
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                                Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye, left, gets into a car to leave from her private home to prosecutors office in Seoul, South Korea.

South Korea’s Park says ‘sorry’ as she’s to undergo questioning

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                                Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye, left, gets into a car to leave from her private home to prosecutors office in Seoul, South Korea.

Updated on  March 20, 2017 at 4:12 pm
South Korea’s just-ousted president said she was “sorry” to the people as she arrived Tuesday at a prosecutors’ office for questioning over a corruption scandal that led to her removal from office. Read More
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                                It’s the first day of a difficult week for transport in Italy, with another taxi strike planned for Thursday and traffic chaos expected Saturday in Rome when the city hosts EU leaders for a summit.

Strikes strand travelers at Italy’s airports

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                                It’s the first day of a difficult week for transport in Italy, with another taxi strike planned for Thursday and traffic chaos expected Saturday in Rome when the city hosts EU leaders for a summit.

Updated on  March 20, 2017 at 1:40 am
Tourists and travelers at airports across Italy are facing delays and canceled flights thanks to strikes by air traffic controllers and air transport workers. Read More

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