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di BEATRICE GALLUZZO – A Hurghada, rinomata località turistica in Egitto affacciata sulle acque cristalline del Mar Rosso, la quiete dei villeggianti-perlopiù occidentali- che godevano del sole estivo in due dei tanti Resort sulla costa, è stata spezzata da un tragico attacco: due turiste tedesche sono state accoltellate a morte, altri quattro visitatori la cui
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HONOLULU – Sarebbero almeno tre le persone che hanno perso la vita in un incendio divampato al 26mo piano di un grattacielo ad Honolulu, capitale delle Hawaii, e altre centinaia di persone sono fuggite mentre le fiamme si espandevano dai piani alti di un enorme complesso di appartamenti. L’incendio nella residenza Marco Polo si e’
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BEIJING (Reuters) – One of China’s most prominent rights activists was released by the authorities on Saturday after serving a four-year sentence that prompted international criticism, with his lawyer saying he hoped he would be allowed to live as a free man. Xu Zhiyong, whose “New Citizens’ Movement” advocated working within the system to press
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SHENYANG, China (Reuters) – Deceased Chinese Nobel Peace Prize-winning dissident Liu Xiaobo was cremated on Saturday and his wife is “free”, a government official said, as a state-run newspaper attacked him as a “despised” criminal out of step with Chinese society. Liu, 61, died of multiple organ failure on Thursday in a hospital in the
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IL CAIRO – Torna il terrore in Egitto. Sei turiste, di diverse nazionalità, sono state accoltellate in un resort a Hurghada, in Egitto, sul Mar Rosso. Due al momento le vittime accertate. Il killer – riferisce il ministro degli Interni egiziano – è giunto a nuoto sulla spiaggia del resort e si è introdotto nell’hotel
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LIMA (Reuters) – Peru’s president urged a speedy trial of his jailed predecessor Ollanta Humala on Friday, as an ongoing graft scandal tests the Andean nation’s political establishment and its judicial system. Peruvians had already seen one former president, Alberto Fujimori, jailed for corruption and human rights abuse years before Humala and his wife turned
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di ILEANA CIRULLI – Un 20enne della Pennsylvania ha confessato di essere stato l’artefice dell’omicidio di quattro suoi coetanei, scomparsi già la settimana scorsa nella comunità rurale di Bucks County, dove lui stesso risiede. Il giovane era già nella lista degli indiziati, poichè era stato incriminato per il furto dell’auto di uno dei ragazzi scomparsi,
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PARIS (Reuters) – President Donald Trump will watch American and French soldiers march together through Paris on Friday in a double celebration marking 100 years since the United States entered World War One and France’s annual Bastille Day holiday. The occasion, also featuring a bi-national fly-past of fighter jets symbolizing present day military cooperation in
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Frustrated that China has not done more to rein in North Korea, the Trump administration could impose new sanctions on small Chinese banks and other firms doing business with Pyongyang within weeks, two senior U.S. officials said. The U.S. measures would initially hit Chinese entities considered “low-hanging fruit,” including smaller financial institutions
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CINA – E’ morto il premio Nobel per la Pace cinese e oppositore Liu Xiaobo è morto a 61 anni. Era malato di un cancro al fegato. Il dissidente era ricoverato al First Hospital of China Medical University di Shenyang. Usa e Germania avevano espresso preoccupazione sulla sorte dello scrittore che era rimasto in stato
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BERLIN (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday that if Moscow really did have the power to influence foreign elections, its relations with its neighbors would be very different. “In eight months of investigations, there’s no single fact that’s been put on the table,” Lavrov said of allegations that Kremlin-sponsored hackers attempted
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STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Sweden has intensified its crackdown on illegal immigrants after a failed asylum-seeker killed five people in Stockholm, but the move has raised concerns that more migrants will be driven underground to join a shadowy underclass. In the past months, police have staged wider sweeps on workplaces to check papers, netting undocumented workers,
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PARIS (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump, under fire at home over Russian connections and abroad over climate change and trade, arrives in Paris on Thursday seeking common ground with France’s new leader Emmanuel Macron. After a bumpy start to relations, the two men both have incentives to improve ties – Macron hoping to elevate
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PARIS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s relationship with Emmanuel Macron got off to an awkward start, with a jaw-clenching handshake at a summit in Brussels before the French president rebuked the U.S. leader for his stance on climate change. The two men would appear to have little in common. Trump, 71, is an anti-globalist elected
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By Sylvia Westall | DUBAI DUBAI U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson faces an uphill task in persuading four Arab states to end a boycott of Qatar in talks on Wednesday after the four labeled a U.S.-Qatar terrorism financing accord an inadequate response to their concerns. Any resolution of the dispute has to address all
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LIMA (Reuters) – Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski and the leader of the powerful opposition party that controls Congress expressed optimism that they can work together after holding a rare, two-hour meeting on Tuesday aimed at easing political hostilities. Speaking to reporters side-by-side outside of the presidential palace in Lima, centrist Kuczynski and rightwing Keiko
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