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di BEATRICE GALLUZZO – Giovedì l’ultimo appello disperato della madre di Charlie, Connie Yates:“stanno per staccare le macchine”. A rispondere Piero Santantonio, presidente dell’associazione Mitocon, una ONLUS che si occupa delle malattie mitocondriali come quella che ha colpito il bambino inglese. Mitocon è stata in contatto con un’equipe internazionale occupata nello studio di soluzioni terapeutiche
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TOKYO Two U.S bombers flew over the disputed South China Sea, the U.S. Air Force said in a statement on Friday, asserting the right to treat the region as international territory, despite China’s territorial claims in the busy waterway. Before their flight on Thursday, the two B-1Bs trained with Japanese jet fighters in the neighboring
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By Tom Miles | CRANS-MONTANA, Switzerland CRANS-MONTANA, Switzerland Talks to reunify the divided island of Cyprus collapsed in the early hours of Friday, U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres said after a stormy final session. “I’m very sorry to tell you that despite the very strong commitment and engagement of all the delegations and different parties
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HAMBURG “Welcome to Hell”. That’s the greeting for U.S. President Donald Trump and other world leaders from anti-capitalist protesters in Hamburg who aim to disrupt the G20 summit, already rife with tensions over trade and climate change. Thousands of protesters from around Europe were pouring into the port city to join big demonstrations later. Police
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By Rodi Said and Dominic Evans | QAMISHLI, Syria/ANKARA QAMISHLI, Syria/ANKARA The head of the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia said on Wednesday that Turkish military deployments near Kurdish-held areas of northwestern Syria amounted to a “declaration of war” which could trigger clashes within days. Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus retorted that his country was
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By Diego Oré and Silene Ramírez | CARACAS CARACAS The Venezuelan police officer who staged a helicopter attack on government buildings in Caracas last week appeared in an internet video on Wednesday vowing to continue fighting for the “liberation” of his country. And in another chaotic day for Venezuela, convulsed by protests since April, pro-government
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By Ricardo Brito | BRASILIA BRASILIA Brazil’s government has sharply increased spending in local infrastructure projects proposed by lawmakers, according to budget data reviewed by Reuters on Tuesday, as a graft scandal threatens to topple President Michel Temer. Federal spending on infrastructure works and other projects this year sponsored by congressmen for their constituencies jumped
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di MARIAGRAZIA DI RAIMONDO – Il presidente russo Vladimir Putin ha incontrato oggi, al Cremlino, il Presidente della Cina Xi Jinping. Putin si è subito dimostrato aperto e disponibile al dialogo, mentre Xi Jinping ha dichiarato “tra tutti i leader stranieri, con lei ho il rapporto più stretto”. I temi principali dell’incontro sono stati l’andamento
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CARACAS Venezuela’s dissident state prosecutor, Luisa Ortega, said she expected to be fired later on Tuesday after alleging human rights violations and decrying erosion of democracy under President Nicolas Maduro. Ortega, the main challenger to Maduro from within the ruling socialist movement during three months of opposition protests, said she would not recognize legal proceedings
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