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Mount Etna, one of the world's most active volcanoes , has been erupting since Monday, when ash from the volcano temporarily forced Sicilian airspace to shut. A 71-year-old patient was being kept in hospital for observation, while others were treated and released, the Italian news agency ANSA reported. Debris of a partially collapsed house sit on the street in Fleri, Sicily Italy, Wednesday, Dec.
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    Donald Trump "gâche" le Noël d'un enfant

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    Désireux de savoir où le Père Noël se trouvait le 24 décembre, un petit Américain a téléphoné au Commandement de la défense aérospatiale de l'Amérique du Nord, où Donald Trump et sa femme répondaient aux appels téléphoniques et courriels des enfants.
  • Trump vows allies won't 'take advantage' after Mattis exit

    Trump vows allies won't 'take advantage' after Mattis exit

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    U.S. President Trump has begun what will be a total withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria, declaring on Wednesday they have succeeded in their mission to defeat Islamic State and were no longer needed in the country. US troops will leave under the auspices of a new Pentagon chief set to start next month, after Jim Mattis resigned from the post citing key differences, including on Syria, with the often impulsive Trump.
  • LDC CAF : Qualification historique de la JS Saoura en phase de poules

    LDC CAF : Qualification historique de la JS Saoura en phase de poules

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    Le match entre la JS Saoura et Tanger se joue aujourd'hui en début de soirée. Les gars du Sud ont réussi à écrire une nouvelle page de l'histoire de leur équipe en passant le cap des 16es de finale. La JS Saoura rejoint ainsi le CS Constantine l'autre représentant algérien dans cette compétition en phase de poules de la plus prestigieuse des compétitions continentales.
  • Israeli government calls early elections for April

    Israeli government calls early elections for April

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    Turkey on Sunday hit out at Israel's "lawless occupation" of Palestinian territory after the Israeli prime minister accused Turkey of "massacres" against Kurds in a new war of words. Another term would also allow Netanyahu to push forward with his nationalistic agenda and worldwide campaign to thwart Iran's nuclear ambitions. With the opposition parties now splintered, the only thing that seems to stand in his way is potential criminal charges over corruption allegations.
  • Donald Trump's border wall blocked by details

    Donald Trump's border wall blocked by details

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    Mnuchin over the weekend announced he had called CEOs of major USA banks from his vacation in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico , and assured them the markets had "ample liquidity available for lending to consumer, business markets, and all other market operations".
  • Al-Azizia and Flagship references: Read accountability court's verdict

    Al-Azizia and Flagship references: Read accountability court's verdict

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    Sharif was present in the court with his lawyers and was immediately taken into custody. Since September 2017, Sharif has appeared before the accountability courts some 165 times, Dawn reported. Soon after the announcement of the verdict on Monday, the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supporters clashed with security personnel. Earlier in July , an accountability court in Islamabad had sentenced the former Prime Minister and his daughter Maryam Nawaz to 10-year and 7-year ...
  • Here is the latest Christmas Day weather forecast for Portsmouth

    Here is the latest Christmas Day weather forecast for Portsmouth

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    But Albrecht said that a cold and wet air mass will slide over Western Washington on Wednesday . Boston can pick up a slippery coating to an inch of snow on Christmas Eve . Light snow early Monday across northern Utah is expected to taper off by mid-morning, according to the NWS. The minimum temperature on the last day of 2018 will reach a new low so far this winter, falling below the 13.5 degrees Celsius mark that was recorded on December 13, the weather agency said in a weekly ...
  • US Supreme Court Rules Trump's New Asylum Ban Order Cannot Take Effect

    US Supreme Court Rules Trump's New Asylum Ban Order Cannot Take Effect

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    The Trump administration's stay request was part of an aggressive effort to draw the Supreme Court into legal battles over some of the president's most controversial initiatives. On Nov. 19, a U.S. District Court judge blocked this order. In a proclamation issued on November 9, President Trump barred migrants from applying for asylum unless they made the request at a legal checkpoint.
  • Chérif Chekatt avait prêté allégeance à l'ÉI

    Chérif Chekatt avait prêté allégeance à l'ÉI

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    La vidéo retrouvée relativise également la version du ministre de l'Intérieur Christophe Castaner, qui affirmait vendredi 14 décembre que la revendication de l'Etat islamique était "totalement opportuniste". Un homme de 37 ans, soupçonné d'avoir joué un rôle dans la fourniture de son revolver de la fin du XIXe siècle, a été mis en examen lundi et placé en détention provisoire.
  • À quoi va ressembler l'acte 6 —

    À quoi va ressembler l'acte 6 — "Gilets jaunes"

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    Ce sixième samedi de manifestations a rassemblé 38 600 personnes sur l'ensemble de la France à 18 h, contre 66 000 samedi dernier à la même heure, selon le ministère de l'Intérieur. Depuis le pic du 17 novembre et les 282 000 manifestants recensés en France, la mobilisation est en baisse selon les autorités: 166 000 le 24 novembre, 136 000 les 1er et 8 décembre.
  • Trump Won't Sign Spending Plan Without More For Border

    Trump Won't Sign Spending Plan Without More For Border

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    President Donald Trump informed GOP leadership that he will not sign a continuing resolution passed by the Senate late Wednesday because it does not contain funding for his proposed wall along USA southern border, House Speaker Paul Ryan revealed at the White House Thursday afternoon.
  • ISIS may be behind grisly murders of backpackers in Morocco

    ISIS may be behind grisly murders of backpackers in Morocco

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    The women have been identified as 24-year-old Louisa Vesterager Jespersen of Denmark and 28-year-old Norwegian citizen Maren Ueland . Danish authorities have authenticated a video shared on social media showing one of the women screaming while a man fatally cuts her neck with a knife.
  • Afghan government says United States withdrawal will not affect security

    Afghan government says United States withdrawal will not affect security

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    The twin disengagements, which are in keeping with the non-interventionist outlook he often expressed during his Presidential campaign and after, led to the resignation on Thursday of Defense Secretary James Mattis. "Do we want to be there forever?" However, the major worry of the officials is that the mere prospect of having to withdraw USA troops from Afghanistan may encourage the Taliban to take vantage of the time lag created when the United States troops depart.