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Thousands Of Romanians Rally Against Ruling Party's Judicial Overhaul

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BUCHAREST: Tens of thousands of Romanians rallied in the capital Bucharest and dozens of other cities on Sunday, protesting against a widely criticized plan by the ruling Social Democrats to overhaul the judiciary.

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Trump Chooses Legislative Agenda Over GOP Repulsion Of Moore

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.: President Donald Trump said Sunday that electing a Democrat as Alabama’s next senator “would be a disaster,” making clear the success of his legislative agenda outweighs widespread GOP repulsion at the prospect of seating Republican Roy Moore, who is dogged by allegations of sexual misconduct.

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Huge Blast In China's Ningbo City Kills At Least Two, Cause Unknown

BEIJING - A powerful explosion in a Chinese city south of Shanghai brought down buildings in a neighborhood marked for demolition, killing at least two people, state television reported on Sunday.

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Liberia's Liberty Party To Appeal Election Fraud Case To Supreme Court

MONROVIA - Liberia’s opposition Liberty Party will take its claims of election fraud to the Supreme Court this week after the electoral commission ruled on Friday that the first-round Oct. 10 vote was fair, it said on Sunday.

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Ireland Will Block Brexit Talks Unless Border Issue Agreed

LONDON - Ireland’s EU commissioner said Dublin would “continue to play tough” over its threat to veto talks about trade after Brexit unless Britain provided guarantees over the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic.

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Mount Agung Erupts Again, Causing Ash Cloud Of Up To 3,000 Metres

JAKARTA, Nov 26 – Volcanic Mount Agung on Bali Island has emitted a thick plume of smoke reaching 3,000 metres from the summit and causing ash cloud to occur in the area around the mountain.

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Venezuelans Suffer As Malaria Outbreak Spreads In Drug-Short Nation

Pic: ReutersCIUDAD GUAYANA, VENEZUELA: On a recent morning in Venezuela’s southern jungle state of Bolivar, Amanda Santamaria, her two sons, one daughter-in-law, and a granddaughter lined up in front of a shabby community health center in the hope of receiving treatment for malaria.

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Nepal Begins Historic Vote, Army Says Rogue Maoists Behind Blasts

Pic: ReutersKATHMANDU: Nepalis began voting for a new parliament on Sunday with the army on alert as a series of small blasts blamed on a rogue Maoist group reminded the Himalayan nation of the violence and instability it is hoping to leave behind.

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Iran Warns It Would Increase Missile Range If Threatened By Europe

Pic: ReutersLONDON: The deputy head of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards warned Europe that if it threatens Tehran, the Guards will increase the range of missiles to above 2,000 kilometres, the Fars news agency reported on Saturday.

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Some Bali Flights Resume After Volcano Interrupts Travel

Pic: ReutersSYDNEY: Some international airlines have resumed flights to Bali on Sunday after the Indonesian island’s Mount Agung volcano erupted for the second time in less than a week on Saturday evening.

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