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Students Flock to Mock Elections

In an effort to increase voter participation among young people, numerous high schools in Iceland will be holding mock elections this Thursday.
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Iranian anti-aircraft troops fired shots at a drone as it was flying over central Tehran on Monday, the governor of Tehran Province was quoted as saying by Tasnim news agency. A similar
Abnormally low temperatures across northwest Europe and increased energy demand have resulted in the highest electricity prices in almost a decade. Power plant outages and worker strike
Two Russian football fans jailed in France over mass disorder at the 2016 UEFA European Championship will be extradited to their homeland on Tuesday. Read Full Article at
The Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine in the framework of the pension reform proposes to reduce the periods of insurance for the retirement age up to 15 years as of January 1, 2018, which will allo
The Federal Government has set up a 21-man steering committee to restructure and recapitalise the Bank of Agriculture. The committee would commence the restructuring with N500bn and work within the ne
Olaide Oyelude, Katsina The management of Isa Kaita College of Education in Katsina State on Monday said the institution has dismissed six  academic staff for alleged gross misconduct. The college pro
The Kremlin may be plotting against UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and top diplomats, possibly by collecting compromising details on them, a former FCO minister claims, fanning the
Blockades, demonstrations and an event billed as a ‘gay dance parade’ are being planned in an attempt to sabotage Donald Trump’s inauguration, as left-wing protesters look to up the ant
The University of Ilorin said that adequate security has been put in place in and around its campus to prevent any incidence that might affect peace and tranquillity in the university. The Deputy Dire
Vice President of the United States Joseph Biden during his Kyiv visit has urged the Ukrainian authorities to strengthen the newly-created anti-corruption agencies, in order to root out "cronyism
Bayo Akinloye Eminent lawyer and human rights activist, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, has asked the Federal High Court, Lagos, to restrain Mr. Ibrahim Magu from parading himself as the Acting Chairman of the E
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has instructed the Foreign Affairs Ministry and the Justice Ministry to organize legal support of lawsuits against Russia, which are aimed at protecting interests
The Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, on Monday said the commission was poised to build a functional electoral system ahead of 2019 general elections. Yakubu m
The Chairman of Sokoto State Chapter of the Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria, Alhaji Abdullahi Aliyu, said on Monday that an ex-official of the union, Alhaji Bello Arzika, has been kidnappe
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu exchanged views on the situation in Syria
Shareholders of FinBank (Odesa), the key of whom, according to the National Bank, is a citizen of Ukraine Oleksandr Hranovskiy, intend to liquidate a financial institution, the bank said in the disclo
The court will announce the decision on the possibility of executing ECHR's ruling regarding compensation to former Yukos shareholders
The British military has seen a 30 percent spike in personnel caught and expelled from the ranks for using illicit substances, according to new figures. Read Full Article at
The All Progressives Congress in Ondo State has commended members of the local vigilance group for foiling the kidnap of  the wife of the Abodi of Ikale-land, Oba Babatunde Faduyile.   The party,
Outgoing U.S. President Barack Obama on Sunday night listed “thick skin” and “stamina” as important qualities for the top person in the White House to have, in an ironic reference to his successor Don
The IMF upgrades estimate of Russia’s GDP decline in 2016 to 0.6% from 0.8%, keeps outlooks for 2017, 2018 unchanged
The Reykjavík Tourist Information Centre has opened at City Hall today, moving from its previous location at Aðalstræti 2. In... The post Tourist Information Centre Opens in City Hall appeared first o
Teachers in public primary and secondary schools in Abia have embarked on strike to protest alleged government’s failure to pay their salaries. Schools in the state were to reopen on Monday, January 9
Foreign affairs minister Bert Koenders has attacked incoming US president Donald Trump’s stance on Nato and the EU, saying both...
Valery Khalilov had gone down in history as an outstanding composer of modern times, who has to his credit a long list of romances, songs and military marches
Portugal's former prime minister, Pedro Passos Coelho, was in the Algarve over the weekend in a vain attempt to position himself as the region’s champion over the Via do Infante tolls situation. Tol
Russia’s business ombudsman Boris Titov will attend the inauguration of U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington on Jan. 20, an official the ombudsman’s administration told TASS. "He has already flo
Early this morning, suicide bombers killed a professor of veterinary medicine and three others, leaving about 17 others seriously injured. The latest incident took place at a mosque in the University
At 171 million square kilometers, Russia is the world's largest country in terms of area. It is 25 times larger than France and 47 times larger than Germany. The reasons behind Russia’s enormous size
Ukraine has not made a fixed commitment to raise the retirement age under the pension reform, so the government will not make any moves in this direction, Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Rozenko
In his very first interview with the British press, US President-elect Donald Trump revealed the UK has a “special place” in his heart and that he believes the country will flourish aft
There is no law that bans topless bathing in Reykjavík area pools. This fact was recently brought forward in the... The post Topless Bather Elicits Both Criticism And Praise appeared first on The Reyk
There is no such hole in the budget on 2016, says former Premier Dacian Ciolos, adding that this idea is in his opinion a 'smoke screen' of those who are looking for excuses to not being able to acco
A house in Manchester has been almost entirely destroyed by an explosion, reportedly leaving five people injured. Read Full Article at

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Iran shoots at a drone in central Tehran: military commander

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's anti-aircraft forces fired shots at a drone on Monday that had entered the no-fly zone in the capital Tehran, a military commander was quoted as saying by Tasnim news agency.
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At least four dead, 12 hurt in gunfight at Mexico music festival: organizers

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - At least four people were killed and 12 were injured early on Monday when a gunman opened fire outside the Blue Parrot nightclub in Mexico's Playa del Carmen resort during the
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Iran sticks to deadline of nuclear deal with centrifuge move: IAEA

VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran has complied with a deadline set by its landmark nuclear deal with world powers by removing hundreds of centrifuges, machines that enrich uranium, from a site buried deep insid
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Federer makes winning return, Wawrinka survives scare

Roger Federer made a winning return to competitive tennis after six months out of the game on Monday, thrilling a packed Rod Laver Arena as he beat qualifier Jurgen Melzer 7-5 3-6 6-2 6-2 to reach th
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Kyrgios: I can win tournament whatever Fed says

Roger Federer may have his doubts about Australia’s Nick Kyrgios, but the firebrand talent believes he is ready to become his nation’s first home grand slam winner in 40 years. The 21-yea
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Australian Open order of play on Tuesday

Order of play on the main showcourts on day two of the Australian Open at Melbourne Park on Tuesday (play begins at 0000 GMT; prefix denotes seeding): ROD LAVER ARENA 5-Karolina Pliskova (Czech Repub
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Germany's Merkel working toward spring meeting with Trump: sources

Chancellor Angela Merkel is working to set a date this spring for a meeting with Donald Trump, who will be sworn in as U.S. president on Friday, German government sources said on Monday
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Get inspired in Nashville, a city full of old tradition and new flair

NASHVILLE - One of the first things you notice when you get to Nashville is that the city isn't exactly what you expected. Sure, cowboy boot stores dot the streets and country music blares from all d
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Personal Health: Getting Older, Sleeping Less

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Take in Diego Rivera's 'Flower Girl' painting at the Norton Simon, then step outside and reflect with real lilies

Your California Bucket List: Essential adventures and experiences in the Golden State Jan. 16, 2017, 6 a.m. (Al Seib, Brian van der Brug, Rick Loomis, Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times) Here's
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Dos países, una economía

Desde su puestito en el que vende delicias regionales,chapulines secos con chile, jugosos gusanos blancos de la planta de maguey y chocolates hechos a mano, Eufenia Hernández, de 63 años de edad,
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Save money on your hotel or home rental and live a little

We’ve already looked ahead to 2017. The Travel section’s alphabetical list of places to go included Bordeaux and Yosemite. Events that got us excited: Canada’s 150th birthday party and the celebra
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These unlikely stores are battling McDonald's for your business

Convenience Stores are selling higher quality pizza and salads. Angeli Kakade (@angelikakade) has the story.        
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Martin Luther King Jr. quotes: Here are the 10 most tweeted

"I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear."        
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The 8 most popular slow cooker recipes on Pinterest

These are the slow cooker recipes everyone on Pinterest is obsessed with        
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European stocks extend losses, Essilor and Luxottica surge on merger news. For more see the European equities LiveMarkets blog

LONDON, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Live coverage of European markets now available on cpurl://apps.cp./cms/?pageId=livemarkets
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Turkish banks use 11 bln lira from central bank's late liquidity window -data

ANKARA, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Turkish banks have used 11 billion lira ($2.91 billion) from the central bank's late liquidity window at 10 percent after it tightened funding taps to try to shore up the cu
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Canada home resales rise in December -CREA

OTTAWA, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Sales of Canadian homes rose 2.2 percent in December from November, a report from the Canadian Real Estate Association showed on Monday.
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