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Feb 20 2016

EU to hold migration summit with Turkey in early March

The EU has promised billions of euros, an easing of visa restrictions and fast-track membership for Turkey to persuade it to tighten border controls. A central European...

Feb 20 2016

Albert Woodfox, Last of 'Angola 3' Prisoners, to Be Released

Woodfox continues, as he always has, to maintain his innocence", Kendall said, according to The Times-Picayune. Robert King, the third member of the group, spent 29...

Feb 20 2016

Failed projects may lead to 'trust deficit', Nepal warns India

Oli begins a state visit to giant neighbor India on Friday, looking to fix ties damaged by a row over the Himalayan republic's first democratic constitution. "Like Nepal,...

Feb 20 2016

Ex-UN chief Boutros Boutros-Ghali dies

U.N. Security Council President Rafael Ramirez announced his passing at the beginning of a session on Yemen's humanitarian crisis on Tuesday. Born on November 14, 1922 ...

Feb 20 2016

Russia halts movement of Ukraine-registered cargo trucks

Russia's transport ministry said on Sunday it was imposing its restrictions "in response to the suspension of passage" of its own trucks across Ukraine. Russian export...