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Court case exposes rift in Germany's secretive Aldi family

Nov 23, 2017

A court deferred ruling Thursday in a case that has exposed a rift within Germany's secretive Albrecht family, owners of the discount supermarket chain Aldi

Rome gives taxi drivers courses to learn manners and English

Nov 23, 2017

Rome has started classes for hundreds of its taxi drivers to teach them good manners and English.

Pope prays for 'seeds of peace' for South Sudan, Congo

Nov 23, 2017

Pope Francis has led a special prayer service to sow "seeds of peace" for South Sudan and Congo

Pioneering jazz singer Jon Hendricks dies at 96

Nov 23, 2017

Jon Hendricks, the pioneering jazz singer and lyricist who with the trio Lambert, Hendricks & Ross popularized the "vocalese" singing style in which words were added to instrumental songs, has died

Greece's vows greater effort to protect refugees over winter

Nov 23, 2017

Greece has promised to step up efforts to protect migrants and refugees over the winter on the Greek islands, but defended a 2016 deal between Turkey and the European Union to stop the westward flow of migrants into Europe

Sheriff: Las Vegas shooting gunman fired over 1,100 rounds

Nov 23, 2017

The top lawman in Las Vegas says the gunman who killed dozens of people at a concert last month fired more than 1,100 rounds

Opposition calls for direct talks with Syria government

Nov 23, 2017

Syria opposition calls for direct, unconditional talks with the government

Kosovo sets Albania's Nov. 28 independence day as a holiday

Nov 23, 2017

Kosovo government has decided to declare Nov. 28, the independence day of its neighboring Albania, as a national holiday, a move that may spark an angry reaction from Serbia

On disputed land, Zimbabweans see hope after Mugabe's exit

Nov 23, 2017

On disputed land, Zimbabweans see hope after Mugabe wife's exit; 'God bless her, we suffered'

Hungary: Parliament bans camerawoman who kicked migrants

Nov 23, 2017

Hungary's parliament has banned a camerawoman from working on the premises after she insulted a lawmaker during an interview.

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