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Relief for Austria's Jewish community as far-right candidate is defeated

The final result of Sunday's vote was expected by Tuesday at the latest. The projection showed Van der Bellen on 53.3 percent and Hofer on 46.7 percent, with a margin of error of 1 percentage point. Van der Bellen was the former chief of Green Party and an independent candidate but backed by the Green Party. The results yesterday will not please other populist politicians in the European Union who want their countries out of the bloc.


Tens of Thousands Protest Against Christian Governor in Jakarta

Tens of Thousands Protest Against Christian Governor in Jakarta

The police have arrested several people, among them a sister of former president Megawati Soekarnoputri as well as popular artiste Ahmad Dhani, for allegedly inciting political unrest over a protest planned in the city today. Groups chanting " Allahuakhbar (God is great), started streaming out of Pusat Dakwah Muhammadiyah, a centre belonging to Muhammadiyah, the second largest Islamic organisation in Indonesia, as early as 5am".



Parents disarmed their son who brought guns to Utah school

The parents arrived shortly after the 15-year-old boy entered the classroom at Mueller Park Junior High in Bountiful, Utah . That officer entered the school and took the teen into custody, along with securing a 12-gauge shotgun and a 9mm pistol.


Erdogan discusses Syrian issue with Putin over telephone

Erdogan discusses Syrian issue with Putin over telephone

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan caused waves in Russian Federation this week with remarks suggesting that Turkey's military actions in Syria, where it has a small presence ostensibly to counter IS and contain the gains of Kurdish foes, aims to topple the Assad regime.



Mosul's Poor Struggling to Get food, ISIS Killing Civilians who Don't Cooperate

Sheep blackened by the soot of oil fires set by Islamic State militants graze in Qayara, south of Mosul, Iraq, Monday, Nov. 28, 2016. Militants allegedly killed 27 others suspected of passing information to Iraqi security forces. "Tanks don't work here, artillery is not effective", a commander said. Inside Mosul Tuesday, special forces fighting in the eastern side of the city conducted house-to-house searches in a contested neighborhood, looking for vehicle bombs, explosive devices and ...



Houston Texans at Green Bay Packers

The Packers are still two games back of Detroit in the NFC North after the Lions handled the Saints quite easily Sunday. After Houston tied the game at 7-7, Ty Montgomery returned the kickoff 39 yards. Entering Week 13, the Texans' 194 points scored ranked 30th in the NFL. The same went for the Packers fans, which after two home losses in the last three prompted Nelson to half-jokingly say this week "we might get booed more at home than we do on the road now".