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Italy Threatens to Close Ports to Immigrant Boats

Italy Threatens to Close Ports to Immigrant Boats

About 73,380 migrants have already been taken to Italy this year, up 14 per cent year on year, as traffickers exploit the political turmoil in Libya to run a multimillion dollar smuggling operation. The International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea says people in distress must be rescued and put on shore "as soon as reasonably practicable", making Italy and its islands responsible for those leaving from Libya.


Woman faints after accidentally breaking $44000 jade bracelet in China jewelry store

Woman faints after accidentally breaking $44000 jade bracelet in China jewelry store

Fellow shoppers tried to comfort the woman but she ended up "fainting" right there on the spot - much in the way we do after looking through all those receipts in our bag after a heavy night out. News portal Sina reports the bracelet was actually worth £20,000 and according to news website 163.com, the woman told shop staff she could only afford to pay £1,200.


Sheikh Mohammed saves Cornish village hall to delight of locals

Sheikh Mohammed saves Cornish village hall to delight of locals

The citizens of Godolphin Cross were trying to buy the chapel as it's the only community space in the village and were set a target of £100,000 ($129,260) after it was closed in May 2015. "If you can help us in any way, it would be a magnificent gesture". Initially, the community association thought it was being hoaxed, but eventually, it became clear that the correspondence was the real deal.


Trump claims victory as travel ban partially reinstated

Trump claims victory as travel ban partially reinstated

The US authorities "look at Muslims with insult, humiliation and pessimism, even though majority, including Iranians, who live or travel to the United States are people who promote peace and who are against violation and extremism", He noted.


Cardinal George Pell denies child sexual abuse charges

Cardinal George Pell denies child sexual abuse charges

In the Vatican , George Pell's role is described as the second-most powerful role in the Holy city. "Sadly, Cardinal Pell has been a divisive figure in the Catholic Church in Australia for a long time ", he said. The police did not specify the charges against Cardinal Pell, 76, nor the ages of the alleged victims nor when the crimes were alleged to have occurred.


Vehicle rams gates of Brazil's presidential palace

Vehicle rams gates of Brazil's presidential palace

In his decision, Brazil's attorney general said at some point between March and April of this year, Temer took a roughly $150,000 bribe offered by Joesly Batista, former chairman of JBS. But PSDB deputy Daniel Coelho said numerous PSDB's 54 deputies could vote against Temer. If accusations are accepted by lawmakers, the process will return to the Supreme Court and President Temer will be suspended from office for up to 180 days, while the Court judges the case.