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Terrible news from Addis Ababa, says Canada Minister

Canada’s Foreign Minister on Sunday deplored the “terrible news” that 18 Canadian nationals were among the 157 people killed in the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines jetliner. “Terrible news from Addis Ababa this morning,” Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Twitter. “My heartfelt condolences to all those who have lost loved ones.” She said the […]

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Making rocking horses for royals

In a workshop in southeast England a restorer carefully removes the saddle of an old rocking horse, preparing it for repair. The rocking horses are among dozens being worked on or on display at Stevenson Brothers, a British business dedicated to the handcraft of the traditional toy it has sold to royal households in Europe […]

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Iran asks Pak. to act against terrorists

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has demanded that Pakistan act “decisively against anti-Iranian terrorists” in a phone call with the country’s Premier, Tehran said, a month after a bloody attack on security forces. Iran says a Pakistani suicide bomber was behind the February 13 attack that killed 27 Revolutionary Guards in its volatile southeastern province of […]

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Bouteflika to return to Algeria

President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is expected to return to Algeria on Sunday after two weeks in a Swiss hospital as he faces mass protests that pose the biggest threat to his 20-year rule. In the clearest indication yet that the generals sympathise with tens of thousands of Algerians who want Mr. Bouteflika to step down, the […]