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Beethoven disrupts anti-migrant rally

Image copyright EPA Image caption A counter-demonstration was also staged in Mainz last Saturday German police are taking legal action against theatre staff in Mainz for disrupting an anti-migrant rally by singing Beethoven’s Ode to Joy. About 300 people gathered over the weekend near the theatre in the south-western city …

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Brazil toxic mud ‘devastated forests’

Image copyright AFP Image caption The toxic mud has now reached the Atlantic Ocean, about 500km (310 miles) away from the area where the dam collapsed Toxic mud that swamped several Brazilian towns when a dam collapsed earlier this month has devastated forests over a large area, said Environment Minister …

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Brazil toxic mud 'devastated forests'

Image copyright AFP Image caption The toxic mud has now reached the Atlantic Ocean, about 500km (310 miles) away from the area where the dam collapsed Toxic mud that swamped several Brazilian towns when a dam collapsed earlier this month has devastated forests over a large area, said Environment Minister …

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Pakistani female fighter pilot mourned

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mukhtiar’s body was transported to Karachi The first Pakistani female fighter pilot to die on operational service has been laid to rest after a funeral at a Karachi air force base. Flying Officer Marium Mukhtiar was on a routine training mission on Tuesday when her …

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Fifa probes second HK booing incident

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Several fans held up signs saying “Boo” during the match on 17 November Football’s governing body Fifa is investigating the Hong Kong Football Association (HKFA) for a second booing incident, in a match against China. Fans booed the national anthem Hong Kong shares with China …

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Canada slows down Syrian refugee intake

Image copyright AP Image caption The government had originally planned to resettle 25,000 by year’s end The Canadian government says it will resettle only 10,000 Syrian refugees by the end of this year – less than half the number it promised earlier. But it said was still committed to bringing …

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Chicago police release shooting dashcam

Media captionDashcam footage shows the moment 17-year-old Laquan McDonald was fatally shot by police in Chicago US officials have released dashboard camera video showing a white police officer shooting a black teenager 16 times in Chicago last year. Officer Jason Van Dyke has been charged with first-degree murder for killing …

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Russian marine killed in rescue bid

Media captionThe BBC’s John Simpson: “The Turks say they warned the pilot ten times in five minutes” A Russian marine has been killed on a helicopter mission to rescue the crew of a jet downed by Turkey near the Syrian border on Tuesday. He died when his helicopter came under …

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VIDEO: Malawi joins climate change fight

Malawi is one of the world’s poorest countries, where the majority of people have no electricity. In spite of its lack of wealth, the African nation has promised to join the battle against climate change, but on the condition that richer countries provide the necessary funding. The UN Climate Change …

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VIDEO: Israel has right to defend itself

The US Secretary of State has denounced as “acts of terrorism” a wave of Palestinian attacks targeting Israelis, on a visit to Jerusalem. John Kerry told a press conference that he was there to talk to Israel’s PM Benjamin Netanyahu about how to “push back against senseless violence” and said …

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