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Brazil faith healer accused of sexual abuse turns himself in

A follower of Brazilian spiritual healer Joao Teixeira de Faria, known as “John of God”, takes part in a demonstration in Abadiania, Brazil December 13, 2018. The sign reads: “God above all.” REUTERS/Adriano Machado BRASILIA (Reuters) – A Brazilian faith healer who was accused of sexual abuse by more than 300 women has turned himself in a day after being ...

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Brussels protest over UN migration pact turns violent

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Supporters of far-right parties took part in the protest Thousands of demonstrators in Brussels have marched against a UN migration pact, signed in Marrakech last week. Flemish right-wing parties called the march, which took place near major EU institutions, amid fears the pact could lead to an increase in immigration. Police deployed tear gas and ...

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Weakened May turns to Brussels for Brexit help, but EU cautious

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Britain’s weakened prime minister, Theresa May, said on Thursday she did not expect to secure an immediate breakthrough in Brexit talks that would provide her fractured party with the kind of reassurances needed to get her deal through parliament. The European Union’s response as she arrived in Brussels for two days of talks with fellow EU leaders ...

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Weakened UK PM May turns to Brussels for help on Brexit

LONDON/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – A weakened Theresa May was set to ask European leaders for help on Thursday after a mutiny by more than a third of her lawmakers failed to unseat her but left parliament heading for deadlock over Brexit. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May speaks outside 10 Downing Street after a confidence vote by Conservative Party Members of Parliament ...

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Afghan women’s football dream turns into nightmare

Image copyright AFP Image caption The women’s team was celebrated internationally as a symbol of a new, more liberal Afghanistan In post-Taliban Afghanistan, the women’s football team was hailed globally as a symbol of the new freedoms enjoyed by the country’s women. But now one of Afghanistan’s top sports officials has admitted that female footballers – who defied hard-liners and ...

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Yemeni teacher turns his home into school for 700 students

TAIZ, Yemen (Reuters) – Outside the home of Yemeni teacher Adel al-Shorbagy the queue of children lining up for education keeps getting longer. Almost 700 come daily to his house which he converted into a school in the government-held city of Taiz, which has been at the center of a three-and-a-half-year civil war that has left millions on the brink ...

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Sri Lanka crisis turns violent as one killed at ex-minister’s office

COLOMBO (Reuters) – A political crisis in Sri Lanka took a deadly turn on Sunday, with one person killed when a sacked cabinet minister tried to re-enter his office, days after the president removed the prime minister and installed a powerful ally of China in his place. Supporters of sacked Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe wait outside the Prime Minister official ...

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Arsenal 3-1 Leicester City: Ozil turns in stunning display for Gunners

Mesut Ozil (right) is now the highest scoring German player in Premier League history with 30 goals Mesut Ozil produced one of the best midfield displays in the Premier League this season as Arsenal beat Leicester for a record-equalling 10th successive win in all competitions. Ozil’s first-time finish for the equaliser, the pass that led to the second goal and ...

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