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2019

15

Nov

Post-9/11 wars have cost American taxpayers $6.4 trillion

American taxpayers have spent $6.4 trillion in nearly two decades of post-9/11 wars, which have killed some 800,000 people worldwide, the Cost of Wars Project announced Wednesday. The numbers reflect the toll of American combat and other military operations across 80 nations since al-Qaida operatives attacked the World Trade Center in New York and the […]

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Country: United States
Source: EN , Military

15

Nov

Hospital waiting times at worst-ever level

Key targets for cancer, hospital care and A&E have been missed for over three years – with delays for hospital care and in A&E hitting their highest levels since both targets were introduced. The monthly figures – the last before the election – prompted Labour and the Liberal Democrats to attack the Tories’ record on […]

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Country: United Kingdom
Source: AA , BBC

13

Nov

Woman Sues Police After She Was Tasered While in a Restraint Chair

Recently released bodycam footage shows Colorado cops tasing a woman while placing her in a restraint chair with a spit hood on. Lauren Gotthelf, 34, was arrested in November 2017 for smoking in a prohibited area and walking her dog without a leash.Her service dog, Sage, which she has for emotional support, was taken to the […]

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Country: United States
Source: Trt Haber , Insıde Edıtıon

13

Nov

The number of migrant children detained in US custody almost doubled to a record 69,550 in 2019

Almost 70,000 migrant children were detained in custody by border officials in 2019, a 42 per cent increase on the previous year. New government data obtained by Associated Press reveal that 69,550 migrant children held in U.S. government custody over the past year –  enough infants, toddlers, kids and teens to overflow the typical NFL […]

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Country: United States
Source: Trt Haber , Daily Mail

12

Nov

French riot police clear Catalan protesters at highway blockade on border with Spain

As the protests mobilised by Tsunami Democratic went into the second day, the French police force took action to clear the busy border crossing where the AP7 joins France’s A9 dismantling a field kitchen set up by protesters. French police began the operation to clear the highway on the French side, firing canisters of tear […]

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Country: Spain
Source: TRT Haber , The Local

11

Nov

Spain’s far right gains in election

A Spanish far-right party doubled its standing in a national election Sunday that made clear just how polarized Spanish politics has become and did little to help end the government’s long deadlock. The results were a setback for Pedro Sánchez, the caretaker Socialist prime minister, who had hoped the election might strengthen his hand as he tries […]

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Country: Spain
Source: Euro News , NY Times

08

Nov

Far-right threat in Germany’s state institutions spreads

The far-right threat in state institutions has been spreading across Germany, with the latest evidence a case involving an official from the Verfassungsschutz, Germany’s Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution (BfV), who was reportedly suspended from duty on suspicions that they had connections with far-right groups and had participated in their activities. According […]

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Country: Germany
Source: Sputnik , DS

07

Nov

Elected Muslim religious leader gets prison in Greece

An elected Muslim religious leader in Greece’s Western Thrace region was given 80 days of prison sentence for usurping authority. İbrahim Şerif is the elected mufti of Komotini (Gümülcine) which is one of the three major cities of the Western Thrace region in Greece, home to a Muslim-Turkish minority of around 150,000 people. Şerif tweeted on Nov. 6 […]

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Country: Greece
Source: Hurriyet Daily News , Euro News

07

Nov

French police begin clearing makeshift migrant camp in Paris

Around 600 French police took part in the evacuation which began in the early hours of Thursday morning. Between 1,500 to 3,000 migrants, including 250 women and children, had been living in the camps that had sprung up alongside major roads, underneath motorway flyovers and bridges around the Porte de la Chapelle area of northern […]

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Country: France
Source: TRT Haber , The local

06

Nov

Most unaccompanied minors not housed in secure shelters

According to the latest official data, Greece is hosting 4,779 unaccompanied minors, but just over 1,200 are in secure structures. The data also shows that the number of unaccompanied minors has surged in recent months, reaching its highest point since the start of the refugee crisis in 2015. Meanwhile, the number of daily arrivals of […]

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Country: Greece
Source: TRT Haber , Ekathimerini