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 4 hrs | Measles cases surge more than 300% in Europe

              Europe saw a four-fold increase in the number of measles cases in 2017, just a year after the number of cases of the highly contagious disease fell to an all-time low, the World Health Organization reported on Tuesday.   


  Europe     

 

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 4 days | Powerful 7.2-magnitude earthquake hits southern Mexico

              A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.2 has struck southern Mexico, with strong shaking felt as far away as the capital, seismologists say. Only few details were immediately available.   


  Mexico     

 

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  6 days | South African President Jacob Zuma succumbs to pressure, resigns

              South African President Jacob Zuma, who has been accused of corruption amid falling popularity, has resigned after nearly nine years in power after members of his own party threatened to remove him from office.   


  Pretoria, South Africa     

 

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 6 days | Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai dead at 65

              Zimbabwe's opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai, who led the opposition against Robert Mugabe's regime for many years, has died in South Africa after a battle with cancer, his party says. He was 65 years old.   


  South Africa     

 

 6 days | Former Dutch Prime Minister Ruud Lubbers dead at 78

              Dutch statesman Ruud Lubbers, who served as the country's prime minister for more than a decade and later worked for the United Nations (UN), has died in Rotterdam, the government says. He was 78 years old.   


    

 


 6 days | Denmark’s Prince Henrik, who wanted to be king, dead at 83

              Prince Henrik of Denmark, the husband of Queen Margrethe II and who publicly expressed his frustration at being denied the title of king, has died, the royal house said on Wednesday. He was 83 years old.   


  Denmark     

 

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 1 wk | Police recommend charging Israeli PM Netanyahu with bribery

              Israeli police have recommended that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is charged with bribery, fraud and breach of trust in two corruption investigations against him. A final decision will be made by the attorney general.   


  Israel     

 

 1 wk | Denmark’s ailing Prince Henrik to spend ‘final moments’ at palace

              Denmark's ailing Prince Henrik, the husband of Queen Margrethe II, has been transferred to a royal palace north of Copenhagen where he wishes to spend the final moments of his life, the royal house said on Tuesday.   


  Denmark     

 

 1 wk | Dutch foreign minister who lied about meeting Putin resigns

              Dutch Foreign Minister Halbe Zijlstra announced his resignation on Tuesday, just a day after he admitted to having repeatedly lied about attending a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin more than a decade ago.   


  The Hague, the Netherlands     

 


 1 wk | WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange loses bid to have UK warrant dropped

              WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has been holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy in London for nearly six years to escape extradition to Sweden, has lost his latest bid to have his British arrest warrant dropped.   


  London, England     

 




 
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Powerful 7.2-magnitude earthquake hits southern Mexico     4 days  

South African President Jacob Zuma succumbs to pressure, resigns      6 days  

Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai dead at 65     6 days  

Police recommend charging Israeli PM Netanyahu with bribery     1 wk  

Passenger plane crashes in field near Moscow, killing 71     1 wk  


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