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SOFIA (Reuters) – A Bulgarian court on Tuesday sentenced radical imam Ahmed Mussa and 13 other Bulgarians for propagating religious hatred and incitement to war in their support for the Islamic State militant group. The trial against Mussa and his supporters began in 2016 following an investigation into suspected sympathizers of Islamic State in southern
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Police officers are seen near the site of a shooting in front of a hospital in Ostrava, Czech Republic, December 10, 2019. REUTERS/Lukas Kabon PRAGUE (Reuters) – An attacker shot dead four people and seriously injured two at a hospital in the northeastern Czech city of Ostrava on Tuesday, police said. Police said on Twitter
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WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un risks losing “everything” if he resumes hostility and his country must denuclearize, after the North said it had carried out a “successful test of great significance.” FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump attends the NATO leaders summit in
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LONDON (Reuters) – The leak and distribution of classified British-U.S. trade documents online is tied to a previous Russian disinformation campaign, Reddit said on Friday, fuelling fears that Moscow is seeking to interfere in Britain’s upcoming election. The opposition Labour Party said on Nov. 27 the classified documents showed the ruling Conservatives were plotting to
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SOFIA (Reuters) – The Russian government has expelled a Bulgarian diplomat in a tit-for-tat move after Sofia declined a visa to Russia’s incoming defense attache, Bulgaria’s foreign ministry said on Thursday. Bulgaria’s ambassador in Moscow, Atanas Krastin, has been informed that the diplomat must leave Russia within the next 24 hours according to diplomatic protocol,
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VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – A New York state bishop who had been at the center of a sex abuse crisis stepped down on Wednesday after learning the conclusions of a Vatican investigation, becoming the latest high-ranking prelate toppled by the decades-old scandal. Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Bishop Richard Malone of Buffalo, New York,
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BEIJING (Reuters) – China said on Wednesday it resolutely opposes the U.S. House of Representatives’ bill requiring the Trump administration to toughen its response to what the bill called China’s crackdown on ethnic minorities in the western region of Xinjiang. The foreign ministry, in a statement attributed to spokeswoman Hua Chunying, said Xinjiang is China’s
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