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The Islamic State's Claim to Spain

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Spain hasn’t been in ISIS’ crosshairs as much as France and Britain, but it has been as a through-point for ISIS recruits and target of its propaganda for years. NYT > Europe

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Grace Mugabe back from SA despite assault claim

Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe has returned home from South Africa after failing to turn herself in to police in Johannesburg to face accusations of assault, officials say. It was not immediately clear why Mrs Mugabe did not report to ...

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Venezuela chief prosecutor to probe election fraud claim

Venezuela’s chief prosecutor, Luisa Ortega, has opened an investigation into claims of fraud during Sunday’s controversial election for a new assembly to rewrite the constitution. Ms Ortega, a fierce critic of President Nicolás Maduro, called for an independent audit of ...

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Vietnam denies Germany's Trinh Xuan Thanh kidnap claim

Vietnam’s government has insisted that a former oil executive reported to be seeking asylum in Berlin has “turned himself in” – a day after Germany accused Hanoi of kidnapping him. Germany said the abduction of Trinh Xuan Thanh was illegal. ...

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Venezuela vote: Authorities reject inflation claim

Venezuela’s electoral authorities have dismissed a claim that turnout in Sunday’s controversial vote for a new constituent assembly was inflated. The firm behind the voting system said turnout was at least one million fewer than the government figure. But the ...

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UAE minister denies Qatar hack claim, warns feud could take long time

LONDON: The UAE’s minister of state for foreign affairs on Monday denied the country was behind the alleged hacking of Qatar’s official news site and warned the feud with Doha could take a long time to resolve. Anwar bin Mohammed ...

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